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CWC climbs seven spots to 13th in junior college volleyball nationwide

Sep 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College climbed seven spots this week into the No. 13 spot in the junior college volleyball poll, its highest ranking since the program was ... [more]

Rustlers crack top 20 in VB rankings

Sep 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 14-4 record to begin the season has Central Wyoming College ranked No. 20 in the latest junior college volleyball poll.
After finishing in second place at ... [more]

Hoops coaches soak up knowledge at CWC clinic

Sep 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tim Duryea knows what it takes to get his team into the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
The Utah State University associate men's basketball coach has ... [more]

A fine, sporting day on the National Mall

Sep 25, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Sunday was a wonderful day and a pretty good sports day too, albeit in a slightly less than conventional way.
On a train, heading to and from our National ... [more]

Cokeville too much for Shoshoni in 41-19 win

Sep 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The 19 points by the Wranglers are the most allowed by the Panthers since 2009.

SHOSHONI -- It's a series decidedly in favor of Cokeville, with the ... [more]

Pokes knock off Idaho 40-37 in overtime

Sep 23, 2012 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming quarterback Brett Smith was 23 of 35 for 365 yards and was not intercepted. Chris McNeil caught eight passes for 219.

MOSCOW, ... [more]

Riverton VB girls make top bracket at Casper Invitational

Sep 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After going 2-1 on Friday, the first day of the Casper Invitational volleyball tournament, the Riverton Lady Wolverines qualified for the gold tournament ... [more]

Rocky Mountain downs Cougars in sloppy outing

Sep 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Though it is already mid-season, Friday's game at Cowley between Wind River and Rocky Mountain resembled an opening-day contest in terms of missed ... [more]

Rams remain perfect in 6-man action with 46-23 win Saturday

Sep 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Dubois doubled-up previously unbeaten Kaycee 46-23 Saturday afternoon in Johnson County to remain unbeaten in Class 1-A 6-man football. The Rams are the only ... [more]

LVHS boys swing to second at state 3-A golf; Hitshew third for Tigers

Sep 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School battled to a second-place finish Saturday afternoon in the boys team standings at the Class 3-A state tournament in Worland.
The ... [more]

Nirider one shot from state championship at 4-A golf in Casper

Sep 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton boys finished third as a team.

Aaron Nirider finished third Saturday at the Class 4-A state golf tournament, just one stroke away from ... [more]

Lander punches in late TD in Torrington for first win

Sep 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two critical passes set up the game-winning drive late in the fourth quarter Friday night for Lander Valley High School in a 10-7 Class 3-A East football ... [more]

3-1 record for Rustler volleyball at Wyo-Braska

Sep 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College pilled up a 3-1 record Friday and Saturday at the Wyo-Braska volleyball tournament.
The Rustlers played three matches at Eastern ... [more]

With shaved heads and wearing pink, Wolverines get first league win

Sep 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Points weren't shaved Friday night at Wolverine Field. But heads were, all for the good cause of raising nearly $6,000 to support local cancer efforts.
And, ... [more]

Friday night prep football scores

Sep 21, 2012 - Associated Press:  Big Horn 30, Glenrock 26

Burlington 40, Riverside 7

Burns 40, Tongue River 13

Campbell County 47, Laramie 20

Cheyenne Central 49, Evanston ... [more]

RHS runners put three near the top in Thermop

Sep 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Riverton High School cross country runners placed in the top 11 Thursday at the Thermopolis Invitational meet.
Olivia Thompson paced the Wolverines with ... [more]

Lander girls swim to victory over Riverton

Sep 21, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Gwynaedd Howdyshell won two individual events for the Tigers, while Jordan Settlemire got Riverton's lone event.

The Lander Lady Tigers girls swim ... [more]

Wolverine tennis teams in Gillette for regional meet

Sep 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  John Kelleher and Joey Roseno are two dangerous tennis players for Riverton High School.
Kelleher has been playing in the No. 1 singles position, Roseno No. ... [more]

Central beats RHS spikers in five sets

Sep 21, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team was cruising toward victory against the Cheyenne Central Lady Indians Thursday in Casper. RHS was up 23-17 in the ... [more]

Cougar volleyball girls have mid-season momentum

Sep 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River coach Troi Larsen said victories on the volleyball court over Rocky Mountain and Greybull Saturday at the Thermopolis Invitational will be momentum ... [more]

RHS hosts Rawlins in East opener

Sep 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The visiting Outlaws have lost 34 straight games.

"Go Big Red!"
Whoops-- this Friday night at Wolverine Field, the cheer "Go Big Pink!" will be more ... [more]

Coaches in town for two-day CWC clinic

Sep 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Curtis Condie has assembled a list of men's and women's college basketball coaches to speak at a coaching clinic Friday and Saturday at Rustler Gym.
The ... [more]

Wolverine volleyball team heads to Casper

Sep 19, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will begin a long three-day trip to Casper Thursday when they take on the Cheyenne Central Lady Thunderbirds in a ... [more]

RHS boys, girls both take second at West 4-A golf; Ward runner-up by two

Sep 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines will head to the Class 4-A state tournament this Friday, Sept. 21, and Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Three Crowns Golf Course in ... [more]

Top-ranked Shoshoni dominates Greybull spikers

Sep 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lady Blue play at Big Piney on Friday and Kemmerer on Saturday.

Fresh off winning the Lyman Invitational volleyball title Saturday, Shoshoni ... [more]

Two victories keep Rustlers perfect in Region IX

Sep 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College won a pair of road Region IX volleyball matches Friday and Saturday to remain perfect in the league standings.
The Rustlers defeated ... [more]

Seventh-place showings for CWC men, women at home

Sep 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Gillette college won the women's and men's team titles, and the University of Wyoming finished second in both.

Central Wyoming College sophomore ... [more]

Kister becomes second RHS swimmer to hit state 'Q' time

Sep 18, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Karissa Kister became the newest RHS Lady Wolverine swimmer to qualify for the state high school swim meet during the Riverton Invitational swim meet held ... [more]

Wranglers mistake prone in one-point loss

Sep 16, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was Shoshoni's first loss of the season.

BURLINGTON -- Burlington rallied to a 22-21 win Friday over visiting Shoshoni after trailing the ... [more]

Lander splits volleyball matches with Powell and Mountain View

Sep 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  All the key points in the fifth and final set on Thursday night went the right way for Lander Valley High School in a Class 3-A West volleyball conference ... [more]

Cougars roll over WIHS Chiefs 47-0

Sep 16, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian fell to 0-3 on the year and is still looking for its first score of 2012.

PAVILLION -- Wind River rolled over Fremont County rival ... [more]

Rollercoaster levels out for Riverton spikers in split with Casper teams

Sep 16, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  From Riverton High School head volleyball head coach Adrian McNamee's perspective, her team's season is like a rollercoaster ride. But in using the metaphor to ... [more]

Wolverines solid in 26-7 road win over Cody

Sep 16, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton is 1-2 heading into this Friday's conference opener vs. Rawlins at Wolverine Field.

CODY -- It may be too early in the season to say the ... [more]

Strong LVHS boys win their home cross country meet

Sep 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Senior Beau Green believes the Lander Valley High School boys cross country team is on track to make a run at the Class 3-A state title next month in ... [more]

Tigers finally score but fall 20-14 Friday to Jackson

Sep 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Strides were made by Lander Valley High School on the football field Friday night in a 20-14 loss to Jackson in Teton County.
LVHS coach Doug Hughes liked the ... [more]

Friday night prep football scores

Sep 15, 2012 - Associated Press:  Big Horn 46, Wright 22

Burlington 22, Shoshoni 21

Campbell County 41, Casper Kelly Walsh 21

Casper Natrona 58, Rock Springs 7

Cheyenne East 42, ... [more]

Green River win highlights Wolverine tennis week

Sep 14, 2012 - From staff reports:  Riverton's Andrea Souza swept Bri Rundell 6-2, 6-2 in the No. 1 singles girls position.

Riverton High School swept Green River on Tuesday afternoon ... [more]

Kirkegaard says he will be ready if called

Sep 14, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- If Colby Kirkegaard is called upon, he said he'll be ready.
And if he does, it will be the first start for the University of Wyoming junior backup ... [more]

Clifford has winning debut at Lander XC invitational

Sep 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wilson Clifford is a perfect one for one.
The Wyoming Indian High School junior cross country runner won his first meet of the season Thursday at the Lander ... [more]

RHS trio paces girls to cross country win

Sep 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson was second, Jillian C'Bearing third and Ainur Zhuldybeava seventh.

Olivia Thompson was not even close to full strength on Thursday ... [more]