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Tiger girls grab overtime win to begin state soccer

May 16, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  JACKSON -- Goalkeeper Ashlynn Schamber saved three shootout kicks Thursday for the Lander Valley High School Tigers, and her teammates blasted three dramatic ... [more]

Laramie boys down Riverton 2-0 at state soccer tourney

May 16, 2013 - Staff:  The Laramie Plainsmen scored one first half goal and added insurance in the 59th minute to effectively end Riverton's hopes for a boys Class 4-A soccer ... [more]

Eight Wolverines head to state track in Casper

May 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The three Riverton girls will compete in a combined five events.

The Riverton Wolverines are sending eight track and field athletes to the Class 4-A ... [more]

Lander boys, girls both seeded No. 1 at state soccer

May 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Lander Valley High School Tigers teams move into the Class 3-A soccer state tournament in Jackson with No. 1 seeds.
At 9 a.m. Thursday, the LVHS girls ... [more]

Many title contenders from county schools at state track

May 15, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Perhaps the process of fracking isn't that much different from the pressure high levels of competition can bring. Both processes bring out the best in their ... [more]

Wolverine boys a contender for state 4-A soccer trophy

May 15, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton girls open at 9 a.m. Thursday.

Both the Riverton Wolverine boys and girls soccer teams are on their way to the Wyoming high school ... [more]

Three Fremont County players in field for Open qualifier at Riverton course

May 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  P.J. Thomas and Easton Paxton are two Riverton golfers in the field for the U.S. Open qualifying round Wednesday at the Riverton Country Club.
Thomas played ... [more]

Request for 'mini' was a good sign for runner at regional track meet

May 14, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian's venerable track coach, Chico Her Many Horses, often brings cultural and historical images to his runners.
If a WIHS Chief is on the track, ... [more]

Rafferty 'more and more excited' about CWC coaching job

May 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Pat Rafferty has a plan of attack for keeping the Central Wyoming College men's basketball program at a high level.
Rafferty was named coach of the ... [more]

Battling injuries, RHS girls end fourth at regional soccer

May 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton opens state tournament play Thursday against Laramie.

Two Casper girls soccer teams knocked the Riverton Wolverines into the No. 4 state ... [more]

UW mat coach counting on Lander's Hanson

May 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  University of Wyoming wrestling coach Mark Branch has plenty of complements for freshman heavyweight Jordan Hanson of Lander.
Hanson, a two-time Class 3-A ... [more]

Sixth place at 4-A West track for Wolverine boys and girls

May 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ashtyn Leisy of the Riverton Wolverines qualified for state in three events Friday and Saturday at the Class 4-A West regional meet in Casper.
The best ... [more]

Lander hosts big track regional

May 12, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The best weather of the season blessed the 29 boys and girls track teams that descended on Bill Bush Stadium in Lander Friday and Saturday for the West ... [more]

Tigers drub Rawlins, win conference soccer crown

May 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander will have a No. 1 seed at the state tournament in Jackson.

After deadlocking Rawlins 1-1 in the first meeting, the Lander Valley High School ... [more]

After upset loss to Rock Springs, RHS boys third at 4-A West soccer

May 12, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rock Springs upset the top-seeded Riverton Wolverines 1-0 Friday night in the Class 4-A West regional boys semifinal soccer match in Evanston.
The Wolverines ... [more]

Proposed CWC plan would result in new athletic director

May 10, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees heard about plans to restructure the school's athletic department during a special budget session this ... [more]

Raiders get baseball season going at Green River

May 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  New Riverton Raiders baseball manager Brady Beers is putting his American Legion squad through the drills for a 46-game schedule this summer on the diamond. ... [more]

Wolverine girls win in overtime at West regional

May 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two late goals in the second overtime period from Taylor Paskett-Krause put the Riverton Wolverines over the Evanston Lady Red Devils 2-1 in the opening round ... [more]

Leseberg in contention for several titles at 1-A regional

May 9, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Fremont County's Class 1-A girls are limited in number this season. Dubois, Western Heritage Lutheran Academy and St. Stephen's not fielding enough girls ... [more]

County teams fill up the field for regional track in Lander

May 9, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Technology has integrated track and field at a level challenged only by Major League Baseball when it comes to statistics.  The weather limited competition ... [more]

It is 4-A West regional time for RHS tracksters

May 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The pace is going to pick up for the Riverton High School Wolverines girls and boys track and field teams Friday and Saturday at the Class 4-A West regional ... [more]

Riverton girls one win away from state soccer

May 8, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines already have two girls soccer victories over the Evanston Lady Devils this year in the Class 4-A West conference.
RHS is preparing ... [more]

Wolverine boys seeded No. 1 for West regional

May 8, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Leading goal scorer Tristan White won't play this weekend because of a hockey obligation.

Momentum is rolling in a positive way for the Riverton ... [more]

CWC names Rafferty to take over basketball program

May 8, 2013 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College has hired Pat Rafferty to be the next head men's basketball coach for the 2013-14 season.
The announcement came on Wednesday morning. ... [more]

RHS girls play Thursday

May 7, 2013 - Staff:  Riverton middle fielder Rachel Graham watched as teammate Andrea Roseno kicked the ball up the field during early season play at Wolverine Field. The ... [more]

Never forget the great RHS sports season now concluding

May 7, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I try to ride my Honda Ruckus scooter as often as I can. In fact, at The Ranger, there are now four of us who have scooters that we sometimes use for our ... [more]

Three Rustlers earn spots in College National Finals Rodeo

May 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Colton Miller won his second consecutive saddle bronc regional title for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in the final regular season rodeo Sunday in ... [more]

Parents invited to participate in p.e. challenge at Rendezvous

May 5, 2013 - Staff:  Parents of Rendezvous Elementary School students in Riverton are invited to the school the week of May 6-10 to participate in physical education classes that ... [more]

One win, one loss for RHS soccer girls in regular season ends

May 5, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After playing what Riverton Lady Wolverine soccer coach Tanya Santee called "a really bad game" Friday in an 8-1 loss at Green River, Riverton bounced back to ... [more]

Tiger girls win conference soccer crown with routs of Rawlins and Torrington

May 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ella Welsh paced the offensive charge for the Lander Tigers with two goals Friday afternoon in a 4-0 home girls soccer victory over Torrington.
Combined with ... [more]