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RHS girls take two straight wins at home in Stranningan invite

Jan 13, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Next up for the Lady Wolverines is county rival Lander on Thursday.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines girls basketball team fought from behind to down ... [more]

Lander skies to third-place tie in Pinedale

Jan 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tiger team hosts a ski clinic on Feb. 1.

The Lander Valley High School girls Nordic ski team tied Laramie for third place in the team ... [more]

Rustler men and women both win vs. Little Big Horn

Jan 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers basketball teams recorded a doubleheader sweep Friday night vs. Little Big Horn College at Rustler Gym in Riverton.
The ... [more]

Chiefs get tough test from SHS, still pull away by 20

Jan 13, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It wasn't exactly what the experts predicted it would be Friday night in Ethete.  Shoshoni came to Wyoming Indian High School to play the undefeated Chiefs, ... [more]

Wolverines 2-1 for the weekend

Jan 13, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton lost to Sheridan, then beats Laramie and Cheyenne South in the Bill Strannigan East vs. West tournament.

After a tough first-day loss to ... [more]

Tiger boys down Star Valley, Jackson for conference wins

Jan 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Terry Hopkin was concerned over how his Lander Valley High School Tigers boys basketball players would respond after a long layoff for Christmas ... [more]

Shoshoni girls posed no threat to Wind River team Thursday

Jan 10, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Wind River girls made it nine wins in a row with an easy Southwest Conference victory over rival Shoshoni on Thursday night in Pavillion.  ... [more]

UW faces tough road challenge

Jan 10, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After suffering back-to-back Mountain West losses by a single basket, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team faces a challenging road contest at Boise ... [more]

Lady Broncs beat Riverton team

Jan 10, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines struggled to find an offensive rhythm and fell to the Sheridan Lady Broncs 47-31 Thursday evening in the first round of the Bill ... [more]

Wolverines show improvement in Thursday loss to Sheridan

Jan 10, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team showed improvement against Sheridan this week despite losing to the Broncs 54-51 in the first round of the Bill ... [more]

Wranglers fall to Cougars during conference game

Jan 10, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Conference wins are hard to come by in boys Southwest 2-A basketball, especially when opening against a traditional rival, but Wind River High ... [more]

Cowboys can't hold on in overtime loss to Lobos

Jan 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  Larry Shyatt compared overtime to a heavyweight boxing match.
Both teams were tired and found the going tough.
But in the end, Shyatt's University of Wyoming ... [more]

CWC women edged in close one by Gillette

Jan 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Positive steps were taken by the Central Wyoming College Rustler women's basketball team in a 66-61 loss to Gillette College on Wednesday night at Rustler ... [more]

No buzzer magic this time for Rustlers in two-point loss to GC

Jan 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC faces Little Big Horn College at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Rustler Gym.

Nationally ranked Gillette College avoided an upset when the Central Wyoming ... [more]

SHS, WRHS back on mats

Jan 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers, Moorcroft and Cokeville have emerged as title contenders in the Class 2-A wrestling division.
Shoshoni starts January as the ... [more]

Wranglers get back to action in games vs. two cross-county rivals

Jan 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A pair of Fremont County basketball opponents are on the schedule for the Shoshoni High School Wrangler basketball programs as the season resumes after ... [more]

RHS hosts Strannigan invite Thursday-Saturday

Jan 8, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton's varsity boys and girls play Sheridan, Laramie and Cheyenne South.

After nearly two weeks of a holiday break, the Riverton High School ... [more]

Lander wrestlers to Utah for big tournament

Jan 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A trip to the Tournament of Champs begins the January schedule for the Lander Valley High School Tigers on the wrestling mats.
Lander coach Nick Fulton is ... [more]

Rustler women 0-3 in conference after road loss to Western Wyo

Jan 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg knows it's must for his players to have a short-term memory after a 71-46 loss to ... [more]

First home basketball games for Wolverines are a long time coming

Jan 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Finally. The Riverton High School boys and girls basketball teams find a set of home games on their schedule after boarding the big yellow buses and logging ... [more]

UW comes up short at Nevada

Jan 6, 2014 - From staff reports:  Sophomore guard Josh Adams led three Cowboys in double-figures with 15 points, but the University of Wyoming men's basketball team lost a tightly-contested ... [more]

Short-handed CWC men fall to Western

Jan 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Several Rustlers missed the game on a suspension for violating team rules.

Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach Pat Rafferty dressed only ... [more]

After 0-3 start, Wind River girls have piled up nine straight wins

Jan 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lady Cougars are fresh off a victory in the title game of the Fremont County Shootout.

Coach Justin Walker and his Wind River Lady Cougars ... [more]

Lander boys carry strong start into meat of the season

Jan 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tigers host conference foes Star Valley and Jackson this weekend.

Rebounding the basketball and playing an up-tempo style are two strengths for ... [more]

Break over for CWC cage teams; back to court in Rock Springs

Jan 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 6-7 overall record was earned by the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball team in the first 13 games on the schedule.
The Rustlers get back ... [more]

RHS wrestlers overpower Casper Natrona

Jan 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton dominated in its first home matches of the season.

Five pivotal pins by the Riverton Wolverines were the difference in a 48-23 conference ... [more]

Matsen's top-10 races pace Wolverine swimmers at two meets in Laramie pool

Jan 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Six Riverton High School swimmers competed in a pair of meets over the holiday break in Laramie.
The Wolverines participated Friday, Dec. 27, at the Laramie ... [more]

Home wrestling debut Thursday for Riverton

Jan 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After dealing with early season injuries, the Riverton High School Wolverines wrestling team is slated to be at full strength Thursday night in the home opener ... [more]

Tiger swim team streak voted top county sports story

Dec 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The amazing Class 3-A state-championship swimming streak by the Lander Valley High School Tigers is the No. 1 2013 sports story in Fremont County.
Lander is ... [more]

Wyoming quarterback Brett Smith to enter NFL draft

Dec 30, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Wyoming junior quarterback Brett Smith has decided he will forego his final season at Wyoming and enter the NFL Draft, UW announced on Friday evening. He ... [more]