After dropping two of its first four games of the season, the Douglas Cats A 18U baseball team has completely flipped the script. They made that clear last week by winning their only home game before hitting the road to win the Gering Memorial Tournament to push the win streak to five in a row.
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Two weeks ago, the Douglas High School boys soccer team was fighting for its playoff life. They had to tie or beat four-time defending state champion Worland in order to make it into the state tournament - anything less and the season was over.
This has been a season unlike any for the Douglas High School girls’ soccer team. With the biggest weekend of the season up next, the squad has a chance to etch itself into Bearcat history at the 3A state tournament in Green River.
Trailing for most of the game Sunday, the Douglas Legion A baseball team found itself in a challenging situation during its first appearance on the diamond this season. Rather than buckle under pressure, the Cats showed poise and patience with a huge sixth inning rally for a 5-4 season-openi…
At an age where most youth enjoy recess and video games, Joslin Igo was busy being a gym rat and putting the beginning touches on a decorated career. The Douglas native began playing competitive basketball in third grade and has played every year since that life-changing decision.
Douglas basketball standout Brooke Wright selected to Wyoming All-Star team, will face Montana in June
The Douglas High School boys soccer team has proven it can play solid defense in front of goalie Trey Rinn, the kind that can win games at the state tournament. What’s slowing the much-improved squad is scoring and that work-in-progress was unable to get anything past the Worland defense last week.
Kicking Into Spring Action: Athleticism, six returnees have DHS soccer primed to compete for state hardware
After last year’s successful campaign and a bulk of the team’s starters back this season, the hopes and expectations are higher for the Douglas High School boys soccer team. Head coach Clay Ewing believes his athletic bunch can and will compete with the top programs this spring.
There was never any doubt. Through the bumps, bruises and bloody noses, the Douglas girls weathered the storm and emerged from the Ford Wyoming Center on Saturday as state champions, again.
Trennan Pearson and Brodie Zwetzig may be the most important pieces for Douglas as they become the runaway favorite to win the state title. Since Week 1, Pearson has been adding wrinkles to his game, improving as a passer and finding ways to put his length to use defensively. Zwetzig has swa…
About halfway through the season, the Lady Cats are starting to look more and more like they are in championship form. Big-time takedowns of their quadrant foes last weekend showed what this team can do when everything is clicking and demonstrated why this squad has been at the top of all th…
Now that the boys’ swimming and diving season has officially hit the midway point with just five weeks until the postseason, Douglas High School had two chances last week to set more personal bests and possibly add another state qualifier.
Douglas USA wrestlers attended to two tournaments in a weekend. The kids walked away proud with rings and medals in proof of their feats.
USA Wrestling kicked off their season with a “Refuse to Lose” tournament in Glenrock where The DWC had an impressive showing.
The Douglas boys were determined to put the loss dealt to them by Lander firmly in the past going into 2023. They did that and then some last weekend, taking down some of the top teams in 4A and starting a four-game winning streak in Cheyenne while proving that they can play with anyone in Wyoming.
Chasing faster competition is one of the best ways to cut personal times in any sport. The Douglas High School boys’ swim and dive team did plenty of chasing over the Dec. 16 weekend against eight bigger programs.
If there’s anything to be learned by the fans from the Bearcats opening weekend, it’s that they’ll need ice packs for their necks whenever they watch Douglas’s fast-paced offense. The Cats were ready to get out and run after a second-place finish in the state tournament last spring.
Small fish in a big pond. That’s what the Douglas High School girls swim team has been since jumping into the water back in August.
Douglas didn’t lead for a single second of its 3A quarterfinal matchup against Powell. They still left the turf victorious. On the first play of an untimed overtime, junior quarterback Trey Rinn found senior gadget player Jackson Hughes for a 10-yard walk-off touchdown and a 27-21 Bearcats v…
A little more than two months of workouts and well over 1,000 miles of training for the Douglas High School cross country program all led to one culminating event - the 3A state championships.
Conference Kings: Cats win 3A East title with 45-0 triumph over Lander, will face Powell in playoffs
The wind may have been howling on Friday night but that didn’t slow down the Cats as Douglas rumbled its way to a 45-0 victory over Lander and took sole ownership of the 3A East crown.
The future of soccer in Douglas is bright and it was a small group of seven-year-olds who proved that Oct. 8-9 in Gillette.
The future of Douglas cross country is bright. More than a dozen middle school cross country runners crossed their last finish line in Gillette which brought the end to an impressive season.
Getting the chance to compete in tournament with 600 athletes is a rare opportunity. Three Douglas Special Olympians embraced that chance over the weekend at the state championships in Casper.
Cross-county Collision: Bearcats offense returns to winning form with sweep over neighboring Glenrock
After a rough week which included getting swept by a pair of unranked teams, the Douglas High School volleyball team needed to find the chemistry that helped propel the squad to the No. 3 spot in the state rankings.
BREAKING RECORDS: Lythgoe, Capelle, Yost, Richards shatter 24-year-old 200 meter relay, securing their names in history.
September was a record kind of month for the Douglas High School swimming and diving team as it chalked up personal bests on a weekly basis. The Bearcats wasted no time making sure October started off with a bang as they ended a busy three days of competition by breaking a 24-year-old record…
The Douglas High School cross country team was short on runners at the Wheatland meet Sept. 30. However, the group was solid on the numbers that matter most in the sport as several athletes locked down personal-best times to make it a successful day on the run.
The only way to be the best is by playing the best. That was the approach of the Douglas High School volleyball team over the week as it competed in the toughest non-playoff tournament is will see this year.
Jaden Meyer has steadily cut her times throughout the season and has been among the fastest cross country runners at many events. The rise to the top is now complete as the Douglas High School standout was simply the best over the weekend at the Douglas Invitational against Torrington, Glenr…
It took all of 60 seconds for the Bearcats to match their touchdown total from a week ago when they took the field in Gering, Nebraska, for an out-of-state bout on the gridiron.
It was a sea of runners that greeted the Douglas High School cross country teams over the weekend at the Buffalo Invitational. With more than 300 runners in two varsity races, it was an event that challenged new and experience athletes with a packed field.
The 2022 golf season is swinging right along in typical fashion as the state tournament is less than three weeks away.
Jeff Barnett has coached thousands of Converse County athletes for more than three decades and counting. He has guided many talented youths to successful and rewarding athletic high school careers and beyond, both in Douglas and Glenrock.
Competing under pressure is nothing new for Douglas rodeo standouts Broc Schwartzkopf and Karson Ewing. The dynamic duo has spent most of their young lives in an arena.
Swinging For The Fences & Into History: Little League team makes state tournament for first time since 1957, captures best finish ever
The diamonds have never been brighter for one Converse County program. The 2022 Douglas Little League Majors baseball team etched its way into the history books over the weekend with a couple of incredible achievements that erased decades of attempts.
Scratching & Fighting to the Finish: Cats rally twice to force extra innings before falling to Torrington at A Legion East District Tournament
If there was an award for resilience, the Douglas Cats A Legion baseball team would be the proud owners of it. The boys refuse to go down without a fight and it was a fight to the finish against Torrington on the third day of the A Legion East District Tournament.
Fresh off an upset over Cheyenne in the final game of the regular season, the Douglas Cats Legion baseball team hoped to carry a little bit of that magic into the playoffs.
The American Legion Cats A team pummelled the Rawlins Generals in both games of a doubleheader Monday evening, with one inning proving the key in the first game.
The crowd waited with anticipation as the 49th annual Shrine Bowl was about to commence. The air that day was hot yet crisp, a good day for something purely American, a game of football. Two teams – North vs. South – faced off.
The boys Bearcat soccer team finish with a record-breaking season, three finishing their high school careers and more stepping into the limelight, according to coach Clay Ewing.
The Green River Tigers felt the sting of Kyler Dowse from the mound Friday afternoon as the Legion C Cats opened their home tournament with an 8-0 win.
Wild weather and a weird week may have put a bit of a damper on the festivities at the Wyoming High School State Championship Track Meet last weekend, but that didn’t stop the Bearcats from giving it their all.
A good showing at the 1A/2A/3A East Regional Meet over the weekend put the final touches on the Bearcats track team roster for state, but the boys team will be without a key contributor after a disqualification that has been met with some skepticism.
The clock is ticking, in some cases literally, for the Bearcats to qualify for state and a few more Douglas athletes on the fringe punched their ticket to Casper last weekend at a 10-team meet in Gillette.
Lady Bearcat freshmen Macey Engle and Cale Starkey found their groove Saturday as the Bearcats battled the more seasoned Buffalo Bison but it wasn’t enough to overcome the aggressiveness of the wind and their foes.
Sisters Allie and Lauren Olsen sent the game into overtime for the Lady Bearcats against the Newcastle Dogies on April 27.
As a spring storm rolls in, the Douglas Middle School boys soccer team finishes up one game and prepares for another against a Campbell County middle school squad.