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Mid-season turnaround made Hughes county's Coach of the Year

Nov 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Doug Hughes didn't push the panic button when the Lander Tigers were 0-3 at the start of the football season.
He made the right adjustments, and the ... [more]

Dubois standout Baker is Player of the Year

Nov 24, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  See the entire 2013 all-Fremont County football team on page C-4.

Imagine a horse accelerating from a canter to a full gallop in a single stride, ... [more]

High-scoring game tips away from CWC women on the road in Miles City

Nov 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Miles Community College hit lots of free throws in an 85-79 Region IX women's basketball victory over the Central Wyoming College Rustlers Thursday night in ... [more]

Rustler men grab victory in season's first Region IX game

Nov 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The calendar says November, but the intensity during a 61-57 victory for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers men's basketball team at Miles Community College ... [more]

Two more rodeo clinics set this weekend at CWC practice facility

Nov 21, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  November is a big month for rodeo clinics organized by Central Wyoming College rodeo coach Drew Schrock.
Schrock already has hosted a team roping clinic and ... [more]

CWC steer wrestler set sights on regional crown

Nov 21, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coltin Hill finished the fall portion of the Central Rocky Mounain Region season in second place.

Coltin Hill had an eye-opening experience last ... [more]

Cowboys host Hawaii on Saturday afternoon

Nov 20, 2013 - From staff reports:  Renewal of an old rivalry, celebration of Senior Day for 12 Cowboy seniors, and a battle to keep their bowl-eligibility hopes alive will all be part of this ... [more]

CWC women starting Region IX hoops action at Miles Community College

Nov 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In a weird part of the schedule, Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg has been preparing this week to open Region IX ... [more]

Time to think about moving state title games back to towns

Nov 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five years.
That is how long the Wyoming state high school football championships have been played at the University of Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium.
"I ... [more]

Free throws put Cowboys over the top

Nov 19, 2013 - From staff reports:  Four Cowboys scored in double figures and the University of Wyoming men's basketball team connected on its last 11 free-throw attempts to earn a hard-fought ... [more]

Do we really expect Wyoming Cowboys to be mediocre?

Nov 19, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Saturday's weather forecast for Wyoming's final home football game looks pretty good, actually. Sunny, high around 33 degrees, no chance of precipitation, and ... [more]

Way up north, Rustler men split two games; now 2-4

Nov 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The grueling road trip to begin the season for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers men's basketball team continued, with CWC splitting a pair of games at a ... [more]

Dent sparks Cowgirls to victory

Nov 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  From the time Joe Legerski and his staff started recruiting Marquelle Dent to come to the University of Wyoming, they likely had a game like Friday night in ... [more]

Powell wins overtime thriller over Douglas, takes 3-A title

Nov 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  The clash of unbeaten Class 3-A powerhouses didn't disappoint.
Powell and Douglas needed overtime to decide the state championship Friday at War Memorial ... [more]

Mills gets Coach of the Year nod following solid season at Shoshoni

Nov 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni coach Christina Mills has made going to the Class 2-A state volleyball tournament a habit for the Wranglers.
Mills-coached teams have four straight ... [more]

Wyoming eases past Arkansas State 85-64

Nov 18, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Josh Adams celebrated his 20th birthday with a career-high 20 points and Wyoming shot 56 percent from the field to defeat Arkansas State 85-64 on ... [more]

Ridgway named county VB Player of the Year

Nov 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kiley Ridgway, Riverton High School's fierce middle blocker, has been named the Fremont County volleyball Player of the Year by the sports staffs of The ... [more]

Olympic swimmers in Lander for Nov. 30 clinic

Nov 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two United States Olympic swimmers plan to be in Lander on Saturday, Nov. 30, for a clinic.
Karlee Bispo and Misty Hyman conduct the clinic at the Lander ... [more]

Cowboys prepare for key road test at Boise State

Nov 15, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Cowboys face an important Mountain West road test this Saturday when they travel to Boise, Idaho, to take on the Boise State Broncos. The Cowboys ... [more]

FSU quarterback Winston is my pick for Heisman trophy

Nov 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Crunch time is here for college football fans who are paying attention to the annual Heisman Trophy award.
With less than a month left in the regular season ... [more]

Two Rustlers all-Region IX; Stauffenberg coach of year

Nov 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Samantha Unruh and Kiara Skinner of Central Wyoming College have been named to the all-Region IX volleyball team based on their performances during the 2013 ... [more]

Colorado holds off Wyoming in final minute for close victory

Nov 14, 2013 - The Associated Press:  BOULDER, Colo. -- Miss after miss, Spencer Dinwiddie grew more and more frustrated by his usually trustworthy jumper.
So, the Colorado junior decided to ditch ... [more]

Rustler women nearly topple high-ranked Western Nebraska

Nov 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC led 32-25 at halftime but didn't shoot well in the second half.

A perfect opportunity to pull off an early-season women's junior college ... [more]

CWC libero Kohler led nation in digs per set

Nov 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The former Campbell County High School player was a two-year starter for the Rustlers.

Jess Kohler never backed down from a blazing bullet from any ... [more]

Wyoming's Adams returns to scene of title-winning tip

Nov 13, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Josh Adams is going to try not to think about the play.
When Wyoming's sophomore guard runs onto the Coors Events Center court on Wednesday night to ... [more]

Golf title, VB success highlight fall RHS sports

Nov 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverine boys won the state golf title, the first Class 4-A championship in RHS history in any sport.

Excitement for the winter is at a high ... [more]

Rustler men fall to national juco power South Plains

Nov 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC stays on the road this weekend with a pair of games at North Idaho College.

Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach Pat Rafferty felt his ... [more]

Fall sports season a good springboard to the winter contests for Wolverines

Nov 12, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's transition time. Season to new season. Sport to new sport.
A look back at the fall of 2013 will have us remembering that Riverton High School won its ... [more]

Tiger swimmer a champ in pool, leader out of it

Nov 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Morgan Gramlich picked the perfect time to swim the fastest 500-yard freestyle time of her career.
The Lander High School junior not only won the Class 3-A ... [more]

Wyoming beats Tennessee-Martin 78-60

Nov 10, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Impressive debuts by two newcomers and strong outside shooting by a veteran Friday night carried Wyoming to a 78-60 win over Tennessee-Martin in the ... [more]