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UW’s Webb Rides Her Way into Rodeo Finals as National Leader

As of now, Kailee Webb can call herself the best barrel racer in the nation. But, by Saturday night, she will learn if that title will be a reality. The University of Wyoming Cowgirl completed her third round of competition Tuesday night at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) with her best time of the week in 14.38 seconds to place second, for now, in the third round, which will be completed Friday night.... Continue Reading
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Wyoming Men’s Hoops Program Lost Nearly $75K Playing in CBI

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — It cost the Wyoming men’s basketball program nearly $75,000 to win the College Basketball Invitational tournament. Bill Sparks, senior associate athletic director of business operations, tells the Casper Star-Tribune (http://bit.ly/2sk1YBf ) that the school lost nearly $41,000 hosting its first two games and paid over $33,000 of the $64,000 cost of traveling to the first game in the best-of-three championship series against Coastal Carolina.... Continue Reading
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Reese Plante Hired as Director of Operations

Photo Courtesy of Wyoming Media Relations. Wyoming volleyball head coach Chad Callihan announced the hiring of Reese Plante as Director of Operations for the Cowgirls, with the former letter winner beginning her duties Monday morning. “The support for this University is unmatched, and I’m thrilled to be a part of such an incredible program and athletic department,” Plante said. ... Continue Reading
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UW’s Webb Takes National Lead in Barrel Racing

The last time Kailee Webb competed at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, the University of Wyoming cowgirl severely damaged a knee, banging her leg against the first barrel, hurting her chances in the championship round. Fast forward to Monday morning, when the Isabel, S.D., junior was the third competitor out of the gate shortly after 7 a.m.... Continue Reading