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Lady Rams earn third regional title

Lady Rams earn third regional title

BIG HORN — Revenge has never tasted so sweet for the Big Horn Lady Rams volleyball team as it did Saturday in Torrington. The Lady Rams faced Wright in the 2A regional championship, earning a victory in four sets (25-18, 26-24, 17-25, 25-19). Wright defeated Big Horn three times in regular season play, but the Lady… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs battle through bracket to take title

Lady Broncs battle through bracket to take title

SHERIDAN — It wasn’t an easy road to get there, but the Sheridan High School girls volleyball team will enter the state tournament this weekend as the No.1 seed out of the East region after defeating Cheyenne Central in the title match Saturday. The Lady Broncs topped Laramie before losing to Campbell County and beating… Continue Reading

SC men’s basketball tops N. Idaho

SHERIDAN — Matt Hammer questioned his teams’ work ethic after a preseason loss at Rocky Mountain College on Oct. 21, and since then, his team has responded in a positive way. The Sheridan College men’s basketball team opened the regular season with two wins at the Holiday Inn Tournament this weekend, including an 89-85 victory… Continue Reading

Toms leads team in scoring with 22

SHERIDAN — The size and depth of the Sheridan College women’s basketball team was too much for 18th-ranked North Idaho to handle on Saturday, allowing the Lady Generals to dominate the floor on their way to a clean sweep at the Holiday Inn Tournament. After coasting to a win against Great Falls Friday, Sheridan faced… Continue Reading

Lady Eagles end season at regionals

DAYTON — The Tongue River High School girls volleyball team wrappedup the 2014 season at the 2A regional tournament Saturday. In the team’s final game of the season, the Lady Eagles fell to Southeast, the team that went on to take third place in the tournament. The Lady Eagles battled through three sets (25-18, 26-24,… Continue Reading

Semifinal matchups set for Big Horn, Sheridan teams

SHERIDAN — The matchups are set for the Wyoming high school football semifinals. The Sheridan Broncs, who beat Cheyenne Central in the opening round, will have a rematch against No.1 Natrona this Saturday starting at 1 p.m. at Natrona County High School. Natrona beat the Broncs 24-0 in their regular season matchup. The Big Horn… Continue Reading

Friday’s Scores

From The Associated Press FOOTBALL State Playoffs Class 4A Quarterfinal Campbell County 48, Laramie 3 Casper Natrona 55, Evanston 12 Cheyenne East 57, Casper Kelly Walsh 27 Sheridan 28, Cheyenne Central 7 Class 3A Quarterfinal Cody 61, Rawlins 6 Douglas 38, Star Valley 13 Riverton 42, Powell 26 Torrington 41, Jackson Hole 14 Class 2A… Continue Reading

Big Horn Rams earn win against Lovell

Big Horn Rams earn win against Lovell

SHERIDAN — It was closer than most people expected, but the Big Horn Rams squeaked out a win against Lovell to advance in the 2A playoffs. In the Rams first-ever home playoff night game, it was a back-and-forth battle for the 24 minutes of play before Big Horn was able to pull ahead in the… Continue Reading

Broncs advance to quarterfinals

Broncs advance to quarterfinals

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs were about an inch away from opening last night’s playoff game against Cheyenne Central the same way they started against them in the regular season. On the opening kickoff in the Broncs victory on Oct. 10, Dontae Crow handed the ball off to Joe Shassetz, who took the ball to… Continue Reading

SC women’s basketball dominates Great Falls

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals basketball team dominated in the opening performance at the Holiday Inn tournament Friday night, topping Great Falls 101-41. While the score was just 55-24 going into the halftime break, the Lady Generals ran away with the game in the second half. Tamara Brine led the team in scoring… Continue Reading

SHS swimming finishes fifth at state meet

SHERIDAN — While the Sheridan High School girls swimming and diving team left the 4A state meet without earning any championships, the team did turn out several good performances in Gillette Friday. Overall, the team finished in fifth place with 131 points, behind Campbell County, La ramie, Cheyenne Central and Cheyenne East. The following are… Continue Reading

High School Volleyball

Lady Rams head to regional championship game BIG HORN — The Lady Rams volleyball team won two matches Friday night to move into the 2A East regional championship game, set for 4 p.m. today. The Lady Rams will face Wright, a team that also earned two wins Friday. Big Horn topped Pine Bluffs in their… Continue Reading

Tongue River ends season with tough loss to Cokeville

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles football team suffered a tough, season-ending loss to Cokeville Friday night in the first round of the 1A playoffs. The No.-1 ranked team in the 1A West, topped the team from Dayton 55-0. “They were everything I thought they would be,” Eagles coach John Scott said about Cokeville Friday… Continue Reading

Lady Generals rally for the win

Lady Generals rally for the win

SHERIDAN — The two vocal Eagles fans behind the Laramie County Community College bench weren’t nearly enough to drain the energy from the Sheridan College crowd last night as the Lady Generals volleyball team took down the Eagles in a five-set barn-burner. It was just 20 days ago when the Lady Generals needed five sets… Continue Reading

Eagles to face tough Cokeville in 1st round

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles travel to Cokeville Friday for the first round of the 1A playoffs, and they’re going to have their hands full. Tongue River beat Pine Bluffs last week to make their first trip to the postseason in six years and their first under head coach John Scott. The Eagles finished… Continue Reading

Rams expecting much improved Lovell team

BIG HORN — The road to a state championship repeat looks similar to the path that the Big Horn Rams took during last year’s trip to Laramie. The Rams have to get past Lovell if they want to continue their season. The undefeated Big Horns Rams will open the 2014 2A playoffs with a battle… Continue Reading

Eighth-graders finish atop conference

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs eighth-grade football team finished an outstanding season with a 40-28 victory over Buffalo to cap off an 8-1 season. Parker Christensen finished his junior high football career on a high note, rushing for more than 200 yards and finding the end zone three times. In addition, quarterback Cody Stults connected… Continue Reading

Column: Young Generals team will face steep curve

Mike Pruden is the sports editor at The Sheridan Press. We’re a game away — hopefully a Royals win — from being done with baseball until pitchers and catchers report in, like, two weeks. The NFL is heading into the back half of the schedule; and we’re only three months from hearing coaches moan and… Continue Reading

2 Sheridan County athletes earn All-State honors

2 Sheridan County athletes  earn All-State honors

SHERIDAN — Hundreds of runners took to the trails Saturday for the state cross-country meet held at the Sheridan VA Medical Center. Sheridan County runners fared well in the event, earning several top-10 finishes. In 2A, Tongue River’s Courtney Jolovich earned an eighth-place finish and All-State honors with her time of 21 minutes, 45.07 seconds.… Continue Reading

High school football playoff matchups set after coin toss

SHERIDAN — All three Sheridan County high school football teams are in the playoffs, and, although it took the Sheridan Broncs an extra day, the matchups are set for the opening round. After Cheyenne East beat Gillette Friday, there was a three-team tie for second place in the 4A bracket. This meant that East, Gillette… Continue Reading

Generals eager to take on conference opponents

Generals eager to take on conference opponents

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s basketball team finished off its preseason preparation with a scrimmage against Black Hills State University Saturday, and coach Matt Hammer says his team is ready to start playing in some real games. After the Generals opened their preseason schedule with a home game against Medicine Hat College on Oct.… Continue Reading

SC volleyball tops Central Wyoming College

SHERIDAN — If the season trend means anything, the Sheridan College volleyball team should be on their way to finishing out the regular season on a high note. The Lady Generals have been consistent at being inconsistent over the last month, going 6-6 since their Sept. 29 win over McCook Community College. Sheridan followed up… Continue Reading

Lady Rams fall to Wright in five sets

BIG HORN — No. 1-ranked Wright topped the No. 2-ranked Lady Rams volleyball team Saturday in five sets (19-25, 25-14, 13-25, 25-22, 15-11). “We knew it was going to be a battle going in,” Lady Rams coach Leigh McLaughlin said, adding that Big Horn faced Wright twice already this season and lost both times. “We… Continue Reading

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