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Cowboys close out Utah State for spot in semifinals

Mar 13, 2015 - From staff reports:  LAS VEGAS - Thursday's game between the University of Wyoming and Utah State featured five ties and 16 lead changes.
It entertained the crowd at the Thomas & ... [more]

Gillette too much for RHS girls, but Riverton bounces back Friday over Kelly Walsh

Mar 13, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines played Gillette close for two quarters but were outscored 43-24 in the second half and fell to the Lady Camels 81-56 in ... [more]

Wolverines beat Cheyenne East in state opener

Mar 13, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton meet Gillette in the state semifinals Friday night.

CASPER -- The Riverton Wolverines pulled to an 11-point lead with 2:47 left in ... [more]

Campbell's sixth best finish for Wolverines at state indoor

Mar 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shepp Campbell finished in a four-way tie for sixth at the state indoor track and field meet representing the Riverton Wolverines last Saturday in ... [more]

Big-scoring players square off as Lander opens 3-A state hoops

Mar 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School Tiger center Cooxoocii Black and Wheatland sharpshooter Kendrick Jackson are two of the elite scorers in the Class 3-A boys ... [more]

Wrangler wrestling program continues strong climb upward

Mar 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Connor Wilkinson, Patrick Forster and Galen LaGois won individual wrestling titles, making the state tournament a memorable one for the Shoshoni Wranglers. ... [more]

Experience on the side for Cowboys at MWC tourney

Mar 12, 2015 - From staff reports:  LAS VEGAS -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team has two things working in its favor as it begins play today at the Mountain West Tournament: ... [more]

Cowgirls eliminated from tourney by Fresno

Mar 11, 2015 - From staff reports:  LAS VEGAS - In a back-and-forth game, Kaitlyn Mileto made a deep 3-pointer as the shot clock was about to expire to give the University of Wyoming women's ... [more]

RHS junior varsity posted a 15-6 record this season

Mar 11, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  While the Riverton Wolverines boys varsity basketball team is coming off a successful second-place finish at last week's Class 4-A West regional basketball ... [more]

Powerhouse Gillette greets RHS girls at state

Mar 11, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines return to the Class 4-A state basketball tournament for the second straight season. RHS will battle Gillette, a team it has not ... [more]

Wolverines face East to start Class 4-A state tournament Thursday

Mar 11, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The first boys Class 4-A basketball pre-season poll of the season had two teams which received no votes. One of those teams, the Green River Wolves, did not ... [more]

RHS cager Doyle already enlisted in Marines

Mar 11, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  She heads to basic training shortly after graduation later this year.

Today, Morgan Doyle is a Riverton Lady Wolverine basketball player preparing ... [more]

Cowgirls win opening round game vs. Falcons

Mar 10, 2015 - From staff reports:  LAS VEGAS -- It made shots, shared the ball, rebounded and played solid defense.
Those factors enabled the University of Wyoming women's basketball team to do ... [more]

Cowboys draw Utah State in tourney

Mar 10, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team begins the 2015 Mountain West Championships in Las Vegas with a rubber match for Thursday's ... [more]

Past Lady Chief runner signs with CWC Rustlers

Mar 10, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Al Lara didn't look far for Drew Whiteman in adding her to his Central Wyoming College women's cross country program.
Whiteman, a former Wyo-ming Indian ... [more]

Experienced coaching pair leads Wolverine teams to Class 4-A state basketball

Mar 10, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Spring's just around the corner.
Old man winter will be in our rear-view mirrors soon.
But for one more week, winter high school sports will dominate our ... [more]

Cowgirls end season at 15-13

Mar 8, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE - The University of Wyoming Cowgirls picked a bad time for one of their worst halves of basketball this season.
Wyoming went more than six minutes ... [more]

New Mexico edges Cowboys in overtime 52-49 as Mountain West regular conferent season wrap

Mar 8, 2015 - The Associated Press:  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- New Mexico's longest losing streak in 56 years came to an end Saturday when Devon Williams and Obij Ajet scored 14 points apiece, including ... [more]

Eagles lose by 10 to Little Snake River, ending 1-A state tournament stay

Mar 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- Friday's Class 1-A boy's state elimination game featured a repeat of the 1-A West regional semifinals a week ago in Lander.  St. Stephen's edged ... [more]

Chiefs nail down third at 2-A state hoops

Mar 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- It's a game no one wants the play, but it has its benefits.  The Wyoming Indian girls took third place Saturday morning at the Casper Events Center ... [more]

Rustler women fall one win short of Region IX title game

Mar 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Western Nebraska pulled away in the second half for a 70-44 victory over the Central Wyoming College Rustlers Friday night in the semifinals of the Region IX ... [more]

Lander girls ousted from 3-A regional by Mountain View

Mar 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 1-2 record from the Lander Valley High School Tiger girls basketball team at the Class 3-A West regional basketball tournament left them one win short of ... [more]

Third place at 4-A West regional for Wolverine girls; state opens Thursday

Mar 8, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  EVANSTON -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines basketball team jumped on the Rock Springs Lady Tigers 49-41 and captured third place in the Class 4-A West regional ... [more]

RHS boys runner-up at regional

Mar 8, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines open the Class 4-A state tournament Thursday against Cheyenne East.

EVANSTON -- After upsetting pre-tournament favorite Casper Kelly ... [more]

Tigers roll Powell for 3-A West regional crown

Mar 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander plays Wheatland in the opening round of the state tournament on Thursday.

Three straight victories lifted the Lander Valley High School Tigers ... [more]

St. Stephen's girls give up big lead, drop championship game in 1-A

Mar 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- Sometimes the fairy tale doesn't have a happy ending.  The St. Stephen's Eagle girls, seeking their first-ever state basketball championship, fell ... [more]

Cougars win state 2-A title

Mar 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- It's been a long and winding road from a 1975 loss at War Memorial Fieldhouse in Laramie to the first-ever state boys basketball championship for the ... [more]

UW ending regular year at Lobos

Mar 6, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team closes the regular season with a tall task at New Mexico on Saturday at 6 p.m. MT.
The Cowboys ... [more]

Lander boys winners in regional opener; girls lose to Star Valley

Mar 6, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After losing their last two regular season boys basketball games, the Lander Valley High School Tigers kicked into high gear Thursday night in the opening ... [more]

Two losses send SHS girls home from state

Mar 6, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  On paper it was supposed to be a blowout, but a valiant effort by the Shoshoni girls gave undefeated and top-ranked Southeast Goshen a battle in a 41-31 win ... [more]