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County teams all have potential Thon contenders

Feb 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The biggest tournament in Wyoming starts with matches Friday morning at Wolverine Gym.

Shoshoni, Lander, Wind River and Dubois all have wrestlers ... [more]

Thon invite starts Friday at RHS

Feb 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton's Reece Prosser is the top-ranked wrestler in Class 4-A at 182 pounds.

Riverton High School senior Reece Prosser enters the Ron Thon ... [more]

Wolverines hop bus to Evanston for hoops pair

Feb 4, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines try to bounce back into contention in the Class 4-A West conference race Thursday with a long, school-day trip to Evanston.
Both the ... [more]

Wrangler boys thump Thermop; girls drop close one to Greybull

Feb 4, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  SHS entertains Wind River on Saturday night in a non-conference battle, with the girls starting the doubleheader at 5:30 p.m.

Shoshoni's 67-51 win ... [more]

Becker signs football letter to kick at Black Hills State

Feb 4, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Wolverine field goal kicker Dietrik Becker has signed a national letter of intent to play football at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D., ... [more]

Fisher breaks RHS swim mark in butterfly

Feb 4, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Andy Samuelson's old record was set in 2004.

Junior Travis Fisher shattered the Riverton High School swim record Friday night in the 100-yard ... [more]

Cowboy hoops freshman out with mononucleosis

Feb 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  University of Wyoming men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt announced late Monday afternoon that redshirt freshman forward Alan Herndon will be out indefinitely ... [more]

Abraham wins 800 meters for CWC at first indoor track meet for the program

Feb 3, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College Rustlers runner Matt Abraham won the 800 meters indoors Saturday at the Chadron State Invitational
The meet was the first-ever  indoor ... [more]

Wolverines 1-2 at conference mat duals

Feb 3, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The biggest tournament of the season, the Ron Thon Memorial, starts Friday at Wolverine Gym.

The Riverton Wolverines finished with a 1-2 record ... [more]

Seattle player's weird 'celebration' was both vulgar and premature

Feb 3, 2015 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Doug Baldwin pooped a football.
Thank goodness we didn't have to see it.
Someone should tip over his outhouse next time he goes. With Baldwin in it.
Late in ... [more]

Missing White, Chief girls fall by 15 to Lyman

Feb 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Wyoming Indian's girls easily handled Lyman two weeks ago in Uinta County but that all changed at Ethete Saturday afternoon in a 71-56 win by the ... [more]

Dubois wins county matchup over St. Stephen's

Feb 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  On paper it might look like just another pair of blowouts suffered by the Wind River Lady Cougars, but the girls from Pavillion showed improvement Friday at ... [more]

Cougar girls improve, but still beaten twice

Feb 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  On paper it might look like just another pair of blowouts suffered by the Wind River Lady Cougars, but the girls from Pavillion showed improvement Friday at ... [more]

St. Stephen's girls first in league play

Feb 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The St. Stephen's girls sit alone atop the Class 1-A Northwest after a weekend sweep that featured blowouts of Dubois on the road Friday and Meeteetse at home ... [more]

Wind River edged by Lyman boys

Feb 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wind River Cougars staged a furious, last-minute rally Friday in Pavillion against Class 2-A Southwest leader Lyman but fell short in a 61-55 loss to the ... [more]

LVHS girls come back from Friday loss to win Saturday

Feb 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Valley High School girls basketball team fought to a weekend split at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.
LVHS made it on the winning side in beating ... [more]

Chiefs wipe out huge Lyman lead, escape with 57-55 victory

Feb 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  ETHETE -- It had all the trappings of a Hollywood production.  Wyoming Indian entertained Class 2-A Southwest conference boys co-leader Lyman at home Saturday ... [more]

Two road losses for Wolverines

Feb 1, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The important Class 4-A road trip to Casper was not an easy one for the Riverton Wolverines basketball team, as it was winless on the weekend, falling 73-61 at ... [more]

Balanced UW attack downs Nevada 63-55

Feb 1, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Riley Grabau continued his hot shooting to post a season-high 18 points on 3-of-5 beyond the arc. He passed Fennis Dembo (1985-88) for fifth in school ... [more]

Rustler men, woman perfect in homestand

Feb 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC's teams play at Sheridan College this Friday night then face Gillette College on the road Saturday.

Four wins in two days completed a perfect ... [more]

RHS girls drop league games against KW, Natrona

Feb 1, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines basketball team played with the Kelly Walsh Lady Trojans for three quarters Friday but couldn't hang on, falling 53-47 in Casper. ... [more]

Tigers down Star Valley and Jackson, make 3-A statement

Feb 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Effective shooting from beyond the 3-point line helped the Lander Valley High School Tigers demolish the Star Valley Braves 85-62 Friday night in a Class 3-A ... [more]

Rustlers get hot in second half, hold off Little Big Horn for Region IX home victory

Jan 31, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Team depth propelled Central Wyoming College College to a closer-than-expected 77-66 men's basketball victory Thursday night over Little Big Horn ... [more]

Late Cody rally sinks RHS in tight mat dual

Jan 31, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton heads to Rock Springs for the Class 4-A West conference duals on Saturday. The Wolverines take on Green River, Evanston and Rock Springs in one ... [more]

Big hoops win at home for CWC Rustler women

Jan 31, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Midway through the first half, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers took command of their women's basketball game with an 18-0 run against Little Big Horn ... [more]

Cowgirls win big vs. Utah State

Jan 29, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE - University of Wyoming women's basketball coach Joe Legerski was simply looking for everyone to be good at the same time in a Mountain West game.
He ... [more]

LVHS starts homestand Friday night vs. Star Valley

Jan 29, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Taking three out of four victories last weekend in Park County was an excellent way for the Lander Valley High School Tigers to open the Class 3-A West ... [more]

Two meets in the books for Riverton indoor track

Jan 29, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines participated in two indoor track meets to start their winter season.
First up was a meet at Black Hills State in Spearfish, S.D. RHS ... [more]

After downing Natrona, RHS swimmers prep for home meet

Jan 29, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine boys swimmers notched a 96-63 dual meet win against Casper Natrona last Friday at the Riverton Aquatic Center.
Defending state champion ... [more]

Rustlers taking small team to indoor track meet in Chadron, Neb.

Jan 29, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Al Lara has a small squad for the inaugural indoor track and field season at Central Wyoming College.
In the fall, the Rustlers finished their ... [more]