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From Cougs to lacrosse: Steinhoff at UNLV

May 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Michelle Steinhoff can't stay away from competition.
The 2009 Wind River High School graduate, attending University of Nevada Las Vegas, realized she had the ... [more]

Local baseball season starts Saturday

May 4, 2012 - Staff:  Baseball games for Riverton teams begin this Saturday when the Riverton Raiders baseball team travels to Lander for a noon doubleheader against Evanston. The ... [more]

Shoshoni hoops coaches Mills and Martin switch

May 3, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Same faces, new places.
In a double-switch, Shoshoni High School boys and girls basketball coaches Dan Martin and Max Mills have swapped positions as head ... [more]

Double-duty CWC star signs for basketball at Black Hills State

May 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Courtney Patterson was a two-sport standout athlete the past two years for Central Wyoming College in volleyball and basketball.
Patterson has decided to ... [more]

Final regular season matches on tap for Riverton boys, girls soccer teams

May 3, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Although the regular season is winding down for the Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams, both sets of games this weekend are all about gaining ... [more]

Waxler wins Region IX individual golf trophy

May 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Eastern Wyoming College sophomore Zach Waxler, a former Riverton High School golfer, won the Region IX collegiate golf title to qualify for the National Junior ... [more]

Three Cowboys hook up with NFL teams

May 3, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - Three former University of Wyoming football standouts earned their shot at the next level over the weekend, when they received invitations to ... [more]

CWC men grab regional rodeo titles in saddle bronc and steer wrestling

May 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Stetson Jorgensen and Colton Miller clinched individual Central Rocky Mountain Region rodeo titles on Sunday in Laramie.
The two Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Rustler women lock up regional rodeo crown

May 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Traci Hinman, Jacalyn Walker, Lacey Tech and Devin Nicholls pushed Central Wyoming College to a regional women's rodeo title on Sunday in Laramie.
The four ... [more]

Pokes set for MW Golf Championship

May 2, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo.-(May 2, 2012)-The Wyoming Cowboy golf team is finishing preparations for the 2012 Mountain West Conference Championship beginning Friday, May 4 ... [more]

Spring means sports end for senior athletes (and parents too)

May 1, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  You have probably heard the advice that some coaches give their teams during competition.
"Play this game like it's your last game ever," or "Leave it all on ... [more]

Simpson wins pair of events

May 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tanner Simpson can add two Wyoming Track and Field Classic titles to his high school resume.
Simpson crossed the finish line first in the 110-meter hurdles in ... [more]

Silver medals for C'Bearing, Svilar at classic

May 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jillian C'Bearing and Hannah Svilar earned second-place finishes for Riverton High School in their events Monday afternoon at the Wyoming Track and Field ... [more]

RHS boys soccer complete Casper sweep

May 1, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After a long goal kick from goalkeeper Logan Ridgway, Riverton's Tristan White beat the Casper Natrona defense and keeper with a nifty left-footed shot to the ... [more]

Fillies dominate play over Lady Wolverines

May 1, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Casper Natrona Fillies (8-3-1, 7-1-1 Class 4-A West) clinched the Class 4-A West regular season championship Monday night at Wolverine Field with an easy ... [more]

Pokes release final football depth chart

Apr 30, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Wyoming Cowboy football team concluded spring football drills on April 21, and the final depth chart of spring football was released on Monday. The depth ... [more]

Weather shortens Bobcat Invite Friday

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  The Bobcat Invite at Hot Springs County High School in Thermopolis has a reputation as the meet with the most-reliable weather of any in northwest ... [more]

Tigers sweep Panthers, Broncs

Apr 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Everything is starting to click for Lander Valley High School in the final few weeks of the boys soccer season.
The Tigers blanked Cody 4-0 on Saturday after ... [more]

Split ends Lady Tigers' home season

Apr 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School girls soccer coach Dean Schaff was satisfied with the way his team played in a 2-1 overtime win vs. Powell on Friday, and the same ... [more]

RHS girls drill two rebounds, then hang on with 2-1 win over

Apr 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  In soccer, as in basketball, offensive rebounds can turn into easy scores.
That was the case Saturday in Casper as Marcia Ashdown fired two left-footed shots ... [more]

Wolverines score twice early for 2-0 win over Kelly Walsh

Apr 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If you happened to be just a minute late to Saturday's Riverton-Casper Kelly Walsh Class 4-A West boys soccer match, then you missed Riverton's first goal.
If ... [more]

Mann sets UW heptathlon record

Apr 28, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  University of Wyoming sophomore Jenna Mann had one of her most successful days Friday, as she turned in one of the best performances in school history for the ... [more]

Pokes Stewart and Parish finish top-25 Cougar Classic

Apr 28, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  PROVO, Utah-(April 28, 2012)-The University of Wyoming Cowboy golf team shot their second-best round of the season of 288 (E) on Saturday, in the final round ... [more]

WHSAA delays five-class reclassification decision

Apr 27, 2012 - From staff and wire reports:  The Wyoming High School Activities Association board of directors has delayed its reclassification process by one year.
The move Tuesday came as a result of ... [more]

RHS continues spring golf season

Apr 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five Riverton High School freshman boys are making progress during the spring golf season.
The Wolverines finished second-place in the team standings last ... [more]

WIHS Lady Chief star Hill signs to play hoops at CWC

Apr 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg likes how Wyoming Indian senior Anneshia Hill handles herself on the court and ... [more]

Three buckles for Stoll at R.S. rodeo

Apr 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The second step of the spring rodeo season was a strong one for Fremont County athletes Saturday and Sunday in Rock Springs. The county had individual winners ... [more]

Friday RHS soccer, track rescheduled to Monday

Apr 27, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Because of high winds in the forecast, the Riverton-Casper Natrona soccer matches have been rescheduled from Friday, April 27, to Monday, April 30, according ... [more]

Cowgirl tennis: Popovici, Synkova named MW all-conference

Apr 27, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Two members of the Wyoming Cowgirl Tennis Team were recognized on Thursday as the Mountain West announced the 2012 All-Conference Team. The MW awards are ... [more]

RMS Spartans take team title at Pinedale track invitational

Apr 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Middle School edged Rock Springs by seven points to win the seventh-grade boys team track and field title on Saturday at the Pinedale Invitational. ... [more]