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Local sports recaps Dec. 15, 2014

Lady Generals take 45-point win into Christmas break SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals will take a 12-2 record into Christmas break after they took down Dawson Community College for the second time this season. After Sheridan cruised to a 101-56 victory over the Buccaneers just last week, the Lady Generals made the trip… Continue Reading

BH girls take two of three in Wright

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Lady Rams basketball team won two of three games over the weekend at the Coal Miner’s Classic in Wright. The Lady Rams fell to Thermopolis 49-42 in their first game of the tournament. Bailey Bard scored 15 points in that matchup while Kayla Crouse contributed 11 and Emily Blaney… Continue Reading

Turnovers cost Rams in opening weekend

BIG HORN — Turnovers cursed the Big Horn Rams over the weekend, resulting in only one win and two losses for Ryan Alley’s team at the Herder Classic in Glenrock. The Rams committed 70 turnovers in three games, something Alley said exposed how young his team was. Despite 26 of those turnovers coming in the… Continue Reading

SC men earn overtime victory

SHERIDAN — Laramie County Community College came to the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome a month ago, and it turned into a Sheridan dunk fest as the Generals walked away with an easy 91-73 victory. Friday night, the Generals made the trip to Cheyenne for a rematch with the Golden Eagles, and, this time, it was… Continue Reading

SHS hoops win first games of season

SHERIDAN — Coach Jessica Pickett’s halftime speech must have lit a fire under the Sheridan Lady Broncs, as they came out of the locker room to dominate the third quarter on their way to a 32-point victory in their season opener against Riverton last night. The Lady Broncs jumped to an early lead over the… Continue Reading

Generals add Colorado midfielder

SHERIDAN — The 2015 season is already off to a fast start for Jeff Hallenbeck, who signed his third player to the Sheridan College men’s soccer team. Ernest Asante, a midfielder and striker from Boulder, Colorado, signed his letter of intent to play for the Generals next season. Asante joins Alex Corbin and Vanja Hodovic… Continue Reading

SC Soccer adds second recruit for 2015

SC Soccer adds  second recruit for 2015

SHERIDAN — It’s been a busy few weeks for Sheridan College men’s soccer coach Jeff Hallenbeck, and the recruits are continuing to file in for next season. After signing Cheyenne East’s Alex Corbin last week, Hallenbeck has added a second player to his 2015 roster. This time, it’s Vanja Hodovic, an 18-year-old out of Beogard,… Continue Reading

More changes coming to Sheridan Softball Complex

SHERIDAN — The softball programs in Sheridan have been steadily growing as the national average of participants in recreational softball has decreased dramatically. In the last two years, Sheridan’s participation has jumped from 31 teams to 51 teams playing in various leagues at the Sheridan Softball Complex at Sheridan College. The softball program is by… Continue Reading

Column: Joining the Tiana Hanson book club

This is my plea to get Sheridan College’s Tiana Hanson some national recognition. If you don’t know who Hanson is, she’s the unassuming 6-foot-1 post player who has made a second home under the basket for the Lady Generals. If you haven’t had time to watch her play, make time. It’s worth it. She’s junior… Continue Reading

Hawks open season with two big wins on home ice

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team earned its first two wins of the season at home, taking down the Pinedale Glaciers twice over the weekend. Four different Hawks put the puck in the net Saturday evening as Sheridan outshot Pinedale 36-14 on their way to a 7-2 victory. Jess Edens led the… Continue Reading

Hanson goes for 44 in Lady Generals’ overtime win

Hanson goes for 44 in Lady Generals’ overtime win

SHERIDAN — It was an exciting weekend of basketball in Sheridan, and the fans at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome were treated to some free-hoops action Saturday as both the Lady Generals and Generals played overtime games against North Dakota State College of Science. The Lady Generals got off to a big week Thursday when… Continue Reading

Hallenbeck signs first recruit for 2015

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College men’s soccer coach Jeff Hallenbeck has officially started compiling his roster for the 2015 season, starting with the signing of his first recruit last week. Alex Corbin, a 5-foot-11 striker from Cheyenne East High School, signed to play for the Generals next fall. Corbin led the Thunderbirds in goals during his… Continue Reading

Lady Generals dominate Dawson Community College

Lady Generals dominate Dawson Community College

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College defense was much too stifling for Dawson Community College as the Lady Generals forced 38 turnovers on their way to an easy 101-56 victory Friday. Coach Frank McCarthy put the pressure on the Buccaneers early, pressing them full court for nearly the entire first half. The Lady Generals forced 19… Continue Reading

SC Lady Generals crack top 25

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team broke into the national polls this week, earning the No. 19 ranking in the NJCAA’s Division I top 25. The Lady Generals are 9-2 this season, including wins over nationally ranked opponents Salt Lake Community College (No. 11) and North Idaho College (No. 24). Head coach Frank… Continue Reading

Mayer named Gatorade Player of the Year

BIG HORN — The postseason accolades keep rolling in for Big Horn’s Christian Mayer. It was announced today that Mayer was named the Gatorade Football Player of the Year for the state of Wyoming. According to the Gatorade website, the The Gatorade Player of the Year award was established in 1985 to recognize and celebrate… Continue Reading

Generals outrebound Western Nebraska in win

SHERIDAN — With 2:22 left in the game, Pablo Rivas skied for a rebound, his 12th of the night, thwarted off two Western Nebraska defenders, and took a karate-chop across the arm for a foul. He hugged the basketball and let out a yell, as if to say, “These are my rebounds. Stay away.” The… Continue Reading

Column: Being punished for winning

The College Football Playoffs selection committee got together yesterday and released their latest rankings, its first since the end of the regular season. Somehow, Florida State fell in the rankings. Again. After just about everyone except the NCAA complained about the bowl process and lack of playoffs in college football for years, we finally got… Continue Reading

Fenn named tennis POY

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School tennis player and three-time state champion Julia Fenn added to her accomplishments this week when she was named the 2014 Star-Tribune Girls Tennis Player of the Year. Fenn, a junior, is coming off her third-straight state championship run and another dominating performance in Wyoming girls’ tennis. In her three state-title… Continue Reading

Sheridan College men crush Dakota College

Sheridan College men crush Dakota College

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s basketball coaches made some adjustments to the starting lineup last night, and it helped the Generals roll to a lopsided 110-68 victory over Dakota College. Matt Hammer and his staff went with Terrell Butler, Jevon Griffin, Tre McCallum, Pablo Rivas and Rudy Joly in an attempt to set the… Continue Reading

Column: The brawl that ruined basketball

Mike Pruden is the sports editor at The Sheridan Press. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. There’s a lot I have to be thankful for. The usual stuff: A loving family, a good job, good health, cold beer and football on the TV. But, just to be a scrooge, I’m going to focus on a few things I’m extremely… Continue Reading

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