Category Archives: Sports

SHS swimmers send 7 to state meet

SHERIDAN — Members of the Sheridan High School boys swim team are heading to the 4A Swimming and Diving Championship Meet this weekend. Seven swimmers from Sheridan qualified to compete during the regular season. • Jacob Ahlstrom will swim in the 200 freestyle, 200 free relay and 400 freestyle relay. • Zach Ahlstrom will swim… Continue Reading

Sheridan College hires new men’s soccer coach

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College has hired Jeff Hallenbeck as its new men’s head soccer coach. Hallenbeck, originating from Quincy, Mass., has served as a soccer coach at soccer camps for more than 20 years. He comes to Sheridan College following a four-year stint as the head boys soccer coach at Medway High School in Medway,… Continue Reading

Undefeated Casper team to prove toughest challenge

SHERIDAN — With all regular season games completed, the Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team finished third in the division with a record of 12-4-0, just one win behind the second place Riverton River Rats (13-3-0). The Casper Oilers A won the division with an undefeated regular season and the Gillette Wild A took fourth… Continue Reading

Tongue River makes cut for regionals

SHERIDAN — The Eagles soared into the regional tournament Monday night as they defeated Wright, 76-63, at home in the challenge game for the 2A playoffs. No.4-ranked Tongue River has been on the losing end of several close games this season, nearly a third of their games were lost by eight points or less. The… Continue Reading

Sheridan College teams split with Central

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Generals basketball team finished their regular season with a 78-70 win at Central Wyoming Saturday. The win brings the team to 25-5 overall and 13-3 in North Region IX. The win secured the No. 2 seed for the Generals in the Region IX tournament that begins March 1. Several players… Continue Reading

Wrestlers take second in regional tournament

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Bronc wrestling team placed second in the 4A regional tournament this weekend. The team had three individual first-place finishes, four second-place and two third-place finishes. Braxton Cooper (42-7) at 106 pounds, 170-pound Timmy Cowan (28-11) and 182-pound Cody Delk (38-6) took home first-place finishes for the team. Each of… Continue Reading

Boys suffer foul-laden loss to Sundance

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles (6-16) played what was undoubtedly the most tense game of the season Saturday afternoon against Sundance (10-11) and lost it on the free throw line. A foul-laden match sent both teams to the line throughout the second half and cost the Eagles some key starting players who saw early… Continue Reading

Wrestlers hold their own at home

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School Bronc Wrestlers had a good showing in the regional tournament held on their home turf Friday. “It went well. The tournament ran smooth,” head Coach Tyson Shatto said. “We use regionals as a set-up to get our kids to state, so that’s the first thing we’re looking for. It’s hard… Continue Reading

Eagles fall to Greybull, Lady Eagles soar

Lady Eagles beat Greybull 52-30   SHERIDAN — The Tongue River High School Lady Eagles played all nine girls Friday night against Greybull and came out with the win 52-30. The Lady Eagles are at 19-2 overall. “We had a comfortable lead at halftime, 27-10, and played all nine girls tonight. We got everybody in… Continue Reading

UW announces 2014 Cowboys football schedule

From Wyoming Athletics LARAMIE — Wyoming Cowboy football fans can look forward to three home games in the first four weeks of the 2014 college football season. The schedule announcement came on Thursday in connection with the release of the Mountain West Conference. Game times and television coverage will be announced at future dates. The… Continue Reading

CloudPeak CrossFit claims second state title

CloudPeak CrossFit claims second state title

SHERIDAN — Six teams traveled to Sheridan last weekend to compete in a statewide CrossFit competition, but the host team took the title for the second year in a row. CrossFit co-owner Seth Larson said this is only the third year for the competition, which is held once each year. Three years ago, his business… Continue Reading

Generals take close win; Lady Generals fall 66-54

From staff reports   SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Generals basketball team earned a close win, 98-91, over Miles City Community College Wednesday night at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. Fred Dure led SC with 29 points and nine rebounds while teammate Abednego Lufile had a career-high 20 points and 11 rebounds. Iakeem Alston also… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs take win over Cheyenne South

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Lady Broncs celebrated Senior Night with an easy 69-31 win over the Cheyenne South Lady Bisons. The Lady Broncs’ three seniors, Maddy McClure, Molly Ligocki and Alison Geary were highlighted before the game via special introduction and started the lineup for Friday night’s game. It took a few minutes… Continue Reading

Christensen takes 1st in prelims at Simplot

SHERIDAN — Three Sheridan track athletes placed in the top 10 of their respective preliminary rounds at the Simplot Games in Pocatello, Idaho, on Thursday and Friday. Shayla Christensen led her teammates with a first place finish in the prelims for the girls shot put competition. Taylor Ballek took fourth in pole vault and Matt… Continue Reading

Broncs coach says four earn state qualifying times

SHERIDAN — Four more Sheridan Bronc swimmers earned state qualifying times Friday in Gillette during the 4A Northeast Conference two-day championship meet. Coach Brent more said the team had a great preliminary round with Trinton Myers earning a state qualifying time in the 100-yard butterfly, Jacob Eckard earning a spot in the 100 backstroke. Drew… Continue Reading

Rival teams split wins

Rival teams split wins

SHERIDAN — There was plenty of local love on Valentine’s Day as fans filled the stands at the cross-county rivalry games between the Big Horn and the Tongue River boys and girls basketball teams Friday night in Big Horn. The girls kicked it off with the Lady Eagles (16-2) defeating the Lady Rams (9-10) with… Continue Reading

Hardwood standouts have history

SHERIDAN—Sheridan College basketball players Tiana Hanson and Erika Erickson and Gillette College’s MacKenzie Lepley are competitive rivals on the court. Off it, though, is a different story entirely. The trio of hardwood standouts forged a bond long before becoming collegiate athletes. In Shepherd, Mont., a town of 500 residents, 15 miles northeast of Billings, they… Continue Reading

Bronc wrestlers defeat defending champion Gillette

SHERIDAN — Gillette has earned bragging rights as one of the best wrestling programs in the state over the last decade, winning the last 11 4A state championships. But Thursday night, the Sheridan Bronc grapplers earned their own right to walk with a swagger, defeating the Camels at their house, 37-28. “You can chalk up… Continue Reading

Generals beat Northwest on Andrews’ final shot; SC women lose

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Generals are good at winning late. Jamir Andrews 3-pointer sent Sheridan College to a 79-78 win last night in Powell and a season sweep of the Northwest College Trappers. The Generals remained in contention to defend their North Sub-Region IX title. Gillette leads Sheridan by 1.5 games in the conference at 12-1,… Continue Reading

Cowgirls get first conference road win at SDSU

From Wyoming Athletics, Amy Dambro SAN DIEGO, Calif. —  After building a 20-point second half lead, the Cowgirl basketball team held off a San Diego State comeback to defeat the Aztecs, 69-60, on Wednesday night. It was the first conference road win for UW as three players finished the night in double-figures. Wyoming moves to… Continue Reading

Weekend sports schedule: Feb. 12-14

Weekend sports schedule: Feb. 12-14

Today • Sheridan at Gillette wrestling JV 5:30 p.m./ varsity 7 p.m. PHOTO: Wrestlers off to big Gillette matchup SHERIDAN — Cody Delk was one of three Bronc wrestlers to win a Ron Thon title last weekend in Riverton as the Broncs beat out Gillette for second place team finish at the big time Wyoming… Continue Reading

Cowboys upend No. 5 SDSU

LARAMIE (AP) — Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt was familiar with this feeling — even if it had been a while. Riley Grabau scored 17 points, Larry Nance Jr. had 14 and the Cowboys beat No. 5 San Diego State 68-62 on Tuesday night to end the Aztecs’ 20-game winning streak. Shyatt was Wyoming’s coach 16… Continue Reading

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