Student athletes give back to the local community

Laramie County Community College athletes might bring entertainment and joy to Cheyenne residents through their hard work on the field or hardwood, but they also volunteer their time through community service activities. Student-athletes at LCCC are required to perform 20 hours of community service around the local area. Each team works with an organization or

Men’s basketball sweeps Northeastern Junior College in regular season play

  Sophomore guard Landon Taliaferro led the Laramie County Community College men’s basketball team to a victory over Northeastern Junior College 95-75 on Jan. 31. Taliaferro had a game high 35 points for the Golden Eagles, going 9-15 from behind the three point arc. Along with Taliaferro, sophomore guard Da’Zhon Wyche scored 29 points and

Men’s basketball split against McCook Community College, North Platte Community College

The Golden Eagles men’s basketball team started off the final weeks of January with a victory over McCook Community College 98-85 on Jan. 24. Sophomore guard Landon Taliaferro led the team with 25 points on 5-of-12  shooting from behind the three-point arc. Sophomore guard Da’Zhon Wyche and freshman forward Solomon Iluyomade both posted double-doubles for

Golden Eagles split double header against conference foes

The LCCC Golden Eagle’s men’s basketball team split its two homes games over the weekend.   The team started off the weekend on Jan. 19 with a win over Otero Junior College 96-88.   Sophomore guard Da’Zhon Wyche filled the stat sheet for the Golden Eagles with 30 points, five assists and five steals, which

Three game winning streak highlights basketball’s weekend domination

The Golden Eagle men’s basketball team went undefeated in its three games from Nov. 17-18 and Nov. 21.   The men’s team defeated Northern Colorado P2P Elite on Nov. 17 by a final score of 98-71.   The team was led by freshman point guard Zaire Mateen, who was one rebound and one assist short

Men’s basketball begins November with success

The Golden Eagles men’s basketball team had a successful week on the road in early November. The Golden Eagles started the week with a road victory over Casper College on Nov. 7. LCCC’s defense held the Thunderbirds to only 37 points in the second half and pulled out the victory 95-93 Freshman point guard Zaire

Golden Eagles go 1-2 on opening weekend

The Golden Eagles men’s basketball team started the 2017 season with three games at home, finishing the Tip-Off Classic with a record of 1-2. The men’s team tipped off the season with a 78-75 loss Nov. 2 against Northwest College. Sophomore guard Elijah Oliver led the Golden Eagles with 26 points. LCCC point guard Zaire

Golden Eagles guard loves basketball and Harry Potter

For Zaire Mateen, basketball and winning are important, and so is making sure he gets some time for his reading. Mateen, a freshman guard on the Golden Eagles basketball team, committed to Laramie County Community College after graduating from South Shore High School in Brooklyn, New York. “I just knew that this school would be

Men’s basketball seeks redemption

The Laramie County Community College men’s basketball team has one goal on its mind for the 2017-18 season: the Region IX title and a birth in the national championship tournament. Last season, the Golden Eagles  finished 23-11 and 12-4 in Region IX conference play  while putting up a solid postseason run. They defeated Sheridan College

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