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Lady Wolverines end regular b-ball season

Feb 26, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines were quick out of the gate during Saturday's regular season basketball finale against the Evanston Lady Red Devils, but they ... [more]

St. Stephen's boys headed to state

Feb 26, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LANDER -- Lakota Oldman scored the last four points on Saturday morning against Dubois to lock up a state Class 1-A boys basketball berth for St. Stephen's in a ... [more]

Wolverines send three to state wrestling finals

Feb 26, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Riverton High School sent a trio of wrestlers into the finals and came away with three second-place finishes Saturday at the Class 4-A state ... [more]

Tiger wrestlers have three champs

Feb 26, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Freshman Andrew Von Rein opened the Class 3-A state wrestling finals by winning his first championship for Lander Valley High School, and Lander ... [more]

Wolverines surprise Evanston

Feb 26, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It took extra time, but the Riverton Wolverines basketball team finished the regular season in strong style with a physical 52-46 overtime win over the ... [more]

Round IV goes to the Cougars

Feb 26, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Tyson Lone Bear put the exclamation point on Wind River's Class 2-A West regional championship with a breakaway slam dunk in the final seconds of the game that ... [more]

Tigers win 16th straight!

Feb 26, 2012 - Melissa Gray:  The Lander boys swimming and diving team now holds 16 consecutive Class 3-A state titles and reportedly is tied for seventh best on the nation's list of ... [more]

Cowgirls can't hold lead, fall to Boise State

Feb 25, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  BOISE, Idaho - After holding an 11-point halftime lead, the Wyoming basketball team struggled from the field and with turnovers in the second half as they lost ... [more]

Wyoming trumps Boise State 64-54

Feb 25, 2012 - Associated Press:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Francisco Cruz scored 16 points while Leonard Washington added a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds to help Wyoming snap a ... [more]

Cowgirl swimmers and divers finish MW championships in 4th

Feb 25, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Note: Freshman Denny Won The MW Championship In The 200 Backstroke

OKLAHOMA CITY-(Feb. 25, 2012)-The University of Wyoming Cowgirl swimming and diving team ... [more]

Saturday regional tournament update

Feb 25, 2012 - Staff, Associate Press:  Boys West 2-A Regional - At Riverton
See Thursday's, Friday's and Sunday's Ranger for stories, pictures, stats and more! Wall-to-wall tournament ... [more]

Just five on the floor in the High Country

Feb 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Sometimes adversity brings the "big picture" into stark reality.
At Dubois High School, the girls basketball team was dealt a hand this basketball season that ... [more]

Pokes begin final home stand

Feb 24, 2012 - Staff:  LARAMIE -- The Wyoming Cowboy's begins their final homestand of the 2011-12 season by hosting Boise State on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the ... [more]

St. Stephens boys beat Encampment

Feb 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  LANDER -- St. Stephen's kept its boys basketball season alive with a 68-39 victory vs. Encampment Friday morning in a consolation game at the Class 1-A West ... [more]

Cougar girls withstand Riverside's comeback

Feb 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Wind River's girls survived a frenetic comeback by the Lady Rebels of Riverside Friday morning to stay alive in the West Regional 2-A tournament.
The Cougars ... [more]

Rams win squeaker from Cokeville

Feb 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  LANDER -- Dubois pulled out 58-56 victory over Cokeville on Thursday afternoon in the opening round of the Class 1-A West regional boys basketball tournament at ... [more]

CWC Rustlers sweep Dawson in final home games

Feb 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College played with a sense of urgency Thursday night in completing a Region IX North basketball doubleheader sweep over Dawson Community ... [more]

Lady Blue drill Riverside

Feb 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  You might call it a slow start, or you might say it was opening-round jitters.
Whatever it was, Shoshoni and Riverside played to a nearly scoreless first ... [more]

WIHS looks toward huge Lovell game

Feb 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Editor's note: Wyoming Indian High School defeated Lovell 72-64 Friday night and will challenge Wind River, who defeated Kemmerer 60-48 also on Friday to set ... [more]

Wind River advances to Friday semi

Feb 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Editor's note: Wyoming Indian High School defeated Lovell 72-64 Friday night and will challenge Wind River, who defeated Kemmerer 60-48 also on Friday to set ... [more]

Thursday regional tournament scores

Feb 23, 2012 - Staff:  Boys West 2-A Regional - At Riverton
See Thursday's, Friday's and Sunday's Ranger for stories, pictures, stats and more! Wall-to-wall tournament ... [more]

Cougar girls drop regional opener to Thermopolis

Feb 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  In a brutal, foul plagued affair Thursday morning, Thermopolis pulled away from Wind River to take 45-33 opening round win in Class 2-A West Regional girls ... [more]

WIHS Lady Chiefs look to Friday game against Lovell

Feb 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  Anneshia Hill piled in 23 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead the Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs to a 46-42 first-round win over Rocky Mountain High School ... [more]

Events Center ready for county wrestlers

Feb 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  RHS hopes to end a successful season at the state tournament Friday and Saturday at the Casper Events Center by winning an individual championship.
It hasn't ... [more]

SHS boys eliminated

Feb 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  It was an ugly ending to a promising season for the Shoshoni Wranglers Thursday morning at Central Wyoming College.
The Wrangler boys fell 41-30 to Big Piney ... [more]

Wolverine swimmers head to Class 4-A state meet

Feb 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  Five Riverton High School boys swimmers and a diver will compete in individual events this Friday and Saturday at the Wyoming high school Class 4-A swimming ... [more]

Pokes fall in OT to SDSU

Feb 23, 2012 - AP:  SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Wyoming seemed every bit capable of beating San Diego State, which would have been a devastating fourth straight loss for the Aztecs.
Up by ... [more]

UW swim coach Johnson MPSF Coach of the Year

Feb 22, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  WOODLAND, Calif. -- Wyoming head swimming and diving coach Tom Johnson was selected by his peers as the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Coach of the Year ... [more]

Get ready for Wyoming's best basketball tourney

Feb 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Conventional wisdom has the Lovell Bulldogs favored to win both the boys and girls Class 2-A West regional basketball championships this weekend at Wolverine ... [more]

Rustlers end home schedule Thursday

Feb 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College has been focusing on making the adjustments needed to finish the home basketball schedule in the victory column.
The Rustlers play ... [more]