Laramie County Coroner Rebecca Reid said that funds from last year's tournament helped people in a variety of ways. That includes putting families in hotels when they couldn't live in their houses due to biohazards, Christmas gifts for kids, and the gift of memory boxes to children who lost a loved one.
The Wyoming Cowgirl Basketball Team (1-1 overall, 0-1 MW) opened up the Mountain West Conference season with a tough 54-46 loss against the UNLV Lady Rebels (2-2 overall, 1-0 MW) on Saturday afternoon.
Junior Hunter Maldonado scored a season-high 30 points and junior Drake Jeffries added a career-high 21 points off the bench to lift the Pokes in a 93-88 road win at Utah Valley on Saturday afternoon in Orem, Utah inside the UCCU Center.
It was only the second home game of the year for the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, but it was also the season finale in a shortened season that was unlike any in Wyoming history. The Cowboy defense was outstanding on the night, but the Boise State Broncos were able to come up with enough to capture a 17-9 road win over the Pokes.
The Wyoming Cowboys held the Oregon State Beavers without a basket in the final 5:46 on their way to a 76-73 road win over OSU on Sunday afternoon in Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Wyoming closed the contest on a 10-1 run to earn the first road win under head coach Jeff Linder. Wyoming trailed by 11-points to mark back-to-back wins trailing by 11 points.
The Wyoming Cowboys dropped a 17-16 contest to New Mexico on Saturday evening in Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. The two teams combined for 506 rushing yards on the night, as the Lobos snapped their three-game losing streak to the Cowboys.
The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team ended Saturday’s season opener on a 13-3 run over the final 4:09 of the game and hit nine of its final 10 shots as UW rallied for a 79-67 victory over Denver in the Arena-Auditorium.
News struck the NFL when it was announced that the Denver Broncos would enter their matchup against the New Orleans Saints without a quarterback, due to quarterback, Jeff Driskel testing positive for COVID-19. Undrafted wide receiver, Kendall Hinton, took over the Broncos quarterback position during Sunday’s game, who had little to no practice at the quarterback position all week. Denver went onto lose to New Orleans, 31-3.
College Sports Madness named its Mountain West Players of the Week on Sunday, and Wyoming junior linebacker Chad Muma was selected as the MW Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in Wyoming’s 45-14 win over UNLV last Friday.
Cheyenne South high school host the annual Turkey stampede 5k has been an annual tradition at South high school, since the school opened in 2009. This run is to raise funds for the Toys for Tots drive and the Traci Friess scholarship foundation for an English major, which will support students and families in need.
Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who scored the “Hand of God” goal in 1986 and led his country to that year’s World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. He was 60.