Scoreless start: Ennis Mustangs Football
Madison County schools are navigating high school sports with COVID-19 regulations.
The Good Thymes Camp program offering tennis and golf instruction for youth ages, first through sixth grade, was held at Madison Meadows Golf and Tennis Club on Wednesday morning, July 29. Nineteen children attended.
The Elevated Tennis Camps program has been completed at the Madison Valley Golf and Tennis Club in Ennis. The sessions included three days of adult clinics beginning July 24 followed by two days of children’s clinics ending July 28.
The Madison Valley Tennis Association just completed the total resurfacing of the two county tennis courts located at the Madison Valley Golf and Tennis Club.
The Greater Yellowstone Adventure Series (GYAS), a series of eight races on the public lands of Southwest Montana, will be held from July 16 to 26. Due to Covid-19, the vast majority of sporting events across the United States have been canceled or postponed.
Riders saddled up for the 16th annual Pony Poker Ride June 20. Blue sky and Hollowtop Mountain backdropped the horseback poker game. The Sitz Angus Ranch in Harrison hosted the Pony Homecoming Club fundraiser of 82 players.
As Montana’s aging population continues to grow (18.9% of Montanans are now 65 or older), rural residents face the same aging challenges as their urban counterparts but often with fewer resources.
Developed recreation areas in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest are slowly reopening. The Madison Ranger District opened five of these sites May 22.
A storm rolled in bringing snow to the high elevations of the Andes Mountains on the third day of the Gaucho Derby.
Of the 24 contestants from around the world, two rode out of the mountains on their horses - two southwest Montanans. Corie Downey’s and Marie Griffs’ experience riding in the Montana mountains proved to be an advantage.