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With fall season done, CWC rodeo teams look for winter improvement

Oct 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five college rodeos in a span of a month wrapped up a jam-packed schedule for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
The fall season ended for CWC last ... [more]

RHS meets Douglas in battle of 1 vs. 2

Oct 16, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The game will decide the Class 4-A East conference champion and runner-up, as well as which team will have home-field advantage through the first two weeks ... [more]

Wolverine girls to Evanston for 4-A West swimming

Oct 15, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Jordan Settlemire has the conference's top seed in the 200-yard individual medley and is seed third in the 100-yard butterfly.

Coach Chad Fallin and ... [more]

Chiefs host conference cross country on Thursday

Oct 15, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Chico Her Many Horses has stressed all season the last two weeks of the cross country season are the most important for the Wyoming Indian High School ... [more]

Class 4-A West cross country Thursday for Riverton on Casper course

Oct 15, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The pace picks up for the Riverton Wolverines Thursday afternoon at the Class 4-A West regional cross country meet in Casper.
Teams in the field are Evanston, ... [more]

RHS downs Lander on v-ball court

Oct 15, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton prepares now to host league foe Evanston at 5 p.m. Thursday in a match that likely will determine the third seed for the Class 4-A West regional ... [more]

Work to improve parks and trails is working

Oct 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  While working on a master planning document to present to the Riverton City Council early next year, the city sponsored Parks and Trails Master Planning ... [more]

Riverton cross country racers shave seconds at Powell Invitational

Oct 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  All Riverton Wolverine cross country runners produced personal-best times Thursday afternoon at the Powell Invitational to end the regular season.
In the ... [more]

Tigers pounded 41-7 by Torrington

Oct 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander will try for its first win of the season Friday in Rawlins.

Torrington was hungry for a Class 3-A East conference football victory after ... [more]

RHS comes alive in second half to corral Buffalo

Oct 12, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  No. 1 Riverton, Class 3-A's only undefeated team, hosts No. 2 Douglas this Friday at Wolverine Field.

Maybe it was the moonrise just after halftime. ... [more]

Kelly Walsh bests RHS spikers in three straight

Oct 12, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team had early momentum but couldn't bounce back from losing a first-set thriller and fell to the Casper Kelly Walsh ... [more]

Dubois red hot in 70-8 victory over Little Snake

Oct 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  DUBOIS -- Peaking is the key to success in swimming, cross country and track. It's no less important in football.
The Dubois Rams are on upswing with a ... [more]

Eagles give up 84 points in loss to Meeteetse

Oct 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The St. Stephen's Eagles remain in pursuit of their first win of the 2014 season and the first win since the inception of varsity 6-man football a season ago.  ... [more]

Rustlers grab first set from Western but lose in four

Oct 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The nationally ranked Western Wyoming Community College Mustangs won the last three sets to secure a Region IX volleyball victory Saturday against the Central ... [more]

UW aims to overcome distractions at Hawaii

Oct 10, 2014 - The Associated Press:  If a Wyoming Cowboy couldn't sleep on Friday night, it wasn't because he was nervous.
Dominic Rufran probably didn't shake himself awake in a cold sweat, ... [more]

Packers avenge only earlier loss, down 49ers 13-0 in for RJFL championship

Oct 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Veteran Riverton Junior Football League coach Danny Watson came up with a game plan for his Packers to keep the 49ers in check in the league's title game ... [more]

Rustler spikers swept in Casper

Oct 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC is aiming to get back on track at 3 p.m. Saturday vs. Western Wyoming at Rustler Gym.

Western Wyoming Community College has moved to No. 11 in ... [more]

Championship season

Oct 10, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  RHS routed Rawlins in '94 Homecoming game

After suffering three straight losses and entering their sixth game of the year with a 2-3 record, the 1994 ... [more]

No. 1 Natrona edges Wolverine spikers in three close games

Oct 10, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines went toe to toe with Wyoming's top-ranked volleyball team, playing even late into all three sets, but RHS fell to the Casper ... [more]

Shoshoni erases lead, beats Cougars 33-14

Oct 10, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The win lifts the Wranglers to 3-3 overall and 3-2 in the West 1-A, while Wind River drops to 2-4 on the season, with a 2-3 conference mark. ... [more]

Chiefs second at cross country race in South Dakota

Oct 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs completed a successful trip on Saturday to the annual Lakota Invitational cross country meet in Rapid City, S.D.
The ... [more]

Lander boys claim first on Thermop XC course

Oct 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Behind a solid team effort, the Lander Valley High School Tigers won the boys team cross country title Friday afternoon at the Bobcat Invitational in ... [more]

Ranked No. 1, RHS hosts Buffalo for Homecoming

Oct 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton is 5-0 on the season, while Buffalo is 1-4.

Unlike a year ago, when snowy weather delayed the Riverton Wolverine football squad's kickoff ... [more]

Wolverine tennis season ends

Oct 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A Riverton High School tennis team made up of underclassmen finished the season last weekend at the state tournament in Gillette.
The three-day tournament ... [more]

Packers to meet 49ers in RJFL title game

Oct 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Packers and the 49ers have emerged as the top two teams from regular season play in the Riverton Junior Football League.
The two teams are preparing to ... [more]

Wrangler girls outlast Thermop in five-game volleyball victory

Oct 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In a seesaw battle, the Shoshoni Wranglers outlasted Thermopolis in five games on Saturday afternoon.
The Wranglers won the marathon 25-19, 25-16, 25-27, ... [more]

Wind River hosts Shoshoni in country football rivalry dating through six decades

Oct 8, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River and Shoshoni have been playing football against each other for a very long time.  If you include the 27 games played by the Wranglers against ... [more]

Casper teams in town for v-ball matches vs. RHS

Oct 8, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton stands third in the Class 4-A West with a 3-2
conference mark.


The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will begin its second trek ... [more]

Cheer for Riverton, but feel for Rawlins

Oct 7, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Friday night's Riverton Wolverines vs. Rawlins Outlaws football game was a fight until the bitter end. It was a fantastic game to watch, must have been fun to ... [more]

Two conference wins on road for Rustler VB

Oct 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers play conference opponent Casper College on Tuesday night in Casper.

The Central Wyoming College Rustlers won a pair of Region IX ... [more]