The 2017 calendar year has ended, and here's a review of what took place in Wyoming High School Sports.

2017 had its share of moments, which would set the stage for 2018.

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Winter Season Coaches of the Year: Click here

Boys Basketball:

Gatorade Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Trey Hladky - Campbell County


Girls Basketball:

Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Kalina Smith - Campbell County

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Boys Swimming:


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Alpine Ski:


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Spring Season Coaches of the Year: Click here

Boys Soccer:

Gatorade Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Ross Elliott of Cheyenne Central


Girls Soccer:

4-Time All-State selections: Taylor Stoeger of Green River AND Hannah Bailey of Cody

Gatorade Girls Soccer Player of the Year: Lexi Pulley of Laramie


Boys Outdoor Track and Field:

Team State Champs:

4A: Kelly Walsh (repeat)

3A: Star Valley (repeat)

2A: Lovell

1A: Lingle-Ft. Laramie (repeat)

4-Time All-State: Hunter Woodard of Upton

Gatorade Boys Outdoor Track and Field Athelte of the Year: McCade Johnson of Laramie


Girls Outdoor Track and Field:

Team State Champs:

4A: Campbell County (4 in 5 years)

3A: Star Valley

2A: Big Horn (3-peat) by 2 1/2 points ahead of Big Piney

1A: Cokeville (repeat)

Gatorade Girls Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year: Anna Gibson of Jackson



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Legion Baseball:



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Other Summer Events:

Left to Right: Logan Harris (Torrington) and Anna Gibson (Jackson) - Photo Courtesy: Kevin Koile -

Milward-Simpson Award Winners 2017: Logan Harris of Torrington and Anna Gibson of Jackson

2017 Wyoming Shrine Bowl: The North defeated the South 49-7.

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Mr. Wyoming Basketball 2017: Hunter Thompson of Pine Bluffs

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Miss Wyoming Basketball 2017: Kalina Smith of Campbell County

2017 Wyoming Coaches Association Hall Of Fame Inductees:

Wyoming Coaches Association All-Star Games:



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Fall Season Coaches of the Year: Click here

Thunder Basin officially joined the Wyoming High School Sports scene.


Other notes: Kemmerer ends a state record 36-game regular season losing streak.

Football Gatorade Player of the Year: Brett Brenton - Natrona





Team State Champs:

4A: Kelly Walsh boys defeated Cheyenne East in a playoff to win the state title., while the Kelly Walsh girls repeated as champs.

3A: Lander boys and girls win state titles. For the girls, it was a repeat.

2A: Lovell boys and Wright girls (first ever) win state titles.



Team State Champs: Laramie boys (3rd in 5 years) and Cheyenne Central girls (3rd in 4 years)


Cross Country:

Team State Champs:

4A: Laramie boys 6-peat as champs. Cheyenne Central girls win their 2nd in 3 years.

3A: Star Valley boys 6-peat as champs, while the Star Valley girls repeat by 1 point over Cody.

2A: Wyoming Indian wins their 10th in 11 years. Pine Bluffs/Burns girls 8-peat as champs.

4-Time All-State: Aubrey Frentheway of Cheyenne Central


Girls Swimming:

Team State Champs:

4A: Laramie (first since 2001)

3A: Lander (repeat champs)


Miscellaneous Stories from 2017:

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