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Tournament in Gillette awaits RHS volleyball Friday, Saturday

Sep 4, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Looking to improve its passing and return of serve, the Riverton Lady Wolverine volleyball squad travels to Gillette Friday and Saturday for the Camel ... [more]

UW raises record $12.8M for athletic facilities and scholarships

Sep 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming athletics will benefit for years to come from the generosity of numerous individuals, corporations and other groups who ... [more]

Wolverines open grid season

Sep 4, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff against Green River is 7 p.m. Friday at Wolverine Field.

With the excitement of opening its regular season at home, the Riverton Wolverines ... [more]

Good showing for Shoshoni volleyball in Douglas

Sep 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Class 2-A Wrangler girls beat three Class 3-A opponents.
Three wins over Class 3-A volleyball opponents at the Douglas Invitational placed the ... [more]

Jurassic Classic bike race planned for Saturday

Sep 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The annual Jurassic Classic has turned into a popular event for Fremont County cyclists
The third annual race takes place this Saturday, Sept. 6, at Johnny ... [more]

Chiefs battle to third at Green River cross country meet

Sep 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country runners were competitive Friday in the season opening race at the Green River Invitational.
Wyoming Indian's ... [more]

Tigers preparing for opener with Worland

Sep 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach John Rounds officially starts a new era of Lander Valley High School football on Friday night when Tigers challenge the Worland Warriors on the ... [more]

No sanctions for UW volleyball

Sep 2, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- The NCAA will not impose any sanctions on Wyoming for rules violations within its women's volleyball program.
In early 2013, Wyoming self-reported ... [more]

I'll be on double duty this this Friday at Wolverine Field -- and loving it

Sep 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Forgive me if I appear a bit frazzled this Friday night. I have two jobs to do.
I'm not sure how the first one will turn out.
The plan is to load the ... [more]

Wolverine tennis starts play in Jackson

Sep 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton has 24 players out for the fall season.

Riverton High School tennis coach Mary Lea Wolf says her underclassmen are pushing the veteran ... [more]

Solid mark for Rustlers at Sheridan VB tourney

Sep 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC travels back to Sheridan for another tournament this Friday and Saturday to face Williston State, Rocky Mountain and Lake Region State.

Three ... [more]

Rams face two teams in round-robin format

Sep 2, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Dubois travels across the state to Guernsey next Saturday for a 1 p.m. kickoff against the top-ranked Guernsey Sunrise Vikings to open the regular ... [more]

Tiger mixes it up with Big Horn in week-zero football scrimmage

Sep 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The starting line was crossed when the Lander Valley High School Tigers faced an opponent for the first time in a controlled football scrimmage Friday vs. Big ... [more]

Wolverines stick to script vs. Worland

Sep 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  RHS mixed varsity and junior varsity players throughout trailing 24-21 when the horn sounded.

WORLAND -- It looked like a Wyoming high school ... [more]

Riverton golfers post second win

Sep 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Wolverines placed among the top 10 in Rock Springs, led by individual medalist Easton Paxton.

For the Riverton High School Wolverines, two ... [more]

In Bohl's coaching debut, Cowboys pound out 17-12 win vs. Montana grizzlies

Sep 2, 2014 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Bohl-ball is now the official brand of Wyoming football.
"This is going to be a new brand of football," new coach Craig Bohl said after Wyoming ... [more]

RHS spikers put up 2-4 record to start year at home invite

Sep 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines opened their 2014 volleyball season by going 2-4 in the nine-team Class 4-A McDonald's Invitational hosted Friday and Saturday in ... [more]

Lander hosts no-score relays to ease into girls swim season

Sep 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A big field of girls swim teams started the 2014 season Friday night at the Lander Relays.
The meet provided both Lander Valley High School coach Bruce ... [more]

With Bohl, it's back to basics

Aug 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wyoming Cowboys open the football season Saturday.

First-year University of Wyoming coach Craig Bohl didn't waste any time installing a new ... [more]

Underclassmen key for Cougars as volleyball season opens in Lovell

Aug 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River Cougars ended a three-year absence at the Class 2-A state tournament last year, qualifying as a No. 4 seed for the big event in Casper.
Wind ... [more]

Good mix of youth, experience for SHS Wrangler volleyball

Aug 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers are on track to continue being a fixture volleyball team in the Class 2-A state bracket.
The Wranglers placed fourth at state in Casper ... [more]

Wolverine girls hit pool in Lander for first meet

Aug 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  RHS then travels to Rawlins on Saturday.

Two swim meets on the road will mark the beginning of the season for the Riverton Lady Wolverine swimmers ... [more]

Wolverines to Worland in week-zero scrimmage

Aug 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With an emphasis on practice and improving, the Riverton Wolverines travel Friday night to Worland for a week-zero football scrimmage against the Warriors. The ... [more]

WIHS Chief boys pursue eighth straight 2-A cross country title

Aug 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Longtime Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country coach Chico Her Many Horses already has Saturday, Oct. 25, on his mind.
That is the day the Chiefs ... [more]

Invite hosts powerhouse 4-A volleyball field

Aug 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team jumps into Class 4-A competition as host of the McDonald's volleyball tournament this Friday and Saturday. The ... [more]

Wind River welcomes 22 to fall football practice; opener Sept. 5

Aug 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River head football coach Cullen Noffsinger enters his fourth season leading the Cougars.  Numbers are up a bit in Pavillion, with 22 players out for the ... [more]

Wrangler gridders to field mostly freshmen and sophs

Aug 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The 1-A West is the largest conference in Wyoming prep football with eight teams.

Youth is the operative word in Shoshoni this fall with 19 of 28 ... [more]

Dubois returns talented team for another 6-man title chase

Aug 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Some programs rebuild. The Dubois Rams just reload. 
Dubois won back to back Class 1-A 6-man state football titles in 2011 and 2012 and fell in the ... [more]

Wolverine cross country teams start season Friday

Aug 27, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  "Potential" is the best word Riverton High School Wolverines cross country coach Jay Dayton had in describing his team in the early stages of practice. ... [more]

Rustlers compete well in opening tournament

Aug 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC won two of four matches and also extended two nationally-ranked teams to extra games.

Two wins and two losses in Rock Springs started the 2014 ... [more]