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With two triathlons done, time to shoot for the moon

Jul 31, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  When we went to Riverton High School on Saturday morning, we were a bit sad thinking that the number of entries for the second annual Go Fremont County ... [more]

Lander 9-10s fall in two straight at state

Jul 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  GREEN RIVER -- Two state tournament games didn't go the way for Lander at the Wyoming 9-10-year-old Little League baseball tournament in Green River.
Laramie ... [more]

Phinney, Lehmkuhler win second Go Fremont County Triathlon

Jul 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  More than 80 athletes from Wyoming and other states competed in the Go Fremont County Triathlon Saturday in Riverton.
Brent Phinney of Windsor, Colo., shaved ... [more]

Pokes to open basketball season with game at Wyoming Indian

Jul 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  In a surprising announcement Friday, the University of Wyoming Cowboys men's basketball team confirmed that the Pokes will open their 2012-13 basketball season ... [more]

Newlin's boat wins prelim heat, qualifies for row final

Jul 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Brett Newlin's eight-man United States boat locked up a spot for the Olympic rowing finals Saturday by winning its heat at the London games.
The Riverton High ... [more]

Raiders season ends with loss to Douglas

Jul 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton ace Johnny Souza threw 167 pitches Thursday in a consolation game, but the Douglas Bearcats stole a 13-10 victory in the American Legion baseball ... [more]

Riverton LL stars fall 9-6 to Gillette at state tournament

Jul 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  GREEN RIVER -- Gillette ended the baseball season for the Riverton 11-12-year-old Little League all-stars in a 9-6 victory Thursday afternoon in Green River. ... [more]

Pokes to open 2012-13 season in Ethete

Jul 27, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team will begin the 2012-13 season by hosting Fort Lewis College for an exhibition game at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. ... [more]

Raiders fall 18-2 to Sheridan

Jul 26, 2012 - Staff:  The Riverton Raiders fell 18-2 to the Sheridan Troopers in the opening round of the Wyoming North American Legion district baseball tournament Wednesday in ... [more]

Area drivers urged to use caution for triathlon

Jul 26, 2012 - Staff:  Drivers along Riverview Road, Sunset Drive, Major Avenue and Cooper Road are urged to drive with caution Saturday morning as bikers and runners will be ... [more]

Lander 9-10s downed by Gillette in first round

Jul 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  GREEN RIVER -- Gillette scored seven runs in the second inning and four more in the fifth to post an 11-6 win Wednesday night in the first-round of the ... [more]

Riverton Little League downed by Laramie

Jul 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  GREEN RIVER -- Laramie had its high-powered offense in gear from the start against Riverton, collecting a 13-3 victory Wednesday under the lights in the first ... [more]

Schrock gets head rodeo job for CWC Rustlers

Jul 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Drew Schrock has been promoted from assistant coach to head rodeo coach at Central Wyoming College.
Schrock replaces CWC Rick and Lynn Smith. The pair took ... [more]

Little Leaguers open state vs. Laramie

Jul 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton's opponent has won the last six state Little League championships.

The Riverton 11-12-year-old Little League baseball all-stars drew Laramie ... [more]

Three Pokes preseason All-MWC

Jul 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  Three University of Wyoming student-athletes were named to the 2012 Mountain West Football Preseason All-Conference Team, announced Tuesday by the league.
The ... [more]

Thank you, Dr. Quayle, for taking time to teach me how to hit

Jul 24, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  When the old metal arm of the pitching machine would slowly grab the next baseball in the queue, I was at home plate, eyes on the ball, relaxed, ready to take ... [more]

Raiders battle top seed Sheridan as Legion district play begins in Powell

Jul 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton learned Monday it will be a No. 4 seed for the North district A American Legion baseball tournament on Wednesday through Saturday in Powell.
The ... [more]

Stoll rides to second place nationally in pole bending

Jul 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Teal Stoll is still in shock.
The Pavillion cowgirl finished in second-place in pole bending on Saturday night at the National High School Finals Rodeo in ... [more]

Raiders drop three of four

Jul 22, 2012 - Staff:  The Riverton Raiders American Legion baseball club needed to sweep the Lovell Mustangs to stay out of the cellar of the Class A Northwest Wyoming American ... [more]

Competitive Daniel brought UW baseball to national prominenc

Jul 22, 2012 - By Kevin McKinney, University of Wyoming:  He's all of five-foot-five and has always sported a flat top haircut sharp enough to cut through iron.
His competitive juices flow as deeply as any I have ... [more]

Lander 9-10s grab District Little League championship

Jul 22, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's been a long time since Lander has claimed a Little League baseball championship. In fact, Lander head coach Tracy Yates can't recall the last time Lander ... [more]

Riverton 11-12s second at District LL tourney

Jul 22, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Little League all-stars fell to Cody 15-3 to finish second at the District 1 11-12 year-old Little League championship in Cody.
Riverton will now ... [more]

Lander's 11-12 Little League hopes dashed early by Cody

Jul 22, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The team bounced back to beat Green River 14-2 in consolation play

Lander's hope of qualifying for the state 11-12 year-old state Little League ... [more]

Controversial finish heartbreaking for Riverton 9-10 stars

Jul 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A 2-1 win over Kemmerer turned into a heartbreaking 1-0 forfeit loss for the Riverton Little League 9-10 year old all-stars in Cody in the semifinals of the ... [more]

Riverton 11-12 stars reach district championship game

Jul 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton rolled past Green River 13-1 Thursday night to move into the 11-12-year-old all-star baseball Wyoming Little League District 1 title game in Cody and ... [more]

Raiders struggle in conference games against Powell

Jul 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Powell outscored Riverton 36-3 to sweep an American Legion Northwest conference baseball doubleheader Wednesday at Roy Peck Field.
The Pioneers won the first ... [more]

Final rodeo candidate visits CWC

Jul 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Andy Carter is hoping his head rodeo coaching experience elsewhere will help land a similar position at Central Wyoming College.
Carter gave his Thursday ... [more]

Young stars demolish Green River in 16-2 rout

Jul 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton 9-10-year-old Little League all-stars posted a convincing 16-2 win over Green River in the opening-round of the Wyoming Little League District 1 ... [more]

11-12s win cruise 10-2 over North Big Horn

Jul 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton scored five insurance runs in the top of the sixth inning Wednesday to ensure a 10-2 victory over North Big Horn at the Wyoming District 1 ... [more]

Lander wins vintage title

Jul 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander is the first team to win the annual vintage baseball tournament at South Pass City three times in a row.
Lander outlasted Riverton 20-7 for the ... [more]