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Grizzlies win three of four games at Classic

Hosting the inaugural Big Horn Basin Basketball Classic, the Rocky Mountain Grizzlies put together three solid days of basketball to win three of four games. The Grizz beat Ten Sleep 61-40 Thursday night, fell to Class 3A Powell Friday afternoon […]

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Lady Bulldogs stop Tongue River’s 33-game winning streak

The Lovell Lady Bulldogs had been looking forward to last weekend’s challenges against Wyoming Indian and Tongue River, no doubt circling both dates on the early-season calendar. [caption id="attachment_7335"

PRCA ProRodeo photos by Greg Westfall
JR Vezain of Cowley gets ready to compete in the bareback event for the second year in a row at the National Finals Rodeo held in Las Vegas held Dec. 5-14.

Ten rounds place Vezain in third in NFR averages

Cowley bareback rider JR Vezain placed third in the average after 10 grueling rounds on the backs of some of the toughest broncs in the rodeo world this

Mikaela Hocker put in one of her best performances of the season this weekend against Wind River’s Lady Cougars at a game held at RMHS on Saturday afternoon.
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Rough week for the Lady Grizz, but tourney ahead

The Lady Grizz fought hard in an away game on Friday, Dec. 13, against the Tongue River Lady Eagles, but fell short with a loss of 40-33. Coach

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

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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

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

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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.  
Photo courtesy of Wrangler National Finals Rodeo/Dan Hubbell

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.

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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