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Inexperienced Cougars facing tough football schedule

Aug 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  If you boiled down the preseason football prediction for the Wind River Cougars this season, it might simply be a huge question mark.
The Cougars have 25 ... [more]

County teams take two of top three spots in boys track at Meeteetsee

May 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River Cougars outlasted a field of 11 teams to capture the Meeteetse Invitational boys team track and field title Friday afternoon.
WRHS scored 137 ... [more]

Vogel pursuing rodeo full-time this spring

Apr 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Josee Vogel has decided to become a full-time cowgirl this spring.
Vogel, a junior at Wind River High School, is coming off a solid performance in a rodeo ... [more]

2-A schools take team titles at Roy Peck Invite; SHS, Wind River win

Apr 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River boys and the Shoshoni girls won the team titles Saturday at the annual Roy Peck Invitational track and field meet.
The two Class 2-A schools ... [more]

21-win season earns Walker the Coach of Year nod

Mar 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Numbers don't lie.
Coach Justin Walker guided the Wind River girls team to a 21-9 record this past season.
The record landed the Wind River Lady Cougars a ... [more]

Good weather, good performances at WR track

Mar 29, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Weather for the 54th Wind River Track Invitational will be ranked among the best ever to bless a March track meet in Wyoming. With temperatures in ... [more]

Wind River hosting track invitational Thursday

Mar 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It's the oldest regular-season track meet in Wyoming, dating back to 1959. The name has changed over the years from the Morton Invitational during the 1960s ... [more]

Cougar track teams welcome 41; boys in 2-A state chase again

Mar 21, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The oval at Leroy Sinner Field is full this spring, with 41 boys and girls out for Wind River High School track.  Cougar head coach Dirk Gosnell has 24 boys ... [more]

Brown of Wind River named top player

Mar 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lexi Brown represents Wind River High School on the Class 2-A all-state girls basketball team.
Brown also was voted the Class 2-A Southeast player of the ... [more]

Cougar girls drop two straight, out at state

Mar 1, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- It was a dark day for Fremont County basketball, with the St. Stephen's boys, Wyoming Indian boys, Lander boys, Lander girls and Riverton girls all ... [more]

Wind River/Southeast game a promising highlight

Feb 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The 4:30 p.m. game Thursday at Casper College might be the most physical contest of the opening round of the Class 2-A Girls state basketball tournament. ... [more]

Chiefs opening with familiar foe at Class 2-A state hoops

Feb 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian meets the Lusk Tigers at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Casper College.

You might say Lusk head coach Rich Murray has a history with Wyoming ... [more]

Wind River girls have had great season on and off court

Feb 26, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  What do you get when you mix committed senior leadership on a small-school girls basketball team, a coach and activities director who is willing to guide, and ... [more]

Big Piney ousts young Cougar boys from 2-A West tournament

Feb 24, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Most of Wind River's players won't remember their final tournament game of 2013 for very long, because they'll have three more to play in the future.
The ... [more]

Wind River girls second at regional

Feb 24, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Cougar girls fell 58-46 to top-seeded Lovell in the West 2-A regional title game.

The Wind River girls are back in the big dance for the first ... [more]

Wind River boys overmatched by talented Lovell Bulldogs

Feb 22, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  School was in session again in the late game Thursday at Wolverine Gym in Riverton as the top-ranked Lovell Bulldogs educated the upstart Wind River Cougars ... [more]

Wind River girls on to semis after downing Greybull 65-52

Feb 22, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Tournament opening games between the top seed from one side and the bottom from the other are often blowouts but can entertaining. Thursday's opener between ... [more]

Cougars down Shoshoni in pigtail game, advance to 2-A West tournament

Feb 19, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- The bumper game went to the Cougars. Wind River advanced to the Class 2-A West regional basketball tournament with a solid 59-45 win over Shoshoni ... [more]

Chiefs pull away from Wind River Cougars 76-44

Feb 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  PAVILLION -- Statistics often don't tell the whole story of a high school basketball game.
When the Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs pulled down 18 offensive ... [more]

Cougar girls best WIHS Lady Chiefs to end regular season

Feb 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Wind River Lady Cougars fell behind early, pulled out to what seemed to be a comfortable lead late, but had to survive a ferocious final ... [more]

National FFA Week: Wind River

Feb 18, 2013 - Staff:  The Wind River FFA Chapter of Pavillion does many activities throughout the year. Among these activities are Career Development Events teams, fundraisers and ... [more]

Chiefs overpower SHS 69-38 in home finale

Feb 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  ETHETE -- After running away from Shoshoni High School 69-38 Thursday night, Wyoming Indian boys basketball coach Craig Ferris wants the fans to get behind the ... [more]

Wind River boys absorb two losses

Feb 10, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Cougars will most likely travel to Shoshoni for an opening round regional "pigtail" game a week from Monday.

It was a tough weekend for the Wind ... [more]

Cougar girls in good shape after two league wins

Feb 10, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- It was a huge weekend sweep for the Wind River girls as the Cougars moved into sole possession of first place in the Class 2-A Southwest with a ... [more]

Wranglers near top of JV field at Ron Thon Invitational

Feb 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School wrestlers finished second in the team standings Saturday in the junior varsity wrestling division of the Ron Thon Invitational at Riverton ... [more]

Young Cougar boys surprise Dubois

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wind River stunned visiting Dubois Friday night at Pavillion with an entertaining 68-57 win over the Rams.
The DHS boys had a decided height advantage, and ... [more]

Wind River drops struggling DHS girls

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It's the kind of game that sometimes can't be avoided. Class 2-A contender Wind River hosted an inexperienced Dubois squad Friday at Pavillion and rolled ... [more]

Wind River girls pounded by Lovell

Feb 1, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- On paper, it was a battle of the two leaders in the Western Conference with the Class 2-A Southwest frontrunner Wind River girls hosting Lovell ... [more]

Top-ranked Lovell trounces Cougar boys

Feb 1, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River played Dubois Friday night in a doubleheader at Wolverine Gym.

PAVILLION -- It was a mismatch from pregame warmup Thursday in Pavillion ... [more]

Cougar girls win cross- county war vs. Shoshoni; SHS downs Riverside

Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Shoshoni's and Wind River's girls met for the second time this season Friday night, and the results were nearly identical to the first meeting ... [more]