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Chief XC team eager for better weather

Oct 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian is chasing its seventh straight Class 2-A state championship.

Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country coach Chico Her Many ... [more]

Tigers back at home on Friday night

Oct 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers and the Buffalo Bison square off in a pivotal Class 3-A East conference football battle Friday night at Bill Bush Memorial Stadium.
Kickoff ... [more]

Rustlers take a game from No. 6 WWCC but fall in four

Oct 8, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Nationally ranked Western Wyoming Community College knocked off Central Wyoming College on Saturday in a Region IX volleyball match at Rock Springs.
Western ... [more]

CWC takes buckles in steer wrestling, barrels at Lamar

Oct 8, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Progress was made by the Central Wyoming College women's and men's rodeo teams on Sunday at the Lamar event in Colorado.
CWC cowboy Coltin Hill won the steer ... [more]

Tweet through a week of sports

Oct 8, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Do you like Twitter? Try these on for size.
#HomecomingWeek #BigGameFriday #WolverineField #Early6:30Start #CardinalRedInTheEndzone
#Parade #CoolFloats ... [more]

Wyoming PBS to host topic on sports injuries

Oct 6, 2013 - From staff reports:  Wyoming PBS will be airing a block of national and local programming Tuesday, October 8, beginning at 7 p.m. on the subject of sports and brain injuries.
 The ... [more]

Eagles much more competitive, but still fall 44-24 to Farson-Eden

Oct 6, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It's a game that almost wasn't.
Thursday's and Friday's winter storm closed South Pass and blocked the Farson-Eden Pronghorns from crossing over from ... [more]

Bouncing back from only loss, Rams throttle Ten Sleep

Oct 6, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Lopsided scores are common with the limited enrollments of schools playing 6-man football. Dubois had the run of the field Saturday afternoon in Washakie ... [more]

Weather, illness slow down Lander's cross country team for week

Oct 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The final stages are here for the Lander Tigers cross country season.
Mother Nature has played a big role recently, with rainy and snowy conditions greeting ... [more]

Up 2-0, Lady Wolverines let Evanston v-ball match slip

Oct 6, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team started quickly Saturday on the road, winning the first two sets, but fell to Evanston 3-2 (23-25, 16-25, 25-22, ... [more]

No. 2 Douglas trounces the Lander Tigers 48-0

Oct 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Douglas kept its perfect football season in line with a 48-0 victory over the Lander Tigers Saturday afternoon in Converse County.
The game was first planned ... [more]

Wolverines gut it out vs. Buffalo

Oct 6, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After waiting a day's postponement because of snowy weather, the game started nearly two hours late in Buffalo when officials didn't arrive on ... [more]

New year, new coach for Rustler basketball

Oct 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  New coach Pat Rafferty has the basketball bouncing for the Central Wyoming College men's program.
The first day of practice for the 2013-14 basketball ... [more]

Snowy weather ruins Friday sports schedule

Oct 4, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Riverton Wolverines' football game at Buffalo has been postponed until 1 p.m. Saturday because of the fall snowstorm.
The game had been set for 7 p.m. ... [more]

Cougars sweep three straight in volleyball win over SHS

Oct 4, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River Cougars swept Shoshoni Thursday night in Pavillion in a pivotal conference volleyball match in Class 2-A.
Wind River won 25-12, 26-24, 25-22 ... [more]

Casper too big, too strong for Rustlers on VB court

Oct 4, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The loss dropped the Rustlers to 1-4 in conference play. Casper is 5-1.

Casper College won three consecutive sets after losing the first one to the ... [more]

Shoshoni beats Cougs 28-6 on snowy night

Oct 4, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Since the Basketeria grocery store and restaurant closed in Pavillion, the only place to find turnovers has been at Leroy Sinner Field. Wind River ... [more]

RHS gets conference volleyball victory

Oct 4, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  In a match interrupted by a power outage, Riverton downed Casper Natrona in a five-set cliffhanger.

The atmosphere was electric, and it became even ... [more]

Tigers hit road against Douglas

Oct 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Douglas has marched through its first four football opponents in convincing fashion to remain in the elite category in the Class 3-A division.
The Lander ... [more]

CWC hosts Casper in big Region IX volleyball match

Oct 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers are aiming to move up the ladder in the Region IX volleyball standings vs. Casper College.
The important match starts at ... [more]

No points for Rustlers in Sheridan rodeo arena

Oct 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tough weather conditions at the Sheridan College rodeo made it difficult for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in the arena.
Rodeo officials had to cancel ... [more]

Riverton favored Friday against winless Buffalo

Oct 3, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Snow is in the forecast for the 7 p.m. road game.

With snow and cold temperatures likely, the Riverton Wolverines football team hits the road for ... [more]

Wolverines host Natrona in Thursday volleyball

Oct 2, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will try for a conference win against the Casper Natrona Fillies at 6 p.m. Thursday at Wolverine Gym.
Less than ... [more]

Paxton pulls away for 11-stroke win at 4-A golf tourney

Oct 2, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It's the first individual crown at state for a Riverton boy.

Freshman Easton Paxton pulled away from the field Tuesday to secure the Class 4-A ... [more]

Riverton wins state 4-A golf

Oct 2, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It's just the sixth state championship for the Wolvernes boys in any sport and the first since 1999.

School history was made Tuesday when three ... [more]

Paxton leads state golf after 18 holes; team second in 4-A

Oct 1, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Round one was played in high winds on the Rock Springs Course.

Riverton's Easton Paxton built a five-stroke advantage in the race for the individual ... [more]

Pay-to-play club sports eroding high school teams

Oct 1, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Seven hundred dollars gets you just four innings on the bump, pitching each weekend for six weeks, and hours upon hours in your mom's minivan with your friends ... [more]

RHS girls edge Lady Chiefs at Riverton race; Lander boys win

Oct 1, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines slipped by the Wyoming Indian High School girls Monday afternoon at the Berry Bryant/Kyle Johnson cross country race to win the girls ... [more]

RHS boys win first-ever state golf title

Oct 1, 2013 - Staff:  Easton Paxton shot a 142 to win the individual title and lead the Riverton Wolverines to their first ever Class 4-A state golf championship. Quinton Pope, from ... [more]

Cougars on wrong end of lopsided score vs. Southeast

Sep 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a long trip and an even longer afternoon for the Wind River Cougars in faraway Yoder on Friday.  Wind River completed a grueling opening schedule of ... [more]