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RHS mid-pack at invite

Dec 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines will travel to Lander for a previously unscheduled dual meet this Friday.

The versatile Eli Horyza raced to a second-place finish in ... [more]

Martinez scores career-high 25 points for UW vs. Denver

Dec 19, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Luke Martinez didn't say a word about it.
But if the University of Wyoming senior guard had redemption on his mind after last year's game against Denver, he ... [more]

Natrona beats Riverton 39-24 in 4-A wrestling showdown

Dec 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Casper team won seven matches on the mat to Riverton's six, with one forfeit.

Casper Natrona collected four pins against Riverton High School to ... [more]

Shoshoni wrestlers take third place at Wright Duals meet

Dec 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Tony Truempler called Shoshoni's 43-38 victory on Saturday over Wright the best wrestling victory in the Wright Duals.
The win put the Wranglers third ... [more]

Broncos are keeping the horn blowing this season

Dec 18, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I wonder what my neighbors Ron and Jan would think if I copied my brother-in-law?
As long as I can remember, Todd has been a big Denver Broncos fan. But I've ... [more]

Lander 120-pounder tops at weekend tourney

Dec 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ty Alexander built on his fast start for Lander Valley High School by winning the "Best of the Best" wrestling title at 120 pounds Saturday at the Battle of ... [more]

RHS gets two 'Best of Best' in Worland

Dec 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Arhen Wempen and T.J. Galey brought home the championship hardware from the Battle of the Big Horn.

Riverton High School wrestlers Arhen Wempen ... [more]

Pokes Return to Action Tuesday against Front Range Foe Denve

Dec 17, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - After a 10-day layoff for final exams, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team gets back to the court on Tuesday when the Cowboys host Denver ... [more]

Eastern Shoshone agency awarded grant for mentoring program

Dec 16, 2012 - Christina George, Staff Writer:  Older students will act as mentors to other children.
Eastern Shoshone Department of Juvenile Services has secured nearly half a million dollars in ... [more]

Zone defense pays off for Lander girls

Dec 16, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Coach Spike Robinson made the switch to a zone defense in the second half Saturday, and the plan worked for Lander Valley ... [more]

Tigers look good in defeating Rawlins, then fall to Wheatland

Dec 16, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Lander Valley High School opened the weekend with a solid 53-43 boys basketball victory over Rawlins Friday night at Bob ... [more]

Olympic swimmers in Lander for Jan. 5 clinic

Dec 16, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jason Lezak and Kim Vandenberg will be in the pool for domonstrations and instuction.

United States Olympic swimmers Jason Lezak and Kim Vandenberg ... [more]

Wolverine girls 0-3 in GR

Dec 16, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For the second straight day, the Riverton Lady Wolverines put themselves in a position to win a game in the end but could not finish and fell to a team from ... [more]

WIHS girls 1-2 against weekend opponents

Dec 16, 2012 - Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The youth of the Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs showed this weekend in a 1-2 effort in Sheridan County at Tongue River and Big Horn High Schools.
Wyoming Indian ... [more]

Wind River's boys get wins over Wright, Tongue River

Dec 16, 2012 - Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wind River broke into the winning ranks with a two-out-of-three weekend in the East/West Tournament at Tongue River and Big Horn.
Friday, the Cougars opened ... [more]

Wrangler boys win first two in own invitational

Dec 16, 2012 - Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  SHOSHONI -- You win more games on defense than you do on offense, and Shoshoni proved that with a 3-0 start in their annual Wrangler Invitational Friday and ... [more]

Cowgirls pass test vs. Weber

Dec 16, 2012 - Associate Press:  (AP) -- For 37 minutes, the University of Wyoming Cowgirls played like they were just coming off finals week. For about three minutes, the Cowgirls played like ... [more]

Cougar girls absorb first loss of season at weekend tourney

Dec 16, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It was an eye-opening weekend for the previously unbeaten Wind River girls. The Lady Cougars dropped their first game of the basketball season in a tough ... [more]

Big wins for Shoshoni girls at Wrangler Invitational

Dec 16, 2012 - Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  SHOSHONI -- The Shoshoni girls routed all three opponents through the early afternoon of the annual Wrangler Invitational Friday and Saturday.
The Lady ... [more]

Chiefs post 3-0 record at East/West tournament

Dec 16, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Indian High School rolled through the East/West Tournament in Sheridan County without missing a beat this weekend.
The Chiefs ran to an early lead ... [more]

After Gillette loss, RHS boys win

Dec 16, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines basketball team struggled early but responded late to win their second of three games in the Flaming Gorge Tournament held in Green ... [more]

Laramie pummels RHS girls 77-49 Thursday

Dec 14, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverine basketball team started slow Thursday, fell behind 18-1, and could not climb back into its first game against Laramie in the ... [more]

Spartans roll up 14-1 basketball mark

Dec 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Middle School eighth-graders finished the boys basketball season putting up a 14-1 record.
The Spartans' only loss was to Wyoming Indian Middle ... [more]

RHS wrestlers edged Worland 34-33

Dec 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Heavyweight wrestler Dawson Steeds capped off a come-from-behind 34-33 Riverton High School victory Thursday night, pinning his Worland opponent in the final ... [more]

Wolverine boys come undone in second half, lose 83-54 to Gillette

Dec 14, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  GREEN RIVER -- In a much-anticipated battle of Class 4-A's top-ranked boys basketball teams, the Gillette Camels exploded in the third quarter for 29 points and ... [more]

Rustler men 11-2 after dropping second on road

Dec 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College ended a stretch of men's basketball road games on a two-game losing streak after a 76-67 setback to Laramie County Community College ... [more]

Wranglers hosting basketball invitational Friday, Saturday

Dec 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Shoshoni boys and girls basketball teams host the annual Wrangler Invitational this Friday and Saturday. Four teams are invited all from the Class 1-A ... [more]

Riverton swimmers welcome teams for two home meets

Dec 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The pre-invite meet Friday begins with the diving event at 4 p.m. and the invitational meet Saturday begins at 9 a.m. again with the diving event first. ... [more]

Third-ranked RHS wrestlers to Worland

Dec 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School wrestling coach Jay Galey says he's impressed with the contributions of his younger athletes so far this season.
The sophomores mentioned ... [more]

RHS junior varsity girls down Eagles

Dec 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School had two girls in double figures Tuesday night as the junior varsity Wolverines took a 47-33 victory over St. Stephen's.
Jensyn Pettit and ... [more]