SportsMarch 6, 2013
DENVER (AP) — It’s only March and Von Miller is already guaranteeing a Super Bowl title for the Denver Broncos next season. Miller says he’s dedicating the season to his 6-year-old cousin who recently emerged from a coma after a car accident with his mother and older brother in West Texas.
Celtics 109, 76ers 101 (AP) — Paul Pierce had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Avery Bradley scored 22 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 109-101 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.Kevin Garnett scored 18 points to help the Celtics continued their push up the Eastern Conference standings.
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Sharks swim team competed in the 2013 Wyoming Winter State Age Group Short Course Championships in Laramie March 1-3, and Zoe Robison, center, was the high-point winner in the 10-and-under girls division. She qualified in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle, 50 and 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke and the 100 individual Read More
SHERIDAN — Two Sheridan High School basketball players were selected to the 4A East All-Conference team Tuesday. Reed Ritterbusch, a junior, and Dylan Daniels, a sophomore, were selected by the Wyoming Coaches Association after helping the Broncs to a 9-14 overall record in 2013.
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals postseason run expired after a 64-59 loss to Northwest College at the Region IX tournament Tuesday afternoon. Like the Generals Saturday, the No 1-seeded SC women found themselves up against a team with a much lower record, but were unable to advance at the single-elimination tournament. The Lady Read MoreMarch 5, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dwyane Wade has seen a lot in his 10 years on South Beach. He’s won championships and lost them. He’s been on top of the basketball world and at the bottom of the heap. Through it all, he’s never been on a 15-game winning streak. Until now. He’s also never won back-to-back Read More
DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban to throw out a civil lawsuit accusing him of insider trading. U.S. District Judge Sidney Fitzwater issued an order Tuesday rejecting Cuban’s request for summary judgment against the Securities and Exchange Commission.
SHERIDAN — Five Sheridan County athletes were named to 1A/2A All-State basketball teams, which were released by the Wyoming Coaches Association late Monday. Big Horn’s Matthew Wigglesworth and Hanneah Puckett; Tongue River’s Sarah Nielsen and Sarah Rawlings; and Arvada-Clearmont’s Bailey Roebling were each named to All-State teams after the Read More
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana football coach Mick Delaney says he believes now that Jordan Johnson has been acquitted on a rape charge he will begin his efforts to reverse his suspension from the football team. Delaney told KGVO-AM Monday that he believes Johnson wants to be at the University of Montana to continue his Read More
LARAMIE (AP) — The Wyoming men’s basketball team will conclude its regular season action by hosting Border War rival Colorado State on Wednesday night. The game is scheduled to tip off at 8 p.m. in the Arena-Auditorium. The Pokes (18-11, 4-11 Mountain West) are seeking to avenge a 65-46 loss earlier this season in Fort Read More
From Staff Reports SHERIDAN — One Sheridan High School indoor track athlete made All-State after her performance over the weekend at the state meet. SHS junior Shayla Christensen threw a 37-foot-11.75-inch shot put for a first-place finish in Gillette.
From Staff Reports SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School Indoor Track teams completed their seasons with 10th place finishes Saturday in Gillette. The Sheridan girls and boys teams were each behind Kelly Walsh and Campbell County High School’s top performances at state. One Sheridan athlete, Shayla Christensen finished in the top two of her event, good enough Read MoreMarch 4, 2013
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Wyoming hoped to spoil New Mexico’s perfect home record and ruin the Lobos bid to clinch the Mountain West championship. Depiste woeful shooting, the Cowboys nearly pulled it off falling 53-42 to No. 14 New Mexico on Saturday.“I’m proud of the feeling that they understood how they could beat the Lobos Read More
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Keron DeShields scored 17 points and injury-plagued Montana survived a furious Montana State rally for a 71-68 win Saturday night. The Grizzlies (20-6, 16-1) held onto first place in the Big Sky Conference despite playing without star point guard Will Cherry and forward Mathias Ward. “We had a mental lapse,” Montana Read More
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women stayed alive with a 72-59 win over Dawson Community College in their postseason tournament Sunday afternoon. The Lady Generals entered the women’s Region IX tournament in Scottsbluff, Neb., at Western Wyoming Community College as a top seed after winning the Region IX North last weekend. “Our kids really came out ready to Read More
Wigglesworth nets 31 in final game to help Rams over Thermopolis CASPER — For the first two quarters it appeared as if the Rams were done playing basketball for the year. Knocked into the third-fourth place game by eventual 2A boys runner-up Lusk Friday night, the Rams played Thermopolis early Saturday afternoon, seeing a similar hot-shooting squad Read More
CASPER — Injuries at the post position finally caught up with the Sheridan College Generals Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately for a team that finished the regular season as conference champs, it came in the first game of a one-and-done postseason tournament. Sheridan College lost to Northeastern Junior College 97-81 Saturday afternoon in the first round of the Region Read More
SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs are rolling into the state tournament. Clicking at the right time, the Sheridan High School girls basketball team beat Laramie and Gillette Friday and Saturday to earn a 4A East Regional crown and a No. 1 seed at the 4A state tournament this weekend in Casper. They open Thursday at 9 a.m. against Green River.March 2, 2013
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Mark Martin may be getting better with age. Coming off a third-place finish at the Daytona 500, Martin became the second-oldest driver to win a Sprint Cup pole on Friday by earning the top spot at Phoenix International Raceway for the second straight year. “A lot of people describe Mark by Read More
ALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy left before his round was even over. Tiger Woods had to rally just to stick around. And with all that drama Friday in the Honda Classic, hardly anyone noticed that Luke Guthrie showed off his potential in a big way with a 7-under 63 to take a Read More
With so many upsets in college basketball, there seems to be daily highlights of fans storming the court to celebrate. No team has separated itself from the pack and there have been 15 instances when top-five teams in the Associated Press Top 25 poll lost to unranked squads on the road, according to STATS LLC.
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan girls basketball team easily reached the semifinals of the 4A East Regional tournament with a convincing 65-27 win over Laramie Friday night. “I was really happy with our aggressiveness and our mentality,” said Sheridan coach Sean Yeager. “We had an aggressive mindset and got to the rack and did not settle.” The Read More
GILLETTE — Sheridan boys and girls indoor track teams are both sitting at seventh place as they head into finals today, placing them in the top third at the state meet. A total of 43 Sheridan athletes are competing at the meet, which has a total of 600 Wyoming athletes in attendance. “We’re really happy for Read More
CASPER — Semifinal losses are different for everyone. For the Big Horn Rams, it’s disappointing for a talent-laden team that just as easily could have been hoisting a state title trophy Saturday night at the Casper Events Center. Instead, the Big Horn Rams state championship hopes were shattered by a hot-shooting Lusk team Friday night.
CASPER — If you’ve ever wondered how the Lady Eagles build one of their big leads, the second quarter Friday night was a perfect example. The Tongue River Lady Eagles, as many expected, stayed undefeated (27-0) and reached the 2A girls state semifinal Friday night, beating Southeast 48-32 in Casper. While it didn’t come right Read More