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 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    August 3, 2017

First Time Champs

This story appeared in the November 17, 2016 Post: In a quote attributed to legendary University of Alabama football coach, the late Paul "Bear" Bryant, "Offense sells tickets, but defense wins...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    August 3, 2017

Zitek is Perfect

Tristen Zitek had flirted before with a perfect game, racking up 10 strikes in a row before leaving a seven pin on his 11th throw and finishing with a 288. Plus, he's had two 290 games this year. But...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    July 13, 2017

It all comes down to the final two weeks in roping and racing series

There's a couple weeks left for competitors to make their move in the Pine Bluffs Roping and Barrel Racing Series. Here are the Point Standings as of 7/7/17: Junior Barrels Jadea Graves 26 Natalee...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    July 6, 2017

Newcomers make big noise in roping and barrel series

Every week, new names are added to the leaderboard of the Pine Bluffs Roping and Barrrel Racing series. Seemingly out of the woodwork, latecomers make a push for the top position and make a run for...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    June 29, 2017

Four weeks down, four to go

It's hard to believe, but the Pine Bluffs Summer Roping and Barrel Racing season is already half over. The series started on June 2 and will wrapup on July 21. The leaderboards are quickly taking...

 By Jimmie Earls    News    June 22, 2017

Carpenter twister was an EF-2, says NWS

According to the National Weather Service office in Cheyenne, one of the most significant outbreaks of severe weather to affect southeast Wyoming and the western Nebraska Panhandle in the past 30 year...

 By Jimmie Earls    News    June 15, 2017

Tornadoes rip through Wyoming

A strong storm system moved through the area last Monday producing dozens of tornadoes from Colorado to South Dakota. No injuries were reported from a tornado that touched down in Carpenter. The syste...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    June 8, 2017

Kickin' up some dust

Last Friday night signaled the start of the 2017 Friday Night Roping and Barrel Racing series in Pine Bluffs. This is the second year for the series, which replaced the Double Bar G Rodeo last...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    June 1, 2017

Roping and barrel racing series returns Friday

The Pine Bluffs Roping Club will open the 2017 Roping and Barrel Racing Series this Friday night at the rodeo grounds in Pine Bluffs. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the action starts at 6 p.m. The...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    June 1, 2017

Pawnee boys track and field places 9th at state

The Pawnee 2017 track and field season came to a close on May 20 with the CHSAA Class 1A State Championships in Lakewood, Colo. In team standings, the boys finished ninth out of 36 teams who placed....

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    May 25, 2017

Pine girls take third at state

The Wyoming high school track and field season came to a close last weekend in Casper with the state tournament. In 2A action, the Pine Bluffs girls took third place in team standings, while the Pine boys, the defending 2A champs could nly muster a...

 By Jimmie Earls    News    May 25, 2017

Pawnee graduates eight in 100th commencement

Reaching the century mark in anything is quite an achievement and this year's graduating class at Pawnee High School in Grover, Colo. is no exception, as noted on the sashes of their gowns emblazoned...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    May 18, 2017

Local track and field wraps up regional play; preps for state tourney in Casper

The boys and girls track and field team from Pine Bluffs and Burns recently wrapped up the 2A regional tournament in Gillette and are prepping to end the season at the state tourney in Casper. The...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    May 11, 2017

Pine girls take first at SEWAC; boys place second

Pine Bluffs hosted the SEWAC track meet last weekend and it was a great day for both teams. The girls finished in first place, while the boys came in second behind Lingle-Ft. Laramie. "It was a fantas...

 By Jimmie Earls    News    May 4, 2017

Curtis elected Pine Bluffs Mayor

Updated 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3 The polls have closed, the ballots have been counted and current Pine Bluffs council member Alan Curtis will be the next mayor of Pine Bluffs. Curtis defeated Don...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    May 4, 2017

Pawnee boys place 11th at Weld Co. Championships

The Pawnee girls track and field team didn't place at the Weld County Championships last week, but the boys finished 11th out of 21 in team standings. The Coyotes take part in the 1A Invitational...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    April 27, 2017

Coyotes compete in Kersey

Although the Pawnee Lady Coyotes failed to place at thePlatte Valley track meet last Saturday, Erin Ellis did compete in the shot put and discus events. Ellis' toss of 21'4.00" placed her 36th in the...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    April 20, 2017

Second-place finishes for Pine Bluffs at Burns Invite

The Pine Bluffs track and field team visited Burns last Thursday and both the boys and girls teams came in second overall in team standings. It was also a good day individually, as head coach Dustin... Full story

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    April 20, 2017

Burns takes third place in home meet; travel to Pine Bluffs on Friday

The Burns track and field team hosted several teams from Wyoming and Nebraska last Thursday and both the boys and girls teams came in third overall in team standings. Team results: Varsity - Boys 1....

 By Jimmie Earls    News    April 13, 2017

Fire destroys two homes in Pine Bluffs

Two Pine Bluffs families were left homeless following a fire that broke out in the early hours of Sunday, April 9. At approximately 1:35 a.m., firefighters from Laramie County Fire District #5 were...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    April 13, 2017

Burns takes to the track and field in Mitchell

The Burns High School track and field team headed north to Mitchell, Nebraska last Thursday. Here's how individual performances in the finals shaped up: Girls Athlete Place 100 Meter Dash 13.70 SB...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    April 6, 2017

Bad weather cancels Bayard Invite; local teams try again this week

The Burns and Pine Bluffs teams were all set to compete at the Bayard Invitational last weekend, but unfortunately, Mother Nature had other plans. With the threat of inclement weather looming, officials cancelled the meet. Pine Bluffs was just...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    April 6, 2017

Pawnee boys place fifth at Holyoke Invite

The Pawnee boys track and field traveled to Holyoke last Thursday, where they took fifth place. Place School Score 1st Burlington 150 2nd Sedgwick County 78 3rd Limon 64 4th Akron 59 5th Pawnee 57...

 By Jimmie Earls    News    April 6, 2017

Honoring a fallen brother

Members of the Louis E. Canady American Legion Post 60 from Pine Bluffs gathered at Calvary United Methodist Church in Bushnell, Neb. to pay respect to Wayne Marshall, a U.S. Army veteran who passed...

 By Jimmie Earls    News    March 30, 2017

I-80 work in Pine Bluffs to affect traffic pattern

Now that most of the winter weather is behind us (knock on wood), the Wyoming Department of Transportation is gearing up for major road construction projects.One of those projects will affect traffic...


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