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Just days from the grand opening of the Beck Park Bike Park in Cody, critiques are coming in on the park. These reviews aren’t from the organizers or local community leaders thrilled to have the new park open and drawing crowds. The reviews are from more important voices — the kids who have made the park a second home.

Ty Wallace won the Cody/Yellowstone Xtreme Bulls Friday night, building upon the best season that the 23-year-old bull rider has had to date.

Local women persevere in 24-hour relay

Runners from Powell, Meeteetse and Cody finish grueling test in good time

Established in 2004, the Ragnar Wasatch Back Relay is a grueling test of endurance — an overnight relay race of nearly 200 miles through the Wasatch Mountains in Utah.

Richard Avoletta didn’t start competing in triathlons until the age of 50, when he set a goal of competing in one triathlon in all 50 states.

The Powell Pioneers baseball team won its second game of the season on Tuesday night, beating conference opponent Riverton in the team’s final home game.

Area players get tough for all the right reasons

Fans of roller derby in the Big Horn Basin had reason to celebrate Saturday, as the Heart Mountain Wreck on Wheels hosted its final home bout of the season against the Electric City Grrrlz at Riley Arena in Cody.

Some rough innings proved to be the Powell Pioneers’ undoing last week, as the Legion baseball team dropped a pair of doubleheaders against Cody and Lovell.

Powell High School graduates Danna Hanks and Lexee Craig both completed their freshman year of track and field competition at Dickinson State University with All-Conference honors while being part of the winning team at the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Chris Boucher — who played for Northwest College basketball team two years ago — signed a two-way contract with the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors Thursday night.

On Saturday, nearly a dozen Powell area residents competed in the 25th annual Bighorn Trail Run in Dayton among tough conditions.

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