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Kenny Sailors, the inventor of the modern day jump shot, passed away on Saturday at 95 years old. (Photo via Wyoming Athletics)

Kenny Sailors Passes Away at 95

Wyoming basketball legend Kenny Sailors passed away on Saturday. He was 95. Kenny Sailors was credited with being the inventor of the modern day jump shot. Kenny was born January 14, 1921 in Bushnell, Nebraska. He led Wyoming to the 1943 NCAA Championship and was named the player of the year that same season. Prior […]

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Cowboy wrestler Tanner Harms works a takedown of a Boise State opponent last season. This week Harms was named Big 12 wrestler of the week. (Photo via UW Photo Service)

Cowboy/Cowgirl News and Notes

A few news and notes items from the past week about Cowboy and Cowgirl sports.. Let’s start with a quick update on Cowboy football player Brian Hill. This week Brian Hill was named to the Touchdown Club of Columbus’s players to watch in 2016. Hill was one of seven running backs to the list. The […]

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Mountain West Toxic Standings

The 2015 football regular season is in the books and the Air Force Falcons will be playing the San Diego State Aztecs in the Mountain West championship game. With that in mind let’s see where our two title game participants ranked in this year’s toxic differential standings. What is the toxic differential you ask? The toxic […]

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Cowgirl volleyball ended their season this weekend with a 23-7 record. Two Cowgirls were named to the All-Mountain West team. One Cowgirl was the Mountain West Freshman of the Year. (Photo via UW Athletics)

Cowgirl volleyball finishes season, two named All-MW

The Cowgirl volleyball season came to an abrupt end this weekend as they finished their season with a 23-7 record, good enough for third in the Mountain West. The Cowgirls posted a 13-5 record in conference play. They finished the season with a RPI of 44 including a defeat of the Big 10’s Ohio State […]

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Wyoming basketball and wrestling inked new recruits today.

Basketball and Wrestling Ink New Recruits

Today was national signing day for Cowboy and Cowgirl basketball as well as Cowboy wrestling. The signing period is when high school student athletes ink the papers to attend college the following year. Today Cowboy basketball signed one, Cowgirl basketball signed two, and Cowboy wrestling signed two. Cowboy basketball signed  their only recruit today, Austin […]

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