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RHS swimmers shave seconds in home pool

Sep 11, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School Lady Wolverine swim team hosted two meets Friday and Saturday at the Riverton Aquatic Center and continued an improvement trend, ... [more]

Tigers make semis in big Montana VB tourney

Sep 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Another productive weekend was put in by the Lander Valley High School Tigers on the volleyball court Friday and Saturday at the annual Montana-Wyoming Border ... [more]

Powell and Cody sweep Wolverine tennis teams

Sep 10, 2013 - From staff reports:  Jon Fraley and Virgil Morrison claimed the only victory for the Riverton Wolverines on the tennis court over the weekend in matches against Powell and Cody. ... [more]

Family's volunteers keep RJFL rolling along

Sep 10, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  There are many things about our hometown that seem to never change.
Main Street intersects with Federal at City Park. The Wind River curls its way around town ... [more]

High school rodeo athletes converge in Lander

Sep 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The team roping competition turned out to be the best event for the Fremont County high school rodeo athletes Saturday and Sunday in Lander.
In the second ... [more]

RHS preps for swim season

Sep 9, 2013 - Staff:  Jordan Settlemire swam the backstroke leg of the 200-yard individual medley for Riverton High School during Friday's ... [more]

Cougars drubbed 45-0 by 2-A Lovell

Sep 9, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It's been 24 years since the Lovell Bulldogs and Wind River Cougars met on the gridiron, and the Cougars might like it to be another 24 before they meet again. ... [more]

State-champ Powell demolishes Riverton 49-6

Sep 9, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The game was called after three quarters due to lightning over the field in the regular season opener.

POWELL -- The Powell Panthers football team is ... [more]

Big Cody team shuts out LVHS Tigers 28-0

Sep 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cody kept the Lander Valley High School Tigers scoreless on the football field in a 28-0 victory Friday night in Park County.
The contest was the season ... [more]

Pinedale beats mistake-prone Shoshoni 18-0

Sep 9, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- It seemed a safe bet that the Shoshoni Wranglers would win Friday night in their opening game of the football season.  But it wasn't the ... [more]

RHS makes top bracket in Gillette VB event

Sep 9, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Lady Wolverines have their debut in Wolverine Gym at 6 p.m. this Thursday, Sept. 12, at Rock Springs.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines won two and ... [more]

Wyoming dominates Idaho 42-10

Sep 9, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Brett Smith threw for four touchdowns and Shaun Wick rushed for 110 yards as Wyoming beat Idaho 42-10 Saturday in a game that included a half-hour ... [more]

Tigers grab team gold crown at home tourney

Sep 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Lander boys placed in the top 10 over 36 holes.

Two days of solid golf on their home course lifted the Lander Valley High School Tigers boys ... [more]

Paxton's 63 at Green River is best round of year in Wyoming golf

Sep 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines won 10 of their 12 matches in the Green River match-play tournament.

Easton Paxton fired a 63 on Friday for the Riverton ... [more]

Rustlers drop first league volleyball match in Sheridan

Sep 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sheridan College spoiled the Central Wyoming College Rustlers Region IX opener by taking a 25-19, 25-23, 25-16, victory.
The match was played Thursday night ... [more]

Three-game sweep for Shoshoni VB vs. Burlington

Sep 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers swept Burlington for a successful volleyball home opener on Thursday night.
Shoshoni rolled 25-10, 25-17, 25-18.
The Wranglers ... [more]

Two-day high school rodeo starts Friday at Lander Old Timers arena

Sep 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The season started last weekend in Wheatland. The Jackson rodeo is next up on Sept. 14-15.

The Lander Old Timers Arena is the site of a two-day high ... [more]

RHS spikers go up 2-0 on KW, can't hold lead

Sep 6, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton is in Gillette this weekend for the Camel Invitational volleyball tournament.

Senior Haley Snell had 18 kills as the Riverton Lady ... [more]

County girls best finishers at Green River cross country

Sep 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian High School and the Riverton Wolverines both opened the cross country season last Friday at the Green River Invitational to set the measuring ... [more]

I survived a night in the junior football trenches

Sep 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The legs are sore.
I could barely get out of bed this morning to go for my daily walk, but I made it.
I had a hard time walking into the office from my ... [more]

RHS girls set to host big Riverton Invitational

Sep 5, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton's Jordan Settlemire qualified for the Wyoming high school state swim meet in five events during Riverton's first weekend meets of the season last ... [more]

Beating Lander and Wright are early Shoshoni VB highlights

Sep 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni High School Wranglers didn't back down against other Class 3-A volleyball schools, placing third Saturday at the Douglas Invitational.
The ... [more]

Wolverines to Powell on Friday

Sep 5, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  First-year coach Pat Patterson's team plays the defending state champions at 7 p.m.

Gone are the hot two-a-day practices. Gone is the easy week-zero ... [more]

RHS opens conference volleyball Thursday night

Sep 4, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team begins Class 4-A West conference play Thursday at 5 p.m. at Casper Kelly Walsh High School.
It will be Riverton's ... [more]

Winless start for Riverton Wolverine tennis teams

Sep 4, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two straight home setbacks started the season for the Riverton Wolverines on the tennis courts.
The season opened on Saturday when Rawlins swept both the ... [more]

State-champ Rams look good in 6-man preseason scrimmages Saturday

Sep 4, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The opening weekend of the high school football season doesn't count against the final playoff standings, but Dubois still fared exceedingly well in 6-man ... [more]

State-champ Powell hosts RHS on Friday

Sep 4, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Game time for the Class 3-A regular season opener for both teams is 7 p.m.

The Powell Panthers, owners of a 15-game winning streak, two consecutive ... [more]

Cougar girls off to perfect VB start at Saratoga Invitational

Sep 4, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River Lady Cougars steamrolled through volleyball opponents Friday and Saturday for an undefeated record at the Saratoga Invitational.
The Lady ... [more]

NFL's message: It's game time, so forget all the nagging issues

Sep 3, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Are you going to be there with me Thursday? Sure you will. Drinking the Kool-Aid we call the National Football League.
And, for us Broncos fans, could we ... [more]

Two up, two down for CWC Rustlers on Sheridan VB courts

Sep 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers had an up-and-down weekend on the volleyball court at a Sheridan College tournament, posting a 2-2 record.
The Rustlers ... [more]