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 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 20, 2019 

Two point turnout

It was a battle of wills on Thursday evening as the Saratoga Panthers hosted their Valley and conference rivals, the Encampment Tigers (20-1, 7-1). Despite the best efforts of the Panthers, the match...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 20, 2019 

Tigers in top spot headed to West Regionals

The Encampment Tigers remain No. 1 as they head into the 1A West Regional Tournament following a slim victory against the Saratoga Panthers (10-9, 2-6) on Thursday. Along with their win against the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 20, 2019 

Lady Panthers headed to Lander

For their final home game of the season, the Saratoga Lady Panthers secured their first conference win of the season as they hosted the Encampment Lady Tigers (7-14. 1-7) on Thursday. The win against...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 20, 2019 

Lady Tigers' short-handed season ends

The Encampment Lady Tigers suffered a loss to their Valley and conference rivals, the Saratoga Lady Panthers (4-15, 1-7) on Thursday evening, but were able to celebrate a victory on their final home g...

 

Roaming the Romios

"Before today, I never would have thought Josh Wood would go snowshoeing." This statement, from Karen Buford while snowshoeing, isn't far from the truth. When I woke up on the morning of Feb. 17 to...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 20, 2019 

Lease language languishes

Minimum standards and ground hangar leases were, again, a central topic of discussion during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Saratoga Airport Board at 1 p.m. on Feb. 13 at Saratoga Town Hall. D...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 20, 2019 

Bacterial meningitis reported in Hanna

*UPDATE* This story has been updated to reflect the closures of all elementary schools in the northern portion of Carbon County School District No. 2. *UPDATE: 11:46 a.m.* Below the original story,... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 13, 2019

Boxed out

The regular meeting of the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) at 7 p.m. on Feb. 6 saw some serious discussion as the board heard from Saratoga Town Council member Steve...

 

Clock running on Lady Panthers

The Saratoga Lady Panthers haven’t had the best season as they have seen more losses than wins, but that hasn’t stopped them from putting up a fight during each game. This weekend, the Lady...

 

Lady Tigers lose two, not hope

It’s never easy to lose a game, but with each loss one can find ways to improve moving forward. Such has been the case for the Encampment Lady Tigers as they have worked through the season with only...

 

Tigers win way to one

The rematches scheduled for the Encampment Tigers against the Cokeville Panthers (12-5, 3-3) on Friday and the Farson-Eden Pronghorns (16-4, 5-2) on Saturday saw the Tigers return to No. 1 in the...

 

Panthers learn in losses

The Saratoga Panthers hit the road this weekend as they were hosted by the Farson-Eden Pronghorns (16-4, 5-2) on Friday and the Cokeville Panthers (12-5, 3-3) on Saturday. Saratoga ended up losing...

 

Cohorts bend graduation rates

On Jan. 22, the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) released graduation rates for the 2017/2018 school year. The State of Wyoming’s graduation rate rose from 80.2 percent in 2016/2017 to 81.7...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    February 13, 2019

Hold Onto Your Hat-we're going digital

Preserving history is often an arduous task. It requires not just a love for the subject, but a knowledge of advancing technology. Video Home System (VHS) and cassette tapes have often been used to...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 6, 2019

Tigers take it home

As they celebrated their homecoming week, the Encampment Tigers achieved two victories in front of the hometown crowd as they hosted the Cokeville Panthers (10-4, 1-2) on Thursday and the Hanna, Elk...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 6, 2019

Learning through loss

The Saratoga Lady Panthers had another rough weekend as they ended the week 0-2 following their game on Jan. 29 against the Hanna, Elk Mountain and Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miners (11-3, 2-0) and...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 6, 2019

Comeback and a homecoming win

The Encampment Lady Tigers had a lose-win homecoming week as they hosted the Cokeville Lady Panthers (15-2, 4-0) on Thursday evening and the Hanna, Elk Mountain and Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miners on...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    February 6, 2019

Panthers working overtime

The Saratoga Panthers suffered a conference loss over the weekend as they hosted the Farson-Eden Pronghorns (15-3, 4-1) for a makeup game following the cancellation of the original game in...

 

No free lunch?

Carbon County School District (CCSD) No. 2, at last count, had 607 students enrolled in seven schools. Of those, approximately 247 students, or 41 percent, receive free or reduced lunches at school....

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 30, 2019

Lady Tigers drop two

The seven-member Encampment Lady Tigers continued to work on finding their footing on the hardwood as they hosted the Rock River Lady Longhorns (14-2, 0-1) on Friday evening and the Little Snake River...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 30, 2019

Getting aggressive

The Saratoga Lady Panthers haven't had the easiest season so far. As they progress through each game, it seems they are just beginning to find what works before the other team adapts and is able to...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 30, 2019

Panthers fly high against tough teams

With seconds remaining in the 3rd quarter, and with the Saratoga Panthers already ahead of the Little Snake River Valley (LSRV) Rattlers by double digits, senior Sam Schneider dashed down the court wi...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 30, 2019

Tigers retake top

The Encampment Tigers didn't let their loss against the Farson-Eden Pronghorns last weekend keep them down for long as they came roaring back onto their home court with a 62-point lead against the...

 

A place in the community

It’s rather hard to believe that I have, officially, been working for the Saratoga Sun for one year. I remember being anxious the night before and being even more anxious as I waited outside the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Sports    January 23, 2019

Can't talk your way out of weather

The Wyoming winter weather waylaid the Saratoga Speech and Debate team as they were forced to cancel their trip to Cheyenne to compete in the Cheyenne Central Invite over the weekend. The next...

 

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