She’s been building to it all year and Saturday marks the do-or-die moment for Bigfork senior runner Makena Morley.
Morley — along with her freshman sister Bryn and Kalispell Glacier freshman Annie Hil — will run in the national finals of the 36th annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships this weekend in San Diego.
Kendall Rauk pitched throughout youth softball but most of her time with the varsity softball team at Missoula Big Sky had been spent at first base.
Until last week.
The freshman started her first two games pitching in the Eagles’ blues Saturday, both complete game victories in a double dip with the Helena high schools in Missoula. Big Sky coach Dennis Staves was so impressed with the freshman, he decided to keep her in the circle again Tuesday for the team’s next game with Missoula Hellgate. Continue reading