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SHS girls claim title at Thermopolis VB invitational

Sep 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers picked up five consecutive victories on the volleyball court Saturday to claim the Thermopolis Invitational title.
Shoshoni capped off ... [more]

Lander boys edged by one stroke at regional golf

Sep 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jackson edged the Lander Valley High School boys golf team by one stroke Saturday for the Class 3-A West conference title in Powell.
Jackson put up a score of ... [more]

Road split for CWC volleyball team; home opener coming Friday

Sep 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers split a pair of volleyball matches last weekend at the Wyo-Braska tournament in Torrington.
The victory for the Rustlers ... [more]

Enjoy sports, but maintain the proper perspective as well

Sep 24, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The lead story in October's Atlantic Monthly was one I didn't want to see when I opened my Kindle reader last Friday.
"How Sports are Ruining High School. The ... [more]

Chiefs crush St. Stephen's 86-6 in 6-man play

Sep 22, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The last football game played at St. Stephen's before Friday night saw the Eagles shut out the Jackson Hole Broncs 24-0 on the old field just west of the ... [more]

Rams still unbeaten in 6-man after downing Hulett

Sep 22, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Dubois Rams survived their toughest challenge of the season in the shadow of Devils Tower with a 68-40 win over the previously unbeaten Hulett Red Devils. ... [more]

Whiting over the line first at home XC meet

Sep 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Micah Whiting had enough left in his tank to sprint to a winning time for the Lander Valley High School Tigers on Thursday at the Lander Invitational cross ... [more]

Wranglers whip Burlington for first win of the season

Sep 22, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It was a grueling week of practice for Shoshoni's offensive line. After poor rushing efforts in the first two games of the season, assistant coach Drew Peregoy ... [more]

Tigers lose tough home battle 38-27 Friday night vs. Jackson

Sep 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jackson erupted for 22 points in the third quarter to hold off the Lander Valley High School Tigers 38-27 on Friday night in the annual Homecoming football ... [more]

RHS boys are West 4-A golf champs

Sep 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines are one of the favorites for the state championship starting Friday in Rock Springs.

Five boys and one girl earned all-conference ... [more]

Big-play Cody team sinks Riverton 40-17

Sep 22, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines open East 3-A conference play this Friday in Rawlins.

The Cody Broncs used a strong, physical running attack and superior special ... [more]

Lady Wolverines get big VB win on road vs. Casper Natrona

Sep 22, 2013 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team bounced back from a quick three-set loss (25-16, 25-21, 25-20) at home Friday against conference-leading ... [more]

Wolverine golfers lead West 4-A regional after

Sep 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Four Riverton Wolverines carded scores in the 70s to help build a 10-stroke lead in the team standings after the first ... [more]

Digest

Sep 20, 2013 - Associated Press:  Ecuadoran wounded in shooting
POWELL (AP) -- A rock climber from Ecuador is recovering from a gunshot wound he received at a campground near a popular ... [more]

Wyoming happily trades possession time for touchdowns

Sep 20, 2013 - Associated Press:  LARAMIE (AP) -- It's something that Dave Christensen says he couldn't care less about.
"Time of possession is the most overrated stat in football," the ... [more]

Television Games Announced for Cowboy Hoops

Sep 20, 2013 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (Sept. 20, 2013) - The Mountain West announced additional television broadcasts and game times for the 2013-14 University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

Wrangler, Cougar VB teams see top competition at Big Horn

Sep 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Big Horn sent the Shoshoni Wranglers home early in single-elimination bracket play on Saturday in a 18-25, 25-21, 25-21, ... [more]

RHS tennis teams swamped by three 4-A opponents

Sep 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverine tennis teams lost three matches in a span of two days on Friday and Saturday in Laramie.
Laramie, Gillette and Sheridan all swept the ... [more]

Wolverines, Cody clash Friday at RHS

Sep 19, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Both teams are 1-1 on the season.

The season is still young, but Friday's Riverton Wolverine home football matchup with the Cody Broncs is ... [more]

Rustlers down 18th-ranked juco volleyball team in Arizona

Sep 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A signature victory was produced by the Central Wyoming College Rustlers after knocking off nationally ranked New Mexico Military in four sets last weekend in ... [more]

Riverton girls earn 'Q times' at swim meets in Park County

Sep 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staf Writer:  After swimming a weekend in Park County, the Riverton Wolverine girls swim team will be back in the Riverton Aquatic Center for a meet Thursday with Green ... [more]

RHS spikers make quick work of GR for second league win

Sep 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staf Writer:  Riverton now looks forward to an important pair of conference matches for this Friday at home against Kelly Walsh and Saturday on the road at Casper ... [more]

Muddy conditions for Rustler Roundup; four from CWC make fin

Sep 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four Central Wyoming College Rustlers locked down spots to advance into the championship round of the Rustler Roundup at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. ... [more]

Rec funding in Wyoming is not equitable; not fair

Sep 17, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staf Writer:  Wyoming's model for funding public recreation districts is all about geography and you only need to look in Fremont County to understand that, as far as ... [more]

RHS girls, Lander boys both second at Ethete XC

Sep 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  ETHETE -- The Riverton Wolverines and the Lander Valley High School Tigers did some good things Friday at the Wyoming Indian Invitational in Ethete.
Olivia ... [more]

Shoshoni held to just 10 yards Frday in 36-0 loss to Lusk

Sep 15, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Shoshoni took a taste of power football Friday night at Jerry Fulmer Stadium in Lusk as the home-standing Niobrara County Tigers dominated every aspect of the ... [more]

Tigers bounced hard by Star Valley Braves

Sep 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander is 0-2 on the football season heading into this Friday's home opener vs. Jackson.

Star Valley chalked up 469 total yards of offense in a 36-0 ... [more]

Riverton boys take third on Sheridan golf course

Sep 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The string of victories came to an end for the Riverton Wolverines on the golf course Friday at the Sheridan Invitational.
The Wolverines finished third in ... [more]

Wyoming cruises past Northern Colorado

Sep 15, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Brett Smith passed for 264 yards and a touchdown, Shaun Wick rushed for two TDs and the Wyoming defense returned two interceptions for scores as the ... [more]

Wolverines break 12-year losing streak vs. GR

Sep 15, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton got three defensive scores in Friday's 41-20 victory.

The Riverton Wolverines took advantage of the speed and power of their rushing attack ... [more]