Sho-Ban High track team with coach Donn Holston: From left: Dustin Yazzie, Jawanna Graves, Leticia Ahuatzi, Draven Jake. Back row: Holston, Jesse Ahuatzi, Kenny Evening and assistant coach Ty McClain. (Joseph Wadsworth photos)
Sho-Ban High track season underway
FORT HALL — Shoshone-Bannock High School track team has six meets they will compete in prior to Districts the first week of May.
Sho-Ban track coach Donn Holston said the team is making the transition from basketball to track and it’s a lot different, “Well you got to work on your different muscles and stuff – you have to explode differently and run differently than if you were dribbling a basketball.”
The team began practice the week of March 10. They currently have six members and may have seven.
Draven Jake said he’s going to throw the shot put and run in 100, 200 and 300-yard races. He said it’s fun and gets him ready for other sports such as football and basketball.
Dustin Yazzie said track keeps him busy and said he’s also going to compete in shot put and maybe discuss. He said track motivates him to do something.
Jawanna Graves is a runner and will run the 100 and 200-yard dash. She said running the races is fun and helps her stay in shape.
The team’s first meet was March 19 at Malad. After spring break, the next meet is April 2 at American Falls; April 10 in Firth followed by an invitational April 18 in Firth. April 24 the team is a Carey and May 2 in American Falls.
Sho-Ban High track Video by Joseph Wadsworth
On left Sho-Ban Lady Chief Courtney Teton goes up for a rebound for the home team Monday night in Pocatello, (center) Kim Osborne goes for a layup for the home team, (right) Lady Chief Maddy Beasley defends Rockland's Savanna Farr for the home team Monday night. (Thomas Johnson photos)
3 Sho-Ban High seniors play in Fifth District All Star game
POCATELLO — The Sho-Ban High School seniors Kim Osborne, Maddy Beasley and Courtney Teton played in the Fifth District All Star Game March 17 at The Palace at Pocatello High School.
Seniors wrapped their high school playing in the games that was all for fun.
Osborne played for the home team that defeated the away team 82 to 71. He scored three points in the game.
Beasley and Teton played for the girl’s home team that lost to the away team 87 to 63. Beasley scored one point in the game. Teton didn’t score.
Sho-Ban administrator Eric Lords said in an e-mail the athletes represented them well. “Good job Chiefs!” adding it’s a big honor for them to play in the game and is something they will remember forever.