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BYU collegiate golfer Blair leads amateur field at Saltwater

May 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Zac Blair came in as a favorite for the amateur title at the annual Saltwater Classic, and he left the winner by two strokes.
The BYU junior golfer finished ... [more]

Phoenix-based Travers wins Riverton Saltwater Classic

May 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Nick Travers will always remember the 2012 Saltwater Classic as his first pro golf victory.
Travers opened the 54-hole tournament at the Riverton Country Club ... [more]

CWC signs high-scoring guard from powerhouse Chicago HS

May 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Paris Burns will don the orange and black for the Rustler men this fall.

Chicago high school basketball standout Paris Burns is headed for Central ... [more]

Peil, Roberts and Vigil named soccer 3-A all-state for Lander

May 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Derek Peil, Marcus Vigil, Austin Roberts and Kyle Leeman of Lander Valley High School are Class 3-A all-state soccer players. The team was announced last ... [more]

Three golfers shoot 67 to top Saltwater after first round

May 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three scores of 67 were produced early Saturday in the opening round of the three-day annual Saltwater Classic golf tournament at Riverton Country Club.
Nick ... [more]

Wyoming's Nick Carlson Named To 2012 Rimington Trophy Spring

May 26, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - University of Wyoming senior center Nick Carlson was named to the 2012 Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List on Thursday. The list was released by the ... [more]

Wind River's Votruba to play VB in Colorado

May 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Dreams do come true.
Wind River senior Elley Votruba signed a national letter of intent Tuesday to play junior college volleyball at Colorado ... [more]

Casper Oilers pound Raiders 26-3

May 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Casper Oilers exploded for nine runs in the sixth inning and eight more in the seventh en route a 26-3 victory over the Riverton Raiders in an American ... [more]

Top amateurs now eligible to win Saltwater

May 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Country Club golf pro Steve Johnson on Wednesday called Brigham Young University golfer Zac Blair one of the top college golfers in the United ... [more]

Several past winners in Saltwater field

May 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Defending champ Todd Tanner returns as does four-time winner Steve Schneiter.
Five former Saltwater Classic pro golf title winners are in the 2012 ... [more]

Ashdown is Wyoming player of the year

May 24, 2012 - Staff:  She's the third Riverton Wolverine to win the Gatorade honor.
Riverton High School senior and incoming University of Wyoming Cowgirl soccer freshman ... [more]

Conrad, Lamb ranked in Wyo. mixed-doubles

May 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tennis players Marty Conrad of Lander and Kristi Lamb of Riverton are ranked No. 1 Wyoming at the 3.5 mixed doubles level.
Conrad said the rankings are for ... [more]

Six towns represented in state pitch, hit and run

May 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton 13-year-old Teron Doebele displayed his baseball skills Sunday afternoon winning the oldest age division in the Wyoming state Pitch, Hit and Run ... [more]

Jesse Brown to make NWCC hoops home

May 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Northwest College is the next basketball stop for Jesse Brown.
The Wind River High School senior signed a national letter of intent May 15, to ... [more]

Riverton's most successful boys athletic program calls the pitch its home

May 22, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Six years ago, on the grass soccer field between Riverton High School and the James H. Moore Career Center, Riverton High School's boys soccer program hit rock ... [more]

Former Wyoming coach inducted into college hall

May 22, 2012 - Staff:  The National Football Foundation (NFF) announced Tuesday the members of the College Football Hall of Fame 2012 Divisional Class.
This year's class will be ... [more]

Riverton holds Hershey track meet

May 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Anna Hutchison, Trysta Stingley and Keegan Rosas won three events apiece Thursday at the Riverton Hershey track and field meet at Wolverine Track.
In the ... [more]

Ashdown, Ridgway, Salisbury, Wright named all-state soccer

May 22, 2012 - Staff:  Marcia Ashdown, Riverton's all-time leading girls soccer scorer, and Logan Ridgway, one of Wyoming's top goalkeepers for the second year in a row, headline ... [more]

Raiders take two from Rawlins

May 20, 2012 - Staff:  Although Friday's scheduled game with Casper was postponed because of weather, the Riverton Raiders played two Saturday at Roy Peck Field and swept the Rawlins ... [more]

Pokes send fourteen to NCAA track

May 20, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The top 48 athletes in each event advance to preliminary meets in the East and West regions.

LARAMIE--Fourteen University of Wyoming track and field ... [more]

Tiger girls fourth at state soccer

May 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

BIG HORN -- A 3-2 win over Star Valley on Thursday afternoon in the opening round proved to be the highlight for Lander ... [more]

Tigers finish third at 3-A state soccer

May 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

BIG HORN -- Two early goals by Trapper Lee put the momentum on the side of Lander Valley High School in a 4-1 win vs. Buffalo ... [more]

Lesberg brings home four golds to lead county thinclads at state high school track

May 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  By Randy Tucker
Staff Writer

Dubois junior Rachelle Leseberg paced the Fremont County effort at the All-Class State Track Championships in Casper with a ... [more]

Bergstedts call it a career after the longest coaching stint in RHS history

May 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Rick Bergstedt is the only head soccer coach the Riverton Lady Wolverines have ever had and his wife, Peggy, has been his assistant since the second year of ... [more]

Wolverines consolation champs with Saturday 4-3 win over Central

May 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

BIG HORN -- Freshman Tristan White scored on the final minute of overtime as Riverton High School knocked off Cheyenne ... [more]

Three county champs in first day of state track and field meet

May 18, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The flag on the north end of Harry Geldien Stadium barley furled throughout the day Thursday as near perfect weather greeted the opening day of the all-class ... [more]

Lady Wolverines bounced from state soccer tourney

May 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  BIG HORN -- The end of a long soccer coaching career for Rick and Peggy Bergstedt came Friday morning in a 2-0 loss by Riverton High school to Casper Natrona in ... [more]

Riverton boys execute defensive game plan but fall to Sheridan 1-0

May 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  BIG HORN -- Sheridan's Reece Hunter kicked a brilliant shot past Riverton High School goalkeeper Logan Ridgway in the middle of the second half for the only ... [more]

Lander girls win state 3-A soccer opener 3-2; Cody awaits in semis

May 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  BIG HORN -- Allison Schimming scored the game-winning goal Thursday morning with two minutes left in regulation to lift Lander Valley High School edge Star ... [more]

Thomas wins local qualifier

May 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  P.J. Thomas of Riverton won the U.S. Open local qualifying round on Wednesday at the Riverton County Club.
The 2010 Riverton High School graduate finished ... [more]