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Wolverine swimmers head to Class 4-A state meet

Feb 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  Five Riverton High School boys swimmers and a diver will compete in individual events this Friday and Saturday at the Wyoming high school Class 4-A swimming ... [more]

Pokes fall in OT to SDSU

Feb 23, 2012 - AP:  SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Wyoming seemed every bit capable of beating San Diego State, which would have been a devastating fourth straight loss for the Aztecs.
Up by ... [more]

UW swim coach Johnson MPSF Coach of the Year

Feb 22, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  WOODLAND, Calif. -- Wyoming head swimming and diving coach Tom Johnson was selected by his peers as the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Coach of the Year ... [more]

Get ready for Wyoming's best basketball tourney

Feb 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Conventional wisdom has the Lovell Bulldogs favored to win both the boys and girls Class 2-A West regional basketball championships this weekend at Wolverine ... [more]

Rustlers end home schedule Thursday

Feb 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College has been focusing on making the adjustments needed to finish the home basketball schedule in the victory column.
The Rustlers play ... [more]

Lady Wolverines play tough but fall late to Green River

Feb 22, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines (1-22, 0-8) played one of their best basketball games of the season Tuesday night in Wolverine Gym but fell to Green River (6-14, ... [more]

Big fourth quarter lifts Riverton boys over Green River

Feb 22, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  The end of the regular season seemingly has turned into a three-act play for the Riverton Wolverines.
Act I for Riverton (16-6, 5-4 4-A West) was Tuesday's ... [more]

Riverton downs Green River 63-45

Feb 21, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kole Stewart scored 15 points to lead Riverton to an important Class 4-A West win over Green River Tuesday night in Wolverine Gym.
Complete game stats, player ... [more]

Lady Wolverines improve, but fall to Green River

Feb 21, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines played one of their best games of the season Tuesday night in Wolverine Gym. The game was tied at 27-27 with just 6:00 to play, ... [more]

Lady Rams can't find way to regionals

Feb 21, 2012 - Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  LANDER -- Any hopes Dubois had for a girls regional tournament berth ended in a scoreless first half Monday. The Lady Rams fell behind Encampment 26-0 at ... [more]

Eagles whip Farson in Monday 'pigtail' contest

Feb 21, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LANDER -- St. Stephen's finished Farson's season Monday afternoon by recording a 57-38 victory in a boys Class 1-A West regional basketball play-in game at Bob ... [more]

SSHS girls rout Lady Miners

Feb 21, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LANDER -- A fast start Monday afternoon sparked St. Stephen's in the Class 1-A West regional girls basketball play-in game, lifting them a 80-43 victory over ... [more]

Sportsmanship -- the good, the bad, and the uncertain

Feb 21, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Station-to-station baseball.
It's what happens when a team gets a comfortable lead, the outcome of the game is not in doubt, and the leading team does its ... [more]

RHS girls get good looks but fall to Kelly Walsh

Feb 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  RIVERTON -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines managed only four field goals and shot just 10 percent from the field in a 49-17 Saturday home loss to the Casper Kelly ... [more]

County gets three runner-up finishes at 2-A wrestling

Feb 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- Three Fremont County wrestlers finished second on Saturday at the Class 2-A West regional tournament at Shoshoni High School.
The Dubois tandem of ... [more]

Rams secure third tourney seed with easy victory

Feb 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  The Dubois Rams locked up the third seed out of the Class 1-A Northwest with a doubling-up of Meeteetse 64-32 Friday night at home.
The win moves the Rams ... [more]

Lady Chiefs wallop Wind River

Feb 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- One of the climatic scenes in the high school football movie "Remember the Titans" comes late in the state semifinals when assistant coach Yost ... [more]

Minus Simpson, Tiger boys go 1-1

Feb 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  A split in Park County on Friday and Saturday was recorded by the Lander Valley High School boys basketball squad.
The Tigers opened the trip Friday night by ... [more]

Wolverines get late spark to beat Kelly Walsh 54-50

Feb 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  RIVERTON -- It took some time, almost three and a half quarters in fact, but the Riverton Wolverines got back on the winning track Saturday afternoon in ... [more]

RHS wrestlers get four West 4-A titles, claim third

Feb 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Four Riverton High School wrestlers captured championships Saturday at the Class 4-A West wrestling regional tournament in Evanston to help put the Wolverines ... [more]

Tigers second at West 3-A mat regional

Feb 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  LANDER -- Lander Valley High School senior heavyweight Jordan Hanson returned to the Tiger lineup after a two-week absence with an injured foot and won the ... [more]

WIHS bests WRHS to end regular season

Feb 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Wind River High School parking lot was closed three hours before tipoff. Fans who endured the standing-room only conditions in the fully packed ... [more]

Wolverines turnover game to Lady Fillies, lose 90-15

Feb 17, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  Riverton Lady Wolverine head coach Ron Porter was concerned last weekend when his team had more turnovers than points during its games. The turnover bug hit ... [more]

Lander star out for year with knee injury

Feb 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School senior basketball player Tanner Simpson is out for the rest of the season with an injured knee suffered in practice this ... [more]

CWC men and women lose in Miles city

Feb 17, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College couldn't overcome a long bus trip to Montana and fell to Miles Community College in a women's and men's Region IX basketball ... [more]

Ashdown signs to play soccer for UW Cowgirls

Feb 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Riverton High School senior Marcia Ashdown is taking her soccer abilities to the University of Wyoming.
Ashdown signed a national letter of intent play for ... [more]

Wolverines drop key road game at NCHS

Feb 17, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  A needed win on the road against Casper Natrona didn't materialize for the Riverton Wolverine boys Thursday evening as Natrona led from start to finish and won ... [more]

Late 3-pointer gives Shoshoni girls league title

Feb 17, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  It was the biggest shot of her brief varsity career.
Shoshoni freshman Kiyana Martin set up just beyond the 3-point arc at the elbow with 10 seconds left in ... [more]

Soundingsides gets 65 as Chiefs bury SHS

Feb 17, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Most players would be happy with statistics like this as season totals, but very few players can shoot the ball like John Soundingsides.
The Wyoming ... [more]

Shoshoni hosts 2-A West wrestling regional

Feb 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- Chester Broadbent took an unwanted detour in his wrestling season for Shoshoni High School after he dislocated his right shoulder last month, but ... [more]