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County teams make marks at Burlington track meet

Apr 14, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The inaugural track meet at Burlington High School was dominated by Lovell in both the boys and girls divisions. 
The Lovell boys tallied 171 points to ... [more]

Pokes improve on passing game

Apr 14, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Saturday's second Spring scrimmage for the Wyoming Cowboys saw a much sharper Cowboy team on both sides of the ball, with the offense displaying an ... [more]

Numerous wins for county competitors at Wyoming Indian meet on Saturday

Apr 14, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian hosted its annual invitational track meet Saturday at Ethete under sunny, blustery conditions. 
Team scores and field events results weren't ... [more]

Two up, two down for Riverton girls in Worland soccer field

Apr 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team split its weekend matches, going 2-2 at a tournament Friday and Saturday in Worland.
On Friday, Riverton opened with ... [more]

Wolverine soccer boys second to Jackson at Green River tourney

Apr 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team won its first three matches at a tournament in Green River before falling to tournament champion Jackson 3-1 in the ... [more]

At Dubois, Carrico revived his coaching career to Rams' benefit

Apr 14, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  At 78, the retired Marine was enjoying retirement when his grandson called him to move from San Diego to the mountains of Wyoming.

It was a ... [more]

RHS coach Porter led girls to first state tourney in a decade

Apr 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Ron Porter, whose Riverton Lady Wolverine basketball team won 13 games and qualified for the state Class 4-A basketball tournament for the first time in 11 ... [more]

Watts sets new sprint records for Wolverines

Apr 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sean Watts shattered the Riverton High School records in both the 100 meters and 200 meters Friday at the Trojan Invitational in Casper.
Watts set the new ... [more]

White, Winger county basketball players of the year

Apr 14, 2014 - Staff:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor


Casey Winger stood tall on the basketball court this year for the Lander Tigers.
The 6-foot-4 senior was there when ... [more]

Green River girls defeat Riverton 6-1

Apr 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Lady Wolverines now play in a two-day tournament Friday and Saturday in Worland.

The Green River Lady Wolves created breakaway after breakaway ... [more]

Spring season is here for high school rodeo

Apr 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Several Fremont Coounty competitors were in good position after the fall schedule.

The high school rodeo season is back for Fremont County cowboys ... [more]

RHS boys take first conference soccer loss, 1-0 to Green River

Apr 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team suffered their first conference loss of the season Thursday evening in a 1-0 setback at Green River.
Playing in windy ... [more]

Middle school track meet Saturday at RHS

Apr 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Spartans middle school track and field coach Travis McIntosh has the opportunity to show off his team Saturday at the Riverton Spartan Invitational. ... [more]

Cowboys focus on running game

Apr 10, 2014 - From staff reports:  Wyoming's Wednesday practice in War Memorial Stadium saw the temperature at 61 degrees when the Cowboy football team concluded its ninth practice of the ... [more]

Rafferty determined to improve CWC basketball

Apr 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Pat Rafferty didn't have a lot of time to adjust to being the new Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach last year.
Rafferty began full-time coaching ... [more]

Big youth wrestling tourney Saturday at RHS

Apr 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The wrestling mats will be rolled out Saturday at Wolverine Gym, for the host site of the one-day Rumble at the Rendezvous USA wrestling tournament. ... [more]

College names first cross country coach

Apr 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Al Lara is the inaugural men's and women's cross country coach for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Lara is employed at the CWC campus. He works at the ... [more]

Wolverine girls lose lead, fall 2-1 to Kelly Walsh Trojans

Apr 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Despite jumping out to a 1-0 halftime lead, the Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team gave up two second-half goals and fell to Casper Kelly Walsh 2-1 Tuesday ... [more]

CWC hoops coach to handle golf as well

Apr 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Pat Rafferty has been named the first-ever men's and women's golf coach for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
The decision was made Tuesday by the CWC ... [more]

Big second half sends RHS boys to victory

Apr 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team erupted for four second-half goals to top Casper Kelly Walsh 4-1 Tuesday evening in Casper.
Playing under ... [more]

Small-town Colorado shows how high school baseball is done

Apr 8, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It didn't take long for me to realize who the gentleman next to me on the elliptical trainer was last summer.
I had seen him before, a dozen times or so over ... [more]

Burnett wins barrels again for Rustler women

Apr 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC's women were fourth at the Torrington rodeo, the men fourth.

Kaylee Burnett captured her second straight barrel racing title of the spring ... [more]

NC pushes past RHS girls in final half

Apr 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines will host Casper Kelly Walsh on Tuesday night.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team used a perfectly placed free kick from ... [more]

RHS booters down Natrona 3-1 in league match

Apr 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Back from spring break, the Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team kept its early season conference record perfect with a solid 3-1 win Friday over the Casper ... [more]

Truempler turns Shoshoni Wranglers into Class 2-A wrestling title contenders

Apr 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tony Truempler has seen the good, the bad and the ugly in his five years as the head wrestling coach for the Shoshoni Wranglers.
This year definitely was in ... [more]

RHS boys, girls place third at Roy Peck meet

Apr 7, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Jaxon Hedges of Lander long jumped 21 feet, 6 inches for the win.

The weather gods smiled down on Riverton on Saturday during the annual Roy Peck ... [more]

Baker named top county wrestler for 2013-14 season

Apr 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sterling Baker couldn't be stopped on the wrestling mats this season for the Dubois Rams.
Baker captured both a Ron Thon Memorial title and a Class 2-A state ... [more]

Florida finding familiar foes in Final Four group

Apr 4, 2014 - The Associated Press:  GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- For Florida, the Final Four might as well be dubbed the Familiar Four.
The top overall seed in the NCAA tournament already played the ... [more]

RHS in spotlight at Roy Peck meet

Apr 4, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines have the opportunity to participate against all classifications at the annual Roy Peck Invitational track and field meet.
The one-day ... [more]

Colorado Rockies welcome D-backs for home opener

Apr 4, 2014 - Barry M. Bloom, The Colorado Rockies:  It's time for the Rockies' home opener at Coors Field on Friday against the D-backs even though there's snow on the ground and the weather seems more like ... [more]