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Four years, seven state track titles

May 29, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rachelle Leseberg did it at Dubois -- and she's valedictorian, too

Rachelle Leseberg was a master at juggling her athletic career at Dubois High ... [more]

UW hires new volleyball coach

May 29, 2013 - From staff reports:  University of Wyoming athletics director Tom Burman announced that Chad Callihan has been hired as the head coach of the women's volleyball program. Callihan ... [more]

LVHS looking to fill v-ball, ski coach for next season

May 29, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School athletic director Barry Scott is searching for a new head volleyball coach and a Nordic ski coach.
Andee Meyer has stepped down ... [more]

School board OKs new football coach

May 29, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School's new head football coach, Pat Patterson, was welcomed Tuesday during the Fremont County School District 25 board of trustees meeting ... [more]

Be like Mike and 'just do it' in summer activities

May 28, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I guess we're all like just like Mike, in some respects. Although none of us has six NBA titles, five MVPs, 10 league scoring titles and 14 NBA All-Star ... [more]

Spectacular hole-out gives Utah golfer the Saltwater title in first hole of playoff

May 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Utah pro golfer Derek Fox holed out from 40 yards away on the first playoff hole to win the $10,000 first-prize money Monday at the annual Saltwater Classic ... [more]

Riverton teen traveled with state hockey team to several tournaments

May 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  John Werbelow has used his hockey talents to take him all over the United States.
The Riverton 16-year-old competed this winter and spring on Team Wyoming, ... [more]

Girls fastpitch league taking registrations for 2013 summer season

May 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton fastpitch softball president Mark Stone is making sure things run smoothly this season on the diamond.
Stone has been at the helm of the league for ... [more]

Tiger quarter a well-oiled machine in winning 4x400 3-A state crown

May 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Everything worked to perfection for the Lander Valley High School Tigers boys 4x400-meter relay team Saturday, May 18, at the Class 3-A state track meet in ... [more]

Cheyenne pro takes early Saltwater lead

May 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The tournament continues Sunday and Monday at the Riverton Country Club with the final two rounds of the 54-hole tournament. The winner of the pro division ... [more]

Past Wyoming Cowboy basketball great Flynn Robinson dead at 72

May 24, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Former University of Wyoming basketball great and school Hall of Famer Flynn Robinson died Thursday in Los Angeles following a lengthy battle ... [more]

Restore state soccer tournament to one location

May 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wyoming High School Activities Association needs to make sure in the future that the Class 3-A and 4-A state soccer tournaments are in the same city and ... [more]

Cody star highlights women's recruiting class for the Rustlers

May 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Things are clicking for Central Wyoming College women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg on the recruiting path. Seven players have signed national letter ... [more]

Hershey track standouts move on to state contest

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Steps toward state competition were taken by young track and field athletes Thursday afternoon at the annual Riverton Hershey track and field meet.
The top ... [more]

Saltwater Classic this weekend, with $10,000 pro prize

May 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The 54-hole tournament starts on Saturday morning and ends Monday afternoon at the Riverton Country Club.

The prize money has doubled this year ... [more]

Idaho man to be new RHS head football coach

May 23, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Pat Patterson, a teacher and football coach at American Falls High School in Idaho, has been offered the position of head football coach and freshman science ... [more]

Little league fields get new grass

May 22, 2013 - Staff:  Members of the Wyoming Division of Forestry Fire Wranglers from the Wyoming Honor Farm laid new grass at the Ron Saban Little League fields in Riverton earlier ... [more]

Rampage soccer team likely to vie for state U14 championship

May 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Rampage U14 boys soccer team heads into the Wyoming State Cup this weekend in Casper as a title contender.
The Rampage placed second May 11-12 at ... [more]

Wolverine girls land three on Class 4-A West all-league team

May 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Riverton Wolverines were placed on the Class 4-A West conference soccer squad.
Senior Karissa Kister and juniors Taylor Paskett-Krause and Maci Evans ... [more]

Four Wolverines make all-state soccer

May 21, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four Riverton Wolverines have been voted to the Class 4-A all-state soccer list announced Monday.
Michael Jones, Kade Salisbury, Caleb Ogg and Tristan ... [more]

This isn't Grandma's kind of croquet game

May 21, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The description of the challenge sounds alluring: "an addictive game of skill and strategy" that is played on an outdoor and level lawn, not unlike a golf ... [more]

Lander quartet all in top 10 as Tigers win Cody golf

May 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Valley High School Tigers had four golfers in the top 10 to win the Cody Invitational tournament Friday, May 10, at the Olive Glenn Golf Course. ... [more]

Six apply for RHS grid coach

May 20, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Six candidates have applied to become Riverton High School's new head football coach after former coach Jeremy McCormick resigned this month.
Officials said ... [more]

LVHS girls take fourth at 3-A state tournament

May 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jackson beat Star Valley 2-0 in the title match. It was the first state soccer title appearance for Star Valley in school history.

JACKSON -- A 1-0 ... [more]

After good win to open state, Tiger boys drop remaining two games

May 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  JACKSON -- The breaks and the bounces didn't go the right way for the Lander Valley High School Tigers Thursday at the Class 3-A state soccer tournament in ... [more]

Wolverine boys bounce back from opening loss to earn consolation title

May 20, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  ROCK SPRINGS -- A three-goal assault in the second half propelled the Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team to the consolation championship at the Wyoming High ... [more]

Twin gold for countians at state track; Tiger relay wins

May 20, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- It was a wild three days in Casper, with disqualifications, bouts of bad weather, falling hurdlers, slipping high jumpers, and injured runners ... [more]

Paskett-Krause, Evans named to 2nd-team all-state soccer

May 20, 2013 - Staff:  2013 4A Soccer All-State Team

Girls - 1st Team

Goal Keeper
Shayne Carter EAST, Kaitlyn Conley NC, Kacee Walsh CEN

Midfielders
Emma ... [more]

Jones, Ogg, Salisbury, White 1st team 4-A soccer all-state

May 20, 2013 - Staff:  2013 4A Soccer All-State Team - BOYS

Riverton players: 1st team: Mike Jones, Kade Salisbury, Caleb Ogg and Tristan White. 2nd team: Aaron Nirider, Xavier ... [more]

Gold for county athletes at state track meet

May 17, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Sterling Baker of Dubois won the Class 1-A boys discus, and Jesse Hawk won the 2-A pole vault for Wind River.

CASPER -- The Wyoming state track meet ... [more]