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Wyo-Nebraska 6-man stars clash in Dubois

Jun 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Kickoff is at 1 p.m. Saturday at Dubois High School.

"The first of its kind" has a nice ring to it for Saturday's 6-man football game between the ... [more]

Unbeaten Giants top seed in Babe Ruth tourney

Jun 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Giants of the Riverton Babe Ruth League finished the regular season unbeaten with a 12-0 mark.
The team is the No. 1 seed for the postseason tournament. ... [more]

Giants, Reds in minors finale; fireworks to follow the games

Jun 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Little League hosts a fireworks show Thursday night.
The Riverton City Council approved the show at Tuesday night's meeting.
Riverton Little League ... [more]

Top seeds reach LL title game

Jun 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Phillies and the Rockies secured berths in the Riverton Little League major division baseball championship game with semifinal victories on Tuesday ... [more]

Phillies have top Majors seed for Riverton LL tournament

Jun 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Phillies of the Riverton Little League major division won the regular season title with a 11-5 record and will be the No. 1 seed for the postseason ... [more]

Gaudern takes race in Riverton motocross action

Jun 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton motocross rider Nicole Gaudern dominated her race on Saturday to win the women's division of the High Plains Motocross Association event Riverton. ... [more]

AD Hill says proposal has been made to give RHS gym a new name

Jun 25, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Should local sports venues have names? We refer to Riverton High School's Gym as Wolverine Gym, and the soccer and football fields as Wolverine Field and the ... [more]

In 5K event, I kept up with my walk partner -- my mom

Jun 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fast & Furriest.
That is the name of the 5k walk I did Saturday morning with my mother in Riverton.
That name is one of the reasons I have done the walk ... [more]

Smithbaker on traveling team this summer

Jun 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Spencer Smithbaker had an eye-opening experience on the baseball diamond this month in Omaha, Neb.
The Lander 13-year-old played on the Casper Crush Under-13 ... [more]

Big motocross field in town for two-day competition on track

Jun 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jake Lemley is one of the best riders in the High Plains Motocross Association.
The Riverton rider is holding his own in the outlaw division of the HPMA. ... [more]

UW golfer Joe Hearn on the way to a million-dollar year

Jun 21, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming director of golf Joe Jensen always believed that former Wyoming golfer David Hearn could make it on the PGA Tour.
And it ... [more]

Happy Fathers Day: Riverton baseball team wins Nebraska tour

Jun 21, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Regulators pounded the baseball all tournament long on their to winning the Under-12 Father's Day Classic title Sunday in Scottsbluff, Neb.
The ... [more]

Rough night for Raiders in Cody twinbill

Jun 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cody made the routine defensive play that the Riverton Raiders couldn't in sweeping an American Legion doubleheader Wednesday at Roy Peck Field.
The Cody ... [more]

Rustler woman post top GPA in juco basketball

Jun 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Posting a cumulative GPA of 3.52, CWC won the award on Wednesday from the National Junior College Athletic Association.

The 2012-13 Central Wyoming ... [more]

County kids earns medals at state Hershey meet

Jun 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Trey Fike of Shoshoni won the standing long jump title Saturday in Rock Springs at the state Hershey Track Meet.
Fike finished with a mark of 6-3 in the 9-10 ... [more]

Doebele and Stauffenberg win Pitch, Hit and Throw

Jun 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Big smiles were on the faces of Riverton baseball players Teron Doebele and Demi Stauffenberg when talking about their experience at Coors Field in Denver and ... [more]

Riverton shut out by Gillette in softball title game

Jun 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton will now play this Saturday and Sunday in a nine-team U18 tournament in Rapid City, S.D.

The Riverton U.S. Energy girls fastpitch softball ... [more]

Women's hoops in doldrums, with many suggestions on changes

Jun 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A view from the ceiling looking down on the court of the New Orleans Arena at the moment the final horn sounded giving Connecticut its eighth NCAA women's ... [more]

Hance fourth at national rodeo

Jun 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustler cowgirl already had won the Central Rocky Mountain Regional title.

Shaylee Hance placed fourth in goat tying ... [more]

Raiders go 1-2 on day one of tournament in Green River

Jun 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Raiders snapped a four-game American Legion baseball losing streak Saturday afternoon with a 17-2 win over the Green River junior varsity team in ... [more]

Lander fastpitch girls drop three in Riverton tourney

Jun 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander is learning the ropes this weekend in Riverton at the U.S. Energy fastpitch softball tournament in the Under-14 division.
The Lander Eclipse dropped a ... [more]

Riverton splits first two on softball field

Jun 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The U18 girls have a shot at the tournament semifinals on Sunday.

Two games against two different Gillette fastpitch teams resulted in a 1-1 record ... [more]

CWC looking to add more sports; feasibility study set

Jun 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College is looking to add to its lineup of team sports.
Steve Barlow, assistant dean of students/athletic director at CWC, announced Friday ... [more]

Hance slips to fourth at CNFR; still expected to make finals

Jun 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shaylee Hance of Central Wyoming College now sits fourth in the goat tying standings at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper.
Hance was in the top ... [more]

CWC hosts team hoops camp this weekend

Jun 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Games are being played in four different gymnasiums.

Central Wyoming College is the host of its annual team camp this weekend in Riverton.
The ... [more]

AAU volleyball team takes second in big Vegas event

Jun 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Elite AAU volleyball team lived up to its name on the court.
Riverton completed its season Sunday by placing second in the West Coast AAU ... [more]

Hance vaults to first as CNFR continues

Jun 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College cowgirl Shaylee Hance skyrocketed into a three-way tie for the lead in goat tying Wednesday night at the College National Finals Rodeo ... [more]

Riverton hosting girls softball tourney; local team in title discussion

Jun 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The talent on the roster this year for the Riverton U.S. Energy girls fastpitch team figures to put the team in contention for the state title in the under-18 ... [more]

Webb again high-point man for Wyoming in all-star series loss

Jun 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Xavier Webb of Riverton did all he could by scoring a team-high 15 points Saturday night for the Wyoming basketball all-stars in Billings, Mont., but it wasn't ... [more]

County players help North to big win in Shrine Bowl

Jun 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County football players Jesse Hawk, Cody Flynn and T.J. Galey played a significant role in the North's defense Saturday night in a 34-6 victory over ... [more]

Former RHS player is new head grid coach in Colorado

Jun 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jeremy Slack said he was shocked at first when he learned he was hired as the new football coach at Yuma High School in Colorado.
The 2006 Riverton High ... [more]

State ought to have an all-star game for soccer, too

Jun 11, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  During the last few weeks, we've watched Wyoming high school senior gridders compete against each other in the North vs. South annual Shrine football game in ... [more]

Raiders get two wins to take third place in Roy Peck

Jun 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Raiders blasted the Rawlins Generals 14-3 to finish third Sunday on the baseball diamond.
Riverton started off the baseball tournament Saturday ... [more]

Nicholls wins third state rodeo title; Spratt also a champ

Jun 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coley Nicholls and Sierra Spratt won the two high school rodeo titles from Fremont County Saturday at the state finals in Douglas.
Nicholls locked up his ... [more]

Riverton rallies past Douglas in final inning

Jun 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rawlins Generals scored four times in the top of the sixth inning to edge the Riverton Raiders 5-2 in the opener of the Roy Peck Memorial Wood Bat ... [more]

NBA player highlights basketball clinic for county youth

Jun 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Bryan Sinclair was blown away Wednesday afternoon when Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans called him by name.
This was the third year the 10-year-old Sinclair ... [more]

A pretty good situation

Jun 9, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  New RHS grid coach Patterson hires staff, takes Wolverines to camp in South Dakota

To say that new Riverton Wolverine football coach Pat Patterson's ... [more]

Three Rustlers in Casper

Jun 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Colton Miller, Blaine Mathews and Shaylee Hance qualified from Central Wyoming College.

Central Wyoming College cowboy Colton Miller has experience ... [more]

Webb named Mr. Basketball

Jun 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The RHS star was high man in state's all-star loss to Montana.

Xavier Webb of Riverton High School was named Mr. Wyoming Basketball Friday night in ... [more]

Area youths have strong showing at rodeo finals

Jun 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The first day of the state high school rodeo finals was a good one for Fremont County cowboys and cowgirls.
After the first go in Douglas, Sierra Spratt of ... [more]