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RHS boys erase 10-point lead, nip Tigers 50-49

Jan 17, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With the outcome of the annual rivalry game in the balance, junior guard Brandon Fullerton calmly sank two free throws with 7 seconds on the clock to cap a ... [more]

Cougars ready to host big Don Runner wrestling invitational

Jan 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The tournament starts at1 p.m. Friday with the early round matches in the double-elimination tournament, with the finals slated to start on.

The ... [more]

Rustlers lose both ends of doubleheader to Northwest

Jan 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Northwest College collected a Region IX basketball doubleheader sweep Wednesday night at Powell over the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
In the men's game, ... [more]

Matsen swims to three firsts for RHS in Park County

Jan 16, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine swim team made a trek north for meets in Cody and Powell last Friday and Saturday after enduring a longer than normal holiday break. ... [more]

Strong turnout for indoor track; Gillette first up

Jan 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Numbers for the Riverton Wolverines indoor track team have risen to 48 for head coach Tawn Gopp.
The Wolverines have been practicing for the coming season ... [more]

Good records for Shoshoni and Wind River at mat tournament

Jan 15, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School and Wind River wrestlers looked good Saturday at the Kemmerer Invitational.
The tournament featured pool wrestling. Most athletes ... [more]

RHS wrestlers host Worland in Thursday dual

Jan 15, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Worland is bringing a talented roster from top to bottom into its wrestling dual Thursday night against the Riverton Wolverines at the Tonkin Activities ... [more]

Riverton to play Lander on Thursday

Jan 15, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For the only time this season, cross-county arch rivals Riverton and Lander will battle on the basketball court Thursday night in Riverton at Wolverine ... [more]

Bode Miller and Uncle Todd

Jan 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  One is a skier, the other is a sandwich.

When it comes time for a sandwich, my family knows that I like an Uncle Todd.
It's nothing fancy. But it ... [more]

Prosser leads Riverton wrestlers at 23-team Douglas tournament

Jan 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Wolverine wrestler Reece Prosser brought home a third-place trophy in the highest individual finish Saturday for Riverton at the Shane Shatto Memorial ... [more]

Wyoming pulls out win at Boise

Jan 13, 2014 - Staff:  Junior forward Larry Nance Jr. hit a baseline jumper with 1.3 seconds left to give the University of Wyoming men's basketball team a dramatic 52-50 win at ... [more]

Eagle girls lose lead in final quarter in loss to Meeteetse

Jan 13, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Meeteetse rallied in the final three minutes of the game Saturday afternoon to edge St. Stephen's 48-45 in girls Class 1-A Northwest action.
The game was the ... [more]

Cowgirls collect victory

Jan 13, 2014 - Staff:  The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team rebounded with a 55-48 win over the Boise State Broncos, on Saturday afternoon, in Laramie. The Cowgirls are now 11-3 ... [more]

Shoshoni girls shut down by WIHS

Jan 13, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Lady Chiefs host Wind River on Friday night, while the Wranglers now have six straight games at home.

Wyoming Indian's depth and defensive ... [more]

LVHS girls come back for a conference victory Saturday after Friday loss

Jan 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Facing an early must-win game, the Lander Valley High School Tigers girls basketball team delivered a 64-52 victory Saturday against Jackson at Bob Carey ... [more]

RHS girls take two straight wins at home in Stranningan invite

Jan 13, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Next up for the Lady Wolverines is county rival Lander on Thursday.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines girls basketball team fought from behind to down ... [more]

Lander skies to third-place tie in Pinedale

Jan 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tiger team hosts a ski clinic on Feb. 1.

The Lander Valley High School girls Nordic ski team tied Laramie for third place in the team ... [more]

Rustler men and women both win vs. Little Big Horn

Jan 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers basketball teams recorded a doubleheader sweep Friday night vs. Little Big Horn College at Rustler Gym in Riverton.
The ... [more]

Chiefs get tough test from SHS, still pull away by 20

Jan 13, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It wasn't exactly what the experts predicted it would be Friday night in Ethete.  Shoshoni came to Wyoming Indian High School to play the undefeated Chiefs, ... [more]

Wolverines 2-1 for the weekend

Jan 13, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton lost to Sheridan, then beats Laramie and Cheyenne South in the Bill Strannigan East vs. West tournament.

After a tough first-day loss to ... [more]

Tiger boys down Star Valley, Jackson for conference wins

Jan 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Terry Hopkin was concerned over how his Lander Valley High School Tigers boys basketball players would respond after a long layoff for Christmas ... [more]

Shoshoni girls posed no threat to Wind River team Thursday

Jan 10, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Wind River girls made it nine wins in a row with an easy Southwest Conference victory over rival Shoshoni on Thursday night in Pavillion.  ... [more]

UW faces tough road challenge

Jan 10, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After suffering back-to-back Mountain West losses by a single basket, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team faces a challenging road contest at Boise ... [more]

Lady Broncs beat Riverton team

Jan 10, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines struggled to find an offensive rhythm and fell to the Sheridan Lady Broncs 47-31 Thursday evening in the first round of the Bill ... [more]

Wolverines show improvement in Thursday loss to Sheridan

Jan 10, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team showed improvement against Sheridan this week despite losing to the Broncs 54-51 in the first round of the Bill ... [more]

Wranglers fall to Cougars during conference game

Jan 10, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Conference wins are hard to come by in boys Southwest 2-A basketball, especially when opening against a traditional rival, but Wind River High ... [more]

Cowboys can't hold on in overtime loss to Lobos

Jan 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  Larry Shyatt compared overtime to a heavyweight boxing match.
Both teams were tired and found the going tough.
But in the end, Shyatt's University of Wyoming ... [more]

CWC women edged in close one by Gillette

Jan 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Positive steps were taken by the Central Wyoming College Rustler women's basketball team in a 66-61 loss to Gillette College on Wednesday night at Rustler ... [more]

No buzzer magic this time for Rustlers in two-point loss to GC

Jan 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC faces Little Big Horn College at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Rustler Gym.

Nationally ranked Gillette College avoided an upset when the Central Wyoming ... [more]

SHS, WRHS back on mats

Jan 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers, Moorcroft and Cokeville have emerged as title contenders in the Class 2-A wrestling division.
Shoshoni starts January as the ... [more]