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The Fairfield Boys Basketball Club wrapped up the 2nd and 3rd grade combo practice program.  Twenty-one second and third grade boys and girls received their first formal instruction. Beginning on March 2, these eager young eagles learned to dribble, pass and shoot. The group participated in …

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Seven is the number of completeness and perfection. Seven is the number of wrestlers that represented the Fairfield Eagles at the 2021 MHSA State B/C Wrestling tournament. On Friday and Saturday, March 5th-6th, these seven wrestlers joined with thirty-eight other teams from across the state …

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The final weekend of regular season wrestling has come and gone, and what a weekend it was! Friday and Saturday found the Fairfield Eagle wrestlers going up against three of the toughest teams that the Class B/C division has to offer. Because of Covid-19 guidelines, large bracketed tournamen…

Another weekend of wrestling has come and gone, drawing us closer to the final destination of the season, the Class B/C wrestling tournament on March 5th and 6th.  The Fairfield Eagle wrestlers had the opportunity to practice flexibility this week when their mixer scheduled on Thursday the 1…

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for the Fairfield Eagle Wrestlers and not just because of the weather! Santa brought another successful weekend of matches to the Eagle wrestlers and the fans that support them. The team traveled to Shelby Thursday evening to take on Chester-Joplin…

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The Fairfield Eagle wrestler’s had a very busy week of wrestling. Their week began on Tuesday, where the Eagles traveled to Simms, taking on the Simms Tigers. Led by wins from Aiden Coopenhaver (138) and Miguel Perez (160), the Eagles came out on top by a narrow margin of 30-27!

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Augustans are thrilled to report that home-town girl Olivia Isakson, has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for MSU-Northern in Havre, Montana. Isakson penned her signature in front of a crowded gym of students, family and fans on January 12th in Augusta.

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Long distances, blizzards, slippery roads, high winds, and tough teams presented little obstacle for the Fairfield Eagle Wrestlers this weekend.  Friday, January 15th, the team traveled to St. Ignatius to take on the Florence Falcons and Mission/Charlo in two incredible team duals.

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Wow! What a weekend! Last Thursday five Fairfield Eagle wrestlers made their way to the 2020 Montana High School Association All Class State Wrestling Tournament in Billings. Led by Head Coach Mike May and Assistant Coaches Tony May, Jude May, Robert Rhodes and Cache Giles, Freshmen Max Gile…

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COVER PHOTO: Fairfield Girls Basketball Senior Night: From L to R - Sarah, Reegan and Merv Carper; Kari, Kaylee, and Chris Christensen; John, Shelby, and Becky Schweigert; Chad, Paris and Kristin Becker; Spencer, Ashley and Hilary Pearson; Barb, Hannah, and Jim Peterman; Julie, Kenna, and Na…

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Well wrestling fans, this weekend was a wrap for regular season wrestling. The Eagle wrestlers ended this season with two small events; one, a dual meet with Great Falls Central Catholic High School and the other a mixer at Simms.

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The Power Dutton Brady Titans had a memorable year that included winning the Northern C “A” subdivision, finishing with an undefeated subdivision record and a playoff appearance. The Titans wrapped up their season with their awards banquet on Thursday in Power.  Several Titan players earned …

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Fresh off their 52-0 victory over the Valier Panthers in week one, the Power-Dutton/Brady Titans improved to 2-0 on the year after a convincing 57-25 defeat over the Denton-Geyser-Stanford Bearcats (DGS) in Geyser, Montana.

Each year, the High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations lists trends in high school sports participation across the United States. Recent findings indicate that participation in sports continues to grow on school campus…

Participation in sports can be an important component of a student’s overall school experience. So it should come as no surprise that the number of participants in high school sports increased for the 29th consecutive year in 2017-18, according to the annual High School Athletics Participati…

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This past Saturday the Fairfield Sailfish traveled to Shelby for the first swim meet of the season. 136 total swimmers attended the one-day meet with 7 of those swimming for Fairfield. With this being the first meet of the season, Fairfield coaches did not set high expectations for times or …

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With the recent deaths of Jim Tenny and Mirl Gratton (obituaries in last week’s Times), the starting five of the 1954 State ‘B’ Championship Basketball Team have all died.  Except for two or three remaining team members still living, all other members of the basketball team have died, too.

Little guys and gals from around the area hit the mats one more time before the State Competition next week in Lewistown. The Fairfield and Simms wrestling clubs put on the Rocky Mountain  on Saturday at Great Falls High.  The tournament consisted of 3 rounds of wrestling, ages 5-13.

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Another wrestling season has come to a close and, for this wrestling mom, the end of her son’s high school wrestling career. I think we can call the 2018-2019 wrestling season a success. I wondered on the drive back from Billings this year how we define that in the sport wrestling. What is a…

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“Once the whistle blows and the battle begins, you’re in the moment.” Matt McDonough. The 2019 Northern Class B/C Divisional Wrestling tournament commenced on Saturday, February 2nd in Cut Bank. The results of this bracketed, double elimination tournament determine which four wrestlers from …

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It is a saying among the Fairfield Eagle Wrestlers that, “All matches are just ‘practice’ until Divisionals.” With the Northern Class B/C Divisionals in Cut Bank approaching next weekend on Saturday, February 2nd, the Eagle Wrestlers had one final opportunity during the competitions this las…

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Editor’s Note - I suppose this is one of those instances that gets filed under “Ain’t Technology Grand!” This article should have run last week, but between DropBox, iCloud, e-mail, cell-phone texting (ugh!) and the increasingly hectic Monday deadline, this article never made it onto the pri…

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The Fairfield Eagle wrestlers began their work at home this week, hosting a multi-team mixer on Thursday evening. Teams from Cut Bank, Choteau, Conrad, Valier, Harlem, Fort Benton/Big Sandy, Poplar, Malta, Simms, Shelby, Wolf Point, Belt and Cascade met in the Fairfield gymnasium for a two-r…

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The Fairfield Public Library held its 2nd Annual Christmas Story Time last Wednesday. Mr. Allen read a couple of books and then Fauneil Purcell sang several songs with the group. To end the hour the kids decorated Christmas cookies in the shape of mittens, trees, and snowflakes. Thank you to…