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Lander girls end state soccer tourney with 1-2 record

May 31, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  JACKSON -- One day after losing a heartbreaking 1-0 match to Star Valley in the Class 3-A girls state soccer semifinals, the Lander Valley High School Tigers ... [more]

Lander girls reach state semifinals in Powell win

May 29, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  JACKSON - Everything was clicking on offense for the Lander Lady Tigers Thursday in a 5-0 pounding of the Powell Panthers in the opening round of the Class 3-A ... [more]

Tiger boys fall to Buffalo, beat Powell at 3-A tourney

May 29, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  JACKSON -- All of the scoring was recorded in the first 40 minutes in Buffalo's 3-1 victory against the Lander Valley High School Tigers Thursday afternoon in ... [more]

Busy stretch for high school rodeo competitors

May 29, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three straight high school rodeos last weekend made it the most critical stretch of the season for the young competitors.
The first rodeo was held Saturday ... [more]

Gillette ousts RHS at state soccer

May 29, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team saw its season end Friday morning with a 1-0 state tournament consolation loss to Gillette at the Class 4-A state ... [more]

Chief all-stater signs to play college basketball for CWC

May 28, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  As a high school basketball player, Loveeda White energized a large fan base while playing for Wyoming Indian. Her supporters won't have to go far to see her ... [more]

RHS falls in overtime to Central

May 28, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The loss ends Riverton's chance for the state soccer championship.

ROCK SPRINGS -- The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team survived an aggressive ... [more]

Tiger girls seeded No. 1, boys No. 2 at 3-A tournament

May 27, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Competition starts Thursday in Jackson.

A pair of first-year coaches have guided the Lander Valley High School boys and girls into the Class 3-A ... [more]

RHS boys contenders as 4-A state soccer begins

May 27, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton opens at 11 a.m. Thursday in Rock Springs against Cheyenne Central.

It's not the scoring opportunities that have Riverton High School boys ... [more]

State track show youth of Wyoming at their best

May 26, 2015 - By Randy Tucker:  Gloom and doom seems to be the most popular form of communication for many people.  For some it's the only topic they can ever engage in. 
Not to ruin the ... [more]

New pro takes Saltwater by 5 shots

May 26, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The tournament was shortened from 54 holes to 36 holes because of rainy weather.

Former BYU golfer Justin Kelley now has a professional title under ... [more]

Her Many Horses wins two track titles; Dubois second in 1-A standings

May 24, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- The clouds parted for much of Saturday's final events at the state track and field meet in Casper, and the times dropped in proportion to the surprise ... [more]

Tigers set state spot in 5-3 boys soccer win

May 24, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Jed Welsh and Daniel Lobera provided the offensive firepower the Lander Tigers needed in a 5-3 win over the Pinedale Wranglers Friday afternoon in a Class 3-A ... [more]

Kelley fires a 64 for early Saltwater lead

May 24, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Pro golfer Justin Kelley shot an 8-under par 64 before the rain came Saturday afternoon at the annual Saltwater Classic golf tournament at the Riverton Country ... [more]

Wolverines a goal short in 4-A West championship tilt

May 24, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  With 12 minutes left in the Class 4-A West regional boys soccer championship match, the Casper Natrona Mustangs finally pulled ahead of the Riverton ... [more]

Kelly Walsh ends season for RHS girls

May 22, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  ROCK SPRINGS -- The Kelly Walsh Lady Trojans soccer team scored one first half goal but poured on four more after halftime to end the Riverton Lady Wolverines ... [more]

AAU volleyball team to play in Las Vegas

May 22, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The first two days are pool-play format, with bracket play on Monday.

Slam-N-Jam, an AAU volleyball team based in Riverton, is off to Las Vegas this ... [more]

Parrish leaps to Class 2-A long jump title

May 22, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- Shoshoni junior Triston Parrish put the heat on himself with a pair of faults on this first two jumps in the long jump preliminaries.  On his third ... [more]

Talented pro field headlines annual Saltwater Classic

May 22, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  New Riverton Country Club golf pro Bernie Blan has kept the annual Saltwater Classic one of the elite golf tournaments in the region.
The golfers open the ... [more]

Pinedale golfer wins Open regional round; Paxton 1-under at 71

May 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  When Pinedale High School junior Jordan Costello rolled in back-to-back birdies on No. 2 and No. 3, he felt good about his U.S. Open regional qualifying round ... [more]

Tigers face Pinedale to start regional soccer

May 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A win puts Lander into the Class 3-A state tournament.

In a do-or-die boys soccer match, the Lander Tigers face the Pinedale Wranglers on Friday in ... [more]

Riverton girls play for state spot at 4-A West soccer regional; boys vying for a top state

May 20, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams are off to the Class 4-A West regional soccer tournament beginning Thursday in Rock Springs.
For the ... [more]

Small schools loaded with state track contenders

May 20, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  No matter which May weekend the Wyoming High School Activities Association chooses to hold the state track meet, the weather is always the biggest challenge ... [more]

Speedy Tigers head to state track in Casper

May 20, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sprints and hurdles.
Those were the two strengths for the Lander Tigers last weekend at the Class 3-A West regional track and field meet in Star ... [more]

Good RHS contingent to state track

May 20, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The state meet opens Thursday morning and ends Saturday afternoon at Harry Geldien Stadium at Casper Kelly Walsh High School.

Seven boys and two ... [more]

RHS basketball standout Fegler signs to play hoops in Sheridan

May 19, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Camey Fegler has signed a junior college national letter of intent to play basketball at Sheridan College.
As a senior for the Wolverines, Fegler was named to ... [more]

Gillette expansion may give Wolverine fans what they've wished for

May 19, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A vote by the Gillette school board last week may have big implications for the sports future of the Wolverines at Riverton High School.
Forever, the bleacher ... [more]

Wolverines battle snow to gather conference golf awards in Evanston

May 19, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School concluded the spring season with the tournament.

Four Riverton Wolverines brought home Class 4-A West conference golf honors ... [more]

Lander girls drop two to end regular season

May 17, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  With a No. 1 seed already locked up for the Class 3-A girls state soccer tournament, the Lander Tigers dropped a pair of matches in the final week of the ... [more]

RHS turns out state-qualifying performances at Class 4-A regionals

May 17, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jensyn Pettit brings home a title in the 300-meter hurdles.

Jensyn Pettit raced to a Class 4-A West regional title Saturday in the 300-meter ... [more]