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Plenty of summer training chances

Jun 7, 2017 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer

Riverton's athletes across all sports will have the opportunity to prepare for their respective seasons.

Summer training opportunities for local athletes have been announced by Riverton High School.

Basketball camps, broken down by grade level from K-12 for both boys and girls are under way through Thursday in Wolverine Gym led by Wolverine boys head coach Stuart Mullins and new Lady Wolverine girls coach Travis McIntosh.

Wolverine basketball players entering grades 9-12 will have additional open gyms and basketball camps in Billings, Montana, Denver and Riverton.

Lady Wolverine basketball players entering grades 9-12 will have camp opportunities in Riverton and at Chadron State College, according to coach McIntosh, as well as open gyms.

For both boys and girls basketball players, open gym is scheduled from 7- 9 p.m. Monday and Thursday throughout the summer.

Volleyball

RHS volleyball coach Trista Day announced camps in Riverton and at Idaho State University, June 13-15 and July 13-15, respectively, and also plans open gyms for volleyball players Monday and Wednesday mornings from 9- 10:30 a.m. throughout the summer.

Football

RHS head football coach Pat Patterson has scheduled seven-on-seven practice on Monday, for grades 9-12, and his squad will compete in Green River on July 8 in a seven-on-seven tournament.

Riverton Junior Football League players can attend the RJFL Camp on Aug. 3-4 in Riverton.

Soccer

Open turf soccer opportunities are available Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7-9 p.m. at Wolverine Field for boys soccer players and from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for girls.

The Lady Wolverines also will attend the Steamboat Academy Camp on June 27-30.

Wrestling

Riverton wrestlers and their new head coach, Brandon Giddings, had an open mat practice Monday and have scheduled "gut check conditioning" Wednesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to noon. They also will open mat Thursday, June 8, at 9 a.m.

The wrestlers plan to attend summer camps in Laramie, Riverton and LeGrande, Oregon, later this summer.

Track

Runners and throwers in the RHS track program have camps available in Buffalo (throwers camp), at the Simplot Games Camp in Pocatello, Idaho and at the World Records Camps in Casper.

More information can be obtained by calling the RHS activities office at 856-6557.
 

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