Category Archives: Local Sports

Sheridan wrestlers win duals over Cheyenne East, Central

Sheridan wrestlers win duals over Cheyenne East, Central

SHERIDAN — It came down to the final few matches in both of the Sheridan Broncs wrestling team’s bouts, but the Broncs ended up on the right side of the scoreboard in their duals Friday night. The Broncs slipped by the Cheyenne Central Indians 42-28 in the first dual of evening, then just etched out… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Jan. 30, 2016

Big Horn girls topple Moorcroft BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School girls basketball team jumped out to an early lead against Moorcroft on the road Friday and held on for a 49-23 victory. The Lady Rams led the Moorcroft team 18-7 after the first quarter and 31-12 at the half. The hot scoring for… Continue Reading

SHS boys swim team loses dual meet to Gillette

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys swim team lost a tough dual meet with rival Gillette Thursday, 124-55. The Broncs have been forced to make some adjustments in the pool due to the loss of one of their top swimmers, Jacob Eckard, who is out with an injury. Despite the loss of Eckard, the… Continue Reading

Athletes compete in Peak Winter Junior Championships

Athletes compete in Peak Winter Junior Championships

SHERIDAN — Four young Sheridan tennis players competed in the Peak Winter Junior Championships in Missoula, Montana, last weekend. Jaxon Porterfield and Quinton Suska both competed in the boys 16U singles and doubles brackets, Ethan Kutz competed in the boys 14U brackets, and Julia Kutz played in the girls 12U and 14U competitions. Porterfield and… Continue Reading

31 turnovers cost Lady Generals in loss to Gillette

31 turnovers cost Lady Generals in loss to Gillette

GILLETTE — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team led for 39 minutes and 28 seconds Wednesday night. Unfortunately for Frank McCarthy’s team, they were the first 39 minutes and 28 seconds of the game. The Lady Generals turned the ball over a staggering 31 times Wednesday night, and three straight in the final minute of… Continue Reading

John Mellencamp ended my career

Have you ever been trotting around the hardwood bobbing your head to that new Gucci Mane as you torch the net with some of the purest jump shots you’ve ever taken? I’m talking about a couple of lazy dribbles to the elbow, ball bouncing to the beat as you make a fake spin move before… Continue Reading

SHS to honor state champs at Friday basketball games

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School will honor its two 2015 state champions during Friday’s basketball games. The SHS girls basketball team will take on Cheyenne East Friday at 5:30 p.m., and at halftime of that game, the school will present the state championship banner to the Broncs football team. At halftime of the boys basketball… Continue Reading

Local sports recaps — Jan. 25, 2016

SHERIDAN — Four Lady Broncs scored in double figures as the Sheridan High School girls basketball team trounced Cheyenne South 75-49 Saturday. Robbi Ryan led the team with 14 points, while Kaycen Townsend (12 points), Zoie Jones (12) and Jordan Christensen (10) followed right behind in Sheridan’s most evenly spread scoring game of the season.… Continue Reading

Indoor Track Gillette Invite Top 8 finishers

Sheridan High School Girls 7. Anna Zowada; 200-meter dash; 28.72 1. Xiomara Robinson; 3200-meter run; 11:54.74 3. Peyton Bomar; 55-meter hurdles; 9.30 4. Gracie Edeen, Kirsten Hendricks, Anna Zowada, Emily Hooge; 4×200-meter relay; 1:56.96 5. Marissa Coon, Mikela Moore, Bridgette Maxey, Carolina Chase; 4×200-meter relay; 1:57.43 3. Anna Zowada, Pippin Robison, Kirsten Hendricks, Peyton Bomar;… Continue Reading

Hawks sweep penalty-filled weekend in new rink

Hawks sweep penalty-filled weekend in new rink

SHERIDAN — It was a classic give-and-go. Barak Broad sent the puck up to Brice Beisher, who returned it right back to Broad on his way to the game-winning score as the Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team remained undefeated with a 5-4 win over the Rock Springs Miners Saturday. “We knew we needed to… Continue Reading

Rivas’ career high propels SC past Western

Rivas’ career high propels SC past Western

SHERIDAN — All it took was a little discipline and some self-assessment for the Sheridan College men’s basketball team to light a fire under itself, resulting in a 79-67 win over Western Wyoming Community College. After a tough loss to Central Wyoming College Wednesday, one that saw a 10-point Generals lead disintegrate into an eventual… Continue Reading

Lady Generals hang on to beat Mustangs

Lady Generals hang on to beat Mustangs

SHERIDAN — The stat sheet wasn’t pretty, but the Sheridan College women’s basketball team gutted out a tough win over Western Wyoming Community College, 72-70. The Lady Generals were drastically outrebounded 43-25, they shot just 2 of 14 (14 percent) from behind the arc and 18 of 30 (60 percent) from the free-throw line. They… Continue Reading

Lady Eagles dominate Moorecroft Friday

DAYTON — The Moorcroft Lady Wolves were no problem for the home standing Tongue River Lady Eagles basketball team Friday night as the Lady Eagles rolled their opponent 44-23. Kylee Knobloch registered a double-double last night with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Teghn Kobza followed with 9 points. It came down to rebounding. The Lady… Continue Reading

Lady Rams suffer 54-37 loss to Wright

Lady Rams suffer 54-37 loss to Wright

BIG HORN — Sometimes, the ball just doesn’t want to go through the hoop, and that’s what happened to the Big Horn Lady Rams as they just couldn’t seem to score in a 54-37 loss to Wright Friday night. “Some nights it goes in, and some nights it doesn’t,” Big Horn head coach Michael McGuire… Continue Reading

Big Horn topples Wright with 85-59 win Friday

Big Horn topples Wright  with 85-59 win Friday

BIG HORN — Steals, long passes, layups, repeat. Maybe a 3-pointer or two thrown in the mix. That’s how the Big Horn High School boys basketball team has been playing in the new year, and that’s how they played Friday night as they cruised past the Wright Panthers 85-59. Nolan McCafferty scored 22 points and… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs Jan. 23, 2016

Lady Broncs beat Laramie in Ryan’s return In Robbi Ryan’s first game back after a two-week-long battle over a knee injury, the Sheridan High School senior led her team in scoring during a tight game against Laramie High School, beating the southern Wyoming team 52-46. Coach Jessica Pickett said the team came out strong for the… Continue Reading

Tongue River claims victory over Moorcroft

Tongue River claims victory over Moorcroft

DAYTON — Tongue River players admitted it wasn’t the cleanest of victories Friday night against the Moorcroft Wolves, but they will happily take the W. The Tongue River Eagle defense stepped up in the face of adversity last night in its conference opener, surviving a 51-50 thriller on its home court. “We had a lot… Continue Reading

Local high schools kick off indoor track season

Local high schools kick off indoor track season

With no classifications, SHS, BHHS and TRHS all compete at same level SHERIDAN — Indoor track is a unique sport in Sheridan County. None of the high schools have indoor track facilities, meaning there aren’t any home meets through the season. On any given school day, students zoom through the hallways and up and down… Continue Reading

Tongue River senior to run track at West Point

Tongue River senior to run track at West Point

SHERIDAN — LeeAnna Mitchell is not your average high school senior. The Worland native, who moved to Ranchester just two years ago, will attend West Point in the fall, where she’ll run track. Her academic records put her in place to be this year’s Tongue River High School valedictorian. She’s also student council treasurer, a… Continue Reading

SC hoops split with Central Wyoming

SC hoops split with Central Wyoming

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s and women’s basketball programs were back on the road Wednesday as they split with the Central Wyoming College Rustlers. A 74-63 victory earned the Lady Generals their first Region IX North road win despite offensive struggles from leading scorer Zuzana Talackova. Talackova leads the region in scoring at 22.4… Continue Reading

SRD hands weed and mosquito control over to city

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District will no longer be the source for weed and mosquito spraying in town. The contract has not been renewed between the SRD and the city of Sheridan, meaning the city will takeover the spraying duties. SRD Executive Director Richard Wright informed the SRD board of the change at Wednesday’s… Continue Reading

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