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Wyoming 2012 wrestling recruiting complete

May 7, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - Three more prep wrestlers signed National Letters of Intent to compete for the University of Wyoming wrestling team, Wyoming coach Mark Branch ... [more]

Raiders drop season openers to Evanston

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Evanston broke open a 4-4 in the top of the eighth inning, scoring seven runs in the frame to post an 11-4 win Saturday afternoon over the Riverton Raiders in ... [more]

Riverton boys soccer ends season with two road losses

May 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The final regular season road trip for the Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team was a tough one, as both Green River and Evanston downed Riverton by 1-0 ... [more]

Dual titles for county track at Thermopolis Pre-Region meet

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Dubois juniors Rachelle Leseberg and Jesse Hawk and Wind River sophomore Joe Lupher claimed two titles apiece Friday at the Bobcat Pre-Region Track meet in ... [more]

Riverton girls grab Shane Brock; regionals next

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The dynamic Riverton High School duo of Hannah Svilar and Jillian C'Bearing lifted the Wolverines to the girls track and field team title in the annual Shane ... [more]

Lady Tigers fall to Jackson in OT

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two goals in overtime put Jackson over the top 3-1 on Tuesday in a non-conference girls soccer match over Lander Valley High School in Teton County.
The ... [more]

Jackson topples top seed Tigers 6-0

May 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School opened last week by winning a coin flip for the No. 1 seed from the Class 3-A Southeast soccer conference but on Tuesday dropped a ... [more]

On their rockers, Bergstedts win home finale

May 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  They started and finished Saturday's high school soccer match sitting in their new rocking chairs.
And, like a retirement couple enjoying the porch on a nice ... [more]

Wyoming seventh in tough MW golf championships

May 5, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Wyoming Cowboy golf team played the first round of the 2012 Mountain West Golf Championship on Friday, in Tucson, Ariz. In a field of eight that features ... [more]

I'm walking toward better health

May 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Exercising has never been high on my radar list.
That slowly started to change after I spent the month of November carrying around oxygen tanks after my ... [more]

From Cougs to lacrosse: Steinhoff at UNLV

May 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Michelle Steinhoff can't stay away from competition.
The 2009 Wind River High School graduate, attending University of Nevada Las Vegas, realized she had the ... [more]

Local baseball season starts Saturday

May 4, 2012 - Staff:  Baseball games for Riverton teams begin this Saturday when the Riverton Raiders baseball team travels to Lander for a noon doubleheader against Evanston. The ... [more]

Shoshoni hoops coaches Mills and Martin switch

May 3, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Same faces, new places.
In a double-switch, Shoshoni High School boys and girls basketball coaches Dan Martin and Max Mills have swapped positions as head ... [more]

Double-duty CWC star signs for basketball at Black Hills State

May 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Courtney Patterson was a two-sport standout athlete the past two years for Central Wyoming College in volleyball and basketball.
Patterson has decided to ... [more]

Final regular season matches on tap for Riverton boys, girls soccer teams

May 3, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Although the regular season is winding down for the Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams, both sets of games this weekend are all about gaining ... [more]

Waxler wins Region IX individual golf trophy

May 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Eastern Wyoming College sophomore Zach Waxler, a former Riverton High School golfer, won the Region IX collegiate golf title to qualify for the National Junior ... [more]

Three Cowboys hook up with NFL teams

May 3, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - Three former University of Wyoming football standouts earned their shot at the next level over the weekend, when they received invitations to ... [more]

CWC men grab regional rodeo titles in saddle bronc and steer wrestling

May 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Stetson Jorgensen and Colton Miller clinched individual Central Rocky Mountain Region rodeo titles on Sunday in Laramie.
The two Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Rustler women lock up regional rodeo crown

May 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Traci Hinman, Jacalyn Walker, Lacey Tech and Devin Nicholls pushed Central Wyoming College to a regional women's rodeo title on Sunday in Laramie.
The four ... [more]

Pokes set for MW Golf Championship

May 2, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo.-(May 2, 2012)-The Wyoming Cowboy golf team is finishing preparations for the 2012 Mountain West Conference Championship beginning Friday, May 4 ... [more]

Spring means sports end for senior athletes (and parents too)

May 1, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  You have probably heard the advice that some coaches give their teams during competition.
"Play this game like it's your last game ever," or "Leave it all on ... [more]

Simpson wins pair of events

May 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tanner Simpson can add two Wyoming Track and Field Classic titles to his high school resume.
Simpson crossed the finish line first in the 110-meter hurdles in ... [more]

Silver medals for C'Bearing, Svilar at classic

May 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jillian C'Bearing and Hannah Svilar earned second-place finishes for Riverton High School in their events Monday afternoon at the Wyoming Track and Field ... [more]

RHS boys soccer complete Casper sweep

May 1, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After a long goal kick from goalkeeper Logan Ridgway, Riverton's Tristan White beat the Casper Natrona defense and keeper with a nifty left-footed shot to the ... [more]

Fillies dominate play over Lady Wolverines

May 1, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Casper Natrona Fillies (8-3-1, 7-1-1 Class 4-A West) clinched the Class 4-A West regular season championship Monday night at Wolverine Field with an easy ... [more]

Pokes release final football depth chart

Apr 30, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Wyoming Cowboy football team concluded spring football drills on April 21, and the final depth chart of spring football was released on Monday. The depth ... [more]

Weather shortens Bobcat Invite Friday

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  The Bobcat Invite at Hot Springs County High School in Thermopolis has a reputation as the meet with the most-reliable weather of any in northwest ... [more]

Tigers sweep Panthers, Broncs

Apr 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Everything is starting to click for Lander Valley High School in the final few weeks of the boys soccer season.
The Tigers blanked Cody 4-0 on Saturday after ... [more]

Split ends Lady Tigers' home season

Apr 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School girls soccer coach Dean Schaff was satisfied with the way his team played in a 2-1 overtime win vs. Powell on Friday, and the same ... [more]

RHS girls drill two rebounds, then hang on with 2-1 win over

Apr 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  In soccer, as in basketball, offensive rebounds can turn into easy scores.
That was the case Saturday in Casper as Marcia Ashdown fired two left-footed shots ... [more]