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Sports Preview: September 27-29

The SVI Sports Network covers teams from Southwest Wyoming and Eastern Idaho utilizing video, traditional radio, online radio streaming and internet coverage.  SVI now includes the following:

High-Definition Video Streaming for Star Valley, Pinedale, Bear Lake & Cokeville High Schools

Digital-Quality Audio Streaming for Kemmerer, Cokeville, Bear Lake & Star Valley High Schools

Cross-Platform Coverage during broadcasts utilizing Twitter (@SVI, @SVIRadio, @DahlErickson, @Duke_Dance), Facebook (Star Valley Independent, Swift 98.7 FM and The Spur KDSV, KDWY & KMER) and

Here’s a look at what is happening this weekend in the area and how you can follow your favorite team.

The Kemmerer Rangers Football team hosts Greybull this Friday with a 4 p.m. kick-off.

Kemmerer High School
• Football – After dropping a tough 31-7 decision on the road in Big Piney, the Rangers (3-1)(0-1) are back at home this week hosting the Greybull Buffaloes who were upset by Pinedale last week. After being ranked #4 last week, the loss dropped the Rangers out of the latest Football Poll. Kickoff for the game is scheduled for 4 p.m. Listen to the game live on The Spur (105.3 FM & 940 AM) or online at

• Volleyball – The Lady Rangers (3-10) will have two full days of action this weekend at the Thermopolis Invitational. Click here for the latest rankings from the Coaches & Media Volleyball Poll.

• Girls Swimming – The Lady Rangers have a pair of events this weekend. First will be at Big Piney on Thursday evening before heading back up to Sublette County for the Pinedale Invitational at the impressive Pinedale Aquatic Center.


The Panthers have a pair of football games this weekend as their varsity faces the Green River JV on Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. Then the Cokeville JV will play Wyoming Indian at 2 p.m. on Friday.

Cokeville High School
• Football – The Panthers are ranked #3 in the latest Coaches & Media Poll and picked up a blowout win for Homecoming with a 57-6 score over Shoshoni. They are back in action Thursday evening with a game against the Green River JV. Kick-off is scheduled for 2 p.m. Listen to the game online on KVSI at SVInews.comWatch the game online on SVI-3 by clicking here.

• Volleyball – The top-ranked Lady Panthers (15-8) will be on the road for a pair of matches this weekend. First they will be in Big Piney Thursday evening and then will be in Randolph, Utah on Saturday for a rivalry tilt against Rich County. Click here for the WyoPreps Volleyball Poll.


Bear Lake High School

The Bear Lake Bears and the Soda Springs Cardinals are both in desperate need of a win as they clash this Friday night.

• Football – The Bears (1-4) have a short trip this week as they head over to Soda Springs to take on the Cardinals. Kick-off for the game is scheduled for 7 p.m. Listen to the game on KVSI at

• Volleyball – The volleyball team has a full slate of events this weekend as they travel to Aberdeen on Thursday evening before traveling to the Beehive State to compete in the Ogden Tournament on Friday & Saturday.

• Cross-Country – The long-distance runners will be at the Rex Campbell event in Shelley Idaho.



Pinedale High School

The Wranglers are ranked #5 this week after upsetting Greybull on the road last week. They will be tested by defending champ Mountain View who is ranked #2 this week.

• Football – The #5 Wranglers (2-2)(1-0) will be looking to put the distractions of the Roosevelt Fire behind them as they host the #2 Mountain View Buffaloes with a 6:30 p.m. kick-off. Watch the action here in high-definition as the SVI-2 crew will be on site for this key 2A West clash. The Wranglers made their first appearance in the Football Poll this week.

• Volleyball – The Lady Wranglers (10-5) will be looking to solidify their standing as one of the better 3A teams as they face off against a tough field at the Thermopolis Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Click here for the Volleyball Poll.

• Girls Swimming – The Lady Wranglers will duel against the Kemmerer Lady Rangers at Big Piney on Thursday evening before hosting several teams at the Pinedale Aquatic Center.


Star Valley High School

The Braves Football team hasn’t won in Powell since 2006. They will have a chance to stop a 5-game streak in Park County on Friday night.

• Football – The #4 Braves (3-2) will have their longest road trip of the season as they travel to Powell (1-3) to take on the Panthers. Join the SVI video crew for the Aspen Physical Therapy Kick-off Show at 6:30 p.m. on Friday night and watch the game here at You can also listen to the game on Swift 98.7 FM and online at Click here for the latest Football Poll.

• Volleyball – The #2 Lady Braves are back in action Friday evening after a ten day break on the schedule as they take on the Lady Broncs at Jackson Hole High School. Varsity action begins at 6 p.m. Star Valley will be at home on Saturday afternoon with a 2 p.m. varsity time against the Green River Wolves. The action is leading up to a clash between the #2 Lady Braves and the #1 Kelly Walsh Trojans in Afton next weekend. Click here for the latest Volleyball Poll.

• Cross-Country – Star Valley will have two different varsity teams competing this week. One will head to the Pacific Northwest for the NikeCross event in Portland Oregon. The other will be at the Rex Campbell Invite at Shelley High School.

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