Category Archives: Sports

SHS indoor in Spearifsh: Christensen wins shot put (updated)

SHERIDAN — Shayla Christensen won the shot put competition on Friday as the Sheridan indoor track team traveled to Spearfish. Coach Art Baures praised the senior’s performance. “Shayla Christensen was a bright spot for the girls team and she made a very big improvement over the first meet in Gillette,” he said. “The impressive thing is that… Continue Reading

66 to 1? Lady Eagles demolish Moorcroft

DAYTON — The Tongue River Lady Eagles held the Moorcroft Lady Wolves to one free-throw while they racked up 66 points Friday night. Eagles coach Dianne Moser called the game a mismatch. “(The Wolves) have been struggling all year long,” she explained. “We handled them fairly easy. They couldn’t buy a basket.” Moser said the… Continue Reading

Woodward’s career high leads Cowgirls past Air Force

Woodward’s career high leads Cowgirls past Air Force

From Wyoming Athletics LARAMIE — A career-high 29 points from junior Kayla Woodward led the Wyoming basketball team to a dominating 82-47 victory over the Air Force Falcons on Wednesday night in Laramie. The Cowgirls improved to 12-4 overall on the season and 3-2 in the Mountain West while the Falcons fall to 1-16 and… Continue Reading

Pokes comeback, beat Air Force 66-59

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Larry Nance Jr. had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead Wyoming’s 66-59 comeback victory against Air Force on Wednesday night. Nathan Sobey’s 3-pointer with 3:59 left put Wyoming (12-6, 3-2 Mountain West) ahead 56-54, its first lead since the opening minutes. The Cowboys had battled for over 20 minutes… Continue Reading

Sheridan College teams both fall to CWC on late 3s

Sheridan College teams both fall to CWC on late 3s

SHERIDAN — Both teams trailed for most of the second half, and both Sheridan College basketball teams lost by way of buzzer-beater 3-pointers Wednesday night in a home doubleheader with Central Wyoming College. Next up, teams travel to Little Big Horn College Saturday as they begin the second half of their Region IX seasons. CWC… Continue Reading

Services, memorials set for former Cowboy, Sheridan football coach Weston Johnson

SHERIDAN — Funeral services and memorials have been set up for former University of Wyoming linebacker and Sheridan High School assistant football coach Weston Johnson. Johnson’s two-year battle with cancer came to and end Friday at his home in Wray, Colo. Johnson turned 27 last week, and had recently returned home after undergoing treatments in Houston. Memorial… Continue Reading

Generals add McCallum

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College basketball team added a 6-foot, 6-inch guard to the roster in the new year. Tredarius McCallum joined the team in January, and will wait for his playing eligibility to begin this fall. “We’re really excited to add a player of Tre’s caliber at the break,” head coach Steve Smiley said. “This… Continue Reading

Generals lose star player, escape Miles with win

SC men beat Miles City on Wells layup, 81-80 SHERIDAN — The Generals continued a six-game run into the new year, winning 81-80 Saturday over Miles City (10-10, 3-4). Head coach Steve Smiley said that the Generals (18-3, 6-1) overcame a season-ending injury to sophomore starter Josh Adeyeye, trailing 76-74 with two minutes to go,… Continue Reading

Saturday prep basketball: Big Horn, Tongue River sweep

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams (6-7) took down the Kaycee Buckaroos (7-5) Saturday afternoon. An early lead in the first (22-10) and a strong showing in the third carried them through a tied fourth quarter to a final score of 62-48. Colter Carzoli and Deven Ibach led the team in points and rebounds with… Continue Reading

Woodward, Lewis get double-doubles; Cowgirls fall to SJSU

From Wyoming Athletics SAN JOSE, Callf. (Jan. 18, 2014) —  Despite double-doubles by Kayla Woodward (24 points, 14 rebounds) and Fallon Lewis (12 points 11 rebounds), the Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team (11-4, 2-2 MWC) suffered a 74-68 loss against the San José State Spartans on Saturday afternoon. “At halftime, I was concerned with only having… Continue Reading

Cowboys defeat SJSU 67-56

LARAMIE (AP) — Wyoming’s Larry Nance Jr., the leading shot-blocker in the Mountain West Conference, showcased his defensive prowess during crunch time Saturday, swatting away several San Jose State shots and helping the Cowboys to their second straight victory. Nance, who was averaging 3.3 blocks per league contest, added five more in a 67-56 win… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs knock off No. 1 Natrona

Lady Broncs knock off No. 1 Natrona

SHERIDAN — Jumping out to a 34-16 halftime lead, the No. 2 Lady Broncs held on to knock off the No. 1 Natrona Fillies 55-53 Saturday in Sheridan. Despite early foul trouble from Sheridan sophomore starting point guard Robbi Ryan, the Lady Broncs withstood the Fillies’ comeback attempt, never surrendering their lead. Taylor Townsend sparked… Continue Reading

Sheridan gets by Billings Skyview in open contest, 67-61

Sheridan gets by Billings Skyview in open contest, 67-61

SHERIDAN — Sheridan held off the visiting Skyview Falcons repeat attempts at a comeback Friday night, earning a rare two-game season sweep of a Billings school on the hardwood. The Broncs (9-2) earned a 67-61 victory in their return home from a six-game trip, controlling enough of a wide open contest that flew end line… Continue Reading

Lady Eagles win; Rams stop TR in Dayton

DAYTON — Big Horn boys and girls basketball were at Tongue River for the first set of their annual conference rivalry matches on Friday night. Not a seat was open in the gym, which featured its newest addition: an half-wall mural of an Eagle clutching a baby Ram in its talons. The Tongue River Lady… Continue Reading

Rec. board approves $10,000 for hitting facility

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District board approved a funding request Wednesday for $10,000 to the American Legion baseball hitting and storage garage in Thorne-Rider Park. American Legion baseball raised funds of their own and brought the project, a Cleary Building, in front of the SRD a few months ago, communicating their intentions to build a place to… Continue Reading

Weekend primer: SHS basketball returns home

Weekend primer: SHS basketball returns home

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs return home after a tough six-game road trip dating back to mid-December, feeling pretty good about their results. A 4-2 record through those long road games should be viewed as good progress. Losses came to Kelly Walsh (7-2) last Friday and Vernal, Utah, before Christmas in Green River. Sheridan’s win at Billings Skyview,… Continue Reading

Officials: Wyoming concussion policy working well

CHEYENNE (AP) — New protocols for dealing with concussions suffered by student-athletes in junior and senior high school sports appear to be working well, but more can be done, such as educating classroom teachers about brain injuries, officials say. Ted Schroeder, executive director of the Wyoming Coaches Association, said he hasn’t heard any concerns or… Continue Reading

SC hoops: Women get second straight; Generals win 9 of 10

SC hoops: Women get second straight; Generals win 9 of 10

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men used a 24-5 run to end the first half as they ran out to their fourth-straight Region IX win, 102-80, Tuesday night. Winners of their last four since the Christmas break, and nine of their last 10, Sheridan cruised past a Little Big Horn College team that’s having one of… Continue Reading

Hockey: Hawks split with Outlaws

Hockey: Hawks split with Outlaws

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Hawks (6-4) split their games against the Laramie Outlaws (2-8) this weekend in Sheridan. Friday night’s win of 5-2 was a team effort. Logan Garstad and Grif Milner each scored a goal and had an assist, Jess Edens had two assists and Riley Simmons had an assist. Barak Broad, Will Ohlson… Continue Reading

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