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Banged-up Wolverines stay unbeaten, 27-21 vs. Torrington

Sep 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton lost leading rusher Tristan White to an ankle injury but still ran for nearly 200 yards.

Despite losing its top running back and having its ... [more]

Michigan State runs through Wyoming in blowout win

Sep 28, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The first play said it all.
On Michigan State's opening drive on Saturday, senior running back Jeremy Langford took a hand off and busted around the left ... [more]

State champs again

Sep 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton boys dominate field at 4-A state golf; Paxton individual winner

Behind two top-10 individual placers, the Riverton Wolverines won their ... [more]

UW prepares for road challenge at MSU

Sep 26, 2014 - From staff reports:  Michigan State isn't exactly known as "Quarterback U" around college football circles -- yet.
But if the current trend continues, Michigan State just might ... [more]

First-ever skate competition drew wide field

Sep 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  High expectations were met Saturday at the skate tournament at Riverton City Park.
The event was sponsored by the Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association. ... [more]

Championship season

Sep 26, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Wolverines 'owned' Worland in Week 2

Week two in Riverton's 1994 first-ever state championship football season saw the Wolverines travel to Worland ... [more]

Riverton girls claim dual win vs. Lander swimmers after scoring error reversed

Sep 26, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  An apparent scoring error in Thursday's Riverton vs. Lander high school girls swim meet has reversed the original team results and has given the Lady ... [more]

Rustler spikers run win streak to nine

Sep 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In its home opener after 20 straight road matches, CWC outlasted Sheridan College in five games.

In a pressure-packed Region IX volleyball opener, ... [more]

Riverton runs home XC meet Friday afternoon

Sep 25, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coaches Jay Dayton and Al Lara are cooperating this week so that the Berry Bryant/Kyle Johnson Invitational cross country meet goes smoothly Friday on the ... [more]

Wolverines to Casper for big mid-year VB tourney

Sep 25, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball squad plays its last mid-season tournament this Friday and Saturday in Casper.
Played at the Casper Events Center, ... [more]

Reunion planned Friday for 1994 RHS state champions

Sep 25, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After the Riverton-Torrington game, the team will meet at Riverton's Holiday Inn to socialize and watch the game tape of the state championship game played ... [more]

Riverton set to defend state golf title against state field in Laramie

Sep 25, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines are the defending Class 4-A state boys golf champions, and they haven't lost a tournament in state this season. They are a favorite to ... [more]

Top-ranked Wolverines meet Torrington

Sep 25, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Friday at Wolverine Field.

Only Riverton and Torrington from the Class 3-A East survived their non-conference football ... [more]

Rustler VB finally gets a match at home

Sep 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It's been a good early season with CWC posting a 16-4 match record.

Central Wyoming College sophomore volleyball player Ashley Misinaqase says all ... [more]

Wrangler volleyball team takes second in Thermop

Sep 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two points separated the Shoshoni Wranglers from the championship at Saturday's Thermopolis Invitational volleyball tournament.
In the title match, ... [more]

Whiting, Brown near the top at Lander cross country meet

Sep 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County cross country runners Micah Whiting and Charlene Brown crossed the finish line in the top 10 during their respective races on Thursday afternoon ... [more]

Undefeated weekend lifts Rustler volleyball team to 16-4 record

Sep 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers pushed their volleyball winning streak to eight matches after going undefeated last weekend in Torrington.
In the ... [more]

Riverton's winning game about much more than football

Sep 23, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I've never seen a Friday night like last Friday night.
The high school football game between Riverton and Powell was, and there really is no other word to ... [more]

All-conference honors for Hafer, Massey

Sep 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Trey Massey and Natalie Hafer of the Lander Valley High School Tigers earned all-conference honors on Friday at the Class 3-A West golf tournament in Jackson. ... [more]

Cougars wilt late in two-touchdown loss Friday to Riverside

Sep 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  

Wind River fell to 1-1 in Class 1-A West conference play, losing 26-12 after leading 12-6 against Riverside at Basin on Friday night. The Cougars host ... [more]

Extra points make the difference for DHS

Sep 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  For just the second time since 2011, the Dubois Rams have dropped a football game at home. The matchup between the Rams and the Farson Eden Pronghorns was ... [more]

Vintage power football carries Cokeville past SHS Wranglers

Sep 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Western Lincoln County hasn't been a very friendly place to rural Fremont County schools over the last three decades. Wind River, Shoshoni, Dubois and Wyoming ... [more]

Riverton VB girls impress in 3-0 sweep of Laramie

Sep 20, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Laramie Lady Plainsmen must not be too fond of Wolverine Gym. For the second time this season, the Riverton Lady Wolverines hosted Laramie on the ... [more]

RHS golfers end perfect regular season in Gillette

Sep 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton High School Wolverines concluded the regular boys golf season Friday by winning the Gillette Invitational.
The tournament was made up of all ... [more]

Cody erupts in second half, shuts out LVHS Tigers 48-0

Sep 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four first-half turnovers created by the Lander Valley High School Tigers limited the Cody Broncs to a 14-0 halftime lead Friday night in the home opener for ... [more]

Williams kicks game-winning field goal for UW in final 15 seconds

Sep 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The never-say-die University of Wyoming football team used an 18-yard field goal from senior kicker Stuart Williams with just 15 seconds left to capture a ... [more]

RHS whips Powell, ends their 29-win streak

Sep 20, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  POWELL -- After exploding for 20 second-quarter points, the Riverton Wolverine defense dug in, adjusted on the fly, flexed its muscle, and made huge stops when ... [more]

Championship year

Sep 19, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  RHS 'turned on Tonkin' to start '94 chase

Editor's note: This is the first in a series recalling the 1994 Riverton High School state-championship ... [more]

Good weekend for ropers at high school rodeo in Jackson

Sep 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The two-day competition concluded the fall high school rodeo season.

The breakaway roping competition was the best event last weekend for the ... [more]

UW likes advantage of home field

Sep 19, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The elephant in the room measures 7,207 feet.
That's the difference in elevation between Laramie (7,220 feet) and Boca Raton, Florida (13 feet).
But when ... [more]