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Cougar spikers down Dubois, Lady Chiefs

Oct 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River hosts archrival Shoshoni Thursday night in Pavillion.

Wind River swept a pair of volleyball opponents over the weekend to set up a rematch ... [more]

Victory over Wyo. Indian secures conference title for Shoshoni volleyball

Oct 10, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Shoshoni locked up its second consecutive Southwest 2-A championship Tuesday night with a convincing three-game sweep of visiting Wyoming ... [more]

Burlington blanks Cougars 41-0

Oct 7, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Burlington rolled over Wind River behind 21 second-period points to remain unbeaten the West 1-A football conference. The Huskies pounded the injury-plagued ... [more]

Cougars erase Saratoga lead, win 14-13

Sep 30, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Wind River avenged a one-point loss in Carbon County a season ago that kept the Cougars out of the playoffs with a come-from-behind, 14-13 win over ... [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]

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]

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]

Lady Blue spikers collect victory over WRHS

Sep 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School stumbled in the second set Thursday when Wind River pulled out a 25-23 victory to even the match score at 1-1.
The Lady Blue won the ... [more]

SHS holds off Cougars, 13-9

Sep 7, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Under rare rainy skies, the Shoshoni Wranglers edged the Wind River Cougars 13-9 in one of the better games played between the two rivals in their ... [more]

Shoshoni, Wind River knock heads Thursday night

Sep 5, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Thursday's 7:30 p.m. kickoff in Shoshoni marks the 49th meeting of the Shoshoni Wranglers and the Wind River Cougars on the gridiron.
Since the consolidation ... [more]

Cougars split a pair of conferences matches

Sep 4, 2012 - Staff:  Wind River sophomore Aspen Stagner helped the Cougars split a pair of conference matches on Friday. WRHS beat Big Piney, but lost to Kemmerer. The Cougars play ... [more]

Late Cougar drive comes up short vs. Kemmerer

Sep 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  A tight game between the home-standing Wind River Cougars and the visiting Class 2-A Kemmerer Rangers came down to the final minute Friday at ... [more]

WRHS opens in McDonalds field

Aug 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Troi Larsen used the McDonald's Invitational volleyball tournament as an experiment weekend.
The Wind River coach switched a number of lineups and played ... [more]

Cougars to have 40-player roster

Aug 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wind River has the largest enrollment of any Class 1-A football team, and head coach Cullen Noffsinger's 40-player roster will show it this season.
"We kept ... [more]

Lady Cougars to play in McDonald's field

Aug 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Troi Larsen likes the potential of the 2012 Wind River volleyball team.
The Cougars played well in Larsen's first season at the helm, but WRHS didn't ... [more]

District 25 approves $57.4 million budget, off a bit from '11-12

Jul 24, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Education approved its 2012-13 budget Wednesday that includes nearly $36.118 million in its general fund.
The ... [more]

WRHS had just 30 graduates, but five will play sports in college

Jun 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three basketball players and two volleyball players made Class 2-A Wind River High School a busy spot for junior college recruiters.
The five Cougar athletes ... [more]

Wind River's Yellowplume to play for Eastern Wyoming

May 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The senior post player finished last season averaging eight points and pulling in 6.7 rebounds and was the No. 2 rebounder in the Southwest conference ... [more]

Wind River's Votruba to play VB in Colorado

May 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Dreams do come true.
Wind River senior Elley Votruba signed a national letter of intent Tuesday to play junior college volleyball at Colorado ... [more]

Jesse Brown to make NWCC hoops home

May 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Northwest College is the next basketball stop for Jesse Brown.
The Wind River High School senior signed a national letter of intent May 15, to ... [more]

Lesberg brings home four golds to lead county thinclads at state high school track

May 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  By Randy Tucker
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Dubois junior Rachelle Leseberg paced the Fremont County effort at the All-Class State Track Championships in Casper with a ... [more]

County 1-A, 2-A schools ready for state track meet

May 16, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Distance runners, hurdlers and relays just about sum up Fremont County's Class 1-A and 2-A contingent at the state track championships in Casper this weekend. ... [more]

Leseberg's four titles top good day for county tracksters

May 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Individually, Fremont County had outstanding performance in nearly every event at the Class 2-A/1-A West regional track meet.
Perfect weather and a ... [more]

Class 1-A/2-A regional boasts strong Fremont County units

May 10, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Quality usually beats quantity in a big track meet, and this weekend's 1-A / 2-A West Regional will have a bevy of talented athletes on the Riverton High ... [more]

Shoshoni teams top middle school conference track meet

May 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni Junior High School swept the team titles on Friday during the conference track and field meet at Wind River High School.
Shoshoni chalked up 178 ... [more]

Dual titles for county track at Thermopolis Pre-Region meet

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dubois juniors Rachelle Leseberg and Jesse Hawk and Wind River sophomore Joe Lupher claimed two titles apiece Friday at the Bobcat Pre-Region Track meet in ... [more]

I'm walking toward better health

May 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Exercising has never been high on my radar list.
That slowly started to change after I spent the month of November carrying around oxygen tanks after my ... [more]

From Cougs to lacrosse: Steinhoff at UNLV

May 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Michelle Steinhoff can't stay away from competition.
The 2009 Wind River High School graduate, attending University of Nevada Las Vegas, realized she had the ... [more]

Thompson, Rowan, Colter, Simpson to champs meet

Apr 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson of Shoshoni and Lander Valley High School athletes Keesha Rowan, Beryl Colter and Tanner Simpson will be representing Fremont County on Friday ... [more]

High school rodeoers back in action

Apr 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County rodeo athletes are battling for top-four spots this spring on the high school level for an opportunity to compete at the National High School ... [more]