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UW Coaches Send Joint Letter to Fans

From UW Athletics To the People of Wyoming, You might have heard or read about a proposal before the Wyoming Legislature to allocate a total of $8 million to match private donations in support of University of Wyoming Athletics over the next two years. We feel that the people of Wyoming deserve to have the […]

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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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Senior guard Marquelle Dent became the 23rd Cowgirl to score 1000 career points vs Denver on Wednesday. (Photo via NCAA Photos)

Marquelle Dent Reaches Milestone in Win

Cowgirl senior point guard Marquelle Dent continued adding to her storied career today when she reached one more milestone. She became the 23rd Cowgirl to score at least 1000 career points. She is the tenth player to score more than 1000 points under coach Joe Legerski’s watch. With Dent scoring 1000 career points today she […]

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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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