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Wolverines set for state indoor track in Gillette

Mar 5, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School is taking 31 athletes to the state indoor track and field meet Friday and Saturday in Gillette.
Other teams signed up for the meet are ... [more]

Eagles nipped by Lingle as state tournament opens

Mar 5, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- It was a good one Thursday at the Casper Events Center in the noon contest between the St. Stephen's Eagles and the Lingle-Fort Laramie Doggers.
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Regional notebook full of oddities, observations

Mar 4, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Tournaments bring out the best in players, but often the worst in their fans. Such was the case in last weekend's Class 1-A and 2-A West Regional tournaments ... [more]

Chiefs, Eagles, Wrangler girls off to state

Mar 4, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Tongue River and Wyoming Indian meeting at the state tournament in Class 2-A girls basketball is almost as frequent as the appearance of the two powerhouse ... [more]

Rustlers deliver 20-point win to start women's Region IX tournament

Mar 4, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A long layoff from competition energized the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in eliminating Trinidad State Junior College 67-47 in the opening round of the ... [more]

Cougars in 2-A, Eagles in 1-A open state hoops Thursday

Mar 4, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It's a four-hour drive to Lusk from Pavillion if the roads are dry. In spite of the 250 miles separating the Tigers and Cougars, the two opening-round state ... [more]

It's 'win and in' for RHS basketball at 4-A West regional

Mar 4, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For both the Riverton Wolverine boys and girls basketball teams, the postseason begins with a single do-or-die game Thursday at the Class 4-A West regional ... [more]

Second-seeded CWC women open tourney vs. Trinidad State

Mar 3, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC finished the regular season with a 19-9 overall mark, while Trinidad was 4-23 heading to the tournament in Scottsbluff, Neb.

A No. 2 seed has ... [more]

New video setup at UW called best in conference

Mar 3, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Tucked away in the long hall beyond the locker rooms for the Wyoming Cowboys and Cowgirls basketball teams ,and under the new seats in the remodeled Arena ... [more]

Fisher's fourth place is top finish for Riverton at 4-A state swim meet

Mar 3, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Wolverine junior swimmer Travis Fisher lowered his school record in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 54.65 and finished fourth at the Wyoming ... [more]

River Rats are state hockey champs

Mar 3, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton-based team was the Class B top seed for the state tournament after posting a regular-season record of 15-0-1.

A fire truck ride on ... [more]

Dubois drive for state berth halted by Little Snake

Mar 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Dubois boys' hopes for a return to the Class 1-A state basketball tournament faded in the face of a strong Little Snake River defense Saturday morning in ... [more]

Eagle boys off to state tourney

Mar 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Good teams peak at tournament time, and the St. Stephen's boys have turned into a contender for the Class 1-A state basketball title after a pair of ... [more]

Thompson goes for 25 as Wrangler girls make state

Mar 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson put on a stellar display Saturday morning, lifting the Shoshoni Wranglers past Kemmerer 51-45 to clinch a Class 1-A state tournament spot for ... [more]

Chief girls edged by Lyman in 2-A West regional title contest

Mar 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Before a packed crowd, the Lyman Eagles won a well-played Class 2-A West regional girls basketball championship game 51-48 over the Wyoming Indian High School ... [more]

Rustler men win Region IX tourney opener over Sheridan

Mar 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Down the stretch Friday night at Rustler Gym, the Central Wyoming College men made key defensive stops and eliminated Sheridan College 82-78 from the Region IX ... [more]

Tiger girls beat Cody, boys fall in close game at home

Mar 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Valley High School Tigers finished their girls basketball game Saturday by hitting six straight free throws in a 47-41 win over Cody at Bob Carey ... [more]

Wind River eliminates Chiefs in classic at 2-A West regional

Mar 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Indian had beaten the Cougars three times this season, the four game went Wind River's way.

The fourth time was the charm for the Wind ... [more]

St. Stephen's girls run to brink of West crown in close Cokeville game

Mar 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It was the game everyone thought it would be between the St. Stephen's girls and Cokeville in the Class 1-A West championship Saturday afternoon in ... [more]

New year, same story as Tigers win another 3-A state swim crown

Mar 1, 2015 - By Judy Crawford:  GILLETTE -- The Lander Tigers won their remarkable 19th consecutive Class 3-A boys state swimming and diving championship in Gillette on Saturday. ... [more]

Last-second free throws doom Cougs in 2-A opener

Feb 27, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Greybull's Treston Tracy hit two free throws with 3.1 seconds left to edge the Wind River Cougars 56-54 in the opening round of the Class 2-A West regional ... [more]

Bad end to regular season for Riverton boys vs. Evanston

Feb 27, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Evanston tightened up the Class 4-A West conference boys basketball standings Thursday night in a 56-41 victory vs. the Riverton Wolverines.
The game ... [more]

St. Stephen's girls pull away from Farson

Feb 27, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The high flying St. Stephen's Eagles were grounded a bit in opening round action at the 1-A West girls regional in the auxiliary gym at Lander Valley High ... [more]

Eagle boys win tough one over Cokeville

Feb 27, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It was the type of game you hope to see in opening round of a regional tournament, with multiple ties, a bit of foul-induced drama, and scoring spurts.
St. ... [more]

Wolverine girls end conference year in 50-45 win

Feb 27, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Riverton High School Wolverines landed in doubles figures Thursday night to secure a 50-45 girls basketball victory over the Evanston Lady Red Devils at ... [more]

Chiefs beat Shoshoni, reach region semis

Feb 27, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Trailing early and missing their leading scorer, the Wyoming Indian Chiefs overcame the deficit to easily pull away from Shoshoni for a 58-41 win in ... [more]

Dubois girls fall in two straight at 1-A regional

Feb 27, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Dubois returned to the Class 1-A West girls regional opening round to a less-than-cordial greeting from the 1-A Southwest champion Cokeville Panthers.
The ... [more]

Foul trouble hampers Rams in 69-52 loss to Encampment

Feb 27, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Balance and depth were the difference for the Dubois Rams in opening-round action in the Class 1-A West boys regional tournament Thursday in Lander. ... [more]

SHS girls crush Big Piney

Feb 27, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers blasted Big Piney 46-23 on Friday morning to stay alive in the Class 2-A West regionals girls basketball tournament in Riverton.
The ... [more]

Fresno State knocks out Cowboys in Laramie

Feb 26, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LARAMIE -- It was a game similar to many others the University of Wyoming men's basketball team played this season.
More often than not, UW made the plays ... [more]