Category Archives: Sports

Eagles pick up first conference win of the season

Eagles pick up first conference win of the season

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles may have picked up their third win of the season Friday night, but if you ask the players or the coaches, all that matters is that they got their first conference win out of the way. The Eagles began 2A conference play last night with an 81-71 victory against… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs pull out 37-31 victory

SHERIDAN — It wasn’t the prettiest game they’ve played this season or the most conventional, but the Sheridan High School Lady Broncs (11-1) were able to pull out a 37-31 victory over Cheyenne South (6-7) Friday night. If you were sitting in the stands at Sheridan High School, you were in for a yawner, at… Continue Reading

Hanson commits to Montana State University-Billings

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College sophomore forward Tiana Hanson has made the decision to continue her basketball career at NCAA Division II Montana State University-Billings next season. Hanson’s stock boosted way up this season with the Lady Generals as she established herself as a dominant post player at both ends of the floor. Hanson, who averaged… Continue Reading

Indoor tennis facility still in fundraising phase

Indoor tennis facility still in fundraising phase

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Community Tennis Association signed an agreement with the Sheridan Athletic Association and the city of Sheridan in September to cover two tennis courts at Thorne-Rider Park, but they still need funding before construction can actually begin on the new facility. The SCTA started its fundraising campaign on Dec. 1, 2014, and… Continue Reading

Weekend Sports Outlook Jan. 22, 2015

Friday Basketball Sheridan girls vs. Cheyenne South, 5:30 p.m. Sheridan boys vs. Cheyenne South, 7:00 p.m. Big Horn girls at Wright, 5:30 p.m. Big Horn boys at Wright, 7 p.m. Tongue River girls vs. Moorcroft, 5:30 p.m. Tongue River boys vs. Moorcroft, 7 p.m. Wrestling Sheridan at Chadron, Nebraska Hockey Sheridan Hawks vs. Riverton, 8:35… Continue Reading

Gillette’s fast-paced offense too much for Generals

Gillette’s fast-paced offense too much for Generals

GILLETTE — When Matt Hammer yelled “back, back, back” from the sideline in Gillette last night, the Sheridan College head basketball coach wasn’t doing his best Chris Berman homerun derby impression. He was constantly telling his players to sprint back on defense during Sheridan’s 96-80 loss to rival Gillette College. Last night’s game turned into… Continue Reading

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

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