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Broncs heat up in win over Gillette, 2-0, Friday

Broncs heat up in win over Gillette, 2-0, Friday

SHERIDAN — The past few weeks, the Sheridan Broncs soccer team had been experiencing a cold streak. After beating the top team in the state Friday night, it’s safe to say the team is heating up. Sheridan rolled to a dominating 2-0 victory in the last game of the regular season against the previously undefeated… Continue Reading

Date set for second annual Elks golf tourney

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Elks Club #520 is hosting its second annual scramble and Calcutta golf tournament on June 4 at Hidden Bridge Golf Club. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Elks Club. The 18-hole scramble costs $100 per golfer, with four-person teams receiving a 10-percent handicap on their scores. The entry fee includes… Continue Reading

Balkenbush puts on show at Gillette high school rodeo

Balkenbush puts on show at Gillette high school rodeo

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s Makenna Balkenbush put on a show at the Gillette high school rodeo last weekend, earning an impressive six top-10 finishes. Her two days at the rodeo included two first-place finishes and two second-place finishes, along with a third and a ninth. Balkenbush dominated both days of barrel racing, winning Saturday’s… Continue Reading

SHS tennis hosting Spring Fling doubles tourney

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis program is hosting its annual Spring Fling doubles tennis tournament on May 21 and 22 at the SHS tennis courts. Per tradition, the doubles tournament randomly pairs one adult player with one student player to form each team. Players with more experience should play at the varsity level,… Continue Reading

Rogers hits summit day on Mount Everest

Rogers hits summit day on Mount Everest

SHERIDAN — Darren Rogers hit a stretch of mountain he could only describe as “hell.” His climb to Camp 2 took seven hours, the final stretch forcing Rogers to count his steps and stop to rest after every 20. After a day of rest, Rogers made the 3,000-foot, 60-degree sloping trek to Camp 3. Despite… Continue Reading

Godwin, Kobza out, Campbell in for Shrine Bowl

SHERIDAN — The Shrine Bowl board of directors and executive director John Cundall announced Tuesday some changes to the 2016 Wyoming Shrine Bowl football game, including a couple adjustments to the North roster involving Sheridan County players. Sheridan’s Zach Campbell has been added to the roster. He will replace teammate Blake Godwin, who is playing… Continue Reading

Broncs move up in standings with 3-1 win over South

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs soccer team beat Cheyenne South 3-1 Monday. The original matchup, set for April 30, was suspended due to poor weather and moved to Monday at Kelly Walsh High School in Casper. Sheridan beat South 7-0 at Scott Field on April 8, but the Bison gave Sheridan more of a fight… Continue Reading

Harold Johnson Pickleball Tournament set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The first annual Harold Johnson Pickleball Tournament is set for Saturday, and it’s not too late to register to play. All donations from the tournament go to the YMCA’s Give Your Heart to a Child campaign under Johnson’s name. Weather permitting, the tournament will be played on the courts at Thorne-Rider Park. Should… Continue Reading

3 second-half goals beat Lady Broncs in Cheyenne

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls soccer team lost another grueling conference match Saturday, falling 3-1 at Cheyenne East. The Lady Broncs let one slip through their fingertips after securing a lead before halftime but giving up three goals in the second half. Robbi Ryan got her head on a corner kick in the… Continue Reading

Troopers make progress in 4-game split

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Troopers head coach Ben Phillips said poor pitching and cold bats make it tough to win baseball games, and that’s what happened in two tough losses over the weekend. The good news for Sheridan, though, is strong pitching and hot bats helped the Troopers earn two wins and end the weekend with… Continue Reading

Jets, Halos split doubleheader

Jets, Halos split doubleheader

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s offense earned 10 walks in 14 innings of play on Saturday as the Jets split their doubleheader with the Billings Halos. The Sheridan team took a 7-6 win in the first game, but a 5-1 defeat in the second. Jaxon Parker led all offense Saturday. The Big Horn freshman grabbed three hits with… Continue Reading

Three teams win SC golf tourney

SHERIDAN — The team of Mark Isakson, Josh Gardner, Jared Guyer and Shirl Ames won the Sheridan College Boosters Club golf tournament Friday afternoon at the Powder Horn. Their combined, adjusted handicap score was 53.8. Other flight winners and scores included: Second flight – Larry Barclay, Frank McCarthy, Dave Engels and Dan Stalker, 54.1 Third… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs set school record on links

Lady Broncs set school record on links

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School golf coach Larry Martoglio couldn’t help but chuckle as he relayed the scores from Friday’s tournament at Kendrick Golf Course. He said the Sheridan girls played “very, very well,” which may have been an understatement. The reigning 4A state champions haven’t missed a beat this spring season, and they capped… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs fall 3-0 at Cheyenne Central

Lady Broncs fall 3-0 at Cheyenne Central

SHERIDAN — Mallery Marshall has pointed out on more than one occasion that soccer is a weird sport sometimes in that the best team on the field doesn’t always win. Friday night’s 3-0 loss at Cheyenne Central seemed to be one of those games as the Lady Broncs head coach couldn’t really find a way… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — May 7, 2016

Distance runners lead pack at Camel Qualifier SHERIDAN — Both the Sheridan High School boys and girls track teams finished third at Friday’s Camel Qualifier in Gillette, thanks in large part to the distance runners for each squad. The Sheridan girls had five top-five finishers in the 800-meter, 1600-meter and 3200-meter runs combined, while the… Continue Reading

Wyoming Innovation takes Early Birds crown

Wyoming Innovation takes Early Birds crown

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Innovation took the Early Birds Bowling League crown for the 2015-16 season, outbowling Creekside Dental to secure the title. Wyoming Innovation was made up of Phebe Macha, Flo Dahlin, Polly Hill, Kelly Macha and Mona Brown. The five ladies were presented the title at the league’s annual luncheon Thursday, along with Linda… Continue Reading

Cunningham, local cowgirls dominate Newcastle rodeo

SHERIDAN — Cricket Cunningham was the top local rider at the Newcastle high school rodeo over the weekend, taking second place in breakaway roping Sunday with a time of 3.020 seconds. She added another second-place finish in goat tying with a time of 7.560 seconds. Cunningham was one of seven Sheridan County cowgirls who brought… Continue Reading

A review of reviews

There was a play in Monday night’s NBA Playoff game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the San Antonio Spurs that caused quite a stir in the basketball world. It was controversial; it was potentially game changing; and it wasn’t reviewable. With 13.5 seconds left, the Thunder were inbounding the ball along the sideline with… Continue Reading

Three headed to CNFR from Sheridan College

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College 2015-16 rodeo season came to its culmination over the weekend, and the Generals ended the season with some very strong performances at the University of Wyoming. Both the SC men and women finished third at the rodeo, and three individuals secured spots at the College National Finals Rodeo in June.… Continue Reading

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