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RMS eighth-grader earns all-America wrestling honors

May 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton eighth-grade wrestler Hayden Wempen is a middle school all-American.
Wempen posted an 8-0 record last month during the AAU middle school national ... [more]

Riverton VB teams top field at big AAU home tournament

May 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  There were 70 AAU volleyball teams in Riverton on Saturday, vying for team titles at the Riverton Volleyball Club tournament.
Three Riverton teams had strong ... [more]

Strong gets points in three events on Pinedale track

May 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Times and distances were less competitive Thursday at the Mountain Man Invitational Track Meet in Pinedale, with many athletes in the upper echelon competing ... [more]

Five Wolverines to Casper for Wyoming Track Classic meet

Apr 30, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three boys and two girls from the Riverton Wolverines have clinched Wyoming Track Classic berthsFriday in Casper.
The RHS boys are Shepp Campbell, Alec ... [more]

Parrish strong contender at all-star track and field meet

Apr 30, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Triston Parrish is a Class 2-A track and field state contender for Shoshoni High School.
Parrish earned the opportunity to see how he stacks up Friday ... [more]

Piney rodeo draws county contingent

Apr 29, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A small group of high school cowboys and cowgirls from Fremont County competed Saturday and Sunday in Big Piney.
Riverton's Elsie Campbell topped the county ... [more]

Burnett trying to nail down CNFR position in season's last rodeo

Apr 29, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett is in line to qualify for the College National Finals Rodeo this weekend in Laramie.
Burnett is second in the ... [more]

Wolverines boot Lander 3-1 in second-half surge

Apr 29, 2015 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For the first time in their high school soccer career, the seniors on the Riverton Wolverines soccer team played a home match against their cross-county rivals ... [more]

RHS girls defend home field in 2-1 win over Tigers

Apr 29, 2015 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines connected for two second-half goals Tuesday to come from behind and beat the Lander Lady Tigers 2-1 at Wolverine Field.
For ... [more]

UW finishes second in tennis at MWC tourney

Apr 28, 2015 - Staff:  The Wyoming tennis team's rally and bid for its first title ended on Sunday with a 4-2 loss against the second-seeded and 61st ranked New Mexico Lobos in the ... [more]

Sand, not asphalt might be answer in refurbishing trails

Apr 28, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine:  If it's too good to be true, it probably is.
That's the old saying we've all heard over and over when good fortune has come into our lives until we learn that ... [more]

Cowboy cagers eye next NCAA spot

Apr 28, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  HUDSON -- University of Wyoming basketball players Josh Adams and Jason McManamen were key parts in putting the Cowboys back into the NCAA men's tournament for ... [more]

Brown tops Gold in Wyoming spring game

Apr 26, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Sophomore quarterback Josh Allen was 10 of 13 for 117 yards and touchdown passes of nine and 22 yards.

LARAMIE --The Brown squad score 10 ... [more]

Gillette wallops RHS girls

Apr 26, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Gillette Lady Camels girls soccer team scored in the eighth minute with a penalty kick and added three goals in the final four minutes of the first half on ... [more]

Gramlich goal the difference for Tiger girls against Rawlins

Apr 26, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tigers are 3-0 in league play, 5-5 on the season overall. Rawlins is winless on the year 0-9.

Eight minutes were left in the first half when ... [more]

Pettit takes both hurdle races in Douglas; triple jump to SHS's Pingetzer

Apr 26, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Fremont County track and field athletes were individual winners Friday afternoon in a crowded field at the Douglas Invitational.
Riverton Wolverine ... [more]

Big day for Hawk on home track as Rams win

Apr 26, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  DUBOIS -- Paced by three individual first-place finishes by senior Rowan Hawk, the Dubois Rams rolled to an easy 185-94 win over second-place Jackson at their ... [more]

Tiger booters chalk up two victories; Riverton game next

Apr 26, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A balanced attack paved the way for the Lander Tigers in a 3-0 Class 3-A boys home soccer victory Saturday vs. the Worland Warriors.
Three players had goals ... [more]

Riverton boys edge Gillette 2-1

Apr 26, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines now are 10-1 on the season heading into Tuesday's game against Lander.

The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team gave up one first-half ... [more]

Shoshoni's Thompson to play hoops at CWC

Apr 24, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  She is the 2015 Fremont County girls high school Player of the Year.

SHOSHONI -- Olivia Thompson, the 2015 Fremont County Girls Basketball Player ... [more]

RHS boys top Evanston, go 9-1 on soccer season

Apr 24, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton hosts Gillette at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team scored three unanswered second-half goals to power past ... [more]

Evanston takes early lead, beats Wolverine girls 5-2

Apr 24, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Lightning struck the Riverton Lady Wolverines girls soccer team literally and figuratively Thursday afternoon in Evanston.
Lightning caused a delay in the ... [more]

Rustler golfer leads women in Torrington with first-round 85

Apr 24, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Freshman Kristen Day shot an 85 Thursday afternoon in Torrington for the Central Wyoming College golf team, taking the early lead after the first day of ... [more]

Cowboys put out second depth chart of spring

Apr 23, 2015 - From staff reports:  As the Wyoming Cowboy football team enters its final week of Spring Football this week, head coach Craig Bohl and his staff announced an updated depth chart on ... [more]

Nicholls, Jordan winners at Rock Springs rodeo

Apr 23, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The busy spring rodeo season continues Saturday and Sunday in Big Piney.

Timed events were the strong point for Fremont County's high school ... [more]

Burnett keeps strong spot in rodeo standings

Apr 23, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  With one rodeo left in the college regular season, Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett remains second in the regional all-around standings. ... [more]

Wolverines top track field in Tuesday meet

Apr 22, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A quick turnaround from the Roy Peck Invitational didn't stop the Riverton Wolverines from taking the track and field team titles Tuesday afternoon at the ... [more]

Parrish has county track performances in three events so far

Apr 22, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Poor conditions contributed heavily to lower-than-average performances on the track by Fremont County athletes early this season, but better weather over the ... [more]

Challenges at tournament beneficial for Lander girls

Apr 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tigers tallied a 2-2 record at the Southwest Invitational.

The Lander Tigers faced difficult weather conditions at the Southwest Invitational ... [more]

Stephanie Smith to play for North Dakota

Apr 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College sophomore Stephanie Smith, the top shot blocker on the junior college women's basketball level, signed a national letter of intent ... [more]