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Shoshoni beats Cougs 28-6 on snowy night

Oct 4, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Since the Basketeria grocery store and restaurant closed in Pavillion, the only place to find turnovers has been at Leroy Sinner Field. Wind River ... [more]

RHS gets conference volleyball victory

Oct 4, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  In a match interrupted by a power outage, Riverton downed Casper Natrona in a five-set cliffhanger.

The atmosphere was electric, and it became even ... [more]

Tigers hit road against Douglas

Oct 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Douglas has marched through its first four football opponents in convincing fashion to remain in the elite category in the Class 3-A division.
The Lander ... [more]

CWC hosts Casper in big Region IX volleyball match

Oct 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers are aiming to move up the ladder in the Region IX volleyball standings vs. Casper College.
The important match starts at ... [more]

No points for Rustlers in Sheridan rodeo arena

Oct 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tough weather conditions at the Sheridan College rodeo made it difficult for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in the arena.
Rodeo officials had to cancel ... [more]

Riverton favored Friday against winless Buffalo

Oct 3, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Snow is in the forecast for the 7 p.m. road game.

With snow and cold temperatures likely, the Riverton Wolverines football team hits the road for ... [more]

Wolverines host Natrona in Thursday volleyball

Oct 2, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will try for a conference win against the Casper Natrona Fillies at 6 p.m. Thursday at Wolverine Gym.
Less than ... [more]

Paxton pulls away for 11-stroke win at 4-A golf tourney

Oct 2, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It's the first individual crown at state for a Riverton boy.

Freshman Easton Paxton pulled away from the field Tuesday to secure the Class 4-A ... [more]

Riverton wins state 4-A golf

Oct 2, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It's just the sixth state championship for the Wolvernes boys in any sport and the first since 1999.

School history was made Tuesday when three ... [more]

Paxton leads state golf after 18 holes; team second in 4-A

Oct 1, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Round one was played in high winds on the Rock Springs Course.

Riverton's Easton Paxton built a five-stroke advantage in the race for the individual ... [more]

Pay-to-play club sports eroding high school teams

Oct 1, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Seven hundred dollars gets you just four innings on the bump, pitching each weekend for six weeks, and hours upon hours in your mom's minivan with your friends ... [more]

RHS girls edge Lady Chiefs at Riverton race; Lander boys win

Oct 1, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines slipped by the Wyoming Indian High School girls Monday afternoon at the Berry Bryant/Kyle Johnson cross country race to win the girls ... [more]

RHS boys win first-ever state golf title

Oct 1, 2013 - Staff:  Easton Paxton shot a 142 to win the individual title and lead the Riverton Wolverines to their first ever Class 4-A state golf championship. Quinton Pope, from ... [more]

Cougars on wrong end of lopsided score vs. Southeast

Sep 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a long trip and an even longer afternoon for the Wind River Cougars in faraway Yoder on Friday.  Wind River completed a grueling opening schedule of ... [more]

Dubois win streak ends at 14 with 56-46 loss to Meeteetse

Sep 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  DUBOIS -- The state's longest high school football win streak came to an end on a wet, blustery day in Dubois when the home-standing Rams fell 56-46 to ... [more]

At home, Rustlers earn first league victory of season

Sep 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College volleyball coach Tiffany Stauffenberg stressed to her players that they couldn't afford to lose four straight Region IX matches to ... [more]

RHS volleyball secures silver bracket in Casper

Sep 28, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With a 5-1 weekend record and wins over every Class 4-A team it faced, the Riverton High School girls volleyball team won the silver bracket division of the ... [more]

Shoshoni defeats Pine Bluffs, 26-0

Sep 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- It was a soggy homecoming for Shoshoni on Friday at Harold Bailey Field. The Wranglers evened their record at 2-2 with a 26-0 shutout of ... [more]

Tigers take 3-A boys golf title

Sep 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Lander Tigers won the Class 3-A state boys golf tournament Saturday in Buffalo.
Lander finished with a winning team score of 324.
Jackson placed second ... [more]

Tigers collect first victory of season against Torrington

Sep 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jack Mazurie and Jaxon Hedges scored one touchdown apiece to put the Lander Tigers into the football victory column with heart-stopping 14-13 win Friday night ... [more]

Wolverines pound Rawlins

Sep 28, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  RAWLINS -- A clamp-down defense, an explosive offense, and improved special teams powered the Riverton Wolverines to a Class 3-A East conference-opening win ... [more]

Central sweeps RHS volleyball

Sep 27, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team lost to Cheyenne Central in straight sets 25-22, 25-21, 25-14 Thursday night in a Class 4-A non-conference match ... [more]

Wolverine tennis swept by Casper teams to close out regular season

Sep 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines lost to Casper Kelly Walsh and Casper Natrona
Saturday to end the regular season for tennis
Playing on their home courts, the two ... [more]

State golf postponed due to weather; RHS a contender

Sep 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After destroying the competition last weekend at the Class 4-A West conference golf tournament, the Riverton Wolverines are primed to pursue the state ... [more]

Snowy forecast puts Riverton cross country race in jeopardy

Sep 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A fall snowstorm in the forecast for Friday in Riverton has put the annual Berry Bryant/Kyle Johnson Memorial cross country in jeopardy.
"I'm just hoping that ... [more]

RHS jumps into Class 3-A East conference play with Rawlins

Sep 26, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Two teams trying to find their identity: That's how Riverton Wolverine head football coach Pat Patterson describes the upcoming game against the Rawlins ... [more]

Cougars reach gold bracket

Sep 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River Cougars breezed into the gold bracket before being eliminated by Tongue River on Saturday at the Thermopolis Invitational volleyball tournament. ... [more]

CWC spikers open home season Friday

Sep 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tavia Young is ready for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers to have a home volleyball match this year.
After being on the road for the first five weeks of ... [more]

Wolverine swimmers to Lander for Thursday dual

Sep 25, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School swim team will continue its season Thursday afternoon with a dual meet at Lander.
The meet is set to begin at 4 p.m. at the Lander ... [more]

Hill wins steer-wrestling buckle at Chadron rodeo

Sep 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Veteran Central Wyoming College Rustler cowboy Coltin Hill recorded the quickest time on his way to winning the steer wrestling title Sunday at the Chadron ... [more]