Category Archives: Sports

Big Horn boys golf team takes fourth at Wright Invite

WRIGHT — The Big Horn boys golf team took fourth over the weekend at the Wright Invite. The girls didn’t place as a team because they didn’t have enough players. Coach Mila Stender said the two-day tournament was challenging for her team, as it tested their focus. “We have a lot of different things to… Continue Reading

Wyoming comes back to beat Air Force 17-13

Wyoming comes back to beat Air Force 17-13

LARAMIE (AP) — Wyoming’s last-minute come-from-behind victory over Air Force is more than just a win in first-year coach Craig Bohl’s eyes. “It’s a program builder,” Bohl said after Colby Kirkegaard threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to J.D. Krill with 58 seconds left to lead Wyoming over Air Force 17-13 Saturday night. Kirkegaard’s TD pass… Continue Reading

Lady Generals fall to USU

SHERIDAN — There was a war in Sheridan on Saturday, but it likely went unnoticed if you weren’t at the Golden Dome watching the Sheridan College volleyball team battle over the net. They faced Utah State University-Eastern and it was a battle between the blockers, the players and the boundary lines. The Lady Generals were… Continue Reading

Local sports recap Sept. 8, 2014

Sheridan takes third in Scottsbluff Invitational SHERIDAN — The Sheridan boys tennis team tied for third Saturday at the Scottsbluff Invitational. Turner Martini was the champion for #2 singles and Adam Berry finished third in #1 singles. Tyler Phipps and Alex Bennet finished second in #3 doubles. Gillette won the meet with 61 points. Both… Continue Reading

SC soccer teams fall to Mustangs

Generals soccer drops 5-1 game to Rock Springs ROCK SPRINGS — The Sheridan Generals men’s soccer team lost 5-1 Saturday to the Rock Springs Mustangs. The score was 2-1 with just under nine minutes remaining, when the team gave up two goals in less than two minutes. After the starting goalie Jack Morris got injured,… Continue Reading

SJHS football teams top Dean Morgan

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Junior High School football teams finished 3-1 in their opening week of games over the weekend. Both seventh-grade teams were victorious at home against Dean Morgan. The blue team won, 42-12, and was led by quarterback Ryan Sessions with three rushing touchdowns. Running back Garrett Coon and quarterback Lowden Askins also… Continue Reading

SHS Broncs cruise to a 48-7 victory over Kelly Walsh

SHERIDAN — It was more of the same for the Sheridan Broncs in their second football game of the season. Although the Broncs were on the road at Kelly Walsh Friday night, they cruised to a 48-7 victory against the preseason number-five team in 4A. On their way to a 49-6 blowout win over Laramie… Continue Reading

Sept. 6, 2014 Local Sports Briefs

Lady Bronc swimmers take second at Cody Invite CODY — The Sheridan Lady Broncs had a strong showing at the Terry Bartlett Invite in Cody Friday, taking second as a team with a score of 458. Jackson Hole High School took first with 499 points. “Lady Broncs swimming & diving had a great outing today,” coach Brent… Continue Reading

Cwach earns rodeo scholarship from Sheridan Elks #520

SHERIDAN — A young cowgirl was awarded a scholarship from the Sheridan Elks Lodge #520 this week. The Sheridan Elks Youth Rodeo Scholarship was granted to Brandi Cwach, a recent graduate of Platte-Geddes High School in Geddes, South Dakota. Cwach was the Senior Reserve Champion at the 2013 Elks Youth Rodeo in Sheridan, earning her… Continue Reading

Big Horn earns victory over SHS sophomores

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Lady Rams JV volleyball team beat the Sheridan Broncs sophomore team 2-1 Thursday night. They lost the first set 14-25 and then came back with stronger communication and fewer mistakes in the second. “After the first set, we talked about how we just weren’t pushing points on them,” Big… Continue Reading

Sheridan tennis teams top Kelly Walsh

SHERIDAN — It came down to the final doubles team for the Sheridan High School boys tennis team in yesterday’s 3-2 win over Kelly Walsh. Adam Berry and Turner Martini took care of things for the Broncs at one- and two-singles. After the top-two doubles teams struggled in their first sets, they weren’t able to… Continue Reading

Rams to kick off 2014 season at Lovell

BIG HORN — Although high school football started last week, Big Horn didn’t get a chance to rejoice in that. They played a no-score scrimmage against Lander and have yet to test their new lights in Ram country. But Big Horn does get to play this weekend — and keep score. The top-ranked Rams in… Continue Reading

Broncs ready to tackle Kelly Walsh

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs (1-0) will get their first road test of the season when they travel to Kelly Walsh (0-1) tomorrow. After a dominating 49-6 victory in their opener against Laramie last week, the Broncs will face a tougher opponent down in Casper. Although the Trojans were basically a no-show in their 54-0… Continue Reading

Sept. 3, 2014 Local sports Briefs

SHS boys and girls tennis travel to Casper SHERIDAN — It was a windy evening of tennis as the Sheridan High School tennis team traveled to Casper to battle Natrona yesterday. The girls team struggled, losing the match 1-4. Julia Fenn was the lone winner for the Lady Broncs, defeating Julianna Solar, 6-0, 6-0. The boys… Continue Reading

Column: Florida State to take college football title

Last week was the first week of a new college football season, the first that won’t need stupid computers to pick a winner. This shouldn’t change the amount of uncertainty a college football season brings, though. My life will be officially complete when I get invited to sit next to Lee Corso in Muncie, Indiana,… Continue Reading

SC hires assistant coaches

SHERIDAN — Some familiar faces are returning to Sheridan College’s Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. Former Sheridan College men’s basketball player Tom Parks has been hired as the assistant men’s basketball coach, and former assistant coach Ryan Davis has been hired as the assistant women’s basketball coach. Parks joins Sheridan College after serving as an assistant… Continue Reading

Cowboys Hold Off Montana After Two First-Half Turnovers

Cowboys Hold Off Montana After Two First-Half Turnovers

LARAMIE — A nearly sold out season opener for the University of Wyoming football team ended with only a handful of diehard fans left in the stands when the final whistle was blown. Two lightning delays and on-again-off-again rain sent most fans to the exits at halftime. Unfortunately, they didn’t get to watch the Cowboy’s… Continue Reading

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