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Wolverines fall in volleyball semifinal

Aug 26, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After a long day of Friday pool play, one thing was for sure. The 2012 edition of the McDonald's Invitational volleyball tournament in Wolverine Gym was packed ... [more]

Lander residents do well in Sprint Triathlon events

Aug 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  Martin Stensing, of Powell, and Lander's Ann Lehmkuhler won tight races Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Lander Sprint Triathlon.
Stensing finished the triathlon ... [more]

No. 43: Kristen Newlin to have her RHS number retired

Aug 26, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kristen Newlin -- a two-time Gatorade Wyoming basketball player of the year, a four-time state champion swimmer and state record holder, and a top-four state ... [more]

Cougars to have 40-player roster

Aug 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wind River has the largest enrollment of any Class 1-A football team, and head coach Cullen Noffsinger's 40-player roster will show it this season.
"We kept ... [more]

Senior boys lead Riverton High School tennis players

Aug 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Seniors John Kelleher and Joey Roseno have emerged as the No. 1 and No. 2 Riverton High School boys tennis players for the 2012 season.
Kelleher attends ... [more]

Wranglers to count on strong junior class

Aug 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Interest is as high as the turnout in Shoshoni this fall. With 36 players on the roster and a strong junior class, Wrangler head coach Rick Lindblad has depth ... [more]

Smith is going to guide the Pokes to a bowl

Aug 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Brett Smith is my favorite college football player for the upcoming season.
The University of Wyoming sophomore quarterback made a name for himself as a ... [more]

Conrad enjoying year as Senior Games president

Aug 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander resident Marty Conrad has served this past year as the president of the Wyoming Senior Olympic State Games.
Conrad has been involved with the senior ... [more]

Lady Cougars to play in McDonald's field

Aug 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Troi Larsen likes the potential of the 2012 Wind River volleyball team.
The Cougars played well in Larsen's first season at the helm, but WRHS didn't ... [more]

On the road, Wolverines play Worland in week zero

Aug 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With a new offensive coordinator and a team that has been hammered to be more aggressive on the football field, the Riverton Wolverines football team will ... [more]

Wolverines to focus on consistency at two-day tourney

Aug 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines volleyball team, with a grueling week of three-a-day practices in a warm gym behind them, will open their season on their home court ... [more]

Wolverine runners hit the track

Aug 22, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton Middle School cross country runners Tiana Lopez, (eighth grade) and Shelby Watson (seventh grade) warmed up for practice on Tuesday afternoon at ... [more]

Wolverine girls second, boys fourth at Gillette Invitational golf tourney

Aug 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two top-10 individual finishers put the Riverton High School girls golf team in the runner-up position by one stroke in the team standings at the Gillette ... [more]

Chief boys to chase sixth straight state title in cross country

Aug 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The state-champion target is becoming bigger and bigger each year for the Wyoming Indian High School boys cross country program.
The Chiefs will be going for ... [more]

Cowgirls announce 2012-13 schedule

Aug 22, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Seven teams that competed in postseason play will be featured on the 2012-13 Wyoming Cowgirl Basketball schedule, announced Tuesday by the Wyoming Athletics ... [more]

County residents compete in Lander triathlon

Aug 21, 2012 - Staff:  The Lander Sprint Triathlon was Saturday ... [more]

Youth baseball in Riverton is broken, but it can be repaired

Aug 21, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Less than 12 hours after the Rockies had defeated the Phillies this year for the Riverton Babe Ruth League title, the sprinklers were on, the Babe Ruth Park ... [more]

Tigers host Kemmerer in preseason game

Aug 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Working on offensive plays has been the top priority for Lander Valley High School on the football field in the first week of practice.
The Tigers opened the ... [more]

RHS cross country runners open in Douglas

Aug 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School cross country runners Olivia Thompson and Jillian C'Bearing are working at becoming the best one-two tandem in the Class 4-A ranks.
As a ... [more]

LVHS boys fourth at Riverton tournament

Aug 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jackson won the team boys title and Cody topped girls play.

The Lander Valley High School boys finished fourth in the boys team standings Friday ... [more]

Nirider paces RHS squad in season-opening home tourney

Aug 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Aaron Nirider missed the title of his home tournament by just one stroke.

Aaron Nirider opened his senior year finishing one stroke off the pace on ... [more]

Coach, teacher competes to set a good example

Aug 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In Saturday's Lander Triathlon, Martin Stensing of Powell won the men's division, and Ann Lehmkuhler of Lander topped the women's event.

Buddy Red ... [more]

Shyatt likes basketball season outlook for Wyoming

Aug 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team announced its 2012-13 schedule on Friday. The Cowboys' third season under head coach Larry Shyatt will feature ... [more]

Nirider third, Wolverines second after round one at country club

Aug 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School senior Aaron Nirider put himself in position for the individual title Thursday after shooting a first-round 73 to sit in third place at ... [more]

RHS welcomes 74 players to football practice this year

Aug 17, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The 'Week zero' game is Aug. 24, in Worland. Last year, the Wolverines gave up more than 31 points per game, including a record 54 against Green River at ... [more]

Pokes announce 2012-13 men's b-ball schedule

Aug 17, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (Aug. 17, 2012) - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team announced its 2012-13 schedule on Friday. The Cowboys' third season under head ... [more]

Margie McDonald honored with 2012 Achievement Award

Aug 16, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Former Wyoming women's basketball coach and conference administrator Margie McDonald was named a recipient of the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award, which was ... [more]

Pokes host scrimmage Saturday

Aug 16, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - This Saturday, the Wyoming Cowboys will conduct their second scrimmage of fall camp in a practice that will begin at 10 a.m. in War Memorial ... [more]

New rodeo coach on right track

Aug 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Drew Schrock is off to a good start as the new head rodeo coach at Central Wyoming College.
Schrock made a strong presentation last month, along with two ... [more]

RHS swimmers open season in Casper, Gillette

Aug 16, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's back to the pool in the near-dawn hours for the 16 girls who started their practices for Riverton High School Monday at the Riverton Aquatic Center.
Led ... [more]