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Lander native to play basketball in Alaska

Apr 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ruth O'Neal isn't finished playing college basketball.
The Sheridan College sophomore signed a national letter of intent to play basketball next season at the ... [more]

Webb garners three firsts during RMS invitational

Apr 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Middle School athletes earned individual track and field crowns during the Riverton Middle School Invitational on Saturday at Wolverine Track.
RMS ... [more]

His sports passion spans a half-century

Apr 17, 2012 - By Courtney Heischman:  Editor's note: Craig Blumenshine's daughter, Courtney Heischman, hijacked his weekly column in The Ranger to celebrate his 50th birthday.

Anyone who ... [more]

Riverton girls get two big road soccer wins; battle Lander Tuesday

Apr 15, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton girls soccer team hit the road Friday and Saturday and gained two big wins, one in overtime, to even their Class 4-A West conference record to ... [more]

Tigers' Colter wins twice in meet at Kelly Walsh

Apr 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School distance runner Beryl Colter paced the Tigers to a pair of victories Tuesday during the Kelly Walsh Mini Invitational in ... [more]

Pokes complete week four of spring football in Laramie

Apr 15, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Friday saw the Wyoming Cowboys complete their fourth week of spring football practice. The Pokes will have only four spring practices remaining next ... [more]

Trojans master early season golf in Riverton

Apr 15, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kelly Walsh High School placed three golfers in the top six to run away with the boys team title in the 12-team Riverton High School Spring Invitational played ... [more]

Lander teams sweep Douglas in soccer

Apr 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School swept Douglas in a pair of non-conference soccer matches Friday.
The Tiger girls edged Douglas 2-1 in front of home fans while the ... [more]

Shoshoni boys, Wind River girls finish first at track meet in Ethete

Apr 15, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The best race of the day may have been when the Wyoming Indian Invitational finished ahead of the approaching rain Saturday at Ethete. A small field of six ... [more]

Lone Bear, like his dad, commits to play basketball at CWC

Apr 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Tyson Lone Bear is following in his father's footsteps.
The Wind River senior and son of Darrell Lone Bear Sr. made things official Thursday after ... [more]

RHS soccer boys take step back in two conference matches

Apr 15, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A step forward, a step back. That is how Riverton High School head coach Erly Cornejo described his team's fight to a 0-0 tie against Green River on Friday at ... [more]

Lander player tabbed Fremont County table tennis champ

Apr 13, 2012 - Staff:  Kirk Billings of Lander was crowed Fremont County's table tennis champion March 24 after a half-day competition at Central Wyoming College in ... [more]

Wolverines back on track this weekend

Apr 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The countdown for the Class 4-A West regional track and field meet is on for Riverton High School.
The Wolverines are the host squad May 11-12 for the ... [more]

Little League gearing up for 2012 season

Apr 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The pieces are coming together for another Riverton Little League baseball season.
A big step came Monday and Tuesday nights, when the players took part in ... [more]

Cowgirls add Boehme

Apr 12, 2012 - Staff and wire reports:  University of Wyoming Cowgirl head basketball coach Joe Legerski today announced the addition of Aubry Boehme (Bay Me) to this year's recruiting class. She ... [more]

Rustlers host alumni match

Apr 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Darby Thomas, Lisa Hall and Troi Larsen played volleyball for Central Wyoming College six years ago for coach Tiffany Stauffenberg. All three will be back in ... [more]

RHS vs. Wolves and Red Devils; boys, girls teams return to pitch

Apr 12, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's back to the pitch for the Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams after a 10-day holiday. Both teams are set to battle Class 4-A West conference ... [more]

RHS golf boys and girls swing into spring Friday with tourney at Riverton Country Club

Apr 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three juniors, two sophomores and six Riverton High School freshmen make up the 2012 spring golf squad.
The Wolverines won the Class 4-A West conference title ... [more]

Shyatt signs Australia point guard to Wyoming basketball squad

Apr 11, 2012 - Wire and staff reports:  University of Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt announced on Wednesday that Nathan Sobey has signed a national letter of intent to join the Cowboy men's basketball ... [more]

Rustler women third at EWC; maintaining big lead in region

Apr 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College veteran Traci Hinman placed second in goat tying at the Eastern Wyoming College rodeo. CWC photo

Central Wyoming College has a ... [more]

Jorgensen carries CWC men to first-place in Eastern

Apr 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College freshman Stetson Jorgensen is coming off a second-place finish in the men's all-around standings at the Eastern Wyoming College ... [more]

Wyoming concludes action at Cowgirl Classic golf

Apr 11, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Chandler, Ariz. (April 11, 2012) - Junior Dana Zamprelli battle winds approaching 30 miles per hour to card a 78 (+6) during Wednesday's final round of the ... [more]

Is it any surprise NFL players try to hurt each other?

Apr 10, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The National Football League on Monday affirmed that Sean Payton, the popular coach of the New Orleans Saints, will be suspended for a full year and will miss ... [more]

Five new players inked by CWC

Apr 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four Utah high school players and one player from Louisiana are coming to play basketball next year at Central Wyoming College for coach Curtis Condie.
Signed ... [more]

Five county players named to all-state basketball honors

Apr 8, 2012 - Staff:  Three Fremont County boys Class 2-A basketball players, and two girls have been named to the all-state roster.
The Wind River combination of Tyson Lone Bear ... [more]

Tiger booters healing up over Easter break

Apr 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School boys soccer coach Dan Howlett has faith his squad is only going to get better in the second half of the 2012 season.
The Tigers are ... [more]

Tight-knit Chief athletes form core of strong distance team

Apr 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Alvin Spoonhunter and Joey Aragon feed off each other while playing sports at Wyoming Indian High School.
The WIHS juniors opened the year by ... [more]

Strannigan to hall of fame

Apr 8, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Bill Strannigan, a longtime Fremont County high school coach and school athletic administrator, has been selected to the National High School Athletic Coaches ... [more]

Rulon Gardner slimming down for final shot

Apr 7, 2012 - Associated Press:  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- In less than two years, former Olympic gold medalist Rulon Gardner, who grew up in Star Valley, Wyoming, has nearly dropped the 200 ... [more]

Wyoming tracksters sweep multi-event titles At Air Force

Apr 7, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  It was a successful day for the University of Wyoming track and field program as two student-athletes won their respective events in Colorado Springs, ... [more]