Category Archives: Local Sports

Local sports weekend recap — Feb. 8, 2016

SHS swimmers take 11th at Gillette Invite SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School swim team rounded out the regular season with one final day of swimming Saturday at the Gillette Invite, finishing 11th out of 18 teams competing. The Broncs scored 150 points in the event that featured the top teams in the state, 9… Continue Reading

Lady Rams beat Lady Eagles 44-30

Lady Rams beat Lady Eagles 44-30

DAYTON — If it wasn’t for the first quarter, Friday night’s contest between Big Horn and Tongue River Lady Eagles would have been a close one. But the Lady Rams posted 18 in the first to pick up a 44-30 win over the Lady Eagles. Big Horn’s Abby Buckingham provided the Lady Rams a team-leading… Continue Reading

SHS swimmers dominate team scores, just miss individual achievements

SHS swimmers dominate team scores,  just miss individual achievements

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s head swimming coach Brent Moore called Friday’s meet a tough one. The Broncs dominated all three opponents, beating Worland 108-63, Riverton 110-42 and Cody 121-14. Individually, though, there was some heartbreak. There weren’t any bad swims, quite the opposite. But a few almost-school records and almost-state qualifiers dropped some heads,… Continue Reading

Big Horn tops Tongue River 50-41

Big Horn tops Tongue River 50-41

DAYTON — A monster first quarter was all Big Horn needed for the win against rival Tongue River Friday night, as the Rams went on to beat the Eagles 50-41 at Tongue River High School. The Rams were led by Wheaton Williams, who put up 12 points for his team. Tongue River’s Cody Buller kept… Continue Reading

Camels take easy win over ice-cold Broncs

Camels take easy win  over ice-cold Broncs

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs knew it would be tough to keep up with the Gillette Camels coming into Friday night’s contest at Sheridan High School. The Camels are averaging 16 more points a game than the Broncs, and Sheridan has earned most of its wins on the defensive end. Sheridan entered Friday’s contest 4-11… Continue Reading

Local teams ready to battle

Local teams ready to battle

SHERIDAN — ESPN hasn’t started advertising it’s annual “Rivalry Week” college basketball games just yet, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t started in the state of Wyoming, at least in Sheridan County. The Wyoming High School Activities Association scheduling gods blessed Sheridanites with this year’s schedules as Big Horn, Tongue River and Sheridan High School… Continue Reading

Savoy hits 2nd-straight game winner as SC knocks off Northwest

Savoy hits 2nd-straight game winner as SC knocks off Northwest

SHERIDAN — It was pandemonium at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome Wednesday night after Sheridan College’s PJ Savoy drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Generals a 90-87 win over Northwest College. Wait, this sounds familiar. Savoy drained a buzzer-beating 3-pointer Saturday to beat Casper College, and he came back for an encore… Continue Reading

Containing Cam Newton

Did you see Cam Newton’s Versace pants the other day? I’m not sure any quarterback has ever had as much confidence as Newton heading into a Super Bowl. At this time last year I was filling this space with 581 words about Katy Perry and Tom Brady’s deflated footballs. Luckily for everyone, this year’s Super… Continue Reading

SRD and SCTA conducting indoor tennis clinics

SHERIDAN — The new Sheridan County Tennis Association indoor facility will get its first dose of youth clinics this month as the Sheridan Recreation District puts on three indoor tennis clinics. Beginning Feb. 13, the SRD will host an hour-long clinic each Saturday of the month from 3-4 p.m. The clinics are open for beginning… Continue Reading

SRD offering women’s fishing course

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District will offer a beginners fishing class for women only, beginning Tuesday. The class will take place every Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. for six weeks and is available for any female ages 10 and up. It will focus on the basics of spin and fly-casting techniques, identifying equipment and proper… Continue Reading

Buzzer-beating 3 boosts Generals over Casper

Buzzer-beating 3 boosts Generals over Casper

SHERIDAN — It was pandemonium at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome Saturday night after Sheridan College’s PJ Savoy drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Generals an 85-82 win over Casper College. SC head coach Matt Hammer admitted it wasn’t exactly how he drew up the final play, but it worked. The plan,… Continue Reading

No. 12 Casper College holds SC to 50 points in blowout

No. 12 Casper College holds SC to 50 points in blowout

SHERIDAN — There’s a reason the Casper College women’s basketball team is ranked 12th in the country, and they showed it Saturday as they completely dominated the Sheridan College Lady Generals 81-50. The Lady Thunderbirds are big and long. Their roster boasts five 6-footers and five more players 5-feet-10 or 5-feet-11. With Shayne Carter out… Continue Reading

Local sports recaps — Feb. 1, 2016

Rams roll Sundance 66-23 BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School boys basketball team has been scoring at will since it returned from winter break. The Rams are riding an eight-game winning streak, and they’re averaging 66.75 points a game during that streak. Surprisingly, their 66 points Saturday were just the fifth highest they’ve… Continue Reading

Indoor track results from Chadron

Indoor Track Results Chadron State College Winter Classic HS Open Top Finishers Sheridan High School Girls 2. Anna Zowada; 400-meter dash, 1-minute, 5.17 seconds 6. Pippin Robison; 800-meter run, 2:34.90 4. Pippin Robison; 1600-meter run, 5:47.43 6. Karly McClure; 3200-meter run, 14:20.99 5. Shelbi Kovar; 55-meter hurdles, 9.92 6. 4×400-meter relay team A, 4:34.86 8.… Continue Reading

Ryan scores 35, Lady Broncs squeak by Central in OT

Ryan scores 35, Lady Broncs squeak by Central in OT

SHERIDAN — Robbi Ryan scored 35 points Saturday, but it was a play at the other end of the floor that helped the Sheridan High School girls basketball team hang on to secure an overtime win over Cheyenne Central, 64-57. With the game tied at 53 in the fourth quarter, Sheridan held for what they… Continue Reading

Broncs wrestlers sweep weekend

Broncs wrestlers sweep weekend

SHERIDAN — The two victories in duals against Cheyenne South and Laramie on Saturday means the Sheridan Bronc wrestling team is now tied for the top spot in the 4A East Conference. After rolling Cheyenne South in a 43-27 victory in the first dual of the morning matchups, then scraping by Laramie 42-32, the Broncs… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs knock off No. 2-ranked Cheyenne East 56-49

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls basketball team held off a late Cheyenne East push to win its third straight game and remain undefeated in the conference. Cheyenne East scored 18 points in the fourth quarter to cap off a 16-point comeback, but a total-team effort helped the Lady Broncs hang on to win… Continue Reading

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