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University of Wyoming defense plays like it has something to prove

LARAMIE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - The University of Wyoming football defense has been the team’s calling card for the last few seasons. The team ranked 16th in FBS in total defense in 2020 and returned most of that group. The defense helped keep the Cowboys in the first game...
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Yep, the Pokes have another beast in the backfield

LARAMIE -- Dawaiian McNeely was supposed to get his first carries of the season in the second half at Northern Illinois. Wyoming watched a commanding 42-16 late third-quarter lead turn into a one-point deficit in the blink of an eye. The starters remained in the game and eventually pulled off a 50-43 victory in DeKalb.
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Burns/Pine fall to Laramie in Dual Meet

The Pine Bluffs/Burns cross country track team traveled to Sinclair, Wy to compete in the Rawlins Cross Country Innovational 2021 meet. The team did well as the boys placed fifth and the girls placed fourth in the meet. Emma Gonzalez placed second in the 5000 meter run continuing her run for another All-State Award recognition.
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Wyoming punter Ralph Fawaz has helped elevate Cowboys special teams

LARAMIE – If all goes according to plan, the Cowboys won’t need to punt much in Connecticut. That doesn’t mean Wyoming head coach Craig Bohl, who oversees the kicking game, isn’t pleased with Ralph Fawaz. The redshirt freshman is off to a fast start after winning the starting position during...
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LHS teams shift into high gear for fall seasons

Laramie High golf ended its season last week and the tennis teams begin the Wyoming State Tennis Tournament today at three locations in Gillette. Three LHS sports are also powering through its respective significant portions of the fall schedule — volleyball, cross-country and swimming and diving. The Lady Plainsmen volleyball...

Wyoming Cowgirls volleyball begins Mountain West title chase Thursday

LARAMIE – The Wyoming volleyball program’s quest for a Mountain West Conference championship begins with a critical home stand. The Cowgirls (8-4) open conference play against Utah State at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and also host Boise State at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Uni-Wyo Sports Complex. UW head coach Chad...
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Cowboys aim to keep forcing turnovers at high rate

LARAMIE – Takeaways have become a regular occurrence for the University of Wyoming defense this season, a trend the Cowboys will look to continue on Saturday at UConn. Through three games, UW finds itself among the top teams in the country when it comes to winning the turnover battle. The Cowboys rank in the top-15 in the Football Bowl Subdivision with seven takeaways and a plus-five turnover margin, and are coming off a three-takeaway performance against Ball State last weekend.

Pokes News & Notes

LARAMIE -- The record doesn't always tell the tale. That's Craig Bohl's message when it comes to the upcoming trip to Connecticut where the Cowboys will take on the winless Huskies Saturday inside Rentschler Field at Pratt & Whitney Stadium. "I think they've got good physical ability," Wyoming's head coach...

Wyoming High School Girls Swimming Week 5 Scoreboard: Sept. 21-25, 2021

LYMAN TRIANGULAR – Evanston, Kemmerer, Lyman. Team Scores: Lyman 152, Evanston 143, Kemmerer 122. SUBLETTE COUNTY TRIANGULAR – Evanston, Kemmerer, Sublette County. BUFFALO TRIANGULAR – Buffalo, Newcastle, Worland. GILLETTE QUAD – Campbell County, Cheyenne Central, Cheyenne East, Thunder Basin. KELLY WALSH QUAD – Jackson, Kelly Walsh, Laramie, Natrona County. LANDER...

Cowgirls host Utah State, Boise State to open MW play

LARAMIE -- The Wyoming volleyball team opens its 23rd season of Mountain West play this week as the Cowgirls host Utah State at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 23 and Boise State at 1 p.m., Sept. 25 at the UniWyo Sports Complex. Wyoming closed out its non-conference slate last weekend at the...

UW not looking past winless UConn

LARAMIE – Following each of the University of Wyoming football team’s three victories to start the season, Cowboys players and coaches have reiterated their 2021 mantra: to go 1-0 every week. Coming off a blowout victory over 2020 MAC champion Ball State, the Pokes are sticking to this mindset –...

Rawlins Holds Huge Cross Country Meet

The Rawlins Invitational cross country meet was held on Friday at the Sinclair golf course. The boy's winner from the 2A ranks as defending state champion Grant Bartlett finished the course in 17.03.74. Laramie won the team championship with 26 points thanks to going 3-6-8-9 On the girl's side, Addison...