Lone Peak Big Horns varsity volleyball earned a hard-fought third place finish in the Class 11-C District Volleyball Tournament. It may have felt a little like the film “Groundhog Day”, as it has been a third place finish for the varsity team for the past three years.
The Lone Peak High School Lady Big Horns once again proved a dominant force, beating Twin Bridges Falcons after a quick three game sweep on Oct. 18 at Twin Bridges. Hannah Dreisbach made good use of her height and power, destroying the ball and leaving the Falcons scrambling.
In Twin Bridges on Friday night, the clock was ticking down on the Big Horns and with 10 seconds left in the game Quarterback Frankie Starz took the snap at the Falcons 16, drifted left, avoided the rush and threw across the field to the back right of the end zone to Wide Receiver Austin Samuels.
On Saturday, Oct. 12, the Lone Peak High School football team officially slayed the giant! The Big Horns passed all over the Mustangs from Ennis recording a victory for the first time in Big Horns history 50 – 6. The shorthanded Mustangs came into the game having beaten the Big Horns in their previous three meetings.
Lone Peak Composite Team (LPCT) parents and supporters travel through the bitter cold on the slick roads of the canyon en route to Copper City Trails at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6. Upon arrival, campers and tents housing competitors and families are scattered where the parking area meets the tall grass overlooking sprawling vistas.
Please note that "Goal Exceeded" is an update to the following article that ran in our Sept. 5, 2019 print issue:
Lone Peak Lady Big Horns Volleyball head coach Missy Botha has reiterated throughout the season that the varsity ladies love to play ball. They played throughout the summer, attended camps and are hesitant to leave practice.
Lone Peak High School (LPHS) Lady Big Horns Volleyball started off against the Sheridan Panthers with a dramatic first match for the Homecoming game on Sept. 19, squeaking out a 25-21 win thanks to great effort by Tj Nordahl, Dounia Metje and Reilly Germain. Germain landed back-to-back aces to secure that victory.
The Lone Peak Big Horns hosted the Park City Panthers under the lights for Homecoming on Friday night in Big Sky. The game was played in a driving rainstorm and the Panthers had a second half surge to outlast the home team. The final damage was Panthers 40, Big Horns 14.
Varsity coach Missy Botha said it was a tough match and a tough loss for the girls against Gardiner on Sept. 13. They fought hard.
Junior Varsity also went 5 games with Gardiner “with an unfortunate loss, but they played hard,” coach Kara Blodgett said.
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