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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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Even missing players can’t stop the Lady Cats’ unbeatable streak as they clawed through wins against Newcastle 69-46 Friday and Cheyenne South 68-39 Saturday.

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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…

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The Douglas Bearcats trounced nearly all the competition in a series of weekend duals held in Gillette, losing only to Natrona County High School.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Douglas Middle School wrestling team won a large majority of the matches against Casper’s Centennial Junior High Nov. 17, according to coach Brady Shatto.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Douglas had to wait until the final individual event of the day before they won their first event, but freshman Payton Yost made it worth the wait.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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- 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…

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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 …

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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.