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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]

Allen's 4-2 mark best for RHS at Ron Thon tourney

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton wrestling coach Jay Galey knew the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational was going to be tough for the Wolverines.
The 42-team tournament drew the elite ... [more]

Dent leads Wyoming Cowgirls past UNLV

Feb 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  Sophomore Marquelle Dent recorded her second straight double-figure scoring game to lead the Wyoming basketball team to a dominate 82-56 win over the UNLV Lady ... [more]

Cowboys can't hit shot at buzzer, fall to UNLV

Feb 11, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LAS VEGAS -- Deville Smith made a layup with 1:16 remaining to give UNLV just enough cushion to get past Wyoming 48-46 Saturday night.
Riley Grabau made a ... [more]

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]