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Blue Pony tracksters ready to race

HHS track teams still waiting to compete


March 30, 2018

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Havre High's Sarah Faber clears the high jump bar during a local track meet last spring. The Blue Pony tracks teams are still awaiting the arrival of spring, so they can get the competitive portion of the season started. The Ponies are hoping that day comes next weekend in Lewistown.

Thanks to record-breaking snowfall and poor weather throughout the spring, the Havre High track teams have gotten their season off to a start that can be best described as unorthodox. However, head coach John Ita has had his own way of dealing with the weather, it includes some humor and some out-of-the-box thinking.

"We are just trying to get through it with humor," Ita said. "You just have to try to be positive about it."

Preparation for track can always be tricky in Montana, but this season, with record amounts of snowfall, it's been even more difficult. For the first couple weeks th...

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