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Thompson all-West for Riverton at XC regional

Oct 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson brought home Class 4-A West conference cross country honors on Friday after crossing the finish line seventh for the Riverton Wolverines in ... [more]

Wranglers jump to early lead but fall to Rocky Mountain

Oct 19, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Shoshoni's playoff hopes took a major downturn because of the running of Rocky Mountain's Travis Willis and the throwing arm of junior quarterback Kirby ... [more]

Rams whip Pokes

Oct 19, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Colorado State coach Jim McElwain may have been the only person who expected his 2-4 team to come to Wyoming's home field and absolutely dominate in ... [more]

Meeteetse rolls up 85 points in 6-man victory over St. Stephen's

Oct 19, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The visiting scoreboard resembled a runaway pinball machine Friday afternoon at St. Stephen's. The unbeaten and top-ranked Meeteetse Longhorns rolled in and ... [more]

Wind River on short end of high-scoring game in Basin

Oct 19, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It was a gunfight for a while Friday night in Basin as Wind River and Riverside combined for nine touchdown passes. The Cougars played well early, but ... [more]

Eight-TD explosion by Baker powers Dubois over Little Snake River in 56-0 shellacking

Oct 19, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Sterling Baker has had some outstanding games running the ball for the Dubois Rams but perhaps none better than the eight-touchdown performance he tallied ... [more]

CWC wins twice; now 5-5 in league

Oct 19, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Central Wyoming College evened its conference mark at 5-5 with a volleyball sweep of Sheridan College and Northwest College this weekend. CWC moved to 14-15 ... [more]

Tigers down Rawlins, host RHS on Thursday

Oct 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Staff Writer:  RAWLINS -- A 31-18 victory over Rawlins on Friday night at Outlaw Stadium has vaulted the Lander Tigers into the Class 3-A football playoffs.
Now, the stakes ... [more]

Wolverines fall to Douglas

Oct 19, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Three first-half interceptions -- one a pick six on Riverton's first offensive play -- proved too much to overcome as the Douglas Bearcats topped the Wolverines ... [more]

RHS girls solidify state tourney berth

Oct 19, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With a four-set road win over the Rock Springs Tigers on Friday night (25-21, 29-27, 23-25, 25-23), the Riverton Wolverines volleyball team clinched a ... [more]

First-time appearance for Douglas in Fremont County Football Festival

Oct 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Douglas will play for the first time in the annual Fremont County Football Festival on Saturday in Riverton.
Douglas is bringing a group of sixth-graders to ... [more]

Battle of the Bronze Boot is at stake Saturday in Laramie

Oct 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Border War and Battle for the Bronze Boot -- Wyoming versus Colorado State -- the series resumes for the 105th time this Saturday. Kickoff is set for noon ... [more]

Shoshoni sweeps Wind River

Oct 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- Senior Erika Eckley and her Shoshoni High School Wrangler teammates were determined not to have a repeat of what happened the first time they played ... [more]

Wind River enjoying 3-match VB win streak

Oct 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three straight victories have been chalked up by the Wind River Lady Cougars on the volleyball court.
The streak started when the Lady Cougars won a 25-23, ... [more]

Wrangler spikers working through busy stretch

Oct 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers in the middle of the most hectic part of their volleyball schedule, with five matches in a span of six days.
Shoshoni has posted a 2-2 ... [more]

Rustlers host two Region IX volleyball foes

Oct 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC meets Sheridan College at 7 p.m. Friday and Northwest College in a 3 p.m. Saturday match.

In order to keep moving in the right direction, the ... [more]

Riverton, Douglas meet with 3-A East at stake

Oct 17, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Both are 3-0 in the conference, with RHS the defending champ.

The schedule makers of the Wyoming High School football season don't set aside a date ... [more]

RHS runners drop times as postseason meets near

Oct 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dustin Blackburn set a career-low time of 17:45 Thursday for the Riverton Wolverines at the Powell Invitational cross country meet.
The time placed Blackburn ... [more]

First place for Mathews in saddle broncs at season-ending rodeo

Oct 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College Rustler cowboy Blaine Mathews tasted his first victory of the fall rodeo season on Sunday, winning the saddle bronc title in Cheyenne. ... [more]

Chiefs, Tigers wrap regular XC season; regionals Friday

Oct 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wilson Clifford finally figured out how to beat Micah Whiting in a cross country race.
The Wyoming Indian senior completed the Rock Springs Invitational ... [more]

Circle the dates for Class 4-A West regional VB in Riverton

Oct 15, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Save the dates. Circle them on your calendar. It only happens every so often. Rarer than a blue moon.
Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26, are the days ... [more]

In only v-ball match vs. Lander this season, Wolverines win in four sets

Oct 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Seniors Hailey Snell and Kaitlin Koehn had never lost to the Lander Tigers in a varsity volleyball game while playing for the Riverton Wolverines coming into ... [more]

Poor second half dooms Cougars in 18-6 home loss to Burlington

Oct 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Wind River put together its best half of football on the season in the opening two periods Friday but faded in the second half to fall 18-6 to ... [more]

Wranglers upset losers to Riverside

Oct 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It wasn't what Shoshoni expected of the Riverside Rebels Friday at home.
Riverside had a single win on the season entering Friday's game, but the Rebels were ... [more]

RHS wins marathon VB match over Evanston

Oct 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  A win this week over Rock Springs would give Riverton an automatic state tournament berth.

A weekend sweep moved Riverton to 6-3 in conference play ... [more]

Rustler spikers sweep pair of road matches

Oct 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers volleyball team started off a two-game road trip in a 25-19, 25-20, 25-17, victory over Eastern Wyoming College Friday ... [more]

Rams crush Eagles 67-0 in county 6-man contest

Oct 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  DUBOIS -- It's almost six months until the opening of track season, but you couldn't tell at Dubois Friday afternoon. The defending Class 1-A 6-man champion ... [more]

Stout Lander defense gives Tigers big win over Buffalo

Oct 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tigers are 2-4 on the season, but both wins are in the East 3-A conference.

A suffocating defense lifted the Lander Tigers to a 21-0 victory ... [more]

Down early, RHS roars back to win 49-21

Oct 13, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Friday's victory over Torrington was Riverton's fouth straight of the 2013 football season.

Victimized by two big plays and trailing in the second ... [more]

Swimmers hitting Sheridan, Gillette meets this weekend

Oct 11, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School girls swim team takes its final long road trip of the regular season this Friday. First up is Sheridan for a dual meet, then it's on ... [more]