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Early Shootout losses Monday for WR girls

Dec 30, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- It was a rough start for Wind River's girls in opening round action of the Fremont County Shootout at Ethete Monday.  
The Lady Cougars were mauled ... [more]

Chief girls cruise to top bracket spot in Shootout

Dec 30, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- The Wyoming Indian High School girls advanced to the top seed in Tuesday's Fremont County Shootout championship bracket via a strong finish against ... [more]

Riverton sophomores upset WIHS Chiefs

Dec 30, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Tuesday night's championship game in the Fremont County Shootout at Ethete was supposed to feature county rivals Wind River and Wyoming Indian, but the ... [more]

Tiger skiers go against regional field

Dec 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The ski race was the the second one of the season for the Tigers, who started the year at the Casper Invitational.

The Lander Valley High School ... [more]

Shoshoni teen a top weightlifter in state contests

Dec 28, 2014 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Standing at 5-foot-3-inches and weighing 132 pounds, Kourtney Tarango appears to be a petite teenager.
Looks can be deceiving.
The 16-year-old's small frame ... [more]

Still in holiday break, Rustler men start Region IX slate Jan. 9

Dec 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two of the elite men's junior college basketball teams in the Region IX North division open up league play against the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
CWC ... [more]

Fremont County Shootout staged for last time Monday and Tuesday

Dec 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The tournament once featured every varsity team in the county, but the field has thinned in recent years.

The final Fremont County Shootout is ... [more]

Flanagan repeats as golf Coach of Year

Dec 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  For the second consecutive year, Riverton High School Wolverines boys golf coach Lars Flanagan has collected the Class 4-A Coach of the Year award.
The award ... [more]

Bike trail improvements delayed to spring

Dec 26, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Fremont County's larges mountain-biking and horse-riding trail system soon is to get bigger after the Bureau of Land Management authorized the expansion in ... [more]

Her Many Horses named coach of year again

Dec 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country cross coach Chico Her Many Horses has won his 11th Coach of the Year award. The award is voted on by members ... [more]

Wyoming ends non-conference basketball slate with 11-2 mark

Dec 24, 2014 - Staff:  Larry Nance Jr. and Derek Cooke Jr. could not be stopped.
Nance scored a season-high 31 points, and Cooke had his first double-double of the season with 13 ... [more]

Big meets bring top swimmers to Riverton pool

Dec 24, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The top high school boys swim teams in Wyoming descended upon the Riverton Aquatic Center last Friday and Saturday for the Riverton Pre-Invitational and ... [more]

Cowgirls fall to CU 76-71

Dec 23, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- The Wyoming women's basketball team (5-5 overall) lost an eight-point second half lead and closed out the non-conference season with a five-point ... [more]

UW inks junior college California quarterback

Dec 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  Wyoming head football coach Craig Bohl announced on Sunday the signing of Josh Allen, a junior-college quarterback from Reedley College in Reedley, Calif., to ... [more]

Monday Night Football club members enjoy good friends, good food and fun

Dec 23, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For many of us, Monday Night Football is usually just another game.
For a group of serious (well, maybe not so serious) Riverton fans, its provided an ... [more]

Turner wrestles 'Best of the Best' at Worland event

Dec 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Wolverine wrestler T.J. Turner qualified for the "Best of the Best" match Saturday at the Battle of the Big Horns tournament after producing one of ... [more]

Unbeaten Chiefs power through three opponents

Dec 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  After the opening two weeks of the basketball season, defending Class 2-A state champion Wyoming Indian remains unbeaten.
The Chief boys rolled through Tongue ... [more]

Wyoming ends non-conference slate with win over Southern

Dec 21, 2014 - Staff:  Junior guard Josh Adams scored a game-high 16 points as the short-handed University of Wyoming men's basketball team defeated Southern 57-39 Saturday afternoon ... [more]

Riverton boys pound 2-A opponents; have won four consecutive

Dec 21, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Dominating games that head coach Dick Quayle wondered whether his team should have been scheduled to play, the Class 4-A Riverton Wolverines destroyed Class ... [more]

Cougar boys roll to 6-0 after strong tourney weekend

Dec 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wind River boys rolled to an 80-61 win over home-standing Big Horn Friday evening in Sheridan County to move to 4-0 on the basketball season, then beat ... [more]

Tiger boys fall to top-ranked 3-A hoops teams

Dec 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After losing at the buzzer on Friday, Lander was beaten soundly Saturday by Rawlins and 85-65 by Douglas

The top-ranked Class 3-A Wheatland ... [more]

Upton girls stronger in second half, defeat Shoshoni by 56-41 score

Dec 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- Upton broke open a tight girls basketball game Thursday, outscoring the Shoshoni Wrangler girls 17-6 in the third quarter at Wrangler Gym.
Upton ... [more]

Low-scoring RHS girls fall to open GR tourney

Dec 19, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines dropped their first game of the Green River Flaming Gorge Classic Tournament, losing to Star Valley 45-34 Thursday ... [more]

Rally down the stretch gives Wolverine boys 53-47 win vs. Star Valley

Dec 19, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Brandon Fullerton and Chris Quayle teamed for the game's final six points to break a 47-47 tie and led the Riverton Wolverines boys basketball squad to a 53-47 ... [more]

Wranglers whip touted Upton

Dec 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- Right after the game, coach Brady Slack said his Shoshoni Wranglers showed mental toughness in the final two quarters Thursday night to deliver a ... [more]

Unbeatens face off this week in Lander

Dec 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four undefeated teams meet in the Lander Classic boys basketball tournament Friday and Saturday at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.
Joining 3-0 Lander are ... [more]

Five county wrestlers champs to start mat season in Powell

Dec 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County wrestlers brought home five individual titles on Saturday from a two-day Powell tournament.
Shoshoni heavyweight Galen LaGois and Wind ... [more]

RHS swimmers host big field as home season begins

Dec 18, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Separate meets are planned Friday and Saturday at the Riverton Aquatic Center.

Swim teams from across Wyoming will join the Riverton Wolverines as ... [more]

Wrangler girls beat Saratoga for season's first win

Dec 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni girls and boys play four home games apiece in three days this week at the Wrangler Invitational.

The Shoshoni Wranglers recorded a 1-3 ... [more]

Wolverine basketball teams face 3-A/2-A foes on GR floor

Dec 17, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With their first week of games in the rear view mirror, the Riverton Wolverines and Lady Wolverines basketball teams hit the road for the first time this ... [more]