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RHS wrestlers win big over Laramie; Thon invite begins

Feb 1, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Freshman Steven Reinig took 46 seconds in the 138-pound class before he pinned Bridger Rardin in his varsity wrestling debut to lift Riverton High School to a ... [more]

Cowgirls pound out 18-point win at New Mexico

Jan 31, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The University of Wyoming Cowgirls played the first 10 minutes in The Pit in Albuquerque, N.M., on Wednesday like they had never seen the place before.
Then ... [more]

Pokes come up just short to New Mexico

Jan 31, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The 3-point shooting was there for the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
But it wasn't enough.
The Cowboys matched a season-high with 12 3s, but ... [more]

Swimmers chalk up three meets, head north for another two this weekend

Jan 31, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After a flurry of meets, the Riverton Wolverine swimmers begin to wind down their regular season in competition Friday and Saturday in Sheridan and ... [more]

Rustler women let late lead slip away in 60-54 loss

Jan 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The setback dropped CWC to 3-6 in conference and 10-13 overall in the Region IX North division.

Back-to-back field goals by Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Top wrestlers arrive for Ron Thon

Jan 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The state's biggest high school wrestling tournament starts Friday at Wolverine Gym in Riverton.

Riverton High School enters the Ron Thon ... [more]

CWC men win bruiser over Northwest; still lead Region IX North

Jan 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College didn't back down from a physical Northwest College men's basketball team Wednesday night and remained atop Region IX North division on ... [more]

Wyoming looking to get back on track on the offensive end

Jan 30, 2013 - The Associated Press:  During Monday's teleconference with the Mountain West men's basketball coaches, the moderator mistakenly said the University of Wyoming was hosting Wyoming ... [more]

Dubois wrestlers win two classes in Greybull

Jan 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Next up is this weekend's Ron Thon Invitational in Riverton.

Sterling Baker and Cody Flynn of Dubois High School are two of the top wrestlers in ... [more]

Riverton girls spot Evanston a big lead, eventually fall 32-29

Jan 30, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines outscored the Evanston Lady Red Devils 29-21 over the last three quarters Tuesday evening in Wolverine Gym. But a slow start again ... [more]

RHS boys bounce back

Jan 30, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Seth Quayle led all scores with 19 points.

With a more focused team approach, the Riverton Wolverines shook off a sub-par weekend performance to ... [more]

Cowboys clash with #20/22 New Mexico in Double A on Wed.

Jan 28, 2013 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team enters another tough week in the Mountain West when the Cowboys host No. 20/22 New Mexico on ... [more]

Bound for another court: Preliminary hearing for Martinez waived

Jan 27, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The preliminary hearing scheduled for Monday morning for Luke Martinez, a University of Wyoming basketball player currently on suspension, was waived in ... [more]

RHS wrestlers 3-1 at West 4-A duals; Wempen missed with injury

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School battled its way to a 3-1 record on Saturday at the Class 4-A West conference wrestling duals in Casper.
The Wolverines hammered Rock ... [more]

Rustlers grab seventh league win, stay atop standings

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College was all over Little Big Horn from the start of their Region IX North men's basketball game on Saturday night, cruising to an 86-74 ... [more]

Pro Bowl has just about run its course

Jan 27, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Last weekend wasn't football's best. We'll see if this coming Super Bowl Sunday is an improvement.
Although the NFL's Pro Bowl, brought to you by touch ... [more]

Big night for Hogan as CWC women win

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers host Northwest College at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Marissa Hogan was the No. 1 scoring option for the Central Wyoming College women's ... [more]

Dubois wins high-scoring boys battle over Eagles

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Dubois Rams were on full throttle in the second half Friday night, scoring 54 points to outlast the St. Stephen's boys basketball team 84-75.
Dubois had ... [more]

Lovell recovers from bad start to beat Lady Chiefs 56-39

Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Lovell survived an ice-cold opening period to come from behind and take a 56-39 win Friday over Wyoming Indian.
The Lady Chiefs dropped their season ... [more]

Cold shooting Cowboys fall to Air Force

Jan 27, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team shot 33.3 percent from the field, including 28 percent in the second half, in a 57-48 loss to Air Force ... [more]

Cougar girls win cross- county war vs. Shoshoni; SHS downs Riverside

Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Shoshoni's and Wind River's girls met for the second time this season Friday night, and the results were nearly identical to the first meeting ... [more]

Wranglers beat depleted Wind River boys 61-53

Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The last time the Shoshoni boys defeated Fremont County rival Wind River on the hardwood, the seniors on this year's team were in kindergarten. The Cougars ... [more]

Tiger wrestlers split duals with Park County teams

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ross Sloss and Kegan Wells won back-to-back wrestling matches on pins as Lander Valley High School edged Cody 40-36 Thursday night on the road.
Sloss pinned ... [more]

KW emerges from sloppy game with 37-32 win over RHS

Jan 27, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines suffered their first conference loss of the season and only their second loss overall to a scrappy Kelly Walsh Trojan team in a ... [more]

In 1-2 matchup, Chief boys downed by Lovell Bulldogs

Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- One thing basketball fans can take away from Saturday's rematch between the Lovell Bulldogs and the homes standing Wyoming Indian Chiefs is that both ... [more]

Weekend road trip not kind to Lander girls hoops team

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Spike Robinson and his Lander Valley High School girls basketball players are road weary after playing the last three games away from Fremont County. ... [more]

Riverton girls drop triple-OT heartbreaker to KW

Jan 27, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The visitors hit desperation 3-pointers at the end of regulation and the first overtime.

Two desperation 3-point shots, one a dramatic ... [more]

Finally on home mat, RHS routs Cody

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton hosts Laramie on Thursday night before the big Ron Thon Invitational starts Friday.

Riverton High School won four wrestling matches on ... [more]

Two league wins on road for Lander

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tiger boys beat Powell on Friday night and Cody on Saturday.

Lander Valley High School began its weekend In Park County Friday night with a ... [more]

No 1. Natrona downs RHS girls in West 4-A contest

Jan 25, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The top-ranked Casper Natrona Fillies basketball team proved too much for the Riverton Lady Wolverines Thursday night in Casper.
When the Class 4-A West game ... [more]