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'Can my kid play in college?' There are indicators all recruiters notice

May 13, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  I get a lot of questions from parents asking if their sons or daughters are capable of playing sports at the collegiate level. 
My background as a former ... [more]

Cowboy hoops coach says academic results a program highlight

May 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  University of Wyoming men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt is not satisfied with what his team has accomplished in the past three years on the basketball ... [more]

Player of the year

May 13, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Gatorade soccer honor to RHS's Tristan White

Tristan White, Wyoming's leading scorer in boys soccer with 17 goals so far this season, has been named ... [more]

Cowboys Huff, Herron drafted by NFL teams; Smith signed by Tampa Bay

May 12, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- This weekend's National Football League draft saw two former Wyoming Cowboys selected, marking the first time since 1997 that the Cowboys have had ... [more]

Lander eighth-grader wins wrestling triple crown

May 12, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  A Lander eighth-grader gave his all during the wrestling season and it paid off at the state level, winning in three different styles.
De'Aundre Velarde ... [more]

Ram boys third Friday in big Thermop invitational

May 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  THERMOPOLIS -- In one of the biggest meets of the season, 21 teams converged in Thermopolis from three different classifications for the annual Bobcat ... [more]

No. 1 Green River girls shut out Wolverines regional next for RHS

May 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A pair of second-half goals for Green River spoiled the final home match for the Riverton Wolverines in a Class 4-A West girls soccer contest Friday night at ... [more]

Tiger girls end regular season with 14-1 record

May 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers completed an undefeated girls soccer regular season against Class 3-A opponents with a 3-1 victory Saturday afternoon in Newcastle.
Lander ... [more]

Familiar names on podium at Shane Brock track in Lander

May 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Lander's Jaxon Hedges had the single oustanding event overall in the meet with a career bes and sate-leading distance of 23-4 in the long jump.

The ... [more]

Wolverines win West 4-A soccer title

May 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  With the conference championship on the line Friday, Riverton downed Green River 2-1 on Friday.

Caleb Richmond headed the game winner into the net ... [more]

Good day for HS rodeo kids in Newcastle

May 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County cowgirls and cowboys had a productive high school rodeo last weekend in Newcastle, with many strong performances in the arena.
The event had ... [more]

Big Shane Brock meet closes regular season

May 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Nineteen teams to be in the field for the Shane Brock Invitational Saturday at Bill Bush Memorial Stadium.

The Shane Brock Invitational track and ... [more]

Top finishes for RMS at Lander track meet

May 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Spartan seventh-grade girls and eighth-grade boys were winners.

The Riverton middle school track and field teams won two out the four team ... [more]

Conference crown at stake Friday

May 8, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Wolverine boys and girls hosting Green River soccer teams

With a Class 4-A West conference championship on the line, the Riverton High School boys ... [more]

CWC's Burnett is all-around cowgirl in region for '13-14

May 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett locked down the women's all-around buckle Sunday after clinching the barrel racing regional title at the ... [more]

In 3-A soccer showdown, Jackson beats Tiger boys

May 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jackson entered its boys Class 3-A soccer match against Lander focused on slowing down Lander forward Kyle Leemon.
The plan worked, as Jackson blanked the ... [more]

Younger Shoshoni track team shines at end of season

May 7, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The next few years should be good ones for Shoshoni track and field.  The Wranglers swept the middle school portion of the WRCAA track championships, then ... [more]

Lander girls mow down Jackson 5-0 to continue hot streak

May 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five goals in the second half lifted the Lander Tigers to a convincing 5-0 win on Tuesday night against Jackson on the girls soccer field.
The victory ... [more]

RHS boys drop Evanston 2-1; big match set Friday

May 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The 3 p.m. game against Green River will determine the conference champion. 

It took extra time for both the Riverton boys and girls soccer teams ... [more]

Parrish's 6-4 leap wins for Shoshoni at Kelly Walsh invitational

May 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Class 2-A Shoshoni High School sophomore Triston Parrish proved he stacks up with the best Class 4-A track and field athletes Saturday at the Kelly Walsh ... [more]

Shoshoni wins junior high track titles

May 6, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Shoshoni boys and girls swept the middle school portion of the WRCAA track championship on a blustery Friday in Pavillion. 
The Wrangler ... [more]

Move the RHS-Green River boys soccer game to later in day

May 6, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  As they did last year, in the coming football season the Denver Broncos will end their regular season with a game against the Oakland Raiders. You just know ... [more]

Cowboys ink shooting guard from Sweden

May 5, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- A Swedish shooting guard who played prep basketball in Kansas this year is headed to the University of Wyoming.
Cowboy head coach Larry Shyatt ... [more]

Massey and Kaufman go 1-2 on home golf course

May 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Trey Massey and Scott Kaufman the Lander Tigers finished in the top two spots Friday at the Lander Invitational golf tournament.
Massey claimed his home ... [more]

Baker, Parrish among top performers in Meeteetse

May 5, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was an eclectic mix of teams at the Meeteetse Invite Friday afternoon in southern Park County. Schools ranged from very competitive Class 3-A squads Cody ... [more]

Several Tigers win events on Pinedale track

May 5, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Lander Valley High School and Western Heritage Lutheran Academy made the trek over South Pass to the Mountain Man Classic at Pinedale for a track meet on ... [more]

Raiders overpower Rawlins 11-2 to open baseball season

May 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Raiders knocked out the Rawlins Generals 11-2 in their American Legion baseball season opener Saturday in Green River.
The contest was stopped ... [more]

KW shuts out Riverton girls 3-0

May 5, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines girls soccer team continued to struggle finding offensive flow and was shut out by the Casper Kelly Walsh Lady Trojans 3-0 ... [more]

Lander girls gutsy in 2-1 win vs. Cody

May 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In a showdown between two of the elite Class 3-A girls soccer teams in the state, the Lander Tigers edged Cody 2-1 Saturday afternoon in Lander.
The Tigers ... [more]

Red-hot Tiger boys win three straight

May 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three more victories were produced during the week by the Lander Tigers on the soccer field.
The Tigers ended the busy stretch on Saturday in a 3-1 win over ... [more]