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 By Pete Rust    Sports    April 26, 2017 

Wolves stay strong at home meet

Nine teams from Southwest Wyoming came to host Green River for competition on the Wolves' home turf. Teams participating came from Rock Springs, Evanston, Lander, Pinedale, Lyman, Big Piney,...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    April 19, 2017

Wolves successful at Evanston, Utah track meets

This past Thursday the Green River Track team traveled west to take on a familiar group of opponents as they competed against all the Southwest Wyoming teams at Evanston. There were two double winners for both the girls and the boys as sprinter, juni...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    April 12, 2017

Wolves split for 2 meets

Track kicked off this past week for the Wolves as the team split up to attend two meets over the weekend. The younger kids headed west Thursday to compete in the Lyman High School Track Meet against teams from Mountain View, Farson and host Lyman....

 By Pete Rust    Sports    April 5, 2017

Wolves track team competes in RS

The Ted Schroeder Track Meet of Hope hosted a large contingent of the Southwest Wyoming Track competitors at Rock Springs last weekend. The meet included teams from Green River, Rock Springs, Farson, Lyman, Mountain View, Kemmerer, Evanston,...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    March 22, 2017

GRHS track team starts season in Utah

With 35 teams from Wyoming, Utah and Idaho and over 1,000 athletes competing, the Wolves kicked of their 2017 outdoor track season this past weekend. According to head track coach Dan Hansen, the weather was perfect 70 plus degrees and the kids got...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    March 8, 2017

Indoor track succeeds at state meet in Gillette

This past weekend the Wolves traveled north to compete in the State Indoor Track Championships in Gillette. The boys were led by senior sprinter and long jumper Kalen Kester and senior distance runner Braden Reichl. Both broke personal records in... Full story

 By Pete Rust    Sports    February 22, 2017

GRHS indoor track team competes at premier track in Idaho

The Green River Boy’s and Girl’s Indoor Track Team traveled to Pocatello, Idaho, to compete along with 15 other Wyoming schools and more than 2,000 athletes from 20 States, Canada, Mexico and Australia in the 39th Annual Simplot games one of the...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    February 15, 2017

Kester takes first in long jump at Laramie

The Green River Girls and Boys Indoor Track Team headed east to Laramie for the first time this season to compete in an all Wyoming competition featuring ten teams. Teams represented were the three Cheyenne schools, Natrona County, Laramie, Rock...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    February 1, 2017

Wolves perform well at Kearns, Utah meet

The Green River Wolves traveled south to Utah for the third weekend in a row to participate in the UHSTCA High School Track Meet in Kearns, Utah. More than 50 teams from Utah, Idaho and Wyoming including Rock Springs, Evanston, Big Piney, Riverton,... Full story

 By Pete Rust    Sports    January 18, 2017

Indoor track starts season in Utah

The Green River High School Boy’s and Girl’s Indoor Track season got underway this past Saturday as the team headed south to compete with 40 teams from Utah, Idaho and Wyoming at the Utah State High School Indoor Track Invitational. There were mo...

 By Pete Rust    Opinion    November 30, 2016

Notes from Town Square: Enjoy local UW competition

Winter is really sinking in and the temperatures are getting colder. You have the post Thanksgiving blues and are wondering what you can do with your family this weekend? Sure, you could drive down to Laramie to watch Wyoming play in its first...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    November 23, 2016

Several receive post season honors

Led by Senior Blake Waite, five seniors, three juniors and one sophomore received post season honors. Those who made the 3A all-conference list included seniors Waite, Hunter Spartz, Drew Wilson. Taylor Thornton, and Gabe Bunderman, along with junior...

 By Pete Rust    Opinion    November 23, 2016

Notes from Town Square: Things to be thankful for

This time of year reminds us to take a step back and reflect on the things we are thankful for. I assume the thing that’s most important to the majority of us is our family and that certainly is the case for me. I have been blessed with a...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    November 9, 2016

Wolves football season ends with Powell

Not surprisingly, with two of the top defenses in 3A football on the field the first half was a defensive battle. The Wolves were led on defense by Seniors Gabe Bunderman, Blake Waite, James Bunderman and Hunter Spartz, with the entire defense...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 26, 2016

Green River pounds Worland 48-24

The Wolves entered Friday's contest with the Worland Warriors knowing they had to finish the season with a win to assure themselves a piece of the conference championship and they did so...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 19, 2016

Wolves overcome challenge in Cody

Down 12-0 after Cody scored their second touchdown of the game during the first play of the second quarter, the Wolves came back strong to outscore the Broncs 25-6 the rest of the way to move into a three way tie for first place in the 3A West. For m...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 5, 2016

Green River dominates Jackson 55-7

Following head coach Don Maggi and his staff's goals for improving each week, the Wolves put it all together Friday night on both sides of the ball as their offense rolled to another impressive...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 28, 2016

Streak continues after 14-0 win

On a miserable, windy and rain-soaked night, the Green River Wolves recorded their first shutout in 77 straight games to move their record to 4-0 and remain undefeated on the year against the always...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 21, 2016

Wolves football remains undefeated, now 3-0

The Wolves’ depth showed through once more as they came up against a tough Torrington team with less than 20 players on their football team. But with one of Wyoming’s most dominating linemen, finishing the game 28-14, and earning another win. Tor...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 14, 2016

Green River dominates Outlaws 52-12

A packed house of mostly, the hometown, Green River Wolves supporters came out to be entertained by some good high school football and the Wolves did not disappoint with a dominating performance on both sides of the ball. The Rawlins Outlaws started...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 7, 2016

Wolves visit Riverton, leave with first win of the season

In pre-game comments head coach Don Maggi appeared to be spot on in his analysis of both his team and his opponents strengths and weaknesses. Maggi said this might be his best offensive line since he...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    August 3, 2016

Knights get eliminated from state tournament

The Green River Knights baseball season came to an abrupt end last week as the Knights lost their first two games of the double elimination state tournament. In two close games, a one run loss in the opener Wednesday to the No. 3 seed from the North,...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    July 20, 2016

Knights take on Cheyenne, Wheatland

The Green River Knights started the past week with a double header July 13 against the Cheyenne Hawks. In the opener, the Knights were explosive as they scored 15 runs to defeat the Hawks 15-7. In...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    July 13, 2016

Green River Knights compete in Douglas

The Knights American Legion baseball team traveled to Douglas, Thursday for five games in three days, culminating in a third place finish in the Bolin Memorial Tournament. In their first game Thursday the knights defeated the locals as they downed...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    June 22, 2016

Knights take 3rd in GR tournament

The Green River Knights finish with third place at the end of an invitational tournament the team hosted during the weekend. The Knights started strong Saturday afternoon with an impressive 10-3 win...


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