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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]

Riverton eighth-graders go 19-0 on hardwood

Apr 10, 2013 - From staff reports:  Eight Riverton eighth-graders finished their basketball season with a 19-0 record. This spring, Riverton won tournaments in Billings, Mont., Gillette, ... [more]

County has several at top of high school rodeo tally

Apr 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County rodeo athletes are near the top of the standings in several events heading into the spring season.
Teal Soll of Pavillion is leading the pole ... [more]

CWC women second in Torrington chutes; Miller gets a buckle

Apr 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shaylee Hance is comfortably in second place in the Central Rocky Mountain Regional standings after winning the goat-tying title at the Eastern Wyoming College ... [more]

Shakeup in RHS football coaching ranks puzzling

Apr 9, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's fourth and long for the Riverton Wolverine football team.
Continuing with a gridiron metaphor, it seems like the program -- after a successful regular ... [more]

Lindley seeks permanent CWC hoops post

Apr 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The 24-year-old coach was elevated to the head men's position at the college just before the 2012-13 season began.

Central Wyoming College men's ... [more]

Cowboys hold first scrimmage

Apr 7, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Cowboys concluded their second week of spring football on Friday devoting the last hour of practice to scrimmaging for the first time this spring. ... [more]

Big day for Leisy with three wins on home track

Apr 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ashtyn Leisy recorded the best performance of her career, winning three individual titles Saturday during the annual Roy Peck Invitational track and field meet ... [more]

Hedges soars 20-2, wins Peck long jump

Apr 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School sophomore Jaxon Hedges moved into Class 3-A state title contention with his showing Saturday in the long jump at the Roy Peck ... [more]

2-A schools take team titles at Roy Peck Invite; SHS, Wind River win

Apr 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River boys and the Shoshoni girls won the team titles Saturday at the annual Roy Peck Invitational track and field meet.
The two Class 2-A schools ... [more]

Riverton youth soccer starts Sunday

Apr 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Riverton Rampage competitive soccer teams are gearing up for the two month spring season.
Riverton will field U14, U12 and U10 teams.
The U14 and U10 ... [more]

White scores two for RHS in loss to Mustangs

Apr 5, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  CASPER - Close counts in horseshoes. But not in soccer.
With a regenerated offensive attack, the Riverton Wolverines generated solid shots on goal but hit the ... [more]

Fillies step up in second, defeat RHS 3-0

Apr 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School defender pulls hamstring in the first half and is forced to sit out the second.

Riverton High School kept Casper Natrona ... [more]

Reservation getting an American Legion team

Apr 4, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Mike Broadhead is moving ahead with his idea of having an American Legion baseball team for players from the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The Riverton ... [more]

RHS athletes ready to take spotlight at Roy Peck meet

Apr 4, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Events begin at 9 a.m. and should be finished by 5 p.m. at Wolverine Field.

The Wyoming high school track and field season is less than a month old, ... [more]

RHS alumna enjoying fast-pitch club at UW

Apr 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Hannah Soll developed a passion for playing on the diamond when she was on the Riverton U.S. Energy girls fast-pitch team in high school.
Soll, now a ... [more]

RHS coming off losses to play Casper Natrona

Apr 3, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Although most Riverton High School students are on spring break, the RHS boys and girls soccer teams have been on the pitch and are set to play Thursday.
The ... [more]

I should have gone with Big East

Apr 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  My NCAA men's bracket for the tournament is finished, which is bad, considering the Final Four hasn't even started.
Even worse, I filled out two brackets ... [more]

Casey at the Bat takes spotlight on the diamond

Apr 2, 2013 - Staff:  The outlook wasn't brilliant for the Mudville nine that day:
The score stood four to two, with but one inning more to play,
And then when Cooney died at ... [more]

Miller takes regional lead in saddle bronc competition

Apr 2, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After the Torrington rodeo, the Rustlers will compete in the Casper College rodeo.

Colton Miller and Cooper Clemens placed high for Central Wyoming ... [more]

CWC women win title at Colorado State rodeo

Apr 2, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kaylee Burnett won her first women's rodeo all-around title this year on Saturday at the Colorado State event.
Burnett piled up 215 points for the Central ... [more]

Tiger boys battle Rawlins to 1-1 tie on windy day

Mar 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School scored in the final minute of regulation Thursday night at Rawlins in a conference boys soccer match, then the two squads went ... [more]