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…
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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A little extra time off can do wonders. After the Burns Invite was canceled, the Douglas track team had an extra week to prepare for their midweek warm-up with Buffalo and the biggest home meet of the year, the Douglas Invite.
The PRVC Basin Bash in Gillette last weekend couldn’t have ended with any more of a Douglas-centric event than this. All three teams of the 10U AAU volleyball program sailed through the bash and two faced each other in the championship, with the third team refereeing the finale.
Track season is upon us once more and with it comes a slew of new achievements. It’s early in the year but things are looking good for the Bearcats track squad as the teams look to improve upon last year’s performances.
Young wrestler Krue Melchor found himself outnumbered last weekend. The lone Douglas grappler walked into the Montana Open tournament in Billings and ran into a wall of 2,400 young wrestlers from all over the nation.
With the cold weather moving into the area over the past few weeks, the Douglas Special Olympics team headed to Casper to compete in their Winter Area Games on Feb. 27.