Category Archives: Sports

Broncs swimmers dominate in Buffalo

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School swim team had to travel to Buffalo Tuesday for a dual meet with Buffalo High School, and the Broncs won all but two events at the meet. The schedule got moved around a bit, but the late change didn’t seem to hinder the Broncs. Due to some issues with… Continue Reading

Column: 2015 local sports look back

We’re closing in on the end of 2015, and what a year it has been. Once again, sports on both the local and national scale, have been exciting, groundbreaking and entertaining. Over the next two weeks, we will look back at what the year in sports has offered us. First, let’s take a look at… Continue Reading

Hawks return from Laramie with tie, win over Outlaws

SHERIDAN — Zane Garstad called it a fun and exciting weekend as the Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team recorded a tie and a win against the Laramie Outlaws over the weekend. The head coach pointed to his teams’ hard work and determination in two hard fought games with what he called two evenly matched… Continue Reading

Generals end 1st half of season with win over Dawson

WILLISTON, N.D. — The Sheridan College Generals are ready for some much needed time off. The Generals have spent the last few weeks battling National Junior College Athletic Association sanctions and appeals, audits and a plethora of injuries. So with one final game to play Saturday before a three-week hiatus for the holidays, head coach… Continue Reading

Weekend sports recap

Lady Broncs sweep opponents in Riverton SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Lady Broncs basketball team completed its weekend sweep at the Riverton Invitational with a 50-37 win over Evanston Saturday. Even scoring helped Sheridan in the win, as seven players scored for the Lady Broncs. Six of those seven players finished with at least… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs Dec. 12, 2015

Lady Eagles take first game of Herder Classic; TR boys drop two games SHERIDAN — Taking the court without storied coach Dianne Moser for the first time in more than 40 years, the Tongue River Lady Eagles just edged out the Thermopolis Lady Bobcats in the first game of the Herder Classic in Glenrock. Both… Continue Reading

Generals lose to Williston State Friday, 78-77

Generals lose to Williston State Friday, 78-77

WILLISTON, N.D. — It came down to the final play for the Sheridan College men’s basketball team, but it was an early second-half run that cost the Generals in a 78-77 loss to the Williston State Tetons Friday night. After Pablo Rivas knocked down two free throws with 36 seconds to go, the Generals forced… Continue Reading

Broncs pin 6, win first dual of season

SHERIDAN — Pins, pins and more pins. The Sheridan Broncs wrestling team opened its season with a win in a dual against Worland in front of their home crowd last night. In what became a high-scoring dual, the Broncs rolled to a 54-30 win over the Warriors and every contested match resulted in a pin.… Continue Reading

SHS boys, girls earn wins over Riverton

SHERIDAN — It was a good opening night for both the Sheridan High School boys and girls basketball teams as they secured wins against the Riverton Wolverines Thursday at the Riverton Invitational. The 2014-15 Wyoming Gatorade Player of the Year, Robbi Ryan, scored 21 points for the Lady Broncs, but it was an all-around team… Continue Reading

SHS hoops hosting Meet the Players Night

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School will host a boys and girls basketball Meet the Players Night on Monday. This will be the third year of the event, which gives Broncs and Lady Broncs fans their first introductions to this year’s teams. The event will also feature fun mini games for kids, pizza, drinks and a… Continue Reading

Mailbag: Can you replace a Gary Bertier?

Hello and welcome to the first installment of the long-awaited Mike P. mailbag. I introduced the mailbag in late September, giving readers and sports fans a chance to ask their burning questions — sports related or not — with the hopes that I can give them a fulfilling answer. Now, most of the questions I… Continue Reading

Hawks hockey ties, wins against Gillette Wild

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team kept the solid start to the season going with a tie and a win in Gillette over the weekend in what ended up being Gillette’s final games of the season. Sheridan head coach Zane Garstad said Monday that the Gillette Wild are pulling out of the… Continue Reading

SC women score 104 in win over Dawson CC

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team has found its stride as of late. They’re winners of four straight — including two over the weekend — and have won eight of their last nine games. And they’ve found different ways to win along the way. They utilized strong defense to secure a win over… Continue Reading

Late 3s down Generals in 1st home loss of season

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s basketball team couldn’t close the door on Utah State University-Eastern Saturday, and a couple of late 3s from the Golden Eagles downed the Generals in their first home loss of the season. SC head coach Matt Hammer has emphasized coming out strong as of late, and the Generals took… Continue Reading

SC men, women dominate Great Falls

SC men, women dominate Great Falls

SHERIDAN — The University of Great Falls sent its two junior varsity basketball teams — men’s and women’s — to the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome this weekend to compete in the Sheridan Classic, and Sheridan College dominated Friday night to sweep the Argos. It was a defensive night for both SC teams as the Lady… Continue Reading

Postseason ban or not, Generals focused on season

Postseason ban or not, Generals focused on season

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s basketball team is off and running this season. They’re sitting on a 9-2 record, they’re undefeated at home and they’ll have a chance to extend that streak this weekend when they host the Sheridan Classic at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. It’s head coach Matt Hammer’s first official season… Continue Reading

SC hoops to host Sheridan Classic this weekend

Men’s Basketball FRIDAY Central Wyoming College vs. Utah State University-Eastern, 3 p.m. Sheridan College vs. University of Great Falls JV, 7 p.m. SATURDAY Central Wyoming College vs. University of Great Falls JV, 3 p.m. Sheridan College vs. Utah State University-Eastern, 7 p.m. Women’s Basketball FRIDAY Wyoming All-Stars vs. Dawson Community College, 1 p.m. Sheridan College vs.… Continue Reading

Column: The legacy of Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant. What else can you say about that guy that hasn’t already been said? He’s one of the best basketball players in the history of the game; he’s a competitor, a champion. But the time has come where Bryant pulls the purple and gold Lakers jersey from his aching body for the last time… Continue Reading

Brine’s career high propels Lady Generals over EWC

Brine’s career high propels Lady Generals over EWC

SHERIDAN — Tamara Brine finished with a career-high 33 points, and the Sheridan College women’s basketball team cruised to an 87-75 victory over Eastern Wyoming College Saturday. SC head coach Frank McCarthy said each game is about getting better and preparing for the looming conference season. He was pleased with the way his team improved… Continue Reading

Generals earn two big wins at Lions Club Tournament

Generals earn two big wins at Lions Club Tournament

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s basketball team got two big wins over the weekend at the Lions Club Tournament at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. They weren’t necessarily big wins on the scoreboard, but they were much-needed wins. Sheridan entered the weekend with a 7-2 record, but the wins came against the Wyoming All-Stars… Continue Reading

Lady Generals cruise to big win

Lady Generals cruise to big win

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team played its best all-around game of the season Friday night in an 83-48 win over Rocky Mountain College JV at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. Sheridan head coach Frank McCarthy was just happy to see smiles across his girls’ faces after some early season struggles. “As a… Continue Reading

SC hoops hosting Lions Club Tournament at Golden Dome

Lions Club Basketball Tournament weekend schedule Friday, Nov. 27 WBB: Eastern Wyoming vs. Wyoming All-Stars, 2 p.m. MBB: Williston State vs. Northwest College, 4 p.m. WBB: Sheridan College vs. Rocky Mountain, 6 p.m. MBB: Sheridan College vs. Dakota College Bottineau, 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28 WBB: Rocky Mountain vs. Wyoming All-Stars, noon MBB: Dakota College… Continue Reading

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