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After Gillette loss, RHS boys win

Dec 16, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines basketball team struggled early but responded late to win their second of three games in the Flaming Gorge Tournament held in Green ... [more]

Laramie pummels RHS girls 77-49 Thursday

Dec 14, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverine basketball team started slow Thursday, fell behind 18-1, and could not climb back into its first game against Laramie in the ... [more]

Spartans roll up 14-1 basketball mark

Dec 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Middle School eighth-graders finished the boys basketball season putting up a 14-1 record.
The Spartans' only loss was to Wyoming Indian Middle ... [more]

RHS wrestlers edged Worland 34-33

Dec 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Heavyweight wrestler Dawson Steeds capped off a come-from-behind 34-33 Riverton High School victory Thursday night, pinning his Worland opponent in the final ... [more]

Wolverine boys come undone in second half, lose 83-54 to Gillette

Dec 14, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  GREEN RIVER -- In a much-anticipated battle of Class 4-A's top-ranked boys basketball teams, the Gillette Camels exploded in the third quarter for 29 points and ... [more]

Rustler men 11-2 after dropping second on road

Dec 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College ended a stretch of men's basketball road games on a two-game losing streak after a 76-67 setback to Laramie County Community College ... [more]

Wranglers hosting basketball invitational Friday, Saturday

Dec 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Shoshoni boys and girls basketball teams host the annual Wrangler Invitational this Friday and Saturday. Four teams are invited all from the Class 1-A ... [more]

Riverton swimmers welcome teams for two home meets

Dec 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The pre-invite meet Friday begins with the diving event at 4 p.m. and the invitational meet Saturday begins at 9 a.m. again with the diving event first. ... [more]

Third-ranked RHS wrestlers to Worland

Dec 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School wrestling coach Jay Galey says he's impressed with the contributions of his younger athletes so far this season.
The sophomores mentioned ... [more]

RHS junior varsity girls down Eagles

Dec 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School had two girls in double figures Tuesday night as the junior varsity Wolverines took a 47-33 victory over St. Stephen's.
Jensyn Pettit and ... [more]

Wolverine JV runs past St. Stephen's Eagles 70-54

Dec 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Myron Oldman and Brandon Fullerton were the top scorers for the Riverton High School junior varsity boys basketball team Tuesday night in a 70-54 victory over ... [more]

Tigers host Lander Classic

Dec 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wheatland, Douglas and Rawlins are in the field.

Lander Valley High School will play three straight boys basketball games against Class 3-A East ... [more]

Wolverines head to Green River for three-game slate

Dec 12, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's off to the Flaming Gorge tournament in Green River for both the Riverton Wolverine boys and Lady Wolverine girls basketball teams this Thursday through ... [more]

UW forward Sewell answers coach's challenge

Dec 11, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Joe Legerski challenged Chaundra Sewell before the season.
The Wyoming women's basketball coach told Sewell, his best all-around player, that he ... [more]

CWC men 11-2 on hoop season; women seek first league win

Dec 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College, Sheridan College and Casper College all have 11 wins in the men's basketball season.
The Rustlers sit at 11-2 overall and 1-1 in the ... [more]

Two medals for RHS in Rapid City wrestling competition

Dec 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  T.J. Galey brought home a third-place medal, and Arhen Wempen was fifth for Riverton High School Saturday at the Rapid City, S.D. Invitational wrestling ... [more]

Wrangler grapplers 3-2 at home duals

Dec 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lovell won the team title with a 5-0 record.

Shoshoni High School placed fourth out of 11 wrestling teams Saturday at the Zach Parish Duals in ... [more]

Skaters take the lead on improving Riverton City Park

Dec 11, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  There is no question that Riverton City Park is a beautiful place. But it is not perceived as a safe place for our kids.
And the stunner here is that our kids ... [more]

Jaeger wins 138-pound match at Zach Parish Duals

Dec 9, 2012 - Staff:  Shoshoni's JD Jaeger, top, won a 138-pound match, defeating Lyman's Devin Fenus during Saturday's Zach Parish Duals in Wrangler ... [more]

RHS girls fall twice on north road trip

Dec 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines took their first road trip of the season and almost pulled out a hard-fought victory Friday against the Buffalo Lady Bison, ... [more]

WIHS girls win two straight in Montana

Dec 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian's girls basketball team is unbeaten in Montana this season but dropped its opening game to Lovell on the way north to the Montana Holiday Class ... [more]

Wrangler girls cold from stripe in split with Burns, Lingle-Ft. Laramie

Dec 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Shooting in a foreign gym can sometimes be a challenge, even at the free-throw line. Shoshoni's girls experienced that but still picked up a split Friday night ... [more]

No losses yet for Cougar girls after downing Rocky

Dec 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Wind River Lady Cougars are 5-0 after winning their home opener over Rocky Mountain 64-54.
They take their unbeaten streak to Big Horn County next weekend ... [more]

Wrangler boys go to overtime twice in weekend tournament

Dec 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Shoshoni rode almost all the way to Nebraska this weekend for three games in the Burns Tournament, and two of those ended in overtime.
Saturday, the Wranglers ... [more]

Rough outing for Cougs to start home basketball season

Dec 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Friday's loss drops the Cougars to 0-5 on the season with tough challenge coming this weekend at Tongue River and Big Horn.

It was another long ... [more]

Casper College sweeps CWC hoops

Dec 9, 2012 - Staff:  Casper College won a 64-60 battle Saturday night over Central Wyoming College at Thunderbird Gym in Casper, winning an early critical Region IX men's ... [more]

Chiefs endure a cold start to down Montana opponent

Dec 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Sometimes it all comes down to defense.
Wyoming Indian survived a rare cold shooting spell Friday against Brockton, Mont., to advance to the finals of the ... [more]

Big third quarter boosts Lyman past Lander boys

Dec 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lyman outscored Lander Valley High School 21-6 in the third quarter to change the momentum and pick up a 50-38 boys basketball victory Saturday night at Bob ... [more]

Coach of Year Trembly guided Dubois to 6-man state crown

Dec 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Improvising, adapting and overcoming challenges are all in a day's work for the 2012 Fremont County Coach of the Year. Dubois head football coach David Trembly ... [more]

Riverton's 'X-Man' is Player of the Year

Dec 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The quarterback is a special position on any football team. Behind center, looking at opposing defenses and making sure his players are all set, there is no ... [more]