SportsApril 1, 2015
What is happening in Indiana? By now, I’m sure you know or have seen something about Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. It’s made its way to the national headlines, #BoycottIndiana was trending worldwide on Twitter, and it even found its way onto Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update. And now, here I am, writing about it Read More
SHERIDAN — Sheridan gymnast Kailey Koval is heading to Texas next month to compete in the region three, level eight gymnastics competition. Koval was in Douglas over the weekend, competing in the Wyoming State Championship for a chance to qualify for the regional tournament. Just a fourth-grader at Woodland Park Elementary School, Koval was thrown Read More
The Sheridan Volleyball Club U14 team blue won first place in the U14 silver bracket over the weekend in Gillette. Pictured are, back row from left, coach Mandy Roseberry, Lindsey Hall, Hannah Schoup, Katie Ligocki and Kairstyn Holden. Front row from left, Brooklyn Bowie and Shelby Atkinson.
The Sheridan Volleyball Club U12 team white, coached by Jennifer Destefano, won second place in the U12 gold bracket over the weekend in Gillette. Pictured are, back row from left, Madisyn Danforth, Aniston Beard, Callie Rafferty, Alysie Williamson and Sophie Destefano. Front row from left, Annie Mitzel and Elissa Heermann.
The Sheridan Volleyball Club U14 team yellow won first place in the U14 gold bracket over the weekend in Gillette. Pictured are, from left, Cameron Brown, Alisyn Hutton, Jordan Christensen, Britney Hutton, Taylor Lee, Kylie Sorenson and coach Megan Garnhart.
Sheridan Volleyball Club U14 team white, coached by Bree Reed, won second place in the U14 silver bracket over the weekend in Gillette. Pictured are, back row from left, Emy Kiser, Jovenai Rosselott, Ashley Pancheri, Bailee Wilson, Elizabeth Braley and Alex Geeting. Front: Bailey Aksamit.
The Sheridan Volleyball Club U16 team two won first place in the U16 gold bracket over the weekend in Gillette. Pictured are, from left, Emily Hooge, Kaycee Garner, Madison Godwin, Kaylee Abernatha, Coach Jeff Bowie, Holly Williams, Taylor Bowie and Haley Timm.
SHERIDAN — Jose Reyes from Fort Collins, Colorado, has committed to play soccer at Sheridan College next season. Reyes is a goalkeeper and has played soccer for over 10 years. He spent the past four years playing club soccer for the Colorado Storm. Reyes becomes the 17th recruit that Hallenbeck has signed during this offseason. Read More
SHERIDAN — It didn’t take long, but Joe Wright carded the first hole-in-one of the 2015 season Saturday at the Powder Horn. Wright used a 7-iron on the 199-yard Stag eighth hole to score his ace, the second hole-in-one of Wright’s career. Matt Parker was the witness.March 31, 2015
SHERIDAN — Molly Mann, a junior at Sheridan High School, was selected to compete with the U19 Northern Plains District hockey team at the America’s Showcase Tournament in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in April. Mann has played hockey in Sheridan since she was in kindergarten and credits much of her success to Dan Carlin, who has coached Read More
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s rodeo team bounced back from a rough first week of rodeo to take home first place at the Eastern Wyoming College rodeo over the weekend. After finishing eighth in Gillette a week ago, the women worked hard all week to take the title in week two of the spring Read More
The Sheridan County Rams eighth-grade basketball team traveled to Billings, Montana, over the weekend to play in the Billings Elite “Hoop It Up” basketball tournament. The Rams went 6-0, including a 35-34 win over the Billings Flight in the championship. There were 13 teams in the eighth-grade bracket. The Rams are coached by Mark Fritz Read MoreMarch 30, 2015
SHERIDAN — It may have been the first week of the season, but the 2014 state runner-up Sheridan Lady Broncs soccer team is already playing in mid-season form. The Lady Broncs opened their season with a dominating 5-0 win against the Riverton Lady Wolverines at Riverton, then followed with three solid wins at a jamboree Read More
SHERIDAN — Despite the team’s opening-game loss against Riverton Friday, Sheridan head boys soccer coach Matt Johnson said his team responded well at the Casper jamboree Saturday. In shortened games, the Broncs tied 1-1 against both Green River and Rock Springs, and beat Kelly Walsh 2-0. Junior forward Riley Session scored both of the team’s Read MoreMarch 27, 2015
SHERIDAN — All of the track and field athletes of Sheridan County had a chance to shine Friday as Buffalo High School hosted the Jerry Campbell Invite for nine girls teams and 10 boys teams competing in 17 events. In the end, Sheridan High School took first in both girls and boys overall points, but Read More
SHERIDAN — With the unseasonably warm weather the stands filled with spectators, and with a new head coach for the Broncs it was shaping up to be a perfect evening for the Sheridan soccer squad to begin their season. The outcome, however, was not nearly as pleasant. The Broncs begin their season with a tally Read More
SHERIDAN — On Dec. 6, 2014, Tiana Hanson wasn’t expecting to spend her Saturday night dealing with a bully. The Sheridan College women’s basketball team was on their home floor at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome with a matchup against the tough North Dakota State College of Science. Not even halfway through the season, Hanson Read MoreMarch 26, 2015
SHERIDAN — When Kerry Powers took to the mat this season, he had one major advantage over his opponents. They had never wrestled him before. They had never seen him wrestle before, so they had no idea what the 220-pounder was capable of. If you don’t know much about Powers, don’t feel bad. Although he’s Read MoreMarch 25, 2015
One of my least favorite moments in March Madness history was watching Adam Morrison ball his eyes out at center court in 2006. Morrison was the Co-Player of the Year that year (J.J. Redick), and his Gonzaga Bulldogs were a three-seed in the tourney facing off against two-seed UCLA. The Bruins scored the final 11 Read More
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team will host a spring scrimmage this weekend at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The tournament will feature five teams — Sheridan, Rocky Mountain College, Casper College, Black Hills State and Central Wyoming College. Each team will compete in four matches, and each match will consist of two sets Read More
Wyoming AMOW State 8-Ball Tournament March 18-22 Casper SINGLES OPEN C – Field of 231; Final 32: David Meyer 17th-24th Tyler Young 13th-16th Matthew Fisher 13th-16th Chris Lewis ninth-12th (now ranked B) Matt Carlson ninth-12th (now ranked B) Steve Wetz seventh-eighth (now ranked B) SINGLES OPEN B – Field of 128; Final 32: Robert Meiwald Read MoreMarch 24, 2015
SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s first spring rodeo held over the weekend didn’t quite go as coach Marc Gilkerson had hoped. The Generals traveled to Gillette for their first of five rodeos this spring but weren’t able to bring home many points. Only four athletes made it to Sunday’s championship round but ended up on the Read MoreMarch 23, 2015
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School track and field team officially opened its season over the weekend at the Glen Legler Invite in Casper. With a number of team members gone on spring break, coach Art Baures said it gave the coaches a chance to watch some young runners compete and find their place within Read MoreMarch 20, 2015
SHERIDAN — When 6-foot-1 center Dylan Wright flew over an obstacle, somebody had to catch her. It was a team building function for the Sheridan High School girls basketball team, and 5-foot-8 Robbi Ryan braced herself as Wright came flying her way. The attempted catch didn’t go as planned, but it didn’t matter. Ryan put Read More
Eight-year-old Peyton Benedict does a bridge during the Sheridan Recreation District’s spring youth tumbling program Thursday at the Sagebrush Elementary School gym. Justin Sheely | The Sheridan Press