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Wind River loses play-in football game

Oct 29, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  THERMOPOLIS -- Riverside came ready to play from the opening kick and held Wind River scoreless through an abbreviated two periods of play to advance to a 1 ... [more]

Three individuals, join relay teams at 4-A state swim meet for RHS Wolverines

Oct 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The state meet starts Thursday at Campbell County High School in Gillette.

A trio of Riverton High School Wolverines earned individual qualifying ... [more]

Challenge Academy a lot tougher than football camp

Oct 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Many, many years ago, my Riverton football teammates and I had our moms wash our grimy half-shirts one final time, and then we gathered our pads, helmets and ... [more]

CWC out to break losing skid vs. Casper College

Oct 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Early last week, Central Wyoming College Rustlers volleyball coach Tiffany Stauffenberg knew her team was facing the most difficult part of the 2014 schedule ... [more]

Young RHS cross country team ends year at state meet

Oct 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A Riverton High School Wolverines cross country team with no seniors finished the season Saturday at the Class 4-A cross country meet in Sheridan.
Sophomore ... [more]

Shoshoni wraps up conference VB title

Oct 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wrangler girls were undefeated in Class 2- North conference play this season.

Two wins in the final weekend of the regular season lifted the ... [more]

Cougars tamed by Cokeville but make playoffs

Oct 26, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River travels Tuesday to Thermopolis for a three-team "California playoff" with Burlington and Riverside.

PAVILLION -- The Cokeville Panthers ... [more]

Rustler runner third in first regional cross country meet for CWC

Oct 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tristan Mitchell finished third in the first-ever Region IX men's cross country race for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Mitchell was clocked in a time ... [more]

Dubois secures No. 1 seed in 6-man playoffs; wins 'hybrid' over NC

Oct 26, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a fun way to end the regular season and a chance to play everyone on the roster prior to the opening of playoffs next Friday. 
Dubois defeated the ... [more]

RHS v-ball girls end regular season with wins

Oct 26, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines swept their final two Class 4-A West volleyball matches of the season this week, winning at Green River 3-2 (26-24, 26-28, 17-25, ... [more]

Wranglers down Riverside to nab 1-A playoff ticket

Oct 26, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Ending a one-year hiatus, the Shoshoni Wranglers are back in the Class 1-A football playoffs after holding off a physical Riverside team 26-12 at ... [more]

Tiger grid year ends; Riverton to postseason

Oct 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School football coach John Rounds had high praise for the Riverton Wolverines on Friday, a day after a winless season ended for the ... [more]

3-A playoffs set; RHS to host Powell Panthers

Oct 26, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With statement-making victories Friday night, Douglas and Cody take the top seeds in the Class 3-A East and Class 3-A West, respectively, as state football ... [more]

Chief boys take eighth straight XC title

Oct 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian's girls were a close second in their Class 2-A sate meet.

The Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs won their eighth consecutive Class ... [more]

Championship season

Oct 24, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Wolverines ended regular year with two victories
Riverton's final regular season ended at 5-3 overall, 3-1 in the Class 3-A East.

After a ... [more]

Trick play has worked well for Patterson; playoff picture complicated

Oct 24, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Midway through the third quarter with its cross-county rivalry game well in hand, the Riverton Wolverines were looking at third and goal from the 1-yard line ... [more]

Mitchell a contender for regional XC crown for Rustlers

Oct 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  During the summer months, Tristan Mitchell thought he was going to take his running talents to Black Hills State University.
The former Newcastle standout ... [more]

Wolverines crush Lander Tigers 56-0

Oct 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Next up for Riverton is an Oct. 31 playoff game at home, with the opponent still to be determined.

Behind a balanced ground and air attack, the ... [more]

Wolverine volleyball wrapping up regular year

Oct 23, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will look to create important late-season momentum as it travels to Green River on Friday and then hosts Rock ... [more]

Cougar spikers polishing form for 2-A West regional

Oct 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River probably will be the third seed from the Southwest.

Confidence and working together.
Those two things have helped the Wind River Lady ... [more]

Wrangler girls set to clinch regular season v-ball conference title

Oct 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers are one win away from clinching the Class 2-A Northwest regular season volleyball title, and they have two opportunities to do it.
SHS ... [more]

RHS runners set goals for state XC meet on Saturday

Oct 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After learning the speed of the Class 4-A cross country runners last week at regionals, Riverton Wolverines coach Jay Dayton is expecting his team to improve ... [more]

RJFL all-stars 1-1 in Saturday tournament

Oct 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Junior Football League players combined to form one team of sixth-graders for the annual Fremont County Football Festival on Saturday, posting a 1-1 ... [more]

Wolverine swimmers fourth at conference meet; Settlemire wins individual title in 200 IM

Oct 22, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines swam for the first time in the re-aligned Class 4-A West conference meet last Thursday and Friday in Evanston.
Jordan Settlemire ... [more]

Rustlers fall to Western spikers in road match

Oct 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Western Wyoming Community College swept its regular season Region IX volleyball series with a victory Tuesday night over the Central Wyoming College Rustlers ... [more]

Dubois will host playoff game in first round; foe to be decided

Oct 22, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Dubois Rams will host a playoff game in the opening round of the Class 1-A 6-man state playoffs in two weeks.  Whether they host one or two games depends ... [more]

RHS meets 0-7 Lander in Thursday game

Oct 22, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Win or lose, Riverton hosts a playoff game next Friday in the opening round of he Class 3-A playoffs as the No. 2 seed from the East conference. ... [more]

Nance cleared to play basketball for Pokes

Oct 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  The forward averaged 15.4 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 2.1 block shots per game last season before his injury.

University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

Chiefs sweep team titles at conference XC

Oct 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian High School started its postseason cross country run by winning the boys and girls Five Rivers Conference titles Thursday in Ethete.
The ... [more]

Well done with the World Series, MLB

Oct 21, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Back in 2012, Major League Baseball thought late-summer playoff races would become more captivating if one more team in each league, in addition to the ... [more]