“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.
Madison County’s Class C competitors had a strong showing at the Montana High School Association Class AA-C State Track and Field Meet held May 27-29. Here are the athletes that made the top 10.
Men’s 100 Meters #2: Twin Bridges’ Chase Fitzpatrick – 11.53
Men’s 200 Meters #8: Twin Bridges’ Tate Smith – 23.97
The Montana State Class C track and field competition takes place May 28-29 in Missoula. The top seven athletes from each divisional event move on to the grand finale. Here’s a list of the talented Madison County athletes that made the cut.
Megan Knack – 3rd place 300m hurdles
The Ennis lady Mustang softballers aren’t wasting any time. Merely two years into the team’s existence the girls battled their way through divisional play to place fourth in the Western B-C division. Their first divisional matchup was on May 20 against Loyola, winning 15-5. The next day dealt an early 20-1 loss against Mission-Arlee-Charlo.
On Thursday, May 13, Charlie Kruer signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Dawson Community College in Glendive, Mont.
Last Friday, May 14 District 12C track athletes gathered in Bozeman on a sunny day to compete for the chance to move on to the Western C Divisional meet in Missoula.12C District Track results according to 406mtsports.com.
The Ennis girls Mustangs stomped the Anaconda Copperheads on May 6, securing Ennis’ title as Montana’s 2021 Class C conference champs.
With two meets under their belts several Ennis High School varsity golfers have landed spots in the upcoming state tournament to be held in Bozeman on May 17-19.
Team Scores: 5/6 Girls: Ennis-227, Sheridan-94, Harrison-18, Twin Bridges-14, West Yellowstone-12
100H: 1. B. Cash-Rich/Sheridan-20.27 2. E. Rolfe/Ennis, 3. A Rolfe/Ennis 4. H. Maddison/Sheridan 5. C. Wood/ Sheridan 6. Y Garcia/Sheridan