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Shoshoni prep for run at fourth straight state VB slot

Aug 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In 2012, the Wranglers placed fourth at the state tournament.

SHOSHONI -- Coach Christina Mills has guided the Shoshoni Wranglers to three ... [more]

Shoshoni Labor Day Rodeo gets going Saturday evening

Aug 30, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The 11th Annual Shoshoni Labor Day weekend rodeo, complete with wild cow milking and ribbon roping, starts at 5 p.m. Saturday at the arena in Shoshoni.
Other ... [more]

Probation lifted on CWC volleyball; team cleared for postseason play

Aug 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College officials learned on Thursday the volleyball program is no longer on probation and will be able to participate in the 2013 Region IX ... [more]

RHS volleyball team ready to roll at Cheyenne tourney

Aug 29, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton now shares the season-opening McDonald's Invitational with Cheyenne, hosting every other year.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team ... [more]

Stanford has the team to take down Alabama this year

Aug 29, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  This is the year college football fans should see the Southeastern Conference's streak of national titles come to an end.
The powerful SEC has won the last ... [more]

Tigers to field young football team for year

Aug 29, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A strong summer in the offseason has given Lander Valley High School Tigers head football coach Doug Hughes a reason to believe good things will happen this ... [more]

Wolverines meet Worland in 'week-zero' football exhibition

Aug 29, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Wolverine Field with the varsity team playing three of four quarters.

The Riverton Wolverines continue their preparations ... [more]

Senior duo leads Riverton tennis team into first match Friday on home courts

Aug 29, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Serving has been the top priority for Riverton High School Wolverines tennis coach Mary Lea Wolf in the first two weeks of practice.
The Wolverines jump into ... [more]

WIHS joining state's 6-man football division

Aug 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian's football history is not nearly as storied as the Chiefs' legacy on the basketball court, cross country course or track, and it takes a new ... [more]

Inexperienced Cougars facing tough football schedule

Aug 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  If you boiled down the preseason football prediction for the Wind River Cougars this season, it might simply be a huge question mark. 
The Cougars have 25 ... [more]

Cowboys prepare for No. 18 Nebraska

Aug 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  The long wait for college football fans ends this week as the 2013 college football season will kick off. For the Wyoming Cowboys, the season will open against ... [more]

LVHS runners aim to challenge for 3-A title

Aug 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Expectations are always high for coach Kevin Green and his Lander Valley High School Tigers cross country runners.
This year isn't any different.
Green has ... [more]

RHS cross country opens in Green River

Aug 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines have 27 combined runners out for the team.

Numbers are getting bigger for the Riverton High School Wolverines cross country program. ... [more]

SHS brings experience and talent to gridiron for '13 campaign

Aug 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Shoshoni seniors will have their third head coach in four years this fall, as former assistant Tony Trumpler takes the Wrangler helm after the departure of ... [more]

Chiefs primed to chase seventh straight 2-A cross country crown

Aug 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country coach Chico Her Many Horses is stacked with returning talent for the 2013 cross country season. Expect WIHS to ... [more]

Rustlers get one win at tough Idaho tournament

Aug 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers came home with a 1-3 record Friday and Saturday to
begin the 2013 volleyball season in a tournament in Twins Falls, ... [more]

Got any plans for the next dozen weekends? Try this

Aug 27, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  What are your plans for this Friday night? And what about next Tuesday? And next Thursday, Friday and Saturday? And the next week, and the week after ... [more]

Riverton hosting fastpitch softball tournament this weekend

Aug 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Manager Mark Stone expects six softball teams for the second annual Riverton High School Fastpitch Invitational scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. ... [more]

Freshman shoots 66 to pace Riverton in first round of invitational

Aug 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The tournament ended on Friday afternoon at the Riverton Country Club.

The Riverton High School Wolverines built a seven-stroke lead on Thursday ... [more]

Tigers third at season opening golf tourney

Aug 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Members of the Lander Valley High School gofl team held their own Thursday and Friday against the other Class 4-A teams at the Riverton Invitational ... [more]

Roseno wants to see fastpitch in high school

Aug 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School junior Andrea Roseno is a supporter of making girls fastpitch a high school-sanctioned sport in Wyoming.
Roseno is playing this weekend ... [more]

RHS wins golf invitational

Aug 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines will continue the season Thursday and Friday at the 36-hole Worland Invitational.
Three Riverton High School freshmen placed in the top ... [more]

Freshman shoots 66 to pace Riverton

Aug 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton High School Wolverines built a seven-stroke lead on Thursday after the first day of the Riverton Invitational golf tournament in the team ... [more]

Riverton hosting fastpitch softball tournament this weekend

Aug 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Manager Mark Stone expects six softball teams for the second annual Riverton High School Fastpitch Invitational scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. ... [more]

Youth soccer to begin year next month

Aug 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Youth Soccer Association president Jeff Carruth is counting on strong numbers for the 2013 season.
The league is taking registration for the fall ... [more]

Fundraiser set for Giddings

Aug 22, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A fundraiser to help defer medical and other expenses for Riverton High School assistant football coach and longtime wrestling assistant coach Brandon Giddings ... [more]

CWC spikers open up season at Idaho tournament

Aug 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Opening the volleyball season against the defending national champion is the task the Central Wyoming College Rustlers face Friday at a tournament in Twins ... [more]

Practice opens for RHS volleyball; McNamee in sixth season as coach

Aug 21, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School volleyball players hope the optimism of a new season will trump the bitter memories of last year's Class 4-A West regional tournament ... [more]

Wolverine golfers confident heading into 2013 season

Aug 21, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton High School Wolverines climbed all the way into the third spot last year at the Class 4-A state golf tournament.
Now, the Wolverines are looking ... [more]

Lander triathlon introduced new competitors to the sport

Aug 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  High school students won both the men's and women's divisions.

The 2013 Lander Sprint Triathlon drew 38 first-timers to the event on Saturday.
The ... [more]

Don't ask why coaches do it -- just be glad they do

Aug 20, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  As dusk was turning into night Monday evening at Riverton High School, the dozen or so coaches of the Wolverine football team and Lady Wolverine volleyball ... [more]

New coach greets 80 at RHS grid practice

Aug 20, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The public can see the team this Saturday at the annual intrasquad scrimmage.

If you look closely at first-year football coach Pat Patterson's ... [more]

Wyoming's defense steps up in second scimmage

Aug 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming's second scrimmage of the fall took place on Saturday in Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium, and it was a much more balanced scrimmage between the offense ... [more]

Riverton, Lander racers split top prizes at annual Lander Brain Drain race

Aug 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A Lander woman and a Riverton man produced the fastest times Thursday night at the annual Brain Drain Race in Lander.
Darci Nation crossed the finish line ... [more]

Young racers make most of triathlon opportunity

Aug 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ethan Selley learned the importance of pacing himself in the first Lander Sprint Triathlon of his career.
Selley was the youngest athlete in the field at 11 ... [more]

Hartpence edged by Gillette high school standout in triathlon

Aug 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Campbell County High School senior Harrison Simmons knew before the Lander Sprint Triathlon started on Saturday morning that he would have to keep an eye out ... [more]

Runners compete in Brain Drain

Aug 16, 2013 - Staff:  Tiffany Hartpence crossed the finish line Thursday evening at the annual Brain Drain race in Lander at the Wyoming Life Resource Center. Hartpence placed first ... [more]

Season nears end for motocross riders

Aug 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton rider Reece Prosser has built a lead in two classes of the High Plains Motorcross Association with one race left on the schedule.
Prosser is first ... [more]

Wyoming VB, soccer, cross country prep for fall seasons

Aug 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LARAMIE -- New University of Wyoming women's volleyball head coach Chad Callihan has only been in Laramie for two months, but expects to find success this ... [more]

Cowboys loading up on offense for football season

Aug 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LARAMIE -- The potential is there for the University of Wyoming football team to put together one of the most explosives offense in the Mountain West ... [more]