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Riverton lands state fastpitch tournament for next summer

Sep 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton will be the site of the 2014 Wyoming Girls Fastpitch Softball Tournament.
The tournament is set for July 10-13 at the Honeycutt Softball ... [more]

UW's nationally recognized ski team invited to world games

Sep 13, 2013 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - For the second time in two years, the University of Wyoming's nationally recognized men's and women's Nordic ski club teams have been invited to ... [more]

RHS cross country times improving as season rolls on

Sep 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Times are dropping all over the lineup for the Riverton Wolverines cross country teams after the first two meets of the season.
Olivia Thompson clocked 21:45 ... [more]

CWC hosts Rustler Roundup Rodeo at fairgrounds

Sep 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Slack performances are at 1 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday, with both evening performances at 7 p.m. leading to the finals at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Drew ... [more]

Home opener Friday for Riverton Wolverines

Sep 12, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Green River Wolves come to Wolverine Field for a 7 p.m. kickoff.

The Riverton Wolverines make their home debut Friday night against the Green ... [more]

Wolverine spikers get ready for first home match

Sep 11, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will finally get to play a match on the home court this Thursday, Sept. 12, against the Rock Springs Lady ... [more]

Dubois wins by forfeit, sets up scrimmage with Casper

Sep 11, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  There wasn't much time to reschedule a game after Normative Services contacted Dubois High School football coach David Trembly Friday afternoon. Normative was ... [more]

After three-match win streak, Rustler VB falls to Sheridan

Sep 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Northwest College snapped a three-game winning streak by the Central Wyoming College Rustlers volleyball team in a Region IX victory on Tuesday night in ... [more]

Chiefs runners tested on state course against teams from big schools

Sep 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Runners in the Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country program made the long trip to Sheridan on Friday to get a taste of what the Class 2-A state ... [more]

RHS swimmers shave seconds in home pool

Sep 11, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School Lady Wolverine swim team hosted two meets Friday and Saturday at the Riverton Aquatic Center and continued an improvement trend, ... [more]

Tigers make semis in big Montana VB tourney

Sep 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Another productive weekend was put in by the Lander Valley High School Tigers on the volleyball court Friday and Saturday at the annual Montana-Wyoming Border ... [more]

Powell and Cody sweep Wolverine tennis teams

Sep 10, 2013 - From staff reports:  Jon Fraley and Virgil Morrison claimed the only victory for the Riverton Wolverines on the tennis court over the weekend in matches against Powell and Cody. ... [more]

Family's volunteers keep RJFL rolling along

Sep 10, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  There are many things about our hometown that seem to never change.
Main Street intersects with Federal at City Park. The Wind River curls its way around town ... [more]

High school rodeo athletes converge in Lander

Sep 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The team roping competition turned out to be the best event for the Fremont County high school rodeo athletes Saturday and Sunday in Lander.
In the second ... [more]

RHS preps for swim season

Sep 9, 2013 - Staff:  Jordan Settlemire swam the backstroke leg of the 200-yard individual medley for Riverton High School during Friday's ... [more]

Cougars drubbed 45-0 by 2-A Lovell

Sep 9, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It's been 24 years since the Lovell Bulldogs and Wind River Cougars met on the gridiron, and the Cougars might like it to be another 24 before they meet again. ... [more]

State-champ Powell demolishes Riverton 49-6

Sep 9, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The game was called after three quarters due to lightning over the field in the regular season opener.

POWELL -- The Powell Panthers football team is ... [more]

Big Cody team shuts out LVHS Tigers 28-0

Sep 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cody kept the Lander Valley High School Tigers scoreless on the football field in a 28-0 victory Friday night in Park County.
The contest was the season ... [more]

Pinedale beats mistake-prone Shoshoni 18-0

Sep 9, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- It seemed a safe bet that the Shoshoni Wranglers would win Friday night in their opening game of the football season.  But it wasn't the ... [more]

RHS makes top bracket in Gillette VB event

Sep 9, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Lady Wolverines have their debut in Wolverine Gym at 6 p.m. this Thursday, Sept. 12, at Rock Springs.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines won two and ... [more]

Wyoming dominates Idaho 42-10

Sep 9, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Brett Smith threw for four touchdowns and Shaun Wick rushed for 110 yards as Wyoming beat Idaho 42-10 Saturday in a game that included a half-hour ... [more]

Tigers grab team gold crown at home tourney

Sep 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Lander boys placed in the top 10 over 36 holes.

Two days of solid golf on their home course lifted the Lander Valley High School Tigers boys ... [more]

Paxton's 63 at Green River is best round of year in Wyoming golf

Sep 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines won 10 of their 12 matches in the Green River match-play tournament.

Easton Paxton fired a 63 on Friday for the Riverton ... [more]

Rustlers drop first league volleyball match in Sheridan

Sep 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sheridan College spoiled the Central Wyoming College Rustlers Region IX opener by taking a 25-19, 25-23, 25-16, victory.
The match was played Thursday night ... [more]

Three-game sweep for Shoshoni VB vs. Burlington

Sep 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers swept Burlington for a successful volleyball home opener on Thursday night.
Shoshoni rolled 25-10, 25-17, 25-18.
The Wranglers ... [more]

Two-day high school rodeo starts Friday at Lander Old Timers arena

Sep 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The season started last weekend in Wheatland. The Jackson rodeo is next up on Sept. 14-15.

The Lander Old Timers Arena is the site of a two-day high ... [more]

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]