Darren Hecker acknowledges that distance runners are cut from a different cloth. Some of them run out of enjoyment, others out of necessity. For Hecker, it's a bit of both.
The senior football seasons for Drake Schafer and Logan Laird were over before they really got started. Both Billings running backs suffered torn ACLs early in the season.
Skyview's Drake Schafer, shown in 2012, didn't run in 2013 after tearing his ACL the previous football season. Schafer is back on the track this season after suffering another torn ACL last fall.
Billings Skyview's Taylor Trollope, Drake Schafer, Keegan Day and Haley Gellner preview the Falcons' 2014 boys and girls track and field seasons.
The calendar tells us the First Day of Spring was March 20, so we’ve officially turned the page to the “spring” sports season.
Blockers, especially linemen, don't get a lot of glory.
Believe the hype surrounding the Bozeman Hawks.
For the past 28 seasons, it’s been all about the offensive line and the ground game for coach Ron Lebsock’s Billings Skyview teams.
St. Patrick’s Day is a couple weeks behind us, April Fool’s Day is just around the corner, and the mercury in the thermometer is bouncing around more than a 5-year-old hopped up on Mountain Dew. So it must be the beginning of the spring sports season.
You’ll have to excuse Billings Skyview and Billings West if they don’t feel like underdogs tonight.
The Billings West defense did everything it could to contain Billings Skyview running backs Drake Schafer and Alex Picicci, who had helped the Falcons pile up more than 1,100 rushing yards in the previous two games.
MISSOULA -- Junior running back Drake Schafer rushed for 207 yards and scored five touchdowns Friday night as Billings Skyview beat Missoula Sentinel 63-21 in Class AA football at Washington-Grizzly Stadium.
BILLINGS — After the performance his team turned in, Ron Lebsock couldn’t help but chuckle at his own line. “We didn’t throw the ball very well tonight,” said the Billings Skyview football coach with a quick laugh. “But other than that I guess we did OK.” OK is an understatement. The Falcons…
Billings Skyview rushed for 577 yards and dominated Billings Senior 47-23 at Wendy's Field at Daylis Stadium.
BOZEMAN -- Senior tailback Matt Fuhrman ran in a two-point conversion with 11 seconds to play as Billings Skyview rallied to stun Bozeman 29-28 Friday night in Class AA football.
Hunter Thomsen’s faith in his Great Falls CMR teammates was rewarded with a victory Friday night.
Billings Skyview couldn’t have had a better homecoming football game.
Billings Skyview rushed for 464 yards, and survived a shootout against Butte at Wendy's Field at Daylis Stadium, 55-48.
Drake Schafer of Skyview races into the endzone for a score against Butte on Friday in Billings.
Skyview's Drake Schafer rushes against Butte on Friday in Billings.