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By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 12, 2018

Last week in Basin, the Wyoming Indian Chiefs had a rugged weekend at the Big Horn Shootout, losing two of three games. Certainly not the kind of results head ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 11, 2018

Improvement in sports is sometimes a slow, arduous and even painful proposition. However, if athletes stay the course with the required resolve, results will ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 10, 2018

On Friday and Saturday in Douglas, the Riverton Wolverines welcomed back a state champion. Hayden Wempen returned to the mat at the Shane Shatto Invitational ...

 

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 7, 2018

When last we left Central Wyoming College's men's basketball squad, they had just suffered a deflating 103-85 loss to Western Nebraska Community College in its ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 7, 2018

Avery Cox came to play against the Lady Panthers of Wright on Saturday, as the physical 5-foot-8 senior forward poured in 16 points points in Lander's dramatic ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 7, 2018

Saying Antonio Coando was on fire this weekend for the Lander Valley Tigers at the Big Horn Shootout in Basin is like saying Southern California recently ...


By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 7, 2018

Lady Blue entered the weekend at the Big Horn Shootout with a 4-2 record after the opening two weeks of the new season and added to that with a ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 4, 2018

On Saturday, Fremont County's only high-school hockey squad will hit its home ice as the Riverton River Rats will welcome Laramie for a contests at 8:30 p.m., ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 3, 2018

On Friday and Saturday, Riverton headed for the rarified air of Laramie to hit the water for two days of aquatic competition and the results came off ...


By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 31, 2017

A football floated majestically through the crisp, autumn air, sailing straight down the middle of the uprights at Wolverine Field on the evening of Sept. 29, ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 29, 2017

Nate Shroyer might only be a junior, but the Wolverine swimmer has made quite a splash early on in the new season. Following a fine showing at the ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 21, 2017

For four years, Tammy Maddock proudly wore the colors of Lady Blue, gracing the volleyball and basketball courts and the track for Shoshoni High School. Upon ...

 

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 17, 2017

Who says you can't go home again? It's where I'm going this week as I wing my way home to San Diego to visit the family for Christmas, where I'll gain about ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 17, 2017

Conner LeBeau has played a lot of basketball during her time as a Lady Tiger. However, on Friday night at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse in the first home game ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 17, 2017

Shooters are streaky and Antonio Coando is a shooter. Lander's 5-foot-11 junior guard scored only two and three points, respectively, in the first and fourth ...


By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 13, 2017

Most high-school freshmen act like freshmen. Not Ridge Briggs. After completing a fabulous first year as a Wolverine wrestler last season as a frosh with a ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 10, 2017

On Friday at the Cody Invitational, the Stuart Mullins era of Lander Valley boys basketball began in fine fashion, with a 55-45 victory over Douglas. Antonio ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 10, 2017

Three losses in as many games wasn't exactly what Lander Lady Tigers head coach Jeremy Francom had in mind when he and his squad headed north to Buffalo for ...


By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 3, 2017

When Shelby Watson first swung a golf club during her freshman year for the Lady Wolverines of Riverton, playing at the college level was certainly the ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 3, 2017

We were down at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse on Thursday evening to take in Tigers basketball practice and began to get quite excited as we realized roundball ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Nov 26, 2017

Small-town high-school football requires young men who are skilled on both sides of the line of scrimmage, whether it be advancing the ball on offense or ...

 

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Nov 26, 2017

On this Thanksgiving weekend, I'm very thankful for what you're reading about right now. Sports. If it weren't for all things athletic, life wouldn't be ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Nov 19, 2017

Naya Shime of Riverton has been named Fremont County's volleyball player of the year by the sports staff of The Ranger, Lander Journal and Wind River ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Nov 19, 2017

Let's get one thing straight, people. We're not all winners. Although that's what our young people are largely being taught these days as they work their way ...


By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Nov 19, 2017

When the Lady Cougars of Wind River failed to win any of their first seven matches of the season, the last thing head coach Jamie Lockhart was worried about ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Nov 12, 2017

On Friday night, Central Wyoming College's mens hoopsters opened the home portion of their schedule as visiting Laramie County Community College came to ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Nov 8, 2017

Last season at the Class 3-A girls state swimming championships in Gillette, it was Spanish starlet Sonsoles Aguayo who stole the show for Riverton in the ...

 

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