Category Archives: Sports

Tongue River homecoming woes

Tongue River homecoming woes

DAYTON— Penalties and fumbles and picks, oh my. At the start of the second half yesterday, Tongue River football didn’t have to worry about lions or bears. Tigers, on the other hand, were of great worry for the Eagles. Tongue River was down 7-21 against Lusk going into the locker rooms at halftime. Brennan Kutterer… Continue Reading

SHS swim team dominates Riverton in duel meet

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School swim team beat Riverton, 116-57, in a duel meet yesterday at Sheridan Junior High School. The Lady Broncs dominated the entire meet, finishing in first place in 11 of the 12 events. The highlight of the night came in the 200 SC meter freestyle relay. Trailing by over a… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs Sept. 27, 2014

BHMS wins two out of three matches against TR BIG HORN — The Big Horn Middle School volleyball team won two out of three matches against Tongue River on Thursday. After dropping the first set, 15-25, the sixth-grade team bounced back to win the next two sets, 25-21, 25-23, to take the match. The seventh-grade Rams… Continue Reading

SC soccer teams looking for a win

SHERIDAN — Eight games into the season, things still aren’t going the way of the Sheridan College soccer teams. Both teams made the short trip to Powell to try and avenge early season losses to Northwest College at Maier Field, a 2-0 loss for the men and a 4-1 loss for the women. It was… Continue Reading

Rams on the road to battle Panthers Friday

Rams on the road to battle Panthers Friday

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams travel to Wright this Friday to face one of the best quarterbacks in 2A football. “He has a couple of good weapons around him, so we will need to be aware of where they are at all times,” coach Mike McGuire said. But according to, Big Horn… Continue Reading

Broncs travel to Rock Springs for match-up against Tigers

Broncs travel to Rock Springs for match-up against Tigers

SHERIDAN — After pounding Cheyenne East last week, the Sheridan Broncs have opened their 2014 season with four straight wins. They shouldn’t have any trouble adding a fifth when they travel to Rock Springs tomorrow. The Tigers are the only team in 4A yet to win a game. With three of their four losses coming… Continue Reading

SHS JV adds game to schedule

SHERIDAN — There’s been a schedule change for the Sheridan High School JV football team. Due to a loss of a game against Buffalo because of Buffalo’s low numbers, the SHS JV has added a game against Riverton to the schedule. The JV team will travel to Casper Monday to play Riverton at Natrona County… Continue Reading

Broncs tennis teams head to north regional tourney

SHERIDAN — It’s a big weekend for the Sheridan Broncs tennis teams as they head to Cody for the north regional tournament before the state tournament next week. The regional tournament is played to determine the top four seeds in both the North and the South. Julia Fenn, the top seed in girls No. 1… Continue Reading

Column: Top 5 end zone celebrations

Mike Pruden is The Sheridan Press sports editor. While the National Football League has no clue how to establish or enforce a domestic/child/verbal/sexual abuse policy, there is no leeway in their zero-tolerance touchdown-celebrations policy. That’s a shame. Last Sunday, the Dolphins’ Brian Hartline scored a touchdown, lined up an invisible putter, stood over an invisible… Continue Reading

DeLapp wins PH player of the year honors

SHERIDAN — Bill DeLapp of Sheridan has won the Player of the Year honors at The Powder Horn, it was announced Monday. The award is the culmination of a season-long series of events: Tuesday night men’s stag competition, Thursday night league play and a series of Powder Horn golf tournaments — 21 events in all.… Continue Reading

Indoor tennis facility almost a reality

Indoor tennis facility almost a reality

SHERIDAN — Winter is coming. Shovels are coming out. People are heading indoors. Except for tennis players. Mother Nature already gave us a taste of colder weather, and if the Sept. 11 snowfall was a sign of things to come, it’s going to be another long winter in Sheridan. If you’re a tennis player, that… Continue Reading

Tough start to season for Sheridan College rodeo team

SHERIDAN — It was a tough weekend of rodeo as the Sheridan College rodeo team was in Chadron, Nebraska, over the weekend for their second competition of the season. Tioni Erickson was the only one to score for the women’s team, earning 110 points for the Generals. Erickson’s 7.2 in goat tying was good enough… Continue Reading

SC soccer teams drop games to LCCC, Scottsbluff

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Generals men’s soccer team lost to both of their opponents over the weekend. On Friday, they lost to Scottsbluff 3-1, and coach Jeff Hallenbeck said it was a team they should have beat. On Saturday, riddled with injuries, the team fell to Laramie Community College 6-0. “We fell apart,” Hallenbeck… Continue Reading

Local sports recaps Sept. 22, 2014

SC volleyball tops Butler, Barton SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Generals volleyball team beat Butler Saturday in four sets (25-15, 20-25, 28-26, and 25-18). The Jernigan sisters had 27 kills between them. The team then beat Barton in four (25-22, 19-25, 25-19, and 25-19). This moves Sheridan to 14-5 overall for the season. TR golf… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs Sept. 20, 2014

Big Horn ladies win in three The Big Horn Lady Rams volleyball team beat Moorcroft last night in three sets (25-7, 25-18, 25-6). Coming off a victory over Tongue River on Thursday, coach Leigh McLaughlin said the team really stepped up on Friday even more. “We just played more as a team and took control… Continue Reading

Broncs crush Cheyenne East 46-14

Broncs crush Cheyenne East 46-14

SHERIDAN — Coy Steel has been putting on a show for the fans so far this season. Between his Devin Hester-esque 65-yard punt return touchdown in Sheridan’s season opener and his one-handed touchdown catch last week, the sophomore is spending the beginning of his career as a Bronc simply one-upping himself. He didn’t disappoint in… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs swimmers take a dive versus Gillette

SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs swimming and diving team fell short against rival Gillette Friday night, 121-65. Sophomore Whitney Migrants won the 1-meter diving event with a 222.75, besting Gillette’s CeeJay Harris by six points. Mackenzie Dougherty was the only other Bronc to win an event, taking home first in 100 SC meter butterfly with… Continue Reading

SC soccer suffers defeat on the road

SHERIDAN — It was a rough night for Sheridan College soccer teams Friday as both men and women headed home from defeats on the road. The Lady Generals lost to Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 9-0 after a game that head coach Stefan Skillman says the ladies were not mentally present for. “Probably… Continue Reading

Serres wins Powder Horn golf championship

SHERIDAN — Boyd Serres of Big Horn won the summer-long match play championship Sunday at the Powder Horn. Serres, who practiced for the event by hitting balls in his backyard, won 1-up over Matt Ehlers in Sunday’s final round. Serres opened the tournament 3 and 2 over Dave Engels, despite not finishing all of the… Continue Reading

Rams move to 3-0 for the season

SHERIDAN — Coach Mike McGuire couldn’t stress enough how well his offensive line did the second-half of the game. “They stopped them (Glenrock) from getting hard yards on us,” he said. The Big Horn Rams beat Glenrock Friday night 39-7, putting them 3-0 for the season. Collin Powers had a rocket arm to start the… Continue Reading

Sheridan volleyball falls short, loose 2-3

SHERIDAN — It was a night full of ups and downs for the Sheridan High School volleyball team, but the Lady Broncs fell short, losing 2-3 to Cheyenne Central. After losing the first set 16-25, the Lady Broncs bounced back to tie the match with a 25-20 second-set victory, despite an impressive comeback from Central.… Continue Reading

Broncs tackle Thunderbirds tomorrow in Cheyenne

Broncs tackle Thunderbirds tomorrow in Cheyenne

SHERIDAN — It’s finally here. After three weeks of dominating performances to open the season 3-0, this week marks the first circled game on the Sheridan High School football schedule, a matchup with Cheyenne East (2-1). BIG 4 BATTLES It’s a special week for high school football in Wyoming, specifically at the 4A level. While… Continue Reading

Third Thursday pep rally tonight

SHERIDAN — Today marks the final Third Thursday of the year in Sheridan, and supporters of Sheridan High School athletics will get a chance to meet the teams they support. Cheerleaders, coaches and varsity athletes from Sheridan High School will make their way to Grinnell Plaza this evening around 7:30 p.m. for a pep rally.… Continue Reading

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