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No. 12 Casper College holds SC to 50 points in blowout

No. 12 Casper College holds SC to 50 points in blowout

SHERIDAN — There’s a reason the Casper College women’s basketball team is ranked 12th in the country, and they showed it Saturday as they completely dominated the Sheridan College Lady Generals 81-50. The Lady Thunderbirds are big and long. Their roster boasts five 6-footers and five more players 5-feet-10 or 5-feet-11. With Shayne Carter out… Continue Reading

Local sports recaps — Feb. 1, 2016

Rams roll Sundance 66-23 BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School boys basketball team has been scoring at will since it returned from winter break. The Rams are riding an eight-game winning streak, and they’re averaging 66.75 points a game during that streak. Surprisingly, their 66 points Saturday were just the fifth highest they’ve… Continue Reading

Indoor track results from Chadron

Indoor Track Results Chadron State College Winter Classic HS Open Top Finishers Sheridan High School Girls 2. Anna Zowada; 400-meter dash, 1-minute, 5.17 seconds 6. Pippin Robison; 800-meter run, 2:34.90 4. Pippin Robison; 1600-meter run, 5:47.43 6. Karly McClure; 3200-meter run, 14:20.99 5. Shelbi Kovar; 55-meter hurdles, 9.92 6. 4×400-meter relay team A, 4:34.86 8.… Continue Reading

Ryan scores 35, Lady Broncs squeak by Central in OT

Ryan scores 35, Lady Broncs squeak by Central in OT

SHERIDAN — Robbi Ryan scored 35 points Saturday, but it was a play at the other end of the floor that helped the Sheridan High School girls basketball team hang on to secure an overtime win over Cheyenne Central, 64-57. With the game tied at 53 in the fourth quarter, Sheridan held for what they… Continue Reading

Broncs wrestlers sweep weekend

Broncs wrestlers sweep weekend

SHERIDAN — The two victories in duals against Cheyenne South and Laramie on Saturday means the Sheridan Bronc wrestling team is now tied for the top spot in the 4A East Conference. After rolling Cheyenne South in a 43-27 victory in the first dual of the morning matchups, then scraping by Laramie 42-32, the Broncs… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs knock off No. 2-ranked Cheyenne East 56-49

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls basketball team held off a late Cheyenne East push to win its third straight game and remain undefeated in the conference. Cheyenne East scored 18 points in the fourth quarter to cap off a 16-point comeback, but a total-team effort helped the Lady Broncs hang on to win… Continue Reading

Poised Broncs hang on to beat East 57-56

Poised Broncs hang on to beat East 57-56

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan fan muttered that Cheyenne East’s Elijah Oliver was unstoppable Friday night, but the Broncs defense thought differently as they stopped the Thunderbirds enough times to secure a 57-56 victory. Oliver finished with a game-high 25 points, 13 of which came in the fourth quarter to help the Thunderbirds hang around with… Continue Reading

Sheridan wrestlers win duals over Cheyenne East, Central

Sheridan wrestlers win duals over Cheyenne East, Central

SHERIDAN — It came down to the final few matches in both of the Sheridan Broncs wrestling team’s bouts, but the Broncs ended up on the right side of the scoreboard in their duals Friday night. The Broncs slipped by the Cheyenne Central Indians 42-28 in the first dual of evening, then just etched out… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Jan. 30, 2016

Big Horn girls topple Moorcroft BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School girls basketball team jumped out to an early lead against Moorcroft on the road Friday and held on for a 49-23 victory. The Lady Rams led the Moorcroft team 18-7 after the first quarter and 31-12 at the half. The hot scoring for… Continue Reading

SHS boys swim team loses dual meet to Gillette

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys swim team lost a tough dual meet with rival Gillette Thursday, 124-55. The Broncs have been forced to make some adjustments in the pool due to the loss of one of their top swimmers, Jacob Eckard, who is out with an injury. Despite the loss of Eckard, the… Continue Reading

Athletes compete in Peak Winter Junior Championships

Athletes compete in Peak Winter Junior Championships

SHERIDAN — Four young Sheridan tennis players competed in the Peak Winter Junior Championships in Missoula, Montana, last weekend. Jaxon Porterfield and Quinton Suska both competed in the boys 16U singles and doubles brackets, Ethan Kutz competed in the boys 14U brackets, and Julia Kutz played in the girls 12U and 14U competitions. Porterfield and… Continue Reading

31 turnovers cost Lady Generals in loss to Gillette

31 turnovers cost Lady Generals in loss to Gillette

GILLETTE — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team led for 39 minutes and 28 seconds Wednesday night. Unfortunately for Frank McCarthy’s team, they were the first 39 minutes and 28 seconds of the game. The Lady Generals turned the ball over a staggering 31 times Wednesday night, and three straight in the final minute of… Continue Reading

John Mellencamp ended my career

Have you ever been trotting around the hardwood bobbing your head to that new Gucci Mane as you torch the net with some of the purest jump shots you’ve ever taken? I’m talking about a couple of lazy dribbles to the elbow, ball bouncing to the beat as you make a fake spin move before… Continue Reading

SHS to honor state champs at Friday basketball games

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School will honor its two 2015 state champions during Friday’s basketball games. The SHS girls basketball team will take on Cheyenne East Friday at 5:30 p.m., and at halftime of that game, the school will present the state championship banner to the Broncs football team. At halftime of the boys basketball… Continue Reading

Local sports recaps — Jan. 25, 2016

SHERIDAN — Four Lady Broncs scored in double figures as the Sheridan High School girls basketball team trounced Cheyenne South 75-49 Saturday. Robbi Ryan led the team with 14 points, while Kaycen Townsend (12 points), Zoie Jones (12) and Jordan Christensen (10) followed right behind in Sheridan’s most evenly spread scoring game of the season.… Continue Reading

Indoor Track Gillette Invite Top 8 finishers

Sheridan High School Girls 7. Anna Zowada; 200-meter dash; 28.72 1. Xiomara Robinson; 3200-meter run; 11:54.74 3. Peyton Bomar; 55-meter hurdles; 9.30 4. Gracie Edeen, Kirsten Hendricks, Anna Zowada, Emily Hooge; 4×200-meter relay; 1:56.96 5. Marissa Coon, Mikela Moore, Bridgette Maxey, Carolina Chase; 4×200-meter relay; 1:57.43 3. Anna Zowada, Pippin Robison, Kirsten Hendricks, Peyton Bomar;… Continue Reading

Hawks sweep penalty-filled weekend in new rink

Hawks sweep penalty-filled weekend in new rink

SHERIDAN — It was a classic give-and-go. Barak Broad sent the puck up to Brice Beisher, who returned it right back to Broad on his way to the game-winning score as the Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team remained undefeated with a 5-4 win over the Rock Springs Miners Saturday. “We knew we needed to… Continue Reading

Rivas’ career high propels SC past Western

Rivas’ career high propels SC past Western

SHERIDAN — All it took was a little discipline and some self-assessment for the Sheridan College men’s basketball team to light a fire under itself, resulting in a 79-67 win over Western Wyoming Community College. After a tough loss to Central Wyoming College Wednesday, one that saw a 10-point Generals lead disintegrate into an eventual… Continue Reading

Lady Generals hang on to beat Mustangs

Lady Generals hang on to beat Mustangs

SHERIDAN — The stat sheet wasn’t pretty, but the Sheridan College women’s basketball team gutted out a tough win over Western Wyoming Community College, 72-70. The Lady Generals were drastically outrebounded 43-25, they shot just 2 of 14 (14 percent) from behind the arc and 18 of 30 (60 percent) from the free-throw line. They… Continue Reading

Lady Eagles dominate Moorecroft Friday

DAYTON — The Moorcroft Lady Wolves were no problem for the home standing Tongue River Lady Eagles basketball team Friday night as the Lady Eagles rolled their opponent 44-23. Kylee Knobloch registered a double-double last night with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Teghn Kobza followed with 9 points. It came down to rebounding. The Lady… Continue Reading

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