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Saying goodbye to a mascot doesn’t mean dropping the team

◆ With Washington and Cleveland examining name changes, what does that mean for high school programs? The world is a funny place. And sometimes funny actually means terrifying, or bewildering or completely unpredictable. Take your pick at any of those…

2020 SV Half Marathon goes virtual

◆ Register for and report your race this week.   Family. That’s what it’s all about. Whether it’s your husband, child, grandchild, niece or nephew. Whether they’re here with you cheering from the sidelines – or you’re running to remember…

Utah State football player suspended following racial comments

According to the Utah State University Twitter feed (@USUAthletics) a football player has been suspended for racial comments. “We have been made aware of inappropriate racial comments made by a current student-athlete on our football team,” the tweet read. “This…

Grad Transfer Emma Mitchell Joins UW Volleyball

Spent last three seasons at UAB  LARAMIE, Wyo. (June 24, 2020) – University of Wyoming Head Volleyball Coach Chad Callihan has announced the addition of graduate transfer student-athlete Emma Mitchell, who will be joining the Cowgirls this coming fall. The…

UW’s Burman stresses safety “gold standard” as Cowboys aim for September 5 start

———— By the time the Weber State Wildcats come to Laramie to help the Cowboys kick off the 2020 college football season, there will have been hundreds of days of quarantines, thousands of COVID-19 nasal swabs and countless hours of…

Gillette College sports supporters disappointed by NWCCD decision

—————————— By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via- Wyoming News Exchange GILLETTE — On most days, having your car break down on the side of the interstate at 10 at night would be the worst part of your day. But…

NWCCD board approves athletic cuts

By Kristen Czaban The Sheridan Press Via- Wyoming News Exchange SHERIDAN — While dozens of residents from across Sheridan, Campbell and Johnson counties asked board members of the Northern Wyoming Community College District to reconsider the decision to cut athletics…

Golfers embracing “business as usual” mentality

—————— ◆ Start of the prep season is just 39 days away For most of the sports working through the summer, the very nature of the rules of play might have to be tweaked or bent to fit the summer…

Commissioners eye making Gillette College independent

—————————- By Gregory Hasman Gillette News Record Via- Wyoming News Exchange GILLETTE — The Campbell County Commission has instructed county employees to begin investigating what it would take to withdraw Gillette College from the Northern Wyoming Community College District. “I…

Tragedy and triumph: Running life’s race takes both endurance and courage.

Star Valley native Vera Lyn Bradshaw-Wright competes in triathlons and runs marathons. Though she never imagined as a youth that she would ever run such lengthy distances, her experiences have become a metaphor of her life – a journey filled…