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After 1-1 weekend, Wranglers meet Thermop, Rocky

Feb 18, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A new offense helped the Shoshoni High School boys produce a 1-1 record in a pair of league games Friday and Saturday.
SHS won a 50-28 decision against ... [more]

Wyoming storms back to edge Nevada on road

Feb 18, 2015 - From staff reports:  RENO, Nevada - The start was promising, then a large portion of the game was awful.
But the ending and the final result made it all worthwhile for the ... [more]

Patterson to extend football career at South Dakota State

Feb 18, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High football player Bo Patterson, the Class 3-A East lineman of the year and a first team Class 3-A all-state selection, has signed a national letter ... [more]

Two victories for Shoshoni girls; second place in league

Feb 18, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two wins by the Shoshoni Wranglers girls basketball team last weekend vaulted them into second place in the Class 2-A Northwest division.
The Wranglers took a ... [more]

CWC women drop overtime game in Powell to Northwest

Feb 18, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  With the regular season conference crown on the line in the Region IX men's basketball North division, Northwest College stole the momentum from the Central ... [more]

Fisher swims to 4-A conference title

Feb 18, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton junior broke his school record in the process.

Riverton Wolverine junior swimmer Travis Fisher claimed the Class 4-A West conference ... [more]

Cowboys seek road win at Nevada

Feb 17, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team is right back to the hardwood on Tuesday at Nevada.
The second-place Cowboys (20-6, 9-4 MW) ... [more]

Eagles stay perfect in 1-A Northwest

Feb 17, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Two games remain for the league-leading Eagles.

The St. Stephen's girls are one game closer to a perfect conference season. 
With games remaining ... [more]

Tiger grapplers shoot for a top-four finish at 3-A West regional

Feb 17, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Richard Atnip predicts his Lander Valley High School Tigers will be in the top four this weekend at the Class 3-A West regional wrestling tournament ... [more]

Past RHS star Jacobson has good start toward basketball coaching career

Feb 17, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton's Jeri Jacobson's main goal is to be a head college basketball coach.
She is well on her way.
At age 25, she is the director of basketball ... [more]

RHS boys manage overtime win over Rock Springs, whip Green River 62-35

Feb 15, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Chris Quayle drained a long 3-point shot from well beyond the top of the key as time expired in regulation, enabling the Riverton Wolverines basketball team to ... [more]

Rustler basketball teams win both over Western

Feb 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Behind two 30-point individual efforts, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers swept Western Wyoming Community College in a men's and women's doubleheader Friday ... [more]

Powell girls, boys handle Lander Tigers at Fieldhouse

Feb 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Powell Panthers made the most of a fast start to upset the Lander Valley High School Tigers 82-62 on Saturday night in a Class 3-A West conference ... [more]

Chiefs roll over Piney, Kemmerer

Feb 15, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian now stands 5-2 in the Class 2-A Southwest heading into the final week of the regular season.

Wyoming Indian's girls avenged one of ... [more]

Two West 4-A wins by RHS girls

Feb 15, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines took momentum from a strong second half and a home victory over Green River 61-52 on Friday to claw the Rock Sprigs Lady Tigers ... [more]

After beating Lander, RHS wrestlers down Kelly Walsh

Feb 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Despite being a little fatigued from a hectic stretch of wrestling, the Riverton High School Wolverines edged Casper Kelly Walsh 42-36 Friday night at Tonkin ... [more]

Wyoming Indian girls beat Kemmerer and Big Piney

Feb 15, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  A slow start Friday night by the Wyoming Indian girls could be attributed to distractions on and off the court.  Lady Chief head coach Aleta Moss missed the ... [more]

Fast-starting Eagles down Ten Sleep

Feb 15, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  St. Stephen's roared out of the opening tip to a 12-0 lead over visiting Ten Sleep Friday afternoon and never looked back in an easy 79-54 win over the ... [more]

Wind River girls still seek first basketball victory

Feb 15, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wind River girls basketball season comes to an end next Friday at Pavillion when the Cougars host Wyoming Indian.
A pair of weekend losses to Kemmerer and ... [more]

Cougar boys sweep league foes

Feb 15, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- It was a very interesting weekend in the Class 2-A Southwest, with Wind River and Wyoming Indian each sweeping Kemmerer and Big Piney.
The double ... [more]

Wyoming wins 20th victory to end losing skid

Feb 15, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Junior guard Josh Adams scored a season-high 26 points and three other Cowboys reached double figures to push the University of Wyoming men's basketball team ... [more]

Pokes aim to get back on winning side Saturday

Feb 13, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- After suffering back-to-back losses for the first time since March of last year, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team looks to get back ... [more]

Rustler women drop close one to Casper, 61-55

Feb 13, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In the late stages of a pivotal Region IX junior college women's basketball game, Casper College's Alyssa Big Man hit a desperation 3-pointer as the ... [more]

Cool free-throw shooting seals CWC win over Casper College men

Feb 13, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Deadlocked 60-60, Central Wyoming College Rustlers Eimer Lopez and Bryce Canda hit two game-saving free throws apiece Thursday night in the final 21 seconds ... [more]

Wolverine wrestlers nip Lander in 39-37 classic

Feb 13, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton needed a pin in the final two matches, and Reece Prosser and Matthew Reinig delivered.

Reece Prosser and Matthew Reinig produced ... [more]

SDSU runs away from UW early

Feb 12, 2015 - From staff reports:  SAN DIEGO -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team dropped to third in the Mountain West standings following a 67-41 loss to San Diego State on ... [more]

Unbeaten River Rats grab top seed for state hockey

Feb 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton River Rats are standing on top of the Wyoming high-school-aged hockey B division with a 13-0-1 mark.
The record has locked up a No. 1 seed for ... [more]

Shoshoni got most Thon medals in county

Feb 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Wrangler wrestlers made the podium at the big tournament.

Galen LaGois, Patrick Forster and Connor Wilkinson from Shoshoni High School all were ... [more]

After weeks away from home, Wolverines host Green River on Friday

Feb 12, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If both the Riverton Wolverine boys and girls basketball teams want to make statements about how the rest of their year might play out in Class 4-A basketball, ... [more]

Wolverine swimmers to regional this weekend

Feb 11, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Minus its top swimmer, the Riverton Wolverine boys swim team traveled to Sheridan for a set of dual meets last Friday and then to Gillette for a large ... [more]