The Ennis Mustang volleyballers marked wins against Gardiner and Twin Bridges in their successful vie for the Montana 12C Divisional Tournament, to be held Nov. 4-6 at Manhattan Christian. Out of the 12C teams Ennis will join Manhattan Christian, White Sulphur Springs and Gardiner.
Results from Butte Central Invite on Sept. 7
Eli Beardsley: 6th, 19:31
Tait Olson: 7th, 20:21
Genesis Boyles: 1st, 24:53
Sky Boyd: 7th, 27:30
Results from Bozeman Invite on Sept. 11
Never mind the recent 35-8 loss against Sheridan – Twin Bridges bounced back on Sep. 10 with a 68-16 win on the road against Absarokee.
Twin Bridges Head Coach Brett Nordahl attributed the win to his team’s ability to get their run game going right off the bat, as well as excellent gang tackling from start to finish.
The Mustangs gave it their all, but ultimately the Park City Panthers proved their prowess, defeating Ennis on Sep. 3 with a score of 44-20. Mustang Head Coach Mike Speck said, despite the loss, the boys saw what they are capable of doing, and the coaching staff is excited for them to put it all together for 48 minutes straight.
Sheridan’s first game of the varsity football season did not disappoint. The Panthers welcomed the Choteau Bulldogs to Sheridan,
eking out a win in overtime, 27-25. Senior Kaiden Batzler is seen here using all of his 6’3” frame to bust through his competition and run the ball down the field.
Sheridan Lady Panthers headed to Big Sky for the Lone Peak Tournament on Aug. 28. Here’s how it played out:
Sheridan vs. Lone Peak 16-21 10-21
Sheridan vs. Shields Valley JV 21-19 21-12
Sheridan vs. Harrison 21-18 21-19
Sheridan vs. West Yellowstone 21-15 21-9
Ennis’ cross-country competitors took advantage of a sunny and wildfire smokeless Saturday in Boulder at their first meet of the season on Aug. 28.
JV Sophomore Wylie Connor with a third-place finish: 20:48. Freshman Finley Knapton with sixth-place finish: 23:28.
The Twin Bridges Falcons first game of the season was an easy win at home against Great Falls Central on Aug. 27.
“It’s bulls and blood It’s dust and mud It’s the roar of a Sunday crowd. It’s boots and chaps It’s cowboy hats It’s spurs and latigo It’s the ropes and the reins And the joy and the pain And they call the thing rodeo.” - Garth Brooks
There’s a saying that Ennis Town Commissioner Cory Hardy returns to often: “Activity promotes more activity and laziness promotes more laziness.” It’s a motivational quote he’s even used as his screensaver and words of wisdom he passes on to others who might need it.