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Conference-topper Natrona beats RHS girls

Jan 31, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The loss broke Riverton's five-game winning streak.

For one quarter of Thursday evening's Class 4-A West girls basketball game, the Riverton Lady ... [more]

Shoshoni teams have no problem with Riverside

Jan 31, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A pair of victories over Riverside by the Shoshoni Wranglers basketball squads Thursday night were good tune-ups for their showdown against county rival Wind ... [more]

RHS splits events with Lander swimmers; Tiger depth pays off

Jan 31, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four Riverton Wolverine swimmers closed out their home careers Thursday night against the Lander Tigers at the Riverton Aquatic Center.
The seniors for the ... [more]

Natrona boys edge Wolverines 40-39

Jan 31, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton trailed by 15 points at halftime, but rallied to take the lead with under a minute to play.

The Riverton Wolverines dug themselves a ... [more]

Cowboys struggle at free-throw line in 67-62 setback at Fresno State

Jan 30, 2014 - From staff reports:  FRESNO, Calif. -- They're something that often does not get talked about -- unless they are missed.
Unfortunately, missed free throws were a talking point for ... [more]

Cowgirls produce balanced scoring

Jan 30, 2014 - From staff reports:  Head coach Joe Legerski wanted two things out of his University of Wyoming Cowgirls on Wednesday night against Fresno State: more balance on offense and for ... [more]

Big road trip this weekend for Lander hoops teams

Jan 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers and Cody Broncs have emerged as two of the top contenders in the Class 3-A West basketball conference.
The two teams collide Friday night ... [more]

Watts, Campbell top performers for RHS at Spearfish indoor meet

Jan 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sean Watts and Shepp Campbell each earned a third-place finish for the Riverton Wolverines Saturday at the Stadium Grill High School Open indoor track meet in ... [more]

River Rats off to 9-1-1 start to hockey season

Jan 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  That's the most wins of any team in Wyoming's high school age bracket for the sport.

The Riverton River Rats high-school-age hockey team has jumped ... [more]

Small-school grapplers win titles

Jan 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River Cougars wrestling team made its biggest improvements of the season Saturday at the Bobcat Invitational tournament.
Keanan Pfisterer at 113 ... [more]

Riverton matmen score points in Chadron

Jan 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Gavin Wilson put himself in position to challenge for the top spot Friday and Saturday for the Riverton Wolverines at the Chadron Invitational wrestling ... [more]

RHS hosting Casper Natrona teams Thursday night at Wolverine Gym

Jan 29, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Updated: Times for the girls and boys games are 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

The Casper Natrona Fillies and Mustangs make their annual Class ... [more]

Wolverine swim boys defeat Natrona but downed by Kelly Walsh

Jan 29, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine boys swim team hits the water at the Riverton Aquatic Center for a home meet one final time Thursday, hosting the Lander Tigers. The ... [more]

Austin's medal helps Tiger skiers to second in Casper

Jan 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers fell a little short of winning the girls team title on Saturday at the Casper Invitational Nordic ski meet.
Lander scored 82.5 points in ... [more]

Wranglers wrestle to tourney title

Jan 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Shoshoni Wranglers wrestlers won individual titles to help their team win the Dogger Invitational championship Saturday at Lingle-Fort Laramie High ... [more]

Super Bowl interest even higher this time around with the Broncos in game

Jan 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's as American as baseball, apple pie and Chevrolet. Except it's football.
And chances are you'll set time aside this Super Bowl Sunday, maybe with friends ... [more]

Nance named player of the week from Mountain West Conference

Jan 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming junior forward Larry Nance Jr. has been named Mountain West men's basketball Player of the Week for the second time this ... [more]

Wyoming holds on vs. Nevada

Jan 27, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- After the first meeting between Nevada and Wyoming, Wolf Pack forward A.J. West said he didn't know who Larry Nance Jr. was. He does now, after Nance ... [more]

No losses yet for Lander boys in league

Jan 27, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers pounded Pinedale 60-44 Thursday night in a Class 3-A West conference boys basketball game on the road.
The victory was the only game on ... [more]

Technical fouls costly as Chiefs suffer first defeat of year, 60-58 to Big Piney

Jan 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  In a controversial win, Big Piney edged the Wyoming Indian boys 60-58 Friday night in Sublette County.  The loss was the first of the season for Wyoming Indian ... [more]

After routing Piney, Chief girls beaten by Kemmerer

Jan 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Short-handed and on the road, the Wyoming Indian girls still picked up a Friday night win at Big Piney 60-36. 
On Saturday the Chiefs fell 62-52 to ... [more]

Playing short-handed, Wolverine boys take RS to overtime but lose

Jan 27, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Chris Quayle stepped to the line with five seconds on the regulation clock Friday night in Rock Springs and nailed three pressure free throws to tie Riverton's ... [more]

A win and a loss for Wind River girls in weekend conference pair

Jan 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wind River's girls picked up a split in Southwest 2-A basketball conference play last weekend on the road in Lincoln and Sublette counties. The Cougar girls ... [more]

Rustler men nearly wipe out Miles lead before falling 70-61

Jan 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Two road games in Montana are next for the CWC men.

The Central Wyoming men suffered through a lethargic spell in the second half Saturday afternoon ... [more]

LVHS girls in control for 58-44 win vs. Pinedale

Jan 27, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rebounding was the difference for the Lander Tiger girls in collecting a 58-44 basketball victory Thursday night at Pinedale.
The Tigers were in control of ... [more]

Big first half for CWC women in home win

Jan 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a good cap to a solid week of basketball for the Central Wyoming College women at home Saturday afternoon against Miles Community College. Earlier in ... [more]

Buzzer-beater by Salisbury gives RHS girls fifth straight win

Jan 27, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The win pushes the Lady Wolverines to 7-7 overall, but more importantly, Riverton is 1-0 in the Class 4-A West conference. Up next for Riverton is a ... [more]

Tigers fifth in big home wrestling tournament

Jan 27, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander had two finalists in the 20-team field.

Three Lander Tigers went deep into the wrestling bracket Friday and Saturday at the Lander ... [more]

Baker takes crown at 195 pounds for 1-A DHS at Lander invite

Jan 27, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dubois senior wrestler Sterling Baker entered the Lander Invitational Friday and Saturday because he wanted to get tested by Class 3-A and 4-A opponents. ... [more]

Lander dominating on mats over Mountain View

Jan 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers had a successful home wrestling opener on Thursday night by pounding Mountain View.
Lander controlled the lower weights to chalk up a 46-16 ... [more]