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PHS Robotics to compete in St. Louis

For the second year in a row, Panther Robotics will test their metal against the world’s best.

The Powell High School robotics team known as The Mad Hatters will travel to St. Louis, Mo., to compete at the 2013 FTC World Championships April 24-27. Powell’s team will be one of only 128 teams from around the world to attend the competition, putting The Mad Hatters in the top 2.5 percent of all competitive FTC robotics teams.

Jean Hubbard, a guidance counselor at Powell Middle School, would receive emails from Christy Davis every Monday morning.

Despite Davis’ circumstances (she was undergoing chemotherapy following a diagnosis of ovarian cancer), her emails to her best friend always focused on the positive.


Before I lived in Park County I was unfamiliar with the acronym RiNO (Republican in Name Only), which I’ve since gathered is used by some as a synonym for the acronym POS.

The Powell Panthers junior varsity basketball team finished its season below .500 for the first time in head coach Waleryan Wisniewski’s four years at the helm.

Wisniewski said roster fluctuation and an influx of young players hindered the potential the team had coming into the season, and led to a 10-11 record.

The Powell High School cheer team finished second in the stunt event at the 2013 State Spirit Competition at the Casper Events Center March 6.

It was Powell’s best finish in the competition since the Panthers won stunt in 2010.

Panthers take second place in 3A state championship

When Kohl Battleson’s shot sank through the net, so did the hearts of the Powell Panthers.

Star Valley’s buzzer beater sent the Panther boys home Saturday afternoon as the runners up in the 3A boys basketball tournament in Casper.


Panther aim to lead cheer in Casper

With less than a week to perfect their routines, the members of the Powell High School cheer team are aiming to bring home a trophy from the State Spirit Competition in Casper.

The Panthers will perform in both the stunt and non-stunt competitions March 6 at the Casper Events Center.

The Powell Panthers swimmers and divers endured the long bus ride over the Big Horns Thursday, on their way to the 3A state swim meet in Gillette.

The Panthers placed fourth out of the 11 team field.


For Christians and Jews, it’s Jerusalem. For Muslims, Makkah. For Buddhists, Bodh Gaya. But for those who find their religious experiences on top of mountains adorned with iced-over waterfalls, it doesn’t get any holier than Shoshone’s South Fork.


After seeing a fantastic, if somewhat unexpected, performance at the 3A West Conference meet Feb. 9, fans of the Powell High School swimming and diving team will be rooting for an equally impressive encore this weekend.

The Panthers will travel to Gillette Thursday afternoon for the 3A State Championship meet. The two-day meet will pit state qualifiers from 11 Wyoming 3A schools.

Coming off a second place conference finish in front of their home crowd, the Panther swimmers are faster than they’ve been all season. Powell will boast a 13-man squad, each of whom swam at least one personal best time at conference.

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