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Friday’s Scores

From The Associated Press FOOTBALL State Playoffs Class 4A Quarterfinal Campbell County 48, Laramie 3 Casper Natrona 55, Evanston 12 Cheyenne East 57, Casper Kelly Walsh 27 Sheridan 28, Cheyenne Central 7 Class 3A Quarterfinal Cody 61, Rawlins 6 Douglas 38, Star Valley 13 Riverton 42, Powell 26 Torrington 41, Jackson Hole 14 Class 2A… Continue Reading

Big Horn Rams earn win against Lovell

Big Horn Rams earn win against Lovell

SHERIDAN — It was closer than most people expected, but the Big Horn Rams squeaked out a win against Lovell to advance in the 2A playoffs. In the Rams first-ever home playoff night game, it was a back-and-forth battle for the 24 minutes of play before Big Horn was able to pull ahead in the… Continue Reading

Broncs advance to quarterfinals

Broncs advance to quarterfinals

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs were about an inch away from opening last night’s playoff game against Cheyenne Central the same way they started against them in the regular season. On the opening kickoff in the Broncs victory on Oct. 10, Dontae Crow handed the ball off to Joe Shassetz, who took the ball to… Continue Reading

SC women’s basketball dominates Great Falls

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals basketball team dominated in the opening performance at the Holiday Inn tournament Friday night, topping Great Falls 101-41. While the score was just 55-24 going into the halftime break, the Lady Generals ran away with the game in the second half. Tamara Brine led the team in scoring… Continue Reading

SHS swimming finishes fifth at state meet

SHERIDAN — While the Sheridan High School girls swimming and diving team left the 4A state meet without earning any championships, the team did turn out several good performances in Gillette Friday. Overall, the team finished in fifth place with 131 points, behind Campbell County, La ramie, Cheyenne Central and Cheyenne East. The following are… Continue Reading

High School Volleyball

Lady Rams head to regional championship game BIG HORN — The Lady Rams volleyball team won two matches Friday night to move into the 2A East regional championship game, set for 4 p.m. today. The Lady Rams will face Wright, a team that also earned two wins Friday. Big Horn topped Pine Bluffs in their… Continue Reading

Tongue River ends season with tough loss to Cokeville

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles football team suffered a tough, season-ending loss to Cokeville Friday night in the first round of the 1A playoffs. The No.-1 ranked team in the 1A West, topped the team from Dayton 55-0. “They were everything I thought they would be,” Eagles coach John Scott said about Cokeville Friday… Continue Reading

Lady Generals rally for the win

Lady Generals rally for the win

SHERIDAN — The two vocal Eagles fans behind the Laramie County Community College bench weren’t nearly enough to drain the energy from the Sheridan College crowd last night as the Lady Generals volleyball team took down the Eagles in a five-set barn-burner. It was just 20 days ago when the Lady Generals needed five sets… Continue Reading

Eagles to face tough Cokeville in 1st round

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles travel to Cokeville Friday for the first round of the 1A playoffs, and they’re going to have their hands full. Tongue River beat Pine Bluffs last week to make their first trip to the postseason in six years and their first under head coach John Scott. The Eagles finished… Continue Reading

Rams expecting much improved Lovell team

BIG HORN — The road to a state championship repeat looks similar to the path that the Big Horn Rams took during last year’s trip to Laramie. The Rams have to get past Lovell if they want to continue their season. The undefeated Big Horns Rams will open the 2014 2A playoffs with a battle… Continue Reading

Eighth-graders finish atop conference

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs eighth-grade football team finished an outstanding season with a 40-28 victory over Buffalo to cap off an 8-1 season. Parker Christensen finished his junior high football career on a high note, rushing for more than 200 yards and finding the end zone three times. In addition, quarterback Cody Stults connected… Continue Reading

Column: Young Generals team will face steep curve

Mike Pruden is the sports editor at The Sheridan Press. We’re a game away — hopefully a Royals win — from being done with baseball until pitchers and catchers report in, like, two weeks. The NFL is heading into the back half of the schedule; and we’re only three months from hearing coaches moan and… Continue Reading

2 Sheridan County athletes earn All-State honors

2 Sheridan County athletes  earn All-State honors

SHERIDAN — Hundreds of runners took to the trails Saturday for the state cross-country meet held at the Sheridan VA Medical Center. Sheridan County runners fared well in the event, earning several top-10 finishes. In 2A, Tongue River’s Courtney Jolovich earned an eighth-place finish and All-State honors with her time of 21 minutes, 45.07 seconds.… Continue Reading

High school football playoff matchups set after coin toss

SHERIDAN — All three Sheridan County high school football teams are in the playoffs, and, although it took the Sheridan Broncs an extra day, the matchups are set for the opening round. After Cheyenne East beat Gillette Friday, there was a three-team tie for second place in the 4A bracket. This meant that East, Gillette… Continue Reading

Generals eager to take on conference opponents

Generals eager to take on conference opponents

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s basketball team finished off its preseason preparation with a scrimmage against Black Hills State University Saturday, and coach Matt Hammer says his team is ready to start playing in some real games. After the Generals opened their preseason schedule with a home game against Medicine Hat College on Oct.… Continue Reading

SC volleyball tops Central Wyoming College

SHERIDAN — If the season trend means anything, the Sheridan College volleyball team should be on their way to finishing out the regular season on a high note. The Lady Generals have been consistent at being inconsistent over the last month, going 6-6 since their Sept. 29 win over McCook Community College. Sheridan followed up… Continue Reading

Lady Rams fall to Wright in five sets

BIG HORN — No. 1-ranked Wright topped the No. 2-ranked Lady Rams volleyball team Saturday in five sets (19-25, 25-14, 13-25, 25-22, 15-11). “We knew it was going to be a battle going in,” Lady Rams coach Leigh McLaughlin said, adding that Big Horn faced Wright twice already this season and lost both times. “We… Continue Reading

Tongue River earns spot in playoffs

DAYTON — With a little help from Lingle-Ft. Laramie, the Tongue River Eagles are headed to the playoffs for the first time in John Scott’s tenure as head coach. By halftime of Tongue River’s matchup with Pine Bluffs Friday, third-ranked Lingle-Ft. Laramie had beaten Moorcroft 55-0, meaning all the Eagles needed to do was get… Continue Reading

Broncs slam Cheyenne South

SHERIDAN — Two, three or four. Those are the three spots the Sheridan Broncs could land in the 4A seeding headed into next week’s playoffs. It all comes down to the flip of a coin. The Broncs did everything they could last night by taking down Cheyenne South in another blowout victory, 52-13. After allowing… Continue Reading

Big Horn Rams secure conference championship

BIG HORN — It was a 66-yard touchdown pass to Christian Mayer. That was the big play that separated the Big Horn Rams from the Wheatland Bulldogs last night. Coach Mike McGuire said Tuesday that his team’s ability to make the big play was the reason they were undefeated through their first seven games, and… Continue Reading

Local volleyball results Oct. 24, 2014

Tongue River wins in three over Moorcroft DAYTON — The Tongue River High School girls volleyball team won three straight sets against Moorcroft High School at Moorcroft Friday night. The scores were 25-13, 25-11 and 25-20. Coach Michelle Nielsen said she had five girls who stood out — Sarah Bacon with six digs, Mattie Boll… Continue Reading

Weekend Sports Outlook Oct. 23, 2014

Weekend Sports Outlook Friday High school football Tongue River vs Pine Bluffs, 2 p.m. Big Horn vs Wheatland (Senior Night), 6 p.m. Sheridan at Cheyenne South, 6 p.m. NSI at Midwest High school volleyball Tongue River at Moorcroft, 3 p.m. Big Horn at Sundance, 4 p.m. Sheridan at Gillette, 4 p.m. Arvada-Clearmont at Kaycee, 5… Continue Reading

Going for goals: Rams to tackle Wheatland

Going for goals: Rams to tackle Wheatland

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams can cross two goals off of their preseason list with a win over No. 3 Wheatland Friday. The top-ranked team in 2A has yet to lose a game this season, and a win tomorrow would make them the only undefeated team in the class headed into the playoffs.… Continue Reading

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