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Lander dominating on mats over Mountain View

Jan 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers had a successful home wrestling opener on Thursday night by pounding Mountain View.
Lander controlled the lower weights to chalk up a 46-16 ... [more]

Shyatt expects to be back on bench

Jan 24, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Larry Shyatt said he had tears in his eyes. But they were tears of joy.
The University of Wyoming men's basketball coach wasn't on the bench ... [more]

Indoor track season under way for RHS

Jan 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines made their indoor track debut last Friday at the Gillette Invitational meet.
The Wolverines held their own against the other 4-A and ... [more]

It's a great time to be a Broncos fan

Jan 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Denver Broncos mania is back.
This is a great time to be a Denver Broncos fan.
Winning will do that.
Having Peyton Manning as the quarterback of your ... [more]

Wyoming comes back in second half for victory at Air Force

Jan 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  No coach, no problem for the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
OK, it wasn't that easy, but the Cowboys overcame a 15-point first half deficit -- ... [more]

Conference season starts Friday for Riverton

Jan 23, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With the non-conference part of their schedules full of memories, the Riverton High School boys and girls basketball teams now play for the records that ... [more]

CWC men stun powerhouse Sheridan 70-67

Jan 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ryan Nemelka had the game of his Central Wyoming College career Wednesday night, connecting for seven 3-pointers, including the game-winner in a dramatic 70-67 ... [more]

Trey at buzzer gives road win to Rustler women

Jan 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kiara Skinner nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to propel the Central Wyoming College women's basketball team to its most-impressive victory of the season, ... [more]

Shyatt sick and will not coach Wyoming Cowboys vs. Air Force

Jan 22, 2014 - From staff reports:  University of Wyoming men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt won't coach the Cowboys in their game Wednesday at Air Force due to an illness.
According to UW, ... [more]

Wrangler girls down Bobcats for second straight win

Jan 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson had 24 points for Shoshoni to lead all scorers Tuesday.

SHOSHONI -- Two consecutive victories from the Shoshoni High School Wranglers ... [more]

Shoshoni holds off Thermop, breaks four-game loss skid

Jan 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- The Shoshoni Wranglers were starving for a victory and came up huge Tuesday night in a 65-61 victory over Thermopolis.
The win snapped a ... [more]

Cowgirls welcome Air Force on Wednesday

Jan 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Cowgirl basketball program looks to get back on the winning track this week against the Air Force Falcons. The game is set for Wednesday, January 22, at ... [more]

New reality TV show on Texas youth football is disgusting

Jan 21, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Let's take a short quiz.
Which sports league has coaches who recently said the following:
"You have the opportunity today to rip their freaking head off and ... [more]

Wranglers second in big Don Runner field

Jan 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Connor Wilkinson won the title for Shoshoni at 120 pounds.

Despite being hit with the flu bug last week, the Shoshoni Wranglers gave Cokeville a run ... [more]

Cowgirls fall to San Jose

Jan 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  Despite a double-doubles by Kayla Woodward and Fallon Lewis, the Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team suffered a 74-68 loss against the San Josť State Spartans on ... [more]

Dubois, St. Stephen's split twinbill

Jan 20, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Dubois survived foul trouble and a short, one-man bench to take a 70-54 win over St. Stephen's on the road Friday night.† The win was the first Class 1-A ... [more]

UW collects MWC win over San Jose

Jan 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Junior forward Larry Nance Jr. notched his second-straight double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds to power the University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

Chiefs roll on, down Cougars by 31

Jan 20, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- It was just another day at the office Friday night for Wyoming Indian at home against county rival Wind River. The unbeaten and top-ranked Chiefs took ... [more]

Big lead won't hold up for Rustlers in 67-62 loss to Casper College

Jan 20, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was clearly a tale of two halves Saturday afternoon at Rustler gym, with Central Wyoming owning the first half and the visiting Casper College men taking ... [more]

Seesaw tilts toward Cougar girls in close one with Lady Chiefs

Jan 20, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- It had the feel of a title fight from start to finish Friday night at Ethete as the Wyoming Indian and Wind River girls battled for the early lead in ... [more]

Conference struggle keeps going for CWC women, who fall to Casper by 16

Jan 20, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was an ignominious start to the 2014 conference basketball schedule for the Central Wyoming College women Saturday afternoon at Rustler Gym.† The Rustlers ... [more]

Make it four straight for RHS girls, 44-24 over Powell

Jan 20, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After an emotional win Thursday against rival Lander, the Riverton Lady Wolverines basketball team kept the victory train churning full steam ahead with what ... [more]

After Riverton loss, Tigers get solid road win vs. Mountain View

Jan 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two days after suffering a heartbreaking 50-49 boys basketball loss to Riverton High School, Lander Tigers coach Terry Hopkin knew his players wanted to start ... [more]

Shoshoni a close second at Don Runner

Jan 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two wrestlers in Fremont County uniforms won individual championships at the big wrestling invitational.

PAVILLION -- Shoshoni wrestler Connor ... [more]

RHS boys dominate Powell in final outing before 4-A West starts

Jan 20, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton outscored the Panthers 35-19 in the middle two quarters.

For the Riverton Wolverine boys basketball team Saturday in Wolverine Gym, the ... [more]

Worland edges Wolverine wrestlers

Jan 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton competes at two tournaments this weekend.

Early momentum was on the side of the Riverton Wolverines, but the Worland Warriors won the last ... [more]

Lady Wolverines survive thriller with Lander for third straight win

Jan 17, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Lady Wolverine Kiley Ridgway scored a game-high 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Riverton over its cross-county rival Lander 45-40 ... [more]

RHS boys erase 10-point lead, nip Tigers 50-49

Jan 17, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With the outcome of the annual rivalry game in the balance, junior guard Brandon Fullerton calmly sank two free throws with 7 seconds on the clock to cap a ... [more]

Cougars ready to host big Don Runner wrestling invitational

Jan 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The tournament starts at1 p.m. Friday with the early round matches in the double-elimination tournament, with the finals slated to start on.

The ... [more]

Rustlers lose both ends of doubleheader to Northwest

Jan 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Northwest College collected a Region IX basketball doubleheader sweep Wednesday night at Powell over the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
In the men's game, ... [more]