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Lander's 11-12 Little League hopes dashed early by Cody

Jul 22, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The team bounced back to beat Green River 14-2 in consolation play

Lander's hope of qualifying for the state 11-12 year-old state Little League ... [more]

Controversial finish heartbreaking for Riverton 9-10 stars

Jul 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A 2-1 win over Kemmerer turned into a heartbreaking 1-0 forfeit loss for the Riverton Little League 9-10 year old all-stars in Cody in the semifinals of the ... [more]

Riverton 11-12 stars reach district championship game

Jul 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton rolled past Green River 13-1 Thursday night to move into the 11-12-year-old all-star baseball Wyoming Little League District 1 title game in Cody and ... [more]

Raiders struggle in conference games against Powell

Jul 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Powell outscored Riverton 36-3 to sweep an American Legion Northwest conference baseball doubleheader Wednesday at Roy Peck Field.
The Pioneers won the first ... [more]

Final rodeo candidate visits CWC

Jul 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Andy Carter is hoping his head rodeo coaching experience elsewhere will help land a similar position at Central Wyoming College.
Carter gave his Thursday ... [more]

Young stars demolish Green River in 16-2 rout

Jul 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton 9-10-year-old Little League all-stars posted a convincing 16-2 win over Green River in the opening-round of the Wyoming Little League District 1 ... [more]

11-12s win cruise 10-2 over North Big Horn

Jul 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton scored five insurance runs in the top of the sixth inning Wednesday to ensure a 10-2 victory over North Big Horn at the Wyoming District 1 ... [more]

Lander wins vintage title

Jul 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander is the first team to win the annual vintage baseball tournament at South Pass City three times in a row.
Lander outlasted Riverton 20-7 for the ... [more]

Stoll sits seventh through early stages of NHSFR competition

Jul 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Pavillion's Teal Stoll is in seventh place in pole bending at the National High School Finals Rodeo at Rock Springs.
Stoll was clocked with a time of 20.628 ... [more]

CWC rodeo assistant in running for the top position

Jul 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Drew Schrock wants to remain at Central Wyoming College.
The assistant rodeo coach this past season for the Rustlers was named one of three finalists for the ... [more]

Santee to be named next Riverton head girls soccer coach

Jul 18, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Tanya Santee will be recommended to become just the second head girls soccer coach in the history of Riverton High School, Riverton schools superintendent ... [more]

Sweet Caroline, good times never seemed so good

Jul 17, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Dad did not want last Thursday's baseball game to end. I was there with my boys, all of them, including sons Kyle and Cody, son-in-law Eric, and brother ... [more]

Young Little League stars head to District baseball tourney

Jul 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A No. 1 seed has been earned by the Riverton 9-10-year-old all-star baseball team for the Wyoming Little League District 1 tournament Wednesday through Friday ... [more]

Central interviews Charlie Gorzalka for open rodeo job

Jul 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Charlie Gorzalka made his case Tuesday morning for becoming the next Central Wyoming College head rodeo coach.
Gorzalka is an assistant coach at Tarleton ... [more]

Vogel grabs all-around buckle at Pioneer Days

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  Josee Vogel won the all-around buckle at the annual Pioneer Day rodeo on July 4 in Lander.
Vogel finished second in the breakaway competition with a time of ... [more]

County sends big contingent to NHSFR

Jul 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The big high school rodeo starts Sunday in Rock Springs.

Coley Nicholls is more relaxed this year.
The Riverton High School senior will be at the ... [more]

Lander LL all-stars have first-round bye

Jul 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The top two teams from the district tournament qualify for state.

Lander Little League all-star baseball coach John Gans called Cody the team to beat ... [more]

CWC summer cage camp showcases players

Jul 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  There were 18 teams in Riverton for the two-day camp that featured a number of different divisions.

Dan Martin didn't have to move far for his new ... [more]

Wyoming announces football times

Jul 13, 2012 - From staff reports:  The remaining game times for Wyoming's 2012 home football schedule were announced on Thursday. Also announced were the special events planned in conjunction ... [more]

Fremont County athletes named to all-star events

Jul 13, 2012 - From staff reports:  Several Fremont County coaches and players have been selected to play in the Wyoming Coaches all-star games on Saturday, July 21, at Casper College.
The ... [more]

One win, two close losses for U14 girls at state

Jul 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After a 14-6 victory over the Gillette Blue Jays in the first game of bracket play at the state girls fastpitch tournament, the Riverton Under-14 girls squad ... [more]

Riverton girls second in state fastpitch softball tournament

Jul 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  U.S. Energy manager Mark Stone guided his fastpitch softball program to a second-place finish Sunday at the state tournament in the Under-18 division in Rock ... [more]

Riverton girls host youth basketball summer camp

Jul 12, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Lady Wolverine basketball coach Ron Porter, his coaching staff and players host a three-day girls basketball camp in Wolverine Gym beginning Monday, ... [more]

Raiders drop conference twinbill in Cody

Jul 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cody swept Riverton in an American Legion baseball conference doubleheader on Wednesday night in Park County to win the regular season series.
The Cubs took a ... [more]

UW center on top college list

Jul 11, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Wyoming senior Nick Carlson has been placed on the watch list for the Rimington Trophy.
The Rimington Trophy is awarded each year to the most ... [more]

Hurlock has fastest time in Lander's 5k

Jul 11, 2012 - From staff reports:  Matt Hurlock had the best overall time Wednesday, July 4, in the 5k race in Lander. The 2012 Lander Valley High School graduate finished the 3.1 mile course in ... [more]

When sports seasons had beginnings and endings

Jul 11, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  Prep athletes can be stretched pretty far these days. A generation ago it wasn't that way.
Football and volleyball were played in the fall, basketball and ... [more]

Lander 11-12s edge Riverton stars 6-5

Jul 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Derick Green broke a 4-4 deadlock for the Lander 11-12-year-old baseball all-stars with a two-run homer in the bottom of the third inning, and it was the ... [more]

Younger Riverton all-stars sweep Lander

Jul 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton entered the top of the fifth inning down 3-1, but the 9-10-year-old baseball all-stars scored eight times before Lander could retire the ... [more]

Lander 11-12s top Riverton 7-5

Jul 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander overcame two home runs by Riverton's Ridge McCoy Monday night to win 7-5 in the first game of the best-of-three series between the 11-12-year-old ... [more]