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Dubois ousted by Hannah-Elk Mountain in pigtail

Feb 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  St. Stephen's enters the tournament as the No. 3 seed from the Northwest Conference. The Lady Eagles face Little Snake River at 5:20 p.m. Thursday. ... [more]

Oldman scores 39 points as St. Stephens wins pigtail

Feb 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lakota Oldman didn't want to turn in his St. Stephen's boys basketball uniform Monday night after the "pigtail" game at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse in ... [more]

Scoring error changes 4-A mat results; Riverton didn't win

Feb 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After the point audit, Casper Natrona was declared the tournament champion.

In a reversal of the results announced Saturday, Casper Natrona has been ... [more]

Cowgirls end road trip with 61-47 loss to Fresno State

Feb 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team (19-5 overall, 8-3 MW) struggled shooting the ball and with turnovers as they fell 61-47 against the Fresno State Bulldogs ... [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]

CWC conference hopes staggered by home loss to Gillette

Feb 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College's goal of winning the Region IX men's basketball North division took a major hit Saturday when Gillette College came back in the second ... [more]

Riverton girls drop another cliff-hanger to Casper KW

Feb 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  When the Riverton Lady Wolverines have played the Kelly Walsh Lady Trojans this season, one team, it seems, has had all of the luck. Every last sliver of ... [more]

Tiger boys wallop Cody, beaten in OT by Powell

Feb 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School exploded for a 21-point first quarter Friday night at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse vs. Cody in a Class 3-A West boys basketball ... [more]

Riverton boys clinch state tourney bid and bye, beating KW 52-48

Feb 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines climbed back from a 10-point fourth quarter deficit to down the Kelly Walsh Trojans 52-48 Saturday night in Casper.
The win was ... [more]

Post's 25 points lifts Lander girls over Cody

Feb 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After Friday's win, the Tigers lost 47-38 on Saturday to Powell.

Coach Spike Robinson and his Lander Valley High School girls basketball players ... [more]

Wolverines compete in 4-A West championship

Feb 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  Editor's note: Due to a combination of clerical and computer software errors, the Riverton Wolverines, declared Class 4-A West champions Saturday ... [more]

Shoshoni girls slow down Lady Chiefs in 35-31 win

Feb 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  ETHETE -- Shoshoni High School played a suffocating defense against Wyoming Indian Thursday night in a Class 2-A conference girls basketball game at Ethete. ... [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]

Wolverine girls thrashed by conference-leading Natrona

Feb 15, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine girls basketball team looked confident in the beginning of Thursday's Class 4-A West matchup against league-leading Casper Natrona. ... [more]

Wolverines thump Natrona

Feb 15, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Casper Natrona head boys basketball coach Shawn Gillum tried to get his Mustangs to set a physical tone from the opening tip during Thursday's Class 4-A West ... [more]

Cowboys get hot to beat Nevada to end MWC losing streak

Feb 14, 2013 - The Associated Press:  It was what many have waited a while to see from the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
Good defense, solid offense, some spectacular plays and a UW ... [more]

Rustlers still handle Miles

Feb 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC and Casper College are now tied for second with 10-3 marks. CWC is 20-5 overall.

Paris Burns showed he belonged in the startling lineup ... [more]

Clutch shooting late in game secures 52-47 win for CWC's women

Feb 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Marissa Hogan put Central Wyoming College ahead for good with a late 3-pointer Wednesday night at Rustler Gym to seal a 52-47 victory over Miles Community ... [more]

Wolverines hosting West 4A regional wrestling tourney

Feb 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School has aspirations of winning its first Class 4-A West wrestling title since 2003. RHS hosts the conference tournament Friday and Saturday at ... [more]

Cowboys return home

Feb 13, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The Cowboys are back home, and not a moment too soon.
After spending the last 11 days playing three road games -- a rarity once conference play starts -- the ... [more]

Indoor track team heading for Simplot Games in Idaho

Feb 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School indoor track coach Tawn Gopp is taking a team of 11 to the annual Simplot Games Thursday through Saturday in Pocatello, Idaho.
The meet ... [more]

Riverton-Natrona games moved to CWC gym

Feb 13, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The venue has changed because Wolverine Gym is being prepared for the conference wrestling tournament.

Both Class 4-A West conference leaders, the ... [more]

Dubois grapplers capture two titles at big Carbon County Invitational

Feb 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dubois High School wrestlers Sterling Baker and Cody Flynn finished their regular season Saturday, winning individual titles at the Carbon County Invitational. ... [more]

Woodward helps Cowgirls to an 18-4 overall record

Feb 12, 2013 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming women's basketball coach Joe Legerski was honest in his evaluation of sophomore forward Kayla Woodward's performance Saturday against ... [more]

Pay attention to winter stretch run for RHS sports

Feb 12, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  "And down the stretch they come," echos in our minds when we see the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes and watch those amazing horses give their all ... [more]

Nationally ranked Sheridan too much for CWC women

Feb 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustler women host Miles Community College at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Sheridan College kept in front of the pack in the Region IX women's ... [more]

Sheridan knocks off Rustler men

Feb 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College fell out of a three-way tie for first place in the Region IX men's basketball standings, losing a 75-68 decision Saturday to Sheridan ... [more]

Wrangler boys, girls both downed Saturday by Thermop Bobcats

Feb 10, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Shoshoni's girls played a tough defensive battle Saturday with Thermopolis in the only regular season meeting of the two schools. The visiting Bobcats came ... [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]

Cowgirls win fifth straight game, beating BSU 77-60

Feb 10, 2013 - From staff reports:  Behind a double-double from Chaundra Sewell, the Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team (18-4 overall, 7-2 MW) earned a decisive 17-point win, 77-60, over the Boise ... [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]

Wyoming falls to Boise State 68-61

Feb 10, 2013 - From staff reports:  Senior guard Derrious Gilmore tied a career-high with 26 points and senior forward Leonard Washington added 18 points and 15 rebounds, but the University of ... [more]

WIHS girls pummel Big Piney, avenge early loss to Kemmerer

Feb 10, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- You might say it was a yawner Friday night at Ethete, as the Wyoming Indian girls held visiting Big Piney to just two points in the first and fourth ... [more]

Chiefs lock up 2-A Southwest with powerful weekend sweep

Feb 10, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Wyoming Indian won the Class 2-A Southwest conference with a weekend sweep of Big Piney and Kemmerer. The Chiefs beat the Punchers 73-47 Friday ... [more]

Tiger girls split conference matchups

Feb 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After suffering a 58-30 loss to Star Valley Friday night at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse, Lander Valley High School put things together for a 68-52 girls ... [more]

Austin cracks top 20 as Tigers ski on Olympic course

Feb 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School Nordic skiers had a taste of a famous Olympic course at Soldier Hollow Feb. 1-2 in Park City, Utah.
The competition had the best ... [more]

Wolverines climb to 18-2 in 59-33 drubbing of RS

Feb 10, 2013 - By Steve Peck, Publisher:  The Wolverines led 36-9 at halftime of the Class 4-A West conference game.

There were lots of indications Saturday afternoon that it was going to be ... [more]

Lander boys lose to No. 1 Star Valley, beat Jackson 43-36

Feb 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School wasted little time getting back on the winning track Saturday in a 43-36 win against Jackson at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.
In ... [more]

Wolverine girls win OT nail-biter 40-39

Feb 10, 2013 - By Steve Peck, Publisher:  Saturday's triumph over Rock Springs was Riverton's first conference victory since 2008.

At last, a breakthrough.
Playing gutsy defense with the ... [more]