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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]

Cowboy hoops coach says Halloween game in Ethete is important

Aug 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  University of Wyoming head basketball coach Larry Shyatt is reaching out to fans across the state.
The first step for Shyatt in his second season at the helm ... [more]

Practices start Monday for most Riverton High School fall sports teams

Aug 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School has announced times and locations for first-day fall sports practices.
New RHS activities director Jeremy Hill confirmed the schedule. ... [more]

Waxler signs to play college golf at Utah State

Aug 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Zach Waxler has a spot on the Utah State University golf team.
He learned the news Monday. Utah State is located in Logan, Utah, and fields a Division I golf ... [more]

Wyoming Downs Mount Royal, 85-45

Aug 8, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Aug. 8, 2012) - Five Cowboys scored in double figures, led by senior guard Luke Martinez and junior guard Nathan Sobey with 14 each, ... [more]

Football officials clinic set for Riverton

Aug 8, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming High School Activities Association has scheduled two high school football rules clinics in Riverton on Thursday, Aug. 9, and Wednesday, Aug. 15. ... [more]

Hill ready for first full week as activities director at RHS

Aug 8, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It didn't take long for Riverton High School activities director Jeremy Hill to get busy after getting to Riverton over the weekend to begin his new job.
On ... [more]

RHS soph ranks among best riders in Wyoming

Aug 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Reece Prosser loves the thrill of motocross riding.
He enjoys getting into the air on the jumps while he is going around the track on his motocross bike.
His ... [more]

Sixth-grader top local finisher in Sunday's motocross competition

Aug 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kyler Green paced Riverton motocross riders with three victories Sunday in a High Plains Motocross Association race.
The sixth-grader won the supermini, 65 A, ... [more]

Jensen entering 11th season as UW head golf coach

Aug 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Joe Jensen is a veteran head golf coach at the University of Wyoming.
The Lander Valley High School graduate is preparing for his 11th season guiding the ... [more]

Lynch outlasts large derby field for big paycheck

Aug 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Luck was on the side of Riverton's Mike Lynch on Saturday.
Lynch survived the field of 23 cars to win his first demolition derby title at the Fremont County ... [more]

School sports seasons off to a busy start

Aug 7, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Ahh, the dog days of summer ... are about over. It's August, and while the major leaguers are plodding through their season (it truly is a great time of year ... [more]

RJFL taking registration for 2012 season

Aug 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Junior Football League president Brett Watson wanted to make sure the word is out that fifth- and sixth-graders interested in playing football this ... [more]

Motocross race planned for Sunday in Riverton

Aug 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County racing fans will get a bonus High Plains Motocross Race on Sunday in Riverton.
Worland canceled the scheduled race two weeks ago so Fremont ... [more]

Thomas signs on to be a Cowboy

Aug 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  P.J. Thomas is now a University of Wyoming golfer.
The Riverton High School graduate recently made things official after he signed a national letter of intent ... [more]

Cross-county tennis challenge Aug. 18 in Riverton

Aug 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In 2011, Lander won the annual cross-county tennis challenge with Riverton.
The Riverton tennis players have marked Saturday, Aug. 18, at Sunset Park in ... [more]

Wolverine wrestlers home from grueling mat camp

Aug 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Eat, sleep and wrestle.
That is what five Riverton High School wrestlers did from June 30 to July 27 at the J. Robinson Intensive 28-day wrestling camp in ... [more]