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Cardinals No. 1 seed for local Little League city tournament

Jun 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Cardinals locked down a No. 1 seed for the postseason Riverton Little League major division tournament after winning the five-team regular season title ... [more]

Raiders drop two to Powell Pioneers

Jun 22, 2012 - From staff reports:  Riverton has an open weekend and will host Lovell at Roy Peck Field next Tuesday in a double header that is set to begin at 2 p.m.

The Riverton ... [more]

Volleyball tournament June 22-24

Jun 21, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Spring Clasher volleyball tournament is happening in conjunction with Shoshone Indian Days on June 22-24 in Fort Washakie.
The tournament is co-ed ... [more]

'Fish With a Pro' Friday at Boysen Marina

Jun 21, 2012 - From staff reports:  Kids who may not have had an opportunity to fish before will get a chance to learn from the best Friday during a "Fish With a Pro" program at the Boysen ... [more]

Pitcher's 13-strikeout performance highlights Babe Ruth game

Jun 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jordan Mills was in the zone all game long Monday night.
The Riverton 15-year-old recorded 13 strikeouts in a 14-5 win vs. the Lander Dodgers in a Babe Ruth ... [more]

Rodeo coaches end CWC stint on high national note

Jun 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The runner-up national finish by the Rustler women was the highest ever at the CNFR by either a women's team or men's team from CWC.

Rick and Lynn ... [more]

Raiders split lopsided games with Green River

Jun 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton manager Jeremy McCormick didn't like how his Raiders played on Tuesday in a 14-1 American Legion baseball loss to Green River in the opening game of ... [more]

Riders and ropers to contend at state high school rodeo

Jun 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five Fremont County rodeo athletes enter the state finals on Thursday in Douglas in the top four in their respective events.
Shoshoni High School cousins ... [more]

Although acquitted, The Rocket is still guilty in the eyes of many

Jun 19, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Acquitted.
That's what The Rocket, Roger Clemens, heard Monday when a federal court jury returned a verdict acquitting him on all charges that he obstructed ... [more]

U.S. Energy under-18 team ousted in tourney semifinals

Jun 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton teams are preparing for the upcoming girls state fastpitch tournament beginning July 7 in Rock Springs.

The Gillette Heat blanked Riverton ... [more]

County riders race to good finishes at two-day event

Jun 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riders from across Wyoming and the region competed on the motocross track on Paradise Valley Road.

Fremont County riders won several races Saturday ... [more]

Babe Ruth second in Powell

Jun 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton put together some low-scoring games to place second in a two-day tournament for traveling 13-15-year-old teams June 9-10 in Powell.
Riverton posted a ... [more]

Softball tourney in full swing

Jun 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  U.S. Energy girls fastpitch softball manager Mark Stone called the Gillette Blue Jays the early frontrunner to win the Under-18 title Sunday in the three-day ... [more]

Simpson wins Milward Simpson Award

Jun 17, 2012 - Staff:  From staff reports

Tanner Simpson of Lander and Mikayla Brower of Torrington have been named winners of the 2012 Milward Simpson Award.
The award is ... [more]

Lacey Tech wins CNFR national title

Jun 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Lacey Tech is the new goat-tying queen of college rodeo.
The veteran Central Wyoming College cowgirl brought home the national championship in the ... [more]

Bucket List - two friends set out for second adventure

Jun 17, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  When the men met for the first time in the late 1970s at a local Jaycees meeting, Bryce Born and Fred Perrett had no idea where their new friendship would take ... [more]

Top-rated track hosts motocross races this weekend

Jun 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Bo Kasper, Sheldon Buckingham and Jake Lemley are the top Fremont County motocross riders scheduled to race Saturday and Sunday at a High Plains Motocross ... [more]

CWC still second at national rodeo

Jun 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  With two days left to go, veteran Central Wyoming College cowgirl Lacey Tech remains in first pace in goat tying at the College National Finals Rodeo at the ... [more]

Two dozen teams in town for softball tournament

Jun 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton has four girls teams, the most ever, in the ninth annual U.S. Energy Fastpitch tournament Friday through Sunday in Riverton.
Riverton has squads in ... [more]

New CWC recruits staffing basketball camp

Jun 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Isaiah Tademy was anxious all last week.
The incoming Central Wyoming College freshman basketball player wanted to see what his new teammates for the 2012-13 ... [more]

Rustler women in thick of CNFR title run

Jun 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustler cowgirls stood second in the nation through Wednesday.

Central Wyoming College and Texas Tech University
are in a battle for the women's ... [more]

Raiders pummeled by Casper Oilers

Jun 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton is 6-6 on the American Legion baseball season.

Casper powered its way to a 21-0 American Legion victory over the Riverton Raiders Tuesday ... [more]

Soundingsides gets 15 points in all-star series against Montana team

Jun 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The thought of his sister's death almost stopped John Soundingsides from playing in the Wyoming-Montana basketball series.
Diana Soundingsides was killed May ... [more]

At the top of his game, we're lucky to be able to hear Emrick

Jun 12, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I was sure hoping the New Jersey Devils had one more win in them during this year's National Hockey League Season. They didn't. Instead, Los Angeles skated to ... [more]

Rustler women second in nation after CNFR opener

Jun 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College rodeo coach Rick Smith said last week that his women's team was the most talented squad he has ever brought to the College National ... [more]

Pokes tell Shyatt he's good till '17

Jun 10, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming has extended the contract of men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt by one year.
Shyatt's contract now runs through the 2016-17 ... [more]

Wyoming football prep stars prepare for Laramie after Saturday Shrine Bowl

Jun 10, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CASPER (AP) -- Josh Teeter's choice was, quite simply, academic.
With academic scholarships taking care of tuition at the University of Wyoming, the Laramie ... [more]

Ivy League opportunity for RHS Hannah Svilar

Jun 10, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Hannah Svilar could almost throw the discus from her home in Riverton's Big Wyoming addition to the parking lot at Riverton High School. She'll have a little ... [more]

Krassin ready for second go in steer wrestling

Jun 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riley Krassin is making a return trip to the College National Finals Rodeo this week at the Casper Events Center.
Krassin was selected from Casper College ... [more]

After tough early season Scheick rebounds in team roping

Jun 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Matthew Scheick has always attended the College National Finals Rodeo at the Casper Events as a spectator.
This week, the Sheridan College sophomore from ... [more]