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Two with local ties in finals at CNFR

Jun 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Former Fremont County high school rodeo stars K.L. Spratt and Drew Antone qualified for the finals Saturday night at the College National Finals Rodeo in ... [more]

I never rooted for Tiger Woods, until he wasn't good anymore

Jun 19, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  This will probably sound strange, but I feel sorry for Tiger Woods. I never thought that day would come.
I've been a large-time golf fan for more than 40 ... [more]

Evanston rings up 19 runs in doubleheader sweep of Raiders

Jun 18, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Evanston Outlaws moved into a conference tie for first place with Green River after sweeping the Riverton Raiders 7-1 and 12-3 in American Legion Baseball ... [more]

Friday scramble at country club raising money for CWC rodeo scholarships

Jun 18, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The eighth annual Jim Fike Memorial Golf Tournament is set to tee off at noon Friday at the Riverton Country Club.
The competition raises money to grant ... [more]

Former Kelly Walsh starter signs for men's basketball with Central Wyo Rustlers

Jun 18, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Marcus Nolan, a two-sport standout at Casper Kelly Walsh, has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers. ... [more]

Raiders split at Lovell

Jun 17, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton is 9-8 overall and next plays Evanston on Wednesday afternoon in a pair of conference home games.

Despite playing in rainy conditions in the ... [more]

Ramsey third in HS cutting, good for a slot at nationals

Jun 17, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton cowboy Wyatt Ramsey finished third in the state in boys cutting to qualify for the National High School Finals Rodeo next month in Rock Springs. ... [more]

Fullerton tosses TDs in Shrine Bowl game as North routs South

Jun 16, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four Fremont County football players made an impact in the North's convincing 40-14 victory over the South on Saturday in the annual Shrine Bowl game held at ... [more]

Grass roots effort could revive an idled ski hill

Jun 15, 2015 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The effort to revive the Antelope Butte ski area in northern Wyoming took a major step forward Thursday when the Antelope Butte Foundation signed a purchase ... [more]

Raiders lose high-scoring pair to GR

Jun 14, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Green River Knights pulled out an American Legion baseball conference doubleheader sweep Saturday afternoon at Roy Peck Field.
In the opener, the Knights ... [more]

Montana beats Wyo stars; Black, Quayle strong

Jun 14, 2015 - From staff reports:  Chris Quayle of Riverton was named Mr. Wyoming Basketball on Friday night in Sheridan.
The award is given to the top boys and girls basketball senior players ... [more]

Spratt part of powerhouse Gillette rodeo team at CNFR

Jun 14, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coralee Spratt has qualified for her third consecutive College National Finals Rodeo.
The Gillette College junior starts the rodeo Monday at the Casper ... [more]

Lysite cowgirl sets sights on National College Finals Rodeo

Jun 14, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In 2014, K.L. Spratt was participating on the New Mexico Highlands University rodeo team.
At the end of the season, NMHU cancelled the rodeo program. ... [more]

Three Wolverines, one Ram in Casper for Shrine Bowl game

Jun 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Riverton Wolverines and one Dubois Ram are a day away from playing in the annual Shrine Bowl football game.
Players from Riverton are Brandon Fullerton, ... [more]

CWC big man signs with Cowboys

Jun 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Hayden Dalton is moving into the University of Wyoming men's basketball program.
The 6-foot-10, 190-pound player was a freshman center last year for the ... [more]

County represented in all-star basketball games

Jun 11, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wyoming-Montana series starts Thursday in Sheridan.

Four Fremont County basketball are practicing for the annual Wyoming-Montana basketball ... [more]

Wind River's Antone heading to CNFR for Casper College

Jun 10, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Former Wind River High School student Drew Antone has earned the right to participate next week in the College Nationals Finals Rodeo at the Casper Events ... [more]

Mathes captures motocross title over the weekend

Jun 10, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The first of two High Plains Motocross Association races this summer was a positive one for Fremont County riders.
At the Fremont County Racing Association ... [more]

Two from Riverton sit high in standings as state high school rodeo nears

Jun 9, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton cowgirl Elsie Campbell is sitting third in pole bending heading into the state high school rodeo.
During the regular season, Campbell scored 76 ... [more]

No RHS volleyball coach to be named this week

Jun 9, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The search for a new Riverton High School head volleyball coach continues.
After leading the Riverton Wolverines volleyball team for seven seasons, Adrian ... [more]

No big payday for ballplayers before Major Leagues

Jun 9, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Just beyond the right field fence, on the grassy Toyota Home Run Hill where we sat at Raley Field in Sacramento, and above the bullpen where the Memphis ... [more]

Raiders to tourney title game before loss to Green River

Jun 7, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Green River spoiled a bid for the Riverton Raiders to win the annual Roy Peck Memorial Wood Bat baseball tournament with a 6-4 victory Saturday night.
The ... [more]

Meeks, Troxel and Welsh named 3-A all-state for Lander

Jun 7, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five other Tigers made all-conference.

Ella Welsh, Mak Meeks and Rachael Troxel from the Lander Valley High School Tigers are unanimous Class 3-A ... [more]

Prosser signs with Northwest wrestling team

Jun 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  He's the second Fremont County wrestler headed to Powell, joining Andrew Von Rein from Lander.

Reece Prosser, a Class 4-A individual wrestling ... [more]

Raiders stymied by Powell defense in 4-1 loss

Jun 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Powell turned a trio of double plays in the final three innings on the way to handing the Riverton Raiders a 4-1 American Legion baseball loss Thursday night ... [more]

Campbell wins barrels at Douglas rodeo; other local ropers and riders place high

Jun 4, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton cowgirl Elsie Campbell made the most of the final regular- season rodeo for high school competitors, winning the barrel racing Sunday in Douglas. ... [more]

Raiders take down Rawlins in opener of annual Roy Peck

Jun 4, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tyler Landis and the Riverton Raiders were determined to get into the victory column Thursday morning at the annual Roy Peck Memorial Wood Bat American Legion ... [more]

Motocross racing set Saturday, Sunday at track west of Riverton

Jun 4, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The first of two High Plains Motocross Association races for Riverton this season is Saturday and Sunday.
The Fremont County Racing Association track is three ... [more]

Raiders hosting six for Roy Peck tourney

Jun 3, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Six teams are in place for the annual Roy Peck Memorial Wood Bat American Legion baseball tournament.
The tournament starts Thursday and ends Saturday with ... [more]

White and Campbell make all-state soccer

Jun 3, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Several other Wolverines earned postseason recognition as well.

Riverton High School senior and Wyoming Gatorade Player of the Year Tristan White ... [more]