Sports

LUSK - Four athletes representing the Niobrara county school district competed in the regional Special Olympics on Friday, September 23.

The Youngins rodeo series held the June 13 event with around 60 competitors.

LUSK - The sheep industry has been instrumental in the development and economy of many communities in Wyoming.

LUSK - Melody ZumBrunnen, a junior at Niobrara Count High school and Nathan Fish, also a junior were recognized as by the South East Wyoming Athletic Conference (SEWAC) for their athletic achievements with Athlete of the Year status.

A sport that combines elements of surfing with centuries-old techniques of paddling across large and small bodies of water including rivers, stand up paddle boarding has been gaining momentum ever since the first “touring” boards hit the market in 2008.

Buried treasure, rugged hiking trails, urban exploration. The next “National Treasure” movie? Nope, geocaching, one of the fastest growing outdoor treasure-seeking activities in the world. Geocaching is free, available to all age and ability levels and can be found in all fifty states and many countries around the world. According to the official website, geocaching.com there are 3,368,963 geocaches around the world and that number is growing quickly.

Raynce Brott, Addisyn Bauersachs, Marleigh Smith, and Brady Swisher along with their Coaches Amy Swisher and Ron Nelson traveled to Scottsbluff, Nebraska last week to attend Best of the West.

The Little Lady Tigers fourth-grade team attended a tournament in Casper over the weekend. The team went 3-2 and finished second.

A couple weeks ago the Niobrara County High School track and field season got underway, yet their days outside have been very limited. Visiting practice last week, the Tigers and Lady Tigers, along with almost 40 middle schoolers, were finally getting hurdles, jumping mats and other equipment onto Gibson Field at Fullmer Stadium.

Four Niobrara County High School basketball players were honored for their recently completed seasons with a spot on the 2A Southeast district All-Conference teams.

Four Niobrara County High School basketball players were honored for their recently completed seasons with a spot on the 2A Southeast district All-Conference teams.

As Riki Kremers enters her second season at the helm of the Niobrara County High School girls’ basketball program, many of last year’s key figures return with experience. However, most of those key players are still just juniors or sophomores. Lily Krueger is entering her third season as a varsity player and is the lone senior on this year’s squad.

Amazing was the word head wrestling coach JD Wasserburger had to define his first season after replacing Ron Nelson.

Compared to recent seasons, the 17 boys working out at basketball practice seems like a crowded gym at times. Niobrara County High School head coach Ed Fullmer enters his fifth season and isn’t complaining a bit about the extra bodies this season.

The Niobrara County Tiger Golf Team concluded its 2022 fall season on Sept. 16-17 in Wright.

As summer drew to a close

LUSK – Head coach Floyd Hart was in the middle of his successful run during the Tigers first great era. Lusk had yet to consolidate with Manville, and he had few returnees with varsity experience. Coach Hart stated early that the Tigers would have a potentially good backfield but a very small and inexperienced line.

LUSK – Thursday night, Niobrara County High School hosted Pine Bluffs before both teams headed to the Big Horn tournament for the weekend.

SUNDANCE – The Niobrara County High School golf team traveled north during the last weekend of August to compete in Sundance and Upton.

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