Category Archives: Sports

Eagles will test skills in scrimmage with Riverside Friday

DAYTON — A new season brings excitement, but it also brings a lot of unknowns. The Tongue River High School football team, though, is lucky. Its members are going to get an opportunity to work out the kinks before their season gets into full swing with a scrimmage against the Riverside Rebels (Basin) Friday. Head… Continue Reading

Broncs ready to start season in Laramie Friday

SHERIDAN — Eliminating distractions: That’s the goal for the Sheridan Broncs football team in their season opener Friday. With two and a half weeks of practice filled with two-a-days, conditioning and skill workouts, the Broncs are itching to get on the field and up to game speed. Sheridan will kick off the season on the… Continue Reading

Wieland, Wright take Kendrick Senior titles

SHERIDAN — Cheryl Wieland and Glen Wright won the Kendrick Golf Course City Senior Championship over the weekend. Wieland shot an 81 to win the women’s championship flight. Eloise Hansen was the low net with a 75. Wright’s 79 was the low gross and won the men’s championship flight. Mike Groshart shot a 73 for… Continue Reading

Column: Kicking off fall sports season

We’re back. After a stressful and hectic week of compiling season previews and snapping team photos — check our Fall Sports Guide in Thursday’s paper — yesterday was the first of nine-plus Tuesdays where I meet with Don Julian to discuss the upcoming Sheridan High School football game. Fall sports season has officially begun. I… Continue Reading

SHS to host barbecue, parent meeting

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Booster Club will host its fall barbecue Wednesday evening. The barbecue will be held at the high school and will run from 5:30-7 p.m. After the event, there will be a parent meeting for fall sports athletes at 7 p.m. in the SHS auditorium. Continue Reading

Lady Bronc golfers finish 2nd at Cheyenne Invite, boys 5th

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls golf team capitalized on four solid scores to finish second at the Cheyenne Invite over the weekend. The tournament featured 14 teams — four junior varsity — from all over the region. Scottsbluff (Nebraska) won the tournament, edging SHS by three strokes. The Lady Broncs’ score of 517… Continue Reading

SHS tennis hits court at Casper Jamboree

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team got some solid court time over the weekend at a preseason jamboree in Casper. SHS, Torrington, Kelly Walsh and Natrona all competed in the event. Julia Fenn kept her undefeated streak alive by going 6-0 over the weekend. She has yet to lose a match in her… Continue Reading

Stine aces, Arney shoots below age at PH

SHERIDAN — The Powder Horn added a couple names to the plaques in the pro shop last week. Judy Stine aced the Eagle course’s sixth hole, knocking in the 80-yard shot with her pitching wedge. Steve Stine and Dave Latini witnessed the shot. Rex Arney shot better than his age (75) by scoring a 74… Continue Reading

Freshmen highlight SC volleyball’s hot start

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team started the season on the right foot, making the trip to North Platte (Nebraska) Community College for two days worth of matches. The Lady Generals battled North Platte in their first match, taking them down in four sets (25-20, 25-18, 16-25, 25-18). Freshman Jace Kleffner began her career… Continue Reading

Kitterman, Lady Rams win Moorcroft Invite

Kitterman, Lady Rams win Moorcroft Invite

BIG HORN — Jamie Kitterman and the Big Horn High School girls golf team started their season with a bang Friday, traveling to Moorcroft and earning the top team score. Kitterman was the top individual girl with a 95, paving the way for the Lady Rams to win the tournament with a team score of… Continue Reading

SC men’s soccer team opens season with draw, loss

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s soccer team opened the regular season with a draw and a loss against the University of Jamestown JV this week, but coach Jeff Hallenbeck was mostly pleased with his team’s performance. The Generals came out a tad flat in their opener Thursday, giving up a goal in the first… Continue Reading

SRD board approves candidates, filling two vacant positions

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District is close to filling the two vacant program supervisor positions. The SRD board met Wednesday and approved the recommendations of SRD Executive Director Richard Wright and board member Ann Perkins of the two applicants. Although the names weren’t released because the two candidates weren’t contacted until the board’s approval,… Continue Reading

Column: The most important trophies we can earn

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is old school. He’s tough as nails, one of those guys you hate but would love to have on your team. It’s no surprise that a guy like that expects his kids to be equally as tough. He probably feeds them nuts and bolts for breakfast. But when it became… Continue Reading

Hamilton, Suska win final junior tennis tourney

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School hosted the fourth and final junior tennis tournament of the summer over the weekend. Boys and girls competed in singles tournaments, and two champions were crowned. Sammy Hamilton battled through a nine-player girls bracket to square off against Delainy Szymd in the championship match. Hamilton took down Szymd (6-3, 6-1)… Continue Reading

SHS athletics kick off

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School football kicked off the school year with its first practice of the season Monday, and the rest of SHS athletics are following behind them beginning Monday. Tennis, volleyball, cross country, girls swimming and golf will all begin the 2015 season with practice this Monday. All athletes must have a recent… Continue Reading

Wilson, Owings take Kendrick Club Championship

SHERIDAN — Nate Wilson and Victoria Owings were crowned Kendrick Golf Course’s Club Champions over the weekend. The titles were given to the man and woman with the lowest gross score after two rounds. Wilson, competing in the men’s championship flight, finished with a 144 for the weekend. Owings, who will be a junior at… Continue Reading

Adams State transfer rounds out Lady Generals roster

SHERIDAN — Frank McCarthy wrapped up recruiting with the signing of his final player for the 2015-16 season, and he got some help from a former player. Megan Kavalec signed her letter of intent to play for the Sheridan College women’s basketball team this coming season, rounding out the Lady Generals’ nine-player recruiting class. Unlike… Continue Reading

Column: Progression is important

The good old days, back when sports were good, right? That’s what your grandpa will say, at least. There’s a disconnect between young sports fans and fans of old. When I wrote about my distaste for baseball, it wasn’t to bash the sport. It was part of that disconnect — one that comes from lack… Continue Reading

30 compete in Mullinax Memorial tennis tournament

SHERIDAN — Players young and old took to the Sheridan High School tennis courts over the weekend to compete in the annual Mullinax Memorial tennis tournament. Thirty players competed in the tournament, which was moved to SHS due to the installation of the indoor courts at Thorne-Rider Park. Julia Fenn and Jay Montague won the… Continue Reading

NWCCD hires Winter as new athletic director

SHERIDAN — Jenni Winter has been named the new Intercollegiate Athletics Director for the Northern Wyoming Community College District, which includes Sheridan College and Gillette College, officials announced recently. Winter, formerly the NWCCD-Gillette College Director of Finance and Operations, will oversee athletics on both campuses. “This job is like a dream come true,” Winter said.… Continue Reading

Tingley scores ace at Powder Horn

SHERIDAN — Jackson Tingley scored a hole-in-one on Saturday at the Powder Horn. Tingley used a gap wedge on the Eagle course’s sixth hole from 115 yards. Mike Williams, James Wilkerson and Tina Sparby witnessed the ace. Tingley was participating in the First Interstate Bank Fun Day. Continue Reading

Mileto, Woodward ink contracts to play overseas

SHERIDAN — Former Cowgirl basketball players Kaitlyn Mileto and Kayla Woodward have each signed contracts to play overseas this upcoming year. Mileto reached an agreement to play for the Southern Peninsula Lady Sharks in Australia. She will be a part of the Lady Sharks Big V State Championship season beginning in February 2016. “I’m excited for… Continue Reading

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