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Safety decisive in 9-7 Lander conference loss to Douglas

Sep 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LVHS is 1-4 overall but still in contention in the Class 3-A East with a 1-1 record.

Lander Valley High School played smash-mouth football against ... [more]

Riverton corrals Buffalo to stay atop East 3-A

Sep 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  From the first play to the last, in front of an over-capacity homecoming crowd at Wolverine Field, the Riverton football Wolverines dominated every aspect of ... [more]

Wranglers put clamps on Riverside Rebels 31-0

Sep 30, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  BASIN -- Shoshoni's defense threw a shutout for the first time since the 2008 season with a 31-0 win over the Riverside Rebels in Basin.
The win moves the ... [more]

Rock Springs shuts out Riverton seventh-graders

Sep 28, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton's Isaiah Monroe turned to pitch the ball to Shawn Curtain on a "hook and lateral" play against Rock Springs on Thursday afternoon. Rock Springs ... [more]

Casper hands CWC first Region IX volleyball loss

Sep 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers begin a key homestand Tuesday night vs. Western Wyoming Community College at Rustler Gym.

Casper College handed Central Wyoming College ... [more]

New commitment paid off for top RHS golfer

Sep 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wolverine senior Aaron Nirider was just one stroke out of the playoff for the 4-A championship.

Aaron Nirider took a turn in the right direction ... [more]

RHS spurs Fillies on home volleyball court

Sep 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The RHS sophomore volleyball team swept the Casper Natrona Fillies in two games Thursday night in Wolverine Gym.
Then the RHS junior varsity volleyball team ... [more]

Thompson betters her time again for Riverton at Worland XC meet

Sep 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson is lowering her cross country times each meet for Riverton High School.
The defending Class 4-A state champion placed fifth Thursday afternoon ... [more]

Friday night prep football scores

Sep 28, 2012 - Associated Press:  PREP FOOTBALL
Big Horn 56, Wheatland 24

Burlington 51, Wyoming Indian 8

Burns 34, Moorcroft 8

Campbell County 21, Sheridan 18

Casper Kelly Walsh ... [more]

Swim dual with Powell called off

Sep 27, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Last weekend in Worland, Jordan Settlemire was Riverton's only event winner.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines swim team will have a rare weekend off. ... [more]

Wolverines battle Bison in annual Homecoming game

Sep 27, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff is at 7 p.m Friday at Wolverine Field. Buffalo stands at 1-4 on the season and 0-1 in the Class 3-A East conference, while Riverton is 2-3 overall ... [more]

CWC women in top five at Chadron rodeo; goat tyer second individually

Sep 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College cowgirl Shaylee Hance improved three spots in the goat tying event from the Rustler Roundup to place second Sunday at the Chadron State ... [more]

RHS host Natrona, Evanston on v-ball court

Sep 26, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Lady Wolverines (2-3 Class 4-A West) are in fourth place in the conference standings.

It's back to the conference volleyball court for the ... [more]

Rustlers sweep Sheridan in first home volleyball match

Sep 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sam Unruh was nervous Tuesday night when she walked on to the volleyball court and looked in the stands to see a large crowd cheering her Central Wyoming ... [more]

SHS spikers overpower three 2-A foes, drop close one to 3-A Powell

Sep 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School remained undefeated in conference play with three road victories in a span of five days.
The state's top-ranked Class 2-A volleyball team ... [more]

CWC climbs seven spots to 13th in junior college volleyball nationwide

Sep 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College climbed seven spots this week into the No. 13 spot in the junior college volleyball poll, its highest ranking since the program was ... [more]

Rustlers crack top 20 in VB rankings

Sep 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 14-4 record to begin the season has Central Wyoming College ranked No. 20 in the latest junior college volleyball poll.
After finishing in second place at ... [more]

Hoops coaches soak up knowledge at CWC clinic

Sep 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tim Duryea knows what it takes to get his team into the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
The Utah State University associate men's basketball coach has ... [more]

A fine, sporting day on the National Mall

Sep 25, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Sunday was a wonderful day and a pretty good sports day too, albeit in a slightly less than conventional way.
On a train, heading to and from our National ... [more]

Cokeville too much for Shoshoni in 41-19 win

Sep 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The 19 points by the Wranglers are the most allowed by the Panthers since 2009.

SHOSHONI -- It's a series decidedly in favor of Cokeville, with the ... [more]

Pokes knock off Idaho 40-37 in overtime

Sep 23, 2012 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming quarterback Brett Smith was 23 of 35 for 365 yards and was not intercepted. Chris McNeil caught eight passes for 219.

MOSCOW, ... [more]

Riverton VB girls make top bracket at Casper Invitational

Sep 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After going 2-1 on Friday, the first day of the Casper Invitational volleyball tournament, the Riverton Lady Wolverines qualified for the gold tournament ... [more]

Rocky Mountain downs Cougars in sloppy outing

Sep 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Though it is already mid-season, Friday's game at Cowley between Wind River and Rocky Mountain resembled an opening-day contest in terms of missed ... [more]

Rams remain perfect in 6-man action with 46-23 win Saturday

Sep 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Dubois doubled-up previously unbeaten Kaycee 46-23 Saturday afternoon in Johnson County to remain unbeaten in Class 1-A 6-man football. The Rams are the only ... [more]

LVHS boys swing to second at state 3-A golf; Hitshew third for Tigers

Sep 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School battled to a second-place finish Saturday afternoon in the boys team standings at the Class 3-A state tournament in Worland.
The ... [more]

Nirider one shot from state championship at 4-A golf in Casper

Sep 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton boys finished third as a team.

Aaron Nirider finished third Saturday at the Class 4-A state golf tournament, just one stroke away from ... [more]

Lander punches in late TD in Torrington for first win

Sep 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two critical passes set up the game-winning drive late in the fourth quarter Friday night for Lander Valley High School in a 10-7 Class 3-A East football ... [more]

3-1 record for Rustler volleyball at Wyo-Braska

Sep 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College pilled up a 3-1 record Friday and Saturday at the Wyo-Braska volleyball tournament.
The Rustlers played three matches at Eastern ... [more]

With shaved heads and wearing pink, Wolverines get first league win

Sep 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Points weren't shaved Friday night at Wolverine Field. But heads were, all for the good cause of raising nearly $6,000 to support local cancer efforts.
And, ... [more]

Friday night prep football scores

Sep 21, 2012 - Associated Press:  Big Horn 30, Glenrock 26

Burlington 40, Riverside 7

Burns 40, Tongue River 13

Campbell County 47, Laramie 20

Cheyenne Central 49, Evanston ... [more]