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Although it took the Yellowstone Quake a while to wake up on Saturday night, when they did, all of Riley Arena noticed.

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The accolades for the Meeteetse Lady Longhorns volleyball team just keep coming. After finishing second in the state tournament, several Lady ’Horns players were honored by the Wyoming Coaches Association. 

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There are times when I am fishing that I become overwhelmed with thanksgiving. This feeling might come across as strange to those of you who think fishing is a waste of time, or one of those activities you do not particularly excel in, or even like to do for that matter. I know I am not alon…

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Cody High School senior Torrie Schutzman doesn’t mind the eight-and-a-half-hour drive to the college she’ll be attending next fall for basketball.

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It wasn’t the ending they were looking for, but the Meeteetse football team is still proud of earning its runner-up status in the state tournament after falling to Farson-Eden on the road 42-30. 

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Around 1860, cartridge rifles slowly started replacing muzzle loaders. Early in this transitional era, while black powder was still king, the .450 diameter bullet, give or take a few thousands, was generally accepted as the best, all-around caliber. Ballistically superior to virtually anythi…

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The Yellowstone Quake fell 6-3 to the Great Falls Americans on Saturday night despite staging a short comeback.

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Sophomore Blair Brengle led the Cody Football team onto the field Saturday for the fourth time this season from horseback. She and her sister, senior Bridger Brengle, both rodeo competitors, thought it could add an extra element to the game, and they were right.

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It will be a battle of Wyoming’s top 3A football teams on Saturday when the No. 1 Cody Broncs square off against No. 2 Jackson for the state championship.

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They were the “team of a lifetime.” That’s what coach Kelsey Scolari called the Lady ’Horns volleyball team at the beginning of the season. 

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Being guaranteed to finish the season no worse than second is a good feeling for any sports team, but for the players on the Meeteetse football squad – who started the season not knowing if they would have enough guys to even have a team – it’s extra special.

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When the Cody football team earned the No. 1 seed and guaranteed home advantage throughout the playoffs in its regular season finale win against Jackson, the Broncs greatly improved their chances of winning a state title.

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A couple of columns back I wrote about starting to shoot more .44 magnums and even enjoying it. As most of you know, the .44 magnum is considered a dual purpose cartridge in that it is shot in both revolvers and carbines. The carbines are often referred to as PCCs, meaning pistol-caliber car…

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The Cody football team played all season with the risk of it being canceled at any moment and without 18 seniors from the previous season. 

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It all came down to the last race. For the first time, at least as far back as the record books go, the Cody girls swim team could nab a second-place state finish. To do it, it’d have to swim past Powell, a team that had beaten the Fillies each time they met this season. 

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Fall hatches are in full swing now on the lower Shoshone and the Wind-Bighorn rivers in the Big Horn Basin. These hatches generally begin sometime in mid-October and last until the end of December or early January before ending.

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Last year, the Meeteetse football team battled to even get into the playoffs before it was blown out by the eventual state champions. This year, things were different, with the Longhorns defeating Guernsey-Sunrise 63-7 in the first round.

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As this Veteran’s Day on Nov. 11 rolls around, I’m reminded that although there’s a lot of lovely talk on the media and by a variety of civilians on the street in support of our veterans from all branches of service, for much of our population those emotions are not only short-lived, but muc…

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After taking down conference foes Dubois and Burlington, the Meeteetse volleyball team traveled to Cokeville to determine where the team would be seeded in the state tournament, safe in the knowledge its ticket to Casper was already stamped. 

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With Joy Woods using her final opportunity of the year to make state-qualifying dives and Taylen Stinson qualifying in the 200 free Thursday in Lander, first-year coach Emily Swett is bringing a deep roster to the state meet in Laramie. Fifteen Cody girls qualified for the contest.

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While the Cody volleyball team didn’t win, coach Stephanie Birch said the Fillies played their best match of the season against Natrona in the Northwest Regional Quadrant Tourney in Rock Springs.

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The Cody youth mountain bike club team had a strong inaugural season, winning the Dirt Dogz Relay Race at the Billings Motorcycle Club to finish out its season Oct. 3, beating out the much bigger Billings National Interscholastic Cycling Association team.

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Each week has been about getting better than the last for No. 2 Meeteetse volleyball, and the team closed out its regular season with victories against conference rival Burlington and 2A Wind River in straight sets.

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The No. 2 Meeteetse football team (6-1, 5-1 conference) had its perfect season spoiled in its last game after dropping a tough game against Farson-Eden.

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Recent chronic wasting disease testing identified three new Wyoming deer hunt areas as positive for the disease, including one southwest of Meeteetse, Wyoming Game and Fish reported this week.

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A couple of columns back, I related an experience I had with a huge bird of prey that had invaded my space and that I couldn’t identify, remember? Well, I finally tracked it down or rather, saw it again by chance. Actually, it wasn’t the same bird, but one of its cousins, no doubt.

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Tara Joyce, the sophomore transfer from California, quickly proved herself to be one of the fastest swimmers in the state since she started swimming for the Fillies.

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Fishing conditions have changed in the past week. Irrigation flows leaving Buffalo Bill and Boysen dams have been cut back to remarkably low flows compared to the past several years on the tail waters that exit downstream from these dams. The lower Shoshone and the Wind-Bighorn rivers are fl…

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A little late rumbling from Jack Harris wasn’t enough to lift Yellowstone past the Bozeman Icedogs, and the Quake fell 6-3 in Friday night’s action.

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The No. 2 Cody football team accomplished all of its regular season goals on Friday, winning the 3A West conference title and earning the No. 1 seed for the playoffs, all while dismantling No. 1 Jackson 48-6 on the road. 

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Coming into last week’s match-ups against conference foes Dubois and Ten Sleep, No. 5 Meeteetse volleyball team had just two losses, both coming against 2A Riverside.

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Gab Crum (from left), Emma Foley and Craig Wasia competed in the Fall Special Olympics tournament in on Casper Oct. 8 and 9. All three competed in the soccer skills event. Unified partner Crum won gold, as did Wasia. Foley earned a silver. (Courtesy photo)

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No one wants to see an undefeated team lose in the last contest of the season. When two undefeated teams meet in the last varsity game of the regular season, though, it’s inevitable. For the Meeteetse faithful, it was the wrong side, as the No. 1 Farson-Eden Pronghorns took down the No. 2 Lo…