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Wolverines send wrestlers to weekend tournaments in Nebraska and Lander

Jan 23, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines are participating in pair of wrestling meets in different states this weekend.
RHS coach Jay Galey is sending his upperclassmen to ... [more]

Tigers play twice in Park County to start league

Jan 22, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The first Class 3-A West road trip of the conference basketball season for the Lander Valley High School Tigers requires back-to-back games in Park County. ... [more]

At last, RHS cagers have home game Friday

Jan 22, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Both teams are on the road again Saturday to Green River.

The Riverton Wolverines and Lady Wolverines finally return to Wolverine Gym for games ... [more]

Wolverine swimmers hosting Casper schools

Jan 22, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The meet starts at 4 p.m. Friday at the Riverton Aquatic Center.

The Riverton Wolverine boys swim team hosts a triangular home meet Friday against ... [more]

Wrangler basketball teams to face Lyman

Jan 22, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  One non-conference basketball game is left on the Shoshoni Wranglers schedule before a slew of Class 2-A Northwest conference comes at a rapid pace.
The ... [more]

UW reflects on triple OT game

Jan 21, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- There was a lot to reflect on following the University of Wyoming's 70-65 triple-overtime win at Fresno State last Saturday.
The story was ... [more]

Tigers host two days of cross country ski races

Jan 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two days of cross country ski races were jam -packed with athletes from around the state at the Lander Valley High School Invitational,
In Friday's ... [more]

Raiders set organizational meeting for Thursday

Jan 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A preseason/registration meeting for the Elks-Legion Raiders baseball team is 7:30 pm, Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Riverton Library.
Players are asked to bring ... [more]

Late rally by Northwest puts Rustler men down

Jan 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Northwest College saved its offensive explosion for the final minutes Tuesday night to rally for an 86-72 win against the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in a ... [more]

Pressure-packed buckets carry CWC women to win

Jan 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Deadlocked with Northwest College 50-50 in the final two minutes, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball team didn't fold under pressure ... [more]

Social media make Green Bay tight end's mistake seem worse

Jan 20, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I'm no fan of social media, and in this social media-crazy age, it's easy for hacks to pick scapegoats and blast, often times anonymously, and with hate, ... [more]

County wrestlers get four golds at Runner

Jan 20, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The invitational was the first big Class 2-A wrestling tournament of the season.

Three Shoshoni High School wrestlers and one from Wind River walked ... [more]

Wyoming Indian holds off Wind River 65-59 in rugged contest Friday

Jan 18, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- For the second time this season, Wyoming Indian held on to beat rival Wind River 65-59 Friday night.  The game was the first in conference play ... [more]

Wolverines down Lander 63-55

Jan 18, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The cross-county rivalry game was played out before a packed house at Lander's Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.

Brothers Brandon and Brady ... [more]

Tiger wrestlers trail early but come back to beat Worland

Jan 18, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Six pins by Lander wrestlers propelled the Tigers to a 47-36 victory Thursday against the Worland Warriors at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.
LVHS entered the ... [more]

Rustler men 2-0, women 1-1 on Montana road trip

Jan 18, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A long trip to Montana started off with a convincing 70-57 victory Friday for the Central Wyoming College men's basketball team against Miles Community ... [more]

St. Stephen's girls ring up big wins Friday and Saturday for league lead

Jan 18, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The St. Stephen's Lady Eagles enjoyed a big weekend with a sweep of Northwest 1-A Conference opponents. 
The Eagles put the mercy rule on Dubois Friday night ... [more]

Chief girls undefeated in 2-A Southwest

Jan 18, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Wyoming Indian walloped the visiting Wind River girls 75-21 Friday at Ethete.  The win was the second of the year for the Lady Chiefs over the ... [more]

Salisbury's seven treys power RHS girls past Lander by 51-44 score

Jan 18, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines responded well Friday night after falling behind 32-27 in the second half to the Lander Valley High School Tigers at Bob Carey ... [more]

Eagles beat Dubois at home, then get routed by Burlington to even league mark at 1-1

Jan 18, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a roller-coaster weekend for the St. Stephen's Eagles.  They took care of conference rival Dubois 74-57 at home on Friday, but fell hard to Class 1- A ... [more]

UW wins triple overtime thriller at Fresno to bounce back from setback to S.D. State

Jan 18, 2015 - The Associated Press:  FRESNO, Calif. -- After three overtimes, Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt felt fortunate just to be on the winning end no matter how hard it was to get there.
Larry ... [more]

Pokes challenge Bulldogs for top spot in MWC

Jan 16, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAME -- First place in the Mountain West is on the line Saturday when the University of Wyoming men's basketball team visits Fresno State.
The 25th-ranked ... [more]

Multi-state invite in Green River for RHS wrestlers

Jan 16, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines expect to get four matches a day Friday and Saturday.

The tempo of team wrestling duals picked up Friday for the Riverton High School ... [more]

Indoor track starts for Wolverines

Jan 16, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three out-of-state meets highlight the Riverton Wolverines indoor track and field schedule for 2015.
The Wolverines competed Friday at the Black Hills ... [more]

Confident CWC hoops teams heading north for road doubleheaders

Jan 16, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  As the Central Wyoming College Rustler men's and women's basketball teams jump back onto the road this weekend, confidence is at a high level after starting ... [more]

SLIB OKs money to fix leaky library

Jan 16, 2015 - From staff reports:  More than $300,000 to fix leaks in the Riverton Branch Library's roof was approved Thursday by the State Loans and Investments Broad.
The funding is the last ... [more]

Cowboys can't overcome turnovers in loss to SDSU

Jan 15, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- It was the type of game most expected.
Tough, physical, low-scoring.
Unfortunately, it didn't turn out how the University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

Big field due at Wind River for Don Runner wrestling tournament

Jan 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The annual Don Runner Memorial tournament is the first big double-elimination bracket of the season for most small-school wrestling teams.
Early round ... [more]

Riverton on road in Lander for Friday rivalry games

Jan 15, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For the Wolverine boys (4-5), the final non-conference game of the season vs. Lander (5-4) will be a challenge to get back in winning mode after dropping ... [more]

Cowboys puts No. 25 ranking on the line vs. San Diego State

Jan 14, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Three of the University of Wyoming's four Mountain West opponents wanted to push the tempo and get the Cowboys out of their comfort level.
But when ... [more]