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Rams to host Midwest in 6-man semifinals

Oct 31, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  There is an old adage in Wyoming prep football: To win in November, you'd better be able to run the ball.
With that in mind no team runs the ball like the ... [more]

Defense key for CWC basketball team in new season

Oct 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shelby Lindley was asked Monday by Central Wyoming College to be the men's head basketball coach for the 2012-13 season.
Lindley and his CWC players start ... [more]

Wyoming coach humbled by suspension from football team

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Saying his one-week suspension for his conduct after the Air Force game was humbling and difficult, Wyoming coach Dave Christensen apologized a ... [more]

Giants celebrate World Series title

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Fresh from their World Series sweep, the San Francisco Giants came home Monday, and a jubilant Bay Area celebrated their arrival.
The San Francisco Giants, ... [more]

Settlemire leads RHS at state swim meet

Oct 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School sophomore swimmer Jordan Settlemire led Wolverine swimmers at the state high school swim meet Thursday and Friday in ... [more]

Sweeps aren't memorable ... unless they're close to home

Oct 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  One of the last true home run hitters from the Riverton Raiders American Legion baseball team was Trevor Wilson who wrapped up his collegiate career at Miles ... [more]

Cowboys set to play basketball contest at WIHS

Oct 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  History will be made Wednesday when the University of Wyoming men's basketball team plays for the first time in Ethete.
Game time is 7 p.m. at Wyoming Indian ... [more]

Rams get a win at 1-A state VB before elimination by Kaycee

Oct 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Dubois showed it belonged in the Class 1-A state volleyball tournament after posting a 1-2 record at the Casper Events Center.
The victory by the ... [more]

Wranglers crushed by Southeast in miserable conditions

Oct 28, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Three Wranglers were knocked out of the game, two of them hospitalized.

YODER -- The scene was reminiscent of "Quest for Fire," with bands of Stone ... [more]

No. 1 Powell too much for Lander in first-round of 3-A grid playoffs

Oct 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Powell started its bid for a second straight Class 3-A state football championship with a 36-0 victory over Lander Valley High School Friday night in Park ... [more]

Tiger spikers drop two straight at state tourney

Oct 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Newcastle eliminated Lander Valley High School from the Class 3-A state volleyball tournament Friday afternoon in a marathon match at the Casper ... [more]

Wolverines upset by Cody Broncs

Oct 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  "We decided to pack it in there and get after people. That full house that (former Cody) Coach McDougall ran forever. These kids have never seen it, and for ... [more]

Wranglers claim fourth at 2-A state volleyball

Oct 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Wright knocked off Shoshoni High School twice in three days at the Class 2-A state volleyball tournament at the Casper Events Center. Shoshoni claimed ... [more]

Dubois explosive in 89-19 playoff victory over HEM; semis next

Oct 28, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  When you give up 71 points in the opening half of a football game the outcome is never in doubt. Hanna Elk Mountain make the trek to Dubois Friday afternoon to ... [more]

Friday night prep football scores

Oct 26, 2012 - Associated Press:  PREP FOOTBALL
State Playoffs
First Round
Class 4A
Casper Natrona 54, Rock Springs 7

Cheyenne East 45, Cheyenne Central 6

Evanston 42, Campbell ... [more]

Halloween-themed 5k/10k Saturday at Wolverine Track

Oct 26, 2012 - Staff:  The Riverton High School cross country team is hosting a 5k and 10k walk/run at Wolverine Track on Saturday, Oct. 27, with a Halloween theme.
The race starts ... [more]

Cowboys host No. 21 Boise State on Saturday

Oct 26, 2012 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- No. 21 Boise State and Wyoming come together Saturday as programs heading in opposite directions.
The Broncos (6-1, 3-0 Mountain West) are ... [more]

Wright upsets No. 1 Shoshoni at 2-A VB tourney; Dubois falls

Oct 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Wright stunned Shoshoni High School in the opening round of the Class 2-A state volleyball tournament Thursday at the Casper Events Center.
The ... [more]

Douglas powerful in first-round volleyball win over Lander Tigers at 3-A tournament

Oct 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander played later Friday against Newcastle in the consolation bracket.

CASPER -- Douglas had too many weapons for Lander Valley High School to keep ... [more]

WyomingAthletics.com Renamed GoWYO.com

Oct 26, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (Oct. 26, 2012) - The University of Wyoming Athletics Department has changed its website URL from WyomingAthletics.com to GoWYO.com. Fans will ... [more]

Condie still on leave at CWC

Oct 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Head coach Curtis Condie remains on leave from the Central Wyoming College men's basketball team.
Condie was placed on leave Wednesday, Oct. 10. The leave ... [more]

Shoshoni rides bus to Yoder for 1-A playoff first-rounder

Oct 25, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Friday's game is a rematch of last year's playoff opener won by Southeast Goshen.

Only a single common opponent sits between the Shoshoni Wranglers ... [more]

RHS hosts Cody on Friday to open football playoffs

Oct 25, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Earlier this season, the Riverton Wolverines football team was looking for a spark after dropping its first two games of the year. One was a gut-wrenching, ... [more]

Rustlers get big win at home vs. Casper College T-Birds

Oct 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College delivered its most critical victory of the volleyball season Tuesday night in a four-set win over Casper College at Rustler Gym.
The ... [more]

Riverton girls set for state 4-A swim meet in Gillette

Oct 24, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Because high school swimmers can swim in just two individual events at state, Jordan Settlemire will enter the 100-yard butterfly and the 200-yard ... [more]

Shoshoni carries top seed into 2-A state VB tourney

Oct 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Dubois Rams are seeded fourth in the Class 1-A bracket.

The march for Shoshoni High School toward the Class 2-A state volleyball title starts ... [more]

With evidence in hand, UW too slow to punish Christensen

Oct 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  When I was in grade school, my dad had configured a cool radio for me to listen to. It wasn't new, but it had two fold-out speakers, and the thing could pull ... [more]

With perfect regular year done, Dubois set for 6-man grid playoffs

Oct 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Dubois concluded a perfect regular season with an 85-32 blowout of long-distance rival Guernsey-Sunrise and now prepares to host the first two round of playoff ... [more]

Thompson 12th at state cross country

Oct 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson placed 12th for Riverton High School at the cross country state meet Saturday in Douglas in a difficult Class 4-A girls field.
The sophomore, ... [more]

Cougars let halftime lead slip, fall 18-17 in Basin

Oct 21, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was the season in a microcosm the final five minutes of play Friday night for the Wind River Cougars. Wind River has suffered through a bizarre season laden ... [more]