Laramie News

Southern Scuffle Debut On Tap For UW Wrestlers

The toughest test of the season so far awaits the University of Wyoming wrestling team this week, as the Cowboys will take part in the 2015 Defense Soap & Flips Wrestling Southern Scuffle on Thursday and Friday.   The details The two-day open tournament begins New Year’s Day and continues Friday in University of Tennessee-Chattanooga’s McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tenn.... Continue Reading

Cox Named League Wrestler of the Week

University of Wyoming 125-pound senior Tyler Cox was named Monday as the Western Wrestling Conference Wrestler of the Week after an outstanding performance on the mat this weekend. Cox, who hails from Gillette, Wyo., capped off a great weekend by winning the Reno Tournament of Champions title on Sunday at 125 pounds.... Continue Reading

Pokes Make Program History In Dominant 34-0 Win

A total team effort keyed a milestone victory for the University of Wyoming wrestling team Thursday, as the Pokes won their 250th home dual in program history with a 34-0 shutout victory over Air Force. Wyoming (4-2 overall, 1-0 Western Wrestling Conference) put the clamps down on the Falcons early, rolling up wins in all 10 matches in the Western Wrestling Conference opener for both teams.... Continue Reading

Cowboys Fall To Lobos In Wild Season Finale, 36-30

The season ended in disappointment for the University of Wyoming football program Saturday, as the Pokes lost a 36-30 nailbiter to New Mexico in the last game of the year. Wyoming (4-8 overall, 2-6 Mountain West) had its chance to win it in the final seconds, only to throw an incompletion on fourth down to lose to New Mexico (4-8 overall, 2-6 MW) in front of 18,489 fans at University Stadium.... Continue Reading

Pokes Fall to Broncos, 63-14

The University of Wyoming football team was within seven points of Boise State early in the second quarter, but the Broncos rolled up 32-unanswered points en route to a 63-14 victory Saturday night in War Memorial Stadium. The loss dropped the Cowboys to 4-7 overall and 2-5 in the Mountain West, while the Broncos improved to 9-2 and 6-1, respectively.... Continue Reading

Hill Tops Century Mark Again but Pokes Fall to Aggies, 20-3

Freshman running back Brian Hill had another solid effort with 122 rushing yards, but the University of Wyoming football team dropped a 20-3 Mountain West contest to Utah State on Friday night in War Memorial Stadium. The Aggies (7-3, 4-1 MW) jumped out to a 17-0 lead in the first quarter, but the Cowboys (4-6, 2-4 MW) hung tough and scored the only points of the second and third quarters before two costly turnovers in the fourth quarter.... Continue Reading