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UW pairs with ROOT SPORTS for Craig Bohl television show

Aug 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  University of Wyoming football fans will have the opportunity to gain insight into Cowboy Football each week this season as UW Athletics and ROOT SPORTS are ... [more]

Henry finishes in fifth at CWC cross country team's first meet

Aug 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Hugh Henry paced the Central Wyoming College Rustlers cross country team with a fifth-place finish Friday night in Gillette.
The dual with national ... [more]

LVHS runners log 30 to 50 miles during first week

Aug 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cross country coach Kevin Green has 25 boys and 10 girls out for the Lander Valley High School program this fall, and he expects to recruit more runners as the ... [more]

RHS football scrimmaging at practice before week zero play

Aug 24, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It didn't take long Saturday to remember that the Riverton High School football team just started its 2014 football campaign with practices Monday.
Midway ... [more]

Lander golfers slide into top 10 at Riverton invite

Aug 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A pair of Lander Valley High School golfers cracked the top 10 Friday during the Riverton Invitational.
In the boys individual standings, Trey Massey ... [more]

RHS boys trounce field at golf invite

Aug 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines opened their Class 4-A golf title defense after crushing the rest of the field by 61 strokes at the Riverton Invitational.
Riverton High ... [more]

Riverton team ties record score during first day of tourney

Aug 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor :  Five Riverton High School golfers fired scores in the 70s and 60s Thursday, taking a commanding 30-stroke team lead after the first day of the Riverton ... [more]

RJFL practice begins

Aug 21, 2014 - Staff:  Riverton High School head football coach Pat Patterson took time during practice Wednesday to speak with the incoming Riverton Junior Football League players ... [more]

All eyes on new UW coach as fall football season starts

Aug 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  All University of Wyoming football fans are going to have their eyes on new coach Craig Bohl and the way his team performs for the grueling 2014 schedule. ... [more]

CWC cross country team prepping for first meet of season

Aug 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The competition is Friday night at the Gillette Invitational.

Daily afternoon practice for the men's and women's cross country team at Central ... [more]

RHS golfers out to defend state crown

Aug 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  With three freshmen and one junior in the lineup, the Riverton Wolverines won the Class 4-A state golf championship last year -- their first-ever 4-A title in ... [more]

Pleasant night, pleasant company at minor league park

Aug 19, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  On Star Wars Night, which was also Fireworks Saturday, we saw Roof Man.
Actually, we saw Roof Men -- two guys in Darth Vader Suits high above Raley Field ... [more]

Few home matches this season for Rustler volleyball

Aug 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  For the first month of the volleyball season, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers will be on the road playing in five different tournaments to gear up for the ... [more]

NBA player shares tips, stories at Lander clinic

Aug 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ian Clark's Junior Jazz clinic drew about 40 youth basketball players.

Utah Jazz guard Ian Clark had never visited Wyoming before this week.
That ... [more]

Cowboys scrimmage for nearly two hours

Aug 18, 2014 - From staff reports:   The Wyoming Cowboys conducted a lengthy scrimmage that lasted nearly two hours on Saturday morning in Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium.  It was the first ... [more]

Rustlers start VB season this week

Aug 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  First up is a two-day tournament Friday and Saturday in Rock Springs.

Central Wyoming College women's volleyball coach Tiffany Stauffenberg ... [more]

Simpson goes from walk-on to scholarship player with Cowboys

Aug 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tanner Simpson was preparing for the start of two-a-day practices on Wednesday when new University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl pulled him aside.
The ... [more]

Five golfers teeing it up for first-ever CWC teams

Aug 15, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four men and one woman make up the 2014-15 roster in the inaugural golf program for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Wyoming players on the men's side ... [more]

Wyoming brings back tight end position

Aug 14, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- There have been the typical adjustments, such as speed of the game, learning a more complex playbook and getting used to Laramie's altitude of 7,220 ... [more]

Two Raiders make second team all-state legion honors

Aug 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A trio of Riverton Raiders received American Legion baseball postseason honors for the 2014 season.
Baylor Beers and Steven Reinig were selected second-team ... [more]

Regular motocross season wraps in Gillette; county riders among the winners

Aug 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A small group of dedicated Fremont County riders participated Sunday in a High Plains Motocross Association race at Gillette.
In the open amateur division, ... [more]

Two Governor's Cup tennis championships for Conrad

Aug 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Marty Conrad swept the 3.5 singles and doubles tennis tittles Sunday at the Wyoming Governor's Cup in Cheyenne.
In the doubles competition, Conrad teamed up ... [more]

Zoller brings home gold from Lander Sprint Triathlon

Aug 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton resident Karen Zoller is a perfect one-for-one at the Lander Sprint Triathlon.
Zoller had enough left in the tank to finish first Saturday in ... [more]

Calendar says 'summer,' but sports radar says 'fall'

Aug 12, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  That funny calendar says it is August, the heart of summer. But before it flips to September, sports will have us thinking it's fall.
In Laramie on Aug. 30, ... [more]

Banner summer for Riverton Babe Ruth with two state titles

Aug 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two state championships this summer made the season a memorable one for the Riverton Babe Ruth baseball league.
The Riverton 14-year-old all-stars started it ... [more]

New coach to require more from UW defense

Aug 11, 2014 - By Robert Gagliardi, MCT News Service:  LARAMIE -- It is one of the more common things first-year University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl has said since he was hired in December.
"Leverage ... [more]

Regional ends for Riverton 15s with marathon loss in Oregon

Aug 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Riverton 15-year old all-stars just didn't want to leave the Northwest regional baseball tournament in Baker City, Ore.  After dropping their first three ... [more]

Grabbing the gold

Aug 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Andrew Haslam a national champ at Special Olympics

Andrew Haslam had the time of his life in June when he competed at the Special Olympics USA Games ... [more]

Lander soccer all-stater to boot for Northwest College

Aug 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Taylor Meeks knows the next chapter in her soccer life will begin on the women's Northwest College soccer team in the fall.
Meeks made her decision official ... [more]

Riverton edged by Idaho; routed by Washington at regional

Aug 7, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It was a frustrating morning for Riverton against the aptly-named Centerfield., Wash., team Thursday morning.
Centerfield, the northern Washington champion, ... [more]