Riverton found out the hard way last week that the Lady Bearcats are on a roll, especially on their home turf - or, pool, rather.
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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…
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.