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RHS golf boys and girls swing into spring Friday with tourney at Riverton Country Club

Apr 12, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three juniors, two sophomores and six Riverton High School freshmen make up the 2012 spring golf squad.
The Wolverines won the Class 4-A West conference title ... [more]

Shyatt signs Australia point guard to Wyoming basketball squad

Apr 11, 2012 - Wire and staff reports:  University of Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt announced on Wednesday that Nathan Sobey has signed a national letter of intent to join the Cowboy men's basketball ... [more]

Rustler women third at EWC; maintaining big lead in region

Apr 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College veteran Traci Hinman placed second in goat tying at the Eastern Wyoming College rodeo. CWC photo

Central Wyoming College has a ... [more]

Jorgensen carries CWC men to first-place in Eastern

Apr 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College freshman Stetson Jorgensen is coming off a second-place finish in the men's all-around standings at the Eastern Wyoming College ... [more]

Wyoming concludes action at Cowgirl Classic golf

Apr 11, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Chandler, Ariz. (April 11, 2012) - Junior Dana Zamprelli battle winds approaching 30 miles per hour to card a 78 (+6) during Wednesday's final round of the ... [more]

Is it any surprise NFL players try to hurt each other?

Apr 10, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The National Football League on Monday affirmed that Sean Payton, the popular coach of the New Orleans Saints, will be suspended for a full year and will miss ... [more]

Five new players inked by CWC

Apr 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four Utah high school players and one player from Louisiana are coming to play basketball next year at Central Wyoming College for coach Curtis Condie.
Signed ... [more]

Five county players named to all-state basketball honors

Apr 8, 2012 - Staff:  Three Fremont County boys Class 2-A basketball players, and two girls have been named to the all-state roster.
The Wind River combination of Tyson Lone Bear ... [more]

Tiger booters healing up over Easter break

Apr 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School boys soccer coach Dan Howlett has faith his squad is only going to get better in the second half of the 2012 season.
The Tigers are ... [more]

Tight-knit Chief athletes form core of strong distance team

Apr 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  PAVILLION -- Alvin Spoonhunter and Joey Aragon feed off each other while playing sports at Wyoming Indian High School.
The WIHS juniors opened the year by ... [more]

Strannigan to hall of fame

Apr 8, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Bill Strannigan, a longtime Fremont County high school coach and school athletic administrator, has been selected to the National High School Athletic Coaches ... [more]

Rulon Gardner slimming down for final shot

Apr 7, 2012 - Associated Press:  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- In less than two years, former Olympic gold medalist Rulon Gardner, who grew up in Star Valley, Wyoming, has nearly dropped the 200 ... [more]

Wyoming tracksters sweep multi-event titles At Air Force

Apr 7, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  It was a successful day for the University of Wyoming track and field program as two student-athletes won their respective events in Colorado Springs, ... [more]

Phillies and Red Sox my faves for World Series

Apr 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez need to produce huge offensive numbers this year if the Colorado Rockies want enjoy a ride into the baseball ... [more]

County athletes collect hardware at WR Invite

Apr 6, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Lovell boys and girls swept the team completion, but Wind River sophomore Josee Vogel had the outstanding individual performances of the day ... [more]

UW hosts Cowgirl Golf Classic, Aug. 9-11, in Arizona

Apr 6, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - The Wyoming women's golf team enters the homestretch of the 2011-12 season by hosting the sixth-annual Cowgirl Classic at the picturesque Ocotillo ... [more]

Cowgirls host TCU, New Mexico on UW tennis courts

Apr 5, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The nationally ranked Wyoming Cowgirl tennis team will play their final home matches of the 2012 season over the weekend. They will face the TCU Frogs on ... [more]

Riverton Middle School track and its 100 runners open year

Apr 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Middle School track and field coach Travis McIntosh has nearly 100 athletes out for the 2012 season.
The squad is made up of eighth-, seventh- and ... [more]

Roberts to Rocky; CWC guard to play in NAIA

Apr 5, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The next stop on the basketball court for Malachi Roberts will be at Rocky Mountain College.
The Central Wyoming College freshman recently signed a national ... [more]

UW guard Martinez has surgery on wrist

Apr 5, 2012 - Associated Press:  UW guard has surgery on wrist
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming junior guard Luke Martinez will have surgery on his left wrist next week in Laramie.

UW ... [more]

JC guard commits to Wyoming

Apr 5, 2012 - Associated Press:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- The Wyoming men's basketball program has landed a junior college recruit.
Nathan Sobey says he will transfer from Cochise College in ... [more]

Wyoming forward Washington suspended indefinitely

Apr 5, 2012 - Associated Press:  Wyoming forward suspended indefinitely
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming redshirt junior forward Leonard Washington has been suspended from the men's basketball ... [more]

Pokes scrimmage, defense 'wins' 72-41

Apr 5, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The University of Wyoming football team conducted its first extended scrimmage of spring camp on Wednesday, April 4 in War Memorial Stadium. The Pokes ... [more]

Three double winners for RHS at Worland D&D track invitational

Apr 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jillian C'Bearing, Sheridan Smith and Kole Stewart were double winners for Riverton High School Tuesday afternoon at the D&D Invitational track and field ... [more]

Wolverines can't score in 2-0 loss at Gillette

Apr 4, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines, minus three key varsity players due to spring break and another to injury, fell to the Gillette Camels 2-0 Tuesday in Gillette.
The ... [more]

Ashdown hat trick plus one not enough for Lady Wolverines

Apr 4, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With Gillette native and University of Wyoming assistant soccer coach Levi Evans watching, Cowgirl recruit Marcia Ashdown, playing with a thick cast on her ... [more]

If we're able to watch, our phone may be off the hook

Apr 3, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I had no trouble answering the poll question on the streaming sports talk show yesterday.
"If you could only pick one, which would you watch? The NCAA ... [more]

Goat-tyers lead women

Apr 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College scored all of its points in the goat-tying event on Sunday to place fourth in the women's team standings.
The Rustlers earned 230 ... [more]

Rustlers ride at CSU rodeo

Apr 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Colton Miller and Charlie Kogianes produced a one-two finish in the saddle bronc competition, putting Central Wyoming College second in the men's team ... [more]

Cowgirl soccer 2-1 in spring play

Apr 2, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Wyoming Cowgirl soccer team is halfway through its spring season and has posted a 2-1 record, while outscoring its opponents 5-1. The Cowgirls have hosted ... [more]