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Learning a lesson or two from Paralympic athletes

Sep 11, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  For U.S. Navy Lt. Brad Snyder, Sept. 7, 2011, was a horrible, horrible day. It was a tough day for his family too. And for Snyder, his family, his friends and, ... [more]

Stoll, Antone record rodeo victories for Fremont County

Sep 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Teal Stoll and Drew Antone were the two Fremont County winners Saturday and Sunday in a high school rodeo in Riverton.
Stoll won the pole bending title in a ... [more]

Rams snap Little Snake River's win streak

Sep 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Six man football officially came to Wyoming two years ago. In that time Little Snake River High School had never lost a game. That ended Friday in Baggs when ... [more]

Little League meeting Tuesday

Sep 9, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton Little League will hold its annual meeting to reorganize the board on Tuesday at the Riverton Branch Library at 7:30 p.m.
The meeting will be held ... [more]

Chiefs outgunned by Rocky Mountain

Sep 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The game was over before the sun set in the west Friday evening at Ethete.
Rocky Mountain rolled up 35 unanswered points in the opening period and blew out ... [more]

Good start for local cowgirls in day one of high school rodeo

Sep 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Teal Stoll looked like a veteran Saturday in the rodeo arena.
The senior from Pavillion made two clean rides in barrel racing and pole bending to start the ... [more]

Lander trounced by Star Valley at home

Sep 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tigers have lost their top two running backs to injury in the opening weeks of the season.

Star Valley did everything right on the football ... [more]

Riverton drops volleyball match to Rock Springs

Sep 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverine volleyball squad fell in its second conference match of the season to the Rock Springs Lady Tigers in four games (25-23, 25-23, ... [more]

CWC spikers post perfect record in Arizona tournament

Sep 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College knocked off two ranked junior college volleyball teams Friday and Saturday in a tournament in Scottsdale, Ariz., on its way to a 6-0 ... [more]

Five seconds turn into six, and Riverton falls at Green River

Sep 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With six seconds remaining in Friday's non-conference Wyoming high school football shootout, the Riverton Wolverines were four yards away from victory. Five ... [more]

Lady Blue spikers collect victory over WRHS

Sep 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School stumbled in the second set Thursday when Wind River pulled out a 25-23 victory to even the match score at 1-1.
The Lady Blue won the ... [more]

SHS holds off Cougars, 13-9

Sep 7, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Under rare rainy skies, the Shoshoni Wranglers edged the Wind River Cougars 13-9 in one of the better games played between the two rivals in their ... [more]

RHS to host Rock Springs

Sep 7, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton returns to Wolverine Gym to host its Class 4-A West conference home opening volleyball match Saturday as Rock Springs comes to town. Game time for the ... [more]

Rustlers win first match in Arizona

Sep 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A trip to Scottsdale, Ariz., didn't stop Central Wyoming College volleyball from reaching into the victory column Thursday against Central Arizona.
The ... [more]

Wyoming High School Scores

Sep 7, 2012 - By The Associated Press:  PREP FOOTBALL
Big Horn 44, Burns 22

Burlington 29, Saratoga 8

Campbell County 48, Cheyenne East 35

Casper Kelly Walsh 50, Laramie 0

Casper Natrona ... [more]

Cowboys edge past Giants 24-17 to open season

Sep 6, 2012 - The Associated Press:  EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Jason Witten was supposed to stay home. Kevin Ogletree was supposed to be a bit player.
And the replacement officials were supposed to ... [more]

UW guard savors first college start vs. Texas

Sep 6, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Jake Jones may have a lot of fond memories when his football career comes to an end.
One that will stick out is his first game at the University of ... [more]

Rustlers get comeback victory over Northwest

Sep 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College volleyball coach Tiffany Stauffenberg felt the match vs. Northwest College on Tuesday night was slipping away when the Rustlers were ... [more]

Wolverines look to break through vs. Green River

Sep 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton football Wolverines will try to avoid a second consecutive 0-2 start when they travel to Green River for their second of three a non-conference ... [more]

Riverton hosts high school rodeo this Saturday, Sunday

Sep 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three veteran Fremont County rodeo athletes will be at home for the final time at the high school rodeo level Saturday and Sunday in Riverton.
Coley Nicholls ... [more]

Settlemire posts four state Class 4-A swim times

Sep 5, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Jordan Settlemire, swimming in her first meets of the season for the Riverton Lady Wolverines, qualified for the state high school swim meet in four events ... [more]

Riverton High School cross country stars improve

Sep 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson and Jillian C'Bearing vaulted into the top 10 for Riverton High School Friday at the Rawlins Invitational cross country meet.
Thompson ... [more]

Shoshoni, Wind River knock heads Thursday night

Sep 5, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Thursday's 7:30 p.m. kickoff in Shoshoni marks the 49th meeting of the Shoshoni Wranglers and the Wind River Cougars on the gridiron.
Since the consolidation ... [more]

Wolverines get singles wins on tennis court

Sep 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two victories in the Riverton High School boys singles positions vs. the Powell Panthers proved to be the highlight on the tennis courts Saturday.
In the No. ... [more]

Cowboy Golfers Win First Tournament Of The Season

Sep 4, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Junior Stewart Wins First Collegiate Event, While Jensen Picks Up First Win As Cowboy Head Coach
VICTOR, Idaho-(Sept. 4, 2012)-The Wyoming Cowboy golf ... [more]

Cougars split a pair of conferences matches

Sep 4, 2012 - Staff:  Wind River sophomore Aspen Stagner helped the Cougars split a pair of conference matches on Friday. WRHS beat Big Piney, but lost to Kemmerer. The Cougars play ... [more]

Dubois wallops Midwest to open 6-man grid season

Sep 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Dubois Rams opened the 6-man football regular season with decisive 61-27 win over the Midwest Oilers behind a 28-point fourth quarter. The game was ... [more]

Long-ago words from Denver quarterback still with me today

Sep 4, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  When I first became a Denver Broncos fan, I loved Charley Johnson and I hated John Hufnagel. Perhaps hate is too strong a word, but I can tell you I didn't ... [more]

Riverton girls fourth, boys fifth in big Rock Springs Invitational golf tourney

Sep 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  RHS ends the regular season Thursday and Friday at the Green River Invitational.

Riverton High School golfer Lars Becker fired a career-low Thursday ... [more]

Wyoming squanders chances in 37-17 loss at Texas

Sep 2, 2012 - By The Associated Press:  JIM VERTUNO,AP Sports Writer


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Wyoming Cowboys had an early lead and a late chance to make a game of it against No. 15 ... [more]