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Freshman Brian Crawford showed great promise at a two-day tournament in Powell last week, placing second in his class in the varsity bracket.
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Rocky grapplers make good showing at Powell tournament

Rocky Mountain High School wrestling coach Josh Collins got an early look at his team at a tournament held in Powell on Friday and Saturday and he said he likes what he saw, especially from some of the freshmen who […]

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Lovell senior point guard Chase Tippetts drives the ball up the court during Lovell’s 53-38 win over the Kemmerer Rangers Saturday afternoon in Greybull. The Bulldogs host Wyoming Indian tonight (Thursday) and Tongue River Saturday.
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Bulldogs improve but drop two of three

Sometimes there was frustration, sometimes there was joy. Sometimes there was hair-pulling, sometimes there was fist-pumping. Opening weekend with five new starters will do that to a

Rocky Mountain junior Bill Despain performs his best high-wire act during an aggressive, flying drive to the basket against the Wind River Cougars Friday night during the Big Horn Basin Shootout. Rocky beat the Cougars 68-53 in their season-opener.
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Grizzlies show promise in opening tournament

The Rocky Mountain Grizzlies came into the Big Horn Basin Shootout last week knowing that finally seeing live game action after three weeks of practice would


Tip off! Bulldogs and Grizz start the clock on winter seasons

Local high school teams start their 2013-14 winter seasons this weekend. [caption id="attachment_7257" align="alignright" width="405"] Lovell wrestling coach Daniel Robertson works with wrestlers during practice Monday afternoon as

Bareback rider JR Vezain, who is currently ranked sixth in the standings, is competing at the Wrangler NFR Rodeo in Las Vegas Dec. 5 – 14.  
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Vezain to compete at $6.25 million Wrangler NFR Rodeo this week

[caption id="attachment_7258" align="alignright" width="257"] Bareback rider JR Vezain, who is currently ranked sixth in the standings, is competing at the Wrangler NFR Rodeo in Las Vegas Dec.


Big Horns said to be best snowkite terrain in the U.S.

[caption id="attachment_7202" align="alignright" width="198"] A snowkiter sails along a slope on the Big Horn Mountain near Bald Mountain recently. Snowkite enthusiasts will gather all next week for


Yellowtail youth only pheasant hunt Saturday, Nov. 16

In an effort to provide a special opportunity for youth and to recruit new hunters, a youth only pheasant hunt will be conducted on Saturday, Nov. 16 on

Lovell senior running back Dillon Pickett gets a block from junior tackle Zeke Collins (63) as he looks for an open lane against the Big Horn Rams Friday night. Big Horn won the battle of the 2A heavyweights 28-19.
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‘Reloading’ Bulldogs fall in semifinal to Big Horn

The Big Horn Rams were, arguably, the team to beat in Class 2A coming into the 2013 football season, while the Lovell Bulldogs were said to be in

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Search and rescue squad retrieves exhausted hunter

The North Big Horn Search and Rescue Squad successfully found and brought off Little Mountain a 57-year-old hunter from Guernsey who had become exhausted while attempting to retrieve

Lovell senior Mercedes Haney prepares to bump the ball during Lovell’s semifinal match against the Big Horn Rams Friday night. The Lady Bulldogs beat Southeast in the first round Thursday but fell to Big Horn and Wright in subsequent matches.
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Lady Bulldogs go 1-2 at state tournament

The Lovell Lady Bulldogs battled the best at the State Volleyball Tournament over the weekend but after winning it all a year ago couldn’t quite get over the