Jeric Igo of Thunder Basin lifted Bearcat Luke Ewing over his shoulders in a tremendous display of brute force. The grueling match lasted for nearly 10 minutes, extending through all three periods.
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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…
Varsity and junior varsity members of the Douglas Bearcat wrestling squad sunk their claws into Buffalo and Glenrock wrestlers on Dec. 10, handily defeating both teams in their first match of the season.
In a weekend of sweat, bulky gear and shredded ice, the Douglas High School-age hockey team began its season with a loss to Casper Friday before defeating Park County Saturday and Sunday.
Their numbers and experience may have been affected slightly with losing three swimmers to graduation last year, but head coach Baxter Heinert is still optimistic about a promising and exciting season.
Allyson Fertig towers above much of the Bearcat competition on the hardwood. She is, by most standards, a standout – and not just because of her height, but more because of her athleticism, personal code of ethics and team leadership.
Douglas High School Head volleyball coach Angela Rhoades said the Douglas Lady Cats volleyball team got off to a really great start against a solid team Friday when they faced off against the Lander Valley Lady Tigers in the 2020 WHSAA State Championship at the Casper Events Center.
The Douglas Bearcats varsity football team lost 21-14 today during their home playoff game when Jackson Hole scored with just 46 seconds left on the clock in the fourth quarter.
The Bearcats survived a tight affair with the western rival Braves of Star Valley Friday to earn a chance to fight for a berth in the state championship game this Friday against Jackson.
The conference meet is in the books. The state race is on the horizon as the Douglas cross country team wraps up a season that almost never was.
The Bearcats’ quest for their first undefeated season since 2010 remained intact after annihilating the Rawlins Outlaws 63-0 Friday Oct. 9.
The stands at Bearcat Stadium were packed with screaming fans, particularly those in the student section, who got their first taste of home football midway through the season for homecoming.
Douglas came into this past weekend expecting its first big test since losing its only match of the season in the very first contest of the year to Torrington all the way back on Aug. 29.
CASPER — The University of Wyoming will be allowed to have 7,000 fans in attendance at the Cowboys’ first home football game this fall. The school on Tuesday announced the attendance number, which is roughly 24% of full capacity at War Memorial Stadium. The stadium seats 29,181 fans.
On Sept. 17, Wyopreps.com released its second poll of the 2020 volleyball season, voted on by coaches and media, with the Lady Cats moving up one spot from last poll.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department needs help from hunters this fall to collect lymph node samples from deer and elk for chronic wasting disease (CWD) testing in focused monitoring hunt areas across Wyoming. Hunters are a very important component in helping Game and Fish understand the dis…
It may have just been a scrimmage, but you couldn’t tell that if you were to take a look at the stands. The bleachers were as close to capacity as they could be with social distancing rules, as hometown fans cheered on their Bearcats who were finally getting to hit another team.
After months of uncertainty, and finally the announcement that the Wyoming High School Activities Association would be moving forward with fall sports, the Bearcats have returned to their den.
- In Wyoming, fall knocks gently before it sweeps through the state. It starts with the first sub-50 degree night, even though the days are scorchers. Next, a few yellowing leaves crown the clusters of green branches. One foggy morning gives way to another, and it’s still dark at 6:30 a.m. W…
Some of the greatest cowboys in the world descended on Douglas this past week for the two-night PRCA rodeo at the Wyoming State Fair. Among the very talented group were district and world champions. Texas, Arizona and Colorado are just a few of the states that were represented, with some of …
The 11th Annual WSF Ranch Rodeo went off without a hitch Saturday evening, sparking an exciting – if unofficial – start to the State Fair, which began Tuesday despite a weekend full of fun events leading up to it.
The Douglas Cats kept their state championship aspirations alive Monday night even as they posted their first loss and ended the first three games with a 2-1 record in Powell.
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.
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.
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.
Engines roared. The smoke from burning rubber rose in the air. The distinctive smell filled the skies as pillows of white fluffy clouds shielded the thousands of spectators who had gathered to witness the return of drag racing.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
University of Wyoming student Jessie Underberg, a 2014 graduate of Douglas High School, has been named Outstanding Major of the Year by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE).
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.
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.
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.