RHS has new Football Coach

Breaking: Riverton High School has hired Troy Anderson to be the new head football coach of the Wolverines. Troy served as an assistant at RHS for two years. Stay tuned for an interview and more information.

UW Coaching Staff Complete

Wyoming’s new Head Basketball Coach Jeff Linder has completed his staff. With the addition of former Cowboy Riley Grabau and strength coach Jimmy Edel, Linder’s staff is official. Grabau who helped lead the Cowboys to the NCAA Tournament in 2015, has been the head coach at Boulder High School the past two years. He is a Boulder native. Edel had been the director of sports performance at Northern Colorado since 2016.  He is a Wisconsin native.

2019-20 Cowboy Golf Season, One of the Best in History

The 2019-20 Wyoming Cowboy Golf season was one of the best in school history despite it being cut short by the Coronavirus pandemic. Wyoming as a team and the Cowboys as individuals reached a number of milestones, including multiple Top 5 team tournament finishes, school records and an individual tournament title. Team Accomplishments: The Wyoming Cowboys placed among the Top 5 teams in 4 of 8 tournamentsThat included a season best second-place showing out of 17 teams at the Ram Masters Invitational at Colorado State.  UW placed third out of 12 teams at the Mark Simpson Colorado Invitational, and also […]

“Andrea, why is G&F studying burrowing owls?

Burrowing owls were once common across grasslands in the United States and Canada during the breeding season, but in some parts of their range, their population numbers and distribution has shrunk. The burrowing owl is a Species of Greatest Conservation Need in Wyoming, so we spend extra effort studying these animals to bolster their populations.  Game and Fish partnered with a regional study that includes 11 western states and 3 Canadian provinces to learn more about burrowing owls. Since 2013, almost 100 adult burrowing owls have been captured and fitted with solar-powered transmitter “backpacks” so we can follow their seasonal […]

Wyoming Athletic Director takes voluntary salary cut

From Tom Burman’s Twitter Feed: Tom Burman@TomBurman1 · In light of the economic challenges we are all facing – especially in Wy. I have decided to reduce my salary by 10% through 12/31. Hoping to limit impact to all students. We also plan to increase giving to Cowboy Joe Club – the best way to support Wyoming Athletics #OneWyoming

Broncos speak up about COVID-19 safety

Courtland Sutton, Phillip Lindsay and Todd Davis take part in a Broncos PSA about ways to help the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the latest transactions made the team: MARCH 03/30Signed P Sam Martin.Re-signed OLB Jeremiah Attaochu. 03/27Re-signed LB Joe Jones, DL Joel Heath. 03/26Signed QB Jeff Driskel to a two-year contract 03/26Signed RB Melvin Gordon to a two-year contract. 03/23Signed OL Graham Glasgow to a four-year contract. 03/20Acquired a seventh-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft from Cleveland in exchange for FB Andy Janovich 03/19Acquired DL Jurrell Casey in a trade with the Tennessee Titans in exchange […]

Cowgirl Golf Concludes 2019-20 Season

With the ninth place finish at the BYU Entrada Classic on Tuesday, March 10, the Cowgirl golf team wrapped up its 2019-20 golf campaign. On the following Thursday, the NCAA, Mountain West and the UW Athletics Department canceled the remainder of the spring seasons for several sports. “This really was a special group of Cowgirls this season that had a tremendous team chemistry which is hard to find in an individual sport,” head coach Josey Stender said.  “I credit the fantastic leadership of our upperclassmen who set the tone to work tirelessly toward our goals each and every day.” As a team, […]

Wyoming Greats Fan Poll

UW Athletics: This spring, we want to give Wyoming fans the opportunity to select the greatest football players in Cowboy history through Wyoming Greats Fan Poll.  Each week, we’ll feature a different position group. Each position will include a 16-player bracket, with voting available for a four-player group each day throughout the week until a Cowboy is named as the winner of the Wyoming Greats Fan Poll at week’s end.  To cast your vote go to the Wyoming Football’s Official Twitter account @wyo_football.  Voting updates will be provided during the week @wyo_football.  At the end of each week, we’ll announce on […]

Riverton athlete named POY in Rocky Mtn. Conference

Story from The Eagle, Chadron, Nebraska

Former Poke Riley Grabau added to Linder’s Staff

University of Wyoming head basketball coach Jeff Linder announced Friday the addition of former Cowboy player Riley Grabau to the Cowboy staff as the Director of Recruiting . The former Poke guard helped lead Wyoming to the NCAA Tournament in 2015 and has spent the last two seasons as head coach at Boulder High School. “Riley is someone who knows what it takes to win at Wyoming,” Linder said “He lived it and saw what it looked like everyday as a student-athlete playing for Coach Shyatt. The hard work paid off with a degree from the University of Wyoming, a Mountain West […]

Wyoming Native Wicks joins Wyoming Basketball Staff

University of Wyoming head basketball coach Jeff Linder announced Wednesday the addition of Wyoming native Sundance Wicks to the Cowboy coaching staff. He has spent the last two seasons as head coach at Missouri Western. “To have the opportunity to bring someone who dreamed of being a Cowboy and embodies all the characteristics of what it means to be a Cowboy back to his home state like Coach Wicks is a special deal,” Linder said. “His passion and JUICE for the game of basketball will be felt the day he steps foot on campus. He has experienced every level of […]

Linder adds DeWeese to his UW Basketball Staff

University of Wyoming head basketball coach Jeff Linder announced Tuesday the addition of Ken DeWeese to the Cowboy coaching staff. He spent four seasons with Linder at Northern Colorado helping the Bears record 20-plus wins in the last three seasons. “I’m very excited to be at the University of Wyoming,” DeWeese said. “Being at a program like Wyoming in such a great league as the Mountain West is something you can’t beat. Coach Linder and I have gotten to know each other very well over the last four years and we are both excited to help take the Cowboys to […]