Category Archives: Local Sports

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

Edeen, Bard finish second at Wyoming Track Classic

SHERIDAN — Twelve Sheridan County track and field athletes traveled to Casper Friday to compete in the Wyoming Track Classic at Kelly Walsh High School. For the Classic, only the top eight to 10 times and/or distances in each event as of last Sunday, regardless of class, were invited to compete. The top eight in… Continue Reading

Allen finishes in top 25 at Mountain West Championship

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Kamrin Allen earned his 11th career top-25 finish as a University of Wyoming golfer over the weekend, finishing tied for 19th at the Mountain West Championship in Tucson, Arizona. Allen shot a 3-over 216 over the three-day tournament to finish tied with UW teammate Glenn Workman. After a 72 on day one… Continue Reading

Beaver Creek Slide final results

Beaver Creek Slide final results

Half Marathon Nicholas Flores 1:33:34 Ryan Parker 1:43:33 Andrew Burris 1:45:26 Chris Hayden 1:46:19 Blake Spiegelberg 1:51:43 Paul Mcdowell 1:54:39 Brian Boden 1:55:04 Dick Mcdonald 1:55:51 Jeff Vollmer 1:57:47 Joel Bailey 2:00:57 David Houseman 2:03:57 Jill Parker 2:07:54 Linda Schwamb 2:11:32 Dj Brown 2:14:29 Steve Bakken 2:17:05 Connie Cundy 2:17:37 Kim Eliason 2:18:38 Georgia Knauss… Continue Reading

Tongue River Track & Field: Scott Hardy Invite

Final Results Top-eight finishers Girls 100-meter dash LeeAnna Mitchell 200-meter dash LeeAnna Mitchell 400-meter dash LeeAnna Mitchell 3200-meter run Courtney Jolovich 300-meter hurdles Lizzy Martin Long jump LeeAnna Mitchell Triple jump Lizzy Martin Shot put Sarah Bacon Ashley Dodge Discus Ashley Dodge   Boys 100-meter dash Dillon Lyons 200-meter dash Dillon Lyons 400-meter dash Austin… Continue Reading

Track and Field: Kelly Walsh Invite

Final Results Top-eight finishers (*personal best) Girls 100-meter dash Mariah Grant (Sheridan) 12.87 200-meter dash Riley Rafferty (Sheridan) 26.63 400-meter dash Bailey Bard (Big Horn) 1:03.49 800-meter run Xiomara Robinson (Sheridan) 2:32.64 Pippin Robison (Sheridan) 2:38.34 1600-meter run Xiomara Robinson 5:32.36 Janika Sweeney (Sheridan) 5:54.10 3200-meter run Emma Whiteman (Sheridan) 14:31.64 100-meter hurdles Peyton Bomar… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs keep the streak alive

SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs extended their win streak to six Friday night, defeating Cheyenne South 3-1 and maintaining their no. 1 ranking. Sheridan defeated the Lady Bison for the second time this season after taking them down 6-0 on April 11. Head coach Mallery Marshall said it was a slower game with some missed… Continue Reading

Broncs trample Cheyenne South, 3-1

Broncs trample Cheyenne South, 3-1

SHERIDAN — Sheridan boys soccer head coach Matt Johnson knows teams are going to be physical with the Broncs when they take to the pitch, but he expects his team to be equally or more physical. That’s exactly what they were Friday evening when they took down Cheyenne South 3-1. Things got a little chippy… Continue Reading

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

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