Category Archives: Sports

Column: Long live the court storm

After Kansas State defeated Kansas on Monday, the mass of Kansas State students in the bleachers left their seats and made their way to the court at Bramlage Coliseum. It was a party, a celebration after defeating the eighth-ranked team in the country and the crosstown rival. But there was something wrong with Monday’s court… Continue Reading

SC signs two players for soccer teams

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College soccer program has added two players for the 2015 season. Dustin Gaskill has signed to play for Jeff Hallenbeck’s men’s soccer team next season at Sheridan College. Gaskill is a midfielder and striker from Show Low, Arizona. Kendall Bright officially joins the Sheridan College women’s soccer team as the first… Continue Reading

Hawks split with Douglas in final games outdoors

Hawks split with Douglas in final games outdoors

SHERIDAN — Their last games in the frigid outside weather brought mixed results for the Sheridan Hawks. The Hawks opened up their weekend games with a 3-1 win over the Douglas Ice Cats on Saturday but fell 6-4 on Sunday. In the last game underneath the lights on Saturday, Douglas struck first with a goal… Continue Reading

Tongue River boys upset Rams

DAYTON — Season records don’t mean anything in rivalry games, just ask the Tongue River Eagles basketball team. On Saturday, the Eagles (8-15) knocked off conference leader Big Horn Rams (13-10) in a 48-42 game. Though the victory is sweet for the Eagles and demoralizing for the Rams, the game had no impact on the… Continue Reading

SHS boys at No. 1 seed, girls to face Gillette for top spot

Broncs slated as top seed for regionals SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs basketball team went into the weekend hoping for at least a second-place seed in the conference. Three days later, the Broncs are slated as the top seed in the regional tournament. The Broncs 58-49 victory over Cheyenne South Saturday secured Sheridan as the… Continue Reading

17 SHS wrestlers heading to state

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School is sending 17 wrestlers to the state tournament in Casper after a second-place performance at the East Regionals over the weekend. The Broncs finished with 199.5 points in the regional tournament but still fell 65.5 team points behind the 13-time defending state champions Gillette. First-place finishers for the Broncs included… Continue Reading

Five SHS runners break school records at Simplot Games

SHERIDAN — Competing against some of the top high school competition in North America, the 21 athletes competing for Sheridan High School put up some impressive performances at the 2015 Simplot Games this weekend. The Lady Bronc 400 meter relay team of Peyton Bomar, Mariah Grant, Madesta Shepard and Gabby Edeen shattered the school record… Continue Reading

SC teams fall to Miles CC

SC women lose to Miles CC, drop to 3-seed SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals couldn’t get anything going offensively on Saturday, resulting in a 70-60 loss at Miles Community College. Zuzana Talackova and Tiana Hanson were the only players to score in double figures for Sheridan, and the Lady Generals only got six… Continue Reading

Sheridan defeats Laramie on the road

SHERIDAN — The Players of Sheridan High School dealt out a double dose of defeat Friday night as both the boys and girls basketball teams took down Laramie on the road. Heading in to the game, the no. 3 ranked Broncs were chasing down the no. 1 ranked Plainsmen’s record. Thanks to the 75-64 victory,… Continue Reading

Lady Rams top Lady Bulldogs 52-42

Lady Rams top  Lady Bulldogs 52-42

BIG HORN — It wasn’t pretty, but the Big Horn Lady Rams (15-7) will gladly take a 52-42 victory over the Sundance Lady Bulldogs (3-15). From the opening tip off, neither team wanted to pull ahead. Both Big Horn and Sundance took turns tying each others’ leads, answering each other’s points. Both teams used a… Continue Reading

Lady Eagles claim conference championship on the road

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River boys and girls basketball teams will play their last home games of the season today after returning home victorious Friday night, each team scoring 56 points against opponent Wright on the road. The Lady Eagles claimed the conference championship by defeating Wright 56-41. Wright took an early lead but TR… Continue Reading

Rams beat Bulldogs 68-38

Rams beat Bulldogs 68-38

BIG HORN— The four Big Horn seniors honored in their last home game of the season were given an added parting gift of a conference championship last night. Fantastic play from all corners of the court resulted in a Big Horn Rams 68-38 rout of the Sundance (1-17) Bulldogs. It was almost over before it… Continue Reading

Dayton native earns spot on dean’s list

DAYTON — Hannah Engelhardt of Dayton, a fourth-year student in the graphic design program at the Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, made the dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for the dean’s list if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.4;… Continue Reading

Suska takes second place in Billings

SHERIDAN — Six junior tennis players traveled to Billings last weekend to compete in the Frostbite Tennis Tournament. Quinton Suska, Quinton Brooks, Jaxon Porterfield, Pacey Grover, Ethan Kutz and Julia Kutz all made the trip to Billings. While a number of Sheridan’s competitors reached the semifinals, Suska had the best showing of the six Sheridan… Continue Reading

Sheridan County YMCA to host handball tourney this weekend

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA will play host to the Sheridan Classic Handball Tournament this weekend. Thirty-two of the nation’s top handball players, including one world champion and two national finalists, will partake in the event, coming from Colorado, Montana and Wyoming. The Sheridan Classic, now in its 40th year, was first organized by… Continue Reading

Weekend Sports Outlook

Friday Basketball Sheridan girls at Laramie, 5:30 p.m. Sheridan boys at Laramie, 7 p.m. Big Horn girls vs. Sundance, 5:30 p.m. Big Horn boys vs. Sundance, 7 p.m. Tongue River girls at Wright, 5:30 p.m. Tongue River boys at Wright, 7 p.m. Arvada-Clearmont girls vs. Hulett, 4 p.m. Arvada-Clearmont boys vs. Hulett, 5:30 p.m. Wrestling Sheridan… Continue Reading

Sign-ups open for SC vball camp

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College spring volleyball camp begins this Sunday, but registration is still open for players in grades six through 12. The camp will help teach and develop the individual skills and team concepts of the game of volleyball. While working closely with Sheridan College volleyball players and staff, campers will focus on… Continue Reading

Column: Charging call needs a little work

Ask any basketball coach at any level, and they’ll tell you how important taking a charge can be to a game. Sheridan College head coach Matt Hammer gets on his guys on a daily basis for not stepping over and taking a charge. For a defender to have that in his arsenal can become crucial… Continue Reading

YMCA registration for youth soccer now open

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA is currently taking registrations for two youth soccer leagues. Children in grades 1-8 can participate in the YMCA Youth Spring Soccer League, while kindergarten students can play in the YMCA Little Kickers Soccer League. Both leagues are open for registration until March 11. The Youth Spring Soccer League begins… Continue Reading

11 3-pointers not enough as Broncs fall to Central

11 3-pointers not enough as Broncs fall to Central

SHERIDAN — They say you live or die by the three, and after the long ball helped the Sheridan Broncs comeback and win on Friday night, the shots just weren’t falling in Saturday’s 48-42 loss to Cheyenne Central. It took more than 16 minutes for the Sheridan boys to score a two-pointer — a Blake… Continue Reading

Defense propels SHS girls past Central 51-44

Defense propels SHS girls past Central 51-44

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Lady Broncs (17-1, 7-0) basketball team opened Saturday’s matchup with Cheyenne Central (12-7, 2-5) with a ton of offensive firepower but were forced to rely on their defense to pull out the 51-44 win over the Lady Indians. After a tough night on offense the night before, the Lady… Continue Reading

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