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Riverton AAU spikers win age title at tournament

May 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Stunners played their way to a AAU volleyball tournament title in Riverton on Saturday in the U16/18 division.
Kristen Bailey, Lindsey Harris, Kaitlin ... [more]

RHS boys face must-win regional soccer opener

May 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Maybe the third time will be a charm. At least that is what the Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team hopes is the case against the Evanston Red Devils -- a team ... [more]

Ruff named to 2012 Lott Trophy watch list

May 9, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Wyoming senior strong safety Luke Ruff has been named to the watch list for the 2012 Lott Trophy, which was released Monday.

Ruff, ... [more]

Pokes start MW outdoor championships

May 9, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Cowboys and Cowgirls set their sights on the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which begin Wednesday and run through Saturday in ... [more]

Played like a fiddle, I barely made the party

May 8, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I got sideswiped, hoodwinked, victimized, exploited and preyed upon.
Honestly, I don't mind. But I really didn't see this one coming.
But I fell for it, ... [more]

Bauder resigns activities position

May 8, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School activities director Keith Bauder has submitted a letter of resignation to Fremont County School District 25 superintendent Terry ... [more]

Riverton Little League season starts

May 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Cardinals and the A's opened the Riverton Little League season in the victory column on Monday night to begin the 16-game baseball season at Ron Saban ... [more]

Wyoming swimming announces 2011-12 awards

May 7, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - The University of Wyoming swimming and diving teams and head coach Tom Johnson announced Monday the 2011-12 team award recipients.

Senior ... [more]

Wyoming 2012 wrestling recruiting complete

May 7, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - Three more prep wrestlers signed National Letters of Intent to compete for the University of Wyoming wrestling team, Wyoming coach Mark Branch ... [more]

Raiders drop season openers to Evanston

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Evanston broke open a 4-4 in the top of the eighth inning, scoring seven runs in the frame to post an 11-4 win Saturday afternoon over the Riverton Raiders in ... [more]

Riverton boys soccer ends season with two road losses

May 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The final regular season road trip for the Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team was a tough one, as both Green River and Evanston downed Riverton by 1-0 ... [more]

Dual titles for county track at Thermopolis Pre-Region meet

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dubois juniors Rachelle Leseberg and Jesse Hawk and Wind River sophomore Joe Lupher claimed two titles apiece Friday at the Bobcat Pre-Region Track meet in ... [more]

Riverton girls grab Shane Brock; regionals next

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The dynamic Riverton High School duo of Hannah Svilar and Jillian C'Bearing lifted the Wolverines to the girls track and field team title in the annual Shane ... [more]

Lady Tigers fall to Jackson in OT

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two goals in overtime put Jackson over the top 3-1 on Tuesday in a non-conference girls soccer match over Lander Valley High School in Teton County.
The ... [more]

Jackson topples top seed Tigers 6-0

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School opened last week by winning a coin flip for the No. 1 seed from the Class 3-A Southeast soccer conference but on Tuesday dropped a ... [more]

On their rockers, Bergstedts win home finale

May 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  They started and finished Saturday's high school soccer match sitting in their new rocking chairs.
And, like a retirement couple enjoying the porch on a nice ... [more]

Wyoming seventh in tough MW golf championships

May 5, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Wyoming Cowboy golf team played the first round of the 2012 Mountain West Golf Championship on Friday, in Tucson, Ariz. In a field of eight that features ... [more]

I'm walking toward better health

May 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Exercising has never been high on my radar list.
That slowly started to change after I spent the month of November carrying around oxygen tanks after my ... [more]

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]