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College names first cross country coach

Apr 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Al Lara is the inaugural men's and women's cross country coach for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Lara is employed at the CWC campus. He works at the ... [more]

Wolverine girls lose lead, fall 2-1 to Kelly Walsh Trojans

Apr 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Despite jumping out to a 1-0 halftime lead, the Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team gave up two second-half goals and fell to Casper Kelly Walsh 2-1 Tuesday ... [more]

CWC hoops coach to handle golf as well

Apr 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Pat Rafferty has been named the first-ever men's and women's golf coach for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
The decision was made Tuesday by the CWC ... [more]

Big second half sends RHS boys to victory

Apr 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team erupted for four second-half goals to top Casper Kelly Walsh 4-1 Tuesday evening in Casper.
Playing under ... [more]

Small-town Colorado shows how high school baseball is done

Apr 8, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It didn't take long for me to realize who the gentleman next to me on the elliptical trainer was last summer.
I had seen him before, a dozen times or so over ... [more]

Burnett wins barrels again for Rustler women

Apr 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC's women were fourth at the Torrington rodeo, the men fourth.

Kaylee Burnett captured her second straight barrel racing title of the spring ... [more]

NC pushes past RHS girls in final half

Apr 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines will host Casper Kelly Walsh on Tuesday night.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team used a perfectly placed free kick from ... [more]

RHS booters down Natrona 3-1 in league match

Apr 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Back from spring break, the Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team kept its early season conference record perfect with a solid 3-1 win Friday over the Casper ... [more]

Truempler turns Shoshoni Wranglers into Class 2-A wrestling title contenders

Apr 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tony Truempler has seen the good, the bad and the ugly in his five years as the head wrestling coach for the Shoshoni Wranglers.
This year definitely was in ... [more]

RHS boys, girls place third at Roy Peck meet

Apr 7, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Jaxon Hedges of Lander long jumped 21 feet, 6 inches for the win.

The weather gods smiled down on Riverton on Saturday during the annual Roy Peck ... [more]

Baker named top county wrestler for 2013-14 season

Apr 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sterling Baker couldn't be stopped on the wrestling mats this season for the Dubois Rams.
Baker captured both a Ron Thon Memorial title and a Class 2-A state ... [more]

Florida finding familiar foes in Final Four group

Apr 4, 2014 - The Associated Press:  GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- For Florida, the Final Four might as well be dubbed the Familiar Four.
The top overall seed in the NCAA tournament already played the ... [more]

RHS in spotlight at Roy Peck meet

Apr 4, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines have the opportunity to participate against all classifications at the annual Roy Peck Invitational track and field meet.
The one-day ... [more]

Colorado Rockies welcome D-backs for home opener

Apr 4, 2014 - Barry M. Bloom, The Colorado Rockies:  It's time for the Rockies' home opener at Coors Field on Friday against the D-backs even though there's snow on the ground and the weather seems more like ... [more]

RHS soccer teams play home and away Friday vs. Natrona

Apr 3, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Despite it being spring break week at Riverton High School, both the Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams have been practicing and will battle ... [more]

Golfers tee up for spring season

Apr 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In the fall, the Riverton Wolverines won their first-ever Class 4-A state golf title.
Now, the Wolverines are taking momentum into the spring golf ... [more]

County lands three coaches on honor list

Apr 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two head coaches and one assistant coach from Fremont County have been named coaches of the year by the Wyoming Coaches Association for their respective winter ... [more]

High school coaches in favor new sports programs at CWC

Apr 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  he sports coming to the Riverton campus in the fall are men's and women's golf, and men's and women's cross country.
Wyoming Indian High School cross country ... [more]

Wolverine track teams tack on Cody trip after Natrona invita

Apr 1, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton 800-meter relay took first

Riverton High School Wolverines track and field athletes competed in back-to-back meets over the ... [more]

Red grass and 'Adjusto-Turf' coming to Wolverine Field

Apr 1, 2014 - Edward Bloomy:  After a long and exhaustive meeting that wore on and on until 4:01 a.m. Tuesday, the Riverton school board voted unanimously to support a proposal to change ... [more]

Red grass and 'Adjusto-Turf' coming to Wolverine Field

Apr 1, 2014 - Edward Bloomy:  After a long and exhaustive meeting that wore on and on until 4:01 a.m. Tuesday, the Riverton school board voted unanimously to support a proposal to change ... [more]

Watts tops field in 100 meters at big Casper track meet

Mar 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Randy Tucker
Staff Writer

The Natrona County Invitational brought 17 teams from all four classifications to Casper on Friday.  The Gillette boys and the ... [more]

Tiger boys shut out Torrington

Mar 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers dominated Torrington 6-0 Saturday in front of the home soccer fans in the second game of the boys season.
Lander beat Rawlins 3-0 on the ... [more]

Western Heritage shows well at Greybull to start track sea

Mar 30, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Greybull boys and the Burlington girls took team championships Saturday at the Bill Gerrard Memorial Track Meet in Greybull.
The Greybull track is six ... [more]

At full strength, RHS boys dominate Worland and RS

Mar 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  he Rock Springs win has Riverton off in a 1-0 start in the Class 4-A West conference.
With nearly all of its players back on the pitch after ... [more]

Two home wins for Lander girls

Mar 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two different kinds of victories were produced by the Lander Tigers girls soccer team to begin the season.
Lander crushed the Rawlins Outlaws 10-0 on Friday ... [more]

RHS girls boot Rock Springs 2-1

Mar 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  By Craig Blumenshine
Staff Writer

The Riverton Lady Wolverines scored their first two goals of the season to come from behind and beat the Rock Springs ... [more]

New coach Chatfield takes over Cougar track teams

Mar 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A new era for the Wind River track and field program is arriving for the 2014 season.
Longtime coach Dirk Gosnell has been replaced by Kiley Chatfield. He ... [more]

High school basketball season shortened next year

Mar 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  3-A reorganized into quadrant configuration

The Wyoming High School Activities Association has decided to reduce the number of basketball games for ... [more]

Shyatt takes a look at the whole view from past season

Mar 27, 2014 - McClatchy Newspapers:  LARAMIE -- When looking back at this past men's basketball season, Larry Shyatt goes a little deeper.
The University of Wyoming coach looks at when he was ... [more]