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Cowgirls pound Denver 81-66

Nov 18, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE - The flow wasn't as pretty as it was a week ago, but the result was the same for the University of Wyoming Cowgirls. And maybe this win was a little ... [more]

Cowboys put game away with 19-5 run in 67-60 win over Southern to end tourney

Nov 18, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Cowboys needed something - anything - to get going late in the second half on Friday against Southern.
The Cowboys ... [more]

One win, one loss for CWC women at home hoops tournament

Nov 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Freshman Tina Hosea hit a 3-pointer with 1:18 left in regulation play to give Central Wyoming College a 41-40 lead, and teammate Elise Keller stole the ball ... [more]

Wolverines land five on 3-A all-state list

Nov 18, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Five Riverton Wolverines, all seniors, have been named to the Class 3-A all-state football and all-conference football teams, and six more RHS players were ... [more]

Past LVHS soccer star plays in juco nationals

Nov 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Mitch Cooper was a par-time starter this season for Western Wyoming College.

Mitch Cooper helped the Western Wyoming men's soccer team accomplish a ... [more]

CWC men put up two big wins in weekend tourney

Nov 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The homestand ends for the Rustlers with Tuesday's 7:30 p.m. tipoff against the Rocky Mountain JV.

The new up-tempo style of basketball from Central ... [more]

Cowboys give complete effort to beat South Dakota 71-51

Nov 16, 2012 - The Associated Press:  The shooting was there, and so was the defense for the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
And there wasn't much South Dakota could do about ... [more]

I love my college football (and Oregon is my title pick)

Nov 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  College football is No. 1 on my sports television watching agenda right now.
I'm hooked on the sport.
Every chance I get, I have been watching college ... [more]

Experienced RHS wrestling team has high expectations for coming season

Nov 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School wrestling coach Jay Galey has had a front row seat the last couple of years as his Wolverines climb the ladder in the Class 4-A ... [more]

Pokes win by 13 over North Carolina Central

Nov 15, 2012 - The Associated Press:  What looked like an easy win turned out to be difficult for the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
But the Cowboys overcame a long shooting drought ... [more]

Smith more comfortable, confident for CWC women

Nov 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Emily Smith has her swagger back for Central Wyoming College this season.
The 6-foot-2 sophomore post player from Mountain View High School took some time ... [more]

Rustlers host Bailey tourney

Nov 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg says his team will be tested twice this weekend during the Bailey Tire Tip-Off at Rustler ... [more]

RHS girls basketball players begin practice

Nov 14, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton High School girls basketball player Annie Phister went against Bree Olson during practice on Tuesday night at Wolverine Gym. The Wolverines started ... [more]

Two Dubois spikers all-state

Nov 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Seniors Rachelle Leseberg and Katherine Finley earned the postseason honor for the Rams.

Katherine Finley and Rachelle Leseberg were instrumental in ... [more]

New AD saw good team community spirit in fall sports

Nov 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School activities director Jeremy Hill said he learned in his first season on the job that the community and student body have a lot of pride in ... [more]

Shyatt Inks Two with Cowboy Basketball

Nov 14, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (Nov. 14, 2011) - University of Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt announced on Wednesday, Nov. 14, that two recruits have signed a National Letter of ... [more]

Lander's Hitshew awarded the 'high school Heisman'

Nov 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School senior Jordan Hitshew was honored last week as the Wyoming state girls winner of the Wendy�s High School Heisman Award.
Daniel ... [more]

One last game as a parent of a football player

Nov 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  When son Kyle and I first visited the snowy Jamestown College campus a few Februarys ago, the high temperature that day was 14 degrees -- below zero. It was a ... [more]

Riverton crew officiated title game won by Dubois

Nov 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Veteran high school football official Mike Harris now worked a state title game in every Wyoming classification.
Harris and his Riverton crew were on the ... [more]

CWC women post win against makeshift squad

Nov 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central's opponent was a collection of former Rustlers, some current CWC volleyball players, and others from the area.

Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Rustler men dominate Lamar

Nov 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC hosts a two-day tournament Friday and Saturday at Rustler Gym.

Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach Shelby Lindley was satisfied with ... [more]

Lander U10 booters end good season

Nov 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander U10 Strikers soccer team last month won the Rapid City Soccerfest title to end the fall season.
Lander U10 coach Tony Lowham said the Strikers ... [more]

Dubois wins first-ever state football crown

Nov 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rams erased a 24-20 halftime deficit and blew out defending champ Little Snake River 54-30 at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

LARAMIE -- Dubois ... [more]

Dubois takes state title in 6-man football

Nov 9, 2012 - Staff:  Photo by Bruce ... [more]

RMS hoops seasons open

Nov 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Middle School eighth-grade boys A basketball team has jumped out to an early 4-0 record to begin the 2012 season.
The RMS eighth-grade B team is ... [more]

Powell downs Star Valley for 3-A title

Nov 9, 2012 - Associated Press:  Class 3A
Powell 13, Star Valley 10

Final ... [more]

Little Snake River goes for third straight football title vs. Dubois

Nov 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Mike Bates had high praise for Dubois on Thursday morning, a day before his Little Snake River Rattlers face the Rams in the Class 1-A 6-man title game ... [more]

Rams play Friday for 1-A state 6-man championship

Nov 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kickoff is at noon Friday at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

Dubois High School football coach David Trembly remembers how nervous his players ... [more]

Turnovers plague CWC women in opening loss

Nov 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Colorado Northwestern spoiled Central Wyoming College women's basketball season opener Monday night in a 47-41 win at Utah Valley University in Orem, ... [more]

Strong second half pushes Rustler men past Colorado Northwestern

Nov 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College pulled away from Colorado Northwestern late in the second half on Monday night to win a 62-54 men's basketball decision at Utah Valley ... [more]