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Dante Geoffrey

The Powell Panthers committed 14 turnovers and shot 31 percent from the field in a 61-50 loss to the class 2A Lovell Bulldogs Thursday night at Powell High School.

Looking to head into the winter break with a winning record, the Powell Panthers (2-4, 1-1) were unable to sustain a consistent offense or come up with timely stops in the frustrating loss.

Proposed revisions would lessen academic penalties

The punishments given to students who violate the Park County School District No. 1 alcohol, tobacco and drug policy may change under revisions to the current school code.

The new policy, which would reduce the number of out-of-school suspension days and reduce academic penalties, is designed to punish those who break rules while preventing them from falling too far behind in classes.

It was a tale of two drastically different games for the Powell High School boys basketball team this weekend.

Powell split its first two home conference games, beating the Jackson Broncs 51-36 Friday night and then losing to the Star Valley Braves 59-39 Saturday afternoon.

The stats show two drastically different Panther teams, though neither game was Powell at its best.


Powell High School senior Tess Mitchell signed a letter of intent to play golf at Montana State University Billings Nov. 20.

Mitchell said she’s excited for the opportunity to play in college – an opportunity she wasn’t fully expecting.

When last week’s 3A boys basketball poll came out, it heralded the Powell Panthers as one of the league’s top teams.

The way varsity head coach Mike Heny sees it, the Panthers have plenty of work to do to earn that honor.

Powell, there’s no easy way to say this, so I’m just going to say it.

I’m mad at you.

A photo slideshow accompanied by Sugarland’s “Stuck like glue” played from the overhead projector, prompting laughs, aws and a few groans from the crowd of Powell High School swimmers, divers and their parents.

The AMBER Alert that was issued for a missing Cheyenne two-year-old girl has been canceled, according to the Associated Press. 

A mixture of concern and interest was expressed over the potential fate of the old Southside Elementary building at a Park County School District No. 1 input hearing Tuesday night.

Chairman McCray re-elected

In what turned out to be a six-person race, Powell selected from nine candidates two new members to join the Park County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees, along with its returning current chairman.

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