Category Archives: Sports

Broncs break ground on locker room, training facility

Broncs break ground on locker room, training facility

Donors and community members, from left, Craig Dougherty, Casey Osborn, Sue Osborn, Molly Steel, Dave Youngren, Bob Grammons, Cynthia Gray, John Ritterbusch, Mark Kinner, Jenny Craft, Cora Lee Davis and Tempe Murphy, are recognized for their contributions to the new locker room and training facility by breaking ground on the project Thursday at Sheridan High… Continue Reading

UW’s Dent named All-American Honorable Mention

LARAMIE — Junior Marquelle Dent was selected to the 2015 WBCA Division I Coaches’ Honorable Mention All-America Team. It’s the first such honor of her career and she is one of just six Cowgirls in school history to earn the award. Last month, she was among five individuals to be selected as a regional finalist… Continue Reading

This week in sports

Sheridan Broncs FRIDAY Boys soccer at Laramie, 5 p.m. Girls soccer vs. Laramie, 6 p.m. Track and field at Trojan Invite (Kelly Walsh), 10 a.m. SATURDAY Boys Soccer at Cheyenne South, noon Girls soccer vs. Cheyenne South, Noon   Big Horn Rams FRIDAY Track and field at Pre-Prom Invite (Tongue River), 10 a.m.   Tongue… Continue Reading

SC Booster Club to host golf tournament May 22

SHERIDAN — Registration is open for the Sheridan College Booster Club Spring Golf Tournament, which will be played May 22 at the Powder Horn. The entry fee is $150 per individual and includes a cart, practice balls and a gift bag. Proceeds go to the Sheridan College Booster Club, supporting General athletics. The entry fee,… Continue Reading

Column: Five tourney takeaways

Monday was the culmination of what most, myself included, consider one of the best NCAA tournaments in recent memory. That significant day means a few things in the sports world. The first? Baseball season. That’s not good news. I hope you guys got your fix on opening day, because we’re now stuck with 161 days… Continue Reading

SHS to host groundbreaking for locker room project

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School will break new ground tomorrow, literally and figuratively. The SHS Booster Club has been planning and fundraising for a 9,000-square-foot addition to the high school that will renovate the current locker rooms, create more locker room space and add a bigger athletic training facility. “When this was all designed around… Continue Reading

UW wrestler injured in Nebraska car accident

SHERIDAN — University of Wyoming wrestling recruit Doyle Trout was injured in a one-car accident Sunday afternoon near Waco, Nebraska. According to news reports quoting York County Sheriff Dale Radcliff, Trout, a four-time state champion in Nebraska, lost control of his car on a gravel road and was life flighted to Bryan Medical Center West… Continue Reading

Rec. District taking signups for 2015 Webb Wright

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District is currently taking signups for the 2015 Webb Wright baseball league. Webb Wright baseball is available in three different leagues ranging from first grade to sixth. The pee-wee league is for first- and second-graders and costs $35 per player. The intermediate league costs $40 and is available for third-… Continue Reading

This week in sports, April 6-11

Sheridan Broncs FRIDAY Boys soccer at Laramie, 5 p.m. Girls soccer vs. Laramie, 6 p.m. Track and field at Trojan Invite (Kelly Walsh), 10 a.m. SATURDAY Boys Soccer at Cheyenne South, noon Girls soccer vs. Cheyenne South, Noon   Big Horn Rams FRIDAY Track and field at Pre-Prom Invite (Tongue River), 10 a.m.   Tongue… Continue Reading

Learning to ride

Learning to ride

Hunter Carlson rides bareback during the bareback/saddle bronc riding school Saturday at the Sheridan College AgriPark north of Sheridan. The school was offered to individuals with high school rodeo cards wanting to learn. Justin Sheely | The Sheridan Press Continue Reading

Sheridan’s Broad selected for elite hockey program

Sheridan’s Broad selected for elite hockey program

SHERIDAN — Barak Broad, member of the Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team as well as the Team Wyoming hockey team, has been selected to play for OneHockey, a AAA spring and summer elite program. Broad recently returned from competing at the USA Hockey National competition in Plano, Texas, with Team Wyoming. After the second… Continue Reading

Crow’s two goals lead Broncs to win over Gillette

Crow’s two goals lead Broncs to win over Gillette

SHERIDAN — Senior midfielder Joe Shassetz told his mom that in his first three years at Sheridan High School, he had never beaten Gillette on the soccer field. That changed last night when the Broncs dominated the Camels in a 3-0 victory at Scott Field. It didn’t take long for Dontae Crow to get his… Continue Reading

Stagnant Lady Broncs fall 1-0 to Gillette

Stagnant Lady Broncs fall 1-0 to Gillette

SHERIDAN — After the Sheridan girls soccer team was held scoreless by the Gillette Lady Camels last night, head coach Mallery Marshall was admittedly surprised. Of all the things her Lady Broncs do well, their offensive prowess is typically the best. So a 1-0 loss to third-ranked Gillette was not what the coach had in… Continue Reading

Local track teams battle wind, each other in Gillette

SHERIDAN — Fighting both gusting winds and some of the top competition in the region, Sheridan County track and field athletes put up fantastic early-season performances at the Susan Windham Memorial Invitational in Gillette Thursday. Sheridan’s Peyton Bomar grabbed a handful of first-place finishes in the 300-meter hurdles, long jump and the triple jump. Bomar… Continue Reading

Hanson named All-American Honorable Mention

Hanson named All-American Honorable Mention

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College sophomore Tiana Hanson has been named a National Junior College Athletic Association All-American Honorable Mention for the 2014-15 women’s basketball season. Hanson finished the season with 20.2 points and 10.5 rebounds a game, both team highs. Her 288 free-throw attempts were the most in the country, and she was 11th in… Continue Reading

Mayer honored at scholar-athlete banquet

Mayer honored at scholar-athlete banquet

BIG HORN — Big Horn football player Christian Mayer was honored at the 21st Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet on March 21, in Laramie. The event, hosted by the Wyoming Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame honored 10 special awards recipients along with 16 scholar-athletes. A total of $22,200 in scholarships… Continue Reading

Weekend sports outlook April 2-5

Thursday Soccer Sheridan boys vs. Gillette, 4 p.m. Sheridan girls vs. Gillette, 6 p.m. Track and Field Sheridan at Susan Windham Invite (Gillette), 10 a.m. Big Horn at Susan Windham Invite (Gillette), 10 a.m. Tongue River at Susan Windham Invite (Gillette), 10 a.m. Friday-Sunday No competitions scheduled. Continue Reading

Weston Johnson Memorial Invite set for April 18

Weston Johnson Memorial Invite set for April 18

SHERIDAN — The second annual Weston Johnson Memorial Invitational Volleyball Tournament is coming to Sheridan on April 18. More than 70 teams from Montana, Wyoming and South Dakota will compete in age groups U18, U16, U14 and U12. Johnson played football at the University of Wyoming before beginning his journey as a football coach that… Continue Reading

Column: Fix it, Indiana

What is happening in Indiana? By now, I’m sure you know or have seen something about Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. It’s made its way to the national headlines, #BoycottIndiana was trending worldwide on Twitter, and it even found its way onto Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update. And now, here I am, writing about it… Continue Reading

Local gymnast heading to regional competition

Local gymnast heading to regional competition

SHERIDAN — Sheridan gymnast Kailey Koval is heading to Texas next month to compete in the region three, level eight gymnastics competition. Koval was in Douglas over the weekend, competing in the Wyoming State Championship for a chance to qualify for the regional tournament. Just a fourth-grader at Woodland Park Elementary School, Koval was thrown… Continue Reading

Volleyball club U14 team blue celebrates a win

Volleyball club U14 team blue celebrates a win

The Sheridan Volleyball Club U14 team blue won first place in the U14 silver bracket over the weekend in Gillette. Pictured are, back row from left, coach Mandy Roseberry, Lindsey Hall, Hannah Schoup, Katie Ligocki and Kairstyn Holden. Front row from left, Brooklyn Bowie and Shelby Atkinson. Continue Reading

Sheridan Volleyball Club U12 white teams takes second

Sheridan Volleyball Club U12 white teams takes second

The Sheridan Volleyball Club U12 team white, coached by Jennifer Destefano, won second place in the U12 gold bracket over the weekend in Gillette. Pictured are, back row from left, Madisyn Danforth, Aniston Beard, Callie Rafferty, Alysie Williamson and Sophie Destefano. Front row from left, Annie Mitzel and Elissa Heermann. Continue Reading

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