MISSOULA — The way the girls were going, it’s a wonder the boys game ever was played.
"Let's talk about life": Basketball, Mozambican heritage define Billings Skyview senior Kendal Manuel
Each night, Kody Hert walks into her son’s bedroom.
GAME OF THE DAY
Billings Skyview seniors Tre'von Strong, Nolan McHugh and Kendal Manuel preview the Falcons' 2014-15 basketball season.
There are some really good basketball players in Montana right now.
Skyview announced its Twirp royalty Nov. 22. Chosen as queen was Aundrea Morales, daughter of Theresa and David Morales. Matthew Bigelow, son of Lisa and Steve Bigelow, was chosen as king.
Rashawn Kroll finally got a seat at the Pick-6 party.
HELENA -- Justin Keeling rushed for two first-quarter touchdowns and Skyview ran away from Helena Capital 35-14 on Friday.
Senior running back Riley Barta swept to the outside and was off to the races for a 92-yard touchdown run with 10:26 on the clock in the first quarter.
The Billings Skyview secondary will be plenty busy as the Falcons host Butte in a rare Class AA football game on Thursday at Wendy's Field at Daylis Stadium.
Late in the first quarter, Billings Skyview led Billings West 14-7.
Kendal Manuel scored on Billings Skyview’s first defensive play of the game, returning an interception 25 yards for a touchdown.
GREAT FALLS -- Kendal Manuel had 137 receiving yards and caught a second-quarter touchdown as Billings Skyview rolled past Great Falls 35-0 on Friday.
Kendal Manuel of Billings Skyview and Danny Betcher and Jared Samuelson of Billings West talk about playing in front of college coaches during summer AAU tournaments.
The spring and summer AAU circuit can eventually start to wear on athletes.
Jared Samuelson, Danny Betcher and Kendal Manuel recently returned from playing AAU basketball in Las Vegas. They talked about the competition level and the biggest challenges they faced.
Summer league basketball has taken on a life of its own for high school athletes and coaches in Montana. Not many days go by without a tournament, shoot-around or open gym for players hoping to make their impact the following basketball season.
Kendal Manuel of Billings Skyview has played AAU basketball off and on since he was 8 years old. His Anthony Davis Select team lost in the semifinals at the Fab 48 in Las Vegas. "We wanted to go home. It was kind of sad, though, because it was our last AAU tournament ever," he said.
From left, Kendal Manuel of Billings Skyview and Danny Betcher and Jared Samuelson of Billings West recently returned from playing AAU basketball in Las Vegas.