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Pokes start spring football practice under coach Bohl

Mar 27, 2014 - McClatchy Newspapers:  Five-year assistant coach Pete Kaligis is glad he is staying on under new head coach Craig Bohl.

LARAMIE -- A new head coach and nine new assistant ... [more]

Tigers welcome big group for track season; first meet April 5

Mar 27, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Tigers track and field coach Bob Harms can't wait for the 2014 season to get into high gear.
The reason for the optimism? Tigers have 60 athletes ... [more]

Soccer venues switched

Mar 27, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The RHS girls host Friday against Worland, while the boys are home Saturday.

Both the Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams will be ... [more]

My NCAA men's hoops pick still alive in Sweet 16

Mar 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  I usually cheer for Mountain West Conference teams in the postseason, but not this week.

My NCAA men's bracket took some major blows in the first ... [more]

Coach Slack leads SHS track teams

Mar 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- First-year track and field head coach Brady Slack wants to keep the Shoshoni Wrangler boys and girls teams competitive in the Class 2-A division. ... [more]

LVHS girls return experienced soccer players for 2014 season

Mar 25, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In 2013 at the Class 3-A state soccer tournament in Jackson, the Lander Tigers finished in fourth place.
The disappointment came in the semifinals, when Star ... [more]

RHS alum Salisbury capitalizing on unexpected chance in Philly

Mar 25, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Take a look at the roster of the Harcum (Bryn Mawr, Penn.) College Bears men's basketball team, and you'll notice the hometowns you would expect to see from a ... [more]

Lander grad Helenbolt a state-champ hoops coach

Mar 25, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  He guided Douglas to the Class 3-A girls title in his first season
on the job.


Cody Helenbolt didn't act like a rookie coach in his first season at ... [more]

RHS girls fall 4-0 to Sheridan

Mar 24, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team took one of its longest road trips of the year and suffered a 4-0 setback to the Sheridan Lady Broncs Friday in ... [more]

LVHS boys miss Oldham, but solid soccer nucleus set

Mar 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers boys soccer program suffered a big blow when Jess Oldham tore a knee ligament during the Class 3-A West regional basketball tournament ... [more]

Wolverine boys drop soccer opener

Mar 24, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton was missing seven varsity players due to other school activities.

Playing without seven of its varsity starters, the Riverton Wolverine boys ... [more]

County puts three girls on 1-A/2-A all state list

Mar 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Fremont County girls have been voted Class 2-A all-state for their play during the basketball season.
Wyoming Indian is represented by Jasmine McGill ... [more]

First track meet of season Saturday

Mar 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines are sending a big contingent to the Early Bird Invitational in Casper.

A strong nucleus of underclassmen has lifted the ... [more]

Slow start hurts Wyoming vs. Texas A&M

Mar 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  COLLEGE STATION, Texas - A horrific start doomed the Wyoming men's basketball team in a 59-43 loss to Texas A&M in first round action of the College Basketball ... [more]

Burnet takes barrels for CWC as spring rodeo season starts

Mar 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett won the barrel racing title Sunday at the Gillette College rodeo to begin the spring season.
Burnett posted a ... [more]

Wolverines host Sheridan to open 2014 soccer season

Mar 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The pieces are there for the Riverton Wolverines to be an elite boys soccer team this year in the Class 4-A division.
Riverton has experienced players on ... [more]

Arizona is the pick to win it all in March Madness

Mar 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wildcats are coming off a heartbreaking loss to UCLA.

The loud cry from the college basketball coaches about the seedings for the NCAA ... [more]

RHS girls bring experience to soccer field

Mar 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines begin the season Friday night in Sheridan.

The top priority for the Riverton Wolverines girls soccer team this season is moving up ... [more]

No postseason for Cowgirls

Mar 18, 2014 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming Cowgirls basketball team was left out of the postseason for the second time in three years on Monday.
Wyoming, despite its 20-11 ... [more]

Pokes to play Texas A&M

Mar 18, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- In the three seasons since Larry Shyatt returned to coach the University of Wyoming men's basketball program, he has wanted to accomplish certain ... [more]

New Cowboy football coach says kids ought to play all the school sports

Mar 18, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Tucked away in my recent interview with new University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl was a surprise. The question to the coach was whether he was ... [more]

Six years, four Class 2-A state hoops crowns for Ferris, Chiefs

Mar 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs head boys basketball coach Craig Ferris is making it a habit of coaching in Class 2-A title games at the Casper Events ... [more]

Colorado State wins triple overtime thriller vs. Cowgirls

Mar 17, 2014 - From staff reports:  LAS VEGAS -- The history of the Border War for both men's and women's basketball spans more than 100 years and 300 games.
But never has a game between the ... [more]

Lander boys bounced in two straight from state 3-A tournament

Mar 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cody downed Glenrock for the Class 3-A state championship 61-53.

CASPER -- After producing a stellar regular season in the Class 3-A boys basketball ... [more]

Tiger girls go two and out at state but give 3-A champs toughest test

Mar 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Torrington eliminated the Lander Tigers from the girls Class 3-A state basketball tournament in a consolation game Friday night in Casper, beating ... [more]

Wyoming comeback falls short in quarterfinal loss to UNLV

Mar 14, 2014 - The Associated Press:  A furious comeback fell a few points short.
The Wyoming Cowboys looked dead in the water late on Thursday afternoon, leaking on the interior and trailing UNLV ... [more]

Let the good times roll; March Madness is near

Mar 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  College basketball is in the middle of the best couple weeks of the season.
Things are getting exciting with all the postseason tournaments going on all ... [more]

Wolverine girls fall to Central 55-48 in state elimination game

Mar 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines fell behind early, fought back to take a third-quarter lead, but couldn't hang on and lost Friday morning to the ... [more]

Glenrock cages Tigers in first-round upset at 3-A state tournament

Mar 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- A dream season turned into a nightmare for the Lander Tigers on Thursday night at the Casper Events Center in the opening round of the Class 3-A ... [more]

LVHS girls scare No. 1 Douglas before dropping state-tournament opener

Mar 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander now faces Torrington in a consolation game Friday at Casper College.

CASPER -- An upset alert was sounded Thursday morning by the Lander ... [more]