Athletic trainers, student trainers and student managers have been added to both the North and South teams for the 2019 Wyoming Shrine Bowl.

A release Thursday from Shrine Bowl executive director Frank Selby noted the additions to the squads.

The North team will include adult athletic trainer Leah Washington from Natrona, student athletic trainer Faith Faldalen from Gillette and student manager Reata Cook from Big Horn. The South team will have adult athletic trainer Zach Olivarez from Douglas, student athletic trainer Juliana Ross from Cheyenne East and student manager Karla DelaCruz from Pine Bluffs.

The game will be June 8 at Cheney Alumni Field in Casper.


The rosters of 36 players have been set for both the South and North squads in advance of the 46th annual Shrine Bowl all-star football game.

The game will be June 8 in Casper.

Shrine Bowl executive director Frank Selby announced the teams in a release on Monday. Rosters include:

Big Horn: Kade Eisele, Seth Mullinax, Kade VanDyken.
Buffalo: Luke Glassock, Cody Milmine, Aaron Thiele.
Burlington: Dontae Garza.
Cody: Jackson Morris, Brayden Polley.
Greybull: Dade Greene, Zack Keisel.
Jackson: Keegan Butler, Rodolfo Jimenez, Ted McDaniel.
Kelly Walsh: Davion McAdam, Connor Shopp, Brock Spiegelberg.
Lander: Max Mazurie, Conrad Swenson.
Meeteetse: Kirwin Johnson.
Natrona: Jordan Bertagnole, Chase Brachtenbach, Tehl Campbell, Trevon Smith, Yahav Shraiber.
Powell: Carson Heinen.
Riverton: Treyton Paxton.
Sheridan: Parker Christensen, Quinn Heyneman, Eli Johnston.
Thermopolis: Chandler Maddock.
Thunder Basin: Marcus Glick, Lathem Hodges, Dayton Porter, Terren Swartz.
Upton-Sundance: Tanner Hofland.

Big Piney: Asencion Pelham, Justin Seemann.
Cheyenne Central: Blain Dilly, Val Herd.
Cheyenne East: Zach Alexander, Jacob Fernandez, Dakota Merritt, Eric Zastoupil.
Cokeville: Bentley Johnson.
Douglas: Dylon Case, Kanyon Cecil, Dax Read.
Evanston: Tyus Cornia, Rylie Griggs, Kody Smith.
Farson: Clancy Gines.
Glenrock: Ian Arnold, Tucker Bopp.
Green River: Anthony Johnson, Anthony Mitchell.
Kemmerer: Hayden Walker.
Laramie: Ben Kruzich, Jason Upton.
Mountain View: Colby Rees.
Pinedale: Joey McCulloch.
Rawlins: Damon Taylor.
Rock Springs: Levi Huffman.
Saratoga: Sam Schneider.
Star Valley: Will Johnson, Tanner Thompson.
Torrington: Brandon Bennick, Casey Britton, Josh Kingsley, Scott Woodruff.
Wheatland: Colton Caves, Clayton Iacovetto.


The assistant coaches have been chosen for the 2019 Wyoming Shrine Bowl.

A release from Shrine Bowl executive director Frank Selby on Tuesday said the staffs were set by the head coaches of the respective teams. Together, the staffs will pick players for their rosters, which should be set in the next few weeks.

The South team, with head coach Aaron Makelky from Big Piney, will have Matt Cornelius (Lingle), Dustin Gochenour (Cheyenne Central), Mark Lenhardt (Torrington) Jeff Makelky (Big Piney) and Ryan Nelson (Lusk) as part of its coaching staff.

Meanwhile, North team head coach Rob Hammond of Buffalo will have Matt Jensen (Meeteetse), Kirk McLaughlin (Big Horn), Aaron Papich (Powell), Trent Pikula (Thunder Basin) and Ross Walker (Buffalo) on his staff.

The 46th annual all-star football game is June 8 in Casper.


The 2018 Wyoming Shrine Bowl raised $30,000 for the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Shrine Bowl executive director Frank Selby announced the donation to the Salt Lake Shriners Hospital in a release on Wednesday.

Shrine Bowl players make a trip to the Salt Lake Shriners Hospital prior to playing in the annual all-star football game. The hospital treats children with special health needs, including burns, muscular or skeletal conditions or other needs.

Last summer’s Shrine Bowl was the 45th year for the game. The North team won its sixth straight Shrine Bowl by beating the South 13-7.

The 2019 game will be played June 9 in Casper.


The North continued its recent streak of dominance in the Wyoming Shrine Bowl, using two second-half touchdowns to beat the South 13-7 Saturday in the 45th annual all-star football game in Casper.

Aaron Sessions of Sheridan, whose 84-yard interception return for a touchdown in the third quarter gave the North its first points, was named the game’s defensive MVP.

Riley Hill of Greybull, who scored the game-winning touchdown with a 1-yard quarterback sneak in the fourth quarter, was the offensive MVP. He completed six of eight passes for 72 yards and also ran for 22 yards.

Star Valley’s Josh Dawson scored the lone touchdown for the South on an 8-yard run in the first quarter.

The North won the Shrine Bowl for the sixth consecutive year. The North leads the all-time series 24-18-3.


The wait is over for the Shrine Bowl annual all-star football game.

The 45th annual game between Wyoming’s best graduating high school football players, organized into North and South teams, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cheney Alumni Field in Casper.

The North has won five consecutive Shrine Bowls and won last year’s game 49-7. The North leads the all-time series 23-18-3. Scores of previous Shrine Bowl games are available here.

Players and coaches involved in this year’s game include:

BIG PINEY: Chancy Hunt; Jake Pape.
CHEYENNE CENTRAL: Riley Boltz; Niko Bostic; Adarius Gallon.
CHEYENNE EAST: Ethan Ashworth; Gunner Bartlett; Noah James; Mat Semler.
COKEVILLE: Rick Nate; Antheny Petersen.
DOUGLAS: Michael Yeaman.
EVANSTON: Blake Overy.
GLENROCK: Richard Harris; Jadon Williams.
GREEN RIVER: Candon Croft; Chance Hofer; Devin Love; Cole White.
LARAMIE: Frank Crum; Garrett Worden.
LYMAN: Beaudee Bluemel.
MOUNTAIN VIEW: Jonathan Anderson; Trevon Peterson; Jason Stoddard.
PINE BLUFFS: Haize Fornstrom; Wyatt Fornstrom.
RAWLINS: Bryce Jerome.
ROCK SPRINGS: Bryan Mattinson.
STAR VALLEY: Hunter Cranney; Josh Dawson; Payton Erickson; Ronnie Kaye.
TORRINGTON: Nathan Stitt; Jacob Wamboldt.
Coaches: McKay Young, Star Valley (head coach); Nicc Crosby, Star Valley; Jesse Blunn, Cheyenne East; Cody Peacock, Lyman; Brian Anderson, Pine Bluffs; Jack Cobb, Snake River.

BUFFALO: Devin Matthews; Ray Rabou.
CODY: Ian Crawford; Jacob Deardorff; Matt Skinner.
GREYBULL: Brayan Castro; Riley Hill.
KAYCEE: Mark Largent; Danny Ramirez.
KELLY WALSH: Joey Geil; Caige McComb; Logan Neuroth.
LOVELL: Porter Nichols.
MOORCROFT: Solomon Petz.
NATRONA: Brett Brenton; Jesse Harshman; Wes Rice; Riley Shepperson; Danny Slack.
NEWCASTLE: Cameron Quigley.
POWELL: Brooks Asher; Max Gallagher.
RIVERTON: Jaren Draper; Brodie Roden.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN: Tristan Jewell.
SHERIDAN: Blayne Baker; Kyle Custis; Conner Jorgenson; Aaron Sessions.
THERMOPOLIS: Noah Schwalbe.
THUNDER BASIN: Austin Clemetson; Keaton Wilkerson; Coleman Worsley.
WORLAND: JR Hofmann; Matthew Sanchez.
WRIGHT: Steven Monson.
Coaches: Marty Wrage, Greybull (head coach); Jeff Hunt, Greybull; Steve Harshman, Natrona; Matt McFadden, Cody; Larry Yeradi, Wright; Boz Backen, Hulett.


Green River’s Candon Croft will play in this year’s Shrine Bowl for the South squad.

Executive director John Cundall announced late Wednesday via email that Croft will play in the annual all-star football game, replacing Star Valley’s Noah Hutchinson.

The game is June 9 in Casper.


Worland’s JR Hofmann will join the North squad for this year’s Shrine Bowl.

Executive director John Cundall said Saturday via email that Hofmann will replace Dawson Butts of Upton-Sundance on the North roster.

The annual all-star football game is June 9 in Casper.


Kelly Walsh’s Caige McComb has joined the North Shrine Bowl team.

Executive director John Cundall announced Tuesday that McComb will be a part of the annual all-star football game. McComb replaces Tevita Palepale, also of KW, on the North team.

The game is June 9 in Casper.


Keaton Wilkerson from Thunder Basin will join the North Shrine Bowl team.

Shrine Bowl executive director John Cundall announced via email Tuesday that Wilkerson will join the North team, replacing teammate Trenten Johnson on the squad.

The annual all-star football game is June 9 in Casper.


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