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Wolverines top track field in Tuesday meet

Apr 22, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A quick turnaround from the Roy Peck Invitational didn't stop the Riverton Wolverines from taking the track and field team titles Tuesday afternoon at the ... [more]

Parrish has county track performances in three events so far

Apr 22, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Poor conditions contributed heavily to lower-than-average performances on the track by Fremont County athletes early this season, but better weather over the ... [more]

Challenges at tournament beneficial for Lander girls

Apr 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tigers tallied a 2-2 record at the Southwest Invitational.

The Lander Tigers faced difficult weather conditions at the Southwest Invitational ... [more]

Stephanie Smith to play for North Dakota

Apr 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College sophomore Stephanie Smith, the top shot blocker on the junior college women's basketball level, signed a national letter of intent ... [more]

Prepping Stella for the Rockpile

Apr 21, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I made a call to the bullpen at Coors Field on Saturday.
I wanted to call for a Rockies lefty, but nobody picked up the phone.
At the corner of 20th and ... [more]

Wolverines tapped for all-star basketball this summer

Apr 19, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Three Riverton High School seniors have been selected to play in the annual Wyoming vs. Montana high school basketball all-star games, and a fourth RHS player ... [more]

Cowboy hoops players in Hudson this Friday for 'A Night with the Cowboys'

Apr 19, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fresh off their NCAA men's basketball tournament appearance, University of Wyoming basketball players Josh Adams and Jason McManamen visit in Hudson at 6 p.m. ... [more]

RHS golfers win home invite; Paxton first

Apr 19, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The string of victories for the Riverton Wolverines and sophomore standout Easton Paxton continues on the golf course.
Riverton finished with a team score of ... [more]

Wrangler boys take five event golds on Riverton oval

Apr 19, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  As a team, the Class 2-A Wranglers tallied 94 points, finishing just behind 4-A host Riverton and 3-A Douglas.

The Shoshoni boys paced Fremont ... [more]

UW scrimmage inside on Saturday

Apr 19, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE --  In their second scrimmage of the spring football, the Wyoming Cowboys were forced indoors due to a spring snowstorm that affected much of the Front ... [more]

Wolverines take both ends of Roy Peck meet

Apr 19, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Despite competing in windy conditions all meet long, the Riverton Wolverines swept both team track and field titles Saturday at the annual Roy Peck ... [more]

Wranglers ready for test against 4-A/3-A athletes

Apr 17, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni track team is on display Saturday at the Roy Peck Invitational.

One month into the track and field season, the Shoshoni Wranglers are ... [more]

Twelve track teams set for Roy Peck Invitational

Apr 17, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The annual Roy Peck Invitational has drawn track and field teams from the Class 4-A, 3-A and 2-A divisions.
Teams entered are Riverton, Douglas, Dubois, ... [more]

High placings for county riders and ropers at two-day high school rodeo in Laramie

Apr 16, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cowboys and cowgirls from Fremont County placed high in several events Saturday and Sunday at a high school rodeo in Laramie.
High School rodeos are divided ... [more]

Her Many Horses set to run track and XC for Black Hills

Apr 16, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Keegan Her Many Horses, the defending Class 2-A 800-meter and cross country champion from Wyoming Indian High School, has signed a national letter of ... [more]

Raiders training for baseball season; 20 on early roster

Apr 16, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Early steps are being taking by the Riverton Raiders on the baseball diamond. The team has been practicing since March 16.
Riverton holds practice three ... [more]

Mullins named head boys hoops coach at RHS, replacing Quayle

Apr 16, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Pending approval from the Riverton school board, Stuart Mullins will be the new head boys basketball coach at Riverton High School.
Mullins replaces Dick ... [more]

Goal by White the difference in 1-0 RHS victory

Apr 15, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines don't play again until April 23 in Evanston.

With precious few seconds left before halftime, Tristan White turned and cranked a ... [more]

Riverton girls give up six goals to Green River

Apr 15, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The loss puts Riverton's record at 1-8 overall and 0-4 in the Class 4-A West.

Green River Lady Wolves soccer player Lauren Hoyt scored the first of ... [more]

CWC's Burnett all-around cowgirl at Colorado State

Apr 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  She finished third in barrel racing and was first in goat tying to keep her hot streak going in the spring season.

For the second consecutive year, ... [more]

RMS Spartan track teams near the top in home meet

Apr 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three out of the four Riverton Middle School track and field teams finished second in their respective grade divisions Saturday at the Spartan Invitational in ... [more]

Watching Masters champ putt out in a new way

Apr 14, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine:  Hello, cord-cutters. Can we join your party?
We're done paying a satellite television bill. And we're not going to pay a cable bill.
Clip.
I've been yakking ... [more]

Paxton first, James second as Riverton wins Buffalo golf

Apr 14, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines' top two players didn't show any rust in winning the boys team golf title Friday at the Buffalo Invitational.
Riverton's Easton ... [more]

County athletes nab medals across board on Kelly Walsh track

Apr 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  There was a Fremont County flavor Friday at the Trojan Invitational track and field meet in Casper.
The Riverton Wolverines, Lander Tigers and Shoshoni ... [more]

Wyoming rushing offense shines in scrimmage

Apr 12, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Wyoming's offense gained 226 yards and scored two rushing touchdowns, while the defense recorded four sacks and two interceptions during the Cowboys' ... [more]

LVHS boys get win, tie in two soccer tilts

Apr 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Behind four goals from Daniel Lobera, the Lander Tigers tied Torrington 4-4 Saturday on the road.
The Tigers blanked Cody 3-0 Friday night in Park County. ... [more]

Wind River girls and Dubois boys capture team crowns at small WIHS track meet

Apr 12, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- With nearly a dozen track meets scheduled around Wyoming on Friday and Saturday, the turnout at Wyoming Indian was the lowest in the meet's history. ... [more]

Wolverines beat NC, fall 1-0 to KW

Apr 12, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The second game was Riverton's first loss of the high school soccer season.

The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team fell behind for the first time ... [more]

Western gets good showing at Burlington meet

Apr 12, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The girls team from Western Heritage Lutheran Academy finished with a solid third-place performance in a small five school track meet Friday at Burlington's ... [more]

Casper schools take two from RHS girls

Apr 12, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team continued to struggle offensively, dropping two Class 4-A West matches in Casper, 3-0 to Casper Natrona on Friday and ... [more]