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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]

Trojans master early season golf in Riverton

Apr 15, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kelly Walsh High School placed three golfers in the top six to run away with the boys team title in the 12-team Riverton High School Spring Invitational played ... [more]

Lander teams sweep Douglas in soccer

Apr 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School swept Douglas in a pair of non-conference soccer matches Friday.
The Tiger girls edged Douglas 2-1 in front of home fans while the ... [more]

Shoshoni boys, Wind River girls finish first at track meet in Ethete

Apr 15, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The best race of the day may have been when the Wyoming Indian Invitational finished ahead of the approaching rain Saturday at Ethete. A small field of six ... [more]

Lone Bear, like his dad, commits to play basketball at CWC

Apr 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Tyson Lone Bear is following in his father's footsteps.
The Wind River senior and son of Darrell Lone Bear Sr. made things official Thursday after ... [more]

RHS soccer boys take step back in two conference matches

Apr 15, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A step forward, a step back. That is how Riverton High School head coach Erly Cornejo described his team's fight to a 0-0 tie against Green River on Friday at ... [more]

Lander player tabbed Fremont County table tennis champ

Apr 13, 2012 - Staff:  Kirk Billings of Lander was crowed Fremont County's table tennis champion March 24 after a half-day competition at Central Wyoming College in ... [more]

Wolverines back on track this weekend

Apr 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The countdown for the Class 4-A West regional track and field meet is on for Riverton High School.
The Wolverines are the host squad May 11-12 for the ... [more]

Little League gearing up for 2012 season

Apr 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The pieces are coming together for another Riverton Little League baseball season.
A big step came Monday and Tuesday nights, when the players took part in ... [more]

Cowgirls add Boehme

Apr 12, 2012 - Staff and wire reports:  University of Wyoming Cowgirl head basketball coach Joe Legerski today announced the addition of Aubry Boehme (Bay Me) to this year's recruiting class. She ... [more]

Rustlers host alumni match

Apr 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Darby Thomas, Lisa Hall and Troi Larsen played volleyball for Central Wyoming College six years ago for coach Tiffany Stauffenberg. All three will be back in ... [more]