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 By Dusty Petz    Sports    May 20, 2021

Moorcroft golf teams win the day

On Friday and Saturday, the Moorcroft Boys and Girls Golf Team traveled to Cheyenne to compete in the 2A Spring Golf Championships/Powder River Conference Spring Golf Championship that was played at...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    March 11, 2021

Close games for Lady Wolves at state

By Dusty Petz On Friday, the Lady Wolves took on the Rocky Mountain Lady Grizzlies in the first round of the Wyoming State Tournament. Neither team was able to accomplish much in the first quarter,...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    March 4, 2021

Lady Wolves head to state

On Thursday, the Lady Wolves headed to the District Tournament in Wright. The Lady Wolves took on the Big Horn Rams in the first game of the day. The first quarter saw neither team able to get much going until midway through when the Lady Wolves were...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    February 25, 2021

Lady Wolves sweep the court

On Friday, the Sundance Bulldogs came to town. The Lady Wolves got out to a quick first quarter lead and found themselves ahead, 17-7. The second quarter was back and forth with neither team able to gain much ground and the third quarter was much...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    February 18, 2021

Wolves rule the weekend

On Friday, the Lady Wolves hosted the Big Horn Lady Rams. Moorcroft got out to a quick start and got it going on the defensive end. The Lady Wolves led, 13-2 after the first quarter and took a 33-10 lead into the half. We made some adjustments at hal...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    February 11, 2021

Lady Wolves battle to victory

On Thursday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Wright for a make-up game. The junior varsity started the night off right with a pressure defense and rebounding to transition that caused problems for the Panthers. The Lady Wolves won the JV game, 21-2. The...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    February 4, 2021

Can't touch that

On Thursday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Sundance to take on the Bulldogs. Moorcroft got out to a good start and took a 29-16 lead into the half. Sundance came back in the second half and was able to...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    January 28, 2021

Improved play gives Wolves the win

On Thursday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Big Horn to take on the Rams. The game started slow for both teams with neither able to do much in the first quarter. The second quarter was better for the Wolves and the team found themselves ahead, 23-11 at...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    January 21, 2021

Lady Wolves start strong in three-game week

On Tuesday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Hot Springs to take on the Bison. Moorcroft got off to a good start and found themselves ahead, 16-8 at the end of the first quarter. The game was back and forth in the second quarter, but found the Wolves ahea...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    January 14, 2021

Wolves too hot for Devils

On Thursday night, the Lady Wolves traveled to Hulett to take on the Red Devils. Moorcroft got out to a quick start and led most of the game. The Lady Wolves ended up winning the game 54-14. I thought we came out with really good intensity in the...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    December 24, 2020

Hard won victory for Lady Wolves

On Thursday night, the Lady Wolves welcomed to town the Lady Herders from Glenrock. The first quarter saw the Wolves pick up a quick 10-1 lead before Glenrock climbed back in to the game. Moorcroft...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    December 17, 2020

Lady Wolves open season with howling success

On Friday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Pine Bluffs to take on the Lingle-Ft. Laramie Doggers in the opening game of the season. Moorcroft got off to a quick 13-0 start before the Doggers got back into the game. The Wolves led 40-25 going into the...

 
 By Dusty Petz    School    April 16, 2020

MHS lights up for seniors

On Friday night, Moorcroft High School participated in the “Be the Light” campaign. The idea originated in Texas and was put out across the State to Wyoming Schools by the Wyoming High School Athl...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    March 12, 2020

Lady Wolves take third at State

The Moorcroft Lady Wolves made their first trip to the Girls Basketball State Tournament since 2006. Their first opponent on Thursday afternoon was the Riverside Rebels. Riverside got out to a quick...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    March 5, 2020

Lady Wolves headed to state basketball tournament

The Moorcroft Lady Wolves Basketball Team headed into the 2A East Regional Tournament as the #1 seed and found themselves facing off against the Glenrock Herders. The Wolves jumped out to an early 15-4 first quarter lead but saw Glenrock fight back....

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    February 27, 2020

Lady Wolves win Powder River Conference

On Friday, the Moorcroft Lady Wolves took on the Sundance Bulldogs. Junior Varsity was first up with half a game. The Wolves got out to a quick start and took a 9-5 lead after the first quarter. The...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    February 20, 2020

Lady Wolves: locked and focused

On Friday night, the Big Horn Rams came to town. The Lady Wolves Junior Varsity team got first shot and came out and played well. Coach Hulm was happy with the effort and intensity on the defensive...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    February 13, 2020

Lady Wolves don't stand on their laurels

On Friday night, the Moorcroft Lady Wolves took on the Moguls from Edgemont, SD. The Junior Varsity started the night. The Wolves were able to take an early lead into the half with their defensive...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    February 6, 2020

A good weekend for Lady Wolves

On Tuesday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Sundance to take on the Bulldogs. The Junior Varsity team was first up. The game was back and forth until the second half when the Wolves were able to take a...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    January 30, 2020

She Wolves blitz conference

On Monday, the Lady Wolves Junior Varsity team took on Sundance JV. It was a competitive game with neither team able to gain much ground, but in the fourth quarter, the Wolves were able to get some key baskets and convert turnovers into layups and...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    January 23, 2020

Great start for Lady Wolves

On Tuesday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Hot Springs for the first round of the West River Tournament to face the Hot Springs Lady Bison. The Wolves got off to a good start and were able to take a 33-1...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    January 16, 2020

Lady Wolves battle at Powder River Conference

On Friday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Dayton for the Powder River Conference Round Robin. The first game saw the Ladies face off against the Glenrock Herders. It was good for us to play against Glenrock as they are in our region so it was a good...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    January 9, 2020

She Wolves dust Devils

On Saturday, the Lady Wolves returned to action following the Christmas break with a game versus the Hulett Red Devils. The Junior Varsity girls got the afternoon started on a good note with a 27-8 victory. Coach Arlie Hulm commented that he thought...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    December 26, 2019

Lady Wolves basketball team: making the effort and taking the win

The Moorcroft Lady Wolves traveled to Edgemont, SD to take on the Lady Moguls on Thursday night. The JV team got the night off on a good note with a 39-32 victory. Coach Arlie Hulm was pleased with the girls’ effort. We did a lot of good things...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    December 19, 2019

Lady Wolves off to a good start

The Lady Wolves traveled to Burns for the Burns Winter Classic over the weekend. On Thursday, the Wolves played the home team, Burns Broncs. Moorcroft got out to an early lead and ended the first quarter 10-1 and the half up 22-11. The Broncs closed...

 

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