Earlier this month, I attended the University of Montana School of Journalism’s internship and career fair. I traveled to Missoula without any expectations – though The Madisonian and the West Yellowstone Star are not desperate for interns, I wanted to see a young crop of journalists. If I found a student with skills complimentary to what our organization preferences, all the better!
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It is no secret that nationwide, volunteer services are dwindling and disappearing – Madison County is no exception. A giant red sign hangs outside Sheridan’s town hall that reads VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, the Ruby Valley Ambulance has posted ads in The Madisonian looking for volunteers and the same holds true in the Madison Valley, as the ambulance and fire departments are struggling to keep a full and active roster.
Due to plummeting temperatures, high winds and blowing and drifting snow, all Madison County basketball games for Dec. 16 were postponed. The Harrison vs. Sheridan game was rescheduled for Jan. 6, and the Ennis vs. Twin Bridges game was rescheduled for Feb. 7. Read on for information about the games that did happen: http://digital.madisoniannews.com/sub/account_login.asp
Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, another holiday or nothing at all, this time of the year is full of traditions.
All of Madison County’s teams have played at least one basketball game – read on to learn how they fared: http://digital.madisoniannews.com/sub/account_login.asp
Tis the season … for basketball in Madison County. The Madisonian reached out to the varsity coaches from Ennis, Harrison, Sheridan and Twin Bridges so we have an idea of what to expect from our teams this season.
I moved to Madison County at the end of high school football season three years ago. By the time I was settled in at the paper and ready to go out on assignment, the Ennis Mustangs football team was the only county team still left in the playoffs.
Though Wibaux put up a fight – the toughest the Ennis football team has seen so far this year – the Mustangs gained momentum early on and brought home a win, 46 – 6, which earned them a trip to the state championship on Nov. 19 in Charlo.
In a nail-biter match, the Lady Mustangs lost to the undefeated Belt Huskies and took home the second place title. The Huskies, who capped off a perfect season with the title match, knocked the Mustangs into the consolation bracket early in the tournament, but the hungry Ennis team made their way back, better than ever and looking for redemption.
The Lady Mustangs were in Butte last weekend for the western divisional tournament, where they swept all four divisional matches in three sets, taking home the championship title and plaque.