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Pokes open MWC play against UNLV

Mar 7, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team starts play at the 2012 Conoco Mountain West Basketball Championships on Thursday in Las Vegas with ... [more]

CWC ends regular year at 20-10

Mar 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College reached the 20-win milestone Saturday night, picking up a 78-60 men's basketball victory over Laramie County Community College in ... [more]

Riverton finds road back to Class 4-A state tournament

Mar 7, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's been a long time since a Riverton Wolverine boys basketball team has been to the state Class 4-A tournament. It's been even longer since RHS won a game ... [more]

Cowboys face rematch with Rebels in MW Championships

Mar 6, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (March 6, 2012) - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team starts play at the 2012 Conoco Mountain West Basketball Championships on ... [more]

Giving help to a mom with two kids was the right thing to do

Mar 6, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The woman from Sheridan was shocked after her encounter with the boys from the Riverton High School swim team recently.
Riverton's team was in Sheridan a few ... [more]

Replaced at mid-season, Slack still named coach of the year

Mar 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Former St. Stephen's boys basketball coach Brady Slack couldn't believe it on Monday when he found out he was named the Class 1-A Northwest Coach of the ... [more]

UW great Sailors named to college basketball Hall of Fame

Mar 6, 2012 - Associated Press:  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Ken Sailors, the only player in the history of Wyoming Cowboys basketball to be selected as an All-American three times, will join the ... [more]

Luster headlines Wyoming's All-Mountain West honorees

Mar 5, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 5, 2012) - Wyoming senior guard JayDee Luster was named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year and two other Cowboys ... [more]

Cowgirls set to take on TCU in MWC tourney

Mar 5, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  For the second time in eight days, the Wyoming basketball team will play the TCU Horned Frogs in the opening round of the 2012 Conoco Mountain West ... [more]

Class 4-A/3-A state tournament schedules

Mar 5, 2012 - Staff:  Wyoming State High School Championships
Boys
Class 4A
Thursday's Games
At Casper College
No. 4W Natrona (11-14) vs. No. 1E Gillette (19-6), ... [more]

Six Cowboys qualify for NCAA Championships

Mar 4, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Six Cowboy wrestlers punched their ticket to the NCAA Championships and Wyoming won its third consecutive tournament title in the Western Wrestling Conference ... [more]

Zamprelli's Career Day Paces Cowgirls in ArizonaZampre

Mar 4, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Sedona, Ariz. (March 4, 2012) - Junior Dana Zamprelli tied her career low with a round of 71 (-1) to finish second individually on Sunday in the NAU Red Rocks ... [more]

26-3 Cougars end third

Mar 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Note: Due to a production error, page C-4 was inadvertently not included in Sunday's Ranger print edition. The Cougar's third place state finish was featured ... [more]

Chief girls lose twice at state after big win to start tourn

Mar 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- A halftime defensive adjustment proved to be the difference in the Class 2-A girls state semifinals Friday night between Wyoming Indian and ... [more]

Lady Blue end season with tough 1-point loss

Mar 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- Sometimes an entire season can evaporate into the microcosm of a single second. Shoshoni battled Pine Bluffs to the last second Saturday morning in ... [more]

Lady Tigers fall in 3-A West regionals

Mar 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  JACKSON -- Shanda Post missed a desperation 3-pointer at the buzzer for Lander Valley High School to propel Mountain View to a 48-45 victory vs. on Saturday ... [more]

Eagles grab third-place state trophy

Mar 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- The third time wasn't the charm for the St. Stephen's Eagles Friday night at Casper College.
Their Northwest 1-A nemesis, the Burlington Huskies, ... [more]

Tigers get state berth with Saturday win

Mar 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  JACKSON -- The pressure was on Lander Valley High School at the Class 3-A West regional boys basketball tournament Saturday, and the Tigers delivered a pair of ... [more]

Evanston tops RHS in West title game

Mar 4, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Note: Due to a production error, page C-4 was inadvertently not included in Sunday's Ranger print edition. The story about the Wolverine's second place finish ... [more]

State Champs! Wyoming Indian downs Lovell

Mar 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Note: Due to a production error, page C-4 was inadvertently not included in Sunday's Ranger print edition. The story about the Chief's state title jumped to ... [more]

Wyoming Drops 74-63 Contest at No. 17 UNLV

Mar 3, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Las Vegas (March 3, 2012) - Guards Francisco Cruz and Luke Martinez scored 16 and 15 points, respectively, but the University of Wyoming men's basketball team ... [more]

Chiefs advance to 2-A title game

Mar 3, 2012 - Staff:  Wyoming Indian High School will play Lovell in the championship game of the Wyoming Class 2-A state tournament Saturday in Casper, and the Ranger will be ... [more]

Pokes in Vegas, battle UNLV

Mar 3, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAIME - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team wraps up regular-season play with another tough road test this weekend. The Cowboys (20-9, 5-7) ... [more]

Cowgirls tennis team downs DU

Mar 3, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE -- The 62nd ranked Wyoming Tennis team earned their sixth victory of the season with a 5-2 win against the Denver Pioneers on Friday afternoon in ... [more]

Day 3 - West 4-A Regional Basketball Update

Mar 3, 2012 - Staff:  UPDATE Saturday, 4:45 p.m. Riverton falls to Evanston 47-41 in the Class 4-A West championship game. The Wolverines advance to the state tournament as the ... [more]

Kelly Walsh shuts down Green River

Mar 2, 2012 - Staff:  Casper Kelly Walsh emerged from a battle of slow-down offenses Thursday to claim a 33-18 victory in the first round of the Class 4-West boys basketball ... [more]

St. Stephen's upsets top-seeded Lingle-Ft. Laramie in first-round

Mar 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  CASPER -- At the Class 1-A/2-A state basketball tournament, the St. Stephen's boys capped an unprecedented West regional sweep of East teams late Thursday night ... [more]

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]