Category Archives: Sports

Strategy focuses on the exchange

Strategy focuses on the exchange

SHERIDAN — Much has been said about the tradition and history behind the Indian Relay Races seen at the annual Sheridan WYO Rodeo but when you get down to the heart of the event, it is a sport rich with skill, strategy and practice. There are four players on a relay team: the rider, the… Continue Reading

WYO Rodeo starts off in spectacular fashion Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan WYO Rodeo got off to a bang last night. Literally. When the cannon fired at 7 p.m. on Wednesday night, thousands of fans jumped out of their seats to cheer as the rodeo was officially underway. After 12 year-old Bailey Cunningham set the bar high for the rest of the week’s… Continue Reading

Sheridan fights ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ in Cody doubleheader

SHERIDAN—Another day, another split doubleheader for the Sheridan Jets as they traveled to Cody Tuesday. It’s been the story all season long. Win the first game, stumble and lose the second game. Struggle the first game, bounce back and win the second. Either way, the Jets can’t seem to find enough rhythm to win both… Continue Reading

Local athletes discuss competing in front of hometown crowd

SHERIDAN — Whether you wear ruby-red slippers or a pair of cowboy boots, there really is “no place like home.” That’s exactly the case for six local riders as they compete in the Sheridan WYO Rodeo this week. While rodeo clown “Crash” Cooper applies his makeup and announcer Will Rasmussen warms his vocal chords, as… Continue Reading

Scherry scores PH hole-in-one

SHERIDAN — Jon Scherry carded a hole-in-one on Wednesday, July 2, at the Powder Horn. Scherry hit a pitching wedge on the Eagle course’s number three hole, a 135-yard par three. Witnesses were Brian Morgen, Frank Hagen and George Dukich. Continue Reading

Troopers split with the Cubs on the road

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers traveled to Cody yesterday for a doubleheader against the Cubs. The Troopers split the series, losing game one 15-11 and winning the second game 6-5. In what Coach Ben Phillips described as just an off day for his team, the Troopers defense was the difference maker in game one of… Continue Reading

Lady Generals awarded academic achievement award

SHERIDAN — To put an official end to their 2013-14 season, the Sheridan College Lady Generals basketball team added two Superior Academic Achievement Award recipients to their 19-win team. For the last 31 years, the National Junior College Athletic Association has been recognizing the academic success of its student-athletes with the annual awards. In 2013-14,… Continue Reading

SHS Booster Club tourney set for July 13

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Booster Club is still accepting participants for the SHS Booster Club Golf Tournament taking place on July 13 at the Powder Horn. The tournament will consist of four-person teams playing 18 holes in a scramble format. After the tournament, players will get to enjoy a dinner hosted by Bronc… Continue Reading

Jets split with Gillette Tues.

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jets continued to make some progress on the baseball field on Tuesday but were only able to come away with one victory in their doubleheader against Gillette JV. It has been a trend for the Jets all season long to split their doubleheaders, and the up and down play was in… Continue Reading

Sheridan blows out Douglas in doubleheader action Wednesday night

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers traveled to Douglas last night and played their best baseball of the season, blowing out the Cats in both games of their doubleheader, 12-5 and 13-3. After questioning his team’s leadership after an extra-inning loss on Monday, coach Ben Phillips said his squad responded by stringing together two all-around solid… Continue Reading

Troopers fall to Jackson 8-7 in extra innings

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers continued to struggle at the plate as they fell to the Jackson Giants in extra innings yesterday, 8-7. Lack of confidence in the batter’s box has been the Achilles’ heel for the Troopers all season, and yesterday’s game at Thorne-Rider Stadium was no different. Jackson pitcher Tristan Shockly was on… Continue Reading

SC welcomes new assistant volleyball coach

SHERIDAN — Eric Frey is no stranger to Sheridan, Wyoming or Sheridan College. Frey graduated from Sheridan High School in 1988 and has spent the last 10 seasons as the assistant volleyball coach at SHS. While at Sheridan High School, Frey helped lead the Lady Broncs to a state championship in 2011. “I have coached… Continue Reading

Three-day camp to be held next week

SHERIDAN — Head coach Mallery Marshall and the Sheridan High School girl’s soccer team are hosting a three-day summer soccer camp next week at Sheridan High School. All girls from fourth through ninth grades are invited to attend for the camp, beginning on Monday. The camp will run Monday through Wednesday from 8-11 a.m., along… Continue Reading

Local athlete commits to the UW track program

SHERIDAN—Maddy McClure’s first year running track competitively didn’t happen until her senior year of high school. Luckily for her, it wasn’t her last. The Sheridan High School graduate officially committed to continue her track career at the University of Wyoming next year. Although she only ran one year of track in high school, McClure was… Continue Reading

Jets defeated in long night of baseball

SHERIDAN — A long night on the field resulted in two tough losses for the Sheridan Jets as they battled against the Casper Drillers last night. In the first game of their doubleheader, the Jets outhit the Drillers, but were unable to bring the runners around to score, losing 7-5. Noah Gustafson was on the… Continue Reading

Cancer benefit trap shoot this weekend

SHERIDAN—The Sheridan County Sportsman Club is teaming up with H&R Block to host a trap shoot this weekend to benefit cancer awareness. The event will be held at the Sportsman Club on both Saturday and Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. The trap shoot is open to the public, and all proceeds from the event will… Continue Reading

Troopers: Stranded runners hurt team in two losses

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers played two solid games last night against the Casper Drillers but were unable to score when they had chances, losing both games of the doubleheader. The first game of the night was a nine-inning conference game that came down to runners left on base. The score was close for most… Continue Reading

Jets split doubleheader

SHERIDAN—The Sheridan Jets continued their up-and-down play from the weekend as they split their doubleheader with the Billings Cardinals on Tuesday. After rain ended their tournament early on Sunday, the Jets carried their solid performance into the first game of Tuesday night’s doubleheader, besting the Cardinals 10-9. The Jets found themselves in a 4-0 hole… Continue Reading

Trooper Baseball Camp to start tomorrow

SHERIDAN—There’s still time to sign up for the 20th Annual Trooper Baseball Camp, which starts tomorrow at Thorne-Rider Stadium. Anyone ages 7-15 can sign up to partake in the camp, hosted by the Sheridan American Legion baseball staff and players. The camp will stress the fundamentals of baseball and the importance of having fun while… Continue Reading

Jets finish .500 after up and down weekend

SHERIDAN — It was an up and down weekend for the Sheridan Jets as they finished 2-2 at the Rapid City Big Stick Tournament in Rapid City, South Dakota. The Jets jumped out to a good start in their first game of the tournament against Legend High School (Colorado) on Thursday, but couldn’t finish it… Continue Reading

Schuelke takes top spot in all-around

SHERIDAN — To say that the College National Finals Rodeo went well for Sheridan College would be an understatement. Head coach Marc Gilkerson described the week as, “awesome.” Two riders from Sheridan College made the trip to Casper last week to represent Sheridan College and compete in the rodeo. They finished fourth in the team… Continue Reading

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