Sports

Third Thursday pep rally tonight

September 18, 2014

SHERIDAN — Today marks the final Third Thursday of the year in Sheridan, and supporters of Sheridan High School athletics will get a chance to meet the teams they support. Cheerleaders, coaches and varsity athletes from Sheridan High School will make their way to Grinnell Plaza this evening around 7:30 p.m. for a pep rally. Read More

Lady Generals top Rocky Mountain

September 17, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Lady Generals volleyball team continued the fast start to the season, beating Rocky Mountain College in four sets on Tuesday. Sheridan won the first two sets in a tight matchup, 25-21, 25-23, before dropping the third, 18-25. They quickly bounced back in the fourth set, winning 25-18 to give them their 11th Read More

SHS lady swimmers dominate Tuesday night

SHERIDAN — It was a dominating performance last night as the Sheridan High School lady swimmers and divers took to the pool and beat Buffalo, 143-43. The Lady Broncs finished first in 11 of the 12 events, with Ava Johannesmeyer finishing less than five seconds behind Buffalo’s Nicole Thiele in the 100 SC meter breaststroke. Read More

SJHS football teams crush Twin Spruce

SHERIDAN — It was another good night for the Sheridan eighth-grade football teams last night, winning both of their games against Twin Spruce. After trailing 14-0 late in the third quarter, the Broncs blue team rattled off 24 unanswered points to win, 24-14. Quarterback Cody Stults manned the comeback, throwing for two touchdowns and catching Read More

Column: Manning’s heartbreaking talent

Mike Pruden is The Sheridan Press sports editor. Remember that scene in Little Giants when Spike gets traded from the wimpy Giants to the juggernaut Cowboys? He gives a look toward the sky and yells “thank you football god.” I’m 99.9-percent sure he’s showing his gratitude toward Peyton Manning. Manning is a football god. Spending Read More

High School Football Week 3 Rankings

High School Football Week 3 Rankings Wyopreps.com Top-5, first place votes in parentheses 4A                Pts,   Prior 1. Gillette (13)  273   1 2. Natrona (7)   261   2 3. Sheridan 177   3 4. Cheyenne East  129   4 5. Cheyenne South   27   5 Read More

UW golf team finishes 9th in 15-team field

SHERIDAN — University of Wyoming freshman golfer Drew McCullough of Washington won his first career event on Tuesday at the Ram Masters Invitational at the Fort Collins Country Club. McCullough posted a three-round tally of 210 (E) after shooting a 72 (+2) in the final round. The Cowboys finished in ninth place in the 15-team Read More

Sheridan College rodeo season gets underway in Riverton

September 16, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College rodeo team kicked off the season with a competition in Riverton over the weekend. The women’s team finished in second place behind Northeastern Junior College, and the men’s team placed fifth. On the women’s team, freshman Tioni Erickson won the long round in goat tying with a 9.0 second run. Read More

White injured in women’s game against Otero

September 15, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals soccer team had a dramatic weekend. Due to the conditions of the SC field after last week’s snow, the teams played their games on Big Horn High School’s field Saturday and Sunday. Things against Otero weren’t looking good for the Lady Generals. They were down 3-0 with about Read More

Defense comes out flat for SC men’s team Saturday

SHERIDAN — It wasn’t a pretty start for the Sheridan College soccer team Saturday. Within the first 15 minutes, Otero was up 3-0. “We came out flat, as we do quite often,” Coach Jeff Hallenbeck said. “(Otero is) ranked nationally, and they came out on fire.” The second half went a little better for the Read More

Local sports briefs — Sept. 15, 2014

SC volleyball tops Garden City, Barton SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team beat Garden City Saturday in the Northeastern Junior College Tournament. They won all three sets with scores of 25-23, 25-8 and 25-18. Paige Jernigan led the team with 11 kills, two assisted blocks and one solo block. The Lady Generals then beat Read More

SJHS teams earn four wins

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Junior High School football teams came away with four big victories over the weekend. The eighth grade teams traveled to Gillette and came home with two wins. The blue team beat Sage Valley, 22-8. The Broncs were led defensively by Beknazar Alikulov and Ethan Willey. Alikulov racked up eight tackles and Read More

Big Horn blows past Lyman, 55-22

September 12, 2014

BIG HORN — If the Big Horn Rams were ever in doubt during their 55-22 win over Lyman, all they had to do was give the ball to Kerry Powers or Christian Mayer. Though when you’re up by 20 at the half, there is not much room for doubt. Colton Williams put the first points on Read More

Broncs earn commanding win over Evanston

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs lost two yards on their final two plays of the game last night. Those yards came on two kneel downs as the Broncs ran out the clock to closeout a 42-14 victory over Evanston, but those two yards also kept Sheridan from a perfectly split down the middle offensive night. Read More

Local Sports Briefs Sept. 13, 2014

Swim team falls to Laramie SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School swim fell to Laramie Friday, 82-102. Coach Brent Moore said despite the loss, the girls still swam great. “It was a close meet between us and Laramie, we just couldn’t overcome their team size and depth,” Moore said.  Brielle Smiley qualified in the diving Read More

Eagles start off season with 2-0 record

SHERIDAN — Turnovers. Turnovers. Turnovers. The Tongue River defense was able to make plays when they needed them in order to keep Moorcroft out of the end zone and preserve a 28-8 victory. After scoring quickly on their first drive of the game, the Eagles’ defense held Moorcroft to a punt, but the snap went Read More

Eagles game against Moorcroft moved to SHS field

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles football team will play its first home game today at 1 p.m. against Moorcroft. The Eagles beat Moorcroft last year 12-0 for their first of two wins of the 2013 season. Coming off of a road win against Rocky Mountain, coach John Scott said the team has just been Read More

Local sports briefs Sept. 12, 2014

TR cross-country to compete at VA SHERIDAN — After taking fifth in the school’s first ever meet, the Buffalo Invite at the end of August, the Tongue River cross-country team will get a chance to run a little closer to home this weekend. Tongue River will join Sheridan High School, among 29 other schools, at Read More

MASH raises $45,000 for hospital projects

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation and the Powder Horn Ladies Golf Association hosted a women’s 18-hole golf scramble on Saturday at the Powder Horn. Along with the tournament, a Friday MASH Mania dinner and dance was held at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Funds raised will support enhancements to the Intensive Care Unit and Read More

Weekend sports outlook

September 11, 2014

Friday, Sept. 12 High school football Sheridan — Evanston, 6 p.m. at SHS Big Horn— Lyman, 4 p.m. at BHHS Tongue River— Moorcroft, 1 p.m. at TRHS High school volleyball Sheridan — Laramie, 6 p.m. at Laramie Big Horn — Big Horn Invite, at BHHS Tongue River— Big Horn Tournament Arvada-Clearmont— Hulett Jr./Sr., 4 p.m. Read More

Broncs looking for a blowout Friday against Red Devils

SHERIDAN — If there is any sort of trend in Wyoming high school football, this week’s matchup between Sheridan and Evanston should be a blowout in favor of the Broncs. After Gillette stomped on Kelly Walsh in zero week, 54-0, Sheridan followed suit, traveling to Kelly Walsh only to come home with an easy 49-6 Read More

Big Horn working to keep momentum going

BIG HORN — Coming off of a 25-0 blowout against Lovell last week, the Rams will finally play on their home field Friday against Lyman. The game time has been changed to 4 p.m. because the lights are not set up yet. Coach Mike McGuire said the team has been in their regular preparation mode, Read More

Column: Time for Goodell to go

September 10, 2014

After giving my so-far-so-good college football predictions last week, I was more than excited to talk some NFL this week. Tony Romo got his Tony Romo on, Calvin Johnson is a super-human, and Johnny Football is still Johnny Clipboard. The NFL was back. But Roger Goodell went and screwed everything up. The Ray Rice debacle Read More

Friday night lights? Maybe

BIG HORN — Friday night…lights? If you’ve driven by Big Horn High School in the past couple weeks, you may have noticed the big light poles sitting out by the football field. If you’ve been up that way in the last couple of days, you surely noticed the giant crane hoisting those light poles up Read More

Big Horn boys golf team takes fourth at Wright Invite

September 9, 2014

WRIGHT — The Big Horn boys golf team took fourth over the weekend at the Wright Invite. The girls didn’t place as a team because they didn’t have enough players. Coach Mila Stender said the two-day tournament was challenging for her team, as it tested their focus. “We have a lot of different things to Read More

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