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Wolverine spikers beaten by Rock Springs in West opener

Oct 19, 2012 - From staff reports:  Rock Springs knocked Riverton High School into the consolation bracket Friday in the opening round of the Class 4-A West volleyball tournament in Rock ... [more]

Lovell powers past Wind River at v-ball regional

Oct 19, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  LANDER -- Wind River dropped its opening round match at the Class 2-A West regional volleyball tournament at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse in Lander to ... [more]

Friday's game renews RHS rivalry with Lander Tigers

Oct 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School and Lander Valley High School have one of the longest and best football rivalries in Wyoming high school sports.
In the past nine years I ... [more]

Wranglers slam Chiefs 54-0

Oct 19, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Shoshoni now waits for its first-round playoff opponent, while Wyoming Indian's winless season ends.

ETHETE -- Two teams headed in opposite ... [more]

Lady Blue off and running at 2-A West volleyball; semis next

Oct 19, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  LANDER -- A sluggish start by Class 2-A Southwest volleyball champion Shoshoni gave the Greybull Buffs brief hope, but the Wranglers put the game away with a ... [more]

Thompson out to defend XC crown

Oct 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson isn't under the radar anymore after she won the Class 4-A cross country title last year as a freshman for Riverton High School.
Thompson runs ... [more]

RHS draws Rock Springs to open VB regional

Oct 18, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Top seeds Evanston (9-1) and Casper Kelly Walsh (8-2) have received automatic state tournament berths and will play the two survivors from Friday's ... [more]

Scores will spark fireworks in Friday's game

Oct 18, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Spectators at Friday's Riverton High School football game will be treated to a fireworks display every time the Wolverines score against the Lander ... [more]

Riverton hosts Lander in conference finale Friday

Oct 18, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's not that Friday's Riverton - Lander game at Wolverine Field means anything officially. Both Class 3-A East teams have qualified for next week's high ... [more]

Better showing for CWC's Rustler men at LCCC rodeo

Oct 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Blaine Mathews and Stetson Jorgensen ended the fall rodeo season on a positive note for Central Wyoming College Sunday at the Laramie County Community College ... [more]

Rustlers swept by Western

Oct 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Western Wyoming Community College moved into a tie for second place with Central Wyoming College in the Region IX volleyball standings after sweeping the No. ... [more]

Top-seeded Shoshoni heads to 2-A VB regional at Lander

Oct 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dubois is seeded second in the 1-A bracket, while Wind River has a No. 3 seed in 2-A.

Shoshoni High School has climbed into a No. 1 seed for ... [more]

The Cowboys were ahead when Mom left us

Oct 16, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  She was a supporter of her favorite teams, her kids and her grandchildren, to the end.

I haven't decided if it is easy or not easy raising a family ... [more]

Rustler women boast strong returning corps for BB season

Oct 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Serol Stauffenberg likes the way his 2012-13 women's basketball roster came together in the recruiting season for Central Wyoming College.
In 2011, the ... [more]

Settlemire has strong showing for RHS swimming

Oct 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton High School sophomore was in the runner-up slot in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:05.77. Gillette's Kelsey Ochsner swam a blistering ... [more]

Thompson leads RHS runners with eighth-place finish

Oct 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Riverton High School cross country runners placed in the top 20 in the Class 4-A West regional meet Friday afternoon in almost near perfect conditions at ... [more]

Wolverines drill Rock Springs on v-ball court

Oct 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  You've seen the back of the shampoo bottle where the directions say lather, rinse, repeat.
The Riverton volleyball team will work to repeat Friday night's win ... [more]

Victory over Jackson finishes regular season for Tiger spikers

Oct 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School finished the volleyball regular season with a four set win over Jackson on Saturday afternoon at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.
The ... [more]

Panthers roll over Cougars 47-7

Oct 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a long afternoon for Wind River against top-ranked and unbeaten Cokeville on Friday at Pavillion. The Panthers rolled over the Cougars 47-7 to remain ... [more]

Dubois rolls over Hulett 52-0, remains unbeaten on season

Oct 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  For the second consecutive week the Rams shut out an opponent while rolling up more than 50 points themselves. Perhaps the hardest thing about Saturday's game ... [more]

Tigers clinch playoff spot after pounding Rawlins

Oct 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In a do-or-die situation for a Class 3-A football playoff spot, Lander Valley High School crushed Rawlins 38-0 Friday night in the Homecoming game at Bill Bush ... [more]

Wranglers lock up No. 3 spot for postseason play

Oct 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Shoshoni secured the third seed from the West 2-A conference in a 33-26 shootout over Saratoga on Friday night at home. The win lifts the Wranglers ... [more]

Conference champs: RHS knocks off Douglas 14-13, gains home field advantage

Oct 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Good morning, Wolverines. You are the Class 3-A East conference champions.
Leading 14-13 Friday night in Converse County, Riverton possessed the ball for the ... [more]

Friday night prep football scores

Oct 13, 2012 - Associated Press:  PREP FOOTBALL
Big Horn 49, Tongue River 8

Buffalo 42, Torrington 23

Burlington 44, Rocky Mountain 26

Campbell County 70, Cheyenne South 14

Casper ... [more]

Wyoming searches for stability in secondary vs. Falcons

Oct 12, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Darrenn White plays cornerback, per the University of Wyoming football roster.
But the sophomore started at strong safety in the Cowboys' 35-28 ... [more]

Two RJFL teams in local festival

Oct 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Riverton Junior Football League teams have been preparing this week to play in the annual Fremont Football Festival.
The Riverton Red and the Riverton ... [more]

Wranglers sweep Wind River

Oct 12, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The volleyball match was over so quick they barely had time to get the popcorn made in the concession stand. Shoshoni concluded a perfect regular ... [more]

Kechter qualifies for state in first day of regionals

Oct 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School swimmer Michaela Kechter qualified for the state meet Thursday in the 100-yard breaststroke during the Class 4-A North regional swim meet ... [more]

Rustlers keep top spot in Region IX

Oct 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC will take the weekend off from competition. Rustlers play Tuesday at Western Wyoming.

Central Wyoming College remained in the top spot in the ... [more]

CWC men's basketball coach placed on leave

Oct 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College athletic director Serol Stauffenberg said he has placed CWC men's basketball coach Curtis Condie on leave from his team until ... [more]