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  • Lady Wolves get second chance at rivals

    Jack H. Smith, Staff Writer|Oct 8, 2014

    The Green River Lady Wolves volleyball team will look to exact revenge tomorrow night against rival Rock Springs High School. In the first matchup of the season, Rock Springs (8-15 1-4 4A West) picked up its only conference win of the season with a thrilling five-set home win over the Lady Wolves. This time the game will be at Green River High School and head coach Rikki Shantz said her team is excited to get another crack at the Lady Tigers. She said in the first matchup, the team made a lot...

  • Awe inspiring: center opens to rave reviews

    Jack H. Smith, Staff Writer|Oct 8, 2014

    For a number of years, a devoted group of Sweetwater County School District No. 2 board members, administrators, students, coaches and other community members worked hard and put in many hours of blood, sweat, and tears with the hopes of getting a new swimming pool at Green River High School. Last Thursday was a magical night for all those who put in all the countless hours as they were all able to celebrate the ribbon cutting for the new aquatic center. Just moments before the ceremony...

  • Two of three: Wolves gearing up for spot in class 3A playoffs

    Jack H. Smith, Staff Writer|Oct 8, 2014

    It’s a huge week for the Green River High School football team. After another four quarters of inspired play last Friday in a 38-17 loss to undefeated juggernaut Jackson High School, the Wolves will look to pick up their first win of the season against winless Star Valley. Following the game last week, Maggi said he expected to see a group of motivated kids who believe they are closer to getting that first victory. “We just got to get the kids over the hump,” he said. Before he talked to his team at the end of game, Maggi said they were alrea...

  • Ladies finish with strong times at large Park City Invitational

    Jack H. Smith, Staff Writer|Oct 8, 2014

    It was some stiff competition last week for the Green River High School cross country team. The Wolves made the quick trip to compete at the Park City Invitational against some of the better teams from across Utah. It was a huge meet numbers-wise with a total of 221 runners in the boys varsity race and 194 in the girls varsity race. Head Coach Steve Boyd said it was a good day and a good meet for the team and following the race, the kids were happy with where they finished. He said while the course was a little short of a 5K, it still had a...

  • Wolves tennis finishes season

    Staff Report|Oct 8, 2014

    STAFF REPORT The Green River High School boy’s finished in the middle of the pack at the 2014 Wyoming State Tournament in Gillette. The squad finished ninth out of 16 teams. Number one singles player Taten Knight ended the season with a 1-2 record at the state tournament. After losing a close three-set match to Campbell County’s Aaron Swan, number two singles player Alexander Marchal rebounded with two victories, but was eliminated from placing after a loss to Mark Menghini of Cheyenne Central. He finished the tournament with a 2-2 record. Aft...

  • Coming off banner campaign, grapplers ready for new year

    Staff Report|Oct 8, 2014

    The Green River Grapplers are excited to be entering another season of USA Wrestling. After a highly successful 2013-2014 season, the grapplers look forward to this upcoming season and continuing what has been a tradition dating back to at least 1971. According to Roy Lloyd President of the Green River Grapplers, their success over the years has truly hinged on the history of the program and all those that have passed over the grapplers’ mats. He said the high school wrestling room has a banner of the many champions that have wrestled at Green...