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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]

Wolverine girls to Evanston for 4-A West swimming

Oct 15, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Jordan Settlemire has the conference's top seed in the 200-yard individual medley and is seed third in the 100-yard butterfly.

Coach Chad Fallin and ... [more]

Chiefs host conference cross country on Thursday

Oct 15, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Chico Her Many Horses has stressed all season the last two weeks of the cross country season are the most important for the Wyoming Indian High School ... [more]

Class 4-A West cross country Thursday for Riverton on Casper course

Oct 15, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The pace picks up for the Riverton Wolverines Thursday afternoon at the Class 4-A West regional cross country meet in Casper.
Teams in the field are Evanston, ... [more]

RHS downs Lander on v-ball court

Oct 15, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton prepares now to host league foe Evanston at 5 p.m. Thursday in a match that likely will determine the third seed for the Class 4-A West regional ... [more]

Work to improve parks and trails is working

Oct 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  While working on a master planning document to present to the Riverton City Council early next year, the city sponsored Parks and Trails Master Planning ... [more]

Riverton cross country racers shave seconds at Powell Invitational

Oct 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  All Riverton Wolverine cross country runners produced personal-best times Thursday afternoon at the Powell Invitational to end the regular season.
In the ... [more]

Tigers pounded 41-7 by Torrington

Oct 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander will try for its first win of the season Friday in Rawlins.

Torrington was hungry for a Class 3-A East conference football victory after ... [more]

RHS comes alive in second half to corral Buffalo

Oct 12, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  No. 1 Riverton, Class 3-A's only undefeated team, hosts No. 2 Douglas this Friday at Wolverine Field.

Maybe it was the moonrise just after halftime. ... [more]

Kelly Walsh bests RHS spikers in three straight

Oct 12, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team had early momentum but couldn't bounce back from losing a first-set thriller and fell to the Casper Kelly Walsh ... [more]

Dubois red hot in 70-8 victory over Little Snake

Oct 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  DUBOIS -- Peaking is the key to success in swimming, cross country and track. It's no less important in football.
The Dubois Rams are on upswing with a ... [more]

Eagles give up 84 points in loss to Meeteetse

Oct 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The St. Stephen's Eagles remain in pursuit of their first win of the 2014 season and the first win since the inception of varsity 6-man football a season ago.  ... [more]

Rustlers grab first set from Western but lose in four

Oct 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The nationally ranked Western Wyoming Community College Mustangs won the last three sets to secure a Region IX volleyball victory Saturday against the Central ... [more]

UW aims to overcome distractions at Hawaii

Oct 10, 2014 - The Associated Press:  If a Wyoming Cowboy couldn't sleep on Friday night, it wasn't because he was nervous.
Dominic Rufran probably didn't shake himself awake in a cold sweat, ... [more]

Packers avenge only earlier loss, down 49ers 13-0 in for RJFL championship

Oct 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Veteran Riverton Junior Football League coach Danny Watson came up with a game plan for his Packers to keep the 49ers in check in the league's title game ... [more]

Rustler spikers swept in Casper

Oct 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC is aiming to get back on track at 3 p.m. Saturday vs. Western Wyoming at Rustler Gym.

Western Wyoming Community College has moved to No. 11 in ... [more]

Championship season

Oct 10, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  RHS routed Rawlins in '94 Homecoming game

After suffering three straight losses and entering their sixth game of the year with a 2-3 record, the 1994 ... [more]