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Ashdown, Ridgway, Salisbury, Wright named all-state soccer

May 22, 2012 - Staff:  Marcia Ashdown, Riverton's all-time leading girls soccer scorer, and Logan Ridgway, one of Wyoming's top goalkeepers for the second year in a row, headline ... [more]

Raiders take two from Rawlins

May 20, 2012 - Staff:  Although Friday's scheduled game with Casper was postponed because of weather, the Riverton Raiders played two Saturday at Roy Peck Field and swept the Rawlins ... [more]

Pokes send fourteen to NCAA track

May 20, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The top 48 athletes in each event advance to preliminary meets in the East and West regions.

LARAMIE--Fourteen University of Wyoming track and field ... [more]

Tiger girls fourth at state soccer

May 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

BIG HORN -- A 3-2 win over Star Valley on Thursday afternoon in the opening round proved to be the highlight for Lander ... [more]

Tigers finish third at 3-A state soccer

May 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

BIG HORN -- Two early goals by Trapper Lee put the momentum on the side of Lander Valley High School in a 4-1 win vs. Buffalo ... [more]

Lesberg brings home four golds to lead county thinclads at state high school track

May 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  By Randy Tucker
Staff Writer

Dubois junior Rachelle Leseberg paced the Fremont County effort at the All-Class State Track Championships in Casper with a ... [more]

Bergstedts call it a career after the longest coaching stint in RHS history

May 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Rick Bergstedt is the only head soccer coach the Riverton Lady Wolverines have ever had and his wife, Peggy, has been his assistant since the second year of ... [more]

Wolverines consolation champs with Saturday 4-3 win over Central

May 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

BIG HORN -- Freshman Tristan White scored on the final minute of overtime as Riverton High School knocked off Cheyenne ... [more]

Three county champs in first day of state track and field meet

May 18, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The flag on the north end of Harry Geldien Stadium barley furled throughout the day Thursday as near perfect weather greeted the opening day of the all-class ... [more]

Lady Wolverines bounced from state soccer tourney

May 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  BIG HORN -- The end of a long soccer coaching career for Rick and Peggy Bergstedt came Friday morning in a 2-0 loss by Riverton High school to Casper Natrona in ... [more]

Riverton boys execute defensive game plan but fall to Sheridan 1-0

May 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  BIG HORN -- Sheridan's Reece Hunter kicked a brilliant shot past Riverton High School goalkeeper Logan Ridgway in the middle of the second half for the only ... [more]

Lander girls win state 3-A soccer opener 3-2; Cody awaits in semis

May 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  BIG HORN -- Allison Schimming scored the game-winning goal Thursday morning with two minutes left in regulation to lift Lander Valley High School edge Star ... [more]

Thomas wins local qualifier

May 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  P.J. Thomas of Riverton won the U.S. Open local qualifying round on Wednesday at the Riverton County Club.
The 2010 Riverton High School graduate finished ... [more]

State track and field meet underway in Casper

May 17, 2012 - Staff:  Fremont County girls scored points on day one of the Wyoming state high school track and field meet Thursday in Casper. Above, Jillian C'Bearing of ... [more]

Wyoming guard Luke Martinez to speak at WIHS, St. Stephen's

May 16, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Wyoming men's basketball student-athlete Luke Martinez will speak at two schools on the Wind River Reservation about how Native Americans can succeed ... [more]

County 1-A, 2-A schools ready for state track meet

May 16, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Distance runners, hurdlers and relays just about sum up Fremont County's Class 1-A and 2-A contingent at the state track championships in Casper this weekend. ... [more]

Both RHS boys and girls soccer teams open against Sheridan at Class 4-A state tournament

May 16, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's Riverton vs. Sheridan times two.
Both the Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams will play their first-round matches against teams from ... [more]

RHS sends contenders to state track and field meet

May 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kole Stewart hasn't had a positive experience in his previous two Class 4-A state track and field appearances, but the Riverton High School senior wants to ... [more]

Three locals play in U.S. Open qualifier in Riverton

May 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton golfers Easton Paxton, P.J. Thomas and Collin Hopkins compete Wednesday in a U.S. Open local qualifying round at the Riverton Country Club.
Golfers ... [more]

Survey shows -- surprise -- parents are headache for coaches

May 15, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If you were a high school coach or athletic director, how would you respond to the following questions?
What is your greatest concern about dealing with ... [more]

RMS thinclads win conference title

May 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three individual titles and one relay title helped the Riverton seventh-grade boys win the conference track and field meet Saturday, May 5, in Green ... [more]

Souza shines as Raiders get win

May 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Johnny Souza recorded 10 strikeouts Saturday and hit a two-run homer to propel the Riverton Raiders to a 4-2 American League baseball victory over Evanston at ... [more]

WHSAA strengthens social media policy

May 15, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- There wasn't one incident -- or even a series of incidents -- that led the Wyoming High School Activities Association to take on the issue ... [more]

Yentes out as UW track/cross country coach

May 15, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Don Yentes is out has head coach of the Wyoming track and field and cross country programs.
UW Athletics Director Tom Burman announced ... [more]

Ten Cowboys, Cowgirls tabbed all-conference

May 14, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships came to an end Saturday, and after four days of action, the University of Wyoming teams came away with ... [more]

Triple gold for LVHS at 3-A regional track

May 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Tanner Simpson walked away with three Class 3-A West regional track and field titles Friday and Saturday in the eight-team ... [more]

Good finish for Hitshew at Lander golf invitational

May 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jordan Hitshew completed the spring golf season on top.
The Lander Valley High School junior won the Lander Invitational on Friday by 19 strokes in the ... [more]

Leseberg's four titles top good day for county tracksters

May 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Individually, Fremont County had outstanding performance in nearly every event at the Class 2-A/1-A West regional track meet.
Perfect weather and a ... [more]

Wolverine boys drop soccer semi to RS, end 4th in region

May 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  ROCK SPRINGS -- Just seven minutes into Riverton's Class 4-A West soccer semifinal match Friday against Rock Springs, Wolverine senior Shayden Coulson did his ... [more]

Three double-winners for RHS at West 4-A track

May 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tyler Graham saved his best 300-meter hurdles race for his last one at Wolverine Track to win the Class 4-A West regional title Saturday.
The Riverton High ... [more]