On a warm Wednesday afternoon at the tennis courts by Community Park, Lone Peak High School Tennis Coach Joe Gorman told his team to abandon their racquets before running them through a drill where each tried to catch a tennis balls at waist level.
Players reached high and low while Gorman shouted, “Too high! Waist height!”
At the Manhattan Christian High School Track Invitational on April 28, the Big Horn team set up its school-spirited shade structure and got down to business early, with Lone Peak junior Cody Clack competing in the 3,200 meter race.
With her family in tow, on April 26 Lone Peak High senior Jayleen Cole signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Coffeyville Community College in Southeastern Kansas.
The April 11-15 freeride competition in Snowbird, Utah, included fresh snow on the first venue and dangerous ice on the second, leading the competition organizers to take the first round results as the finals.
Looking out at the snow-covered field, a track somewhere beneath, Lone Peak High School Track Coach Dave Brekke shook his head.
“This time last year, we were rolling around, warming up on the grass,” he said.
The Lone Peak High School golf team practices in a construction warehouse near the Whitewater Inn where they use a hitting net and imagined scenarios to prepare for future competitions on real turf.
The Big Sky Co-ed Softball League is getting ready for another action-packed season. Team sign-ups are being accepted now. There are limited spots available and they fill up quickly, so act fast!
Angler Ben Baker works the Gallatin River near the confluence of Hell Roaring Creek on Sunday, April 8. It was his first day out in 2018 and he counseled his fishing buddy to not let start-of-the-season rustiness cause them to “whip it too hard—you’ll lose your fly. You know that snapping sound? And your fly is suddenly gone?”
Big Sky Ski Education Foundation alumnae and Ophir School graduate Reece Bell, 16, won two national titles at the Delancey Junior British Ski Championships, in Tignes, France, March 31 and April 1. On the 31st, Bell picked up the U18 slalom championship and on the 1st she snagged the U18 giant slalom (GS) win.