Category Archives: Sports

Weather stalls offense, SHS splits with Central

Weather stalls offense, SHS splits with Central

SHERIDAN — When it comes to spring weather in Wyoming, pretty much the only certainty is its uncertainty. Sunshine and warm temperatures can turn to rain and cold to snow in the blink of an eye. But Wyoming soccer is like the U.S. Postal Service — rain, snow or shine, it’s happening, for the most… Continue Reading

Win streaks snapped for SHS soccer players

Win streaks snapped for SHS soccer players

SHERIDAN — For two of the state’s best soccer teams, the offensive was pretty much nonexistent Friday evening. Both the Sheridan High School boys and girls soccer teams made the trip to Cheyenne East Friday, and neither team was able to come away with a win. And just like that, the win streaks were snapped.… Continue Reading

Sheridan County track recap

SHERIDAN — LeeAnna Mitchell got her money’s worth at the Bulldog-Bobcat track meet in Upton Friday. The Tongue River High School junior took home three first-place and a third-place finish in her four events at the meet. She swept the sprinting events and was third in the long jump. This was all coming off of… Continue Reading

SHS track team struggles at Camel Qualifier

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School track team hasn’t had many meets this season filled with sunshine, and yesterday’s Camel Qualifier in Gillette wasn’t much different. With the wind blowing and the rain sprinkling down, it was a rough meet for the Broncs. While a number of Sheridan’s top tracksters had the day off, the… Continue Reading

Prepping the pitch for the Snickers Cup

Prepping the pitch for the Snickers Cup

Normative Services, Inc. student Hunter Housley, left, tightens the string as Joe Tenny stands by with the striper to mark a soccer field Thursday morning for the Snickers Cup at the Big Horn Equestrian Center. Volunteers from the Sheridan County Soccer Association and NSI marked out 23 soccer fields. An estimated 128 teams with more… Continue Reading

Lady Generals sign Douglas hooper Ashlie Blackburn

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team has added its second recruit to the 2015-16 class, this time bringing in a player a little closer to home. After signing New Zealand’s Emilina Motu last week, coach Frank McCarthy inked 5-11 post player Ashlie Blackburn from Douglas High School. During her senior season at Douglas,… Continue Reading

Weekend sports outlook May 8-10

Sheridan Broncs FRIDAY Boys soccer at East, 4 p.m. Girls soccer at East, 6 p.m. Track & Field at Camel Qualifier, noon Golf at Gillette Invite SATURDAY Girls soccer at Central, 10 a.m. Boys soccer at Central, noon Tennis at Powell   Big Horn Rams FRIDAY Track & Field at Bulldog-Bobcat Invite (Upton), 10 a.m.… Continue Reading

SVC hosting Never Flinch tourney Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Volleyball Club is hosting its second Never Flinch tournament of the year this weekend. This Saturday, the YMCA, Sheridan Junior High School and Sheridan High School will host the tournament. It will feature 50 teams. The Never Flinch tournaments provide proceeds to the Never Flinch/Weston Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, which is… Continue Reading

UW’s Larry Nance Jr. invited to NBA Draft Combine

LARAMIE (AP) — Larry Nance Jr. has received an invitation to participate in the NBA’s Draft Combine in Chicago next week. He is the first Wyoming Cowboy to participate in the event since Theo Ratliff in 1995. The invite-only NBA Draft Combine is a showcase where players show their basketball skills to league personnel, as… Continue Reading

STREAKING: Broncs, Lady Broncs combined go 15 straight

STREAKING: Broncs, Lady Broncs combined go 15 straight

SHERIDAN — It is not uncommon for a soccer fan to remove some layer of clothing, hop over the barricades that divide spectators from athletes and run around the pitch interrupting play. Eventually, this fan will be tackled by a gaggle of security guards as the crowd roars in pleasure, and the game will continue… Continue Reading

Weekend sports outlook: May 8-10

Sheridan Broncs FRIDAY Boys soccer at East, 4 p.m. Girls soccer at East, 6 p.m. Track & Field at Camel Qualifier, noon Golf at Gillette Invite SATURDAY Girls soccer at Central, 10 a.m. Boys soccer at Central, noon Tennis at Powell   Big Horn Rams FRIDAY Track & Field at Bulldog-Bobcat Invite (Upton), 10 a.m.… Continue Reading

Donkey basketball at SHS

Donkey basketball at SHS

The basketball court at Sheridan High School went to the donkeys Tuesday night as teams comprised of police officers, SHS faculty, SHS student-athletes and FFA members competed against each other — shooting baskets and passing all while riding donkeys. Proceeds from the event went to support the SHS girls basketball team. The SHS student-athlete team… Continue Reading

Column: The world’s most beautiful game

If you were to attend a sports-themed restaurant where every item on the menu represents a sport, soccer would be seared foie gras. Just because it’s tough to make and even tougher to pronounce doesn’t mean it’s not delicious. That’s what I think about soccer. Just because it’s not football — although, ironically, it actually… Continue Reading

Marbles tourney Saturday at Thorne-Rider Park

SHERIDAN — Thorne-Rider Park will host the fourth annual Sheridan City Marble Championship this Saturday. The event is open to all boys and girls grades 1-5 and will be played at the Thorne-Rider basketball court on the north end of the park. Divisions will be formed by grade, with a champion being crowned from each… Continue Reading

128 teams to compete in Snickers Big Horn Cup

BIG HORN — The 11th annual Snickers Big Horn Cup will be held this weekend at the Big Horn Equestrian Center. The youth soccer tournament is hosted by the Sheridan County Soccer Association, a nonprofit volunteer board that operates the tournament in its entirety in cooperation with Mars, Inc. and Snickers. With the help of… Continue Reading

Generals finish rodeo season with solid outing

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College rodeo team will be sending two athletes to the College National Finals Rodeo this summer. Laramie played host to the final college rodeo of the season for Sheridan College, and it was a solid final showing for the Generals. Tioni Erickson and Tayte Clark earned enough points throughout the season… Continue Reading

This week in sports May 5-10

Sheridan Broncs TUESDAY Donkey basketball at SHS, 7 p.m. FRIDAY Boys soccer at East, 4 p.m. Girls soccer at East, 6 p.m. Track & Field at Camel Qualifier, noon Golf at Gillette Invite SATURDAY Girls soccer at Central, 10 a.m. Boys soccer at Central, noon Tennis at Powell   Big Horn Rams FRIDAY Track &… Continue Reading

Locals do well in Razor City Splash and Dash Triathlon

Locals do well in Razor City Splash and Dash Triathlon

Five Sheridan competitors finished either first or second at the 12th Annual Razor City Splash and Dash Triathlon in Gillette over the weekend. It was the first triathlon of the year in Wyoming, and it consisted of a 900-yard swim, 15-mile bike and 5K run. Pictured are, from left, Nolan Moxey, who finished second in… Continue Reading

Storm win Magic City Classic

Storm win Magic City Classic

The Sheridan Storm went 4-0 over the weekend, including a 3-2 victory over Magic City (Billings) in the championship to win the 2015 Stockman Bank Magic City Classic U14 Tournament. Pictured are back row, from left, coach Dustin Shaw, Sam Salyards, Will Albrecht, Braden West, Xander Coon, coach Joe Tenny, Toby Jacobs, Garrett Coon, Ethan… Continue Reading

Jets go 3-1 over the weekend

Jets go 3-1 over the weekend

SHERIDAN — Between late-game heartbreaks and big inning rallies, the Sheridan Jets weekend was filled with the full gamut of emotions during a four-game home stand. The Jets swept the Billings Angels 6-4 and 7-3 in shortened five-inning games on Saturday while splitting Sunday’s games with Cody, losing 6-4 in game one and dominating 12-2… Continue Reading

Broncs beat Laramie 4-0, up win streak to eight

Broncs beat Laramie 4-0, up win streak to eight

BIG HORN — The venue was new, but the results were the same. Sheridan made the short bus trip to Big Horn High School Saturday where they took down reigning 4A state champion Laramie 4-0. The junior high was hosting a track meet at Scott Field, so Big Horn High School became the home turf… Continue Reading

Sheridan girls beat Laramie 2-0

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls soccer team began their season-ending five-game road trip over the weekend, and walked away with two wins. After a 3-0 victory over Cheyenne South Friday, the Lady Broncs were put to the test against Laramie Saturday. The first 40 minutes and some change had neither team giving into… Continue Reading

Kitterman atop girls leaderboard in Wright

BIG HORN — Big Horn and Tongue River golfers were in Wright Saturday, where both teams fared well on the links. Big Horn’s Jamie Kitterman found herself atop the girls leaderboard with a 93, edging out Tongue River’s Kylee Knobloch (96). Tongue River’s Gracie Carr finished ninth with a 116. The Tongue River girls finished… Continue Reading

Mavrakis finishes second at Casper Invite

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan girls and boys golf teams finished second and fifth, respectively, at the Casper Invite Friday. Victoria Owings and Kayla Allen led the way for the Lady Broncs, who finished with a team score of 273. Owings finished fourth individually with an 86, and Allen finished ninth with a 91. Natrona’s Eryn… Continue Reading

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