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Burns/Pine Bluffs XCountry compete in Kimball Meet

The Pine Bluffs/Burns cross country team ran in the Kimball Meet last Friday. According to Coach Rousseau, "Yesterday was one of the hottest meets we have ever attended.  We went through three cases...

 

Hornets cage Tigers 32-8

The Pine Bluffs Hornets varsity football team rated number 4 in the region had their second game in their journey to the state championship last Saturday. The Hornets hosted their long time SEWAC...

 

Hornets Volleyball have sweet victory in Lusk with three straight wins

The Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets traveled to Lusk to compete against the Lusk team in a conference match. The Lady Hornets were pumped and ready to dish out some hard hitting lessons against the Lusk team. The Hornets took 3 straight matches to win the...

 

Pine Bluffs Hornets Coach Gray reflections

In an article in WyoPrep Coach Gray commented on last years season. He said "Pine Bluffs learned a lot last year in its first season as a member of the new nine-man football classification. There...

 

Broncs Football

The Burns Broncs football team traveled to Tongue River to take on the Eagles football team. The Broncs were anxious to get their first win of the season against the Eagles but the Eagles were not going to have it. The Broncs lost to the Eagles...

 

Lady Broncs Volleyball

The Lady Broncs volleyball team traveled to Rawlins for the Rawlins Invitational Volleyball Tournament. The team was excited to play and showcase their talents. The Rawlins tournament draws a lot of schools from around the state and gives the girls...

 

Hornets Football

The Pine Bluffs Hornets football team traveled to Riverside for their contest last week on Thursday. They played the Riverside Rebels. The team was looking for a win in the faraway city of Riverside and they were ready to play. After all the...

 

Burns/Pine Bluffs XCountry

The Burns/Pine Bluffs cross country track team ran their second race of the season on Sept 3, 2021 at the Five Rocks Amphitheater in Gering, Nebraska. The weather was a little humid and overcast but the runners were anxious to get out there and give...

 

Hornets Volleyball have close game in Yuma, CO

The Pine Bluffs Hornets Girls Volleyball team traveled to Yuma, Colorado to face their counterparts there. The Hornets were ready and anxious to put their talents to work and were looking for a win to start the season off. However this was not the...

 

Lady Broncs off to a good start

The Lady Broncs Volleyball team started their 2021 season off with a bang. Competing in the Douglas tournament against such teams as Big Horn, Douglas, Newcastle and Moorcroft. They went 4-2 to sit a...

 

XC competes at Beartrap Meadow

The Burns/Pine Bluffs Cross Country team starts their season this weekend. The team has nine returning boys with 4 of them being state runners from last year. The girls will have 10 returning runners...

 

Hornets hold basketball camp!

Trail Days has started with Hornet Basketball Youth Camp on August 3rd at the Pine Bluffs High School gym. It will continue on to August 5th. This camp is for the youth from kindergarten to eighth...

 
 By Jim Merryfield    Sports    July 29, 2021

Pine Bluffs Alumni compete in Spartan Race

Alisha Michaud and six other Pine Bluffs High School alumni are active in a worldwide sport. They compete as a team called "Unaware and Unprepared". The sport that they compete in is not your run of...

 
 By Jim Merryfield    Sports    July 29, 2021

Sports - learning as well as playing

The best way to teach someone is to do it in a way that they do not know they are learning. With cutbacks and less money for our students it is becoming harder to keep some vital classes in our schools. A classroom can take on many different looks...

 
 By Jim Merryfield    Sports    July 8, 2021

Summer - a vacation from sports

Summer vacation is in full swing and sports is kind of on the back burner. High school sports anyway. As our young athletes enjoy the fun of swimming, running, hiking and all the other summer activities school is probably not even on their mind. So...

 
 By Jim Merryfield    Sports    June 24, 2021

Cerenil continues to aim high

A Pine Bluffs Hornets alum scores big at Chadron State Collage. Jourdaine Cerenil graduated from Pine Bluffs High School in 2020. She was on the Hornets track team and volleyball team. She received a...

 
 By Jim Merryfield    Sports    June 10, 2021

Hornets Football head to camp

The Pine Bluffs Hornets varsity and junior varsity football teams attended a football camp over the past two weeks. This is a time for the young athletes to learn, practice and watch other teams as...

 
 By Jim Merryfield    Sports    June 10, 2021

Football and Memories

A few weeks ago I was sitting in my car watching the varsity and junior varsity at their football practice. This was to get in shape for the football camp that was coming up. I was watching them go through their drills and sprints and my thoughts...

 
 By Jim Merryfield    Sports    June 3, 2021

Hornets and Broncs earn All-State honors

The results are out. The Wyoming Coaches Association released its 2021 all-state awards for the boys and girls high school track and field season. These honors are not voted on. They go to the top two finishers in an individual event at the state...

 
 By Jim Merryfield    Sports    May 27, 2021

Manlove coaching 30 years

A gem hiding in plain sight. Burns has a coach that has been named Wyoming Coach of the year four times. He was a national finalist in 2019. Coach Manlove has been coaching and teaching for 30 years....

 
 By Jim Merryfield    Sports    May 27, 2021

Broncs place at State Track

Burns Broncs participated in the 2021 WHSAA State Track and Field Championships last weekend. The competition was fierce and there were teams from all over Wyoming. Tounge River, Big Piney, Niobrara County, Riverside, Greybull, Rocky Mtn and Wright....

 
 By Jim Merryfield    Sports    May 27, 2021

Lady Hornets place 3rd and Hornets 9th at State

The Pine Bluffs Hornets Track and Field team traveled to Casper Wyoming to compete in the WHSAA State Track and Field Championships. The team competed with many other teams across the state to find the best athletes and crown the state champions in...

 
 By Jim Merryfield    News    May 20, 2021

Mother Nature and Wyoming Weather

I don’t know who has been playing around with Mother Nature but I sure wish they would stop. I know that the Midwest is Mother Natures dumping ground but come on now. Yes that’s right, whatever she has left over in her winter events bag she...

 
 By Jim Merryfield    Sports    May 20, 2021

Broncs competing at state

On Friday and Saturday, May 14th and 15th the Burns Broncs Track and Field team participated in the WHSSA East Regional Track Meet. This meet will decide who goes to State competition. The entire...

 
 By Jim Merryfield    Sports    May 20, 2021

Hornets place at regional move on to State

The Pine Bluffs Hornets track and field team competed in the WHSSA East Regional Track Meet to see who would be going to state. The Hornets had several athletes that made the state team and should show well next week. Even though the team might not...

 

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