The Big Horns faced the West Yellowstone Wolverines in their final regular season games. Both the boys and girls teams kept in-step with the Wolverines the first and second quarters. After the half the boys lost momentum, falling to West.
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.
The Big Horns Varsity boys solidly battled against the Gardiner Bruins. Aside from a second quarter slump, the boys showed real grit, including a nail biter of a third quarter. The varsity girls rallied after a sluggish first quarter and maintained that determination until the final buzzer.
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.
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.
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Lone Peak High School’s men’s soccer team competed against Whitefish High School in the playoffs on Oct. 17. The Bulldogs landed three goals in the first half and the Big Horns kept them scoreless in the second half. “Great game, obviously not the ideal result,” head coach Tony Coppola said.
Harrison/Willow Creek gave the Lady Big Horns a run for their money on Sept. 26, besting them in the third game, but the Lady Big Horns took the match, making their record 8-0.
LPHS vs. Harrison/Willow Creek
WIN 25-12, 25-20, 18-25, 25-10
Team Kills 28 Individual Leader Maddie Cone 11
With just a few seconds left on the clock as the Big Horns faced the Park City Panthers, Big Horns varsity quarterback Isiah Holst fired a Hail Mary rocket. That pass was tipped off the fingertips of three different players before settling into Pierce Farr’s grasp for a touchdown.
Though the Manhattan Christian Eagles currently outrank the Lone Peak High School Lady Big Horns due to the nature of the scoring system, the Lady Big Horns remain undefeated.
That is not their focus, though, Head Coach Missy Botha said.