The Johnson County Fair stock dog trials competitors gathered together under a tent Tuesday night, waiting out the end of the sheep lead. They had seen the course, the evening thunderstorms had passed. Handlers and dogs alike were ready.
Johnson County Fairgrounds, Aug. 1–2
How do you become a rodeo cowboy? According to Owen Grubb, who will perform in his second Johnson County Youth Rodeo on Friday, there are three important requirements.
Recent hot weather and low water levels in Clear Creek have the potential to stress the rainbow and brown trout populations at lower elevations.
The 18U Bulls team pulled through with two wins on Saturday afternoon over Worland in their home double header. Damian Brown pitched for the entirety of the first game, followed by Joe Musselman who started the second game. The Bulls came out on top 7-3 in the first game and 10-2 in the second.
The Wednesday night rodeo series is running this summer through both July and August. The rodeos include everything from roping to rough stock competitions. The rodeos start at 6 p.m. and have competitions in both arenas to keep things moving.
SHERIDAN — Turning toward the polo goal in the first chukker of play, Steerhead Ranch player Paul Scherf suddenly tumbled to the ground. His ranch horse tossed his head then dutifully stood over Scherf, as if confused as to why his rider was suddenly on the polo field.
As the weekend approached, I once again found myself in pursuit of a short-ish trail without much elevation gain that the kids and I could enjoy together. Friends suggested that Maybelle Lake would fit the bill, with the bonus of good cutthroat trout fishing at the lake. A 1.6 mile hike soun…
Buffalo took on the Gillette Wicked 14U softball team on Tuesday, July 7 at home in Buffalo.
Buffalo's 10U team hosted Gillette on Wednesday, July 8 in Buffalo. Both teams scored five runs in the first inning, the maximum they can score before ending the inning.
Early in the season, when it wasn’t even clear there would be a fastpitch softball season, the parents of the Buffalo Pride 14 and under team decided the best course of action would be to play games close to home and avoid larger tournaments. Instead, the team plays a doubleheader or round r…
On Thursday night, my friend Tracey and I hastily assembled plans for a Friday morning hike. Owing to work and other obligations, I was looking for something close to town, and I’d been intending to do the Firebox Park trail for some time now. So, it was decided.
The Junior Bulls baseball team put on a clinic in batting and pitching last week, downing two Gillette teams.
The Johnson County Cowgirls kicked off their summer rodeo season on Sunday, June 7, with the first rodeo of the year. Competitors traveled to Buffalo to compete in everything from barrel racing to goat tying. Barrel racing was by and large the largest event of the day with 130 total entries …
Buffalo's 10U and 12U softball teams hosted a scrimmage with Gillette and Sheridan on Saturday before continuing the season.
Joe Musselman’s senior year came to an end without a single game played but not without being recognized for his accomplishments on and off the soccer field.
Given that kids haven’t physically been in schools since March, it was hard to know when the school year was officially done – the school calendar said June 2, but my kids had to turn in their school things late last week. So after returning their school things, we decided that was as good a…
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has extended the 2020 spring wild turkey hunting season until May 31. The extension is allowed by an emergency rule, signed by Wyoming Gov. Gordon.
The target date for resuming the spring high school sports season in Wyoming has been pushed back to April 20, according to a release issued Saturday by the Wyoming High School Activities Association.
Everything escalated quickly last week in the moments that were to lead up to the tipoff of the 2020 3A/4A state basketball tournament in Casper.
Any questions as to whether the Kaycee High School Lady Bucs basketball team could keep their remarkable regional title run going at state were answered emphatically over the weekend, as the Lady Bucs took down Farson-Eden and Rock River to advance to the 1A state championship game Saturday …
Free throw shooting turned out to be the Achilles heel for the Kaycee High School Lady Bucs basketball team in a pair of losses to Upton this season.
It may not be a coincidence that the Cowboy State was hit with a cold chill, brisk winds and blowing snow this first week after the 2020 3A Wyoming boys state swim meet.
Brady Engling and Chase Hatch scored five points apiece, and Cortlan Smith and Marshall Peters put up four points each, but the Clear Creek Middle School Bandits seventh grade A boys basketball team couldn’t overcome a second-quarter slump in a 37-25 road loss to Sheridan last Tuesday.
Rowen Ruby exploded for 16 points and a pair of steals and Hunter Peterson put up 14 points and dished out eight assists as the Buffalo High School Bison basketball team walked away with a 65-54 win over fifth-ranked Rawlins Saturday night at BHS.
The Buffalo High School boys basketball team fended off invasions from the north and south over the weekend at BHS, as the Bison took down Big Horn 49-36 Friday night and Torrington 70-33 Saturday night to up their record to 11-6 overall and 2-1 in conference, still atop the 3A Northeast.
Jordyn McNamee’s shots from beyond the arc got the Buffalo High School Lady Bison basketball team off to a hot start in the first quarter Thursday night at BHS against the Thermopolis Lady Bobcats, and foretold how the game would end. McNamee’s game-tying 3-pointer set the Lady Bison up for …
The Buffalo High School Bison basketball team ended what seemed like the longest road swing in history with a heartbreaking 55-43 loss to Douglas Friday night. The Bison celebrated their first home game of the season, however, with a convincing 67-31 win over Newcastle on Saturday.
The Kaycee High School Lady Bucs basketball team got a big test at Hulett on Friday, but put together a remarkable overtime run to take down the Lady Devils 46-34 to continue their hot streak and notch their first conference victory of the season.
The Buffalo High School Bison boys basketball team got off to a slow start Friday in Pinedale as they fell to Mountain View 53-42 to start the Winter Classic. Saturday Buffalo stepped it up on both ends of the floor to defeat an athletic Big Piney team 73-41, and take down a methodical Lyman…
While the majority of the Buffalo High School swim team didn’t get to relax for the “break” part of the Christmas break, the extra time in the pool seemed to pay off Saturday in Gillette as Buffalo faced both Campbell County High School and Thunder Basin in dual meets at the Campbell County …
If the Buffalo High School Lady Bison team thought they could luxuriate in the fact they were hosting the East/West Classic at BHS with a healthy, experienced team that could ease into the first few games of the season, they were a little mistaken.
The timing could not have been better when everything started clicking for the Kaycee High School Buckaroos last year.
As if the pressure wasn’t enough for the Buffalo High School cheer team in Laramie Friday afternoon at War Memorial Stadium leading a huge contingent of BHS fans during the Bison’s 2A title game against Mountain View, the squad was thoroughly tested the following day at the 7220 Game Day Che…
As the individual state championships piled up for the Buffalo High School Lady Bison swim team and the points continued to accrue, everyone knew something special was brewing at the 2019 Wyoming State Swim Meet.
It may have taken a little longer than expected for the Buffalo High School football team to figure out the creative offense and the stout defense of the visiting Lovell Bulldogs Friday night, but, once they did, the offensive line opened up enough gaps for nearly 300 yards on the ground amo…
The forecast may have been off, but the Buffalo High School Lady Bison cross-country runners were on Saturday afternoon in Afton, as they raced to third place at the 3A state cross country meet, landing a pair of runners in the top 10 and another just short of an all-state nod.
Kendall Tietjen, Lexi Rule and Elizabeth Farris earned all-conference honors Friday afternoon in Douglas as the Buffalo High School Lady Bison cross-country team won the 3A East conference title for the second year in a row.
With all of the positives during the Buffalo High School Bison football team’s 50-7 homecoming win over Wheatland Friday night at BHS, it’s difficult to track down any negatives.
Buffalo High School Bison football coach Rob Hammond could tell his team wasn’t being as physical as he knew they could be in Moorcroft Saturday night.
While this year’s matchup for the Buffalo High School Bison against Glenrock didn’t have the crazy finish last season’s did, the final result was another Bison win and featured a little bit of that insanity from last year’s contest.
It’s been a long wait to see the 2019 version of the Buffalo High School Lady Bison volleyball team in person. But for those who were patient, they were rewarded with what could end up as one of the best Wyoming volleyball matches of the year Saturday afternoon at BHS.
Winning may be easy to get used to for the Buffalo High School Lady Bison cross-country runners, but after finishing in the top three spots at the Big Horn Invitational meet, things may get a little tougher this week in Sheridan.
The Buffalo High School Lady Bison swimmers swept the competition in all three relays and dominated in multiple individual events as they landed second at the Terry Bartlett Invitational Friday in Cody.
The Buffalo High School Bison coaches and players wanted a more game-like atmosphere for this year’s scrimmage against Worland to get as ready as possible for their week one matchup with Douglas. After four quarters of dominating the Warriors Saturday at BHS, it looks like the Bison are more…
It may be a lot to ask the Buffalo High School Bison football team, or any team for that matter, to repeat what they did last season.
After dipping their toes in the water in Powell and Cody in the Park County Tournament last week, the Buffalo High School golf team will head to Kendrick Golf Course in Sheridan on Thursday and Friday with a full squad and something they haven’t had the last couple of seasons – plenty of com…
The last of the Johnson County Cowgirls rodeos of the summer is in the books, as cowboys and cowgirls took to the arena and the track last week one last time before the end of the year banquet Aug. 18 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.
Unassisted barrels ages 1-5
For future Clear Creek Middle School cross-country runner Amelia Berglund, there may not have been a better way to prepare for her inaugural season of racing than a 5K dash through the hills and valleys of Buffalo.
She pedaled a road bike old enough to be in a museum for over 20 miles. She had to reel in a fellow racer down the final stretch of the 5K run to take the lead. But after getting off to a sizzling start in the 800-yard swim, former Buffalo High School Lady Bison athlete Nicole Thiele dug dee…