In Tim Esmay’s own words, nobody sets out to be coach. But after four years of college ball, he decided to trade his place on the diamond for one in the dugout.
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GREAT FALLS - A local boxer travelled to Las Vegas yesterday for his second ever professional fight in the ring. Billy wagner, the head coach at the electric city boxing club, fought against Alexis Espino at the T-Mobile arena.
GREAT FALLS- The 2019 Big Sky Region College Rodeo Finals are kicking off in the Electric City this weekend, we’re checking in with a couple of students participating in this rodeo to see how they keep a balance between rodeo and being in college.
Townsend Bulldogs junior Nate Hill is a three-sport athlete who participates in long and triple jump and throws shot put, discus, and javelin during the spring in Broadwater County.
BOZEMAN- A special guest from the legendary Miracle on Ice hockey game is helping support efforts to build a year-round ice rink in Bozeman.
BELGRADE - The athletic director of Belgrade High School returns to work on Wednesday morning, following a month of being on paid administrative leave for accusations that he mishandled school funds.
The Chinook Sugarbeeters were one of the most intimidating teams in the state this season … with 5 players 6-foot-3 or taller, the Beeters defense lived up to the name.
DILLON- The Montana Western women’s basketball team claimed their first national championship Tuesday night after defeating Oklahoma City University 75-59.
The Bobcat community stepped up to the plate - or the puck, rather - and the hockey team is currently just $10,000 away from their fundraising goal to get to the national tournament.
After a five-year run as the head coach the men’s basketball program, Fish will be leaving the program, Montana State Director of Athletics Leon Costello announced on Sunday.
BOZEMAN- Ruth Spinelli has moved all of the country, played every sport under the sun and works a respectable 9-to-5 job at Safeway in Bozeman.
Caryssa Fish, the daughter of Montana State men’s basketball coach Brian Fish and his wife Melyssa, passed away Friday in Florida. She was 29.
It all started at just four years old when Kai Stewart's mom signed him up for wrestling, and after a move to a new state, he says he found his calling, thanks to a coach.
Devin McLane is a freshman at Stevensville and he was born with a rare condition that renders his arms almost useless but that doesn't stop him from hitting the mats on the high school wrestling team.
"I just like doing community service. It seems like a job sometimes, but especially when you're with your team, it makes it really fun."
The CMR rustlers came into the season defending a state championship. However, after losing a few key players to graduation, coach John Cislo looked to maintain the rustlers gritty mentality while adapting a new style to better suit this years' roster.
A Monday night spring hiring board meeting was expected to give answers on whether or not the coach of 36 years would have a job. Instead, Neubauer's case was deferred to a later date, as the district continues its search for a new softball coach.
Capital High senior point guard Sydney Sheridan makes plays on both ends of the court for one of the most complete teams in Class AA girls basketball.
GREAT FALLS- A new Miss Rodeo Montana has been named. Winner Kayla Seaman from Kalispell shares with us what the title means and how she's planning to empower ladies across the Treasure State.
GREAT FALLS- Great Falls Public Schools has narrowed down their superintendent search to three finalists. This afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 a public meet and greet forum is being held at the Paris Gibson Education Center.
In July, a complaint was filed by four parents of Belgrade players, accusing Neubauer of bullying, intimidating, and harassing the girls during softball season. Neubauer adamantly denies all accusations of mistreating players.
Last year the Arlee Warriors started the Warrior movement. Its purpose: to make sure every person on Earth knows they matter, they're loved and someone cares.
For Arlee Senior Isaac Fisher, the back-to-back state championships are something he will never forget, but being a part of something bigger than just basketball has meant the world to him.
Carroll College and incoming Assistant Football Coach Jay Staggs have agreed to part ways after he was accused of sending inappropriate texts to a player.
Jamie Pickens is the reigning Gatorade Montana Girls Basketball Player of the Year but it's not easy to get the three-sport star to talk about herself.
Currently in Missoula
- Family says cows broke into their new house in Montana
- Funnel cloud spotted over Bozeman
- Name released of Montana man killed in Glacier Park wreck
- CSKT offering $10K reward for information leading to Jermain Charlo
- Montana State Prison reports inmate death
- Lost springer spaniel found in Conrad, Mont.; owners sought
- Semi carrying bees tips over outside Bozeman
- Semi-truck and car collide along I-90, back up traffic for miles
- MAFB no longer considered for temporary shelter
- Man killed, another injured in Glacier park rollover crash