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Broncs tie Buffalo 1-1

March 29, 2013

BUFFALO — Three straight halves of soccer with no goals could have produced a much different result Thursday night in Buffalo. The Sheridan Broncs played through overtime to a 1-1 tie with the Buffalo High School Bison Thursday night on the road, using an explosive counter attack to escape with the draw. The Broncs lost 3-0 in Read More

More support opportunities set up for Broncs coach Weston Johnson

SHERIDAN — The list of auction items for an SHS football coach battling cancer has grown significantly. An online auction will begin Monday to benefit Weston Johnson. Johnson is undergoing treatments for metastatic melanoma. Johnson was diagnosed earlier this year, and support has been overflowing since groups like Wyoming Athletics, the SHS Booster Club, and the Sheridan and Big Read More

Lady Broncs get late winner in Buffalo

BUFFALO — The Sheridan Lady Broncs soccer team showed quick improvement in their lone contest of the week. After a 2-0 loss to Laramie in Sheridan last Saturday, they bounced back with a 2-1 win in Buffalo Thursday afternoon. Emily Julian scored twice for the Lady Broncs, both off clean crossing service from fellow junior Read More

Finding the right balance in athletics

This may seem an obvious statement, as will some of the ones that follow it, but books are more important than sports. Even as elementary as that sounds, the student-athlete sometimes is less of one than the other. In the lump sum of our sports publications, it’s easy to get lost in the bright lights Read More

Big East shines on first day of NCAA regional semifinals

WEST REGIONALOHIO STATE 73, ARIZONA 70 LOS ANGELES (AP) — LaQuinton Ross hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2 seconds to play, and Ohio State moved within one win of its second straight Final Four appearance with a 73-70 victory over Arizona on Thursday night in the West Regional semifinals. Ross, the Buckeyes’ remarkable reserve, scored 14 of Read More

Generals Mvouika signs with Missouri State

March 28, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Generals have moved another player on to Division 1. Ron Mvouika will play basketball at Missouri Valley State University next season after completing two successful years at Sheridan College. “I’m excited to continue my playing career for the Missouri State Bears,” Mvouika said in a press release from Sheridan College athletics. “To play Read More

Sheridan College names women’s soccer coach

SHERIDAN — The new Sheridan College soccer program has its first coach. Stefan Skillman, a goalkeeper specialist, will coach the women’s soccer team.An individual has also been offered the men’s coaching position, but SC personnel are awaiting background checks before releasing the person’s name. Skillman, 25, has worked with the coaching staffs of the men’s and women’s Read More

Offensive man: New play-caller Christensen ups tempo

LARAMIE (AP) — Tempo. Tempo. Tempo. It’s a common buzz phrase in football. And Wyoming football — and by proxy — head coach Dave Christensen have both caught the fever started by Oregon that’s influenced the highest levels of football. “We’re practicing faster,” Christensen said. “We want to practice faster than anybody in the country.” Read More

Jhoulys Chacin, Rox opening day starter, struggles against Athletics

PHOENIX (AP) — Rockies manager Walt Weiss hopes he gets more out of Jhoulys Chacin on Opening Day than he did with the right-hander’s final start of spring training. Chacin, who will make his first career opening day start Monday in Milwaukee, was roughed up mainly by reserves and minor leaguers in a 6-5 loss Read More

Heat streak snapped by Bulls in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — With two-tenths of a second left, LeBron James took the final inbounds pass in his own end, dropped the ball to let time expire, turned and walked toward the exit. No buzzer beater. No fourth-quarter rally. No record for James and the Miami Heat, either. The Heat’s bid for NBA history ended Read More

Two SHS wrestlers head for Nationals, Down Under

March 27, 2013

SHERIDAN — Cody Delk and Tory Music aren’t shy about why they like to wrestle. The two Broncs will tell you that they enjoy beating people up. They’ve found a healthy way to appease that urge, immersing themselves in wrestling and finding success fast. Now, they’re set to put their talents on tour in over Read More

Campbell County hoops coach resigning after 30 years

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s biggest hoops rival heard surprising news this week. Thirty-year Campbell County High School basketball coach Mike Curry has resigned, as reported by the Basin Radio Network Tuesday. Curry won 12 state championships as Camels head man with 605 career wins. Most recently, the Camels won in 2008 and 2011, falling short of a Read More

Te’o cuts 40-time at Notre Dame pro day

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o ended a trying three months by putting up a respectable 40-yard dash time Tuesday. “I thought I did pretty good,” Te’o said after his pro day workout in front of scouts from 27 of 32 NFL teams. “I’m very pleased with the way that Read More

United States fights to 0-0 draw in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Americans were clinging to a scoreless tie, seconds away from earning a rare point in Mexico, when Angel Reyna’s shot darted perilously close to the goal. Brad Guzan lunged, smothering the ball with his body. “It’s always going to be a bit hectic and a bit crazy, especially late in Read More

Tiger Woods completes long road back to No. 1

March 26, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods never questioned his ability, only his health. Woods returned to No. 1 in the world by winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational, not surprising except if you consider where he was a little more than a year ago. He had not won a PGA Tour in some 2½ years. He Read More

Sheridan College volleyball adds Krook

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team has announced the addition of a Montana native to its 2013 roster. Cori Krook of Roberts, Mont., will join the Sheridan College spikers after 4B All-Conference honors her senior year as an outside hitter. “I look forward to having Cori join our volleyball program,” head coach Jenifer Weitzel stated Read More

Minnesota fires Tubby Smith

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tubby Smith was hailed as a rescuer when he came to Minnesota from Kentucky in 2007, a championship-certified coach who would restore a once-proud program to respectability after it was brought down by scandal. Smith accomplished much of what he was brought in to do, bringing the Golden Gophers back to the Read More

Hornets end Nuggets’ 15-game streak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Even Brian Roberts couldn’t believe the performance he delivered to help end Denver’s 15-game winning streak. Starting for only the second time, the rookie doubled his season high with 18 assists, Ryan Anderson scored 23 points and the short-handed New Orleans Hornets beat the Nuggets 110-86 on Monday night. “It’s crazy Read More

Qualcomm CEO joins bid to keep Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Add another investor to the group Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is assembling to keep the Kings from moving to Seattle. Johnson announced Monday night that Paul Jacobs, CEO of the international technology company Qualcomm, has agreed to become part of the Sacramento bid. Jacobs joins a group that includes billionaire investor Read More

US in Mexico for World Cup qualifier

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. men’s soccer team seems confident headed into an important World Cup qualifier on the road against Mexico. U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsman said Monday that the Americans respect Mexico and that makes it “one of those games you are hungry for. It’s an awesome opportunity, and we want to embrace Read More

Heat win 27th straight, run away from Magic 108-94

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Late in the third quarter, the game was tied and the Miami Heat winning streak seemed to be in jeopardy. Then LeBron James got mad. And then the Orlando Magic had no chance. James finished with 24 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds, throwing down a dunk to start a huge, Read More

NIT: BYU tops Mercer 90-71

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Brandon Davies had 26 points and 10 rebounds to lead BYU to a 90-71 victory over Mercer in the second round of the NIT on Monday night. Tyler Haws added 24 points, and Matt Carlino had 18 points and nine assists for the Cougars (23-11). Travis Smith scored 19 points for Read More

Pokes season ends with OT loss in CBI

LARAMIE (AP) — Wyoming’s season is done, but coach Larry Shyatt sees the start of something good. After falling to Western Michigan 75-67 in overtime Monday night in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational, Shyatt told his team that it has done a lot since he took over a program that went 10-21 the Read More

SHS girls blanked 2-0 by Laramie

March 25, 2013

SHERIDAN — Two miscues left the Lady Broncs short of a positive result against Laramie Saturday afternoon. On another cold, windy day, the Sheridan girls soccer team struggled to create chances in a game that ended 2-0 to Laramie. Sheridan (2-3-1 overall, 1-1 in 4A East) defeated Cheyenne South 1-0 Friday night, retaking the field at Read More

Bronc soccer falls 3-0 at Laramie

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan boys soccer team dropped a 3-0 match in Laramie Saturday afternoon. After pounding Cheyenne South 7-0 Friday, the Broncs played indoors and out of the cold Saturday. They held the Plainsmen scoreless up to the half. Laramie, who played to a 0-0 draw with Gillette (3-0) the night before, scored three times in Read More