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Cowboys dig in on defense

Aug 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  UW ranked dead last in yards allowed in 2012.

LARAMIE -- There is no place to go but up for the University of Wyoming's defense in the Mountain West ... [more]

UW mentor focus: Bowl game for Pokes

Aug 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The last bowl appearance for UW was a 37-15 loss to Temple in the 2011 New Mexico Bowl.

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming head football coach Dave ... [more]

Cowboys practice in full pads

Aug 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Full pads was the story on Saturday at Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium as the Cowboys practiced in full pads for the first time this fall. 
The offense ... [more]

Simpson hopes for playing time this year for Cowboys

Aug 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The former Lander Valley High School star is a red-shirt freshman this season.

LARAMIE -- Tanner Simpson has a goal. He wants to play wide receiver ... [more]

Brett Smith rated among best for fall in MWC

Aug 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The 6-3, 205-pund junior is beginning his third season as Wyoming's starting quarterback.

LARAMIE -- Brett Smith has embraced his role as the ... [more]

Cowboys begin football practice for 2013 season

Aug 7, 2013 - From staff reports:  Perfect weather welcomed the Wyoming Cowboys football team on Tuesday morning as they completed their first practice of fall camp. With temperatures in the ... [more]

Smith named to Manning Award watch list for second consecutive year

Aug 2, 2013 - From staff reports:  University of Wyoming junior quarterback Brett Smith has been named to the 2013 Manning Award watch list. 
The announcement was made on Friday by the Manning ... [more]

Cowboys to wear new bucking horse logo helmet this year

Jul 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  There is some disagreement as to the horse and rider depicted in the famed silhouette, which appears on all Wyoming Cowboy uniforms.

LARAMIE -- The ... [more]

UW golfer Joe Hearn on the way to a million-dollar year

Jun 21, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming director of golf Joe Jensen always believed that former Wyoming golfer David Hearn could make it on the PGA Tour.
And it ... [more]

Past Wyoming Cowboy basketball great Flynn Robinson dead at 72

May 24, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Former University of Wyoming basketball great and school Hall of Famer Flynn Robinson died Thursday in Los Angeles following a lengthy battle ... [more]

UW mat coach counting on Lander's Hanson

May 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  University of Wyoming wrestling coach Mark Branch has plenty of complements for freshman heavyweight Jordan Hanson of Lander.
Hanson, a two-time Class 3-A ... [more]

QBs shine in spring game for Cowboys

Apr 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Cowboy football team concluded its 2013 spring football practices with the annual Spring Game on Saturday. 
On a beautiful day, with temperatures ... [more]

Cowboys hold first scrimmage

Apr 7, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Cowboys concluded their second week of spring football on Friday devoting the last hour of practice to scrimmaging for the first time this spring. ... [more]

Christensen ups offensive tempo during spring football practice

Mar 28, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Tempo. Tempo. Tempo.
It's a common buzz phrase in football.
And Wyoming football -- and by proxy -- head coach Dave Christensen have both caught the ... [more]

Cowboys end season with overtime loss

Mar 26, 2013 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE (AP) - This time, the buzzer-beater didn't go the University of Wyoming's way.
Junior guard David Brown hit a game-tying 3-pointer with less than a ... [more]

Sobey's buzzer-beater keeps UW alive in CBI

Mar 20, 2013 - The Associated Press:  His new nickname is "Big Shot."
That's because University of Wyoming junior guard Nathan Sobey hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Cowboys a 67-66 ... [more]

Lobos send Pokes home

Mar 14, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LAS VEGAS -- Larry Shyatt dropped to his knees at one point.
Shyatt was also seen with his hands behind his head in disbelief.
He yelled at his players and ... [more]

Nance, Washington produce big games for UW in win vs. Nevada

Mar 13, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LAS VEGAS -- Injured, ill and frustrated before, Larry Nance Jr. and Leonard Washington felt better Tuesday.
So did the rest of the University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

Pokes face Nevada in play-in game

Mar 12, 2013 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt described them as two different games, but he hopes for the same result the third time.Eighth seed UW (18-12 overall, ... [more]

Colorado State dominates Wyoming 78-56

Mar 7, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Wednesday was Senior Night for Wyoming, but CSU must not have received the memo.
It was the Rams' seniors who stole the show in their final trip to ... [more]

Martinez pleads not guilty

Mar 6, 2013 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming senior guard Luke Martinez pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in district court on a charge of aggravated assault and battery in a case ... [more]

Cowboys struggle shoooting the ball vs. Lobos

Mar 3, 2013 - The Associated Press:  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Wyoming hoped to spoil New Mexico's perfect home record and ruin the Lobos bid to clinch the Mountain West championship.
Depiste woeful ... [more]

Pokes end trip at New Mexico

Mar 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team's last road game of the season will be a tough one, as the Cowboys (18-10, 4-10 MW) square off with No. 14/14 ... [more]

Cowboys try to bounce back after lackluster performance

Feb 26, 2013 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt didn't like his team's energy and effort in last Saturday's 65-42 home loss to UNLV.
It didn't take ... [more]

No contest in Laramie as UNLV rips Pokes

Feb 24, 2013 - By Rob Black, The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Even with Anthony Bennett ailing, UNLV was able to chalk up a much-needed, and easy, road win.
The Runnin' Rebels, losers of four straight Mountain ... [more]

Depleted Cowboys fall behind early to lose at San Diego State

Feb 20, 2013 - The Associated Press:  SAN DIEGO -- Its best player was out with an injury, a couple of others were not 100 percent and yet another one went down with an injury.
Add the fact it made ... [more]

Cowboys get hot to beat Nevada to end MWC losing streak

Feb 14, 2013 - The Associated Press:  It was what many have waited a while to see from the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
Good defense, solid offense, some spectacular plays and a UW ... [more]

Cowboys return home

Feb 13, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The Cowboys are back home, and not a moment too soon.
After spending the last 11 days playing three road games -- a rarity once conference play starts -- the ... [more]

Wyoming falls to Boise State 68-61

Feb 10, 2013 - From staff reports:  Senior guard Derrious Gilmore tied a career-high with 26 points and senior forward Leonard Washington added 18 points and 15 rebounds, but the University of ... [more]

McManamen getting more playing time

Feb 8, 2013 - The Associated Press:  In recent weeks, University of Wyoming men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt has seen two things from true freshman guard Jason McManamen in ... [more]