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In Saturday's perfecto, it was a strike because the ump said so

Apr 24, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  In 137 years of Major League Baseball there have been more than 200,000 games played. And, after Saturday, only 21 times has a pitcher faced all 27 batters in ... [more]

RHS soccer boys fall Saturday at Rock Springs

Apr 24, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines soccer team tried to crawl back into Friday's West 4-A road match against conference leader Rock Springs when two freshman, Caleb ... [more]

CWC women edge closer to regional rodeo crown

Apr 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College is on the verge of winning the Central Rocky Mountain region rodeo women's title after a second-place showing Sunday at Casper ... [more]

Rustler men falter on third day in Casper

Apr 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Stetson Jorgensen provided the bright spot for the Central Wyoming College men's rodeo squad Sunday, finishing second in the all-around chase at Casper ... [more]

Hankerson transfers to Wyoming basketball from Alabama

Apr 23, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. - University of Wyoming head basketball coach Larry Shyatt announced Monday that Charles Hankerson Jr. has signed a scholarship offer and will ... [more]

MW-MVC 2012 men's basketball pairings announced

Apr 23, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The Mountain West and Missouri Valley conferences have announced next season's pairings for the MW/MVC Challenge Series in men's ... [more]

Ferris, Martin earn Coach of the Year honors

Apr 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Saturday night in early March at the Casper Events Center has become a familiar scene to Wyoming Indian boys basketball head coach Craig Ferris.
The Chiefs' ... [more]

After overtime loss Friday, LVHS boys salvage a split

Apr 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In front of its home fans, Torrington scored four unanswered goals to surprise Lander Valley High School 4-2 in overtime Friday night in a Class 3-A Southeast ... [more]

Riverton girls grab conference soccer win over Rock Springs

Apr 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School continues its climb up the Class 4-A West girls soccer standings after blanking Rock Springs 3-0 on Friday night at Wolverine Field.
The ... [more]

Tiger girls 2-0 on big soccer trip

Apr 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School clinched a No. 1 seed from the Class 3-A Southeast conference on Friday by knocking off Torrington 4-0 in Goshen County.
The Tigers ... [more]

Soundingsides boys Player of the Year

Apr 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Fremont County's 2012 Player of the Year is a familiar one to basketball fans across the Cowboy State. The number 3 comes to mind anytime someone mentions the ... [more]

Three titles for C'Bearing at Lovell track invitational

Apr 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  In the biggest meet in recent history on the six-lane oval of the Bulldog Track in Lovell, the home-standing Lovell girls and the Powell boys took team ... [more]

Hill gets county girls Player of the Year nod

Apr 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wyoming Indian girls were tall and young this season. Head coach Aleta Moss worked with her freshmen and sophomores throughout the year to improve their ... [more]

Pokes finish spring drills with Saturday scrimmage

Apr 22, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Gold Team defeated the White Team by a score of 20-7 on Saturday in Wyoming's Annual Spring Game to bring to a close a month-long period of spring drills ... [more]

Wolverine boys soccer falls to West leader Rock Springs

Apr 22, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines soccer team tried to crawl back into Friday's West 4-A road match against conference leader Rock Springs when two freshman, Caleb ... [more]

High school rodeoers back in action

Apr 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County rodeo athletes are battling for top-four spots this spring on the high school level for an opportunity to compete at the National High School ... [more]

Manning is my new No. 1 fave in NFL

Apr 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is my new favorite National Football League player.
Last year it was Tim Tebow. It took some time getting used to ... [more]

RHS soccer boys want to avenge early 1-0 loss to Rock Springs

Apr 19, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Every other game has been a challenge for the Riverton High School boys soccer team.
At least that's been the concern of RHS head coach Erly Cornejo and after ... [more]

Wolverine girls host big West 4-A soccer match Friday vs. RS

Apr 19, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's all even.
The Riverton High School girls soccer team's overall record is 4-4-1. The team's Class 4-A West record, after playing the first round of ... [more]

CWC women's rodeo coach to join husband at Cochise

Apr 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lynn Smith started coaching Central Wyoming College women's rodeo team in the 2000 season, building her squad a Central Rocky Mountain Region title contender ... [more]

Smith leaving for college rodeo job in Arizona

Apr 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Veteran Central Wyoming College head rodeo men's college coach Rick Smith has accepted the same position at Cochise College in Arizona.
Smith is completing ... [more]

RHS boys get 4-1 victory over Lander on LVHS soccer field

Apr 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Josh Wright and Tristan White scored two goals apiece in a balanced offensive attack for Riverton High School as the Wolverines beat Lander 4-1 in boys soccer ... [more]

Ashdown gets five goals as RHS girls thrash LVHS

Apr 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Marcia Ashdown scored five goals Tuesday to propel Riverton High School to a commanding 7-0 girls soccer victory over Lander Valley High School.
The victory ... [more]

RHS sweeps team titles during home meet on Tuesday

Apr 18, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Riverton boys and girls took the team honors in one of the quickest meets of the season Tuesday in Riverton.
The entire meet took a little less than four ... [more]

Lander native to play basketball in Alaska

Apr 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ruth O'Neal isn't finished playing college basketball.
The Sheridan College sophomore signed a national letter of intent to play basketball next season at the ... [more]

Webb garners three firsts during RMS invitational

Apr 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Middle School athletes earned individual track and field crowns during the Riverton Middle School Invitational on Saturday at Wolverine Track.
RMS ... [more]

His sports passion spans a half-century

Apr 17, 2012 - By Courtney Heischman:  Editor's note: Craig Blumenshine's daughter, Courtney Heischman, hijacked his weekly column in The Ranger to celebrate his 50th birthday.

Anyone who ... [more]

Riverton girls get two big road soccer wins; battle Lander Tuesday

Apr 15, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton girls soccer team hit the road Friday and Saturday and gained two big wins, one in overtime, to even their Class 4-A West conference record to ... [more]

Tigers' Colter wins twice in meet at Kelly Walsh

Apr 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School distance runner Beryl Colter paced the Tigers to a pair of victories Tuesday during the Kelly Walsh Mini Invitational in ... [more]

Pokes complete week four of spring football in Laramie

Apr 15, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Friday saw the Wyoming Cowboys complete their fourth week of spring football practice. The Pokes will have only four spring practices remaining next ... [more]