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Three straight wins for WR girls, at home, two by huge margins

Dec 22, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It was a sweeps week of sorts for the Wind girls this weekend. They blew through Class 2-A Northwest competition at home Friday and Saturday. The Lady Cougars ... [more]

Cougar boys win tingler over Tongue River, also beat Wright

Dec 22, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It was a tale from the land of the 3-point shot this weekend for the Wind River boys, who finished 2-1 in the Foothills Classic this weekend in Pavillion. ... [more]

Thompson scores big for Shoshoni girls in wins over Farson and Hanna

Dec 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A pair of victories started the Wrangler Classic the right way for the Shoshoni High School girls basketball team on Friday.
The Wranglers pounded ... [more]

Wranglers look good in two wins on home wood

Dec 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers had a perfect day on Friday, collecting two victories to start the Wrangler Classic boys basketball tournament.
Shoshoni outmuscled ... [more]

SMU beats Wyoming for the fifth straight time in hoops

Dec 22, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Markus Kennedy scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Nick Russell hit the go-ahead 3-pointer to lead SMU to its fifth straight victory, a ... [more]

LVHS girls drop pair of close, high-score games

Dec 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Class 3-A East girls basketball teams knocked off the Lander Valley High School Tigers Friday and Saturday at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.
Wheatland ... [more]

One win, two losses for WIHS at home

Dec 22, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Indian withstood some inner turmoil this weekend to go 1-2 in the Foothills Classic against teams from Sheridan and Campbell counties.
The Lady ... [more]

RHS girls get first win of season, 41-32 vs. Star Valley

Dec 22, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines basketball team gave it an early Christmas gift by beating Star Valley 41-32 in the final game of the Flaming Gorge basketball ... [more]

Wolverine boys scare Gillette, beat Star Valley

Dec 22, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team used a solid second-half defensive effort to down the Star Valley Braves 54-38 and end the Green River ... [more]

Wyoming Indian tramples three more rivals; now 7-0 on season

Dec 22, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Indian Chiefs remain untested, unchallenged and unbeaten after a weekend sweep of teams from Sheridan and Campbell counties.
The Chiefs rolled ... [more]

Lander skiers win races

Dec 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Nick Merritt and Louisa Austin swept the individual ski races on Saturday for the Lander Valley High School Tigers at the Casper Invitational.
Merritt ... [more]

Lander boys still perfect at 7-0 after two tourney wins

Dec 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A tight 52-49 victory was pulled out by the Lander Valley High School Tigers on Friday night over Rawlins at the two-day Douglas Classic boys basketball ... [more]

Lander boys in Douglas Classic field

Dec 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Class 3-A East boys basketball opponents close out the December schedule for the Lander Valley High School Tigers this weekend at the Douglas Classic. ... [more]

Tiger girls to host Lander Classic

Dec 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A trio of Class 3-A East girls basketball teams will enter the Lander Classic this weekend with undefeated marks.
Wheatland, Douglas and Rawlins have not ... [more]

Wolverine girls can't hold early advantage, fall by 30 in Flaming Gorge opener

Dec 20, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine girls basketball team jumped out to an early 8-2 lead Thursday but then fell behind and lost to the Cheyenne East Lady Thunderbirds ... [more]

RHS boys lose on buzzer- beater to third-ranked East as three-day slate begins

Dec 20, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines, with a new point guard and a refined offense, gave the third-ranked Cheyenne East Thunderbirds a fight to the finish but fell short at ... [more]

Wranglers host tournament

Dec 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The invitational marks the home debut for both Shoshoni teams.

Four games apiece in two days are in store for the Shoshoni High School basketball ... [more]

Three boys post state qualifying times as swim season gets going

Dec 19, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A small team contingent of Riverton Wolverines went on the road to Gillette Friday and Saturday and qualified for the state meet during their first weekend of ... [more]

Chief boys favored in local tournament, but girls side is wide open

Dec 18, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Most likely there won't be any surprises on the boys side of this weekend's East-West Classic at Pavillion and Ethete. Wyoming Indian, Wind River and Big ... [more]

Mountain West gets five teams in bowl games

Dec 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  If you are a college football fan, then the best time of the year is almost here with 35 football bowl games in a span of less than a month.
The postseason ... [more]

Cowgirls run past Montana

Dec 18, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Kayla Woodward scored 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in leading Wyoming past Montana 79-65 on Tuesday night in Laramie.
Fallon Lewis contributed ... [more]

Wranglers get win, overtime loss in tourney at Burns

Dec 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni boys stand 3-3 on the season.

The Shoshoni Wranglers were a layup away from going 2-1 last weekend at the Burns Classic boys basketball ... [more]

Tough opponents away RHS teams this weekend

Dec 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  All three games for the Wolverine boys and girls are against opponents ranked in the state's top five.

Both the Riverton High School boys and girls ... [more]

Take a moment to enjoy the beauty of our state during the holiday break

Dec 17, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Most of us know, but we often take it for granted, that our state, the great state of Wyoming, is among the most beautiful places in the world. The diversity ... [more]

UW drops game at DU

Dec 17, 2013 - From staff reports:  Junior forward Larry Nance Jr. posted a career-high 38 points and added a season-high 12 rebounds, but the University of Wyoming men's basketball team dropped ... [more]

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]