Baseball in Big Sky is alive and well! The Big Sky Royals were able to field teams in four different age levels this spring, ranging from age 7 to 15. All four teams enjoyed strong seasons while improving significantly.
Lone Peak High School and Ophir Middle School Track and Field is starting to pick up with a few meets every week for a while. The young team, composed of mostly freshmen and sophomores missed out on track last year due to COVID-19.
Lone Peak High School (LPHS) spring sports have proven challenging thus far, according to LPHS Athletic Director John Hannahs. Less than ideal weather did not help, nor did Spring Break running right down the middle of an incredibly active week in the season. Also, Covid-19 has continued to plague planning.
Scheduling and playing sports has proven challenging in the time of COVID. Big Sky School District winter sports teams faced some challenges, including team quarantines. Even student transportation to games for various sports has taken some effort.
On Monday, March 16 the Montana High School Association (MHSA) suspended spring sports indefinitely in response to growing concern and action by State and Federal government regarding the coronavirus. “This includes practices, contests, meets and festivals.