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Chief boys to chase sixth straight state title in cross country

Aug 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The state-champion target is becoming bigger and bigger each year for the Wyoming Indian High School boys cross country program.
The Chiefs will be going for ... [more]

Cowgirls announce 2012-13 schedule

Aug 22, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Seven teams that competed in postseason play will be featured on the 2012-13 Wyoming Cowgirl Basketball schedule, announced Tuesday by the Wyoming Athletics ... [more]

County residents compete in Lander triathlon

Aug 21, 2012 - Staff:  The Lander Sprint Triathlon was Saturday ... [more]

Youth baseball in Riverton is broken, but it can be repaired

Aug 21, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Less than 12 hours after the Rockies had defeated the Phillies this year for the Riverton Babe Ruth League title, the sprinklers were on, the Babe Ruth Park ... [more]

Tigers host Kemmerer in preseason game

Aug 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Working on offensive plays has been the top priority for Lander Valley High School on the football field in the first week of practice.
The Tigers opened the ... [more]

RHS cross country runners open in Douglas

Aug 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School cross country runners Olivia Thompson and Jillian C'Bearing are working at becoming the best one-two tandem in the Class 4-A ranks.
As a ... [more]

LVHS boys fourth at Riverton tournament

Aug 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jackson won the team boys title and Cody topped girls play.

The Lander Valley High School boys finished fourth in the boys team standings Friday ... [more]

Nirider paces RHS squad in season-opening home tourney

Aug 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Aaron Nirider missed the title of his home tournament by just one stroke.

Aaron Nirider opened his senior year finishing one stroke off the pace on ... [more]

Coach, teacher competes to set a good example

Aug 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In Saturday's Lander Triathlon, Martin Stensing of Powell won the men's division, and Ann Lehmkuhler of Lander topped the women's event.

Buddy Red ... [more]

Shyatt likes basketball season outlook for Wyoming

Aug 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team announced its 2012-13 schedule on Friday. The Cowboys' third season under head coach Larry Shyatt will feature ... [more]

Nirider third, Wolverines second after round one at country club

Aug 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School senior Aaron Nirider put himself in position for the individual title Thursday after shooting a first-round 73 to sit in third place at ... [more]

RHS welcomes 74 players to football practice this year

Aug 17, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The 'Week zero' game is Aug. 24, in Worland. Last year, the Wolverines gave up more than 31 points per game, including a record 54 against Green River at ... [more]

Pokes announce 2012-13 men's b-ball schedule

Aug 17, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (Aug. 17, 2012) - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team announced its 2012-13 schedule on Friday. The Cowboys' third season under head ... [more]

Margie McDonald honored with 2012 Achievement Award

Aug 16, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Former Wyoming women's basketball coach and conference administrator Margie McDonald was named a recipient of the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award, which was ... [more]

Pokes host scrimmage Saturday

Aug 16, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - This Saturday, the Wyoming Cowboys will conduct their second scrimmage of fall camp in a practice that will begin at 10 a.m. in War Memorial ... [more]

New rodeo coach on right track

Aug 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Drew Schrock is off to a good start as the new head rodeo coach at Central Wyoming College.
Schrock made a strong presentation last month, along with two ... [more]

RHS swimmers open season in Casper, Gillette

Aug 16, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's back to the pool in the near-dawn hours for the 16 girls who started their practices for Riverton High School Monday at the Riverton Aquatic Center.
Led ... [more]

Shoshoni volleyball girls look power-packed for season

Aug 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- Shoshoni has plenty of volleyball experience for the 2012 season.
The Lady Blue have six seniors on the roster to make another run for a spot at ... [more]

Five seniors to play this year for LVHS golf

Aug 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five Lander Valley High School seniors will be the leaders this fall in the golf program for head coach Terry Berg.
Senior boys for the Tigers are Tyson ... [more]

Newlin's number to be retired from RHS

Aug 15, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kristen Newlin, the Riverton Lady Wolverine basketball team's all-time leading scorer, leading rebounder, leading shot blocker and two-time Wyoming Gatorade ... [more]

Wolverine golfers tee it up for fall at home tournament

Aug 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School seniors Preston Ward and Aaron Nirider and junior Lars Becker are projected as the top three golfers for the Wolverines this year.
Ward ... [more]

Lady Wolverines on the court for three-a-day v-ball drills

Aug 15, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With last year's fourth-place Class 4-A state finish a memory, 40 Riverton High School Lady Wolverines took to the practice court in Wolverine Gym beginning ... [more]

Now that the kids are busy with activities, what should we do?

Aug 14, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  So often in this space, we prop up the activities that are available for our youth. And, right now, there are plenty, especially as fall approaches.
For ... [more]

Paxton wins Wyoming junior amateur at 13

Aug 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton 13-year-old Easton Paxton made an eagle putt on the final hole Thursday to win the Wyoming State Junior Amateur golf tournament in Jackson.
The putt ... [more]

Paul named preseason MWC Player of the Year

Aug 13, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (Aug. 13, 2012) - Wyoming sophomore forward Sara Paul was honored as the Preseason Mountain West Offensive Player of the Year Monday by ... [more]

Tigers start sports practices Monday

Aug 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The first home action for the Tigers comes Aug. 24 in swimming and football.

Times have been set for the beginning of fall sports practice at Lander ... [more]

Rustler spikers aim for the top

Aug 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Recruiting class rated one of best ever at CWC

Central Wyoming College volleyball coach Tiffany Stauffenberg calls her 2012 recruiting class one of ... [more]

Sprint triathlon set Saturday in Lander

Aug 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The course is a 750-meter swim (half mile), a 12.4-mile bike ride, and concludes with 5k run (3.1 miles). The race will start at 7 a.m.

Organizer ... [more]

15 years of marriage to my very patient wife

Aug 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A milestone was reached on Wednesday when my wife Stephanie and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary.
The journey together started on Aug. 8, 1997, in ... [more]

Spartan Camp designed to improve RMS foot skills

Aug 10, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With Riverton Middle School football just around the corner -- practice begins next Wednesday -- eighth grade football coach Todd Wright has been hosting a true ... [more]