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EWC swept by North Platte

Modified: Saturday, Sep 20th, 2014
TORRINGTON, The Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) Lady Lancers suffered their third loss of the season to the North Platte (Neb.) Community College Lady Knights 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-18) Tuesday night in Torrington.
Game one was highlighted by 10 ties and three lead changes.
EWC freshman Kylah Meyer came out swinging, recording two of her five kills right out of the

Video: Torrington vs. Green River

Modified: Saturday, Sep 20th, 2014
Second half highlights from Friday's Torrington and Green River Class 3A football matchup.

THS upends Cheyenne South in four

Posted: Friday, Sep 19th, 2014
CHEYENNE, The Torrington Lady Blazer volleyball team earned a big road win over Class 4A Cheyenne South Tuesday evening.
"I was so pleased with the way our team came together for a common goal," coach Abby Bruch said.
The 3-1 (25-19, 25-19, 21-25, 25-21) victory was the sixth of the season for the Lady Blazers.
"We talked in depth

Lancers third at Central Wyoming rodeo

Posted: Friday, Sep 19th, 2014
RIVERTON, The Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) rodeo team finished third in the season-opening event hosted by Central Wyoming College last weekend.
Lancer team ropers dominated the average standings.
"We just had a really good weekend in team roping," coach Jake Clark said.
Sophomore heeler Trey Yates, along with University of Wyoming (UW) partner Brit Ellerman, won team roping in 13.3 seconds

THS tennis ends conference schedule with losses

Posted: Friday, Sep 19th, 2014
TORRINGTON, The Torrington High School tennis teams wrapped up conference action Tuesday afternoon with losses to Cheyenne Central and Cheyenne East.
The Blazers lost 3-2 to Central and 5-0 to East.
Sophomore Tyler Ring led the way with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Central.
"Tyler played a solid match against Central," coach Mary Perkins said.
The No. 3 doubles team of

TMS shutouts Douglas

Posted: Friday, Sep 19th, 2014
TORRINGTON, The Torrington Middle School (TMS) football team defeated the Douglas Bearcats 28-0 Tuesday afternoon at Wiseman Field.
"As a coaching staff, we thought that everyone contributed to the win. We had many different players touch the football on offense and do positive plays with their opportunities," coaches Jason Bivens and Doyle Meyer said after the game.
The Blazers offensive line

Blazers move to 2-0

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
TORRINGTON, For the first time since 1993, the Torrington High School (THS) football team is undefeated through two weeks of the season after defeating Worland 21-6 Friday evening.
"That's a great thing for us, but we try to keep things where we are excited about it but understand this is just the beginning of it," head coach Mark Lenhardt said. "We

Lady Blazers get two wins in Rawlins

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
RAWLINS, The Torrington Lady Blazers finished the Rawlins Invite with a 2-4 record.
Second-year coach Abby Bruch compared the level of play by her team to a "roller coaster."
"We played great at times and struggled at other times," she said.
In pool play, the Lady Blazers defeated Pinedale in two games, while losing to Glenrock and Powell, also in two.

Bebo leads Doggers to win over Hornets

Modified: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
LINGLE, Lingle-Fort Laramie (LFL) junior Matt Bebo had a career game in Friday's 44-16 win over the Pine Bluffs Hornets.
"He had a day," coach Kevin Derby said. "He stepped up for us last week, kicking that field goal and leading the team in rushing."
This week was no different.
Bebo rushed for 176 yards and three touchdowns on 10 attempts.

Lady Cyclones return to action with victory

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
YODER, After a near two-week layoff, the Southeast Lady Cyclones returned to action Friday evening with a 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-13) win over conference foe Saratoga.
The victory moves the Lady Cyclones to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in the 2A Southeast Conference.
Juniors Dani McManamen and Noelle Chapman finished the contest with a team-high eight kills.
Southeast served up 13

Lancer golf team second at home tournament

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
TORRINGTON, Eastern Wyoming College freshman golfer Logan Harrison shot a two-day total of 147 to lead the Lancers at their annual Region IX golf tournament.
He finished third individually, two shots back of Justin Carlock of Trinidad State, who claimed the individual title.
Harrison shot an even-par 72 on a chilly, damp Thursday and a three-over 75 during the second round.

Cyclones held scoreless in second half of loss

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
BAYARD, Neb., The Southeast Cyclones were held off the scoreboard in the second half of Friday night's 26-20 road loss to the Bayard Tigers.
The hosts posted 20 unanswered points over the final 24 minutes to pull the come-from-behind victory.
The Tigers struck first with a touchdown following a Southeast turnover on the first drive of the game.

Blazer golf rolls to another team title

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
DOUGLAS, Last weekend's Douglas golf tournament was cut short to a Friday-only event due to an early snowstorm that hit the area.
The Torrington High School golf team made the most of that one day, though.
The boys' team won the team title, their third of the season.
The Blazers finished four strokes ahead of Wheatland and 32 shots in

Freshman leads Blazer cross-country

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
CHADRON, Neb., The Torrington High School (THS) cross-country team took six runners to the annual meet in Chadron on Saturday.
Freshman Mathew Garcia led the team with an eighth-place finish in the varsity boys' division.
He completed the 5K run in 19 minutes, 31 seconds. Classmates William Fluckiger and Alex Wright finished 29th and 35th, respectively.
In the varsity girls' race,

Lady Dogger volleyball falls to Pine Bluffs

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
LINGLE, The Lingle-Fort Laramie Lady Dogger volleyball team dropped its second straight game against a Class 2A team Friday night.
This time it was a 3-1 (25-14, 16-25, 25-17, 25-22) loss to the Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets.
"It's coming together," coach Barb Clark said. "I just told those girls, the sophomores are young, but they are finding themselves. The seniors

Lady Blazer tennis downs Rock Springs in Rawlins

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
RAWLINS, The Torrington Lady Blazer tennis team picked up the lone win at the two-day Rawlins tournament last weekend.
The Lady Blazers picked up a 3-2 victory over Rock Springs on Friday in the opening match of the weekend.
The doubles teams of Sydney Hill and Abigail Mitchell won 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), while Jade Palmer-Miller and Yanni Saucedo

Lady Lancers fall in home opener

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
TORRINGTON, Tuesday's Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) volleyball score against the Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC) Lady Cougars might not reflect it, but Lady Lancer coach Julie Sherbeyn is pleased with the continued progress of her team.
"I was much happier with our level of play," she said following the 3-0 (25-10, 25-14, 25-19) loss. "We maintained a little more

Eighth-grade football team opens with win

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
WHEATLAND, The Torrington eighth-grade football team opened the 2014 season the same way it ended, with a victory.
The Blazers came away with a 20-12 road win over the Wheatland Bulldogs.
"It was good to get on the football field with these athletes," coach Doyle Meyer said. "They are an awesome bunch of young men with great heart and

Blazer tennis falls to Scottsbluff, Natrona

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
TORRINGTON, The Torrington High School (THS) tennis teams competed against two different schools in two different towns this week.
The boys' team hosted Scottsbluff, Neb. on Tuesday and lost 4-1.
No. 1 singles player sophomore Tyler Ring defeated Eric Olsen, 6-0, 6-1 as the only win of the day.
"Tyler continues to look strong," coach Mary Perkins said.

Lancer golf places second in McCook tournament

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
MCCOOK, Neb., The defending Region IX champion Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) Lancers began the 2014-15 campaign with a second-place finish in McCook last weekend.
Sophomore Josh Wilson finished fourth with a two-day total of 156, four strokes back of champion Frazer Promfret of Trinidad State.

EWC Booster Club Kick-off BBQ

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) fans, booster club members and students were out in force Monday evening at the Goshen County Fairgrounds for the EWC Booster Club Kick-off Barbecue. Those in attendance heard EWC President Tom Armstrong speak about the college's future plans, along with new Athletic Director Dave Vondy and booster club president Terry Lofink. Then all the coaches introduced

Burroughs lift Cyclones to win

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
YODER, Southeast High School junior quarterback Jeff Burroughs rushed for two touchdowns and passed for three more in Friday's 33-0, opening-season win over the Class 2A Wright Panthers.
"We needed that after last week," coach Mark Bullington said in reference to Southeast's 30-14 week zero loss to Bridgeport, Neb. the previous week.
Burroughs was 6-for-13 for 178 yards through the

Ground game powers THS to victory

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
GLENROCK, The Torrington Blazer football team played spoiler Friday night when the Glenrock Herders opened their new field to the tune of a 37-9 road victory.
The Blazers rushed for 348 yards, including 182 from junior back Skyler Miller.
"Any time you can do that and put up that kind of numbers on the ground is a good thing," coach

THS tennis falls to Kelly Walsh

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
TORRINGTON, The Torrington tennis teams had a busy weekend with a trio of road matches.
On Friday, the Lady Blazers took center stage in Casper against the Kelly Walsh Lady Trojans.
The Lady Trojans swept Torrington, 5-0.
No. 2 singles player, sophomore Emily Zavorka, was the lone Lady Blazer to win a game.
After losing game one, 6-4, she bounced

Kostur wins second tourney in a row; Blazer boys win team title

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
TORRINGTON, Torrington High School (THS) senior Sarah Kostur won her second tournament in a row and did so in dominating fashion during the THS Invite last Thursday and Friday.
Kostur was the lone female to shoot in the 80s both days.
She fired an 83 on day one and an 88 on the second day to win the event by 20

Lady Lancers 2-2 at Sheridan tourney

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
SHERIDAN, Coach Julie Sherbeyn feels the Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) Lady Lancer volleyball team turned the corner last week with a win over Dodge City Community College in McCook, Neb.
That carried over to last weekend's Sheridan College Volleyball Tournament where the Lady Lancers finished 2-2.
"They came out Friday and played really well," Sherbeyn said.

Blazers place fifth at Gering meet

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
GERING, Neb., The Torrington cross country team traveled to the Gering Invitational last Friday with the boys' team finishing sixth in the team standings.
Freshman Mathew Garcia led the Blazers with a 22nd-place finish. He finished the 5,000-meter event in 18 minutes, 41 seconds.
Five seconds back of Garcia was junior Canton Afdahl, who finished 23rd.

Balanced attack pushes Doggers past Saratoga

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
SARATOGA, The Class 1A, No. 5-ranked Lingle-Fort Laramie (LFL) Dogger football team opened the season in dominating fashion with a 46-13 road win over the Saratoga Panthers on Friday.
After one season in the six-man ranks, the Panthers returned to the 11-man game and allowed the Doggers to rack up 359 yards of offense.
"The one thing I was really

LFL volleyball drops home match to Burns

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
LINGLE, The Lingle-Fort Laramie Lady Dogger volleyball team returned home to face Southeast Wyoming Athletic Conference (SEWAC) opponent Burns last Thursday.
In game one, the Lady Doggers fell behind 7-1, but a 5-0 run eventually brought LFL back within 15-14.
That was as close as the team came in game one.
In game two, it was all Lady Broncs.

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