Category Archives: Local Sports

Column: Dethroning the King

Well, we’re officially into the NBA Playoffs, as of Saturday. Despite the NBA season lasting 82 games, it feels like just yesterday I was writing my 2015 NBA season preview. That was all the way back in October. Let’s take a look at how I did — not good — and dish out some postseason… Continue Reading

SHS track hosts first home meet of season

SHS track hosts first home meet of season

SHERIDAN — There were plenty of highs and lows Tuesday as the Sheridan High School track and field team hosted its first meet of the season, the Gary Benson Memorial Invite. The Broncs got to see some of the best competition in the state, as well as some tough competitors from Billings, as Gillette, Kelly… Continue Reading

SHS tennis has mixed results over weekend

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team continued its spring season with a trip to Hardin, Montana, over the weekend and had mixed results. The boys lost two matches and tied one, but got some decent outings from their top singles players. Quinton Suska won two of three matches at one singles, defeating Dawson’s… Continue Reading

Shrine Bowl board announces roster changes

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Shrine Bowl Board of Directors announced some changes to the roster for the 42nd annual Wyoming Shrine Bowl football game. Tongue River’s Pierce Jardine has been added to the North roster, while Lane Dockery, also from Tongue River, and Sheridan’s Tory Music have been replaced. Jardine will join Big Horn’s Christian… Continue Reading

Wyoming Amusement Sheridan VNEA Sanctioned 8-Ball Leagues

Final Results Team Standings Northern Division Rails Fast Horses & YW                    110.5 Eagles 186 Ball Breakers                     100.0 Mint After School Specials                89.5 BC Truck Stop Beavers                      86.5 Beaver Creek Drifters                         83.0 Rainbow Double R                             80.0 Rainbow PBR Odd Balls                    76.5 Rainbow Coors Light                          76.5 Suttons Drunks                                   76.0 Oasis Outcasts                                                69.5 Rainbow Runouts                               67.5 Buddys Firewater… Continue Reading

2 Sheridan residents finish Boston Marathon

SHERIDAN — Two Sheridan runners made the trip to Massachusetts yesterday to compete in the 119th running of the Boston Marathon. Nikki Steir, 34, finished the race with an official time of 3:37:03, which put her at an 8:17 pace. Del Acker, 65, finished in a time of 4:56:24, an 11:19 pace. His time was… Continue Reading

Four cowgirls make it to final round for SC rodeo

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s rodeo team put together a strong performance at their second-to-last rodeo of the season over the weekend in Casper. Four different SC cowgirls made it to the championship round on Sunday. Tioni Erickson had an 8.4-second run in the long round of goat tying, and she followed it up… Continue Reading

Never Flinch champions

Never Flinch champions

The Sheridan Volleyball Club hosted the second annual Never Flinch Invitational over the weekend. Seventy teams competed in the tournament, and the SCV Yellow #1 won the U16 gold division. Pictured are, from left, Avery Von Krosigk, Kristi Von Krosigk, Grace Von Krosigk, Olivia Conrad, Sydney Worden, Haley Timm, Alli Puuri, Taylor Bowie, Jeff Bowie… Continue Reading

This week in sports April 21-26

Sheridan Broncs TUESDAY Track & Field vs. Gary Benson Memorial, 1 p.m. FRIDAY Girls Soccer at Buffalo, 4 p.m. Boys Soccer at Buffalo, 6 p.m. Golf at Powell Invite SATURDAY Track & Field vs. Dan Hansen Invite, 10 a.m. Tennis vs. Sheridan Invite   Big Horn Rams FRIDAY Golf at Sundance Invite SATURDAY Track &… Continue Reading

Crow scores two more as Broncs take down East

Crow scores two more as Broncs take down East

SHERIDAN— Any doubt regarding whether the Broncs are a state contender was removed this weekend. Another solid performance by the Sheridan defense and another two-goal game for Sheridan’s Dontae Crow gave the Broncs the upper hand over the Cheyenne East Thunderbirds in Saturday’s 4A East boys soccer matchup at Homer Scott Field. “I think we… Continue Reading

Sheridan beats wind, East for fourth straight win

Sheridan beats wind, East for fourth straight win

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Lady Broncs overcame two obstacles Saturday as they fought through vicious winds and the Cheyenne East Lady Thunderbirds for a 2-1 victory. The weather forced the Sheridan coaching staff to make a lofty decision before the game even started, opting to go against the wind for the first 20… Continue Reading

Bomar, Mitchell top tracksters Saturday

SHERIDAN — Both the Tongue River and Sheridan track teams logged many miles on the road over the weekend as the Broncs traveled to Rapid City, South Dakota, to compete in the 2015 Track O Rama and the Eagles made the trip to Lovell for the Lovell Invitational. Squaring off against 11 teams from South… Continue Reading

Jets split season opener with Gillette

Jets split season opener with Gillette

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jets baseball team kicked off the season Sunday, splitting a doubleheader with the Gillette Rustlers. The young Jets team utilized a five-run fourth inning to come back and beat the Rustlers in the first game. The season got off on the wrong foot as the Jets gave up two runs in… Continue Reading

High School Golf

Powder Horn Sheridan Boys Individual Top 15 Final Jack Mavrakis, Sheridan 76-82—158 Dallas Millin, Wright 77-84—161 Wyatt Schumacher, Tongue River 90-84—174 Tyler Harris, Lusk 87-92—179 Logan Johnson, Sheridan 89-90—179 Dylan Patterson, Tongue River 98-83—181 Bailey Bonnet, Sheridan 90-91—181 Kole Schell, Moorcroft 95-87—182 Andy Quinn, Big Horn 87-96—183 Jack Roberts, Big Horn 88-98—186 Andrew Mavrakis, Sheridan… Continue Reading

Broncs soccer topples East 3-1

Broncs soccer topples East 3-1

SHERIDAN— Another strong performance by the Sheridan Broncs defense gave them the upper hand over the Cheyenne East Thunderbirds in Saturday’s 4A East boys soccer matchup at Homer Scott Field. The Broncs and Thunderbirds both had their opportunities at the net, but fantastic goal keeping kept the score 0-0 for the first part of the… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs dominate Cheyenne Central

Lady Broncs dominate Cheyenne Central

SHERIDAN — The Cheyenne Central Lady Indians soccer team broke their huddle Friday afternoon with a loud “C-Unit” chant, but they could have used a little more 50 Cent and less Tony Yayo as Sheridan dominated the game for a 5-0 victory. The Lady Broncs struck early and often, pressuring the Central defense all over… Continue Reading

Crow’s two goals give Sheridan win over Central

Crow’s two goals give Sheridan win over Central

SHERIDAN — While there is always room from improvement, Sheridan Broncs soccer head coach Matt Johnson couldn’t find a whole lot wrong with his team’s performance Friday. “I was very pleased with our defense and our kids’ work ethic tonight — they worked really hard out there,” Johnson said. The Sheridan Broncs took down the… Continue Reading

Three Sheridan High School hoopers named to Wyoming All-Stars

SHERIDAN — The rosters for the 40th annual Wyoming All-Stars vs. Montana high school basketball series were announced Thursday, and three Sheridan High School athletes were named to the teams. Dylan Daniels was named to the boys teams, while Dylan Wright and Emily Julian received recognition for the girls. The event, which will be played… Continue Reading

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

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