The first-ever state champion for Wyoming High School softball will be crowned on Saturday in Gillette.

The inaugural 2021 season comes to an end with an eight-team, double-elimination, state tournament at the Energy Capital Sports Complex.

Fields No. 1 and No. 2, the two closest to the parking lot at the complex will be used to play games.

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Seeding was based on each teams’ conference record.

There was a three-way tie between Campbell County, Cheyenne East, and Cheyenne Central for second in the East Conference. Central is the No. 4 seed because they went 0-2 against No. 1 seed Thunder Basin, while Campbell County and East split with the Bolts. The tiebreaker that determined the No. 2 and No. 3 seed is the total runs scored in the conference games. Cheyenne East had 107, while Campbell County scored 95. The T-Birds get the No. 2 seed.



Final Score: Game 1: (4E) Cheyenne Central 7 (1W) Kelly Walsh 5 - Brogan Allen a 2-run HR in the 1st and 8 strikeouts pitching; Griffith had 15 strikeouts for KW in the defeat.

Final Score: Game 2: (E2) Cheyenne East 3 (3W) Natrona County 0 - Galicia 16 strikeouts in a 3-hit shutout for the T-Birds. Vallejo had a 2-run 2B and Christensen an RBI-2B.

Final Score: Game 3: (3E) Campbell County 12 (2W) Cody 3 - Camels score 5 runs in 1st inning and have 15 hits in the game. Clonch, Gray, Rambo with 3 hits apiece.

Final Score: Game 4: (1E) Thunder Basin 23 (4W) Rock Springs 0 - 2 pitchers combine on 1-hitter for Bolts. TB also had 10 extra-base hits, including 2 HRs


Final Score: Game 5: Cheyenne Central 11 Cheyenne East 10 - A 5-run 3rd put the Indians in front for good; East rallies with 5 in the 6th and had 2 runners on with 1 out in the 7th but 2 strikeouts finished the game. Bunch & Moyte homer for Central. Stehwien had 4 hits, including 2 doubles for East.

Final Score: Game 6: Campbell County 16 Thunder Basin 8 - Camels rally from a 6-1 deficit, scored 9 runs in the 3rd & 4th innings to take the lead. Close it out with a 4-run 6th. Clonch five hits & 2 RBI's. Snyder added three hits & 4 RBI's.

Final Score: Game 7: Cheyenne Central 12 Campbell County 10 – semifinal (winner is in the championship) - Indians jump out 12-2 and hold off the Camels comeback. Lucas with 3 doubles & 3 RBIs for Central, while Moyte and Ackerman each hit home runs; Taylor Curtin had 4 hits in the loss for Campbell County.

Final Score: Game 8: Kelly Walsh 22 Natrona County 10 – Fillies are eliminated; Teams combine for 7 HRs - KW had 5 HRs including 2 each for Boroz and Lijewski.

Final Score: Game 9: Cody 16 Rock Springs 4 – Tigers are eliminated; Ava Meier had 3 hits - a triple & 2 home runs - 5 RBIs for the Fillies.

Final Score: Game 10: Kelly Walsh 18 Thunder Basin 16 – Bolts are eliminated; KW had 2 home runs; Lijewski 4 hits & 4 RBIs. Bolts had 3 home runs; O'Loughlin had 3 hits and 5 RBIs for O'Loughlin.

Final Score: Game 11: Cheyenne East 27 Cody 7 – Fillies are eliminated; Christensen with 3 hits (2 HRs), 8 RBI's and was the winning pitcher.

Final Score: Game 12: Kelly Walsh 13 Cheyenne East 2 – T-Birds are eliminated; KW got 3 hits from Kynlee Griffith, who was also the winning pitcher. She allowed 2 runs on 5 hits with 9 strikeouts; Lijewski added 2 hits and four RBIs.


Final Score: Game 13: Campbell County 13 Kelly Walsh 10 – semifinal; Trojans are eliminated; Gray with 2 hits & 2 RBIs + is the winning pitcher, while Snyder adds 2 hits (2B) & 3 RBIs; Griffith had 2 HRs & 3 RBIs for KW

Final Score: Game 14: Campbell County 14 Cheyenne Central 11  – Championship Game

Final Score: Game 15: Campbell County 14 Cheyenne Central 9 – If necessary game - Camels win 3 straight games on Saturday to win the 1st softball championship in state history.

10 Cheyenne Frontier Days Souvenirs Found on eBay

2021 is the 125th annual Cheyenne Frontier Days. It's crazy when you stop to think about it that means the Daddy of 'Em All has been around longer than the internet, sliced bread, and cars!

Over that century-plus of Old West celebrations, millions of people have visited Cheyenne, Wyoming. Many of the people took home souvenirs of their days cheering on the rodeo participants and exploring Wyoming.

Many years later those souvenirs have made their way onto the online auction site eBay. Collectors from around the world are reading bits and pieces of Cheyenne's history of tourism. Here are a few of the treasures we found recently.

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