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Ortmeier reflects on successful season

The Laramie County Community College women’s basketball team concluded its season in the quarterfinals of the Region IX tournament. The Golden Eagles beat Central Wyoming College 69-60 on March 1 to advance in the Region IX tournament. They would go on to play Northeastern Junior College on March 7. LCCC struggled shooting the ball as

Building a national powerhouse

There is always a first for everything, especially in the sports world. On March 1, history was made by the Laramie County County Community College women’s basketball team. For the first time since the 2016 reinstatement of the women’s basketball team, the Golden Eagles have made it to the NJCAA Region IX tournament. In the

Veteran leadership to make history for women’s basketball

Women’s basketball is back in action after a brief winter break and is continuing the same success as before. The Laramie County Community College team took a three-week break before returning to the court for a 28-point win against conference rivals Northwest College on Jan. 10. The team saw only one defeat in the month

Women’s basketball sees success with O’Brien’s experience

The Golden Eagles starting point guard Karli O’Brien has proven to be a vital factor for Laramie County Community College women’s basketball. And as a returning sophomore, her experience is paying off. An-18 point game led the Golden Eagles to a win against Colorado State University club team, 79-22, on Nov. 24. O’Brien seems to

Gabi O’Connor leads Golden Eagles to success with her advantage from the three-point line

Athletes who have gone through adversity could either give up or use that adversity to that athlete’s advantage. Laramie County Community College sophomore guard Gabrielle O’Connor (Colorado Springs, Colorado) is one of those players for the Golden Eagles women’s basketball team.   O’Connor played for Pine Creek High School, where she achieved accolades such as

Karli O’Brien and Courtney Walker to lead women’s basketball as veterans in 18-19 season

The Laramie County Community College women’s basketball team will kick off its third season this year under coach Brian Ortmeier. The team finished with a record of 15-16 last season, scoring an average of 70 points per game.   Courtney Walker and Karli O’Brien are back as returning starters looking to add their experience to

Women fall short of making regional tournament

The Laramie County Community College women’s basketball team concluded its 2017-18 season going 1-7 in its last eight games and missed the Region IX tournament. Don’t let the last eight games fool you, the Golden Eagles played five out of their last eight on the road and had two close losses to Trinidad State, one

Four sophomores depart after this year

The Laramie County Community College women’s basketball team is in its second season since being reintroduced last year, and four sophomores this year are the first players to finish their community college careers with the new program. Darian Hale, Madison Hamm, Katelyn Smith and Caylin Arnold are the four sophomores who will depart after this

Women’s basketball shatter last years stats

The 2017-18 Laramie County Community College women’s basketball team has proven to be a tough, respectable Region IX team. With five games left in the regular season, the Golden Eagles have already improved tremendously from last year. The 2016-17 inaugural women’s basketball team boasted a 11-17 overall record while averaging 60.6 points a game and

Women’s basketball earn two victories against Otero Junior College, Lamar Community College

The Golden Eagles women’s basketball team secured two wins at home over conference opponents Otero Junior College and Lamar Community College during back-to-back games Jan. 19-20.   LCCC cruised to a 63-53 victory over Otero Junior College on Jan. 19 and a 79-75 victory over Lamar Community College on Jan. 20 to improve to 12-9

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