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Bump. Set. Spike. The Lady Cats volleyball squad defied expectations this season by earning a trip to the state tournament, and along the way put together an outstanding season. Here’s a breakdown of the stat leaders for the Lady Cats.

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Douglas Bearcat runner Cameryn Spence has been burning up the courses all season, but he got things sizzling with an electrifying performance at the state competition Saturday.

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The Lady Cats volleyball squad proved their mettle once again this week, besting their opponents in a pair of five-set matches that puts a conference championship within their reach.

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Bud Spicer (right) and Chris Bolinger share a special moment – and a unique bond – when they finally get a chance to meet at the Douglas High School Homecoming game on Sept. 24. Spicer, who was being inducted into the DHS Hall of Fame the next day, held the DHS shot put record set back in 19…

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Some names just keep popping up from the announcer’s booth during a game. And, certainly, last Friday some names did sound a little redundant by the night’s end . . . but the variety of names sprinkled from play to play may have just offered a glimpse into what is making the Douglas Bearcats…

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The Douglas High School golf teams wrapped up their fall seasons at the State meet in Lander last weekend. The boys squad finished seventh in the 3A, and the three-person girls team landed in 11th.

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The pristine hills of the Douglas Golf Course glowed a vibrant green in the scorching sun Friday morning as dozens of high school golfers shot from one hole to the next.

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The stars were shining in full splendor on Saturday afternoon at Nida Field, as the first-ever Legion A Baseball All-Star Game took place in front of a packed crowd of visitors from across the state.

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Throughout Douglas’ unforgettable 2021 season, they’ve been the ones to count on.

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Just as their coaches intended, the Bearcat tracksters are peaking at just the right time, hitting multiple personal records at the 3A East Regional Track meet last week. Both Douglas boys and girls team snagged silver at the second most important meet of the season, with boys scoring 143, j…

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Caitlyn Pike sat calmly on the bleachers as she waited for the other swimmers to arrive at the Douglas High School pool early in the evening on April 30. She wore a bright pink T-shirt designed by one of her teammates, swimmer-cartoonist Trevor Deming.

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The Bearcats took fifth at the state tournament after a 50-43 win against Lyman this evening. Douglas finished the season with a 17-7 record, with only four losses being to 3A teams, as head coach Chase Plumb proudly noted. Further coverage on the state tournament will be in the March 17 iss…

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The Lady Cats won state this evening after a 51-11 victory against Lyman at the Ford Wyoming Center. Douglas had a 24-0 record this season, and took the state crown in 2017, 2018 and 2019. They were slated to win state last year, but COVID-19 restrictions halted the tournament. Further cover…

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The Bearcats beat Wheatland 67-45 in the state consolation semi finals this morning. Douglas will next face play Lyman this evening at 5 p.m. at Casper College for third place in the state tournament. Further coverage will be available in the March 17 issue of the Budget.

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The Lady Cats overcame Lander 74-35 in their second match-up at the state tournament at the Ford Wyoming Center (formerly the Casper Events Center) in Casper. Douglas is next slated to play Lyman tomorrow, March 11 at 3:30 p.m. on the same court. Tune into the March 17 issue of the Douglas B…

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Douglas fell to Lander 68-42 in the first round game of the state tournament. The Bearcats, who now have a 15-7 record, will play Wheatland Thursday, March 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Casper College. Further coverage on the state tournament will be available in the March 17 issue of the Douglas Budget.

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Twenty-one Bearcat wrestlers – roughly two-thirds of the team – will advance to the state championship in Casper on Feb. 26, after the team placed first in the 3A regional tournament last weekend in front of a hometown crowd.

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Even missing players can’t stop the Lady Cats’ unbeatable streak as they clawed through wins against Newcastle 69-46 Friday and Cheyenne South 68-39 Saturday.

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On one end of the rink, high-school-aged hockey players shred across the ice. They furiously swat at the puck, smacking ice, skates and legs in the process, determined to grab the upper hand. One player finally gets control of the puck, but doesn’t skate toward a goalie or net. Instead, he s…

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The Douglas Bearcats trounced nearly all the competition in a series of weekend duals held in Gillette, losing only to Natrona County High School.