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Edeen, Bomar named All-State

March 7, 2015

SHERIDAN — At least two Sheridan County athletes will return home from the state indoor track meet with state titles. Payton Bomar took first place at the indoor meet in the girls triple jump with a distance of 35 feet, 10 inches. That distance also set a new school record. “Peyton Bomar was exceptional in Read More

What goes into hosting a regional tournament?

March 6, 2015

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys and girls basketball teams have a lot on their side heading into this weekend’s regional tournament. They both get a first-round bye, which automatically puts them into the state tournament. They will be playing simply for pride and for state tournament seeding. They also have home-court advantage. The Read More

Tongue River boys, girls fall in first round

DAYTON — The first round of games at the 2A state tournament didn’t go well for the Tongue River basketball teams. The Tongue River boys took a 81-66 beating at the hands of the Rocky Mountain (Cowley) Grizzlies in the first round Thursday. The Eagles quickly fell behind 13-3 in the early minutes of the Read More

NSI run ends in opening round of state tourney

SHERIDAN — The Burlington defense was too stifling, and the incredible run the NSI Academy boys basketball team has put together this season was cut short in the opening round of the state tournament. NSI shot just 29 percent from the field, 19 percent from behind the arc and 29 percent from the foul line. Read More

Rough start costs Big Horn girls

SHERIDAN — While the third quarter has been the period that gives the Big Horn Lady Rams trouble all season, it was the second quarter that doomed them in the state tournament’s opening round Thursday. The Lady Rams and the Lyman Lady Eagles spent the first eight minutes duking it out, but a 14-7 second Read More

Lady Generals end season with loss to northeastern

SHERIDAN — As the 3-pointers rained down, the Sheridan College women’s basketball team watched as their Region IX championship hopes went down the drain. Northeastern Junior College was simply too much for Sheridan to handle, and the Lady Generals were sent home from Scottsbluff, Nebraska, with a 81-58 loss to end their season. The first Read More

Three commit to Sheridan College soccer

SHERIDAN — Three more prep soccer players have committed to continue their careers at Sheridan College next fall. The men’s soccer team added two players this week and the SC women have added one. Fernando Rubio Garcia is a central defender from Spain whose twin brother, Carlos, signed with the Generals earlier this winter. Askia Read More

AgriPark hosts team roping event

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College AgriPark hosted its fourth and largest team roping event this past Sunday produced by the American Cowboy Team Roping Association. There were three different ropings in the event. Brenda White and Shane Ellenwood took first in the first roping with an average of 33.01 seconds on three head. Tody Vineyard Read More

Unlikely story: NSI boys basketball headed to state

March 5, 2015

SHERIDAN — It’s Saturday, Feb. 28 at 1:30 p.m. It’s the third day of the 1A regional tournament at Laramie High School. The Normative Services Inc. Academy boys basketball team is about to take on its toughest challenge of the year, going up against the top-seeded Guernsey-Sunrise Vikings in the quarterfinals of the consolation bracket. Read More

Lady Generals win first round at Region IX tourney

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals were able to hold off McCook Community College in the opening round of the Region IX women’s basketball tournament, and they inflicted most of their damage at the free-throw line. Sheridan shot 21-of-24 (88 percent) from the charity stripe Wednesday and 16-of-17 (94 percent) in the second half Read More

Weekend sports outlook

Friday Sheridan College Women’s basketball at Region IX tournament*, TBD Basketball Sheridan boys at regional tournament, 8:30 p.m. Sheridan girls at regional tournament, 4 p.m. Big Horn girls at state tournament, TBD Tongue River girls at state tournament, TBD Tongue River boys at state tournament, TBD NSI boys at state tournament, TBD Indoor Track State Read More

Girls basketball 4A regional tournament brackets

March 4, 2015

Boys basketball 4A regional tournament brackets

Column: Road to state 4A titles begin Friday

It’s finally March. A basketball fan’s dream. Between arguing with my TV when Joe Lunardi puts Indiana as a 10-seed and streaming the Atlantic Sun tournament on ESPN3, I find time to enjoy some local madness as well. The 4A East regional tournament kicks off tomorrow at Sheridan High School, and it should be a Read More

Perkins team remains undefeated

Matt Hammer puts up a shot during the Sheridan Recreation District Adult League Basketball game Tuesday night at the Sheridan Junior High School. The team sponsored by Perkins in green remains undefeated this season.

3 Lady Generals named All-Region

SHERIDAN — When the Sheridan College women’s basketball team takes the court at the Region IX tournament this weekend, they will do so with three All-Region Team award winners in their starting lineup. Tiana Hanson, Sierra Toms and Zuzana Talackova join 14 other Region IX student-athletes on the 2015 All-Region Team. Coaches from the region Read More

YMCA indoor soccer champs

Winners of the YMCA youth indoor soccer league, back row from left, are coach Sumner Ellis, Elias Bennett, Tim Brown, Isaac Grimes, Myricle Stuart and coach Joel Esteves. Front row, from left, are Landon Negron, Emma Prior, Calvin Gilmer and Brianna Prior.

Hawks peewee team wins state championship

March 3, 2015

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Hawks peewee hockey team (U12) went down to Cheyenne over the weekend and came back with a state championship banner. Sitting as the top seed in the B division, head coach Jack Morey said his team was focused and wasn’t going to settle for anything less than a championship. That focus Read More

Smokin’ Aces win volleyball championship

The Kubota Smokin’ Aces won the Sheridan Recreation District 2015 Women’s Volleyball B league championship last week. They defeated Core Physical Therapy in two games for the title. Pictured, back row from left, are Callie Crouse, Kayla Morris and Tammy Switzenberg. Front row, from left, are Michelle Switzenberg, Mindy Chase and Sheila Georgen. Not pictured: Read More

Eagles come back to beat Big Horn, earn spot in state tourney

March 2, 2015

BIG HORN — The Tongue River High School Eagles walked into Saturday’s basketball game against Big Horn as the underdogs without 10 wins to their name. Tongue River was undersized, playing in front of hundreds of Rams fans crammed into a too-small gym. Big Horn was the Northeast 2A champs. There was no reason for Read More

Lady Rams take down Pine Bluffs to clinch state berth

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Lady Rams basketball team is heading to the state tournament. When Big Horn took the hardwood Saturday afternoon against rival Tongue River, the only thing on the line was pride and state tourney seeding. Saturday morning’s matchup with Pine Bluffs was the important one, and the Lady Rams put Read More

Lady Eagles finish third at regionals

BIG HORN — The defending state champion Tongue River Lady Eagles recovered after their minor hiccup against Burns on Friday by winning a loser-out game against Wright and the consolation bracket title game against Big Horn. After battling from behind most of the game against Wright, momentum finally shifted the Lady Eagles’ way in the Read More

Kerry Powers wins state title in 220 class

SHERIDAN — With the amount of wrestlers Gillette qualified, the Camels essentially clinched the 4A state wrestling championship before the tournament had even started. However, that didn’t stop the Sheridan Broncs from putting together impressive performances on the mat. Ten Bronc placers at the meet was good enough to give Sheridan third place in 4A Read More

Hawks finish sixth at state hockey tourney

SHERIDAN — Winning one out of three games over the weekend, the Sheridan Hawks ended their season in sixth place at the Wyoming state hockey tournament. Game one of the tournament against the Pinedale Glaciers ended in heartbreak for the Hawks. After scoring the final two goals in regulation to tie the game up, the Read More

Coin toss lands SHS girls in No.2-seed in region

SHERIDAN — In a repeat of football season, the Sheridan High School girls basketball team was forced to break a tie to determine seeding heading into this weekend’s regional tournament. After Friday’s loss to Gillette, the Lady Broncs were tied atop the 4A East standing with the Lady Camels. A coin flip was held between Read More

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