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Cougar girls win cross- county war vs. Shoshoni; SHS downs Riverside

Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Shoshoni's and Wind River's girls met for the second time this season Friday night, and the results were nearly identical to the first meeting ... [more]

Wranglers beat depleted Wind River boys 61-53

Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The last time the Shoshoni boys defeated Fremont County rival Wind River on the hardwood, the seniors on this year's team were in kindergarten. The Cougars ... [more]

Tiger wrestlers split duals with Park County teams

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ross Sloss and Kegan Wells won back-to-back wrestling matches on pins as Lander Valley High School edged Cody 40-36 Thursday night on the road.
Sloss pinned ... [more]

KW emerges from sloppy game with 37-32 win over RHS

Jan 27, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines suffered their first conference loss of the season and only their second loss overall to a scrappy Kelly Walsh Trojan team in a ... [more]

In 1-2 matchup, Chief boys downed by Lovell Bulldogs

Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- One thing basketball fans can take away from Saturday's rematch between the Lovell Bulldogs and the homes standing Wyoming Indian Chiefs is that both ... [more]

Weekend road trip not kind to Lander girls hoops team

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Spike Robinson and his Lander Valley High School girls basketball players are road weary after playing the last three games away from Fremont County. ... [more]

Riverton girls drop triple-OT heartbreaker to KW

Jan 27, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The visitors hit desperation 3-pointers at the end of regulation and the first overtime.

Two desperation 3-point shots, one a dramatic ... [more]

Finally on home mat, RHS routs Cody

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton hosts Laramie on Thursday night before the big Ron Thon Invitational starts Friday.

Riverton High School won four wrestling matches on ... [more]

Two league wins on road for Lander

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tiger boys beat Powell on Friday night and Cody on Saturday.

Lander Valley High School began its weekend In Park County Friday night with a ... [more]

No 1. Natrona downs RHS girls in West 4-A contest

Jan 25, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The top-ranked Casper Natrona Fillies basketball team proved too much for the Riverton Lady Wolverines Thursday night in Casper.
When the Class 4-A West game ... [more]

It's peak season for wrestlers

Jan 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Crunch time is here for the Wyoming high school wrestling season.
That means the annual Ron Thon Invitational is right around the corner.
The biggest and ... [more]

Wolverine boys now 15-1 after Thursday road win over NCHS

Jan 25, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  On the road Thursday night at Casper Natrona, the Riverton Wolverines won their 15th game of the year 55-42 over the Mustangs (5-9 overall, 1-2 Class 4-A West) ... [more]

Younger hoops team wins title in Montana

Jan 25, 2013 - From staff reports:  Riverton showed balanced scoring and team depth at the tournament.

A Riverton basketball team had a successful tournament Jan.19-20, winning a team ... [more]

UNLV's depth too much for UW

Jan 25, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LAS VEGAS -- Larry Nance Jr. and Leonard Washington did all they could.
But in the end, the two University of Wyoming forwards' production wasn't enough ... [more]

Indoor track contingent wins medals in Gillette

Jan 25, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lane Savage launched the shot 47-3.75 Saturday at the Gillette Invitational indoor meet for Riverton High School to place second in his event.
Cody's Garret ... [more]

Behind Woodward's 23 points, Cowgirls pound UNLV

Jan 24, 2013 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming women's basketball coach Joe Legerski has never been concerned this season with his team's lack of effort.
Legerski also doesn't mind ... [more]

Short-handed CWC men still handle Miles

Jan 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Roozario Wiggins exploded for 25 points as Central Wyoming College took a 79-67 Region IX men's basketball win Tuesday at Miles Community College in Miles ... [more]

Last-second chances will not drop for CWC women

Jan 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College missed two opportunities in the final three seconds to win its women's basketball game Wednesday night at Rustler Gym, losing 53-52 to ... [more]

Wolverine wrestlers get first home matches of season Friday vs. Cody

Jan 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The junior varsity match begins the non-conference dual at 4 p.m. Friday against Cody at the Tonkin Activities Center. The Wolverines are in the Class 4-A ... [more]

Horyza gets win in Worland pool, sets RHS record

Jan 24, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The old record was set by his cousin nine years ago.

Move over, cousin.
Riverton Wolverine swimmer Eli Horyza stroked to a school-record time of ... [more]

Students compete in Elks Hoop Shoot

Jan 23, 2013 - Staff:  The annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest was held Saturday at Wolverine Gym in Riverton. Winners, from left: 8-9 girls, Demi Stauffenberg, Rendezvous, first; Hadlee ... [more]

Wolverines on the road for Thursday basketball games against Casper Natrona

Jan 23, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School boys and girls basketball teams make a mid-week trip Thursday to Casper for games on Jerry Dalton Court against the Casper Natrona ... [more]

Two championships for Dubois wrestlers in Thermop

Jan 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dubois High School wrestlers Sterling Baker and Cody Flynn dominated their weight classes to win individual titles Saturday at the Bobcat Invitational in ... [more]

Huxtable and Wilkinson take first on Lingle mats

Jan 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- Junior Danny Huxtable and freshman Connor Wilkinson won their first individual high school varsity wrestling titles for Shoshoni High School ... [more]

Aztecs fall out of top 25 poll after loss to Wyoming

Jan 22, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Teams are playing the University of Wyoming men's basketball team differently defensively.
That's what coach Larry Shyatt said after the Cowboys' 58-45 win ... [more]

In world of cheats, liars and arrests, we'll miss Stan the Man

Jan 22, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The trend of sports stories last week was disturbing. We heard that a perceived true American Idol, Lance Armstrong, was admitting what we all had come to ... [more]

Batista first, Savage second at GR tournament

Jan 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Several other Riverton wrestlers challenged for the top spot in their weight classes.

Rudy Batista was in the victory column for the Riverton High ... [more]

Shoshoni falls hard in weekend pair

Jan 20, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was  tough road trip for the Shoshoni Wranglers this weekend, dropping a pair of games to Rocky Mountain and Burlington. 
On Friday the Wranglers fell ... [more]

Close game in Rock Springs, but Riverton girls fall short

Jan 20, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines played true to form on the road Saturday afternoon against the Rock Springs Lady Tigers. RHS fell behind early and kept fighting. ... [more]

Ten Sleep downs St. Stephen's boys and girls in Friday action

Jan 20, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ten Sleep overcame an early 10-point deficit to win 52-35 Friday afternoon against the home-standing St. Stephen's Eagles girls basketball team.
In the boys ... [more]