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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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WHS boys sixth, girls seventh at Wiseman

TORRINGTON – Fourteen Wheatland Bulldogs placed in the top-eight Friday at the Wiseman Invitational in Torrington, with the boys taking sixth and the girls sliding to seventh in the standings. Roman Smith continued his domination on the track. He won the 100-meter dash, finishing in 11.20 seconds. He also secured first in the 200, clocking a time of 22.71 seconds.

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Viking jump

Erick Starkey/Telegram Justin Malcolm takes the high jump at the Wiseman Invitational in Torrington last weekend. Malcolm cleared 5 feet, 3 inches in the event, but first went to Bryan Lemmon with 6 feet, 3 inches.

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Glendo boys take 10th in Lusk

LUSK – Led by Jacob Roark, who placed in each of the four events he competed in Saturday at the Dennis Zowada Invitational, the Glendo Eagles boys track team finished 10th.

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Cowboy boosters gather

WHEATLAND — A respectable size crowd of Cowboy Joe Club supporters enjoyed food, beer and wine, as well as the company of University of Wyoming head football coach Craig Bohl, at the athletic reception April 24 at Bob Ruwart Motors. Among other items of interest, Bohl shared that Tyler Vander Waal is the Cowboys’ new quarterback for this year.

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The champions

The Wheatland Cowgirls travel team won the seventh-grade division championship in the Laramie Parks and Rec Tournament on April 8.

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Guernsey Vikings compete at Dennis Zowada

LUSK — The Vikings sent seven girls and five boys to compete at the Dennis Zowada Invitational track meet last Saturday in Lusk.

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WHS boys fifth, girls sixth in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE – The Wheatland Bulldogs boys and girls track teams combined to rack up 10 top-eight finishes Thursday at the Cheyenne Central Invitational, with the boys finishing fifth and girls taking sixth in the team standings.

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Eagles compete

WHEATLAND – The Glendo Eagles competed at the Wheatland Invitational last Wednesday, with the Eagle boys finishing eighth and the girls taking ninth in the team standings.

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Vikings take sixth place at Wheatland Invitational

WHEATLAND — With a very limited roster, the Guernsey-Sunrise Viking track team scored 47 points and finished sixth out of nine teams at the Wheatland Invitational track meet last week. The meet was originally postponed due to weather but held on April 11 at the Bulldog track.

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Bulldog boys place second, girls third at home meet

WHEATLAND – The Wheatland Bulldogs track team hosted the Wheatland Invitational, which was originally scheduled for April 7 but was moved to last Wednesday due to weather, with the Bulldogs finishing second and Lady Bulldogs sliding into third.

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Viking track works around weather

It’s raining. It’s freezing. It’s snowing. It must be track season in Wyoming.

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Little Britches Rodeo overpowers weather

Despite the snow in Torrington and surrounding areas, the Torrington Elk’s Little Britches Rodeo went off smoothly this past weekend, with all of the belt buckles being distributed to the winners.

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Four Eagles compete in Mitchell

The Glendo Eagles had four athletes compete at the Mitchell Invitational on Thursday, with the best finish coming from Jacob Roark.

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“Where Legends Begin”

The ninth annual Torrington Elks Little Britches Rodeo is set to kick off April 7 and 8. The event will bring in between 100-200 young cowgirls and cowboys from 5 to 18 years of age to compete in 33 contests and five different age divisions.

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Locals join the Douglas Ice Cats

Five Platte County School District students competed in this year’s Douglas Youth Hockey Association season.

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Additional Articles

  • 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.

  • Bulldogs heading into postseason

    WHEATLAND – The Wheatland Bulldogs boys and girls track team makes the short trip to Douglas this weekend to compete in the 3A East Regional Invitational in Douglas.

  • Cowboys to be on 5 national telecasts

    LARAMIE — The Wyoming Cowboys will be featured on five nationally-televised games during the 2018 season. The announcement came April 24 as the Mountain West Conference and its television partners, CBS Sports Network and ESPN Networks, released the Mountain West football games selected for national TV coverage. Three Wyoming home games and two road games are part of the MW national television package.

  • Wheatland Lobos baseball schedule

    May 11-13 Scottsbluff Tourney Scottsbluff TBA 15u

  • Lady Buffaloes 11th at Dennis Zowada Invitational in Lusk

    LUSK – Cyndee Fortick powered the Chugwater Lady Buffaloes to an 11th-place finish Saturday in the Dennis Zowada Invitational in Lusk.

  • Bulldog boys 12th, girls 15th in Casper

    CASPER – The Wheatland Bulldogs had four athletes place at the Kelly Walsh Invitational on Saturday in Casper, with the boys team placing 12th and the girls sliding to 15th. Roman Smith continued his stellar season in the sprints for the Bulldogs. In the 100-meter dash, he took first, clocking a time of 11.36 seconds. He slid down the podium in the 200, but still captured third with a time of 23.42 seconds.

  • Wheatland Lobos baseball schedule

    Date Opponent Location Time Age group May 6 Cheyenne Indians Cheyenne-Pioneer 1 and 3 15u

  • UW men 2nd, women 6th at CSU rodeo

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The University of Wyoming men’s rodeo team put together its strongest performance of the season in taking second place at the Colorado State University rodeo in Fort Collins on April 6-8.

  • Two Lady Buffaloes compete in Wheatland

    WHEATLAND – Led by Cyndee Fortick’s fifth-place finish in the long jump, the Chugwater girls track team took eighth in the team standings last Wednesday at the Wheatland Invitational.

  • Viking boys seventh, girls eighth in Morrill

    The Guernsey-Sunrise Vikings girls and boys track teams combined to place in eight events at the Morrill Early Bird Invite on Saturday in Morrill.

  • WHS girls place in four events

    Led by Khayla Otero, who placed in two individual events, the Wheatland Lady Bulldogs picked up points in four events at the Natrona Invite in Casper on Friday, finishing 12th in the team standings.

  • Bulldog boys take sixth

    The Wheatland Bulldogs boys track team picked up a sixth-place finish Friday at the Natrona Invite in Casper, with five placers.

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3A East Regional Wrestling Tournament

In February, Wheatland High School hosted the 3A East Regionals