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It was warm sun and bright blue skies this year at the fifth annual youth pheasant hunt hosted at the Bud Love Wildlife Habitat Management Area. In celebration of the warm weather, attendees of last year's event took their turns recalling the snow and bitter cold as they raked through the gr…

Swim lessons at the YMCA picked up as young swimmers return to the water. The kids spread out in small groups around the pool to practice skills, positions and strokes before celebrating the end of practice with a few trips off the diving board. 

Buffalo’s Special Olympians competed in the Virtual State Bowling Tournament on Nov. 13, with several athletes bringing home medals. 

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Kaycee High School football hosted a 1A state semifinal game against Meeteetse on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2020. Kaycee fell behind early and while they stayed close on the heels of Meeteetse, they were unable to ever recover on the scoreboard, ultimately losing 46-38.

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Kaycee High School volleyball traveled to the 1A state volleyball tournament on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 as the 1A East Regional champions. They won their first game in a quick three sets but lost in the semifinal against Meeteetsee 3-1. The Lady Bucs went on to win the third place game to fi…

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The Kaycee High School Buckaroos scraped out a narrow 47-43 win against Little Snake River for the first round of the 1a football playoffs at home on Oct. 30. Kaycee held a strong 34-16 lead at the half, but Little Snake River surged during the second half. Kaycee is scheduled to host Meetee…

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Kaycee volleyball fought a long five-set match against Upton for the fifth time this season. But this time, they beat Upton for the East Region Championship title. Kaycee pulled out a 3-2 victory over Upton, winning the second, fourth and fifth sets. This maintained their station as a No. 1 …

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Officials with the Johnson County Incident Management Team said Thursday that only two parents/caregivers spectators will be permitted per player for basketball games and wrestling matches. 

Buffalo High School hosted a volleyball triangular on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 with both Newcastle and Burns traveling into town to play. Buffalo played Newcastle first, winning one of the sets but ultimately losing the match 3-1. They played Burns later in the day for their final game of the…

Buffalo High School Swimming hosted a triangular meet on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 which brought to the YMCA swimmers and divers from Douglas and Newcastle. The meet served as senior night for four Buffalo swimmers and as a fun meet for the teams. Individual races and dives were still completed,…

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Buffalo High School football hosted Douglas on Friday night, Oct. 16, 2020, for both their senior night and the final home game of the regular season. The Bison were trailing 14-3 going into the second half, but came back quick in the second half. Scoring their first touchdown off of a third…

Buffalo High School volleyball hosted the Torrington Trailblazers on Saturday afternoon. Buffalo fell behind, losing the first two sets, but came back with strength to win the third set 25-15. The momentum couldn’t pull out a win, however, leading to a Buffalo loss of 3-1. Buffalo travels to…

Buffalo hosted a triangular meet Friday with Cody and Douglas traveling in for an 11-dive format meet. Unlike the six dive format, the meet opened with five dives and then kicked off the meet as per usual, completing the remaining six at their normal time. Buffalo’s hosted a second swim meet…

The Kaycee High School Lady Bucs volleyball team hosted a quadrangular on Saturday, securing two victories and one loss against other state teams. 

Kaycee's football team hosted the Farson-Eden Pronghorns on Friday afternoon. The Buckaroo's came into the game off of their Homecoming shutout, but were unable to find the same immediate footing. Farson-Eden took the lead in the first half and kept it through to the end of the game, winning 47-13.

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Buffalo High School Hosted Riverton for their 2020 football game on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. Buffalo held their opponent to a 10-0 lead going into the second half. The Bison scored early in the third quarter and despite growing momentum in the second half, were not able to pull out a win, losin…

Buffalo's swim and dive team hosted their Homecoming meet on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 at the YMCA. Joining Buffalo in the meet were Worland and Rawlins. Competing against each team separately, Buffalo won both competitions. 

Buffalo's varsity volleyball team pulled out a win for their Homecoming game against Thermopolis on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. Buffalo served up a quick win in the first set with a 25-17 win. Buffalo ultimately won the match 3-1 over Thermopolis. The next Buffalo home game is against Torrington…

Buffalo High School volleyball hosted Worland for a home game on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. Buffalo came out with high energy but was unable to win the match, losing 3-0. Buffalo’s next home game is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 1 against Thermopolis for the Lady Bison’s homecoming match. 

Kaycee High School’s concluded their Homecoming week with a Friday football game on Sept. 18, 2020. The game hosted Hulett and resulted in a 25-0 shutout by Kaycee. In addition to action on the field, senior night and homecoming royalty were announced and crowned at the game. 

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Buffalo High School’s volleyball team hosted the Douglas Bearcats on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. Buffalo lost the match in the first three sets. The next Buffalo home game is scheduled for Sept. 25, against Worland.

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There were 11 seconds left in the first half. Kaycee High School had watched its early lead against the Sheridan High School  freshman squad narrow by an unstoppable offensive barrage, and the Buckaroos were running out of time to build it back up.

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Buffalo’s first Friday night home game brought the Cody Broncs to town on Friday, Feb. 18, 2020. Buffalo lost he game 14-6 to the Broncs, scoring their only touchdown in the final quarter of the game. The pep band has relocated this year to the track so as to promote social distancing becaus…

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Kaycee High School volleyball hosted Upton for their senior night game on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2020. Kaycee won the match 3-1 over Upton to celebrate their seniors. Kaycee won the first, second and fourth sets of the match. Kaycee does not have a home volleyball game during their homecoming we…

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Johnson County Soccer Association president Zach Byram’s oldest son spent his childhood learning to love the sport in the local youth league. Now a sophomore at Buffalo High School, he plans to play on the soccer team next spring.

CASPER — Once the Big Ten changed course and announced earlier this week that it will play a fall football season beginning in late October, players, coaches and fans of Wyoming and the rest of the Mountain West schools began asking the same question: Are we going to get a fall season, too? 

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Buffalo High School’s cross country team hosted their home meet of the year on Saturday, Sept. 5, bringing teams from both sides of the Bighorns for the competitive 5K run. Teams were split in half, some running in the morning and others running at noon. Buffalo’s runners joined in the races…

When Kaycee High School claimed their first set over Hulett, 25-11, it seemed clear a match victory was on their horizon. Hulett High School scrambled to collect vicious serves and well-placed hits, and the visiting Lady Bucs confidently claimed their 14-point victory in the first set agains…

Buffalo High School volleyball hosted the Powell Panthers on Saturday night, Sept. 5, 2020. The Lady Bison lost the match 3-2, winning the second and fourth sets of the night but they were unable to pull out a third set to win the match. The next volleyball game for Buffalo is scheduled for …

Water splashed and soap flew as members of the Buffalo Blast youth traveling soccer team hosted a fundraiser car wash on Saturday, Sept. 5 to raise money for assistance in covering tournament fees. Visitors from Buffalo and from out of state alike stopped for the quick clean and offered dona…

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The Cloud Peak Pickleball Club is celebrating the final warm days of the year with pickle ball games and practices on the outdoor YMCA courts. Once the cold weather sets in, however, the group has no intention of setting aside their paddles. They plan on using the Bomber Mountain gymnasium t…

The Clear Creek Middle School Bandit eighth grade football team kicked off the season in Gillette facing Sage Valley. The Bandits played well in the first quarter, holding Sage Valley scoreless. On its first possession of the season, the Bandits had a 10-play drive. Unfortunately, penalties …

All eyes around the Johnson County YMCA pool were on freshman Olivia Maertens as she stepped out onto the diving board, toes pointed and eyes focused. She bounced once, twice — and the board bucked under her feet, sending her stumbling back a step. The crowd let out a collective breath.

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After a week of two-a-day practices, the high school girl’s swim team celebrated the beginning of their season with a practice out at Lake De Smet. For the last several years, the team kicks off the season with a mini triathlon where they swim, run and bike at the lake. Afterwards they do a …

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With fall sports underway, the high school volleyball team took to the courts for their two-a-day practices the week before school. The team practiced morning and afternoon, working on skills, conditioning and game positions. The team ended their practice week with a scrimmage on Saturday mo…

Football practice kicked up again last week in anticipation of the start of school and the season. Practice was divided between smaller group drills and drills for the entire team. The first scrimmage of the year is scheduled to be held at home against Big Horn on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 1p.m.

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When Buffalo High School volleyball takes the court for the first time this fall, it will be nearly half of the team’s first time on a high school court.

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The moment before a bull bursts from the chute into the rodeo arena leaves a close observer breathless with secondhand tension. The cowboy’s legs are clamped to either side of the nearly one-ton animal. His knees rest on slabs with muscle made lean from a carefully curated high-protein diet.…

As the 2020 summer season rounds its final base, the 18U Bulls baseball team held a game with their alumni and parents on Wednesday at Prosinski field. The game doubles as an end of season celebration and a kick-off to the future. Next year, the baseball program in Buffalo is moving out of i…

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.

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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.