Sports

Cross country season underway

This past Thursday, Aug. 30, the Hulett-Sundance cross country team competed in Spearfish. The team was led by the Jace Walker who finished 31st in the varsity division in a time of 20 minutes and 18 seconds for 5K. Dylon…

Patriots’ opener

(Jeff Moberg photo)

Bryton Materi hands off to Skyler Wagaman during the Upton-Sundance Patriots’ home opener against the Shoshoni Wranglers on Friday. Although the combined squad displayed a few bright spots, the visiting Wranglers gave them more than they could handle – defeating…

Girls finish first at Upton

Sundance-Hulett golfers at the Big Horn/Tongue River Kendrick Invite, back row: Mariah Oster, Austin Penning, Kacie O’Connor, Logan Fossen, Trey Taylor, Jarrett Bush; front: Michelle Johnson, Morgan Russell, Leah Moberg, Hunter Angel.

The Sundance-Hulett girls finished fourth when the golf teams traveled to the Big/Horn/Tongue River Kendrick Invite this past Thursday. The boys’ team took second. Individually, Kacie O’Connor finished in second and Logan Fossen also tied for second place. The girls…

Sundance Sports Schedule

High School Golf – Thurs., Aug. 23 at Tongue River Invite High School Golf – Fri., Aug. 24 at Upton Junior High Volleyball – Fri., Aug. 24, 4 and 5 p.m. at Twin Spruce High School Volleyball – Aug. 24-25…

Red, white and blue for the Upton Sundance Patriots

By Sarah Pridgeon The combined football team from the schools of Sundance and Upton will display colors of red, white and blue for the coming year, with a patriot-style logo, and have chosen the name “Upton Sundance Patriots,” says Sundance…

Pixley wins Cheyenne steer roping title

Photo by Fred McClanahan, Jr.

By Sarah Pridgeon Jay Pixley of Sundance emerged as the winner of the short go-around at Cheyenne Frontier Days last weekend, despite entering the event in eighth place. As the only steer roper to successfully rope his steer, he earned…

Football camp next week

The Sundance High School football coaches are putting on a free football camp for kids in grades 6 through 12 for the upcoming football season. Grades 6-8: Students entering grades 6 through 8 will go from 8:45 to 11 a.m.…

Playdays well attended

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The Crook County Horsemen’s Association kicked off their 49th rodeo season with a playday rodeo in Sundance on June 16 and again in Moorcroft this past Saturday, June 30. Over 70 kids ages 0 to 18 have competed in six…

Youngsters compete in Youth Hunter Challenge

Among the high school sports champions crowned annually – football, swimming, wrestling, track and field, etc – probably none embody the Cowboy State spirit more than the hunting skills champions crowned June 9 in Upton. After winning the junior division…

Local team competes in Mickelson Trail Marathon

Called the “Best Kept Secret in Marathoning” by Runners’ World, the Mickelson Trail Marathon was run this year on June 3, in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. Kenny Rathbun of Bearlodge Engineering and Surveying of Sundance ran the…