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Riverton River Rats hockey midget team (high school, 18 and under) will hold their home opener against the Sheridan Hawks on Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Riverton ...

Blades of glory shine bright, at least in memory

The new ice rink at Tonkin Stadium in Riverton has at last "taken," what with Arctic frost having descended on the area with extreme prejudice, and the first ...

Pokes set to face SDSU Wednesday

LARAMIE - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team opens conference play at San Diego State on Wednesday in what is a rematch of last season's Mountain ...

Empty ballpark rings hollow at year's end

In late April of this year, the Baltimore Orioles played to an empty stadium against the Chicago White Sox after unrest in the city led the team to close the ...

Fisher sets RHS school swim record

The 100-yard butterfly mark had stood since 2004.

Travis Fisher, senior swimmer for the Riverton Wolverines boys swim team, set a school record ...

What happened to the human element in sport?

Let me get this straight.
Players make mistakes all the time -- physical and mental -- during the course of the games we all hold so dear to our hearts, with ...

Riverton High School wrestler Wyatt Wichelhaus competed in the Battle in the Big Horns in Worland on Dec. 19. The RHS wrestlers have their first home meet on ...

Fish derby this week

An ice fishing derby at Bull Lake is planned for the New Year's weekend.
Fishing permits can be picked up at the Eastern Shoshone Fish office and Game or ...

Sports provides a family far from home at Christmas

It's only the second occasion in my 45 years on God's green earth when I won't be in a place called California for Christmas.
Even when I was stationed in ...

BSU pounds Northern Illinois, 55-7

SAN DIEGO (TNS) -- It took all of three plays and 58 seconds on a cloudy Wednesday afternoon for Boise State to prove that its trip to San Diego was for ...

The Riverton High School volleyball standout signed a national letter of intent Wednesday.

Brooklenn Thompson has grown up with Central Wyoming ...

The Riverton River Rats are gearing up for their home opener on Jan. 2 at the Riverton Ice Arena on Smith Road. Peewee player Cassy Miller got some extra ice ...

That's too bad, because this would be a great year for it.

I taught history and coached football, basketball and track a long time ago at Niobrara ...

Cowboys lose close one, 90-82 90-82

LARAMIE -- Senior guard Josh Adams posted his first double-double with career highs of 37 points and 10 rebounds, but the University of Wyoming men's ...

Eagles put up brave fight but fall short

St. Stephen's boys struggled without two of their top players.

A short-handed St. Stephen's boys team traveled to Goshen County last weekend and ...

St. Stephen's girls have a winning weekend

The Eagles blew out a pair of opponents, continuing their strong start to the season.

St. Stephen's swept through the competition at the Lingle-Fort ...

Pitcher still working for big-time shot

When life throws you a curve ball or two, what should you do?
Jarron Monroe has decided to fire back 93 mile-per-hour fastballs.
A 2009 graduate of Riverton ...

Defending state champions Connor Wilkinson and Patrick Forrester both remain unbeaten this season as they defend their respective crowns.

The ...

Wranglers round up Rams, 58-33

It's a rivalry that dates back decades with a bevy of classic games, but Friday's tilt between the Dubois Rams and Shoshoni Wranglers wasn't one of them. ...

Tigers beat Torrington; girls fall to Lovell by 53-39 mark

Lander triumphed on the road against the Trailblazers behind 21 points from Kobey Simpson.

Kobey Simpson scored 21 points as the Lander Valley High ...

 
 

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