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Lady Wolverines can't get first Class 4-A West win

Apr 1, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Alexis Oaks and the Riverton High School Lady Wolverines heard the sound that attacking soccer players hate to hear -- the clanking of the post -- as her shot ... [more]

Wolverines down NC; tie KW 1-1 Saturday

Apr 1, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The yellow crossbar of the football goalpost on the south end of Wolverine Field is two feet higher than the white top crossbar of the soccer goal on the ... [more]

Three winners for Wolverines at Roy Peck

Apr 1, 2012 - Staff:  Note: Click here for the complete Roy Peck Track Meet results. The meet was held Saturday, March ... [more]

Late goal costs LVHS Tigers

Apr 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Buffalo scored with two minutes left to play Saturday afternoon in a boys soccer game to pull out a 2-1 victory over Lander Valley High School.
Charlie ... [more]

RHS football coach to lead Raiders on baseball field

Mar 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jeremy McCormick has been hired to be the Riverton Raiders baseball manager for the 2012 season.
The Riverton High School teacher and head football coach ... [more]

Wolverines to host annual Roy Peck Invitational meet

Mar 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School co-head coach Jorah Griffith believes her girls track and field squad has enough to talent to finish in the top two among the Class 4-A ... [more]

Strong small-school field set for Roy Peck

Mar 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dubois junior Rachel Leseberg has demonstrated she is one of the top track and field athletes in Class 1-A track and field in her first two years at the high ... [more]

Pokes scrimmage live for the first time this spring

Mar 29, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  After three days of limited contact to begin spring practice, the Wyoming Cowboys donned full pads for the first time this spring on Wednesday. Wednesday's ... [more]

Coach Chris Tormey brings a new look to Wyoming's defense

Mar 29, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE (AP) -- Patrick Mertens has seen Wyoming's defense morph before.
He was a redshirt when the Cowboys used a successful 3-4 scheme in 2009.
Mertens' ... [more]

Davidson looks to Lady Rustler volleyball

Mar 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kelsi Davidson has been a Central Wyoming College volleyball fan for the past six years, and now she will playing for the Rustlers in the 2012 season.
The ... [more]

RHS soccer girls prep to battle Casper schools

Mar 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's been awhile -- almost a year in fact -- but the Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team (1-1-1, 0-0-1 4-A West) will finally get to play a home game this ... [more]

RHS boys play home Friday against NC

Mar 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team (0-3, 0-1 Class 4-A West) will continue Class 4-A West conference play against the two Casper schools this Friday and ... [more]

UW's Rico Named MW Golfer of the Month

Mar 29, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 29, 2012) - The University of Wyoming's Juanita Rico has been named the Mountain West Women's Golfer of the Month for March, the ... [more]

Fire departments raise close to $9,000

Mar 28, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The second annual charity basketball game between the Lander and Riverton volunteer fire departments Saturday night raised nearly twice as much as it did last ... [more]

Former CWC cowboy signs on as men's assistant coach

Mar 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Drew Schrock has been added to the Central Wyoming College rodeo men's coaching staff.
Schrock was named to his new position during winter practice.
He was a ... [more]

Wind River boys win Greybull track meet; girls finish second

Mar 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River sophomore Josee Vogel began the 2012 track and field season by winning three individual events Saturday at the Bill Gerrad Memorial meet in ... [more]

Should having the most successful athletic program in Wyoming be our goal?

Mar 27, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A discussion at the school board meeting earlier this month was remarkable.
After months and months of work including surveys, player interviews, parent ... [more]

Three firsts for RHS at Cody track

Mar 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tyler Graham won a two events and placed in a third Saturday at the Yellowstone Sports Medicine Invitational in Cody to lead the Riverton High School ... [more]

Cowboy Fischer ends outstanding UW swim career

Mar 25, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Wyoming Cowboy senior swimmer Brandon Fischer's outstanding career came to a close on Saturday, at the NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in Seattle, ... [more]

Cowgirl tennis team down by Aztecs 5-2

Mar 25, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The 61st ranked Wyoming Tennis team (9-7 overall, 1-1 MW) closed out the weekend with a 5-2 loss against the San Diego State Aztecs, on Sunday morning, in San ... [more]

Dubois track meet produces state qualifiers

Mar 25, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a great meet if you had a date to the Dubois prom later Saturday evening.
Dubois hosted an "early bird" track meet on the Rams' six-lane oval Saturday ... [more]

RHS soccer ladies tie rugged R.S. 2-2; Marcia Ashdown hurt

Mar 25, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines tied a very physical Rock Springs Lady Tiger team 2-2 in their Class 4-A West soccer conference opener on the artificial surface ... [more]

Lander gets 5-1 victory to start conference soccer year

Mar 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School took an important step toward automatic qualifying for the Class 3-A state boys soccer tournament by recording a commanding 5-1 ... [more]

Tiger girls take down defending girls state 3-A soccer champ

Mar 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two second-half goals lifted Lander Valley High School past Jackson 2-1 on Friday in a rematch of the 2011 Class 3-A girls state championship game.
Jackson ... [more]

RHS boys soccer edged 1-0 by Rock Springs

Mar 25, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Although the Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team (0-3, 0-1 4-A West) dominated the first half of play Saturday at Wolverine field and created several solid ... [more]

Riverton-Lander to play charity basketball game Saturday

Mar 23, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Lander and Riverton volunteer fire departments square off again Saturday night on the basketball court.
The second annual charity basketball game hosted ... [more]

Poor early effort bites RHS boys in 3-1 loss to Worland

Mar 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It wasn't the 3-1 final score that bothered Riverton High School head boys soccer coach Erly Cornejo.
It was the first half lack of effort by his team that ... [more]

Just call me a basketball coach (for a day)

Mar 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  R Recreation coordinator Mary Axthelm asked me if I wanted to play on the local basketball team against the Harlem Ambassadors.
I told her I was slowly ... [more]

Lady Wolverines gain first soccer victory, downing WHS 4-0 on road

Mar 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team notched its first win of the season Thursday on the road against Class 3-A Worland. The score was 4-0.
"It wasn't ... [more]

Cowgirls v-ball host spring tourney Saturday

Mar 23, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - The Wyoming Cowgirl Volleyball Team will host and play in their first spring tournament on Saturday, March 24. The matches are scheduled to begin at ... [more]