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Pokes stun No. 15 San Diego Aztecs

Jan 20, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The University of Wyoming Cowboys got a little better on offense on Saturday against No. 15 San Diego State at the Arena-Auditorium than they were on ... [more]

RHS golfer Nirider to signs to play college golf at Eastern Wyoming

Jan 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Aaron Nirider will continue his golf career in the fall at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington.
The Riverton High School senior made it official Thursday ... [more]

University of Wyoming hosts No. 15 San Diego State

Jan 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team hosts its second ranked foe of the season on Saturday when the Cowboys square off with No. 15/14 San Diego ... [more]

Martinez shouldn't play another minute this season

Jan 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  University of Wyoming men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt probably is surprised senior Luke Martinez is his biggest headache right now.
Martinez entered the ... [more]

Wolverine hoops teams hit road for Rock Springs

Jan 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Game time for the girls is 2 p.m. Saturday, with the boys to follow.

One way to look at Riverton's boys and girls basketball trip to Rock Springs on ... [more]

RHS swimmers end road trip with win over Casper Natrona

Jan 17, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School boys swim team swept all individual events and all three relays in a quick dual meet with Casper Natrona Tuesday at the Riverton ... [more]

Inside play lifts Cowgirls past Fresno State 78-71

Jan 17, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Some are just as much of a battle, but huge in early Mountain West Conference women's basketball action.
The University of Wyoming defended its home court by ... [more]

A low point for Cowboys in 49-36 loss at Fresno State

Jan 17, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Good defense has often bailed out the University of Wyoming men's basketball team when its offense wasn't making shots.
Not Wednesday night at Fresno ... [more]

CWC women still winless in Region IX

Jan 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College remained winless in the Region IX women's basketball conference after suffering a 61-52 loss Wednesday night at nationally ranked ... [more]

Big road victory Wednesday for Rustlers in Gillette

Jan 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College collected a pivotal 64-56 Region IX men's basketball road victory Wednesday night at Gillette College.
The CWC Rustlers are 4-1 in ... [more]

Wranglers climb to No. 5 state rank in Class 2-A wrestling

Jan 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School wrestling coach Tony Truempler is in awe of the No. 5 ranking his team has in Class 2-A.
His Wranglers climbed into the position after ... [more]

Two wins, two ties so far for River Rats hockey team

Jan 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton hosts Douglas for a pair of games this week.

Riverton won two hockey games last weekend against the Casper Oilers B team in the high school ... [more]

RHS starts indoor track with 41 on the roster

Jan 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The team includes 12 athletes from Wind River High School and one from Shoshoni.

The Riverton High School indoor track team has a countywide flavor ... [more]

Martinez released on bond

Jan 16, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE - Luke Martinez told Laramie Police officers early Sunday morning that he kicked a defenseless man during a Dec. 30 fight that involved several people ... [more]

CWC doubleheader postponed in Miles due to bad weather

Jan 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Mother Nature gave the Central Wyoming College men's and women's basketball programs Saturday off when the doubleheader at Miles City Community College was ... [more]

Meet three baseball hall-of-famers you've never heard of

Jan 15, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  On July 28, three great contributors to baseball, still known as America's game, will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New ... [more]

County pair crowned champs at Runner wrestling tournament

Jan 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Fremont County wrestlers won individual titles Saturday at the annual Don Runner Memorial tournament at Wind River High School.
At 220 pounds, Riverton ... [more]

Collver wins at Don Runner wrestling tournament

Jan 14, 2013 - Staff:  Alex Collver, wrestled for Wind River at 152 pounds, beat Lovell's Jacob Winterholler on points during a Saturday match at the Don Runner Memorial 2-A ... [more]

St. Stephen's streak ends with defeat by Greybull

Jan 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Greybull put its offense in a high gear, outscoring St. Stephen's 27-15 on its way to a 75-55 boys basketball win Saturday afternoon in Fremont County.
The ... [more]

Two LVHS skiers finish well in Pinedale

Jan 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Louisa Austin and Emily Schimelpfenig finished in the top four on Saturday, Jan. 5, for Lander Valley High School in the Nordic freestyle ski race in ... [more]

Shoshoni boys drop two games on road

Jan 14, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Shoshoni Wranglers stand 0-4 in conference play after a pair of weekend losses at Kemmerer and Big Piney.
Shoshoni fell 53-50 Friday in overtime to ... [more]

Powell girls manage a slow-down win over short-handed Riverton

Jan 14, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  In a low-scoring non-conference game, the Powell Lady Panthers got off to a quick start and held off the Riverton Lady Wolverines 30-23 Saturday afternoon in ... [more]

Two games, two wins on the weekend for Wyoming Indian

Jan 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- It was business as usual Friday night in Ethete night in the long-standing rivalry between the Wyoming Indian Chiefs and the Wind River ... [more]

Forfeits costly in Lander's loss on mat to Worland

Jan 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ross Sloss pulled off an upset for Lander Valley High School at 220 pounds, but the Tiger wrestlers didn't have enough power to knock off the Worland Warriors ... [more]

Lander teams win at home vs. Mountain View

Jan 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lucas Watkins and Kaylynn Cox-Mantlo were the leading scorers for the Tigers.

Kaylynn Cox-Mantlo registered a career-high 22 points to lift the ... [more]

Wind River girls down Lady Chiefs in Ethete; WIHS falls to Rocky Mountain as well

Jan 14, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Wind River remained unbeaten in the Southwest 2-A with a 61-54 win Friday night over the Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs.
The victory avenges a four-point ... [more]

RHS now 13-1 after beating Powell, but coach not thrilled

Jan 14, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines (13-1) put their non-conference schedule to bed with a 64-54 win over the Powell Panthers Saturday in Powell. After the game, however, ... [more]

Cowboys play at Nevada on Saturday afternoon

Jan 11, 2013 - From staff reports:  After falling from the ranks of the undefeated, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team looks to return to its winning ways on Saturday when the ... [more]

Fun weekend ahead for pro football fans

Jan 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  During the National Football League regular season, I predicted the Baltimore Ravens would win the Super Bowl this year.
Don't worry, Denver Broncos fans, I ... [more]

RHS to Powell in hardwood doubleheader

Jan 11, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's the last weekend of non-conference play for the Wolverines.

With one last weekend of non-conference play and snowy travel ahead, both the ... [more]