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February 14, 2013 9:01 am

Sleep signs with Colorado Mesa

Panthers’ middle linebacker sets course for gridiron future

Powell High School senior Vince Sleep signed a letter of intent to play football in the fall for Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, turning down offers from a number of other schools in the process. Sleep has been a fixture on the defensive side of the football for the Panthers since his sophomore year.

Team ascends rankings on eve of 3A West tourney

The Powell Panthers moved into the No. 1 spot in the latest Class 3A wrestling rankings posted by wyowrestling.com. Powell had spent 2013 ranked second in the polls behind Douglas. A strong showing at the Ron Thon in Riverton, however, jumbled the order.

This was not the sort of publicity the sport wanted.

Unless you’ve managed to avoid a sports broadcast in the last 36 hours or so, you’ve probably heard the news. The International Olympic Committee made a preliminary decision to pull wrestling from its roster of sports offered in the Summer Games, starting in the year 2020. One of the original sports offered in the ancient (and modern) Olympic games was unexpectedly dealt the axe.

Powell scores decisive 57-13 win over cross-county rival

Cody hung around early, but the second-ranked Powell Panthers capitalized on four forfeit victories on their way to capturing the last nine matches of the night to score a 57-13 victory over Cody in wrestling dual action on Tuesday night.

The victory, which came on senior night at Cody High School, wraps up an unbeaten season for the Panthers in dual action. It came with a few nervous moments early, however.

Absolutely nobody is stupid enough to wager money on a sporting event like the Super Bowl. After all, it’s just a game and exists solely for Sunday evening television entertainment purposes, right?

So it is merely in some hypothetical parallel universe that I just happened to find myself in the waning moments of last Sunday’s big game staring at a 10-by-10 grid of names and numbers displaying my name in a position to reap a windfall should the final score of the game reach its conclusion with the Baltimore Ravens holding a final score ending in four and the San Francisco 49ers holding a score ending in a nine, conditions that existed with Baltimore clinging to a 34-29 advantage late in the contest.

February 05, 2013 9:02 am

Trapper women split games

Team topples Central, falls to Sheridan

The Northwest College women forced 28 turnovers and placed three players in double figures in posting a 60-54 victory over Central Wyoming last week in Region IX North basketball action. The contest was played in Riverton.

 

February 05, 2013 8:50 am

Thompson wins Ron Thon title

Powell Panthers place five, finish third

Depending on who you’re talking to, there’s a debate to be had over whether a championship at the Ron Thon tournament in Riverton is a more prestigious prize than a state title. What nobody will disagree with is that the only way to win a Ron Thon title is through hard work.

That’s lots and lots of hard work.

February 05, 2013 8:49 am

Trapper women split games

Team topples Central, falls to Sheridan

The Northwest College women forced 28 turnovers and placed three players in double figures in posting a 60-54 victory over Central Wyoming last week in Region IX North basketball action. The contest was played in Riverton.

February 05, 2013 8:47 am

Extra effort

Trapper men defeat Sheridan in 2OT

After watching a double-digit lead evaporate down the stretch in regulation and manufacturing a pair of last-minute comebacks, the Northwest College men’s basketball team sent rival and Region IX North-leading Sheridan College back home with a loss in an exciting 95-91 double overtime contest on Saturday.

 

January 31, 2013 8:46 am

PHS gears up for Ron Thon

No. 2 Powell takes down ranked Worland, Lander squads

The second-ranked Powell Panther wrestling program set its sights on this weekend’s Ron Thon Invitational in Riverton with a pair of impressive dual victories last week. Powell took down No. 4 Worland by a 46-27 final count before traveling to No. 5 Lander and bringing home a 55-15 victory.