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Down early, RHS roars back to win 49-21

Oct 13, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Friday's victory over Torrington was Riverton's fouth straight of the 2013 football season.

Victimized by two big plays and trailing in the second ... [more]

Swimmers hitting Sheridan, Gillette meets this weekend

Oct 11, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School girls swim team takes its final long road trip of the regular season this Friday. First up is Sheridan for a dual meet, then it's on ... [more]

Cowboys take RJFL title 32-0

Oct 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The junior league champs gave up just two touchdowns all season in compiling a 6-0 record.

The Cowboys clicked from the start on Thursday night to ... [more]

Rustler women have good team depth as hoops practice starts

Oct 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Depth is not going to be an issue this year for Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg.
After putting his players ... [more]

RHS tennis teams near bottom of pack at state

Oct 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two wins were recorded by the Riverton Wolverines at the state tennis tournament Monday through Wednesday in Gillette.
On the boys side, the Riverton doubles ... [more]

Wolverines host Torrington for Homecoming

Oct 10, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff is a half-hour early -- 6:30 p.m. -- Friday at Wolverine Field.

In what is shaping up to be one of the more competitive Class 3-A East ... [more]

Big turnout at Tonkin Stadium for PP&K

Oct 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A record number of Riverton athletes participated in the annual Punt, Pass and Kick competition held Wednesday afternoon at Tonkin Stadium.
There were 64 ... [more]

Riverton spikers host crucial West 4-A foes this week

Oct 10, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines host two key Class 4-A West volleyball matches this Friday and Saturday in Wolverine Gym.
With two wins, RHS will make solid ... [more]

Wolverines runners end season Thursday in Powell

Oct 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  RHS was scheduled to participate in the Thermopolis Invitational last week, but the meet was scratched because of the bad weather.

The pace is about ... [more]

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]