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Cowboy Golfers Win First Tournament Of The Season

Sep 4, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Junior Stewart Wins First Collegiate Event, While Jensen Picks Up First Win As Cowboy Head Coach
VICTOR, Idaho-(Sept. 4, 2012)-The Wyoming Cowboy golf ... [more]

Cougars split a pair of conferences matches

Sep 4, 2012 - Staff:  Wind River sophomore Aspen Stagner helped the Cougars split a pair of conference matches on Friday. WRHS beat Big Piney, but lost to Kemmerer. The Cougars play ... [more]

Dubois wallops Midwest to open 6-man grid season

Sep 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Dubois Rams opened the 6-man football regular season with decisive 61-27 win over the Midwest Oilers behind a 28-point fourth quarter. The game was ... [more]

Long-ago words from Denver quarterback still with me today

Sep 4, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  When I first became a Denver Broncos fan, I loved Charley Johnson and I hated John Hufnagel. Perhaps hate is too strong a word, but I can tell you I didn't ... [more]

Riverton girls fourth, boys fifth in big Rock Springs Invitational golf tourney

Sep 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  RHS ends the regular season Thursday and Friday at the Green River Invitational.

Riverton High School golfer Lars Becker fired a career-low Thursday ... [more]

Wyoming squanders chances in 37-17 loss at Texas

Sep 2, 2012 - By The Associated Press:  JIM VERTUNO,AP Sports Writer


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Wyoming Cowboys had an early lead and a late chance to make a game of it against No. 15 ... [more]

Late Cougar drive comes up short vs. Kemmerer

Sep 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  A tight game between the home-standing Wind River Cougars and the visiting Class 2-A Kemmerer Rangers came down to the final minute Friday at ... [more]

Long trip for Chiefs ends in 49-0 defeat

Sep 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The football field at Pine Bluffs High School is less than half a mile from the Nebraska border. Wyoming Indian made the long trek to eastern Laramie County ... [more]

Good showing for Lander Valley volleyball in Montana

Sep 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tigers took third place in the annual Border War tournament.
A trip to Billings, Mont., Friday and Saturday led to a third-place finish for Lander ... [more]

LVHS golfers earn second-place tie on Park County courses

Sep 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five balanced scores landed Lander Valley High School into a two-way tie for second on Friday at the Powell-Cody Invitational golf tournament.
The Tigers ... [more]

Inexperienced Tigers upended 28-0 by Cody to start season

Sep 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Late in the third quarter, Lander Valley High School was in position to tie up the football game vs. Cody at 7-7, but the Tigers couldn't pound the ball over ... [more]

Rustlers 1-3 in Salt Lake tournament

Sep 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College managed a 1-3 record Friday and Saturday at the Salt Lake City Invitational volleyball tournament.
The victory for the Rustlers came ... [more]

Double-barreled Wrangler attack posts 40-6 win

Sep 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Aside from the usual last-minute adjustments customary to an opening game, perhaps the greatest challenge faced by the Shoshoni Wranglers and the ... [more]

RHS spikers end tourney with win over Natrona

Sep 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The good news for the Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team is they played a lot of volleyball in days two and three of their road trip to the Gillette ... [more]

Wolverines blanked by Powell 21-0

Sep 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Although a blue moon is a metaphor for something that occurs rarely, it also has a history that luck is pending. And as the blue moon was rising in the eastern ... [more]

Wyoming Prep Football Scores

Aug 31, 2012 - Associated Press:  PREP FOOTBALL
Big Horn 49, Greybull 6
Buffalo 41, Worland 0
Campbell County 48, Rock Springs 0
Casper Kelly Walsh 17, Evanston 0
Casper Natrona 38, ... [more]

Eighth-graders lose high-scoring game; RMS cross country, volleyball under way

Aug 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rawlins pulled out a 42-34 victory game over the Riverton eighth-graders on Thursday afternoon at Wolverine Field.
The contest was the season opener for both ... [more]

RHS spikers drop league opener

Aug 31, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After the first two games, the Riverton Lady Wolverines' Thursday Class 4-A West volleyball match against perennial state power Kelly Walsh was even at one ... [more]

Olympian Brett Newlin is a class act

Aug 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Brett Newlin was the perfect athlete to represent Riverton in the last two summer Olympic Games.
The two-time Olympian has been all over the world the last ... [more]

Packers, 49ers open RJFL year with wins

Aug 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Packers and the 49ers came up on top Thursday night in the season openers of the fifth-and sixth-grade Riverton Junior Football League.
The Packers ... [more]

RHS hosts Powell to open football season

Aug 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Wolverine Field, with free admission.

For the first time since 1936, the Riverton Wolverines will open their football season ... [more]

Brazilian recruit bolsters Rustler spikers ahead of Salt Lake tournament

Aug 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Flavia Araujo continues the pipeline of volleyball players from Brazil to Central Wyoming College.
The 6-foot outside hitter joined the Rustlers Friday and ... [more]

Riverton runners get tough opening test on hilly Douglas course

Aug 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  RHS sophomore runner Olivia Thompson placed 14th in a time of 23:06 in the season opener.

Riverton High School cross country coach Jay Dayton called ... [more]

RHS opens season with swims at KW and Gillette

Aug 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines swim team was back in the pool competing for the first time in the 2012 season last weekend.
RHS competed Friday in the Casper ... [more]

Riverton spikers begin league play in Casper

Aug 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The match with the Lady Trojans will be on Thursday night.

It wasn't that long ago that the Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team was showing ... [more]

No. 43 forever

Aug 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Newlin's number retired by RHS

During her freshman season of girls basketball for Riverton High School, Kristen Newlin was the last player to get to ... [more]

MWC title game to air on CBS

Aug 29, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West has announced the schedule for the 2013 Mountain West Basketball Championships, which will be played March 12-16 at ... [more]

Lander hosts Cody Broncs to open football season

Aug 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School football coach Doug Hughes knows Cody will come into Bill Bush Memorial Stadium Friday night and try to establish the running game ... [more]

Big weekend for SHS volleyball girls in Lovell

Aug 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School had a perfect start to the 2012 volleyball season Friday and Saturday at the North Big Horn Invitational, winning the championship in ... [more]

Riverton girls win Evanston golf invite

Aug 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines boys placed third in the 10-team field.

Riverton High School climbed its way to the top of the girls team standings on Friday to win ... [more]