Targhee set for opening
Grand Targhee Resort is set to open for the 2021/2022 season this Friday, beginning its 53rd season of operation.
Targhee has had 2 inches of snow in the past 72 hours and has a base depth of 29 inches. Conditions on Friday morning will determine what lifts will be available on opening day.
Masks are required while indoors and on resort shuttles. Targhee urges patrons to use their car as a home base, as gear storage will be limited to lockers.
Lodging will open starting Thursday night, with check-in set for 4 p.m.
Broncs alumni compete in NCAA
With many Broncs runners choosing to compete at the collegiate level after their time in Jackson, several of them are earning national success for their respective colleges.
In the NCAA Division I Northeast Regional, Dartmouth senior Abby Brazil and Vermont junior Andie Cornish contributed to their teams finishing 11th and 24th, out of the 35 teams competing. Brazil ran for the team in the fifth position, while Cornish was the fourth place runner on her team.
At the Division I West Regional, Anna Gibson participated as an alternate for the University of Washington, who placed second overall. It is still yet to be seen if Gibson will have an opportunity to participate in the national event.
At the Division I Mountain Regional, Mattie Geddes and Utah State finished in 7th place in their region.
In NCAA’s Division III, Lily Brazil was part of a Colorado College team that placed 3rd at their regional. Colorado College is now off to the national event, with Brazil in the 6th position on her team.
At the Frontier Conference Championships in NAIA, Eireann O’Connor finished 4th overall to help her team to a 4th place finish. With the finish, O’Connor will make another trip to the NAIA championships as an individual.
JH Moose hockey moves to 4-0
The Jackson Hole Moose hockey team (4-0) swept the Bozeman Stingers this past weekend and remain undefeated ahead of their first road series of the season.
On Friday, the Moose defeated the Stingers 6-1. After taking a commanding 3-1 lead in the first period, the Moose ran away with the game following a trio of goals in the second period.
Carrying over the momentum from Friday night, the Moose picked up right where they left off, piling it on the Stingers 13-0. A.J. Sanders and Drew Akins both turned in a hat trick in Saturday’s offensive explosion. Sanders (10) is the Moose scoring leader through four games, with Akins (9) in second.
The Moose will take a few weeks off of play before hitting the road on Dec. 3 to begin a two-game road series with the Vail Yeti from John A. Dobson Ice Arena.