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Wolves squads return to action this week

After a two-week break, the Three Forks High School winter sports teams will return to action this week.

The Three Forks/Ennis High School Wrestling team will be on the road this week when they travel to compete on January 5 and 6 at the Ronan Duals. The Wolves had some strong performances to conclude 2023, including opening the season with a fifth-place finish at the Cascade Invitation.

The Three Forks High School Girls’ Basketball team will look to pick up their sixth win of the season on Thursday, January 4, when they travel to Twin Bridges.

The Wolves (5-2, 1-2 5B) will return home on January 5 for a conference game with Whitehall. Three Forks has opened the 2023-24 season with wins over Fairfield, Cut Bank, West Yellowstone, Ennis, and Manhattan Christian.

The Three Forks High School Boys’ Basketball team will return to action this week with a three-game conference win streak and a huge 5B showdown on January 5 against Whitehall.

The Wolves (4-3, 3-0 5B) finished the 2023 portion of their schedule with conference wins over Jefferson, Ennis, and Townsend.

Head Coach Terry Hauser said it feels great to be 3-0 in conference play.

“We had some tough non-conference matchups with Fairfield, Malta, and Manhattan Christian, which are our three losses, but I told the kids it’s just to prepare us for conference play because right now that’s what matters, winning another conference title. We spoke a lot about being prepared as best as we could and working hard for when the conference started, and the kids and our coaching staff stepped up to the challenge,” he said.

The Wolves returned to practice on December 27 after a six-day break.

“I think it’s important to take time off, when possible, especially with an opportunity to spend time with family. I am excited and ready to go, hoping the kids are refreshed and ready to go. This next week and a half or so is critical to our growth. We need to be locked in and ready to improve. I have always said the break is time to separate yourselves and make that gap a little bigger between us and our opponents.”

After a road game on January 4 at Twin Bridges before the January 5 game against 6-0 Whitehall.

“They are undefeated thus far, so it’s exciting to know they have to come to Three Forks, which we know isn’t an easy place to get a win, and we have a good chance to give them their first loss of the season,” Hauser said.