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REGIONAL NEWSBreak-in at Torrington High School
Torrington Police were dispatched to a report of a break-in early Tuesday (5-7-13) morning at Torrington High School.read more
REGIONAL NEWSState asking Wyoming business to be prepared for Affordable Care Act
The Wyoming State Insurance Commissioner is urging Wyoming businesses to prepare for federal health care law requirements so they do not face unnecessary fines.read more
REGIONAL NEWSCommunity hospital is recognized for excellence
Community Hospital in Torrington recently was recognized by Mountain-Pacific Quality Health-Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of Health for achieving excellence in infection prevention.read more
REGIONAL NEWSEWC men's rodeo team claims crown
The Eastern Wyoming College Men’s Rodeo Team was crowned the Central Rocky Mountain Region Champion Mens Team this past weekend.read more
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Recent Sports Stories
EWC Men's Rodeo Team Wins Region
The Eastern Wyoming College Men's Rodeo Team finished sixth at the UW rodeo last weekend, but scored enough points to win the Central Rocky Mountain Region Title.
The Lancers finished with 4303.33 points in the standings for this school year with a comfortable lead over second place Gillette College. The team also had the men's all-around champion in Troy Wilcox, the champion team roping team of Derek Weinreis and Levi O'Keefe, and the reserve champion team roping team of Troy Wilcox and Cotey Hanson. The Lancer Rodeo held in April was honored by being selected as the Central Rocky Mountain Region Rodeo of the year and Jake Clark was awarded the honor of CRMR Coach of the year.
Next up for the Lancers is the College National Finals in Casper in June.read more
SPORTS vs WEATHER
The final ten days of April saw continued conflict between outdoor sporting events and the weather. On Tuesday the 23rd, one of two soccer matches was played with the boys match postponed until Saturday and the Best of the West Track Meet was completed in Scottsbluff. The end of the week was great for the competitors with track meets on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, golf on Saturday and soccer on Friday and Saturday.read more
BOYS & GIRLS OF SUMMER
Torrington Little League is registering players for the 2013 season at torringtonbaseball.com. The first games of the season for the major league will be May 13th, the minor league begins play May 22nd, and the tee ball on June 3rd. The City Tournament is scheduled for June 24-26 and Torrington will host the Wyoming District 2 Tournament July 15-20.
The Torrington Tigers will field two Babe Ruth teams this season with the 24 players split between a thirteen year old team and a fifteen and under team. The plan is to participate in the Scottsbluff 23 Club league with games during the week and play in Legion JV tournaments on the weekends. Torrington will host the Babe Ruth District Tournaments July 10-13 with a 13 year old division and 14/15 year old division.
The Torrington Twisters 16 and under fast pitch softball team will play in their third tournament of the season this weekend in Broomfield, Colorado. The Twisters plan to attend the Nebraska State Tournament July 5-7 and play in the Colorado State Tournament the following weekend. Two national tournaments are on their schedule at the end of July.read more
RESCHEDULED SPRING EVENTS
Torrington High School soccer scheduled for April 12 in Rawlins is now set for May 6
Pine Bluffs Track Meet scheduled for April 20 is reset for Tuesday, April 30
Torrington High School soccer scheduled for April 19 in Lander is moved to May 3
Torrington High School boys soccer scheduled for April 19 at Cheyenne South is now April 27
Torrington High School golf tournament in Torrington moved from May 2 to May 9 at 10:00 AMread more
LANCER RODEO TEAM IN FIRST PLACE
The Eastern Wyoming College men's rodeo team is in first place in the standings for the Central Rocky Mountain Region with two rodeos to go in the spring season. The Lancers have 3,433.33 points to second place University of Wyoming's 3,230 and third place Gillette's 3,125. The Lancers also have the lead in men's all-around and team roping. The points are accumulated through the five fall and three spring rodeos each year with the top two teams and the top individuals qualifying for the College National Finals Rodeo to be held in Casper in mid-June.
The remaining schedule is the Casper College Rodeo April 19-21 and the University of Wyoming Rodeo May 3-5. The points earned at those two events will be added to the current standings. The rodeo results and standings may be found at nira.com.read more