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Busy Saturday on Riverton's volleyball courts for AAU event

Apr 25, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Gyms will be filled all over Riverton for the AAU volleyball tournament Saturday.
There are slated to be 35 volleyball teams in for the one-day ... [more]

RHS track teams look to peak for postseason

Apr 25, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The final lap is here for the Riverton Wolverines in the 2014 track and field season.
The Wolverines competed at the Douglas Invitational on Friday.
RHS ... [more]

Wind River athlete hurdled rare cancer, now in top form

Apr 25, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  A nagging bump on Dylan Lookingbill's arm was diagnosed as multi-cell sarcoma, a rare form of cancer virtually unknown in healthy, athletic young ... [more]

It's been an honor covering Dan Howlett's soccer teams

Apr 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  "Respect" is the word that comes to mind when thinking about Lander Valley High School boys soccer coach Dan Howlett.
In the past 11 years, I have had the ... [more]

CWC women climb to third in regional rodeo

Apr 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rustler cowgirl Kaylee Burnett leads the all-around cowgirl standings.

Behind the performance from Kaylee Burnett, the Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Lander girls control Riverton 2-0

Apr 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  One goal early in the first half and one in the final half lifted the Lander Tigers to a 2-0 win over the Riverton Wolverines in windy conditions Tuesday in ... [more]

Leemon scores hat trick for Lander vs. Riverton Wolverines

Apr 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  RHS will now return to the Class 4-A West league and play Rock Springs on Friday night.

Kyle Leemon stole the show Tuesday for the Lander Tigers, ... [more]

Wolverines sweep on home track

Apr 23, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a very quick track meet Tuesday afternoon at Riverton High School for the Wolverine Twilight with competition completed in 17 events in the boys and ... [more]

Shoshoni Wrangler track teams hitting top form

Apr 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni High School Wranglers boys track and field team is starting to find the right formula under coach Brady Slack.
SHS is fresh off winning the Wind ... [more]

Sid Finch, April 1, and Adjusto Turf in RHS red

Apr 22, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Do you remember the "Curious Case of Sid Finch"?
Written by George Plimpton for publication on April 1, 1985, the Sports Illustrated story profiled an ... [more]

County wrestlers among best at statewide USA tournament

Apr 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Fremont County wrestlers won all three divisions last week in Casper at the USA state event.
Riverton's Dino Baldes finished first in the schoolboy ... [more]

Thornton makes big plays for UW in spring game

Apr 19, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Tom Thornton was flying.
Late in the third quarter of Wyoming's spring game inside War Memorial Stadium on Saturday, the sophomore quarterback took a snap, ... [more]

Tigers down Rawlins, Star Valley

Apr 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two victories started off the Lander Tigers boys soccer homestand in a span of three days.
Lander opened the stretch with a 5-0 conference win over the ... [more]

RHS girls claim league win

Apr 19, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Finishing their first round of Class 4-A West girls soccer matches, the Riverton Wolverines kept the Evanston Red Devils winless in league play with a 2-0 win ... [more]

Rustler player coaching AAU hoops this spring

Apr 19, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A basketball player at Central Wyoming College has been sharing his sports skills with Riverton sophomores this year as the coach of an Amateur Athletic ... [more]

Riverton wins track dual vs. Lander

Apr 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In a head-to-head track and field matchup, the Riverton Wolverines swept the Lander Tigers on Thursday afternoon at Bill Bush Memorial Stadium.
The Riverton ... [more]

RHS boys soccer back on track

Apr 19, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After a sub-par performance Thursday at Gillette, the Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team bounced back, got a quick goal at the start of the second half, and ... [more]

Lander girls take two matches from Rawlins, Star Valley

Apr 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three early goals sparked the Lander Tigers to a 3-1 non-conference girls soccer victory over Star Valley on Saturday.
The match was played at the Lander ... [more]

Paxton takes spring RHS golf invite

Apr 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Easton Paxton played steady golf on his home course to take the Riverton Invitational by two strokes Thursday afternoon at the Riverton Country Club.
Paxton ... [more]

Wrangler boys grab team title at WR track

Apr 18, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Sunny skies, warm temperatures and a noticeable lack of wind smiled on the 10 teams in competition Thursday at the 55th annual Wind River ... [more]

Gillette sweeps Wolverines in soccer matches

Apr 18, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The boys and girls Riverton High School soccer teams competed Thursday, but neither managed to score.
The Gillette boys dominated Riverton 6-0 in Gillette, ... [more]

Wyoming to be featured on ESPN networks

Apr 18, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Cowboys will be featured on five ESPN network telecasts during the 2014 college football season. The Mountain West Conference and its television ... [more]

All-around buckle for Burnett at CSU rodeo; team second

Apr 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kaylee Burnett won two individual events Sunday for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers rodeo team on her way to the women's all-around title at Colorado ... [more]

Wyoming prepares for spring game

Apr 17, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Wednesday morning's Cowboy football practice saw the Pokes practice in full pads for the last time prior to the spring game on Saturday, April 19. ... [more]

Huge field wrestled for medals at Riverton's USA tournament

Apr 17, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton USA wrestling club had nearly 300 athletes battling for medals Saturday at the Rumble at the Rendezvous tournament at Wolverine Gym.
The ... [more]

Cowboys make up depth chart

Apr 16, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Monday saw head coach Craig Bohl and his coaching staff release the first depth chart of 2014 spring practice.
The release came at the beginning ... [more]

My team won't be in the NBA playoffs, so I'll root for Thunder

Apr 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The National Basketball Association ends its long and winding 82-game regular season tonight with a full schedule of games.
The 82-game season needs to be ... [more]

RHS boys play soccer in opposite corners of state Thursday, Saturday

Apr 16, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team will rack up plenty of bus miles with a non-conference game on the road this Thursday in Gillette against the ... [more]

A year after graduation, Gordon signs for college football

Apr 16, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Sometimes the path of life takes you down a longer road than you might like.  That could be the story for 2013 Wind River High School graduate ... [more]

Wolverines host golf invitational Thursday at noon

Apr 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Invitational has drawn a mixture of Class 3-A and 4-A golf teams to the field.
The 18-hole tournament takes place Thursday afternoon at the ... [more]