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Central interviews Charlie Gorzalka for open rodeo job

Jul 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Charlie Gorzalka made his case Tuesday morning for becoming the next Central Wyoming College head rodeo coach.
Gorzalka is an assistant coach at Tarleton ... [more]

Vogel grabs all-around buckle at Pioneer Days

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  Josee Vogel won the all-around buckle at the annual Pioneer Day rodeo on July 4 in Lander.
Vogel finished second in the breakaway competition with a time of ... [more]

County sends big contingent to NHSFR

Jul 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The big high school rodeo starts Sunday in Rock Springs.

Coley Nicholls is more relaxed this year.
The Riverton High School senior will be at the ... [more]

Lander LL all-stars have first-round bye

Jul 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The top two teams from the district tournament qualify for state.

Lander Little League all-star baseball coach John Gans called Cody the team to beat ... [more]

CWC summer cage camp showcases players

Jul 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  There were 18 teams in Riverton for the two-day camp that featured a number of different divisions.

Dan Martin didn't have to move far for his new ... [more]

Wyoming announces football times

Jul 13, 2012 - From staff reports:  The remaining game times for Wyoming's 2012 home football schedule were announced on Thursday. Also announced were the special events planned in conjunction ... [more]

Fremont County athletes named to all-star events

Jul 13, 2012 - From staff reports:  Several Fremont County coaches and players have been selected to play in the Wyoming Coaches all-star games on Saturday, July 21, at Casper College.
The ... [more]

One win, two close losses for U14 girls at state

Jul 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After a 14-6 victory over the Gillette Blue Jays in the first game of bracket play at the state girls fastpitch tournament, the Riverton Under-14 girls squad ... [more]

Riverton girls second in state fastpitch softball tournament

Jul 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  U.S. Energy manager Mark Stone guided his fastpitch softball program to a second-place finish Sunday at the state tournament in the Under-18 division in Rock ... [more]

Riverton girls host youth basketball summer camp

Jul 12, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Lady Wolverine basketball coach Ron Porter, his coaching staff and players host a three-day girls basketball camp in Wolverine Gym beginning Monday, ... [more]

Raiders drop conference twinbill in Cody

Jul 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cody swept Riverton in an American Legion baseball conference doubleheader on Wednesday night in Park County to win the regular season series.
The Cubs took a ... [more]

UW center on top college list

Jul 11, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Wyoming senior Nick Carlson has been placed on the watch list for the Rimington Trophy.
The Rimington Trophy is awarded each year to the most ... [more]

Hurlock has fastest time in Lander's 5k

Jul 11, 2012 - From staff reports:  Matt Hurlock had the best overall time Wednesday, July 4, in the 5k race in Lander. The 2012 Lander Valley High School graduate finished the 3.1 mile course in ... [more]

When sports seasons had beginnings and endings

Jul 11, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  Prep athletes can be stretched pretty far these days. A generation ago it wasn't that way.
Football and volleyball were played in the fall, basketball and ... [more]

Lander 11-12s edge Riverton stars 6-5

Jul 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Derick Green broke a 4-4 deadlock for the Lander 11-12-year-old baseball all-stars with a two-run homer in the bottom of the third inning, and it was the ... [more]

Younger Riverton all-stars sweep Lander

Jul 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton entered the top of the fifth inning down 3-1, but the 9-10-year-old baseball all-stars scored eight times before Lander could retire the ... [more]

Lander 11-12s top Riverton 7-5

Jul 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander overcame two home runs by Riverton's Ridge McCoy Monday night to win 7-5 in the first game of the best-of-three series between the 11-12-year-old ... [more]

Late rally sends Riverton stars over Lander

Jul 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The two Fremont County teams played again on Tuesday night in Lander to continue the series.

Riverton crossed home plate two times in the bottom of ... [more]

My first fish in three years was a sucker

Jul 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fishing is becoming a new hobby of mine this summer.
My first step was going down and getting a fishing license to make it legal. I got my one-year license in ... [more]

Raiders down Torrington 4-2, fall to Lovell 14-12

Jul 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Johnny Souza pitched a complete game as the Riverton Raiders downed Torrington 4-2 Saturday in an American Legion baseball tournament in Douglas.
The Lovell ... [more]

College skier Cartwright wins Lander Half Marathon

Jul 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  George Cartwright had a mindset on Wednesday before the annual Lander Half Marathon: He was going to cross the finish line in first place.
Cartwright kept his ... [more]

Brett Newlin to row for the USA in London games

Jul 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The dream for an Olympic medal is still alive for Brett Newlin.
The Riverton High School and University of Washington graduate is preparing for his second ... [more]

U.S. Energy wins opener

Jul 6, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Riverton U.S. Energy girls fastpitch team edged the Rock Springs Storm 6-4 on Friday morning in pool play at the state tournament in Rock Springs.
'I'm ... [more]

RHS spikers off to camp in Colorado

Jul 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If summer work is an indicator, then Riverton Lady Wolverine head volleyball coach Adrian McNamee has to be excited about the mix of new and veteran players ... [more]

Riverton 9-10 all-stars start postseason vs. Lander

Jul 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dillon Lange, Kaden Kellner, Kendric Muehler and Jereko Martinez were on the Riverton all-star baseball team last year that finished second in the state in the ... [more]

Riverton 11-12 Little Leaguers set for tourney play

Jul 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Speed and defense.
Those are the strengths this year for the 2012 Riverton 11-12-year-old Little League all-star baseball team.
"We can also throw a lot of ... [more]

Youth boys b-ball camp starts Monday

Jul 5, 2012 - From staff reports:  Riverton High School boys basketball coach Dick Quayle will host a boys basketball camp July 9-12 in Wolverine Gym at RHS.
The camp will have two sessions ... [more]

Baker throws five touchdowns in six-man victory

Jul 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Mitchell Baker from Dubois threw five touchdown passes
to carry the Wyoming 6-man football all-stars past Nebraska 54-52 on Saturday at Arthur County High ... [more]

Girls open state softball Friday in Rock Springs

Jul 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  U.S. Energy manager Mark Stone is hoping a third-place finish last weekend in a girls fastpitch tournament in Utah will translate into a good showing Friday ... [more]

Wolverine campers preparing for basketball season success

Jul 5, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's not basketball season, but you wouldn't know it from the schedule that the Riverton Wolverines boys varsity and junior varsity teams have been ... [more]