Category Archives: Local Sports

McGuire takes on head coaching for Lady Rams

BIG HORN — Big Horn High School announced Tuesday that Michael McGuire would be promoted from girls assistant basketball coach to head coach next season. Former head coach Justin Kidneigh resigned to spend more time with his family. Kidneigh and McGuire led the Lady Rams to the state tournament last season. McGuire, who is also… Continue Reading

Kuhn signs with Colo. School

Kuhn signs with Colo. School

Sheridan College women’s basketball player Katie Kuhn, center, with assistant coach Ryan Davis, left, and head coach Frank McCarthy, signed her letter of intent to continue her career at Colorado School of Mines (Golden, Colorado) next season. Kuhn led the Lady Generals with 3.8 assists and just 1.6 turnovers as a sophomore. Continue Reading

Hanson to play at MSU-B

Hanson to play at MSU-B

Sheridan College women’s basketball player Tiana Hanson, center, with assistant coach Ryan Davis, left, and head coach Frank McCarthy, signed her letter of intent to continue her career at Montana State University-Billings next season. Hanson led the Lady Generals with 20.2 points and 10.5 rebounds a game as a sophomore. She was named the Sheridan… Continue Reading

Wright to continue hoops career

Wright to continue hoops career

Sheridan High School basketball player Dylan Wright, front row, center, signed a letter of intent to continue her career at Black Hills State University (Spearfish, South Dakota) next season. Wright averaged 10.1 points and 6.2 rebounds a game as a senior. She is pictured here with, clockwise from top left, her brother Gus, mother Christy,… Continue Reading

Edeen to run at Utah State

Edeen to run at Utah State

Sheridan High School track athlete Gabby Edeen, front row, center, signed a letter of intent to continue her career at Utah State University (Logan, Utah) next season. Edeen runs the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 4×100-meter relay and 4×400-meter relay. She is pictured here with, clockwise from top left, her mother Kristy, sister Grace, father Dave,… Continue Reading

Sheridan Volleyball Club wins bracket

Sheridan Volleyball Club wins bracket

The Sheridan Volleyball Club won the U16 Gold Bracket at the Montana Juniors Spring Classic Championship on Sunday in Billings. Pictured, back row from left, are coach Jeff Bowie, Taylor Bowie, Olivia Conrad, Sydney Worden, Emily Hooge, Grace Von Krosigk and coach Kristi Von Krosigk. Front row, from left, are Haley Timm and Alli Puuri.… Continue Reading

Column: Putting on a pedestal

Jordan Spieth updated his wardrobe Sunday, adding a shiny, brand new green jacket to his closet. Spieth dominated the 81st playing of the Masters golf tournament, and flipped the world double birds on his way to the Green Jacket. It was never close, a start to finish victory for the 21-year-old from Dallas, Texas. He… Continue Reading

Ballpark cleanup

Ballpark cleanup

Eighteen moms, dads and players participated in the Webb Wright baseball field cleanup Saturday at the Sixth Street Fields. The Dubberly family, Keller family, Hamrick family, Bates family, Garber family and Strobbe family worked for nearly three hours to help prepare the fields for the upcoming season. “Without community support, our programs are not able… Continue Reading

UW plans $44 million athletic center improvement

UW plans $44 million athletic center improvement

LARAMIE (AP) — The University of Wyoming announced plans for a $44 million expansion and renovation of its athletic training and student-athlete facilities on the Laramie campus. The new addition will be called the High Altitude Performance Center. It will be built onto the current Rochelle Athletics Center on the north end of War Memorial… Continue Reading

This week in sports April 17-19

Sheridan Broncs FRIDAY Boys soccer vs. Central, 6 p.m. Girls soccer at Central, 6 p.m. Golf at Powder Horn SATURDAY Boys soccer vs. East, noon Girls soccer at East, noon Track and Field at Rapid City, South Dakota, 9:30 a.m. Golf at Powder Horn   Big Horn Rams FRIDAY Track and Field at Billings Invite,… Continue Reading

Local competes in Northern Plains Hockey Showcase

Local competes in Northern Plains Hockey Showcase

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Molly Mann and the Northern Plains Hockey Showcase 19U team traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, over the weekend to compete in the America’s Showcase tournament. Mann joined 12 other Wyoming girls hockey players and eight players from North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana to form the Northern Plains squad. The showcase gives the… Continue Reading

BH netter signs with SC

BH netter signs with SC

BIG HORN — Big Horn High School volleyball player McKinzie Taylor has decided to continue her volleyball career next year, and she’s going to do it right in her own backyard. Taylor, a 5-5 setter, committed to play at Sheridan College next season. “It’s always great to be able to sign local talent to our… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs crush South 6-0

Lady Broncs crush South 6-0

SHERIDAN — It was a boring game for Zoie Jones. The Lady Broncs keeper spent the majority of Saturday’s game standing 10 feet in front of the box with one hand on her hip and the other shielding her eyes from the sun. Every few minutes she would yell out, slowly walk from side to… Continue Reading

SHS boys win third straight, beat South 4-1

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan boys soccer team continued to roll this weekend, defeating Cheyenne South 4-1 Saturday. The Broncs have been on a tear since taking down Gillette 3-0 last week. After beating defending champ Laramie on Friday, the Sheridan offense carried that momentum into a dominating performance Saturday. It didn’t take long for the… Continue Reading

Glendy takes Double Nickel title

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Kelly Glendy won the Double Nickel Scratch Bowling Association championship over the weekend in Billings. Glendy defeated Billings’ Stu Summers by a score of 179-152 to win the championship match, earning him $236 and a $75 gift certificate. Keith Loran of Billings was the top qualifier with a 909 for four games.… Continue Reading

Powder Horn hosts Masters golf scramble

SHERIDAN — The team of Levi Jorgenson, Josh Gardner, Mark Martini and Blaine Philips won the first annual Masters Scramble golf tournament at the Powder Horn Saturday. The teams’ gross scores, combined with four player-selected Masters tournament players’ scores from Saturday’s round in Augusta, were a part of the team’s score — 24 under par.… Continue Reading

Sheridan Jr. High School Swim and Dive Championship Meet

Sheridan Jr. High School Swim and Dive Championship Meet Gillette Top-three finishers Girls 200-yard medley relay Jadyn Mullikin, Zoe Robison, Maci Turk, Jenna Frederickson 2:12.10 Girls 100-yard IM Zoe Robison 1:09.23 Piper Carroll 1:10.86 Girls 50-yard freestyle Jenna Frederickson 29.89 Boys 50-yard freestyle Caleb Johannesmeyer Boys 50-yard butterfly Caleb Johannesmeyer 28.57 Girls 100-yard freestyle Jenna… Continue Reading

Golf Results Buffalo Invite

Golf Results Buffalo Invite Boys Individual Easton Paxton (Riverton) 66 Jack Mavrakis (Sheridan) 74 Bailey Bonnet (Sheridan) 79 Wyatt Schumacher (Tongue River) 83 Anthony Quinn (Big Horn) 87 Logan Johnson (Sheridan) 87 Andrew Mavrakis (Sheridan) 88 Boys Team Riverton 315 Sheridan 328 Gillette 349 Tongue River 388 Big Horn 396 Girls Individual Sydney Gunn (Cody)… Continue Reading

Sheridan High School Track and Field Results

Sheridan High School Track and Field Results Billings Invitational Top-eight finishers Girls 100-meter hurdles Peyton Bomar 16.46 Girls 100-meter dash Gabby Edeen 12.74 Riley Rafferty 13.03 Girls 1600-meter run Xiomara Robinson 5:36.55 Girls 200-meter dash Mariah Grant 27.06 Girls 300-meter hurdles Peyton Bomar 49.42 Girls 3200-meter run Xiomara Robinson 12:09.00 Girls 4×100-meter relay Sheridan High… Continue Reading

Broncs top Laramie 3-1

SHERIDAN — In the eight years Sheridan High School soccer coach Matt Johnson has been with the Broncs, the team has never defeated Laramie in the teams’ first games of the season. That changed Friday night when the Broncs topped the two-time defending state champions 3-1. “They are really excited and I’m really proud of… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs take down Lady Plainsmen 3-2

Lady Broncs take down Lady Plainsmen 3-2

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls soccer team took advantage of a wild final 10 minutes to take down Laramie 3-2 Friday night at Scott Field. It was an Emily Julian header that capped off a come-from-behind victory for the Lady Broncs in a game that saw the two teams trading blows throughout. After… Continue Reading

Wreckers fall just short in Cody

Wreckers fall just short in Cody

SHERIDAN — The ladies of Sheridan’s Wild West Wreckers roller derby team faced their second opponent of the 2015 season on Saturday, taking on the Heart Mountain Wreck on Wheels of Cody. A hard fought battle, the teams exchanged the lead throughout the bout, but the Wreckers came out just nine points short in the… Continue Reading

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