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I love my college football (and Oregon is my title pick)

Nov 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  College football is No. 1 on my sports television watching agenda right now.
I'm hooked on the sport.
Every chance I get, I have been watching college ... [more]

Experienced RHS wrestling team has high expectations for coming season

Nov 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School wrestling coach Jay Galey has had a front row seat the last couple of years as his Wolverines climb the ladder in the Class 4-A ... [more]

Pokes win by 13 over North Carolina Central

Nov 15, 2012 - The Associated Press:  What looked like an easy win turned out to be difficult for the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
But the Cowboys overcame a long shooting drought ... [more]

Smith more comfortable, confident for CWC women

Nov 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Emily Smith has her swagger back for Central Wyoming College this season.
The 6-foot-2 sophomore post player from Mountain View High School took some time ... [more]

Rustlers host Bailey tourney

Nov 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg says his team will be tested twice this weekend during the Bailey Tire Tip-Off at Rustler ... [more]

RHS girls basketball players begin practice

Nov 14, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton High School girls basketball player Annie Phister went against Bree Olson during practice on Tuesday night at Wolverine Gym. The Wolverines started ... [more]

Two Dubois spikers all-state

Nov 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Seniors Rachelle Leseberg and Katherine Finley earned the postseason honor for the Rams.

Katherine Finley and Rachelle Leseberg were instrumental in ... [more]

New AD saw good team community spirit in fall sports

Nov 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School activities director Jeremy Hill said he learned in his first season on the job that the community and student body have a lot of pride in ... [more]

Shyatt Inks Two with Cowboy Basketball

Nov 14, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (Nov. 14, 2011) - University of Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt announced on Wednesday, Nov. 14, that two recruits have signed a National Letter of ... [more]

Lander's Hitshew awarded the 'high school Heisman'

Nov 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School senior Jordan Hitshew was honored last week as the Wyoming state girls winner of the Wendy�s High School Heisman Award.
Daniel ... [more]

One last game as a parent of a football player

Nov 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  When son Kyle and I first visited the snowy Jamestown College campus a few Februarys ago, the high temperature that day was 14 degrees -- below zero. It was a ... [more]

Riverton crew officiated title game won by Dubois

Nov 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Veteran high school football official Mike Harris now worked a state title game in every Wyoming classification.
Harris and his Riverton crew were on the ... [more]

CWC women post win against makeshift squad

Nov 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central's opponent was a collection of former Rustlers, some current CWC volleyball players, and others from the area.

Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Rustler men dominate Lamar

Nov 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC hosts a two-day tournament Friday and Saturday at Rustler Gym.

Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach Shelby Lindley was satisfied with ... [more]

Lander U10 booters end good season

Nov 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander U10 Strikers soccer team last month won the Rapid City Soccerfest title to end the fall season.
Lander U10 coach Tony Lowham said the Strikers ... [more]

Dubois wins first-ever state football crown

Nov 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rams erased a 24-20 halftime deficit and blew out defending champ Little Snake River 54-30 at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

LARAMIE -- Dubois ... [more]

Dubois takes state title in 6-man football

Nov 9, 2012 - Staff:  Photo by Bruce ... [more]

RMS hoops seasons open

Nov 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Middle School eighth-grade boys A basketball team has jumped out to an early 4-0 record to begin the 2012 season.
The RMS eighth-grade B team is ... [more]

Powell downs Star Valley for 3-A title

Nov 9, 2012 - Associated Press:  Class 3A
Powell 13, Star Valley 10

Final ... [more]

Little Snake River goes for third straight football title vs. Dubois

Nov 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Mike Bates had high praise for Dubois on Thursday morning, a day before his Little Snake River Rattlers face the Rams in the Class 1-A 6-man title game ... [more]

Rams play Friday for 1-A state 6-man championship

Nov 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kickoff is at noon Friday at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

Dubois High School football coach David Trembly remembers how nervous his players ... [more]

Turnovers plague CWC women in opening loss

Nov 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Colorado Northwestern spoiled Central Wyoming College women's basketball season opener Monday night in a 47-41 win at Utah Valley University in Orem, ... [more]

Strong second half pushes Rustler men past Colorado Northwestern

Nov 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College pulled away from Colorado Northwestern late in the second half on Monday night to win a 62-54 men's basketball decision at Utah Valley ... [more]

Shoshoni places three on all-state VB roster

Nov 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Shoshoni High School volleyball players landed a spot on the Class 2-A all-state list to complete a highly successful season.
SHS seniors KayLee Fegler, ... [more]

No RHS hoops team has ever prepared more than this one

Nov 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The shape of an American football, I guess, is defined as a prolate spheroid with pointed ends. I'm not really sure what that means. A football is shaped, ... [more]

ROOT Sports to Televise Six Cowboy Basketball Games

Nov 5, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (Nov. 5, 2012) - The University of Wyoming Athletics Department, ROOT SPORTS and Learfield Sports announced Monday that six Cowboy basketball ... [more]

Post all-conference in V-ball for Tigers

Nov 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander senior helped the Tigers to a state tournament appearance this season.

Lander Valley High School senior Shanda Post finished her ... [more]

CWC women feature tall, quick lineup for 2012 hoops year

Nov 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg already feels comfortable with the options he has on his roster, and the season hasn't even ... [more]

Dubois smashes Midwest to set up state showdown

Nov 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  DUBOIS -- The big play paved the way for the Dubois Rams to return to the Class 1-A 6-man state championship game at noon this Friday at War Memorial Stadium in ... [more]

Chiefs to play 6-man football next season

Nov 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian High School will be playing 6-man football for the 2013 season.
After playing in the Class 1-A 11-man division during the 2012 campaign, the ... [more]

Under Lindley, CWC opens with 16-point win

Nov 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers play Monday in Orem, Utah, against a Colorado opponent.

Tanner Newbold may have been nervous inside, but the Central Wyoming College ... [more]

WIHS morphs into college-size gym

Nov 1, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- The changes to the playing surface were obvious. The three-point line was extended 9 inches from the familiar 19-foot-9-inch line of high school ... [more]

Cowboys put on impressive show in Ethete

Nov 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  University of Wyoming athletic director Tom Burman was one of the 1,100 people in the stands who watched the Pokes take on Fort Lewis College on Wednesday at ... [more]

Wyoming invades Ethete gym

Nov 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  ETHETE -- University of Wyoming sophomore Lance Nance Jr. sparked a 17-0 run early in the second half to propel the Pokes to an 82-61 exhibition men's ... [more]

Tigers second at state swim meet

Oct 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School closed the gap in the swimming pool with Jackson on Saturday in Gillette, but the Tigers settled for a second-place finish in the ... [more]

Senior Kristen Bailey named all-state

Oct 31, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Wolverine senior volleyball player Kristen Bailey was named to the Class 4-A all-state team, the Wyoming Coaches Association announced.
Bailey joins ... [more]

Rams to host Midwest in 6-man semifinals

Oct 31, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  There is an old adage in Wyoming prep football: To win in November, you'd better be able to run the ball.
With that in mind no team runs the ball like the ... [more]

Defense key for CWC basketball team in new season

Oct 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shelby Lindley was asked Monday by Central Wyoming College to be the men's head basketball coach for the 2012-13 season.
Lindley and his CWC players start ... [more]

Wyoming coach humbled by suspension from football team

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Saying his one-week suspension for his conduct after the Air Force game was humbling and difficult, Wyoming coach Dave Christensen apologized a ... [more]

Giants celebrate World Series title

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Fresh from their World Series sweep, the San Francisco Giants came home Monday, and a jubilant Bay Area celebrated their arrival.
The San Francisco Giants, ... [more]