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Don Cogger

Players with Wyoming roots making an impact at NWC trapper field

While youth programs continue to grow and thrive in urban areas, in a rural state like this one, soccer is still perceived as a niche sport; few participants continue past the level of juice boxes and participation trophies, lured away by other athletic pursuits and extracurricular activities. So for the Northwest College men’s team to have nine Wyoming-raised players on its current roster is a testament to the love they have for the game.

Late rally propels Mustangs past trappers for Region IX North title

Going into the 87th minute, the Northwest College men’s soccer team was in control against Western Wyoming Community College, holding a 2-1 lead as the final game of the regular season wound down in Rock Springs last week.

Western Wyoming earns 2-0 shutout

As a difficult rebuilding season came to an end, the Northwest College women’s soccer team hoped to finally get in the win column at Western Wyoming Community College — a team they had taken into overtime earlier in the season.

For many families in Wyoming, hunting season is awaited in eager anticipation, more so than summer or even Christmas. As the leaves turn and the weather gets colder, hunters of all ages, sizes and gender brush off their cold weather gear, zero-in their rifles and head for the hills.

On a day when the Northwest College men’s soccer team honored its sophomores, two came up big as the Trappers held off the Laramie County Community College Golden Eagles 2-1.

Numbers have historically been tied to state’s unemployment rate

Preliminary data indicates that enrollment at Northwest College may have dipped a little from last year.

For soccer midfielder and Newcastle, England, native Jay Younger, it was former Trappers head coach Rob Hill who convinced him to give Northwest College a shot.

It was an idea that some saw as a progressive move for the community, while others were left scratching their heads.

NWC outlasts Sheridan, falls to Gillette

The Northwest College men’s soccer team looked to head into the final stretch of the season on a winning note, as they welcomed Sheridan and Gillette colleges to Trapper Field last week.

For most of his adult life, Calvin Sanders has been a champion of youth athletics in the Big Horn Basin, as a coach and as a longtime umpire for Little League Baseball.

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