Cowboys http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en “Cowboys” The Story Of The 1943 National Basketball Champions Hits The Big Screen http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cowboys-story-1943-national-basketball-champions-hits-big-screen <p>The University of Wyoming won the national college basketball championship in 1943. Shortly after their triumph, several Cowboys started training for a bigger fight: World War II.</p><p>A new movie about the Cowboys’ epic championship game victory over St. John’s University in fabled Madison Square Garden premieres tonight, March 6, in Laramie at The Wyo Theater at 7pm.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 23:54:09 +0000 Bob Beck 54964 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org “Cowboys” The Story Of The 1943 National Basketball Champions Hits The Big Screen Cowboys travel to face Texas State http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cowboys-travel-face-texas-state <p>The Wyoming Cowboys football team returns to the road Saturday against Texas State.&nbsp; The Cowboys are coming off of their best offensive effort in 15 years and Head Coach Dave Christensen has been preaching focus and preparation with his team this week.&nbsp;</p><p>He noted earlier in the week that his team hasn&rsquo;t always played with the same energy every week and Christensen wants to follow-up on the Air Force win with another great effort.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 20:47:48 +0000 Bob Beck 47591 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cowboys travel to face Texas State Cowboys take on Western Michigan tonight http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cowboys-take-western-michigan-tonight <p></p><p>The Wyoming Cowboys will face a Mid-American Conference team in the second round of tonight’s College Basketball Invitational tournament.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Western Michigan had 21 wins and 12 losses this year and features two solid inside players in Junior Shayne Whittington and Freshman Darius Paul.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Wyoming Head Coach Larry Shyatt says they will have to be contained.</p><p></p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:55:29 +0000 Bob Beck 38442 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cowboys take on Western Michigan tonight Pokes beat Nevada in first round http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/pokes-beat-nevada-first-round <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Wyoming Cowboy’s Men’s Basketball beat Nevada 85-81 in the first round of the Mountain West Championships in Las Vegas last night.</p><p>Although the Pokes were down by four in the first half, they made a strong showing in the second, at one point holding a double-digit lead. Sophomore forward Larry Nance led the Cowboys with 19 points.&nbsp;</p><p>Wyoming now advances to the quarterfinals where they’ll face number-one seed, New Mexico, at 7:30 tonight.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:24:19 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 37920 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Pokes beat Nevada in first round Wyoming Cowboys Get Ready For CBI http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-cowboys-get-ready-cbi <p>While the Wyoming Cowboys Basketball team did not get invited to play in the National Invitation Tournament, players say they are still happy to be playing in the College Basketball Invitational.&nbsp; Head Coach Larry Shyatt says the key is that the team gets to keep playing and getting better.&nbsp; Wyoming center Adam Waddell says it&rsquo;s nice to play in the postseason.</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:21:08 +0000 Bob Beck 20965 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Cowboys Get Ready For CBI Wyoming Prepares For New Mexico Bowl http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-prepares-new-mexico-bowl <p>The Wyoming Cowboys football team is scaling back its practices as the Pokes get ready for the New Mexico Bowl.&nbsp; Wyoming&rsquo;s opponent Temple, is one of the better running teams in the country.&nbsp;</p><p>Wyoming Linebacker Brian Hendricks says the Cowboys have faced a number of good running backs this year, but few teams who are committed to running the ball as much as the Owls.</p> Thu, 15 Dec 2011 01:33:40 +0000 Bob Beck 16553 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Prepares For New Mexico Bowl