Nate Hammond still hasn’t watched the game film.
Sophia Stiles and Markelle Lett combined to score 21 points to help Malta beat Roundup 43-36. The second-ranked M-ettes are 8-0 this season.
When the trophy was presented and the fans cleared the arena at Montana State’s Brick Breeden Fieldhouse in Bozeman last year, the facts were the Fairfield Lady Eagles had gone 26-0 for their fourth straight Class B state championship and 104th consecutive win.
There are some really good basketball players in Montana right now.
Though there isn’t a headliner like Olivia Roberts or Jill Barta in this year’s junior or senior classes, Montana still boasts a strong group of girls basketball players that features four or five potential Division I recruits.
After rain canceled Tuesday’s Midland Roundtable Top 10 meet in Laurel, the disappointment was evident.
It’s never too early to start talking about next year.
That was a fun basketball season, huh?
BOZEMAN — It almost didn’t happen.
BOZEMAN — We’ve seen this before.
BOZEMAN — Reigning state champion Fairfield ran its win streak to 102 consecutive games, defeating Manhattan 61-36 in the first round of the Class B state tournament on Thursday.
While commuting 112 miles most days in going to and from his family’s cattle ranch/wheat farm north of Whitewater, Nate Hammond said his thoughts often turn to his team.
The first leg of my annual trip watching Class B and C teams took me to Glasgow for the Scotties' rivalry showdown with Malta. It was my first experience of one of Class B's best rivalries, and it didn't disappoint.
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