The Ranger (beta)

Fremont County's Daily Newspaper

News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.

Ranger Login

Ranger Sports

Lady Wolverines play tough but fall late to Green River

Feb 22, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines (1-22, 0-8) played one of their best basketball games of the season Tuesday night in Wolverine Gym but fell to Green River (6-14, ... [more]

Big fourth quarter lifts Riverton boys over Green River

Feb 22, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  The end of the regular season seemingly has turned into a three-act play for the Riverton Wolverines.
Act I for Riverton (16-6, 5-4 4-A West) was Tuesday's ... [more]

Riverton downs Green River 63-45

Feb 21, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kole Stewart scored 15 points to lead Riverton to an important Class 4-A West win over Green River Tuesday night in Wolverine Gym.
Complete game stats, player ... [more]

Lady Wolverines improve, but fall to Green River

Feb 21, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines played one of their best games of the season Tuesday night in Wolverine Gym. The game was tied at 27-27 with just 6:00 to play, ... [more]

Lady Rams can't find way to regionals

Feb 21, 2012 - Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  LANDER -- Any hopes Dubois had for a girls regional tournament berth ended in a scoreless first half Monday. The Lady Rams fell behind Encampment 26-0 at ... [more]

Eagles whip Farson in Monday 'pigtail' contest

Feb 21, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LANDER -- St. Stephen's finished Farson's season Monday afternoon by recording a 57-38 victory in a boys Class 1-A West regional basketball play-in game at Bob ... [more]

SSHS girls rout Lady Miners

Feb 21, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LANDER -- A fast start Monday afternoon sparked St. Stephen's in the Class 1-A West regional girls basketball play-in game, lifting them a 80-43 victory over ... [more]

Sportsmanship -- the good, the bad, and the uncertain

Feb 21, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Station-to-station baseball.
It's what happens when a team gets a comfortable lead, the outcome of the game is not in doubt, and the leading team does its ... [more]

RHS girls get good looks but fall to Kelly Walsh

Feb 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  RIVERTON -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines managed only four field goals and shot just 10 percent from the field in a 49-17 Saturday home loss to the Casper Kelly ... [more]

County gets three runner-up finishes at 2-A wrestling

Feb 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- Three Fremont County wrestlers finished second on Saturday at the Class 2-A West regional tournament at Shoshoni High School.
The Dubois tandem of ... [more]

Rams secure third tourney seed with easy victory

Feb 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  The Dubois Rams locked up the third seed out of the Class 1-A Northwest with a doubling-up of Meeteetse 64-32 Friday night at home.
The win moves the Rams ... [more]

Lady Chiefs wallop Wind River

Feb 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- One of the climatic scenes in the high school football movie "Remember the Titans" comes late in the state semifinals when assistant coach Yost ... [more]

Minus Simpson, Tiger boys go 1-1

Feb 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  A split in Park County on Friday and Saturday was recorded by the Lander Valley High School boys basketball squad.
The Tigers opened the trip Friday night by ... [more]

Wolverines get late spark to beat Kelly Walsh 54-50

Feb 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  RIVERTON -- It took some time, almost three and a half quarters in fact, but the Riverton Wolverines got back on the winning track Saturday afternoon in ... [more]

RHS wrestlers get four West 4-A titles, claim third

Feb 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Four Riverton High School wrestlers captured championships Saturday at the Class 4-A West wrestling regional tournament in Evanston to help put the Wolverines ... [more]

Tigers second at West 3-A mat regional

Feb 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  LANDER -- Lander Valley High School senior heavyweight Jordan Hanson returned to the Tiger lineup after a two-week absence with an injured foot and won the ... [more]

WIHS bests WRHS to end regular season

Feb 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Wind River High School parking lot was closed three hours before tipoff. Fans who endured the standing-room only conditions in the fully packed ... [more]

Wolverines turnover game to Lady Fillies, lose 90-15

Feb 17, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  Riverton Lady Wolverine head coach Ron Porter was concerned last weekend when his team had more turnovers than points during its games. The turnover bug hit ... [more]

Lander star out for year with knee injury

Feb 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School senior basketball player Tanner Simpson is out for the rest of the season with an injured knee suffered in practice this ... [more]

CWC men and women lose in Miles city

Feb 17, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College couldn't overcome a long bus trip to Montana and fell to Miles Community College in a women's and men's Region IX basketball ... [more]

Ashdown signs to play soccer for UW Cowgirls

Feb 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Riverton High School senior Marcia Ashdown is taking her soccer abilities to the University of Wyoming.
Ashdown signed a national letter of intent play for ... [more]

Wolverines drop key road game at NCHS

Feb 17, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  A needed win on the road against Casper Natrona didn't materialize for the Riverton Wolverine boys Thursday evening as Natrona led from start to finish and won ... [more]

Late 3-pointer gives Shoshoni girls league title

Feb 17, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  It was the biggest shot of her brief varsity career.
Shoshoni freshman Kiyana Martin set up just beyond the 3-point arc at the elbow with 10 seconds left in ... [more]

Soundingsides gets 65 as Chiefs bury SHS

Feb 17, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Most players would be happy with statistics like this as season totals, but very few players can shoot the ball like John Soundingsides.
The Wyoming ... [more]

Shoshoni hosts 2-A West wrestling regional

Feb 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- Chester Broadbent took an unwanted detour in his wrestling season for Shoshoni High School after he dislocated his right shoulder last month, but ... [more]

Sickles gets 26 as Cowgirls get road win at AFR Academy

Feb 16, 2012 - The Associated Press:  COLORADOR SPRINGS -- Behind a career night from Ashley Sickles, the Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team picked up a 71-58 road win against the Air Force Academy ... [more]

Wolverines travel to Evanston for regional wrestling tourney

Feb 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Riverton High School has an eye on the Class 4-A West regional wrestling crown Friday and Saturday in Evanston.
The Wolverines haven't won a regional title ... [more]

Cowboys slide in second half at home to Air Force

Feb 16, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- A seven-game losing streak, a late-season coaching change and an early 24-10 deficit on the road. It would have been enough for any team to get ... [more]

Cowboys prepare for final conference duals

Feb 15, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - The end of the regular season is in sight for the University of Wyoming wrestling team, as the Cowboys will make a road trip to the Dakotas for ... [more]

Big night from Sickles give Cowgirls win over AF

Feb 15, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Behind a career night from Ashley Sickles, the Wyoming basketball team picked up a 71-58 road win against the Air Force Academy Falcons, on Wednesday night. ... [more]