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Rock Springs driver wins Saturday demolition derby

Pat Bettolo of Rock Springs was the overall winner Saturday at the Fremont County Fair demolition derby before a packed house at the grandstand arena.
Bettolo ...

Brion Riley and Clay Johnson couldn't be more different.
The pair of Wyoming Central College freshman cross-country runners hail from polar opposites of the ...

Wherever you are, sport always provides a respite

When I was in the Army, I had the pleasure of being stationed at Ft. Irwin, California, which is located in the middle of the High Mojave Desert.
It is the ...

Past college hoops star appearing in Ethete

Former University of Louisville basketball star Jude Schimmel will be at the Wyoming Indian High School gym from 5 p.m. 8 p.m. Sunday.
Schimmel graduated from ...

Riverton High School is approaching the fall season with six sports ready to hit the various arenas of athletic endeavor.
RHS activities director Jeremy Hill ...

An eventful summer came to a close for Riverton youth baseball as the seasons for both the Babe Ruth and 9-10-year-old all-stars ended at their respective ...

GPS technology is revolutionizing football practice

Every breath you take,
Every move you make,
Every bond you break,
Every step you take,
I'll be watching you.

And I thought the lyrics to the song made ...

Cowboys to open camp Aug. 15

LARAMIE -- With the opening of fall football camps, college football teams and fans around the country are excited to start a new season. The Wyoming Cowboy ...

Demolition derbies were first held at various fairs, race tracks, and speedways by independent promoters in the 1950s.
There are unconfirmed reports of ...

The Wyoming state Babe Ruth champs from Riverton salvaged win from the Pacific Northwest Regional on Saturday night, beating Oregon 11-9.

The ...

The Lander Tigersharks are an aquatic institution in the small town nestled against the foot of the mountains surrounding it since 1972.
In fact, the Lander ...

Deadline deals sometimes test our loyalty

Many people around these parts are a bit upset right about now with the recent trade of Troy Tulowitzki from the Rockies to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Nothing ...

One-hundred twenty golfers teed off Friday at the Riverton Country Club as the Riverton High School football program held its fourth annual Wolverine Football ...

Lander all-stars bow out of state tournament in 9-0 loss to Cody

The Lander Little League all-stars were eliminated from the state tournament Thursday in Gillette, with a 9-0 loss at the hands of Cody.
Once again, Lander's ...

Riverton 9-10 all-stars eliminated in tough 12-10 defeat

The Riverton Little League 9-10 all-stars were eliminated from the state tournament Friday in Gillette with a 12-10 loss to Laramie.
Riverton jumped out to a ...

The Riverton Babe Ruth all-stars were up against it in their second game of the Pacific Northwest Regional Tournament Friday in The Dalles, Ore., when they ...

Local sports always No. 1 in my heart

For the past 13 years, I had the honor of being The Ranger's sports editor.
My first day on the job was July 6, 2002. The last day came on Saturday, July ...

My career on the baseball diamond was a short one

With all the local youth baseball teams in action participating in various post-season tournaments, it got me harkening back to the by-gone era of my baseball ...

Lander falls to Laramie in state LL tourney

The Lander Little League 11-12-year-old all-stars had a rough go in their state tournament opener in Gillette, losing 9-3 defeat Wednesday at the hands of ...

The Riverton Little League 9-10-year old all-stars opened state tournament play in Gillette with a 4-0 victory Wednesday over Laramie.
According to coach Dan ...

 
 

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