#Smiles: Multiple Fremont County basketball players, one coach recognized by WHSAA for sportsmanship

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(Fremont County, WY) – Each school sports season, the Wyoming High School Activities Association (WHSAA) presents Good Sportsmanship Awards to student athletes and Coaches who demonstrate Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Encouragement (RIDE).

So far this winter sports season a number of Fremont County student athletes, and one Coach, have displayed these RIDE qualities, and were given Good Sportsmanship Awards by the WHSAA.


For Wyoming Indian High School (WIHS), Allen Redman and Kylene Fighting Bear received their awards for games played on January 11th, while Bradylyn Little Yellowman earned hers during a January 28th game, and Dezireen C’Hair and Amaya HerManyHorses were recognized for games on January 14/15th.

Also for WIHS, Layla C’Bearing earned the award twice for two different January games, and Coach Craig Farris was honored for the January 11th game.

For Wind River High School (WRHS), Taleah C’Bearing, Karina Frederick, and Natalie Walker, were recognized for games played on January 14/15th, while Angela Spoonhunter and Jaycee Herbert received theirs for a February 11th game.

Tiso Guina and Ryan Bell from Lander Valley High School (LVHS) received their awards for the January 21st game against Powell.


Calista Yellowbear and Jordan Barraza represented St. Stephens, and were recognized for games played on January 22nd.

Hailey Donelson and Alex Mills earned their awards for Shoshoni on January 29th.

Each player recieved a certificate award from Associate Commissioner Trevor Wilson, which states the following:


“Sportsmanship is a goal that all our coaches and athletes should have as they participate in activities. I am pleased to hear that your students and coaches understand the true meaning of participation. Please extend my appreciation and congratulations for joining the RIDE by demonstrating Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Encouragement.”

Congratulations on some great attitudes and sportsmanship Fremont County athletes!


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