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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.
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.
Big plays were hard to come by, but the fourth-ranked Bearcats were able to grind out a win and play Senior Night spoilers in Worland on Friday to secure the 3A East outright in a defensive battle, 16-7.
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.
Three meets amid one of the most grueling practice weeks of the season – often referred to as Peak Week or Hell Week – can leave its mark. The Douglas Lady Bearcat swim team left theirs instead.
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…
The Lady Cat volleyball team posted an impressive week with a pair of wins – but the impressive part wasn’t just the wins, it was the way they did it.
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…
Riverton found out the hard way last week that the Lady Bearcats are on a roll, especially on their home turf - or, pool, rather.
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.
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.
By the time Cats head golf coach Chase Plumb boarded the bus ride back from Wheatland, he’d been studying his team’s results up and down.
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.
Former Douglas basketball star Allyson Fertig is lacing her sneakers, decorating her dorm and making herself right at home in Laramie.
Nearly every sport — no matter objective, relative difficulty or country of origin — holds one specific personal achievement in the highest regard.
One thing you can say about Broc Schwartzkopf is he’s consistent. The Douglas cowboy finished in the third spots in three events at the Wyoming High School Rodeo Finals last weekend.
With just two innings left in the Spearfish Tournament championship game, the Douglas Cats found themselves trailing 8-2 against Wheatland.
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…
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.
Imagine you’ve been a volleyball coach for over 20 years. Would you most remember the state championships, the tournament titles or nail-biting victories?
Five members of the Douglas Wrestling Club placed first at the Laramie Wrestling Club Invite last weekend, continuing a strong season for the youth group.
Ear-to-ear smiles dominated every Lady Cat face. Their eyes were brightly lit. Adrenalin surged through their veins, further animating their wild movements.
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.
It’s crunch time, and the top-ranked, undefeated Lady Cats aren’t wasting any time aiming for the brass ring – a third (should be fourth, but we will get to that in a moment) state title in four years.
The Lady Cats’ defense once again paved the way to a shattering 76-32 win – this time against Newcastle – to cap a perfect 18-0 regular season.
After a full 10-hour day of dozens of hard-won matches, the top honors just barely eluded the Bearcats, who placed second at the 3A state wrestling championship at Casper Feb. 26.
After a blowout 72-22 win at home against Buffalo Feb. 18, the Lady Cats show no signs of slowing down as they prep for the regional tournament.
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.
The Lady Cats seemingly show no signs of stopping their winning streak, blowing through Wheatland 77-42 Thursday before annihilating Torrington 85-43 Friday.
As the fourth quarter clock ticked down Friday, it was clear the home game against Rawlins would go into overtime after the Outlaws hit a three-pointer with eight seconds left.
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.
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…