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Two Rustlers make Region IX first team all-conference team

Nov 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sophomores Kiara Skinner and Kalynn Dahlke were two of the most powerful volleyball players this year for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Both have ... [more]

Rams pummeled in 6-man title tilt

Nov 16, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Injury led to a pair of regular season defeats for Dubois Rams in their first three games this year, and its ominous face returned at the worst possible time ... [more]

The game story: Riverton Wolverines 33, Lander Tigers 27

Nov 16, 2014 - By Chad Baldwin, Managing Editor:  Editor's note: Former Ranger managing editor Chad Baldwin covered the 1994 Class 3-A state-championship game between the Riverton Wolverines and the Lander ... [more]

Twenty years ago, Riverton nipped Lander in timeless game

Nov 16, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Unforgettable day saw RHS prevail by razor's edge

Twenty autumns have passed since the Lander Tigers came to Riverton's Tonkin Stadium to clash with ... [more]

Past Gillette hoops star takes court for Cowgirls

Nov 14, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- When the University of Wyoming Cowgirls open the regular season, Jordan Kelley will run out onto the floor of a basketball court for an official ... [more]

All-state, all-conference honors for SHS spikers

Nov 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Annika Dechert brought home the Class 2-A Northwest Player of the Year award.

The Shoshoni High School volleyball tandem of Annika Dechert and ... [more]

Wilson an all-stater for Cougar volleyball

Nov 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Junior Wind River High School Cougars volleyball player Bailey Wilson emerged this year as one of the elite players in the Class 2-A level, and she landed a ... [more]

Brothers and cousins unify Rams on football field

Nov 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Family unity has helped carry the Dubois Rams into the Class 1-A 6-man state football championship game.
Two sets of cousins play for the Rams.
Kurt and ... [more]

RHS's Muehler signs to play volleyball for CWC Rustlers

Nov 13, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School senior volleyball outside hitter Kenisha Muehler has signed a national junior college letter of intent to play for the Central Wyoming ... [more]

Dubois plays for 6-man title Friday

Nov 13, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The opponent is Guernsey-Sunrise, which routed the Rams 60-12 early in the season.

The old adage that offense sells tickets and defense wins ... [more]

Pettit, Ridgway on Class 4-A all-state volleyball list again

Nov 13, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton volleyball seniors Kiley Ridgway and Jensyn Pettit have have been named to the first-team all-state volleyball team and the first team Class 4-A West ... [more]

Chico has championship cross country formula locked in

Nov 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country coach Chico Her Many Horses is probably smiling everyday he goes to work in Ethete.
Her Many Horses pushed ... [more]

CWC now 2-1 after loss to Eastern in women's play

Nov 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers stumbled for the first time in the women's basketball season, losing to Eastern Wyoming College 68-52 Tuesday night in ... [more]

Riverton-Cody playoff game had a definite 'Rocky' feel to it Friday night in Park County

Nov 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  You remember the big-screen story of the Italian Stallion, Rocky Balboa, the character played by Sylvester Stallone, as he stood, exhausted, toe-to-toe with ... [more]

Rustlers end with 1-2 record at Region IX volleyball tournament

Nov 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC ended the year with a 22-13 overall record.

Trailing 0-2, Laramie County Community College stormed back to win three straight sets to ... [more]

In competitive state VB tourney, SHS lost two marathon matches

Nov 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School coach Christina Mills was not at all disappointed in the performance put in by the Wranglers at the Class 2-A state volleyball tournament ... [more]

Natson leads Utah State past Wyoming, 20-3

Nov 9, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- JoJo Natson touched the ball only seven times in Utah State's victory over Wyoming on Friday night. He needed only two to decide the game.
Natson ... [more]

Rustler men win one, lose one to open home season

Nov 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Midway through the second half, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers outscored Colorado Northwestern Spartans 19-6 to take control of their men's basketball ... [more]

Riverton rebounds from loss to claim fourth at state VB

Nov 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Three Wolverine seniors have made college volleyball commitments.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team made the most out of its consolation ... [more]

Close losses send Wrangler spikers home with 1-2 mark at state VB

Nov 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  For the second time in three days, the Shoshoni Wranglers lost a heartbreaking five-set volleyball match. The second one eliminated Shoshoni from the Class 2-A ... [more]

Riverton falls to Cody 42-34 in Class 3-A semifinal shootout

Nov 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  CODY -- The Cody Broncs exploded for 29 third-quarter points to end Riverton's high school football season 42-34 Friday night in the Class 3-A semifinals at ... [more]

Gramlich led Lander girls to solid 3-A swim season

Nov 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School swim coach Bruce Gresly called the season put in by his standout senior Morgan Gramlich a very special one.
Gramlich capped off ... [more]

Rams smack Meeteetse, return to 6-man title game

Nov 9, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Game time for the championship is noon Friday against Guernsey-Sunrise at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

DUBOIS -- There will be a new state ... [more]

UW looks to expose freshman QB for second consecutive week

Nov 7, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Inside Bulldog Stadium, allegiances shifted quickly.
Prior to Wyoming's road game at Fresno State on Saturday night, the Bulldogs' redshirt freshman ... [more]

Rustlers corralled by Northwest in Region IX v-ball; long road ahead

Nov 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Nationally ranked Northwest College handed the Central Wyoming College Rustlers a loss at the Region IX volleyball tournament Thursday afternoon at Casper ... [more]

Settlemire grabs third in state 50 freestyle

Nov 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton girls finished 10th at the state swim meet.

Gillette won its second straight Class 4-A swimming and diving championship over the ... [more]

Shoshoni, Wind River both drop state openers

Nov 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The losses put the Fremont County rivals into a consolation-round match against each other.

Southeast ended the Class 2-A state title hopes of the ... [more]

Riverton sweeps Gillette, stays alive at state volleyball

Nov 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After losing their opening-round match at the Class 4-A state volleyball tournament Thursday, the Riverton Wolverines stormed back to sweep Gillette on Friday ... [more]

Wolverines to Cody for state semifinal

Nov 6, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff at Cody's Spike Vannoy Field is at 7 p.m. Friday.

With identical 8-1 records, the Riverton Wolverines travel to battle the Cody Broncs ... [more]

Big day for CWC to start v-ball regional

Nov 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers were firing on all cylinders on the volleyball court Wednesday afternoon, sweeping Sheridan College during the opening ... [more]