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Cowboys Announce 2016-17 Conference Basketball Schedule

By: Steve Johnson
The University of Wyoming men’s basketball team announced its 2016-17 conference schedule Tuesday in connection with the Mountain West Conference. The conference slate features nine home contests with nine road tilts. Highlighting the conference home schedule will the annual Border war with Colorado State on Feb.... Continue Reading

Tough Go for Pair of UW Team Members at CNFR

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June 17, 2016 — A pair of University of Wyoming team members is up Friday with short go bids on the line at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) at the Casper Events Center. The competition ends the third round. Kailee Webb, who put herself in contention with a 14.5-second time during her second barrel racing run, needs a similar round to put her among the top 10 competitors.... Continue Reading

UW’s Vogel Moves into Seventh in CNFR Goat Tying Standings

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June 16, 2016 — Better believe that University of Wyoming Cowgirl Josee Vogel will be watching the final two performances of goat tying at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR). The Pavillion sophomore needed a mid- to low 6-second time to even be considered a qualifier for the CNFR’s short go Saturday at the Casper Events Center.... Continue Reading

UW Rodeo Team Solid on Second Day of CNFR

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June 13, 2016 — It was nothing fancy, just a solid second day at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) for the University of Wyoming’s rodeo teams. Six of the seven Cowboys and Cowgirls who qualified for this week’s CNFR at the Casper Events Center competed in Tuesday’s slack round, and the six did just enough to not hurt themselves going into the second round of competition.... Continue Reading

Wyoming Game at Nebraska on ESPN2

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming football game at Nebraska on Sept. 10 will be televised on ESPN2. Kick off has been set for 10 a.m. Mountain Time at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. The Cowboys and Huskers last played in 2013 in Lincoln, with Nebraska winning 37-34.... Continue Reading

UW’s Jacob Smith Second in CNFR Bull Riding After Opening Round

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June 13, 2016 — If University of Wyoming Cowboys Jacob Smith and Jaden Clark were nervous about making their first College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) appearance, they sure didn’t show it with a pair of top 10 performances Sunday afternoon. Smith, a sophomore from LaSalle, Colo., rode “Warlord” to an impressive 77-point ride to claim second place after round one in college rodeo’s toughest event during the afternoon “Bulls, Broncs and Breakaway” performance at the Casper Events Center.... Continue Reading

College National Finals Rodeo Food Drive and “Wear Pink” Night

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Casper, WY – The nation’s best college cowboys and cowgirls from eleven different regions will enter into the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) arena June 12 – 18, 2016 at the Casper Events Center. Donate non-perishable food at one of our local food banks including Joshua’s Storehouse, WY Food for Thought Project and Food Bank of the Rockies this week and receive a $2.00 off coupon for your CNFR ticket.... Continue Reading

UW Teams Prepare for College National Finals Rodeo

By: Owen Byrne
  June 9, 2016 — It took the 10th and final rodeo of the regular season for the University of Wyoming women’s rodeo team to finally figure out just how good it is. Early last month, the Cowgirls had their best overall performance in the Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR) when they won the home Laramie River Rendezvous Rodeo team title.... Continue Reading

Cowboy Basketball Adds Transfer Brodricks Jones

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (June 6, 2016) – University of Wyoming head basketball coach Allen Edwards announced Monday that will transfer to UW from the University of Texas El Paso. The 6-10, 220-pound forward will sit out the 2016-17 season to fulfill NCAA transfer rules, and will have three years of eligibility remaining.... Continue Reading

McElwee Joins the Colorado Select Girls U19 AAA Ice Hockey Team

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Laramie Amateur Hockey Club (LAHC) veteran skater Allison McElwee was selected for the Colorado Select Girls U19 AAA Ice Hockey Team in Littleton, Colorado, an elite squad that competes nationally and internationally. McElwee, who just completed her junior year at Laramie Senior High School, grew up playing hockey with LAHC on both the U19 Girls and Coed Outlaw teams.... Continue Reading