One of Big Sky’s most exciting snow focused events comes in the midst of a snow crisis. Lack of new snow coupled with unseasonably warm temperatures presents unique issues for Big Sky Skijoring Association’s 3rd Annual Best in the West Showdown.
It is an epic reunion – a celebration of snow and friendship. High fives, thumbs-ups, squeals of happiness, name chanting and so much cowbell, grace this gathering of extreme athletes at the 2020 Area Winter Games. The eleventh year of this Special Olympics Montana competition is a time of near-constant grinning and pure joy.
Valentines Day did not show either the Big Horns or Lady Big Horns any love on the court against West Yellowstone. They had an off night as the Wolverines found their flow.
After a difficult loss to Manhattan Christian onThursday night, the The Big Horns went onto the court against White Sulphur Springs with something to prove on Friday – and showed how determination and resilience can pay off. It was a historic first for the Big Horns as they pummeled White Sulphur Springs for the very first time.
LADY BIG HORNS
Lone Peak Big Horns lost by height and not by heart in the Friday night home game against the Twin Bridges Falcons. T he Big Horns were in the game with only three points separating the teams in the first quarter. In the second quarter they started to slide.
We are now halfway through the basketball season and the second half of district play is about to begin. This is always an exciting time of year because you have seen each team at least once and coaches get the opportunity to more thoroughly tailor their strategy toward different teams in preparation for the district tournament.
Lady Big Horns ram the Hornets
Lone Peak Lady Big Horns won 37-22 versus White Sulphur Lady Hornets at the Dec. 19 home game.
“Lady Big Horn Sophomore Carly Wilson led the effort with 10 of her 14 points in the 1st quarter as Lone Peak opened a 15-4 lead and never trailed,” coach Loren Bough said.
The Lone Mountain Ranch cross country ski trail section from intersection 33 to intersection 32 off of Andesite Road is now indefinitely closed.