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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]

Riverton spikers earn two wins at season-opening tournament

Sep 3, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team had a competitive start to the season Friday and Saturday in Cheyenne during round-robin play at the McDonald's ... [more]

New coaches, veteran team for Cougar volleyball

Sep 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kristan Trujillo is the second straight volleyball coach to be hired at Wind River High School who played at Central Wyoming College.
Trujillo was an ... [more]

Lander, Shoshoni meet in controlled scrimmage

Sep 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  No score was kept, and coaches acted as the officials.

Lander Valley High School football coach Doug Hughes didn't have to look far when Kemmerer ... [more]

Wolverines blast Worland in week zero

Sep 3, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton opens the regular season this Friday, Sept. 6, in Powell against the two-time defending state champions.

In their final tuneup for the ... [more]

Riverton golfers edge Lander for Worland golf title; Paxton wins individual title for RHS

Sep 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines and Lander Tigers  finished 1-2 in the boys team standings Friday at the Worland Invitational golf tournament.
The Wolverines had a ... [more]

Shoshoni prep for run at fourth straight state VB slot

Aug 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In 2012, the Wranglers placed fourth at the state tournament.

SHOSHONI -- Coach Christina Mills has guided the Shoshoni Wranglers to three ... [more]

Shoshoni Labor Day Rodeo gets going Saturday evening

Aug 30, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The 11th Annual Shoshoni Labor Day weekend rodeo, complete with wild cow milking and ribbon roping, starts at 5 p.m. Saturday at the arena in Shoshoni.
Other ... [more]

Probation lifted on CWC volleyball; team cleared for postseason play

Aug 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College officials learned on Thursday the volleyball program is no longer on probation and will be able to participate in the 2013 Region IX ... [more]

RHS volleyball team ready to roll at Cheyenne tourney

Aug 29, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton now shares the season-opening McDonald's Invitational with Cheyenne, hosting every other year.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team ... [more]

Stanford has the team to take down Alabama this year

Aug 29, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  This is the year college football fans should see the Southeastern Conference's streak of national titles come to an end.
The powerful SEC has won the last ... [more]

Tigers to field young football team for year

Aug 29, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A strong summer in the offseason has given Lander Valley High School Tigers head football coach Doug Hughes a reason to believe good things will happen this ... [more]

Wolverines meet Worland in 'week-zero' football exhibition

Aug 29, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Wolverine Field with the varsity team playing three of four quarters.

The Riverton Wolverines continue their preparations ... [more]

Senior duo leads Riverton tennis team into first match Friday on home courts

Aug 29, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Serving has been the top priority for Riverton High School Wolverines tennis coach Mary Lea Wolf in the first two weeks of practice.
The Wolverines jump into ... [more]

WIHS joining state's 6-man football division

Aug 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian's football history is not nearly as storied as the Chiefs' legacy on the basketball court, cross country course or track, and it takes a new ... [more]

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]

Cowboys prepare for No. 18 Nebraska

Aug 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  The long wait for college football fans ends this week as the 2013 college football season will kick off. For the Wyoming Cowboys, the season will open against ... [more]

LVHS runners aim to challenge for 3-A title

Aug 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Expectations are always high for coach Kevin Green and his Lander Valley High School Tigers cross country runners.
This year isn't any different.
Green has ... [more]