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Yarbrough hitting his stride with Wyoming's defense

Nov 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Eventually, every volcano erupts.
It's a matter of time and pressure. The clock ticks and the lava bubbles just below the surface. Days pass, and ... [more]

Wyoming rallies past Western State 61-46

Nov 19, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Senior forwards Larry Nance Jr. and Derek Cooke Jr. notched 13 points apiece to guide the University of Wyoming men's basketball team to a 61-46 win ... [more]

Wyoming christens renovated Arena-Auditorium with a win

Nov 18, 2014 - The Associated Press:  On Sunday afternoon, 5,876 people experienced something for the first time.
When the Wyoming Cowboys huddled near their bench for the pregame introductions ... [more]

Natson leads Utah State past Wyoming, 20-3

Nov 9, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- JoJo Natson touched the ball only seven times in Utah State's victory over Wyoming on Friday night. He needed only two to decide the game.
Natson ... [more]

UW looks to expose freshman QB for second consecutive week

Nov 7, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Inside Bulldog Stadium, allegiances shifted quickly.
Prior to Wyoming's road game at Fresno State on Saturday night, the Bulldogs' redshirt freshman ... [more]

UW's Herndon, McManamen use redshirt year to improve

Nov 5, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Alan Herndon and Jason McManamen's offseasons have been longer than most.
Last season, they were the Cowboys you didn't see. Their work was private ... [more]

Nance cleared to play basketball for Pokes

Oct 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  The forward averaged 15.4 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 2.1 block shots per game last season before his injury.

University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

San Jose State beats Wyoming 27-20 in OT

Oct 19, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Playing defense in football comes down to attitude, San Jose State coach Ron Caragher says.
"Our defensive guys have a great attitude," Caragher ... [more]

Like Kirkegaard, San Jose State QB Gray waited patiently for opportunity

Oct 17, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Between Colby Kirk-egaard and Joe Gray, waiting is a common trait.
By now, most Wyoming fans have heard Kirkegaard's story. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound ... [more]

UW aims to overcome distractions at Hawaii

Oct 10, 2014 - The Associated Press:  If a Wyoming Cowboy couldn't sleep on Friday night, it wasn't because he was nervous.
Dominic Rufran probably didn't shake himself awake in a cold sweat, ... [more]

Michigan State runs through Wyoming in blowout win

Sep 28, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The first play said it all.
On Michigan State's opening drive on Saturday, senior running back Jeremy Langford took a hand off and busted around the left ... [more]

UW prepares for road challenge at MSU

Sep 26, 2014 - From staff reports:  Michigan State isn't exactly known as "Quarterback U" around college football circles -- yet.
But if the current trend continues, Michigan State just might ... [more]

Williams kicks game-winning field goal for UW in final 15 seconds

Sep 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The never-say-die University of Wyoming football team used an 18-yard field goal from senior kicker Stuart Williams with just 15 seconds left to capture a ... [more]

Steamboat and his rider are seen everywhere in Wyoming

Sep 16, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  One hundred years ago this month, Steamboat, the bucking horse that has come to define Wyoming and is one of the most-iconic state symbols in America, breathed ... [more]

Pokes run out of steam in second half vs. Ducks

Sep 15, 2014 - The Associated Press:  EUGENE, Ore. -- One week after a season-defining win over then-No. 6 Michigan State, No. 2 Oregon spent the first quarter Saturday trying regain its footing ... [more]

Wyoming's Tim Kamana meets former high school rival Mariota

Sep 12, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Marcus Mariota has always been a quarterback.
Wyoming redshirt freshman safety Tim Kamana smiles and recalls the first time he played against Mariota, in a ... [more]

Saturday's win a drive for the ages for Cowboy fans

Sep 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  "The drive" was redefined Saturday night.
For most of us, "the drive" has always been defined as Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway's famous fourth-quarter ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Sep 9, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Bracing ourselves
Summer still has about two weeks left, officially. This year's first day of autumn is Sept 22.
But it's going to stop feeling ... [more]

Cowboys host Air Force in MWC opener

Sep 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Conference play begins this week for the Wyoming Cowboys as they host the Air Force Falcons on Saturday in the Mountain West opener for both teams. ... [more]

In Bohl's coaching debut, Cowboys pound out 17-12 win vs. Montana grizzlies

Sep 2, 2014 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Bohl-ball is now the official brand of Wyoming football.
"This is going to be a new brand of football," new coach Craig Bohl said after Wyoming ... [more]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Wyoming brings back tight end position

Aug 14, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- There have been the typical adjustments, such as speed of the game, learning a more complex playbook and getting used to Laramie's altitude of 7,220 ... [more]

New coach to require more from UW defense

Aug 11, 2014 - By Robert Gagliardi, MCT News Service:  LARAMIE -- It is one of the more common things first-year University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl has said since he was hired in December.
"Leverage ... [more]

New coach promising different style of play for Cowboy football

Aug 5, 2014 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  Craig Bohl said the new Cowboys offense will grind out yards during time-consuming drives intended to keep the Wyoming defense rested and the ball out of ... [more]

Baker, Tharp help Wyoming 6-man stars whip Nebraska

Jul 1, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wyoming 6-man all-star team used a powerful running game to whip Nebraska 68-26 on Saturday in Bladen, Neb.
Sterling Baker of Dubois scored two rushing ... [more]

Pokes set to air on ROOT SPORTS this fall

Jun 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Mountain West Conference and ROOT SPORTS announced Thursday that eight Mountain West games will be televised by ROOT Sports during the 2014 college ... [more]