Sports

Cowboys begin fall camp today

August 6, 2013

LARAMIE (AP) — Wyoming opens the new college football season with fall camp on Tuesday. Fifth-year head coach Dave Christensen returns with 15 starters, including seven on offense, seven on defense and his team’s starting place-kicker. Camp ends on Aug. 21, and the Cowboys play their first game Aug. 31 at Nebraska. They open at Read More

Generals basketball roster finalized with addition of Adeyeye

SHERIDAN — It’s a much different group of players than the ones that played in the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome last season, but that may not turn out to be much of a problem. The Generals added another recruit last week to their good-on-paper class of 2013-14, when Joshua Adeyeye, a 6-foot, 6-inch 220-pound forward Read More

Pony Grill & Bar team wins Big Horn Polo Club women’s tournament

BIG HORN — Sunday at the Big Horn Polo Club, the Kurt Luplow Memorial featured a women’s tournament, played with five different teams in two flights. The Pony Grill & Bar won Flight ‘A’: pictured right, from left, tournament sponsor Claire Ash with players Amanda Burns, Sophie Yourish, Kris Dalton, and DeeDee Connell with Stella Dalton in front. Scores: Read More

Holy Name Catholic School Golf Tournament results

August 5, 2013

Holy Name Catholic Grade School  Charity Golf Tournament Kendrick Golf Course Saturday August 3rd, 2013  1st Place Gross Score 56 Cameron Lindell, Randy Wieland, Cheryl Wieland, Bernie Spielman 2nd & 3rd Place Gross Score 59 (split tie) Larry Tellez, Jim Peil, Josh Schrivers, Jerry Weik Mike Hardesty, Jay Hardesty, Rich Behlow, Steve Kennedy 4th Place Read More

Adriaens selected ‘AA’ All-State

SHERIDAN — Drew Adriaens was the lone Sheridan Trooper selected to the ‘AA’ All-State list for 2013. Shortstop Connor McCafferty made second team for the second year in a row. Adriaens, who plans to play baseball at Iowa Western Community College next year, was the Troopers strongest pitcher this season. He posted a 4-1 record over nine Read More

Troopers season ends in state semis

SHERIDAN — The Troopers run at state ended with a loss to the team that would go on to win the tournament. Sheridan lost 16-6 to Cheyenne Post 6 Saturday, falling for the second time at the 2013 Wyoming State ‘AA’ Tournament to Post 6.  Sheridan used four pitchers, none of whom lasted more than two innings. Read More

Don’t worry Rockies fans, there’s always the sweet embrace of death

August 2, 2013

I’ve spoken ad nauseum about the pain that comes with being a Rockies fan, and how like the thick summer heat that agony only increases with exposure. Here are a few things you can do instead of watching the Rockies shrink further into obscurity. Take a lesson from Riley Cooper His first mistake was going Read More

UW players avoid trouble off the court

LARAMIE (AP) — It’s Laramie’s hottest night club — and you’ve probably never heard of it. It’s exclusive; no more than 10 or 12 people are ever allowed in. Its hours are unorthodox. The music cuts at midnight, and the guests shuffle out. If you haven’t been invited, then you’re not a Wyoming Cowboy. Simply Read More

Brett Smith named to Manning Award watch list

LARAMIE (AP) — Wyoming junior quarterback Brett Smith has been named to the 2013 Manning Award Watch List. Smith is one of only 30 quarterbacks in the nation named to the preseason watch List. He is one of six Mountain West quarterbacks named to this year’s list. The Mountain West leads all conferences with the Read More

Troopers fight back to beat Cheyenne Hawks, Eisele’s gem pushes them past Jackson into semifinal

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers were two innings and a five-run deficit away from the end of their 2013 season. But now they’re one long day away from a state championship game berth. Sheridan defeated the Cheyenne Hawks 12-10 then beat the Jackson Giants 11-4 Friday, working back through the consolation bracket of the Wyoming Read More

‘AA’ State Tourney: Post 6 16, Troopers 8

SHERIDAN — While one team faded, the other just kept scoring runs. Unfortunately for the Sheridan Troopers, they were the former in a 16-8 second-round loss to Cheyenne Post 6 last night at the Wyoming American Legion ‘AA’ State Tournament in Cheyenne. Sheridan plays at 12:30 today against the Cheyenne Hawks as both squads look Read More

Cowboy football tickets on sale

August 1, 2013

LARAMIE (AP) — Wyoming football mini-packs and single game tickets went sale online on Friday. The mini-packs are three-game packages, where fans can select one game from the months of September (Idaho or Northern Colorado), October (New Mexico or Colorado State) or November (Fresno State or Hawai’i). The package prices are $108 for adults and Read More

AA State Tourney: Troopers 17, Jackson 2

July 31, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers rolled through their first game at the Wyoming American Legion ‘AA’ State Tournament Wednesday afternoon in Cheyenne with a 17-2 win over the Jackson Giants. Sheridan got five innings from Skyler Holwell in the 10-run ruled game that featured two Troopers, Connor McCafferty and Tony Mort, recording four hits. McCafferty Read More

Isakson wins City Championship, Wyo Seniors

August 1, 2013

SHERIDAN — Mark Isakson of Sheridan shot a two-day 3-under par score to win the Wyoming Seniors golf tournament this week at the Powder Horn, right after he won the championship flight of the City Championship at Kendrick Golf Course over the weekend. At the Wyoming Seniors, Isakson’s 74-67—141 was three shots ahead of the field. Read More

Tuf Cooper wins CFD 20 years after his dad

July 31, 2013

CHEYENNE  (AP) — Trevor Brazile fended off a challenge from a much older competitor to win the Cheyenne Frontier Days steer roping title and further cement his standing on Sunday as this year’s top-earning cowboy so far. But the all-around championship of this year’s “Daddy of ‘em All” rodeo went to tie-down and team roper Read More

UW trustees pick contractor for golf facility

LARAMIE (AP) — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has selected a Wyoming firm to build a new, $1.2 million Indoor Golf Practice Facility. The UW Board of Trustees on Friday voted to award the $850,000 contract to Spiegelberg Lumber and Building Co. of Laramie. There were five bidders for the project at Jacoby Read More

Cody Delk shines again, this time Down Under

July 30, 2013

SHERIDAN — By now, hearing the name Cody Delk followed by something like “he went 10-or 12-0 at a tournament” isn’t much of a surprise. This time, consider that the senior two-time All-American Sheridan High School wrestler managed such a feat in a foreign country against some of the world’s best. After reaching the title Read More

Rallying the Troops: Sheridan preps for state

SHERIDAN — Perhaps the most telling statistic for the Sheridan Troopers in 2013 is that their combined wins and losses nearly matches their win total from a year ago. The 2012 Troopers won a team record 49 games. This year, Sheridan finished the regular season with five straight losses last week and at 19-25 overall, Read More

Troop fall 9-4 at Casper; open state vs. Jackson Wed.

July 29, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers will enter the State ‘AA’ Tournament Wednesday in Cheyenne having lost their final five games of the season. The Troop fell 9-4 in Casper Saturday night, losing to the Oilers for the second time in a week and finishing the season 19-25 overall and third in the North League AA standings Read More

Jets win State ‘B’ Tournament UPDATED

July 28, 2013

SHERIDAN — Any sports fan knows that its not always the regular season best that wins it all. Sometimes it’s better to catch fire late in the year. Just ask the Sheridan Jets, who used a 61-run barrage over a four-game run during this weekend’s Wyoming State ‘B’ Tournament at Thorne-Rider Stadium to eventually take Read More

Jets blowout Laramie 21-3; Saturday State ‘B’ Tournament schedule

July 27, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jets routed Laramie Friday night to earn a noon quarterfinal matchup with Jackson today in the Wyoming State ‘B’ Tournament in Sheridan. After a disappointing 11-0 loss to begin positioning pool play Thursday against Casper at their host state tournament, the Jets jumped all over Laramie Friday night with a 21-3 Read More

Column: Juicing the masses

July 26, 2013

Sometimes I wish performance-enhancing drugs didn’t exist. They make me sad. So sad that other times I wish we all just took them. I was in the dark when Mark McGuire and Sammy Sosa had their mid-90s home run party year, like most folks.  can’t fairly condemn PEDs completely because I wholly enjoyed that video Read More

NCAA penalizes Montana football program over booster perks

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana’s football program was placed on probation for three years Friday and will have its scholarships reduced from 63 to 59 over the same period after the NCAA found boosters provided extra benefits to players, including bail money and free legal representation for two athletes. Other player perks Read More

Jets state tournament begins with 11-0 loss to Casper

SHERIDAN — The Jets struggled early on the mound, and Casper took advantage as the two teams opened their State ‘B’ Tournament Thursday night in Sheridan. Casper beat Sheridan 11-0 in the first game of pool play. Sheridan will play Laramie today at 7 p.m. to determine seeding for Saturday’s single-elimination round. “We were just out Read More

Casper breaks tie with 4 in the 9th to crash Sheridan’s comeback

July 25, 2013

SHERIDAN — Wednesday night’s Sheridan Troopers home send off had all the late drama a baseball fan could ask for. Unless that fan was rooting for the Troopers. After an absent night at the plate through the first six innings, Sheridan scored one in the seventh and three in the eighth to fight back, tying Read More

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