Category Archives: Sports

Eagles on the road to Kelly Walsh for Saturday game

DAYTON — Tongue River football will head to Kelly Walsh this Saturday to take on the JV/sophomore team, and coach John Scott said a non-conference game couldn’t have come at a better time. With quarterback Will Kerns out this week, it gives him time to heal up his ribs before conference play begins again next… Continue Reading

Wyoming Coaches Association names All-State golfers

SHERIDAN — Six Sheridan County golfers were officially announced as All-State award winners on Wednesday. The Wyoming Coaches Association named the winners based on their finishes at the state tournament over the weekend. Jack Mavrakis, who finished sixth at state, is joined by Sheridan High School teammate Kayla Allen, the eighth-place finisher at state. For… Continue Reading

Column: Sports to get your blood pumping

Mike Pruden is the Sheridan Press sports editor. It’s rivalry week! It’s the first game under the lights at Big Horn! I can hardly contain myself! How awesome is high school football? Despite the A’s and Royals doing their best last night to make us think that baseball is fun to watch, it’s impossible to… Continue Reading

Lady Generals fall in four to Northwest College

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals made the short trip to Powell yesterday, but fell in four tough sets to Northwest College, the top team in the conference. After dropping the first two sets, 19-25, 20-25, the Lady Generals came back to take the third set from Northwest, 25-20. But it didn’t take long… Continue Reading

Cowboy Hall of Fame to induct WCHF honorees Nov. 2

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame Board of Directors, 11 men and women from across the state, met in Casper Sept. 22 to review, vote on and select the prestigious “First Class” of honorees to be inducted into the WCHF. The group received around 40 nominations statewide. WCHF created 10 geographic regions within… Continue Reading

Despite poor weather PH golfers keep playing

SHERIDAN — Joe Wright and Bill Arno each scored a 37 (+1) to win the first flight low gross honors at the Thursday Night Powder Horn Men’s League competition last week. Bob Eberhart won low net with a 32. In the second flight, Stu Healy had the low gross score with a 41 (+5). John… Continue Reading

Athletes face wild rides at the Sheridan College rodeo

Athletes face wild rides at the Sheridan College rodeo

SHERIDAN — Tioni Erickson, Katy Miller and Trig Clark were the glimmers of sunshine in an otherwise gloomy weekend of rodeo for the Sheridan College rodeo team. The Generals hosted this weekend’s competition at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, and things got off to a fast start on a warm Friday evening opening round. Miller was… Continue Reading

Allen leads UW golf team to 10th-place finish

SHERIDAN — Kamrin Allen guided the University of Wyoming golf team to a 10th-place finish over the weekend at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate. After shooting a 70 (-2) and 75 (+3) in the first two rounds, Allen finished with a 4-over 76 to put him at 5-over for the tournament. His 221 (+5) total… Continue Reading

Local sports briefs

TR golf teams take eighth at state tournament DAYTON — The Tongue River golf team wrapped up the state tournament on Saturday in Thermopolis. Kylee Knobloch shot a two-day score of 223, giving her an eighth-place finish and an All-State title. The boys ended up shooting 847 on the two days, leaving them eighth place… Continue Reading

Broncs dominate Rock Springs 52-19

SHERIDAN — If the Sheridan Broncs ever need to go to their bench, they won’t have a problem finding players with game experience. The Sheridan High School football team made the long, 375-mile trip to Rock Springs last night, and the starters made sure to give the reserves some more time on the field. Head… Continue Reading

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

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