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First home games of season arriving for CWC Rustler women

Dec 4, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tipoff Friday against Eastern Wyoming is at 6 p.m. with Saturday's game against Western Nebraska starting at 2 p.m.

Two early "revenge games" start ... [more]

Wyoming raises record to 7-0

Dec 3, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- In a game that featured several runs, it was the University of Wyoming men's basketball team that made most of them.
UW outscored Denver 16-4 over ... [more]

Pro Johnson leaving Riverton Country Club for new post in Casper

Dec 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After 20 years as the Riverton Country Club golf pro, Steve Johnson is stepping down.
Beginning in January, Johnson will be the general manager of the Three ... [more]

Weekend split for Rustler women on weekend road trip

Dec 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A weekend on the basketball court resulted in a 1-1 record for the Central Wyoming College Rustler women's basketball team.
The Rustlers lost to Salt Lake ... [more]

Nominate candidates to new RHS Hall of Fame, and we'll do the same

Dec 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The ballots are open for the inaugural class of the Riverton High School Hall of Fame, designed to honor standout students, athletes, coaches and staff at ... [more]

Wind River's Trujillo is VB Coach of the Year

Nov 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In a span of two years, Wind River Lady Cougars volleyball coach Kristan Trujillo has landed her team into the Class 2-A state tournament.
That success has ... [more]

RHS Wolverine Fullerton is football Player of the Year

Nov 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Wolverine senior quarterback and defensive back Brandon Fullerton has been named the Fremont County football player of the year by the sports staff of ... [more]

New Mexico holds off Wyoming 36-30

Nov 30, 2014 - The Associated Press:  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Carlos Wiggins returned a kickoff 97 yards for the game-winning touchdown late in the third on Saturday and New Mexico's defense held on ... [more]

Coach of the Year honors to Patterson

Nov 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A science teacher at Riverton High School, Patterson has coached high school sports for 23 years.

In just his second season at the helm of the ... [more]

Player of the Year honors again for RHS's Ridgway

Nov 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For the second time, Kiley Ridgway, Riverton High School's middle blocker, has been named the Fremont County volleyball Player of the Year by the sports staffs ... [more]

Dubois Rams fill the all-state list in 1-A 6-man football

Nov 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  David Trembly is the West coach of the year, and Rowan Hawk is the West defensive player of the year.

The Dubois Rams won two out of the three ... [more]

Cowboys jump back into action

Nov 26, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team continues a busy stretch of four games in eight days by hosting Stetson on Wednesday at 7 p.m. MT ... [more]

Two all-staters, four more all-conference for Wind River FB

Nov 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Six Wind River High School Cougar football players have recognized with postseason awards.
Zach Noffsinger and Robert Buline represent WRHS on the Class 1-A ... [more]

Rustler men fade late in game, fall by 9 to LCCC

Nov 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In an early season junior college men's basketball rematch, the Laramie County Community College Golden Eagles overcame a sluggish start Tuesday night to pull ... [more]

Cowboys rout Florida A&M

Nov 25, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- The starters provided a big early lead, and the bench players took it from there.
All 11 University of Wyoming men's basketball players who saw ... [more]

Top-20 team hands CWC woman 19-point road loss

Nov 25, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustler women now are 4-3 on the season.

Nationally ranked Western Nebraska Community College put together a 67-48 victory Saturday night over ... [more]

Turkey, pie, gratitude, family and football

Nov 25, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's a traditional holiday mix I have enjoyed all my life.

Not everyone celebrates Halloween, or Christmas, for that matter. But we all love ... [more]

Two SHS Wranglers named to Class 1-A all-state football team

Nov 25, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Juniors Connor Wilkinson and Patrick Forrester have collected Class 1-A all-state football honors for the Shoshoni Wranglers.
The voting was done by the head ... [more]

Five Wolverines make all-state in Class 3-A football

Nov 23, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Bo Patterson and Dietrik Becker were named the 3-A East lineman and special teams players of the year.

Riverton High football players Bo Patterson, ... [more]

Riverton's Ridgway inks for college volleyball with LCCC in Cheyenne

Nov 23, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School senior Kiley Ridgway has signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball next season with the Laramie County Community College ... [more]

Wyoming wins big over Colorado

Nov 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Junior guard Josh Adams scored 10 of his team-high 14 points in less than an eight-minute stretch in the second half as the University of Wyoming ... [more]

Woodward collects double-double for UW

Nov 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  Senior forward Kayla Woodward recorded the 13th double-double of her career as the Wyoming women's basketball team (2-0 overall) used a 17-0 first half run to ... [more]

CWC women thrash Colby 71-44

Nov 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers were effective in all areas of their women's basketball game Friday night, pounding Colby Community College 71-44 in ... [more]

Von Rein all-state for LVHS Tigers

Nov 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Senior Lander Valley High School football player Andrew Von Rein was tapped as a Class 3-A all-state player on Friday.
The announcement came from the Wyoming ... [more]

Riverton hosts young swimmers in two-day meet at Aquatic Center

Nov 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Up-and-coming Riverton and Lander swimmers were on display Saturday at the Riverton Aquatic Center.
The young athletes took part in the Gizzard Blizzard swim ... [more]

Cowboys close out home slate with Boise State

Nov 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Saturday is Senior Day for 24 Wyoming Cowboys as they play their final home game in War Memorial Stadium. The Cowboys will host the Boise State ... [more]

Lopsided win for CWC men at Colorado NW

Nov 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers led 46-7 at halftime.

After building an insurmountable 46-7 lead in the first half Wednesday night on the road to Colorado Northwest ... [more]

Former Wolverine star now athletic director at state champ Cody

Nov 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tony Hult is tasting success as the activities director at Cody High School.
The former Riverton High School athlete witnessed the Cody football team capture ... [more]

Yarbrough hitting his stride with Wyoming's defense

Nov 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Eventually, every volcano erupts.
It's a matter of time and pressure. The clock ticks and the lava bubbles just below the surface. Days pass, and ... [more]

CWC women face ranked opponent in Scottsbluff

Nov 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The biggest test of the season is upon the Central Wyoming College Rustler women's basketball team in Scottsbluff, Neb.
The Rustlers face Colby Community ... [more]