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SHS swimmers can’t keep up with Camels

January 30, 2015

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs had another rough outing in the pool during their home dual against Campbell County High School. In the 12 events, Sheridan managed only 65 points against Campbell County’s 121 team points. However, the Broncs had some notable individual performances. This week’s Sheridan Press Athlete of the Week Presley Felker continued Read More

SC to host volleyball camp

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team will host a spring volleyball camp in February and March for players in grades six through 12. The camp will help teach and develop the individual skills and team concepts of the game of volleyball. While working closely with Sheridan College volleyball players and staff, the camp will Read More

Four players finish in double figures in Cowgirls win over Aggies

January 29, 2015

From University of Wyoming Athletics LARAMIE — Behind a season-high 26 point effort from senior Kaitlyn Mileto, the Wyoming women’s basketball team (8-10 overall, 3-5 MW) snapped a three-game losing streak with an 86-51 victory over the Utah State Aggies (6-14, 3-5 MW) on Wednesday night in Laramie. “That is probably as stressful of a Read More

Column: Katy Perry only highlight of Sunday’s big game

January 28, 2015

The Super Bowl is this Sunday. Thank God. As much as I enjoy listening to Bill Belichick pretend he’s the Albert Einstein of football air pressure, I’m done with Deflategate. First of all, why do we feel the need to peg any and every scandal “something-gate?” The Watergate scandal was named after the hotel where Read More

Beyond the game

SHERIDAN — Eleven young men make up the Sheridan College men’s basketball team. A group of youngsters at the end of their teenage years, some are playing the final games of their careers, some are playing for the opportunity to postpone those final games for a couple more seasons. They are called student-athletes. Technically, the Read More

Shrine Bowl rosters announced; Sheridan County sending seven athletes

January 27, 2015

SHERIDAN — After sending four players to the Wyoming Shrine Bowl last summer, Sheridan County upped the ante this year with seven players being named to the 2015 North roster. Each team’s coaching staff was responsible for selecting up to 36 senior football players from all classes, including six-man, for their roster. Big Horn High Read More

Hawks earn 2 wins, 1 tie, 1 loss over the weekend

SHERIDAN — As they head into the final stretch of the season, the Sheridan Hawks hockey team hosted four home games over the weekend, resulting in two wins, a loss and a tie. The Riverton River Rats took advantage of some Sheridan penalties Friday night, scoring three power-play goals on their way to a 4-0 Read More

SC signs middle hitter

SHERIDAN — Head coach Jennifer Stadler has inked her second player to the Sheridan College volleyball team for the 2015 season. Patricia “Patty” Batoon, a 5-foot-11 middle hitter from Maui, Hawaii, joins the Lady Generals after a season with NCAA Division II Notre Dame De Namur. She played in every match as a true freshman, Read More

Lady Broncs take down Laramie, extend win streak to nine

January 26, 2015

SHERIDAN — The 12-1 Lady Broncs basketball team extended its nine-game winning streak Saturday with another dominating victory. This time, it was in the form of a 70-48 win over their 4A East opponent the Laramie Lady Plainsmen. The Lady Broncs began the first quarter by putting on an offensive clinic. They made their first eight Read More

Broncs beat Plainsmen in offensive struggle

SHERIDAN — Games are won at the free-throw line. Defense wins championships. Good teams find a way to win. It was as if the Sheridan Broncs (8-4) had pulled out a pocketbook full of sports clichés and transposed them onto the basketball court Saturday. Say what you want about overused cliches, but Sheridan proved them true Read More

SC men struggle, ladies roll on home court

SHERIDAN — It was a strange weekend of basketball at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome, beginning with the Lady Generals blowing out Little Big Horn College Saturday afternoon. If you were at the first matchup between the two schools back in November, a lopsided 92-44 victory in favor of Sheridan, you probably weren’t expecting much Read More

SHS track, swim teams set records

Bomar sets long-jump record for second-straight week SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School sophomore Peyton Bomar set a school record in long jump for the second week in a row, and the Broncs had another successful meet over the weekend in Gillette. Bomar’s 17 feet, 3.25 inches in the long jump was good enough for a first-place Read More

Winning streak: Lady Eagles beat Moorcroft 60-20

January 24, 2015

DAYTON —The Tongue River Lady Eagles (9-5) continue their hot streak with a commanding 60-20 win over the Moorcroft Lady Wolves (0-15). The Lady Eagles dominated the game from the opening tip off. In the first quarter, Tongue River went 8-of-16 from the field and terrorized the glass with eight offensive rebounds. Beginning with a Read More

Eagles pick up first conference win of the season

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles may have picked up their third win of the season Friday night, but if you ask the players or the coaches, all that matters is that they got their first conference win out of the way. The Eagles began 2A conference play last night with an 81-71 victory against Read More

Broncs dominate Cheyenne South in second quarter, win 67-45

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys basketball team used a big second quarter to propel themselves to a 67-45 win over Cheyenne South (7-5) Friday night at Sheridan High School. It was tough to tell if the defense led to offense or the offense led to defense for the Broncs (7-4), as they were Read More

Lady Broncs pull out 37-31 victory

SHERIDAN — It wasn’t the prettiest game they’ve played this season or the most conventional, but the Sheridan High School Lady Broncs (11-1) were able to pull out a 37-31 victory over Cheyenne South (6-7) Friday night. If you were sitting in the stands at Sheridan High School, you were in for a yawner, at Read More

Big Horn teams take a win, loss on the road Friday

BIG HORN — Friday night saw a win and a loss in 2A basketball as the Big Horn Rams and Lady Rams faced off against Wright on the road. The girls of Big Horn fought hard — regaining some ground after falling behind by 23 points — but fell short in the end to the Read More

Hanson commits to Montana State University-Billings

January 23, 2015

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College sophomore forward Tiana Hanson has made the decision to continue her basketball career at NCAA Division II Montana State University-Billings next season. Hanson’s stock boosted way up this season with the Lady Generals as she established herself as a dominant post player at both ends of the floor. Hanson, who averaged Read More

Indoor tennis facility still in fundraising phase

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Community Tennis Association signed an agreement with the Sheridan Athletic Association and the city of Sheridan in September to cover two tennis courts at Thorne-Rider Park, but they still need funding before construction can actually begin on the new facility. The SCTA started its fundraising campaign on Dec. 1, 2014, and Read More

Weekend Sports Outlook Jan. 22, 2015

January 22, 2015

Friday Basketball Sheridan girls vs. Cheyenne South, 5:30 p.m. Sheridan boys vs. Cheyenne South, 7:00 p.m. Big Horn girls at Wright, 5:30 p.m. Big Horn boys at Wright, 7 p.m. Tongue River girls vs. Moorcroft, 5:30 p.m. Tongue River boys vs. Moorcroft, 7 p.m. Wrestling Sheridan at Chadron, Nebraska Hockey Sheridan Hawks vs. Riverton, 8:35 Read More

Prosinski visits Big Horn: Philadelphia Eagle talks to fifth-grade students at Big Horn Elementary

BIG HORN — Chris Prosinski isn’t the biggest player in the NFL, but he’s still in the NFL. So when he walked through the halls at Big Horn Elementary School yesterday, he stuck out like a sore thumb. Prosinski, who spent the better half of this season playing with the Philadelphia Eagles, grew up in Read More

Gillette’s fast-paced offense too much for Generals

January 21, 2015

GILLETTE — When Matt Hammer yelled “back, back, back” from the sideline in Gillette last night, the Sheridan College head basketball coach wasn’t doing his best Chris Berman homerun derby impression. He was constantly telling his players to sprint back on defense during Sheridan’s 96-80 loss to rival Gillette College. Last night’s game turned into Read More

Toms continues dominance against hometown, leads Lady Generals to 69-47 win over Gillette

GILLETTE — The traveling trophy is coming back to the Golden Dome as the Sheridan College Lady Generals made the trip to Gillette last night and thumped the Pronghorns 69-47. Rebounding was the difference maker for Sheridan. The Lady Generals were all over the glass like fingerprints at a jewelry store, corralling a massive 61 Read More

Column: Rooting for tanking

These days, sports media throw around the word “tanking” the way Scott Steiner threw around Sid Vicious in the wrestling ring in the late 90s, and, for the most part, they aren’t using it to describe Johnny Manziel partying at the Palms in Las Vegas. Tanking is the term used by fans and media alike Read More

Athletes of the Week Jan. 20, 2015

January 20, 2015

Peyton Bomar SHS – Indoor Track • First place in long jump at the BHSU Invite (16’ 5.25”) • First place and new school record in triple jump (34’ 6”) • Fifth place in 60m hurdles (10.52) • Fifth place with 4×400 relay team (4:38.40) Jamir Andrews SC – Basketball • Career-high 32 points on Read More

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