(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees last night solicited information from the local sports community about whether or not the college should add to its athletics programs. “We’re exploring the idea of expanding athletics,” Board Chairman Charlie Krebs said in introduction. The dinner meeting was held before the board’s regular meeting, and local coaches, former athletes and others attended the meeting. Assistant Dean for Student Services Steve Barlow, who also oversees athletics, said the college has looked at a wide variety of possible sports to add ranging from soccer to softball to baseball to bowling to motocross. He said the colleges goals for the athletic programs are to provide the best education possible, provide comprehensive growth for the student athletes, involve the community and be able to compete at a high level. He also said the college has to look at overall impact, not only on facilities, but also added work for all branches of the college. Barlow said the sports options fall into two categories, easy to implement and difficult to implement. He said tennis, golf, cross country, and swimming could be low cost to start up. High cost sports would be soccer, baseball and softball. ...

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