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Chiefs lock up 2-A Southwest with powerful weekend sweep

Feb 10, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Wyoming Indian won the Class 2-A Southwest conference with a weekend sweep of Big Piney and Kemmerer. The Chiefs beat the Punchers 73-47 Friday ... [more]

Tiger girls split conference matchups

Feb 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After suffering a 58-30 loss to Star Valley Friday night at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse, Lander Valley High School put things together for a 68-52 girls ... [more]

Austin cracks top 20 as Tigers ski on Olympic course

Feb 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School Nordic skiers had a taste of a famous Olympic course at Soldier Hollow Feb. 1-2 in Park City, Utah.
The competition had the best ... [more]

Wolverines climb to 18-2 in 59-33 drubbing of RS

Feb 10, 2013 - By Steve Peck, Publisher:  The Wolverines led 36-9 at halftime of the Class 4-A West conference game.

There were lots of indications Saturday afternoon that it was going to be ... [more]

Lander boys lose to No. 1 Star Valley, beat Jackson 43-36

Feb 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School wasted little time getting back on the winning track Saturday in a 43-36 win against Jackson at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.
In ... [more]

Wolverine girls win OT nail-biter 40-39

Feb 10, 2013 - By Steve Peck, Publisher:  Saturday's triumph over Rock Springs was Riverton's first conference victory since 2008.

At last, a breakthrough.
Playing gutsy defense with the ... [more]

CWC point guard Pearson hungry for postseason success

Feb 8, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College sophomore Davion Pearson had a bad taste in his mouth last season after the Rustlers were eliminated in the opening round from the ... [more]

League-leading Wolverines host Rock Springs

Feb 8, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton tops the West 4-A conference with a 4-1 record.

Although the team was displaced for its Thursday afternoon practice because of the fire in ... [more]

RHS wrestlers dominant in win over Lander

Feb 8, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines won nine of 14 matches Thursday in their last regular-season match.

All of Riverton High School's senior wrestlers won individual ... [more]

Riverton girls look for first league win on Saturday

Feb 8, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School girls basketball coach Ron Porter thinks there may have been another reason there was smoke in the halls of RHS Thursday morning.
"We had ... [more]

Winter track team warms up

Feb 7, 2013 - Staff:  The high school winter track team will compete Saturday at ... [more]

Muhammad follows path to UW

Feb 7, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Malkaam Muhammad played one year of high school football with his big brother, Ghaali, in St. Joseph, Mo.
Ghaali moved on to the University of Wyoming, where ... [more]

Cowboys build big lead to hold off Cal-State Bakersfield 61-53

Feb 7, 2013 - The Associated Press:  It was a night for the underclassmen of the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
Sophomore forward Larry Nance Jr., scored 17 points and pulled down a ... [more]

Galey, Savage and Webb make the North roster for Shrine Bowl

Feb 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five Fremont County football players and one coach have been selected to play in the annual Shrine Bowl game this summer in Casper.
Riverton players named to ... [more]

Rustlers keep share of league lead with victory over Western

Feb 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The CWC women fell by 16 points in their game in Rock Springs.

Central Wyoming College remained in a three-way tie for first place in the Region IX ... [more]

Woodward receives MWC award

Feb 6, 2013 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming sophomore forward Kayla Woodward earned her second Mountain West Player of the Week honor on Monday. It is also the fourth of her MW ... [more]

Two more Riverton swimmers set for state

Feb 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tyler Matsen and Travis Fisher qualified for the Class 4-A state meet in different swim events Friday for Riverton High School at a big meet in Gillette. ... [more]

Wolverines host Lander on mats Thursday night

Feb 6, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It's the final regular season match for Riverton before hosting the Class 4-A West Regional Feb. 15-16.

Heavyweight wrestler Dawson Steeds was the ... [more]

Lander on five-game win streak as final home stand arrives

Feb 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A five-game boys basketball road trip for Lander Valley High School has resulted in a five-game winning streak.
The LVHS Tigers beat Lyman 62-48 on Friday ... [more]

Wranglers near top of JV field at Ron Thon Invitational

Feb 5, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School wrestlers finished second in the team standings Saturday in the junior varsity wrestling division of the Ron Thon Invitational at Riverton ... [more]

Another razor-thin loss for Riverton girls

Feb 3, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Remember the song from Three Dog Night called "One is the Loneliest Number"?
RHS Lady Wolverine girls basketball coach Ron Porter does, except he thinks ... [more]

Chief girls defeat Riverside, Greybull in conference play

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs picked up a pair of wins over Class 2-A Northwest opponents this weekend. It was easy at home on Friday with a 60-27 win over ... [more]

Southwest conference split for Shoshoni girls

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Wranglers stand 2-5 in league play with a single conference game remaining.

The Shoshoni girls picked up a split in Class 2-A Southwest ... [more]

Wranglers whip Kemmerer after Friday heartbreaker

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Shoshoni moved to 2-5 in legue play with a single conference game left.

Shoshoni came within a single point of sweeping into third place in the ... [more]

One easy win, one tough one for Wyoming Indian boys on weekend

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Indian's boys pitched a shutout in the opening period Friday night at Ethete, limiting Riverside to just two missed free throws in the opening eight ... [more]

Young Cougar boys surprise Dubois

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wind River stunned visiting Dubois Friday night at Pavillion with an entertaining 68-57 win over the Rams.
The DHS boys had a decided height advantage, and ... [more]

Wind River drops struggling DHS girls

Feb 3, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It's the kind of game that sometimes can't be avoided. Class 2-A contender Wind River hosted an inexperienced Dubois squad Friday at Pavillion and rolled ... [more]

Wolverine boys crush Green River

Feb 3, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Xavier Webb was 5-5 on 2-point shots and 5-7 on 3-pointers for Riverton.

Riverton High School's boys basketball team, currently ranked third in ... [more]

Miller second, Alexander sixth for Tiger wrestlers at Thon tournament

Feb 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jacob Miller made things interesting for Lander Valley High School Saturday in the Ron Thon finals at Wolverine Gym, but Gillette's Dani Fischer claimed a ... [more]

CWC women upset Casper College

Feb 3, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Marissa Hogan came through in the final seconds for Central Wyoming College on a layup to give her team a signature 54-52 Region IX women's basketball ... [more]