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.
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 — 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 — 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 — 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.