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  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Big Sky's Kelsi McEnaney

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Big Sky's Kelsi McEnaney

    Updated: Wednesday, June 14 2017 12:19 PM EDT2017-06-14 16:19:42 GMT

    On the court, Kelsi McEnaney is a force to be reckoned with. But it’s the off the court attitude and personality that matters more for her coaches. 

    On the court, Kelsi McEnaney is a force to be reckoned with. But it’s the off the court attitude and personality that matters more for her coaches. 

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Year: Big Sky's Kelsi McEnaney

    Updated: Wednesday, June 14 2017 12:19 PM EDT2017-06-14 16:19:37 GMT

    After three weeks of voting, which brought in votes from all over the world, Mattress Firm and ABC Fox Montana are proud to announce that Big Sky High School's Kelsi McEnaney is your 2017 Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Year.

    After three weeks of voting, which brought in votes from all over the world, Mattress Firm and ABC Fox Montana are proud to announce that Big Sky High School's Kelsi McEnaney is your 2017 Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Year.

  • 2/9: Fairfield's Ryder Meyer - Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week

    2/9: Fairfield's Ryder Meyer - Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week

    Updated: Thursday, May 4 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-05-04 22:22:20 GMT

    After Fairfield's Ryder Meyer found out one of his closest friends, Lauryn Goldhahn, had been in a fatal car accident, he immediately flew out with other students to Seattle.

    After Fairfield's Ryder Meyer found out one of his closest friends, Lauryn Goldhahn, had been in a fatal car accident, he immediately flew out with other students to Seattle.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Bozeman's Camille Landon

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Bozeman's Camille Landon

    Updated: Thursday, May 4 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-05-04 22:21:45 GMT

    Bozeman senior Camille Landon is a standout on both the volleyball court and on the track, she is the two-time defending state high jump champion, but she's also a standout in the classroom.

    Bozeman senior Camille Landon is a standout on both the volleyball court and on the track, she is the two-time defending state high jump champion, but she's also a standout in the classroom.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week 12/1: Joaquin Trevelline

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week 12/1: Joaquin Trevelline

    Updated: Thursday, May 4 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-05-04 22:21:23 GMT

    On the football field Loyola Defensive End Joaquin Trevelline isn’t going to give you any yards. Off the field though, all he does is give.

    On the football field Loyola Defensive End Joaquin Trevelline isn’t going to give you any yards. Off the field though, all he does is give.

  • Student Athlete Of The Week 11/24/16: CMR's Xavier Pace

    Student Athlete Of The Week 11/24/16: CMR's Xavier Pace

    Updated: Thursday, May 4 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-05-04 22:20:56 GMT

    Whether he's making big runs on the gridiron, balling on the court, or competing in track and field, senior Xavier Pace has made himself known at CMR High School and in the community as well.  

    Whether he's making big runs on the gridiron, balling on the court, or competing in track and field, senior Xavier Pace has made himself known at CMR High School and in the community as well.  

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Shelby's Andrew Johnson

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Shelby's Andrew Johnson

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:02:08 GMT

    Shelby's Andrew Johnson is not only making his community a better place; his outreach has an impact on a global scale

    Shelby's Andrew Johnson is not only making his community a better place; his outreach has an impact on a global scale

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Malta High School's Jayce Bishop

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Malta High School's Jayce Bishop

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:02:08 GMT

    In a small community like Malta, it's hard to miss someone like Jayce Bishop who's constantly getting involved.

    In a small community like Malta, it's hard to miss someone like Jayce Bishop who's constantly getting involved.

  • Student Athlete of the Week: Great Falls Central's Bre Cook

    Student Athlete of the Week: Great Falls Central's Bre Cook

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:02:07 GMT

    Whether she's in the outfield or doing one of her many community service projects, Mustang Bre Cook goes all in. 

    Whether she's in the outfield or doing one of her many community service projects, Mustang Bre Cook goes all in. 

  • Student Athlete of the Week: Foothills' Daniel Johnson

    Student Athlete of the Week: Foothills' Daniel Johnson

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:02:07 GMT

    Student Athlete of the Week: Foothills' Daniel Johnson

    Student Athlete of the Week: Foothills' Daniel Johnson

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Bozeman's Wes Robbins

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Bozeman's Wes Robbins

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:00:51 GMT

    Bozeman soccer faces off against Butte in their final regular season game of 2016, and leading the charge for the Hawks is captain and 2015 all-state selection Wes Robbins. 

    Bozeman soccer faces off against Butte in their final regular season game of 2016, and leading the charge for the Hawks is captain and 2015 all-state selection Wes Robbins. 

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Viktor Lemeza

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Viktor Lemeza

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:00:51 GMT

    Opposing forwards be aware, Big Sky High School’s Viktor Lemeza is not going to back down on the soccer field.

    Opposing forwards be aware, Big Sky High School’s Viktor Lemeza is not going to back down on the soccer field.

  • Student Athlete of the Week: Ennis' Bridger Williams

    Student Athlete of the Week: Ennis' Bridger Williams

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:00:50 GMT

    The Ennis Mustangs are rolling through the 8-Man football playoffs, and one of their key contributors is offensive and defensive lineman Bridger Williams. 

    The Ennis Mustangs are rolling through the 8-Man football playoffs, and one of their key contributors is offensive and defensive lineman Bridger Williams. 

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Manhattan Christian's Joey Lodine

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Manhattan Christian's Joey Lodine

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:00:50 GMT

    It's always tough to switch high schools. It's even tougher to switch right before your senior year. But that's exactly what Manhattan Christian senior Joey Lodine experienced this last summer.

    It's always tough to switch high schools. It's even tougher to switch right before your senior year. But that's exactly what Manhattan Christian senior Joey Lodine experienced this last summer.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Butte Central's Mollie Peoples

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Butte Central's Mollie Peoples

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:00:50 GMT

    Mollie Peoples is a standout forward for the Butte Central girls basketball team. The Montana Tech commit is an unquestioned leader for the Maroons.

    Mollie Peoples is a standout forward for the Butte Central girls basketball team. The Montana Tech commit is an unquestioned leader for the Maroons.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week 12/29: Syd Steele

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:00:50 GMT

    There is never a break for Sentinel High School’s Syd Steele. The three sport athlete is always on the go, and that’s the way she likes it.

    There is never a break for Sentinel High School’s Syd Steele. The three sport athlete is always on the go, and that’s the way she likes it.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Whitefish's Travis Catina

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:00:49 GMT

    On a Tuesday afternoon at Whitefish middle school, Travis Catina is helping teach new wrestlers some moves.

    On a Tuesday afternoon at Whitefish middle school, Travis Catina is helping teach new wrestlers some moves.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete; Claudia Wiese

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete; Claudia Wiese

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:00:49 GMT

    She is the hardest worker on the team she always gives 110% no matter what,” said Hellgate Senior Kaci Paffhausen. “She’s a leader on the floor and she’s a leader off the floor,” said Hellgate Head Coach Rob Henthorn. Claudia Wiese is a senior on the Hellgate basketball team, but as you just heard from her teammate and coach she’s much much more than that. She has a 4.0 GPA, is the Co-President of the Save program (students against violating the E...

    She is the hardest worker on the team she always gives 110% no matter what,” said Hellgate Senior Kaci Paffhausen. “She’s a leader on the floor and she’s a leader off the floor,” said Hellgate Head Coach Rob Henthorn. Claudia Wiese is a senior on the Hellgate basketball team, but as you just heard from her teammate and coach she’s much much more than that. She has a 4.0 GPA, is the Co-President of the Save program (students against violating the E...

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Belgrade's Dawson Fowler

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Belgrade's Dawson Fowler

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:00:49 GMT

    "He's probably one of the most likable individuals on our team. He's a great sportsman, he plays with class and integrity," said Belgrade head coach Mike Deming. Belgrade junior guard Dawson Fowler is thought of highly by both his coach and his peers.

    "He's probably one of the most likable individuals on our team. He's a great sportsman, he plays with class and integrity," said Belgrade head coach Mike Deming. Belgrade junior guard Dawson Fowler is thought of highly by both his coach and his peers.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Bozeman's Elaine Chandler

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Bozeman's Elaine Chandler

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:00:49 GMT

    Elaine Chandler is a standout for the Bozeman Hawks, both on the basketball court and the soccer pitch. 

    Elaine Chandler is a standout for the Bozeman Hawks, both on the basketball court and the soccer pitch. 

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete: Sam Elliott

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete: Sam Elliott

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:00:49 GMT

    For Flathead High School’s Sam Elliott, his sports accomplishments are vast. He just finished leading the Braves to their first state tournament birth since 2012, and is a dominant present on the baseball diamond, playing for the Lakers. But it’s his skills in the classroom that he is most proud of, caring a 4.0 GPA. “My mom is a teacher, so she is always in my ear, looking for me to keep push, and it’s something I’ve just always been pushed toward, and ...

    For Flathead High School’s Sam Elliott, his sports accomplishments are vast. He just finished leading the Braves to their first state tournament birth since 2012, and is a dominant present on the baseball diamond, playing for the Lakers. But it’s his skills in the classroom that he is most proud of, caring a 4.0 GPA. “My mom is a teacher, so she is always in my ear, looking for me to keep push, and it’s something I’ve just always been pushed toward, and ...

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Manhattan's Alexa Arthun

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Manhattan's Alexa Arthun

    Updated: Friday, October 13 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:00:49 GMT

    There are few athletes in the state of Montana that are as versatile and dominant as Manhattan's Alexa Arthun.

    There are few athletes in the state of Montana that are as versatile and dominant as Manhattan's Alexa Arthun.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Sentinel High School's Bekah Joy

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Sentinel High School's Bekah Joy

    Updated: Thursday, May 4 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-05-04 22:20:36 GMT

    Bekah Joy and the Sentinel Spartans are on the field today, doing battle with the Hellgate Knights. But it’s a different type of battle that the Spartan goal keeper could be entering when she leaves high school.

    Bekah Joy and the Sentinel Spartans are on the field today, doing battle with the Hellgate Knights. But it’s a different type of battle that the Spartan goal keeper could be entering when she leaves high school.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: CMR's Max Sechena

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: CMR's Max Sechena

    Updated: Thursday, January 19 2017 11:07 PM EST2017-01-20 04:07:58 GMT

    From the football field and the wrestling mat, to his school and community, and soon to his country, you will always see Max Sechena getting involved.

    From the football field and the wrestling mat, to his school and community, and soon to his country, you will always see Max Sechena getting involved.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Capital's Jaley Priddy

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Capital's Jaley Priddy

    Updated: Friday, January 13 2017 4:07 PM EST2017-01-13 21:07:45 GMT

    For two weeks, Jaley Priddy put her words to use.  She hand wrote 1400 notes over two weeks to lift the spirits of students at Capital High School. 

    For two weeks, Jaley Priddy put her words to use.  She hand wrote 1400 notes over two weeks to lift the spirits of students at Capital High School. 

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: CMR's Sam Payne

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: CMR's Sam Payne

    Updated: Thursday, December 22 2016 11:32 PM EST2016-12-23 04:32:35 GMT

    To some, being a three sport athlete all four years of high school may seem like enough to fill your time. But to CMR's Sam Payne, that's only the beginning of what she does.

    To some, being a three sport athlete all four years of high school may seem like enough to fill your time. But to CMR's Sam Payne, that's only the beginning of what she does.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week Jefferson's Nate Brunett

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week Jefferson's Nate Brunett

    Updated: Tuesday, December 20 2016 6:08 PM EST2016-12-20 23:08:16 GMT

    Nate Brunett wrestles in the 160-pound weight class. As a sophomore, he was All-State. Impressive, considering he tried wrestling after being cut from the basketball team.

    Nate Brunett wrestles in the 160-pound weight class. As a sophomore, he was All-State. Impressive, considering he tried wrestling after being cut from the basketball team.

  • 11/17: Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week - Fairfield's Chandler Allen

    11/17: Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week - Fairfield's Chandler Allen

    Updated: Thursday, November 17 2016 8:49 PM EST2016-11-18 01:49:32 GMT

    Fairfield senior Chandler Allen does everything for the Eagles football program. He plays on both sides of the ball and is one of the best players on the team.

    Fairfield senior Chandler Allen does everything for the Eagles football program. He plays on both sides of the ball and is one of the best players on the team.

  • 10/10 Senior Standout: Great Falls High's Sarah Dutro

    10/10 Senior Standout: Great Falls High's Sarah Dutro

    Updated: Friday, November 4 2016 6:11 PM EDT2016-11-04 22:11:02 GMT

    The motto for the Great Falls High Lady Bison is, "Champions aren't born, they're made." That motto is especially true for senior captain Sarah Dutro.

    The motto for the Great Falls High Lady Bison is, "Champions aren't born, they're made." That motto is especially true for senior captain Sarah Dutro.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Anie Lawlor

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Anie Lawlor

    Updated: Friday, October 28 2016 12:07 AM EDT2016-10-28 04:07:56 GMT

    Capital's Anie Lawlor teaches Spanish in her spare time

    Capital's Anie Lawlor teaches Spanish in her spare time

  • Student Athlete of the Week Presented by Mattress Firm: Tyler Stevens

    Student Athlete of the Week Presented by Mattress Firm: Tyler Stevens

    Updated: Friday, October 21 2016 12:02 AM EDT2016-10-21 04:02:10 GMT

    Student Athlete of the Week Presented by Mattress Firm: Tyler Stevens

    Student Athlete of the Week Presented by Mattress Firm: Tyler Stevens

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Hamilton's Ky Burch

    Updated: Friday, October 7 2016 5:22 PM EDT2016-10-07 21:22:51 GMT

    We are excited to announce that starting tonight every Thursday night we will have the "Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week" award. We will feature kids from all across Western Montana and how they give back to their community, and work hard in the classroom and in their respective sport.

    We are excited to announce that starting tonight every Thursday night we will have the "Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week" award. We will feature kids from all across Western Montana and how they give back to their community, and work hard in the classroom and in their respective sport.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Belgrade's Shania Neubauer

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Belgrade's Shania Neubauer

    Updated: Friday, October 7 2016 5:22 PM EDT2016-10-07 21:22:33 GMT

    This week's Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week comes from Belgrade High School. She's a standout on the volleyball court and the softball field. Shania Neubauer is this week's award winner. 

    This week's Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week comes from Belgrade High School. She's a standout on the volleyball court and the softball field. Shania Neubauer is this week's award winner. 

  • Mattress Firm: Student Athlete of the Week Erin Lincoln

    Mattress Firm: Student Athlete of the Week Erin Lincoln

    Updated: Thursday, September 29 2016 8:38 PM EDT2016-09-30 00:38:51 GMT

    If Great Falls Central's Erin Lincoln isn't setting up her teammates on the volleyball court, you can find the Mustangs captain ready and willing to restore her community.

    If Great Falls Central's Erin Lincoln isn't setting up her teammates on the volleyball court, you can find the Mustangs captain ready and willing to restore her community.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Capital's Marcus Wellnow

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Capital's Marcus Wellnow

    Updated: Friday, September 23 2016 1:17 AM EDT2016-09-23 05:17:39 GMT

    Marcus knows his time as a Bruin is ending. The senior's goal is to leave a legacy in the community that raised him. 

    Marcus knows his time as a Bruin is ending. The senior's goal is to leave a legacy in the community that raised him.