LAUREL – As a tight end in Laurel’s run-heavy offense, Kaden Ventling doesn’t get many opportunities to touch the football.
Tyler Thompson threw two touchdown passes to help Laurel beat Cody, Wyo., 13-0 in the Locomotives' season opener.
Capsule previews for the 2014 Class A boys soccer season.
Capsule previews for the 2014 Class A girls soccer season.
Capsule previews for the 2014 Class A cross country season.
Capsule previews for the 2014 Class A golf season.
Laurel's Hailey Spitzer, Kayla O'Toole and Abbie Lohof preview the Locomotives' 2014 volleyball season, mentioning the team's strength in the front row.
Laurel seniors Riley Dublin, Tyler Thompson and Michael Buster preview the Locomotives' 2014 football season, where they have high expectations.
Don Schillinger spent 29 years as the head football coach in Baker. He’s seen a lot of Montana football fields.
Baker superintendent Don Schillinger and Laurel football coach Mike Ludwig talk about their schools' football facilities, which both feature artificial turf.
Billings Central scored three runs in the fifth inning before Maurissa Gunn made a diving catch to spark a triple play for Laurel. The Rams held off a seventh-inning rally to win 6-5.
Laurel's Hailey Spitzer, Brianne Jones and Ayla Grandpre talk about the Locomotives' 2014 softball season.
Laurel's Brandon Kubitz, Ty Mogan, Kyra Elmer and Abbie Lohof talk about the expectations for the Locomotives' boys and girls track and field teams.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Dennis Gaub is the author of the forthcoming book "Dream Season: How the little Laurel Locomotives steamed to an unbeaten season and captured an historic Montana basketball championship."
Laurel didn't make a field goal in nine minutes of play, but rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Miles City 39-38 in the boys basketball Eastern A championship.
Allie McGrath scored 24 points and Lexi Lewis 14 as Laurel won the girls basketball Eastern A championship over Miles City 60-52.
Zac Allen scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help Laurel past Sidney 50-35 in an Eastern A boys basketball semifinal game.
Abbie Lohof scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help lead Laurel past Sidney 59-40 in an Eastern A girls basketball semifinal game.
LAUREL — In the basketball program for Senior Night, Laurel’s Seth Kraft is listed as 4 feet, 1½ inches tall.
Allie McGrath hit a 3-pointer with five seconds left to force overtime, and then scored 10 points in the extra quarter as Laurel beat rival Billings Central 55-48 on Friday at the Nelles Activities Center.