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Campell, Leisy top placers for Wolverines at West 4-A track

May 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Wolverine Shepp Campbell leaped 44-2.50 in the triple jump to win the event Saturday at the Class 4-A West regional track and field meet in Casper. ... [more]

Wolverine boys win OT thriller in soccer semis, lose 2-1 in regional final

May 19, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After a 100-minute battle in a 3-2 semifinal win over Casper Kelly Walsh on Friday, the Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team gave up a game-winning goal ... [more]

Stingy Tiger girls have allowed just three goals all year on soccer field

May 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Some Class 3-A girls soccer teams give up two goals in a span of 40 minutes.
The Lander Tigers, one of the strongest defensive units during the regular ... [more]

Dubois third, Lander fourth at regional track meets

May 19, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The all-class Wyoming state track meet starts on Thursday in Casper.

It was a close to perfect as a Wyoming May day can get Saturday in Lander at ... [more]

Harris earns spot in state hall of fame for sports officiating

May 19, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After refereeing more than 2,000 football and basketball games, and with even more on next year's schedule, Riverton's Pat Harris will join Roosevelt "Rosie" ... [more]

RHS girls lose 1-0, ending soccer year

May 16, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Rock Springs Lady Tiger sophomore Madisyn Cantrell got behind Riverton's defense and scored her team's only goal in the sixth minute, but it was all Rock ... [more]

Wyoming athlete wins MWC decathlon

May 16, 2014 - From staff reports:  Junior Kyle Sullivan wasn't flashy during Thursday's decathlon at the 2014 Mountain West Outdoor Championships, but he was solid and that proved to be enough ... [more]

What a month for great showings by some local athletes

May 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In the last two weeks, Kaylee Burnett, Tristan White and Easton Paxton have produced big-time headlines in the sports pages of the Ranger.
The eye-opening ... [more]

Barquin in the mix for team roping title in high school rodeo

May 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kinnear cowgirl Joby Barquin is in contention for the state team roping title after six high school rodeos.
Barquin and partner Nate Rogers of Buffalo are ... [more]

Tiger boys end regular season 13-3, make state

May 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers quickly jumped back on the boys soccer winning track with a 6-0 victory over Newcastle Saturday on the road.
Lander had lost to Jackson 2-0 ... [more]

Top middle school track athletes match up at Best of the Best meet

May 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County middle school track athletes faced Tuesday at the Best of the Best meet at Wolverine Track.
In the eighth-grade boys division, Shoshoni's ... [more]

Winning record for RHS boys junior varsity soccer

May 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After beginning the season with several inexperienced players, the Riverton Wolverine junior varsity boys soccer team won their final seven matches and capped ... [more]

It is do-or-die time for RHS girls in regional tournament

May 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Game time is 3 p.m. Thursday at Wolverine Field in Riverton.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines open Class 4-A West regional soccer tournament play at 3 ... [more]

'Can my kid play in college?' There are indicators all recruiters notice

May 13, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  I get a lot of questions from parents asking if their sons or daughters are capable of playing sports at the collegiate level. 
My background as a former ... [more]

Cowboy hoops coach says academic results a program highlight

May 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  University of Wyoming men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt is not satisfied with what his team has accomplished in the past three years on the basketball ... [more]

Player of the year

May 13, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Gatorade soccer honor to RHS's Tristan White

Tristan White, Wyoming's leading scorer in boys soccer with 17 goals so far this season, has been named ... [more]

Cowboys Huff, Herron drafted by NFL teams; Smith signed by Tampa Bay

May 12, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- This weekend's National Football League draft saw two former Wyoming Cowboys selected, marking the first time since 1997 that the Cowboys have had ... [more]

Lander eighth-grader wins wrestling triple crown

May 12, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  A Lander eighth-grader gave his all during the wrestling season and it paid off at the state level, winning in three different styles.
De'Aundre Velarde ... [more]

Ram boys third Friday in big Thermop invitational

May 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  THERMOPOLIS -- In one of the biggest meets of the season, 21 teams converged in Thermopolis from three different classifications for the annual Bobcat ... [more]

No. 1 Green River girls shut out Wolverines regional next for RHS

May 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A pair of second-half goals for Green River spoiled the final home match for the Riverton Wolverines in a Class 4-A West girls soccer contest Friday night at ... [more]

Tiger girls end regular season with 14-1 record

May 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers completed an undefeated girls soccer regular season against Class 3-A opponents with a 3-1 victory Saturday afternoon in Newcastle.
Lander ... [more]

Familiar names on podium at Shane Brock track in Lander

May 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Lander's Jaxon Hedges had the single oustanding event overall in the meet with a career bes and sate-leading distance of 23-4 in the long jump.

The ... [more]

Wolverines win West 4-A soccer title

May 12, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  With the conference championship on the line Friday, Riverton downed Green River 2-1 on Friday.

Caleb Richmond headed the game winner into the net ... [more]

Good day for HS rodeo kids in Newcastle

May 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County cowgirls and cowboys had a productive high school rodeo last weekend in Newcastle, with many strong performances in the arena.
The event had ... [more]

Big Shane Brock meet closes regular season

May 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Nineteen teams to be in the field for the Shane Brock Invitational Saturday at Bill Bush Memorial Stadium.

The Shane Brock Invitational track and ... [more]

Top finishes for RMS at Lander track meet

May 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Spartan seventh-grade girls and eighth-grade boys were winners.

The Riverton middle school track and field teams won two out the four team ... [more]

Conference crown at stake Friday

May 8, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Wolverine boys and girls hosting Green River soccer teams

With a Class 4-A West conference championship on the line, the Riverton High School boys ... [more]

CWC's Burnett is all-around cowgirl in region for '13-14

May 8, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett locked down the women's all-around buckle Sunday after clinching the barrel racing regional title at the ... [more]

In 3-A soccer showdown, Jackson beats Tiger boys

May 7, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jackson entered its boys Class 3-A soccer match against Lander focused on slowing down Lander forward Kyle Leemon.
The plan worked, as Jackson blanked the ... [more]

Younger Shoshoni track team shines at end of season

May 7, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The next few years should be good ones for Shoshoni track and field.  The Wranglers swept the middle school portion of the WRCAA track championships, then ... [more]