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Changes in latitude, attitude make West's Luce a star

billingsgazette.com — Redemption has come to Billings West's Donovan Luce in distinct and defining ways. First, the goal scoring: Entering the Golden Bears' upcoming playoff soccer match against Butte on Thursday, Luce has collected a state-leading 23 goals.
Oct 22, 2014

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Longtime Columbus coach John Smith retiring after season

billingsgazette.com — The list of Montana high school football coaches with more than 175 wins doesn't include many names. Legendary coaches Jack Johnson and Don Schillinger headline the 14-member fraternity, which welcomed Columbus' John Smith after last season. Smith, who is in his 24th season at the Cougars' helm, knew this summer that he wouldn't be on the sidelines for a 25th.
Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 21, 2014

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MetraPark ups fair entertainment budget

billingsgazette.com — MontanaFair will celebrate its 100th birthday next year, and MetraPark's staff wants it to be a special celebration. Ray Massie, MetraPark's marketing director, said he wants to increase "the wow factor." "We're looking to do some nice things for the fair," said Sue DeVries, assistant manager.