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Former UW lineman Rains seeks NFL career with Broncos

May 10, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- During his three years in Laramie, Connor Rains never made the short trek to Denver for a Broncos game.
In a few short months, he could get that ... [more]

RHS soccer teams host Evanston on Monday in rescheduled matches

May 10, 2015 - Staff:  The RHS girls start at 5 p.m. followed by the boys in a doubleheader.

The Riverton Wolverines complete their home soccer schedule Monday night with a ... [more]

Brock meet canceled, so teams flock to Thermop

May 10, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Normally host to 12-15teams, the Bobcat Invitational swelled to 22 teams on Friday.

A late spring storm hit central Wyoming and made track and field ... [more]

Big day for LVHS boys in win over Panthers

May 10, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  An offensive explosion Friday night put the Lander Tigers back on the winning track in Class 3-A boys soccer with a 6-0 win against the Powell Panthers at ... [more]

Meeks to join her sister on soccer team at NWCC

May 10, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  When Mak Meeks was playing on an under-8 soccer team for the Lander Strikers, the coaches moved her back as a defender.
Now Meeks, a senior for the Lander ... [more]

Tiger girls hold off Panthers 1-0, face tough Jackson next

May 10, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Deadlocked 0-0 after 40 minutes, coach Brian Reisig gave his Lander Tigers a spirited halftime speech Friday night in their soccer game against the Powell ... [more]

RHS soccer games postponed to Monday

May 8, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine girls and boys soccer teams will not play their final home matches of the season in Fremont County as scheduled Saturday at Wolverine ... [more]

Raiders hope weather permits baseball opener Sunday

May 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton hosts Rawlins in a doubleheader at Roy Peck Field.

Despite a chilly Sunday weather forecast, the Riverton Raiders are hoping to start the ... [more]

Skinner signs to play basketball at College of Idaho

May 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kiara Skinner, a top Region IX volleyball and basketball performer for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers, will take her talents to the College of Idaho ... [more]

Salisbury signs to play hoops for CWC women

May 7, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School senior Savannah Salisbury has signed a national junior college letter of intent to play basketball at Central Wyoming College next season, ... [more]

Burnett edged out of CNFR spot

May 7, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A spot at the College National Finals Rodeo eluded Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett last weekend in Laramie.
Burnett entered the final ... [more]

Wind River girls and Fort Washakie boys win team titles at WRCAA meet

May 6, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Wind River junior high school girls easily outdistanced second-placed Shoshoni 170 to 112.5 to win the Wind River Conference Athletic ... [more]

Dion's 75 leads RHS golfers in Casper

May 6, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School golfer Jayd Dion scored the lowest round for his team Friday at the Casper Invitational.
Dion carded a 75 to place sixth in the 18-hole ... [more]

Richardson bounds to triple jump gold at Kelly Walsh Invitational

May 6, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  One day after placing ninth in the long jump at the Wyoming Track Classic, Riverton Wolverine Alec Richardson finished first in the triple jump Saturday at ... [more]

'Matheny Manifesto' a must-read for sports parents

May 5, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Parents, you are the biggest problem in youth sports.
So said Mike Matheny in 2008 when he was in charge of his kid's 10-year-old youth baseball team and ... [more]

CWC's Day wins women's golf at Eastern; first-ever Rustler season wraps up

May 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kristen Day's victory at the Eastern Wyoming College golf tournament capped the inaugural golf season at Central Wyoming College.
Day shot rounds of 84 and 82 ... [more]

Fort Washakie, Shoshoni win youth track and field

May 3, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wind River Conference Athletic Assocation championships came down to a dual between the Fort Washakie and Shoshoni girls Friday at Pavillion.  Shoshoni won ... [more]

LeClair wins both throws for SHS girls at 11-team Meeteetse track invite

May 3, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Class 3-A Powell won both the boys and girls divisions Friday at the Meeteetse Invitational in southern Park County. 
The Panther girls edged Park County ... [more]

UW's Nzeocha picked in seventh round by Dallas

May 3, 2015 - Staff:  Wyoming senior linebacker Mark Nzeocha traded one Cowboy uniform for another on Saturday, when the Dallas Cowboys selected the former Wyoming Cowboy as the ... [more]

Torrington puts in five goals in win over Tiger boys

May 3, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander dropped to 2-1-1 in conference play.

With a No. 1 seed for the Class 3-A boys soccer tournament on the line, Torrington scored five ... [more]

Rough season continues for RHS girls with home losses

May 3, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team couldn't ride the momentum of Tuesday's 2-1 win over cross-county rival Lander, falling to Casper Natrona 4-0 and ... [more]

Campbell top county placer Friday at Wyo Classic

May 3, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wyoming Track Classic features the top eight athletes in Wyoming regardless of classification in the sprints and hurdles, and up to 12 in the other track ... [more]

RHS boys lose to one Casper school, beat the other to run season soccer record to 12-2

May 3, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After a lackluster 2-1 setback Friday to the Casper Natrona Mustangs at Wolverine Field, Tristan White blasted four goals to power the Riverton High School ... [more]

LVHS girls capture two wins, secure No. 1 seed for state

May 3, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ella Welsh was determined to make her mark on the soccer field this weekend after sitting out with an injury Tuesday as the Riverton Wolverines edged her ... [more]

RMS eighth-grader earns all-America wrestling honors

May 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton eighth-grade wrestler Hayden Wempen is a middle school all-American.
Wempen posted an 8-0 record last month during the AAU middle school national ... [more]

Riverton VB teams top field at big AAU home tournament

May 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  There were 70 AAU volleyball teams in Riverton on Saturday, vying for team titles at the Riverton Volleyball Club tournament.
Three Riverton teams had strong ... [more]

Strong gets points in three events on Pinedale track

May 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Times and distances were less competitive Thursday at the Mountain Man Invitational Track Meet in Pinedale, with many athletes in the upper echelon competing ... [more]

Five Wolverines to Casper for Wyoming Track Classic meet

Apr 30, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three boys and two girls from the Riverton Wolverines have clinched Wyoming Track Classic berthsFriday in Casper.
The RHS boys are Shepp Campbell, Alec ... [more]

Parrish strong contender at all-star track and field meet

Apr 30, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Triston Parrish is a Class 2-A track and field state contender for Shoshoni High School.
Parrish earned the opportunity to see how he stacks up Friday ... [more]

Piney rodeo draws county contingent

Apr 29, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A small group of high school cowboys and cowgirls from Fremont County competed Saturday and Sunday in Big Piney.
Riverton's Elsie Campbell topped the county ... [more]