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Two dozen teams in town for softball tournament

Jun 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton has four girls teams, the most ever, in the ninth annual U.S. Energy Fastpitch tournament Friday through Sunday in Riverton.
Riverton has squads in ... [more]

New CWC recruits staffing basketball camp

Jun 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Isaiah Tademy was anxious all last week.
The incoming Central Wyoming College freshman basketball player wanted to see what his new teammates for the 2012-13 ... [more]

Rustler women in thick of CNFR title run

Jun 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustler cowgirls stood second in the nation through Wednesday.

Central Wyoming College and Texas Tech University
are in a battle for the women's ... [more]

Raiders pummeled by Casper Oilers

Jun 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton is 6-6 on the American Legion baseball season.

Casper powered its way to a 21-0 American Legion victory over the Riverton Raiders Tuesday ... [more]

Soundingsides gets 15 points in all-star series against Montana team

Jun 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The thought of his sister's death almost stopped John Soundingsides from playing in the Wyoming-Montana basketball series.
Diana Soundingsides was killed May ... [more]

At the top of his game, we're lucky to be able to hear Emrick

Jun 12, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I was sure hoping the New Jersey Devils had one more win in them during this year's National Hockey League Season. They didn't. Instead, Los Angeles skated to ... [more]

Rustler women second in nation after CNFR opener

Jun 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College rodeo coach Rick Smith said last week that his women's team was the most talented squad he has ever brought to the College National ... [more]

Pokes tell Shyatt he's good till '17

Jun 10, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming has extended the contract of men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt by one year.
Shyatt's contract now runs through the 2016-17 ... [more]

Wyoming football prep stars prepare for Laramie after Saturday Shrine Bowl

Jun 10, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CASPER (AP) -- Josh Teeter's choice was, quite simply, academic.
With academic scholarships taking care of tuition at the University of Wyoming, the Laramie ... [more]

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]