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Ivy League opportunity for RHS Hannah Svilar

Jun 10, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Hannah Svilar could almost throw the discus from her home in Riverton's Big Wyoming addition to the parking lot at Riverton High School. She'll have a little ... [more]

Krassin ready for second go in steer wrestling

Jun 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riley Krassin is making a return trip to the College National Finals Rodeo this week at the Casper Events Center.
Krassin was selected from Casper College ... [more]

After tough early season Scheick rebounds in team roping

Jun 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Matthew Scheick has always attended the College National Finals Rodeo at the Casper Events as a spectator.
This week, the Sheridan College sophomore from ... [more]

Cards atop Little League majors at halfway mark

Jun 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Midway through the 2012 Riverton Little League baseball season, the Cardinals have built a two-game advantage in the five-team division.
The Cardinals are ... [more]

Childers, King pitch Raiders past Rawlins

Jun 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Raider Gerald Childers found out just minutes before the first American Legion baseball doubleheader game that he would be the starting pitcher.
Childers took ... [more]

Baker joins Simpson, Linnan in Shrine Bowl

Jun 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Mitchell Baker of Dubois was getting a little worried when had hadn't received a phone call during April to play in the annual Shrine Bowl football game.
The ... [more]

Arapahoe youth rodeo Saturday

Jun 7, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Arapaho Nation Rodeo Association's latest youth rodeo this Saturday reflects the goal of its organizers to help children on the Wind River Indian ... [more]

Ragan added to star roster

Jun 7, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kristi Ragan, a Class 3-A all-state performer in volleyball, basketball and track for Lander Valley High School, has been added to the roster for this ... [more]

Women head to CNFR

Jun 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lady Rustler Devin Nicholls will continue to compete in the sport at Tarleton State (Texas) University next year.

Traci Hinman, Jacalyn Walker, ... [more]

WRHS had just 30 graduates, but five will play sports in college

Jun 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three basketball players and two volleyball players made Class 2-A Wind River High School a busy spot for junior college recruiters.
The five Cougar athletes ... [more]

Cowboy Golfer Receives Michael Phillips Memorial Scholarship

Jun 6, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo.-(June 6, 2012)-Wyoming Cowboy golfer Jake Hedge is the 2012 recipient of the 14th-annual Michael Phillips Memorial Scholarship.
The scholarship ... [more]

Rustler men head to CNFR

Jun 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four Central Wyoming College cowboys are going to make their debuts at the College National Finals Rodeo Sunday through Saturday at the Casper Events ... [more]

Cowboy Basketball's Canadian Tour Schedule Announced

Jun 6, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (June 6, 2012) - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team has announced it will travel to Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on Aug. 5-11, on a ... [more]

Hey, Big Guy! Here is our wish list for the new AD at RHS

Jun 5, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  My brother and I used to take our letters for Santa to my grandpa because we knew he had that special connection to the Big Guy.
In his back yard every ... [more]

Critical Care Companion Animal Fund 5K Run set

Jun 5, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  A 5K race for Riverton residents and their pets is held June 9 to raise money for the Critical Care Companion Animal Fund, which assists families who are ... [more]

Thomas 8 over par in U.S. Open sectional; PGA pro topped field

Jun 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton's P.J. Thomas played in a U.S. Open sectional qualifying round on Monday, shooting rounds of 77 and 75 for a 36-hole total of 152 at the Lakeside Golf ... [more]

Area Babe Ruth teams battle

Jun 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rawlins swept Riverton and Lander during games at the Riverton Babe Ruth Park Friday and Saturday.

Riverton belted the baseball around the park ... [more]

Simpson named Mower winner

Jun 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tanner Simpson keeps on winning postseason awards.
The 2012 Lander Valley High School graduate won the annual Wilford Mower Award last month at the Class 3-A ... [more]

Brian Tucker in as AD in Shoshoni

Jun 3, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  He may be the youngest high school activities director in Wyoming. At age 25, Brian Tucker has been appointed to replace Travis Draper as the new AD at ... [more]

Tim Ervin ends 36-year coaching career at Shoshoni

Jun 3, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Gerald Ford was president when Tim Ervin first walked into the halls of Shoshoni High School. The English teacher and coach arrived in Shoshoni in the fall of ... [more]

Condie attracts height to new CWC recruiting class

Jun 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three more players have been added to the 2012-13 Central Wyoming College men's basketball roster.
Coach Curtis Condie said Ryan Thomas (6-foot-8, Riverton, ... [more]

Riverton U14 soccer team grabs second place

Jun 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton played to a second-place finish in the U14 boys soccer division on Monday at the state tournament at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.
Cody blanked the ... [more]

Spurs' run of 20 straight ends (and they'll lose three more, too)

May 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The mighty 20-game basketball NBA winning streak by the San Antonio Spurs should come to an end Thursday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 3 of ... [more]

P.E.O. sponsors 5K event Saturday

May 31, 2012 - Staff:  The Dash for Cash, a 5K run and walk event sponsored by P.E.O. to raise funds for a scholarship at Central Wyoming College, takes place this Saturday, June ... [more]

Riverton Babe Ruth League creates summer travel team

May 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton has formed a 13- to 15-year-old traveling baseball team for the summer.
Riverton has games scheduled Friday and Saturday at the Riverton Babe Ruth ... [more]

Soundingsides with all- stars for weekend games against South Dakota

May 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  John Soundingsides was a basketball scoring machine for Wyoming Indian High School. Now he brings his sharp-shooting abilities to the Wyoming all-stars for a ... [more]

Former RHS runner places high in Bolder Boulder 10K

May 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Brock Mickelsen was the seventh fastest among 1,010 Wyoming runners in the race and finished 13th out of 239 in the men's 21-year-old division. ... [more]

Wind River's Yellowplume to play for Eastern Wyoming

May 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The senior post player finished last season averaging eight points and pulling in 6.7 rebounds and was the No. 2 rebounder in the Southwest conference ... [more]

Dramatic base hit gives Raiders conference victory

May 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Maurice King kept the Riverton Raiders within striking distance on the mound, and Johnny Souza connected for a walk-off single on Tuesday night in the bottom ... [more]

Let's not kid ourselves, the costs of youth sports create barriers

May 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  In Wyoming, soccer may have found a solution

The idea that youth sports are becoming too expensive for kids should concern us all.
It's not just a ... [more]