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Wolverine girls draw Sheridan to open state 4-A basketball

Mar 12, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines make their first state basketball tournament appearance since 2003 when they take on the Sheridan Lady Broncs Thursday morning at ... [more]

Cowgirls face Boise State in opening round

Mar 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  LAS VEGAS -- For a team built on speed, the University of Wyoming Cowgirls appear to be limping to finish line.
The Mountain West Women's Basketball ... [more]

Nance makes first team all-conference for UW

Mar 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  LAS VEGAS -- Missing nearly the final third of the conference schedule was not enough to keep Larry Nance Jr. from getting some accolades from the Mountain ... [more]

3-A swim title No. 18 tested Lander boys

Mar 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Veteran swim coach Bruce Gresly knew extending the state title streak by the Lander Tigers wasn't going to be automatic at the Class 3-A state swim meet ... [more]

What a step forward for Riverton girls basketball

Mar 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Last Friday, one day after the Riverton Lady Wolverines gave Evanston an early exit from the Class 4-A West regional basketball tournament, the team went on an ... [more]

Rustler rodeo teams back in chutes this week

Mar 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College Rustler cowboy Coltin Hill and cowgirl Kaylee Burnett are in prime position to challenge for a College National Finals Rodeo slot in ... [more]

Cowboys knock off CSU behind Sobey's big night

Mar 10, 2014 - From staff reports:  Senior guard Nathan Sobey posted a career-high 33 points and sophomore guard Josh Adams added 22 to help the University of Wyoming men's basketball team close ... [more]

Cowgirls suffer road setback to Colorado State

Mar 10, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team closed out the regular season with a 58-46 loss against the Colorado State Rams, on Friday night. The Cowgirls are now ... [more]

Heartbreaker for Eagle girls in consolation game at state

Mar 10, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- The St. Stephen's Lady Eagles came within a free throw of the Class 1-A consolation title Saturday morning at Casper College in a 73-72 overtime loss ... [more]

Rams come on strong after opening loss, claim 1-A consolation trophy

Mar 10, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- The last time the Dubois boys earned a trophy at the state basketball tournament, seniors Austin Tharp and Nathan Moore were in kindergarten. Dubois ... [more]

Third place for Lady Chiefs at state

Mar 10, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian fell Friday night to Tongue River in the Class 1-A semifinals before edging Sundance on Saturday.

CASPER -- The Wyoming Indian ... [more]

Tiger girls win two, lose two to grab state slot

Mar 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In two do-or-die girls basketball games at the Class 3-A West regional tournament, the Lander Tigers came up on top to qualify for the state tournament. ... [more]

Cody edges Lander boys in 3-A West regional title game

Mar 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cody overcame a 12-point deficit in the third quarter to edge the Lander Tigers 46-42 Saturday night in the Class 3-A West regional boys basketball title game ... [more]

RHS girls dissolve 14-point deficit, beat Kelly Walsh for third at regional

Mar 10, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Playing in the Class 4-A tournament for the first time in 11 years, Riverton opens Thursday against Sheridan.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines mounted a ... [more]

Chiefs roll to Class 2-A state championship

Mar 10, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- It was more of a coronation than a championship for Wyoming Indian High School late Saturday night at the Casper Events Center. The Chief boys won the ... [more]

Cowboys host Rams for rewind day on Saturday

Mar 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  There is plenty left to play for when the University of Wyoming men's basketball team closes the regular season by hosting Border War rival Colorado State on ... [more]

Evanston demolishes RHS boys at regional; Riverton season over

Mar 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- The two-time defending state champion Evanston Red Devils made just three 3-point shots in their Class 4-A West regional tournament boys basketball ... [more]

St. Stephen's in girls consolation game

Mar 7, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Eagles held of a furious charge by Hulett on Friday morning to win 51-50 a the Class 3-A state tournament.

CASPER -- She didn't call glass, but ... [more]

LVHS girls split two at regional; still alive for state

Mar 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Facing elimination from the Class 3-A West girls basketball tournament, the Lander Valley High School Tigers held off Jackson 45-41 Friday morning in a ... [more]

Tiger boys beat Pinedale to begin 3-A West tourney

Mar 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers dominated Pinedale in the final two quarters to take a 71-49 win in the first game of the Class 3-A West regional boys basketball tournament ... [more]

Chiefs through to state 2-A semis with win over Burns

Mar 7, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  WIHS faces conference rival Greybull in the fnal four Friday night. The title game will be played on Saturday night at the Casper Events Center to end ... [more]

Wolverine girls whip Evanston, make state

Mar 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's Riverton's first state tournament qualification since 2003.

CASPER -- The11th time was a charm. The Riverton Lady Wolverine basketball team's ... [more]

Cowboys can't protect second-half lead at Utah State

Mar 6, 2014 - From staff reports:  A solid start didn't result in a strong finish once again for the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
The Cowboys dropped their fourth consecutive ... [more]

Lady Chiefs impress in opening-round win at 2-A state

Mar 6, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- Wyoming Indian's depth and tenacious defense was too much for the Pine Bluffs Hornets in opening-round Class 2-A girls basketball action at the state ... [more]

River Rats beaten in shootout for state championship

Mar 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton River Rats, a high school-aged hockey team, placed third Sunday at the state tournament in Casper.
After beating Sheridan in the first game of ... [more]

Rams drop close first-round game to Guernsey at state

Mar 6, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- In the most entertaining game of the opening round at the state 1-A/2-A basketball tournament, the Dubois Rams battled the Guernsey Sunrise Vikings ... [more]

Good showing for Fremont County wrestlers this season

Mar 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County wrestlers didn't back down from anybody on the mats this season.
The teams and individuals found success at different levels to close out the ... [more]

Eagle girls fall behind early, lose in Class 1-A state tourney opener

Mar 6, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- Experience has its benefits, especially in culminating events. The quartet of Lingle Fort Laramie seniors Kaylee Greenwald, Shaylee Rickard, ... [more]

Mileto's career-high 30 not enough; Cowgirls fall 84-80 to Utah State

Mar 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Despite a career high 30 points from Kaitlyn Mileto and a double-double from Fallon Lewis, the Wyoming basketball team fell short 84-80 against the ... [more]

Chief boys, girls enter 2-A state hoops

Mar 5, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian High School enters its Class 2-A state basketball tournament opener in familiar territory.  The Chiefs finished the 2013 season with a ... [more]