Two incredible Wyoming athletes are headlining this year's Boys & Girls Clubs Reverse Raffle and Auction. Those athletes are University of Wyoming starting Quarterback Andrew Peasley and former MLB standout Mike Devereaux.

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That news comes from a press release from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming, who wrote that  "University of Wyoming starting football quarterback and team captain Andrew Peasley will kick off the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming’s Game Changers Reverse Raffle & Auction on Saturday, February 4, at the Ford Wyoming Center in Casper."

The release noted that Peasley has completed his bachelor's degree in kinesiology. He is a two-time Mountain West Conference Player of the Week and a 2022 All-Mountain West Honorable Mention. He will be returning to the Wyoming Cowboys team next season.

Similarly, former Major League Baseball Player (and Casper native!) Mike Devereaux will have a featured role at the Reverse Raffle and Auction.

"Devereaux’s extraordinary skills on the baseball field and elite athleticism made him a force in the Major Leagues," the release noted.

The Reverse Raffle and Auction, benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming, is an annual event that raises money for young people in Natrona County and beyond. The event features a dinner and the opportunity to bid on hundreds of different items, trips, and experiences.

"Some live auction items include a new Aspen camper from Sonny’s RV; a game-worn jersey signed by NFL football star, Logan Wilson, who lived in Casper; a Panama trip and a trip to Belize; a 1989 Cadillac; original artwork and much more," the release stated. "One golden ticket holder will win $5,000!  All proceeds support providing Central Wyoming youth with great futures."

The Annual Reverse Raffle and Auction is happening on February 4, 2023 at The Ford Wyoming Center, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Tickets and tables can be purchased by visiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming website, or by calling 307-235-4079.

"The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming serves 11,556 youth at 11 Club sites in Casper, Buffalo, Glenrock, Riverton and Dubois," the release stated. "The Club offers afterschool and out-of-school programming focused on providing youth with academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. The Reverse Raffle & Auction is one of the Club’s largest fundraisers in support of its $5.1 million dollar annual operating budget."

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