Category Archives: Sports

Column: Charging call needs a little work

Ask any basketball coach at any level, and they’ll tell you how important taking a charge can be to a game. Sheridan College head coach Matt Hammer gets on his guys on a daily basis for not stepping over and taking a charge. For a defender to have that in his arsenal can become crucial… Continue Reading

YMCA registration for youth soccer now open

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA is currently taking registrations for two youth soccer leagues. Children in grades 1-8 can participate in the YMCA Youth Spring Soccer League, while kindergarten students can play in the YMCA Little Kickers Soccer League. Both leagues are open for registration until March 11. The Youth Spring Soccer League begins… Continue Reading

11 3-pointers not enough as Broncs fall to Central

11 3-pointers not enough as Broncs fall to Central

SHERIDAN — They say you live or die by the three, and after the long ball helped the Sheridan Broncs comeback and win on Friday night, the shots just weren’t falling in Saturday’s 48-42 loss to Cheyenne Central. It took more than 16 minutes for the Sheridan boys to score a two-pointer — a Blake… Continue Reading

Defense propels SHS girls past Central 51-44

Defense propels SHS girls past Central 51-44

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Lady Broncs (17-1, 7-0) basketball team opened Saturday’s matchup with Cheyenne Central (12-7, 2-5) with a ton of offensive firepower but were forced to rely on their defense to pull out the 51-44 win over the Lady Indians. After a tough night on offense the night before, the Lady… Continue Reading

SC teams destroy Little Big Horn College

Lady Generals dominate Little Big Horn for third time SHERIDAN — Despite a running clock in the second half, the Sheridan College Lady Generals still scored 99 points in a rout of Little Big Horn College on Saturday. It was the third time the Sheridan women have battled the Lady Rams this season, and the results… Continue Reading

Broncs swim team finishes fourth at regionals

SHERIDAN — There were a handful of bright spots for the Bronc swimmers at regionals this weekend. As a team, the Broncs finished fourth out of six teams competing at the meet, finishing with 170 points. Oscar Patten finished second in the 200 freestyle while Presley Felker and Jakob Eckard finished second and third in… Continue Reading

Local track athletes put up solid performances

SHERIDAN— Sheridan County schools put up solid performances against many of the top indoor track teams in the state over the weekend. Sheridan’s Gabby Edeen took second in the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.44. Edeen just missed first place in the event by .03 seconds. Cricket Cunningham of Big Horn also took eighth… Continue Reading

Big Horn basketball teams top Moorcroft

Big Horn Boys rout Moorcroft 68-47 BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams (12-9) basketball team is one step closer to taking the conference championship after Saturday’s 68-47 rout of the Moorcroft Wolves (6-14). “It went well,” head coach Ryan Alley said about Saturday’s game. “We came out early and played tough … we jumped out… Continue Reading

Lovell hands Tongue River girls largest loss of season

DAYTON — The Tongue River Lady Eagles simply didn’t have enough horses in the stable to keep up with the Lovell Lady Bulldogs in their 60-39 loss on Saturday. Lovell, a school with twice as many students as Tongue River, simply wore out the Lady Eagles basketball team. The Lady Eagles played some of their… Continue Reading

Lovell topples Eagles 56-35

DAYTON — It was a mismatch even before the opening tip off. Lovell’s starters were literally staring down at Tongue River’s starting five — the tallest Eagle stood 6-feet tall while the shortest Bulldog stood the same height. The 2A Eagles basketball team lost 56-35 to the 3A Bulldogs. Using a 2-3 zone to deny… Continue Reading

Tongue River Eagles dominate Sundance

Tongue River Eagles dominate Sundance

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles and Lady Eagles made a statement last night with huge wins over Sundance. The Lady Eagles came out with guns blazing. Two buckets in a row from Eryn Aksamit, a three-pointer from Amanda Buller, and Tongue River found themselves with a 7-0 lead in the opening minute. But they… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs top Cheyenne East 46-44

Lady Broncs top  Cheyenne East 46-44

SHERIDAN —Megan Myers finished with just four points for the Sheridan High School Lady Broncs last night, but none were bigger than the two she scored with three seconds remaining to give Sheridan a 46-44 win over Cheyenne East. When Sheridan traveled to East two weeks ago, they came away with a 71-67 win over… Continue Reading

Woes continue as Generals fall to Miles in overtime

SHERIDAN — Miles Community College’s Cole Ashby shot just 2-of-11 from behind the arc last night, but it was his deep ball in the final five seconds that downed the Sheridan College men’s basketball team 84-83 in overtime. In a game filled with sloppy play and some controversial whistles, the woes continued for a Sheridan… Continue Reading

Lady Generals take down Miles 75-59

Lady Generals take down Miles 75-59

SHERIDAN — Without one of their best players, the Sheridan College Lady Generals (21-5, 8-3) basketball team used a total team effort to come away with a win over Miles Community College 75-59. Sheridan’s fourth-leading scorer, Tamara Brine, was 9,000 miles away, back in her home country of Australia for her sister’s wedding. That meant… Continue Reading

Sheridan wrestlers fall 39-24 to Gillette

Sheridan wrestlers fall 39-24 to Gillette

SHERIDAN — The performance of two of the top teams in the state did not disappoint the hundreds of wrestling fans who packed the gym at Sheridan High School to watch the Sheridan Broncs dual with the Gillette Camels on Thursday. “It was an exciting dual; it was electric,” Broncs head coach Tyson Shatto said.… Continue Reading

Weekend sports outlook Feb. 12, 2015

Friday Basketball Sheridan girls vs. Cheyenne East, 5:30 p.m. Sheridan boys vs. Cheyenne East, 7 p.m. Tongue River girls vs. Sundance, 5:30 p.m. Tongue River boys vs. Sundance, 7 p.m. Arvada-Clearmont girls vs. Kaycee, 5:30 p.m. Arvada-Clearmont boys vs. Kaycee, 7 p.m. Swimming Sheridan at conference tournament (Cheyenne South) Indoor Track Sheridan at Shine Open… Continue Reading

Sheridan squirts team drops game to Gillette, 4-1

Sheridan squirts team drops game  to Gillette, 4-1

Brock Mann, goalie for the Sheridan Hawks squirts hockey team, attempts to block a shot between the pipes from Zeb Rankin of the Gillette Wild Saturday morning at Sheridan Ice. In coming weeks, work will begin on enclosing the outdoor hockey rink. The project will also include additional locker room and meeting space. Continue Reading

SC volleyball inks South Dakota standout

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team has signed Callie Gabriel to the 2015 roster. Gabriel is a 5-10 outside hitter and defensive specialist from Sturgis, South Dakota, where she recorded 165 kills at 3.1 kills per set, 300 digs and passed an average of 3.52 (on a 3.0 scale) during her senior season at… Continue Reading

Column: The Dunk Contest isn’t dead

Vince Carter between-the-legs. Michael Jordan from the free-throw line. Dee Brown with the arm over the eyes. All iconic dunk contest dunks, none in the last 15 years. Is the NBA Slam Dunk Contest dead? When Carter caught a bounce pass from Tracy McGrady, passed the ball between his legs, and threw it through the… Continue Reading

Hawks earn two wins in Gillette

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team made the trip to Gillette over the weekend and came home with two big wins. On Saturday, Sheridan outshot the Gillette Wild 51 to 20, and five Hawks scored six goals in a 6-1 defeat of the Wild. Jess Edens scored two goals and Trapper Morey,… Continue Reading

SHS swimmers put in solid individual performances

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Bronc swim team may have finished in eighth place out of 16 teams at the boys and girls swim and dive invitational in Gillette, but some of the swimmers finished with impressive individual performances. Sheridan’s Jacob Eckard took third in the 100-yard butterfly event and Oscar Patten took fourth in the… Continue Reading

Lady Eagles top Moorcroft

DAYTON — The Tongue River Lady Eagles (13-5) took a giant leap forward toward the 2A Northeast Championship after a 67-23 victory against the winless Moorcroft Lady Wolves (0-17). With three conference games remaining in the season, the Lady Eagles need two more wins to seal the top spot in the conference. One of those… Continue Reading

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