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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]

Stingy Western slows CWC

Feb 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Western Wyoming focused its defense on slowing down Central Wyoming College forward James Johnson Wednesday night in a Region IX North men's basketball battle ... [more]

Rustler women win two-overtime thriller

Feb 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  After a 20-point lead evaporated in the second half, the Central Wyoming College Lady Rustlers had to work overtime Wednesday to pull out a victory over ... [more]

Pokes ready for New Mexico

Feb 9, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (Feb. 9, 2012) - After a 68-66 upset of No. 11/13 UNLV at home last Saturday, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team faces a tough road ... [more]

Slack out as St. Stephen's head coach

Feb 8, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  Following an incident during a Friday night basketball game between St. Stephen's and the Little Snake River boys team Eagles Head Coach Brady Slack's tenure ... [more]

Wolverines wrestle Lander on Thursday

Feb 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Riverton High School wrestlers will be in hostile territory Thursday at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse for the annual dual vs. Lander Valley High School.
The ... [more]

RHS swimmer Pointon balances school, band, sport

Feb 8, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  His hair used to be brown, but now it's bleached blond. Soon, he'll be bald.
But the good news is Thomas Pointon isn't alone.
As a senior swimmer and ... [more]

Wyoming improves NCAA chances with UNLV win

Feb 7, 2012 - AP:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- The tangible meanings were obvious.
When Wyoming stifled No. 11 UNLV on its final possession, the Cowboys secured their first victory ... [more]

UW freshman named Mountain West player of week

Feb 7, 2012 - AP:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- For the second time in three weeks, freshman forward Kayla Woodward has been named the Mountain West Conference women's player of the ... [more]

County has compelling hoops stories everywhere you look

Feb 7, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  What better way to spend the long winter months than in and around the basketball courts across Fremont County?
Another exceptional season in our exceptional ... [more]

CWC stumbles vs. T-Birds

Feb 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College is in the thick of the Region IX men's North basketball conference race with six games left to play.
The Rustlers are 6-4 in league ... [more]

Lady Chiefs win one on road, one at home

Feb 6, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  The Lady Chiefs continued to improve defensively with a pair of weekend victories over teams from Big Horn County.
Wyoming Indian traveled to Basin and handed ... [more]

Lady Wolverines can't hang on late in GR, thrashed by EHS

Feb 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines fought hard through three quarters Friday night and only trailed by just one point heading into for the fourth quarter against ... [more]

Late 'T' costly for Shoshoni in Saturday defeat in Kemmerer

Feb 6, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  Shoshoni came oh so close to a weekend sweep over Kemmerer and Big Piney at home this weekend. The Wranglers fell hard in overtime to the Kemmerer Rangers ... [more]

Soundingsides on fire in two WIHS basketball victories

Feb 6, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  The Class 2-A West regional will live up to its illustrious history when the opening tip takes place two weeks from Thursday in Riverton.
The West got a bit ... [more]

Cougs win lively game vs. Dubois

Feb 6, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- For the second time this season the Dubois Rams gave the high flying Wind River Cougars one of their best games of the season.
Wind River gained a ... [more]

DHS girls throttled by Wind River

Feb 6, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- It was another long night for the visiting Dubois girls Friday in Pavillion. The Rams fell 55-17 to cross-county rival Wind River 55-19 to remain ... [more]

Lander girls put hurt on Lyman, 70-47

Feb 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Coach Spike Robinson relaxed a bit in the fourth quarter Friday night because Lander Valley High School was on cruise control.
The Tiger girls outscored the ... [more]

Shoshoni girls sweep 2 opponents

Feb 6, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  The Shoshoni High School girls remain tied for the top seed in the Class 2-A Southwest after a weekend sweep of Big Piney and Kemmerer at home.
Shoshoni shut ... [more]

Wolverine boys split West 4-A road trip

Feb 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  As difficult as last week was for the Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team, this weekend was vastly different. Playing on the road Friday, the Wolverines ... [more]

Wilson second for Riverton at 113 pounds

Feb 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Gavin Wilson isn't under the wrestling radar anymore.
The Riverton High School sophomore led the way for the home squad with a second-place finish in the ... [more]