It's time to say good-bye to another calendar year of High School Sports in Wyoming.

2015 had its share of moments, which would set the stage for 2016.

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Winter:

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Winter Season Coaches of the Year: Click here

Boys Basketball:

4A: Natrona beat defending champ Gillette to become state champs.

3A: Behind Trey Schroefel's 42 points, Buffalo would best Worland in 2 OT's in the State Championship Game.

2A: Wind River would win their first title ever, beating Rocky Mountain in the State Championship Game.

1A: Burlington would beat Lingle-Ft. Laramie to repeat as 1A State Champs.

Gatorade Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Jalen Krening - Rawlins

Torrington HS grad Jason McManamen helped the University of Wyoming Men's Basketball Team win the Mountain West Conference Tournament, and automatically qualify for the NCAA Tournament, for the first time since 2002.

Colby Wollenman - Big Horn HS grad. Photo Courtesy: Grant Halverson - Getty Images. Reuse of this photo without permission of Getty Images is prohibited.

Big Horn HS grad Colby Wollenman helped the Michigan State Men's Basketball Team qualify for the NCAA Tournament Final 4.

 

Girls Basketball:

Dianne Moser - Tongue River Girls Basketball Coach. Photo Courtesy: Kevin Koile - wyopreps.com

After 41 years, Tongue River girls basketball coach Dianne Moser would retire. She would tie Okie Blanchard's win record with 718 victories, and guide the Lady Eagles to 9 State Championships.

Cokeville Coach Briant Teichert was named National Coach of the Year by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association.

4A: Gillette would beat Cheyenne East to become State Champs.

3A: Powell would win their first title ever, beating Lovell in the State Championship Game.

2A: Lyman would win their first title in 20 years, and spoil Southeast's bid for an undefeated season in the State Championship Game.

1A: Cokeville would get the better of St. Stephens to become state champs.

Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Robbi Ryan - Sheridan

Natrona County High School grad Kaylee Johnson helped Stanford get to the Sweet 16, of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament.

 

Wrestling:

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4A: Gillette would 13-peat as state champs.

3A: Powell would 4-peat as state champs.

2A: Moorcroft would 3-peat as state champs.

Tevis Bartlett (Cheyenne East) and James Teichert (Cokeville). Photo Courtesy: Kevin Koile - wyopreps.com

Tevis Bartlett of Cheyenne East and James Teichert of Cokeville became the 2 newest members of the 4-state title club.

Bartlett along with Cole Verner of Green River and Austin Hoopes of Star Valley put together an undefeated season.

Bartlett would place 5th at nationals and was the only Wyoming High School wrestler to win All-American status.

4-Time All-State Wrestling Honors: Tevis Bartlett of Cheyenne East, Macen Peterson of Cokeville, James Teichert of Cokeville, Dallas Taylor of Moorcroft, Ryan Bradshaw of Thermopolis and Vinchinzo Castle of Thermopolis.

 

Boys Swimming:

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4A: Kelly Walsh repeated as State Champs.

3A: Lander 19-peated as State Champs.

Lander Coach Bruce Gresley died of a heart condition during the summer.

 

Nordic Skiing:

Jackson would win both the boys and girls team state titles. The boys would 6-peat and win their 11th in 12 years. The girls would 4-peat.

 

Alpine Skiing:

Jackson would win both the boys and girls team state titles. The boys would 4-peat and win their 7th in 8 years. The girls would 6-peat and win their 14th in 16 years.

 

Indoor Track and Field:

Natrona boys would repeat and Gillette girls would 4-peat as team State Champs.

 

Spring:

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Spring Season Coaches of the Year: Click here

Boys Soccer:

4A: Cheyenne Central defeated Cheyenne East in the state championship match.

3A: Jackson shutout Worland to repeat as champs and win their 3rd state title in the last 4 years.

Gatorade Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Tristan White of Riverton

Tristan White of Riverton and Daniel Bolding of Lander were named High School Scholar All-Americans.

 

Girls Soccer:

Jim Gardner of Cheyenne East was named National Girls Soccer Coach of the Year in the High School - Small Division, by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

4A: Cheyenne East defeated Sheridan to 3-peat as State Champs.

3A: Jackson defeated Star Valley to win their 6th title in 8 years.

Gatorade Girls Soccer Player of the Year: Abby Morillon of Cheyenne East

 

Boys Outdoor Track and Field:

Click here to see highlights from the 2015 Outdoor Track and Field State Championships.

4A: Natrona would 3-peat as state champs and win their 5th in the last 6 years.

3A: Douglas would win their 2nd state championship in the last 3 years.

2A: Burns would win their first state championship.

1A: Cokeville would 3-peat as state champs.

Gatorade Boys Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year: Chase Andersen of Natrona

4-Time All-State Honors: Jace Marx of Big Piney

 

Girls Outdoor Track and Field:

Click here to see highlights from the 2015 Outdoor Track and Field State Championships.

4A: Gillette would 4-peat as state champs.

3A: Cody would 8-peat as state champs, beating Star Valley by 2 points.

2A: Big Horn would win the state championship.

1A: Upton would win their first state championship since 1997.

Gatorade Girls Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year: Ann Wingeleth of Lyman.

4-Time All-State Honors: Ann Wingeleth of Lyman and Gabrielle Wollert of Lingle-Ft. Laramie.

 

Summer:

Legion Baseball:

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Cheyenne Post 6 defeated the Gillette Roughriders to win their 13th AA State Championship in 15 years.

Cheyenne hosted the AA Northwest Regional Tournament. The Gillette Roughriders avenged their State Title loss, and eliminated Post 6, and finished as Regional Runner-Ups.

The Cody Cubs repeated as A-League State Champs, and for the 2nd year in a row, finished as A-League Northwest Regional Runner-Ups.

The lights were turned on for the first time in Cowley.

Cheyenne Post 6 Manager Tagg Lain resigned from the team. He had 990 wins, and helped the program win 14 state championships in 22 seasons.

 

Rodeo:

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2015 High School Rodeo National Champs: Brian Brown of LaBarge (Barebacks on the Left) and Colton Kofoed of Bear River (Tie Down Roping on the Right)

Brian Brown of LaBarge (Barebacks) and Kolton Kofoed of Bear River (Tie-Down Roping) won National Championships.

Click here for the Wyoming State Champs.

 

Other summer events:

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2015 Milward-Simpson Award Winners: Tevis Bartlett (Cheyenne East) and Ann Wingeleth (Lyman). Photo Courtesy: Kevin Koile - wyopreps.com

Tevis Bartlett of Cheyenne East and Ann Wingeleth of Lyman won the 2015 Milward-Simpson Award.

The North beat the South 40-14 in the 2015 Wyoming Shrine Bowl Football Game.

The Nebraska 6-Man Football All-Stars won their first game in the annual Shootout vs. Wyoming.

The Wyoming Boys and Girls Basketball All-Stars lost all 4 games vs. Montana.

Chris Quayle - Riverton and Mr. Wyoming Basketball 2015. Photo Courtesy: Kevin Koile - wyopreps.com

Mr. Wyoming Basketball 2015: Chris Quayle of Riverton

Dani Noble - Cheyenne South and Ms. Wyoming Basketball 2015. Photo Courtesy: Kevin Koile - wyopreps.com

Ms. Wyoming Basketball 2015: Dani Noble of Cheyenne South

Click here for the 2015 Wyoming Coaches Association Hall of Fame Class of 2015.

The North swept the South in the 2015 Wyoming Coaches Association Volleyball, Girls Basketball and Boys Basketball Games.

 

Fall:

Fall Season Coaches of the Year: Click here

Football:

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4A: Sheridan nearly squandered a 24 point lead, but held on to beat Gillette in the championship game.

3A: Star Valley defeated Green River to win their first state title since 1996.

2A: Wheatland beat Glenrock to win their first state championship since 1984.

1A: Upton-Sundance bested Tongue River. It was the first title win since the school united, although each school last won a state championship back in 2005.

6-Man: Kaycee won vs. Meeteetse to claim their first state title ever.

Gatorade Football Player of the Year: Theo Dawson of Jackson

 

Volleyball:

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4A: Cheyenne East defeated Evanston to repeat as state champs. The Lady Thunderbirds won their 3rd title in 4 years and completed a 1-loss season.

3A: Worland beat Mountain View to claim their first state championship since 1989.

2A: Wright won vs. Kemmerer to repeat as champs, and complete a 1-loss season.

1A: Encampment got past Kaycee to win its first state title, since 1977.

Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year: Cosette Stellern of Cheyenne East (repeat)

Golf:

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4A: Behind 3-time state champ Easton Paxton, Riverton boys would 3-peat as state champs. Sheridan would claim the girls title.

3A: Pinedale boys would repeat by 1 stroke ahead of Torrington. Cody would repeat as girls state champ and win their 3rd in the last 4 years.

2A: Thermopolis boys would repeat as team champs and win their 3rd in the last 4 years. Big Horn girls would win their first state championship ever.

Jordan Costello - Pinedale Boys Golf Photo Courtesy: Tayln Costello

4-Time All State Golf Honors: Jordan Costello of Pinedale and Caitlyn Skavdahl of Natrona

 

Tennis:

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Julia Fenn - Sheridan Girls Tennis. Photo Courtesy: John Gabrielsen - wyopreps.com

Julia Fenn of Sheridan made history by become the first girl ever to 4-peat as #1 singles state champ.

Team State Champs: Gillette boys and Cheyenne Central girls (Repeat)

4-Time All-State Tennis Honors: Julia Fenn of Sheridan and Kelsie Sanders of Gillette.

 

Cross-Country:

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Brody Smith of Cody won the Northwest Regional Meet and placed 12th nationally. Chris Henry of Laramie placed 5th regionally and also qualified for the national meet.

Click here to see State Cross-Country results.

4A: Laramie boys would 4-peat as state champs, and Cheyenne Central won the girls state title.

3A: Star Valley boys would 4-peat as state champs, and Jackson would repeat as girls state champs.

2A: Wyoming Indian boys would 9-peat as state champs, and Pine Bluffs/Burns girls would 6-peat as state champs.

4-Time All-State Cross Country Honors: Brody Smith of Cody and Chris Henry of Laramie.

2014 Gatorade Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year: Brody Smith of Cody (Award was given out in January 2015)

2014 Gatorade Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year: Karli Piaia of Rock Springs (Award was given out in January 2015)

 

Girls Swimming:

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4A: Gillette would 3-peat as State Champs and has won 10 of the last 11.

3A: Jackson would 4-peat as State Champs and has won 10 of the last 12.

4-Time All-State Girls Swimming Honors: Ryleigh Kobbe of Laramie

 

Other notes from 2015:

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The Wyoming High School Activities Association announced the 2-year reclassification cycle for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years.

The Campbell County School District announced that Thunder Basin HS will open starting in the 2017-2018 school year. This will be the 2nd High School in the Gillette area. Other details are being worked on.

One 6-Man Football Final Score was 6-0, while another was 102-60.

In the 3A Girls Basketball Semi-Final Game between Powell vs. Mountain View...Powell lead 2-0 after 1 quarter, 5-0 at halftime, 18-4 after 3 quarters, and won the game 31-15.

Kevin Koile - wyopreps.com

The final score of a Legion Baseball Game saw the Casper Oilers beat the Green River Knights, 30-29.

The Green River boys basketball team broke their 58-game losing streak.