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All is not ESPN when it comes to national sports coverage

Nov 5, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  "I don't have to apologize for being bleeping brilliant. I'm entitled to my opinion on any story there is. Will you quit yapping and shut the bleep up? Damn ... [more]

Two early wins for Rustler women to start hoops year

Nov 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  An up-tempo style of basketball was put on display by the Central Wyoming College women's team Friday in a 90-77 victory over Lamar Community College in the ... [more]

Settlemire fifth in butterfly at state swim

Nov 4, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School swimmer Jordan Settlemire placed fifth in the 100-yard butterfly at the state high school swimming and diving championships in Gillette ... [more]

Wolverines overmatched against Star Valley in 52-10 playoff loss

Nov 4, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Star Valley High School's Bryan Burton rushed for a school-record 284 yards on 17 carries and scored three touchdowns to lead the Braves to a 52-10 victory ... [more]

Cody drubs Lander in playoff game

Nov 4, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers end their season with a 4-5 record, while Cody moves to the Class 3-A semifinals.

Cody exploded for 28 points in the fourth ... [more]

Shoshoni grabs fourth-place trophy at state VB

Nov 4, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It took a consolation semifinal victory Saturday over county rival Wind River to get SHS to the third-place match.

The Shoshoni Wranglers eliminated ... [more]

Dubois powers into 6-man semis

Nov 4, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Rams whipped Hulett 64-14 to set up this Friday's game against the Midwest Oilers.

After a slow start Dubois erupted for four touchdowns and 30 ... [more]

Lady Wolverines fight to fourth place in 4-A state volleyball tourney

Nov 4, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines bounced back after a tough first-round loss to eventual state runner-up Gillette and defeated Casper Kelly Walsh 3-2 and Cheyenne ... [more]

New UW defense coordinator keeps it simple

Nov 1, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Less is more, right?
Jamar Cain sure hopes so.
The first-year Wyoming defensive line coach has a strategy about how he wants to run the defense in ... [more]

Riverton staggers Gillette in 4-A tourney opener, but top-seeded Camels survive

Nov 1, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Shock waves were sent throughout the Casper Events when the Riverton Wolverines had the Gillette Lady Camels on the ropes in the opening round of the ... [more]

Cowboys hold off UCCS, 85-81, for exhibition win

Nov 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  Freshman guard Trey Washington scored a team-high 16 points off the bench, including two free throws with two seconds left, to give the University of Wyoming ... [more]

Wranglers reach VB semifinals; Cougars lose cliffhanger

Nov 1, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Pivotal points in crunch time went the way for the Shoshoni Wranglers in a five-set victory over the Wright Panthers Thursday night in the opening ... [more]

Cody visits Lander for first-round playoff

Oct 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The winner f Friday's game earns a spot in the Class 3-A semifinals.

An extra bonus for finishing second in the Class 3-A East football conference ... [more]

Wolverines open playoffs in Afton

Oct 31, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Star Valley Braves are 5-3 overall and finished second in the Class 3-A West with a 4-1 mark.

With hopes of putting last week's stinging loss to ... [more]

Football teams racking up the miles for early playoffs

Oct 31, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  If you're on the highways of Wyoming this weekend you might notice a lot of yellow school buses rolling down the road.
This Friday and Saturday, Wyoming ... [more]

Two RHS girls swimming individual events at state; two relay teams as well

Oct 31, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Jordan Settlemire and Micala Kechter will be Riverton High School's representatives in individual events at the Class 4-A Wyoming swimming and diving ... [more]

Shoshoni football season ends in loss to Burlington

Oct 30, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Shoshoni's hopes for the Class 1-A playoffs came to an end Tuesday on a snowy field in Worland in a three-way qualifying playoff with Riverside and Burlington. ... [more]

Shoshoni draws Wright in first round of state v-ball

Oct 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wright is the opening-round draw for the Shoshoni Wranglers at the Class 2-A state volleyball tournament in Casper.
Match time for the contest is 5 p.m. ... [more]

Wind River, opens 2-A state volleyball Thursday

Oct 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River Cougars are back in the Class 2-A state volleyball tournament after a three-year absence.
Wind River's last appearance in state came in the ... [more]

Riverton spikers get Gillette to open state 4-A volleyball tourney

Oct 30, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines took last Sunday to put their two weekend regional tournament losses behind them and came to practice Monday ready to work. Now ... [more]

UW's defensive coordinator fired by Christensen

Oct 29, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Wyoming coach Dave Christensen fired defensive coordinator Chris Tormey on Tuesday after two straight losses in which the Cowboys surrendered more than 50 ... [more]

Thompson's 12th leads RHS at state cross country

Oct 29, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson paced the Riverton Wolverines on Saturday with a 12th-place finish at the Class 4-A state cross country meet in Sheridan.
Thompson ran the ... [more]

CWC to show sports study results; baseball might be best idea

Oct 29, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Later this week Steve Barlow, in his first-year as athletic director after departmental reorganization at Central Wyoming College, says he will release the ... [more]

Vogel signs for rodeo at University of Wyoming

Oct 29, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Josee Vogel has produced a stellar high school athletic career at Wind River High School. The multi-sport athlete is one of the top cowgirls in ... [more]

Cokeville's second-quarter outburst sinks Shoshoni

Oct 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wranglers travel to Worland on Tuesday for a three-way playoff with Burlinton and Riverside.

Top-ranked Cokeville lived up to its billing in a ... [more]

Chiefs win seventh straight state XC title

Oct 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The championship streak has reached seven straight Class 2-A boys cross country titles for the Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs.
WIHS kept its dynasty going ... [more]

Late Score dooms Wyo in shootout loss to SJS

Oct 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  SAN JOSE, Calif. (Oct. 26, 2013) A career rushing day from sophomore running back Shaun Wick wasn't enough for the University of Wyoming football team to ... [more]

Wind River, Shoshoni both makestate VB; SHS wins head to head

Oct 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  State tournament volleyball berths were already locked up when the Wind River Cougars and the Shoshoni Wranglers squared off on Saturday night in Lander at the ... [more]

With 22-21 victory over rival Riverton, Tigers clinch No. 2 seed for 3-A playoffs

Oct 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers are not under the radar anymore in Class 3-A football division after winning a wild 22-21 victory Thursday over the Riverton Wolverines and ... [more]

Midwest downs Eagles

Oct 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Top seeded Midwest rolled over the winless St. Stephen's Eagles 63-20 Friday afternoon in the final game of the season for St. Stephen's.  The Eagles finish ... [more]