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Second Annual George Stensland Memorial Coyote Hunt Held

Scholarship Winners
Ty Nygaard (left) and Cale Evans (right) receiving $1,000 checks from Cindy Stensland (center) as the recipients of the first annual George Stensland Memorial Coyote Hunt scholarship. Nygaard and Evans graduated from Wolf Point High School in the class of 2017. Nygaard will soon start class at Fort Peck Community College as a pre-engineering student. Nygaard has expressed interest in Rocky Mountain College and Montana State University-Bozeman after completing the FPCC program. Evans is a radiology technology student at Montana State University-Billings. (Photo by Tyler Manning)

The second annual George Stensland Memorial Coyote Hunt was held Saturday, Jan. 6.

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Wolves Take First Conference Win Of Season Over Glasgow Scotties

Jason Hamilton Jr.
Wolf Point’s Jason Hamilton Jr. (15) drives toward the lane past Scobey’s C.J. Nelson (12) during the first quarter. (Photo by John Plestina)

The Wolves recorded their first District 2B conference win, dispatching the Scotties in Glasgow Saturday, Jan. 13.

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Lady Wolves Sweep Weekend, Dispatch Scobey, Glasgow

Mary Bighorn
Wolf Point’s Mary Bighorn (13) goes up to shoot over Scobey’s ShaAnn Danelson (23) during the first quarter against the Lady Spartans Friday, Jan. 12.
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The new year has been a good omen for the Lady Wolves, hammering the Lady Scotties with a 30-point win of a District 2B conference game in Glasgow Saturday, Jan. 13, and a thrilling overtime non-conference win over Scobey in the Wolves’ Den the night before.

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Renowned Native American Athlete’s Wolf Point Connection Forgotten By Many

Weeks Memories
Owen Weeks Sr. (left) and William Weeks Jr., brothers home on leave from the Army during World War II, are pictured with another brother, Manford Weeks, at the home of William’s parents on Idaho Street. The athletic complex is partially visible on the opposite side of the street. William Weeks Jr. is the son of William Weeks Sr., who was a lifelong friend of Jim Thorpe. Owen Weeks played on the 1941 Wolves Class B State Championship basketball team.
(Courtesy photo)

Few people in Wolf Point today other than the Weeks family are aware of the connection to Wolf Point by a renowned Native American athlete who remains remembered as one of the greatest multi-sport athletes of all time.

Wolves Come Back Strong After Break, Pocket Pair Of Non-Conference Wins

Deshon Smoker-DeWitt
Wolf Point’s Deshon Smoker-DeWitt (11) tries for a rebound during the first quarter. (Photo by John Plestina)

Head coach Troy Blount once again said, “Look out for the Wolves” after Wolf Point posted a 13-point non-conference win over Class A Glendive in the Wolves’ Den Saturday, Jan. 6. It was the second Wolves’ win in two days following the holiday break.

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