The seventh grade girls and eighth grade boys at Powell Middle School captured team titles at the Powell Athletic Roundtable middle school track invitational last Saturday. The seventh grade girls ran away from the competition, finishing as the only school with more than 100 points. The eighth grade boys edged Worland by three points for their team title.
NWC sophomore earns honorable mention All-American title
Northwest College sophomore men’s basketball player Jeffery Solarin capped a brilliant two-year hardwood career for the Trappers by being named an NJCAA All American honorable mention on Monday. Solarin was one of three Region IX players honored on the final national award list for the 2012-2013 season.
The Northwest College Trappers had a sluggish spring return to the rodeo arena over the weekend at Montana State University in Bozeman, Mont. The men’s team placed fourth in the first rodeo of the week before finishing fifth in the one-day Sunday rodeo.
The Powell High School track and field teams continued to capitalize on unseasonably warm early-season weather to flood the awards stand at the Worland D&D track invitational last Thursday. The Panther boys captured their second meet title of the season while the girls placed second, just nine points out of the top position.
The gap between girls’ soccer programs in Park County continues to close.
The Panther girls weren’t able to make history last Thursday as they traveled to face the No. 1 team in Class 3A on its home field in Cody. The moment when Powell gets to celebrate its first-ever win over its cross-county rival might not be that far off, however.
The Cody Broncs scored a pair of goals during a 90-second span of the late first half on Thursday to grab a 4-2 victory from Powell in Northwest quadrant soccer action. The Panthers are now 0-2 in quadrant play and 2-5 overall for the season.
College rodeo season resumes after an extended winter break as the Northwest College Trappers return to the arena this weekend at Montana State University in Bozeman, Mont., for a pair of events. For teams in the hunt for a qualification spot to the College National Finals Rodeo, this could be a make-or-break weekend.
The Powell Pioneers have announced their 2013 American Legion baseball schedule. While some dates on the calendar are still subject to change, the team will once again begin play in early May with its goal to still be playing ball in August come the state and Northwest regional tournaments.
Four years and several scores ago, shortly after bringing forth most of my worldly possessions to Powell, I wrote a column offering advice for others relocating to the area. In it, I shared my newfound wisdom of all things Wyoming that I had discovered during the transition process.
The Northwest College soccer programs will be sending at least a trio of student-athletes on to compete at Division I schools following a series of letter of intent signings at the college. Second-team All American Dean Johnson, All-American and school scoring leader Samhia Simao and 2011 Region IX freshman of the year Haley Ahrenholtz will all be playing Division I ball come next fall.