Category Archives: Sports

Buffalo cowboy signs with SC rodeo team

Buffalo cowboy signs with SC rodeo team

SHERIDAN — As Sheridan College head rodeo coach Marc Gilkerson sat at the nightly rodeo in Kaycee, he noticed a young cowboy atop a bucking bronco. The cowboy set his feet and turned his toes. That’s all Gilkerson needed to see to take an interest in the young buck. That kid with the turned toes… Continue Reading

Need for speed

Need for speed

A driver zooms past fans on the track Friday night at Sheridan Speedway. The race track reopened for the first time in 10 years after a change in ownership and major renovations. Continue Reading

Weekend sports outlook May 28-31

Sheridan Broncs THURSDAY Girls soccer vs. Natrona (state tourney-Rock Springs), 1:30 p.m. Boys soccer vs. Natrona (state tourney-Rock Springs), 3:30 p.m. FRIDAY Girls soccer at state, TBD Boys soccer at state, TBD SATURDAY Girls soccer at state, TBD Boys soccer at state, TBD   Legion Baseball SATURDAY Jets at Billings Halos JV, 1 p.m. Jets… Continue Reading

Co-ed volleyball champs

Co-ed volleyball champs

The Powder River Power, clockwise from top left, Ryan Switzenberg, Michelle Switzenberg, Marcia Harper, Sam Burton, Cory Pickett, Jessica Pickett, Angie Burton and Callie Crouse, are the 2015 Sheridan Recreation adult co-ed lower volleyball league champions. Continue Reading

Column: One last shot at a title

  It seems like just yesterday Don Julian and the boys were putting in two-a-days out at Scott Field prepping for football season. Now, here we are, just a few days from wrapping up the 2014-15 high school sports season. The high school state soccer tournament will take place this weekend in Rock Springs —… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs to host hoops camp

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls basketball team will be hosting a basketball camp next week. The camp, open to both boys and girls entering first through fifth grade, will teach fundamentals of the game of basketball. Beginning on June 2, it will run for three days from 1-3 p.m. in the high school… Continue Reading

High School Rodeo results

Sheridan – Sheridan County Fairgrounds Day One Results   Bareback Chance Ames 73 Hunter Carlson 66 Tyler Erickson 60 Brian Brown 57 Thomas Davis 55   Barrel Racing Shyanna Cahoy 18.340 Kiersten Leach 18.702 Tavee Meisinger 18.900 Ashley Graber 18.904 Linzee Adamson 18.950 Shae Bray 19.004 Shyann Russell 19.010 Lauren Rives 19.117 Madison Wilkerson 19.130… Continue Reading

Edens earns Weston Johnson scholarship

Edens earns Weston Johnson scholarship

Sheridan High School senior Jess Edens, center, poses with Blane and Jill Johnson after receiving the Weston Johnson Memorial Scholarship last week at Sheridan High School. Blane and Jill are the parents of Weston Johnson, a former SHS football coach who died of cancer in 2014. The Sheridan Volleyball Club hosts a number of Never… Continue Reading

Big Horn Lady Rams earn gold at state track meet

Big Horn Lady Rams earn gold at state track meet

BIG HORN — Strong performances from Big Horn sprinters on Saturday were enough to give the Lady Rams track and field team the 2A girls state championship. The Lady Rams scored a total of 86 points at the three-day meet. Second place went to Lyman, which scored 68.5 points. The last time the Big Horn… Continue Reading

Troopers open season with one win, two losses

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers baseball team was finally able to play its season opener over the weekend as they went 1-2 at the Gillette Tournament. Weather hasn’t been too kind to the Troopers so far this season. Nearly a month after their season opener was originally scheduled, the Troopers finally got the chance to… Continue Reading

The week in sports May 26-31

Sheridan Broncs THURSDAY Girls soccer vs. Natrona (state tourney-Rock Springs), 1:30 p.m. Boys soccer vs. Natrona (state tourney-Rock Springs), 3:30 p.m. FRIDAY Girls soccer at state, TBD Boys soccer at state, TBD SATURDAY Girls soccer at state, TBD Boys soccer at state, TBD   Legion Baseball SATURDAY Jets at Billings Halos JV, 1 p.m. Jets… Continue Reading

Lady Rams track and field crowned 2A state champs

Lady Rams track and field crowned 2A state champs

CASPER — Strong performances from Big Horn sprinters on Saturday were enough to give the Lady Rams Track and Field team the 2A girls state championship trophy. The Lady Rams scored a total of 86 points at the three-day meet. Second place was Lyman who scored 68.5 points. The last time the Big Horn Lady… Continue Reading

Troopers baseball camp moved to June 18-19

SHERIDAN — The American Legion has changed the dates for this summer’s Troopers baseball camp. The camp, originally slated for June 4-5, has been moved to June 18-19. Camp will begin at 9 a.m. both days and run until noon. The camp is available to any player age 7-15. Instructors at the camp will include… Continue Reading

SC signs Riverton guard Camey Fegler

SC signs Riverton guard Camey Fegler

SHERIDAN — Another standout in-state girls basketball player has signed a letter of intent to play with the Sheridan College Lady Generals next season. Riverton’s Camey Fegler will join Douglas’ Ashlie Blackburn and Rawlings’ Quriss Romero, along with New Zealand native Lina Matu on a Sheridan College team that is coming off a 25-7 season.… Continue Reading

Winding up

Winding up

Athletics’ Timmy LeRoy pitches the ball during the Webb Wright mini league baseball game against the Rockies Wednesday afternoon at Oatts Fields on E. 6th Street. The Webb Wright program has been active in Sheridan for more than 50 years. Justin Sheely | The Sheridan Press. Continue Reading

Wyoming Super Regional champs

Wyoming Super Regional champs

Sheridan Volleyball U12 Blue 2 got first place in the silver bracket at the 2015 Wyoming Super Regional last weekend in Casper. Pictured are, from left, coach Sharon Deutscher, Katelyn Lee, Diomena Mercer, Taylor Larsen, Gennah Deutscher, Karley Goss, Addy Bolton and coach Tracy Larsen. Continue Reading

Column: Upping the competition

Yesterday, we examined some of the repercussions Sheridan High School might face if and when Gillette adds a second high school. It could affect schedules, the conference and, of course, competition. The one thing that wasn’t really touched on, though, was why a second high school in Gillette is good for the entire state of… Continue Reading

Allen, SHS girls golfers win year’s final tourney

Allen, SHS girls golfers win year’s final tourney

BIG HORN — The Sheridan High School girls golf team battled the wind and cold to hold on for the conference title Tuesday at the Powder Horn. After capturing the lead after a much milder first round, Kayla Allen and Victoria Owings led the Lady Broncs to a dominating 11-shot victory in round two. Sheridan… Continue Reading

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