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Pokes Earn Come-from-Behind 81-67 Win over Redbirds

Dec 4, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Normal, Ill. � After trailing by as many as 19 points early in the second half, the University of Wyoming men�s basketball team closed the game with a 36-7 ... [more]

UW Men Face Tough Road Test at Illinois State on Tuesday

Dec 3, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - Fresh off an upset of a top-25 team, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team goes right back to work on Tuesday. The 8-0 Cowboys are ... [more]

Mixed performance for SHS boys in first three

Dec 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wrangler dominated one opponent, lost a close game, and were routed in a third.

Shoshoni picked up one win but dropped two more in their first ... [more]

Solid beginning for SHS girls with 2-1 showing

Dec 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Opening weekend with a new coach and a new offense can be tough, but the Shoshoni girls didn't show many symptoms of that as they rolled to a 2-1 finish in ... [more]

Knell kicks his way to all-conference honors

Dec 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The former Lander Valley High School standout will play in two postseason all-star games.

Rocky Mountain College kicker Nick Knell of Lander ended ... [more]

Cougar girls take three straight to open season

Dec 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  You couldn't ask for a better start to the basketball season for the Wind River girls.
The Lady Cougars rolled through the competition in the Big Horn Basin ... [more]

Win over 2-A state-champ Lovell highlights weekend for LVHS girls

Dec 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School's girls kept their opponents under 60 points Saturday to walk away with a 2-1 record at the Riverton Invitational.
The Tigers edged ... [more]

After downing Lander, Riverton girls lose next two on weekend

Dec 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Fresh off a season-opening 55-41 win over Worland on Thursday night, the Riverton Lady Wolverines gained their second win of the early season with a 50-42 ... [more]

Tiger boys beat Lovell and Worland

Dec 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After suffering a 25-point setback Friday night to Riverton High School on Friday night, the Lander Valley High School boys basketball team bounced back to win ... [more]

Perfect start for RHS boys

Dec 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton 4-0 after beating Lander, two others

The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team continued its pre-conference demolition of Class 3-A ... [more]

Prep basketball scores

Dec 1, 2012 - Associated Press:  BOYS BASKETBALL
Alliance, Neb. 61, Torrington 56

Billings West, Mont. 82, Sheridan 42

Campbell County 75, Green River 32

Meeteetse 37, Farson-Eden ... [more]

Wyoming beats #19 Colorado in Laramie 76-69

Dec 1, 2012 - Associated Press:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Colorado may want to stay away from Wyoming for a while, at least on the basketball court.

The No. 19 Buffaloes dropped their sixth ... [more]

Adams steps up for Cowboys

Nov 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  One player's adversity turns into opportunity for others.
That's what the University of Wyoming men's basketball team experienced in its 68-40 win at UC-Santa ... [more]

Cougars welcome a dozen to mats

Nov 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River started the wrestling season Friday in Powell.

Wind River High School wrestling coach James Cunningham is using this season to build ... [more]

Wolverines pound Warriors 76-31 at home

Nov 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines, strong from the beginning, outscored the Worland Warriors 34-11 in the first half and cruised to a 76-31 season-opening win Thursday ... [more]

Riverton girls handle Worland 55-41

Nov 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Sophomore Kiley Ridgway had 20 and senior Amy Woodward 13 to lead RHS.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines put together a strong fourth quarter to ... [more]

Cougar boys mix experience and new talent in new season

Nov 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Scott Groenke is the new boys basketball coach this year at Wind River High School. He comes to Wind River from Delta, Colo., where he coached middle school ... [more]

Colorado hands Cowgirls first loss of season

Nov 29, 2012 - The Associated Press:  BOULDER, Colo. - The University of Wyoming Cowgirls got a glimpse of Colorado's Chucky Jeffrey as a sophomore during the 2010 Women's National ... [more]

Pokes smother Gauchos for 64-40 road victory

Nov 29, 2012 - From staff reports:  Senior guard Luke Martinez scored 17 points to pace three Cowboys in double figures, as the University of Wyoming men's basketball earned its second-straight ... [more]

SHS boys hope for quality over quantity on hardwood

Nov 29, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The switch has taken place at Shoshoni High School, and the Wrangler boys have former girls coach Dan Martin taking the helm this season. Martin is a venerable ... [more]

Another win for Rustler men; CWC women defeated 51-42

Nov 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College passed its first men's basketball road test of the season Tuesday night with a 63-53 victory over Colorado Northwestern in Rangely, ... [more]

Wrangler girls among Class 2-A league hoop favorites

Nov 29, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Senior leadership will be a key this season, and Shoshoni has a talented group to draw from.

SHOSHONI -- Hopes are high this season for the ... [more]

Improving Cougar girls start hoops year on road

Nov 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Wind River girls basketball coach Justin Walker is expecting his team to be competitive this year in the Class 2-A ranks and fighting for a state ... [more]

Blackburn set for first full season as coach

Nov 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  St. Stephen's will rely on senior Cole Littleshield and junior Lakota Oldman to be the floor leaders as the boys basketball season begins.
The pair have been ... [more]

Wranglers welcome big group to wrestling mats this year

Nov 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School coach Tony Truempler doesn't mind if his wrestling room is crowded with 19 boys this season.
It's the most wrestlers Truempler has had on ... [more]

Wolverine girls set for Thursday opener vs. Worland

Nov 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines will hit the court for their first basketball game of the season Thursday when they tip off at 6 p.m. against the Worland Lady ... [more]

Veteran RHS boys open hoop season

Nov 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton plays four games in three days, starting with Thursday's 7:30 p.m. home tipoff vs. Worland.

With high expectations, a No. 2 statewide ... [more]

Legerski breaks all-time UW women's mark for victories

Nov 27, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Joe Legerski was a big fan of the University of Wyoming while growing up in Rock Springs long before he became head coach of the women's basketball ... [more]

Cowboys visit UC Santa Barbara basketball team on Wednesday

Nov 27, 2012 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team takes its perfect 6-0 record on the road this week, as the Cowboys play UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ... [more]

Hockey stoppage won't go over well with ordinary fans

Nov 27, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  One of the events we'll miss this holiday season had become a tradition of sorts on New Year's Day.
Because of a National Hockey League owner's lockout, the ... [more]