The Laurel Dodgers won't have to wait around in anticipation while thinking about nothing but baseball.
The Billings Royals split a non-conference doubleheader with Class A Laurel on Monday at Dehler Park, losing the opener 7-3 and winning the second game 10-2.
Laurel's Mitch Kaufman and Billings Skyview's Gus Schaff have signed letters of intent to play football at Rocky Mountain College.
DILLON -- Mick Paffhausen scored six touchdowns and Dillon stormed past Laurel 54-27 in their Class A quarterfinal playoff game Saturday.
LAUREL -- It took just over a quarter, but the Laurel Locomotives finally worked up enough steam to blow past Lewistown 48-0 in the first round of the Class A football playoffs at the Laurel Sports Complex on Friday.
Central vs. Laurel.
Can Laurel beat Billings Central?
Laurel's Mathew Martinez-Tillman,23, lays a block on two of Miles City's defenders opening a hole for Mitch Kaufman, 40, to rush for a twenty yard touchdown.
Michael Buster and Mitch Kaufman each ran for two touchdowns to help lead Laurel past Miles City, 27-21. With the win, the Locomotives are now 2-0 in the Eastern A with games against Hardin and Billings Central the next two weeks.
LAUREL -- Using a three-person rushing attack, Laurel scored in every quarter to hold off Miles City 27-21 on Friday night in Eastern A football.
SIDNEY -- Michael Buster rushed for 131 yards, Mitch Kaufman added 108 rushing yards, and Laurel handed No. 4 Sidney its first loss of the season 34-13 on Friday.
At 5-foot-9 and 185 pounds, Matthew Martinez-Tillman has some broad shoulders.
LIVINGSTON -- Michael Buster blocked a punt and recovered it in the end zone in the first quarter, and Laurel went on to beat Livingston 29-0 on Friday.
LAUREL -- Dillon cashed in on Laurel turnovers in a 26-7 Class A football victory over the Locomotives Saturday at the LHS Sports Complex.
LAUREL -- Matt Martinez-Tillman rushed for three touchdowns Friday night as Laurel defeated Stevensville 33-0 in Class A football at the LHS Sports Complex.
Baseball coaches often talk about being “strong up the middle” on defense.
Laurel seniors Matthew Martinez, Jake Anderson and Mitch Kaufman preview the Locomotives' 2013 football season.
Big plays, not big players, could be the key to success for the Laurel Locomotives this season.