So far golf, volleyball, and soccer have already ended for the fall sports. Football is still going. So far all of the finished sports have all finished with a top eight place in state and volleyball even took state.
Football season is still going, and the team is hoping to win state. In their last game on Nov. 13th, the Hawks were able to grab another win and advance to the championship of the state playoff tournament.
Junior wide receiver Bailey Paddock says “We’re confident and working hard in practice to perform our best,” and goes on to say, “we have one goal in mind.”
The Hawks just won state! They were ranked second going into state and they were able to grab a win against Missoula Sentinel and place first in state. Sophomore Sutton Vargo says her favorite game of the season would be “probably my favorite, would be the senior game.”
Guys soccer placed third at state and freshman Ben Taylor says “my favorite game, would have to be that third place game. It was against [Missoula] Sentinel and it was a very exciting game. They were good competition and we were able to win, making it even better.”
While the guys did great, the girls did just as well.
Sophomore Olivia Kaiser says her favorite game of the soccer season was “when we beat [Billings] West for the first time. It was a really good game, we beat them 2-1.”
At state, the girls lost a heartbreaking game ending in a shootout, in the semifinals. But they went on to beat Billings West later on, and with that win, place third in state.
This year was quite a dominating one for the lady Hawks team as they ended third in state but placed in first almost every tournament leading up to that.
Sophomore boys’ golf player Garret Nielson says “The girls did especially well this year.”
The boys placed eighth in state but Nielson doesn’t think that was a true reflection of the team’s talent.
“It was a good year, overall we played pretty good all year long. But we did pretty good especially considering there were not a lot of upperclassmen on the team,” he says.
Overall the Hawks have been dominating in fall sports.
All teams have had very good finishes at state. The football team is in the state championship game and volleyball just won state. Expect more of this domination from Hawk sports this winter.
As a band member, I would like to remind you that the Bozeman High School Marching Band is also a fall sport that deserves just as much recognition as other sports. This hard working group competed this November in Las Vegas. There they made it into finals, and I think that it is a disgrace to this team to ignore this accomplishment.
I think that there’s another sport that deserves a little bit of recognition. Our Bozeman High marching band works their tails off, and they made finals, with no recognition from Hawk Tawk or any of the sports columns. I believe that they deserve a little recognition as well. Go Hawks.