Category Archives: Sports

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

Lady Generals top Rocky Mountain

SHERIDAN — The Lady Generals volleyball team continued the fast start to the season, beating Rocky Mountain College in four sets on Tuesday. Sheridan won the first two sets in a tight matchup, 25-21, 25-23, before dropping the third, 18-25. They quickly bounced back in the fourth set, winning 25-18 to give them their 11th… Continue Reading

SHS lady swimmers dominate Tuesday night

SHS lady swimmers dominate Tuesday night

SHERIDAN — It was a dominating performance last night as the Sheridan High School lady swimmers and divers took to the pool and beat Buffalo, 143-43. The Lady Broncs finished first in 11 of the 12 events, with Ava Johannesmeyer finishing less than five seconds behind Buffalo’s Nicole Thiele in the 100 SC meter breaststroke.… Continue Reading

SJHS football teams crush Twin Spruce

SHERIDAN — It was another good night for the Sheridan eighth-grade football teams last night, winning both of their games against Twin Spruce. After trailing 14-0 late in the third quarter, the Broncs blue team rattled off 24 unanswered points to win, 24-14. Quarterback Cody Stults manned the comeback, throwing for two touchdowns and catching… Continue Reading

Column: Manning’s heartbreaking talent

Mike Pruden is The Sheridan Press sports editor. Remember that scene in Little Giants when Spike gets traded from the wimpy Giants to the juggernaut Cowboys? He gives a look toward the sky and yells “thank you football god.” I’m 99.9-percent sure he’s showing his gratitude toward Peyton Manning. Manning is a football god. Spending… Continue Reading

High School Football Week 3 Rankings

High School Football Week 3 Rankings Top-5, first place votes in parentheses 4A                Pts,   Prior 1. Gillette (13)  273   1 2. Natrona (7)   261   2 3. Sheridan 177   3 4. Cheyenne East  129   4 5. Cheyenne South   27   5… Continue Reading

UW golf team finishes 9th in 15-team field

SHERIDAN — University of Wyoming freshman golfer Drew McCullough of Washington won his first career event on Tuesday at the Ram Masters Invitational at the Fort Collins Country Club. McCullough posted a three-round tally of 210 (E) after shooting a 72 (+2) in the final round. The Cowboys finished in ninth place in the 15-team… Continue Reading

Sheridan College rodeo season gets underway in Riverton

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College rodeo team kicked off the season with a competition in Riverton over the weekend. The women’s team finished in second place behind Northeastern Junior College, and the men’s team placed fifth. On the women’s team, freshman Tioni Erickson won the long round in goat tying with a 9.0 second run.… Continue Reading

White injured in women’s game against Otero

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals soccer team had a dramatic weekend. Due to the conditions of the SC field after last week’s snow, the teams played their games on Big Horn High School’s field Saturday and Sunday. Things against Otero weren’t looking good for the Lady Generals. They were down 3-0 with about… Continue Reading

Defense comes out flat for SC men’s team Saturday

SHERIDAN — It wasn’t a pretty start for the Sheridan College soccer team Saturday. Within the first 15 minutes, Otero was up 3-0. “We came out flat, as we do quite often,” Coach Jeff Hallenbeck said. “(Otero is) ranked nationally, and they came out on fire.” The second half went a little better for the… Continue Reading

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