Author Archives: Tanya Hamner

Tongue River High School produces state track champs

SHERIDAN — Tongue River Lady Eagle LeeAnna Mitchell won state in the 2A division for the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.14 seconds at the State Track and Field Championships. Mitchell competed at the state track meet last weekend in Casper. She also finished second in the 400-meter dash and third in the 200.… Continue Reading

SHS track team has strong showing at state meet

SHERIDAN — Several Sheridan High School track and field athletes placed in the top eight in their respective events at the State Track and Field Championships in Casper over the weekend. Head coach Art Baures said the meet was a tremendous effort by all the athletes, especially since several state records and class records were… Continue Reading

Strengthen skills at summer basketball camps

SHERIDAN — Summer is here, and outdoor adventures have begun. While family vacations and part-time summer jobs can keep student athletes busy, it is a good idea to include basketball camp in that busy schedule in order to maintain and hone skills for the coming basketball season. Girls’ basketball camp will be held 9 a.m.… Continue Reading

Hard fought battle earns Lady Broncs second place

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs finished second at the Wyoming State High School Class 4A Girls Soccer Championships after playing against Cheyenne East and losing 1-6 in Rock Springs Saturday. Marissa Johansson scored the first goal for the Lady Broncs in the first half. The Lady Broncs were able to hold Cheyenne East to… Continue Reading

Jets fall short to Cardinals in double-header

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jets fell to the Billings Cardinals 13-7 and 7-4 in a double-header at Thorne-Rider Park Stadium Saturday. The Jets played a better second game, leading in the fifth inning 4-2. Unfortunately, the Jets could not get any runs into home plate the sixth and seventh innings. “We had many improvements, especially… Continue Reading

Zdziarski wins bareback bronc riding event

SHERIDAN — Keeping his spurs above the bronc’s shoulders on the first jump is a skill that has been honed by Sheridan bronc rider Jeffery Zdziarski. It was that skill that helped Zdziarski win the bareback bronc riding events at the Sheridan High School Rodeo performances Sunday and Monday. The Sheridan High School rodeo team… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs pummel Gillette 3-0, head to title game

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs are championship bound at the 4A state soccer tournament, set to play today at 1:30 p.m. The Sheridan High School girls earned their ticket to the title matchup by defeating Gillette 3-0 on Friday afternoon in Rock Springs. Within the first 10 minutes of the game, Jamy Shassetz made an… Continue Reading

SHS tops Kelly Walsh in first round at state soccer

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs topped Kelly Walsh in the first round of the girls state soccer tournament Thursday in Rock Springs, winning 1-0. Kelly Walsh dominates on high balls and by halftime the Lady Broncs hadn’t taken their normal number of shots on goal. “You need to keep the high balls down and… Continue Reading

Get your boots on, it’s rodeo time

SHERIDAN — Time to get your boots out — the Sheridan High School rodeo team will host their only home competition of the season Sunday and Monday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. According to rodeo team member Whitney Simmons, one of the best things about hosting a rodeo is the advantage of having support from… Continue Reading

Sheridan golf teams finish fifth, third

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs boys golf team finished their conference tournament in Laramie yesterday placing fifth with a 667. Kelly Walsh put in a strong showing Tuesday, going from fourth place on Monday to winning the tournament with a 618. Sheridan’s Jack Mavrakis finished fifth with a 150 and teammate Bailey Bonnet shot a… Continue Reading

New plans for adult softball league

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District plans to mix things up a little bit for this year’s adult softball leagues. Registration for the leagues run through Friday, then a late fee of $25 will be charged through May 29. Teams can register online at or in person at Thorne-Rider Park. There will still be… Continue Reading

Lady Generals sign standout athlete from Cheyenne East

SHERIDAN — Cheyenne East 6-foot forward Shayne Carter has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her basketball career and education at Sheridan College this fall. Carter came back from some injuries in the first half of the season and carried the Cheyenne Thunderbirds to the state championship game against Natrona. “Carter is a… Continue Reading

Sheridan Broncs golf team in day two at conference

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s golf team had a strong start at conference Monday in Laramie. So far, Cheyenne Central is leading the tournament for the boys side with a 298. Sheridan is sitting sixth with a 329. Sheridan’s Jack Mavrakis is sitting in seventh place with a 75, only six strokes away from first… Continue Reading

Josh Adeyeye signs with Jacksonville University

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College Generals sophomore Josh Adeyeye has signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his career at NCAA Division 1 Jacksonville University (Florida) of the Atlantic Sun Conference. Adeyeye transferred in this past season from Washington Adventist (Washington, D.C.) and was an integral part of the Generals season. “I have no doubt… Continue Reading

SHS girls soccer finishes fourth

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs took fourth at regionals in Gillette on Saturday, earning the spot in a tough loss to the Laramie Plainsmen 0-2. “We had some players that were banged up and that did not help us in the game,” SHS coach Mallery Marshall said. “Laramie came out strong and we just… Continue Reading

Big Horn girls golf takes conference championship

SHERIDAN — After two hard days of competition, Big Horn’s girls golf team took the conference championship at Evanston on Saturday and took second in the region, finishing with a 626 behind Lusk. “The girls had an awesome finish,” Big Horn golf coach Mila Stender said. Kaleigh Anderson finished second in both conference and regionals… Continue Reading

BH girls take first at track regionals

SHERIDAN — Headed into the second day 51 points behind first place with five events left, the Big Horn girls track and field team pulled it together to take first at regionals in Torrington over the weekend. “I had a pretty good idea that we had a good chance to win,” Big Horn coach Kirk… Continue Reading

Sheridan athletes earn All-Conference honors

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Aaron Campbell, Maddy McClure, Gabby Edeen and Shayla Christensen earned All-Conference honors at the regional track meet in Cheyenne this past weekend. Campbell placed first in high jump with a distance of 6 feet, 1 inch. McClure placed first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:27.43. “Maddy McClure was a… Continue Reading

Jets earn first win over Billings Angels

SHERIDAN — The Jets earned their first win of the season Saturday, defeating the Billings Angels 5-4 at Thorne-Rider Park Stadium. Jeff Shanor and Andrew Ratty both had two RBIs for the Jets. Davis Alden and Shanor both had runs for the Jets. “We got a good win today against Billings,” Jets coach Ryan Murner… Continue Reading

Big Horn fares well at conference

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn girls golf team sat first in their conference and second in regionals as they started off conference Friday. The girls team placed second on the first day of conference, shooting a 313. Lusk won Friday with a 313 and Wright came in third with a 322. Kaleigh Anderson is sitting… Continue Reading

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