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SHS brings experience and talent to gridiron for '13 campaign

Aug 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Shoshoni seniors will have their third head coach in four years this fall, as former assistant Tony Trumpler takes the Wrangler helm after the departure of ... [more]

Chiefs primed to chase seventh straight 2-A cross country crown

Aug 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country coach Chico Her Many Horses is stacked with returning talent for the 2013 cross country season. Expect WIHS to ... [more]

Rustlers get one win at tough Idaho tournament

Aug 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers came home with a 1-3 record Friday and Saturday to
begin the 2013 volleyball season in a tournament in Twins Falls, ... [more]

Got any plans for the next dozen weekends? Try this

Aug 27, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  What are your plans for this Friday night? And what about next Tuesday? And next Thursday, Friday and Saturday? And the next week, and the week after ... [more]

Riverton hosting fastpitch softball tournament this weekend

Aug 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Manager Mark Stone expects six softball teams for the second annual Riverton High School Fastpitch Invitational scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. ... [more]

Freshman shoots 66 to pace Riverton in first round of invitational

Aug 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The tournament ended on Friday afternoon at the Riverton Country Club.

The Riverton High School Wolverines built a seven-stroke lead on Thursday ... [more]

Tigers third at season opening golf tourney

Aug 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Members of the Lander Valley High School gofl team held their own Thursday and Friday against the other Class 4-A teams at the Riverton Invitational ... [more]

Roseno wants to see fastpitch in high school

Aug 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School junior Andrea Roseno is a supporter of making girls fastpitch a high school-sanctioned sport in Wyoming.
Roseno is playing this weekend ... [more]

RHS wins golf invitational

Aug 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines will continue the season Thursday and Friday at the 36-hole Worland Invitational.
Three Riverton High School freshmen placed in the top ... [more]

Freshman shoots 66 to pace Riverton

Aug 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton High School Wolverines built a seven-stroke lead on Thursday after the first day of the Riverton Invitational golf tournament in the team ... [more]

Riverton hosting fastpitch softball tournament this weekend

Aug 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Manager Mark Stone expects six softball teams for the second annual Riverton High School Fastpitch Invitational scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. ... [more]

Youth soccer to begin year next month

Aug 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Youth Soccer Association president Jeff Carruth is counting on strong numbers for the 2013 season.
The league is taking registration for the fall ... [more]

Fundraiser set for Giddings

Aug 22, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A fundraiser to help defer medical and other expenses for Riverton High School assistant football coach and longtime wrestling assistant coach Brandon Giddings ... [more]

CWC spikers open up season at Idaho tournament

Aug 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Opening the volleyball season against the defending national champion is the task the Central Wyoming College Rustlers face Friday at a tournament in Twins ... [more]

Practice opens for RHS volleyball; McNamee in sixth season as coach

Aug 21, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School volleyball players hope the optimism of a new season will trump the bitter memories of last year's Class 4-A West regional tournament ... [more]

Wolverine golfers confident heading into 2013 season

Aug 21, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton High School Wolverines climbed all the way into the third spot last year at the Class 4-A state golf tournament.
Now, the Wolverines are looking ... [more]

Lander triathlon introduced new competitors to the sport

Aug 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  High school students won both the men's and women's divisions.

The 2013 Lander Sprint Triathlon drew 38 first-timers to the event on Saturday.
The ... [more]

Don't ask why coaches do it -- just be glad they do

Aug 20, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  As dusk was turning into night Monday evening at Riverton High School, the dozen or so coaches of the Wolverine football team and Lady Wolverine volleyball ... [more]

New coach greets 80 at RHS grid practice

Aug 20, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The public can see the team this Saturday at the annual intrasquad scrimmage.

If you look closely at first-year football coach Pat Patterson's ... [more]

Wyoming's defense steps up in second scimmage

Aug 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming's second scrimmage of the fall took place on Saturday in Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium, and it was a much more balanced scrimmage between the offense ... [more]

Riverton, Lander racers split top prizes at annual Lander Brain Drain race

Aug 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A Lander woman and a Riverton man produced the fastest times Thursday night at the annual Brain Drain Race in Lander.
Darci Nation crossed the finish line ... [more]

Young racers make most of triathlon opportunity

Aug 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ethan Selley learned the importance of pacing himself in the first Lander Sprint Triathlon of his career.
Selley was the youngest athlete in the field at 11 ... [more]

Hartpence edged by Gillette high school standout in triathlon

Aug 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Campbell County High School senior Harrison Simmons knew before the Lander Sprint Triathlon started on Saturday morning that he would have to keep an eye out ... [more]

Runners compete in Brain Drain

Aug 16, 2013 - Staff:  Tiffany Hartpence crossed the finish line Thursday evening at the annual Brain Drain race in Lander at the Wyoming Life Resource Center. Hartpence placed first ... [more]

Season nears end for motocross riders

Aug 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton rider Reece Prosser has built a lead in two classes of the High Plains Motorcross Association with one race left on the schedule.
Prosser is first ... [more]

Wyoming VB, soccer, cross country prep for fall seasons

Aug 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LARAMIE -- New University of Wyoming women's volleyball head coach Chad Callihan has only been in Laramie for two months, but expects to find success this ... [more]

Cowboys loading up on offense for football season

Aug 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LARAMIE -- The potential is there for the University of Wyoming football team to put together one of the most explosives offense in the Mountain West ... [more]

Former UW player pleads guilty in bar fight in Laramie

Aug 14, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- A Wyoming basketball player accused of kicking a man in the face during a bar fight last winter has been ordered to serve jail time and pay $58,000 ... [more]

Cowboys dig in on defense

Aug 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  UW ranked dead last in yards allowed in 2012.

LARAMIE -- There is no place to go but up for the University of Wyoming's defense in the Mountain West ... [more]

Riverton Junior Football League registration is on; first practice set Monday

Aug 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Junior Football League co-president Brett Watson has a target of four teams at the fifth- and sixth-grade level.
Football players interesting in ... [more]