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Wind River girls still seek first basketball victory

Feb 15, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wind River girls basketball season comes to an end next Friday at Pavillion when the Cougars host Wyoming Indian.
A pair of weekend losses to Kemmerer and ... [more]

Cougar boys sweep league foes

Feb 15, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- It was a very interesting weekend in the Class 2-A Southwest, with Wind River and Wyoming Indian each sweeping Kemmerer and Big Piney.
The double ... [more]

Wyoming wins 20th victory to end losing skid

Feb 15, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Junior guard Josh Adams scored a season-high 26 points and three other Cowboys reached double figures to push the University of Wyoming men's basketball team ... [more]

Pokes aim to get back on winning side Saturday

Feb 13, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- After suffering back-to-back losses for the first time since March of last year, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team looks to get back ... [more]

Rustler women drop close one to Casper, 61-55

Feb 13, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In the late stages of a pivotal Region IX junior college women's basketball game, Casper College's Alyssa Big Man hit a desperation 3-pointer as the ... [more]

Cool free-throw shooting seals CWC win over Casper College men

Feb 13, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Deadlocked 60-60, Central Wyoming College Rustlers Eimer Lopez and Bryce Canda hit two game-saving free throws apiece Thursday night in the final 21 seconds ... [more]

Wolverine wrestlers nip Lander in 39-37 classic

Feb 13, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton needed a pin in the final two matches, and Reece Prosser and Matthew Reinig delivered.

Reece Prosser and Matthew Reinig produced ... [more]

SDSU runs away from UW early

Feb 12, 2015 - From staff reports:  SAN DIEGO -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team dropped to third in the Mountain West standings following a 67-41 loss to San Diego State on ... [more]

Unbeaten River Rats grab top seed for state hockey

Feb 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton River Rats are standing on top of the Wyoming high-school-aged hockey B division with a 13-0-1 mark.
The record has locked up a No. 1 seed for ... [more]

Shoshoni got most Thon medals in county

Feb 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Wrangler wrestlers made the podium at the big tournament.

Galen LaGois, Patrick Forster and Connor Wilkinson from Shoshoni High School all were ... [more]

After weeks away from home, Wolverines host Green River on Friday

Feb 12, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If both the Riverton Wolverine boys and girls basketball teams want to make statements about how the rest of their year might play out in Class 4-A basketball, ... [more]

Wolverine swimmers to regional this weekend

Feb 11, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Minus its top swimmer, the Riverton Wolverine boys swim team traveled to Sheridan for a set of dual meets last Friday and then to Gillette for a large ... [more]

Nance not making trip to SDSU with Cowboys

Feb 11, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Turnovers and rebounding are big in any basketball game.
But when the University of Wyoming Cowboys travel to San Diego State at 9 p.m. ... [more]

Settlemire's triple jump nets fifth for RHS indoors

Feb 11, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Gavin Settlemire provided a solid highlight for the Riverton High School Wolverines indoor track and field meet, placing fifth in the triple jump at the Utah ... [more]

Thon tourney delivered a great two days of wrestling

Feb 11, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Once again, the Ron Thon Memorial Wrestling Invitational tournament was a smashing success at Wolverine Gym.
Wrestling started Friday morning and didn't ... [more]

Cougar gridder signs college intent letter

Feb 11, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Zach Noffsinger plans to play football at Trinity Bible College in North Dakota, primarily as a running back, after an outstanding season last fall for at ... [more]

Canda red-hot for Rustler men in split

Feb 10, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC hosts Casper College in an important Region IX game Thursday night.

In one of their hardest Region IX junior men's college basketball road trips, ... [more]

Cowboys planning for SDSU without Nance

Feb 10, 2015 - From staff reports:  When the University of Wyoming Cowboys loaded the bus Friday for Colorado Springs, Color., for Saturday's game with Air Force, senior Larry Nance Jr. climbed ... [more]

Baseball tweaks rules in minors to shorten games

Feb 10, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Baseball often is considered timeless. But this season, that will change in the Double-A and Triple-A leagues of the minors when a pitch clock will be ... [more]

CWC women wallop Gillete College

Feb 10, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  They suffered a last-second loss Friday night at Sheridan College, 61-60.

From the start Saturday at Gillette College, the Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Thompson's 31 leads in Shoshoni's easy victory over Wind River girls

Feb 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Shoshoni's swept rival Wind River this season with an easy 67-29 win over the Lady Cougars at Shoshoni on Saturday night.  The loss leaves the ... [more]

Slick Normative guard key in 77-70 win vs. St. Stephen's

Feb 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  He might be the best player you've never heard of -- and whose full name can't be published.
Normative Services made the long trek from a game in Friday night ... [more]

Hot-shooting Falcons down Pokes

Feb 8, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Playing without two of its top two big men, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team dropped a 73-50 game to Air Force on ... [more]

Jackson's 10 3-pointers sink Riverton boys

Feb 8, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After earning a key Class 4-A West victory over Evanston on Thursday, the Riverton Wolverines basketball team couldn't string two solid games together and fell ... [more]

Two strong quarters enough for Chief girls to knock off Greybull

Feb 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  EtHETE -- On the surface the Jekyll-and-Hyde play of the Wyoming Indian girls is enough to keep a team of sports psychologists busy for years.
But a close ... [more]

WIHS boys take 70-54 win

Feb 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Chiefs host Big Piney this Friday in a game that could determine the Class 2-A Southwest crown.

ETHETE -- The old football adage that "big ... [more]

Strong road victory for RHS girls over Jackson

Feb 8, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The win pushes Riverton's overall record to 8-8 overall and still 2-3 with five league games left to play this season.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines ... [more]

RHS's Prosser edged 1-0 for 182-pound medal

Feb 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers put three wrestlers on the podium at the Ron Thon tournament.

Riverton High School senior Reece Prosser battled to a ... [more]

McConnell takes Thon title

Feb 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander 113-pounder wins county's lone championship

With less than 15 seconds left in regulation in the Ron Thon Memorial Wrestling Invitational ... [more]

Last basket of game gives Cougar boys win over Shoshoni

Feb 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Wind River and Shoshoni have played each other nearly 100 times on the basketball court since the unification of Pavillion and Morton back in 1970. ... [more]