THE SPRING SPORTS SEASON IS NOW OFF TO A SOLID START AND WE HAVE A COUPLE OF KSEN/K96—BOZEMAN TROPHY ATHLETE’S OF THE WEEK WHO HAVE BEEN EVEN MORE THAN SOLID.

OUR FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK IS JUST A FRESHMAN WHO ALREADY HAS QUALIFIED FOR THE STATE MEET IN 3 EVENTS.  TATUM HULL OF CJI HAS BEEN A MULTIPLE WINNER AT MEETS IN CUT BANK, HAVRE AND CHOTEAU.  LAST SATURDAY, THE FRESHMAN PHENOM TOOK FIRST PLACE IN 100-HURDLES AND THE LONG JUMP AND HAD A QUALIFIED TIME FOR THE STATE MEET IN THE HURDLES EVENT THAT SHE HAS WON AT ALL 3 MEETS.   WITH THE WIN IN THE LONG JUMP SHE SET A NEW CJI SCHOOL RECORD WITH A JUMP OVER 16-FEET. HULL SINGLE-HANDEDLY SCORED 29 POINTS FOR CJI IN THE ACANTHA MEET AND PUT THE LADY HAWKS IN 6TH PLACE OUT OF 18 TEAMS.   JUST A FEW DAYS BEFORE AT THE CAL WEARLY MEET, HULL BROKE THE SCHOOL RECORD IN THE TRIPLE JUMP, WHICH WAS ALSO A STATE QUALIFYING JUMP.  SHE WON THAT EVENT WITH A JUMP OF 34’5”, ALSO WON THE 100-HURDLES AND WAS 2ND IN THE LONG JUMP.    IN THAT MEET SHE SCORED 38 POINTS AND AGAIN PUT CJI IN 6TH PLACE OUT OF 16 TEAMS.

LIKE I SAID, IT’S BEEN A STRONG START TO THE SEASON, WE ALSO HAD NOMINATIONS FOR SHELBY SR. SKYLER MARTIN WHO WON OPENING GOLF TOURNAMENTS AT CONRAD AND FORT BENTON AND KAMDYN MOLENDA OF CUT BANK WHO HAS WON THE 100M DASH AT 3 MEETS IN A ROW.

OUR MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK IS SHELBY SR. WYATT BRUSVEN.  WYATT HAS ALREADY HAD A TREMENDOUS YEAR IN FOOTBALL AND WRESTLING AND IS NOW COMBINING HIS TALENTS ON THE SHELBY GOLF TEAM AND THE TRACK TEAM. SO FAR, HIS SUCCESS COMES IN THE FIELD EVENTS IN TRACK WHERE HE HAS ALREADY CLEARED 12-FEET IN THE POLE VAULT, FINISHING 2ND IN THE EVENT IN CUT BANK.  HE THEN CLEARED 11-FEET AND WON THE CAL WEARLY MEET IN HAVRE.   HE ALSO WON THE TRIPLE JUMP IN HAVRE WITH A PERSONAL BEST OF 40-FT. 5-IN.    THIS PAST SAT. HE SKIPPED THE CHOTEAU ACANTHA MEET TO PLAY WITH THE SHELBY BOYS GOLF TEAM IN FORT BENTON.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR KSEN/K96—BOZEMAN TROPHY ATHLETE’S OF THE WEEK, FR. TATUM HULL OF CJI AND SR. WYATT BRUSVEN OF SHELBY.  THE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK IS SPONSORED LOCALLY BY McDonald's IN CUT BANK.   McDonald's HONORS OUR ATHLETE’S WITH TWO FREE VALUE MEALS EACH.

WE WELCOME ALL NOMINATIONS FOR OUR ATHLETE OF THE WEEK.  E-mail markdaniels@townsquaremedia.com or call us at 434-5241.