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Chiefs, Eagles, Wrangler girls off to state

Mar 4, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Tongue River and Wyoming Indian meeting at the state tournament in Class 2-A girls basketball is almost as frequent as the appearance of the two powerhouse ... [more]

Chief girls edged by Lyman in 2-A West regional title contest

Mar 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Before a packed crowd, the Lyman Eagles won a well-played Class 2-A West regional girls basketball championship game 51-48 over the Wyoming Indian High School ... [more]

Wind River eliminates Chiefs in classic at 2-A West regional

Mar 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Indian had beaten the Cougars three times this season, the four game went Wind River's way.

The fourth time was the charm for the Wind ... [more]

Chief girls beat Shoshoni as regional opens

Feb 26, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian advances to play Thermopolis in a 3 p.m. Friday semifinal at Riverton High School, Shoshoni plays Big Piney at 8:30 a.m.

A 9-1 run ... [more]

Great small-school regional shaping up this week in Riverton and Lander

Feb 25, 2015 - By Randy Tucker:  After playing 25 or more games, practicing since November, and traveling thousands of miles the basketball teams in the Class 1-A and 2-A West regional find ... [more]

Lady Chiefs smack Wind River; Cougars end 0-18

Feb 22, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Two girls basketball teams on very different paths met for the final time Friday in Pavillion.  Wyoming Indian rolled over winless Wind River 70-25.
The loss ... [more]

Chiefs beat Wind River for third time, secure No. 2 tournament seed

Feb 22, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The third time was the charm for the visiting Wyoming Indian Chiefs Friday night in Pavillion. 
The Chiefs battled Wind River to a 77-62 decision ... [more]

WIHS runner signs with Rustlers

Feb 20, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Kianna WallowingBull plans to major in physical therapy initially but would like to enter the Central nursing program later in her academic career. ... [more]

Small-school wrestling teams fill brackets at Class 2-A West regional

Feb 20, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County wrestling teams make up a big portion of the Class 2-A West regional field this weekend at Big Piney.
Matches started Friday in the ... [more]

Missing White, Chief girls fall by 15 to Lyman

Feb 1, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Wyoming Indian's girls easily handled Lyman two weeks ago in Uinta County but that all changed at Ethete Saturday afternoon in a 71-56 win by the ... [more]

KHS girls surprise foul-plagued Lady Chiefs

Jan 25, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Kemmerer isn't renowned for great restaurants, but the Rangers got some good "home cooking" Friday against the visiting Wyoming Indian girls.
The Rangers hit ... [more]

Piney solves Chiefs again before WIHS wins easily Saturday vs. Kemmerer

Jan 25, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian narrowly missed a chance to tie for the conference lead with a little help from Wind River this weekend.  The Chiefs blew out Kemmerer 85-34 ... [more]

Wyoming Indian's $21 million elementary school taking shape

Jan 25, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  When Wyoming Indian set out to construct a new elementary school, officials knew the building had to pay tribute to culture and be large enough to serve as a ... [more]

Wyoming Indian holds off Wind River 65-59 in rugged contest Friday

Jan 18, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- For the second time this season, Wyoming Indian held on to beat rival Wind River 65-59 Friday night.  The game was the first in conference play ... [more]

Chief girls undefeated in 2-A Southwest

Jan 18, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Wyoming Indian walloped the visiting Wind River girls 75-21 Friday at Ethete.  The win was the second of the year for the Lady Chiefs over the ... [more]

Big field due at Wind River for Don Runner wrestling tournament

Jan 15, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The annual Don Runner Memorial tournament is the first big double-elimination bracket of the season for most small-school wrestling teams.
Early round ... [more]

Three Wranglers undefeated in home duals

Jan 14, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Next up is the annual Don Runner tournament Friday and Saturday in Pavillion.

The Shoshoni Wranglers finished third in the 10-team field Saturday ... [more]

Chiefs 'cold' in victory over Wranglers

Jan 11, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The temperature was 30 degrees below zero a week ago at Ethete, and that chill continued Friday for Wyoming Indian High School, at least when it came to ... [more]

WIHS girls secure 2-A lead

Jan 11, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Lyman's return to Class 2-A basketball wasn't what the Eagle girls expected. After posting wins over 3-A Lander, Torrington and Pinedale, along with a win over ... [more]

Shoshoni girls look forward to two battles with area rivals

Jan 7, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Fremont County rival girls basketball games open January for the Shoshoni Wranglers.
The Wranglers (3-5) travel to Wind River (0-8) Friday for a contest ... [more]

Chief girls pile up 85 points, claim Shootout championship

Dec 31, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  ETHETE -- To describe Wyoming Indian's effort Tuesday evening in the girls championship game of the Fremont County Shootout as bipolar might be a little harsh, ... [more]

Wyoming Indian turns tables on Riverton for tourney title

Dec 31, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  ETHETE -- The temperature dipped to 34 below zeroTuesday night just north of Wyoming Indian High School on the Little Wind River but it was blazing hot inside ... [more]

Early Shootout losses Monday for WR girls

Dec 30, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- It was a rough start for Wind River's girls in opening round action of the Fremont County Shootout at Ethete Monday.  
The Lady Cougars were mauled ... [more]

Chief girls cruise to top bracket spot in Shootout

Dec 30, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- The Wyoming Indian High School girls advanced to the top seed in Tuesday's Fremont County Shootout championship bracket via a strong finish against ... [more]

WIHS girls dominate in Friday win

Dec 14, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Indian's girls rebounded from a close loss to Lovell on Thursday night with a 61-13 rout of Lodge Grass, Mont., in tournament play Friday in ... [more]

Chiefs scoring at high rate as boys hoops season begins

Dec 14, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Fans of the run-and-gun style of basketball had a treat Friday night in Billings, Mont., as Wyoming Indian outran Lame Deer, Montana 89-78 to advance to the ... [more]

Free throws the difference as Chief girls fall on the road to 3-A Lovell

Dec 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  A first game with a young team against a longtime rival on the road can be a daunting task, and it looked for few minutes that the Wyoming Indian would fall ... [more]

Chiefs beat Lovell to open season on road

Dec 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian moved on to Billings, Mont., after the game and will face Lame Deer, Mont, in a tournament play at 4:45 p.m. Friday.

Hot shooting, ... [more]

Wilson an all-stater for Cougar volleyball

Nov 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Junior Wind River High School Cougars volleyball player Bailey Wilson emerged this year as one of the elite players in the Class 2-A level, and she landed a ... [more]

Wyoming Indian school board candidate says election results were 'totally unexpected'

Nov 14, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The result of the general election Nov. 4 was "totally unexpected" for Wyoming Indian school board candidate Kelly Hiwalker.
Official totals showed Hiwalker ... [more]