(Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada)- Former University of Wyoming quarterback Brett Smith will make his first professional start for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League tonight, Friday, July 31 in a game to be televised on ESPN2 at 7 p.m., Mountain Time.
(Los Angeles, Calif.) – University of Wyoming’s former star basketball forward Larry Nance Jr. back in June was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers. Even though the season hasn’t started yet, the rookie continues to garner national attention.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – The University of Wyoming wrestling program will have a new home beginning next season as the Big 12 Conference announced the addition of six affiliate members to the league. The Big 12 will now feature 10 teams as the four current members of the conference in Iowa State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and West Virginia will be joined by the Cowboys, Air Force, Northern Colorado, North Dakota State, South Dakota State and Utah Valley.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Native Athletic Association and Montana Native American Athletic Association will be hosting the Wyoming-Montana Native All-star games this weekend.
Laramie, Wyo. — The Mountain West Conference has announced its 2014-15 Scholar-Athlete Award winners, and the University of Wyoming had 58 student-athletes named to this year’s team.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – The University of Wyoming has announced that Cowboy Football’s season opener against North Dakota September 5th has been set for 2 p.m. at War Memorial Stadium.
(Gillette, Wyo.) – Lander’s stellar swimming performances continued this past weekend at Wyoming’s 2015 Summer Long Course A & B Championships in Gillette. Seventeen Lander swimmers, ages 5 to 16, competed in a 50-meter pool in multiple events, securing a second place finish in Division II.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – It’s only 50 days until the start of Wyoming’s 2015 football season, and already several Pokes have been nominated for prestigious national awards.
(Powell, Wyo.) – Lander’s 11-12-year-old Little League baseball All-Stars have won the first two games of the Wyoming District 1 baseball tournament in Powell. Lander earned a 4-2 win over Rock Springs on Wednesday, then a 4-2 win over Green River Thursday. They will play the winner of Cody and Powell in the Championship game on Saturday. Lander is the defending District 1 Champions and were state runner-ups last year losing to Cody in the finals.
(Rock Springs, Wyo.) – A Fremont County women’s basketball player who graduated from Wind River High School at Pavillion has been named a National Junior College Athletic Association Academic All American. The honor went to Macayla Arrington.
(Golden, Colo.) – The Wyoming Wolves Elite High School Basketball Traveling Team completed its summer season this past weekend by winning the 5280 Summer Championships in Golden, CO. Local players include Delshai Roanhorse, Jayin Trumbull, and Caleb C’Bearing from the State Champion Wind River Cougars, and Brady Fullerton from Riverton High School.
(South Pass City, Wyo.) – The Vintage Base Ball Team from Riverton captured the 2015 Gold Rush Days tournament, dethroning Lander, winner of the past five tournaments and nine overall.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Wyoming’s two-time individual state Class 4A Golf Champion is currently tied for the lead at the 37th Junior North and South Championship Monday at Pinehurst in North Carolina.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Riverton Elks-Legion Raiders salvaged its weekend tournament in Miles City, Mont. with two big wins in a row to end the tournament with a 3-3 record. On Sunday the Raiders defeated Glascow, Mont., 14-4 and then in the night cap defeated Billings 4-3, avenging a previous loss earlier in the tournament.
(Miles City, Mont.) – The Riverton Elks-Legion Raiders will play at 12:30 today in the 2015 Harry Griffith Tournament against the Billings Halos, a team that defeated them 9-0 earlier in the tournament. So far, the Raiders have posted a 1-3 record at the tournament.
(Pavillion, Wyo.) – Score another victory for the bulls in today’s Fremont County Youth Rodeo in Pavillion, at least in the 9-11 age group. Only a few scores were recorded.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (June 25, 2015) – Wyoming’s Larry Nance Jr. was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers with the 27th pick of the first round in Thursday night’s NBA draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. He is the 28th Cowboy taken in the NBA draft and first since Theo Ratliff in 1995.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The championship of the Lander Little League was decided Wednesday night and the top team is the Padres. They defeated the Twins 5-3 in the championship game at City Park.
(Powell, Wyo.) – The Riverton Elks/Legion Raiders traveled to Powell Wednesday night and came up short as Powell brought their big bats to bear. Final Score Raiders 1, Powell 13 in five innings.
(PHOENIX, June 23, 2015) – In anticipation of their upcoming 90th anniversary tour, the world famous Harlem Globetrotters held their ninth annual player draft today.