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County Player of the Year honors for Thompson

Mar 29, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It is extremely rare that a basketball player leads an entire conference in scoring, rebounds, steals and assists, but that's what Thompson did for the ... [more]

Cougars starting track season in Big Piney

Mar 27, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Kiley Chatfield has 30 track and field athletes to juggle this spring for his Wind River track and field teams.
WRHS started the season Friday at the ... [more]

Shoshoni looks for strong track season

Mar 27, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Potential point scorers are found all the way through the Shoshoni High School Wranglers girls track and field lineup.
Coach Brady Slack has weapons ranging ... [more]

Four from county named Class 1-A all-state basketball

Mar 26, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jaron Arthur, Kolter Leseberg, Rachelle Lynch and Camille Whiteman are listed.

Two girls and two boys from Fremont County have been named to the ... [more]

Burnett shines as spring rodeo starts for CWC

Mar 26, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sophomore cowgirl Kaylee Burnett showed a sense of urgency in the rodeo arena last weekend for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers at Gillette College. ... [more]

Former Wyoming coach hired at UIC

Mar 25, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Steve McClain has 33 years of college coaching experience and spent the past five seasons on Tom Crean's staff at Indiana, helping the Hoosiers reach ... [more]

New head soccer coaches lead Lander boys and girls this year

Mar 25, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two new Lander Valley High School Tigers soccer coaches make their debuts Friday night in Star Valley.
For the past several years, Dean Schaff was the head ... [more]

Wolverine soccer teams open Friday

Mar 25, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The boys play in Sheridan, while the girls host the same school at Wolverine Field.

With about two months left on the school calendar, the Riverton ... [more]

Riverton high jumper edges Lander foe as track season starts up

Mar 25, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Wolverine Shepp Campbell qualified for the Class 4-A state track meet in both the high jump and the triple jump Saturday in season opener at Casper. ... [more]

RHS boys basketball head coach stepping down

Mar 24, 2015 - Staff:  Riverton High School boys basketball head coach Dick Quayle has announced his resignation after four years leading the Wolverine program.
Quayle took the ... [more]

Lander wrestlers heading for Virginia tournament beginning this Friday

Mar 24, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The wrestlers have kept on practicing after the state tournament a month ago.

Four Lander Valley High School wrestlers are entered in the National ... [more]

White, Thompson league players of year

Mar 24, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County basketball players Loveeda White and Olivia Thompson were selected as Class 2-A Conference Players of the Year.
White, a senior at Wyoming ... [more]

Big soccer turnout mean opportunities, challenges for Wolverine boys team

Mar 24, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With 54 athletes out for the boys high school soccer team this spring, what should Riverton High School do?
Celebrate.
Its likely the largest boys soccer ... [more]

Wyoming's lack of depth a key factor vs. Northern Iowa

Mar 22, 2015 - Tribune News Service:  SEATTLE - Four of its five starters played between 36 and 38 minutes, and the other played 25.
The two guys who saw the most time off the bench combined for ... [more]

Gose takes helm for Lander tracksters

Mar 22, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ben Gose is the new Lander Valley High School Tigers head track and field coach.
During the offseason, Gose took over for former longtime head coach Bob ... [more]

Carey to wrestle at Concordia

Mar 22, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kyle Carey has signed a national letter of intent to wrestle at Concordia University.
The Lander Valley High School senior had an official ceremony with ... [more]

Champions at last, 2015 Wind River boys redeem the near miss of 1975

Mar 22, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Pavillion and Morton merged to form Wind River High School in 1969.  In the 46 years since, the Cougars have made the trip to the state basketball tournament ... [more]

Northern Iowa eliminates UW from postseason

Mar 20, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Paul Jesperson led five Northern Iowa players in double figures with 16 points, Seth Tuttle added 14 and the fifth-seeded Panthers held off the comeback of No. ... [more]

Fegler named as 4-A West player of year

Mar 20, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Camey Fegler has been named the Class 4-A West conference girls basketball player of the year.
She also is a first-team Class 4-A all-state selection ... [more]

RHS track opens season Saturday

Mar 20, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  For the past two weeks, the Riverton High School girls and boys track and field teams have been working on their endurance.
The conditioning will be put on ... [more]

'No. 1 fan' excited about rare NCAA tourney berth for Wyoming Cowboys

Mar 19, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Sue Nelson insists she's not Wyoming athletics' No. 1 fan. In fact, she almost becomes uncomfortable with the notion.
What she is, Nelson says, is ... [more]

Quayle named state basketball player of the year

Mar 19, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Chris Quayle has been named the Wyoming Class 4-A basketball player of the year.
The Wyoming Coaches Association announced the honor on Wednesday.
Quayle ... [more]

Different backgrounds have led to strong bond between Grabau, Cooke

Mar 18, 2015 - Tribune News Service:  LARAMIE - It started as two teammates putting up some shots before games.
Then it turned into a game of one-on-one.
The result has been an even stronger bond ... [more]

Three all-staters in Class 2-A boys hoops; many on all-conference list

Mar 18, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Bryce Hankins and Caleb C' Bearing were key components in the run to the first-ever Wind River High School Class 2-A boys basketball championship.
The inside ... [more]

Some of our nominees made RHS Hall of Fame in a fine group of inaugural members

Mar 17, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Now that the inaugural class of the Riverton High School Hall of Fame [more]

UW to play Northern Iowa

Mar 17, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Wyoming will play Northern Iowa in the NCAA Tournament on Friday in Seattle. The Cowboys are making their first appearance in the tournament since ... [more]

Smith top defensive player in Region IX

Mar 17, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jolonna Sazue and Kiara Skinner both earned high postseason honors as well.

A second-place finish in the Region IX North women's basketball ... [more]

Rafferty named Region IX Coach of the Year; Canda all-region

Mar 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sophomore guard Bryce Canda, and Central Wyoming College Rustler men's basketball coach Pat Rafferty have received Region IX postseason awards.
Rafferty was ... [more]

RHS girls edged out by Natrona for fifth at state

Mar 15, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Lady Wolverines end the season with a 14-13 overall record and lose seven seniors to graduation.

CASPER -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines were one ... [more]

Wolverines nipped by Gillette in semi

Mar 15, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton lost another thriller in Saturday's third-place game, falling in overtime for Casper Kelly Walsh.

CASPER -- After trailing Gillette 21-5 ... [more]