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Mathews joins Miller near top of rodeo standings for CWC

Apr 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College freshman cowboy Blaine Mathews is now tied for the third spot in the Central Rocky Mountain Region with Travis Nelson of Gillette ... [more]

Wolverine soccer teams tangle Thursday with Natrona

Apr 24, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys and girls soccer teams are back in action Thursday with games scheduled against Casper Natrona.
The varsity boys kick off at 6 ... [more]

Spoonhunter inks for Dickinson State hoops

Apr 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dickinson State University men's basketball coach Ty Orton bolstered his point guard situation by signing Slade Spoonhunter to his program.
The point guard ... [more]

Boston blasts bring scary Riverton Homecoming incident to mind

Apr 23, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Few of us will ever forget April 15, 2013 when the two bombs, placed by two brothers, destroyed innocent lives in Boston and weakened us all.
Sept. 17, 1992 ... [more]

County competitors win titles on blustery GR track

Apr 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School, Wind River and Lander Valley High School competed Friday under difficult weather conditions at the Green River Invitational track and ... [more]

CWC names finalists for head hoops job; Lindley still alive

Apr 21, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The two will be at CWC this week for campus interviews and presentations.

Shelby Lindley and Pat Rafferty are the two finalists from 89 applicants ... [more]

Lander girls roll on with 4-0 win at home over Newcastle

Apr 21, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School knocked in three early goals Saturday in a Class 3-A West non-conference match soccer on its way for a 4-0 home victory over ... [more]

County track performers grab medals in Lovell meet

Apr 21, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  There were a lot of track meets across the Cowboy State Saturday. The Lovell Invitational featured the two best teams in Class 2-A and 3-A this seasons in the ... [more]

Riverton boys dominate Rock Springs

Apr 21, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Tristan White got both goals for the Wolverines.

Being forced inside for practice most of the week because of weather appeared to have little impact ... [more]

State Hall of Fame comes calling for Lander Valley High School's Ragan

Apr 21, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The longtime Lander Valley High School coach will be inducted this summer.

Mike Ragan learned this week that he will be inducted into the Wyoming ... [more]

Wolverine girls get road win in Rock Springs

Apr 21, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Lady Wolverines will begin their second round of conference play at Casper Natrona on Thursday.

The RHS Lady Wolverine soccer team, after ... [more]

LVHS boys overwhelm Newcastle 6-0 at home

Apr 21, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Six different Lander Valley High School boys soccer players scored to blank Newcastle 6-0 Saturday afternoon in Lander.
The victory was the home opener for ... [more]

Snow forces RHS track practice indoors

Apr 19, 2013 - Staff:  Riverton shot and discus thrower Jacee Shultz skipped rope with the rest of the Wolverine track team when snow forced the RHS athletes to practice in the ... [more]

Louisville sisters welcomed local girl to Final Four tournament

Apr 19, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was the trip of a lifetime for Riverton sixth-grader Sath Ta Prue. Prue traveled to New Orleans recently to attend the NCAA Women's Final Four basketball ... [more]

Lindley deserves to get permanent CWC post

Apr 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shelby Lindley should remain as the Central Wyoming College men's head basketball coach.
CWC is reviewing about 70 applicants for the position. College ... [more]

Four Rustler cowboys in chase for positions at national college finals

Apr 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four Central Wyoming College cowboys are challenging for a spot at the College National Finals Rodeo.
Colton Miller is leading the Central Rocky Mountain ... [more]

RHS to play Rock Springs in conference matches Friday

Apr 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Before the postponement of Riverton's high school soccer matches with cross-county rival Lander, Wolverine boys head coach Erly Cornejo said it would be ... [more]

CWC says it has resolved athletic eligibility issues

Apr 18, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  In October, the National Junior College Athletic Association notified the school that two of its volleyball players had previously played professionally. ... [more]

Vogel pursuing rodeo full-time this spring

Apr 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Josee Vogel has decided to become a full-time cowgirl this spring.
Vogel, a junior at Wind River High School, is coming off a solid performance in a rodeo ... [more]

Five Fremont County players selected to be in Wyoming-Montana annual basketball series

Apr 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Seth Quayle, Xavier Webb and Kade Salisbury of Riverton High School have been selected to play for the Wyoming basketball all-stars against Montana's all-star ... [more]

Another strong showing for Riverton USA wrestlers

Apr 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton USA wrestling club secured enough points to win its home tournament Sunday at Wolverine Gym.
In the two-day bracket, Riverton rolled up 224.5 ... [more]

RMS seventh-grade girls win opening track meet at home

Apr 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Middle School seventh-grade girls outlasted the field Saturday to win the team title at Wolverine Track.
Riverton scored 59 points at the ... [more]

Finding strength and hope in Mr. Rogers

Apr 16, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Sports Writer:  "When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.' To ... [more]

County athletes turn out solid performances at Rock Springs

Apr 16, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Ted Schroeder Rock Springs Invitational was originally scheduled for just a few local teams and the schools on the I-80 corridor, but weather-related ... [more]

Weather cancels Riverton - Lander varsity soccer

Apr 16, 2013 - Staff:  The Riverton vs. Lander varsity soccer matches scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, (today) have been cancelled because of weather. No makeup dates have been ... [more]

Tiffany Hartpence completes Boston Marathon; safe later

Apr 15, 2013 - Staff:  With her children cheering and carrying signs that said, "Go mamma go!" and "My mamma never gives up!" former Riverton High School track and field runner ... [more]

Weather affects early week RHS activities

Apr 15, 2013 - Staff:  Riverton High School has canceled the track meets scheduled for Tuesday. It may be rescheduled for April 30, according to RHS activities director Jeremy Hill. ... [more]

RMS track competes at home

Apr 14, 2013 - Staff:  Jaitlyn Petitt won her heat in the girls low hurdles during the Riverton Middle School Invitational track meet Saturday at Wolverine ... [more]

Tigers dominate Douglas, fall to Buffalo

Apr 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Valley High School Tigers managed to split on the road despite missing their starting goalkeeper, Jess Oldham.
The Tigers dominated Douglas 6-1 ... [more]

RHS boys earn first Class 4-A West win

Apr 14, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton boys soccer team gave up three first half goals en route to a 4-1 setback against the Green River Wolves on Friday in Green River, but the players ... [more]

Lander girls stay unbeaten

Apr 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The rust from indoor practice didn't show when the Tigers won two road matches this weekend to remain undefeated on the season.
Lander Valley High School ... [more]

RHS girls finish weekend with soccer split at home

Apr 14, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine and Bruce Tippets, Staff writers:  With a refocus of their offensive attack, the Riverton Wolverines gained a weekend home split with Class 4-A West foes Green River and Evanston on ... [more]

Rumble at the Rendezvous draws nearly 200 wrestlers

Apr 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ridge Briggs is making sure he has a future in high school wrestling.
The first step for the Riverton 11-year-old is learning the ropes in USA wrestling. ... [more]

RMS track teams still waiting for first meet

Apr 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Spartans already have had two track meets cancelled by weather but will host one on Saturday at Wolverine Track.

Riverton Middle School track ... [more]

Riverton to host big USA wrestling tournament

Apr 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton USA wrestling club hosts the two-day Rumble at the Rendezvous tournament Saturday and Sunday at Wolverine Gym.
Wrestlers compete Saturday in the ... [more]

CWC aims higher on rodeo list

Apr 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers stand fourth in the region with two rodeos to go.

Central Wyoming College cowgirl Shaylee Hance isn't satisfied with the runner-up ... [more]

LVHS soccer teams play this weekend at Douglas, Buffalo

Apr 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A two-week break is almost over for the Lander Valley High School soccer teams.
The LVHS Tigers haven't played a match since a 1-1 tie with the Rawlins ... [more]

Knicks are the pick to win it all in the NBA

Apr 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The National Basketball Association is down to crunch time in the regular season.
One thing I have learned in the marathon season is that the Denver Nuggets ... [more]

RHS soccer teams get back in action with weekend matches

Apr 11, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Both the Riverton Wolverines boys and girls soccer teams are scheduled to return to Class 4-A West action this Friday and Saturday, with games scheduled ... [more]

Wolverine golfers hope snow melts in time for Friday's invitational

Apr 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The spring snowstorm Monday and Tuesday has put the Riverton Invitational golf tournament in jeopardy after dumping a foot of snow on the golf course.
The ... [more]