Three players have been added to the South roster for the annual Shrine Bowl all-star football game.

Bryson Delbridge of Cheyenne Central, Marcus Kalista of Rock Springs and Conner Smith of Star Valley will join the team, executive director John Cundall said via email. They replace Eric Lundgren of Cheyenne Central, McCabe Smith of Star Valley and Ruger Lewis of Pine Bluffs.

The game will be June 10 in Casper.


Longtime Laramie assistant coach Clint Reed has been named the program’s new head coach, KOWB Radio reported today.

The station reported Reed has been a varsity assistant with the Plainsmen for 10 seasons and was a freshman coach for five seasons.

He replaces Chuck Syverson, who left Laramie after four seasons to take a job in Florida.

The Plainsmen were 4-6 last season, losing to Rock Springs in the first round of the playoffs.

New coaches have also been named at Thunder BasinTongue River and Snake River this offseason, while Worland and Jackson are still seeking head coaches. If you know of a program seeking a new coach, please comment below or email me:


Bart Jernigan, the defensive coordinator for Kemmerer, has been hired as the Rangers’ new head coach.

Jernigan verified his hire via email to on Thursday.

“We have a great community and great kids,” Jernigan wrote. “I look forward to helping them grow into great young men and make a difference in their lives as well as the world around them.”

He replaces Jason Ferrarini, Kemmerer’s coach the last two seasons. Ferrarini resigned as head coach recently to join his family in a move to Denver, Ferrarini said via email.

Jernigan has been at Kemmerer the past two seasons as defensive coordinator. Prior to that, he spent six years at Layton (Utah) High as the JV head coach and the varsity special teams coordinator; he also spent two years as an assistant at Clearfield (Utah) High.

Kemmerer enters the 2017 season on a 36-game losing streak, the longest in state history. The Kemmerer program is the first 2A program to change coaches this offseason. Class 4A programs Laramie and Thunder Basin, 3A programs Worland and Jackson, 1A 11-man program Tongue River and 1A six-man program Snake River are also either seeking or have hired new head coaches.


Green River’s Drew Wilson will join the South squad for this summer’s Shrine Bowl all-star football game.

Shrine Bowl executive director John Cundall said via email Wednesday that Wilson will replace Douglas’ Ty Larson. The game is June 10 in Casper.


Worland head football coach Todd Weber has resigned after two seasons leading the Warriors.

Weber confirmed his resignation Wednesday via email with

Weber came to Worland after working as an assistant at Douglas. In his two seasons with the Warriors, Weber went 5-11 — a 2-6 finish in 2015 and a 3-5 finish last year. Worland missed the playoffs both seasons.

A replacement has not yet been named.

Prior to hiring Weber, Worland went through a stretch of five different coaches in four years.

Worland joins Jackson as Class 3A West Conference schools searching for new head coaches. Laramie is also searching for a new head coach, while new coaches have been selected for vacancies at Thunder Basin, Tongue River and Snake River.


Laramie coach Chuck Syverson has resigned after four years as the Plainsmen’s head coach.

Syverson’s departure was first reported by KOWB Radio in Laramie. Syverson told KOWB he was planning on taking a coaching job in Florida.

Syverson went 13-27 in his four years with the Plainsmen, including 4-6 last season. Laramie made the playoffs in each of his four years as coach but never advanced past the first round.

Prior to coming to Laramie, Syverson led Thermopolis to back-to-back Class 2A championships in 2009 and 2010. He also was previously the head coach in Spearfish, S.D.

A replacement has not yet been named.

Laramie will be the fifth Wyoming high school looking for a new head coach. New coaches have already been named at Thunder Basin, Tongue River and Snake River, while Jackson is still searching for a new head coach.


Pine Bluffs’ Alex Graves, Star Valley’s Kellen Hansen and Buffalo’s Caden Milmine have joined the rosters for the 2017 Shrine Bowl all-star football game.

Graves and Hansen will be on the South squad, replacing Star Valley’s Collin McGinley and Eric Jamerman. Milmine will be on the North team, replacing Rocky Mountain’s Cole Simmons.

Shrine Bowl executive director John Cundall announced the changes Friday via email.

The game will be June 10 in Casper.