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Regional basketball updates

Modified: Friday, Feb 24th, 2017
The Southeast and Lingle-Fort Laramie girls' and boys' basketball teams are competing in their regional tournaments this weekend. The Doggers are in Douglas and the Cyclones are in Gillette. Here is what their schedules look like including updated scores:

Girls
First Round
1A - (No. 2 SE) Lingle-Fort Laramie 66 vs. (No. 3 NE) Hulett 42
2A - (No.
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State wrestling updates

Posted: Friday, Feb 24th, 2017
Torrington, Southeast and Lingle-Fort Laramie's wrestling teams are at the state tournament this weekend. Twenty-eight wrestlers from Goshen County are competing in Casper over the weekend. Here is a look at how they have done after the first day of action and some matches to watch for on Saturday.

Torrington
Trey Rogriguez - 120 pounds: Wrestling for first place
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Lingle youth basketball puts emphasis on skills

Posted: Thursday, Feb 23rd, 2017
LINGLE, Learning the skills to play and a love of the game, with maybe a little farm-club action thrown in for good measure, is what the Little Doggers are all about.
The boys' Lingle youth basketball program got underway last year under the direction of Chris Cook and the team learns skills throughout the winter and was able to put
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State wrestling contenders to watch

Posted: Thursday, Feb 23rd, 2017
TORRINGTON, The three Goshen County high schools are sending a combined 28 wrestlers to the Casper Events Center this weekend for the 3A and 2A State Tournaments.
At the regional level, the Torrington squad captures the sixth-place slot with 119 points, one point behind fifth-place Rawlins. The Blazers qualified 14 wrestlers to make the trip to Casper. At the 2A
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Thirteen Blazers place at regionals

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
TORRINGTON, The Torrington Trailblazers had 13 wrestlers place at the 3A East Regional Tournament in Wheatland over the weekend and qualified 14 wrestlers for the state tournament.
"We have a very young team. We had two seniors and a junior place and the rest are sophomores so we are very young," coach Doyle Meyer said. "Other than our open weights,
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Southeast girls push No. 1 Pine Bluffs to limit

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
YODER, The Southeast Lady Cyclones had 2A's top-ranked Pine Bluffs in their sights, down 17-14 in the third quarter, but the Lady Hornets pulled away to get the win in Yoder on Friday, 45-29.
The Lady Cyclones got off to a slow start. They were outscored 12-2 in the first frame. They battled back in the second to put up
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EWC’s Gorsuch misses cut

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
FORT WORTH, Texas, Eastern Wyoming College's welding instructor, Dean Gorsuch, reached the semi-finals of The American, but missed the cut for a spot in the finals that were run on Sunday.
On Friday, the top-10 steer wrestlers participated in a performance, with the top-five cementing their spot for the finals. Gorsuch posted a time of 13.92, putting him in the
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LFL boys dismantle Burns

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
BURNS, The Lingle-Fort Laramie boys' basketball team exacted their revenge over Burns for a loss earlier this season, holding the Broncs to 19 points in a 36-19 win on the road Friday.
Ty Mueller led the Doggers in scoring and he was the only one in double-figures, racking up 13 points. He shot 5-of-7 from inside the arc and added
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THS girls snag conference wins

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
TORRINGTON, The Torrington girls basketball team grabbed a pair of 3A East conference victories against Wheatland (55-51) and Rawlins (55-48) to improve to 3-3 in conference play and 9-10 overall.
"This was a big weekend for us," Torrington coach Jeff Halley said. "Finally, being at home really gave us a shot in the arm as we pulled down two
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Blazers split weekend contests

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
TORRINGTON, The Torrington boys basketball team earned a split of weekend games against Wheatland and Rawlins in Torrington to drop to 5-1 in conference play at 12-7 overall.
The Blazers remain in the first place tie with Douglas in the 3A east quadrant, both with a three game lead on Wheatland (2-4).

THS 64, Wheatland 33
On Friday,
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Southeast Cyclones drop final two regular season games

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
GLENROCK, The Southeast Cyclones were unable to score 10 or more points in any quarter over their last two games, falling to Pine Bluffs Friday, 60-16, and Glenrock Saturday, 37-27.

Pine Bluffs 60, Southeast 16
The Cyclones fell behind early against the Hornets at home, facing an 18-5 deficit after the first quarter. Pine Bluffs expanded on their lead,
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Go. Co. athletes compete in Simplot Games

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
POCATELLO, Idaho, Torrington's Logan Harris and Lingle-Fort Laramie's Landen Fuller competed with Cheyenne Central's team in the Simplot Games in Pocatello, Idaho this past weekend.
Harris took fourth in shot put at the Simplot games, which had 2,100 total athletes from 19 states and four countries. The Blazer recorded a throw of 60-6.5.
Fuller competed in the 800-meter run, clocking
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County dominates SEWAC...

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
Goshen County proved supreme at the junior high SEWAC tournament hosted by Southeast on Saturday, with Lingle-Fort Laramie and Southeast meeting for the championship. The Cyclones and Doggers were joined by Pine Bluffs and Lusk for the tournament Saturday. LFL downed the Hornets to make it to the title game and Southeast got a win over the Tigers.
In the
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Nine Southeast Cyclones punch ticket for state tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
MOORCROFT, Nine Southeast Cyclones placed in their weight class at the 2A East Regional Tournament in Moorcroft Friday, where the team placed fourth.
"You look from last year to this year at regionals. From eight last year to fourth this year is a huge improvement for us," coach Matt Bullington said. "They came out and they wrestled well. They're performing
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Lancers continue skid

Modified: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
LAMAR, Colo., The Eastern Wyoming College Lancers gave up 50 or more points in the first half in back-to-back games on their way to falling to Northeastern Junior College Friday, 93-79, and Lamar Community College Saturday, 100-78.

NJC 93, EWC 79
The Lancers gave up 50 points against Northeastern in the first half, while only scoring 36 points of
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LFL Lady Doggers split final regular season games

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
LINGLE, The Lingle-Fort Laramie Lady Doggers had 2A's top-ranked Pine Bluffs on the ropes on Saturday, but fell at home, 47-37.
After the first frame, the Lady Hornets had a 14-10 advantage, but LFL trimmed that lead to one by halftime, 19-18. The Lady Doggers had the score tied several times in the second half. After the third quarter, LFL
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Five Doggers on way to state tourney

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
MOORCROFT, All five of the Lingle-Fort Laramie wrestlers put together solid performances at the 2A East Regional Tournament on Friday to earn their way to the state tournament.
"It was a tough regional tournament for us," coach Brandon Gifford said. "I know that we didn't finish the way our young men wanted to, but regionals is not the end game."
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EWC women squeak out one-point win

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
LAMAR, Colo., The Eastern Wyoming College Lancers racked up an 11-point advantage after the first frame and held on to take the win on the road Saturday over Lamar Community College, 57-56.
After the first quarter, EWC was up 19-8 over Lamar. The Lady Lancers gave a lot of that lead back in the second quarter, but still held a
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EWC instructor grappling for spot in finals

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
FORT WORTH, Texas, Dean Gorsuch, Eastern Wyoming College's welding instructor, is still in the running for a spot in the World's Largest One-Day Rodeo after one day of steer wrestling in Fort Worth, Texas.
On Monday, 160 cowboys from across the country competed in two rounds of steer wrestling to snag a top-20 spot to advance to the semi-finals. In
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Good sportsmen...

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
In recent competitive action, several Blazers have been recognized for their exemplary sportsmanship. Game officials nominated a girl and boy from Torrington in their basketball games against Newcastle, Chadron, Neb. and Douglas. Kaelyn Riley was the girls' nominee from the game against Newcastle and Taylor Walsh picked up the honor from the other two games. Jordan Malm was recognized for
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Southeast MS to host SEWAC tourney

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
YODER, The Southeast Cyclones will serve as host for the SEWAC middle school boys' basketball tournament to be played this weekend.
The Cyclones are coming into the final weekend of their season hot. They posted a 10-0 record during their regular season, earning them the top seed for the tournament this weekend. Behind Southeast, Pine Bluffs has the second seed,
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Goshen Co. high school girls’ basketball update

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
TORRINGTON, The local girls' basketball teams are entering their final week of the regular season and are still jostling for postseason seeding, so it's a good time to check out where they stand.

Torrington
Record: 7-10 (2-3)
Ranking: NR

The Torrington Lady Trailblazers currently sit at 7-10 this winter. They tied with Wheatland in quadrant records, with a
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Lady Doggers record two big wins

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
LINGLE, The Lingle-Fort Laramie Lady Doggers rolled to two weekend wins, both by 20 or more points, beating Kaycee on Friday, 57-28, and Rock River on Saturday, 55-35.

LFL 57, Kaycee 28
Three Lady Doggers were in double-figures against Kaycee on the road Friday. Makenna Greenwald topped the stat sheet, with 16 points to her credit. She also tied
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Two Goshen County seniors heading to Shrine Bowl

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
TORRINGTON, Torrington's Logan Harris and Southeast's Jacob Schmitt were both named to the South's roster for the Shrine Bowl to be played in Casper on June 10.
Harris, who recently signed his letter of intent to play for the University of Wyoming in the fall, played both sides of the ball for the Blazers this past season. He was the
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Cyclones place fifth at Carbon County Invite

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
SARATOGA, Seven Cyclone wrestlers finished in the top-five in their weight class over the weekend, propelling Southeast to a fifth-place finish at the Carbon County Invitational in Saratoga.
Hunter Woodruff had the best finish for the Cyclones, taking the top spot in the heavyweight division. His day started with a pin in the first period over Big Piney's Ryan Keiter,
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Two Lancers vying for spot in World’s Largest One Day Rodeo

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
FORT WORTH, Texas, Dean Gorsuch, Eastern Wyoming College's welding instructor, and Danny Manning, a Lancer rodeo team member, are competing for a spot in the world's largest one day rodeo.
Manning and Gorsuch are both set to compete in the steer-wrestling event in Fort Worth, Texas. The two left for Texas on Saturday and the first round of action was
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Lady Lancers roll

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
TORRINGTON, The Eastern Wyoming College Lady Lancers dominated for two wins at home over the weekend.
They beat North Platte Community College Friday, 88-57, and McCook Community College Saturday, 89-64.
"I think the big key is we got out to a quick start in both games," coach Tom Anderson said. "I think we just came out ready to play
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Honoring past champions...

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
At halftime of the Southeast boys' and girls' basketball games on Saturday, the Cyclones honored previous school champions. The 1967 boys' basketball team from Goshen Hole was recognized for their state title. They were undefeated in 1967 and in the state championship game, Goshen Hole beat Carpenter 102-47. Celebrating their 20-year reunion, the 1997 girls' state championship basketball team was
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Cyclones lose home thriller to Burns

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
YODER, A three-pointer by Burns with less than 10 seconds on the clock downed the Southeast Cyclones on Saturday at home, 44-43.
The Cyclones and Broncs were tied at 12 after the first frame. Southeast gained a three-point advantage by intermission, 25-22. The Cyclones added some distance in the third quarter, outscoring Burns 14-8.
After being down by nine heading
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EWC golf recognized...

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
The Eastern Wyoming College golf team was honored on Friday. They autographed posters for fans at the men's and women's basketball games and received a banner for their efforts in winning the Region IX team title last year.
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EWC men drop two home games

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
TORRINGTON, The Eastern Wyoming College men's basketball team were handed two losses on their home court this past weekend, falling to North Platte Community College Friday, 99-66, and McCook Community College Saturday, 98-81.

NPCC 99, EWC 66
Against North Platte, EWC got off to a slow start, facing a 9-0 deficit after less than three minutes of action. By
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Southeast Lady Cyclones split conference match ups

Modified: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
YODER, The Southeast Lady Cyclones split their weekend games against two conference foes, falling to Lusk Friday, 47-34, and beating Burns Saturday, 44-29.

Lusk 47, Southeast 34
The Lady Cyclones got off to a slow start against Lusk Friday and could not recover. They faced a 14-7 deficit after the first quarter, before outscoring the Lady Tigers 12-7 in
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Doggers fall to No. 2 Kaycee

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
KAYCEE, Garrett Cooper and Justice Madayag scored in double-figures in the Lingle-Fort Laramie Doggers' 55-46 road loss against Kaycee on Friday.
Cooper led the Doggers in scoring, with 15 points. He shot 6-of-8 from the field and added three points from the free-throw line. Cooper chipped in a team-high seven rebounds and two assists. Madayag had 11 points of his
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Trailblazer boys unable to beat Douglas twice

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
DOUGLAS, The Torrington Trailblazers fell behind the No. 2-ranked Bearcats early and could not catch up on Friday in their second meeting this season, losing on the road, 61-49.
Torrington got off to a slow start, with a12-8 after the first frame, but battled back to bring the score to within two at intermission, 24-22. The Blazers poured in 10
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Local tracksters compete in Laramie Shine Invite

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
LARAMIE, Nineteen Goshen County track and field athletes competed in the Laramie Shine Invitational in Laramie on Friday with seven bringing home top-10 finishes.
Torrington's Logan Harris had the best finish among the local athletes, with a first place in shot put, on a throw of 59-1.5. His throw is the best in the state so far this year. Jacob
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Lady Blazers fall in two road games over weekend

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
NEWCASTLE, The Torrington Lady Blazers were handed two losses on the road this weekend, falling to Douglas on Friday, 65-37, and Newcastle on Saturday, 32-29.

Douglas 65, Torrington 37
Seven different Lady Blazers scored against Douglas on Friday, with Sydney Hill leading the way with nine points. The senior also had four rebounds, a steal and four blocks. Adia
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Three Doggers place in Saratoga

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
SARATOGA, The Lingle-Fort Laramie Doggers had three wrestlers compete in the Carbon County Invite over the weekend in Saratoga with all three placing in their weight class.
"This weekend is usually a weekend where we appear a bit sluggish due to our peaking cycle, which is normal," coach Brandon Gifford said. "I felt we battled through the sluggishness and competed
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