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Championship season: In playoff opener, RHS shocked Star Valley

Oct 31, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Wyoming offense hopes to carry late momentum into Fresno State/625
As the Wyoming High School football playoffs commenced in 1994, the Riverton Wolverines had ... [more]

CWC women boast towering front line this season

Oct 31, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers started play Friday afternoon at a tournament in Casper.

Height shouldn't be a problem this year for the Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Wolverines win regional VB opener in Green River

Oct 31, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines took a big step toward the Class 4-A state volleyball tournament Friday morning, starting Class 4-A West regional play in Green River ... [more]

Veteran core leads Rustler men into basketball season

Oct 31, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In his first season at the helm of the Central Wyoming College men's basketball program, coach Pat Rafferty made his mark with his own style of coaching. ... [more]

Shoshoni top seed at regional VB tourney

Oct 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers and the Wind River Lady Cougars have been put on the opposite side of the Class 2-A West regional volleyball bracket tournament.
The ... [more]

RHS spikers open West regional vs. Rock Springs

Oct 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team, one of the top blocking teams in Wyoming, will take its height and offensive punch to Green River as as the Class ... [more]

Wolverines tangle with Powell to start playoffs

Oct 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff is at 6 p.m. at Wolverine Field, an hour earlier than normal, and admission will be charged.

With hopes of winning a first-round playoff ... [more]

Up 2-0 to CC, Rustlers falter in the end

Oct 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Casper College rallied to win three consecutive sets Tuesday in Riverton to escape with a win over the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Casper College ... [more]

Cougars take third seed to regional volleyball tourney

Oct 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River High School Lady Cougars swept a pair of volleyball opponents to conclude the regular season.
Class 2-A WRHS made quick work of Class 1-A ... [more]

Wind River loses play-in football game

Oct 29, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  THERMOPOLIS -- Riverside came ready to play from the opening kick and held Wind River scoreless through an abbreviated two periods of play to advance to a 1 ... [more]

Three individuals, join relay teams at 4-A state swim meet for RHS Wolverines

Oct 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The state meet starts Thursday at Campbell County High School in Gillette.

A trio of Riverton High School Wolverines earned individual qualifying ... [more]

Challenge Academy a lot tougher than football camp

Oct 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Many, many years ago, my Riverton football teammates and I had our moms wash our grimy half-shirts one final time, and then we gathered our pads, helmets and ... [more]

CWC out to break losing skid vs. Casper College

Oct 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Early last week, Central Wyoming College Rustlers volleyball coach Tiffany Stauffenberg knew her team was facing the most difficult part of the 2014 schedule ... [more]

Young RHS cross country team ends year at state meet

Oct 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A Riverton High School Wolverines cross country team with no seniors finished the season Saturday at the Class 4-A cross country meet in Sheridan.
Sophomore ... [more]

Shoshoni wraps up conference VB title

Oct 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wrangler girls were undefeated in Class 2- North conference play this season.

Two wins in the final weekend of the regular season lifted the ... [more]

Cougars tamed by Cokeville but make playoffs

Oct 26, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River travels Tuesday to Thermopolis for a three-team "California playoff" with Burlington and Riverside.

PAVILLION -- The Cokeville Panthers ... [more]

Rustler runner third in first regional cross country meet for CWC

Oct 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tristan Mitchell finished third in the first-ever Region IX men's cross country race for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Mitchell was clocked in a time ... [more]

Dubois secures No. 1 seed in 6-man playoffs; wins 'hybrid' over NC

Oct 26, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a fun way to end the regular season and a chance to play everyone on the roster prior to the opening of playoffs next Friday. 
Dubois defeated the ... [more]

RHS v-ball girls end regular season with wins

Oct 26, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines swept their final two Class 4-A West volleyball matches of the season this week, winning at Green River 3-2 (26-24, 26-28, 17-25, ... [more]

Wranglers down Riverside to nab 1-A playoff ticket

Oct 26, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Ending a one-year hiatus, the Shoshoni Wranglers are back in the Class 1-A football playoffs after holding off a physical Riverside team 26-12 at ... [more]

Tiger grid year ends; Riverton to postseason

Oct 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School football coach John Rounds had high praise for the Riverton Wolverines on Friday, a day after a winless season ended for the ... [more]

3-A playoffs set; RHS to host Powell Panthers

Oct 26, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With statement-making victories Friday night, Douglas and Cody take the top seeds in the Class 3-A East and Class 3-A West, respectively, as state football ... [more]

Chief boys take eighth straight XC title

Oct 26, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian's girls were a close second in their Class 2-A sate meet.

The Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs won their eighth consecutive Class ... [more]

Championship season

Oct 24, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Wolverines ended regular year with two victories
Riverton's final regular season ended at 5-3 overall, 3-1 in the Class 3-A East.

After a ... [more]

Trick play has worked well for Patterson; playoff picture complicated

Oct 24, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Midway through the third quarter with its cross-county rivalry game well in hand, the Riverton Wolverines were looking at third and goal from the 1-yard line ... [more]

Mitchell a contender for regional XC crown for Rustlers

Oct 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  During the summer months, Tristan Mitchell thought he was going to take his running talents to Black Hills State University.
The former Newcastle standout ... [more]

Wolverines crush Lander Tigers 56-0

Oct 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Next up for Riverton is an Oct. 31 playoff game at home, with the opponent still to be determined.

Behind a balanced ground and air attack, the ... [more]

Wolverine volleyball wrapping up regular year

Oct 23, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will look to create important late-season momentum as it travels to Green River on Friday and then hosts Rock ... [more]

Cougar spikers polishing form for 2-A West regional

Oct 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River probably will be the third seed from the Southwest.

Confidence and working together.
Those two things have helped the Wind River Lady ... [more]

Wrangler girls set to clinch regular season v-ball conference title

Oct 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers are one win away from clinching the Class 2-A Northwest regular season volleyball title, and they have two opportunities to do it.
SHS ... [more]