The Casper College T-Bird men lost a tough one on the road Wednesday night to Northwest College of Powell 76-68. The Birds drop to 10-3 in Region-IX play and their chances of hosting the Region-IX tournament the first week of March took a big hit thanks to Sheridan College beating Western Wyoming Wednesday night. The Casper College women prevailed over Northwest 68-52 thanks to 21 points from Cheyanne Balster. Both Casper teams return home on Saturday when they host Little Big Horn College of Hardin, Montana.