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Local Sports Briefs — Feb. 13, 2016

Patten, Felker lead Broncs at conference swim meet SHERIDAN — After a grueling season with just two home meets, the Sheridan Broncs swim team made a trip to Gillette Friday to begin the two-day conference championships. The Sheridan swimmers competed in preliminary races Friday against swimmers from Gillette, Laramie, Cheyenne South, Cheyenne Central and Cheyenne East.… Continue Reading

Broncs wrestlers dominate Mustangs, 54-18 victory

Broncs wrestlers dominate Mustangs, 54-18 victory

SHERIDAN — There was only one adjective that came to head coach Tyson Shatto’s mind after Friday night’s victory: impressive. And impressive the Broncs were. The Sheridan Broncs wrestling club finished the regular season with yet another dual win with a dominating 54-18 victory over the Natrona County Mustangs. “I thought up and down the… Continue Reading

Lady Rams hold off Rocky Mountain runs to secure win

Lady Rams hold off Rocky Mountain runs to secure win

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Lady Rams didn’t play poorly at all in Friday’s 51-43 win over Rocky Mountain High School. Head coach Michael McGuire was fairly pleased with his team’s performance. Now, he said, it’s time the girls figure out how to drive the nail into the coffin. “We’ve had that opportunity a… Continue Reading

Rams overcome sloppy play, beat Grizzlies 55-47

Rams overcome sloppy play, beat Grizzlies 55-47

BIG HORN — It was a sloppy game for both the Big Horn Rams and Rocky Mountain Grizzlies Friday afternoon as the two teams combined for 37 turnovers. But the Rams calmed down enough to string together a couple of big scoring runs on their way to a 55-47 win over the Grizzlies. Big Horn’s… Continue Reading

Broncs wrestlers win 4A East conference

Broncs wrestlers win 4A East conference

GILLETTE — Call it grace under pressure. Taking the mat against perennial wrestling powerhouse Campbell County in a tough enviornment, the Sheridan Broncs didn’t just beat the Camels in Gillette, they removed all doubt. The Broncs wrestling team earned 4A East conference champion honors Thursday evening with a dominant 49-27 win over the defending state… Continue Reading

Disciplined SC team still working toward goals

Disciplined SC team still working toward goals

SHERIDAN — Discipline. That’s what Sheridan College head men’s basketball coach Matt Hammer said his team needed to focus on through the final week and a half of the season, and they did just that Wednesday night in a 120-42 blowout of Little Big Horn College. The Generals’ first matchup with Little Big Horn on… Continue Reading

Lady Generals earn 119-52 blowout victory

Lady Generals earn 119-52 blowout victory

SHERIDAN — When the Sheridan College women’s basketball team was supposed to make the trip up to Little Big Horn College in January, the game was canceled because the LBH Lady Rams didn’t have enough active players to compete. In Wednesday night’s game — a 119-52 blowout win for Sheridan — Little Big Horn had… Continue Reading

Column: Showing Cam some class

I’m not a Denver Broncos hater, I promise. I wasn’t rooting against them in the Super Bowl Sunday. I just honestly thought the Panthers were better. I thought — and hoped — it was Cam Newton’s time at a point where we need it to be Newton’s time. A young, black quarterback taking the reigns… Continue Reading

SRD, Penrose Pacers hosting Valentine’s Day run

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District and Penrose Pacers running club are hosting the Be My Valentine 6K road race and 1-mile walk Sunday. The event is part of the SRD’s integration of affordable races in the Sheridan community. The race costs $10 per family, $8 per pair, $6 for a single adult and $4… Continue Reading

Comeback win completes Hawks undefeated regular season

Comeback win completes Hawks undefeated regular season

SHERIDAN — When the Sheridan Hawks skated to their bench Saturday morning trailing 4-3 after the horn sounded on the second period, head coach Zane Garstad said he didn’t have any sort of insightful or motivational speech prepared. He knew that his team was going to rise to the occasion. So after a brief chat,… Continue Reading

Local sports weekend recap — Feb. 8, 2016

SHS swimmers take 11th at Gillette Invite SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School swim team rounded out the regular season with one final day of swimming Saturday at the Gillette Invite, finishing 11th out of 18 teams competing. The Broncs scored 150 points in the event that featured the top teams in the state, 9… Continue Reading

Lady Rams beat Lady Eagles 44-30

Lady Rams beat Lady Eagles 44-30

DAYTON — If it wasn’t for the first quarter, Friday night’s contest between Big Horn and Tongue River Lady Eagles would have been a close one. But the Lady Rams posted 18 in the first to pick up a 44-30 win over the Lady Eagles. Big Horn’s Abby Buckingham provided the Lady Rams a team-leading… Continue Reading

SHS swimmers dominate team scores, just miss individual achievements

SHS swimmers dominate team scores,  just miss individual achievements

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s head swimming coach Brent Moore called Friday’s meet a tough one. The Broncs dominated all three opponents, beating Worland 108-63, Riverton 110-42 and Cody 121-14. Individually, though, there was some heartbreak. There weren’t any bad swims, quite the opposite. But a few almost-school records and almost-state qualifiers dropped some heads,… Continue Reading

Big Horn tops Tongue River 50-41

Big Horn tops Tongue River 50-41

DAYTON — A monster first quarter was all Big Horn needed for the win against rival Tongue River Friday night, as the Rams went on to beat the Eagles 50-41 at Tongue River High School. The Rams were led by Wheaton Williams, who put up 12 points for his team. Tongue River’s Cody Buller kept… Continue Reading

Camels take easy win over ice-cold Broncs

Camels take easy win  over ice-cold Broncs

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs knew it would be tough to keep up with the Gillette Camels coming into Friday night’s contest at Sheridan High School. The Camels are averaging 16 more points a game than the Broncs, and Sheridan has earned most of its wins on the defensive end. Sheridan entered Friday’s contest 4-11… Continue Reading

Local teams ready to battle

Local teams ready to battle

SHERIDAN — ESPN hasn’t started advertising it’s annual “Rivalry Week” college basketball games just yet, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t started in the state of Wyoming, at least in Sheridan County. The Wyoming High School Activities Association scheduling gods blessed Sheridanites with this year’s schedules as Big Horn, Tongue River and Sheridan High School… Continue Reading

Savoy hits 2nd-straight game winner as SC knocks off Northwest

Savoy hits 2nd-straight game winner as SC knocks off Northwest

SHERIDAN — It was pandemonium at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome Wednesday night after Sheridan College’s PJ Savoy drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Generals a 90-87 win over Northwest College. Wait, this sounds familiar. Savoy drained a buzzer-beating 3-pointer Saturday to beat Casper College, and he came back for an encore… Continue Reading

Containing Cam Newton

Did you see Cam Newton’s Versace pants the other day? I’m not sure any quarterback has ever had as much confidence as Newton heading into a Super Bowl. At this time last year I was filling this space with 581 words about Katy Perry and Tom Brady’s deflated footballs. Luckily for everyone, this year’s Super… Continue Reading

SRD and SCTA conducting indoor tennis clinics

SHERIDAN — The new Sheridan County Tennis Association indoor facility will get its first dose of youth clinics this month as the Sheridan Recreation District puts on three indoor tennis clinics. Beginning Feb. 13, the SRD will host an hour-long clinic each Saturday of the month from 3-4 p.m. The clinics are open for beginning… Continue Reading

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