Posts made in 2019

Lady Lancers complete most successful season in history

Abril Roure and Emily Buchanan

Abril Roure and Emily Buchanan

The Eastern Wyoming College Lady Lancer basketball team has completed the most successful season in the College’s history with 24 wins.

In addition to the 24 win season, last year’s season saw 21 wins for the best two year total of 45 victories.

Sophomores Abril Roure and Emily Buchanan were named to the Region IX All-Tournament team. Roure was named to the Region IX North All Region Team and Buchanan was named to the North All Region IX Defensive team.

“We are very proud of what this team has accomplished this and last season. They are a focused group that have been fun to coach, and a very enjoyable team to watch,” said EWC Head Coach Tom Andersen. “EWC and the community can be very proud of these student athletes. We appreciate all the support they have been given,” continued Coach Andersen.


EWC women’s team holds on to lead in region

The Eastern Wyoming College Lancer Rodeo Team kicked off the spring season at the annual Gillette College Rodeo held March 16-17 in Gillette.

Karissa Rayhill

Karissa Rayhill

“The women’s team did a great job maintaining their number one position with placings from Karissa Rayhill and Brooke Glass,” said Coach Jake Clark. “The men’s team had a strong showing. We are looking forward to hosting our home rodeo this weekend.”

Sophomore Karissa Rayhill was 2nd in the long round of the goat tying, tied for 2nd in the short round and finished the weekend 2nd in the average.

In the breakaway roping, sophomore Brooke Glass was 3rd in the short round and 4th in the average.

Brooke Glass

Brooke Glass

Five EWC student athletes qualified for the short round in the team roping. Freshman Ty Chasek and partner Cord Roberts, LCCC, were 5th in the short round and 5th in the average. Sophomore Braden Pirrung and partner Jace Engesser, Gillette College, were 3rd in the long round, 6th in the short round and 6th in the average. Gannon Johnson, sophomore, and partner Tommy Hall, Casper, placed 4th in the long round. The EWC freshman team of Chase Atkinson and Chadron Coffield placed 5th in the long round.

Coffield won the long round of the tie down roping with a time of 9.1 seconds. Teammate Teigen Marchant, freshman, was 6th in the long round, short round, and average.

The EWC student athletes will host their home rodeo, Lancer Rodeo, March 22-24 at the Goshen County Fairgrounds.

EWC seeking donations of braces for student athletes

The Eastern Wyoming College Athletic Department has a request for gently used braces. The department hopes to gather up braces that folks are no longer needing or using so that they can be used by EWC student athletes when they are injured.

Persons interested in donating braces should contact EWC Athletic Trainer Bryant McCarty at 307.575.7412 or drop off the brace at the EWC Athletic Department.


Bar J Wranglers in concert in Torrington

The C.H. Brown Family and the Eastern Wyoming College Foundation are happy to present the Bar J Wranglers in concert on Sunday, March 31, 2 pm at the EWC Fine Arts Auditorium in Torrington, Wyoming. This concert is an EWC FFA scholarship fundraiser.

General admission tickets are $20. Premier tickets are $50 and include premium seating and a reception prior to the concert with the Bar J Wranglers.

Tickets are available online. They may also be purchased at Pinnacle Bank, Platte Valley Bank, First State Bank, the Goshen County Chamber, the EWC Office of Development, and the EWC Community Education office.

Some folks call it a western music show; some call it a stand-up comedy show with masterful cowboy music; others call it the best musical experience in the west. Call it what you want to – the fact remains – The Bar J Wranglers from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, deliver some of the purest harmony, best musicianship and funniest ranch humor ever seen on stage. As soon as the Bar J Wranglers take the stage, listeners leave behind their busy life and settle into a time long ago – a time of the singing cowboy.

The Bar J Wranglers have performed nationwide with outstanding performers such as Roy Rogers, Randy Travis, Sons of the Pioneers and others.

For additional information, please contact the EWC Office of Development at 307.532.8397.Bar J Wranglers

EWC to host Business After Hours

In celebration of its 70th anniversary, Eastern Wyoming College will be hosting a Business After Hours on Thursday, April 4, 2019 in the Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) building located at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

The Business After Hours will run from 5-7:00 pm and is free and open to the public.

EWC Closure

Due to the predicted blizzard, Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington and Douglas, will close Wednesday, March 13 through Thursday, March 14. The College already had a planned closure on Friday, March 15 for Spring Break. The EWC Fitness Center will be closed March 13-17. The College will resume normal operations on Monday, March 18.



Eastern Wyoming College announces that the college offices will be closed on Friday, March 15th. Offices will reopen on Monday March 18.

EWC Lancer Rodeo March 22-24

Eastern Wyoming College Lancer Rodeo TeamFinal preparations are coming together for the annual Eastern Wyoming College Lancer Rodeo which will be held March 22, 23, and 24 at the Goshen County Pavilion in Torrington, Wyoming. Performances will be at 7 pm on Friday and Saturday evenings with the Short round taking place on Sunday at 11 am. There will be a slack performance Friday at 1 pm and Saturday morning at 9 am. Lancer Rodeo was awarded the 2018 Rodeo of the Year in the Central Rocky Mountain Region.

“We are looking forward to competing in the second half of our season,” said Coach Jake Clark. “We have many students who had a great fall season and we hope that continues. We are excited to produce our Lancer Rodeo and hope everyone has a chance to come watch.”

Tickets can be purchased at the door. Prices are $7 for adults and $4 for students. There is not a charge for slack. EWC can get in free with a valid student ID. Each performance will be available by webcast. Those interested in watching online can find the link on the EWC website at or on EWC social media pages.

Financial Peace University begins March 20th

Eastern Wyoming College is now taking registrations for Financial Peace University. The first class meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 20, from 6-8:00 pm.

Instructor: Kimberly Russell
Financial Peace University is a life-changing program that teaches you how to make the right decisions with your money. You will be empowered with practical skills and confidence to achieve your financial goals and experience true financial peace. Each of the lessons deal with a different topic that will change the way you think about personal finance. Dave Ramsey teaches how to save money, living on a budget, communicating about money, eliminating debt, finding bargains, and experiencing the joy of giving. If you are struggling with financial problems or planning for retirement, this is a great program for you.

The cost of this class is $115. ($100 of the fee is for materials) couples may share materials and each pay the $15 instruction fee.

To register contact EWC Community Education at 307.532.8323 or by email at or you can stop by the college at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.



Eastern Wyoming College announces that the Fitness Center will have regular business hours during spring break, March 11-15. College offices will be closed on Friday, March 15th.