April 23, 2014 | Volume 101 / Number 17

Flying Through The Air

Scotties Track And Field Has Strong Showing In Multiple Events On Monday

The Glasgow Scotties track and field team held an impromptu meet at Glasgow on Monday after their previously scheduled meet at Cut Bank was canceled due to snow.

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Quinn Robinson / For The Courier
Glasgow Scottie long jumper Lachlan Vaira soars through the air during one of his attempts on Monday as Glasgow hosted area schools for a track meet. Vaira was one of many Glasgow Scotties to perform well at the meet as a handful placed in the top three in more than one event. The Scotties next meet is this Saturday at Sidney.

The Scotties are picking up steam as they get deeper into the track and field season. John LaBonty, the Scotties head coach, said that an event like the one held on Monday was still a process of putting the right athletes in the right events.

"We need to take kids and throw them in different events so we can see some things," LaBonty said. "We don't want to end up at the end of the season wishing we had kids run events where we co...

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