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Regulators reel off four straight wins to take Casper trophy

Jul 3, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Regulators 12-and-under traveling baseball team took a fourth seed into Sunday play at the Casper Big Bang tournament and finished with four ... [more]

What's baseball? Let a master answer that fun question

Jul 2, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  What's baseball?
Broadcaster Ernie Harwell, in his Hall of Fame acceptance speech, described it best:
"Baseball is the president tossing out the first ball ... [more]

Raiders on short end of 23-14 game vs. Powell

Jul 2, 2013 - From staff reports:  A Monday morning make-up game between Riverton and Powell turned into a scoring spree, but not on the strength of hard hitting.á
Riverton sent 15 batters to ... [more]

BR all-star teams announced; postseason starts this month

Jul 2, 2013 - From staff reports:  Riverton's Babe Ruth all-star baseball teams have been announced. The teams start district tournament play later this month.he 15-year old and 14-year old ... [more]

Phillies win when it counts, win Babe Ruth title

Jul 2, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Phillies pulled off the upset in convincing fashion Monday over the previously unbeaten Giants to win the Riverton Babe Ruth baseball championship ... [more]

Acres tandem wins fishing tourney

Jun 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander's Brown fourth overall in same Boysen field

Clint Acres of Riverton and 13-year-old nephew Ben Acres of Casper won the Wyoming Walleye ... [more]

Parker hurls gem for Raiders in Friday victory over Lovell

Jun 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Josh Parker pitched the Riverton Raiders to a 5-4 American Legion baseball victory Friday afternoon in Lovell.
Lovell came back to split the doubleheader ... [more]

Wyoming all-stars top Nebraska 40-26 in Battle for Border

Jun 30, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  DUBOIS --┬áLocals claimed it was the hottest game ever played in Dubois, but then again, it was the first one ever played in the final days of June. ... [more]

Little League all-star teams announced

Jun 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton has put together two Little League all-star baseball teams for postseason play.
Riverton will have one 9- to 10-year-old all-star squad and an 11- ... [more]

Rockies, Giants win Little League titles

Jun 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Phillies ace Hayden Wempen overpowered the Rockies on the mound and with his bat in a 9-0 victory to win the Riverton Little League major division title game ... [more]

Raiders struggle in conference loss to GR

Jun 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Green River is 2-0 in league play. Riverton is 0-1 in the Northeast division.

Green River Knights manager Stub Hatfield was concerned when his ace ... [more]

Wyo-Nebraska 6-man stars clash in Dubois

Jun 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Kickoff is at 1 p.m. Saturday at Dubois High School.

"The first of its kind" has a nice ring to it for Saturday's 6-man football game between the ... [more]

Unbeaten Giants top seed in Babe Ruth tourney

Jun 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Giants of the Riverton Babe Ruth League finished the regular season unbeaten with a 12-0 mark.
The team is the No. 1 seed for the postseason tournament. ... [more]

Giants, Reds in minors finale; fireworks to follow the games

Jun 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Little League hosts a fireworks show Thursday night.
The Riverton City Council approved the show at Tuesday night's meeting.
Riverton Little League ... [more]

Top seeds reach LL title game

Jun 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Phillies and the Rockies secured berths in the Riverton Little League major division baseball championship game with semifinal victories on Tuesday ... [more]

Phillies have top Majors seed for Riverton LL tournament

Jun 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Phillies of the Riverton Little League major division won the regular season title with a 11-5 record and will be the No. 1 seed for the postseason ... [more]

Gaudern takes race in Riverton motocross action

Jun 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton motocross rider Nicole Gaudern dominated her race on Saturday to win the women's division of the High Plains Motocross Association event Riverton. ... [more]

AD Hill says proposal has been made to give RHS gym a new name

Jun 25, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Should local sports venues have names? We refer to Riverton High School's Gym as Wolverine Gym, and the soccer and football fields as Wolverine Field and the ... [more]

In 5K event, I kept up with my walk partner -- my mom

Jun 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fast & Furriest.
That is the name of the 5k walk I did Saturday morning with my mother in Riverton.
That name is one of the reasons I have done the walk ... [more]

Smithbaker on traveling team this summer

Jun 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Spencer Smithbaker had an eye-opening experience on the baseball diamond this month in Omaha, Neb.
The Lander 13-year-old played on the Casper Crush Under-13 ... [more]

Big motocross field in town for two-day competition on track

Jun 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jake Lemley is one of the best riders in the High Plains Motocross Association.
The Riverton rider is holding his own in the outlaw division of the HPMA. ... [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]

Happy Fathers Day: Riverton baseball team wins Nebraska tour

Jun 21, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Regulators pounded the baseball all tournament long on their to winning the Under-12 Father's Day Classic title Sunday in Scottsbluff, Neb.
The ... [more]

Rough night for Raiders in Cody twinbill

Jun 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cody made the routine defensive play that the Riverton Raiders couldn't in sweeping an American Legion doubleheader Wednesday at Roy Peck Field.
The Cody ... [more]

Rustler woman post top GPA in juco basketball

Jun 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Posting a cumulative GPA of 3.52, CWC won the award on Wednesday from the National Junior College Athletic Association.

The 2012-13 Central Wyoming ... [more]

County kids earns medals at state Hershey meet

Jun 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Trey Fike of Shoshoni won the standing long jump title Saturday in Rock Springs at the state Hershey Track Meet.
Fike finished with a mark of 6-3 in the 9-10 ... [more]

Doebele and Stauffenberg win Pitch, Hit and Throw

Jun 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Big smiles were on the faces of Riverton baseball players Teron Doebele and Demi Stauffenberg when talking about their experience at Coors Field in Denver and ... [more]

Riverton shut out by Gillette in softball title game

Jun 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton will now play this Saturday and Sunday in a nine-team U18 tournament in Rapid City, S.D.

The Riverton U.S. Energy girls fastpitch softball ... [more]

Women's hoops in doldrums, with many suggestions on changes

Jun 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A view from the ceiling looking down on the court of the New Orleans Arena at the moment the final horn sounded giving Connecticut its eighth NCAA women's ... [more]

Hance fourth at national rodeo

Jun 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustler cowgirl already had won the Central Rocky Mountain Regional title.

Shaylee Hance placed fourth in goat tying ... [more]