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With Bohl, it's back to basics

Aug 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wyoming Cowboys open the football season Saturday.

First-year University of Wyoming coach Craig Bohl didn't waste any time installing a new ... [more]

Underclassmen key for Cougars as volleyball season opens in Lovell

Aug 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River Cougars ended a three-year absence at the Class 2-A state tournament last year, qualifying as a No. 4 seed for the big event in Casper.
Wind ... [more]

Good mix of youth, experience for SHS Wrangler volleyball

Aug 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers are on track to continue being a fixture volleyball team in the Class 2-A state bracket.
The Wranglers placed fourth at state in Casper ... [more]

Wolverine girls hit pool in Lander for first meet

Aug 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  RHS then travels to Rawlins on Saturday.

Two swim meets on the road will mark the beginning of the season for the Riverton Lady Wolverine swimmers ... [more]

Wolverines to Worland in week-zero scrimmage

Aug 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With an emphasis on practice and improving, the Riverton Wolverines travel Friday night to Worland for a week-zero football scrimmage against the Warriors. The ... [more]

WIHS Chief boys pursue eighth straight 2-A cross country title

Aug 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Longtime Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country coach Chico Her Many Horses already has Saturday, Oct. 25, on his mind.
That is the day the Chiefs ... [more]

Invite hosts powerhouse 4-A volleyball field

Aug 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team jumps into Class 4-A competition as host of the McDonald's volleyball tournament this Friday and Saturday. The ... [more]

Wind River welcomes 22 to fall football practice; opener Sept. 5

Aug 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River head football coach Cullen Noffsinger enters his fourth season leading the Cougars.  Numbers are up a bit in Pavillion, with 22 players out for the ... [more]

Wrangler gridders to field mostly freshmen and sophs

Aug 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The 1-A West is the largest conference in Wyoming prep football with eight teams.

Youth is the operative word in Shoshoni this fall with 19 of 28 ... [more]

Dubois returns talented team for another 6-man title chase

Aug 27, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Some programs rebuild. The Dubois Rams just reload. 
Dubois won back to back Class 1-A 6-man state football titles in 2011 and 2012 and fell in the ... [more]

Wolverine cross country teams start season Friday

Aug 27, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  "Potential" is the best word Riverton High School Wolverines cross country coach Jay Dayton had in describing his team in the early stages of practice. ... [more]

Rustlers compete well in opening tournament

Aug 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC won two of four matches and also extended two nationally-ranked teams to extra games.

Two wins and two losses in Rock Springs started the 2014 ... [more]

20th anniversary of RHS-Lander title an opportunity for a fun backward glance in time

Aug 26, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Downstairs in our family room is a picture of our three children, all dressed in Riverton Wolverine football jerseys. The kids were all smiling ear to ear in ... [more]

UW pairs with ROOT SPORTS for Craig Bohl television show

Aug 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  University of Wyoming football fans will have the opportunity to gain insight into Cowboy Football each week this season as UW Athletics and ROOT SPORTS are ... [more]

Henry finishes in fifth at CWC cross country team's first meet

Aug 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Hugh Henry paced the Central Wyoming College Rustlers cross country team with a fifth-place finish Friday night in Gillette.
The dual with national ... [more]

LVHS runners log 30 to 50 miles during first week

Aug 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cross country coach Kevin Green has 25 boys and 10 girls out for the Lander Valley High School program this fall, and he expects to recruit more runners as the ... [more]

RHS football scrimmaging at practice before week zero play

Aug 24, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It didn't take long Saturday to remember that the Riverton High School football team just started its 2014 football campaign with practices Monday.
Midway ... [more]

Lander golfers slide into top 10 at Riverton invite

Aug 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A pair of Lander Valley High School golfers cracked the top 10 Friday during the Riverton Invitational.
In the boys individual standings, Trey Massey ... [more]

RHS boys trounce field at golf invite

Aug 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines opened their Class 4-A golf title defense after crushing the rest of the field by 61 strokes at the Riverton Invitational.
Riverton High ... [more]

Riverton team ties record score during first day of tourney

Aug 22, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor :  Five Riverton High School golfers fired scores in the 70s and 60s Thursday, taking a commanding 30-stroke team lead after the first day of the Riverton ... [more]

RJFL practice begins

Aug 21, 2014 - Staff:  Riverton High School head football coach Pat Patterson took time during practice Wednesday to speak with the incoming Riverton Junior Football League players ... [more]

All eyes on new UW coach as fall football season starts

Aug 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  All University of Wyoming football fans are going to have their eyes on new coach Craig Bohl and the way his team performs for the grueling 2014 schedule. ... [more]

CWC cross country team prepping for first meet of season

Aug 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The competition is Friday night at the Gillette Invitational.

Daily afternoon practice for the men's and women's cross country team at Central ... [more]

RHS golfers out to defend state crown

Aug 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  With three freshmen and one junior in the lineup, the Riverton Wolverines won the Class 4-A state golf championship last year -- their first-ever 4-A title in ... [more]

Pleasant night, pleasant company at minor league park

Aug 19, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  On Star Wars Night, which was also Fireworks Saturday, we saw Roof Man.
Actually, we saw Roof Men -- two guys in Darth Vader Suits high above Raley Field ... [more]

Few home matches this season for Rustler volleyball

Aug 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  For the first month of the volleyball season, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers will be on the road playing in five different tournaments to gear up for the ... [more]

NBA player shares tips, stories at Lander clinic

Aug 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ian Clark's Junior Jazz clinic drew about 40 youth basketball players.

Utah Jazz guard Ian Clark had never visited Wyoming before this week.
That ... [more]

Cowboys scrimmage for nearly two hours

Aug 18, 2014 - From staff reports:   The Wyoming Cowboys conducted a lengthy scrimmage that lasted nearly two hours on Saturday morning in Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium.  It was the first ... [more]

Rustlers start VB season this week

Aug 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  First up is a two-day tournament Friday and Saturday in Rock Springs.

Central Wyoming College women's volleyball coach Tiffany Stauffenberg ... [more]

Simpson goes from walk-on to scholarship player with Cowboys

Aug 18, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tanner Simpson was preparing for the start of two-a-day practices on Wednesday when new University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl pulled him aside.
The ... [more]