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Rustler Roundup starts 2014 season for CWC rodeo teams

Sep 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Performances are Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton.

Rodeo fever is back this weekend for the Central ... [more]

Wyoming's Tim Kamana meets former high school rival Mariota

Sep 12, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Marcus Mariota has always been a quarterback.
Wyoming redshirt freshman safety Tim Kamana smiles and recalls the first time he played against Mariota, in a ... [more]

After beating Wind River, Shoshoni spikers heading to Big Horn

Sep 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni knocked off Kemmerer in a non-confnerence match last week as well.

Shoshoni won the first Fremont County rivalry volleyball match of the ... [more]

Riverton opens West 4-A v-ball season in Casper against KW and Natrona

Sep 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After finishing fourth in a 24-team field at the Camel volleyball tournament in Gillette last weekend, the Riverton Lady Wolverines (6-6, 0-0 Class 4-A West) ... [more]

Star Valley hosts Wolverines in Friday game

Sep 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines football team steps on the bus Friday for its longest road trip of the season. The travel plan is filed for Afton, where Riverton will ... [more]

Noseep takes bull riding at Lander rodeo

Sep 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander's Sierra Lyons placed in the top 10 in three different events.

Fort Washakie cowboy Jared Noseep proved to be the lone winner last weekend ... [more]

RHS, Chiefs pare times at Ethete XC

Sep 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Evanston swept the team titles in the boys and girls divisions.

Improvement continued Friday for the Riverton High School and the Wyoming Indian High ... [more]

Saturday's win a drive for the ages for Cowboy fans

Sep 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  "The drive" was redefined Saturday night.
For most of us, "the drive" has always been defined as Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway's famous fourth-quarter ... [more]

Dubois stunned 60-12 by Guernsey in 6-man action

Sep 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Guernsey-Sunrise Vikings moved into title contention in the 6-man football division with a 60-12 home victory Saturday over the Dubois Rams in Guernsey. ... [more]

Settlemire, Kechter stand out for RHS in pair of home swim invitations

Sep 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Lady Wolverine swimmers Jordan Settlemire and Michaela Kechter each won individual events Friday at the Riverton Pre-Invite swim meet, and Settlemire ... [more]

Wind River pounded 41-0 Friday by Upton/Sundance

Sep 8, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Cougars move into conference play this Friday with a trip over the big hill to play Wyoming Indian at Ethete.

PAVILLION -- It's not often that a  ... [more]

Eagles fall one score short in Friday shootout

Sep 8, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The St. Stephen's Eagles are a vastly improved football team in their second season of 6-man football. 
The Eagles played energetic, exciting football Friday ... [more]

Wranglers on wrong end Friday against Big Piney

Sep 8, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Big Piney was too much for the Shoshoni Wranglers Friday afternoon in Sublette County. The Punchers played their inaugural game in their stadium on a ... [more]

RHS spikers have strong showing in Gillette event

Sep 8, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After ripping through pool play with a perfect 3-0 record Friday at the Camel Volleyball tournament in Gillette, the Riverton Lady Wolverine volleyball team ... [more]

Paxton takes top spot in Arizona golf tourney; team 17th

Sep 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School sophomore Easton Paxton showed he is one of the elite players in the West, winning the Antigua National Invitational tournament Saturday ... [more]

Wolverines crack Green River 38-6

Sep 8, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  RHS piled up 369 yards rushing to open the season.

It was hard to tell which was more explosive Friday night at Wolverine Field -- the cannon or the ... [more]

LVHS first on home golf course; Riverton's Miller take girls individual title

Sep 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Valley High School girls golf team captured the team title Friday on its own home course.
In the race for the top girls medalist, Riverton's ... [more]

Worland ground game wears down Tigers in 36-14 season opener

Sep 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Worland outscored the Lander Valley High School Tigers 14-0 in the second half on the way to a 36-14 Class 3-A non-conference football victory Friday night in ... [more]

Cowboys host Air Force in MWC opener

Sep 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Conference play begins this week for the Wyoming Cowboys as they host the Air Force Falcons on Saturday in the Mountain West opener for both teams. ... [more]

Zoller, Lopez best RHS finishers at Laramie cross county invitational

Sep 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton High School Wolverines cross country team ran against all teams from the eastern side of the state at the Laramie Invitational.
Teams in the ... [more]

Wolverine golfers in Arizona for invitation-only event

Sep 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After winning its first two boys golf tournaments of the 2014 season, the Riverton Wolverines will be spending the weekend playing in the prestigious Antigua ... [more]

Tournament in Gillette awaits RHS volleyball Friday, Saturday

Sep 4, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Looking to improve its passing and return of serve, the Riverton Lady Wolverine volleyball squad travels to Gillette Friday and Saturday for the Camel ... [more]

UW raises record $12.8M for athletic facilities and scholarships

Sep 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming athletics will benefit for years to come from the generosity of numerous individuals, corporations and other groups who ... [more]

Wolverines open grid season

Sep 4, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff against Green River is 7 p.m. Friday at Wolverine Field.

With the excitement of opening its regular season at home, the Riverton Wolverines ... [more]

Good showing for Shoshoni volleyball in Douglas

Sep 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Class 2-A Wrangler girls beat three Class 3-A opponents.
Three wins over Class 3-A volleyball opponents at the Douglas Invitational placed the ... [more]

Jurassic Classic bike race planned for Saturday

Sep 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The annual Jurassic Classic has turned into a popular event for Fremont County cyclists
The third annual race takes place this Saturday, Sept. 6, at Johnny ... [more]

Chiefs battle to third at Green River cross country meet

Sep 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country runners were competitive Friday in the season opening race at the Green River Invitational.
Wyoming Indian's ... [more]

Tigers preparing for opener with Worland

Sep 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach John Rounds officially starts a new era of Lander Valley High School football on Friday night when Tigers challenge the Worland Warriors on the ... [more]

No sanctions for UW volleyball

Sep 2, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- The NCAA will not impose any sanctions on Wyoming for rules violations within its women's volleyball program.
In early 2013, Wyoming self-reported ... [more]

I'll be on double duty this this Friday at Wolverine Field -- and loving it

Sep 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Forgive me if I appear a bit frazzled this Friday night. I have two jobs to do.
I'm not sure how the first one will turn out.
The plan is to load the ... [more]