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Riverton girls take sixth seed heading into regional play

May 17, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines face third seed Casper Kelly Walsh on Thursday in Rock Springs.

The Riverton Wolverines girls soccer team generated its first ... [more]

RHS boys suffer first back-to-back losses of season, finish second in standings

May 17, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines finished the conference standings with a 6-4 record.

The first of three consecutive weekend trips to Sweetwater County did not treat ... [more]

Rustler signs to play hoops in Texas

May 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Australia product Hannah Beede had to adjust to many things on and off the court while making an impact on the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's ... [more]

RHS facing five teams in Class 4-A West track regionals

May 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After a productive regular season, the Riverton Wolverines took their first steps in the postseason Friday at the Class 4-A West regional track and field meet ... [more]

Raiders open season with sweep

May 14, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A seven-run first inning from the Riverton Raiders led to a 13-2 victory over the Rawlins Generals in the American Legion baseball season opener Wednesday ... [more]

Lander mat star signs to wrestle at Northwest

May 14, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Andrew Von Rein won 180 matches for the Tigers.

For the past four years, Andrew Von Rein was a big winner for the Lander Tigers on the wrestling ... [more]

County athletes medal at Best of the Best

May 13, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The top middle school track, and field athletes participated Monday at the annual "Best of the Best" at Bill Bush Memorial Stadium in Lander.
All the Fremont ... [more]

RHS had dominant sports year over Lander

May 13, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines bested their county rivals in nine of 10 competitions in the 2014-15 school year.

During the 2014-15 school year, the Riverton ... [more]

McNamee resigns as Riverton head volleyball coach

May 13, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Her teams went to state four of her seven seasons at the helm.

After leading the Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team for seven seasons, head ... [more]

UW to provide student-athletes $3,200 for expenses

May 12, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- For student-athletes, it's good news.
For schools having to fund it, it's a challenge. Yet it's something most feel they have to do to remain ... [more]

Riverton boys have a shot at second state title in same school year

May 12, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  And down the stretch they come.
We're not talking about American Pharoah's run in the Preakness Stakes this Saturday, the second leg of horse racing's triple ... [more]

Evanston edges RHS girls 1-0 as Wolverine home soccer year ends

May 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Evanston protected its lead for almost 50 minutes Monday night to hold off the Riverton Wolverines 1-0 in a Class 4-A West girls conference match at Wolverine ... [more]

Wolverine boys tame Evanston 4-1

May 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A win this weekend on the road secures an automatic state socccer tournament spot for Riverton.

Three different players scored for the Riverton ... [more]

Former UW lineman Rains seeks NFL career with Broncos

May 10, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- During his three years in Laramie, Connor Rains never made the short trek to Denver for a Broncos game.
In a few short months, he could get that ... [more]

RHS soccer teams host Evanston on Monday in rescheduled matches

May 10, 2015 - Staff:  The RHS girls start at 5 p.m. followed by the boys in a doubleheader.

The Riverton Wolverines complete their home soccer schedule Monday night with a ... [more]

Brock meet canceled, so teams flock to Thermop

May 10, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Normally host to 12-15teams, the Bobcat Invitational swelled to 22 teams on Friday.

A late spring storm hit central Wyoming and made track and field ... [more]

Big day for LVHS boys in win over Panthers

May 10, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  An offensive explosion Friday night put the Lander Tigers back on the winning track in Class 3-A boys soccer with a 6-0 win against the Powell Panthers at ... [more]

Meeks to join her sister on soccer team at NWCC

May 10, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  When Mak Meeks was playing on an under-8 soccer team for the Lander Strikers, the coaches moved her back as a defender.
Now Meeks, a senior for the Lander ... [more]

Tiger girls hold off Panthers 1-0, face tough Jackson next

May 10, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Deadlocked 0-0 after 40 minutes, coach Brian Reisig gave his Lander Tigers a spirited halftime speech Friday night in their soccer game against the Powell ... [more]

RHS soccer games postponed to Monday

May 8, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine girls and boys soccer teams will not play their final home matches of the season in Fremont County as scheduled Saturday at Wolverine ... [more]

Raiders hope weather permits baseball opener Sunday

May 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton hosts Rawlins in a doubleheader at Roy Peck Field.

Despite a chilly Sunday weather forecast, the Riverton Raiders are hoping to start the ... [more]

Skinner signs to play basketball at College of Idaho

May 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kiara Skinner, a top Region IX volleyball and basketball performer for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers, will take her talents to the College of Idaho ... [more]

Salisbury signs to play hoops for CWC women

May 7, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School senior Savannah Salisbury has signed a national junior college letter of intent to play basketball at Central Wyoming College next season, ... [more]

Burnett edged out of CNFR spot

May 7, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A spot at the College National Finals Rodeo eluded Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett last weekend in Laramie.
Burnett entered the final ... [more]

Wind River girls and Fort Washakie boys win team titles at WRCAA meet

May 6, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Wind River junior high school girls easily outdistanced second-placed Shoshoni 170 to 112.5 to win the Wind River Conference Athletic ... [more]

Dion's 75 leads RHS golfers in Casper

May 6, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School golfer Jayd Dion scored the lowest round for his team Friday at the Casper Invitational.
Dion carded a 75 to place sixth in the 18-hole ... [more]

Richardson bounds to triple jump gold at Kelly Walsh Invitational

May 6, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  One day after placing ninth in the long jump at the Wyoming Track Classic, Riverton Wolverine Alec Richardson finished first in the triple jump Saturday at ... [more]

'Matheny Manifesto' a must-read for sports parents

May 5, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Parents, you are the biggest problem in youth sports.
So said Mike Matheny in 2008 when he was in charge of his kid's 10-year-old youth baseball team and ... [more]

CWC's Day wins women's golf at Eastern; first-ever Rustler season wraps up

May 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kristen Day's victory at the Eastern Wyoming College golf tournament capped the inaugural golf season at Central Wyoming College.
Day shot rounds of 84 and 82 ... [more]

Fort Washakie, Shoshoni win youth track and field

May 3, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wind River Conference Athletic Assocation championships came down to a dual between the Fort Washakie and Shoshoni girls Friday at Pavillion.  Shoshoni won ... [more]