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Wranglers whip Burlington for first win of the season

Sep 22, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It was a grueling week of practice for Shoshoni's offensive line. After poor rushing efforts in the first two games of the season, assistant coach Drew Peregoy ... [more]

Tigers lose tough home battle 38-27 Friday night vs. Jackson

Sep 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jackson erupted for 22 points in the third quarter to hold off the Lander Valley High School Tigers 38-27 on Friday night in the annual Homecoming football ... [more]

RHS boys are West 4-A golf champs

Sep 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines are one of the favorites for the state championship starting Friday in Rock Springs.

Five boys and one girl earned all-conference ... [more]

Big-play Cody team sinks Riverton 40-17

Sep 22, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines open East 3-A conference play this Friday in Rawlins.

The Cody Broncs used a strong, physical running attack and superior special ... [more]

Lady Wolverines get big VB win on road vs. Casper Natrona

Sep 22, 2013 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team bounced back from a quick three-set loss (25-16, 25-21, 25-20) at home Friday against conference-leading ... [more]

Wolverine golfers lead West 4-A regional after

Sep 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Four Riverton Wolverines carded scores in the 70s to help build a 10-stroke lead in the team standings after the first ... [more]

Digest

Sep 20, 2013 - Associated Press:  Ecuadoran wounded in shooting
POWELL (AP) -- A rock climber from Ecuador is recovering from a gunshot wound he received at a campground near a popular ... [more]

Wyoming happily trades possession time for touchdowns

Sep 20, 2013 - Associated Press:  LARAMIE (AP) -- It's something that Dave Christensen says he couldn't care less about.
"Time of possession is the most overrated stat in football," the ... [more]

Television Games Announced for Cowboy Hoops

Sep 20, 2013 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (Sept. 20, 2013) - The Mountain West announced additional television broadcasts and game times for the 2013-14 University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

Wrangler, Cougar VB teams see top competition at Big Horn

Sep 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Big Horn sent the Shoshoni Wranglers home early in single-elimination bracket play on Saturday in a 18-25, 25-21, 25-21, ... [more]

RHS tennis teams swamped by three 4-A opponents

Sep 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverine tennis teams lost three matches in a span of two days on Friday and Saturday in Laramie.
Laramie, Gillette and Sheridan all swept the ... [more]

Wolverines, Cody clash Friday at RHS

Sep 19, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Both teams are 1-1 on the season.

The season is still young, but Friday's Riverton Wolverine home football matchup with the Cody Broncs is ... [more]

Rustlers down 18th-ranked juco volleyball team in Arizona

Sep 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A signature victory was produced by the Central Wyoming College Rustlers after knocking off nationally ranked New Mexico Military in four sets last weekend in ... [more]

Riverton girls earn 'Q times' at swim meets in Park County

Sep 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staf Writer:  After swimming a weekend in Park County, the Riverton Wolverine girls swim team will be back in the Riverton Aquatic Center for a meet Thursday with Green ... [more]

RHS spikers make quick work of GR for second league win

Sep 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staf Writer:  Riverton now looks forward to an important pair of conference matches for this Friday at home against Kelly Walsh and Saturday on the road at Casper ... [more]

Muddy conditions for Rustler Roundup; four from CWC make fin

Sep 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four Central Wyoming College Rustlers locked down spots to advance into the championship round of the Rustler Roundup at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. ... [more]

Rec funding in Wyoming is not equitable; not fair

Sep 17, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staf Writer:  Wyoming's model for funding public recreation districts is all about geography and you only need to look in Fremont County to understand that, as far as ... [more]

RHS girls, Lander boys both second at Ethete XC

Sep 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  ETHETE -- The Riverton Wolverines and the Lander Valley High School Tigers did some good things Friday at the Wyoming Indian Invitational in Ethete.
Olivia ... [more]

Shoshoni held to just 10 yards Frday in 36-0 loss to Lusk

Sep 15, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Shoshoni took a taste of power football Friday night at Jerry Fulmer Stadium in Lusk as the home-standing Niobrara County Tigers dominated every aspect of the ... [more]

Tigers bounced hard by Star Valley Braves

Sep 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander is 0-2 on the football season heading into this Friday's home opener vs. Jackson.

Star Valley chalked up 469 total yards of offense in a 36-0 ... [more]

Riverton boys take third on Sheridan golf course

Sep 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The string of victories came to an end for the Riverton Wolverines on the golf course Friday at the Sheridan Invitational.
The Wolverines finished third in ... [more]

Wyoming cruises past Northern Colorado

Sep 15, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Brett Smith passed for 264 yards and a touchdown, Shaun Wick rushed for two TDs and the Wyoming defense returned two interceptions for scores as the ... [more]

Wolverines break 12-year losing streak vs. GR

Sep 15, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton got three defensive scores in Friday's 41-20 victory.

The Riverton Wolverines took advantage of the speed and power of their rushing attack ... [more]

Dubois pummels Farson 77-23

Sep 15, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Sterling Baker has had some great games for the Dubois Rams over the course of his four-year career but perhaps none better than Friday's five touchdown ... [more]

Freshman duo dazzles for WIHS Friday in cross country meet

Sep 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  ETHETE -- Two sensational freshmen cross country runners from the Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs stole the show Friday afternoon in Esthete.
Charlene ... [more]

Wolverines gain first win over Green River

Sep 13, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines took advantage of the speed and power of their rushing attack and used an opportunistic defense which accounted for two touchdowns and ... [more]

Turnovers cripple Wind River in Thursday loss

Sep 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wind River Cougars will host Cokeville next Friday night before hitting the road for a game at Southeast.

PAVILLION -- A short-handed Wind River ... [more]

Cowboys aren't overlooking Northern Colorado

Sep 13, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- The Wyoming Cowboys don't need to be reminded of their past.
Already owners of an 0-2 record at this time last season, Wyoming fans assumed a visit ... [more]

It's Super Bowl or bust this year for the Broncos

Sep 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Denver quarterback Peyton Manning has my attention.
The Denver Broncos are on mind.
I'm pumped for what the 2013-14 season has in store for Denver fans. ... [more]

Riverton opens home VB season with win

Sep 13, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines took down the Rock Springs Tigers in four sets on Thursday night.

After a pregame injury to senior Haley Snell, who has developed ... [more]

Riverton lands state fastpitch tournament for next summer

Sep 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton will be the site of the 2014 Wyoming Girls Fastpitch Softball Tournament.
The tournament is set for July 10-13 at the Honeycutt Softball ... [more]

UW's nationally recognized ski team invited to world games

Sep 13, 2013 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - For the second time in two years, the University of Wyoming's nationally recognized men's and women's Nordic ski club teams have been invited to ... [more]

RHS cross country times improving as season rolls on

Sep 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Times are dropping all over the lineup for the Riverton Wolverines cross country teams after the first two meets of the season.
Olivia Thompson clocked 21:45 ... [more]

CWC hosts Rustler Roundup Rodeo at fairgrounds

Sep 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Slack performances are at 1 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday, with both evening performances at 7 p.m. leading to the finals at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Drew ... [more]

Home opener Friday for Riverton Wolverines

Sep 12, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Green River Wolves come to Wolverine Field for a 7 p.m. kickoff.

The Riverton Wolverines make their home debut Friday night against the Green ... [more]

Wolverine spikers get ready for first home match

Sep 11, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will finally get to play a match on the home court this Thursday, Sept. 12, against the Rock Springs Lady ... [more]

Dubois wins by forfeit, sets up scrimmage with Casper

Sep 11, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  There wasn't much time to reschedule a game after Normative Services contacted Dubois High School football coach David Trembly Friday afternoon. Normative was ... [more]

After three-match win streak, Rustler VB falls to Sheridan

Sep 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Northwest College snapped a three-game winning streak by the Central Wyoming College Rustlers volleyball team in a Region IX victory on Tuesday night in ... [more]

Chiefs runners tested on state course against teams from big schools

Sep 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Runners in the Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country program made the long trip to Sheridan on Friday to get a taste of what the Class 2-A state ... [more]

RHS swimmers shave seconds in home pool

Sep 11, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School Lady Wolverine swim team hosted two meets Friday and Saturday at the Riverton Aquatic Center and continued an improvement trend, ... [more]