sports http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en UW Football Coach Has High Hopes http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-football-coach-has-high-hopes <p>University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl has been a winner at a number of places.&nbsp; While an assistant Coach at Nebraska the Cornhuskers won two national championships and his last three teams at North Dakota State won the last three Football Championship Subdivision titles.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 21:54:54 +0000 Bob Beck 57746 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Football Coach Has High Hopes Cowboys wrestling team looks to continue early season success http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cowboys-wrestling-team-looks-continue-early-season-success <p>The University of Wyoming wrestling team is undefeated after its close win over Boise State last week.</p><p>The&nbsp;Pokes have also competed in two open tournaments this month, both times producing at least six champions.</p><p>Wyoming is currently&nbsp;the top ranked team in the conference.</p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 00:46:53 +0000 Jordan Harper 50316 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cowboys wrestling team looks to continue early season success Report recommends spending more, accommodating UW student athletes http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/report-recommends-spending-more-accommodating-uw-student-athletes <p>A new report suggests that University of Wyoming Athletics can excel with a few big changes.</p><p>UW President Bob Sternberg wants to improve UW athletics, and his office funded the $35,000 College Sports Associates study.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 01:33:09 +0000 Bob Beck 49405 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Report recommends spending more, accommodating UW student athletes Roller derby offers women of Wyoming and sports fans something new http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/roller-derby-offers-women-wyoming-and-sports-fans-something-new <p>Modern roller derby is a contact sport that features two teams roller skating on a track, attempting to score by passing players of the opposing team. While the sport’s origins can be traced back to beginning of the 20<sup>th</sup> century, it was revived in the early 2000s in Texas…BY women and FOR women.</p><p>Since then, teams have started up all over the world. Wyoming has been a late adopter of the sport, but women here are making up for lost time.</p><p>[AMBI Sports announcer: “And she makes it through! That is a grand slam folks!]</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 22:18:55 +0000 Chelsea Biondolillo 47251 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Roller derby offers women of Wyoming and sports fans something new Ice climber rescued from South Fork Drainage http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/ice-climber-rescued-south-fork-drainage <p>An ice climber from Powell, Wyoming is lucky to be alive after spending the night in the rugged South Fork Drainage several miles east of Cody. The Drainage is world renowned for its climbing opportunities and that is what drew second year climber, 54-year old Kenneth Richmond to the area Wednesday.</p> Fri, 03 May 2013 00:27:24 +0000 David Koch 40217 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Ice climber rescued from South Fork Drainage Non-Tribal Gaming In Wyoming Sees Drop http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/non-tribal-gaming-wyoming-sees-drop <p>Sports and horse race wagering in Wyoming dropped by more than 14% from 2009 to 2010, according to a new report. However, <em>Casino City&rsquo;s North American Gaming Almanac</em> also showed a growth in those wagers of nearly 40-percent between in the previous two years.</p><p>Vin Narayanan is the managing editor for the report. He the 14% drop Wyoming saw in 2010 tracks closely with the national trend.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 13:25:50 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 26743 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Non-Tribal Gaming In Wyoming Sees Drop