Category Archives: Local Sports

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

Broncs break ground on locker room, training facility

Broncs break ground on locker room, training facility

Donors and community members, from left, Craig Dougherty, Casey Osborn, Sue Osborn, Molly Steel, Dave Youngren, Bob Grammons, Cynthia Gray, John Ritterbusch, Mark Kinner, Jenny Craft, Cora Lee Davis and Tempe Murphy, are recognized for their contributions to the new locker room and training facility by breaking ground on the project Thursday at Sheridan High… Continue Reading

UW’s Dent named All-American Honorable Mention

LARAMIE — Junior Marquelle Dent was selected to the 2015 WBCA Division I Coaches’ Honorable Mention All-America Team. It’s the first such honor of her career and she is one of just six Cowgirls in school history to earn the award. Last month, she was among five individuals to be selected as a regional finalist… Continue Reading

This week in sports

Sheridan Broncs FRIDAY Boys soccer at Laramie, 5 p.m. Girls soccer vs. Laramie, 6 p.m. Track and field at Trojan Invite (Kelly Walsh), 10 a.m. SATURDAY Boys Soccer at Cheyenne South, noon Girls soccer vs. Cheyenne South, Noon   Big Horn Rams FRIDAY Track and field at Pre-Prom Invite (Tongue River), 10 a.m.   Tongue… Continue Reading

SC Booster Club to host golf tournament May 22

SHERIDAN — Registration is open for the Sheridan College Booster Club Spring Golf Tournament, which will be played May 22 at the Powder Horn. The entry fee is $150 per individual and includes a cart, practice balls and a gift bag. Proceeds go to the Sheridan College Booster Club, supporting General athletics. The entry fee,… Continue Reading

Column: Five tourney takeaways

Monday was the culmination of what most, myself included, consider one of the best NCAA tournaments in recent memory. That significant day means a few things in the sports world. The first? Baseball season. That’s not good news. I hope you guys got your fix on opening day, because we’re now stuck with 161 days… Continue Reading

SHS to host groundbreaking for locker room project

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School will break new ground tomorrow, literally and figuratively. The SHS Booster Club has been planning and fundraising for a 9,000-square-foot addition to the high school that will renovate the current locker rooms, create more locker room space and add a bigger athletic training facility. “When this was all designed around… Continue Reading

UW wrestler injured in Nebraska car accident

SHERIDAN — University of Wyoming wrestling recruit Doyle Trout was injured in a one-car accident Sunday afternoon near Waco, Nebraska. According to news reports quoting York County Sheriff Dale Radcliff, Trout, a four-time state champion in Nebraska, lost control of his car on a gravel road and was life flighted to Bryan Medical Center West… Continue Reading

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