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Huge field wrestled for medals at Riverton's USA tournament

Apr 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton USA wrestling club had nearly 300 athletes battling for medals Saturday at the Rumble at the Rendezvous tournament at Wolverine Gym.
The ... [more]

Cowboys make up depth chart

Apr 16, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Monday saw head coach Craig Bohl and his coaching staff release the first depth chart of 2014 spring practice.
The release came at the beginning ... [more]

My team won't be in the NBA playoffs, so I'll root for Thunder

Apr 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The National Basketball Association ends its long and winding 82-game regular season tonight with a full schedule of games.
The 82-game season needs to be ... [more]

RHS boys play soccer in opposite corners of state Thursday, Saturday

Apr 16, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team will rack up plenty of bus miles with a non-conference game on the road this Thursday in Gillette against the ... [more]

A year after graduation, Gordon signs for college football

Apr 16, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Sometimes the path of life takes you down a longer road than you might like.  That could be the story for 2013 Wind River High School graduate ... [more]

Wolverines host golf invitational Thursday at noon

Apr 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Invitational has drawn a mixture of Class 3-A and 4-A golf teams to the field.
The 18-hole tournament takes place Thursday afternoon at the ... [more]

Lander soccer boys drop games to two top teams

Apr 15, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Victories over Worland 4-0 and Cheyenne South 4-2 lifted the Lander Tigers into the gold bracket Saturday at the Green River Invitational soccer tournament. ... [more]

Even cricket players make the most of Prexy's Pasture

Apr 15, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  In the center of the campus of the University of Wyoming, surrounded by historic, beautiful buildings such as the Wyoming Union, the College of Agriculture, ... [more]

Spartan boys ring up big win on track

Apr 15, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Middle School Spartans steamrolled to the eighth-grade team championship Saturday at Wolverine Track.
Riverton pilled up 214 points in the ... [more]

County teams make marks at Burlington track meet

Apr 14, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The inaugural track meet at Burlington High School was dominated by Lovell in both the boys and girls divisions. 
The Lovell boys tallied 171 points to ... [more]

Pokes improve on passing game

Apr 14, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Saturday's second Spring scrimmage for the Wyoming Cowboys saw a much sharper Cowboy team on both sides of the ball, with the offense displaying an ... [more]

Numerous wins for county competitors at Wyoming Indian meet on Saturday

Apr 14, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian hosted its annual invitational track meet Saturday at Ethete under sunny, blustery conditions. 
Team scores and field events results weren't ... [more]

Two up, two down for Riverton girls in Worland soccer field

Apr 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team split its weekend matches, going 2-2 at a tournament Friday and Saturday in Worland.
On Friday, Riverton opened with ... [more]

Wolverine soccer boys second to Jackson at Green River tourney

Apr 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team won its first three matches at a tournament in Green River before falling to tournament champion Jackson 3-1 in the ... [more]

At Dubois, Carrico revived his coaching career to Rams' benefit

Apr 14, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  At 78, the retired Marine was enjoying retirement when his grandson called him to move from San Diego to the mountains of Wyoming.

It was a ... [more]

RHS coach Porter led girls to first state tourney in a decade

Apr 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Ron Porter, whose Riverton Lady Wolverine basketball team won 13 games and qualified for the state Class 4-A basketball tournament for the first time in 11 ... [more]

Watts sets new sprint records for Wolverines

Apr 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sean Watts shattered the Riverton High School records in both the 100 meters and 200 meters Friday at the Trojan Invitational in Casper.
Watts set the new ... [more]

White, Winger county basketball players of the year

Apr 14, 2014 - Staff:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor


Casey Winger stood tall on the basketball court this year for the Lander Tigers.
The 6-foot-4 senior was there when ... [more]

Green River girls defeat Riverton 6-1

Apr 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Lady Wolverines now play in a two-day tournament Friday and Saturday in Worland.

The Green River Lady Wolves created breakaway after breakaway ... [more]

Spring season is here for high school rodeo

Apr 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Several Fremont Coounty competitors were in good position after the fall schedule.

The high school rodeo season is back for Fremont County cowboys ... [more]

RHS boys take first conference soccer loss, 1-0 to Green River

Apr 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team suffered their first conference loss of the season Thursday evening in a 1-0 setback at Green River.
Playing in windy ... [more]

Middle school track meet Saturday at RHS

Apr 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Spartans middle school track and field coach Travis McIntosh has the opportunity to show off his team Saturday at the Riverton Spartan Invitational. ... [more]

Cowboys focus on running game

Apr 10, 2014 - From staff reports:  Wyoming's Wednesday practice in War Memorial Stadium saw the temperature at 61 degrees when the Cowboy football team concluded its ninth practice of the ... [more]

Rafferty determined to improve CWC basketball

Apr 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Pat Rafferty didn't have a lot of time to adjust to being the new Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach last year.
Rafferty began full-time coaching ... [more]

Big youth wrestling tourney Saturday at RHS

Apr 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The wrestling mats will be rolled out Saturday at Wolverine Gym, for the host site of the one-day Rumble at the Rendezvous USA wrestling tournament. ... [more]

College names first cross country coach

Apr 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Al Lara is the inaugural men's and women's cross country coach for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Lara is employed at the CWC campus. He works at the ... [more]

Wolverine girls lose lead, fall 2-1 to Kelly Walsh Trojans

Apr 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Despite jumping out to a 1-0 halftime lead, the Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team gave up two second-half goals and fell to Casper Kelly Walsh 2-1 Tuesday ... [more]

CWC hoops coach to handle golf as well

Apr 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Pat Rafferty has been named the first-ever men's and women's golf coach for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
The decision was made Tuesday by the CWC ... [more]

Big second half sends RHS boys to victory

Apr 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team erupted for four second-half goals to top Casper Kelly Walsh 4-1 Tuesday evening in Casper.
Playing under ... [more]

Small-town Colorado shows how high school baseball is done

Apr 8, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It didn't take long for me to realize who the gentleman next to me on the elliptical trainer was last summer.
I had seen him before, a dozen times or so over ... [more]