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Friday, May 12, 2017

MANHATTAN CHRISTIAN BIG MAN JOINS PIONEERS

(Miles City, MT) Miles Community College men’s basketball head coach Chase Tait has announced the signing of Joseph Lodine to a NJCAA National Letter of Intent.

Lodine, a 6’6” forward out of Belgrade, MT, is the son of Seth and Elizibeth Lodine.

The Manhattan Christian High School standout joins the Pioneers after four years of playing under Jeff Ballach at MCHS.

Joseph was a staple for the MCHS basketball team this season leading them to a district championship, and a runner up finish at both the divisional tournament and the state tournament. Lodine averaged 11.4 points per game, 8.7 rebounds per game, and 3 assists per game in his senior season at Manhattan Christian.

In his decorated high school career, Lodine finished with three first team all conference nominations and was named to the Montana Class B All State team in 2014, 2015, and 2016. Joseph also lettered two year in football earning a second team all conference bid in his senior season.

While at MCC, Lodine will pursue his two year degree before pursuing a career as a pharmacy technician.

Lodine on signing with MCC:

“Miles city is a great opportunity academically and athletically to take the next steps into my future.”