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Breanne Thiel

The Powell High School winter break has concluded, with the boys swim team, girls basketball, boys basketball and wrestling teams resuming action on Friday.

Northwest College’s basketball and wrestling teams will resume play over the course of the next week, with each team beginning their conference schedules.

The Northwest College wrestlers hosted the National Junior College Athletic Association Rocky Mountain District Qualifier, qualifying nine individuals for nationals and placing first as a team.

The Powell High School tracksters battled the weather at the state track meet in Casper, bringing home 22 medals. To medal, one has to place in the top eight in the respective event.

Powell High School wrestlers rallied to finish second at the Class 3A State Championship after sitting in fourth place after the first day of competition.

Pohlman leaves behind legacy of excellence on and off the court

Northwest College head volleyball coach Shaun Pohlman announced last week that he’s accepted the head coaching position at Lewis-Clark State College, a four-year school in Lewiston, Idaho. The school competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)’s Frontier Conference, which is a step up from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) that includes NWC.

On Wednesday, Dec. 20, the Powell High School wrestling team split into groups of two to four, but instead of putting on their headgear and practice clothes to push each other to get better on the mat, they went shopping to help seven local families in need of some assistance this holiday season.

After seven successful seasons at Northwest College, head volleyball coach Shaun Pohlman is leaving for a head coaching position at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho.

Several members of the Powell High School cross country program received season-end awards.

The Powell High School wrestling team competed in the Battle in the Big Horns Dual Tournament in Worland on Friday and Saturday, placing third with an overall 5-1 record.

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