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Wyoming Indian manages touchdown in Friday loss to Shoshoni footballers

Oct 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni now has won two straight games and will play Wind River on Thursday.

SHOSHONI -- The tempo of the game was set in the first 12 minutes, ... [more]

RHS spikers win road match vs. 4-A Evanston Red Devils

Oct 5, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For the first time in the seven seasons that Adrian McNamee has been the head coach of the Lady Wolverines volleyball team, Riverton traveled to Evanston and ... [more]

Tigers 0-5 for season after loss to Buffalo

Oct 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Buffalo earned a hard-fought 27-19 decision Friday over the Lander Valley High School Tigers in a Class 3-A East football conference game.
It was the first ... [more]

Settlemire breaks decades-old team record

Oct 5, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Jordan Settlemire broke a nearly 30-year-old team record in the 100-yard butterfly to cap off her home swimming career during the Senior Recognition Triangular ... [more]

Perfect Wolverine season intact after league struggle against Rawlins on road

Oct 5, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  RAWLINS - The Riverton Wolverines football team survived an uncharacteristic five turnovers on Friday, gave up 445 yards defensively, but managed one final ... [more]

Championship season

Oct 3, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Three straight in midst of '94 campaign

The Riverton Wolverines found some bumps on the road to their first-ever state football championship 20 years ... [more]

Wolverines get conference VB win

Oct 3, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team dropped the first set but managed to shake off the unfamiliar home-court jitters to down Green River 3-1 (20-25, ... [more]

Rustlers put three in final at Sheridan rodeo

Oct 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three fall rodeos are in the books for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
The season started for CWC last month at the Rustler Roundup Rodeo at the ... [more]

CWC getting national notice; pair of road VB matches coming up

Oct 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 17-5 record has the Central Wyoming College volleyball team on the verge of cracking the top 20 in the nation.
The Rustlers have enough votes to be in the ... [more]

Senior recognition Friday for RHS girls swim team

Oct 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverine swim team will recognize its seniors Friday night at the Riverton Aquatic Center before hosting Powell and Worland in a triangular ... [more]

Rustler runners fired up for XC meet in Montana

Oct 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Al Lara has prepared the Central Wyoming College Rustlers the last three weeks to run Friday morning in the Montana State Billings Yellowjacket ... [more]

Riverton tennis teams at state tournament

Oct 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton High School Wolverines girls and boys tennis teams started the state tournament Thursday in Gillette.
Early rounds are being played on the first ... [more]

Beset by injuries, Wolverines take perfect record to Rawlins

Oct 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The banged and bruised Riverton Wolverine football team will travel to Rawlins on Friday and work to keep a perfect season intact against the Outlaws, a Class ... [more]

Shoshoni spikers take two more victories

Oct 1, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two more volleyball victories were chalked up last weekend by the Shoshoni Wranglers.
The Wranglers swept Class 3-A opponent Lovell Bulldogs on Friday night ... [more]

RHS golfers savor second state title

Oct 1, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The turning point of the boys golf season for the Riverton Wolverines came last month at the Antigua National Invitational in Scottsdale, Ariz.
RHS was ... [more]

Green River in town for conference VB matchup

Oct 1, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team returns home Thursday to the friendly confines of Wolverine Gym for a mid-week Class 4-A West Conference match ... [more]

It's baseball playoff time, and my Cardinals are there

Sep 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It must still be summer. It has to be, because the boys of summer get after it again tonight as Major League Baseball's post season begins.
It was nearly two ... [more]

Top-five finishes for Riverton runners at home XC invitational

Sep 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ben Zoller and Gaven Murphy were in the hunt for the individual cross country title Friday afternoon at the Berry Bryant/Kyle Johnson Memorial race at Central ... [more]

Dubois catches fire in 60-14 win over Hulett

Sep 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a rainy but happy Homecoming for the Dubois Rams in the high country.  Dubois blew out visiting Hulett 60-14 Saturday afternoon to move to 2-2 on the ... [more]

Depleted Cougars have enough to outlast Burlington

Sep 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The winning score came on a big defensive play by Wind River.

PAVILLION -- It was a football game that almost wasn't played Friday, as Wind River's ... [more]

Wranglers get first win in 53-0 rout of Saratoga

Sep 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Shoshoni jumped into the win column in a big way Friday night, routing visiting Saratoga 53-0 at Bailey Field in Shoshoni.
The win lifts Shoshoni ... [more]

Nationally ranked Northwest sweeps CWC v-ball at home

Sep 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Nationally ranked Northwest College swept the Central Wyoming College Rustlers Saturday afternoon on the volleyball court at Rustler Gym.
Northwest won the ... [more]

Riverton 4-1 at big Casper invitational VB tournament

Sep 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines' only loss was to Casper Kelly Walsh in the semifinals.

After knocking off Cheyenne Central 2-0 and Rawlins 2-0 in pool play on ... [more]

Tigers struggle again Friday in 34-0 loss to Douglas

Sep 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Douglas did all of its scoring in the first half, but it was plenty. The Bearcats took the Class 3-A East conference football opener against the Lander Valley ... [more]

Banged-up Wolverines stay unbeaten, 27-21 vs. Torrington

Sep 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton lost leading rusher Tristan White to an ankle injury but still ran for nearly 200 yards.

Despite losing its top running back and having its ... [more]

Michigan State runs through Wyoming in blowout win

Sep 28, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The first play said it all.
On Michigan State's opening drive on Saturday, senior running back Jeremy Langford took a hand off and busted around the left ... [more]

State champs again

Sep 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton boys dominate field at 4-A state golf; Paxton individual winner

Behind two top-10 individual placers, the Riverton Wolverines won their ... [more]

UW prepares for road challenge at MSU

Sep 26, 2014 - From staff reports:  Michigan State isn't exactly known as "Quarterback U" around college football circles -- yet.
But if the current trend continues, Michigan State just might ... [more]

First-ever skate competition drew wide field

Sep 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  High expectations were met Saturday at the skate tournament at Riverton City Park.
The event was sponsored by the Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association. ... [more]

Championship season

Sep 26, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Wolverines 'owned' Worland in Week 2

Week two in Riverton's 1994 first-ever state championship football season saw the Wolverines travel to Worland ... [more]