Posts made in 2021

EWC finishes second at home tournament

Eastern Woyming College - Lancer Golf Tournament 2021The Eastern Wyoming College golf team finished second at their home tournament played September 9-10 at Cottonwood golf course. The Lancers scored 582. Northeastern Junior College won the tournament with a two-day score of 577.

“We had some guys in our starting lineup this week that hadn’t played in that role yet this year,” said Coach Zach Smith. “There were plenty of positives to take away from their experience on the starting team and also those that played as individuals. Conrado has been working so hard, it was fun to see that pay off. Tim and Josh play great the second day, giving us a chance to bounce back after day 1 but we fell a little short. We are excited to get back out there this week in Sterling.”

Leading the Lancers points team was sophomore Tim Van Stiphout, Hasselt, Belguim. He shot 75, 68 – 143 and Joshua Wiese, freshman, Cape Town, South Africa – 75, 68 – 143.

Other Lancers on the points team were:

Oscar Behle, freshman, Hjarup, Sweden – 75, 72 – 147
Remington Newell, sophomore, Spanish Fork, UT – 73, 77 – 150
Simon Carlgren, freshman, Falkoping, Sweden – 78, 76 – 154

Because it was the Lancers home tournament, all players were allowed to play. The following players played individually and did not earn points.

Conrado Chozas, sophomore, Madrid, Spain – 68, 70 – 138
Brendan Thomas, sophomore, Farmington, UT – 70, 72 – 142
Johannes Lindstrom, sophomore, Falkoping, Sweden – 71, 73 – 144
Russel Sprecher, sophomore, Casper, WY – 73, 71 – 144
Owen Walsh, sophomore, Ottawa, Canada – 75, 74 – 149
Andrew Stannard, freshman, Laramie, WY – 91, 85 – 176, 41st

The Lancers will compete in Sterling, CO, September 16-17 in the tournament hosted by Northeastern Junior College.

EWC Community Education updates class information

The Eastern Wyoming College Community Education Office in Torrington announced a change to the upcoming Halloween for Parents and Kids class.

This class will be held on Saturday, October 2, from 9-11:00 am in the CTEC Building room 111. The cost of this class is $45 for parents and $35 for kids. Paid registration deadline is Monday, September 27.

Join Kathy Garton, EWC Outreach Coordinator and create your very own and special Halloween wooden decoration to be used indoors or outdoors. This class is designed for a parent (or grandparent) and kiddo working side-by-side to create your very own and really cute “Frankie” the Stein and “Josephine” the whacky witch. Kathy brings all the supplies and you get to do the fun painting.

For more information about this class or others, please call the Community Ed office at 307.532.8323 or stop in at 3200 West C in the CTEC building.

EWC women’s team win second at LCCC rodeo

EWC Lancer Rodeo at Laramie County Community College RodeoThe Eastern Wyoming College Lancer rodeo team began their fall season in Cheyenne, Wyoming September 10-12. The EWC women’s team finished second behind the Gillette College women.

Leading the ladies was sophomore Karissa Rayhill from Martin, SD. She was 2nd in the first round of the goat tying, 5th in the short round and 2nd in the average. In the barrel racing she was 5th in the first round, 3rd in the short round and 4th in the average. She also tied for 4th, 5th and 6th in the first round of the breakaway roping. Her strong performance landed her 2nd in the Ladies All-Around race.

Freshman teammates Kamry Knotwell, Encampment, WY, and Ryker Goodman, LaBarge, WY, also both qualified for the short round of the Breakaway roping.

Tristen Hunter, sophomore, Ardmore, SD, placed 2nd in the short round of the tie down roping and 4th in the average. Freshman Ty Moser, Volga, SD, also qualified for the short round of the tie down roping.

“I was really pleased with how our team competed,” shared Coach Jake Clark. “The women’s team had a strong showing and we have some freshman compete really well.”

The Lancers will compete in Chadron, NE September 17-19.

EWC Vet Tech club holding dog wash

The Eastern Wyoming College Veterinary Technology Club will be holding a dog wash on Saturday, September 18th. Appointments will begin at 8:00 am and will conclude at 1:30 pm. The student technicians will do minimal brushing and do not shave out mats. A current rabies certificate is required to participate. If you have a dog that is scared of the dryer, they need to be here early so they can stay until they are dry.

Pricing per dog is as follows:

Small Dog (0-20#) $10
Medium Dog (20.1-50#) $12
Large Dog (50.1 – 90#) $15
Extra Large Dog (90.1 and above) $20.00

Added charge for long hair: (Require additional grooming and Drying Time)
$5.00 per dog

Other Services:
Nail trim: $10

If the weather permits, the students will set up a registration table outside of the north entrance to the Veterinary Technology building.

Vet Tech students will be calling previous customers for appointments. To make an appointment please contact Raeghan at 307.254.4592. Leave a message and a student will return your call.


EWC wins McCook tournament

Lancer Golfer - Joshua Wiese

Joshua Wiese

The Eastern Wyoming College Lancer men’s golf team competed in McCook, NE September 2-3 where they won the tournament with a score of 601. McCook Community College was second with 610.

“It’s always great to earn a team win at McCook, especially after going into the second day 1 stroke behind McCook and with a strong region this year,” said Coach Zach Smith. “It was nice to play there with 2 days of pleasant weather, which rarely happens for their tournament. We are looking forward to our home tournament this week.”

Leading the Lancers was freshman Joshua Wiese, Cape Town, South Africa. He shot 74, 74 – 149 and tied for 4th. Other Lancer scores were as follows:

Brendan Thomas, sophomore, Farmington, UT – 77, 73 – 150, 6th
Conrado Chozas, sophomore, Madrid, Spain – 74, 77 – 151, tied 7th
Oscar Behle, freshman, Hjarup, Sweden – 74, 77 – 151, tied 7th
Tim Van Stiphout, sophomore, Hasselt, Belguim – 72, 80 – 152, tied 9th
Russel Sprecher, sophomore, Casper, WY – 77, 77 – 154, 12th

The Lancers host their home tournament on September 9-10.


The Eastern Wyoming College volleyball game originally scheduled for tonight will be rescheduled for a later day. This game has been rescheduled for October 12th in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. The EWC volleyball team will travel to New Mexico this upcoming weekend for a tournament.


Eastern Wyoming College in Douglas will be closing at 4 pm on Friday, September 3 for deep cleaning and sanitization of the campus facility. The College will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 7.


EWC Cosmetology and Barbering closed temporarily to the public

Due to COVID exposure and quarantine, the EWC Cosmetology and Barbering department will be canceling all appointments scheduled for the remainder of this week and all of next week, through September 10th. Appointments will resume September 13th Current appointments scheduled during that time will be rescheduled by the EWC Cosmetology and Barbering department.

Please call 307.532.8265 and leave a message with any questions.

EWC Community Education offering N’Balance class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College is now taking registrations for the following N’Balance class:

N’ Balance 
Instructor: Melanie Herring, North Platte Physical Therapy

The best way to avoid a fall is to prevent a fall, and ‘N Balance is a super preventative class.  This class meets 2 times a week for 1-hour sessions, with one additional session for baseline testing before beginning the class activities. Join this class and become more active and confident in the community and home while possibly expanding your social life. Pre-registration is required, no drop-ins.

Paid registration deadline:

Session A • September 7
Session B • October 27
Class minimum: 5 • Class maximum: 10

Session A Date: Monday & Friday, September 10 to October 22 Time: 10:30-11:30am Cost: $130 (13 sessions) Location: FA 47 (Dance room)
Session B Date: Monday & Friday, November 1 to December 17 No class November 26 Time: 10:30-11:30 am Cost: $130 (13 sessions) Location: FA 47 (Dance room)

Please contact Donna White at 307.532.8323 or by email at to register for this class. You may also visit the Community Education office in the Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC wins first tournament of the season; Sprecher brings home individual win

Russel Sprecher

Russel Sprecher

The Eastern Wyoming College Lancer golf team began their season in Riverton, Wyoming, August 26-27 with a tournament hosted by Central Wyoming College. The Lancers won the two-day tournament with a team score of 572. Northeastern Junior College placed second with a score of 593.

“It was a great way to start our season, especially when we came out with an opening round of -7 as a team on Thursday,” said Coach Zach Smith. “Region IX golf looks very good this year, so we’ll have to play solid golf each week if we want to compete for another Region IX championship. Russel played great both days to bring home the individual win, which is how he opened the season last year too. I think we have a great group of students and I can’t wait to work together as a team this year.”

Leading the Lancers with an individual win was sophomore Russel Sprecher, Casper, WY, who shot 69 on Thursday, and 70 on Friday for a 139. Other Lancer scores were as follows:

Brendan Thomas, sophomore, Farmington – UT, 67, 73 – 140, 2nd
Oscar Behle, freshman, Hjarup, Sweden – 71, 73 – 144, tied 3rd
Johannes Lindstrom, sophomore, Falkoping, Sweden – 75, 75 – 150, 8th
Conrado Chozas, sophomore, Madrid, Spain – 78, 73 – 151, tied 9th
Joshua Wiese, freshman, Cape Town, South Africa – 74, 78 – 152, tied 11th

The Lancers will play in McCook, NE September 2-3.