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…
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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.
Kyle Logar paced nervously along the edge of the mat. His coaches sat pensively in their assigned chairs, quietly reflecting and waiting for the start of the final match of the 3A state championships Saturday night.
The Ice Cats High School hockey team is preparing to head to the State “A” division tournament in Jackson this weekend Feb. 25-27 with some much-deserved confidence.
Long-standing rivalries fell in blowout fashion as the Bearcats extended their winning streak to 12 games and locked in the 3A East crown in resounding fashion last weekend.
Allison Olsen starred in a close win in Torrington, and the Lady Cats coasted past the Bulldogs this past weekend as Douglas picked up a pair of key wins before they return to conference play Friday night.
As the state continues to get snow and cold weather, the Douglas Bearcats indoor track team has been performing their hardest over the season as they are a little less than a month away from state.
The Douglas boys have put together a fine season this year under coach Stacy Wood and their final regular-season meet of the year was no exception. Known as the “Last Chance” meet, this final event gives swimmers on the cusp of earning a spot on the roster for the state meet in Gillette one …
Weeks of wrestling are slowly leading up to the state tournament and the Douglas Bearcats continue to wrestle their way to the top.
The conference swim meet is perhaps the biggest meet of the year. Competitors have tapered – reduced the intensity of their training regimen to give their muscles a little extra rest and cut time – and are swimming their fastest times of the season thus far. And unlike the state meet, more c…
After a big weekend of wrestling, the Douglas Wrestling Club made big strides at the Rocky Mountain Nationals Wild West tournament on Jan. 22.
The Lady Cats just keep winning – going 2-0 in their final weekend before conference play begins this week – but the real show stopper was a freshman who even shocked her coach and nearly broke a single-game scoring record in the process.
A weekend of wrestling, wrestling and more wrestling that can only be described in broad terms as a wild prelude to the state tournament culminated Saturday with three Douglas wrestlers – Tanner Johnson, Keltan Ewing and Lane Ewing – picking up top spots and a host of other Bearcats piling o…
Cutting time in the pool is difficult. The shorter the event, the more difficult it is. Tenths of a second in the 50-yard freestyle are considered a major improvement and many swimmers never make improvements in increments larger than that. So when Douglas senior Jack Winslow shaved nearly a…
Douglas swim coach Stacy Wood may be sitting in the big chair for the first time with the boys swim team, but she’s plenty familiar with the swimmers under her charge. An assistant with the team the previous three years, Wood has long been involved with the Cats in the pool.