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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]

Cowgirls crush Air Force

Feb 28, 2013 - The Associated Press:  There was no let down for the University of Wyoming Cowgirls on Wednesday night.
Just another beat down of the Air Force Falcons.
After beating the Falcons ... [more]

RHS boys seeded No. 1 for West 4-A tournament

Feb 28, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Now it gets interesting.
The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team, after one of the most successful regular seasons in school history, will take the No. 1 ... [more]

Wolverine girls meet Evanston again to open West 4-A regional

Feb 27, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Four teams will battle for two remaining state tournament berths when the Class 4-A West regional girls basketball tournament begins Thursday in Green ... [more]

Lander boys open BB regional vs. Jackson; girls get Powell

Feb 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two wins at the Class 3-A West regional boys basketball tournament by Lander Valley School puts the Tigers into the state tournament.
LVHS starts the ... [more]

The old, the new, and the unexpected at regionals

Feb 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Some things never seem to change when it comes to the West 2-A Regional in Riverton, yet there were some profound differences in the tournament this year.
On ... [more]

St. Stephen's gets first-round matchup with Kaycee at state

Feb 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Eagle scoring leader Lakota Oldman has been cleared to play after state officials reviewed an altercation at last week's 1-A West regional.

It wasn't ... [more]

Wind River/Southeast game a promising highlight

Feb 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The 4:30 p.m. game Thursday at Casper College might be the most physical contest of the opening round of the Class 2-A Girls state basketball tournament.  ... [more]

Chiefs opening with familiar foe at Class 2-A state hoops

Feb 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian meets the Lusk Tigers at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Casper College.

You might say Lusk head coach Rich Murray has a history with Wyoming ... [more]

Two victories cap regular hoops season for CWC women

Feb 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers beat Dawson College and Little Big Horn College.

Central Wyoming College sophomore Marissa Hogan returned to her hometown Thursday ... [more]

Cowboys try to bounce back after lackluster performance

Feb 26, 2013 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt didn't like his team's energy and effort in last Saturday's 65-42 home loss to UNLV.
It didn't take ... [more]

Wind River girls have had great season on and off court

Feb 26, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  What do you get when you mix committed senior leadership on a small-school girls basketball team, a coach and activities director who is willing to guide, and ... [more]

Horyza's fifth-place swim top Wolverines at state meet; team places ninth

Feb 26, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Senior Eli Horyza was Riverton High School's highest individual placer at the Wyoming state high school swimming and diving championships Saturday in ... [more]

Baker, Flynn win state mat titles for Dubois

Feb 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sterling Baker and Cody Flynn have been wrestling practicing partners all season for Dubois High School.
The pair on Saturday night capped off outstanding ... [more]

Rustler men close out regular season at 22-6, tops since hoops revival

Feb 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College completed the Region IX men's basketball regular season last week with a pair of road victories to end the year at 22-6.
That's the ... [more]

Wolverine girls edged by Evanston

Feb 24, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines outscored the Evanston Lady Red Devils in the final three quarters of Saturday's final regular-season basketball game in Evanston ... [more]

Eagles down DHS Rams for state slot

Feb 24, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  St. Stephen's outgunned Dubois 89-71 Saturday morning to advance to Class 1-A state tournament play next weekend in Casper. The Eagles take the fourth seed, ... [more]

No contest in Laramie as UNLV rips Pokes

Feb 24, 2013 - By Rob Black, The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Even with Anthony Bennett ailing, UNLV was able to chalk up a much-needed, and easy, road win.
The Runnin' Rebels, losers of four straight Mountain ... [more]

WIHS girls will not go to 2-A state hoops tourney

Feb 24, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  A streak came to an end Saturday morning at Wolverine Gym in Riverton. The Wyoming Indian High School girls fell 58-54 to Rocky Mountain and were eliminated ... [more]

Wolverines grapple to third at Class 4-A state tournament in Casper

Feb 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- T.J. Galey carried the Riverton High School banner all the way to the championship finals at the Class 4-A state wrestling tournament  but finished ... [more]

Big Piney ousts young Cougar boys from 2-A West tournament

Feb 24, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Most of Wind River's players won't remember their final tournament game of 2013 for very long, because they'll have three more to play in the future. 
The ... [more]

Two Rams win state mat titles; SHS wrestler second

Feb 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Dubois High School wrestlers Sterling Baker and Cody Flynn have been hooked on winning all season long.
They both did it again Saturday, taking ... [more]

Wind River girls second at regional

Feb 24, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Cougar girls fell 58-46 to top-seeded Lovell in the West 2-A regional title game.

The Wind River girls are back in the big dance for the first ... [more]

Miller takes 3-A mat title at 145 pounds for LVHS

Feb 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Lander Valley High School senior Jacob Miller climbed to the top of the Class 3-A state wrestling ladder Saturday night, winning the state ... [more]

RHS boys West 4-A champs even with loss to Evanston

Feb 24, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton takes the No. 1 seed and an automatic state-tournament bid to this week's 4-A West regional. UPDATE: The Riverton boys open their regional ... [more]

Lovell edges Chiefs in another classic at West 2-A regional

Feb 24, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The story almost writes itself.  In the continuing saga of one of Wyoming's greatest prep rivalries, the Lovell Bulldogs edged the Wyoming Indian Chiefs 56-50 ... [more]