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Demolition derbies were first held at various fairs, race tracks, and speedways by independent promoters in the 1950s.
There are unconfirmed reports of ...

The Wyoming state Babe Ruth champs from Riverton salvaged win from the Pacific Northwest Regional on Saturday night, beating Oregon 11-9.

The ...

The Lander Tigersharks are an aquatic institution in the small town nestled against the foot of the mountains surrounding it since 1972.
In fact, the Lander ...

Deadline deals sometimes test our loyalty

Many people around these parts are a bit upset right about now with the recent trade of Troy Tulowitzki from the Rockies to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Nothing ...

One-hundred twenty golfers teed off Friday at the Riverton Country Club as the Riverton High School football program held its fourth annual Wolverine Football ...

Lander all-stars bow out of state tournament in 9-0 loss to Cody

The Lander Little League all-stars were eliminated from the state tournament Thursday in Gillette, with a 9-0 loss at the hands of Cody.
Once again, Lander's ...

Riverton 9-10 all-stars eliminated in tough 12-10 defeat

The Riverton Little League 9-10 all-stars were eliminated from the state tournament Friday in Gillette with a 12-10 loss to Laramie.
Riverton jumped out to a ...

The Riverton Babe Ruth all-stars were up against it in their second game of the Pacific Northwest Regional Tournament Friday in The Dalles, Ore., when they ...

Local sports always No. 1 in my heart

For the past 13 years, I had the honor of being The Ranger's sports editor.
My first day on the job was July 6, 2002. The last day came on Saturday, July ...

My career on the baseball diamond was a short one

With all the local youth baseball teams in action participating in various post-season tournaments, it got me harkening back to the by-gone era of my baseball ...

Lander falls to Laramie in state LL tourney

The Lander Little League 11-12-year-old all-stars had a rough go in their state tournament opener in Gillette, losing 9-3 defeat Wednesday at the hands of ...

The Riverton Little League 9-10-year old all-stars opened state tournament play in Gillette with a 4-0 victory Wednesday over Laramie.
According to coach Dan ...

The state-champion Riverton Renegades fell to Glacier, Montana, 11-2 in the opener for both teams Wednesday in the Babe Ruth Pacific Northwest Regional ...

Definitely my first rodeo (and I don't mean the fancy California street)

For the record, being from California, I have been to the world-famous Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, but I had never been to an actual rodeo.
Until Monday ...

Following a blustery first night of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Ram Rodeo, the atmosphere was a lot more calm for the second and final go-round ...

Central Wyoming College head cross-country coach Al Lara's face lights up when he discusses his incoming recruits this season.
In the program's second year, ...

PRCA cowboys ride into town for Riverton circuit stop at Fair

Flags flew and dust blew as the wind whipped across the Fremont County Fairgrounds Monday evening as some of the roughest cowboys and rankest rides of the ...

An enjoyable day of baseball north of border

Melanie had purchased a special gift for Louise, her father. It was a combination Fathers Day and birthday present --a ticket for the man who and never seen a ...

A Lander team played its season in memory of a child lost to tragedy.

Tara Romans wears a bracelet on her right wrist inscribed with the Latin ...

The Renegades open pool play Wednesday against Montana, followed by a game against Idaho on Friday, then a doubleheader against Alberta and Oregon on ...

 
 

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