Category Archives: Local Sports

Wild West Wreckers to face top team in state

Wild West Wreckers to face top team in state

SHERIDAN — It’s a big weekend for the Wild West Wreckers, Sheridan’s roller derby team, as they head to Laramie to face the state’s top-ranked derby team, the Naughty Pines Derby Dames. The Wreckers are just over a year old, but they’re quickly establishing themselves as a formidable opponent in Wyoming. They are currently ranked… Continue Reading

Lady Generals hoops inks first recruit

Lady Generals hoops inks first recruit

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals basketball team inked its first new player for the 2015-16 season this week. Emilina Motu comes to Sheridan from Hutt Valley High School and Wellington Premier Girls Club in New Zealand. She led Wellington in scoring (18 points per game) and rebounding (10 rpg) and helped lead Hutt… Continue Reading

This weekend in sports: May 1-3

Sheridan Broncs FRIDAY Girls Soccer at South, 6 p.m Boys Soccer vs. South, 6 p.m. Track & Field at Wyoming Classic (Kelly Walsh), 4 p.m. Golf at Casper Invite SATURDAY Girls Soccer at Laramie, noon Boys Soccer vs. Laramie, 10 a.m. at Big Horn High School Track & Field at Kelly Walsh Invite, 9 a.m.… Continue Reading

SHS boys soccer games moved to Big Horn

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys soccer games against Laramie Saturday have been moved to Big Horn High School. The Sheridan Junior High School track team is hosting a meet at Scott Field, so SHS decided to move both the junior varsity and varsity soccer games to the field at Big Horn. The varsity… Continue Reading

Freshman Lady Bronc leading team to title

Freshman Lady Bronc leading team to title

SHERIDAN — “Offense wins games, defense wins championships,” former college football coach Bear Bryant said. The Sheridan High School girls soccer team got a taste of a state championship last year. They took down top-seeded Kelly Walsh and then rival Gillette to earn a berth in the 4A state title game. Sheridan shut out both… Continue Reading

Local athletes head to Wyoming Track Classic Friday

SHERIDAN — Big Horn High School and Sheridan High School’s top track athletes will have a chance to test themselves against the state’s best Friday at the Wyoming Track Classic. Ten Broncs and two Rams will travel to Kelly Walsh for the meet that pits the top-eight sprinters and the top-10 distance and field athletes… Continue Reading

This week in sports: April 30 through May 3

Sheridan Broncs FRIDAY Girls Soccer at South, 6 p.m Boys Soccer vs. South, 6 p.m. Track & Field at Wyoming Classic (Kelly Walsh), 4 p.m. Golf at Casper Invite SATURDAY Girls Soccer at Laramie, noon Boys Soccer vs. Laramie, 10 a.m. at Big Horn High School Track & Field at Kelly Walsh Invite, 9 a.m.… Continue Reading

Column: Glimmer of hope

Amidst the turmoil in Baltimore and the devastation in Nepal, we got a glimmer of hope on Friday. “For all intents and purposes, I am a woman.” That’s what former Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner told Diane Sawyer in a very candid and personal interview on ABC’s 20/20 Friday evening. At first, I wasn’t sure… Continue Reading

Double perfection

Double perfection

Gillette’s Tabetha Duvall, left, and Casper’s Mandy Irwin set a couple of records at the 69th annual women’s state bowling tournament Sunday at Cloud Peak Lanes. Irwin became the first woman in the state tournament’s history to bowl a 300 game and only the second in Cloud Peak Lanes history. She also set a record… Continue Reading

Everest update: Rogers tells Press is he OK

SHERIDAN — After four days of no communication during avalanches on Mount Everest, Sheridan’s Darren Rogers notified the Press via email that he is doing OK. “The last few days have been exciting, to say the least,” Rogers said in the email. A massive earthquake hit Nepal Saturday, resulting in devastating damage to the city… Continue Reading

Fieldgrove signs to play hoops in Colorado

Fieldgrove signs to play hoops in Colorado

Sheridan High School senior Jennae Fieldgrove, center, is joined by her mother, Mary Jane Fieldgrove, left, and Sheridan head coach Jessica Pickett, as she signs to play basketball at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, Colorado. Fieldgrove averaged 7.0 points and 3.9 rebounds a game last season for the Lady Broncs. Continue Reading

This week in sports: April 28 through May 3

Sheridan Broncs FRIDAY Girls Soccer at South, 6 p.m Boys Soccer vs. South, 6 p.m. Track & Field at Wyoming Classic (Kelly Walsh), 4 p.m. Golf at Casper Invite SATURDAY Girls Soccer at Laramie, noon Boys Soccer vs. Laramie, noon Track & Field at Kelly Walsh Invite, 9 a.m. Tennis at Natrona County Duals  … Continue Reading

Arvada-Clearmont Track & Field results

2015 Kaycee Twilight Invite Kaycee High School Final Results – Top 8 Finishers Boys 3200-meter run Levi Bircher 12:11.08 Boys shot put Riley Malli 33-feet, 10.5-inches Andrew Coleman 32-feet, 2-inches Girls shot put Karina Svalina 24-feet, 10-inches Boys discus Andrew Coleman 96-feet, 9-inches Riley Malli 93-feet, 2-inches Girls discus Karina Svalina 72-feet, 3.5-inches Boys 4×100-meter… Continue Reading

2 local residents play in national championships

2 local residents play in national championships

Two Sheridan hockey players played with the Team Wyoming U14 bantam hockey team last month at the USA Hockey National Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah. Samuel Boyles and Jack Chase joined 14 other Wyoming hockey players in Utah, where they finished the weekend 2-1. It was Team Wyoming’s best showing at the national tournament.… Continue Reading

Local tracksters battle at Sheridan High School

Local tracksters battle at Sheridan High School

SHERIDAN — It was cold, it was windy, and every so often it was rainy, but the Dan Hansen Invitational track meet marched on at Sheridan High School on Saturday. Twelve varsity teams competed in the meet that saw Campbell County High School take the crown for both boys and girls divisions. Sheridan High School… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs hand Buffalo 5-0 loss

Lady Broncs hand Buffalo 5-0 loss

BUFFALO — It was hardly a contest for the Sheridan Lady Broncs Friday night as they handed a 5-0 loss to 3A Buffalo on their home field. Sheridan has won its past five games. The Lady Broncs had several missed opportunities early in the game. Despite controlling the field, Sheridan failed to convert on three… Continue Reading

SHS golf teams fare well at Powell Invite

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan girls golf team took first place at the Powell Invite Friday, taking down 3A state champions Cody. The Lady Broncs shot a 253 as a team, besting their season-best 267, which they shot in Buffalo. Cody beat Sheridan at the Buffalo Invite, but coach Larry Martoglio’s girls were able to top Cody… Continue Reading

Broncs beat Bison 3-0

Broncs beat Bison 3-0

BUFFALO — The storm that hit Buffalo at 7 p.m. Friday was not nearly as fierce as the carnage that took place on the soccer field at Buffalo High School. The Sheridan Broncs dismantled the Buffalo Bison 3-0 in a non-conference matchup. The Broncs came ready to play from the opening whistle. Riley Sessions put… Continue Reading

Big Horn’s Jamie Kitterman wins Kaycee Invite

BIG HORN — Big Horn’s Jamie Kitterman shot a 93 to win the Kaycee Invite golf tournament Friday, but it was a tough outing for many of the other Big Horn and Tongue River golfers. Ian Ostler was the top boy for Tongue River, finishing seventh and leading the Eagles to a second-place team finish.… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs to host donkey basketball at SHS

Lady Broncs to host donkey basketball at SHS

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls basketball team is putting together a donkey basketball game to raise money for summer camps. The game will be played on May 5 at 7 p.m. at Sheridan High School. There will be four teams: a police officer team, an SHS FFA team, an SHS athletes team and… Continue Reading

SHS athlete Ryan commits to Arizona State

SHS athlete Ryan commits to Arizona State

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School and Wyoming standout girls basketball recruit, Robbi Ryan, took the next step in her career yesterday, making a verbal commitment to play for Arizona State University. “I couldn’t be happier to announce that I’ve verbally committed to play basketball at Arizona State University! #sundevilnation,” Ryan tweeted Wednesday evening. Ryan, a… Continue Reading

SC women’s soccer signs recruit

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College head women’s soccer coach Stefan Skillman has announced the addition of Destiny Lalaguna to the Generals’ 2015 recruiting class. Lalaguna played outside back and winger for Longmont (Colorado) High School and her club team, Broomfield Blast. “We are excited to have Destiny play for us next year,” Skillman said. “She has… Continue Reading

Cloud Peak Lanes hosts 300 game

SHERIDAN — Bobby Watkins bowled a 300 game in the Cloud Peak League Tuesday. Watkins’ 300 gave him the high game score for the week and also helped him record the high series score of 766. The high team game went to Atlantic Roofing with a 1,214. Atlantic Roofing also had the high team series… Continue Reading

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