Category Archives: Sports

Nance jumper earns Wyoming a 52-50 win at Boise St

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Larry Nance Jr. hit a baseline jump shot with 1.6 seconds left, and Wyoming rallied from a nine-point deficit to stun Boise State 52-50 Saturday night. Nance finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds to help Wyoming (10-6, 1-2 Mountain West) win its first game on the road. Nance also blocked… Continue Reading

Elks Hoop Shoot results

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Elks Lodge #520 Hoop Shoot was held Sunday at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome.  Sheridan and Johnson County students competed.  Winners in each category advance to the NorthWest District Hoop Shoot to be held in Jan. 26 in Sheridan.  They will compete against the winners from the Cody, Powell, Greybull, and Worland… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs continue roll; KW too much for Broncs

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs basketball team continued an impressive five-game run, beating Kelly Walsh (2-6) 60-44 Friday afternoon at the East-West Classic in Riverton. Winners of their last five, all on the road, the Sheridan Lady Broncs are 8-1 entering their final game in Riverton today against Evanston. Robbi Ryan led with 14… Continue Reading

Prep basketball Friday: Big Horn teams win, Lady Eagles too

Prep basketball Friday: Big Horn teams win, Lady Eagles too

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams basketball team ran by Wright Friday night, coming home after spending their first nine games of the season on the road. “Our intensity wasn’t what we wanted it to be early but we were able to play a little better basketball and get things going,” Rams head coach Ryan Alley said after… Continue Reading

SHS vs. Gillette swim meet results (corrected)

NOTE: A hiccup in the results  from Thursday’s meet resulted in times being off for events 7-12, and this came across in the first version emailed to the media. Because of this, much of the story in Friday’s print edition was incorrect as well.  Story updated to include that the only 4A state qualifier from Thursday… Continue Reading

Sheridan basketball teams improve to 7-1

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs and Lady Broncs swept Riverton for the second time this season as they came out of their holiday break Thursday. At Riverton, the Lady Broncs opened with a 47-31 victory over the Lady Wolverines, overcoming a slow tempo that forced them to play outside their comfort zone of fast-paced transition… Continue Reading

Generals run by Dawson; Lady Generals clipped

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Generals got their third win in the new year, moving to 15-3 and 3-1 in North Sub-Region IX play with a 93-73 win at Dawson Community College Wednesday night in Glendive, Mont. Jamir Andrews scored 20 points, Fred Dure added 18 and Abednego Lufile chipped in 11 points and nine… Continue Reading

New Mexico outlasts Wyoming 72-69 in overtime

LARAMIE (AP) — New Mexico led nearly the entire second half but wound up in overtime on the road against Wyoming. The Lobos maintained their composure, though, and Cleveland Thomas hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in the extra period and sank four free throws in the closing moments, allowing New Mexico to escape with a 72-69… Continue Reading

Generals squeak by rival Casper in overtime, 93-91

Generals squeak by rival Casper in overtime, 93-91

SHERIDAN — Despite trailing for most of the second half, Sheridan College took down Casper College in overtime Saturday night as they took a good step back into Region IX action. Bennie Lufile’s late heroics, combined with a big second half from Fred Dure pushed the Generals to a 93-91 overtime win in a game… Continue Reading

Border Wars: Billings schools stiff test for Bronc grapplers

Border Wars:  Billings schools stiff test for Bronc grapplers

SHERIDAN — After a dominating performance in a dual win over Riverton Friday night, the Broncs wrestling team earned one of three dual wins at their first host tournament, the Border Wars, Saturday. Sheridan took a narrow victory over Billings West to start the day, but Billings Skyview and Senior won by large margins over… Continue Reading

Eagles top Riverside

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River boys basketball team came out of the break with a 45-33 win Saturday at Riverside. Leading 23-18 at halftime, the Eagles outscored Riverside 22-15 to get their second win of the season. The Tongue River girls won 56-18, improving to 7-2 and to the top of 2A Northeast conference standings.… Continue Reading

Woodward hits 1,000 points in third season with Wyo.

From Wyoming Athletics LARAMIE — Junior Kayla Woodward recorded a season high 26 points leading the Cowgirl basketball team to a 72-64 win over the Nevada Wolf Pack, on Saturday afternoon, in Laramie. Woodward also reached 1,000 points for her career and currently sits in 19th place with 1,015. Wyoming is 10-2 overall on the season and… Continue Reading

Sheridan wrestlers stomp Riverton; Border Wars Saturday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan wrestlers flew out of their holiday break, winning all but three matches in a 56-18 dual win over Riverton Friday night at Sheridan High School. Clayne Standish, Hayden Hastings, Wyatt Avery, Adam Barber and Dane Chambers all earned pins as the Broncs made quick work of the Wolverines, showing little rust after a… Continue Reading

Sheridan plays host to Winter Classic

Sheridan plays host to Winter Classic

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Ice played home to the 2014 Wyoming Winter Classic Wednesday, a match between the Yellowstone Quake and the Gillette Wild. The National Hockey League has hosted its Winter Classic, an outdoor hockey game on New Year’s Day, since 2008 and this local version of the event brought the tradition of hockey fun… Continue Reading

Bronc grapplers end break looking to continue fast start

Bronc grapplers end break looking to continue fast start

SHERIDAN — Sheridan wrestlers begin their biggest home schedule in years Friday night. With two-straight days of action at SHS, the wrestlers re-take the mat after a fast start to the season despite the a young team under second-year head coach Tyson Shatto. The former University of Wyoming wrestler took over the Broncs team last year, becoming… Continue Reading

Washington leads Wyoming over Western State 69-52

LARAMIE (AP) — On a day when Wyoming’s starting guards struggled from long range, Trey Washington III stepped up and delivered. The 5-foot-11 freshman sank 5 of 8 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 24 points to lead Wyoming over Western State 69-52 on Wednesday. Washington was 8 of 11 from the floor and… Continue Reading

SC hoops camps Sunday; teams resume Thursday

SHERIDAN — There are still openings for the annual Sheridan College holiday basketball camps, scheduled for Sunday. Campers can register up to 15 minutes before the Lady Generals camp, which starts at 11 a.m. and lasts until 2 p.m. The entire Lady Generals team will direct the camp along with head coach Frank McCarthy. Each… Continue Reading

Sheridan roller derby organizers in early stages

SHERIDAN — Hunter S. Thompson once said, “Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing.” If you ask Paula Crosley, she would say he was probably talking about roller derby. Pretty soon women of the Sheridan County area will be able to take to the track for fun, exercise, camaraderie and maybe a… Continue Reading

Timeline: 2013 Sports Year in Review

SHERIDAN — Here are some of the highlights, listed chronologically, in another busy year for Sheridan County sports. January Jan. 26: Bronc senior guard Anthony Newlon hit a game winning 3-pointer to beat Cheyenne Central at home. February Feb. 16: Cody Delk and Tory Music won 4A East regional wrestling championships, going on to finish… Continue Reading

State champions, new teams, rodeo attendance top year in sports

SHERIDAN — Local sports featured multiple state champions in 2013, yet another big year for the already-successful Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo and plenty more. Here’s a look at some of the year’s top sports stories in Sheridan County.   Undefeated victors The Tongue River Lady Eagles completed a 28-0 season, defeating Thermopolis in the 2A state championship game… Continue Reading

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