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.
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.
Billings Central quarterback Bryce Hawbaker said what everyone else was thinking.
HARDIN -- Michael Buster ran for 159 yards and two touchdowns as the Locomotives ran away with an Eastern A victory on Friday night.
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.
LAUREL -- Dillon cashed in on Laurel turnovers in a 26-7 Class A football victory over the Locomotives Saturday at the LHS Sports Complex.
CODY, Wyo. -- Cody capitalized on three first-half Laurel turnovers, turning all into scores, and went on to beat the Locomotives 27-10 in the team's Saturday night opener.
Baseball coaches often talk about being “strong up the middle” on defense.
Tyler Thompson of Laurel caught this 11-pound northern pike while fishing with his father, Brian, and his grandfather, at left, Jim Lorentz of Billings, on Oct. 13 on the Yellowstone River east of Billings.
Portland’s Fruition String Band is performing Wednesday April 4, starting at 5 p.m. at The Garage at Yellowstone Valley Brewing. Admission is $5.