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Chiefs roll to Class 2-A state championship

Mar 10, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- It was more of a coronation than a championship for Wyoming Indian High School late Saturday night at the Casper Events Center. The Chief boys won the ... [more]

Cowboys host Rams for rewind day on Saturday

Mar 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  There is plenty left to play for when the University of Wyoming men's basketball team closes the regular season by hosting Border War rival Colorado State on ... [more]

Evanston demolishes RHS boys at regional; Riverton season over

Mar 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- The two-time defending state champion Evanston Red Devils made just three 3-point shots in their Class 4-A West regional tournament boys basketball ... [more]

St. Stephen's in girls consolation game

Mar 7, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Eagles held of a furious charge by Hulett on Friday morning to win 51-50 a the Class 3-A state tournament.

CASPER -- She didn't call glass, but ... [more]

LVHS girls split two at regional; still alive for state

Mar 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Facing elimination from the Class 3-A West girls basketball tournament, the Lander Valley High School Tigers held off Jackson 45-41 Friday morning in a ... [more]

Tiger boys beat Pinedale to begin 3-A West tourney

Mar 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers dominated Pinedale in the final two quarters to take a 71-49 win in the first game of the Class 3-A West regional boys basketball tournament ... [more]

Chiefs through to state 2-A semis with win over Burns

Mar 7, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  WIHS faces conference rival Greybull in the fnal four Friday night. The title game will be played on Saturday night at the Casper Events Center to end ... [more]

Wolverine girls whip Evanston, make state

Mar 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's Riverton's first state tournament qualification since 2003.

CASPER -- The11th time was a charm. The Riverton Lady Wolverine basketball team's ... [more]

Cowboys can't protect second-half lead at Utah State

Mar 6, 2014 - From staff reports:  A solid start didn't result in a strong finish once again for the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
The Cowboys dropped their fourth consecutive ... [more]

Lady Chiefs impress in opening-round win at 2-A state

Mar 6, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- Wyoming Indian's depth and tenacious defense was too much for the Pine Bluffs Hornets in opening-round Class 2-A girls basketball action at the state ... [more]

River Rats beaten in shootout for state championship

Mar 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton River Rats, a high school-aged hockey team, placed third Sunday at the state tournament in Casper.
After beating Sheridan in the first game of ... [more]

Rams drop close first-round game to Guernsey at state

Mar 6, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- In the most entertaining game of the opening round at the state 1-A/2-A basketball tournament, the Dubois Rams battled the Guernsey Sunrise Vikings ... [more]

Good showing for Fremont County wrestlers this season

Mar 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County wrestlers didn't back down from anybody on the mats this season.
The teams and individuals found success at different levels to close out the ... [more]

Eagle girls fall behind early, lose in Class 1-A state tourney opener

Mar 6, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- Experience has its benefits, especially in culminating events. The quartet of Lingle Fort Laramie seniors Kaylee Greenwald, Shaylee Rickard, ... [more]

Mileto's career-high 30 not enough; Cowgirls fall 84-80 to Utah State

Mar 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Despite a career high 30 points from Kaitlyn Mileto and a double-double from Fallon Lewis, the Wyoming basketball team fell short 84-80 against the ... [more]

Chief boys, girls enter 2-A state hoops

Mar 5, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian High School enters its Class 2-A state basketball tournament opener in familiar territory.  The Chiefs finished the 2013 season with a ... [more]

Lander boys enter 3-A West regional as top seed

Mar 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Momentum is on the side of the Lander Tigers this week heading into the Class 3-A West boys and girls regional tournaments in Mountain View.
After sweeping ... [more]

Tough draws for Dubois boys, St. Stephen's girls top open Class 1-A state

Mar 5, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Guernsey-Sunrise is a surprise opponent for the Dubois Rams in their Class 1-A state tournament basketball debut Thursday at the Casper Events Center.  The ... [more]

Matsen takes third in state breaststroke; Horyza sets school record in 50 free

Mar 5, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton's Tyler Matsen swam to an all-state, third-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke at the Wyoming High School Swimming and Diving Championships over ... [more]

CWC women end year with loss to Eastern

Mar 4, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College women's basketball team trailed by 28 points at one time only to lose to Eastern Wyoming College by just three, 68-65, in the ... [more]

Cowboys to play final road game

Mar 4, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Still in the hunt for a top-five finish in the Mountain West, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team plays its final road game of the ... [more]

Kids, work can wait; take part in spring sports

Mar 4, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Last call.
With the winter sports season (and winter, too, we hope) wrapping up, spring yields the last opportunity to participate in the school sports ... [more]

In game played mostly by subs, Evanston nips RHS boys 51-50

Mar 4, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton opens the regional tournament Thursday vs. Evanston.

The Riverton Wolverine boys basketball fell to the Evanston Red Devils 51-50 in the ... [more]

Wolverine girls scrap for 30-29 win Monday

Mar 4, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton plays Monday's opponent, Evanston, again Thursday at the Class 4-A West regional.

Camey Fegler's drive and layup with 11 seconds remaining ... [more]

Boise State beats Cowgirls

Mar 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  A tough shooting night and turnovers plagued the Cowgirl basketball team as they suffered a 13-point loss, 72-59, to the Boise State Broncos, on Saturday ... [more]

Rustler nearly pull off upset, but eliminated from Region IX tourney

Mar 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  North Plate Community College scored with four seconds on the clock on Saturday night to avoid being upset by the Central Wyoming College Rustlers men's ... [more]

Eagle girls qualify for state with rout of HEM

Mar 2, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  St. Stephen's faces high-powered Lingle Ft. Laramie an 89-50 winner over Upton in the East regional final, at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Casper Events ... [more]

Career-high 29 points from Adams not enough for Pokes to win

Mar 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Sophomore guard Josh Adams scored a career-high 29 points and the University of Wyoming men's basketball team held a 38-32 lead at halftime, but ... [more]

Wind River girls go 0-2 for quick exit at 1-A regional

Mar 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After an opening round victory, the Wind River Cougars were knocked out of the Class 2-A West regional girls basketball tournament, losing two straight games ... [more]

DHS Rams third at 1-A West regional for first state slot since '05

Mar 2, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Dubois came within two points of the Class 1-A West regional boys championship and finished with two wins against a single loss in tournament play to earn the ... [more]

Four from county win state wrestling championships

Mar 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four Fremont County wrestlers are on top of the Wyoming wrestling world, winning individual state titles Saturday night at the Casper Events Center.
Dubois ... [more]

WIHS girls fall to Lovell in West final

Mar 2, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Lady Chiefs are back in the big dance after a one-year hiatus. Wyoming Indian took second in the Class 2-A West regional basketball tournament with a 59-47 ... [more]

Regional title to Chief boys

Mar 2, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  WIHS beat Big Piney in the tournament championship game 62-44 Saturday.

Wyoming Indian set the stage for another Class 2-A boys state title run ... [more]

Make it 18 state titles in a row for Lander Tiger boys

Mar 2, 2014 - By Judy Crawford:  GILLETTE -- The Lander Tigers won a remarkable 18th consecutive Class 3-A swim state championship Friday.
Lander scored 274 points in the team race for the ... [more]

Lovell girls corral SHS

Feb 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The top-seeded Lovell girls got their offense going from the start to roll past the Shoshoni Wranglers 62-21 in a first-round game during the Class 2-A West ... [more]

Comeback win for St. Stephen's girls Thursday in 1-A tournament

Feb 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a roller coaster ride for the St. Stephen's girls in opening round Class 1-A West girls basketball action Thursday at Lander Valley High School. 
The ... [more]

Shaky third quarter dooms Cougar boys twice

Feb 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The third period was Wind River's nemesis with poor performances in both its 2-A West regional contests.
Wind River played even for a half with second seeded ... [more]

Chief girls whip Kemmerer, reach semis

Feb 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian advanced to a 3 p.m. Friday semifinal matchup with the Kemmerer Rangers after cruising to a 67-44 win over Thermopolis in opening round Class ... [more]

Evanston refuses to play RHS on Saturday; games moved to Monday

Feb 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton's boys and girls basketball regular-season finales against Evanston have been postponed from Saturday evening to Monday because of pending weather ... [more]

Wind River girls down Greybull, earn semifinal tournament slot Friday

Feb 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A big step toward the state tournament was taken Thursday by the Wind River Lady Cougars in a 65-57 win against Greybull in the opening round of the Class 2-A ... [more]