Athletes of the Week
Steinbach, Allie Fairfield Eagles Basketball February 17, 2016
Steinbach was a big reason for the success of the Fairfield Lady Eagles Basketball team and was in volleyball as well. Senior Allie Steinbach, according to head coach Dustin Gordon, is “Really playing well lately”. She led Fairfield to two final conference wins in the last week of the regular season with 24 points against Conrad and then led all scorers in a Fairfield win over Rocky Boy giving the Lady Eagles an undefeated conference season and a 16-2 overall record. Steinbach, a second team all-conference selection for Fairfield last year is now averaging double figures and lead the team in assists, steals, free throw percentage and three-point percentage.
French, Steeler Choteau Bulldog Wrestling February 17, 2016
Steeler won his second straight state wrestling championship in a row and joined the elite among Montana wrestlers. Senior, Steeler French of Choteau defeated the number one ranked wrestler in the state…Thayne Hage of Colstrip. Choteau coach and dad, Steve French said it was a match going in that they didn’t know what to expect. And, even though Steeler won the match by a slim 6-4, Coach French says he feels like his son dominated. With the victory, Steeler becomes a four time state placer and he joins an elite group, the top 20 all-time career victories with 154 against just 31 losses. We learned that Steeler has signed a national letter of intent to wrestle in college with MSU Northern.