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Going into the state tournament earlier this month, the Park County girls’ hockey team knew they had a target on their backs.

After seven months of helping to fire up the Panther faithful, the Powell High School cheer team wrapped up its season at the 3A State Spirit Competition last week.

The Powell High School Lady Panther soccer team will kick off the season at home on Friday against Pinedale, then take on Star Valley on Saturday.

The Powell High School Lady Panthers basketball team finished third at the 3A State Basketball Championships in Casper over the weekend, with hard fought wins over Worland and Star Valley. Powell’s single loss of the tournament was to Douglas, who went on to win the state championship title.

The Northwest College women’s basketball team advanced to the semi-final game of the Region IX Tournament before coming up short.

Powell girls take third at state

After a tough loss against Douglas in the 3A State Tournament semi-finals on Friday, the Powell High School girls’ basketball team rebounded nicely on Saturday, knocking off Star Valley 40-34 to take third place in Casper. 

Despite a spirited second half comeback, the Lady Trappers’ hopes for a Region IX title were not to be as Western Nebraska Community College held on for a 67-62 win in the Region IX semifinals Friday night at Casper College.

Like every other team that's faced Douglas' Lady Bearcats this season, the Lady Panthers came up short.

Thursday was a good day for the Powell basketball teams competing in Casper, as the Powell High School Lady Panthers beat Worland and Northwest College’s Lady Trappers knocked out Trinidad (Colorda) State Junior College.

NWC's postseason hopes cut short

For the first 30 minutes of Saturday’s Region IX play-in game against Central Wyoming, the Northwest College men’s basketball team did everything it needed to win.

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