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Fremont County track athletes make marks at elite showcase in Casper

May 5, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  A handful of Fremont County athletes competed at the Wyoming Track Classic in Casper Friday Evening at Harry Geldien Stadium.
Riverton senior Ashtyn Leisy and ... [more]

RHS boys cannot turn opportunities to goals, fall 1-0 KW

May 5, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Casper Kelly Walsh Trojan boys soccer team, smarting from giving up a whopping six goals in Rock Springs Friday, changed to a more defensive set and shut ... [more]

Holguin tops fight cards at Eagles hall

May 2, 2014 - Staff:  Professional boxing returns to Riverton with a seven-fight card Friday, May 2, at the Riverton Eagles Hall at the intersection of North Broadway and East ... [more]

Riverton girls downed 3-1 by Natrona Fillies

May 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If you missed the first 30 seconds of Thursday's Riverton girls soccer match against the Casper Natrona Fillies, you missed the hole the Lady Wolverines dug ... [more]

Five from RHS, two Lander in track classic

May 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five Riverton Wolverines have qualified for the annual Wyoming Track Classic Friday afternoon in Casper.
RHS boys in the field are Sean Watts, Shepp Campbell ... [more]

RHS boys take lead in West 4-A

May 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines beat Casper Natrona 4-2 Thursday on the soccer field.

Thursday's 4-2 win by the Riverton boys soccer team over Casper Natrona was ... [more]

Raiders open baseball season Saturday

May 1, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The American Legion team travels to Rock Springs to face three teams in a round-robin tournament format.

The Riverton Raiders are preparing to embark ... [more]

Riverton boys now tied for West 4-A soccer lead; Casper schools scheduled

Apr 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team, now tied with Green River for the lead in the Class 4-A West with a 5-1 league record, battles the Casper Natrona ... [more]

Burnett third in Casper rodeo; still has event lead for season

Apr 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A string of barrel racing victories came to an end for Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett on Sunday when she finished third at the Casper College ... [more]

Tiger soccer boys beat 4-A Kelly Walsh on road in overtime

Apr 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Despite playing in miserable conditions, Kyle Leemon scored four goals for the Lander Tigers in a 4-2 boys soccer victory at the Class 4-A Casper Kelly Walsh ... [more]

Reducing cost of swimming lessons is a worthy goal

Apr 29, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Only car accidents cause more child-age deaths than drowning. That's why it's so important to take advantage of Riverton's learn-to-swim programs offered ... [more]

Leisy, Baker among top track/field performers

Apr 29, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Tristan Herr (Lander), Olivia Thompson (Shoshoni) and Jensyn Pettit (Riverton) also have top times in multiple events.

The first six weeks of Fremont ... [more]

RHS girls tied 2-2 by Rock Springs

Apr 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Lady Wolverines remain in fourth place in the Class 4-A West with a 2-3-1 conference record behind Green River, Casper Natrona and Casper Kelly Walsh. ... [more]

Cowboy golfers second after two rounds of MWC tourney

Apr 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  TUCSON, Ariz. - University of Wyoming's Kamrin Allen shot a 76 (+5) during the second round of the 2014 Mountain West Championship on the par-71, 7,144 yard ... [more]

Two more big victories in the books for LVHS boys

Apr 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Lander boys nearly pitched a shutout on the soccer weekend with a road sweep over Douglas and Torrington.
Friday in Goshen County, the Tigers blew past ... [more]

Big day for Western Heritage on track

Apr 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  DUBOIS -- It was a homecoming weekend of sorts on a weekend with competition limited by proms, pow wows and basketball tournaments.
Thermopolis head track ... [more]

Lander girls bombard two opponents on soccer field

Apr 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Ella Walsh pulled off a second-half hat trick to pace the Tiger effort
on Saturday.


The Lander Valley High School girls moved to 10-1 on the soccer ... [more]

Herr blisters field in 400 on Douglas oval; Watts wins 100 meters again

Apr 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  A personal best of 49.94 Friday by Lander's Tristen Herr in the 400-meter dash highlighted a three-team entry of Fremont County Schools at the Douglas Track ... [more]

Wolverines stay in race for West 4-A soccer title

Apr 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team completed a Class 4-A league sweep over Rock Springs with a 3-2 win Friday on the road in Sweetwater County.
The ... [more]

Busy Saturday on Riverton's volleyball courts for AAU event

Apr 25, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Gyms will be filled all over Riverton for the AAU volleyball tournament Saturday.
There are slated to be 35 volleyball teams in for the one-day ... [more]

RHS track teams look to peak for postseason

Apr 25, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The final lap is here for the Riverton Wolverines in the 2014 track and field season.
The Wolverines competed at the Douglas Invitational on Friday.
RHS ... [more]

Wind River athlete hurdled rare cancer, now in top form

Apr 25, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  A nagging bump on Dylan Lookingbill's arm was diagnosed as multi-cell sarcoma, a rare form of cancer virtually unknown in healthy, athletic young ... [more]

It's been an honor covering Dan Howlett's soccer teams

Apr 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  "Respect" is the word that comes to mind when thinking about Lander Valley High School boys soccer coach Dan Howlett.
In the past 11 years, I have had the ... [more]

CWC women climb to third in regional rodeo

Apr 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rustler cowgirl Kaylee Burnett leads the all-around cowgirl standings.

Behind the performance from Kaylee Burnett, the Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Lander girls control Riverton 2-0

Apr 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  One goal early in the first half and one in the final half lifted the Lander Tigers to a 2-0 win over the Riverton Wolverines in windy conditions Tuesday in ... [more]

Leemon scores hat trick for Lander vs. Riverton Wolverines

Apr 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  RHS will now return to the Class 4-A West league and play Rock Springs on Friday night.

Kyle Leemon stole the show Tuesday for the Lander Tigers, ... [more]

Wolverines sweep on home track

Apr 23, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a very quick track meet Tuesday afternoon at Riverton High School for the Wolverine Twilight with competition completed in 17 events in the boys and ... [more]

Shoshoni Wrangler track teams hitting top form

Apr 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni High School Wranglers boys track and field team is starting to find the right formula under coach Brady Slack.
SHS is fresh off winning the Wind ... [more]

Sid Finch, April 1, and Adjusto Turf in RHS red

Apr 22, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Do you remember the "Curious Case of Sid Finch"?
Written by George Plimpton for publication on April 1, 1985, the Sports Illustrated story profiled an ... [more]

County wrestlers among best at statewide USA tournament

Apr 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Fremont County wrestlers won all three divisions last week in Casper at the USA state event.
Riverton's Dino Baldes finished first in the schoolboy ... [more]