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Cougars take third seed to regional volleyball tourney

Oct 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River High School Lady Cougars swept a pair of volleyball opponents to conclude the regular season.
Class 2-A WRHS made quick work of Class 1-A ... [more]

Wind River loses play-in football game

Oct 29, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  THERMOPOLIS -- Riverside came ready to play from the opening kick and held Wind River scoreless through an abbreviated two periods of play to advance to a 1 ... [more]

Cougars tamed by Cokeville but make playoffs

Oct 26, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River travels Tuesday to Thermopolis for a three-team "California playoff" with Burlington and Riverside.

PAVILLION -- The Cokeville Panthers ... [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]

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]

Shoshoni erases lead, beats Cougars 33-14

Oct 10, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The win lifts the Wranglers to 3-3 overall and 3-2 in the West 1-A, while Wind River drops to 2-4 on the season, with a 2-3 conference mark. ... [more]

Wind River hosts Shoshoni in country football rivalry dating through six decades

Oct 8, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River and Shoshoni have been playing football against each other for a very long time.  If you include the 27 games played by the Wranglers against ... [more]

Depleted Cougars have enough to outlast Burlington

Sep 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The winning score came on a big defensive play by Wind River.

PAVILLION -- It was a football game that almost wasn't played Friday, as Wind River's ... [more]

Long day for Cougar v-ball at Big Horn

Sep 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River now plays Saturday in the Thermopolis tournament.

Wind River was stacked in the top eight of bracket play competition on Saturday at the ... [more]

After beating Wind River, Shoshoni spikers heading to Big Horn

Sep 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni knocked off Kemmerer in a non-confnerence match last week as well.

Shoshoni won the first Fremont County rivalry volleyball match of the ... [more]

Wind River pounded 41-0 Friday by Upton/Sundance

Sep 8, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Cougars move into conference play this Friday with a trip over the big hill to play Wyoming Indian at Ethete.

PAVILLION -- It's not often that a  ... [more]

Underclassmen key for Cougars as volleyball season opens in Lovell

Aug 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River Cougars ended a three-year absence at the Class 2-A state tournament last year, qualifying as a No. 4 seed for the big event in Casper.
Wind ... [more]

Wind River welcomes 22 to fall football practice; opener Sept. 5

Aug 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River head football coach Cullen Noffsinger enters his fourth season leading the Cougars.  Numbers are up a bit in Pavillion, with 22 players out for the ... [more]

Lookingbill second on board with new CWC cross country program

Jun 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Dylan Lookingbill never ran a high school cross country race.
The 2014 Wind River High School graduate plans to change that next fall for the ... [more]

Cougar star Arrington to play college hoops at Western Wyoming

May 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Macayla Arrington continued a family tradition Wednesday afternoon. signing a national letter of intent to play basketball this winter at Western ... [more]

Ram boys third Friday in big Thermop invitational

May 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  THERMOPOLIS -- In one of the biggest meets of the season, 21 teams converged in Thermopolis from three different classifications for the annual Bobcat ... [more]

Wind River athlete hurdled rare cancer, now in top form

Apr 25, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  A nagging bump on Dylan Lookingbill's arm was diagnosed as multi-cell sarcoma, a rare form of cancer virtually unknown in healthy, athletic young ... [more]

Wrangler boys grab team title at WR track

Apr 18, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Sunny skies, warm temperatures and a noticeable lack of wind smiled on the 10 teams in competition Thursday at the 55th annual Wind River ... [more]

A year after graduation, Gordon signs for college football

Apr 16, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Sometimes the path of life takes you down a longer road than you might like.  That could be the story for 2013 Wind River High School graduate ... [more]

RHS boys, girls place third at Roy Peck meet

Apr 7, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Jaxon Hedges of Lander long jumped 21 feet, 6 inches for the win.

The weather gods smiled down on Riverton on Saturday during the annual Roy Peck ... [more]

New coach Chatfield takes over Cougar track teams

Mar 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A new era for the Wind River track and field program is arriving for the 2014 season.
Longtime coach Dirk Gosnell has been replaced by Kiley Chatfield. He ... [more]

Wind River girls go 0-2 for quick exit at 1-A regional

Mar 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After an opening round victory, the Wind River Cougars were knocked out of the Class 2-A West regional girls basketball tournament, losing two straight games ... [more]

Four from county win state wrestling championships

Mar 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four Fremont County wrestlers are on top of the Wyoming wrestling world, winning individual state titles Saturday night at the Casper Events Center.
Dubois ... [more]

Shaky third quarter dooms Cougar boys twice

Feb 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The third period was Wind River's nemesis with poor performances in both its 2-A West regional contests.
Wind River played even for a half with second seeded ... [more]

Wind River girls down Greybull, earn semifinal tournament slot Friday

Feb 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A big step toward the state tournament was taken Thursday by the Wind River Lady Cougars in a 65-57 win against Greybull in the opening round of the Class 2-A ... [more]

Cougar girls wrap up No. 2 regional slot in beating WIHS

Feb 24, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  PAVILLION -- Wind River and Wyoming Indian determined the final seeding for the Class 2-A Southwest in a classic battle Friday night in Pavillion on the last ... [more]

Chiefs down Wind River 84-46, clinch conference with 7-1 record

Feb 24, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  PAVILLION -- Peaking at the end of the season is a key to successful tournament play.  While the regular season for Wyoming Indian High School's boys was ... [more]

Cougar boys scare Piney, end with weekend split

Feb 17, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River concludes the regular season at home on Friday.

PAVILLION -- Wind River picked up a key split this weekend in Class 2-0
A Southwest boys ... [more]

WRHS girls win one, lose one

Feb 17, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Class 2-A Southwest girls basketball bracket is much clearer after a weekend split by Wind River against Big Piney and Kemmerer in ... [more]

Quicker Wind River team downs big Dubois boys

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- There is an old adage in football that in a battle between big and quick, big always wins.  "Big stays big, and quick gets tired," is the saying. ... [more]