The matmen are back, although this year local high school wrestlers will be starting the season on the road — with some significant changes in weight classifications.
BOZEMAN – Five players, including pitcher Collin Maier of the Billings Scarlets, were repeat selections for the Universal Athletic Montana/Alberta AA All-State American Legion baseball team.
LETHBRIDGE, Alberta -- The goal, from the first day of the season, was to be playing their best baseball at the end of July.
LETHBRIDGE, Alberta – Making the most of its opportunities, the Billings Royals scored three unearned runs in the sixth inning for a 3-1 victory over the Lethbridge Elks on Thursday night in the semifinal of the Class AA American Legion State Tournament.
Three in a row, five of the last six and seven of the last nine.
BOZEMAN -- The Billings Royals will head into the state tournament on a high note after a doubleheader sweep of Bozeman on Saturday.
MISSOULA -- The Billings Royals scored three runs in the first inning and three more in the second on the way to a 14-2 romp over Missoula in American Legion baseball on Monday.
Tanner Leenknecht launched three home runs and had five RBIs in a 12-3 Billings Royals win over Medicine Hat on Saturday at Dehler Park.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Tanner Leenknecht ripped a two-run homer in the sixth inning and the Billings Royals withstood a rally by Bloomington Gold (Minn.) for a 10-7 American Legion baseball victory Sunday at the Gopher Classic.
BOZEMAN -- Matt Dillon went 4 for 4 and scored three runs Saturday and the Billings Royals beat Bozeman 6-4 at the Bucks’ American Legion baseball tournament.
Give Beau Thomas the chance to swing the bat and he can deliver. He’s proven it so far this season, albeit in a limited number of plate appearances.
Kevin Angland fired a five-inning no-hitter and the Billings Royals blanked Summit, Colo., 16-0 at the Goldsmith Gallery Jewelers/Make-A-Wish Foundation American Legion baseball tournament Sunday at Dehler Park.
MISSOULA – Anthony Hilliard limited the Billings Royals to five hits in leading the Missoula Mavericks to a 5-0 victory Sunday in the championship game of the Mavericks Memorial Tournament.
Three American Legion baseball players from Billings -- Matt Dillon, Michael Merchant and Elijah Sommerville -- have signed letters of intent to join the program at Montana State Billings in the fall.
HELENA -- The Billings Royals swept a conference doubleheader from Helena on Tuesday. Billings beat the Senators 11-5 in the opener and 6-3 in the nightcap.
Collin Maier made eight starts as a freshman at Division III Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash., this past spring, going 4-4 with a 3.93 ERA in 52 2/3 innings.
It’s round two for the two-time defending State AA American Legion baseball champion Billings Royals and Billings Scarlets.
What a way to end a game.
The Billings Royals walked the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning. Matt Dillon emptied the bases with a walk-off grand slam over the left-field fence to help the Royals to a 7-6 win over the Billings Scarlets. Gordy Sveinson hit two home runs for the Scarlets.
Orange and black reign.