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Reps go 2-2 at Memorial Day Tournament

By the Helena Independent Record The Helena Reps went 2-2 in the Missoula Class A Memorial Legion Tournament recently The Reps, under coach Jon Burnett, lost to Missoula 4-0, beat Coeur d’Alene 18-2 and Belgrade 6-2, and lost to Bozeman 12-4. Talon Burchard and Tanner McMahon pitched the wins. The top Helena hitters in the …

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Helena Senators top Glacier Twins, 6-4

By the Helena Independent Record The Helena Senators used a 3-run sixth inning to vault past the Glacier Twins 6-4, ending their play in Missoula’s Memorial Day Class AA Legion Tournament with a win. The Senators went 2-2 in the tourney, and improve to 13-6 on the year. Helena outhit the Twins 9-7, led by …

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Senators split weekend games at Missoula tourney

By the Helena Independent Record The Helena Senators went 1-1 over the weekend at the Memorial Day Weekend AA Legion baseball tournament in Missoula, losing to Coeur d’Alene 10-2 on Saturday, and then posting a 2-1 victory over Belgrade on Sunday. In the loss to Couer d’Alene, Helena was outhit 12-4, with Riley Pickens sustaining …

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Sens drop decision to Mavs

By the Helena Independent Record Jack Shevalier pitched a gem on Friday, but it wasn’t enough for the Helena Senators to get past Missoula, falling 2-0. Shevalier gave up just four hits in the hard-luck loss in a game that lasted just 65 minutes. Missoula picked up one of its runs in the third and …

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Independents sweep Anaconda in Class B action

By Curt Synness, Helena Independent Record The Helena Independents (7-3) completed a 3-game sweep of Anaconda recently. Connor McCarvel, Hunter Sickerson, and Adam Guebtner had 4-RBI games, and Caleb Shamley batted .500 over the weekend. Taylor Carlson and Nik Jemmings combined for 10-strike outs on Friday, and Zach Huth made a game saving catch in …

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Griffin, Burton, Leary spark Senators against Bozeman

By CURT SYNNESS Independent Record After a hard-luck loss to Bozeman in game one, 6-5, at Kindrick Legion Field, the Helena Senators bounced back with a 7-2 win in the nightcap to earn a doubleheader split with the Bucks. Koby Griffin started the second contest on the mound Sunday for the Senators, and pitched five …

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Stief, Wrigg power comeback win

By the Helena Independent Record Kienan Steif and Nick Wrigg powered the Helena Senators’ comeback in a 15-7 romp over the Great Falls Chargers on the road Wednesday. The Chargers built a 6-0 lead after six innings — with Great Falls starter Daniel Bonilla pitching one-hit shutout ball — before Helena erupted for six runs …

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Reps charge back to beat Great Falls 10-7

The Helena Reps fell behind early to the Great Falls Chargers A on Tuesday but finished well behind a strong pitching performance from Eamonn Byrne and timely hits, ending on top with a 10-7 win. In the top of the first, Great Falls grabbed the early lead, 3-0. But Helena answered with six runs in …

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Independents split doubleheaders

Via helenair.com The Helena Independents Class B Legion baseball team split a pair of doubleheaders last week, beating the Gallatin Valley Posse 8-6 on Saturday, before besting Butte 3-0 during Sunday‚Äôs second contest on Mother’s Day. Taylor Carlson and Keaton Ralston each pitched strong and kept the Posse hitters at bay. Against the Muckers, Brett …

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Helena Senators sweep Butte Miners

By Curt Synness, Helena Independent Record The Helena Senators swept Butte in Class AA Legion baseball in Butte on Sunday, taking the first game 5-3, before winning the second 11-2. In the opener, the Senators scored two runs in the third and three in the fourth. Butte came back with three tallies in the sixth, …

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