The Ranger (beta)

Fremont County's Daily Newspaper

News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.

Ranger Login

Ranger Sports

Top finishes for RMS at Lander track meet

May 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Spartan seventh-grade girls and eighth-grade boys were winners.

The Riverton middle school track and field teams won two out the four team ... [more]

Conference crown at stake Friday

May 8, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Wolverine boys and girls hosting Green River soccer teams

With a Class 4-A West conference championship on the line, the Riverton High School boys ... [more]

CWC's Burnett is all-around cowgirl in region for '13-14

May 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett locked down the women's all-around buckle Sunday after clinching the barrel racing regional title at the ... [more]

In 3-A soccer showdown, Jackson beats Tiger boys

May 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jackson entered its boys Class 3-A soccer match against Lander focused on slowing down Lander forward Kyle Leemon.
The plan worked, as Jackson blanked the ... [more]

Younger Shoshoni track team shines at end of season

May 7, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The next few years should be good ones for Shoshoni track and field.  The Wranglers swept the middle school portion of the WRCAA track championships, then ... [more]

Lander girls mow down Jackson 5-0 to continue hot streak

May 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five goals in the second half lifted the Lander Tigers to a convincing 5-0 win on Tuesday night against Jackson on the girls soccer field.
The victory ... [more]

RHS boys drop Evanston 2-1; big match set Friday

May 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The 3 p.m. game against Green River will determine the conference champion. 

It took extra time for both the Riverton boys and girls soccer teams ... [more]

Parrish's 6-4 leap wins for Shoshoni at Kelly Walsh invitational

May 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Class 2-A Shoshoni High School sophomore Triston Parrish proved he stacks up with the best Class 4-A track and field athletes Saturday at the Kelly Walsh ... [more]

Shoshoni wins junior high track titles

May 6, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Shoshoni boys and girls swept the middle school portion of the WRCAA track championship on a blustery Friday in Pavillion. 
The Wrangler ... [more]

Move the RHS-Green River boys soccer game to later in day

May 6, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  As they did last year, in the coming football season the Denver Broncos will end their regular season with a game against the Oakland Raiders. You just know ... [more]

Cowboys ink shooting guard from Sweden

May 5, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- A Swedish shooting guard who played prep basketball in Kansas this year is headed to the University of Wyoming.
Cowboy head coach Larry Shyatt ... [more]

Massey and Kaufman go 1-2 on home golf course

May 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Trey Massey and Scott Kaufman the Lander Tigers finished in the top two spots Friday at the Lander Invitational golf tournament.
Massey claimed his home ... [more]

Baker, Parrish among top performers in Meeteetse

May 5, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was an eclectic mix of teams at the Meeteetse Invite Friday afternoon in southern Park County. Schools ranged from very competitive Class 3-A squads Cody ... [more]

Several Tigers win events on Pinedale track

May 5, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Lander Valley High School and Western Heritage Lutheran Academy made the trek over South Pass to the Mountain Man Classic at Pinedale for a track meet on ... [more]

Raiders overpower Rawlins 11-2 to open baseball season

May 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Raiders knocked out the Rawlins Generals 11-2 in their American Legion baseball season opener Saturday in Green River.
The contest was stopped ... [more]

KW shuts out Riverton girls 3-0

May 5, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines girls soccer team continued to struggle finding offensive flow and was shut out by the Casper Kelly Walsh Lady Trojans 3-0 ... [more]

Lander girls gutsy in 2-1 win vs. Cody

May 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In a showdown between two of the elite Class 3-A girls soccer teams in the state, the Lander Tigers edged Cody 2-1 Saturday afternoon in Lander.
The Tigers ... [more]

Red-hot Tiger boys win three straight

May 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three more victories were produced during the week by the Lander Tigers on the soccer field.
The Tigers ended the busy stretch on Saturday in a 3-1 win over ... [more]

Fremont County track athletes make marks at elite showcase in Casper

May 5, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  A handful of Fremont County athletes competed at the Wyoming Track Classic in Casper Friday Evening at Harry Geldien Stadium.
Riverton senior Ashtyn Leisy and ... [more]

RHS boys cannot turn opportunities to goals, fall 1-0 KW

May 5, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Casper Kelly Walsh Trojan boys soccer team, smarting from giving up a whopping six goals in Rock Springs Friday, changed to a more defensive set and shut ... [more]

Holguin tops fight cards at Eagles hall

May 2, 2014 - Staff:  Professional boxing returns to Riverton with a seven-fight card Friday, May 2, at the Riverton Eagles Hall at the intersection of North Broadway and East ... [more]

Riverton girls downed 3-1 by Natrona Fillies

May 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If you missed the first 30 seconds of Thursday's Riverton girls soccer match against the Casper Natrona Fillies, you missed the hole the Lady Wolverines dug ... [more]

Five from RHS, two Lander in track classic

May 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five Riverton Wolverines have qualified for the annual Wyoming Track Classic Friday afternoon in Casper.
RHS boys in the field are Sean Watts, Shepp Campbell ... [more]

RHS boys take lead in West 4-A

May 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines beat Casper Natrona 4-2 Thursday on the soccer field.

Thursday's 4-2 win by the Riverton boys soccer team over Casper Natrona was ... [more]

Raiders open baseball season Saturday

May 1, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The American Legion team travels to Rock Springs to face three teams in a round-robin tournament format.

The Riverton Raiders are preparing to embark ... [more]

Riverton boys now tied for West 4-A soccer lead; Casper schools scheduled

Apr 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team, now tied with Green River for the lead in the Class 4-A West with a 5-1 league record, battles the Casper Natrona ... [more]

Burnett third in Casper rodeo; still has event lead for season

Apr 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A string of barrel racing victories came to an end for Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett on Sunday when she finished third at the Casper College ... [more]

Tiger soccer boys beat 4-A Kelly Walsh on road in overtime

Apr 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Despite playing in miserable conditions, Kyle Leemon scored four goals for the Lander Tigers in a 4-2 boys soccer victory at the Class 4-A Casper Kelly Walsh ... [more]

Reducing cost of swimming lessons is a worthy goal

Apr 29, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Only car accidents cause more child-age deaths than drowning. That's why it's so important to take advantage of Riverton's learn-to-swim programs offered ... [more]

Leisy, Baker among top track/field performers

Apr 29, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Tristan Herr (Lander), Olivia Thompson (Shoshoni) and Jensyn Pettit (Riverton) also have top times in multiple events.

The first six weeks of Fremont ... [more]