Category Archives: Sports

Broncs whomp Laramie in season opener

Broncs whomp Laramie in season opener

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs ran the football all over the field on Friday night. Literally. The Broncs 49-6 blowout of the Laramie Plainsmen was capped off by a 65-yard Coy Steel punt return for a touchdown. After a few botched punts by Laramie throughout the game, another line drive punt barely got off the… Continue Reading

Lady Generals fall in close game

SHERIDAN — “It’s frustrating.” That was how coach Stefan Skillman described his team’s 1-0 loss Friday. The Lady Generals opened their regular season with a home matchup against Utah State University — College of Eastern Utah on Friday afternoon. Although Skillman thought his team played pretty well, it made it that much tougher to swallow… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs – Aug. 29, 2014

Big Horn boys dominate in Sundance SUNDANCE — The Big Horn boys golf team took first place in Sundance Friday with an overall team score of 361. Andy Quinn was the tournament champion shooting a 79. The girls placed fourth with a team score of 403, which coach Mila Stender said was really good considering… Continue Reading

Local sports briefs Aug. 29, 2014

SHS tennis falls to Jackson JACKSON — The Sheridan High School girls tennis team fell to Jackson Thursday 1-4. Julia Fenn defeated Eliie Kucera scoring 6-1 and 6-0. Coach Bob Faurot said Fenn had a good outing and has improved her game since her championship run last year. The boys team also lost to Jackson… Continue Reading

SC men’s soccer ties with South Dakota school

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Generals finally got the chance to play on their home pitch yesterday, a 1-1 tie with the South Dakota School of Mines. In the final tune-up game before the regular season starts, head coach Jeff Hallenbeck was using the scrimmage as a final chance to work on different techniques and get… Continue Reading

Broncs ready to play; face Laramie in season opener

SHERIDAN — After two weeks of practice, the Sheridan Broncs are itching to play under the lights on a Friday night. The Broncs open their 2014 season with a home game against Laramie tomorrow, and head coach Don Julian says it’s about time. “We need to see somebody else,” Julian said. “Our guys are sick… Continue Reading

District’s new hire has passion for recreation

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District recently hired Brandon Garner to fill their open Recreation Program Supervisor position. After graduating from the University of Wyoming with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Health Promotion three years ago, Garner moved to Sheridan, where he’s been working at Memorial Hospital’s Wyoming Rehab Fitness & Physical Therapy Clinic.… Continue Reading

It’s Christmas! Well, almost

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. I’m confident that the two months between the NBA Finals and the first NFL game are worse than having bamboo shoots jammed under your fingernails. There are a couple of fun golf tournaments in the summer, but without Tiger, they lack that mass appeal of summers ago.… Continue Reading

SC comes out with tie against Dakota Wesleyan

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s soccer team traveled to Mitchell, South Dakota, yesterday and came home with a tie against Dakota Wesleyan. The Generals controlled most of the play, especially in the second half, but were unable to find the net despite a couple opportunities. Luckily for Sheridan, though, their defense stepped up and… Continue Reading

SC men’s soccer struggle in second half, fall to Presentation

SHERIDAN— After carrying a 1-0 lead into halftime, the Sheridan College men’s soccer team gave up two early second-half goals to lose 2-1 to Presentation College. Despite the Generals controlling the second-half kickoff, Presentation scored their first goal, a penalty kick, in the first 30 seconds of the half. It didn’t take long for Presentation… Continue Reading

Owings, Allen lead SHS girls team at Scoop Invite

SHERIDAN — Two Sheridan golfers led the charge for the Sheridan High School team in yesterday’s first round of the E.R. Scoop Shovlain Invitational at Kendrick Golf Course. Victoria Owings and Kayla Allen both shot opening round 92s to put themselves in a tie atop the leaderboard. Their scores helped put the SHS Lady Broncs… Continue Reading

Column: Overcoming baseball fatigue

Summer’s just about over and fall sports are barreling down on us like Jadeveon Clowney. I spent most of my first summer in Sheridan covering baseball. A lot of baseball. They keep telling me that baseball is “America’s pastime,” but I think the history buffs are just holding onto the last bit of desperation that… Continue Reading

SHS Booster Club hosting picnic tonight

SHERIDAN —The Sheridan High School Booster Club will host a picnic tonight to kick off the new school year and the fall sports season. The picnic will run from 5:30-7 p.m. in the high school courtyard. Everyone is welcome and dinner will be served. Following the picnic, a fall sports parents meeting will be held… Continue Reading

SC women’s team using exhibition games to improve

SHERIDAN—The Sheridan College women’s soccer team is still trying to find its bearings as the team jumps into the season. Luckily, they’ve got a few exhibition games to work things out. The Lady Generals traveled to North Dakota yesterday for a scrimmage against Jamestown College. Although they didn’t keep score because it was a scrimmage,… Continue Reading

SC women’s basketball coach adds last recruit for 2014 season

SHERIDAN — It may be the beginning of fall sports season, but that doesn’t mean Sheridan College women’s basketball coach Frank McCarthy hasn’t been hard at work. After adding two Australian’s to his roster for the 2014-15 season, McCarthy recently signed another foreign player to round out his squad. Zuzana Talácková is a 5-foot-9 forward… Continue Reading

Adult rec league softball tourney this weekend

SHERIDAN — It’s been quite a summer for recreational softball in Sheridan, and it’s all culminating with the division tournaments this weekend. Robbie Spencer, the Adult Activities Coordinator for the Sheridan Recreation District, is hoping to go out with a bang by creating the first Adult Softball Community Festival. The festival, in it’s inaugural year,… Continue Reading

New face of the PGA

As I somberly scrolled through my Facebook timeline on Monday in the wake of the tragic death of one of the world’s funniest persons, I was reacquainted with my favorite Robin Williams moment, and possibly the funniest five minutes a person can come across during a YouTube binge — Williams’ take on golf. As a… Continue Reading

30 compete in JD Mullinax tennis tournament

SHERIDAN — Thirty players took to Thorne-Rider Park over the weekend to compete in this year’s J.D. Mullinax Memorial Tennis Tournament. The field featured competitors from all age groups from 11-year-old Robert Morton to some in their 70s. The event featured men’s, women’s and mixed doubles tournaments and consolation brackets. The men’s doubles event saw… Continue Reading

$25,000 raised in Give Kids the World tourney

SHERIDAN — Thirty-two teams of two participated in the two-day Give the Kids the World/Swings for Smiles Golf Tournament held at the Powder Horn over the weekend. The handicapped-adjusted format included both best ball and scramble competitions. The charity event, sponsored by Homer “Scotty” Scott, raised funds for the Give Kids the World facility in… Continue Reading

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