LAUREL — Zac Allen had seen the play before.
The 2013-14 Class A boys basketball season ended the same way many of the preceding years had: With Columbia Falls and Dillon knocking heads for the state championship.
Laurel seniors Zac Allen and Tyler Thompson preview the Locomotives' 2014-15 basketball season.
By game time, Mike Ludwig should be able to breath.
GLENDIVE -- Jonah Oberg scored three touchdowns to lead Laurel to a 39-7 victory over Eastern A rival Glendive on Friday.
LAUREL — For the first time in Jim Stanton’s 13-year tenure as coach, Billings Central was announced as one football team during pregame introductions Friday night. No individuals.
LAUREL -- Laurel's trio of Kyle Howe, Marcus Miller and Tyler Thompson rushed for at least 60 yards apiece and a touchdown Friday night in the Locomotives' 46-0 home shutout of Eastern A opponent Hardin.
MILES CITY -- Alec Haughian rushed for 201 yards and a touchdown, and Miles City took over sole possession of first place in the Eastern A with a 21-13 victory over Laurel at Connors Stadium.
Michael Buster was walking down the hallway to class when he stopped and asked Brenda Burch a question.
LAUREL -- Michael Buster scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns and Laurel won its Eastern A opener 21-7 against Sidney on Friday at the LHS Sports Complex.
DILLON -- Laurel’s late two-point conversion try was unsuccessful, and Dillon held on to beat the Locomotives 28-27 on Friday.
STEVENSVILLE -- Michael Buster scored two touchdowns and Laurel shut out Stevensville 33-0 in a Class A non-conference game on Friday.
Laurel seniors Riley Dublin, Tyler Thompson and Michael Buster preview the Locomotives' 2014 football season, where they have high expectations.
Summer league basketball has taken on a life of its own for high school athletes and coaches in Montana. Not many days go by without a tournament, shoot-around or open gym for players hoping to make their impact the following basketball season.
GREAT FALLS — There were no bricks, no airballs, and no doubts. Laurel rediscovered its shooting touch at the State A boys basketball tournament and cruised into the semifinals for the fifth straight year.
LAUREL -- Laurel completed a 10-0 run through the Eastern A on Saturday afternoon with a 53-46 victory over Glendive in boys basketball.
LAUREL — Evan Jones tells it straight. Beating Billings Central in the Eastern A divisional tournament — when it matters most — would be far sweeter for Laurel than doing it in January.
BUTTE -- Cal Hallow led three players in double figures with 16 points and Butte Central got past Laurel 59-51 in overtime at the Butte Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday.
Pat Hansen knows it won’t be easy to get through the Eastern A and into the State A boys basketball tournament.
DILLON -- Mick Paffhausen scored six touchdowns and Dillon stormed past Laurel 54-27 in their Class A quarterfinal playoff game Saturday.