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Lander 11-12s edge Riverton stars 6-5

Jul 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Derick Green broke a 4-4 deadlock for the Lander 11-12-year-old baseball all-stars with a two-run homer in the bottom of the third inning, and it was the ... [more]

Younger Riverton all-stars sweep Lander

Jul 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton entered the top of the fifth inning down 3-1, but the 9-10-year-old baseball all-stars scored eight times before Lander could retire the ... [more]

Lander 11-12s top Riverton 7-5

Jul 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander overcame two home runs by Riverton's Ridge McCoy Monday night to win 7-5 in the first game of the best-of-three series between the 11-12-year-old ... [more]

Late rally sends Riverton stars over Lander

Jul 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The two Fremont County teams played again on Tuesday night in Lander to continue the series.

Riverton crossed home plate two times in the bottom of ... [more]

My first fish in three years was a sucker

Jul 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fishing is becoming a new hobby of mine this summer.
My first step was going down and getting a fishing license to make it legal. I got my one-year license in ... [more]

Raiders down Torrington 4-2, fall to Lovell 14-12

Jul 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Johnny Souza pitched a complete game as the Riverton Raiders downed Torrington 4-2 Saturday in an American Legion baseball tournament in Douglas.
The Lovell ... [more]

College skier Cartwright wins Lander Half Marathon

Jul 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  George Cartwright had a mindset on Wednesday before the annual Lander Half Marathon: He was going to cross the finish line in first place.
Cartwright kept his ... [more]

Brett Newlin to row for the USA in London games

Jul 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The dream for an Olympic medal is still alive for Brett Newlin.
The Riverton High School and University of Washington graduate is preparing for his second ... [more]

U.S. Energy wins opener

Jul 6, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Riverton U.S. Energy girls fastpitch team edged the Rock Springs Storm 6-4 on Friday morning in pool play at the state tournament in Rock Springs.
'I'm ... [more]

RHS spikers off to camp in Colorado

Jul 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If summer work is an indicator, then Riverton Lady Wolverine head volleyball coach Adrian McNamee has to be excited about the mix of new and veteran players ... [more]

Riverton 9-10 all-stars start postseason vs. Lander

Jul 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dillon Lange, Kaden Kellner, Kendric Muehler and Jereko Martinez were on the Riverton all-star baseball team last year that finished second in the state in the ... [more]

Riverton 11-12 Little Leaguers set for tourney play

Jul 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Speed and defense.
Those are the strengths this year for the 2012 Riverton 11-12-year-old Little League all-star baseball team.
"We can also throw a lot of ... [more]

Youth boys b-ball camp starts Monday

Jul 5, 2012 - From staff reports:  Riverton High School boys basketball coach Dick Quayle will host a boys basketball camp July 9-12 in Wolverine Gym at RHS.
The camp will have two sessions ... [more]

Baker throws five touchdowns in six-man victory

Jul 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Mitchell Baker from Dubois threw five touchdown passes
to carry the Wyoming 6-man football all-stars past Nebraska 54-52 on Saturday at Arthur County High ... [more]

Girls open state softball Friday in Rock Springs

Jul 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  U.S. Energy manager Mark Stone is hoping a third-place finish last weekend in a girls fastpitch tournament in Utah will translate into a good showing Friday ... [more]

Wolverine campers preparing for basketball season success

Jul 5, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's not basketball season, but you wouldn't know it from the schedule that the Riverton Wolverines boys varsity and junior varsity teams have been ... [more]

Our county's Fourth begins with 33rd version of Lander Half Marathon

Jul 3, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  When the sun rises Wednesday and we remember that our great nation is 236 years old, what has become one of our county's staple Independence Day traditions, ... [more]

RHS Boys basketball camp set for July 9-12

Jul 3, 2012 - From staff reports:  Riverton High School boys basketball coach Dick Quayle will host a boys basketball camp July 9-12 in Wolverine Gym at RHS.
The camp will have two sessions ... [more]

6-foot-6 Stephanie Smith to play for CWC women

Jul 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Her sister, Emily, already plays for the Lady Rustlers.

At 6-foot-6, Stephanie Smith was used to being the center of attention on the basketball ... [more]

Raiders fall in first games at Cody

Jun 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A late rally by the Riverton Raiders came up one run short in a 10-9 American Legion baseball loss to the Grand Junction Central Warriors (Colorado) on ... [more]

Giants take Lander major league title

Jun 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Giants ran away from the Tigers 19-5 to win the Lander Baseball Association major league division title Wednesday.
There was five teams this year in the ... [more]

Spratt ends high school career as rodeo champ

Jun 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coralee Spratt is not a stranger anymore to the National High School Finals Rodeo.
The 2012 Shoshoni High School graduate locked up her third-straight trip to ... [more]

Gillette runner works toward his dream: 50 marathons in 50 states

Jun 30, 2012 - By Rod Harwood, The Associated Press:  GILLETTE -- Not even in the day did Razor City Runner's Club president Roger Peabody speed down the road like a bullet train.
He's more like Mr. Peabody's coal ... [more]

Riverton to field two Little League all-star teams

Jun 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton will host Lander on Monday, July 9, in a doubleheader at Ron Saban Baseball Complex.
Two Riverton Little League all-star teams have been ... [more]

Athletics, Orioles claim Riverton Little League titles

Jun 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dalton Baldez blocked out the pressure on a triple and scored on a wild pitch to put the A's ahead 11-10 in the top of the seventh inning in the Riverton ... [more]

Soundingsides signs to play college hoops in Minnesota

Jun 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  ETHETE -- John Soundingsides was the 2012 Fremont County boys basketball player of the year, but the Wyoming Indian all-state guard didn't think he would play ... [more]

Rockies pound 17 hits to claim local Babe Ruth title

Jun 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  League officials announced Wednesday that Riverton will not field any Babe Ruth all-star teams this year.

Under smoky skies, the Riverton Babe Ruth ... [more]

Youth rodeo hosts sheep riding event

Jun 27, 2012 - Staff:  The youth rodeo in Pavillion hosted a sheep riding event ... [more]

Raiders split with Lovell in league play

Jun 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After a 5-1 American Legion baseball loss on Tuesday afternoon to the Lovell Mustangs, the Riverton Raiders were on a four-game Northwest conference losing ... [more]

Cardinals, A's move into LL championship

Jun 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The A's and the Cardinals secured spots for the Riverton Little League major division title game after recording baseball victories on Tuesday in the ... [more]

Phillies, Rockies advance to Babe Ruth title game

Jun 27, 2012 - From staff and wire reports:  It will be the Phillies against the Rockies in Wednesday night's Riverton Babe Ruth League championship game.
The top-seeded Phillies advanced to the ... [more]

UW's Waddell to Play in NetScouts Showcase in China

Jun 27, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (June 27, 2012) - Former University of Wyoming men's basketball student-athlete Adam Waddell is set to play in a NetScouts Basketball tournament ... [more]

Miller first Wyo. athlete named MW Scholar-Athlete of the Yr

Jun 26, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - Former Wyoming cross country/track and field student-athlete Greg Miller was named Tuesday as the 2011-12 Mountain West Male Scholar-Athlete of ... [more]

Spratt cousins, Nicholls shine at state HS rodeo

Jun 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Three high school rodeo state titles were won by Fremont County athletes on Sunday in Douglas.
Coralee Spratt of Shoshoni ... [more]

Now is the time to brings ideas forward for Tonkin Stadium

Jun 26, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Yesterday it was a special place, where young Riverton kids aspired to their athletic dreams and our community gathered to cheer them on.
Today, the grass ... [more]

Riverton Little Leaguer shines at Coors Field in Pitch, Hit and Run

Jun 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Demi Stauffenberg proved she isn't afraid of the big stage.
The Riverton 8-year-old won the regional Pitch, Hit and Run competition for her age division ... [more]

Past reservation stars meets in fun all-star game

Jun 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A team of former county greats edged an all-Wyoming Indian High School alumni team 93-91.
FORT WASHAKIE -- Al C'Bearing likes being a positive role ... [more]

Lander, Riverton HS runners take 5k races at Lander Brain Drain

Jun 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kade Simonson has a goal of a Class 3-A boys state cross country individual championship in the fall.
The Lander Valley High School senior used the 13th ... [more]

Triathlons coming up in Riverton and Lander

Jun 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  For the second consecutive year, sprint triathlons are planned in both Lander and Riverton this summer.
Both share common goals of getting people moving to ... [more]

Rustlers continuing basketball recruiting

Jun 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  David Baety and Austin Hudson bring more height to the 2012-13 Central Wyoming College basketball roster.
The two are the latest players signed to play for ... [more]