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  Helena teammates Trysten Mooney, left, and Walker Bennett share a high-five during the Senators' 11-0 victory over Kalispell on Thursday at Dehler Park.  MIKE CLARK,

Senators flex muscles, march on with win over Kalispell

By GREG RACHAC 07/29/2022, 9:45am MDT

BILLINGS — In hot pursuit of a second consecutive state championship, the Helena Senators are showing why they’re among the best of the best in Montana American Legion baseball.

Senators at State

Helena gets plenty of hits in opening win

By MIKE SCHERTING 07/28/2022, 9:45am MDT

BILLINGS - Small-ball wasn’t needed in the second game of the 2022 Montana Alberta AA State tournament, assecond-seeded Helena led, fell behind, then cruised to a 17-7 run-rule win in five innings over No. 7 Lethbridge.

  Helena Senators infielder Mike Hurlbert (#4) celebrates a play during a conference game against the Billings Royals on June 10. Gary Marshall,

Senators' win streak by the numbers

By Daniel Shepard Independent Record 07/18/2022, 8:35am MDT

HELENA — The Helena Senators swept a conference doubleheader against the Lethbridge Elks on Saturday to improve their win streak to a nice, round number that represents the longest such streak in program history, according to Helena Independent Record columnist and sports historian Curt Synness.

Helena Senators outfielder Manu Melo was 2-for-3 with three RBI and a run scored in Game 1 of Saturday's conference doubleheader against the Lethbridge Elks.

The big 2-0: Senators win 20th-straight game

By Daniel Shepard Independent Record 07/18/2022, 8:30am MDT

HELENA — Two more victories Saturday afternoon, this time over conference foe Lethbridge, eclipsed two milestones for the Helena Senators: 20 straight wins and a guaranteed berth in the Montana-Alberta American Legion State Tournament that begins July 27 in Billings.

Helena Senators' Tyler Tenney was presented with the first-ever Jim Knight Memorial Award on Thursday night. He finished the game 2-for-2 with a home run and four RBI.  Gary Marshall,

Senators honor Jim Knight, win 18th-straight game

By Daniel Shepard Independent Record 07/15/2022, 9:00am MDT

HELENA — The life of Jim Knight, a longtime Helena umpire who passed away last August after a battle with cancer, was honored Thursday night at Kindrick Legion Field with special uniforms and the presentation of the first-ever Jim Knight Memorial Award.

Helena Senators catcher Trysten Mooney. Gary Marshall,
Luke Dowdy. Gary Marshall,
2022 Keith Sell Tournament Championship - Helena Senators
Mike Hurlbert. Gary Marshall,