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Riverton matmen score points in Chadron

Jan 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Gavin Wilson put himself in position to challenge for the top spot Friday and Saturday for the Riverton Wolverines at the Chadron Invitational wrestling ... [more]

RHS hosting Casper Natrona teams Thursday night at Wolverine Gym

Jan 29, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Updated: Times for the girls and boys games are 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

The Casper Natrona Fillies and Mustangs make their annual Class ... [more]

Wolverine swim boys defeat Natrona but downed by Kelly Walsh

Jan 29, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine boys swim team hits the water at the Riverton Aquatic Center for a home meet one final time Thursday, hosting the Lander Tigers. The ... [more]

Austin's medal helps Tiger skiers to second in Casper

Jan 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers fell a little short of winning the girls team title on Saturday at the Casper Invitational Nordic ski meet.
Lander scored 82.5 points in ... [more]

Wranglers wrestle to tourney title

Jan 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Shoshoni Wranglers wrestlers won individual titles to help their team win the Dogger Invitational championship Saturday at Lingle-Fort Laramie High ... [more]

Super Bowl interest even higher this time around with the Broncos in game

Jan 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's as American as baseball, apple pie and Chevrolet. Except it's football.
And chances are you'll set time aside this Super Bowl Sunday, maybe with friends ... [more]

Nance named player of the week from Mountain West Conference

Jan 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming junior forward Larry Nance Jr. has been named Mountain West men's basketball Player of the Week for the second time this ... [more]

Wyoming holds on vs. Nevada

Jan 27, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- After the first meeting between Nevada and Wyoming, Wolf Pack forward A.J. West said he didn't know who Larry Nance Jr. was. He does now, after Nance ... [more]

No losses yet for Lander boys in league

Jan 27, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers pounded Pinedale 60-44 Thursday night in a Class 3-A West conference boys basketball game on the road.
The victory was the only game on ... [more]

Technical fouls costly as Chiefs suffer first defeat of year, 60-58 to Big Piney

Jan 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  In a controversial win, Big Piney edged the Wyoming Indian boys 60-58 Friday night in Sublette County.† The loss was the first of the season for Wyoming Indian ... [more]

After routing Piney, Chief girls beaten by Kemmerer

Jan 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Short-handed and on the road, the Wyoming Indian girls still picked up a Friday night win at Big Piney 60-36.†
On Saturday the Chiefs fell 62-52 to ... [more]

Playing short-handed, Wolverine boys take RS to overtime but lose

Jan 27, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Chris Quayle stepped to the line with five seconds on the regulation clock Friday night in Rock Springs and nailed three pressure free throws to tie Riverton's ... [more]

A win and a loss for Wind River girls in weekend conference pair

Jan 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wind River's girls picked up a split in Southwest 2-A basketball conference play last weekend on the road in Lincoln and Sublette counties. The Cougar girls ... [more]

Rustler men nearly wipe out Miles lead before falling 70-61

Jan 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Two road games in Montana are next for the CWC men.

The Central Wyoming men suffered through a lethargic spell in the second half Saturday afternoon ... [more]

LVHS girls in control for 58-44 win vs. Pinedale

Jan 27, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rebounding was the difference for the Lander Tiger girls in collecting a 58-44 basketball victory Thursday night at Pinedale.
The Tigers were in control of ... [more]

Big first half for CWC women in home win

Jan 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a good cap to a solid week of basketball for the Central Wyoming College women at home Saturday afternoon against Miles Community College.†Earlier in ... [more]

Buzzer-beater by Salisbury gives RHS girls fifth straight win

Jan 27, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The win pushes the Lady Wolverines to 7-7 overall, but more importantly, Riverton is 1-0 in the Class 4-A West conference. Up next for Riverton is a ... [more]

Tigers fifth in big home wrestling tournament

Jan 27, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander had two finalists in the 20-team field.

Three Lander Tigers went deep into the wrestling bracket Friday and Saturday at the Lander ... [more]

Baker takes crown at 195 pounds for 1-A DHS at Lander invite

Jan 27, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dubois senior wrestler Sterling Baker entered the Lander Invitational Friday and Saturday because he wanted to get tested by Class 3-A and 4-A opponents. ... [more]

Lander dominating on mats over Mountain View

Jan 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers had a successful home wrestling opener on Thursday night by pounding Mountain View.
Lander controlled the lower weights to chalk up a 46-16 ... [more]

Shyatt expects to be back on bench

Jan 24, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Larry Shyatt said he had tears in his eyes. But they were tears of joy.
The University of Wyoming men's basketball coach wasn't on the bench ... [more]

Indoor track season under way for RHS

Jan 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines made their indoor track debut last Friday at the Gillette Invitational meet.
The Wolverines held their own against the other 4-A and ... [more]

It's a great time to be a Broncos fan

Jan 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Denver Broncos mania is back.
This is a great time to be a Denver Broncos fan.
Winning will do that.
Having Peyton Manning as the quarterback of your ... [more]

Wyoming comes back in second half for victory at Air Force

Jan 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  No coach, no problem for the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
OK, it wasn't that easy, but the Cowboys overcame a 15-point first half deficit -- ... [more]

Conference season starts Friday for Riverton

Jan 23, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With the non-conference part of their schedules full of memories, the Riverton High School boys and girls basketball teams now play for the records that ... [more]

CWC men stun powerhouse Sheridan 70-67

Jan 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ryan Nemelka had the game of his Central Wyoming College career Wednesday night, connecting for seven 3-pointers, including the game-winner in a dramatic 70-67 ... [more]

Trey at buzzer gives road win to Rustler women

Jan 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kiara Skinner nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to propel the Central Wyoming College women's basketball team to its most-impressive victory of the season, ... [more]

Shyatt sick and will not coach Wyoming Cowboys vs. Air Force

Jan 22, 2014 - From staff reports:  University of Wyoming men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt won't coach the Cowboys in their game Wednesday at Air Force due to an illness.
According to UW, ... [more]

Wrangler girls down Bobcats for second straight win

Jan 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson had 24 points for Shoshoni to lead all scorers Tuesday.

SHOSHONI -- Two consecutive victories from the Shoshoni High School Wranglers ... [more]

Shoshoni holds off Thermop, breaks four-game loss skid

Jan 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- The Shoshoni Wranglers were starving for a victory and came up huge Tuesday night in a 65-61 victory over Thermopolis.
The win snapped a ... [more]

Cowgirls welcome Air Force on Wednesday

Jan 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Cowgirl basketball program looks to get back on the winning track this week against the Air Force Falcons. The game is set for Wednesday, January 22, at ... [more]

New reality TV show on Texas youth football is disgusting

Jan 21, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Let's take a short quiz.
Which sports league has coaches who recently said the following:
"You have the opportunity today to rip their freaking head off and ... [more]

Wranglers second in big Don Runner field

Jan 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Connor Wilkinson won the title for Shoshoni at 120 pounds.

Despite being hit with the flu bug last week, the Shoshoni Wranglers gave Cokeville a run ... [more]

Cowgirls fall to San Jose

Jan 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  Despite a double-doubles by Kayla Woodward and Fallon Lewis, the Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team suffered a 74-68 loss against the San Josť State Spartans on ... [more]

Dubois, St. Stephen's split twinbill

Jan 20, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Dubois survived foul trouble and a short, one-man bench to take a 70-54 win over St. Stephen's on the road Friday night.† The win was the first Class 1-A ... [more]

UW collects MWC win over San Jose

Jan 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Junior forward Larry Nance Jr. notched his second-straight double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds to power the University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

Chiefs roll on, down Cougars by 31

Jan 20, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- It was just another day at the office Friday night for Wyoming Indian at home against county rival Wind River. The unbeaten and top-ranked Chiefs took ... [more]

Big lead won't hold up for Rustlers in 67-62 loss to Casper College

Jan 20, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was clearly a tale of two halves Saturday afternoon at Rustler gym, with Central Wyoming owning the first half and the visiting Casper College men taking ... [more]

Seesaw tilts toward Cougar girls in close one with Lady Chiefs

Jan 20, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- It had the feel of a title fight from start to finish Friday night at Ethete as the Wyoming Indian and Wind River girls battled for the early lead in ... [more]

Conference struggle keeps going for CWC women, who fall to Casper by 16

Jan 20, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was an ignominious start to the 2014 conference basketball schedule for the Central Wyoming College women Saturday afternoon at Rustler Gym.† The Rustlers ... [more]