Wyoming Cowboys http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming Recruits Freshman Shooting Guard http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-recruits-freshman-shooting-guard <p></p><p>A Swedish shooting guard will join the Wyoming Cowboys basketball team next season.&nbsp; Alex Aka Gorski was given a scholarship by Wyoming. He's expected to provide an offensive boost to the team right away.&nbsp; Head Coach Larry Shyatt calls him the kind of deep shooter that UW needs in order to compete in the Mountain West Conference.</p><p>“He’s mature, he left home as a 9th grader and went to Stockholm to play at the highest level in his country," Shyatt says. "He’s been extremely well coached, he knows how to play off the dribble as well as within the game.”</p> Sat, 03 May 2014 00:42:05 +0000 Bob Beck 57759 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Recruits Freshman Shooting Guard Wyoming relieved to be able to pick up Saturday win http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-relieved-be-able-pick-saturday-win <p>It’s been a rough month for the Wyoming football team, but on Saturday Brett Smith had a record setting day throwing for seven touchdowns and running for another as the Cowboys held off Hawaii 59-56 in overtime.&nbsp;</p><p>“People who are around the complex just understand how hard we work and the time that everybody puts it.&nbsp; When you have a performance like that as an offense, when you are playing at that high of a level, especially when you win…the feeling is indescribable.&nbsp; That’s why I play the game” said Smith.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 18:54:38 +0000 Bob Beck 50387 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming relieved to be able to pick up Saturday win Christensen pleased with his team and improvement of the defense http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/christensen-pleased-his-team-and-improvement-defense <p></p><p></p><p>As the Wyoming Cowboys prepare for their home football opener against Idaho, Head Coach Dave Christensen says there is no doubt that his team is better than past years.&nbsp;</p><p>People have taken note of Wyoming’s near upset of 18<sup>th</sup> ranked Nebraska.&nbsp; While the offense impressed a lot of people, Christensen is raving about the improved play of his defense that was worn down in the third quarter, but bounced back to help the team rally.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 00:46:10 +0000 Bob Beck 46351 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Christensen pleased with his team and improvement of the defense Wyoming opens the football season at Nebraska http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-opens-football-season-nebraska <p>The Wyoming Cowboys have a tough task ahead of them Saturday.&nbsp; Wyoming opens the College football season Saturday/today against 18<sup>th</sup> ranked Nebraska.&nbsp; The Cornhuskers are led by Quarterback Taylor Martinez.&nbsp; Wyoming Head Coach Dave Christensen says that slowing down Martinez is critical.</p><p>“You know he’s a great player and he can hurt you in a number of ways and the key is to try and contain him and try and keep him in the pocket.&nbsp; When he breaks containment like any great Quarterback who has good feet and can throw… &nbsp;&nbsp;it becomes dangerous.”</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 22:53:50 +0000 Bob Beck 46204 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming opens the football season at Nebraska Cowboys prepare for Nebraska http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cowboys-prepare-nebraska <p>The Wyoming Cowboys football team has a daunting task this weekend.&nbsp; The Cowboys travel to face the 18<sup>th</sup> ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers who have won 27 straight season openers.&nbsp; Nebraska features one of the top offenses in the Big Ten Conference, led by Quarterback Taylor Martinez.&nbsp; Wyoming Head Coach Dave Christensen is impressed with their size.</p><p>“They are difficult to defend because they got great players.&nbsp; They have an offensive line that is 6-6, 6-7, 6-7…320 pounds…they’re bulldozers”</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 00:49:23 +0000 Bob Beck 45948 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cowboys prepare for Nebraska UW Basketball player faces Civil Lawsuit http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-basketball-player-faces-civil-lawsuit <p>A man has filed a civil lawsuit against former University of Wyoming basketball player Luke Martinez over a fight outside a bar last year.<br>&nbsp;<br>Attorney Steve C.M. Aron filed suit in March on behalf of Parfait Nayigihugu. The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages.<br>&nbsp;</p><p>Martinez's attorney, Tom Fleener, filed an answer to the lawsuit that asks the court to find in Martinez's favor.&nbsp; Martinez also has a criminal case pending in which he is charged with aggravated assault and battery. Martinez has pleaded not guilty in the criminal case.<br>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 13:44:36 +0000 Associated Press 41523 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Basketball player faces Civil Lawsuit UW Senior Leonard Washington named to to NABC All-District Team http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-senior-leonard-washington-named-nabc-all-district-team <p></p><p></p><p>The National Association of Basketball Coaches has named The University of Wyoming’s Leonard Washington to the All-District 17 Second Team.</p><p></p><p>This is the second year in a row that Washington was named to the squad.&nbsp; The senior helped lead the Pokes to a 20-14 record and a berth in the College Basketball Invitational. He averaged of 12 and a half points and just over eight rebounds a game.&nbsp; Washington’s 12 double-doubles ranked second in the Mountain West during the regular season.</p><p></p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 19:09:39 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 38575 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Senior Leonard Washington named to to NABC All-District Team W. Michigan defeats Wyoming, ends Cowboys basketball season http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/w-michigan-defeats-wyoming-ends-cowboys-basketball-season <p></p><p></p><p>The season is over for the Wyoming Cowboys basketball team.&nbsp; Western Michigan defeated Wyoming 75-67 in the College Basketball Invitational.&nbsp;</p><p>The Cowboys had a chance to ice the game, but Wyoming’s Josh Adams made only one of two free throws, allowing the Broncos’ David Brown to tie the game with a three-point shot in the closing seconds and send the game into overtime.</p><p>In overtime, the Broncos pulled away.</p><p>After the game, Wyoming Sophomore Larry Nance Junior gave Brown credit for making a tough shot.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:53:14 +0000 Bob Beck 38500 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org W. Michigan defeats Wyoming, ends Cowboys basketball season Cowboys get ready for #15 Texas http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cowboys-get-ready-15-texas <p>The Wyoming Cowboys football team opens the season at nationally ranked Texas Saturday night.&nbsp; The Cowboys have spent the offseason trying to fine tune their defense, which struggled at times last season.&nbsp; Head Coach Dave Christensen says his defense is showing improvement.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 00:03:03 +0000 Bob Beck 29209 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cowboys get ready for #15 Texas Pokes Face Temple http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/pokes-face-temple <p>The wait is just about over for the Wyoming Cowboys.&nbsp; The Pokes will face the Temple Owls in the New Mexico Bowl Saturday and try to overcome one of the best defenses in the country.&nbsp;Wyoming finished third in the Mountain West Conference while Temple placed 2<sup>nd</sup> in the east division of the Mid-America Conference.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 23:55:13 +0000 Bob Beck 16675 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Pokes Face Temple The Wyoming Cowboys are excited to be bowl eligible http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-cowboys-are-excited-be-bowl-eligible <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Wyoming Cowboys football team has reached a goal, but the head coach says there is more to do.&nbsp; With Saturday&rsquo;s 31-10 win over New Mexico, the Cowboys became eligible for a post season bowl game with a 7-3 record.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s a goal that few thought was possible with Wyoming starting a freshman quarterback and several other young players.&nbsp; But Head Coach Dave Christensen said Saturday that he always believed.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 15:06:11 +0000 Bob Beck 15334 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The Wyoming Cowboys are excited to be bowl eligible Cowboys Lose To TCU 31-20 http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cowboys-lose-tcu-31-20 <p>&nbsp;The Wyoming Cowboys led, 20-17 in the third quarter, but missed tackling and an injury to Wyoming Quarterback Brett Smith allowed T-C-U pull away with a 31-20 victory. &nbsp;The Cowboys created five turnovers, which kept the game close, but when Smith left with a fourth quarter injury, Wyoming could not mount a comeback.&nbsp; But Head Coach Dave Christensen notes that unlike the past couple of years, this game was not a blowout.&nbsp; He adds the Cowboys are making progress.</p> Sat, 05 Nov 2011 22:47:54 +0000 Bob Beck 15084 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cowboys Lose To TCU 31-20