Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming volleyball sweeps Utah State on Friday
The Cowgirls (19-8, 4-2 Mountain West) once again had a balanced attack, with Haile McArdle leading the way with 11 kills. She was followed by Tara Traphagan with 10, KC McMahon with nine and Jackie McBride with eight. Mackenzie Coates added 33 assists and 11 digs while Madi Fields contributed 18 digs.Wyoming closes the regular season with matches at Nevada on Thursday and San Jose State on Saturday.
Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming cross country's Christopher Henry qualifies for NCAA Championships
University of Wyoming senior Christopher Henry qualified for the NCAA Cross Country Championships with a 17th-place finish at the NCAA Mountain Region Championship on Friday in Salt Lake City.The Laramie native finished the 10k course in 30 minutes, 56.6 seconds to help lead the Cowboys to a sixth-place finish. Fellow seniors Paul Roberts and Harry Ewing finished 27th and 46th, respectively. Rounding out the Cowboys' lineup were Jerald Taylor in 63rd and Daniel Hintz in 65th.
The Cowgirls placed 12th in the team standings, with Katelyn Mitchem the top finisher. The sophomore completed the 6k course in 20:02.
Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming volleyball's Fields, Traphagan sweep weekly Mountain West honors
Fields, a senior libero, totaled 36 digs as the Cowgirls (17-8, 12-2 MW) swept San Diego State and defeated Fresno State in four sets.Traphagan, a senior outside hitter, had 25 kills and hit .533 in the two road victories as Wyoming won for the 10th time in 11 matches.
The Cowgirls close their home schedule this weekend as they host Boise State on Thursday and Utah State for Senior Night on Friday.
Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming volleyball takes down Fresno State in four sets
The Cowgirls (17-8, 12-2 Mountain West) have now won 10 of their last 11 matches after defeating San Diego State on Thursday and the Bulldogs.Tara Traphagan led a balanced UW attack with 13 kills, with Halie McArdle adding 11 and KC McMahon 10. Jackie McBride had 10 blocks, while Mackenzie Coates had 40 assists and Madi Fields finished with 20 digs. McArdle also pitched in 10 digs.
The Cowgirls return to the UniWyo Sports Complex for their final home matches of the season as they take on Boise State on Thursday and Nevada for Senior Night on Friday.
UW Branding Iron: Caleb Driskill: Wyoming Football's First Wyoming Commit
Danielle ServerStaff Writer
Last Tues., Caleb Driskill of Thunder Basin High School in Gillette, Wyoming used Twitter to announce his verbal commitment to the University of Wyoming football program. The senior linebacker will be the first Wyoming verbal commit of the 2019-20 recruiting year for Wyoming in Dec. when he will sign a national letter of intent.
"During my junior year, Wyoming started to watch my film and got in contact with my coach. This past spring, they invited me to come watch during spring practice," said Driskill.
"Throughout my senior season, they told me that they would be watching me...In my last regular season game, Coach Bohl came and watched and he liked what he saw," he said about his recruitment process with Wyoming.
ESPN.com: Fresno State beats Wyoming 13-7 to reach MWC title game
LARAMIE, Wyo. -- Marcus McMaryion threw for 186 yards and a touchdown, and Fresno State clinched a spot in the Mountain West title game by beating short-handed Wyoming 13-7 on a cold and windy Saturday.Fresno State (8-3, 6-1) will face Boise State on Dec. 2 after the Bulldogs secured the West Division title. It's Fresno State's third championship berth in five seasons.
"I can't be prouder of this team," Fresno State coach Jeff Tedford said. "And I can't be happier for them. The turnaround that they've made, the belief and confidence, the hard work they've put in, the coaching staff has done a phenomenal job.
Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming cross country teams get set for Mountain West Championships
The Wyoming cross country teams head to Logan, Utah, on Friday to compete in the 2019 Mountain West Championships.The Cowboys are expected to compete with No. 18 Boise State and No. 22 Utah State for team honors. UW finished fourth at last year's meet.
Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming track and field adds Ben Santos to coaching staff
The University of Wyoming announced on Friday that Ben Santos has joined the track and field program as a new assistant coach, with a focus on sprints and hurdles.
Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming volleyball's Madi Fields receives Mountain West weekly honor
University of Wyoming senior libero Madi Fields was named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after helping the Cowgirls sweep both Nevada and San Jose State last week. It's the second time in the past three weeks Fields received the honor.Fields had 22 digs in the sweep of Wolf Pack and added 12 more in the sweep of the Spartans. She averaged 5.67 digs per set as the Cowgirls (15-7, 9-1 MW) extended their winning streak to seven matches. Wyoming travels to Fort Collins on Tuesday to take on No. 16 Colorado State.
Casper Star-Tribune: Tailgatin' with Sal: Couchgatin' snacks for mid-afternoon
The 1:30 p.m. kickoff against Tulsa on CBS Sports Network is the absolute perfect time for a college football game.Having a full Saturday morning affords the chance for household chores and errands, and a late breakfast or early lunch.
Here are some super quick and easy ideas for snacking -- three different takes on the old favorite, popcorn. One is sweet, one is savory and one is sized for one.
By the end of the afternoon, Wyoming will either be 4-0 or 3-1. Either way, the season is not lost. Either way, conference play has yet to begin.
UW Branding Iron: A Wyoming Homecoming Win
October 19, 2019-The Wyoming Cowboys beat the New Mexico Lobos 23-10 in a thrilling homecoming special. Both quarterback Shaun Chambers and running back Xavian Valladay would go on to record a 100 rushing yard game to lead the Cowboys for their fifth win of the season."A convincing win over a mountain side team...I thought Shaun had a couple of pretty big plays today...showed a lot of guts and determination."
The first quarter started off slow as the Lobos defense forced Chambers to pass often without his usual veteran offensive line, putting a stop to Wyoming's running game.
UW Branding Iron: Wyoming vs. UNM Homecoming game
Danielle ServerThe Wyoming Cowboys will be facing off against the New Mexico Lobos to wrap up this week's homecoming events. The 95th Wyoming Homecoming football game has a 1 p.m. kickoff time tomorrow and fans are expected to wear a "gold rush" of UW apparel for the occasion.
"We are certainly excited to play the New Mexico Lobos. It is homecoming and should be great weather, so I encourage fans to come out and support these Cowboys," Cowboys coach, Craig Bohl announced at the conference leading up to the game on Saturday.
The Lobos are 2-4 on the season and 0-2 in conference play, dropping their most recent game to Colorado State University (CSU) 21-35 last Sat.
Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming cross country teams hit the road for separate meets
The University of Wyoming cross country teams will be on the road this weekend, with the Cowboys and Cowgirls competing in separate meets.The 30th-ranked Cowboys will be in Madison, Wisconsin, to compete in the Nutycombe Invitational against a stacked field that includes 18 teams ranked in the Top 30. Leading the way is No. 1 Northern Arizona, along with five other top-10 squads.
Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming's Madi Fields earns Mountain West volleyball player of week honors
University of Wyoming libero Madi Fields was named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.The senior helped lead the Cowgirls (10-7, 5-1 Mountain West) to sweeps of conference foes San Diego State and Fresno State this past week. Fields had 21 digs in the two matches, including 16 against Fresno State, with 10 of those coming in the third set.
UW Branding Iron: UW runner becomes 1st athlete of the week
Painter Stone - Staff WriterUniversity of Wyoming Senior Cross-Country runner Paul Roberts becomes the first UW athlete to receive the U.S Track & Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association's Athlete of the Week award. The announcement came after a big week for Roberts. Roberts was named Mountain West Cross-Country Athlete of the week. On Sept. 6 Roberts won the Individual title at the Wyoming Invite.
Only one year after Roberts' transfer to UW from CSU-Pueblo he finished 20th overall in the NCAA National Championships. The Colorado Native was named All-American last year.
This year, he has already achieved a first-place win in UW's upset victory over number 4 ranked Colorado.
Trey Smith (Undisclosed) is out indefinitely
Ravontae Holt (ACL) is out for season
Alonzo Velazquez (Leg) is out for season
Eric Abojei (Leg) is out for season
Sean Chambers (Knee) is out for season
Titus Swen (MCL) is out indefinitely