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Dubois red hot in 70-8 victory over Little Snake

Oct 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  DUBOIS -- Peaking is the key to success in swimming, cross country and track. It's no less important in football.
The Dubois Rams are on upswing with a ... [more]

Eagles give up 84 points in loss to Meeteetse

Oct 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The St. Stephen's Eagles remain in pursuit of their first win of the 2014 season and the first win since the inception of varsity 6-man football a season ago.  ... [more]

Rustlers grab first set from Western but lose in four

Oct 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The nationally ranked Western Wyoming Community College Mustangs won the last three sets to secure a Region IX volleyball victory Saturday against the Central ... [more]

UW aims to overcome distractions at Hawaii

Oct 10, 2014 - The Associated Press:  If a Wyoming Cowboy couldn't sleep on Friday night, it wasn't because he was nervous.
Dominic Rufran probably didn't shake himself awake in a cold sweat, ... [more]

Packers avenge only earlier loss, down 49ers 13-0 in for RJFL championship

Oct 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Veteran Riverton Junior Football League coach Danny Watson came up with a game plan for his Packers to keep the 49ers in check in the league's title game ... [more]

Rustler spikers swept in Casper

Oct 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC is aiming to get back on track at 3 p.m. Saturday vs. Western Wyoming at Rustler Gym.

Western Wyoming Community College has moved to No. 11 in ... [more]

Championship season

Oct 10, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  RHS routed Rawlins in '94 Homecoming game

After suffering three straight losses and entering their sixth game of the year with a 2-3 record, the 1994 ... [more]

No. 1 Natrona edges Wolverine spikers in three close games

Oct 10, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines went toe to toe with Wyoming's top-ranked volleyball team, playing even late into all three sets, but RHS fell to the Casper ... [more]

Shoshoni erases lead, beats Cougars 33-14

Oct 10, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The win lifts the Wranglers to 3-3 overall and 3-2 in the West 1-A, while Wind River drops to 2-4 on the season, with a 2-3 conference mark. ... [more]

Chiefs second at cross country race in South Dakota

Oct 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs completed a successful trip on Saturday to the annual Lakota Invitational cross country meet in Rapid City, S.D.
The ... [more]

Lander boys claim first on Thermop XC course

Oct 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Behind a solid team effort, the Lander Valley High School Tigers won the boys team cross country title Friday afternoon at the Bobcat Invitational in ... [more]

Ranked No. 1, RHS hosts Buffalo for Homecoming

Oct 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton is 5-0 on the season, while Buffalo is 1-4.

Unlike a year ago, when snowy weather delayed the Riverton Wolverine football squad's kickoff ... [more]

Wolverine tennis season ends

Oct 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A Riverton High School tennis team made up of underclassmen finished the season last weekend at the state tournament in Gillette.
The three-day tournament ... [more]

Packers to meet 49ers in RJFL title game

Oct 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Packers and the 49ers have emerged as the top two teams from regular season play in the Riverton Junior Football League.
The two teams are preparing to ... [more]

Wrangler girls outlast Thermop in five-game volleyball victory

Oct 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In a seesaw battle, the Shoshoni Wranglers outlasted Thermopolis in five games on Saturday afternoon.
The Wranglers won the marathon 25-19, 25-16, 25-27, ... [more]

Wind River hosts Shoshoni in country football rivalry dating through six decades

Oct 8, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River and Shoshoni have been playing football against each other for a very long time.  If you include the 27 games played by the Wranglers against ... [more]

Casper teams in town for v-ball matches vs. RHS

Oct 8, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton stands third in the Class 4-A West with a 3-2
conference mark.


The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will begin its second trek ... [more]

Cheer for Riverton, but feel for Rawlins

Oct 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Friday night's Riverton Wolverines vs. Rawlins Outlaws football game was a fight until the bitter end. It was a fantastic game to watch, must have been fun to ... [more]

Two conference wins on road for Rustler VB

Oct 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers play conference opponent Casper College on Tuesday night in Casper.

The Central Wyoming College Rustlers won a pair of Region IX ... [more]

Rams get big win at Meeteetse; back in conference tie

Oct 7, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Dubois vaulted back into a tie for first place in the Class 1-A West 6-man division Friday with a tough, defensive win over the home-standing Meeteetse ... [more]

CWC runner in top 10 at Billings

Oct 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College runner Tristan Mitchell finished in the top 10 at the Montana State University Billings Yellowjacket Invitational meet on Friday. ... [more]

Wyoming Indian manages touchdown in Friday loss to Shoshoni footballers

Oct 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni now has won two straight games and will play Wind River on Thursday.

SHOSHONI -- The tempo of the game was set in the first 12 minutes, ... [more]

RHS spikers win road match vs. 4-A Evanston Red Devils

Oct 5, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For the first time in the seven seasons that Adrian McNamee has been the head coach of the Lady Wolverines volleyball team, Riverton traveled to Evanston and ... [more]

Tigers 0-5 for season after loss to Buffalo

Oct 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Buffalo earned a hard-fought 27-19 decision Friday over the Lander Valley High School Tigers in a Class 3-A East football conference game.
It was the first ... [more]

Settlemire breaks decades-old team record

Oct 5, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Jordan Settlemire broke a nearly 30-year-old team record in the 100-yard butterfly to cap off her home swimming career during the Senior Recognition Triangular ... [more]

Perfect Wolverine season intact after league struggle against Rawlins on road

Oct 5, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  RAWLINS - The Riverton Wolverines football team survived an uncharacteristic five turnovers on Friday, gave up 445 yards defensively, but managed one final ... [more]

Championship season

Oct 3, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Three straight in midst of '94 campaign

The Riverton Wolverines found some bumps on the road to their first-ever state football championship 20 years ... [more]

Wolverines get conference VB win

Oct 3, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team dropped the first set but managed to shake off the unfamiliar home-court jitters to down Green River 3-1 (20-25, ... [more]

Rustlers put three in final at Sheridan rodeo

Oct 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three fall rodeos are in the books for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
The season started for CWC last month at the Rustler Roundup Rodeo at the ... [more]

CWC getting national notice; pair of road VB matches coming up

Oct 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 17-5 record has the Central Wyoming College volleyball team on the verge of cracking the top 20 in the nation.
The Rustlers have enough votes to be in the ... [more]