Zac Allen blocked Colin Holetz's game-tying shot attempt in overtime to help Laurel to a 50-48 win in the Eastern A opener for both teams.
Laurel seniors Zac Allen and Tyler Thompson preview the Locomotives' 2014-15 basketball season.
Laurel returning starters Allie McGrath, Abbie Lohof and Hailey Spitzer preview the Locomotives' 2014-15 basketball season.
Mirrada Clarin, Billings Central's lone senior, had 19 assists and five aces to help lead the Rams to a 25-13, 18-25, 25-13, 25-16 win over Laurel.
Holden Ryan capped an 80-yard Billings Central drive with a touchdown with just over 1:00 minute remaining to propel the Rams to a 17-14 win over Laurel. The win, which clinched a playoff berth for Central, was the Rams' 13th straight over Laurel.
LAUREL -- Linebacker Jared Craig, tailback Michael Buster and receiver Jonah Oberg each scored two touchdowns as the Laurel Locomotives steamrolled Livingston 67-0 in a nonconference Class A football game Friday night
LAUREL -- All-conference performer Allie McGrath scored all three goals as the Laurel girls moved to 4-0-0 on the season with a 3-1 soccer victory over Hamilton in a nonconference match.
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."