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Phillies and Red Sox my faves for World Series

Apr 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez need to produce huge offensive numbers this year if the Colorado Rockies want enjoy a ride into the baseball ... [more]

County athletes collect hardware at WR Invite

Apr 6, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Lovell boys and girls swept the team completion, but Wind River sophomore Josee Vogel had the outstanding individual performances of the day ... [more]

UW hosts Cowgirl Golf Classic, Aug. 9-11, in Arizona

Apr 6, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - The Wyoming women's golf team enters the homestretch of the 2011-12 season by hosting the sixth-annual Cowgirl Classic at the picturesque Ocotillo ... [more]

Cowgirls host TCU, New Mexico on UW tennis courts

Apr 5, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The nationally ranked Wyoming Cowgirl tennis team will play their final home matches of the 2012 season over the weekend. They will face the TCU Frogs on ... [more]

Riverton Middle School track and its 100 runners open year

Apr 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Middle School track and field coach Travis McIntosh has nearly 100 athletes out for the 2012 season.
The squad is made up of eighth-, seventh- and ... [more]

Roberts to Rocky; CWC guard to play in NAIA

Apr 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The next stop on the basketball court for Malachi Roberts will be at Rocky Mountain College.
The Central Wyoming College freshman recently signed a national ... [more]

UW guard Martinez has surgery on wrist

Apr 5, 2012 - Associated Press:  UW guard has surgery on wrist
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming junior guard Luke Martinez will have surgery on his left wrist next week in Laramie.

UW ... [more]

JC guard commits to Wyoming

Apr 5, 2012 - Associated Press:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- The Wyoming men's basketball program has landed a junior college recruit.
Nathan Sobey says he will transfer from Cochise College in ... [more]

Wyoming forward Washington suspended indefinitely

Apr 5, 2012 - Associated Press:  Wyoming forward suspended indefinitely
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming redshirt junior forward Leonard Washington has been suspended from the men's basketball ... [more]

Pokes scrimmage, defense 'wins' 72-41

Apr 5, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The University of Wyoming football team conducted its first extended scrimmage of spring camp on Wednesday, April 4 in War Memorial Stadium. The Pokes ... [more]

Three double winners for RHS at Worland D&D track invitational

Apr 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jillian C'Bearing, Sheridan Smith and Kole Stewart were double winners for Riverton High School Tuesday afternoon at the D&D Invitational track and field ... [more]

Wolverines can't score in 2-0 loss at Gillette

Apr 4, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines, minus three key varsity players due to spring break and another to injury, fell to the Gillette Camels 2-0 Tuesday in Gillette.
The ... [more]

Ashdown hat trick plus one not enough for Lady Wolverines

Apr 4, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With Gillette native and University of Wyoming assistant soccer coach Levi Evans watching, Cowgirl recruit Marcia Ashdown, playing with a thick cast on her ... [more]

If we're able to watch, our phone may be off the hook

Apr 3, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I had no trouble answering the poll question on the streaming sports talk show yesterday.
"If you could only pick one, which would you watch? The NCAA ... [more]

Goat-tyers lead women

Apr 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College scored all of its points in the goat-tying event on Sunday to place fourth in the women's team standings.
The Rustlers earned 230 ... [more]

Rustlers ride at CSU rodeo

Apr 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Colton Miller and Charlie Kogianes produced a one-two finish in the saddle bronc competition, putting Central Wyoming College second in the men's team ... [more]

Cowgirl soccer 2-1 in spring play

Apr 2, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Wyoming Cowgirl soccer team is halfway through its spring season and has posted a 2-1 record, while outscoring its opponents 5-1. The Cowgirls have hosted ... [more]

Complete Roy Peck 2012 track results

Apr 2, 2012 - Staff:  Here are the complete Roy Peck Track Meet results. The meet was held Saturday, March 31, at ... [more]

Cowboys, Cowgirls both go 3-1 in track duals

Apr 2, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The University of Wyoming men's and women's track and field teams earned six combined dual victories Saturday in the Fum McGraw Quadrangular on the campus of ... [more]

Cowgirl tennis squad rebounds; downs Boise State 4-3

Apr 2, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  In their only match of the week, the 56th ranked Wyoming Tennis team (10-7 overall, 2-1 MW) earned a 4-3 victory over the Boise State Broncos on Saturday ... [more]

Lander girls lead early but fall to Buffalo; down Rawlins

Apr 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Buffalo put in three unanswered goals to post a 3-1 victory Saturday afternoon, snapping a three-game soccer winning streak for the Lander Valley High School ... [more]

Jim Brandenburg keeps mum on Wyoming departure

Apr 1, 2012 - By Bob Hammond, Laramie Boomerang:  LARAMIE -- Jim Brandenburg leaves the University of Wyoming for San Diego State.
Exactly 25 years ago today (March 24, 1987) that message came through, sending ... [more]

Lady Wolverines can't get first Class 4-A West win

Apr 1, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Alexis Oaks and the Riverton High School Lady Wolverines heard the sound that attacking soccer players hate to hear -- the clanking of the post -- as her shot ... [more]

Wolverines down NC; tie KW 1-1 Saturday

Apr 1, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The yellow crossbar of the football goalpost on the south end of Wolverine Field is two feet higher than the white top crossbar of the soccer goal on the ... [more]

Three winners for Wolverines at Roy Peck

Apr 1, 2012 - Staff:  Note: Click here for the complete Roy Peck Track Meet results. The meet was held Saturday, March ... [more]

Late goal costs LVHS Tigers

Apr 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Buffalo scored with two minutes left to play Saturday afternoon in a boys soccer game to pull out a 2-1 victory over Lander Valley High School.
Charlie ... [more]

RHS football coach to lead Raiders on baseball field

Mar 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jeremy McCormick has been hired to be the Riverton Raiders baseball manager for the 2012 season.
The Riverton High School teacher and head football coach ... [more]

Wolverines to host annual Roy Peck Invitational meet

Mar 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School co-head coach Jorah Griffith believes her girls track and field squad has enough to talent to finish in the top two among the Class 4-A ... [more]

Strong small-school field set for Roy Peck

Mar 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dubois junior Rachel Leseberg has demonstrated she is one of the top track and field athletes in Class 1-A track and field in her first two years at the high ... [more]

Pokes scrimmage live for the first time this spring

Mar 29, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  After three days of limited contact to begin spring practice, the Wyoming Cowboys donned full pads for the first time this spring on Wednesday. Wednesday's ... [more]

Coach Chris Tormey brings a new look to Wyoming's defense

Mar 29, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE (AP) -- Patrick Mertens has seen Wyoming's defense morph before.
He was a redshirt when the Cowboys used a successful 3-4 scheme in 2009.
Mertens' ... [more]

Davidson looks to Lady Rustler volleyball

Mar 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kelsi Davidson has been a Central Wyoming College volleyball fan for the past six years, and now she will playing for the Rustlers in the 2012 season.
The ... [more]

RHS soccer girls prep to battle Casper schools

Mar 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's been awhile -- almost a year in fact -- but the Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team (1-1-1, 0-0-1 4-A West) will finally get to play a home game this ... [more]

RHS boys play home Friday against NC

Mar 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team (0-3, 0-1 Class 4-A West) will continue Class 4-A West conference play against the two Casper schools this Friday and ... [more]

UW's Rico Named MW Golfer of the Month

Mar 29, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 29, 2012) - The University of Wyoming's Juanita Rico has been named the Mountain West Women's Golfer of the Month for March, the ... [more]

Fire departments raise close to $9,000

Mar 28, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The second annual charity basketball game between the Lander and Riverton volunteer fire departments Saturday night raised nearly twice as much as it did last ... [more]

Former CWC cowboy signs on as men's assistant coach

Mar 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Drew Schrock has been added to the Central Wyoming College rodeo men's coaching staff.
Schrock was named to his new position during winter practice.
He was a ... [more]

Wind River boys win Greybull track meet; girls finish second

Mar 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River sophomore Josee Vogel began the 2012 track and field season by winning three individual events Saturday at the Bill Gerrad Memorial meet in ... [more]

Should having the most successful athletic program in Wyoming be our goal?

Mar 27, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A discussion at the school board meeting earlier this month was remarkable.
After months and months of work including surveys, player interviews, parent ... [more]

Three firsts for RHS at Cody track

Mar 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tyler Graham won a two events and placed in a third Saturday at the Yellowstone Sports Medicine Invitational in Cody to lead the Riverton High School ... [more]