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Championship season

Oct 24, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Wolverines ended regular year with two victories
Riverton's final regular season ended at 5-3 overall, 3-1 in the Class 3-A East.

After a ... [more]

Trick play has worked well for Patterson; playoff picture complicated

Oct 24, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Midway through the third quarter with its cross-county rivalry game well in hand, the Riverton Wolverines were looking at third and goal from the 1-yard line ... [more]

Mitchell a contender for regional XC crown for Rustlers

Oct 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  During the summer months, Tristan Mitchell thought he was going to take his running talents to Black Hills State University.
The former Newcastle standout ... [more]

Wolverines crush Lander Tigers 56-0

Oct 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Next up for Riverton is an Oct. 31 playoff game at home, with the opponent still to be determined.

Behind a balanced ground and air attack, the ... [more]

Wolverine volleyball wrapping up regular year

Oct 23, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will look to create important late-season momentum as it travels to Green River on Friday and then hosts Rock ... [more]

Cougar spikers polishing form for 2-A West regional

Oct 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River probably will be the third seed from the Southwest.

Confidence and working together.
Those two things have helped the Wind River Lady ... [more]

Wrangler girls set to clinch regular season v-ball conference title

Oct 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers are one win away from clinching the Class 2-A Northwest regular season volleyball title, and they have two opportunities to do it.
SHS ... [more]

RHS runners set goals for state XC meet on Saturday

Oct 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After learning the speed of the Class 4-A cross country runners last week at regionals, Riverton Wolverines coach Jay Dayton is expecting his team to improve ... [more]

RJFL all-stars 1-1 in Saturday tournament

Oct 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Junior Football League players combined to form one team of sixth-graders for the annual Fremont County Football Festival on Saturday, posting a 1-1 ... [more]

Wolverine swimmers fourth at conference meet; Settlemire wins individual title in 200 IM

Oct 22, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines swam for the first time in the re-aligned Class 4-A West conference meet last Thursday and Friday in Evanston.
Jordan Settlemire ... [more]

Rustlers fall to Western spikers in road match

Oct 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Western Wyoming Community College swept its regular season Region IX volleyball series with a victory Tuesday night over the Central Wyoming College Rustlers ... [more]

Dubois will host playoff game in first round; foe to be decided

Oct 22, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Dubois Rams will host a playoff game in the opening round of the Class 1-A 6-man state playoffs in two weeks.  Whether they host one or two games depends ... [more]

RHS meets 0-7 Lander in Thursday game

Oct 22, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Win or lose, Riverton hosts a playoff game next Friday in the opening round of he Class 3-A playoffs as the No. 2 seed from the East conference. ... [more]

Nance cleared to play basketball for Pokes

Oct 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  The forward averaged 15.4 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 2.1 block shots per game last season before his injury.

University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

Chiefs sweep team titles at conference XC

Oct 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian High School started its postseason cross country run by winning the boys and girls Five Rivers Conference titles Thursday in Ethete.
The ... [more]

Well done with the World Series, MLB

Oct 21, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Back in 2012, Major League Baseball thought late-summer playoff races would become more captivating if one more team in each league, in addition to the ... [more]

Mitchell sixth for CWC runners in Spearfish, S.D.

Oct 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College Rustlers cross country coach Al Lara called the course his runners ran on Saturday a brutal one.
CWC's Tristan Mitchell braved the ... [more]

San Jose State beats Wyoming 27-20 in OT

Oct 19, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Playing defense in football comes down to attitude, San Jose State coach Ron Caragher says.
"Our defensive guys have a great attitude," Caragher ... [more]

Tigers have best scoring total of season in 42-20 loss to Rawlins

Oct 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rawlins exploded for 28 points in the fourth quarter to wrap up a 42-20 Class 3-A East football victory Friday night vs. the Lander Valley Tigers at Outlaw ... [more]

Shoshoni improves playoff outlook in win over Burlington

Oct 19, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Shoshoni Wranglers control their own playoff destiny after a convincing 30-0 blowout of Burlington in Big Horn County. Friday's win over the Huskies leaves ... [more]

CWC gets Region IX league v-ball sweep over LCCC, Eastern

Oct 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Region IX volleyball victories in two days have given the Central Wyoming College Rustlers a burst of confidence for the last half of the season.
The ... [more]

Wolverines lose slugfest to Douglas

Oct 19, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Unable to generate a consistent offensive attack against the state's best defense, the Riverton Wolverine football squad saw its hopes of a perfect season and ... [more]

Solid road win for Cougars in Saratoga

Oct 19, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River picked up its third win of the football season Friday night with a 34-6 victory over Saratoga in Carbon County.
The Cougars have on regular-season ... [more]

Like Kirkegaard, San Jose State QB Gray waited patiently for opportunity

Oct 17, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Between Colby Kirk-egaard and Joe Gray, waiting is a common trait.
By now, most Wyoming fans have heard Kirkegaard's story. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound ... [more]

CWC spikers hosting two region opponents Friday and Saturday

Oct 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  The Rustlers are 19-7 overall and 3-3 in league play.

Two home volleyball matches start the second half of Region IX conference play for the Central ... [more]

Wolverine XC teams both sixth at regional

Oct 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The state meet is Saturday, Oct. 25, in Sheridan where RHS is going to compete in the Class 4-A level.

Gaven Murphy was the top finisher for the ... [more]

Sweep of Evanston puts Riverton in good shape for high seed at 4-A West volleyball

Oct 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines are now in the driver's seat for a No. 3 seed in the upcoming regional volleyball tournament after sweeping the Evanston Red Devils ... [more]

Rustler runners to Spearfish this weekend; regional race set next Saturday in Gillette

Oct 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC has been running hills to work on endurance for the race in South Dakota.

The inaugural cross country season for the Central Wyoming College ... [more]

With fall season done, CWC rodeo teams look for winter improvement

Oct 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five college rodeos in a span of a month wrapped up a jam-packed schedule for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
The fall season ended for CWC last ... [more]

RHS meets Douglas in battle of 1 vs. 2

Oct 16, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The game will decide the Class 4-A East conference champion and runner-up, as well as which team will have home-field advantage through the first two weeks ... [more]