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Triple gold for LVHS at 3-A regional track

May 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Tanner Simpson walked away with three Class 3-A West regional track and field titles Friday and Saturday in the eight-team ... [more]

Good finish for Hitshew at Lander golf invitational

May 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jordan Hitshew completed the spring golf season on top.
The Lander Valley High School junior won the Lander Invitational on Friday by 19 strokes in the ... [more]

Leseberg's four titles top good day for county tracksters

May 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Individually, Fremont County had outstanding performance in nearly every event at the Class 2-A/1-A West regional track meet.
Perfect weather and a ... [more]

Wolverine boys drop soccer semi to RS, end 4th in region

May 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  ROCK SPRINGS -- Just seven minutes into Riverton's Class 4-A West soccer semifinal match Friday against Rock Springs, Wolverine senior Shayden Coulson did his ... [more]

Three double-winners for RHS at West 4-A track

May 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tyler Graham saved his best 300-meter hurdles race for his last one at Wolverine Track to win the Class 4-A West regional title Saturday.
The Riverton High ... [more]

Fourth place for RHS soccer girls

May 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton opens state tournament play Thursday against Sheridan.
CASPER -- It wasn't until the final moments of their Class 4-A West regional soccer ... [more]

Riverton opens Babe Ruth season

May 11, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rockies collected a marathon 21-16 victory vs. the Giants in the Riverton Babe Ruth League season opener Wednesday night.
The first pitch was tossed at ... [more]

RHS boys stamp state ticket with 1-0 win over Evanston

May 11, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  ROCK SPRINGS -- A small crack in Evanston's wall was all Kade Salisbury needed to slip the ball forward to Tristan White, Riverton's goal-scoring freshman, who ... [more]

Lady Wolverine 4-A West 800-meter champ

May 11, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton sophomore ran a personal best time of 2:22.71, which is best mark posted in the event by a Wyoming high school athlete this season.Riverton ... [more]

Ashdown's hat trick sends Riverton to state soccer

May 11, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Senior striker Marcia Ashdown scored three first-half goals Thursday to lead the Riverton Lady Wolverines to a 3-1 first-round win over Rock Springs in the ... [more]

Class 1-A/2-A regional boasts strong Fremont County units

May 10, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Quality usually beats quantity in a big track meet, and this weekend's 1-A / 2-A West Regional will have a bevy of talented athletes on the Riverton High ... [more]

Wolverines hosting West 4-A regional track

May 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Qualifying athletes for the state track and field meet is the focus for Riverton High School Friday and Saturday at the Class 4-A West regionals at ... [more]

Shoshoni teams top middle school conference track meet

May 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni Junior High School swept the team titles on Friday during the conference track and field meet at Wind River High School.
Shoshoni chalked up 178 ... [more]

RHS girls battle Tigers in regional tourney first round

May 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines will work to continue the season of retiring coaches Rick and Peggy Bergstedt when they open in a must-win match against Rock ... [more]

Riverton AAU spikers win age title at tournament

May 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Stunners played their way to a AAU volleyball tournament title in Riverton on Saturday in the U16/18 division.
Kristen Bailey, Lindsey Harris, Kaitlin ... [more]

RHS boys face must-win regional soccer opener

May 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Maybe the third time will be a charm. At least that is what the Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team hopes is the case against the Evanston Red Devils -- a team ... [more]

Ruff named to 2012 Lott Trophy watch list

May 9, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Wyoming senior strong safety Luke Ruff has been named to the watch list for the 2012 Lott Trophy, which was released Monday.

Ruff, ... [more]

Pokes start MW outdoor championships

May 9, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Cowboys and Cowgirls set their sights on the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which begin Wednesday and run through Saturday in ... [more]

Played like a fiddle, I barely made the party

May 8, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I got sideswiped, hoodwinked, victimized, exploited and preyed upon.
Honestly, I don't mind. But I really didn't see this one coming.
But I fell for it, ... [more]

Bauder resigns activities position

May 8, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School activities director Keith Bauder has submitted a letter of resignation to Fremont County School District 25 superintendent Terry ... [more]

Riverton Little League season starts

May 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Cardinals and the A's opened the Riverton Little League season in the victory column on Monday night to begin the 16-game baseball season at Ron Saban ... [more]

Wyoming swimming announces 2011-12 awards

May 7, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - The University of Wyoming swimming and diving teams and head coach Tom Johnson announced Monday the 2011-12 team award recipients.

Senior ... [more]

Wyoming 2012 wrestling recruiting complete

May 7, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - Three more prep wrestlers signed National Letters of Intent to compete for the University of Wyoming wrestling team, Wyoming coach Mark Branch ... [more]

Raiders drop season openers to Evanston

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Evanston broke open a 4-4 in the top of the eighth inning, scoring seven runs in the frame to post an 11-4 win Saturday afternoon over the Riverton Raiders in ... [more]

Riverton boys soccer ends season with two road losses

May 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The final regular season road trip for the Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team was a tough one, as both Green River and Evanston downed Riverton by 1-0 ... [more]

Dual titles for county track at Thermopolis Pre-Region meet

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dubois juniors Rachelle Leseberg and Jesse Hawk and Wind River sophomore Joe Lupher claimed two titles apiece Friday at the Bobcat Pre-Region Track meet in ... [more]

Riverton girls grab Shane Brock; regionals next

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The dynamic Riverton High School duo of Hannah Svilar and Jillian C'Bearing lifted the Wolverines to the girls track and field team title in the annual Shane ... [more]

Lady Tigers fall to Jackson in OT

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two goals in overtime put Jackson over the top 3-1 on Tuesday in a non-conference girls soccer match over Lander Valley High School in Teton County.
The ... [more]

Jackson topples top seed Tigers 6-0

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School opened last week by winning a coin flip for the No. 1 seed from the Class 3-A Southeast soccer conference but on Tuesday dropped a ... [more]

On their rockers, Bergstedts win home finale

May 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  They started and finished Saturday's high school soccer match sitting in their new rocking chairs.
And, like a retirement couple enjoying the porch on a nice ... [more]