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Woodward collects double-double for UW

Nov 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  Senior forward Kayla Woodward recorded the 13th double-double of her career as the Wyoming women's basketball team (2-0 overall) used a 17-0 first half run to ... [more]

CWC women thrash Colby 71-44

Nov 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers were effective in all areas of their women's basketball game Friday night, pounding Colby Community College 71-44 in ... [more]

Von Rein all-state for LVHS Tigers

Nov 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Senior Lander Valley High School football player Andrew Von Rein was tapped as a Class 3-A all-state player on Friday.
The announcement came from the Wyoming ... [more]

Riverton hosts young swimmers in two-day meet at Aquatic Center

Nov 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Up-and-coming Riverton and Lander swimmers were on display Saturday at the Riverton Aquatic Center.
The young athletes took part in the Gizzard Blizzard swim ... [more]

Cowboys close out home slate with Boise State

Nov 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Saturday is Senior Day for 24 Wyoming Cowboys as they play their final home game in War Memorial Stadium. The Cowboys will host the Boise State ... [more]

Lopsided win for CWC men at Colorado NW

Nov 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers led 46-7 at halftime.

After building an insurmountable 46-7 lead in the first half Wednesday night on the road to Colorado Northwest ... [more]

Former Wolverine star now athletic director at state champ Cody

Nov 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tony Hult is tasting success as the activities director at Cody High School.
The former Riverton High School athlete witnessed the Cody football team capture ... [more]

Yarbrough hitting his stride with Wyoming's defense

Nov 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Eventually, every volcano erupts.
It's a matter of time and pressure. The clock ticks and the lava bubbles just below the surface. Days pass, and ... [more]

CWC women face ranked opponent in Scottsbluff

Nov 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The biggest test of the season is upon the Central Wyoming College Rustler women's basketball team in Scottsbluff, Neb.
The Rustlers face Colby Community ... [more]

High school football in November makes little sense in Wyoming

Nov 20, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  I'm not a fan of playing the championship games at the University of Wyoming. 

Halloween 1981 was a special day in Niobrara County.  The 8-1 Lusk ... [more]

Former Wind River cowboy tops college standings

Nov 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After learning the ropes of the Central Rocky Mountain Region in his freshman season, Drew Antone has jumped to the top in the bull riding this fall. ... [more]

Wyoming rallies past Western State 61-46

Nov 19, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Senior forwards Larry Nance Jr. and Derek Cooke Jr. notched 13 points apiece to guide the University of Wyoming men's basketball team to a 61-46 win ... [more]

If only college football playoff had more teams

Nov 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  I'm cheering for the Oregon Ducks to be the last one standing with the championship trophy in January. The only loss was for Oregon was a road setback to ... [more]

Sloppy CWC men lose Friday, clean things up for victory on Saturday

Nov 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After seeing the Central Wyoming College Rustlers turn the basketball over 28 times in a 75-61 loss to Laramie County Community College Friday night, coach ... [more]

Cowgirls rip Western State

Nov 18, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMiE -- Four Cowgirls recorded double-figures to lead the Wyoming basketball team to a 75-point win, 104-29, over the Western State Mountaineers, on Monday ... [more]

Wyoming christens renovated Arena-Auditorium with a win

Nov 18, 2014 - The Associated Press:  On Sunday afternoon, 5,876 people experienced something for the first time.
When the Wyoming Cowboys huddled near their bench for the pregame introductions ... [more]

A great year-to-year turn-around for Wolverine linebacker

Nov 18, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For one Riverton Wolverine football player, last season, which he didn't finish with his teammates, must seem like a blurry, bad dream.
This season, his ... [more]

Big win, narrow loss for CWC women vs. out-of-state tandem

Nov 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  One blowout win and one heartbreaking loss comprised the weekend for the Central Wyoming College women's basketball team in Powell.
CWC ran away from Dawson ... [more]

Zebroski's astounding effort for Lander not quite enough in classic

Nov 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jeremy Zebroski forever will be linked to the great Class 3-A state championship football game between his Lander Valley High School Tigers and the arch rival ... [more]

Two Rustlers make Region IX first team all-conference team

Nov 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sophomores Kiara Skinner and Kalynn Dahlke were two of the most powerful volleyball players this year for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Both have ... [more]

Rams pummeled in 6-man title tilt

Nov 16, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Injury led to a pair of regular season defeats for Dubois Rams in their first three games this year, and its ominous face returned at the worst possible time ... [more]

The game story: Riverton Wolverines 33, Lander Tigers 27

Nov 16, 2014 - By Chad Baldwin, Managing Editor:  Editor's note: Former Ranger managing editor Chad Baldwin covered the 1994 Class 3-A state-championship game between the Riverton Wolverines and the Lander ... [more]

Twenty years ago, Riverton nipped Lander in timeless game

Nov 16, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Unforgettable day saw RHS prevail by razor's edge

Twenty autumns have passed since the Lander Tigers came to Riverton's Tonkin Stadium to clash with ... [more]

Past Gillette hoops star takes court for Cowgirls

Nov 14, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- When the University of Wyoming Cowgirls open the regular season, Jordan Kelley will run out onto the floor of a basketball court for an official ... [more]

All-state, all-conference honors for SHS spikers

Nov 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Annika Dechert brought home the Class 2-A Northwest Player of the Year award.

The Shoshoni High School volleyball tandem of Annika Dechert and ... [more]

Wilson an all-stater for Cougar volleyball

Nov 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Junior Wind River High School Cougars volleyball player Bailey Wilson emerged this year as one of the elite players in the Class 2-A level, and she landed a ... [more]

Brothers and cousins unify Rams on football field

Nov 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Family unity has helped carry the Dubois Rams into the Class 1-A 6-man state football championship game.
Two sets of cousins play for the Rams.
Kurt and ... [more]

RHS's Muehler signs to play volleyball for CWC Rustlers

Nov 13, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School senior volleyball outside hitter Kenisha Muehler has signed a national junior college letter of intent to play for the Central Wyoming ... [more]

Dubois plays for 6-man title Friday

Nov 13, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The opponent is Guernsey-Sunrise, which routed the Rams 60-12 early in the season.

The old adage that offense sells tickets and defense wins ... [more]

Pettit, Ridgway on Class 4-A all-state volleyball list again

Nov 13, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton volleyball seniors Kiley Ridgway and Jensyn Pettit have have been named to the first-team all-state volleyball team and the first team Class 4-A West ... [more]