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 By Rex Clothier    Sports    February 22, 2018 

Bobcats compete at 3A East Regional Wrestling Tournament

Bobcat wrestlers competed at the 3A East Regional competition in Worland last Friday and Saturday....

 

The best of our human emotions

“The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of...

 

Busy week for wrestling

In one of the busiest weeks of the year for the Bobcats, they faced Lovell and Worland on their... Full story

 

Wrestlers host triangular Thursday

The Greybull Invitational eleven-team tournament included super 2A power Moorcroft who ran away... Full story

 

Wrestlers battle at Ron Thon

A busy week saw the Bobcat wrestlers entertain the Buffalo Bison at home Thursday in a dual that...

 

Wrestlers host quad Thursday

Rarely does one see the kind of domination seen at the Lander Invitational Class 3A tournament.... Full story

 

Wrestlers show strong individual performances

At midweek before his Bobcat wrestlers journeyed to Pavillion for the Don Runner Memorial, Coach...

 

Wrestlers finish strong at tourney

On Jan. 5 and 6, the Bobcat wrestlers competed in the tough Shane Shatto Memorial tournament with 25 other teams in Douglas. Finishing 15th with a...

 

Wrestlers win at Worland

Christmas came early for the Bobcat wrestlers this year at Worland's "Battle in the Big Horns"...

 

Wrestlers bring home wins

Bobcat wrestlers journeyed to Powell for their first competition of the season with a lot of... Full story

 

Wrestlers prepare

For the first time in many years the 2017-18 Bobcat wrestlers enter a season with a balanced... Full story

 

Community attitude

Occasionally thoughts more profound than, “What’s for dinner?” and , “Are you washing clothes tomorrow?” cross my mind. I visualize happenin...

 

Songs bring back memories

The other day while working out, my attention was suddenly focused on an oldie/goldie, “Donna”, that brought into my memory the picture of a...

 

Opportunities for all

A couple of weeks ago, I penned a salute to the liberals who had promoted some of the minor things we have in our country such as free public...

 

Idealistic progressives?

A friend of mine writing for the state paper concluded a litany of experiences growing up in the early days of the 20th century including the...

 

Bringing home a bit of Thermopolis

People who study cultures have often written and maintained the “territoriality” of groups they study. That seems to me to be a very elitist way...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    August 3, 2017

Do words count?

If we’ve heard it once, we’ve heard it repeatedly; words count. As a retired English and writing teacher, I’ve lost track of the times I’ve us...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    July 20, 2017

Peace of mind

Recently I had the pleasure of renewing my bridge partnership with a close personal friend from Worland. We competed (not too well unfortunately) in...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    July 13, 2017

Smile, you're on...

Last week I made the annual trip to PBS to watch their presentation of “A Washington Fourth.” I was particularly pleased that the “Beachboys”...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    July 6, 2017

Fishing for answers

Sixty plus years ago, Dad and I would arise at 4 a.m. in Torrington and have our lines in the water by first light at Glendo. We caught a ton (slight...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    June 29, 2017

School's out - school's in

Most teachers find after they have completed their Bachelors and spent a year in the classroom that it’s in their interest financially and...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    June 22, 2017

Living in an age of hate

The wounding of a Congressman should have absolutely shocked and disgusted the American people, but we have degenerated to the point that political...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    June 1, 2017

A neighbor or neighborly neighbor?

by Rex Clothier In 2003 when when my bride and I decided that this piece of Wyoming would be a good place to retire, and we found a cute little place...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Sports    March 9, 2017

Bobcat wrestling season wrap up

Six Bobcat wrestlers finished the season with more than half of their matches ending in victory. Leading the team were Cullen Becher (40-15),Koy Myers... Full story

 
 By Rex Clothier    Sports    March 2, 2017

Becher brings home medal from state wrestling

At the Wyoming State High School Championships Friday and Saturday, Star Valley claimed the 3A title by outdistancing Powell by more than 90 points...

 

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