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Cowboys build big lead to hold off Cal-State Bakersfield 61-53

Feb 7, 2013 - The Associated Press:  It was a night for the underclassmen of the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
Sophomore forward Larry Nance Jr., scored 17 points and pulled down a ... [more]

Galey, Savage and Webb make the North roster for Shrine Bowl

Feb 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five Fremont County football players and one coach have been selected to play in the annual Shrine Bowl game this summer in Casper.
Riverton players named to ... [more]

Rustlers keep share of league lead with victory over Western

Feb 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The CWC women fell by 16 points in their game in Rock Springs.

Central Wyoming College remained in a three-way tie for first place in the Region IX ... [more]

Woodward receives MWC award

Feb 6, 2013 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming sophomore forward Kayla Woodward earned her second Mountain West Player of the Week honor on Monday. It is also the fourth of her MW ... [more]

Two more Riverton swimmers set for state

Feb 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tyler Matsen and Travis Fisher qualified for the Class 4-A state meet in different swim events Friday for Riverton High School at a big meet in Gillette. ... [more]

Wolverines host Lander on mats Thursday night

Feb 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It's the final regular season match for Riverton before hosting the Class 4-A West Regional Feb. 15-16.

Heavyweight wrestler Dawson Steeds was the ... [more]

Lander on five-game win streak as final home stand arrives

Feb 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A five-game boys basketball road trip for Lander Valley High School has resulted in a five-game winning streak.
The LVHS Tigers beat Lyman 62-48 on Friday ... [more]

Wranglers near top of JV field at Ron Thon Invitational

Feb 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School wrestlers finished second in the team standings Saturday in the junior varsity wrestling division of the Ron Thon Invitational at Riverton ... [more]

Another razor-thin loss for Riverton girls

Feb 3, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Remember the song from Three Dog Night called "One is the Loneliest Number"?
RHS Lady Wolverine girls basketball coach Ron Porter does, except he thinks ... [more]

Chief girls defeat Riverside, Greybull in conference play

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs picked up a pair of wins over Class 2-A Northwest opponents this weekend. It was easy at home on Friday with a 60-27 win over ... [more]

Southwest conference split for Shoshoni girls

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Wranglers stand 2-5 in league play with a single conference game remaining.

The Shoshoni girls picked up a split in Class 2-A Southwest ... [more]

Wranglers whip Kemmerer after Friday heartbreaker

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Shoshoni moved to 2-5 in legue play with a single conference game left.

Shoshoni came within a single point of sweeping into third place in the ... [more]

One easy win, one tough one for Wyoming Indian boys on weekend

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Indian's boys pitched a shutout in the opening period Friday night at Ethete, limiting Riverside to just two missed free throws in the opening eight ... [more]

Young Cougar boys surprise Dubois

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wind River stunned visiting Dubois Friday night at Pavillion with an entertaining 68-57 win over the Rams.
The DHS boys had a decided height advantage, and ... [more]

Wind River drops struggling DHS girls

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It's the kind of game that sometimes can't be avoided. Class 2-A contender Wind River hosted an inexperienced Dubois squad Friday at Pavillion and rolled ... [more]

Wolverine boys crush Green River

Feb 3, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Xavier Webb was 5-5 on 2-point shots and 5-7 on 3-pointers for Riverton.

Riverton High School's boys basketball team, currently ranked third in ... [more]

Miller second, Alexander sixth for Tiger wrestlers at Thon tournament

Feb 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jacob Miller made things interesting for Lander Valley High School Saturday in the Ron Thon finals at Wolverine Gym, but Gillette's Dani Fischer claimed a ... [more]

CWC women upset Casper College

Feb 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Marissa Hogan came through in the final seconds for Central Wyoming College on a layup to give her team a signature 54-52 Region IX women's basketball ... [more]

Wempen a runner-up for RHS on Thon mat

Feb 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three other Wolverines make medal stand.

Arhen Wempen wrestled a determined Ron Thon Invitational for Riverton High School to finish second in the ... [more]

Cowboys renew Colorado State series Saturday

Feb 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team renews the historic Border War on Saturday, as the Pokes square off with Colorado State at 5 p.m. in Moby ... [more]

Wind River girls pounded by Lovell

Feb 1, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- On paper, it was a battle of the two leaders in the Western Conference with the Class 2-A Southwest frontrunner Wind River girls hosting Lovell ... [more]

We aren't the Harbaughs, but my brother and I still manage

Feb 1, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Brotherly love has been hot topic this week during the hype that leads up to the Super Bowl.
For the first time in Super Bowl history, two brothers are the ... [more]

Top-ranked Lovell trounces Cougar boys

Feb 1, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River played Dubois Friday night in a doubleheader at Wolverine Gym.

PAVILLION -- It was a mismatch from pregame warmup Thursday in Pavillion ... [more]

RHS wrestlers win big over Laramie; Thon invite begins

Feb 1, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Freshman Steven Reinig took 46 seconds in the 138-pound class before he pinned Bridger Rardin in his varsity wrestling debut to lift Riverton High School to a ... [more]

Cowgirls pound out 18-point win at New Mexico

Jan 31, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The University of Wyoming Cowgirls played the first 10 minutes in The Pit in Albuquerque, N.M., on Wednesday like they had never seen the place before.
Then ... [more]

Pokes come up just short to New Mexico

Jan 31, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The 3-point shooting was there for the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
But it wasn't enough.
The Cowboys matched a season-high with 12 3s, but ... [more]

Swimmers chalk up three meets, head north for another two this weekend

Jan 31, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After a flurry of meets, the Riverton Wolverine swimmers begin to wind down their regular season in competition Friday and Saturday in Sheridan and ... [more]

Rustler women let late lead slip away in 60-54 loss

Jan 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The setback dropped CWC to 3-6 in conference and 10-13 overall in the Region IX North division.

Back-to-back field goals by Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Top wrestlers arrive for Ron Thon

Jan 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The state's biggest high school wrestling tournament starts Friday at Wolverine Gym in Riverton.

Riverton High School enters the Ron Thon ... [more]

CWC men win bruiser over Northwest; still lead Region IX North

Jan 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College didn't back down from a physical Northwest College men's basketball team Wednesday night and remained atop Region IX North division on ... [more]