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 By Dusty Petz    Sports    August 4, 2022

MHS fall sports begin

The Moorcroft High School fall sports season begins Monday, August 15! Please see the schedule below for first practice times and locations. High School Football: 6 a.m., on the football field.  High School Volleyball: 8 a.m., in the high school...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    May 19, 2022

One stroke takes the win in Wright

On Friday, the Moorcroft Wolves Golf Team traveled to Wright for the two day Spring Championships. It wasn't the type of day that we would have liked to have from a weather standpoint, specifically th...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    May 12, 2022

MHS golfers rally after missing games

On Friday, the Moorcroft Wolves Golf Team traveled to Lusk. It was only our third tournament of the season after getting weathered out of the rest of them. It was a windy day, but good to be able to get out on the golf course. Cade Williams and...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    April 14, 2022

Moorcroft golf off to a good start

On Friday, the Moorcroft Wolves Boys and Girls Golf Teams traveled to Upton for their first tournament of the year. It really was a good opportunity for the kids participating to get out and compete...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    March 10, 2022

Lady Wolves take on State

The Moorcroft Lady Wolves went into the Wyoming State Basketball Tournament as the #1 seed from the East. It was the Moorcroft Lady Wolves' first time in the State Championship game in school...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    March 3, 2022

Lady Wolves bring home Regional championship

The Lady Wolves traveled to Pine Bluffs for the 2A East Regional Tournament on Thursday. Their first opponent was the Lady Rams from Big Horn. Big Horn played with the Wolves in the first half and the Wolves found themselves ahead 23-14 going into...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    February 24, 2022

Lady Wolves scatter a few feathers

On Friday, the Lady Wolves took on the Bulldogs from Sundance. The game was back and forth for much of the first half with neither team able to gain a distinct advantage. The Wolves took a slim 25-18 lead into the half. The second half was much of...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    February 17, 2022

courtesy Marci Allison

On Friday, Moorcroft Lady Wolves hosted the Big Horn Lady Rams. The Wolves got off to a good start in the first quarter, outscoring Big Horn, 18-4. Moorcroft was able to hold the Rams to five points in the second quarter and took a 32-9 lead into...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    February 10, 2022

Lady Wolves fight for victory

On Tuesday, the Lady Wolves took on the Bobcats from Upton. We knew going into the game that it was going to be a tough challenge. They have good size and the ability to run the floor. The Bobcats got off to a quick start in the first quarter and led...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    February 3, 2022

Victory for Lady Wolves over Bulldogs

On Thursday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Sundance to take on the Bulldogs. We knew going into the game that it was going to be a hard-fought battle. The Lady Wolves got out to a quick start and found...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    January 27, 2022

Lady Wolves open conference play with win

The Lady Wolves traveled to Wright on Saturday to take on the Lady Panthers. The Junior Varsity team got the night off to a good start with a convincing two quarter win. They played with a lot of energy and their defensive pressure allowed them good...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    January 20, 2022

Lady Wolves prepare for conference

On Tuesday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Newell, SD to take on the Lady Longhorns from Faith. We have seen Faith quite a few times over the years and we knew going in they would be a quality opponent. The game got off to a quick start with both...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    January 13, 2022

Lady Wolves win at home

On Friday, Moorcroft played host to the Powder River Conference Tournament. The Lady Wolves’ first opponent of the day was the Kaycee Lady Bucs. Neither team could get much going in the opening minutes of the game, but the Wolves were able to find...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    December 23, 2021

Herders unable to pen Wolves

On Friday night, the Lady Wolves traveled to Glenrock to take on the Herders. The Junior Varsity Team took the floor first and set the tone for the evening. Early on, neither team was able to put much distance between the other, but in the second...

 
 By Dusty Petz    Sports    December 16, 2021

A couple wins to start the season for the Lady Wolves

The Lady Wolves opened their season on the road at the Burns Tournament. Their first opponent out was the Lady Broncs from Burns. Burns got out to a small lead to start the game, but the Wolves responded and found themselves ahead 21-18 going into th...

 
 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...

 

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