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No losses yet for Cougar girls after downing Rocky

Dec 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Wind River Lady Cougars are 5-0 after winning their home opener over Rocky Mountain 64-54.
They take their unbeaten streak to Big Horn County next weekend ... [more]

Rough outing for Cougs to start home basketball season

Dec 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Friday's loss drops the Cougars to 0-5 on the season with tough challenge coming this weekend at Tongue River and Big Horn.

It was another long ... [more]

Rams down Wind River

Dec 7, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a nice home opener Thursday for the Dubois Rams and first-year head coach Aric Hanusa as the Class 1-A Rams defeated 2-A Wind River 57-54. The win is ... [more]

Cougar girls thump DHS 60-18 Thursday

Dec 7, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a rough start to the home basketball season for the Dubois girls Thursday night at home. Class 1-A Dubois hosted highly ranked 2-A Wind River, and the ... [more]

Cougar girls take three straight to open season

Dec 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  You couldn't ask for a better start to the basketball season for the Wind River girls.
The Lady Cougars rolled through the competition in the Big Horn Basin ... [more]

Cougars welcome a dozen to mats

Nov 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River started the wrestling season Friday in Powell.

Wind River High School wrestling coach James Cunningham is using this season to build ... [more]

Cougar boys mix experience and new talent in new season

Nov 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Scott Groenke is the new boys basketball coach this year at Wind River High School. He comes to Wind River from Delta, Colo., where he coached middle school ... [more]

Improving Cougar girls start hoops year on road

Nov 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Wind River girls basketball coach Justin Walker is expecting his team to be competitive this year in the Class 2-A ranks and fighting for a state ... [more]

Cougars let halftime lead slip, fall 18-17 in Basin

Oct 21, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was the season in a microcosm the final five minutes of play Friday night for the Wind River Cougars. Wind River has suffered through a bizarre season laden ... [more]

Panthers roll over Cougars 47-7

Oct 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a long afternoon for Wind River against top-ranked and unbeaten Cokeville on Friday at Pavillion. The Panthers rolled over the Cougars 47-7 to remain ... [more]

Wranglers sweep Wind River

Oct 12, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The volleyball match was over so quick they barely had time to get the popcorn made in the concession stand. Shoshoni concluded a perfect regular ... [more]

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]