Category: Sports

Villegas wins shot put, relay team again betters AQ 

by nathan oster Senior Florina Villegas bettered her personal record in the shot put by more than two feet to claim Greybull High School’s only individual victory at Friday’s Bobcat Invitational in Thermopolis. Villegas had already qualified for state in

Prather steps down after 17 years

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by nathan oster When Jim Prather arrived in Greybull to teach at the high school and lead the boys basketball program, he didn’t expect to stay much longer than five years. That was 17 years — and a lot of wins

Opening Day is Saturday

by nathan oster Practices have begun and South Big Horn Little League teams are gearing up for their Opening Day games and ceremony Saturday at the Art Schutte Sports Complex. More than 100 kids are playing on 13 teams, ranging

Stamstad: From GHS to Boston Marathon

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by marlys good Nathan Stamstad realized a life-long dream April 18 when he competed in the world-renowned Boston Marathon and finished 1,124th overall, 847th in his age group, and as the top runner of the 49 competing Wyoming and North

PRs set on cold, windy day in Basin

by nathan oster Windy and cold best describes Friday’s Riverside Invitational. But another adjective — memorable — also applies for members of the GHS track team. While there were no new state qualifiers, several Buffs posted personal best times and distances

Villegas, relay team qualify for state

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by nathan oster Greybull High School saw its first athletes qualify for the state track meet in competition last weekend in Burlington and Powell. Senior Florina Villegas, who didn’t go out for track last season, needed just three meets to

Baseball season nears, with 120 expected to play

by nathan oster The communities of Greybull and Basin are expected to field up to 13 baseball teams this summer, as more than 120 kids have signed up to play T-ball, coach-pitch, majors, minors or juniors. Numbers are up from

Fast start for Buff track teams

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by nathan oster Even shorthanded, the Greybull High School girls had enough firepower to win their division in Saturday’s season-opening Bill Gerrard Invitational on the local oval. “Pretty good way to start,” said Coach Jeff Sukut, who didn’t have boys

Gerrard meet first up for thinclads

by nathan oster For the Greybull Buffs and many of their small school rivals, the track season will begin on Saturday with the Bill Gerrard Memorial Invitational. The “early bird” meet on every team’s schedule, it will begin with field

Burgos, Hill make finals, five others place at state

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by nathan oster Blood and tears were shed on the final day of the State 2A Wrestling Championships. In the span of an hour, Greybull-Riverside experienced both the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, as Luis Burgos capped