After having numerous games canceled in the beginning of the season due to COVID-19, Lone Peak High School Big Horns soccer players finally got to get their cleats dirty in team play on Saturday, Sept 12.
Lone Peak High School Lady Big Horns volleyball faced Twin Bridges on Sept. 10, displaying dominance yet again. A day later, the team also secured victory in its contest against Lima. The third game was a battle, but the Lady Big Horns pulled through.
LPHS vs. Twin Bridges Lady Falcons 9/10/2020
WIN 25-12, 25-12, 25-13
About 10 miles south of Big Sky on Hwy. 191 is a shooting range on the west side of the road. The property is courtesy of the Forest Service, but the sweat equity to make it nice and keep it open belongs entirely to a handful of dedicated locals.
Jon “Teton Jon” Rose has summited the Grand Teton five times from three different directions. For him, those summits represent his chase of a lifelong dream. His quest for the mountains was dormant for decades aside from summer trips. His career kept him firmly rooted in the Midwest.
Big Sky Fire Department (BSFD) had boots on the ground over the weekend helping battle the zero percent contained, now over 7,000 acre blaze in the Bridgers.
BSFD Chief Greg Megaard, who was born and raised in the Gallatin Valley, said he does not remember ever seeing the Bridger mountains on fire like they were this last weekend.
Tim “Bo Tim” Pattison has faced many grizzly bears in his 45 years of hunting and picking up antlers around Big Sky. His foot was once in a sow grizzly’s mouth after he climbed a tree to try to get away from her – when she tried to pull him down.
The Big Sky Bridge Deck project continues.
On the bridge by Little Coyote Road, crews are finishing the rebar layer of the deck. Concrete pouring is anticipated towards the end of the next week and once poured, the deck will cure for one week.
I was 12 years old when I arrived in Big Sky with my parents. My family had just arrived from Honduras, escaping the violence there, and I remember being the only Spanish speaker and the only person with a different skin color in my 4th-grade class.
Countless hikers hit the trail during fall noting the warm temperatures starting-off – and then are caught off guard with rain, sleet and snow. A fall hike can run the gamut. This time of year, there is an incredibly thin line between a good time and hypothermia.
Friday night’s match against White Sulphur Springs was a battle. The Lady Big Horns fell to the Hornets in the first game, only to narrowly win the second, dominate the third and seal the victory with the fourth.