Category Archives: Sports

Comeback falls short for Wyoming All-Stars

Comeback falls short for Wyoming All-Stars

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming boys All-Stars couldn’t quite close the door on a late double-digit comeback Friday in a 93-79 loss to the Montana All-Stars at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The Wyoming boys turned a 16-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter into a 3-point game before a couple of turnovers and… Continue Reading

Pollard, Williams chasing state rodeo titles in Douglas

Pollard, Williams chasing state rodeo titles  in Douglas

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County high school rodeo team made a statement in the first go-round of goat tying at Thursday’s state finals in Douglas. Sheridan placed four cowgirls in the top 10 of the event, including the day’s top ride from Saije Pollard. Pollard’s time of 9.07 seconds beat out Lusk’s Jacey Thompson by… Continue Reading

21 Generals earn all-academic honors

SHERIDAN — Twenty-one Sheridan College student-athletes were named to the National Junior College Athletic Association Academic All-Region IX team following the 2015-16 school year. To qualify for All-Region teams, students must complete 30 semester hours while maintaining a grade point average of 3.25 or better. “At Sheridan College, we are proud to have some of… Continue Reading

Handcuffing lightning and throwing thunder in jail

People called him The Greatest. Heck, he called himself The Greatest. And he probably was. He floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee, and was an iconic figure both inside and, more importantly, outside the boxing ring. Muhammed Ali’s death Friday hit the sports world hard. Any death of an icon is difficult… Continue Reading

Six teams compete in second annual Elks Scramble

Six teams compete in second annual Elks Scramble

SHERIDAN — The foursome of Tyler Johnson, Bud Johnson, Ryan Little and Jared Guyer won the second annual Elks Scramble and Calcutta Saturday at Hidden Bridge Golf Club. Six four-man teams competed in the tournament. The winning group won with a net score of 52.8. Their 57 was the low gross of the day, as… Continue Reading

Bard replaces Ryan on Wyoming All-Stars

SHERIDAN — Robbi Ryan’s final basketball game in front of her hometown fans will end up being a Feb. 20 win over the Laramie Lady Plainsmen. The Sheridan senior and two-time Gatorade Player of the Year will sit out this weekend’s Wyoming-Montana All-Star Games due to a knee injury she suffered during the spring soccer… Continue Reading

Ping Pong Club dominates Casper tournament

Ping Pong Club dominates Casper tournament

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Ping Pong Club is still in its infant stages, but it took a big leap over the weekend by dominating the seventh annual Casper Table Tennis Tournament. Eight members of the club made the trip to Casper. The group collected seven awards and five were champions. They took first in all… Continue Reading

Jets sweep wild doubleheader with Roughnecks

Jets sweep wild doubleheader with Roughnecks

SHERIDAN — In 14 innings that involved a triple play, a walk-off single and a collision at the plate, the Sheridan Jets somehow scratched out two wins against Casper at home Sunday. The Jets offense came in the clutch in the first of the two-game set with an 8-7 victory over the Roughnecks. Sheridan followed… Continue Reading

Bard, Ryan named Milward-Simpson Award finalists

SHERIDAN — Big Horn’s Bailey Bard and Sheridan’s Robbi Ryan were named finalists for Wyoming’s Milward-Simpson Award. The award, in its 40th year, is given to the top high school senior athletes — male and female — who excelled in multiple sports throughout his and her four years of high school. Bard was recognized for… Continue Reading

Two Lady Rams to play in WCA All-Star games

BIG HORN — The Wyoming Coaches Association named two Big Horn High School athletes to its annual North-South All-Star games over the weekend. Bailey Bard and Morgan Nance will participate in all-star festivities on July 23 in Casper. The event features the state’s top volleyball and basketball players. Bard will play for the North in… Continue Reading

Stranded runners hurt Troopers

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers went 1-3 over a tough weekend on the road. They dropped two games to Rapid City Saturday before splitting with Spearfish Sunday. Despite their 17 hits, the Troopers committed eight errors in the two games against Rapid City and left 21 players on base. They lost 10-3 and 12-7. Jeffrey… Continue Reading

Eight heading to Casper for ping pong tourney

Eight heading to Casper for ping pong tourney

SHERIDAN — Eight members of the Sheridan Ping Pong Club will head to Casper Saturday for the seventh annual Casper Table Tennis Tournament. The event is hosted by the Casper Recreation Division. Brad Balmer, Nicole Cullison, Rod Trahan, Decker Trahan, Tom Patten, Ben Patten, Jake Bray and Nathan Gilbert will all head to Casper to… Continue Reading

Colstrip’s Limpy signs with Lady Generals

Colstrip’s Limpy signs with Lady Generals

SHERIDAN — Frank McCarthy added to his 2016-17 Sheridan College women’s basketball team with the signing of Tyra Limpy Monday. Limpy, a 5-foot-10 guard out of Colstrip (Montana) High School, joins Forsyth, Montana’s, Raelynn Keefer as the first recruits for the upcoming season. Limpy averaged 18 points a game and shot 42 percent from behind… Continue Reading

Nine Broncs named soccer all-conference

SHERIDAN — Nine Sheridan High School soccer players were named all-conference by the Wyoming Coaches Association late Tuesday evening. Of those nine players, eight of them also earned all-state recognition. Senior Lady Broncs Lauren Passini, Robbi Ryan and Jamy Shassetz were all named both all-conference and all-state for 4A girls soccer. Passini and Shassetz were… Continue Reading

The Chef vs. the King pt. deux

My NBA season preview all the way back in October predicted James Harden to win the league’s Most Valuable Player award. That was way wrong, per usual. Instead, Steph Curry repeated as MVP and earned the award unanimously — an NBA first — on his second go-round. The Chef cooked all season long, and now,… Continue Reading

Lady Generals get job done off court

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team finished 22-10 last season, but they also got the job done off the court. The Lady Generals finished with a 3.52 cumulative GPA, earning the group all-academic recognition. Ten of the team’s 12 players were named to the NJCAA Region IX all-academic first team. Players named to… Continue Reading

Broncs wrap season with third-place finish at state

Broncs wrap season with third-place finish at state

SHERIDAN — When Riley Sessions was tripped in the box late in the second half of the third-place game at the 4A state soccer tournament Saturday, there was no hesitation amongst the Sheridan Broncs players as to who was taking the penalty kick. Zach Campbell was hanging out 100 yards away in his normal spot,… Continue Reading

Troopers go 2-3 for the weekend

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers went 2-3 for the weekend at the Gillette Memorial Day Tournament. Sheridan posted wins against Gillette and Rock Springs, with its losses coming against Spearfish, Laurel and the Rapid City Expos. The Troopers are now 10-6 on the year. They had been riding a six-game winning streak coming into the weekend.… Continue Reading

SCWBB inks first 2016-17 recruit

SCWBB inks first 2016-17 recruit

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College head women’s basketball coach Frank McCarthy signed his first recruit for the 2016-17 season. Raelynn Keefer will join the Lady Generals after a record-setting career at Forsyth (Montana) High School. Keefer averaged 13 points a game and shot 36 percent from the 3-point line as a senior and was named to… Continue Reading

SNATCHED AWAY: Overtime PK ends Sheridan’s title shot

SNATCHED AWAY: Overtime PK ends Sheridan’s title shot

SHERIDAN — It was as grueling a way to go out as a team can have. A penalty kick in the waning minutes of overtime cut the Sheridan Broncs’ state championship dreams short as they fell 1-0 to Laramie in Friday’s semifinal. “It’s very unfortunate when it feels like it’s been stolen from us,” Sheridan… Continue Reading

Team ropers fill scoresheet at Casper rodeo

SHERIDAN — Team Roping was the hot event at the Casper high school rodeo last weekend. Four local riders earned top-10 finishes, including a first-place ride from Big Horn’s Wheaton Williams. Williams and his partner, Jerren Johnson of Casper, roped their calf in 7.820 seconds Saturday to win the round. They followed with a 15.190-second… Continue Reading

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