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.
Cheyenne East avenged their week 0 loss to Thunder Basin by beating the Bolts, 29-15, to win the 4A high school state football championship. This is the T-birds first state championship win, since 2013, when they beat Natrona County, 14-13.
Due to an upward trend of COVID-19 cases at the Air Force Academy and within the football program, the Air Force is unable to participate in the scheduled football game on Saturday, Nov. 14 at Wyoming.
For the first time ever, a Lethwei title bout will be held in North America, which will happen in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Wyoming Boxing Commission will host the event on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at the Outlaw Saloon off of South Greeley Highway.
Cheyenne Central sophomore cross country runner, Sydney Morrell, won the girls 5k in the 4A East Regional meet, helping the Indians to the regional title. Congratulations Sydney, you are Wyoming News Now's Prep Athlete of the Week!
After having to quarantine for two weeks, the Laramie County Community College (LCCC) men’s soccer team returned to action, hosting tough competition in Real Colorado for a scrimmage. The Golden Eagles showed little to no rust as they won the scrimmage, 1-0.
Cheyenne Central’s girls swim & dive team hosted Cheyenne East and Rock Springs for a dual meet, on Saturday, October 3. The Indians beat the T-Birds, 114-64, and the Tigers 100-74. Central won nine out of 12 events on the meet.
High school tennis state championship for the girls, Cheyenne Central took home the state title for the fourth year in a row, making it six of the last seven. Kelly Walsh’s boys tennis team won their first state championship, since 1994.