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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]

Time may be right for high school baseball, and summer is the season for it

Aug 6, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  The ancient Greeks didn't care much for repeat championships. Individual champions in boxing, wrestling or track and field could win only two consecutive ... [more]

Riverton team 0-4 at fastpitch softball national tournament

Aug 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton U.S. Energy manager Mark Stone felt his team was competitive in a couple of the fastpitch softball games last week at Western Nationals in Gillette, ... [more]

15-year-olds fall 13-8 to Oregon team at regional

Aug 6, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton trailed early but knotted the game 5-5 in the top of the fourth before the wheels came off the cart in the bottom of the fourth, as Union County ... [more]

New coach promising different style of play for Cowboy football

Aug 5, 2014 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  Craig Bohl said the new Cowboys offense will grind out yards during time-consuming drives intended to keep the Wyoming defense rested and the ball out of ... [more]

Mosbrucker takes top prize at demo derby

Aug 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton's Bret Mosbrucker was declared the winner Saturday night at the annual demolition derby at the Fremont County Fairgrounds
The derby wrapped up the ... [more]

Season ends for Riverton 14-year-old champs

Aug 4, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton team did hand regional semifinalst North Washington its only loss.

Riverton finished a remarkable summer with a 1-3 record at the ... [more]

Regional starts Tuesday in Oregon for Riverton 15-year-olds

Aug 4, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton earned another crack at playing baseball this summer by winning the Wyoming 15-year-old state Babe Ruth title Saturday, July 26, in Green River.
The ... [more]

Lander Sprint Triathlon coming up Saturday

Aug 4, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The race includes a 750-meter swim, a 19k bike ride and a 5k run.

After months of planning, the stage is set for the fourth annual Lander Sprint ... [more]

New CWC cross country team practicing

Aug 4, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Off and running.
The Central Wyoming College Rustlers cross country men's and women's team held their first practice in school history Friday afternoon. ... [more]

Plenty of fun in the mud on rodeo night at the fair

Aug 1, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Once again, the PRCA Ram Rodeo brought some top-notch cowboys and cowgirls to the Fremont County Fairgrounds.
The biggest names turned out for Monday's ... [more]

Raiders drop second straight, eliminated from state tournament

Aug 1, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rock Springs scored eight runs in the eighth inning to eliminate the Riverton Raiders 14-4 from the American Legion A state baseball tournament in Laramie. ... [more]

Riverton 14s get 2-1 win over Washington team in regional play

Aug 1, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton picked up a critical 2-1 win over North Washington night during the 14-year-old Pacific Northwest baseball regionals Thursday afternoon in Columbia ... [more]

Riverton drops first two games at Pacific Northwest regionals

Jul 31, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Riverton 14-year-old baseball all-stars dropped an 11-0 decision to Montana on Wednesday night to end the first day of the Pacific Northwest regionals in ... [more]