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Mullins named head boys hoops coach at RHS, replacing Quayle

Apr 16, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Pending approval from the Riverton school board, Stuart Mullins will be the new head boys basketball coach at Riverton High School.
Mullins replaces Dick ... [more]

Goal by White the difference in 1-0 RHS victory

Apr 15, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines don't play again until April 23 in Evanston.

With precious few seconds left before halftime, Tristan White turned and cranked a ... [more]

Riverton girls give up six goals to Green River

Apr 15, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The loss puts Riverton's record at 1-8 overall and 0-4 in the Class 4-A West.

Green River Lady Wolves soccer player Lauren Hoyt scored the first of ... [more]

CWC's Burnett all-around cowgirl at Colorado State

Apr 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  She finished third in barrel racing and was first in goat tying to keep her hot streak going in the spring season.

For the second consecutive year, ... [more]

RMS Spartan track teams near the top in home meet

Apr 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three out of the four Riverton Middle School track and field teams finished second in their respective grade divisions Saturday at the Spartan Invitational in ... [more]

Watching Masters champ putt out in a new way

Apr 14, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine:  Hello, cord-cutters. Can we join your party?
We're done paying a satellite television bill. And we're not going to pay a cable bill.
Clip.
I've been yakking ... [more]

Paxton first, James second as Riverton wins Buffalo golf

Apr 14, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines' top two players didn't show any rust in winning the boys team golf title Friday at the Buffalo Invitational.
Riverton's Easton ... [more]

County athletes nab medals across board on Kelly Walsh track

Apr 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  There was a Fremont County flavor Friday at the Trojan Invitational track and field meet in Casper.
The Riverton Wolverines, Lander Tigers and Shoshoni ... [more]

Wyoming rushing offense shines in scrimmage

Apr 12, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Wyoming's offense gained 226 yards and scored two rushing touchdowns, while the defense recorded four sacks and two interceptions during the Cowboys' ... [more]

LVHS boys get win, tie in two soccer tilts

Apr 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Behind four goals from Daniel Lobera, the Lander Tigers tied Torrington 4-4 Saturday on the road.
The Tigers blanked Cody 3-0 Friday night in Park County. ... [more]

Wind River girls and Dubois boys capture team crowns at small WIHS track meet

Apr 12, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- With nearly a dozen track meets scheduled around Wyoming on Friday and Saturday, the turnout at Wyoming Indian was the lowest in the meet's history. ... [more]

Wolverines beat NC, fall 1-0 to KW

Apr 12, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The second game was Riverton's first loss of the high school soccer season.

The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team fell behind for the first time ... [more]

Western gets good showing at Burlington meet

Apr 12, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The girls team from Western Heritage Lutheran Academy finished with a solid third-place performance in a small five school track meet Friday at Burlington's ... [more]

Casper schools take two from RHS girls

Apr 12, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team continued to struggle offensively, dropping two Class 4-A West matches in Casper, 3-0 to Casper Natrona on Friday and ... [more]

Tiger girls 1-1 on road swing

Apr 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The longest road trip of the girls soccer season produced a 1-1 record for the Lander Tigers.
Cody knocked off the Tigers 3-1 Friday night in Park County. ... [more]

Riverton cowgirl starts season No. 1 in state

Apr 10, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton cowgirl Elsie Campbell enters the spring high school rodeo season No. 1 in the breakaway competition.
The spring season begins Saturday and Sunday ... [more]

RHS sends eight golfers to Buffalo to kick off season

Apr 10, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  All eyes are going to be on the Riverton Wolverines during the 2015 spring golf season.
The Wolverines have won back-to-back Class 4-A team titles.
The ... [more]

Three county teams head to KW track

Apr 9, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Events start at 11 a.m. Friday at Harry Geldien Stadium.

With the first month of the track and field season behind them, the Riverton Wolverines, ... [more]

Younger tracksters earn medals at 'Little Fella' meet

Apr 9, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A group of underclassmen on the Riverton Wolverines had the opportunity to compete against other freshmen and sophomores Tuesday in Casper at a track and ... [more]

Whitlock signs for rodeo at LCCC in Cheyenne

Apr 9, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Wind River senior Chesnie Whitlock has signed a national letter of intent in rodeo to Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne. 
Whitlock was ... [more]

Worland blanks RHS girls on road

Apr 8, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team continued its offensive drought and also gave up six goals in a 6-0 non-conference road loss Tuesday to Class 3-A ... [more]

Walker and Gresly earn state coaching honors

Apr 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River boys basketball coach Justin Walker and Lander Tigers swim coach Bruce Gresly were rewarded for their state championship seasons with postseason ... [more]

Wolverines 6-0 after beating Worland

Apr 8, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton is No. 1 in this week's state soccer rankings.

The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team hung its sixth shutout of the season on the Class ... [more]

Chiefs look strong in distance races again; home track meet this Saturday

Apr 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Each year, Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs track and field coach Chico Her Many Horses loads his team with depth in the distance events.
This year isn't ... [more]

Lander wrestlers score some wins at national tournament in Virginia

Apr 7, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four Lander Tigers locked up against the best wrestlers in the nation last month in Virginia Beach, Va.
William Atnip, Mark McConnell, Kyle Carey and Andrew ... [more]

Riverton couple honored relative who survived the Bataan Death March

Apr 7, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine:  This Thursday marks the 73rd anniversary of the beginning of the Bataan Death March, the hellish, forceable World War II transfer of 60,000 to 80,000 American ... [more]

Truempler mat Coach of the Year again

Apr 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Tony Truempler helped motivate three of his Shoshoni Wranglers wrestlers to win Class 2-A state championships this year.
The sports staff of The ... [more]

2015 Wrestler of the Year honors to Prosser

Apr 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  When Reece Prosser lost in the finals of the prestigious Ron Thon Memorial wrestling tournament in February, he was determined not to have a setback again. ... [more]

Tiger girls wallop Rawlins 12-0 as league year starts

Apr 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Despite playing some of the second half in snowy conditions, the Lander Tigers blanked the Rawlins Outlaws 12-0 in the Class 3-A Southeast girls soccer ... [more]

Rustler golfers open spring season in Colorado, Montana

Apr 3, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two spring golf tournaments are in the books for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
The Rustlers participated in Trinidad, Colo., last Thursday and ... [more]