Women's volleyball, led by head coach Ellen Wolferman and assistant coach Bailey Dowd, continued their hot streak against Sheridan and Harrison this past week with two wins. They first beat Sheridan away and then handled Harrison for Homecoming on Friday, Oct. 8. According to Athletic Director John Hannahs, the Lady Big Horns were all business.
Women’s volleyball and men’s football capped off a big weekend of victories for Lone Peak High School while both men and women’s soccer stumbled. All of the teams will host homecoming games this week as the regular season nears its end.
Traveling to Lima, Sheridan, Livingston, and Lockwood, LPHS volleyball, football, and soccer were primarily competing on the road this past week.
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In the world of local sports, Lone Peak High School had a busy weekend.
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Play ball! The Montana state champion Belgrade Bandits 12U baseball team traveled to Meridian, Idaho to play in the Pacific Northwest Regional on July 22-25. The Bandits were on the heels of their thrilling 4-1 win over the Gallatin Outlaws in the state championship game on July 11.
It was race day in Big Sky this past weekend. Over 250 racers participated in Big Mountain Enduro’s mountain bike race in Big Sky on July 24-25. This year marked the third time that Big Mountain Enduro’s tour has come through Big Sky. Last year, Big Sky’s stop was one of the only one’s on the tour during their COVID riddled season.
“We just kind of show up and play,” is how Dounia Metje describes the impromptu volleyball at the Big Sky Community Park. Every Tuesday around 6 p.m. dozens of people flock to the beach volleyball court in Big Sky. Anywhere from 20 to 70 players show up every week to participate.
For Big Sky, it was a weird July 4.There were no fireworks throughout Big Sky due to the Big Fire District fire ban put in place before the weekend. The weekend truly was like no other. However, one sense of normalcy for the community was the July 4 5K fun run.