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Two meets in the books for Riverton indoor track

Jan 29, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines participated in two indoor track meets to start their winter season.
First up was a meet at Black Hills State in Spearfish, S.D. RHS ... [more]

After downing Natrona, RHS swimmers prep for home meet

Jan 29, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine boys swimmers notched a 96-63 dual meet win against Casper Natrona last Friday at the Riverton Aquatic Center.
Defending state champion ... [more]

Rustlers taking small team to indoor track meet in Chadron, Neb.

Jan 29, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Al Lara has a small squad for the inaugural indoor track and field season at Central Wyoming College.
In the fall, the Rustlers finished their ... [more]

Casper road trip awaits Riverton basketball teams

Jan 29, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School boys and girls basketball teams travel to Casper for a pair of Class 4-A West games Friday against Kelly Walsh and Saturday against ... [more]

UW can't solve zone defense from Utah State

Jan 28, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Wyoming next plays Nevada at 4 p.m. Saturday in Laramie to continue Mountain West Conference play.

LOGAN, Utah -- There were no late-game heroics ... [more]

Wranglers down Riverside as 2-A Northwest play starts

Jan 28, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A pair of convincing victories started the Class 2-A Northwest conference season for the Shoshoni High School Wranglers basketball teams Saturday at ... [more]

Prosser second in Chadron at 182 pounds

Jan 28, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  He lost in the championship to the nephew of a familiar Riverton High School coach.

Reece Prosser registered three victories on his way to a solid ... [more]

Cowboys take momentum into Utah State battle

Jan 27, 2015 - From staff reports:  LOGAN, Utah -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team has a quick turnaround -- on the road -- after an emotional home victory.
Some coaches would be ... [more]

Shrine Bowl experience wonderful for players

Jan 27, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Editor's note: Due to a production error, Tuesday's Sports Week column didn't run in its entirety. It appears here in its complete form.

One of the ... [more]

CWC women get league win on road vs. Western

Jan 27, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The CWC men lost to Western 75-65.

In a defensive-minded women's basketball game, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers won a 56-49 decision ... [more]

Dunk by Nance lifts UW past Lobos 63-62

Jan 25, 2015 - From staff reports:  As they had twice last season the University of Wyoming men's basketball team and New Mexico went to overtime, but Saturday was different as the Cowboys earned ... [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]

KHS girls surprise foul-plagued Lady Chiefs

Jan 25, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Kemmerer isn't renowned for great restaurants, but the Rangers got some good "home cooking" Friday against the visiting Wyoming Indian girls.
The Rangers hit ... [more]

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]