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High school sports will make their return for the 2020 fall season, barring any surges in the novel coronavirus between now and when practices begin Aug. 10, according to Wyoming High School Activities Association Associate Commissioner Trevor Wilson.

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The Douglas Diamonds may be young, but they’re tough.

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The sun was shining bright all weekend as teams from across Wyoming converged at Nida Field for the Annual Bolln Memorial Wood Bat Tournament this past weekend.

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Dust kicked in the air as cowboys roped in bulls, steers and cows to the cheering of 100 spectators from across Southeastern Wyoming during a hot summer day. All that was needed was some fireworks and it would have been the perfect fourth of July.

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The Douglas Cats fell to the Casper Crush in a double header at Nida Field June 24, losing the first game by a slim 4-2 margin before struggling in the second to fall 26-7.

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After kicking off its season with an impressive 4-1 record, the Douglas Cats have began to struggle a bit winning just three of its eight games since its double header with the Laramie Rangers on June 5.

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Douglas cheer captain Colson Webster will be switching out her Douglas blue for the University of Wyoming Cowboys’ brown and gold come fall.

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With over half of the Wyoming High School Rodeo Association’s 2019-2020 being cancelled, the top participants in the state still have something to look forward to with the 2020 National High School Finals Rodeo still slated to take place in Lincoln, Neb., from July 19-25, according to WYHSRA…

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With just a couple months of summer between now and the college school year, recent graduate and four-year Douglas Bearcats Soccer star Andi Hunsicker will be spending that time wisely – preparing to compete at the next level.

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Andi Hunsicker (13) shows off her ball-handling skills during a game last spring. Due to the pandemic, the DHS season ended before it began this year, but the talented senior will join her new team at Laramie County Community College this fall.

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Imagine you flew thousands of miles from a big city to a rural area that cannot be more foreign. You’ve played soccer your entire life and now you’re ready to showcase your skills in America with the hopes of landing a scholarship to play the sport you love at the next level.

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AJ Yeaman truly earned the Courage Award given by the Wyoming Chapter of the National Football

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The Douglas Ice Cats are the 2020 14U Wyoming Amateur Hockey League champions, finishing off a perfect 23-0 season with an 12-4 victory over the rival Casper Oilers in Sunday afternoon’s championship game.

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A humble and quiet Cody Pinkerton capped off the most dominant season – and one of the most storied careers in the history of Douglas High School sports – Saturday night in Casper.

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Senior team captain Tony Back saved his best swimming of his high school career for his last meet ever.

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Years of sharing the court together from a young age brings about a special bond when athletes spend months together at practices, tournaments on the road and a lengthy regular season schedule.

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The Douglas Bearcats wrestling team celebrated senior night Thursday night, honoring nine wrestlers and two team managers.

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When the Douglas High School volleyball team scores a point, Melissa Hoopman bolts off the bench time and time again.

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If you made a list of things you miss from your youth, sports would likely be at the top of that list. For the vast majority of kids, playing the game(s) they love fall to the wayside after the final bell of their senior year.

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The Douglas boys basketball team (3-9) just missed winning its fourth game of the season, losing a 49-45 in a tightly contested matchup with the Torrington Trailblazers (4-5).

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The Douglas Lady Cats aren’t wasting any time showing folks around the state just how stacked with talent they are once again.

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One thing’s for sure when looking at this year’s Douglas High School boys swimming and diving program.

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Physicality and strength are key to a successful move in wrestling. You need the strength to execute and the willingness, the desire, the physicality to try just about anything.

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If you’re going to have the best two days of diving in your high school career, the best place to do it is at the final state meet of your senior year. Leave it to Lauren Pooley to make that happen.

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Three matches. All it takes from here on out is for the Douglas High School Lady Bearcats to win three consecutive matches and they’ll be State champions.

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Four tries from the 20-yard-line. That’s all each team had to get on the scoreboard once the Bearcats and Riverton Wolverines moved into overtime tied 7–7. In the first overtime game of the year, the Wolverines had the ball first, moving ever closer to the end zone on first, second and third…

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It’s easy to look to the past, but runners need to concentrate on the road ahead. Whether they’re fighting through an injury, battling a new course or looking to set a new personal record, the Douglas High School cross country runners have fought on.

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Sophomore Torrie Hill joked that one of the best parts of having a meet in Douglas was being able to wake up at home and take a nap after swimming instead of getting back on a bus.

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For the last time this regular season, the Douglas Lady Bearcats went head-to-head with multiple opponents in a single day at the Casper Volleyball Invitational. The team ended the trip with a 1–4 record, moving them to a 15–9–2 record on the year.

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They had one round to practice, then it was on. More than 100 of the best 3A high school golfers, including 10 of Douglas’ finest, came together for the fall State Championship meet in Afton. With the course 433 miles away from Douglas, the Bearcats, along with Wheatland and Torrington, trav…

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It wasn’t the result the Lady Bearcats were looking for, but the Douglas High School volleyball team pushed through the Rawlins 3A Tournament and can now look ahead to conference play.

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A race with a view. Over 300 runners from around Wyoming stretched their legs in Douglas for the annual River Run — a course beginning at Douglas Middle School’s football field, giving the runners a view of the Platte River, and ending right where it started to a chorus of cheering friends a…

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Red, white and blue. Kourtney Henderson is starting her senior year at Douglas High School with those colors emblazoned across her in everything she does whether it’s the cheerleading, soccer, band or the U.S. military.

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For two days, high school golfers coalesced in Douglas. The Douglas Invitational golf tournament was held on Aug. 22-23 at the Douglas Community golf course. Coaches Chase Plumb and Curtis Starkey brought 13 golfers to the tournament, 10 varsity and three junior varsity.

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For just a second, they may as well have been flying. With a roaring crowd packed into the Ford Grandstands Arena, Octane Addictions came to Douglas and put on a show that dazzled the attendees. Octane Addictions puts on motorsports displays across the western United States and around the globe.

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No matter how much training they’ve done, no rancher can truly prepare themselves for a ranch rodeo. No herd of cattle will form the same way again and no bronc will buck the same way twice.

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The sun gleamed off of the Legion A Championship trophy. As the Douglas Cats and Cheyenne Hawks squared off for the title, there was the trophy, sitting on a folding table right behind home plate. After five games in five days, the Cats fell just short of the title.

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“Nice dig, Haedyn!”

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Half of the Glendo rodeo arena was covered in thick mud, mud so thick that when 19-year-old Colton Roark, volunteering as the event’s rodeo clown, walked through it before the mutton bustin’ competition, he lost both of his shoes.