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Annual return to sports field brings out the best in our kids

When the sun rose Monday morning, a summer filled with anticipation for many Riverton athletes played out to the reality of the beginning of the fall sports ...

Cowboys start heavy week of grid practice

Wyoming will practice 10 times this week, culminating with a closed scrimmage on Saturday.

LARAMIE -- A return to two-a-day practices kicked off day ...

Swim, bike, run.
Sounds like a nice little day of family fun.
That's exactly what occurred Saturday during the fifth annual Lander Sprint Triathlon.
As the ...

Rocky Mountain Hall echoed Saturday with the sounds of squeaking sneakers and bouncing balls as the Wind River Bison, the newest entry in the American ...

Highly touted UW freshman WR focuses on learning playbook

LARAMIE -- Justice Murphy has that "it factor" that his teammates recognized immediately -- the type of physical ability that could help Wyoming ...

Jeri Jacobson always had it in her to coach.
Perhaps she didn't realize it at the time, but others close to her certainly did.
"She was always a coach on the ...

UW's DJ May progressing quickly in new role on defense

LARAMIE -- D.J. May has a simple explanation for his move from running back to nickel back/linebacker: "I know what it's like to have football taken from me," ...

Central Wyoming College freshman volleyballers Kenisha Muehler and Jensyn Pettit may be brand new on the scene this season, but the Riverton connection has ...

Dog days of summer drain soul

Well, here we are in mid-August.
Baseball's pennant race is in full swing (pun intended), NFL training camps are in session, complete with daily brawls ...

A soccer ball bounded across the turf of Wolverine Field as the sun beat down Wednesday morning during the Hot Shots Soccer Camp put on by R Recreation.
Maci ...

UW coach has schedule issues

LARAMIE -- Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt is at his wits' end in trying to get a major nonconference school to play the Cowboys in Laramie.
Entering his sixth ...

Wyoming coach learns valuable lessons from first season in Mountain West Conference

LARAMIE -- Entering his second year as Wyoming head coach, Craig Bohl now understands the type of team he needs to field against his Mountain West Conference ...

Football should be rough, safe

With more than 1 million high school athletes participating, football remains the most popular boys high school sport. And, the sport is continuing its ...

The bleachers inside the gym at Wyoming Indian High School was a mixture of anticipation and excitement Sunday as people streamed in the doors and filled the ...

Something special is taking place in Riverton City Park at the crossroads of East Main Street and Federal Boulevard.
The sound of cement mixers and other ...

Former Wolverine volleyball standout is new head coach

Former Riverton High School, Casper College and Chadron State College volleyball standout Trista Day has been named Riverton High School's head volleyball ...

Lander football organizational meeting set for Aug. 16

The Lander Valley High School football season begins with a players meeting (parents are welcome but need not be present) and gear check-out at 7 p.m. Aug. 16 ...

Akanewich new sports editor for Ranger, county weeklies

Central Fremont County's newspapers have a new sports editor. Scott Akanewich took over the position July 27. The U.S. Army Veteran comes to Fremont County ...

Cowgirl soccer set to begin with drills Wednesday

LARAMIE --The University of Wyoming Cowgirl soccer team will begin its 2015 season with the first practice on Wednesday. Fourth-year head coach Pete Cuadrado ...

Ready for some football? Jolly good show

So, the first football game of the season kicked off this weekend and I'm absolutely thrilled to death to have it back.
Oh, wait, you probably thought I was ...

 
 

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