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RHS runners drop times as postseason meets near

Oct 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dustin Blackburn set a career-low time of 17:45 Thursday for the Riverton Wolverines at the Powell Invitational cross country meet.
The time placed Blackburn ... [more]

First place for Mathews in saddle broncs at season-ending rodeo

Oct 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College Rustler cowboy Blaine Mathews tasted his first victory of the fall rodeo season on Sunday, winning the saddle bronc title in Cheyenne. ... [more]

Chiefs, Tigers wrap regular XC season; regionals Friday

Oct 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wilson Clifford finally figured out how to beat Micah Whiting in a cross country race.
The Wyoming Indian senior completed the Rock Springs Invitational ... [more]

Circle the dates for Class 4-A West regional VB in Riverton

Oct 15, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Save the dates. Circle them on your calendar. It only happens every so often. Rarer than a blue moon.
Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26, are the days ... [more]

In only v-ball match vs. Lander this season, Wolverines win in four sets

Oct 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Seniors Hailey Snell and Kaitlin Koehn had never lost to the Lander Tigers in a varsity volleyball game while playing for the Riverton Wolverines coming into ... [more]

Poor second half dooms Cougars in 18-6 home loss to Burlington

Oct 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Wind River put together its best half of football on the season in the opening two periods Friday but faded in the second half to fall 18-6 to ... [more]

Wranglers upset losers to Riverside

Oct 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It wasn't what Shoshoni expected of the Riverside Rebels Friday at home.
Riverside had a single win on the season entering Friday's game, but the Rebels were ... [more]

RHS wins marathon VB match over Evanston

Oct 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  A win this week over Rock Springs would give Riverton an automatic state tournament berth.

A weekend sweep moved Riverton to 6-3 in conference play ... [more]

Rustler spikers sweep pair of road matches

Oct 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers volleyball team started off a two-game road trip in a 25-19, 25-20, 25-17, victory over Eastern Wyoming College Friday ... [more]

Rams crush Eagles 67-0 in county 6-man contest

Oct 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  DUBOIS -- It's almost six months until the opening of track season, but you couldn't tell at Dubois Friday afternoon. The defending Class 1-A 6-man champion ... [more]

Stout Lander defense gives Tigers big win over Buffalo

Oct 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tigers are 2-4 on the season, but both wins are in the East 3-A conference.

A suffocating defense lifted the Lander Tigers to a 21-0 victory ... [more]

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]