Category Archives: Sports

4-0 dual start for Sheridan wrestlers in 4A East action

4-0 dual start for Sheridan wrestlers in 4A East action

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs swept their second double dual in a row Saturday, taking down Laramie then Cheyenne South. Both duals started in the middle weight classes and with two Sheridan losses, but the Broncs beat Laramie 57-18, and then South 48-23. Senior Cody Delk, after drawing two open classes against East and Central… Continue Reading

Prep basketball: Eagles top Wright

Aksamit leads Lady Eagles DAYTON — Eryn Aksamit led the Lady Eagles to a 58-29 victory over Wright Friday night. She contributed 19 points to the overall score, netting 10 of those in the first quarter. The Lady Eagles jumped out to a quick lead, 19-8, in the first quarter and extended that to 27-15… Continue Reading

Swim team takes first in 9 of 10 events

Swim team takes first in 9 of 10 events

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s boys put in a good showing against Natrona County Friday night, winning nine of 10 events and taking the 96-57 win. The relay team consisting of Jacob Eckard, Drew Reed, Presley Felker and Trinton Myers won the 200-meter medley to kick off the meet. The winning continued with Zach Ahlstrom taking first… Continue Reading

Bronc wrestlers dominate in 4A East openers

Bronc wrestlers dominate in 4A East openers

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs swept their first two 4A East conference duals of the season Friday night in dominating fashion. Hosting a double-dual prior to the Lady Broncs win at Sheridan High School made for a crowded night in two gyms as the Broncs beat East 43-27, then topped Central 51-24. The Broncs had… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs outlast Cheyenne East

Lady Broncs outlast Cheyenne East

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan girls reaffirmed their No. 1 ranking with a hard-fought win Friday night. While they trailed for nearly the entire first half, SHS (14-1, 3-0 4A East) came out on top of a physical battle with No. 3-ranked Cheyenne East, 59-47, to stay unbeaten in 4A East conference play. The win came against the team… Continue Reading

Sheridan takes to ice for last of season’s home games

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Hawks (8-4-0) high school hockey team will take to their home ice this weekend, for the last time this season. Heading into this weekend’s matchup with the Cheyenne Capitals (4-6-2), the Hawks are ranked third in the division, the highest ranking the team has seen in quite a while. “As I… Continue Reading

Weekend sports schedule

Friday, Jan. 31 Sheridan High School • No. 1 Lady Broncs (13-1, 2-0 4A East) vs. No. 3 Cheyenne East (13-1, 1-0 4A East) 7:15 p.m. • No. 3 Broncs (12-2, 2-0) at No. 4 East (12-2, 2-0) • Bronc wrestling double dual vs Cheyenne East/Cheyenne Central 5/7 p.m. • Bronc swimming vs. Natrona/Kelly Walsh, 4 p.m. •… Continue Reading

Lady Generals uspet North Sub-Region IX leader WWC

Lady Generals uspet North Sub-Region IX leader WWC

SHERIDAN — The Lady Generals may be as good as any team in their conference when they play at home. Sheridan (16-8, 6-4) beat North Sub-Region IX leader Western Wyoming College (18-5, 7-2) on Wednesday night, 72-64, completing a comeback and improving their home record to 13-1 this season. Things haven’t been as easy on the road,… Continue Reading

Sheridan County Weekend sports schedule: Jan. 31-Feb. 2

Sheridan County Weekend sports schedule: Jan. 31-Feb. 2

Friday, Jan. 31 Sheridan High School • No. 1 Lady Broncs (13-1, 2-0 4A East) vs. No. 3 Cheyenne East (13-1, 1-0 4A East) 7:15 p.m. • No. 3 Broncs (12-2, 2-0) at No. 4 East (12-2, 2-0) • Bronc wrestling double dual vs Cheyenne East/Cheyenne Central 5/7 p.m. • Bronc swimming vs. Natrona/Kelly Walsh, 4 p.m. •… Continue Reading

Cowgirls get big win over Fresno

Cowgirls get big win over Fresno

LARAMIE — The Wyoming women’s basketball team responded from a three-point loss over the weekend with an 87-76 victory over Fresno State on Wednesday at the Arena-Auditorium. Junior guard Kaitlyn Mileto led all scorers with 21 points and forward Kayla Woodward added 20 for the Cowgirls (13-5, 4-3 Mountain West). “This was a really nice… Continue Reading

Riley Ryan scores career high for BHSU

SHERIDAN — Riley Ryan scored a career-high 25 points during Black Hills State’s 84-76 win over Colorado State-Pueblo Saturday. Ryan, a 2011 graduate of Sheridan High School, has come on strong in his second season with the Yellow Jackets, averaging 8.4 points and 4.0 rebounds per game while shooting 40 percent from the field. He… Continue Reading

Elks announces Northwest District Hoop Shoot results

SHERIDAN — The Elks Northwest District Hoop Shoot, hosted by Sheridan Lodge #520, was held Sunday at the Sheridan College Golden Dome. Eighteen kids and families from Cody, Greybull, Worland, Buffalo, Dayton, Big Horn and Sheridan braved the weather to compete for a chance to go to the State Hoop Shoot. The first place winners… Continue Reading

SHS basketball teams start 2-0 in conference

SHS basketball teams start 2-0 in conference

Sheridan breezes past South to 2-0 4A East start SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys basketball team started 2-0 in conference play with a 60-53 win Saturday over Cheyenne South. Sheridan used one of its typical fast starts, leading 22-11 after the first quarter and never allowed South within five points after that. The Broncs… Continue Reading

Prep basketball roundup, Jan. 25: Lady Eagles on a roll

Prep basketball roundup, Jan. 25: Lady Eagles on a roll

DAYTON — After an improbable 66-1 blowout win over Moorcroft on Friday, Tongue River avenged one of their two losses this season, beating No. 1 Lovell Saturday 57-42. The Lady Eagles won the highly-anticipated rematch of their 57-42 loss in December — a loss that snapped their 33-game win streak. After winning the 2A state title… Continue Reading

Generals shocked at Little Big Horn 

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s basketball team suffered its second consecutive buzzer-beater loss, falling at the hands of the conference’s last-place team, Little Big Horn College, Saturday night. At Crow Agency, Mont., Little Big Horn’s Marty Wallace hit a shot to earn a 91-89 victory over second-place Sheridan. Before Saturday, Little Big Horn (10-13,… Continue Reading

Wyoming beats Nevada 64-62 in OT; Cowgirls falter

LARAMIE — After the first meeting between Nevada and Wyoming, Wolf Pack forward A.J. West said he didn’t know who Larry Nance Jr. was. He does now, after Nance scored 19 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and sank a running 8-foot hook shot over West with four seconds remaining in overtime to lift Wyoming over Nevada… Continue Reading

Broncs top Laramie to begin conference play

Broncs top Laramie to begin conference play

SHERIDAN — Things were tight briefly in the second quarter, but the Broncs first conference win was never really in doubt. Reed Ritterbusch made sure of that. As he’s been known to do, his offensive explosion in the second quarter and consistent scoring in the second half left him with 31 points as the Broncs… Continue Reading

Swimmers beat Buffalo

From Staff Reports SHERIDAN — The Sheridan swimmers earned their first dual win of season Friday at home. The Broncs used wins in nine of 12 events to beat Buffalo, 86-65. Presley Felker swam state qualifying times in two events; he won the 200-meter freestyle in 2:14.62, beating out teammate Jacob Ahlstrom. Felker also swam… Continue Reading

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

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