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Wyoming head wrestling coach Mark Branch wanders the edge of the mat during a recent home dual. Branch's Cowboys are heading to the NCAA tournament in Oklahoma City this week. (Photo courtesy of the UW Photo Service) Interview with Mark Branch

I had a chance to talk to Wyoming head wrestling coach Mark Branch this past week to get his thoughts on the  state of the program, the NCAA tournament coming up, and other topics that came to mind. First off, thanks a ton  to coach Branch and Andy Chapman for getting this setup for me. […]

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The Fresno State Bulldogs and quarterback Derek Carr pose with the Mountain West football trophy after defeating Utah State in the inaugural championship game. The Bulldogs will face USC in the Las Vegas Bowl. (photo via Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports)

Mountain West Bowl Previews

Well football fans.. we’ve made it. It’s bowl season! Bowl season is bittersweet for most of us. On one hand, it means college football is over and that makes for sad panda. On the other hand it means we’re treated to some pretty fantastic football games where teams are pretty much YOLO and we see […]

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San Jose State quarterback David Fales throws a pass against Fresno State on Friday night. San Jose State went on to win 62-52. (Photo via AP/Tony Avelar)

Mountain West Regular Season Finale

Raise your hand if you’re sad the football season is over? Yeah, I’m sad too. This weekend we saw the conclusion of the Mountain West regular season come to an end. What started with a bang ended with a team getting their first win of the season. Division champions were crowned and they will play […]

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Wyoming quarterback Brett Smith makes a read to Brandon Miller vs Hawaii this past weekend. Wyoming went on to win an overtime thriller 59-56. (Photo via Troy Babbitt-USA TODAY Sports)

Mountain West week 13 recap

If there’s one thing we learned in week 13 of the Mountain West season is that defense is probably, and preferably, optional. Five Mountain West teams scored over 40 points. Two games featured final scores of both teams scoring more than 50. Folks, if this doesn’t have WAC written all over it I’m not sure […]

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Nevada Wolf Pack quarterback Cody Fajardo escapes a tackle from SJSU's Kevin Smith during last Saturday's game. The Wolf Pack would go on to win 38-16. (Photo via Julie Dawes/RGJ)

Mountain West week 12 recap

The Mountain West is certainly starting to get interesting these last few weeks, not on the West side of the division, but definitely on the Mountain side. It’s starting to look like we’re going to see a Boise vs Fresno rematch in the Mountain West championship game, pretty much the matchup we all saw coming […]

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Wyoming's 157 pound junior Andy McCulley goes for a pin recently in the Cowboy Open held in Laramie. (Photo via @WyoWrestle Twitter)

Cowboy wrestling defeats #16 Boise State

Cowboy wrestling made the trip to Boise this weekend to take on the nationally ranked Broncos. Boise State, who came into the dual at #19 has been a perennial member of the top 25 for quite some time. Mark Branch brought his team to Boise to stamp another signature victory on his already impressive resume. […]

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Colorado State running back Kapri Bibbs rushes for a chunk of his 312 yards vs Nevada this past weekend. Colorado State went on to win 38-17. (Photo via Steve Stoner/Reporter Herald)

Mountain West week 11 wrap-up

Here we are at week 11 in the Mountain West and I can’t help but feel some sadness because our NCAA football season is nearly over. How sad is that.. after this is over then what? We’ll have to watch basketball, and no one should have to do that. Alas, have no fear football fans, […]

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