The Wyoming 4-H State Shoot competition took place in Douglas the weekend of July 7-10 and while a number of Park County representatives did quite well, a Powell trio were rewarded with the chance to attend the Raton, New Mexico, Shooting Sports Award Trip.
State budget cuts are being felt in many areas throughout Wyoming and are even reaching into the Northwest College athletic programs which, while not having an impact quite yet, will be felt in the future.
Baseball players for the Junior All-Stars team have been out in the community fundraising for their trip to Western Regionals in Vancouver, Washington. The team departs on Aug. 1 for its first scheduled game on Aug. 4 versus the state champion team from Oregon and Friday, Aug. 5, versus the Southern California champion.
They may have been out of action and relegated to the practice field for two weeks, but the Powell Junior All-Stars more than showed they were ready for the competition of the Little League State Championship Tournament in Cowley.
Against just about the best field of competition it has gone up against, the Heart Mountain Wreck-on-Wheels roller derby team made a good showing at last weekend’s third annual WyoCup tournament at the Riley Arena in Cody.
Team roping couple wins men's and women's All Around titles
A rope flies through the air, snagging a steer by the head and another catches it by its feet — connecting the boyfriend and girlfriend in what could be called the rodeo equivalent of the spaghetti scene in “Lady and the Tramp.”
It has been two weeks since the end of the Powell Juniors Little League regular season, but a group of 14 players, guided by three coaches, have been keeping busy in preparation for the Wyoming State Juniors Tournament in Cowley.