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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]

Tiger boys beat Lovell and Worland

Dec 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After suffering a 25-point setback Friday night to Riverton High School on Friday night, the Lander Valley High School boys basketball team bounced back to win ... [more]

Perfect start for RHS boys

Dec 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton 4-0 after beating Lander, two others

The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team continued its pre-conference demolition of Class 3-A ... [more]

Prep basketball scores

Dec 1, 2012 - Associated Press:  BOYS BASKETBALL
Alliance, Neb. 61, Torrington 56

Billings West, Mont. 82, Sheridan 42

Campbell County 75, Green River 32

Meeteetse 37, Farson-Eden ... [more]

Wyoming beats #19 Colorado in Laramie 76-69

Dec 1, 2012 - Associated Press:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Colorado may want to stay away from Wyoming for a while, at least on the basketball court.

The No. 19 Buffaloes dropped their sixth ... [more]

Adams steps up for Cowboys

Nov 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  One player's adversity turns into opportunity for others.
That's what the University of Wyoming men's basketball team experienced in its 68-40 win at UC-Santa ... [more]

Cougars welcome a dozen to mats

Nov 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River started the wrestling season Friday in Powell.

Wind River High School wrestling coach James Cunningham is using this season to build ... [more]

Wolverines pound Warriors 76-31 at home

Nov 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines, strong from the beginning, outscored the Worland Warriors 34-11 in the first half and cruised to a 76-31 season-opening win Thursday ... [more]

Riverton girls handle Worland 55-41

Nov 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Sophomore Kiley Ridgway had 20 and senior Amy Woodward 13 to lead RHS.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines put together a strong fourth quarter to ... [more]