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Where have all the nicknames gone these days?

Certain things just roll off one's tongue.
Saliva, for one.
But, all bodily fluid aside, I'm talking about nicknames and their absence these days across the ...

Cowgirl soccer faces Montana to start season

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming women's soccer team will open the 2015 season on Friday with a road match at the University of Montana.
Kickoff for the ...

Just a few short weeks ago, Riverton High School volleyball players were going through the motions of open gym, doing their best to prepare for the upcoming ...

Coach Jay Dayton has 23 runners practicing so far.

Riverton High School cross country coach Jay Dayton is excited with what he sees from his squad ...

What's in a number? Everything

So, I was thinking the other day and realized with all the statistics in sports these days, many times one loses sight of the most important numbers of ...

Coach Pat Patterson began his third season as head coach of the Riverton Wolverines football team this week with chilly weather that made it seem as if he ...

Tee it high and let it fly.
The Riverton High School Wolverines take to the course to begin a new season Thursday when they host the Wolverine Invitational at ...

Annual return to sports field brings out the best in our kids

When the sun rose Monday morning, a summer filled with anticipation for many Riverton athletes played out to the reality of the beginning of the fall sports ...

Cowboys start heavy week of grid practice

Wyoming will practice 10 times this week, culminating with a closed scrimmage on Saturday.

LARAMIE -- A return to two-a-day practices kicked off day ...

Swim, bike, run.
Sounds like a nice little day of family fun.
That's exactly what occurred Saturday during the fifth annual Lander Sprint Triathlon.
As the ...

Rocky Mountain Hall echoed Saturday with the sounds of squeaking sneakers and bouncing balls as the Wind River Bison, the newest entry in the American ...

Highly touted UW freshman WR focuses on learning playbook

LARAMIE -- Justice Murphy has that "it factor" that his teammates recognized immediately -- the type of physical ability that could help Wyoming ...

Jeri Jacobson always had it in her to coach.
Perhaps she didn't realize it at the time, but others close to her certainly did.
"She was always a coach on the ...

UW's DJ May progressing quickly in new role on defense

LARAMIE -- D.J. May has a simple explanation for his move from running back to nickel back/linebacker: "I know what it's like to have football taken from me," ...

Central Wyoming College freshman volleyballers Kenisha Muehler and Jensyn Pettit may be brand new on the scene this season, but the Riverton connection has ...

Dog days of summer drain soul

Well, here we are in mid-August.
Baseball's pennant race is in full swing (pun intended), NFL training camps are in session, complete with daily brawls ...

A soccer ball bounded across the turf of Wolverine Field as the sun beat down Wednesday morning during the Hot Shots Soccer Camp put on by R Recreation.
Maci ...

UW coach has schedule issues

LARAMIE -- Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt is at his wits' end in trying to get a major nonconference school to play the Cowboys in Laramie.
Entering his sixth ...

Wyoming coach learns valuable lessons from first season in Mountain West Conference

LARAMIE -- Entering his second year as Wyoming head coach, Craig Bohl now understands the type of team he needs to field against his Mountain West Conference ...

Football should be rough, safe

With more than 1 million high school athletes participating, football remains the most popular boys high school sport. And, the sport is continuing its ...

 
 

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