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Kelly Walsh ends season for RHS girls

May 22, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  ROCK SPRINGS -- The Kelly Walsh Lady Trojans soccer team scored one first half goal but poured on four more after halftime to end the Riverton Lady Wolverines ... [more]

AAU volleyball team to play in Las Vegas

May 22, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The first two days are pool-play format, with bracket play on Monday.

Slam-N-Jam, an AAU volleyball team based in Riverton, is off to Las Vegas this ... [more]

Parrish leaps to Class 2-A long jump title

May 22, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  CASPER -- Shoshoni junior Triston Parrish put the heat on himself with a pair of faults on this first two jumps in the long jump preliminaries.  On his third ... [more]

Talented pro field headlines annual Saltwater Classic

May 22, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  New Riverton Country Club golf pro Bernie Blan has kept the annual Saltwater Classic one of the elite golf tournaments in the region.
The golfers open the ... [more]

Pinedale golfer wins Open regional round; Paxton 1-under at 71

May 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  When Pinedale High School junior Jordan Costello rolled in back-to-back birdies on No. 2 and No. 3, he felt good about his U.S. Open regional qualifying round ... [more]

Tigers face Pinedale to start regional soccer

May 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A win puts Lander into the Class 3-A state tournament.

In a do-or-die boys soccer match, the Lander Tigers face the Pinedale Wranglers on Friday in ... [more]

Riverton girls play for state spot at 4-A West soccer regional; boys vying for a top state

May 20, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams are off to the Class 4-A West regional soccer tournament beginning Thursday in Rock Springs.
For the ... [more]

Small schools loaded with state track contenders

May 20, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  No matter which May weekend the Wyoming High School Activities Association chooses to hold the state track meet, the weather is always the biggest challenge ... [more]

Speedy Tigers head to state track in Casper

May 20, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sprints and hurdles.
Those were the two strengths for the Lander Tigers last weekend at the Class 3-A West regional track and field meet in Star ... [more]

Good RHS contingent to state track

May 20, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The state meet opens Thursday morning and ends Saturday afternoon at Harry Geldien Stadium at Casper Kelly Walsh High School.

Seven boys and two ... [more]

RHS basketball standout Fegler signs to play hoops in Sheridan

May 19, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Camey Fegler has signed a junior college national letter of intent to play basketball at Sheridan College.
As a senior for the Wolverines, Fegler was named to ... [more]

Gillette expansion may give Wolverine fans what they've wished for

May 19, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  A vote by the Gillette school board last week may have big implications for the sports future of the Wolverines at Riverton High School.
Forever, the bleacher ... [more]

Wolverines battle snow to gather conference golf awards in Evanston

May 19, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School concluded the spring season with the tournament.

Four Riverton Wolverines brought home Class 4-A West conference golf honors ... [more]

Lander girls drop two to end regular season

May 17, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  With a No. 1 seed already locked up for the Class 3-A girls state soccer tournament, the Lander Tigers dropped a pair of matches in the final week of the ... [more]

RHS turns out state-qualifying performances at Class 4-A regionals

May 17, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jensyn Pettit brings home a title in the 300-meter hurdles.

Jensyn Pettit raced to a Class 4-A West regional title Saturday in the 300-meter ... [more]

Tigers cap regular season with 7-0 win

May 17, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 7-0 victory against Newcastle was a perfect way for the Lander Tigers to end the Class 3-A boys soccer regular season Saturday at Tiger Field.
Jackson, the ... [more]

County athletes seize individual titles at Class 1-A and 2-A regional meets

May 17, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Class 1-A West boys regional track meet was a coronation of sorts for the Cokeville Panthers. Anyone wondering why the Panthers were so good in football ... [more]

Riverton girls take sixth seed heading into regional play

May 17, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines face third seed Casper Kelly Walsh on Thursday in Rock Springs.

The Riverton Wolverines girls soccer team generated its first ... [more]

RHS boys suffer first back-to-back losses of season, finish second in standings

May 17, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines finished the conference standings with a 6-4 record.

The first of three consecutive weekend trips to Sweetwater County did not treat ... [more]

Rustler signs to play hoops in Texas

May 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Australia product Hannah Beede had to adjust to many things on and off the court while making an impact on the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's ... [more]

RHS facing five teams in Class 4-A West track regionals

May 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After a productive regular season, the Riverton Wolverines took their first steps in the postseason Friday at the Class 4-A West regional track and field meet ... [more]

Raiders open season with sweep

May 14, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A seven-run first inning from the Riverton Raiders led to a 13-2 victory over the Rawlins Generals in the American Legion baseball season opener Wednesday ... [more]

Lander mat star signs to wrestle at Northwest

May 14, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Andrew Von Rein won 180 matches for the Tigers.

For the past four years, Andrew Von Rein was a big winner for the Lander Tigers on the wrestling ... [more]

County athletes medal at Best of the Best

May 13, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The top middle school track, and field athletes participated Monday at the annual "Best of the Best" at Bill Bush Memorial Stadium in Lander.
All the Fremont ... [more]

RHS had dominant sports year over Lander

May 13, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverines bested their county rivals in nine of 10 competitions in the 2014-15 school year.

During the 2014-15 school year, the Riverton ... [more]

McNamee resigns as Riverton head volleyball coach

May 13, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Her teams went to state four of her seven seasons at the helm.

After leading the Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team for seven seasons, head ... [more]

UW to provide student-athletes $3,200 for expenses

May 12, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- For student-athletes, it's good news.
For schools having to fund it, it's a challenge. Yet it's something most feel they have to do to remain ... [more]

Riverton boys have a shot at second state title in same school year

May 12, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  And down the stretch they come.
We're not talking about American Pharoah's run in the Preakness Stakes this Saturday, the second leg of horse racing's triple ... [more]

Evanston edges RHS girls 1-0 as Wolverine home soccer year ends

May 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Evanston protected its lead for almost 50 minutes Monday night to hold off the Riverton Wolverines 1-0 in a Class 4-A West girls conference match at Wolverine ... [more]

Wolverine boys tame Evanston 4-1

May 12, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A win this weekend on the road secures an automatic state socccer tournament spot for Riverton.

Three different players scored for the Riverton ... [more]