Category Archives: Sports

SC volleyball adds local outside hitter

SHERIDAN — Jen Stadler has signed her third recruit to the 2016 Sheridan College volleyball team, adding Kaycee native Ashlee Purcella to the roster. Purcella, a 5-foot, 10-inch middle hitter, was an all-conference and all-state selection as she helped lead Buffalo High School to the state tournament in the fall. She was voted the team’s… Continue Reading

Mailbag: Which athletes would you punch?

We’re back! It’s edition numero dos of the Mike P. Mailbag. I’m not sure how excited you guys are, but I love these. I get to cover a bunch of topics, they’re pretty random and pretty funny. I’m still having to take to Facebook to lobby for questions, so I encourage you readers to keep… Continue Reading

Sauer wins Double Nickel Tournament

SHERIDAN — Ed Sauer won his seventh Double Nickel Tournament at Cloud Peak Lanes Sunday by defeating Dave Winslow 224-218. The two Billings natives took home $234 and $198, respectively, for taking home the top two spots out of the 37 bowlers who competed in the tournament. Sheridan’s Ken Carcich scored the high game with… Continue Reading

Shorthanded Lady Rams fall to Greybull

Shorthanded Lady Rams fall to Greybull

BIG HORN — The Big Horn girls basketball team was forced to make some adjustments over the weekend as they wrapped up an up-and-down final stretch of the nonconference season. For head coach Michael McGuire and the Lady Rams, they’re still trying to get back on track after a hot start to the season. The… Continue Reading

Weekend sports recaps

Broncs wrestlers stay competitive in Miles City SHERIDAN — In what is always a competitive tournament, the Sheridan Bronc wrestlers had a solid weekend at the 58th annual Cowboy Invitational in Miles City, Montana. The Broncs finished the weekend with 114.5 points, which was good enough to finish seventh place out of 26 teams from Wyoming,… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Jan. 16. 2016

SCWBB earns forfeit win over Little Big Horn SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball game originally scheduled for 3 p.m. today at Little Big Horn College has been cancelled. Due to a lack of eligible players, Little Big Horn was forced to forfeit the contest, resulting in a win for the Lady Generals. The win… Continue Reading

Lady Eagles tromp Lady Buffaloes

Lady Eagles tromp Lady Buffaloes

DAYTON — The Tongue River Lady Eagles survived a third quarter collapse to come away with a 42-34 win over the visiting Greybull Lady Buffaloes. Alison Reed led Tongue River with 9 points. Kylee Knobloch followed with 8. Head coach Mark Fritz said aside from a tough third quarter, it was the best game his… Continue Reading

Tongue River Boys fall to Greybull

Tongue River Boys fall to Greybull

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles played with a lot of heart for all four quarters of their matchup against the Greybull Buffaloes, but the Buffs were just too quick and too big. The TR boys were simply outmatched against one of the top teams in the state as they fell Friday night 59-23. Will… Continue Reading

Slow start doesn’t deter Lady Rams in 59-27 win

Slow start doesn’t deter Lady Rams in 59-27 win

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Lady Rams overcame a slow start Thursday night to pull off a dominating 59-27 win over the Riverside (Basin) Lady Rebels. Bailey Bard once again carried the Lady Rams on her shoulders with a solid 12-point, 6-rebound performance to lead her team in both respective categories. But it was… Continue Reading

Strong 3Q propels Lady Generals past Miles CC

Strong 3Q propels Lady Generals past Miles CC

SHERIDAN — For the first time this season, the Sheridan College women’s basketball team was able to overcome a slow start and grab a victory as a strong second half boosted the Lady Generals over Miles Community College 78-57 Wednesday at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. Scoring was tough for Sheridan in the early going… Continue Reading

Sheridan Volleyball Club holding info meeting

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Volleyball Club is kicking off the 2016 season with an information night and registration night in the coming weeks. SVC will host an information night at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 20 in the Sheridan Junior High School cafeteria. The information meeting is optional for returning players. Registrations for the club will… Continue Reading

Column: Afraid of death, afraid of life

I spent my Monday and Tuesday preparing to come in this morning to write a nice little recap of the College Football Playoff National Championship. It was an exciting game. I sat on my couch filling my phone with notes and funny remarks, ready to write a lighthearted recap on how Nick Saban is the… Continue Reading

Robbi Ryan named McDonald’s All American finalist

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School standout girls basketball player Robbi Ryan has been named a McDonald’s All American nominee in a list that was released last week. The McDonald’s All American Games showcase the top high school senior boys and girls basketball players in the country each year. McDonald’s formed the first All American Team… Continue Reading

Bard signs with Rocky Mountain College

Big Horn Senior Bailey Bard, middle, signs her letter of intent with Rocky Mountain College Friday morning at Big Horn High School. From left, BHHS track and field coach Kirk McLaughlin, Becky Bard, Bailey Bard, Gene Bard and Rocky Mountain head cross-country and track and field coach Michael McLean. Bard will be competing in track… Continue Reading

Cloud Peak Lanes hosting Double Nickel tournament Sunday

SHERIDAN — Cloud Peak Lanes will host the Double Nickel Association’s fifth tournament of the season Sunday. Double Nickel hosts tournaments from September to April in Billings and northern parts of Wyoming. The tournaments are open to bowlers 55 years and older. Sunday’s event at Cloud Peak Lanes will begin with qualifying at 10 a.m.… Continue Reading

Long ball helps Eagles take down Lusk Tigers 59-42

DAYTON — The Big Horn-Tongue River Challenge was a mixed bag for the Tongue River Eagles basketball team. The weekend was filled with both blowout losses and mammoth victories, but the Eagles were able to close out the annual event on a good note. On Saturday, the Eagles were able to put together a solid… Continue Reading

TR girls need overtime to take down Lusk

TR girls need overtime to take down Lusk

DAYTON — The Lady Eagles were able to jump past the Niobrara County (Lusk) Lady Tigers in an electrifying 48-42 overtime win on Saturday to wrap up the weekend of basketball. Kylee Knobloch had 17 points to lead the Lady Eagles in scoring. LeeAnna Mitchell bolstered those efforts with 10 points of her own. Head… Continue Reading

Weekend sports recaps — Jan. 11, 2016

Broncs, Lady Broncs fall to Rock Springs in Cheyenne SHERIDAN — The offensive woes continued for both the Sheridan High School boys and girls basketball teams as they finished out the Taco John’s Invite in Cheyenne with losses to Rock Springs on Saturday. The Sheridan boys found themselves down double digits early as they scored just 19… Continue Reading

Defense propels Rams to second blowout win of weekend

Defense propels Rams to second blowout win of weekend

BIG HORN — Despite dropping a Friday morning game against a tough Pine Bluffs team, Big Horn boys basketball coach Ryan Alley said it’s been nice to see his team play loose in their three games this weekend at the Big Horn-Tongue River Challenge. After thumping Burns Thursday night to kick off the long weekend… Continue Reading

Tongue River falls to Burns in overtime

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River boys basketball team didn’t have the best outing in the second game of the Big Horn-Tongue River Challenge on Friday, as they fell to the Burns Broncs 47-44 in overtime. Jaren Fritz led the Eagles with 14 points, followed by Jay Keo and Brennan Kutterer, who had 8 apiece. Tongue… Continue Reading

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