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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]

Snyder proving to be a positive Wolverine backer

Aug 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If change is good, then Riverton is good, at least as far as Riverton High School Athletics are concerned.
A lot has changed since one year ago, when the ... [more]

WRHS opens in McDonalds field

Aug 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Troi Larsen used the McDonald's Invitational volleyball tournament as an experiment weekend.
The Wind River coach switched a number of lineups and played ... [more]

Tigers jump on Kemmerer in week zero

Aug 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The week zero football contest was a positive one for Lander Valley High School.
The Tigers stole the win vs. Kemmerer and came away with a 22-6 victory ... [more]

Rams have good showing vs. Eden-Farson

Aug 26, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Expectations were high entering this season, and after a week zero scrimmage with Eden-Farson, it appears they were well warranted. The Rams easily ran ... [more]

RHS gains momentum, win at Worland 27-9 in week zero footb

Aug 26, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines, with a balanced offensive attack that yielded more than 370 yards in total offense and a solid defensive effort wore down the Worland ... [more]

LVHS spikers go 1-1 in bracket play

Aug 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School went 1-1 in the single-elimination bracket play Saturday at the McDonald's Invitational volleyball tournament in Riverton.
The ... [more]

Wolverines fall in volleyball semifinal

Aug 26, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After a long day of Friday pool play, one thing was for sure. The 2012 edition of the McDonald's Invitational volleyball tournament in Wolverine Gym was packed ... [more]

Lander residents do well in Sprint Triathlon events

Aug 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  Martin Stensing, of Powell, and Lander's Ann Lehmkuhler won tight races Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Lander Sprint Triathlon.
Stensing finished the triathlon ... [more]

No. 43: Kristen Newlin to have her RHS number retired

Aug 26, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kristen Newlin -- a two-time Gatorade Wyoming basketball player of the year, a four-time state champion swimmer and state record holder, and a top-four state ... [more]

Cougars to have 40-player roster

Aug 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wind River has the largest enrollment of any Class 1-A football team, and head coach Cullen Noffsinger's 40-player roster will show it this season.
"We kept ... [more]

Senior boys lead Riverton High School tennis players

Aug 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Seniors John Kelleher and Joey Roseno have emerged as the No. 1 and No. 2 Riverton High School boys tennis players for the 2012 season.
Kelleher attends ... [more]

Wranglers to count on strong junior class

Aug 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Interest is as high as the turnout in Shoshoni this fall. With 36 players on the roster and a strong junior class, Wrangler head coach Rick Lindblad has depth ... [more]

Smith is going to guide the Pokes to a bowl

Aug 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Brett Smith is my favorite college football player for the upcoming season.
The University of Wyoming sophomore quarterback made a name for himself as a ... [more]

Conrad enjoying year as Senior Games president

Aug 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander resident Marty Conrad has served this past year as the president of the Wyoming Senior Olympic State Games.
Conrad has been involved with the senior ... [more]

Lady Cougars to play in McDonald's field

Aug 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Troi Larsen likes the potential of the 2012 Wind River volleyball team.
The Cougars played well in Larsen's first season at the helm, but WRHS didn't ... [more]

On the road, Wolverines play Worland in week zero

Aug 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With a new offensive coordinator and a team that has been hammered to be more aggressive on the football field, the Riverton Wolverines football team will ... [more]

Wolverines to focus on consistency at two-day tourney

Aug 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines volleyball team, with a grueling week of three-a-day practices in a warm gym behind them, will open their season on their home court ... [more]

Wolverine runners hit the track

Aug 22, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton Middle School cross country runners Tiana Lopez, (eighth grade) and Shelby Watson (seventh grade) warmed up for practice on Tuesday afternoon at ... [more]

Wolverine girls second, boys fourth at Gillette Invitational golf tourney

Aug 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two top-10 individual finishers put the Riverton High School girls golf team in the runner-up position by one stroke in the team standings at the Gillette ... [more]