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Quicker Wind River team downs big Dubois boys

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- There is an old adage in football that in a battle between big and quick, big always wins.  "Big stays big, and quick gets tired," is the saying. ... [more]

Cougar girls top county rival Dubois

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- It was another long night for Dubois head coach Juleen Leseberg and her six Lady Rams on the basketball court Friday at Pavillion.  Wind River ... [more]

Tiger swimmers top Rawlins in Thursday dual

Feb 11, 2014 - By Judy Crawford:  The Rawlins Outlaws traveled to Lander for a quick matchup in the pool Thursday night. While Lander won by 52 points, the Outlaws swam to four event wins, ... [more]

Wyoming Indian girls win two

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Lady Chiefs rang up 156 points in the two day victories.

ETHETE -- The Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs picked up an easy sweep over Class 2-A ... [more]

LVHS girls sweep Lyman, Mountain View

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  When the Lyman Eagles defeated the Lander Tiger girls back in December in a Class 3-A West girls basketball matchup, coach Spike Robinson was without Drew ... [more]

RHS girls get welcome West 4-A road win

Feb 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After falling behind early, the Riverton Lady Wolverines came on strong Friday and gained an important Class 4-A West road win over Green River, 53-40.
The ... [more]

Tiger boys sweep Lyman, Mountain View at home

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lyman dictated the tempo of the game for three quarters on Friday night, but the Lander Tigers managed to speed things up in the final quarter for a 39-32 ... [more]

Schafer's third tops Lander in Thon field

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Freshman wrestler Palmer Schafer placed third Saturday in the highest finish for the Lander Tigers at the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational at Wolverine Gym. ... [more]

Chiefs chalk up two more wins, beating Riverside and Greybull

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- In what could be a preview of the Class 2-A West boys regional championship game in three weeks, Wyoming Indian outlasted Greybull 56-51 at home.  ... [more]

Baker takes Ron Thon title

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It was the first championship ever by a Dubpos wrestler at the state's biggest tournament.

Dubois wrestler Sterling Baker surprised himself and the ... [more]

RHS boys take two straight conference victories on the road

Feb 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton routed Green River on Friday, then grabbed a last second win Saturday over Evanston.

The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team gained ... [more]

Thon tournament is Wyoming's top wrestling event

Feb 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Elite, passion, gladiators and packed gym are five words that come to my mind when thinking about the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational.
This weekend draws the ... [more]

RHS wrestlers start fast in win over Laramie

Feb 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  An electrifying start on the wrestling mat helped push the Riverton Wolverines to a 47-32 victory Thursday night vs. the Laramie Plainsmen.
RHS opened the ... [more]

New Mexico outlasts Wyoming in overtime

Feb 6, 2014 - The Associated Press:  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Although New Mexico power forward Cameron Bairstow stands 6-9, he's not exactly a terror on the glass.
But in the four previous games this ... [more]

Late cold spell costs Rustler women

Feb 6, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The game with Western Wyoming was much closer than the 25-point loss the Rustlers suffered in Rock Springs just a month ago.

A scoring drought of ... [more]

Conference road trip for Wolverine basketball

Feb 6, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys and girls basketball teams take the longest road trip remaining on their schedule when they travel to Green River on Friday and ... [more]

Bohl introduces his first recruiting class for Cowboy football

Feb 6, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  LARAMIE -- Saying that from a standpoint of recruiting he was able to do the things that really needed to get done, new University of Wyoming head football ... [more]

CWC men grind out 'gritty' conference win over Western Wyoming

Feb 6, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Central Wyoming evened it Region IX men's basketball record to 6-6 with a hard-fought win over visiting Western Wyoming 58-45 Wednesday evening at Rustler ... [more]

Ron Thon field draws every state mat team but one

Feb 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wrestling begins Friday morning at Riverton High School and Riverton Middle School.

With the state wrestling tournament coming later this month, the ... [more]

Pokes take momentum in road challenge with New Mexico

Feb 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team begins a two-game road trip with a tough challenge, as the Cowboys travel to The Pit to face New Mexico on ... [more]

Five mat champs from county at Greybull

Feb 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five Fremont County wrestlers were crowned with individual titles Saturday at the Greybull Invitational.
Wind River took top spots with John Thoman at 106 ... [more]

Ahead of Thon invite, RHS wrestlers host Laramie on Thursday

Feb 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Jay Galey and his Riverton Wolverines were in the setting-up stage Wednesday morning in preparing for a big home wrestling weekend at Wolverine Gym. ... [more]

Rustler women split high-scoring pair vs. Little Big Horn, Dawson

Feb 4, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A long trip to Montana resulted in a 1-1 record for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball team.
The Rustlers started off the weekend by ... [more]

CWC men hang on for 73-70 win over Dawson after loss to Little Big Horn

Feb 4, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers return home on Wednesday night to play Western Wyoming College, which is fresh off a win at Casper College last Saturday afternoon. ... [more]

My camera is new, but my enthusiasm for photos isn't

Feb 4, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For years I've tried my best to use my Canon SX20is camera to take pictures of family, sports and stuff. And before the Canon, with its 20x optical zoom that ... [more]

SS loses entertaining rematch in Dubois

Feb 3, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a tough weekend for the St. Stephen's boys against the two conference leaders.
The Eagles fell for the second time to Dubois on Friday, this time in ... [more]

Lead vanishes for Lady Chief against Lovell

Feb 3, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs let one slip away Saturday afternoon at home against top-ranked Lovell.
The Chiefs held a 12-point lead late in the third ... [more]

KW girls hand Riverton 57-45 loss in Casper

Feb 3, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines basketball team suffered its second consecutive Class 4-A West Conference setback Saturday afternoon with a 57-45 loss at ... [more]

Adams leads Wyoming past Utah State 74-57

Feb 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Josh Adams had 19 points and a career-high eight assists but wasn't around for the finish as Wyoming rolled to a 74-57 win over Utah State on ... [more]

Wrangler girls surprise Wind River

Feb 3, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The win lifts the Wranglers to 2-3 in conference play,while the Cougars dropped to 3-22 with the loss.

SHOSHONI -- The Shoshoni girls threw the ... [more]