Category Archives: Sports

Municipal golf courses struggle to break even

Municipal golf courses struggle to break even

SHERIDAN — The Kendrick Municipal Golf Course features lush greens, rolling hills, several water features and, on clear days, prominent, unimpeded views of the Bighorns. And while it might not be as ballyhooed as several other courses in the region, Kendrick is beloved by locals and tourists alike who hit the links in droves, particularly… Continue Reading

Bringing home hardware

Bringing home  hardware

BIG HORN — Sam Cooke released his hit song “A Change is Gonna Come” back in 1964. Some 51 years later, the song that was voted No. 12 on Rolling Stone magazine’s top 500 songs of all time could be considered the anthem of the 2015 Big Horn girls track team. “It’s been a long,… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs advance with nail-biting win over Gillette

Lady Broncs advance with nail-biting win over Gillette

ROCK SPRINGS — The tears were flowing from the Sheridan sidelines at the end of the Lady Broncs semifinal match against Gillette Friday evening. When a Gillette kick clanged off the crossbar to give Sheridan the 2-1 win in a shootout, emotions immediately kicked in for both sides. For Sheridan, they were tears of overwhelming… Continue Reading

Northeast conference track Athletes of the Year

Austen Scammon Tongue River High School Regionals 1st 4×400-meter relay, 2nd 400-meter dash, 2nd 300-meter hurdles, 3rd 110-meter hurdles State 2nd 110-meter hurdles, 2nd 300-meter hurdles, 3rd 4×400-meter relay, 6th 400-meter dash 2015 All-State selection   Bailey Bard Big Horn High School Regionals 1st 100-meter dash, 1st 4×100-meter relay, 2nd 200-meter dash, 2nd 300-meter hurdles… Continue Reading

Broncs, Lady Broncs advance at state soccer

SHERIDAN — Last weekend was filled with disappointment for the Sheridan boys and girls soccer teams. Both were coming off of phenomenal regular season records, but the Sheridan Broncs had to settle for the fourth seed of the East while the Lady Broncs just missed out on the first seed after wrapping up regional competition.… Continue Reading

Buffalo cowboy signs with SC rodeo team

Buffalo cowboy signs with SC rodeo team

SHERIDAN — As Sheridan College head rodeo coach Marc Gilkerson sat at the nightly rodeo in Kaycee, he noticed a young cowboy atop a bucking bronco. The cowboy set his feet and turned his toes. That’s all Gilkerson needed to see to take an interest in the young buck. That kid with the turned toes… Continue Reading

Need for speed

Need for speed

A driver zooms past fans on the track Friday night at Sheridan Speedway. The race track reopened for the first time in 10 years after a change in ownership and major renovations. Continue Reading

Weekend sports outlook May 28-31

Sheridan Broncs THURSDAY Girls soccer vs. Natrona (state tourney-Rock Springs), 1:30 p.m. Boys soccer vs. Natrona (state tourney-Rock Springs), 3:30 p.m. FRIDAY Girls soccer at state, TBD Boys soccer at state, TBD SATURDAY Girls soccer at state, TBD Boys soccer at state, TBD   Legion Baseball SATURDAY Jets at Billings Halos JV, 1 p.m. Jets… Continue Reading

Co-ed volleyball champs

Co-ed volleyball champs

The Powder River Power, clockwise from top left, Ryan Switzenberg, Michelle Switzenberg, Marcia Harper, Sam Burton, Cory Pickett, Jessica Pickett, Angie Burton and Callie Crouse, are the 2015 Sheridan Recreation adult co-ed lower volleyball league champions. Continue Reading

Column: One last shot at a title

  It seems like just yesterday Don Julian and the boys were putting in two-a-days out at Scott Field prepping for football season. Now, here we are, just a few days from wrapping up the 2014-15 high school sports season. The high school state soccer tournament will take place this weekend in Rock Springs —… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs to host hoops camp

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls basketball team will be hosting a basketball camp next week. The camp, open to both boys and girls entering first through fifth grade, will teach fundamentals of the game of basketball. Beginning on June 2, it will run for three days from 1-3 p.m. in the high school… Continue Reading

High School Rodeo results

Sheridan – Sheridan County Fairgrounds Day One Results   Bareback Chance Ames 73 Hunter Carlson 66 Tyler Erickson 60 Brian Brown 57 Thomas Davis 55   Barrel Racing Shyanna Cahoy 18.340 Kiersten Leach 18.702 Tavee Meisinger 18.900 Ashley Graber 18.904 Linzee Adamson 18.950 Shae Bray 19.004 Shyann Russell 19.010 Lauren Rives 19.117 Madison Wilkerson 19.130… Continue Reading

Edens earns Weston Johnson scholarship

Edens earns Weston Johnson scholarship

Sheridan High School senior Jess Edens, center, poses with Blane and Jill Johnson after receiving the Weston Johnson Memorial Scholarship last week at Sheridan High School. Blane and Jill are the parents of Weston Johnson, a former SHS football coach who died of cancer in 2014. The Sheridan Volleyball Club hosts a number of Never… Continue Reading

Big Horn Lady Rams earn gold at state track meet

Big Horn Lady Rams earn gold at state track meet

BIG HORN — Strong performances from Big Horn sprinters on Saturday were enough to give the Lady Rams track and field team the 2A girls state championship. The Lady Rams scored a total of 86 points at the three-day meet. Second place went to Lyman, which scored 68.5 points. The last time the Big Horn… Continue Reading

Troopers open season with one win, two losses

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers baseball team was finally able to play its season opener over the weekend as they went 1-2 at the Gillette Tournament. Weather hasn’t been too kind to the Troopers so far this season. Nearly a month after their season opener was originally scheduled, the Troopers finally got the chance to… Continue Reading

The week in sports May 26-31

Sheridan Broncs THURSDAY Girls soccer vs. Natrona (state tourney-Rock Springs), 1:30 p.m. Boys soccer vs. Natrona (state tourney-Rock Springs), 3:30 p.m. FRIDAY Girls soccer at state, TBD Boys soccer at state, TBD SATURDAY Girls soccer at state, TBD Boys soccer at state, TBD   Legion Baseball SATURDAY Jets at Billings Halos JV, 1 p.m. Jets… Continue Reading

Lady Rams track and field crowned 2A state champs

Lady Rams track and field crowned 2A state champs

CASPER — Strong performances from Big Horn sprinters on Saturday were enough to give the Lady Rams Track and Field team the 2A girls state championship trophy. The Lady Rams scored a total of 86 points at the three-day meet. Second place was Lyman who scored 68.5 points. The last time the Big Horn Lady… Continue Reading

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