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Baseball is back, with changes

Feb 18, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Spring training, Major League Baseball's preseason, has commenced. Another slate of 162 games per MLB team is just around the corner.
College teams have ... [more]

Horyza conference swim champ in 50- yard free; RHS third

Feb 18, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Erik Horyza stroked to a first-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle to gain all-conference honors for the Riverton Wolverine boys swim team at the Class 4-A ... [more]

Northwest roughs up Rustlers 79-54

Feb 17, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a long Saturday evening for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers against Northwest College.†
The Trappers ran away from the Rustlers in the second ... [more]

Burlington too much for Eagle boys, who come back strong Saturday to beat Ten Sleep

Feb 17, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a roller coaster weekend for the St. Stephen's Eagles in Northwest 1-A Conference action. The Eagles ran into an offensive buzzsaw Friday in Burlington ... [more]

St. Stephen's girls secure second seed for regional with win over Ten Sleep

Feb 17, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  St. Stephen's took a big step toward the postseason this weekend with a split that earned the Eagle boys a second-place finish in the girls Northwest 1-A ... [more]

Cougar boys scare Piney, end with weekend split

Feb 17, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River concludes the regular season at home on Friday.

PAVILLION -- Wind River picked up a key split this weekend in Class 2-0
A Southwest boys ... [more]

Defense carries Pokes to win over Spartans

Feb 17, 2014 - From staff reports:  Junior guard Riley Grabau posted 18 and added a career-high nine rebounds, but it was another historic defensive effort that gave the University of Wyoming ... [more]

Cowgirls score 103 points

Feb 17, 2014 - From staff reports:  Double-doubles from Kayla Woodward and Fallon Lewis helped the Cowgirl basketball team to a 23-point win, 103-80, over the San Josť State Spartans, on Saturday ... [more]

Chief girls move up league ladder in sweeping both Big Piney and Kemmerer

Feb 17, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian's girls roared back into contention this weekend with a sweep of Class 2-A Southwest opponents that included the first class 2-A loss of the ... [more]

Lander skiers race on 2002 Olympic course

Feb 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School skiers competed against the best Nordic high school skiers the western U.S. Friday and Saturday at the Soldier Hollow, Utah, race ... [more]

WRHS girls win one, lose one

Feb 17, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Class 2-A Southwest girls basketball bracket is much clearer after a weekend split by Wind River against Big Piney and Kemmerer in ... [more]

Big conference win Saturday for Rustler women on home floor

Feb 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  With her team's Region IX women's basketball game on the line, Central Wyoming College freshman Jolonna Sazue came up with an outstanding individual effort ... [more]

LVHS matmen beat Riverton

Feb 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Heavyweight senior Kegan Wells was right in the middle of the celebration with his teammates after the Lander Tigers claimed a 38-36 wrestling victory Thursday ... [more]

Tiger boys win twice on the road

Feb 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Before the trip to Star Valley and Jackson began, Lander Tigers coaches and boys basketball players knew they would have to trust their man-to-man defense. ... [more]

Tight defense key in RHS conference victory Friday

Feb 17, 2014 - By Steve Peck, Publisher:  Throughout the boys high school basketball season, the guard line has been Riverton's strength. That was never more evident than Friday night, when four ... [more]

Chiefs pay back Big Piney, avenge only loss of the season

Feb 17, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- It was a much-anticipated weekend for the Wyoming Indian Chiefs.† After a controversial two-point loss in Big Piney two weeks ago that put the only ... [more]

RHS girls dominate in overtime to defeat Rock Springs 48-42

Feb 17, 2014 - By Steve Peck, Publisher:  Trailing by four after three quarters? Playing without their starting point guard for most of the fourth? Stuck in a short rotation with just eight players in ... [more]

Pokes play at SJSU on Saturday

Feb 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  Following a thrilling 68-62 upset of No. 5 San Diego State on Tuesday, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team gets back to action with a trip west to ... [more]

No playoffs for Shoshoni boys after loss to Kemmerer

Feb 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Several tight games in the Class 2-A Southwest boys basketball conference haven't gone the right way for the Shoshoni Wranglers.
Shoshoni has been eliminated ... [more]

RHS drops tight wrestling dual to Lander

Feb 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines fell behind 38-15 before winning the last four matches.

Early pins by Lander Tigers held up against Riverton for a 38-36 victory ... [more]

Wolverine indoor track team to Simplott games

Feb 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The track meet features athletes from across the western U.S.

The Riverton High School Wolverines are sending 11 indoor track athletes to the annual ... [more]

Cowgirls connect for nine 3-pointers to get past San Diego State

Feb 13, 2014 - From staff reports:  Home or away, it's usually not a wise move to play a zone defense against the University of Wyoming Cowgirls.
San Diego State found that out first hand ... [more]

Tied for first in 3-A West, Lander faces big road trip

Feb 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Tigers boys basketball coach Terry Hopkin is stressing that this is the part of the season when his players need to take it one game at a time and not ... [more]

Split by Shoshoni girls tightens league standings

Feb 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A split last weekend by the Shoshoni Wranglers girls basketball team has No. 2 seed in the Class 2-A Southwest conference up grabs.
Shoshoni took care of Big ... [more]

RHS hosts Rock Springs on hardwood

Feb 13, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Friday's doubleheader at Wolverine Gym starts with a 6 p.m. girls tipoff, with the boys to follow at about 7:30 p.m.

The Riverton Wolverines boys ... [more]

Two from county win medals at Ron Thon

Feb 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton's Koa Rodriguez and Dubois wrestler Rowan Hawk each won a third-place medal in the junior varsity division of the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational on ... [more]

RHS swimmers, coaches rescued injured father, son at wreck scene

Feb 12, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Five members of the Riverton High School boys swim team, and their two coaches, recounted harrowing moments surrounding a Saturday afternoon multi-vehicle ... [more]

Wyoming stuns No. 5 San Diego State

Feb 12, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAME -- Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt was familiar with this feeling -- even if it had been a while.
Riley Grabau scored 17 points, Larry Nance Jr. had 14 and ... [more]

Swim team showed real courage at accident scene

Feb 12, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  On a cold trip home in a school bus, a bus driver, two swim coaches and members of the Riverton High School boys swim team had no idea what was just over the ... [more]

Rustlers lose both ends of doubleheader in Gillette

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The CWC men and women host Northwest College this Saturday at Rustler Gym.

Gillette College kept the Central Wyoming College Rustlers basketball out ... [more]