Category Archives: Sports

Column: Rooting for tanking

These days, sports media throw around the word “tanking” the way Scott Steiner threw around Sid Vicious in the wrestling ring in the late 90s, and, for the most part, they aren’t using it to describe Johnny Manziel partying at the Palms in Las Vegas. Tanking is the term used by fans and media alike… Continue Reading

Athletes of the Week Jan. 20, 2015

Peyton Bomar SHS – Indoor Track • First place in long jump at the BHSU Invite (16’ 5.25”) • First place and new school record in triple jump (34’ 6”) • Fifth place in 60m hurdles (10.52) • Fifth place with 4×400 relay team (4:38.40) Jamir Andrews SC – Basketball • Career-high 32 points on… Continue Reading

SC men top Western Wyoming, 73-66

SC men top Western Wyoming, 73-66

SHERIDAN — Western Wyoming shot 22 more field goals than Sheridan College and outrebounded them by nine, but Sheridan relied on their defense to pull out the 73-66 win Saturday at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. SC coach Matt Hammer knew that his Sheridan Generals team would have to pick up their intensity if they… Continue Reading

Lady Generals take down Western Wyoming

SHERIDAN — After a sluggish start left the Sheridan College Lady Generals basketball team with their backs against the wall Friday, the SC coaches made some adjustments Saturday to bounce back and beat Western Wyoming 70-52. Casper College had no problem breaking down the Sheridan press Friday night, leaving the Lady Generals chasing the ball… Continue Reading

Deep ball helps Broncs drain Natrona

SHERIDAN — Natrona County’s 6-foot-9, 300-pound center Pete Bergman, is a defensive presence manning the paint. You can’t go through him and you certainly can’t go over him. But you can go around him. So, the Sheridan Broncs basketball team (6-4) took what they could get in Saturday’s contest with the Mustangs (4-6), and it certainly… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs top Natrona County; wrestling finishes sixth

Lady Broncs top Natrona County SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs wrapped up this weekend’s basketball games with a close, 41-35, victory Saturday over the Natrona County Fillies. With a 37-35 lead in the final seconds of regulation, the Lady Broncs were able to ward off the defending state champions after making four free throw shots.… Continue Reading

Lady Rams top Rocky Mountain 44-25

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Lady Rams (9-4) didn’t need any extra time last night as they cruised to a 44-25 victory over Rocky Mountain (3-8) in their second of three games this weekend. After a tough overtime battle and eventual loss on the road at Kaycee last night, Big Horn coach Justin Kidneigh… Continue Reading

Rams defeated, 62-39 by Grizzlies

BIG HORN — If there was any gas in the Big Horn Rams (5-8) tank after Thursday’s 49-50 heartbreaking loss to Kaycee, it was empty by the time they took on the Rocky Mountain (Cowley) Grizzlies (7-3) last night. A fatigued and worn-down Big Horn team couldn’t keep up with the Grizzlies, dropping a 39-62… Continue Reading

Sheridan suffers loss to Billings Friday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys basketball team lost to Billings Sr. 61-47 Friday at Billings. “We didn’t play a very good defense the first half,” Coach Gale Smith said. “Then they did a one-two-two half-court press.” Despite the loss, Smith said players Dylan Daniels and Blake Godwin stood out, scoring 11 and 10… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs claim victory over Billings 47-39

Lady Broncs claim victory over Billings 47-39

After a devastating 18-point loss earlier this season, the Sheridan Lady Broncs (9-1) wanted their next meeting with Billings Sr. to be more competitive. They got what they wished for, and more. Last night, the Sheridan Lady Broncs fought their way to a 47-39 win over Billings Sr. “They just played hard, they came out,… Continue Reading

Weekend Sports Outlook Jan. 15, 2015

Weekend Sports Outlook Friday, Jan. 16 Basketball Sheridan girls vs. Billings, 7:30 p.m. Sheridan boys at Billings, 7:30 p.m. Big Horn girls vs. Rocky Mountain, 2:30 p.m. Big Horn boys vs. Rocky Mountain, 4 p.m. Tongue River girls at Greybull, 5:30 p.m. Tongue River boys at Greybull, 7 p.m. Arvada-Clearmont girls at Hulett, 4 p.m.… Continue Reading

Column: Committing to winning

2015 is upon us. One of the best things that comes with every new year is the conference basketball season. As exciting as the college basketball season is, once it gets into the back half of the schedule, it tends to take you through all sorts of emotions. The new year bums you out when… Continue Reading

Sampson shuts out Casper; Hawks get two wins

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Hawks hockey team made the trip to Casper over the weekend and won two games by a combined score of 9-0. In Friday’s game, a 2-0 victory, Sheridan dominated the ice, outshooting the Oilers 40 shots to 16. Brice Beisher and Thomas Moore scored the goals for the Hawks, and Lane… Continue Reading

Lady Rams squeak out 2OT win over Lusk

Lady Rams squeak out 2OT win over Lusk

BIG HORN — After playing four games in three days, the Big Horn Lady Rams (8-3) added an extra eight minutes to their busy weekend, because, why not? It took two overtime periods, but the Lady Rams were able to squeak out a win over the Lusk Lady Tigers (4-5) Saturday in their final matchup… Continue Reading

Rams end weekend with 66-55 loss to Lusk

BIG HORN — Despite losing to a tough Pine Bluffs team the night before, the Big Horn Rams (5-6) were 2-1 and had played three solid basketball games before heading into Saturday’s matchup with the Lusk Tigers (6-3). But things went south fast Saturday afternoon, and the Rams ended the weekend with a crushing 66-55… Continue Reading

SHS swimmers struggle in home invite

SHERIDAN — It was a tough day in the pool for Bronc swimmers at the Sheridan Invite on Saturday. As a team, the Broncs finished fourth out of five teams with 203.5 points, just edging out Cheyenne South by 1.5 points. The meet was highlighted by the performance of Bronc juniors Presley Felker and Jacob… Continue Reading

Sheridan wrestlers finish second at Shatto Memorial Tourney

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School head wrestling coach Tyson Shatto said he was pleased with the second-place team performance of his wrestlers this weekend at the Shane Shatto Memorial Wrestling Tournament. “We did well,” Shatto said. “… we turned some corners as a team and had some guys do some of their best wrestling. We… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs continue to roll at McDonald’s Classic

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs (8-1) made the best out of their weekend in Wyoming’s capital city, winning all four of their games at the McDonald’s Classic/Cheyenne invitational this weekend by double-digit margins. The Lady Broncs dismantled Green River in the opening game of the invitational with a score of 57-21. Sheridan went on… Continue Reading

Broncs win two of three in Cheyenne

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs basketball team (5-3) bounced back from winter break winning two out of three games at the McDonald’s Classic/Cheyenne invitational this weekend. The opening two games of the invite the Broncs bested a pair of Sweetwater County opponents, beating Green River 63-29 on Thursday and Rock Springs 69-40 on Friday. Blake… Continue Reading

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