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RHS girls, boys open track season at Natrona

Mar 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School has about 60 track and field athletes preparing for the 2012 season. The Wolverines have been working on different events since March ... [more]

RHS soccer teams open season Friday

Mar 15, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams both hit the pitch this Friday and will begin the 2012 campaign against Sheridan.
The boys play at ... [more]

Webb named to Class 4-A All-State basketball team

Mar 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Wolverine junior Xavier Webb has been named to the Class 4-A all-state basketball team and is one of four Riverton girls and boys basketball players ... [more]

East downs RHS for fifth at state 4-A

Mar 11, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- The Cheyenne East Thunderbirds, four players short because of team discipline, shot their way to the fifth-place trophy and a 61-48 victory over the ... [more]

Riverton downs Natrona at state

Mar 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- Shaking off a disappointing loss Thursday, the Riverton Wolverines extended a four-point lead at the end of three quarters to bury the Casper Natrona ... [more]

Riverton Wolverines fall in state first round

Mar 8, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Despite leading by nine at halftime and by as many as 11 in the third quarter, the Riverton Wolverines fell in their first-round state game against Cheyenne ... [more]

Oaks and C'Bearing pace RHS scoring at state indoor track

Mar 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The distance pair of Riverton High School runners Jillian C'Bearing and Alexis Oaks scored all 22 points for the Wolverines at the state indoor track meet in ... [more]

Riverton finds road back to Class 4-A state tournament

Mar 7, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's been a long time since a Riverton Wolverine boys basketball team has been to the state Class 4-A tournament. It's been even longer since RHS won a game ... [more]

Giving help to a mom with two kids was the right thing to do

Mar 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The woman from Sheridan was shocked after her encounter with the boys from the Riverton High School swim team recently.
Riverton's team was in Sheridan a few ... [more]

Class 4-A/3-A state tournament schedules

Mar 5, 2012 - Staff:  Wyoming State High School Championships
Boys
Class 4A
Thursday's Games
At Casper College
No. 4W Natrona (11-14) vs. No. 1E Gillette (19-6), ... [more]

Evanston tops RHS in West title game

Mar 4, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Note: Due to a production error, page C-4 was inadvertently not included in Sunday's Ranger print edition. The story about the Wolverine's second place finish ... [more]

Day 3 - West 4-A Regional Basketball Update

Mar 3, 2012 - Staff:  UPDATE Saturday, 4:45 p.m. Riverton falls to Evanston 47-41 in the Class 4-A West championship game. The Wolverines advance to the state tournament as the ... [more]

Riverton girls poised for upset; fall late

Mar 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  They led after the first quarter. And they led after the second quarter. And they still led after the third quarter.
In their home gym with a supportive band ... [more]

RHS boys booked for 4-A state tournament

Mar 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  UPDATE Saturday, 4:45 p.m. Riverton falls to Evanston 47-41 in Class 4-A West championship game. Wolverines enter state as the second seed from the West, and ... [more]

Wolverine Field seating to double

Mar 2, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler, Staff Writer:  A new red, black and silver section will double the home-side seating section at Wolverine Field in Riverton, following the award of bid for the upper tier ... [more]

Pack the place

Feb 29, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Riverton High School hasn't sent many basketball teams to the state tournament in recent years. The games that will determine this year's state-tournament fate ... [more]

Trophy-winning RHS wrestlers all returning next year

Feb 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School was paced by a talented junior class this year to make the Wolverines contenders in the Class 4-A wrestling ranks.
RHS had four Class 4-A ... [more]

Wolverine Gym site of 4-A West basketball tourney

Feb 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's only been three years since Wolverine Gym has hosted a Wyoming high school Class 4-A West regional basketball tournament. But with conference realignments ... [more]

Class 4-A regional tourney will be different from what we saw a week ago

Feb 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Night and day. That's about the best way to describe the difference in the style of basketball that was played in Wolverine Gym last week during the Class 2-A ... [more]

4-A West regional first round pairings announced

Feb 27, 2012 - Staff:  All games are in Wolverine Gym at Riverton High School. WHSAA admission rates will apply (see below).
Boys
Thursday, March 1
#3 Riverton vs. ... [more]

Wolverine swimmers end year at state

Feb 26, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School was represented well at the Wyoming high school Class 4-A swimming and diving championships Friday and Saturday in Gillette.
Overall, the ... [more]

Lady Wolverines end regular b-ball season

Feb 26, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines were quick out of the gate during Saturday's regular season basketball finale against the Evanston Lady Red Devils, but they ... [more]

St. Stephen's boys headed to state

Feb 26, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LANDER -- Lakota Oldman scored the last four points on Saturday morning against Dubois to lock up a state Class 1-A boys basketball berth for St. Stephen's in a ... [more]

Wolverines send three to state wrestling finals

Feb 26, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Riverton High School sent a trio of wrestlers into the finals and came away with three second-place finishes Saturday at the Class 4-A state ... [more]

Wolverines surprise Evanston

Feb 26, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It took extra time, but the Riverton Wolverines basketball team finished the regular season in strong style with a physical 52-46 overtime win over the ... [more]

Events Center ready for county wrestlers

Feb 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  RHS hopes to end a successful season at the state tournament Friday and Saturday at the Casper Events Center by winning an individual championship.
It hasn't ... [more]

Wolverine swimmers head to Class 4-A state meet

Feb 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  Five Riverton High School boys swimmers and a diver will compete in individual events this Friday and Saturday at the Wyoming high school Class 4-A swimming ... [more]

Get ready for Wyoming's best basketball tourney

Feb 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Conventional wisdom has the Lovell Bulldogs favored to win both the boys and girls Class 2-A West regional basketball championships this weekend at Wolverine ... [more]

Lady Wolverines play tough but fall late to Green River

Feb 22, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines (1-22, 0-8) played one of their best basketball games of the season Tuesday night in Wolverine Gym but fell to Green River (6-14, ... [more]

Big fourth quarter lifts Riverton boys over Green River

Feb 22, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  The end of the regular season seemingly has turned into a three-act play for the Riverton Wolverines.
Act I for Riverton (16-6, 5-4 4-A West) was Tuesday's ... [more]

Riverton downs Green River 63-45

Feb 21, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kole Stewart scored 15 points to lead Riverton to an important Class 4-A West win over Green River Tuesday night in Wolverine Gym.
Complete game stats, player ... [more]

Lady Wolverines improve, but fall to Green River

Feb 21, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines played one of their best games of the season Tuesday night in Wolverine Gym. The game was tied at 27-27 with just 6:00 to play, ... [more]

Sportsmanship -- the good, the bad, and the uncertain

Feb 21, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Station-to-station baseball.
It's what happens when a team gets a comfortable lead, the outcome of the game is not in doubt, and the leading team does its ... [more]

RHS girls get good looks but fall to Kelly Walsh

Feb 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  RIVERTON -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines managed only four field goals and shot just 10 percent from the field in a 49-17 Saturday home loss to the Casper Kelly ... [more]

Wolverines get late spark to beat Kelly Walsh 54-50

Feb 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  RIVERTON -- It took some time, almost three and a half quarters in fact, but the Riverton Wolverines got back on the winning track Saturday afternoon in ... [more]

RHS wrestlers get four West 4-A titles, claim third

Feb 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Four Riverton High School wrestlers captured championships Saturday at the Class 4-A West wrestling regional tournament in Evanston to help put the Wolverines ... [more]

Wolverines turnover game to Lady Fillies, lose 90-15

Feb 17, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  Riverton Lady Wolverine head coach Ron Porter was concerned last weekend when his team had more turnovers than points during its games. The turnover bug hit ... [more]

Ashdown signs to play soccer for UW Cowgirls

Feb 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Riverton High School senior Marcia Ashdown is taking her soccer abilities to the University of Wyoming.
Ashdown signed a national letter of intent play for ... [more]

Wolverines drop key road game at NCHS

Feb 17, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  A needed win on the road against Casper Natrona didn't materialize for the Riverton Wolverine boys Thursday evening as Natrona led from start to finish and won ... [more]

Wolverines travel to Evanston for regional wrestling tourney

Feb 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Riverton High School has an eye on the Class 4-A West regional wrestling crown Friday and Saturday in Evanston.
The Wolverines haven't won a regional title ... [more]