With fall upon us we get to look forward to the great sports that most of us watch and some of us to take part in. Wyoming has great pride in its athletics and football is probably its number one. The Pokes (aka the Wyoming Cowboys) have had their ups and downs the last 5 years. But in 2014 Craig Bohl was brought on as head coach and he is having great success at recruiting players and rebuilding a sports program. In 2016 they were the Mountain West Division Campions and have won 2 Bowl bids in the last 5 years. They play home games in War Memorial Stadium at 7220’ elevation, which they hope is an advantage over their opponents. Gamedays in Laramie bring the town alive and the people of Laramie know how to put on a good tailgate, so if you find yourself in town during a game make your way down to the stadium and find out how welcoming this community is. For more info or to buy tickets click here: https://gowyo.com/index.aspx?path=football
Volleyball in Laramie is another fun way to enjoy some good family fun during the cooler fall nights. The Cowgirls have a good program and are continuing to build it up. They play in the UniWyo Federal Credit Union Sports Complex that is situated between the Arena Auditorium and War Memorial fieldhouse. The games are a great time to see some school spirit and watch some intense volleyball action. To view games and buy tickets click here: https://gowyo.com/index.aspx?path=wvball.
Along with the major two sport Laramie is alive with different sporting events. There are also many club sports like rugby and women’s soccer and many community leagues for a multitude of sports. As we work our way closer to winter, women’s and men’s basketball and men’s wrestling bring another level of fun.
In short if you like big time sports with a small friendly hometown feeling Laramie will not disappoint you.