Category Archives: Sports

Chef Curry cooking up greatness

By now, most of you have probably figured out my stance on NBA basketball…I freaking love it! And even if you’ve only had the chance to watch one Steph Curry play this season, you should understand why I love it. Steph Curry is a Monstar. The kid is insane. Read any article online about Curry… Continue Reading

Allen shoots low score at Arizona NIT

SHERIDAN — University of Wyoming golfer and former Sheridan Bronc Kamrin Allen shot the low score of the day for the Cowboys Monday at the Arizona National Invitational Tournament in Tucson. Allen shot a 1-under par 71 in Monday’s second round to tie him for 19th in the 80-man field. He shot a 72 in… Continue Reading

Felker, Hastings earn all-state recognition

SHERIDAN — A couple of Sheridan Broncs were awarded all-state honors Monday for their performances at the state wrestling and swim tournaments. SHS swimmer Presley Felker and wrestler Hayden Hastings both won state titles Saturday to earn them all-state recognition. According to Wyoming Coaches Association guidelines, the top-two finishers in each swimming event and the… Continue Reading

Local sports recaps — Feb. 29, 2016

Rams go cold, drop regional championship to Pine Bluffs BIG HORN — The offense stalled for the Big Horn Rams this weekend as they eventually fell just short of a regional title Saturday against Pine Bluffs. The 77-point outing from Thursday’s opening round dropped to a 55-point night Friday, but it was still enough to beat… Continue Reading

Hastings earns state wrestling title

Hastings earns state wrestling title

CASPER — Hayden Hastings came into this season with only one goal in mind: he was going to be dominant. After his title-winning match Saturday evening no one could doubt that he had achieved his preseason goal. Hastings, the 160-pound junior for the Sheridan Broncs wrestling team, capped off what had been a storied season with… Continue Reading

Broncs fall to Gillette in overtime barn-burner

Broncs fall to Gillette in overtime barn-burner

GILLETTE — The Campbell County High School gym is nicknamed the Castle of Champions, but the Sheridan fans call it the Castle of Chaos, and the latter name was a good fit for the Sheridan vs. Gillette boys basketball game Friday night. When Sheridan’s Drew Boedecker dove for a loose ball and came up with… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs fall to Gillette, 63-51

Lady Broncs fall to Gillette, 63-51

GILLETTE — There was no overtime; there were no 50-point scorers. But the Sheridan High School girls basketball game vs. Gillette Friday night was still exciting as the Lady Broncs battled back  from a 14-point halftime deficit before falling to the Lady Camels 63-51 in a standing-room only Campbell County High School Gym. All eyes… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Feb. 27, 2016

Still alive, Tongue River girls fall to Lusk SHERIDAN — After a promising start to the 2A East Regional Basketball Tournament, the Tongue River Lady Eagles fell short in a 38-24 loss to Niobrara County (Lusk) Friday night in Cheyenne. Kylee Knoblock led Lady Eagle scoring with 10 points. LeeAnna Mitchell followed with 5 points.… Continue Reading

A-C teams fall in first round games

A-C teams fall in first round games

SHERIDAN — The energy was there, the toughness was there, the effort was there. But the scoring wasn’t. After clutch wins in essential play-in games Monday, both the Arvada-Clearmont girls and boys basketball teams lost tough opening-round matchups at the 1A East regional tournament at Sheridan High School. The Lady Panthers fell to Rock River… Continue Reading

NSI can’t hold on for win against HEM in 1A regional matchup

NSI can’t hold on for win against HEM in 1A regional matchup

SHERIDAN — Normative Services, Inc. had its moments, but the team couldn’t string enough of them together Thursday night on the court. Sporadic play caused the Wolves to fall 58-40 to the Hanna-Elk Mountain Miners Thursday night at Sheridan High School in the opening round of the 1A East regional tournament. Skiter Stevens led scoring… Continue Reading

Local sports briefs — Feb. 26, 2016

Rams keep rolling, take down Burns in regional opener BIG HORN — It’s been a long time since the Big Horn High School boys basketball team has lost — 49 days, in fact. That streak is still alive thanks to an easy 77-41 win over Burns in Thursday’s opening round of the 2A East regional… Continue Reading

Averys carrying family legacy to state wrestling meet

Averys carrying family legacy to state wrestling meet

SHERIDAN — The Averys are a wrestling family. Freshman 106-pounder Garrett, sophomore Steen and senior Wyatt, both at 145 pounds, are the youngest three of seven kids. Their older brothers wrestled and their father wrestled before them. They were introduced to the sport at an early age, and ever since, there has been an Avery… Continue Reading

Lady Generals end regular season with win at EWC

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team won its final regular season game Wednesday at Eastern Wyoming College, and they nabbed the 86-80 win in dramatic fashion. The Lady Generals led by as many as 16 in the first half before what head coach Frank McCarthy described as a “collapse” in the third quarter.… Continue Reading

Sheridan earns 15 medals at Wyoming Senior Olympics

SHERIDAN — It was a good weekend in Cody for a number of local competitors in the Wyoming Senior Olympics. Eight competitors combined for 10 gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals at the games. Ten of the 15 medals came in pickleball events. Renee Wolleman won gold in women’s doubles and mixed… Continue Reading

Mike P. Mailbag: Why does everyone hate Duke?

We’re back at it again like Daniel with the white Vans. It’s time for the monthly Mike P. Mailbag, where I do my best to answer your craziest questions. This will be the third edition of the mailbag, and at this point, about 98 percent of the questions are still coming in from my degenerate… Continue Reading

Hawks moving on after disappointing state tourney

SHERIDAN — It wasn’t the way anyone from the Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team expected the season to end. After running through the regular season without a loss, the Hawks lost their opening round game of the Wyoming High School B state tournament over the weekend. “It was a heartbreaker,” Sheridan head coach Zane… Continue Reading

Big Horn wins 83-59 to finish undefeated in conference

Big Horn wins 83-59 to finish undefeated in conference

BIG HORN — Going undefeated in conference is sweet. But doing so while beating your rivals for the second time this season makes it all the sweeter. The Big Horn Rams ended their conference schedule 8-0 Saturday evening on their home court with an 83-59 victory over the Tongue River Eagles. This weekend’s wins increased… Continue Reading

Local sports recaps — Feb. 22, 2016

Broncs set two school records at Simplot Games SHERIDAN — More than 2,000 high school track athletes made the trek to Pocatello, Idaho, for the Simplot Games over the weekend, including a number of local competitors. The Sheridan Broncs sent 22 athletes to the games, earning seven trips to Saturday’s finals, a handful of season bests… Continue Reading

Seniors carry Lady Broncs to win over Laramie

Seniors carry Lady Broncs to win over Laramie

SHERIDAN — For the final time on their home floor, the three seniors for the Sheridan Lady Broncs basketball team put the team on their collective back to grab one more win in front of their hometown fans. Robbi Ryan, Jamy Shassetz and Kaycen Townsend combined for 50 of Sheridan’s 54 points in a 54-43… Continue Reading

Dominant D: Broncs win 3rd straight, beat Laramie 45-31

Dominant D: Broncs win 3rd straight, beat Laramie 45-31

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs have had to change their strategy a bit this season. The team has shifted its modus operandi to defense, and it’s starting to all come together as the Broncs won their third straight game Saturday with a 45-31 beat down of the Laramie Plainsmen. “That’s another game where we didn’t… Continue Reading

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