BC-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY
Sep. 07, 2018
Wyoming at 1:05 p.m.
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COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri's offense, lightning quick in 2017, took a slight pause in the season opener. A year ago, the Tigers ranked 129th nationally — second to last among FBS teams — in time of possession with an average of 25:01 per game as offensive coordinator Josh Heupel ran plays at a hectic pace. Last week in Missouri's 51-14 victory over Tennessee-Martin, first-year offensive coordinator Derek Dooley slowed things down and tried some new looks for quarterback Drew Lock and Co. A challenge could come Saturday when Missouri (1-0) hosts Wyoming (1-1). The Cowboys last year led the nation with a plus-24 turnover margin. By Charlie Clarke. SENT: 660 words. AP Photos.
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN — The Wyoming Democratic Party has seen a change in its national committee representatives with the resignation of one committeeman following unspecified accusations of harassment. Jon Gardzelewski resigned late last month as committeeman after being accused of non-sexual harassment.
TRAINING COMPLEX — A large military training complex over the Northern Plains is increasing the maximum altitude allowed for flight crews. The 35,000-square-mile (90,650-square-kilometer) Powder River Training Complex will now have higher maximum altitudes over the Dakotas, Montana and Wyoming.
SARATOGA FATAL ACCIDENT — A two-vehicle collision in southern Wyoming has claimed the lives of two people. The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. Tuesday on Wyoming 130 near Saratoga.
DENVER — The Colorado Rockies try to maintain their lead in the NL West when they begin a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. The Rockies will throw Jon Gray, while the Dodgers counter with ace Clayton Kershaw. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos from 6:40 p.m. game.
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