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Riverton's 'X-Man' is Player of the Year

Dec 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The quarterback is a special position on any football team. Behind center, looking at opposing defenses and making sure his players are all set, there is no ... [more]

LVHS girls beat 4-A Green River on road, fall at home

Dec 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lyman kept Lander Valley High School's girls out of rhythm offensive rhythm Saturday night in a 50-42 victory for the visiting team at Bob Carey Memorial ... [more]

RHS boys still perfect; big tests coming next

Dec 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines beat Buffalo and Sheridan this weekend to climb to 6-0 on the season.

The snow almost stopped the Riverton Wolverines Saturday night ... [more]

Pokes stay perfect, down Okla. Panhandle St. 74-55

Dec 8, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - Senior forward Leonard Washington, senior guard Derrious Gilmore and sophomore forward Larry Nance Jr. combined to score 29 of the University of ... [more]

Shoshoni hosts annual wrestling dual tournament Saturday

Dec 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School wrestling coach Tony Truempler can't wait to show off his wrestlers Saturday at the Zach Parish Memorial Dual tournament in Shoshoni.
The ... [more]

Chiefs fall to archrival Lovell in first game

Dec 7, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It remains one of the best rivalries in all of high school sports. The Lovell Bulldogs edged the Wyoming Indian Chiefs in come-from-behind fashion 57-51 ... [more]

Rams down Wind River

Dec 7, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a nice home opener Thursday for the Dubois Rams and first-year head coach Aric Hanusa as the Class 1-A Rams defeated 2-A Wind River 57-54. The win is ... [more]

Cougar girls thump DHS 60-18 Thursday

Dec 7, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a rough start to the home basketball season for the Dubois girls Thursday night at home. Class 1-A Dubois hosted highly ranked 2-A Wind River, and the ... [more]

Cowboys Seeks 10-0 on Saturday Against OPSU Aggies

Dec 7, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Cowboys Seeks 10-0 on Saturday Against OPSU Aggies
LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team looks to extend its perfect start to the 2012-13 ... [more]

Down early, Rustlers roar back to down Northwest

Dec 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College overcame a 15-point halftime deficit to claim a 61-59 Region IX men's basketball victory Wednesday at Northwest College in ... [more]

Wolverines hoops teams set for battle with unbeaten Buffalo and Sheridan

Dec 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's on the road for the rest of the calendar year and beyond for the Riverton Wolverines boys and girls basketball teams.
Both the boys and girls will battle ... [more]

Swimmers head to Gillette, not KW

Dec 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine swim team will begin its season with a relay meet at the Campbell County School Aquatic Center in Gillette this Friday instead of at a ... [more]

Big night for Northwest basketball player vs. CWC

Dec 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kennedy Allen of Northwest College torched the Central Wyoming College women's basketball defense for 30 points to lift her team to a 67-55 victory Wednesday ... [more]

Lander boys, girls down 4-A Green River on Tuesday trip

Dec 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School used a strong defensive effort to control Class 4-A Green River 46-35 Tuesday night in a non-conference boys basketball game in ... [more]

Eagle boys battle well vs. bigger schools

Dec 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Despite going winless at the Thermopolis Invitational Friday and Saturday, first-year head boys basketball St. Stephen's coach Ricky Blackburn thought his ... [more]

Cowboys storm back in the second half against Illinois State

Dec 5, 2012 - The Associated Press:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team didn't do much right in the first half.
It did little wrong in the second half.
The Cowboys overcame a ... [more]

Tigers loaded to make another run for 3-A swim title

Dec 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School swim coach Bruce Gresly has put together another deep and balanced boys team for the 2012-13 season.
The Tigers won their 16th ... [more]

Horyza brothers anchor RHS swimmers

Dec 5, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School boys swim team begins the winter campaign with a pair of meets this weekend.
Friday, Riverton travels to Casper and will swim in the ... [more]

Fresh off upset victory over Colorado, Pokes play at Illinois State

Dec 4, 2012 - The Associated Press:  The University of Wyoming men�s basketball team is in a mind-over-matter part of its season, something it will have to get used to when conference play ... [more]

Lawyers or insurance companies may end football as we know it

Dec 4, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Earlier this year, the Detroit Free Press reported, National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell urged youth football players to make sure to speak up ... [more]

Big night for CWC post player in women's win

Dec 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Freshman Stephanie Smith recorded a triple-double for Central Wyoming College in a 72-45 victory over the Jamestown College junior varsity women�s basketball ... [more]

Three RHS wrestlers reach finals in Evanston

Dec 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School began its 2012-13 wrestling journey Saturday, placing fourth in the team standings at the Evanston Invitational.
The two-day tournament ... [more]

Pokes Earn Come-from-Behind 81-67 Win over Redbirds

Dec 4, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Normal, Ill. � After trailing by as many as 19 points early in the second half, the University of Wyoming men�s basketball team closed the game with a 36-7 ... [more]

UW Men Face Tough Road Test at Illinois State on Tuesday

Dec 3, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - Fresh off an upset of a top-25 team, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team goes right back to work on Tuesday. The 8-0 Cowboys are ... [more]

Mixed performance for SHS boys in first three

Dec 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wrangler dominated one opponent, lost a close game, and were routed in a third.

Shoshoni picked up one win but dropped two more in their first ... [more]

Solid beginning for SHS girls with 2-1 showing

Dec 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Opening weekend with a new coach and a new offense can be tough, but the Shoshoni girls didn't show many symptoms of that as they rolled to a 2-1 finish in ... [more]

Knell kicks his way to all-conference honors

Dec 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The former Lander Valley High School standout will play in two postseason all-star games.

Rocky Mountain College kicker Nick Knell of Lander ended ... [more]

Cougar girls take three straight to open season

Dec 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  You couldn't ask for a better start to the basketball season for the Wind River girls.
The Lady Cougars rolled through the competition in the Big Horn Basin ... [more]

Win over 2-A state-champ Lovell highlights weekend for LVHS girls

Dec 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School's girls kept their opponents under 60 points Saturday to walk away with a 2-1 record at the Riverton Invitational.
The Tigers edged ... [more]

After downing Lander, Riverton girls lose next two on weekend

Dec 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Fresh off a season-opening 55-41 win over Worland on Thursday night, the Riverton Lady Wolverines gained their second win of the early season with a 50-42 ... [more]