Miners dig in for State Championship

HEM Boys earn spot in Casper after 2-2 weekend

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School boys basketball team are going to state.

Head Coach Cliff Jones said the team had accomplished what it wanted before it went to regionals.

“We won two games before we lost two and that was our goal going into the regional tournament,” Jones said.

The No. 2 seed in the Southeast Conference faced off with Hulett, the No. 3 seed in the Northeast Conference on February 27. It was a close game but the Miners prevailed 79-74.

The next day, the Miners faced Upton, the No. 1 seed from the Northeast Conference and it was a high scoring game...


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