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Riverton boys reach 4-A state semifinals

Mar 8, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:   The Wolverines thumped Cheyenne South 65-46 Thursday night at Casper College.

CASPER -- The Riverton Wolverines started strong, finished strong, ... [more]

No. 1 Douglas girls trounce Lander 56-28

Mar 8, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Douglas remains perfect in Class 3-A girls basketball.
The Lady Bearcats grabbed an early 19-3 lead after the first period on Thursday night and ... [more]

Hawk tops RHS athletes at Wyoming indoor track meet

Mar 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jesse Hawk collected two top-six places Saturday for Riverton High School at the state indoor track and field in Gillette.
Hawk finished fourth in the ... [more]

Colorado State dominates Wyoming 78-56

Mar 7, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Wednesday was Senior Night for Wyoming, but CSU must not have received the memo.
It was the Rams' seniors who stole the show in their final trip to ... [more]

Cowgirls win by 14 points over CSU

Mar 7, 2013 - The Associated Press:  FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Seven minutes remained on the Moby Arena clock and the Colorado State Rams were the closest they've been all game with the University of ... [more]

Martinez pleads not guilty

Mar 6, 2013 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming senior guard Luke Martinez pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in district court on a charge of aggravated assault and battery in a case ... [more]

Gilmore hopes to break out of shooting slump

Mar 6, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The long-term statistics are good for Derrious Gilmore.
The University of Wyoming senior point guard is fourth in the Mountain West Conference in 3-pointers ... [more]

CWC women lose to McCook in foul-plagued tourney game

Mar 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The loss ends the Rustlers' season.

Central Wyoming College and McCook Community College combined for 91 free throws Monday night in the ... [more]

Wolverines open state hoops Thursday

Mar 6, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton's opponent is Cheyenne South, making its first appearance in the state tournament.

The Riverton Wolverines will have to overcome a lot of ... [more]

Rustlers ousted from Region IX tourney

Mar 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC had advanced to the quarterfinals with a double-overtime victory Sunday night.

Otero Junior College eliminated Central Wyoming College 59-56 ... [more]

Wolverine cheer and dance teams to state finals

Mar 5, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For both the Riverton High School cheerleading squad and the RHS dance team, the competitive season starts and ends Wednesday at the Wyoming state high school ... [more]

Developing a soccer team at RMS will be good for the sport

Mar 5, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Imagine if you were a kid in Riverton and wanted to play competitive soccer. And let's say you knew your parents would agree with the advertisement that was in ... [more]

Tiger boys face top-seeded Douglas at state

Mar 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School boys basketball coach Terry Hopkin knows his players won't be scared of playing No. 1 seed Douglas Thursday in the opening round of ... [more]

St. Stephen's eliminated by 0-2 record at 1-A state

Mar 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- It was a tale of two halves for the St. Stephen's Eagles early Friday afternoon at Casper College. The Eagles' two leading scorers each played about ... [more]

Cowboys struggle shoooting the ball vs. Lobos

Mar 3, 2013 - The Associated Press:  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Wyoming hoped to spoil New Mexico's perfect home record and ruin the Lobos bid to clinch the Mountain West championship.
Depiste woeful ... [more]

CWC women start Region IX tournament Monday night

Mar 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College shocked some teams last year at the Region IX women's basketball tournament, advancing all the way to the semifinal round.
This year, ... [more]

Third-seeded Rustlers face Trinidad to start postseason

Mar 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach Shelby Lindley believes the Region IX men's basketball tournament is wide open from top to bottom.
The ... [more]

Fifth place for WIHS Chiefs at state tourney

Mar 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- It wasn't what the Wyoming Indian Chiefs wanted to see in Casper last weekend, but they did continue a tradition and bring home hardware from the ... [more]

Tigers win two at 3-A West to make state field

Mar 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  POWELL -- After a 42-37 loss to Jackson in the opening round Thursday at the Class 3-A West regional boys basketball tournament at Powell High School, Lander ... [more]

Riverton second at 4-A regional

Mar 3, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines lost Saturday's regional title game to Casper Kelly Walsh and will open state-tournament play Thursday night vs. Cheyenne South. ... [more]

LVHS girls qualify for state, will be No. 4 seed from West

Mar 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  POWELL -- Lander Valley High School is back in the Class 3-A girls state basketball tournament after securing a spot Saturday morning with a 48-43 victory over ... [more]

Cougar girls drop two straight, out at state

Mar 1, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- It was a dark day for Fremont County basketball, with the St. Stephen's boys, Wyoming Indian boys, Lander boys, Lander girls and Riverton girls all ... [more]

Eagles come up short in 1-A boys state opener vs. Kaycee

Mar 1, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- It was a rollercoaster of an opening-round contest between the St. Stephen's Eagles and the Kaycee Buckaroos in Class 1-A boys action at the Casper ... [more]

Swimmers to Laramie for big meet

Mar 1, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton hosted 112 swimmers from across the state Saturday and Sunday at the Wyoming state B championship meet.
The two-day event was held at the Riverton ... [more]

Pokes end trip at New Mexico

Mar 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team's last road game of the season will be a tough one, as the Cowboys (18-10, 4-10 MW) square off with No. 14/14 ... [more]

Newbold has top 3-point percentage in nation

Mar 1, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tanner Newbold is the nation's most-accurate 3-point shooter in junior college men's basketball.
The Central Wyoming College freshman tops the 3-point ... [more]

Wolverine girls beaten by Evanston, eliminated at regional

Mar 1, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  GREEN RIVER -- The Riv-erton Lady Wolverines fell behind early and could not catch up to the Evanston Lady Red Devils in the first round of the Class 4-A West ... [more]

Chiefs frigid from the field in losing 2-A opener to Lusk

Mar 1, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It's been a long time since anyone held the Wyoming Indian Chiefs to just 40 points in a varsity boys basketball game.  Lusk had the magic Thursday afternoon ... [more]

Relay team and thrower lead RHS into state indoor meet

Feb 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tyler Rupe, Sean Watts, Shepp Campbell and Jesse Hawk should be in contention for the 4x200-meter relay title Friday and Saturday representing Riverton High ... [more]

Rustler Smith is top shot-blocker in U.S.

Feb 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College freshman Stephanie Smith is the best shot blocker in U.S. junior college basketball.
The 6-foot-6 defensive specialist holds the No. 1 ... [more]