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WHSAA delays five-class reclassification decision

Apr 27, 2012 - From staff and wire reports:  The Wyoming High School Activities Association board of directors has delayed its reclassification process by one year.
The move Tuesday came as a result of ... [more]

RHS continues spring golf season

Apr 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five Riverton High School freshman boys are making progress during the spring golf season.
The Wolverines finished second-place in the team standings last ... [more]

WIHS Lady Chief star Hill signs to play hoops at CWC

Apr 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg likes how Wyoming Indian senior Anneshia Hill handles herself on the court and ... [more]

Three buckles for Stoll at R.S. rodeo

Apr 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The second step of the spring rodeo season was a strong one for Fremont County athletes Saturday and Sunday in Rock Springs. The county had individual winners ... [more]

Friday RHS soccer, track rescheduled to Monday

Apr 27, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Because of high winds in the forecast, the Riverton-Casper Natrona soccer matches have been rescheduled from Friday, April 27, to Monday, April 30, according ... [more]

Cowgirl tennis: Popovici, Synkova named MW all-conference

Apr 27, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Two members of the Wyoming Cowgirl Tennis Team were recognized on Thursday as the Mountain West announced the 2012 All-Conference Team. The MW awards are ... [more]

RMS Spartans take team title at Pinedale track invitational

Apr 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Middle School edged Rock Springs by seven points to win the seventh-grade boys team track and field title on Saturday at the Pinedale Invitational. ... [more]

RHS soccer squads face Casper schools in critical weekend

Apr 26, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With two weekends of conference games still to play prior to their regional tournaments, both the Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams will be on ... [more]

Popovici tabbed as MW Player of the Week

Apr 26, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  For the first time in her career, Wyoming tennis player Veronica Popovici earned Mountain West Player of the Week honors.
Popovici, from Piatra Neamt, ... [more]

Burman picks Clower for head UW tennis coach

Apr 26, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Wyoming Athletics Director Tom Burman announced on Wednesday that Dean Clower, who has held the title of interim head tennis coach and was an assistant the ... [more]

Thompson, Rowan, Colter, Simpson to champs meet

Apr 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson of Shoshoni and Lander Valley High School athletes Keesha Rowan, Beryl Colter and Tanner Simpson will be representing Fremont County on Friday ... [more]

Five RHS athletes to Wyoming Track Classic

Apr 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School sophomore Jillian C'Bearing has posted the second-fastest time in the state on any level this season in both the 3,200 meters and the ... [more]

Jr. College transfer Cooke signs with Wyoming basketball

Apr 25, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - University of Wyoming head coach Larry Shyatt took another step toward rounding out the 2012-13 Cowboy roster on Wednesday, when he announced that ... [more]

In Saturday's perfecto, it was a strike because the ump said so

Apr 24, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  In 137 years of Major League Baseball there have been more than 200,000 games played. And, after Saturday, only 21 times has a pitcher faced all 27 batters in ... [more]

RHS soccer boys fall Saturday at Rock Springs

Apr 24, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines soccer team tried to crawl back into Friday's West 4-A road match against conference leader Rock Springs when two freshman, Caleb ... [more]

CWC women edge closer to regional rodeo crown

Apr 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College is on the verge of winning the Central Rocky Mountain region rodeo women's title after a second-place showing Sunday at Casper ... [more]

Rustler men falter on third day in Casper

Apr 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Stetson Jorgensen provided the bright spot for the Central Wyoming College men's rodeo squad Sunday, finishing second in the all-around chase at Casper ... [more]

Hankerson transfers to Wyoming basketball from Alabama

Apr 23, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. - University of Wyoming head basketball coach Larry Shyatt announced Monday that Charles Hankerson Jr. has signed a scholarship offer and will ... [more]

MW-MVC 2012 men's basketball pairings announced

Apr 23, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The Mountain West and Missouri Valley conferences have announced next season's pairings for the MW/MVC Challenge Series in men's ... [more]

Ferris, Martin earn Coach of the Year honors

Apr 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Saturday night in early March at the Casper Events Center has become a familiar scene to Wyoming Indian boys basketball head coach Craig Ferris.
The Chiefs' ... [more]

After overtime loss Friday, LVHS boys salvage a split

Apr 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In front of its home fans, Torrington scored four unanswered goals to surprise Lander Valley High School 4-2 in overtime Friday night in a Class 3-A Southeast ... [more]

Riverton girls grab conference soccer win over Rock Springs

Apr 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School continues its climb up the Class 4-A West girls soccer standings after blanking Rock Springs 3-0 on Friday night at Wolverine Field.
The ... [more]

Tiger girls 2-0 on big soccer trip

Apr 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School clinched a No. 1 seed from the Class 3-A Southeast conference on Friday by knocking off Torrington 4-0 in Goshen County.
The Tigers ... [more]

Soundingsides boys Player of the Year

Apr 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Fremont County's 2012 Player of the Year is a familiar one to basketball fans across the Cowboy State. The number 3 comes to mind anytime someone mentions the ... [more]

Three titles for C'Bearing at Lovell track invitational

Apr 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  In the biggest meet in recent history on the six-lane oval of the Bulldog Track in Lovell, the home-standing Lovell girls and the Powell boys took team ... [more]

Hill gets county girls Player of the Year nod

Apr 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wyoming Indian girls were tall and young this season. Head coach Aleta Moss worked with her freshmen and sophomores throughout the year to improve their ... [more]

Pokes finish spring drills with Saturday scrimmage

Apr 22, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Gold Team defeated the White Team by a score of 20-7 on Saturday in Wyoming's Annual Spring Game to bring to a close a month-long period of spring drills ... [more]

Wolverine boys soccer falls to West leader Rock Springs

Apr 22, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines soccer team tried to crawl back into Friday's West 4-A road match against conference leader Rock Springs when two freshman, Caleb ... [more]

High school rodeoers back in action

Apr 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County rodeo athletes are battling for top-four spots this spring on the high school level for an opportunity to compete at the National High School ... [more]

Manning is my new No. 1 fave in NFL

Apr 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is my new favorite National Football League player.
Last year it was Tim Tebow. It took some time getting used to ... [more]