Just days after deciding to bring an annual, sanctioned Ski Joring America competition to Big Sky, Big Sky Resort Ski Patroller Pete Jessen, his wife Anna and a handful of other skijoring enthusiasts created the Big Sky Skijoring Association.
For eleven-year-old Sawyer Wolfe and his freeride teammates, it’s all about going “mach chicken.” For those not in the know, that means straight-lining your skis, going as fast as you can.
Big Sky Ski Education Foundation Program Director Jeremy Ueland started last weekend—Feb. 23-25—at Bridger Bowl, where U16 Big Sky racers competed in qualifying races.
The final District 11C tournament game in Churchill for the Lady Big Horns began with the team huddling up and cheering “Fight! Fight! Fight!” It ended with a second-place trophy.
(L to R) Ivy Hicks, Brooke Botha, Jayleen Cole, Sara Wilson, Emma Flach, KP Hoffman, Solae Swenson and Reilly Germain.
When Melissa Emery relocated from Maine to Big Sky 11 years ago, she didn’t leave her field hockey gear behind. Despite a general lack of field hockey enthusiasts in the area, her passion for the sport remained.
The Hornets of White Sulphur Springs remain the Big Horns’ most confounding nemesis—a team Lone Peak always played close, but could never put away.
The Lady Big Horns are headed to Divisionals in Hamilton, where they face Twin Bridges. LPHS advances, thanks to inspiring play from Jayleen Cole, Emma Flach, KP Hoffman and other standouts.
With 1:10 left to play in their final home game as Big Horn basketball players, Jackson Wade, Ethan Schumacher and Liam Germain watched as Head Coach Austin Barth called time out and sent in the underclassmen. The crowd roared and the underclassmen charged ahead, with freshman Nick Brester swatting away a Sheridan shot in the lane.
It was Senior Night, but the Lone Peak High School girls’ varsity coach was also thinking about her younger players. At the start of the second half vs. the Sheridan Panthers, Head Coach Ausha Cole started freshmen Ruth Blodgett and Sara Wilson, then brought in freshman Ivy Hicks.
Maggie Voisin of Whitefish and Darian Stevens of Missoula will compete in the slopestyle skiing competition at this year’s Olympic games. Butte native Brad Wilson will go for gold in moguls.