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Eagles lose by 10 to Little Snake River, ending 1-A state tournament stay

Mar 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- Friday's Class 1-A boy's state elimination game featured a repeat of the 1-A West regional semifinals a week ago in Lander.  St. Stephen's edged ... [more]

Chiefs nail down third at 2-A state hoops

Mar 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- It's a game no one wants the play, but it has its benefits.  The Wyoming Indian girls took third place Saturday morning at the Casper Events Center ... [more]

Rustler women fall one win short of Region IX title game

Mar 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Western Nebraska pulled away in the second half for a 70-44 victory over the Central Wyoming College Rustlers Friday night in the semifinals of the Region IX ... [more]

Lander girls ousted from 3-A regional by Mountain View

Mar 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 1-2 record from the Lander Valley High School Tiger girls basketball team at the Class 3-A West regional basketball tournament left them one win short of ... [more]

Third place at 4-A West regional for Wolverine girls; state opens Thursday

Mar 8, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  EVANSTON -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines basketball team jumped on the Rock Springs Lady Tigers 49-41 and captured third place in the Class 4-A West regional ... [more]

RHS boys runner-up at regional

Mar 8, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines open the Class 4-A state tournament Thursday against Cheyenne East.

EVANSTON -- After upsetting pre-tournament favorite Casper Kelly ... [more]

Tigers roll Powell for 3-A West regional crown

Mar 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander plays Wheatland in the opening round of the state tournament on Thursday.

Three straight victories lifted the Lander Valley High School Tigers ... [more]

St. Stephen's girls give up big lead, drop championship game in 1-A

Mar 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- Sometimes the fairy tale doesn't have a happy ending.  The St. Stephen's Eagle girls, seeking their first-ever state basketball championship, fell ... [more]

Cougars win state 2-A title

Mar 8, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- It's been a long and winding road from a 1975 loss at War Memorial Fieldhouse in Laramie to the first-ever state boys basketball championship for the ... [more]

UW ending regular year at Lobos

Mar 6, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team closes the regular season with a tall task at New Mexico on Saturday at 6 p.m. MT.
The Cowboys ... [more]

Lander boys winners in regional opener; girls lose to Star Valley

Mar 6, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After losing their last two regular season boys basketball games, the Lander Valley High School Tigers kicked into high gear Thursday night in the opening ... [more]

Two losses send SHS girls home from state

Mar 6, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  On paper it was supposed to be a blowout, but a valiant effort by the Shoshoni girls gave undefeated and top-ranked Southeast Goshen a battle in a 41-31 win ... [more]

Lady Chiefs win squeaker to open 2-A state play

Mar 6, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- The cliché is always the same: "It's about the kids." But Thursday's opening-round 45-44 win by the Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs was more about the ... [more]

Rustler women reach Region IX semis; men end year in 74-66 loss

Mar 6, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  For the second straight Region IX women's basketball game, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers had a wire-to-wire victory.
Behind three players in double ... [more]

Cougars start fast, hold off Lusk in first round

Mar 6, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River meets Greybull in the Class 2-A boys semifinal at at 9 p.m. Friday.

CASPER -- Wind River stunned the Lusk Tigers in the opening round of ... [more]

Big win for Riverton girls to open regional; state tournament slot assured

Mar 6, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Camey Fegler scored 24 points, including a perfect 10-10 from the free-throw line, to lead the Riverton Lady Wolverines to a relatively easy 54-33 win Thursday ... [more]

Eagle girls in state semis after beating Kaycee

Mar 6, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- The Lady Eagles of St. Stephen's advanced to the Class 1-A girls state semifinals Thursday with a solid 59-50 win over third-seeded Kaycee in ... [more]

Late 3-pointer sends Wolverine boys past RS at 4-A regional

Mar 6, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The victory also clinched a spot in next week's state tournament for Riverton.

Easton Paxton's 3-point shot with just two seconds on the clock ... [more]

Five Cowboy seniors end home career in taking down USU

Mar 5, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- The five University of Wyoming seniors wanted to make some special memories in their last home game.
Not only did they do that, but they also ... [more]

Lander hosting Class 3-A West regional tourney

Mar 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Home-court advantage will be on the side of the Lander Valley High School Tigers this weekend at the Class 3-A West regional basketball tournament.
The LVHS ... [more]

State wrestling title capped 51-3 season for Prosser

Mar 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Senior Reece Prosser ended the state wrestling tournament title drought in a big way for the Riverton Wolverines.
In the Class 4-A 182-pound championship ... [more]

Wolverines set for state indoor track in Gillette

Mar 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School is taking 31 athletes to the state indoor track and field meet Friday and Saturday in Gillette.
Other teams signed up for the meet are ... [more]

Eagles nipped by Lingle as state tournament opens

Mar 5, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- It was a good one Thursday at the Casper Events Center in the noon contest between the St. Stephen's Eagles and the Lingle-Fort Laramie Doggers.
... [more]

Regional notebook full of oddities, observations

Mar 4, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Tournaments bring out the best in players, but often the worst in their fans. Such was the case in last weekend's Class 1-A and 2-A West Regional tournaments ... [more]

Chiefs, Eagles, Wrangler girls off to state

Mar 4, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Tongue River and Wyoming Indian meeting at the state tournament in Class 2-A girls basketball is almost as frequent as the appearance of the two powerhouse ... [more]

Rustlers deliver 20-point win to start women's Region IX tournament

Mar 4, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A long layoff from competition energized the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in eliminating Trinidad State Junior College 67-47 in the opening round of the ... [more]

Cougars in 2-A, Eagles in 1-A open state hoops Thursday

Mar 4, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It's a four-hour drive to Lusk from Pavillion if the roads are dry. In spite of the 250 miles separating the Tigers and Cougars, the two opening-round state ... [more]

It's 'win and in' for RHS basketball at 4-A West regional

Mar 4, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For both the Riverton Wolverine boys and girls basketball teams, the postseason begins with a single do-or-die game Thursday at the Class 4-A West regional ... [more]

Second-seeded CWC women open tourney vs. Trinidad State

Mar 3, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC finished the regular season with a 19-9 overall mark, while Trinidad was 4-23 heading to the tournament in Scottsbluff, Neb.

A No. 2 seed has ... [more]

New video setup at UW called best in conference

Mar 3, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Tucked away in the long hall beyond the locker rooms for the Wyoming Cowboys and Cowgirls basketball teams ,and under the new seats in the remodeled Arena ... [more]