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Last-second free throws doom Cougs in 2-A opener

Feb 27, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Greybull's Treston Tracy hit two free throws with 3.1 seconds left to edge the Wind River Cougars 56-54 in the opening round of the Class 2-A West regional ... [more]

Great small-school regional shaping up this week in Riverton and Lander

Feb 25, 2015 - By Randy Tucker:  After playing 25 or more games, practicing since November, and traveling thousands of miles the basketball teams in the Class 1-A and 2-A West regional find ... [more]

Lady Chiefs smack Wind River; Cougars end 0-18

Feb 22, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Two girls basketball teams on very different paths met for the final time Friday in Pavillion.  Wyoming Indian rolled over winless Wind River 70-25.
The loss ... [more]

Chiefs beat Wind River for third time, secure No. 2 tournament seed

Feb 22, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The third time was the charm for the visiting Wyoming Indian Chiefs Friday night in Pavillion. 
The Chiefs battled Wind River to a 77-62 decision ... [more]

Small-school wrestling teams fill brackets at Class 2-A West regional

Feb 20, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County wrestling teams make up a big portion of the Class 2-A West regional field this weekend at Big Piney.
Matches started Friday in the ... [more]

Big 2-A game Friday night between Wind River, WIHS Chiefs in Pavillion

Feb 19, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Pine Bluffs currently carries Class 2-A's top boys basketball ranking, but the Hornets lost to Wind River and edged Shoshoni in a close game to start the ... [more]

Wind River girls still seek first basketball victory

Feb 15, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wind River girls basketball season comes to an end next Friday at Pavillion when the Cougars host Wyoming Indian.
A pair of weekend losses to Kemmerer and ... [more]

Cougar boys sweep league foes

Feb 15, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- It was a very interesting weekend in the Class 2-A Southwest, with Wind River and Wyoming Indian each sweeping Kemmerer and Big Piney.
The double ... [more]

Cougar gridder signs college intent letter

Feb 11, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Zach Noffsinger plans to play football at Trinity Bible College in North Dakota, primarily as a running back, after an outstanding season last fall for at ... [more]

Thompson's 31 leads in Shoshoni's easy victory over Wind River girls

Feb 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Shoshoni's swept rival Wind River this season with an easy 67-29 win over the Lady Cougars at Shoshoni on Saturday night.  The loss leaves the ... [more]

Last basket of game gives Cougar boys win over Shoshoni

Feb 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Wind River and Shoshoni have played each other nearly 100 times on the basketball court since the unification of Pavillion and Morton back in 1970. ... [more]

Huge rally falls just short for Cougar girls

Feb 6, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River travels to Shoshoni for a 5:30 p.m. contest Saturday in non-conference action.

PAVILLION -- When the basketball season is over, the ... [more]

Cougar boys blast Riverside

Feb 6, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Wind River Cougars spread 10 3-point shots among six different players Thursday night at Pavillion in an 83-29 walloping of Riverside. 
The ... [more]

WRHS to drug test students in extracurricular activities

Feb 6, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Wind River High School students involved in extracurricular activities are now subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
Any student with a positive test ... [more]

County teams all have potential Thon contenders

Feb 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The biggest tournament in Wyoming starts with matches Friday morning at Wolverine Gym.

Shoshoni, Lander, Wind River and Dubois all have wrestlers ... [more]

Cougar girls improve, but still beaten twice

Feb 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  On paper it might look like just another pair of blowouts suffered by the Wind River Lady Cougars, but the girls from Pavillion showed improvement Friday at ... [more]

Wind River edged by Lyman boys

Feb 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wind River Cougars staged a furious, last-minute rally Friday in Pavillion against Class 2-A Southwest leader Lyman but fell short in a 61-55 loss to the ... [more]

Rough year continues for WR girls

Jan 25, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River's girls fell to 0-4 in the Class 2-A Southwest this weekend. Friday the Cougars fell to Big Piney 61-33 and dropped a 53-29 decision to Kemmerer on ... [more]

Cougs get big Southwest sweep

Jan 25, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River made things very interesting in the boys Class 2-A Southwest conference with a weekend sweep of Big Piney and Kemmerer.  The Cougars were 0-2 in ... [more]

Wyoming Indian holds off Wind River 65-59 in rugged contest Friday

Jan 18, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- For the second time this season, Wyoming Indian held on to beat rival Wind River 65-59 Friday night.  The game was the first in conference play ... [more]

Chief girls undefeated in 2-A Southwest

Jan 18, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Wyoming Indian walloped the visiting Wind River girls 75-21 Friday at Ethete.  The win was the second of the year for the Lady Chiefs over the ... [more]

Big field due at Wind River for Don Runner wrestling tournament

Jan 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The annual Don Runner Memorial tournament is the first big double-elimination bracket of the season for most small-school wrestling teams.
Early round ... [more]

Three Wranglers undefeated in home duals

Jan 14, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Next up is the annual Don Runner tournament Friday and Saturday in Pavillion.

The Shoshoni Wranglers finished third in the 10-team field Saturday ... [more]

Wind River boys outlast Shoshoni, 72-56

Jan 11, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- It was an entertaining battle between familiar opponents Friday in Pavillion. Homestanding Wind River High School outlasted Shoshoni High School ... [more]

Wrangler girls lead start to end in 56-28 win against Cougars

Jan 11, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Visiting Shoshoni High School doubled-up Fremont County rival Wind River High School 56-28 on Friday at Pavillion to hand the Cougars their 11th ... [more]

Shoshoni girls look forward to two battles with area rivals

Jan 7, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Fremont County rival girls basketball games open January for the Shoshoni Wranglers.
The Wranglers (3-5) travel to Wind River (0-8) Friday for a contest ... [more]

Chief girls pile up 85 points, claim Shootout championship

Dec 31, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  ETHETE -- To describe Wyoming Indian's effort Tuesday evening in the girls championship game of the Fremont County Shootout as bipolar might be a little harsh, ... [more]

Wyoming Indian turns tables on Riverton for tourney title

Dec 31, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  ETHETE -- The temperature dipped to 34 below zeroTuesday night just north of Wyoming Indian High School on the Little Wind River but it was blazing hot inside ... [more]

Strong showing Monday by Cougars boys at Ethete

Dec 30, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Wind River's boys won their pool in opening-day action at the Fremont County Shootout with an 86-66 win over St. Stephen's and a 100-27 blowout of a ... [more]

Early Shootout losses Monday for WR girls

Dec 30, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- It was a rough start for Wind River's girls in opening round action of the Fremont County Shootout at Ethete Monday.  
The Lady Cougars were mauled ... [more]