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WIHS girls win two games this weekend, looking forward to classic with Wind River

Dec 17, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  A lot of questions were answered this weekend for the Lady Chiefs of Wyoming Indian.
The team swept the Billings Tournament after a Thursday evening loss to ... [more]

Two Tigers named 'best of best' during Brave Brawls during Brave Brawls

Dec 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Lander Valley High School Tigers won "Best of the Best" wrestling titles on Saturday at the Brave Brawls in Afton.
Kyle Carey won his championship at 120 ... [more]

Chiefs start season with success at two-day Billings tournament

Dec 17, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian boys' basketball remains unbeaten and unchallenged after a three-day opening weekend series.
The Chiefs blew past Lovell 71-39 on the road ... [more]

Bohl, future Wyoming coach, coaches North Dakota State to FCS quarterfinal victory

Dec 16, 2013 - From staff reports:  FARGO, N.D. -- Sam Ojuri rushed for 162 yards and two touchdowns as top-seeded North Dakota State crushed Coastal Carolina 48-14 in a FCS quarterfinal game ... [more]

Sheridan 'D' shackles Riverton girls in 59-31 loss Saturday on the road

Dec 16, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines basketball team traveled to Sheridan Saturday and ran into a tough, athletic and physical Lady Bronc squad. Sheridan jumped on ... [more]

Burly Sheridan thumps Wolverine boys 75-47

Dec 16, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton is 1-3 on the season heading to this weekend's Flaming Gorge tournament in Green River.

A rugged Sheridan Bronc boys basketball team ... [more]

Flanagan, Berg, Her Many Horses are fall coaches of the year

Dec 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lars Flanagan, Terry Berg and Chico Her Many Horses coached their Fremont County teams to state titles in golf and cross country this fall.
Each won the coach ... [more]

Lander swimmers off and running; post 22 state qualifying times

Dec 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  An impressive 22 Class 3-A state qualifying times were achieved by the Lander Valley High School swimmers Friday night in their season opener with the Powell ... [more]

Shoshoni's fast start part of a promising wrestling year for the county

Dec 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni wrestling coach Tony Truempler was almost speechless after his Wranglers won the Zach Parish dual tournament on Saturday.
The Wranglers did their ... [more]

Tiger boys beat Lyman; girls defeated

Dec 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The winning streak by the Lander Valley High School Tigers is up to five victories after taking down the Lyman Eagles 48-27 on Saturday night in the Class 3-A ... [more]

Shoshoni wins home wrestling tourney

Dec 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Class 2-A Wranglers defeated Class 4-A Riverton in the championship.

SHOSHONI -- Experience was the key in lifting the Shoshoni Wranglers to the ... [more]

Slow start sinks Chief girls in loss to Lovell

Dec 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  WIHS trailed 7-0 and 15-4 in Thursday's game.

Wyoming Indian was a bit slow getting off the bus in Big Horn County Thursday night to open the 2013-14 ... [more]

Wolverine boys, girls hit Sheridan's hardwood in Saturday doubleheader

Dec 13, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Both the Riverton High School boys and girls basketball teams travel to Sheridan on Saturday for non-conference battles with the Broncs and Lady Broncs.
Game ... [more]

Solid showing by RHS grapplers in loss to KW

Dec 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Thursday's dual was the first of the season for Riverton.

The effort Thursday by the Riverton Wolverines in a Class 4-A West wrestling dual at ... [more]

Wind River girls have no problem with short-handed Dubois

Dec 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a bit of a mismatch Thursday night at Dubois as Class 2-A Wind River picked up its first win of the season in a big way over the 1-A Dubois Lady Rams ... [more]

Dubois holds off Cougar boys 56-53

Dec 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Dubois survived a furious fourth-quarter rally by Wind River to take an entertaining 56-53 win over the Cougars at home Thursday night. The win improves the ... [more]

Chiefs clout rival Lovell by 32 points

Dec 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It might be the worst beating the Lovell Bulldogs ever took at the hands of Wyoming Indian. It was definitely the most lopsided score Lovell has taken from a ... [more]

RHS wrestlers got medals in Evanston

Dec 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The huge tournament drew from three states to open the season.

Numerous medals were earned Saturday by the Riverton Wolverines in the varsity, junior ... [more]

Shoshoni hosting big wrestling tournament

Dec 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The second step in the wrestling season for the majority of Fremont County's teams comes at the annual Zach Parish Memorial duals on Saturday in Shoshoni. ... [more]

Wrangler boys go 2-1 to start basketball year at Thermop tournament

Dec 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  New Shoshoni Wranglers boys basketball coach Brady Slack felt his players put in a productive opening weekend on the court, going 2-1 at the Thermopolis ... [more]

SHS girls win two, lose one in Thermopolis

Dec 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 2-1 start was posted by the Shoshoni Wranglers girls basketball team at the Thermopolis Invitational.
The Wranglers picked up a 54-38 win vs. St. Stephen's ... [more]

Bohl collects coaching award

Dec 11, 2013 - From staff reports:  New University of Wyoming head football coach Craig Bohl has been selected by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) as the Region 4 FCS Coach of the ... [more]

Lander boys demolish Green River; girls win their matchup 53-44

Dec 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Everything was in high gear for the Lander Valley High School Tigers boys basketball team Tuesday.
The Tigers steamrolled to an 80-49 victory over Class 4-A ... [more]

Shoshoni tops Eagles in early cross-county game

Dec 10, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The St. Stephen's Eagles dropped a trio of games to Class 2-A opponents at the Thermopolis Invitational last weekend in Hot Springs County.
The Eagles fell ... [more]

0-3 record for St. Stephen's girls to start hoops season

Dec 10, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a long weekend for St. Stephen's playing up a division in the Class 2-A Thermopolis Invitational Tournament over the weekend.
The Lady Eagles dropped ... [more]

Three county wrestlers first at Powell tourney

Dec 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two champs were from lander, the other from Dubois.

Two Lander Valley High School Tigers and one Dubois Ram tasted individual titles Saturday at ... [more]

Hiring Craig Bohl to coach UW football a great move

Dec 10, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If you check out my DVR, you'll see there is just one program that has the little padlock symbol next to it which means it can't be erased unless you can guess ... [more]

Bohl hired as new UW football coach

Dec 10, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Craig Bohl isn't leaving behind the cold and snow in taking over the Wyoming football program after 11 years at North Dakota State. He is moving up a level in ... [more]

Wind River drops all three at Big Horn County tourney

Dec 9, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It was a tough opening weekend for the Wind River Cougars at the North Big Horn County Shootout played in Greybull and Burlington. The Cougars dropped all ... [more]

Two heartbreakers for RHS girls in three games at Cheyenne Invitational

Dec 9, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For the second time in their young season, the Riverton Lady Wolverines had a lead in the second half and a chance when the final buzzer sounded but couldn't ... [more]