BOZEMAN — Syvel Lowery’s love for the sport is much stretched.
From tearing up the basketball court docket to operating on the monitor and discipline state championships, the senior is certainly one of Bozeman’s most concerned student-athletes.
He’ll be representing the Bozeman Yeti’s on this yr’s Montana Particular Olympics by competing in two completely different sports activities, but when it was as much as him he’d be competing in all of them.
“Syvel is unquestionably an athlete,” Particular Olympics Native Program Coordinator Joey Hancock mentioned. “Undoubtedly beginning with basketball and taking part in no matter different sports activities he can all through the season.”
His ardour for sports activities is what received the eye of Bozeman’s varsity soccer coach.
“Syvel loves sports activities, and he’s all the time speaking about it, so at some point I simply requested him if he needed to be the staff supervisor,” Bozeman boys head soccer coach Hunter Terry mentioned. “He needed to do it, and he was nice. He went on bus journeys with us. He simply ended up being an amazing match and an asset.”
“I assist pump balls, after which I do jerseys,” Bozeman senior Syvel Lowery mentioned.
He’s been Bozeman’s staff supervisor for 3 straight seasons, however it wasn’t till this previous fall that he received his first varsity begin.
“Syvel, you large buddy,” mentioned Bozeman’s captain Carter Evans in a video. “Thanks for working arduous this season and exhibiting up day-after-day, and right this moment you’re going to get to start out in our sport.”
“He loves simply being one of many guys with all his different teammates, and it’s among the finest issues that’s come out of our unified sports activities packages is him attending to be included together with all of our different athletes,” Hancock added.
At this yr’s Particular Olympics, Syvel will probably be competing in each soccer and two monitor and discipline occasions: the 100-meter sprint and 4×100 relay.
“Over these subsequent couple practices had been going to take these scores and get his two finest scores and submit these into Particular Olympics and earn his awards based mostly on that,” Hancock defined.
The competitors doesn’t cease there for Syvel.
He’ll even be operating within the unified 4×100 relay representing the Bozeman Hawks on the State Monitor and Discipline Championships set for Could 28 and 29 in Missoula.