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Riverton set to defend state golf title against state field in Laramie

Sep 25, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines are the defending Class 4-A state boys golf champions, and they haven't lost a tournament in state this season. They are a favorite to ... [more]

Top-ranked Wolverines meet Torrington

Sep 25, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Friday at Wolverine Field.

Only Riverton and Torrington from the Class 3-A East survived their non-conference football ... [more]

Rustler VB finally gets a match at home

Sep 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It's been a good early season with CWC posting a 16-4 match record.

Central Wyoming College sophomore volleyball player Ashley Misinaqase says all ... [more]

Wrangler volleyball team takes second in Thermop

Sep 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two points separated the Shoshoni Wranglers from the championship at Saturday's Thermopolis Invitational volleyball tournament.
In the title match, ... [more]

Whiting, Brown near the top at Lander cross country meet

Sep 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County cross country runners Micah Whiting and Charlene Brown crossed the finish line in the top 10 during their respective races on Thursday afternoon ... [more]

Undefeated weekend lifts Rustler volleyball team to 16-4 record

Sep 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers pushed their volleyball winning streak to eight matches after going undefeated last weekend in Torrington.
In the ... [more]

Riverton's winning game about much more than football

Sep 23, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I've never seen a Friday night like last Friday night.
The high school football game between Riverton and Powell was, and there really is no other word to ... [more]

All-conference honors for Hafer, Massey

Sep 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Trey Massey and Natalie Hafer of the Lander Valley High School Tigers earned all-conference honors on Friday at the Class 3-A West golf tournament in Jackson. ... [more]

Cougars wilt late in two-touchdown loss Friday to Riverside

Sep 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  



Wind River fell to 1-1 in Class 1-A West conference play, losing 26-12 after leading 12-6 against Riverside at Basin on Friday night. The Cougars host ... [more]

Extra points make the difference for DHS

Sep 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  For just the second time since 2011, the Dubois Rams have dropped a football game at home. The matchup between the Rams and the Farson Eden Pronghorns was ... [more]

Vintage power football carries Cokeville past SHS Wranglers

Sep 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Western Lincoln County hasn't been a very friendly place to rural Fremont County schools over the last three decades. Wind River, Shoshoni, Dubois and Wyoming ... [more]

Riverton VB girls impress in 3-0 sweep of Laramie

Sep 20, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Laramie Lady Plainsmen must not be too fond of Wolverine Gym. For the second time this season, the Riverton Lady Wolverines hosted Laramie on the ... [more]

RHS golfers end perfect regular season in Gillette

Sep 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton High School Wolverines concluded the regular boys golf season Friday by winning the Gillette Invitational.
The tournament was made up of all ... [more]

Cody erupts in second half, shuts out LVHS Tigers 48-0

Sep 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four first-half turnovers created by the Lander Valley High School Tigers limited the Cody Broncs to a 14-0 halftime lead Friday night in the home opener for ... [more]

Williams kicks game-winning field goal for UW in final 15 seconds

Sep 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The never-say-die University of Wyoming football team used an 18-yard field goal from senior kicker Stuart Williams with just 15 seconds left to capture a ... [more]

RHS whips Powell, ends their 29-win streak

Sep 20, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  POWELL -- After exploding for 20 second-quarter points, the Riverton Wolverine defense dug in, adjusted on the fly, flexed its muscle, and made huge stops when ... [more]

Championship year

Sep 19, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  RHS 'turned on Tonkin' to start '94 chase

Editor's note: This is the first in a series recalling the 1994 Riverton High School state-championship ... [more]

Good weekend for ropers at high school rodeo in Jackson

Sep 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The two-day competition concluded the fall high school rodeo season.

The breakaway roping competition was the best event last weekend for the ... [more]

UW likes advantage of home field

Sep 19, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The elephant in the room measures 7,207 feet.
That's the difference in elevation between Laramie (7,220 feet) and Boca Raton, Florida (13 feet).
But when ... [more]

Rustler golfers to Montana for second tourney of season

Sep 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After almost a month of practicing and one fall tournament, Central Wyoming College Rustlers golf coach Pat Rafferty has his lineup set.
The No. 1 player is ... [more]

Long day for Cougar v-ball at Big Horn

Sep 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River now plays Saturday in the Thermopolis tournament.

Wind River was stacked in the top eight of bracket play competition on Saturday at the ... [more]

On hot streak, Rustler spikers off to Eastern

Sep 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC has a 12-4 mark on the volleyball season.

The Central Wyoming College Rustlers carries a four-match volleyball winning streak into Friday's ... [more]

Wolverines take on No. 1 Powell in big road game Friday

Sep 18, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Powell enters Friday's contest on a 29-game win streak, the longest in Wyoming and is 2-0 on the season, while Riverton, also 2-0, will still be thin at ... [more]

Lander set for home opener vs. Cody

Sep 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  With one more non-conference football game on the schedule, first-year Lander Valley High School Tigers coach John Rounds wants to find consistency on ... [more]

Chief runners saw state course at Sheridan meet

Sep 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor :  Members of the Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country teams had an extra-important learning experience on at the Michelle Ludwig Invitational on ... [more]

Wranglers reach semis in Big Horn VB tourney

Sep 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni advanced into the semifinals of the top bracket Saturday at the Big Horn Invitational volleyball tournament.
In the semis, Wright won a 25-14, 25-14 ... [more]

Spikers sweep Rock Springs in league match

Sep 17, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton plays at home Friday against Laramie.

Making a school-day trip to Sweetwater County, the Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team picked up ... [more]

Mitchell grabs third for CWC at cross country invitational in Nebraska

Sep 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In his first cross country meet of the season for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers, Tristan Mitchell finished third overall in the men's race Saturday at ... [more]

Steamboat and his rider are seen everywhere in Wyoming

Sep 16, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  One hundred years ago this month, Steamboat, the bucking horse that has come to define Wyoming and is one of the most-iconic state symbols in America, breathed ... [more]

Two finalists for CWC at home rodeo

Sep 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kaylee Burnett and Trae Kautzman reached the finals Sunday for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers during the final day of the Rustler Roundup rodeo at the ... [more]