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Nance, Washington produce big games for UW in win vs. Nevada

Mar 13, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LAS VEGAS -- Injured, ill and frustrated before, Larry Nance Jr. and Leonard Washington felt better Tuesday.
So did the rest of the University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

Riverton cheer squad second at state

Mar 13, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team was not the only RHS squad to come back to Riverton from Casper with hardware last week.
The Riverton High School ... [more]

Spoonhunter named Player of the Year

Mar 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Several other Fremont County players earned Class 2-A all-conference honors from the Southwest league.

Alvin Spoonhunter is now a two-time Class 2-A ... [more]

Brown of Wind River named top player

Mar 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lexi Brown represents Wind River High School on the Class 2-A all-state girls basketball team.
Brown also was voted the Class 2-A Southeast player of the ... [more]

Pokes face Nevada in play-in game

Mar 12, 2013 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt described them as two different games, but he hopes for the same result the third time.Eighth seed UW (18-12 overall, ... [more]

Say it here and now: This was the best RHS hoops team ever

Mar 12, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  There is a rule somewhere that cheering is strictly forbidden in the writers area on press row. Those who know me understand that I can overlook that rule from ... [more]

Before Saturday, the RHS semifinal victory was an all-timer

Mar 12, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines took down top-ranked Gillette on the strength of an 18-2 fourth quarter, handing the Camels their first loss to a Wyoming team this season. ... [more]

Lander swim clubbers fifth at state winter meet

Mar 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Swim Club placed fifth Sunday at the Winter Short Course Championship in Laramie.
Landed scored 1,592.5 points in the three-day meet.
Gillette ... [more]

LVHS girls edged by Buffalo for consolation 3-A trophy

Mar 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Buffalo overcame 32 points from Lander Valley High School senior Shanda Post to escape  69-65 in the Class 3-A girls consolation championship game ... [more]

Tiger boys claim 3-A third place in victory over Cody

Mar 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Lucas Watkins carried Lander Valley High School into the lead Saturday afternoon in the third-place Class 3-A boys basketball state tournament game ... [more]

Wolverines denied 4-A title

Mar 10, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton boys defeated by Evanston for state BB crown

CASPER -- The Riverton Wolverines, owners of the most wins in school history, wished they could ... [more]

Wolverines fall to Evanston in state championship game

Mar 10, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  By Craig Blumenshine
Staff Writer

CASPER -- The Riverton Wolverines, owners of the most wins in school history, wished they could have carved just one ... [more]

Wolverines stun Gillette to advance to 4-A title game

Mar 9, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  By Craig Blumenshine
Staff Writer

CASPER - The Riverton Wolverines stunned the top-ranked Gillette Camels 69-63 Friday night in the semifinals of the Class ... [more]

Lander shocks No. 1 Douglas, earns spot in 3-A semifinals

Mar 8, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Lander Valley High School put on the full throttle from the opening minute Thursday afternoon and upset top-ranked Douglas 57-34 in the first round ... [more]

Riverton boys reach 4-A state semifinals

Mar 8, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:   The Wolverines thumped Cheyenne South 65-46 Thursday night at Casper College.

CASPER -- The Riverton Wolverines started strong, finished strong, ... [more]

No. 1 Douglas girls trounce Lander 56-28

Mar 8, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Douglas remains perfect in Class 3-A girls basketball.
The Lady Bearcats grabbed an early 19-3 lead after the first period on Thursday night and ... [more]

Hawk tops RHS athletes at Wyoming indoor track meet

Mar 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jesse Hawk collected two top-six places Saturday for Riverton High School at the state indoor track and field in Gillette.
Hawk finished fourth in the ... [more]

Colorado State dominates Wyoming 78-56

Mar 7, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Wednesday was Senior Night for Wyoming, but CSU must not have received the memo.
It was the Rams' seniors who stole the show in their final trip to ... [more]

Cowgirls win by 14 points over CSU

Mar 7, 2013 - The Associated Press:  FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Seven minutes remained on the Moby Arena clock and the Colorado State Rams were the closest they've been all game with the University of ... [more]

Martinez pleads not guilty

Mar 6, 2013 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming senior guard Luke Martinez pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in district court on a charge of aggravated assault and battery in a case ... [more]

Gilmore hopes to break out of shooting slump

Mar 6, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The long-term statistics are good for Derrious Gilmore.
The University of Wyoming senior point guard is fourth in the Mountain West Conference in 3-pointers ... [more]

CWC women lose to McCook in foul-plagued tourney game

Mar 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The loss ends the Rustlers' season.

Central Wyoming College and McCook Community College combined for 91 free throws Monday night in the ... [more]

Wolverines open state hoops Thursday

Mar 6, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton's opponent is Cheyenne South, making its first appearance in the state tournament.

The Riverton Wolverines will have to overcome a lot of ... [more]

Rustlers ousted from Region IX tourney

Mar 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC had advanced to the quarterfinals with a double-overtime victory Sunday night.

Otero Junior College eliminated Central Wyoming College 59-56 ... [more]

Wolverine cheer and dance teams to state finals

Mar 5, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For both the Riverton High School cheerleading squad and the RHS dance team, the competitive season starts and ends Wednesday at the Wyoming state high school ... [more]

Developing a soccer team at RMS will be good for the sport

Mar 5, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Imagine if you were a kid in Riverton and wanted to play competitive soccer. And let's say you knew your parents would agree with the advertisement that was in ... [more]

Tiger boys face top-seeded Douglas at state

Mar 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School boys basketball coach Terry Hopkin knows his players won't be scared of playing No. 1 seed Douglas Thursday in the opening round of ... [more]

St. Stephen's eliminated by 0-2 record at 1-A state

Mar 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- It was a tale of two halves for the St. Stephen's Eagles early Friday afternoon at Casper College. The Eagles' two leading scorers each played about ... [more]

Cowboys struggle shoooting the ball vs. Lobos

Mar 3, 2013 - The Associated Press:  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Wyoming hoped to spoil New Mexico's perfect home record and ruin the Lobos bid to clinch the Mountain West championship.
Depiste woeful ... [more]

CWC women start Region IX tournament Monday night

Mar 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College shocked some teams last year at the Region IX women's basketball tournament, advancing all the way to the semifinal round.
This year, ... [more]