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Dion's 75 leads RHS golfers in Casper

May 6, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School golfer Jayd Dion scored the lowest round for his team Friday at the Casper Invitational.
Dion carded a 75 to place sixth in the 18-hole ... [more]

Richardson bounds to triple jump gold at Kelly Walsh Invitational

May 6, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  One day after placing ninth in the long jump at the Wyoming Track Classic, Riverton Wolverine Alec Richardson finished first in the triple jump Saturday at ... [more]

'Matheny Manifesto' a must-read for sports parents

May 5, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Parents, you are the biggest problem in youth sports.
So said Mike Matheny in 2008 when he was in charge of his kid's 10-year-old youth baseball team and ... [more]

CWC's Day wins women's golf at Eastern; first-ever Rustler season wraps up

May 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kristen Day's victory at the Eastern Wyoming College golf tournament capped the inaugural golf season at Central Wyoming College.
Day shot rounds of 84 and 82 ... [more]

Fort Washakie, Shoshoni win youth track and field

May 3, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wind River Conference Athletic Assocation championships came down to a dual between the Fort Washakie and Shoshoni girls Friday at Pavillion.  Shoshoni won ... [more]

LeClair wins both throws for SHS girls at 11-team Meeteetse track invite

May 3, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Class 3-A Powell won both the boys and girls divisions Friday at the Meeteetse Invitational in southern Park County. 
The Panther girls edged Park County ... [more]

UW's Nzeocha picked in seventh round by Dallas

May 3, 2015 - Staff:  Wyoming senior linebacker Mark Nzeocha traded one Cowboy uniform for another on Saturday, when the Dallas Cowboys selected the former Wyoming Cowboy as the ... [more]

Torrington puts in five goals in win over Tiger boys

May 3, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander dropped to 2-1-1 in conference play.

With a No. 1 seed for the Class 3-A boys soccer tournament on the line, Torrington scored five ... [more]

Rough season continues for RHS girls with home losses

May 3, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team couldn't ride the momentum of Tuesday's 2-1 win over cross-county rival Lander, falling to Casper Natrona 4-0 and ... [more]

Campbell top county placer Friday at Wyo Classic

May 3, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wyoming Track Classic features the top eight athletes in Wyoming regardless of classification in the sprints and hurdles, and up to 12 in the other track ... [more]

RHS boys lose to one Casper school, beat the other to run season soccer record to 12-2

May 3, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After a lackluster 2-1 setback Friday to the Casper Natrona Mustangs at Wolverine Field, Tristan White blasted four goals to power the Riverton High School ... [more]

LVHS girls capture two wins, secure No. 1 seed for state

May 3, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ella Welsh was determined to make her mark on the soccer field this weekend after sitting out with an injury Tuesday as the Riverton Wolverines edged her ... [more]

RMS eighth-grader earns all-America wrestling honors

May 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton eighth-grade wrestler Hayden Wempen is a middle school all-American.
Wempen posted an 8-0 record last month during the AAU middle school national ... [more]

Riverton VB teams top field at big AAU home tournament

May 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  There were 70 AAU volleyball teams in Riverton on Saturday, vying for team titles at the Riverton Volleyball Club tournament.
Three Riverton teams had strong ... [more]

Strong gets points in three events on Pinedale track

May 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Times and distances were less competitive Thursday at the Mountain Man Invitational Track Meet in Pinedale, with many athletes in the upper echelon competing ... [more]

Five Wolverines to Casper for Wyoming Track Classic meet

Apr 30, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three boys and two girls from the Riverton Wolverines have clinched Wyoming Track Classic berthsFriday in Casper.
The RHS boys are Shepp Campbell, Alec ... [more]

Parrish strong contender at all-star track and field meet

Apr 30, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Triston Parrish is a Class 2-A track and field state contender for Shoshoni High School.
Parrish earned the opportunity to see how he stacks up Friday ... [more]

Piney rodeo draws county contingent

Apr 29, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A small group of high school cowboys and cowgirls from Fremont County competed Saturday and Sunday in Big Piney.
Riverton's Elsie Campbell topped the county ... [more]

Burnett trying to nail down CNFR position in season's last rodeo

Apr 29, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett is in line to qualify for the College National Finals Rodeo this weekend in Laramie.
Burnett is second in the ... [more]

Wolverines boot Lander 3-1 in second-half surge

Apr 29, 2015 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For the first time in their high school soccer career, the seniors on the Riverton Wolverines soccer team played a home match against their cross-county rivals ... [more]

RHS girls defend home field in 2-1 win over Tigers

Apr 29, 2015 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines connected for two second-half goals Tuesday to come from behind and beat the Lander Lady Tigers 2-1 at Wolverine Field.
For ... [more]

UW finishes second in tennis at MWC tourney

Apr 28, 2015 - Staff:  The Wyoming tennis team's rally and bid for its first title ended on Sunday with a 4-2 loss against the second-seeded and 61st ranked New Mexico Lobos in the ... [more]

Sand, not asphalt might be answer in refurbishing trails

Apr 28, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine:  If it's too good to be true, it probably is.
That's the old saying we've all heard over and over when good fortune has come into our lives until we learn that ... [more]

Cowboy cagers eye next NCAA spot

Apr 28, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  HUDSON -- University of Wyoming basketball players Josh Adams and Jason McManamen were key parts in putting the Cowboys back into the NCAA men's tournament for ... [more]

Brown tops Gold in Wyoming spring game

Apr 26, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Sophomore quarterback Josh Allen was 10 of 13 for 117 yards and touchdown passes of nine and 22 yards.

LARAMIE --The Brown squad score 10 ... [more]

Gillette wallops RHS girls

Apr 26, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Gillette Lady Camels girls soccer team scored in the eighth minute with a penalty kick and added three goals in the final four minutes of the first half on ... [more]

Gramlich goal the difference for Tiger girls against Rawlins

Apr 26, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tigers are 3-0 in league play, 5-5 on the season overall. Rawlins is winless on the year 0-9.

Eight minutes were left in the first half when ... [more]

Pettit takes both hurdle races in Douglas; triple jump to SHS's Pingetzer

Apr 26, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Fremont County track and field athletes were individual winners Friday afternoon in a crowded field at the Douglas Invitational.
Riverton Wolverine ... [more]

Big day for Hawk on home track as Rams win

Apr 26, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  DUBOIS -- Paced by three individual first-place finishes by senior Rowan Hawk, the Dubois Rams rolled to an easy 185-94 win over second-place Jackson at their ... [more]

Tiger booters chalk up two victories; Riverton game next

Apr 26, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A balanced attack paved the way for the Lander Tigers in a 3-0 Class 3-A boys home soccer victory Saturday vs. the Worland Warriors.
Three players had goals ... [more]