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  • Trojans Basketball Take on Districts, Girls Come Up Just Short for Divisionals

    406 MT SPORTS|Feb 21, 2024

    The Whitehall Trojan men took on Lone Peak in the first game of the District tournament on Wednesday, February 14th. Lone Peak took home the win, 41-38. Whitehall led 25-22 entering the final eight minutes. Campbell Smith was a one-man show himself for the Trojans with 20 points. The loss brought the Trojans to play on Saturday, February 17th against Jefferson. The Panthers fell behind by 14 at halftime and then overpowered the Trojans in the second half, winning 67-63. The Whitehall Lady...

  • High School Basketball Eliminates 1-and-1 Free Throws, Alters Foul Limit to Reach Bonus

    406 MT SPORTS, via Associated Press|Jun 7, 2023

    One-and-ones are done in high school basketball. Beginning next school year, high school basketball teams — including those in Montana — will shoot two free throws for common fouls when in the “bonus” instead of having to make the first free throw to get a second after seven fouls. Rules changes were approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations’ (NFHS) basketball rules committee, then by the NFHS board of directors. The NFHS announced the changes on May 23, 2023. In addition to awarding two foul shots for all common fo...