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CWC women 2-0 in Casper tournament

Nov 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two victories last weekend was a big momentum start to the 2014-15 Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball season.
In the season opener, CWC ... [more]

Shoshoni opens 2-A state v-ball Thursday against Southeast

Nov 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Serving and passing are two important areas for the Shoshoni High School Wranglers if the team is going to contend for the Class 2-A state volleyball ... [more]

Wolverine spikers set for 4-A state first-rounder vs. Central

Nov 5, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Just three wins now separate the Riverton Lady Wolverines and seven other qualifying schools from a state volleyball championship as the Class 4-A state ... [more]

Football Saturday in Fargo must be seen to be believed

Nov 4, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Walking into the North Dakota State University football office inside the Fargodome, one can't help but notice the three FCS national championship football ... [more]

Pettit inks volleyball agreement with CWC

Nov 4, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jensyn Pettit has set the bar high for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers 2015 recruiting class after signing a national letter of intent Monday morning at ... [more]

Rustler VB opens regional Wednesday

Nov 4, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC plays Sheridan College at 2 p.m. at Casper College.

Sheridan College and the Central Wyoming College Rustlers split their Region IX regular ... [more]

SHS football season ends with 28-0 loss to Lingle in playoffs

Nov 2, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a frustrating outing for the Shoshoni Wranglers against Lingle-Fort Laramie in opening-round Class 1-A football playoff action Friday night in Goshen ... [more]

Wind River makes state VB with win over Rocky

Nov 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Both Dubois and St. Stephen's were eliminated, but Dubois did collect one tournament victory.

Back-to-back wins in consolation play at the Class ... [more]

Tiger spikers post 1-2 record at regional; no state this year

Nov 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 1-2 record by the Lander Valley High School volleyball team Friday and Saturday at the Class 2-A West regional tournament in Jackson finished the season for ... [more]

Riverton third at volleyball regional

Nov 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After falling behind 6-0, the Wolverines scores 42 unanswered points Friday at Wolverine Field.

For the first time since the 2010 season, the ... [more]

Riverton pummels Powell, advances to state semis

Nov 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After falling behind 6-0, the Wolverines scores 42 unanswered points Friday at Wolverine Field.

For the first time since the 2010 season, the ... [more]

Wranglers second at 2-A West regional volleyball; state next

Nov 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers produced two wins Friday at the Class 2-A West volleyball regional tournament to jump into the title match.
Playing for the regional ... [more]

Dubois squashes Midwest 74-14 to begin playoffs in Class 1-A 6-man football

Nov 2, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  DUBOIS -- A three-touchdown burst between Dubois cousins Kurt and Kolter Leseberg highlighted a 74-14 rout of Midwest in the opening round of the Class 1-A ... [more]

Championship season: In playoff opener, RHS shocked Star Valley

Oct 31, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Wyoming offense hopes to carry late momentum into Fresno State/625
As the Wyoming High School football playoffs commenced in 1994, the Riverton Wolverines had ... [more]

CWC women boast towering front line this season

Oct 31, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers started play Friday afternoon at a tournament in Casper.

Height shouldn't be a problem this year for the Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Wolverines win regional VB opener in Green River

Oct 31, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines took a big step toward the Class 4-A state volleyball tournament Friday morning, starting Class 4-A West regional play in Green River ... [more]

Veteran core leads Rustler men into basketball season

Oct 31, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In his first season at the helm of the Central Wyoming College men's basketball program, coach Pat Rafferty made his mark with his own style of coaching. ... [more]

Shoshoni top seed at regional VB tourney

Oct 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers and the Wind River Lady Cougars have been put on the opposite side of the Class 2-A West regional volleyball bracket tournament.
The ... [more]

RHS spikers open West regional vs. Rock Springs

Oct 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team, one of the top blocking teams in Wyoming, will take its height and offensive punch to Green River as as the Class ... [more]

Wolverines tangle with Powell to start playoffs

Oct 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff is at 6 p.m. at Wolverine Field, an hour earlier than normal, and admission will be charged.

With hopes of winning a first-round playoff ... [more]

Up 2-0 to CC, Rustlers falter in the end

Oct 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Casper College rallied to win three consecutive sets Tuesday in Riverton to escape with a win over the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Casper College ... [more]

Cougars take third seed to regional volleyball tourney

Oct 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River High School Lady Cougars swept a pair of volleyball opponents to conclude the regular season.
Class 2-A WRHS made quick work of Class 1-A ... [more]

Wind River loses play-in football game

Oct 29, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  THERMOPOLIS -- Riverside came ready to play from the opening kick and held Wind River scoreless through an abbreviated two periods of play to advance to a 1 ... [more]

Three individuals, join relay teams at 4-A state swim meet for RHS Wolverines

Oct 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The state meet starts Thursday at Campbell County High School in Gillette.

A trio of Riverton High School Wolverines earned individual qualifying ... [more]

Challenge Academy a lot tougher than football camp

Oct 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Many, many years ago, my Riverton football teammates and I had our moms wash our grimy half-shirts one final time, and then we gathered our pads, helmets and ... [more]

CWC out to break losing skid vs. Casper College

Oct 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Early last week, Central Wyoming College Rustlers volleyball coach Tiffany Stauffenberg knew her team was facing the most difficult part of the 2014 schedule ... [more]

Young RHS cross country team ends year at state meet

Oct 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A Riverton High School Wolverines cross country team with no seniors finished the season Saturday at the Class 4-A cross country meet in Sheridan.
Sophomore ... [more]

Shoshoni wraps up conference VB title

Oct 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wrangler girls were undefeated in Class 2- North conference play this season.

Two wins in the final weekend of the regular season lifted the ... [more]

Cougars tamed by Cokeville but make playoffs

Oct 26, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River travels Tuesday to Thermopolis for a three-team "California playoff" with Burlington and Riverside.

PAVILLION -- The Cokeville Panthers ... [more]

Rustler runner third in first regional cross country meet for CWC

Oct 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tristan Mitchell finished third in the first-ever Region IX men's cross country race for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Mitchell was clocked in a time ... [more]