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Riverton splits first two on softball field

Jun 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The U18 girls have a shot at the tournament semifinals on Sunday.

Two games against two different Gillette fastpitch teams resulted in a 1-1 record ... [more]

CWC looking to add more sports; feasibility study set

Jun 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College is looking to add to its lineup of team sports.
Steve Barlow, assistant dean of students/athletic director at CWC, announced Friday ... [more]

Hance slips to fourth at CNFR; still expected to make finals

Jun 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shaylee Hance of Central Wyoming College now sits fourth in the goat tying standings at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper.
Hance was in the top ... [more]

CWC hosts team hoops camp this weekend

Jun 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Games are being played in four different gymnasiums.

Central Wyoming College is the host of its annual team camp this weekend in Riverton.
The ... [more]

AAU volleyball team takes second in big Vegas event

Jun 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Elite AAU volleyball team lived up to its name on the court.
Riverton completed its season Sunday by placing second in the West Coast AAU ... [more]

Hance vaults to first as CNFR continues

Jun 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College cowgirl Shaylee Hance skyrocketed into a three-way tie for the lead in goat tying Wednesday night at the College National Finals Rodeo ... [more]

Riverton hosting girls softball tourney; local team in title discussion

Jun 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The talent on the roster this year for the Riverton U.S. Energy girls fastpitch team figures to put the team in contention for the state title in the under-18 ... [more]

Webb again high-point man for Wyoming in all-star series loss

Jun 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Xavier Webb of Riverton did all he could by scoring a team-high 15 points Saturday night for the Wyoming basketball all-stars in Billings, Mont., but it wasn't ... [more]

County players help North to big win in Shrine Bowl

Jun 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County football players Jesse Hawk, Cody Flynn and T.J. Galey played a significant role in the North's defense Saturday night in a 34-6 victory over ... [more]

Former RHS player is new head grid coach in Colorado

Jun 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jeremy Slack said he was shocked at first when he learned he was hired as the new football coach at Yuma High School in Colorado.
The 2006 Riverton High ... [more]

State ought to have an all-star game for soccer, too

Jun 11, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  During the last few weeks, we've watched Wyoming high school senior gridders compete against each other in the North vs. South annual Shrine football game in ... [more]

Raiders get two wins to take third place in Roy Peck

Jun 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Raiders blasted the Rawlins Generals 14-3 to finish third Sunday on the baseball diamond.
Riverton started off the baseball tournament Saturday ... [more]

Nicholls wins third state rodeo title; Spratt also a champ

Jun 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coley Nicholls and Sierra Spratt won the two high school rodeo titles from Fremont County Saturday at the state finals in Douglas.
Nicholls locked up his ... [more]

Riverton rallies past Douglas in final inning

Jun 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rawlins Generals scored four times in the top of the sixth inning to edge the Riverton Raiders 5-2 in the opener of the Roy Peck Memorial Wood Bat ... [more]

NBA player highlights basketball clinic for county youth

Jun 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Bryan Sinclair was blown away Wednesday afternoon when Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans called him by name.
This was the third year the 10-year-old Sinclair ... [more]

A pretty good situation

Jun 9, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  New RHS grid coach Patterson hires staff, takes Wolverines to camp in South Dakota

To say that new Riverton Wolverine football coach Pat Patterson's ... [more]

Three Rustlers in Casper

Jun 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Colton Miller, Blaine Mathews and Shaylee Hance qualified from Central Wyoming College.

Central Wyoming College cowboy Colton Miller has experience ... [more]

Webb named Mr. Basketball

Jun 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The RHS star was high man in state's all-star loss to Montana.

Xavier Webb of Riverton High School was named Mr. Wyoming Basketball Friday night in ... [more]

Area youths have strong showing at rodeo finals

Jun 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The first day of the state high school rodeo finals was a good one for Fremont County cowboys and cowgirls.
After the first go in Douglas, Sierra Spratt of ... [more]

Four from Fremont Co. to compete in Shrine Bowl

Jun 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Riverton High School and two Dubois High School football players have been temporary teammates this week in preparing for the annual Shrine Bowl in Casper. ... [more]

Shoshoni grad starting for Northeastern at CNFR

Jun 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coralle Spratt quickly showed she is one of the best cowgirls in the nation on the college rodeo level.
The former Shoshoni High School standout made a ... [more]

Raiders drop pair Wednesday to Rawlins Generals

Jun 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rawlins Generals surprised the Riverton Raiders twice Wednesday night in an American Legion baseball doubleheader at Roy Peck Field.
Rawlins swept ... [more]

CWC guard on track for comeback after bad knee injury ended season

Jun 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tina Hosea remembers Jan. 30 as her worst nightmare on the basketball court.
The Central Wyoming College freshman women's starting point guard saw her season ... [more]

Local pros show well at Riverton motocross races on home track

Jun 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton motocross riders Bo Kasper, Jake Lemley, Layne Watson and Sheldon Buckingham all have maneuvered their way into the pro division of the High Plains ... [more]

CWC's Hudson signs on at next level with former CWC coach

Jun 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Montana-State University Billings men's basketball coach Jamie Stevens signed Austin Hudson from Central Wyoming College Rustlers this week to crash the boards ... [more]

Wyoming stars split final games against South Dakota

Jun 4, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The three Fremont County standout basketball players contributed in different ways for the Wyoming all-stars over the weekend in the annual series with South ... [more]

Dash for Cash raised $1,300- plus for college scholarships

Jun 4, 2013 - From staff reports:  Nearly fifty runners and walkers raised more than $1,300 for college scholarships in the PEO Dash for Cash held Saturday morning.
The Riverton Chapter AP ... [more]

Ten from RHS intend to balance college and athletics

Jun 4, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Going to college is a huge decision, and continuing your education while competing in intercollegiate athletics is a ton for anyone's plate.
We're pleased ... [more]

Raiders turn table on Rock Springs with two victories

Jun 4, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The rally light came on for the Riverton Raiders after falling behind Rock Springs 10-1 Saturday in Sweetwater County to come back for the American Legion ... [more]

With young players on the field, Raiders struggle in home opener

Jun 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rock Springs delivered two complete-game pitching performances on Friday night to sweep an American Legion doubleheader from the Riverton Raiders at Roy Peck ... [more]