It was mid-May and Rich Addicks had just gotten back to Big Sky after spending a month or so with his daughter, Dorsey, spectating golf tournaments in Florida and Georgia where she was trying to qualify for the LPGA tour. Then, during the May 14 LPGA qualifier, Rich got a call from Dorsey telling him to come back.
Upper Madison – Hebgen to Ennis
Hebgen Flows: 1,730 cfs / Kirby Ranch: – 2,470 cfs / Cameron: 3,790cfs
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!