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Parks & Rec summer teams

Platte County Parks & Rec has released photos of their 2018 softball, Minor League and Farm Leauge teams.

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Lobos log tough losses at state

TORRINGTON — The Lobos took a couple tough losses at the Legion District A State Tournament in Torrington last week. The Lobos lost 6-11 against Green River on Wednesday and 10-11 against the Douglas Cats on Thursday.

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Lobo varsity wins district

TORRINGTON — Wheatland Lobo varsity went 3-0 in Wyoming Legion East “A” Districts this last week and will enter the State Tournament seated first.

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Wheatland youth place in rodeo

TORRINGTON — Following are results from the Torrington Youth Series Rodeo held July 25 at the Goshen County Fairgrounds: 5-7 Barrel Racing: 1. Hattie Haeffelin, Torrington, 16.10 seconds

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PCYB goes to district

GILLETTE — The Wyoming state Little League welcomed the Platte County Youth Baseball 12U and 10U all-stars last week for the District 2 Tournament held in Gillette on July 16-21. Platte County had not sent a team to District Little League in three years.

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Lady Lobos runners up in state softball

CASPER — Wheatland Lady Lobos attended the State Softball Tournament this past week in Casper with 12u, 10u and 8u teams. Pool play was Thursday and Friday with bracket play as double elimination Saturday and Sunday.

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Platte County Youth Baseball District Tournament

Platte County Youth Baseball’s 11/12-year-old All Star team includes, from left, front row: Ethan Jackson, Cooper Meyer, Dawson Bingham, Mike Haeffelin, Grant Goodrich; back row: Derrick Sarad, Lee Raser, Simon May, Tagg Mickelsen, Brock Peasley and Braden Nilsson. Cole Goertz is not pictured. Steve Peasley manages the team, and assistant coaches are Braden Fagenbush and Brian Jackson. Both Platte County Youth Baseball All-Star teams are competing in the District 2 Little League competition in Gillette on July 16-21 with teams from Laramie, Douglas, Torrington, Newcastle, Gillette, Casper and Rawlins.

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Platte County Youth Baseball

Platte County Youth Baseball’s 11/12-year-old All Star team includes, from left, front row: Ethan Jackson, Cooper Meyer, Dawson Bingham, Mike Haeffelin, Grant Goodrich; back row: Derrick Sarad, Lee Raser, Simon May, Tagg Mickelsen, Brock Peasley and Braden Nilsson. Cole Goertz is not pictured. Steve Peasley manages the team, and assistant coaches are Braden Fagenbush and Brian Jackson. Both Platte County Youth Baseball All-Star teams are competing in the District 2 Little League competition in Gillette on July 16-21 with teams from Laramie, Douglas, Torrington, Newcastle, Gillette, Casper and Rawlins.

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Round Robin results tallied

WHEATLAND — The Platte County Youth Baseball League hosted the Platte County Round Robin baseball tournament last weekend at the city baseball complex. The age 10 and under (10u) team from Platte County went 0-2 against Torrington in a doubleheader June 30. After giving up 25 runs in the first game, the 10u team held a 9-6 lead into the fourth inning in game two. They fell 19-6 in the fifth inning.

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Lobos post 2-2 in Douglas

DOUGLAS — Wheatland Lobo varsity attended the Douglas Tournament last weekend, posting a 2-2 record.

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Love for softball grows strong in Platte Co.

WHEATLAND — Love for softball is growing strong roots in Platte County. Parks and Rec’s Lady Lobos had huge success this 2018 season.

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Round Robin

A Platte County player runs home in a game against Torrington on Saturday during the Round Robin Tournament hosted by Platte County Youth Baseball.

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Platte County Youth Baseball

A D-Back slides home Monday during competition with the Rockies at the Wheatland City League Tournament on Monday at the Wheatland Little League Field on 27th and West Ponderosa streets. The tournament was scheduled to finish last week but was delayed due to weather.

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Lobo varsity battles strong at Sturgis; prep team fights

STURGIS, S.D. — Legion Post 10 varsity traveled to South Dakota on Friday for the Sturgis Tournament, posting a 1-2 record.

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Minor League opening night

Courtesy/Sara Johnston The first pitch of the Minor League season is made May 30 at West Elementary School in Wheatland. The league is for 6- to 10-year-old players.

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Locals play Panhandle Prep

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. — The 24th annual Wyoming/Nebraska Panhandle Prep basketball game was held at Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff on Saturday. The game included recently graduated senior all stars from eastern Wyoming and western Nebraska, including Wheatlanders Zac Gunter and Trigg Peasley.

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Lady Vikings 15th, Vikings 16th at state meet

CASPER—Typical of this season’s fight with Mother Nature, the 2018 Wyoming State Track Meet was held under less than perfect weather conditions two weekends ago in Casper. With 12 athletes qualified for the state events, the Vikings picked up points in five events.

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Lady Vikings 15th, Vikings 16th at state meet

CASPER—Typical of this season’s fight with Mother Nature, the 2018 Wyoming State Track Meet was held under less than perfect weather conditions two weekends ago in Casper. With 12 athletes qualified for the state events, the Vikings picked up points in five events.

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Youth Series Rodeo

Rayne Grant, of Wheatland, ropes her calf in a blistering 4.4 seconds during the break-away roping event for 11- to 14-year-olds, part of the Torrington Youth Series Rodeo at the fairgrounds May 23 in Torrington.

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Additional Articles

  • Wyoming football adds afternoon kick times

    LARAMIE — Wyoming Football has added three more afternoon kick times to its 2018 schedule, according to a news release issued by the University of Wyoming on July 27. The Cowboys’ home games versus Utah State and San Jose State and their road game at New Mexico will all kick off in the afternoon.

  • 10th and final Cary Jo Memorial tournament this weekend

    WHEATLAND — The Carey Jo Memorial Softball Tournament is Friday through Sunday, Aug. 3-5, at the softball fields. Being the tournament’s 10th year, this is the final year of the Carey Jo Memorial Tournament.

  • 4-H State Shoot results released

    DOUGLAS – Guns were firing and arrows flying in Douglas on July 5-7 for the 2018 Wyoming 4-H State Shoot, a news release issued July 12 by Wyoming 4-H reports. Shooting sports is one of the most popular 4-H projects in Wyoming, and 4-H is proud to have immense support from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. RMEF had a booth in Douglas all three days of the event offering membership renewals and a gun raffle fundraiser for 4-H.

  • Lobos lose to Hawks, win over Bombers

    CHEYENNE — Wednesday, the Lobo varsity team traveled to face the Cheyenne Hawks in an eight-inning game where they lost 10-21. The Lobos had a very strong third inning, producing nine runs while the Hawks were just able to drive in the same number in the eighth inning. Preuit, Mytch Pollock and John Sarad each contributed doubles among the team’s 15 hits.

  • Cowgirls to tour Europe

    LARAMIE, Wyo. — Beginning on June 14 the Wyoming volleyball team will embark on a 12-day European adventure, the second tour under head coach Chad Callihan, according to a news release issued Monday by the University of Wyoming.

  • How to help protect young athletes from injury

    One of the responsibilities that parents take most seriously is protecting their children from injury, whether it is buckling seat belts in a car or wearing a helmet while riding a bike. And when their kids become teenagers and want to participate in sports or other activities, parents do everything they can to keep their sons and daughters from getting hurt.

  • Wheatland Lobos baseball schedule

    Date Opponent Location Time Age June 7 Gilette Gilette 2 and 4 15u June 8-10 Spearfish Tourney Spearfish TBA 19u June 10 Cheyenne Prep Wheatland 1 and 3 15u June 10-12 FOOTBALL CAMP June 12 Chey Indianns Wheatland 5 and 7 15u June 14 Torrington Torrington 5:30 19u June 15-17 Cheyenne Tourney Cheyenne TBA 15u

  • WHS graduate on NAIA list at Doane

    DOANE, Neb. —Track and Field placed 26 student-athletes on this year’s NAIA Scholar-Athlete list, including Wheatland High School graduate Lance Lucas, according to a news release issued by Doane University on May 29.

  • Jay Em native to compete in CNFR

    CASPER – Kaylee Smith, a native to Jay Em, qualified to compete in the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper for the goat tying event as a member of the Oklahoma Panhandle State University rodeo team. Smith sat third in the Central Plains regional standings at the end of the rodeo season with 715 points and the top-three in each event earned a spot at the CNFR. She had a stellar fall season, including a first-place finish at Colby Community College and a second-place finish at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. In the third rodeo of the fall, she finished sixth.

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