(Sat 3/15/14) - The Douglas
LadyCats bring home their 8th State Title... Douglas's
girls basketball team beat Worland 37-26 this
afternoon to claim the WHSAA 3A Girls Basketball
championship. Ashlie Blackburn put up a
double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds to
lead Douglas to the win. Jessie Underberg added
10 points. The LadyCats last championship win was
in 2005. Powell beat Newcastle 46-33 in the 3rd
place game. Star Valley placed 5th with a 44-36
win over Torrington.
The Glenrock Herders finished a
Cinderella post-season on the short side of a
61-53 championship game, losing to the Cody
Broncs. Devon Parkinson led Glenrock with 17
points... David Parkinson added 14. Star Valley
took 3rd with a 58-51 win over Powell. Rawlins
beats Wheatland 63-55 in the 5th place game.
On the boys side of the 4A
tournament, Gillette slides past Kelly Walsh
56-51 in the championship game, East beat Central
49-38 to place third, and Natrona hammered Rock
Springs 52-38 in the 5th place game.
4A girls, Natrona wins a defensive
battle, 33-28 over Cheyenne East. Sheriden beats
Gillette 70-62 in the 3rd place game, and
Cheyenne Central beat Kelly Walsh 59-43 to place
(Sat 3/15/14) - Two Converse
County teams battle for state championships...
the Douglas LadyCats will face the Worland Lady
Warriors in a rematch of last weekend's 3A East
Regional Championship. In the semi's, Douglas
beat Powell 37-26, and Worland edged Newcastle
44-42. And the Glenrock Herders' Cinderella
postseason continues... after an opening round
upset of Lander, the Herders held off a late
rally by the Powell Panthers and claimed a 49-47
semi final round win. Douglas plays Worland
Saturday at 3:30... Glenrock will face 1West Cody
in the 3A boys championship at 5pm. Both
championship games will play at the Casper Events
Center.. .both games live on KKTY's 100.1FM and
on the internet at kktyonline.com.
(Sat 3/8/14) - Three
Converse County basketball teams advance to the
State Tournament. The Douglas LadyCats
ground out a 42-38 win over a tough Worland Lady
Warriors team Saturday night to claim the 3A East
Regional Championship, and the Glenrock Herders
beat the Douglas Bearcats 51-50 in overtime in
the boys third place game.
The LadyCats will play Lander
Thursday morning at 10:30 in the opening round of
the 3A girls' state tournament. The Bearcats meet
Cody Thursday afternoon at 1:30, and the Herders
play Lander Thursday night at 7:30. All 3A games
on Thursday are played at the Casper Events
At the 4A West Regionals, Kelly
Walsh beat Rock Springs 74-37 in the 1st place
game... Natrona takes third with a 63-45 win over
Evanston. The Natrona Fillies beat Rock Springs
63-32 in the girls' title game... Riverton beat
Kelly Walsh 56-48 in the third place game.
1A and 2A State basketball
tournaments wrapped up Saturday night in Casper.
Wyoming Indian beat Rocky Mountain 69-53 to take
the 2A boys championship.
Tongue River beat Kemmerer 55-54 to
claim the 2A girls title.
Burlington beat Little Snake River
83-59 for the 1A boys championship. The
Guernsey-Sunrise Vikings finish their season with
a 47-43 win over Kaycee in the third place game.
And the Lingle-Ft Laramie Lady
Doggers beat Cokeville 60-48 to claim the 1A
(Wed 3/5/14) - Brackets are
set for the 3A East Regional Basketball
Tournaments at Torrington.
On the boys side of the tournament,
it'll be Rawlins versus Worland Thursday morning
at 8:30, Buffalo plays Newcastle at 11:30, 4th
seed Douglas plays 5th seed Glenrock Thursday
afternoon at 3, and #1 Wheatland plays #8
Torrington at 6.
Girls opening round brackets,
Rawlins plays Buffalo Thursday morning at 10, #2
seed Douglas plays #7 seed Wheatland Thursday
afternoon at 1, Worland and Newcastle meet at
4:30 and 8th-seed Glenrock plays #1 Torrington
Thursday night at 7:30.
The 3A East Regional Basketball
Tournaments run Thursday through Saturday, March
6th, 7th and 8th, at Torrington High School. All
Douglas and Glenrock games will be broadcast live
on KKTY's 100.1FM and on the internet at www.kktyonline.com.
(Wed 3/5/14) - 1A/2A State
Basketball begins Thursday at the Casper
1A Boys brackets, Guernsey-Sunrise
meets Dubois Thursday at Noon, and Lingle-Ft
Laramie plays Burlington at 1:30 at the Events
For the girls, Lingle-Ft Laramie
plays St Stephens Thursday morning at 10:30 at
the Events Center.
2A State Tourney, the Lusk Tigers
play Greybull in the opening round Thursday at
noon at Casper College.
(Mon 3/3/14) - The Lander
Valley Tigers win their 18th consecutive
3A Swim Championship, while Casper Kelly Walsh
wins their second in school history.
The Tigers out distanced the field
274.5 to 195.5 in Friday's finals to beat second
place Powell. Worland was third with Rawlins
fourth. Douglas placed 8th in the 10-team field.
(Mon 3/3/14) - The Douglas
Bearcats take silver at State Wrestling.
The Powell Panthers racked up 244.5 points to
take the title for the third time in a row...
Douglas was second with 201, while Star Valley
claimed third with 178. Torrington was 5th,
Wheatland 12th, Glenrock 13th. Individually for
Gold: Hunter Haman/152 (2x state
Silver: Jordan Pingrey/126, Colter
Bronze: Trevor Bennett/113, Lane
George/160, Chance Miller/182, Garrett Boner/220
4th: Seth Harris/145, Trevor
McReynolds/170, Alex Locke/182, James Willox/195
(Fri 2/28/14) - Sports teams
and fans are watching the weather as
they make travel plans for the weekend... and the
weather has already made some changes for Douglas
Basketball. DHS Activities director Josh Goodrich
says gametimes for Douglas at Buffalo on Friday
have been moved up an hour... junior varsity
games will play at 3pm, the LadyCats varsity game
will tip off at 4:30, and the Bearcats-Bison boys
varsity game will play at 6pm. Goodrich also says
the Bearcast freshman teams will not make the
trip to Worland on Saturday for the freshman
tournament. Listen to KKTY and KKTS for any
further updates as this weekend's weather system
(Sat 2/22/14) - A pair of
wins for DHS basketball... in the early
game tonight, the LadyCats got an early lead and
never looked back in a 51-22 Senior Night win
over the Newcastle Lady Dogies. Douglas's Jessie
Underberg was the only player in double figures
for either team with 15, but coach Cody Helenbolt
played everyone, and ten players scored in the
The Bearcats also claimed an early
lead in a 65-48 win over Newcastle. Douglas was
up 11 at the half, but Newcastle drew within two
in the second half before the Cats put it away.
Greg Vandeventer led all shooters with a 28-point
performance... Jonah Richards added 17. Wade
Gordon led Newcastle with 21.
Next up for the Cats, a doubleheader
at Buffalo on Friday the 28th.
(Fri 2/21/14) - Just one
point... the Douglas LadyCats went to
overtime and came up one point short falling
53-52 to the Torrington Lady Blazers. It was a
back & forth ball game between two
well-matched teams... Douglas led 12-10 after the
first quarter, but the LadyCats suffered a
disasterous second quarter, giving up 17 while
only scoring 7, and Torrington led it 27-19 at
the half. The LadyCats fought back in the third,
trailing 36-34, and tied the game at 41 to force
overtime. Jessie Underberg put one up at the
buzzer, but it wouldn't go in, and Torrington
took the win. For Torrington, Allison Marsh had
19 and Avery Madden put in 17... for Douglas,
Jessie Underberg hit 19 and Ashley Blackburn
In the late game, the Bearcats
jumped out early and cruised to a 72-49 win over
the winless Trailblazers.
Douglas hosts Newcastle Saturday
night... it's Senior Night, honoring senior
hoopsters. Girls tip off at 5:30, boys play at
7... both games live on KKTY's 100.1FM and on the
internet at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Sat 2/15/14) - Cats fall to
#1 Wheatland... at the Doghouse on
Saturday night, the Douglas Bearcats played it
close for three quarters, but strong free throw
shooting gave Wheatland a 67-61 win over Douglas.
The Bulldogs' Kendrick Jackson was 7 of 8 at the
line in the final stanza on his way to a 31 point
performance to lead all scorers. The Bearcats led
by 5 at the half and were up by 2 at the end of
the third... Wheatland outshot Douglas 20-12 in
the 4th to earn the win. Douglas was led by Greg
Vandeventer with 21 points and Jonah Richards
with 20. Eric Jamerman was also in double figures
In the girls game, Douglas and
Wheatland were tied at 28 after three quarters,
but the LadyCats outshot their opponents 13-8 in
the 4th to take a 41-36 win in a defensive
battle. Douglas's Ashley Blackburn led all
shooters with 18... Jessie Underberg added 12.
With the win, the Douglas girls improve their
record to 17-2... the Bearcats are now 12-7. Both
teams travel to Torrington on Friday the 21st.
(Fri 2/14/14) - Bearcats
upset the Outlaws... when the Douglas
basketball team traveled to Rawlins in
mid-January, the Outlaws dominated the Bearcats
69-46. The Cats got their revenge Friday night,
blasting the 3rd-ranked Outlaws 62-42. Douglas
led by 1 point at the half, and came out hot in
the third quarter to drive for the win.
At Rawlins, Jessie Underberg turned
in a 26-point performance to lead the LadyCats to
a 54-51 win.
Douglas plays at Wheatland Saturday
night... the girls tipoff at 5:30, the boys at
7... both games on KKTY's 100.1FM and on the
internet at kktyonline.com.
(Sat 2/8/14) - Cats win a
pair, LadyCats split... 3A high school
basketball this weekend, the Douglas boys and
girls got wins over Glenrock on Friday night.
Greg Vandeventer led Douglas scoring with 17
points as the Cats beat the Herders at Glenrock,
54-48. At the Rec on Friday, the LadyCats cruised
to a 62-43 win over the Lady Herders.
Saturday afternoon at the Rec, the
#1-ranked LadyCats were suprised and upset by the
unranked Worland Lady Warriors. Worland played a
tight, aggressive defense and kept the score
close to claim a 40-38 win. Douglas led 23-21 at
the half, but suffered a disasterous scoring
drought in the 3rd quarter. The LadyCats were
outscored 11-5 in the 3rd, and Worland held on to
give Douglas just their second loss of the
In the late game, the Bearcats
jumped out early and never looked back. Greg
Vandeventer turned in a 25-point performanace and
the Bearcats won it 67-44.
The Cats improve to 11-6 with the
win. The LadyCats loss drops them to 15-2 on the