Written by The Herald-News
The Fort Peck Youth Recreation Department has been busy providing recreation activities to local area youth.
A new backboard was recently purchased and raised at the Wolf Point westend housing playground. The old backboard was shattered last year and children were unable to use the full court until this week.
Local youth recreation staff have been providing activities in their respective communities for youth.
In Fort Kipp, Darwin Longtree is holding activities in the Jim Black Dog hall after school.
In Brockton and Riverside, Jace Lambert and Jonathan Brown are holding youth activities after school at the Brockton Schools.
In Poplar, Richard McDonald and Marcus Vandall are running Youth Soccer at the Poplar baseball field.
In Wolf Point, Jason Azure is helping with boxing and after school activities at the west end playground.
In Oswego, Sue Bauer is providing activities to local youth at the Community Hall.
In Frazer, Tasha Fourstar holds after school activities at the Boys and Girls club. Snacks are being provided to youth in all communities, said youth recreation director Stacey Summers.
The youth recreation program also assisted other programs which provided activities for youth such as Little Guy Football, boxing and soccer programs who requested aid for equipment, said Summers.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2013 08:36
Written by The Herald-News
The Wolf Point Cross Country team traveled to Culbertson to compete in the Culbertson Invitational, Sept. 21.
In the varsity boys’ race, Markell Blount led the way for the Wolves with a fourth-place finish in 19:04, over the 3-mile course held on the football field and in the hills north of town.
Shaun LeDeau finished 13th in 21:49 while Cody Melbourne placed 21st in 29:22. Jeremy Azure came right behind Melbourne with a 22nd-place finish in 38:08.
The Wolves’ Trey Fourstar took first in 9:43 in the junior high boys’ race. His teammates Caleb Blount and Demarco Lilley also placed in the top 10. Blount came in eighth with a time of 11:34 while Lilley came in ninth at 11:36.
In the junior high girls’ race, Wolf Point’s Sierra Summers took first in 9:41 while her teammates also finished in the top 10. Journey Erickson came in fifth at 11:01, Laresa Dale, right behind Erickson, came in sixth at 11:02. Cyreena Standing finished ninth in 11:13.
In the elementary boys’ and girls’ race, Wolf Point’s Brandon Hapa claimed first place among the boys at 10:20. His teammate James Lien finished in sixth place at 12:19 while Andrew Azure came in seventh at 12:30 and Jaxon Azure finished eighth in 12:39. Jaylee Azure finished 15th in 14:23, Alex Sutton finished 18th (Culbertson officials did not provide Sutton’s time) and Jerek Summers finished 30th at 18:26.
The next race for the Wolves will be in Glasgow Sept. 28.
Frazer Cross Country Invitational
Prior to the invite in Culbertson, the Wolves competed at the Frazer Cross Country Invitational Sept. 19.
In addition to Wolf Point, teams from Glasgow, Poplar, Harlem, Dodson, Cul-bertson/Bainville, Brockton, Frazer and Malta ran on the course west of Frazer on Clark's Hill.
Markell Blount led the way for Wolf Point in the varsity boys’ race, where he finished in eighth-place, coming in at 18:25. Connor McCoy finished in 12th at 19:13.
Wolf Point’s Shaun LeDeau finished 27th in 21:37 while teammate's Cody Melbourne and Jeremy Azure finished 43rd and 44th in 29:41 and 40:48, respectively.
The Wolves’ Trey Fourstar placed fourth in the junior high boys’ race in 10:11. Demarco Lilley finished 20th in 12:28 and Caleb Blount was 22nd in 12:34.
In the junior high girls’ race, Wolf Point’s Sierra Summers placed first with a time of 9:39.
Her teammates Journey Erickson, Cyrenna Standing and Laressa Dale finished sixth, ninth and 10th with times of 11:16, 11:29, and 11:31, respectively.
In the elementary boys’ and girls’ race, Brandon Hapa led the Wolf Point runners with a second place finish in 10:43. His teammate Jaxon Azure came in fifth at 11:43. Other Wolf Point finishers include: seventh, Jaylee Azure, 15:10; eighth, James Lien, 11:54; ninth, James Poitra, 12:23; 11th Koa Hutchison 12:27; 12th, Andrew Azure, 12:54; 13th Alex Sutton, 17:25; and 18th, Jerek Summers, 17:18.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 September 2013 20:43
Written by Al Stover
The Lady Wolves’ varsity volleyball team returned to the Wolves’ Den, Sept. 21, where they faced the Malta M’ettes.
Prior to the match against the M’ettes, the Wolves traveled to Harlem where they defeated the Lady Wildcats, 3-1.
Wolf Point won the first set while Malta came back and would win the next three matches. The set scores for the matches were 10-25, 25-17, 25-20 and 25-19.
Although the M’ettes won the match, the Lady Wolves had several players stand out on offense. Senior outside hitter Sonica Archdale and junior outside hitter Ashley Page both led the game in serving aces with four. Senior setter Sarah Hafner led the game in assists with 24.
Junior outside hitter Christean Holen led the team in kills and digs with eight each. Junior middle blocker Mariah Weeks led her team in block with two.
The Lady Wolves’ junior varsity team will play Lustre, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m., against Lustre in the Wolves’ Den as a part of Wolf Point’s Homecoming and Native American Week. The varsity team will have their next match Sept. 27 at home against Poplar at 2 p.m.
Junior High Volleyball Competes In Poplar
The Lady Wolves junior high volleyball team went to Poplar to compete in a jamboree, Sept. 21.
In the first match, the Lady Wolves were defeated by Frontier Lady Mustangs in a close contest, 2-0. The set scores for this match were 25-21 and 25-23.
The Wolves rebounded from their loss to defeat the Glasgow Lady Scotties, 2-1. The set scores for this match were 25-13, 24-26 and 15-11.
The Wolves were able have all six players. Coach Melissa Cromwell said the Wolves were facing the Mustangs for the 13th time and had their best game against them.
“I am happy with our progress and the girls are working hard at practice to make adjustments where they are needed,” Cromwell said.
Between both matches, Dani Vine scored a total of 19 points with two serving aces. Cromwell said that Vine continues to be a consistent server on the team.
Other Wolf Point players who performed well on offense were Imani Bighorn, who scored 11 points with one ace, and Sky Johnson, who had seven points and one serving ace. Abby Juve scored six points with two aces, Hailey Brunelle had five points and one ace and Lauren Crawford scored three points.
On defense, Juve and Brunelle played a “solid passing game” and moved to block several shots at the net, according to Cromwell.
The junior high volleyball team will travel to Scobey to compete in a jamboree, Sept. 28.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 02:42
Written by Al Stover
The Wolf Point varsity football team took to the road again to the play the Forsyth Dogies, Sept. 20. After a hard-fought battle at Forsyth’s homecoming game, the Dogies would defeat the Wolves, 47-15.
The Dogies showed some offense in the first quarter with two rushing touchdowns. The Dogies made a two-point conversion, making the score 14-0 in the first quarter.
Forsyth punched in another rushing touchdown, early in the second quarter. After a successful extra point, the Dogies led the game, 21-0.
The Wolves managed to score late in the second quarter, making it 21-7.
Seconds after the Wolves scored, the Dogies returned a kickoff all of the way to the end zone. After a successful extra point attempt, the Dogies led 28-7.
Forsyth continued to add more points to their score in the second half. The Wolves were able to score in the fourth quarter with a successful two-point conversation before the end of the game.
Junior High Football Defeats Poplar
The Wolves’ junior high football team defeated the Poplar Indians, 26-8, Sept. 17.
The Wolves’ offense scored 26 points in the first half while their defense kept Poplar out of the end zone until the final two minutes of the game.
The junior high football team will play their next game against the Glasgow Scotties, Sept. 28, at Lowry Field.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 September 2013 20:36
Written by Al Stover
The Lady Wolves’ seventh-grade junior high volleyball team hit the road once again as they traveled to Glasgow to compete in a jamboree, Sept. 14.
In the first match, Wolf Point defeated Plentywood 3-0. The set scores for the match were 25-15, 25-12 and 25-16.
The team would not have the same outcome in the second match as they were defeated by Frontier, 3-0. The set scores for this match were 25-22, 25-16 and 15-12.
Dani Vine was one of several Wolf Point players who were good on offense. Between the two matches, Vine scored a total of 20 points and had two serving aces.
Sky Johnston, who scored 13 points and had two aces in both matches, stepped it up on defense and played well at the net, according to coach Melissa Cromwell.
Cromwell also said that the team played well with five players. She also said they did a good job recognizing spacing and serving, and did a better job of following the ball to the net.
At their next set of practices, the team will devote time to blocking and calling the ball.
The Lady Wolves will travel to Poplar to participate in a jamboree Sept. 21.
Wolves scoring: Dani Vine, 20 points, 2 aces; Abbe Juve, 16, 1; Lauren Crawford, 10, 0; Sky Johnston, 13, 2; Delia Diamont-Clark, 2, 0.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 September 2013 20:37