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St. Stephen's girls look strong in Friday night victory over Ten Sleep

Jan 25, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The St. Stephen's Lady Eagles moved to 3-0 in the Class 1-A Northwest after a 63-45 win Friday night over Ten Sleep in Washakie County.
St. Stephen's ... [more]

Lyman gets best of Shoshoni boys, girls in Friday's games

Jan 25, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- During the final two minutes of a non-conference boys basketball battle, the Lyman Eagles outscored the Shoshoni Wranglers 9-3 to pick up a 59-52 ... [more]

Piney solves Chiefs again before WIHS wins easily Saturday vs. Kemmerer

Jan 25, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian narrowly missed a chance to tie for the conference lead with a little help from Wind River this weekend.  The Chiefs blew out Kemmerer 85-34 ... [more]

League split for Lander girls

Jan 25, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  An exciting 46-45 overtime thriller Friday night went the way of the Lander Valley High School Lady Tigers in Cody.
The Tigers fell Saturday to the Powell ... [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]

Tiger boys take both games in Park County

Jan 25, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander starts the Class 3-A West conference schedule 2-0.

A two-day boys basketball road trip in Park County opened in a 56-46 victory Friday ... [more]

Wolverine girls get nice conference road victory Saturday in Green River

Jan 25, 2015 - By Randy Tucker and Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writers:  Riverton's girls picked up a split on its opening weekend of conference play against Sweetwater County schools.  The  Lady Wolverines dug a huge hole against ... [more]

McConnell takes mat title at home invite

Jan 25, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Andrew Von Rein and William Atnip from LVHS finished second in their weight classes.

Mark McConnell of the Lander Valley High School Tigers ... [more]

Two big wins start West 4-A campaign for Riverton boys

Jan 25, 2015 - By Randy Tucker and Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writers:  Riverton vaulted into first place in the Class 4-A West boys conference via a sweep of Rock Springs and Green River.
The Wolverines dominated visiting Rock ... [more]

Dechert signs with Occidental VB

Jan 23, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  She was a two-time all-stater for the Shoshoni Wranglers.

SHOSHONi -- Annika Dechert is preparing to make a move from Shoshoni to Los Angeles. ... [more]

UW preparing for Lobos

Jan 23, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Two of the top-three teams in the Mountain West Conference face off at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Arena-Auditorium when the University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

Wolverines send wrestlers to weekend tournaments in Nebraska and Lander

Jan 23, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines are participating in pair of wrestling meets in different states this weekend.
RHS coach Jay Galey is sending his upperclassmen to ... [more]

Tigers play twice in Park County to start league

Jan 22, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The first Class 3-A West road trip of the conference basketball season for the Lander Valley High School Tigers requires back-to-back games in Park County. ... [more]

At last, RHS cagers have home game Friday

Jan 22, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Both teams are on the road again Saturday to Green River.

The Riverton Wolverines and Lady Wolverines finally return to Wolverine Gym for games ... [more]

Wolverine swimmers hosting Casper schools

Jan 22, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The meet starts at 4 p.m. Friday at the Riverton Aquatic Center.

The Riverton Wolverine boys swim team hosts a triangular home meet Friday against ... [more]

Wrangler basketball teams to face Lyman

Jan 22, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  One non-conference basketball game is left on the Shoshoni Wranglers schedule before a slew of Class 2-A Northwest conference comes at a rapid pace.
The ... [more]

UW reflects on triple OT game

Jan 21, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- There was a lot to reflect on following the University of Wyoming's 70-65 triple-overtime win at Fresno State last Saturday.
The story was ... [more]

Tigers host two days of cross country ski races

Jan 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two days of cross country ski races were jam -packed with athletes from around the state at the Lander Valley High School Invitational,
In Friday's ... [more]

Raiders set organizational meeting for Thursday

Jan 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A preseason/registration meeting for the Elks-Legion Raiders baseball team is 7:30 pm, Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Riverton Library.
Players are asked to bring ... [more]

Late rally by Northwest puts Rustler men down

Jan 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Northwest College saved its offensive explosion for the final minutes Tuesday night to rally for an 86-72 win against the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in a ... [more]

Pressure-packed buckets carry CWC women to win

Jan 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Deadlocked with Northwest College 50-50 in the final two minutes, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball team didn't fold under pressure ... [more]

Social media make Green Bay tight end's mistake seem worse

Jan 20, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I'm no fan of social media, and in this social media-crazy age, it's easy for hacks to pick scapegoats and blast, often times anonymously, and with hate, ... [more]

County wrestlers get four golds at Runner

Jan 20, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The invitational was the first big Class 2-A wrestling tournament of the season.

Three Shoshoni High School wrestlers and one from Wind River walked ... [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]

Wolverines down Lander 63-55

Jan 18, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The cross-county rivalry game was played out before a packed house at Lander's Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.

Brothers Brandon and Brady ... [more]

Tiger wrestlers trail early but come back to beat Worland

Jan 18, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Six pins by Lander wrestlers propelled the Tigers to a 47-36 victory Thursday against the Worland Warriors at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.
LVHS entered the ... [more]

Rustler men 2-0, women 1-1 on Montana road trip

Jan 18, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A long trip to Montana started off with a convincing 70-57 victory Friday for the Central Wyoming College men's basketball team against Miles Community ... [more]

St. Stephen's girls ring up big wins Friday and Saturday for league lead

Jan 18, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The St. Stephen's Lady Eagles enjoyed a big weekend with a sweep of Northwest 1-A Conference opponents. 
The Eagles put the mercy rule on Dubois Friday night ... [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]

Salisbury's seven treys power RHS girls past Lander by 51-44 score

Jan 18, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines responded well Friday night after falling behind 32-27 in the second half to the Lander Valley High School Tigers at Bob Carey ... [more]