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Lindell returns to Wyoming, signs with Cowboys

July 17, 2013

SHERIDAN — Cameron Lindell is back to golfing in Wyoming. After two years at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas, University of Wyoming golf coach Joe Jensen announced Lindell’s signing late Tuesday. “Cameron was a good player coming out of high school, but he really took advantage of playing at the junior college level,” Jensen said in a Read More

Drillers too much for Jets

SHERIDAN — Despite some good pitching early by the Jets, the Casper Drillers were too much for Sheridan Tuesday. Sheridan was upended by scores of 14-4 and 13-4 on a late night at Thorne-Rider Stadium. In game two, pitcher Tyler Stauffer ran through the first few innings with relative ease before a five-run fifth ended Read More

Two Sheridan County cowboys register good rides to start HSNFR

July 16, 2013

SHERIDAN — Jeffrey Zdziarski  and Bryce Burnell are each sitting in third place in their respective events at the High School National Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs. Zdziarksi registered a 72-point bareback ride Monday night at the Sweetwater Events Complex, behind a top score of 76 last night. Of the 16 registered scores from the Read More

Sports briefs: Hershey’s Track, softball

July 17, 2013

Trentacosti selected for North American final in Hershey Track From Staff Reports SHERIDAN — A 12-year-old from Sheridan will compete in the 100-meter dash at the Hershey’s Track and Field North American Final. Tyler Trentacosti plans to run in the youth track national final event, set for Aug. 3 in Hershey, Penn. The Hersey’s Track program Read More

Troopers solid in Laramie sweep

July 16, 2013

SHERIDAN — For the 2013 Sheridan Troopers, there have been times this season when last year’s record-breaking year has seemed more than a distant memory. Monday night’s two-game sweep of the Laramie Rangers helped. A nomadic team in 2013, which before last night had played all but eight games on the road, Sheridan (19-20) brought the Read More

Payout up for thrilling edition of Sheridan’s summer classic

July 15, 2013

SHERIDAN — Riding Saturday night at the Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo is a rush for any cowboy or cowgirl who loves a packed grandstand of avid rodeo-goers who will whoop and holler until that last bull has stamped its way out of the arena. For a local kid, that Saturday night Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo ride is a dream come true. Read More

Troopers return home after good Billings tourney

SHERIDAN — After a slow start, the Sheridan Troopers finished 3-1 at a weekend tournament in Billings. Sheridan lost 7-0 to Jackson Thursday, and on Friday, the Troopers defeated the Billings Halos 7-4 behind a strong pitching performance by Skyler Holwell. He went five innings scattering eight hits and striking out eight while allowing just Read More

Third Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo performance ends with another 89-point bull ride

July 13, 2013

SHERIDAN — As it goes, the rodeos in Sheridan are thought to get better and better leading to Saturday night’s finale. Friday did just fine in living up to its many potential exhilarations, setting the stage for one heck of a climax to the 83rd Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo tonight. After Cole Echols of Elm Grove, La., excited Read More

83rd Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo: Plenty of spills, thrills and leaderboard changes on second night

July 12, 2013

SHERIDAN — What started as an overcast and muggy afternoon quickly transformed into cool summer evening as the second night of Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo performances saw plenty of action, a few spills and more than its fair share of impressive handling from cowboys and cowgirls alike. On Patriot Night at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, the evening began Read More

Troopers drop 7-0 game with Jackson to start Billings tournament

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers have dropped their last three games on the road after losing the opening contest of a Billings tournament, 7-0, to the Jackson Giants Thursday. Jackson scored five in the first and two in the second, but game was a defensive battle after that. Sheridan managed four hits to Jackson’s five, Read More

Star-studded rough stock competition highlights first performance

July 11, 2013

SHERIDAN — When announcer Will Rasmussen sells a night’s Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo performance as featuring nine Top-20 ranked bareback riders, it’s probably best to listen to him. The first performance of the “Wyo” featured plenty of one-upping in the rough stock competition and a thoroughly entertaining and competitive three-plus hour rodeo event as a whole. Through one Read More

Cowboy football 2013 home games start in early afternoon

LARAMIE (AP) — All six of Wyoming’s home football games next season are scheduled for early afternoon kickoffs. The Mountain West Conference on Wednesday announced game times for most of its 2013 games. The Cowboys’ home opener versus Idaho on Sept. 7 and its home game versus Northern Colorado on Sept. 14 are both set Read More

Coup Counters takes top first night Indian Relay time

SHERIDAN — The 83rd edition of the Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo busted out of the chutes in the best way it knows how Wednesday night. The editorializing of the announcer, fans unable to hold their seats right after they found them and the general chaos in front of the grandstands is what characterizes the World Champion Indian Relay Read More

Jets Walters tosses no-hitter Billings

July 10, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Jets started slow, but were picked up by a Kendall Walters no-hitter that led to an 8-0 win in their second game Tuesday in Billings. After dropping the first game of a doubleheader, 9-1, to the non-legion affiliated traveling team, the Billings Regulators, the Jets showed consistency at the plate in the Read More

7th Chris LeDoux Memorial tournament results

SHERIDAN — The seventh annual Chris LeDoux Memorial Spikes and Spurs golf tournament was held Saturday at the Powder Horn. Results below: First Flight 1. Dan Overton, Ryan Little, Mike Coulter, Matt Ebzery—56.5 2. Richie Bratton, Seth Richendifer, Ryan Jry, Erick, Canyon—56.6 Second Flight 1. Randy Hyder, Geoff Scott, Rich Sweeney, Nick Sweeney—57.6 2. Jason Humble, Bob Read More

Rodeo kicks off with slack at Fairgrounds

July 9, 2013

PHOTO: Roger Branch of Perkins, Okla., chases down a steer during slack Tuesday morning at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds on the first day of competition for 2013 Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo week. Slack continues all week, beginning at 9 a.m. each day, with the first of the four nightly performances set for 7 p.m. Wednesday. Performances are set to Read More

Wyoming Coaches Association names 2013 All-Stars

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Coaches Association has announced its 2014 All-Star rosters. Games are played in conjunction with the WCA annual coaching clinic, Hall of Fame banquet and All-Star week. Sports featured at the event included golf, volleyball, and girls and boys basketball. From Sheridan County, Matthew Wigglesworth (Big Horn) was selected on the North Boys Basketball Read More

Former Big Horn student Johnson signs with Loyola basketball

SHERIDAN — A former Big Horn High School student Cody Johnson has signed to play for Loyola University basketball in Chicago. Johnson, who played at Western Nebraska University in Scottsbluff, Neb., last year where he averaged 13 points and eight rebounds, will have three remaining years of eligibility at the school, one of the Missouri Valley Read More

Big numbers attend 98th Wyoming State Trap Shoot

July 8, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Gun Club was littered with shells at a much higher rate than usual this weekend as the site played host to nearly 300 shooters in the state’s premier trap shooting event. The 98th Wyoming State Trap Shoot was held Friday through Sunday with Sheridan taking its turn on the four-year rotation Read More

Two losses end Troopers run in Cheyenne

SHERIDAN — After amassing 50 runs in their three wins to open a tournament in Cheyenne, the Sheridan Troopers were outmatched in their final two games this weekend. Playing in the July Fourth Bob Nab Memorial Tournament weekend, Sheridan finished 3-2, losing 12-0 and 15-1 Saturday and Sunday. Sheridan (14-18) outlasted the Cheyenne Hawks in a 17-13 Read More

Jets show strides in split

SHERIDAN — Sunday’s result was a large improvement from the last time the Sheridan Jets played the Billings Angels. Sheridan split with the Billings squad, winning 9-7 before dropping the second game 2-1. “I thought we played much better today,” head coach Ryan Murner said, his team having struggled against Billings competition this season. “We pitched Read More

Troop beat Cheyenne Hawks 17-13

July 5, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers played yet another high scoring game Friday night in Cheyenne, beating opposite group League AA opponent the Cheyenne Hawks 17-13 in a non-conference matchup. A late three-run Drew Adriaens home run got Sheridan a lead into the seventh inning and they never looked back. Continuing his tear at the plate, Adriaens’ Read More

Column: Rodeo goes beyond sport

Before the Fourth this week, it had been about 20 years since I had worn cowboy boots. I was a toddler and the boots were white snakeskin. I wore them as much as I could until I outgrew them. I’m guessing that style was cool then, it was the very early ‘90s. Good enough for Read More

98th Wyoming State Trap Shoot underway

PHOTO: Don Washburn of Saratoga discharges two empty shells during the 98th Wyoming State Trap Shoot Friday morning at the Sheridan Gun Club. The event began this morning and lasts through Sunday. It is free and open to spectators, with competition taking place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and championship rounds beginning Saturday. Approximately 225 Read More

Fireworks in Cheyenne: Troop score 33 runs in two games to begin tourney

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers used a 33-run two-game output yesterday to shake off a bad loss as they started 2-0 at a Fourth of July weekend tournament in Cheyenne. After losing their first conference game this season, 9-5, to Gillette Tuesday night, the Troop (13-16) beat Colorado Instructional 14-4 last night after rolling over Wheatland Read More

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