SHS Basketball

(Photo courtesy Stephanie Cross_ Forrest Cross and Cole Inghram turn up the defense.

  The basketball season began this past weekend at the Upton Tournament. The Sundance boys won against Midwest and lost to NSI on Friday and suffered a loss to Ten Sleep on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs lost to Hulett Friday…

Patriot all stars

Courtesy photo

All-State and All-Conference football selections were announced last week and the Upton-Sundance Patriots were well represented on the list. SHS players (pictured above, left to right): John Sullivan, Cole Ingrahm (back), Wyatt Helkenn  and Donnavan Gray (front) were named as…


Patriot fans celebrate as the final seconds ticked off the clock.

Patriots 33 – Eagles 14   It was all about the 1A-11 man season in Laramie Saturday but it was the number ten that held the magic for the Patriots this season. It’s been exactly ten years since the towns…

Patriots look to bring championship home

The Upton/Sundance Patriots kept up their winning ways Friday night and knocked off the Southeast Cyclones in the state football semi-finals. The win sends the boys to Laramie for the state championship this weekend.

  It’s been ten years since either Upton or Sundance both put a state championship football championship trophy in their respective cases. A decade later, both schools are on the edge of doing it again, this time as a combined…

Patriots dominate in first round of playoffs

(Photo courtesy Tina Inghram) The Patriots vs. Rocky Mountain.

The Upton-Sundance Patriots took a big step toward in their quest for a state championship on Friday night with big win over Rocky Mountain in Upton. The Patriots, who came into the game as the second seed from the East,…

Patriots roll over Cyclones, head into playoffs

(Photo courtesy Tina Inghram) The Upton-Sundance offense driving past the Cyclones last Friday.

It was all Patriots in the final game of the regular season for the Upton-Sundance squad, who made quick work of the Southeast Cyclones in Upton Friday night. The Patriots amassed 342 yards rushing and 75 yards passing en route…

Sundance runners do well at State

(Photo courtesy Mason Neiman) The Wyoming Coaches’ Association has selected Sundance’s Sophia Holst and Jonas Pridgeon as 2015 WCA All-State in Cross Country.
Both runners competed in the State Cross-Country Tourney over the weekend. Holst and Pridgeon both came away from the weekend with third place finishes.
SHS Sophomore Rowan Noback finished mid-pack, in 30th position out of 48 total competitors who made up the boys division.

The state cross country championship meet took place at the VA hospital grounds in Sheridan last Saturday. Sundance took three runners: senior Sophia Holst, junior Jonas Pridgeon, and sophomore Rowan Noback. Each ran the fastest races of their lives, and…

Football field plans pushed back

Disparity between appraisals kicks plans back to district By Sarah Pridgeon Though the Crook County School District was scheduled to present its funding request for a new football field to the School Facilities Commission last week, an unexpected stumbling block…

Seventh grade girls win districts

Photo courtesy Joni Ellsbury
The Sundance seventh grade volleyball team, back, left to right: Briska Johnson, Bailey Hofland, Cana Mclnerney, Ty Holloman, Brooke Hofland, Sydney Robinson, Coach Joni Ellsbury; middle row: Alley Crawford, Rhianna Heaster, Ella Bifulco, Baillee Heaster; front: Aftyn Marchant and Sherry Negaard.

  The seventh grade Lady Bulldog volleyball team consisted of a mixture of sixth and seventh graders. They competed throughout the season at a very high level and we had great expectations going into the District Tournament. Their regular season…