The Gillette Camels are expected to name the starting quarterback soon after Friday's annual scrimmage. Head coach Vic Wilkerson says after the scrimmage the depth chart will be much clearer as they head into the regular season. This week will be critical for the two players vying for the job under center.
Senior Cale Miessler and junior Dalton Holst have been in a battle all off
The Gillette Camels are back were back at it yesterday on day three of practice. The intensity level was high during seven on seven drills as the receivers and secondary competed on every snap.
Speaking of competition both quarterbacks in the running for the starting job received plenty of reps. The top two competitors are senior Cale Miessler and junior Dalton Holst. Head coach
Gillette, WY--The GGFA 12 and under Blue Jays fast pitch softball team had 3 of their players selected to the Northern Colorado all-star team. Alissa West, Brittany Hughes, and Livia Castellanos were selected to play in the all-star game this weekend.
Ace Alissa West made it as a pitcher for the second straight year. West is the daughter of head coach Jim West. West is in his 12th year with
The Basin Radio Network is pleased to announce that the Gillette Roughriders games at the Northwest Regional tournament in Eugene, Ore. can be heard on Newstalk 1270 and online here
The first game is Thursday at 2pm Mountain Time. For a schedule of the games, click here
. Keep in mind, game times on this link are based on the Pacific Time Zone.
GILLETTE, Wyo.-- The Gillette Roughriders are the Wyoming AA American Legion champions for the first time since the 2008 season. The Riders downed the Casper Oilers 6-1 on Saturday night to earn a trip to the Northwest Regional tournament in Eugene, Oregon.
Tanner Rogen pitched a complete game and finished with nine strikeouts. He allowed only five hits in the game. He was also named the
The Gillette Roughriders led the Casper Oilers, 5-0, after the first three innings of play, yesterday afternoon. Casper would rally to tie it, with five runs of their own, and the fourth and fifth innings, before Gillette scored seven runs in the top of the sixth. Casper cut the Riders' lead to just one, with a run in the seventh and five more in the eighth. Gillette sealed a 14-11 win, with
The Gillette Roughriders are now 41-30, and return home, tomorrow night, to take on Sheridan in a nine inning affair at Roughriders Stadium.
First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m., you can hear it on NewsTalk 1270 KIML and basinsradio.com with coverage underway at 5:45.
Two more Roughriders have received college baseball scholarships. Seniors Lucas Rissler and Tanner Rogen have both agreed to
Head Coach Will Rider of the Gillette College women's basketball team has found his new assistant coach to replace Steve Fettkether- Matt Strickland.
If you think you recognize that name, your brain isn't playing games with you. Strickland played for the Pronghorns during the 2010-12 seasons before transferring to Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Mont. to finish his college career.
The Gillette Roughriders clinched the 2014 Post 14 Tournament Championship, Sunday morning, with a 4-0 win over Excelsior, Minnesota, at the Jamestown Tournament, in Jamestown, North Dakota.
The Riders got a complete game shut out from starting pitcher Cody Eaton, threw two strike outs and gave up six hits as he picked up a win on the mound.
The Riders scored two runs in the top of the
Recent Campbell County High School graduate Cody Kelley will continue his basketball career at a prep school in Florida, next year, in hopes of eventually playing for a Division I program.
The two-time Wyoming Gatorade player of the year will play for the Ganon Baker Elev8 Institute, in Delray Beach, Florida, about an hour north of Miami, and take classes at Lynn University, a nearby Division
Former Riders standout shortstop Westin Hinkel has signed a Division 1 Baseball Scholarship with the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluffs. Hinkel who graduated from CCHS in 2012, played his first two years at Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario, Oregon.
Hinkel started at shortstop both years and helped lead the Chukars to back to back Eastern Division Championships and NWAAC
The Gillette Roughriders head to Rapid City, tonight, where they will look to avenge a pair of losses, last night, to Rapid City Post 320.
In last night's double header at Roughrider stadium, the Riders were beaten by scores of 12-9 and 7-4.
In the first game, Gillette was behind 7-3 after 4 ½ innings, before they rallied to tie it with four runs in the bottom of the fifth. It
The Gillette Roughriders were runners-up in this weekend's Hladky Tournament at Roughrider stadium, falling to the Eaton Reds, from Eaton, CO, 10-3, in Sunday night's championship game.
After Gillette's Thursday game against Greeley was postponed until Saturday, because of rain, the Riders started their tournament play, Friday, with an 8-2 win over Longmont, Colorado. Lucas Rissler
The Gillette Roughriders' game against Greeley, scheduled for last night, was postponed until Saturday because of the weather. The Hladky tournament continues, today, at Roughrider stadium. The Riders will face Longmont, Colorado at 5 o'clock this afternoon, and then Jackson at 7:30.
We'll have the first of those two games on NewsTalk 1270 KIML and basinsradio.com, with coverage
The Roughriders ended up going 3-3 at the Billings Tournament, as they were shut out, yesterday, by the Billings Scarlets, 6-0.
On Monday afternoon, the Riders scored one run in the top of the first, and three more in the fourth inning en route to a 4-1 win over Pocatello, Idaho, in their final game at the Billings Tournament.
Lucas Rissler delivered a double in the first inning and a
The Gillette Roughriders got off to a rough start, Friday, at the Billings Tournament, as Gillette fell, 17-1, to the Billings Royals.
The Riders bounced back, Saturday afternoon, with a 9-1 victory over Dickinson, North Dakota. Wyatt Estabrook got the win on the mound, as he struck out five batters, over five innings, and allowed one hit and one earned run.
Lucas Rissler was 3-for-3, with
The Gillette Roughriders improved their overall record to 29-13, last night, with a pair of wins over Spearfish Post 164.
In the first game, Gillette got two hits from Alex King, en route to a 5-1 win.
Tanner Rogen struck out four batters, as he got the win on the mound. Hunter Sylte got the save, as he registered two strike outs in the top of the seventh.
In the second game, King
Gillette High School Rodeo Club members Casey Beck and Linzee Adamson both captured Wyoming High School Rodeo Association state championships, Saturday, at the State Finals Rodeo in Douglas.
Beck took first in the Boys Cutting competition, with 222.25 points. Gillette’s Trase Johnson was third in the same event, with 199.5 points.
Adamson placed first in the Barrel Racing, with 212
Some recent graduates of Campbell County High School turned in some impressive performances over the weekend.
Cody Kelley led the Wyoming All-Stars in two basketball games against Montana, Friday and Saturday, while Austin Fort was named offensive MVP of Saturday’s Shrine Bowl football game.
Kelley scored 22 points to lead the Wyoming all-stars in a 105-103 loss to Montana, on Friday.
The Gillette Roughriders went 2-2, in four games, at the Rich Hinseth Tournament, in Rapid City, over the weekend.
The Riders fell, 5-2, Friday morning, to Sioux Falls West. Josh Hughes had a double and an RBI for Gillette.
The Roughriders bounced back, Friday afternoon, with a 12-6 win over Brandon Valley. Ian Durgin had a big day on the mound, and at the plate.
Durgin went 4-for-5 with
The 41st Annual Shrine Bowl is this Saturday afternoon at Natrona County High School Stadium.
The North Roster will be Coached by Gillette football coach Vic Wilkerson. His assistants will include Jason Gill, from Gillette, and Andy Garland, from Upton/Sundance.
The North squad features three players from the 2013 Camels, they include Austin Fort, Billy Williams, and Bryce Lyman. Also
All-star high school basketball players, from Wyoming, will team up, Friday and Saturday, to take on similar teams from Montana.
The Wyoming boys team includes Gillette's Cody Kelley and Seth Moerkerke. The Wyoming girls feature the Camels' Julia Seamans.
Friday's game is in Sheridan; Saturday's contest will be held in Billings, Montana.
Kelley is a finalist for the 2014
After going 1-1, in the opening round of the Cherry Creek Baseball Tournament on Thursday, the Gillette Roughriders won their final three games of the weekend, Friday and Saturday, in Denver.
Early Friday afternoon, the Riders blanked Batters Box, a Connie Mack team from Denver, 8-0, behind twelve strikeouts from Wyatt Estabrook. Jarran Arbach and Alex King were both 2-for-4 at the plate.
The Gillette Roughriders went 1-1, in the opening round of the Cherry Creek Tournament, yesterday in Denver.
In the first of their two games, Gillette trailed 7-6, going into the bottom of the ninth inning against Ponderosa. In the bottom of the ninth, Ian Durgin brought home the winning run by hitting into a fielder's choice, and the Riders won 8-7.
Durgin finished with three RBIs.
Gillette Edge U8 girls won the State Championship last weekend at the McDonalds State Cup held in Sheridan. The girls tied 0-0 against Sheridan, won 6-1 against Casper Red, and won 4-2 against Casper Black which put them in the championship game against Casper Red where they dominated again winning 6-0! Coaches are Tim and Kerri De Wine, team members are Aubry DeWine, Averi DeWine, Kaylee
The Gillette Roughriders improved their overall record to 21-9, by going 3-1, in four games over the weekend.
The only loss came in the opening game of Saturday's double-header against Mitchell Post 18, when the Riders fell 6-3. Gillette was down 6-0 before they responded with three runs in the bottom of the fourth.
The Roughriders bounced back in the second game, as they blanked Post
The Gillette Roughriders improved to 18-9 with four straight wins, over the weekend, at their Spring Classic Tournament.
The weekend started with the Riders knocking off Sheridan, 9-1, on Friday night. Kyler Stark was 2-for-2 with two RBIs; Drayson Hladky was 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI; Alex King also had a triple and an RBI.
Tanner Rogen was Friday’s winning pitcher, as he
The Gillette Boys placed fourth in Class 4a, behind Natrona County, Kelly Walsh, and Rock Springs, who placed first, second, and third.
On Thursday, Dustin Erisman placed first in the Pole Vault, with Walker Newell taking second, and Zach Clark fourth. Harrison Simmons placed fourth in the 3200 meter run.
On Friday, Beau Nutting was fourth in the triple jump.
On Saturday, Seth Moerkerke
The Gillette Girls Track team captured its second consecutive Class 4A State Championship, Saturday, as the Camels placed first, about 13 points ahead of second place Rock Springs, at the State High School Track and Field Meet in Casper.
The Competition started on Thursday, when the Camels got first, second, and third place finishes from Quinn DiStefano, Sydney Wendt, and Abby Phillips,
The Gillette Boys Soccer team claimed the top spot, in Class 4A East Regionals, with a 2-0 shoot out win over top-seeded Laramie in Saturday’s championship game,
Tyler Greener scored the first goal in the shoot out, and then Blaine Christenson sealed it, with the second goal, as the Camels advance to the State Tournament, in Rock Springs, as the top seed coming out of the East.
The Gillette Girls and Boys track teams both took first place, Saturday, in Class 4A East Regionals at Cheyenne South.
The Camel Girls finished with over eighty points more than second place Cheyenne Central, and got first place finishes from Abby Phillips, in the 1600 meter run; and the 4x800 meter relay team of Quinn Destefano, Phillips, Haley Urbatsch and Sidney Wendt.
Wendt took second
Gillette Soccer Club had 11 teams at the 10th annual Snicker’s Cup in Sheridan May 10 &11th. It was a cold, wet weekend but it did not stop the players from going out and giving it their all.
Four of the teams came home with 1st place medals: The U8 girl, U12 girls Gold, U14 girls Gold and U12 boys Gold. The U10 girls silver and U12 girls silver came out with second place for the
The Gillette Girls track team took first, and the boys were seond behind Kelly Walsh, Friday, as both teams closed out the regular season in the Camel Qualifiers.
The Camel Girls got first place finishes from Haley Urbatsch, in the 400 meter dash; Sidney Wendt, in the 800 meter run; Quinn DeStefano, in the 1600 meter run; Tabith Simmons, in the 3200 meter run; and Liz Maller, in the shot
The second-ranked Gillette Boys soccer team concluded its season, Friday, with a 1-0 win over fourth-ranked Sheridan.
Gillette's Camdin Hinkel got an assist from Andy Guernsey, 20 minutes into the third overtime, and scored the game winning goal, as the Camels finished the regular season with a 10-1-2 overall record, and will host this week's Class 4A East regional tournament as a
The Gillette Roughriders were in Cheyenne, for the weekend, where they went 2-2 in four games.
On Saturday, the Riders suffered a pair of 15-5 losses to Cheyenne Post 6. In the first game Jarran Arbach was 1-for-3 with a triple and 2 RBIs. In the second game, Drayson hladky and Alex King were each 1-for-2, with a double and an RBI.
The Riders rebounded, against Cheyenne Post 6 on Sunday,
The Gillette Girls track team took first out of 26 teams, Friday, at the Wyoming Track and Field Classic in Casper.
Abby Phillips placed first in the 3200 meter run, as she beat the rest of the field by nearly 25 seconds. Her time was 11:26.17.
Second-place finishers, for the Lady Camels, included Ruth Sifuma, in the 100 meter hurdles; Tatum Barstad, in the 3200 meter run; and Ashlynn
The Gillette Boys Soccer team suffered its first loss of the season, Saturday afternoon, as the second-ranked Camels were beaten on the road, 2-1, by top-ranked Laramie. The loss followed a 4-1 win, Friday, at Cheyenne South.
The Gillette Girls soccer team is now winners of five straight games, as the Lady Camels picked up a pair of wins over the weekend. On Friday, Gillette got two goals from
The Gillette Boys and Girls track teams both took first, Saturday in Sheridan, at the Dan Hansen Invitational.
First place finishers, for the Gillette Boys, included Logan Myers, in the 400 meter dash; Derek Myers, in the 800 meter run; Harrison Simmons, in the 1600 meter run; Walker Newell, in the 110 meter hurdles; Dustin Erisman in the Pole Vault; Beau Nutting, in the triple jump; the 4x400
The Gillette Roughriders went 2-1, in three games against the Billings Halos, Friday and Saturday. Sunday afternooon's game was rained out.
On Friday, Gillette beat the Halos, 8-1. Wyatt Estabrook got the win on the mound, as he struck out nine batters in six innings. He allolwed three hits and no earned runs. Mason Bonar struck out three batters in relief.
Lucas Rissler was 2-for-5 at
The Gillette Girls Soccer team knocked off Natrona County, 3-1, Tuesday night, to improve to 6-3. Kenisha Melanson had two goals. Emma Juriewicz had two assists. Sam Phillips scored the other goal for the Camels. Lorie Storie had one assist.
The Lady Camels are home against Cheyenne South on Friday. The Camel Boys are on the road against Cheyenne South.
The Gillette Girls track team took second place, and the Gillette Boys took fourth, yesterday at the Gary Benson Border War, in Sheridan.
Elizabeth Maller placed first in the shot put, for the Camel girls. Derek Myers and Justin Mehrer took first and second, respectively, for the boys, in the 3200 meter run. Dustin Erisman placed first in the pole vault.
Walker Newell was second in the Boys
The Gillette Roughriders were victorious in both games of their double-header, at home, against Rapid City Stevens, last night.
The Riders jumped out to a 9-0 lead, in the first five innings, and held on to win 9-4, in the opening game. Tyler Tennant led Gillette offensively, going 3-for-4 with a single, a double, and triple. He also had three RBIs.
Ian Durgin got the win on the mound, as
The Gillette Roughriders registered a pair of wins, Saturday, in Billings. Starting with a 13-0 shut out of the Billings Halos
Ian Durgin was 4-for-4 with 2 RBIs. Tanner Rogen got the win on the mound, as he pitched three strikouts and gave up one hit in three innings.
In the second game of the day, Gillette jumped out to an 11-0 lead in the first 4 ½ innings, and hung on to beat the
The Gillette Roughriders opened their season by going 1-1, in a doubleheader, yesterday against Rapid Central.
In the first game, Alex King went 3-for-4 with 4 RBIs, as Gillette won 18-6. Drayson Hladky and Ian Durgin were both 3-for-3. Durgin and Zach Donahoo each had two RBIs. Durgin wis the winning pitcher.
In the second game, Rapid City Central just got by Gillette, 18-17, in a
That's Gillette Roughriders Coach Nate Perleberg, whose team starts its season this afternoon, on the road against Rapid City Central.
Perleberg says Roughrider pitchers have actually been practicing for the past couple months.
He says there is a reason for the extra work from the pitchers.
The Riders first home game is Tuesday, April 15. You can hear it, with
sophomore Muhammad Ahmed, who played for the Gillette College
Pronghorns men's basketball team this past season, has verbally committed
to transfer to the University of North Texas next season. Ahmed, when
The Gillette Girls Track team captured first place, Saturday, at the Natrona Invite. The Boys' team placed second.
The Girls got first place finishes from Tabitha Simmons, in the 1600 meter run; Chandra Sturtz, in the Pole Vault; and the 4x400 meter relay team of Olivia McCann, Sidney McClure, Haley Urbatsch, and Grace Wiley.
Second place finishers, for the Gillette girls, included Ruth
Touch of Gold wrestling club held their Ironman Challenge March 21 and 22 at Twin Spruce Junior High in which over 250 kids competed from 21 Teams. The tournament included Freestyle competition on Friday night, Folkstyle Saturday morning and Greco Saturday afternoon. Ironman trophies were given to wrestlers who won earned a first place finish in each of the three styles. Ironman winners were:
The Gillette Lady Camels were beaten, 70-62, by Sheridan in the third-place match up, Saturday morning at the State basketball tournament in Casper..
The Lady Camels just missed playing for the State Championship, after they were beaten, 59-55, by Cheyenne East on Friday night.
Just like Friday night's game, the Camels trailed by double figures coming into the fourth quarter but rallied
The Gillette Wild Junior Hockey Team is home against Yellowstone, in its regular season finale, tomorrow night, before kicking off a playoff series against Great Falls, next week.
The Wild are coming off what coach Tom Winkler says were a pair of frustrating losses against Helena.
Winkler says Wild coaches and players would love another chance to face
The Gillette Camel boys swim team placed second, behind Kelly Walsh, at the Class 4A Boys Northeast Conference Championship Meet, Saturday in Gillette.
Conner Baldacci, David Bowersox, Andrew Apodaca, and Noah Beaver combined to place first in the 200 Yard Medley Relay, and second in the 200 yard freestyle relay.
Beaver placed first in the 100 yard freestyle, and second in the 200
The Gillette Camel boys' basketball team picked up a pair of wins over the weekend. Gillette beat Laramie, 82-56, on Friday night; followed by an 83-70 win over Cheyenne South on Saturday afternoon.
On Friday, the Camels trailed 22-21, after one quarter of play, but outscored the Plainsmen, 21-9, in the second quarter, and then cruised to the win. Cody Kelley was the game's high
WRIGHT, Wyo.--The Wright Panthers were able to get the lead on Senior Night against the Glenrock Herders, but the two-running back threat of Devon Parkinson and Kyle Lee was too much. The final was 39-13.
The Panthers scored on their first two drives of the game and even prevented the Herders from converting a fourth down in the first quarter-wright did that a second time in the second half, as
MOORCROFT, Wyo.--It was a battle between two, 0-7 teams, but someone had to win. The Wright Panthers (0-7) were able to get in the win column by defeating rival Moorcroft (0-8). The final was 13-0 in a game played on a beautiful fall Friday afternoon in Moorcroft.
The game was scoreless until Daniel Magana through a 30-yard pass to Alex Ferguson at the one-yard line and took it into the end zone
The Gillette Wild Junior Hockey team opens its season with a three-game set, starting September 19th, in Whitefish, Montana.
Among the new players on this year's team will be defenseman Greg Sauer (picture taken by Tamara L. Peters). Here he is, along with his coach Tom Winkler.
The Gillette Wild Junior Hockey Team fell behind 1-0, in the first period, Friday against Helena. Moco Willis and Andreii Istominov each scored goals in the second period, to give the Wild the lead, but the Big Horns responded with a pair of goals in the third period, and Helena came away with a 3-2 win.
It was another close one, on Saturday, as the two teams were tied at one, after the
GILLETTE, Wyo.--The Pronghorn women (6-21, 3-11) fell to Western Wyoming Community College (11-3, 22-6), 67-64 at the South Campus on Saturday. The Pronghorn men (24-3, 13-1) took care of the Mustangs of Western Wyoming (12-15, 6-8), 87-79.
The Pronghorn women lacked depth, as well as experience in Saturday's game. Gillette College had two sophomores, Chelsie Pitt and Kiela Garner,
By Vic Wright
The Pronghorn women (6-20, 3-10) had a tough night against the Dawson Community College Lady Bucs. Gillette College lost 81-49 in Glendive, Mont. The (14) Pronghorn men (23-3) took care of Dawson Community College, 96-80, to go to 12-1 in Region IX play.
Both Pronghorn teams will play Western Wyoming Community College at the South Campus on Saturday afternoon. The women