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Wyoming splits with TCU, home teams win; Cowgirls win 2nd MWC game in a row; Pokes now 3-3 in conference

Laramie, Wyo. (February 1, 2012) – The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team won their second straight conference game with a ten point victory, 64-54, over the TCU Horned Frogs on Wednesday night. Wyoming is now 8-12 overall and 4-3 in Mountain West play while the Frogs are 11-11 overall and also 4-3 in league action. A crowd of 3,293 was on hand at the Double-A for the game.Meanwhile down in Fort Worth, redshirt junior forward Leonard Washington scored 21 points, but the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team dropped a 58-52 Mountain West game to TCU on Wednesday night in Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. The Cowboys (17-5, 3-3) went back and forth with the Horned Frogs (13-8, 3-3) all night, but ultimately couldn’t hit shots down the stretch to keep pace.

Woodward scored 21 points against TCU. (UW photo)

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National Letter of Intent Day: Wyoming Cowboys sign 23 players from nine states, Australia and Germany

(Laramie, Wyo.) — The 2012 University of Wyoming football recruiting class was announced on Wednesday, and this year’s class has a definite West Coast feel to it.  Head football coach Dave Christensen announced his fourth recruiting class at Wyoming at a Wednesday afternoon press conference.  Of the 23 signees announced, over fifty percent of the recruits — 12 total — hail from the states of California, Washington and Oregon.  In addition, the Cowboys signed one player each from Hawai’i and Arizona.

Justice dept

Spoonhunter pleads guilty in traffic wreck deaths, sentenced to 5 years in prison


(Cheyenne) — A Wind River Reservation resident who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the April 2010 deaths of two passengers in a single vehcile crash has received a sentance of five years in prison. Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal handed down the sentance to Phillip Spoonhunter on Monday.

Spoonhunter was driving while intoxicated and when his vehicle crashed, Kami Warren and Chill’o Antelope were killed.