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  • Split results for Lady Bulldogs

    Rebecca Maupin|Oct 5, 2023

    The Sundance Lady Bulldogs were playing with the big dogs this past week, competing against Spearfish, Newcastle and conference rival, Big Horn. Opening play on Thursday night in Spearfish, the Sundance team displayed their resilience and determination, pushing the Spartans to five sets, but ultimately falling short. “It took us several sets to warm up,” coach Chelsey Blasczyk stated, “We struggled to serve-receive, which made it hard to get many solid swings. We were, however, able to turn it around.” The digging department, composed of Blak...

  • Homecoming win for Patriots

    Rebecca Maupin|Sep 28, 2023

    The Upton-Sundance Patriots snapped their losing streak during their homecoming game at Croell Field, against the Burns Broncs this past week, taking a 36-16 victory. It was a game of back and forth across the field with both teams finding movement on offense but unable to get to the end zone throughout the first quarter. As the first 12 minutes drew to a close, however, the Patriot offense was making a big push down the field. Facing a fourth and ten to start the second quarter, senior...

  • Girls win over Hulett

    Rebecca Maupin|Sep 28, 2023

    The Sundance volleyball team was on the road to start the Homecoming week, traveling to Hulett to face the Lady Red Devils. In the opening set of the intra-county matchup, the Lady Bulldogs took an early lead and held on for a 25-14 victory. Determined to turn the tide, the Lady Devils regrouped and came out firing on all cylinders in the second set. Pushing the set to extra points, the Lady Red Devils took a 29-27 victory. With the third set underway, neither team was giving up and the Lady...

  • Lady Bulldogs break in refurbished gym

    Rebecca Maupin|Sep 21, 2023

    There was a rededication ceremony at Sundance High School as the Sundance volleyball team held the first home games in the newly refurbished gymnasium. Before the game, principal Jim O'Connor held a ribbon cutting and thanked the maintenance crew for all their hard work re-doing the gym floor and installing the new bleachers. Shortly thereafter, the Lady Bulldogs took to the floor in their home-opener against the Upton Bobcats. It was a tight matchup between the Bulldogs and the Bobcats, going...

  • Tough loss for Patriots

    Rebecca Maupin|Sep 21, 2023

    The Upton-Sundance Patriots were on the road once again this last week as they faced off against the Tongue River Eagles. The Eagles found their way to the end zone in the first quarter of play and continued to make their way back throughout the game. The Patriot offense was able to piece together some drives throughout the game, but the stout Eagle defense would not let them cross into the end zone and held the Patriots scoreless in the 44-0 matchup. The Upton-Sundance Patriots hope to snap...

  • Peterson State Golf champ

    Rebecca Maupin|Sep 21, 2023

    It was an exciting weekend for the Bulldog golfers as Savanah Peterson won the 2A State Golf Championship with a first hole playoff against Upton's Ciarra Moore. Peterson and Moore were tied after two rounds of play, with a score of 194, at the state championship, this tie sent them to a playoff where Peterson earned the championship. Teammate Avery Marchant also finished in the top 10, taking seventh place with an overall score of 224 for the weekend. The Sundance girls team finished second as...

  • Tough week for Patriots

    Rebecca Maupin|Sep 14, 2023

    It was a rough go for the Upton-Sundance Patriots this past week as they faced the Big Horn Rams in Big Horn last Friday. The Rams took the opening kickoff and set the pace for the game, marching their way down the field and into the endzone on the opening drive, all the while taking very little time off the clock. As the Patriots took a turn on offense, penalties and a fumble backed them up close to the endzone. The Patriots were unable to get a fresh set of downs and were forced to punt, setting the Rams offense up for another quick drive...

  • Lady Bulldogs play Big Horn Invite

    Rebecca Maupin|Sep 14, 2023

    The Sundance Lady Bulldogs took to the court in Big Horn this past week, participating in the Big Horn Invitational. The Bulldogs sailed through the pool play, dropping only one game against Rocky Mountain. Day two of the invitational set the Lady Bulldogs against Riverside, Lingle-Ft. Laramie and Tongue River. Opening play against Riverside, the Lady Bulldogs floundered a little, dropping the set to the Rebels. However, the Lady Bulldogs did not dwell on the loss; the team was able to pull together to take a 2-0 victory over Lingle-Ft....

  • Great showing for Bulldog golfers at Lusk

    Rebecca Maupin|Sep 14, 2023

    The Sundance Bulldogs had seven golfers place in the top ten at the Lusk Invitational this past weekend. On the boys' side, Spencer Lubken took sixth place with a score of 94 and brothers, Owen and Porter Watt tied for eighth place, both shooting a 97 for the course. Braydon Sanders, Haldon Harmon and Kole VanHorn also chipped in scores to help the Bulldogs boys finish in second place as a team. On the girls' side, Savanah Peterson took home a second-place finish while teammates Karen Ulmer, Ave...

  • Golfers play Wright

    Rebecca Maupin|Sep 7, 2023

    The fall golf season is winding down as the Bulldog golfers competed in their final regular season invite in Wright on Friday. Both teams placed in the top five, with the girls' team taking second and the boys fifth. Savanah Peterson maintained her position at the top of the pack, finishing in second place, three strokes behind Upton's Ciarra Moore. Teammate Avery Marchant also finished in the top ten, tying Wright's Bailee Jafek for sixth place with a score of 115. On the boys' side, Porter...

  • Patriots win over Cokeville

    Rebecca Maupin|Sep 7, 2023

    On the road last week, the Upton-Sundance Patriots traveled to Shoshoni to face the Cokeville Panthers. In the past, the Panthers have squashed Upton-Sundance’s chances of moving on in the playoffs, but this time it was the Patriots who took the regular season victory with a 13-6 win over Cokeville. The Panthers were first on the board, scoring in the second quarter and taking a 6-0 lead into halftime. The Patriots, however, continued to push and were able to score twice in the fourth quarter, first with a one-yard rushing touchdown by K...

  • Lady Bulldogs take on Gillette Invite

    Rebecca Maupin|Sep 7, 2023

    The Sundance Lady Bulldogs were playing with the big dogs this past weekend as they traveled to Gilette to participate in the Gillette Invite. Teams from the surrounding area, from all classes, were there to compete in this two-day tournament. Day one the Lady Bulldogs faced teams from 4A, 3A and out of state. Opening play against the number two team in 3A, the Buffalo Lady Bison, Sundance stayed close but fell two games to none. Up next for the Lady Bulldogs were Rapid City Stevens and Natrona County. Once again, the Sundance team put up a...

  • Patriots dominate Wolves in season opener scrimmage

    Rebecca Maupin|Aug 31, 2023

    It was a beautiful night for football as the Upton-Sundance Patriots kicked off their 2023 season in Upton against the Moorcroft Wolves. Because the Wolves opted down into the nine-man class, this matchup was played as a hybrid game in which the Moorcroft Wolves played nine-man on offense, and 11-man on defense, while the Patriots played 11-man offense and nine-man on defense. Both teams had to brush off the dust on their opening plays for the night. Moorcroft received the opening kickoff but a...

  • Lady Bulldogs open season strong

    Rebecca Maupin|Aug 31, 2023

    The Sundance Lady Bulldogs opened their 2023 volleyball season competing in the Dogger Invitational in Lingle this past weekend. The Lady Bulldogs came out with a winning record, sweeping Lusk, Lingle-Ft. Laramie, and Rock River two games to none. The team faltered momentarily as they faced Pine Bluffs, losing the second game, but the Lady Bulldogs regained momentum and took the set two games to one. Jaylin Mills and Lexie Marchant dominated the offensive play at the net, throwing down 36 and 25...

  • Two more team wins for Lady Bulldog golfers

    Rebecca Maupin|Aug 31, 2023

    The Sundance golfers have made it to the halfway point of their fall season as they participated in the Keyhole and Upton Invites this past week. Consistency is key on the golf course and teammates Savanah Peterson, Karen Ulmer and Kiley Sheubrooks have consistently found themselves finishing in the top ten for the Lady Bulldogs. Peterson claimed the top spot at the Keyhole Invite and took second place in Upton by one stroke. Ulmer and Sheubrooks continue to stay close with only a few strokes separating them. The Bulldogs Boys also competed at...

  • Golfers continue to play well

    Rebecca Maupin|Aug 24, 2023

    Week two of the six-week fall golf season is in the books as the Sundance golf team stayed close to home, traveling to Devils Tower Golf Club and hosting an invite this past week. The Lady Bulldogs all found a place within the top ten finishers at the Devils Tower Invite and teammates Kiley Sheubrooks and Savanah Peterson won the two-person best ball competition by two strokes, with a score of 86. The Bulldog boys had Porter and Owen Watt finishing in 4th and 7th place, respectively, on the...

  • Strong start to golf season

    Rebecca Maupin|Aug 17, 2023

    The summer is coming to an end and the high school fall sports seasons have begun. The Sundance golf team teed off their fall season in Sheridan and Newcastle this past week, participating in the Kendrick and Upton Invites. Savanah Peterson started the season strong for the Lady Bulldogs, taking the top spot at both invites on the girls' side. Peterson won the Upton invite at Newcastle by 13 strokes, with a score of 97. She also took the top honors in Sheridan shooting a 98 for the course. As a...

  • Bulldog track team does great at State

    Rebecca Maupin|May 25, 2023

    The 2023 track season came to a close this past weekend as the Sundance Bulldogs competed in the 2A State Track and Field Meet in Casper. Junior Keaton Mills won the high jump competition with a jump of 6-02. The Bulldog relay teams both fared well with a third place finish; the girls 1600 sprint medley, composed of Blakely Gill, Jaylin Mills, Karly Marchant and Zoe Skeens finished with a time of 4:41.23. The boys 4x800, made up of Catch Downey, Angel Villegas, Ryder Downey and Keaton Mills,...

  • Spring golf wraps up

    Rebecca Maupin|May 18, 2023

    The Sundance golf team wrapped up their spring season this past weekend as they competed in the Spring Championship at the Green Hills Municipal Golf Course in Worland. The Lady Bulldogs finished in second place as a team, two strokes behind their rival, the Upton Bobcats. Sheridan Schubarth finished her high school career, taking second place overall in the championship, with an overall two-day score of 174. Savannah Peterson was right behind her with a 176, placing her in third. Avery...

  • Track team headed to state

    Rebecca Maupin|May 18, 2023

    The Sundance Track team competed in Torrington at the 2A East Regional Meet this past weekend. "The teams competed well, even in the puddles," coach Julie Cross commented. The top eight finishers in each race of the regional meet will move on to compete in the state track and field meet next weekend. The Sundance Bulldogs had multiple finishers in the top eight of their events throughout the weekend. They also had athletes who had qualified for the state meet throughout the season. As the...

  • Busy week for golf

    Rebecca Maupin|May 11, 2023

    It was a busy week for the Sundance golfers as they competed at Devils Tower, Wright and Lusk. The Sundance girls' golf team placed first at the Wright and Lusk Invitationals. With an overall team score of 277 in Wright, the Sundance Lady Bulldogs broke the school record by three strokes. Four Lady Bulldogs were in the top ten of scoring as they made their way through the course on Friday; Sheridan Schubarth and Savanah Peterson tied for first place with a score of 85, Avery Marchant finished...

  • Bulldogs host Sundance Invite

    Rebecca Maupin|May 4, 2023

    The weather cooperated and the golf team found their way onto the greens twice this past week, hosting the Sundance Invite on Friday and traveling to Upton to compete in the Newcastle Invite. Despite being the first meet of the spring season, the Bulldog golfers were top notch. Senior Sheridan Schubarth took top honors for the day shooting an 84 at her last Sundance tournament. Teammate Savanah Peterson wasn't far behind, chipping in a 91, topping her own personal record and placing third....

  • Track team competes in Belle and Wright

    Rebecca Maupin|May 4, 2023

    The Sundance track and field team had two more athletes qualify for the state meet this past week as they competed in Belle Fourche and Wright. At the Northern Hills Invite in Belle Fourche, Jake Schommer qualified in the high jump with a jump of 5-10. Schommer placed third in the event. Teammate Keaton Mills also qualified for state in the discus with his throw of 144-01.5, which also earned him a first-place finish in the event. On Friday, the athletes traveled to Wright to compete in the Scot...

  • Bulldogs compete at Wright, Douglas

    Rebecca Maupin|Apr 27, 2023

    The Sundance track stars were out last Tuesday night competing under the stadium lights at the Panther Qualifier in Wright. It was another blustery day but the Bulldogs competed well. Zoe Skeens took second in the 100 meter on the girls side with a time of 13.66. Maddie Fleenor and Jaylin Mills placed fourth and fifth respectively in the discus. For the Bulldog boys, Jake Schommer ran his way to a first-place finish in the 110 meter hurdles and Angel Villegas finished the mile run in second...

  • Track season finally underway

    Rebecca Maupin|Apr 20, 2023

    The Sundance track team had their first competitions this past weekend, participating in the Mick Tonkel Classic in Upton on Friday and the Center of the Nation track meet in Belle Fourche on Saturday. Despite the blustery weather, the Bulldog team competed well, seeing multiple place in the top of their events. Keaton Mills started his season placing first in the high jump for both invites, reaching 5-10 in Upton and upping his jump to 6-0 in Belle Fourche. These jumps qualified him for the sta...

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