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Lady Blue loses Thursday but rebounds Friday

Mar 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  UPDATE: Shoshoni lost a heart breaker to Pine Bluffs 45-44 in the fifth place game at the Class 2-A state basketball tournament in Casper. The Ranger was ... [more]

KW girls oust Green River to advance to 4-A semifinal

Mar 2, 2012 - Staff:  Emily Chuman's game-high 14 points paced the Casper Kelly Walsh girls to a 42-33 first-round win in the Class 4-A West basketball regional at Wolverine Gym in ... [more]

Balanced Chiefs open with big win

Mar 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  UPDATE: Wyoming Indian High School will play Lovell for the Class 2-A title game Saturday night in Casper, and the Ranger will be there. Look for full coverage ... [more]

Lander boys, girls start regional tourney well

Mar 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School came up on top in a pair of opening-round basketball games at the Class 3-A West regional tournament on Thursday in Jackson.
The ... [more]

Riverton girls poised for upset; fall late

Mar 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  They led after the first quarter. And they led after the second quarter. And they still led after the third quarter.
In their home gym with a supportive band ... [more]

RHS boys booked for 4-A state tournament

Mar 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  UPDATE Saturday, 4:45 p.m. Riverton falls to Evanston 47-41 in Class 4-A West championship game. Wolverines enter state as the second seed from the West, and ... [more]

Cougars defeat Big Horn

Mar 1, 2012 - Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  UPDATE 9:20 p.m.
Note: Wind River will play Lovell in the state semi-final game Friday.

Other first round scores:
Lovell 66, Sundance 35
Wyoming Indian ... [more]

Chief girls down No. 1- ranked Pine Bluffs at state

Mar 1, 2012 - Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Update: 9:20 p.m.
Other first round scores:
Thermopolis 39, Southeast 34
Tongue River 49, Shoshoni 40
Lovell 61, Lusk 22
Wyoming Indian faces ... [more]

Lady Rustlers secure sixth seed Tuesday

Mar 1, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The No. 6 seed from the Region IX women's North basketball division was secured by Central Wyoming College on Tuesday. CWC held off Little Big Horn College ... [more]

Rustler men down Little Big Horn College 89-65

Mar 1, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Central Wyoming College opened a three-game men's basketball road trip Tuesday night by collecting a 89-65 victory against ... [more]

Eight Cowgirl swimmers, three relays gain all-conference

Mar 1, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Eight University of Wyoming Cowgirl swimmers and three relay teams earned All-Mountain West swimming and diving honors, the ... [more]

Cowgirl Soccer Set To Begin Spring Exhibition Season

Mar 1, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Note: First-year head coach Cuadrado will lead his Cowgirls for the first time in competition

LARAMIE - The Wyoming Cowgirl soccer team will kick off its ... [more]

Eagles open up Class 1-A state vs. Lingle-Fort Laramie

Feb 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  St. Stephen's has played its way into the Class 1-A state boys basketball tournament as a No. 4 seed even after a rocky regular season.
Interim coach Ricky ... [more]

Riverton hosts state chariot championships

Feb 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fast and furious.
That describes the action planned for Saturday and Sunday at the Wyoming State Chariot Race Championships on the Paradise Valley race track ... [more]

Kids outdid the grownups at Class 2-A West hoops regional

Feb 29, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Huge crowds, intense competition, new challengers and venerable programs all delighted the fans at last weekend' s Class 2-A West regional basketball ... [more]

Trophy-winning RHS wrestlers all returning next year

Feb 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School was paced by a talented junior class this year to make the Wolverines contenders in the Class 4-A wrestling ranks.
RHS had four Class 4-A ... [more]

Wolverine Gym site of 4-A West basketball tourney

Feb 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's only been three years since Wolverine Gym has hosted a Wyoming high school Class 4-A West regional basketball tournament. But with conference realignments ... [more]

Cowgirl Golf Starts Spring Season at Northern Arizona

Feb 29, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (Feb. 29, 2012) - The University of Wyoming women's golf team begins the spring portion of its 2011-12 schedule by traveling to Sedona, Ariz., ... [more]

Cowgirls drop final league game at TCU

Feb 29, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team closed out the regular conference season with a ten point loss, 58-48, against the TCU Horned Frogs on Tuesday night. The ... [more]

Poke Nance Jr. ESPN2 Dunk of the Year finalist

Feb 28, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Wyoming freshman forward Larry Nance Jr. has been voted one of eight finalists for Dunk of the Year on ESPN2. The finalists will compete in a fan voting ... [more]

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]