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Lady Trappers mine local talent

Lovell trio provides spark, support off bench

Northwest College freshman Shelby Wardell knew as a kid she wanted to play basketball for the Lady Trappers.

Seniors Kacey Creed and Hudson Wilkerson each earned first place finishes over the weekend, as the Powell High School boys’ swim team swam to a second-place finish at the 3A West Conference Swimming and Diving Championship in Kemmerer on Friday and Saturday.

The Lady Panther basketball team had their longest road trip of the season, playing Pinedale on Friday and Star Valley on Saturday. Powell came away with two wins, beating the Lady Wranglers 39-22 and the Lady Braves 63-57 in overtime.

The Powell High School wrestling team competed in back-to-back duals last week, losing to Worland 43-16 Thursday, but rebounding to beat Lander 62-15 Friday.

Trapper/Gillette upset!

Torbert, Lombardy torch Pronghorns

Shortly before Saturday’s game against visiting Gillette College, members of the Northwest College men’s basketball team noticed something different about head coach Brian Erickson: He looked like he was dressed for a funeral.

The No. 4 ranked Northwest College wrestling team lost to No. 6 Western Wyoming Community College during Friday’s 20th Annual Apodaca Dual Showdown.

McManamen a leader on and off the court

Sophomore standout carving out her legacy

When your last name is synonymous with Wyoming basketball, expectations can run pretty high.

Last week was a busy one for the Powell High School boys’ swim team, which battled in three competitions and honored its seniors. The Panthers posted 38 personal best times and had two new state-qualifying events during their last week of competition before conference.

Lady Panther ballers keep rolling

The Powell High School girls’ basketball team went 2-0 in a pair of weekend road games, beating cross-county rival Cody Fillies 39-27 on Friday and defeating Worland 43-38 on Saturday. The win over Cody made the Lady Panthers 3-0 in Class 3A West’s North Quadrant; Powell now has an overall record of 10-3.

Panther wrestlers grapple at Ron Thon

On Friday and Saturday, the Powell High School wrestlers competed in Riverton at the Ron Thon Invitational. The annual tournament featured 39 teams from across the state, competing for the highly sought-after championship title in each weight class.

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