Category: Sports

41st demo derby a huge success

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by karla pomeroy Twenty-two cars entered the record-setting 41st annual Big Horn County Fair Demolition Derby Sunday with Payton Gonzalez of Greybull coming out victorious. There was also a record or near-record crowd watching the derby with unofficial tallies showing

Locals among county fair rodeo winners

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by nathan oster Casey Good defended his title in the calf roping and was on the third- and fourth-place finishing teams in the team roping, making him one of the big winners at this year’s Big Horn County Fair rodeo

County shooters claim victory at State Shoot

Tucker Hatch of Burlington and Weston Haley of Greybull paced the 17-member Big Horn County shooting sports team at the State Shoot held July 10-13 in Douglas. More than 600 kids from across the state competed in the event. Hatch,

Balls away!

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by nathan oster The culminating moment of another successful “Balls Away” fundraiser for Midway Golf Club came Saturday afternoon when 334 golf balls were dropped on a target located on the course’s driving range from a helicopter piloted by Bob

Olson, Roods winning combo at SSB Invite

by nathan oster Golfers representing seven different states converged on Midway Golf Club last weekend for the annual Security State Bank Invitational. The two-man, best-ball tournament is one of the club’s largest events of the year. Twenty-eight teams competed, playing

Golfing for scholarships

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by nathan oster Fifty golfers spent the Fourth of July at Midway Golf Course competing in the 13th annual Linda Madden Memorial tournament and raising scholarship money for the youth of the community. The Madden family sponsors scholarships for graduating

Greybull players form core of Mustangs

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by nathan oster The Lovell Mustangs sport a 4-16 record at the midway point of their American Legion season, but their skipper, Steven Durtsche, feels the team has the horses to make a run all the way to the state

County 4-H shooters compete in local shoot

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Big Horn County 4-H members had perfect weather for their county shoot Saturday, June 21. Lovell’s Kade Gifford was the high-point winner in the competition this year. County 4-H Educator Gretchen Gasvoda said, “We are fortunate to have dedicated and

Redi-Mix tourney led by local golfers

by nathan oster Midway Golf Club hosted the annual Big Horn Redi-Mix tournament last weekend. Twenty-eight golfers made up 14 teams to compete in the match play tournament and Midway golfers had a great weekend. Players from Sheridan, Nevada, Casper,

Rodeo attendance climbs

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by nathan oster Despite the windy, overcast conditions, it was another successful rodeo for the Days of ’49 committee, which reported an increase in gate receipts compared to 2013 numbers. Inside the arena, of course, the competition was as fierce