Montana Athletes Are Ready for Competition at the 2018 Simplot Games

For Immediate Release
Date: February 14, 2018
Contact: Levi Gribas (208) 220-9604
Montana Athletes Are Ready for Competition at the 2018 Simplot Games
Pocatello, Idaho– The annual Simplot Games is a place where young athletes compete in one of the nation’s premier, indoor high school track and field events. This weekend, 114 Montana athletes will represent their state and compete for a spot on the podium at the 40th annual event.
Here are a few Montana athletes to watch at the 2018 Simplot Games:

  • Delany Bahn, a junior from Bozeman, returns to the 2018 Simplot Games to participate in the Girls high jump after placing third in the 2017 Games as a sophomore. Bahn will compete in the Girls’ high jump preliminaries on Feb. 16 @ 11:00 a.m.
  • Isaac Schmitt, a senior from Missoula, is a three-time All-State Selection at the Montana Cross Country State Championships. In the 2018 Games, Schmitt will compete in the Boys’ 3200-meter run on Feb. 15@ 4:30 p.m.

More than 2,200 athletes will come from across the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand to participate in the 40th annual Simplot Games. Simplot Games remains the nation’s premier high school indoor track and field event. Sponsored by the J.R. Simplot Company since 1979, the Simplot Games are held at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena in Pocatello, Idaho.
For more information on Simplot Games, please visit our website at You may also contact Lisa Woodland at (208) 235-5604 or Simplot Games Media Team at
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