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Hoping one of the best ever likes Bronco orange

Mar 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  My fingers are crossed. My toes are crossed. The few hairs that I have left on my head are crossed. I don't want to lose $0. I want to end up winning $50.
And ... [more]

Lady Rustlers end season with nice Region IX run

Mar 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Otero Junior College stopped the remarkable run by Central Wyoming College, winning 66-53 in a semifinal game Monday night in the Region IX women's ... [more]

Webb named to Class 4-A All-State basketball team

Mar 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Wolverine junior Xavier Webb has been named to the Class 4-A all-state basketball team and is one of four Riverton girls and boys basketball players ... [more]

Central women fall to Otero Junior College

Mar 12, 2012 - Staff:  The Central Wyoming College Lady Rustlers fell to Otero Junior College 66-53 in the semi-finals of the Region IX Women's Basketball Tournament in Casper Monday ... [more]

Pokes host first round CBI game Wednesday

Mar 11, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team has earned a postseason berth for the first time since 2009, as the Cowboys accepted an invitation on Sunday to ... [more]

Former football pro Wright now teaching music in Worland

Mar 11, 2012 - The Associated Press:  WORLAND (AP) -- At 6-foot-3, Willie Wright towers over his South Side Elementary fifth-grade music class.
However, his easy demeanor tempers his intimidating ... [more]

Lander boys dropped 47-38 by Powell to end state tourney

Mar 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Powell claimed a 47-38 victory Friday over Lander Valley High School in the Class 3-A consolation championship game at Casper Kelly Walsh High School.
The ... [more]

Lander dancers win 3-A championship

Mar 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dressed in black-and-white costumes with painted faces, Lander Valley High Schoolwon the Class 3-A state dance title Wednesday at the Casper Events ... [more]

East downs RHS for fifth at state 4-A

Mar 11, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- The Cheyenne East Thunderbirds, four players short because of team discipline, shot their way to the fifth-place trophy and a 61-48 victory over the ... [more]

Rustler women pull upset in Region IX opener; men ousted

Mar 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Note: The Lady Rustlers meet Otero Junior College at 5 p.m. Monday at Casper College and the Ranger will be there. Catch all the details in Tuesday's ... [more]

Lander boys stay alive at state with Buffalo victory

Mar 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Note: Lander lost its final game at the state tournament Friday morning 47-38 to Powell in the fifth pace consolation game. Look for details in Sunday's ... [more]

Rustler women open Region IX vs. Western

Mar 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Serol Stauffenberg isn't afraid of the draw Central Wyoming College has at 3 p.m. Saturday vs. Western Nebraska in the Region IX women's basketball ... [more]

Condie keeps CWC hoops progam on winning side

Mar 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Curtis Condie hasn't seen any dropoff for Central Wyoming College in his first season as the head men's basketball coach.
Condie was hired by CWC in June to ... [more]

Horrible shooting in first half dooms Cowboys

Mar 9, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt didn't care to share what he told his team after the brutal first half, when the Cowboys scored 11 points on ... [more]

Riverton downs Natrona at state

Mar 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- Shaking off a disappointing loss Thursday, the Riverton Wolverines extended a four-point lead at the end of three quarters to bury the Casper Natrona ... [more]

SDSU ends Cowgirl's season 73-55 at MWC Championships

Mar 9, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team (12-17 overall) had their season ended in the semifinals of the 2012 Mountain West Championships with a 73-55 loss against ... [more]

Riverton Wolverines fall in state first round

Mar 8, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Despite leading by nine at halftime and by as many as 11 in the third quarter, the Riverton Wolverines fell in their first-round state game against Cheyenne ... [more]

Teams battle for city league title

Mar 8, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cody Emerick and the County 10 Riverton men's city league basketball team won the title game 71-56 over the True Warriors Wednesday night at Rustler Gym. Shane ... [more]

Cowgirls down TCU 61-44 to open tournament

Mar 8, 2012 - The Associated Press:  The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team (12-16 overall) advanced out of the first round of the Mountain West for only the fourth time with a 61-44 win over the TCU ... [more]

Cold-shooting Tigers lose first-rounder to Wheatland

Mar 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Note: Lander bounced back to beat Buffalo 60-46 in consolation play Thursday in Casper. The Tigers will now play Powell at 10:30 a.m. at Kelly Walsh ... [more]

Oaks and C'Bearing pace RHS scoring at state indoor track

Mar 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The distance pair of Riverton High School runners Jillian C'Bearing and Alexis Oaks scored all 22 points for the Wolverines at the state indoor track meet in ... [more]

Three Cowgirls gain postseason honors

Mar 7, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Three members of the Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team, Chaundra Sewell, Ashley Sickles and Kayla Woodward, were recognized as the Mountain West announced the ... [more]

Cowgirls down TCU 61-44 to open MWC tournament

Mar 7, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team (12-16 overall) advanced out of the first round of the Mountain West for only the fourth time with a 61-44 win over the TCU ... [more]

Pokes open MWC play against UNLV

Mar 7, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team starts play at the 2012 Conoco Mountain West Basketball Championships on Thursday in Las Vegas with ... [more]

CWC ends regular year at 20-10

Mar 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College reached the 20-win milestone Saturday night, picking up a 78-60 men's basketball victory over Laramie County Community College in ... [more]

Riverton finds road back to Class 4-A state tournament

Mar 7, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's been a long time since a Riverton Wolverine boys basketball team has been to the state Class 4-A tournament. It's been even longer since RHS won a game ... [more]

Cowboys face rematch with Rebels in MW Championships

Mar 6, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (March 6, 2012) - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team starts play at the 2012 Conoco Mountain West Basketball Championships on ... [more]

Giving help to a mom with two kids was the right thing to do

Mar 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The woman from Sheridan was shocked after her encounter with the boys from the Riverton High School swim team recently.
Riverton's team was in Sheridan a few ... [more]

Replaced at mid-season, Slack still named coach of the year

Mar 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Former St. Stephen's boys basketball coach Brady Slack couldn't believe it on Monday when he found out he was named the Class 1-A Northwest Coach of the ... [more]

UW great Sailors named to college basketball Hall of Fame

Mar 6, 2012 - Associated Press:  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Ken Sailors, the only player in the history of Wyoming Cowboys basketball to be selected as an All-American three times, will join the ... [more]

Luster headlines Wyoming's All-Mountain West honorees

Mar 5, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 5, 2012) - Wyoming senior guard JayDee Luster was named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year and two other Cowboys ... [more]

Cowgirls set to take on TCU in MWC tourney

Mar 5, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  For the second time in eight days, the Wyoming basketball team will play the TCU Horned Frogs in the opening round of the 2012 Conoco Mountain West ... [more]

Class 4-A/3-A state tournament schedules

Mar 5, 2012 - Staff:  Wyoming State High School Championships
Boys
Class 4A
Thursday's Games
At Casper College
No. 4W Natrona (11-14) vs. No. 1E Gillette (19-6), ... [more]

Six Cowboys qualify for NCAA Championships

Mar 4, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Six Cowboy wrestlers punched their ticket to the NCAA Championships and Wyoming won its third consecutive tournament title in the Western Wrestling Conference ... [more]

Zamprelli's Career Day Paces Cowgirls in ArizonaZampre

Mar 4, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Sedona, Ariz. (March 4, 2012) - Junior Dana Zamprelli tied her career low with a round of 71 (-1) to finish second individually on Sunday in the NAU Red Rocks ... [more]

26-3 Cougars end third

Mar 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Note: Due to a production error, page C-4 was inadvertently not included in Sunday's Ranger print edition. The Cougar's third place state finish was featured ... [more]

Chief girls lose twice at state after big win to start tourn

Mar 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- A halftime defensive adjustment proved to be the difference in the Class 2-A girls state semifinals Friday night between Wyoming Indian and ... [more]

Lady Blue end season with tough 1-point loss

Mar 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- Sometimes an entire season can evaporate into the microcosm of a single second. Shoshoni battled Pine Bluffs to the last second Saturday morning in ... [more]

Lady Tigers fall in 3-A West regionals

Mar 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  JACKSON -- Shanda Post missed a desperation 3-pointer at the buzzer for Lander Valley High School to propel Mountain View to a 48-45 victory vs. on Saturday ... [more]

Eagles grab third-place state trophy

Mar 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- The third time wasn't the charm for the St. Stephen's Eagles Friday night at Casper College.
Their Northwest 1-A nemesis, the Burlington Huskies, ... [more]