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 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 22, 2015

Green River hosts Natrona, Kelly Walsh

While first place in the 4A West standings will be on the line Friday afternoon when the Green River girl’s soccer team hosts Natrona, Green River head coach Tracy Wyant is more concerned about her team playing quality soccer. “We try not to a lo...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 22, 2015

Richmond nabs four records

In his middle school swimming career, eighth-grader Michael Richmond has broken an amazing four school records. With the season winding down, Richmond said he would like to break two more. According to Green River Middle School Coach Randy Walker,...


Taking on 72 ounces of meaty glory

It’s very safe to say that the television of today is far different than what I grew up with. While a lot of my viewing consists of quality shows I religiously watch, there’s also a great deal of...

 By Jack H. Smith    People    April 15, 2015

Rulon Gardner gives back

In 1989 Rulon Gardner finished first at the annual Bill Thoman Memorial Tournament. Twenty five years later, Gardner returned to Green River High School. The 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist was at the...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 15, 2015

Wolves strong at Rock Springs meet

It was a great day for the Green River High School track team. The Wolves ended last Saturday's 2015 Rock Springs Meet of Hope with an impressive eight first place finishers. "I thought both teams...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 15, 2015

Squads demolish rival Rock Springs

In their first four games of the season, the Green River High School boy’s soccer team scored four goals. The fifth game was a much different story as the Wolves came out of the gates strong April 9 against Rock Springs on their way to a crushing...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 15, 2015

Lady Wolves trash Tigers

It was all Lady Wolves in the first round of the 2015 Sweetwater Cup. In the first match up between the two rivals April 9 at Wolves Stadium, the Green River High School girl’s were able to pick up a 3-0 victory, led by a hat trick from Lauren...

 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    April 8, 2015

Reliving some youthful, insane nonsense

Here is yet another column that begins with me at the grocery store. I’m pretty sure that I should just hire someone to go grocery shopping for me to avoid all the unnecessary shenanigans, but if...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 8, 2015

Throwers spark Wolves to strong finish

The Green River High School track team had some strong individual performances at the Alpha Invite Track Meet last Thursday and Friday in Orem, Utah. Head coach Steve Boyd said they were on spring...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 8, 2015

Green River soccer travel to battle rivals

The Green River High School boys and girls soccer teams will look to get back to winning ways tomorrow afternoon at Wolves Stadium. After opening the season with 4A West Conference victories in...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 8, 2015

Green River resident receives prestigious honor

When Cory Hintz joined the Green River Grapplers wrestling team, it was the start of an amazing career that included a great deal of success at both the high school and collegiate levels. The Green...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 8, 2015

Student selected as fuel up to play 60 ambassador

A Monroe Intermediate student was recently rewarded for her countless hours of hard work. Sixth-grader Mariahn Litz was recently selected as a Wyoming ambassador for the NFL Fuel Up to Play 60...

 By Jack H. Smith    County    April 8, 2015

First century witnesses growth

In 1968, Green River celebrated its 100th anniversary. While some towns of similar sizes may not have witnessed substantial growth in their first century, this was certainly not the case for Green River, the town entered 1968 thriving. Just a quick... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    County    April 8, 2015

Family fondly remembers GR

The Green River of today is a far different place than it was 60 years ago. What was once a small railroad town, has increased in population by 9,000 since 1950, and the amount of land in Green River... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    City    April 1, 2015

Tom Wilson says goodbye to GRHS

Tom Wilson has decided it’s time to move on. The longtime teacher, coach, and current activities director for Sweetwater County School District No. 2 announced earlier this month he planned to retire at the end of the school year. Wilson said he...

 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    April 1, 2015

Spring sports coming to GR

Spring in Wyoming is a little bit different than most states. At one moment it can be a comfortable 60 degrees with not a hint of wind and within seconds, everything changes. The wind will pick up to...

 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    April 1, 2015

Almost anything is better than moving day

Pouring salt into a cut. Being pepper sprayed, than Tasered by a cop, than stung by a swarm of angry African bees. Using a public toilet after getting giardia. What do these all have in common? They...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 1, 2015

Green River has high expectations for 2015

Over the past several seasons, the Green River High School boy's soccer team has established itself as one of the best programs in Wyoming. Coming off a season in which they won the 4A West Regional...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 1, 2015

Wolves track off to fast start, four qualify for 4A State track

In just their second week of the season, the Green River High School had an impressive showing in two meets. Competing at Big Piney last Friday and Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah Friday, the...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 1, 2015

GRHS returns three state placers

The Green River High School track team will have around 70 kids competing during the 2015 season. Head coach Steve Boyd said the number of kids who came out is about normal. “If you were to look at...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 1, 2015

Wolves pickup first conference victory

It was a mixed weekend of results for the Green River High School boy’s soccer team. The Wolves opened their season with a thrilling 2-1 4A West conference victory last Friday over Evanston. After...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 1, 2015

Ladies learn from Jamboree

The Kelly Walsh Jamboree was a learning experience for the Green River High School girl’s soccer team. Following a 5-0 season opening home win over Evanston, the Lady Wolves went 1-2 at the...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 1, 2015

Green River shuts down Evanston

At halftime of their season opener against Evanston, Green River High School girl’s soccer coach Tracy Wyant and her staff talked to the team about how they needed to talk to each other more and hav...


Stirring up memories of Green River

Whether it be a lifelong resident, someone who commutes to work here on a daily basis, or someone who lived here for a few years, everyone has not only their first memories of Green River, but the thi...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    March 25, 2015

Search underway: LaRose resigns after year two

There will be a new head coach next season for the Green River High School boy’s basketball team. After two years at the helm, Dan LaRose resigned from the position last Thursday. The Wolves ended...


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