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Wrestlers head to regionals

Valentine’s Day brought the Glenrock Herders visiting on senior night for the Bobcat wrestlers. The team of Bobcats won the dual 33-24. Riley...

 

Rex's Ramblings - The look

I was thinking about what a gift it was to be loved and accepted in spite of my many faults (according to my nest friends) as I neared my eighth...

 

Wrestlers fair well in Douglas

Bobcat wrestlers, though few in numbers, scored 61 points at Douglas’ Shane Shotto Tournament last Friday and Saturday, and placed four of their...

 

Rex's Ramblings - Walk a mile in another's shoes

One of the great mysteries of all time is the civility of people during the month of December. It almost seems that everyone really thinks Santa does...

 

Bobcat wrestling warm-up

Practice began Monday for the 2019/20 edition of Bobcat wrestlers. Head coach Travis McDermott and his assistant Trey Ottley along with volunteers...

 

Surviving the storm

The recent hailstorm and the damage it brought with it brought to mind similar storms I grew up with in the Nebraska Panhandle as a boy. They were a c...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    July 25, 2019

Remembering the past

It took a persistent persuasion to convince my dad that he needed a break from caring for my mother in the nursing home, and that the semi-annual...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    May 9, 2019

Three simple words

During a conversation with a friend a few days ago, we agreed that there were times that it was difficult to tell the truth without hurting the feelin...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    April 25, 2019

An Easter lesson

The trouble with life-changing events is that the change usually comes about after a catastrophic event that is so frightening that one would suffer...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Opinion    March 21, 2019

Memories of days gone by

Every so often without warning, a long ago and far away memory pops up to bring back feelings that have hibernated for decades. That song that...

 
 By Rex Clothier    Sports    March 21, 2019

Wrestlers celebrate

Bobcat wrestlers, their families and fans gathered at the middle school Tuesday, March 12, to...

 

Wrestlers take fourth at state

When the Western Regional champion Bobcats headed to Casper for the state tournament Thursday, it... Full story

 

Bobcat wrestlers take first at 2A regionals

Kemmerer was the site for the strongest Bobcat wrestling performance in decades. Fifteen...

 

A big problem needs a big person

When I was 4 or 5, we lived in a civilianized army mustering point in Great Bend, Kansas after Dad returned from the war. That development existed...

 

Wrestlers heading to regionals

Thursday and Friday Bobcat wrestlers proved the sports adage that the scoreboard doesn’t always tell the whole story of any contest. Visiting Worlan...

 

Bobcat wrestlers win at Greybull Invitational

It's been a while since anyone on a wrestling bus had occasion to shout "We're Number One," but...

 

Wrestlers make a night to remember

With the largest crowd in years looking on, Bobcat wrestlers created a memory no other Thermopolis... Full story

 

Wrestlers outscore several teams

Thermopolis wrestlers came back to earth at the Lander Valley Invitational Friday and Saturday. Fini... Full story

 

Keep an eye on the goal

Recently I received a Christmas card from Marty (Martin when not in the wrestling room). Marty was assigned to me as a project. He was about 6’2...

 

Wrestlers show their strength

Starting a busy week, Thermopolis wrestlers journeyed to Cody on Tuesday for a dual. Though the...

 

Bobcat wrestlers see first action of the new year

Thermopolis wrestlers opened 2019 at the Shane Shatto Memorial Invitational in Douglas on Friday... Full story

 

Wrestlers shut down Greybull/Riverside

A depleted Greybull/Riverside wrestling team had a long ride home after a 62-0 shutout Thursday by...

 

Wrestlers top point earners

Thermopolis wrestlers started their season at the Powell Invitational Friday and Saturday on a high... Full story

 

A season of arrival

Thinking back to long ago Christmas seasons which usually started about the second week of December for most families, I’ve realized that those...

 

Coach ready to make believers

In his first year as HSCHS head wrestling coach, Travis McDermott, brings impressive credentials to the task. The homegrown 1991 graduate of HSCHS... Full story

 

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