Category Archives: Sports

Lady Broncs hold off undefeated Laramie in extra play

SHERIDAN — No one in Wyoming has been able to stop the Lady Plainsmen until Friday night when the Lady Broncs kept the undefeated girls of Laramie from claiming another win. Sheridan High School lost to Laramie earlier this year with a score of 0-4. They trained hard and showed up prepared to secure a… Continue Reading

Local athletes compete in Special Olympics

SHERIDAN — Jared Amini opened the 2014 Special Olympics in Sheridan by announcing the teams and leading attendees in the Special Olympics creed. Emily Ericksen sang the national anthem during the ceremonies. Each team carried their banner around the gym as they were introduced, and following the ceremony they began their competitions. Special Olympics staff… Continue Reading

Wyoming All-Star basketball teams announced

SHERIDAN — According to wyopreps.com, Sheridan College basketball coaches Steve Smiley and Frank McCarthy have announced the rosters for the Wyoming All-Star Basketball teams. The teams will play their counterparts from Montana. The games are for high school seniors only and will be played June 13-14 in Billings, Montana. Two Sheridan High School players made… Continue Reading

Edeen, McClure place first at Gary Benson Invite

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Gabby Edeen and Maddy McClure took first place finishes in the 200-meter dash and 400-meter dash respectively Tuesday at the Gary Benson Invitational. McClure also prequalified for state. “This is a tough meet, some of the toughest competition in the state came here,” SHS track coach Art Baures said. “For the girls… Continue Reading

NHSFR expands, adds reined cow horse contest

ROCK SPRINGS — The National High School Finals Rodeo is continuing to grow by adding Maryland to the association and a reined cow horse competition that will begin in 2015. The Sweetwater Events Complex will be hosting the events for the next two years, July 13-19, 2014, and July 12-18, 2015. The rodeo brings contestants… Continue Reading

Softball registration open until May 23

SHERIDAN — Registration for adult summer softball leagues are now open for the men’s, women’s and co-recreation divisions. Registration ends May 23. Teams can sign up online at www.sheridanrecreation.com or in person at the Sheridan Recreation District’s office located in Thorne-Rider Park. A $540 fee will be assessed for men’s and co-rec divisions and a… Continue Reading

Sheridan Young Guns dominate at state wrestling

The Sheridan Press SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Young Guns had several individuals who took first-place finishes all three days at USA state wrestling in Casper over the weekend. Sheridan Young Guns won championships in all three wrestling styles and took home the triple shooter trophy, which recognizes the team’s overall success in all styles and… Continue Reading

TR, BH, SHS compete in Billings Invite

SHERIDAN — The 55th annual Billings Invitational track and field meet was held Friday at Billings West High School. Boys and girls from Sheridan High School, Tongue River High School and Big Horn High School all attended to compete against 18 other schools from across the region.   Sheridan Broncs SHS had a strong showing… Continue Reading

Avery wins multiple titles at wrestling tournament in Casper

CASPER — Sheridan’s Wyatt Avery won by technical fall Friday in folkstyle wrestling in the Cadet 145 bracket. On Thursday, Avery won the championship for freestyle in the Cadet 145. He is undefeated with a 5-0 record so far this weekend and is hoping for another championship Saturday. Sheridan High School sophomore Avery won against… Continue Reading

Broncs finish with another tie

SHERIDAN — The Broncs played through overtime to a 1-1 tie with the Buffalo High School Bison on Thursday night at home. This was the second tie this week for the Sheridan’s boys team. “I think we had the ability to win the game,” assistant coach Jeff Hallenbeck said. “I think this was one of… Continue Reading

Mavrakis places 2nd at Riverton invite

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan boys golf team placed third with a score of 339 at the Riverton Invite Thursday. Sheridan’s Jack Mavrakis tied for second with a shot of 75. Teammates Alex Williams, Bailey Bonnet and Logan Johnson each shot just under 90 and Jacob Beles shot a 91. Kirby Kirkham won the Junior High… Continue Reading

Fieldgrove pushes Lady Broncs past Buffalo 2-1

SHERIDAN — Jennae Fieldgrove scored both points for the Lady Broncs against the Buffalo Bison on Thursday at home. In the first half, within 10 minutes, Fieldgrove was able to get a run on her defender to push the ball toward the net. She got a fast break and scored. “I knew I couldn’t take… Continue Reading

SHS tennis team hosts Hardin

SHERIDAN — Sheridan hosted Hardin on Thursday for a spring tennis match. In singles action, Sheridan’s Tristan Gamble won 2-1 against JD Stratton. Gamble lost his first game 3-6 but won the last two games 6-2, 6-1. Julia Fenn beat both of her opponents Chandler Metcalf and Alice Cai 2-0. Fenn beat Metcalf 6-0, 6-1… Continue Reading

SHS spring tennis hosting match

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s spring tennis team has a home match against Hardin today at 3 p.m. The spring season is used primarily to work on development and keep the athletes playing in the off-season. “We tell them not to worry about winning, but to focus on individual skills,” head coach Bob Faurot said.… Continue Reading

Webb Wright baseball games to count toward Sheridan Little League

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County School District 2 Recreation District plans to work with Sheridan Little League baseball to increase opportunities for Webb Wright baseball players to be eligible for Little League tournaments. Boys and girls who have registered for Webb Wright baseball in intermediate and minors divisions will be automatically registered in Sheridan Little… Continue Reading

Zdziarski top placer for SHS rodeo team

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School rodeo team completed its first spring rodeo Saturday and Sunday in Laramie. Sheridan’s top placer was Jeffery Zdziarski, who took first in bareback Sunday with a 69-point ride. Brandt Ross in Saturday’s first go placed first in the tie-down roping with a time of 9.47 seconds and fourth on… Continue Reading

Sheridan Lady Broncs beat Central Indians 1-0

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs utilized the entire field in a game with many attempts on goal against the Cheyenne Central Indians, earning a 1-0 win Saturday. The night before, the Indians battled against the Gillette Camels while the Broncs faced Cheyenne East. Both teams had a tough battle Friday making for an interesting… Continue Reading

Sheridan Broncs fall 2-1 against Cheyenne Central

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs soccer team lost 2-1 on the Cheyenne Central Indians home field Saturday. “We didn’t start strong in the first half,” head coach Kevin Rizer said. “We spent some time having to play catch up from giving up an early goal.” Jackson Hanify had the only goal of the day for… Continue Reading

Broncs win 1-0 in Cheyenne

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Broncs soccer team put in one goal against Cheyenne East Friday, and that was enough to win the game. Coach Kevin Rizer said he felt his team dominated the game by denying East from obtaining quality shots at the goal. The SHS winning kick was assisted by Nick Gill… Continue Reading

Sheridan County schools take first in 18 events

DAYTON — Tongue River High School took first place in nine events at their home track meet Friday. The school hosted their Pre-Prom Invitational with seven teams competing. “We prepared for the meet,” Head Coach Chuck Walters said. “I think we did a really good job getting the right people to help run the meet.… Continue Reading

SHS runners on fire at Trojan Invite

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School track team traveled to Casper Friday to participate in the 2014 Trojan Invite hosted by Kelly Walsh High School. Sheridan’s female runners were on fire and racked up multiple high-profile finishes. Junior Gabby Edeen took the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.89, followed in third place by Senior… Continue Reading

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