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Lone Peak Lady Big Horn Sophomore Maddie Cone has shown incredible leadership as a young member of the varsity team. PHOTO COURTESY OF JILL BOUGH

Standouts

The Lone Peak High School basketball season started off when a number of question marks – mostly Covid-related. What was never a question in the coaches’ minds, though, was that their teams would work together, work hard and learn.

Taylor Cummings started running marathons a few years ago and has now run the Boston Marathon twice. PHOTO COURTESY OF TAYLOR CUMMINGS

Back in the game

Lone Peak High School Big Horns Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Taylor Cummings reflects on her life and realizes how much basketball has shaped her. From nearly the time she was old enough to walk, the game has always been there.

Ophir Miners fifth and sixth grade team. PHOTO COURTESY MARA MITCHELL

Lone Peak School basketball wrap-up

Both Bighorn teams had to overcome an incredible amount of adversity this year. Both teams managed to achieve a lot of great things as well as representing their school honorably. They fought through every single game and repeatedly put forth performances that they could be proud of. Great work this season everyone.

Busy week of Big Horns basketball

It has been a busy few days for Big Horns basketball players and fans. The Lone Peak Big Horns boys basketball team bested their longtime West Yellowstone rivals during a nail-biter of a game. Big Horns Head Coach John Hannahs explained that the Wolverines were not quite as ferocious since they were short of players.

Senior Michael Romney takes a shot against the Hornets. The Big Horns had an offensive rally in the second half. PHOTO BY JANA BOUNDS

Halftime revival

The Lone Peak Varsity Big Horns home basketball games against White Sulphur Springs Hornets on Jan. 26 showed the Big Horns’ mettle. It was a closely contested game for the boys during the first half, but the Big Horns surged ahead after a halftime rally.

Sinking the threes

Lone Peak Varsity Big Horns and Lady Big Horns battled this weekend, their first solid introduction to the season after coming out of quarantine. Jackson Lang landed a school record for three pointers when the team faced Twin Bridges, landing seven in the game and helping keep the Big Horns in step with the Falcons.

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.

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