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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]

Pokes fall at home to Air Force

Feb 15, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Senior center Adam Waddell scored 15 and senior guard JayDee Luster added 11, but the University of Wyoming men's basketball team lost a 58-53 game to Air ... [more]

AA celebrates 30th anniversary

Feb 15, 2012 - Kevin McKinney, UW:  Laramie, Wyo. - It hardly seems possible.

But this month marks the 30th anniversary of the beautiful Arena-Auditorium. It was Feb. 20, 1982, when Wyoming ... [more]

WIHS, Shoshoni girls primed for game with title at stake

Feb 15, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian's Lady Chiefs moved to 6-1 in Southwest 2-A conference play with a weekend sweep of Big Piney and Kemmerer.
Friday, the Chiefs beat an improved ... [more]

Wolverines heading out of state for indoor track

Feb 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Seven Riverton High School indoor track athletes will be at the Simplot Games Thursday through Saturday in the indoor track complex at Idaho State University ... [more]

RHS boys, girls start hoops weekend Thursday

Feb 15, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  A schedule change will have the Riverton boys and girls basketball teams traveling a day early this week to Casper Natrona and then having a day back on the ... [more]

Let's not give up on the idea of high school softball

Feb 14, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees should be applauded for considering whether to implement girls softball as a high school sport in ... [more]

CWC Lady Rustlers drop rare Sunday game to Air Force Prep, 6

Feb 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Air Force Prep outlasted Central Wyoming College 62-55 in a overtime victory in a rare Sunday afternoon women's basketball game at Rustler Gym.
In the extra ... [more]

Cowboys travel plans expand with merged conference announce

Feb 14, 2012 - The Associated Press:  The Wyoming Cowboys and Cowgirls will likely play in a league that goes coast-to-coast and beyond if an announced merger of Conference USA and current and ... [more]

Chiefs roll to 44-point win

Feb 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  If it had been a horserace the Kemmerer Rangers would have got stuck in the starting gate.
Wyoming Indian High School walloped the Rangers 102-58 at home ... [more]

CWC men shot down in late going by Sheridan

Feb 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Sheridan College shocked Central Wyoming College Saturday, outscoring the home squad 18-2 in the final few minutes for 76-69 Region IX North men's basketball ... [more]

Lady Rustlers stay close but fall to Sheridan 68-65

Feb 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  Four players accounted for 88 of the points scored Saturday night at Rustler Gym, but it was the inside play of Sheridan's Laura Pelse of Latvia and Fallon ... [more]

Riverton girls start well but can't stay with R.S.

Feb 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  The Rock Springs Lady Tigers scored the final 14 points of the second quarter and were off an running to a 64-26 win over the Riverton Lady Wolverines Saturday ... [more]

Dubois takes cross-county win over Shoshoni

Feb 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Dubois made it a sweep of longtime Fremont County rival Shoshoni in inter-class action Friday night in Shoshoni. The Class 1-A Rams came from 12 down in the ... [more]

Shoshoni girls roll over Thermopolis

Feb 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  In a preview of a possible regional tournament game, the Shoshoni Wranglers took every punch the Thermopolis Bobcats could throw and endured a brutal 50-37 win ... [more]

Defense gives Riverton big road win

Feb 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine boys basketball team held the Rock Springs Tigers to 22 fewer points than when they played earlier this year and cruised to a 58-38 win ... [more]

Cowboys fall 48-38 in Pit

Feb 13, 2012 - Staff:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team held New Mexico to a season-low 19 points in the first half, but Lobos outscored the Cowboys by 14 in the ... [more]

Cougs cruise in 52-36 win

Feb 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Fast or slow, the outcome was the same Friday night in Pavillion, as Wind River remained atop the Class 2-A Southwest with a 52-36 win over Big Piney. Add ... [more]

Conference split for Cougar girls

Feb 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Wind River's girlss plit games with Class 2-A Southwest opponents Big Piney and Kemmerer at home this weekend.
The Cougars came from behind Friday night to ... [more]

Two close calls for LVHS

Feb 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  The scoring tandem of Tanner Simpson and Lucas Watkins propelled Lander Valley High School to Class 3-A West boys basketball victories over Jackson on Saturday ... [more]

Lander girls rout Jackson after loss to Star Valley

Feb 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School finished its girls basketball home schedule for the season by pounding Jackson 63-42 Saturday afternoon at Bob Carey Memorial ... [more]

Tigers lose tight wrestling dual to cross-county Wolverines

Feb 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High seniors Dalton Marrow and Brodie Schneider picked up individual wrestling wins for the final time against Riverton on Thursday, but it ... [more]

Kelly Walsh wins regional swim; Wolverines finish in third

Feb 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  Casper Kelly Walsh High School, under the leadership conference coach of the year Dean Hawks, outscored Gillette by 32 points to run away with the Class 4-A ... [more]

High school softball strikes out

Feb 10, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  Gillette said yes. Cody said no. And now that Riverton has weighed in with its negative vote, the future of establishing high school girls softball in Wyoming ... [more]

Wolverines on road for Saturday's games with Rock Springs

Feb 10, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  It seems like the third quarter is ready to begin. The Riverton High School boys and girls basketball teams have played their pre-season and first round of ... [more]

RHS wrestlers nip Lander

Feb 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Riverton High School junior Dawson Steeds silenced the vocal wrestling crowd Thursday night at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse in Lander when he pinned Lander ... [more]

Cowgirls host New Mexico

Feb 9, 2012 - Staff:  The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team returns home for their only game of the week as they host the New Mexico Lobos.
The game is set for Saturday, Feb. 11, ... [more]

Wolverines host North 4-A swim

Feb 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  Five teams from the Wyoming Class 4-A North swimming conference will compete at the regional swim meet this Friday and Saturday at the Riverton Aquatic ... [more]