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Pokes down TCU in Laramie 71-59

Feb 28, 2012 - Associated Press:  Wyoming tops TCU 71-59, reaches 20 victories
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Leonard Washington scored 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds - his second straight ... [more]

Class 4-A regional tourney will be different from what we saw a week ago

Feb 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Night and day. That's about the best way to describe the difference in the style of basketball that was played in Wolverine Gym last week during the Class 2-A ... [more]

Lady Blue, Lady Chiefs head to state

Feb 28, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Shoshoni's opening round game with Tongue River may be the most interesting in the Class 2-A girls state basketball tournament bracket.
Venerable headcoach ... [more]

W.R., WIHS boys open Thursday

Feb 28, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  When Wyoming Indian and Wind River take the floor Thursday at Casper College against Burns and Big Horn in the Class 2-A state boys basketball tournament, the ... [more]

Pince commits to UW Cowgirls

Feb 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  She's not quite ready to give up her basketball for a swimsuit.
But that day is coming for Shoshoni High School senior Hailey Pince who has committed to ... [more]

Cowboys Host TCU For Senior Night on Tuesday

Feb 27, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (Feb. 27, 2012) - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team wraps up the home portion of its 2011-12 regular season by hosting TCU on ... [more]

4-A West regional first round pairings announced

Feb 27, 2012 - Staff:  All games are in Wolverine Gym at Riverton High School. WHSAA admission rates will apply (see below).
Thursday, March 1
#3 Riverton vs. ... [more]

State 1-A/2-A times accounced

Feb 27, 2012 - Staff:  Here are times and venues for county teams for the first day at the Wyoming High School Class 1-A / 2-A state basketball tournament that begins Thursday, ... [more]

Poke golfers finish 2nd & 3rd rounds at Wyo. Desert Event

Feb 26, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Note: Senior May Records Hole-In-One On 54th Hole Of The Weekend's Event

PALM DESERT, Calif.-(Feb. 26, 2012)-The University of Wyoming Cowboy golf team ... [more]

Lady Eagles no. four seed at state

Feb 26, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

LANDER -- Burlington took its frustration out in a 53-26 victory in a Class 1-A West regional girls basketball game vs. ... [more]

Lady Blue third, WIHS girls fourth

Feb 26, 2012 - Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  By Randy Tucker
Staff Writer

Third-place games often are difficult ones to play in a regional tournament. Teams are tired and yet relieved to be in the ... [more]

Wolverine swimmers end year at state

Feb 26, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School was represented well at the Wyoming high school Class 4-A swimming and diving championships Friday and Saturday in Gillette.
Overall, the ... [more]

Lady Wolverines end regular b-ball season

Feb 26, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines were quick out of the gate during Saturday's regular season basketball finale against the Evanston Lady Red Devils, but they ... [more]

St. Stephen's boys headed to state

Feb 26, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LANDER -- Lakota Oldman scored the last four points on Saturday morning against Dubois to lock up a state Class 1-A boys basketball berth for St. Stephen's in a ... [more]

Wolverines send three to state wrestling finals

Feb 26, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Riverton High School sent a trio of wrestlers into the finals and came away with three second-place finishes Saturday at the Class 4-A state ... [more]

Tiger wrestlers have three champs

Feb 26, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Freshman Andrew Von Rein opened the Class 3-A state wrestling finals by winning his first championship for Lander Valley High School, and Lander ... [more]

Wolverines surprise Evanston

Feb 26, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It took extra time, but the Riverton Wolverines basketball team finished the regular season in strong style with a physical 52-46 overtime win over the ... [more]

Round IV goes to the Cougars

Feb 26, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Tyson Lone Bear put the exclamation point on Wind River's Class 2-A West regional championship with a breakaway slam dunk in the final seconds of the game that ... [more]

Tigers win 16th straight!

Feb 26, 2012 - Melissa Gray:  The Lander boys swimming and diving team now holds 16 consecutive Class 3-A state titles and reportedly is tied for seventh best on the nation's list of ... [more]

Cowgirls can't hold lead, fall to Boise State

Feb 25, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  BOISE, Idaho - After holding an 11-point halftime lead, the Wyoming basketball team struggled from the field and with turnovers in the second half as they lost ... [more]

Wyoming trumps Boise State 64-54

Feb 25, 2012 - Associated Press:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Francisco Cruz scored 16 points while Leonard Washington added a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds to help Wyoming snap a ... [more]

Cowgirl swimmers and divers finish MW championships in 4th

Feb 25, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Note: Freshman Denny Won The MW Championship In The 200 Backstroke

OKLAHOMA CITY-(Feb. 25, 2012)-The University of Wyoming Cowgirl swimming and diving team ... [more]

Saturday regional tournament update

Feb 25, 2012 - Staff, Associate Press:  Boys West 2-A Regional - At Riverton
See Thursday's, Friday's and Sunday's Ranger for stories, pictures, stats and more! Wall-to-wall tournament ... [more]

Just five on the floor in the High Country

Feb 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Sometimes adversity brings the "big picture" into stark reality.
At Dubois High School, the girls basketball team was dealt a hand this basketball season that ... [more]

Pokes begin final home stand

Feb 24, 2012 - Staff:  LARAMIE -- The Wyoming Cowboy's begins their final homestand of the 2011-12 season by hosting Boise State on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the ... [more]

St. Stephens boys beat Encampment

Feb 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  LANDER -- St. Stephen's kept its boys basketball season alive with a 68-39 victory vs. Encampment Friday morning in a consolation game at the Class 1-A West ... [more]

Cougar girls withstand Riverside's comeback

Feb 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Wind River's girls survived a frenetic comeback by the Lady Rebels of Riverside Friday morning to stay alive in the West Regional 2-A tournament.
The Cougars ... [more]

Rams win squeaker from Cokeville

Feb 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  LANDER -- Dubois pulled out 58-56 victory over Cokeville on Thursday afternoon in the opening round of the Class 1-A West regional boys basketball tournament at ... [more]

CWC Rustlers sweep Dawson in final home games

Feb 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College played with a sense of urgency Thursday night in completing a Region IX North basketball doubleheader sweep over Dawson Community ... [more]

Lady Blue drill Riverside

Feb 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  You might call it a slow start, or you might say it was opening-round jitters.
Whatever it was, Shoshoni and Riverside played to a nearly scoreless first ... [more]