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Adams steps up for Cowboys

Nov 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  One player's adversity turns into opportunity for others.
That's what the University of Wyoming men's basketball team experienced in its 68-40 win at UC-Santa ... [more]

Cougars welcome a dozen to mats

Nov 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River started the wrestling season Friday in Powell.

Wind River High School wrestling coach James Cunningham is using this season to build ... [more]

Wolverines pound Warriors 76-31 at home

Nov 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines, strong from the beginning, outscored the Worland Warriors 34-11 in the first half and cruised to a 76-31 season-opening win Thursday ... [more]

Riverton girls handle Worland 55-41

Nov 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Sophomore Kiley Ridgway had 20 and senior Amy Woodward 13 to lead RHS.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines put together a strong fourth quarter to ... [more]

Cougar boys mix experience and new talent in new season

Nov 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Scott Groenke is the new boys basketball coach this year at Wind River High School. He comes to Wind River from Delta, Colo., where he coached middle school ... [more]

Colorado hands Cowgirls first loss of season

Nov 29, 2012 - The Associated Press:  BOULDER, Colo. - The University of Wyoming Cowgirls got a glimpse of Colorado's Chucky Jeffrey as a sophomore during the 2010 Women's National ... [more]

Pokes smother Gauchos for 64-40 road victory

Nov 29, 2012 - From staff reports:  Senior guard Luke Martinez scored 17 points to pace three Cowboys in double figures, as the University of Wyoming men's basketball earned its second-straight ... [more]

SHS boys hope for quality over quantity on hardwood

Nov 29, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The switch has taken place at Shoshoni High School, and the Wrangler boys have former girls coach Dan Martin taking the helm this season. Martin is a venerable ... [more]

Another win for Rustler men; CWC women defeated 51-42

Nov 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College passed its first men's basketball road test of the season Tuesday night with a 63-53 victory over Colorado Northwestern in Rangely, ... [more]

Wrangler girls among Class 2-A league hoop favorites

Nov 29, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Senior leadership will be a key this season, and Shoshoni has a talented group to draw from.

SHOSHONI -- Hopes are high this season for the ... [more]

Improving Cougar girls start hoops year on road

Nov 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Wind River girls basketball coach Justin Walker is expecting his team to be competitive this year in the Class 2-A ranks and fighting for a state ... [more]

Blackburn set for first full season as coach

Nov 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  St. Stephen's will rely on senior Cole Littleshield and junior Lakota Oldman to be the floor leaders as the boys basketball season begins.
The pair have been ... [more]

Wranglers welcome big group to wrestling mats this year

Nov 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School coach Tony Truempler doesn't mind if his wrestling room is crowded with 19 boys this season.
It's the most wrestlers Truempler has had on ... [more]

Wolverine girls set for Thursday opener vs. Worland

Nov 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines will hit the court for their first basketball game of the season Thursday when they tip off at 6 p.m. against the Worland Lady ... [more]

Veteran RHS boys open hoop season

Nov 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton plays four games in three days, starting with Thursday's 7:30 p.m. home tipoff vs. Worland.

With high expectations, a No. 2 statewide ... [more]

Legerski breaks all-time UW women's mark for victories

Nov 27, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Joe Legerski was a big fan of the University of Wyoming while growing up in Rock Springs long before he became head coach of the women's basketball ... [more]

Cowboys visit UC Santa Barbara basketball team on Wednesday

Nov 27, 2012 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team takes its perfect 6-0 record on the road this week, as the Cowboys play UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ... [more]

Hockey stoppage won't go over well with ordinary fans

Nov 27, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  One of the events we'll miss this holiday season had become a tradition of sorts on New Year's Day.
Because of a National Hockey League owner's lockout, the ... [more]

CWC teams win three of four in Rock Springs

Nov 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach Shelby Lindley said his players stuck to the game plan over the weekend to register two victories at a Western ... [more]

Cowboys Visit UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday

Nov 26, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Gillette native Taran Brown has been a standout for the Gauchos in 2012-13, after redshirting his first season in the program. The freshman guard is ... [more]

Longtime Dubois mentor Baker named v-ball Coach of the Year

Nov 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dubois coach Tina Baker has been named the Fremont County 2012 Volleyball Coach of the year by vote of the sports staff of The Ranger, Lander Journal and Wind ... [more]

Goff is 2012 VB Player of the Year

Nov 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  At 5-foot-5, Natalee Goff is one of the smallest outside hitters in Class 2-A volleyball.
But that didn't stop her from becoming the Fremont County volleyball ... [more]

UW Men Battle CSU Bakersfield on Saturday in Double A

Nov 24, 2012 - UW:  LARAMIE - Off to its best start since the 2008-09 season, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team seeks to improve on its 5-0 record when the Cowboys ... [more]

WIHS girls have big freshman contingent for hoops season

Nov 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The gym is a bit crowded at Ethete this season. With 40 players out for girls basketball, head coach Aleta Moss has a lot of players to choose from.
Moss ... [more]

Chiefs return talented unit to vie for another 2-A title

Nov 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  There is an old saying about Wyoming Indian High School basketball program: The Chiefs never rebuild, they just reload. 
That statement definitely looks true ... [more]

Cowboys shoot for fourth win in a row Saturday vs. San Diego State

Nov 23, 2012 - From staff reports:  The 2012 season concludes Saturday for the Wyoming Cowboys, who host the San Diego State Aztecs in a game that will kick off at 1:30 p.m. at War Memorial ... [more]

WIMS downs Shoshoni in showdown between top middle school teams

Nov 21, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- In a battle of unbeaten middle school teams Tuesday, Wyoming Indian pulled away from Shoshoni for a 60-35 win at home.
Entering the game both teams ... [more]

Rustlers go on 21-0 run in lopsided win Tuesday

Nov 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Armani Flannigan hammered a dunk on a breakaway to launch a spectacular 21-0 run at the end of the first half for Central Wyoming College to take control of ... [more]

Balanced game for CWC women in 66-40 win over Rocky Mountain JV

Nov 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College established an inside presence right away vs. the Rocky Mountain College junior varsity women's basketball team to post a 66-40 victory ... [more]

Rams dominate all-state team for 6-man football

Nov 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After winning its first 6-man state football championship this season, Dubois put seven players on the 2012 all-state team.
Dubois all-state players are ... [more]