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Teams under quarantine

Lone Peak High School (LPHS) Lady Bighorns Junior Varsity basketball games have been canceled for the remainder of the season. COVID-19 has proven a headache for early season athletics. Harrison/Willow Creek and Lima games were canceled due to the team being under quarantine. The Jan. 9 match against Ennis is being rescheduled.

Determined despite delay

COVID-19 has surfaced as an early obstacle of the 2021 Lady Bighorns Basketball season. Several critical practices were cancelled and the first game will need to be rescheduled due to a positive test result on the team, head coach Taylor Cummings explained.

Primed for the season

Lone Peak High School (LPHS) Varsity Bighorns Basketball seniors Michael Romney, Nolan Schumacher, Mickey Botha and Jackson Lang and junior Tony Brewster will be instrumental for the 2021 season, according to coach and LPHS Athletic Director John Hannahs.

Photo courtesy Rich Addicks

A love OF THE GAME

Lone Peak High School basketball players exhibited both talent and tenacity against adversity during the 2019-2020 basketball season.

Freshman Lady Big Horns’ Maddie Cone and senior Big Horns’ Frankie Starz both achieved District 11C Second Team All Conference selection.

Photo courtesy of Barb Rooney

BATTLING BACK

After a difficult loss to Manhattan Christian onThursday night, the The Big Horns went onto the court against White Sulphur Springs with something to prove on Friday – and showed how determination and resilience can pay off. It was a historic first for the Big Horns as they pummeled White Sulphur Springs for the very first time.

Photo by Rich Addicks

Sports

Lone Peak Big Horns lost by height and not by heart in the Friday night home game against the Twin Bridges Falcons. T he Big Horns were in the game with only three points separating the teams in the first quarter. In the second quarter they started to slide.

Meet your 5/6th grade Ophir Lady Miners. Back row (left to right): Coach Jenny Wilcynski, Addy Malinowski, Lily Turner, Marley Schack, Elizabeth Collins, Harper Morris, Maddy Milner, Poppy Towle, Maddie Brown, Jillian Blakeley, Claire Hoadley, Coach Heather Morris  Front row (left to right): Alice Wilson, Stella Haas, Maddie Wilcynski, Jayden Jacobson, Scarlet Rosheim, Chloe Coleman, Sadie Nordahl, Cate Leydig, Chloe Weir.

Crushing it

The middle school girls basketball season is now underway, and student interest in the sport is high. This year two teams represent the Ophir Lady Miners, with 20 girls on the 5/6th grade team and 15 on the 7/8th grade team.

PHOTO BY DAVID MADISON

An impressive run

The final District 11C tournament game in Churchill for the Lady Big Horns began with the team huddling up and cheering “Fight! Fight! Fight!” It ended with a second-place trophy. 

(L to R) Ivy Hicks, Brooke Botha, Jayleen Cole, Sara Wilson, Emma Flach, KP Hoffman, Solae Swenson and Reilly Germain. 

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