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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]

Four from Fremont Co. to compete in Shrine Bowl

Jun 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Riverton High School and two Dubois High School football players have been temporary teammates this week in preparing for the annual Shrine Bowl in Casper. ... [more]

Shoshoni grad starting for Northeastern at CNFR

Jun 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coralle Spratt quickly showed she is one of the best cowgirls in the nation on the college rodeo level.
The former Shoshoni High School standout made a ... [more]

Raiders drop pair Wednesday to Rawlins Generals

Jun 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rawlins Generals surprised the Riverton Raiders twice Wednesday night in an American Legion baseball doubleheader at Roy Peck Field.
Rawlins swept ... [more]

CWC guard on track for comeback after bad knee injury ended season

Jun 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tina Hosea remembers Jan. 30 as her worst nightmare on the basketball court.
The Central Wyoming College freshman women's starting point guard saw her season ... [more]

Local pros show well at Riverton motocross races on home track

Jun 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton motocross riders Bo Kasper, Jake Lemley, Layne Watson and Sheldon Buckingham all have maneuvered their way into the pro division of the High Plains ... [more]

CWC's Hudson signs on at next level with former CWC coach

Jun 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Montana-State University Billings men's basketball coach Jamie Stevens signed Austin Hudson from Central Wyoming College Rustlers this week to crash the boards ... [more]

Wyoming stars split final games against South Dakota

Jun 4, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The three Fremont County standout basketball players contributed in different ways for the Wyoming all-stars over the weekend in the annual series with South ... [more]

Dash for Cash raised $1,300- plus for college scholarships

Jun 4, 2013 - From staff reports:  Nearly fifty runners and walkers raised more than $1,300 for college scholarships in the PEO Dash for Cash held Saturday morning.
The Riverton Chapter AP ... [more]

Ten from RHS intend to balance college and athletics

Jun 4, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Going to college is a huge decision, and continuing your education while competing in intercollegiate athletics is a ton for anyone's plate.
We're pleased ... [more]

Raiders turn table on Rock Springs with two victories

Jun 4, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The rally light came on for the Riverton Raiders after falling behind Rock Springs 10-1 Saturday in Sweetwater County to come back for the American Legion ... [more]

With young players on the field, Raiders struggle in home opener

Jun 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rock Springs delivered two complete-game pitching performances on Friday night to sweep an American Legion doubleheader from the Riverton Raiders at Roy Peck ... [more]

County doubles team No. 1 in Wyoming at their competition level

Jun 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Marty Conrad and Kristi Lamb again are ranked No. 1 in Wyoming on the 3.5 level in the mixed doubles competition.
Conrad is a Lander resident. Lamb makes ... [more]

Webb's 25 leads all scorers in Wyo-SD hoops; Post in double figures in girls game

Jun 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Fremont County basketball players played pivotal roles for the Wyoming all-stars Friday night in Spearfish, S.D., against the South Dakota teams in the ... [more]

Lander's adult baseball league hosted Phifer memorial Saturday

Jun 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Matthew Phifer was on the mind of Travis Foutz all day Saturday on the baseball diamond.
Foutz has put together the annual Matthew Phifer Memorial Tournament ... [more]

Lander's Hershey meet sets lineup for state test

Jun 3, 2013 - Staff:  Young track and field athletes qualified for the Wyoming state Hershey track meet May 22 in Lander.
The top two athletes in each event qualified for the ... [more]

'Dash for Cash' 5K event set for Saturday

May 31, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With a favorable weather forecast predicted, the Dash for Cash, a 5K run and walk event sponsored by P.E.O. takes place Saturday.
Money raised from the event ... [more]

Riverton soccer team second in state U14 tourney

May 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Rampage soccer players finished a highly successful youth career with a runner-up finish Monday in the Under-14 gold division at the Wyoming Cup in ... [more]

Quayle, Webb, Post representing county in all-star basketball series

May 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School standout basketball players Xavier Webb and Seth Quayle represent the Wyoming all-stars this weekend against the South Dakota all-stars in ... [more]

Rodeo trio from county atop high school standings

May 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The state rodeo is June 5-9 in Douglas

Two cowgirls and one cowboy from Fremont County ended the high school regular rodeo season in the top ... [more]

Football and track coach jobs vacant in Shoshoni

May 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  New Shoshoni High School athletic director Max Mills needs to hire a head football coach and a track coach for next year.
Former Shoshoni football coach Rick ... [more]

Pitching a strong suit in Riverton Little League so far

May 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Phillies of the Riverton Little League baseball Major division have produced an early record of 6-2 to sit first at the halfway point of the season.
The ... [more]

Raiders win one game in first five; home Friday

May 29, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Raiders open the home American Legion baseball season Friday night with Rock Springs in a doubleheader at Roy Peck Field.
The first pitch is ... [more]

Four years, seven state track titles

May 29, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rachelle Leseberg did it at Dubois -- and she's valedictorian, too

Rachelle Leseberg was a master at juggling her athletic career at Dubois High ... [more]

UW hires new volleyball coach

May 29, 2013 - From staff reports:  University of Wyoming athletics director Tom Burman announced that Chad Callihan has been hired as the head coach of the women's volleyball program. Callihan ... [more]

LVHS looking to fill v-ball, ski coach for next season

May 29, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School athletic director Barry Scott is searching for a new head volleyball coach and a Nordic ski coach.
Andee Meyer has stepped down ... [more]

School board OKs new football coach

May 29, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School's new head football coach, Pat Patterson, was welcomed Tuesday during the Fremont County School District 25 board of trustees meeting ... [more]

Be like Mike and 'just do it' in summer activities

May 28, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I guess we're all like just like Mike, in some respects. Although none of us has six NBA titles, five MVPs, 10 league scoring titles and 14 NBA All-Star ... [more]

Spectacular hole-out gives Utah golfer the Saltwater title in first hole of playoff

May 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Utah pro golfer Derek Fox holed out from 40 yards away on the first playoff hole to win the $10,000 first-prize money Monday at the annual Saltwater Classic ... [more]

Riverton teen traveled with state hockey team to several tournaments

May 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  John Werbelow has used his hockey talents to take him all over the United States.
The Riverton 16-year-old competed this winter and spring on Team Wyoming, ... [more]

Girls fastpitch league taking registrations for 2013 summer season

May 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton fastpitch softball president Mark Stone is making sure things run smoothly this season on the diamond.
Stone has been at the helm of the league for ... [more]

Tiger quarter a well-oiled machine in winning 4x400 3-A state crown

May 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Everything worked to perfection for the Lander Valley High School Tigers boys 4x400-meter relay team Saturday, May 18, at the Class 3-A state track meet in ... [more]

Cheyenne pro takes early Saltwater lead

May 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The tournament continues Sunday and Monday at the Riverton Country Club with the final two rounds of the 54-hole tournament. The winner of the pro division ... [more]

Past Wyoming Cowboy basketball great Flynn Robinson dead at 72

May 24, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Former University of Wyoming basketball great and school Hall of Famer Flynn Robinson died Thursday in Los Angeles following a lengthy battle ... [more]

Restore state soccer tournament to one location

May 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wyoming High School Activities Association needs to make sure in the future that the Class 3-A and 4-A state soccer tournaments are in the same city and ... [more]

Cody star highlights women's recruiting class for the Rustlers

May 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Things are clicking for Central Wyoming College women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg on the recruiting path. Seven players have signed national letter ... [more]

Hershey track standouts move on to state contest

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Steps toward state competition were taken by young track and field athletes Thursday afternoon at the annual Riverton Hershey track and field meet.
The top ... [more]