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Legislature might need a role in funding for swim pools

From our days in math class, we remember that when x equals one-half x, something just isn't adding up.
Lander superintendent of schools Mike Bowman uses that ...

After 2-2 record at state, nationals up next for Riverton girls fastpitch unit

A shaky inning defensively doomed the the Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball team Saturday at the state tournament. Riverton was 7-3 by the Gillette ...

Lander fields Babe Ruth all-star team for tourney

Manager Ernie Vierra keeps on pushing for Lander baseball to expand at all age levels, and he has decided to enter a 14-year-old (and younger) Lander all-star ...

Riverton all-stars sweep first games as postseason begins

Riverton celebrated two victories Saturday in Lander to start the district Little League baseball tournament.
In the 11- and 12-year-old all-star division, ...

The double-elimination tournament concludes Sunday afternoon.

The Riverton U.S. Energy Under-18 fastpitch softball team got some momentum going ...

New format this year for Go Fremont County fitness events July 26

Entries are being accepted for the the Go Fremont County Parade Day 5K, Cycle or Swim, set to be held July 26 in Riverton.
This is the fourth-annual Go ...

Little League district play begins; Lander out for more success

In the past two years, the same group of Lander Little League all-stars won back-to-back district titles in the 9- and 10-year-old age divisions.
Now, Lander ...

Riverton's 9-10, 11-12 teams open vs. Lander and Green River. The double-elimination tournament will continue on Wednesday in Bridger Valley. Lander plays ...

County represented well at national high school finals rodeo

Cowboy Joby Barquin and cowgirl Josee Vogel have been preparing all summer for the National High School Finals Rodeo next week in Rock Springs.
Barquin is ...

Womens' half marathon finish went down to wire in Fourth of July racing

Marina Fleming and Tiffany Hartpence were less than four minutes apart Friday for the race for the women's title in the Lander Half Marathon.
Fleming climbed ...

State fastpitch this weekend in Riverton; 35 teams coming

Riverton's U.S. Energy team is a contender for the state girls championship.

A couple of Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball teams have focused ...

T.J. Paulsen laid down the game-winning bunt for the Riverton Raiders in an 8-7 American Legion baseball conference victory over the Green River Knights ...

Wyoming representatives Sterling Baker and Seth Bennett played a pivotal role in helping Team USA destroy Team Canada 53-6 Saturday on the football field in ...

Riverton golf trio all make top 10 at state amateur

By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Riverton golfers Zach Waxler, P.J. Thomas and Aaron Nirider all finished in the top nine Sunday at the Wyoming state ...

The beanball in baseball fact and fiction

Baseball's beanball. It's part of the subtitle of Jason Turbow's book "Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing and Bench Clearing Brawls."
Turbow quips that ...

Roper named all-cround cowboy at Pioneer Days

Stan Williams won both team roping and mixed team roping.
Cowboy Stan Williams swept the team roping competition to capture the all-around buckle at ...

State fastpitch tourney will be fun to watch in Riverton

This week, Riverton gets an opportunity to show off the rest of the state for the Wyoming state fastpitch softball tournament.
There could be 30 to 40 teams ...

Collegiate runner wins Lander men's half marathon title

Kevin Miller arrived Lander on Thursday, and the first thing he did was scout out the annual Lander Half Marathon course.
By Friday morning, Miller was the ...

Lander senior Babe Ruth ends 25-game season

The revived Lander Senior Babe Ruth team ended its first season last week with a 10-3 victory over Cody.
The game finished a two-month season for Lander. ...

Baker plays for U.S. in all-star game vs. Canada

Dubois football standout Sterling Baker player has the opportunity to represent the United States in a 6-man all-star game vs. Canada's all-stars.
The game is ...

 
 

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