Nine Bulldogs receive all-conference honors

Nine Lovell Bulldog football players were honored with post-season recognition following voting by coaches last week in Casper. Senior Jaret Collins repeated as a Class 2A All-State selection and was also once again named the co-lineman of the year for the 2A West Conference, sharing...
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Ten Grizzly gridders receive post-season honors

An outstanding 6-3 season has resulted in many post-season honors for members of the Rocky Mountain High School football team including five Class 1A All-State selections. Seniors Brian Crawford, Gehrig Sweat, Cole Simmons and Garrett Vezain, and junior Tristan Jewell, were picked for the 1A...
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Bulldogs pound Kemmerer in ‘playoff game’

When the Lovell Bulldogs fell to Lyman two weeks ago, the playoffs began, even though there were two weeks left in the regular season. That upset loss made every game that followed a must-win game, and the Bulldogs successfully cleared round one by routing the...
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Grizz crush Lusk Tigers, Cokeville looms

The Rocky Mountain Grizzlies wrapped up the non-conference portion of their schedule Friday night by blasting the Lusk Tigers 35-6 at the RMHS Field, exploding for three second-half touchdowns to turn a close game into a rout. Coach Richard Despain said the Grizz learned some...
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Grizz blast Kemmerer 47-7 to open season

The new-look Rocky Mountain Grizzlies started the 2016 in impressive fashion Friday night, powering past the Class 2A Kemmerer Rangers 47-7 on their home field in Cowley. Riding a 28-game losing streak they wanted to end, the Rangers battled but couldn’t overcome Rocky Mountain’s superior...
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High school gridders prep for season

A sure sign of the fall season to come is the popping of pads on high school practice fields as teams prepare for the new football season. Practice for Lovell and Rocky Mountain started Monday, Aug. 15, and the Bulldogs concluded the first week of...
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Despain takes the reins of Rocky football

A man with a passion for football and who has deep ties to the community is the new head football coach at Rocky Mountain High School. Richard Despain takes over for David Hayes, who was at the helm of the Grizzlies for six seasons. Despain...
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Hazen named Coach of the Year

A strong season and an outstanding overall record of coaching success has led Lovell High School head football coach Doug Hazen to be named the co-Class 2A West Coach of the Year for 2015, LHS Athletic Director Joe Koritnik said this week. Hazen shares the...
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Thirteen Bulldogs receive post-season honors

An eight-game winning streak, a conference championship and advancing to the state semifinals caught the attention of coaches this year, who voted nine members of the Lovell Bulldogs football team to the 2A West All-Conference team announced this week. Four of the nine Bulldogs were...
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Five Grizz honored as all-conference, two all-state

A strong 5-3 season and third seed in the Class 1A, 11-man playoffs helped the Rocky Mountain Grizzlies garner five players with all-conference honors, plus two who were selected for the Class 1A all-state team. Senior Cordell McFarlane and junior Gehrig Sweat made the all-state...
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