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It isn’t referred to as March Madness for nothing, and the madness for the Buffalo High School Buffalo Bison basketball team reared its ugly head in the semifinals of the 3A state tournament Friday at Casper College.

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If anyone took away anything from the Buffalo High School Bison boys basketball team’s 3A East regional championship win last week in Wheatland, it wasn’t if they won, why they won or when they won. What stood out is how the Bison won.

The Buffalo High School Bison (5-1, 16-3) seniors put on a show Friday night in their final appearance in front of the home crowd in a 75-44 win over Thermopolis to end the regular season.

The dust has settled, the smoke has cleared and after another tough season on the mats the Buffalo High School Bison wrestling team is sending nine grapplers to the 3A state tournament this weekend, two of them conference champions.

After taking care of Rawlins Saturday night 58-49, the Buffalo High School Bison basketball team (3-0, 15-2) remains undefeated against every 3A team in the the district and the region.

The Buffalo High School Lady Bison (2-1, 14-2) basketball team remained hot and cashed in on a pair of road wins over the weekend.

It was billed as rematch of last year’s 3A state title game but turned out to be a mismatch as the Buffalo High School Bison (3-0, 12-2) basketball team overwhelmed Cody Saturday at BHS 71-45.

Dawson Hatch came out hot early and Tyce Dahlberg made his presence known down low Friday night as the Buffalo High School Bison basketball team eventually pulled away from Douglas for a hard fought 64-40 win over the Bearcats.

After a near upset by Wheatland Friday night at Buffalo High School, the No. 1 ranked Bison basketball team turned around and crushed Burns Saturday afternoon at home to up their record to 7-2 overall as they head into a pair of tough matchups this weekend and begin conference play.

The Buffalo High School Lady Bison basketball team was tested early and often at the Winter Classic in Pinedale over the weekend, but still came out on top in a pair of games before dropping their final matchup.

Normally when a high school student hears from a sibling or a parent that they saw something about them on Facebook, they might think twice about what they’ve done and where they’ve been the past few days.

It had been years since the 3A Buffalo High School Lady Bison basketball took on the 4A Sheridan High School Lady Broncs. It had been much longer since the Lady Bison were able to get away with a victory against the team up north.

Kaydin Davis poured in 23 points and Sydni Dobbin added 10 Saturday afternoon as the Buffalo High School Lady Bison basketball team dominated Worland 61-40 at home.

After crushing Lovell 68-23 Friday, the Buffalo High School Bison basketball team ran into their first road block in a long time on Saturday, as Lander took down the Bison 65-61 at the East/West Classic at BHS.

With the Buffalo High School wrestling team’s first home action just moments away and two week’s worth of practices in the books, new head coach Kade Caturia has a feeling a handful of grapplers have a shot at going a long way this season.

Basketball fans should be able to get their fix this weekend as Buffalo High School hosts the East/West Classic. The tournament will feature eight 3A teams in 12 games. 

It won’t be easy to match what the Buffalo High School Lady Bison basketball team did last season.

It was an eerie feeling watching the bush pilot fly away for good. They were 140 miles up river from their take out point and left to their own devices to find it, 300 miles north of Fairbanks in the Arctic Circle on the south slope of the Brooks Range.

If there’s one overriding theme to take away from the Kaycee High School Lady Bucs 1A East regional championship victory on Saturday, it has to be how much they earned it.

It turned out that the Buffalo High School girls swim team’s goal of bringing home a conference championship only sounded lofty, as the Lady Bison sliced through the competition Friday and Saturday in Douglas to win the 3A East regional meet and capture their first conference title since 2010.

After a long bus drive to Big Piney on Friday, it took a little time for the Buffalo High School football team to put together a scoring drive on the field, but once the offense got rolling the defense did their part in a 28-0 win against the Punchers.

Lingle-Ft. Laramie gathered around their coach during a timeout in the first half against the Kaycee High School Buckaroos in Kaycee on Friday, and the coach screamed out words of encouragement heard across the field and into the parking lot.

After mixing things up for a fun, social meet Thursday afternoon in Buffalo against Rawlins, the Buffalo High School Lady Bison swimmers got down to business Saturday at the Douglas Invitational, as BHS outswam the rest of the field and stole first place.

The Glenrock public address announcer summed up what the Herder faithful were thinking as Cody Milmine broke through the Glenrock defense and into the open with seconds remaining in a tie game Friday night.

While the Buffalo High School Bison football offense may look a little more spread out this season, there is no denying how much they still rely on an effective run game that chased the Burns defense right off the field last Friday in a 39-6 Bison win over the Broncs.

As if the Buffalo High School Bison football team wasn’t lights out enough on offense and defense Friday night in Thermopolis, the actual lights themselves went out at the Hot Springs County football stadium and cast a pretty dark shadow over the Bobcats as they struggled early and often wit…

After quality performances competing against the best competition in the state at the Gillette Relays and Gillette Pentathlon last week, the Buffalo High School girls headed over to Cody to see how they would stack up to 3A competition.

It’s almost a shame the Buffalo High School Bison football team couldn’t count their zero week scrimmage against Worland. The Bison scored nearly every way possible and stuffed the Warriors offense with a hard hitting, relentless defense during a physical scrimmage on Saturday that looked an…

If the Buffalo High School cross-country team was looking to get people involved in the program, there are worse ways than dressing up as zombies and chasing people around town apparently.

That collective sigh heard around the state over the winter wasn’t one of relief. It was the sound of the Class 2A football conference teams after hearing the news that the Buffalo High School Bison team was dropping down from 3A and going head-to-head with a number of schools that have foun…

It shouldn’t have come as much of a surprise to anyone familiar with the performances at the Johnson County Cowgirls rodeos that many of those Tuesday night standouts had exceptional showings in the 2018 Youth Rodeo Friday morning at the fairgrounds.

Un-Assisted Barrels 1-5Time Un-Assisted Poles 1-5TimeRylie Schiffer25.81 Rylie Schiffer46.965Case Ruby30.5 Braxtyn Camino49.035Braxtyn Camino37.01   Juaquin Garcia47.71                  Assisted Barrels 1-5Time Assisted Poles 1-5TimeOakley Garton35.621 Straus Hepp52.562Kinsley Painter38.344 …

5K Age Group Results for Women's 12 and Under based on Gun Elapsed time                                                                                                          

 Goat Roping       Sunday  1Adelie GonzalesKatie Rice 2Nathan PetersonJace Foss      Saturday  1Hayden GeisTeague Duncan 2Kade RodriguezCreo Rodriguez      1/4 Mile Horse Race  1Michelle Irwin       1/8 Mile Cowpony Race  1Chris Knudson       Calf Riding   Sunday  1Cooper Myers   Saturday  1…

I’ve hiked Maybelle Lake before (also, how do you officially pronounce it because I’ve heard May-belle, which is how I say it, and May-bull).

The 2018 Buffalo Bulls baseball season ended on a relatively high note, with a win against Belle Fourche, South Dakota, in the state championship tournament in Lander after a tough season. Most thought it was the end.

To say the Buffalo Jr. Bulls had a great state tournament last week might be an understatement from coach Joey Killian.

A strong mix of experience and youth will take to the field this week for the Buffalo Jr. Bulls as they look to add a state championship to their long list of accomplishments this season.

Shortly after graduating from high school, my best friend and I decided we wanted to try being “outdoorsy.”

For any young cowboy or cowgirl in Johnson County wondering just what kind of success they can have at a higher level, they don’t need to look too far, as Kellan Johnson of Gillette College and Trey Yates Casper College paired up to win the team roping event at last week’s 2018 National Coll…

The moment may have been a perfect illustration of the former Buffalo High School football player’s exceptional work ethic, his commitment to his sport and to the concept of team.

The wildflowers popped. A slight breeze balanced out the warm day. The trail was quiet, secluded, relaxing.

It was on a trip home from a rodeo in Wheatland the beginning of her junior year when Taylor Rives mentioned to dad, Miles, she wanted to try cutting. After competing in pole bending and barrel racing for three years of junior high school rodeo and two years in the National High School Rodeo…

The Buffalo High School boys track team finished fourth and girls 11th at the state track and field championships in Casper last weekend.

A funny thing happened on senior night last week at Buffalo High School, as the Lady Bison soccer team relied on a freshman in goal to save the day in the last seconds of the last game of the regular season.