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Wyoming steady at NHSFR, remains in top 10

SHERIDAN — As more and more riders collect scores at the National High School Finals Rodeo, Wyoming has held its ground in the overall standings. The team remains in the top 10, sitting in seventh place after five performances at the competition in Gillette. Wyoming currently has 1,385 points. It was a total team effort,… Continue Reading

SC volleyball hosting one-day camp

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team will host its annual summer volleyball camp next week at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The camp will run all day on July 28 and will be split into two sessions. The first session runs from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and session two is scheduled to run… Continue Reading

Troopers drop conference game in Gillette

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers kicked off their week of conference baseball with a run-heavy contest against the Gillette Roughriders Tuesday. The two teams combined for 30 hits and 27 runs in the contest, which Gillette won 16-11. The two squads traded runs for most of the game until Gillette (52-23) capitalized on two big… Continue Reading

Wyoming strong in opening days of NHSFR

SHERIDAN — It’s been a strong first couple of days for Wyoming high school cowboys and cowgirls at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Gillette. Wyoming sits in sixth in the overall team standings after three performances at the competition, which began Sunday. Locally, Emmy Ilgen and Makenna Balkenbush led the way in the… Continue Reading

Locals earn 19 medals at Big Sky State Games

SHERIDAN — A number of local athletes competed in the Big Sky State Games over the weekend in Billings, Montana, and there were plenty of medals to go around for the group. Collectively, the Sheridan County athletes earned 11 gold medals, five silver medals and three bronze medals at the competition. The Sheridan Ping Pong… Continue Reading

Locals shine during performance three at Sheridan WYO Rodeo

Locals shine during performance three at Sheridan WYO Rodeo

SHERIDAN — Devan Reilly is no stranger to the big stage. The bareback rider has competed in Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeos all across the lower 48. But when he stepped into the chute for his ride Friday night in front of his hometown crowd, the cowboy from Sheridan admits there were butterflies in his stomach. “That’s about the ultimate high you can get… Continue Reading

Scores soar, times drop on second night of rodeo

Scores soar, times drop on second night of rodeo

SHERIDAN — Only one bull rider posted a score on the first night of rodeo. Things were different at performance two, though, as a number of riders capped off the evening with some top scores. None were more impressive than Fruita, Colorado’s, Tyler Smith, who went through quite a ride even before his eight seconds… Continue Reading

NJCAA recognizes 3 SC student-athletes for grades

SHERIDAN — The National Junior College Athletics Association has honored three Sheridan College student-athletes for their academic achievements during the 2015-16 school year. Men’s basketball player Celio Araujo, women’s basketball player Tamara Brine and volleyball player Casey McInerney all received exemplary distinctions from the NJCAA after finishing the year with grade point averages of 3.80… Continue Reading

Grouse Mountain Archery tournament this weekend

SHERIDAN — Grouse Mountain Archery is hosting a 3-D archery tournament this weekend in Buffalo. The event will take place at the Grouse Mountain Archery range off Highway 16, just west of the water treatment plant, with 20 life-size targets set over the large outdoor range behind the water tower. The shoot will run from… Continue Reading

Broncs hosting mini camp at Scott Field

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs mini camp is coming up next week at Homer Scott Field. The 10th annual football camp will run July 18-20 from 5-8 p.m. each day. Young Broncs up to eighth grade will participate in the camp from 5-6 p.m., with high school players taking the field from 6-8 p.m. The… Continue Reading

Kendrick crowns city champs

Kendrick crowns city champs

SHERIDAN — Kendrick Golf Course crowned five champions Sunday at the conclusion of the Sheridan City Golf Championship. Kayla Allen, Nate Wilson, John Brackley, Mike Groshart and Jess Hattervig all won their respective flights after the two-day event. Allen finished with a 175 to take the top gross in the women’s championship flight. Abigail James… Continue Reading

SHS golfer selected to Junior America’s Cup squad

SHS golfer selected to  Junior America’s Cup squad

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s Kirby Coe-Kirkham will get a chance to take on some of the country’s best golfers after being selected to Wyoming’s Junior America’s Cup team. The SHS junior will join Jayd Dion, Alec Richardson and Mark Haghani at the five-day event in Guadalajara, Mexico, beginning on July 24. Coe-Kirkham finished second… Continue Reading

Sign ups still open for SHS Shootout Scramble

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Booster Club is still taking registrations for its annual Shootout Scramble golf tournament. The tournament is scheduled for a 1 p.m. shotgun start on July 17 at the Powder Horn and will feature 18 holes of golf to benefit Bronc and Lady Bronc athletes. The tournament costs $125 per… Continue Reading

Simple acts of kindness

Sometimes, as fans of sport, we have to stop and realize what we are watching. We have to understand that there’s more to it than painting our faces and demanding personal enjoyment from the game we are watching. We’ll always have water coolers to meet at Monday morning and argue over Kevin Durant’s decision to… Continue Reading

Leno takes 6th at NJHFR

Leno takes 6th at NJHFR

SHERIDAN — Teegan Leno’s name filled the final result sheets at the National Junior High Finals Rodeo on June 25. The Sheridan cowboy scored two top-five finishes in the final go-rounds of team roping and goat tying, placing him in the top five in the average and sixth in the all-around cowboy standings. He finished… Continue Reading

Out of Focus: Cody sweeps Jets in error-riddled doubleheader

Out of Focus: Cody sweeps Jets in error-riddled doubleheader

SHERIDAN — Midway through the Sheridan Jets’ first game against Cody Saturday, Jets head coach Cody Koch called timeout and gathered his players at the pitcher’s mound. The Jets were trailing just 3-1, but the frustration was mounting and it ended up costing the home team as they were swept in the day’s doubleheader. Sheridan… Continue Reading

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