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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]

Cowboy football to host state-wide summer camps

Mar 23, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - This summer the Dave Christensen Football Camps presented by Infinity Power and Controls will be going on the road around the state of Wyoming. ... [more]

Wyoming begins spring practice at War Memorial Stadium

Mar 22, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE (AP) -- The Wyoming football team's first spring practice lasted two and a half hours.
Wednesday's practice at Jonah Field in War Memorial Stadium was ... [more]

Lady Rustlers earn post-season awards

Mar 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jacki Nicholson ran the offense for Central Wyoming College women on the basketball court, putting up 15.3 points per game.
She has secured a spot on the ... [more]

Former two-sport kicker Paskett now head coach at Hunter College

Mar 22, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Former Riverton Wolverine all-state football and all-state soccer player Brooks Paskett has been named head men's soccer coach at Hunter College in New York ... [more]

Rustler men struggle to seventh at Gillette rodeo

Mar 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College men's rodeo coach Rick Smith was hoping a couple of months of practicing indoors would lift his squad in the Central Rocky Mountain ... [more]

CWC Lady Rustlers rodeo lead shrinks in Gillette

Mar 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Devin Nicholls placed second in the goat-tying event Sunday at Gillette College to help protect the Central Wyoming College women's rodeo team lead in the ... [more]

Riverton hits soccer field for doubleheader in Worland

Mar 21, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With their first week of soccer play behind them, both the Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams will try to get on the winning track when they ... [more]

Pokes end season with loss to WSU

Mar 20, 2012 - The Associated Press:  PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) -- Brock Motum scored 25 points to lead Washington State past Wyoming 61-41 in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational ... [more]