Category Archives: Local Sports

Lady Eagles claim conference championship on the road

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River boys and girls basketball teams will play their last home games of the season today after returning home victorious Friday night, each team scoring 56 points against opponent Wright on the road. The Lady Eagles claimed the conference championship by defeating Wright 56-41. Wright took an early lead but TR… Continue Reading

Rams beat Bulldogs 68-38

Rams beat Bulldogs 68-38

BIG HORN— The four Big Horn seniors honored in their last home game of the season were given an added parting gift of a conference championship last night. Fantastic play from all corners of the court resulted in a Big Horn Rams 68-38 rout of the Sundance (1-17) Bulldogs. It was almost over before it… Continue Reading

Dayton native earns spot on dean’s list

DAYTON — Hannah Engelhardt of Dayton, a fourth-year student in the graphic design program at the Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, made the dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for the dean’s list if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.4;… Continue Reading

Suska takes second place in Billings

SHERIDAN — Six junior tennis players traveled to Billings last weekend to compete in the Frostbite Tennis Tournament. Quinton Suska, Quinton Brooks, Jaxon Porterfield, Pacey Grover, Ethan Kutz and Julia Kutz all made the trip to Billings. While a number of Sheridan’s competitors reached the semifinals, Suska had the best showing of the six Sheridan… Continue Reading

Sheridan County YMCA to host handball tourney this weekend

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA will play host to the Sheridan Classic Handball Tournament this weekend. Thirty-two of the nation’s top handball players, including one world champion and two national finalists, will partake in the event, coming from Colorado, Montana and Wyoming. The Sheridan Classic, now in its 40th year, was first organized by… Continue Reading

Weekend Sports Outlook

Friday Basketball Sheridan girls at Laramie, 5:30 p.m. Sheridan boys at Laramie, 7 p.m. Big Horn girls vs. Sundance, 5:30 p.m. Big Horn boys vs. Sundance, 7 p.m. Tongue River girls at Wright, 5:30 p.m. Tongue River boys at Wright, 7 p.m. Arvada-Clearmont girls vs. Hulett, 4 p.m. Arvada-Clearmont boys vs. Hulett, 5:30 p.m. Wrestling Sheridan… Continue Reading

Sign-ups open for SC vball camp

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College spring volleyball camp begins this Sunday, but registration is still open for players in grades six through 12. The camp will help teach and develop the individual skills and team concepts of the game of volleyball. While working closely with Sheridan College volleyball players and staff, campers will focus on… Continue Reading

Column: Charging call needs a little work

Ask any basketball coach at any level, and they’ll tell you how important taking a charge can be to a game. Sheridan College head coach Matt Hammer gets on his guys on a daily basis for not stepping over and taking a charge. For a defender to have that in his arsenal can become crucial… Continue Reading

YMCA registration for youth soccer now open

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA is currently taking registrations for two youth soccer leagues. Children in grades 1-8 can participate in the YMCA Youth Spring Soccer League, while kindergarten students can play in the YMCA Little Kickers Soccer League. Both leagues are open for registration until March 11. The Youth Spring Soccer League begins… Continue Reading

11 3-pointers not enough as Broncs fall to Central

11 3-pointers not enough as Broncs fall to Central

SHERIDAN — They say you live or die by the three, and after the long ball helped the Sheridan Broncs comeback and win on Friday night, the shots just weren’t falling in Saturday’s 48-42 loss to Cheyenne Central. It took more than 16 minutes for the Sheridan boys to score a two-pointer — a Blake… Continue Reading

Defense propels SHS girls past Central 51-44

Defense propels SHS girls past Central 51-44

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Lady Broncs (17-1, 7-0) basketball team opened Saturday’s matchup with Cheyenne Central (12-7, 2-5) with a ton of offensive firepower but were forced to rely on their defense to pull out the 51-44 win over the Lady Indians. After a tough night on offense the night before, the Lady… Continue Reading

SC teams destroy Little Big Horn College

Lady Generals dominate Little Big Horn for third time SHERIDAN — Despite a running clock in the second half, the Sheridan College Lady Generals still scored 99 points in a rout of Little Big Horn College on Saturday. It was the third time the Sheridan women have battled the Lady Rams this season, and the results… Continue Reading

Broncs swim team finishes fourth at regionals

SHERIDAN — There were a handful of bright spots for the Bronc swimmers at regionals this weekend. As a team, the Broncs finished fourth out of six teams competing at the meet, finishing with 170 points. Oscar Patten finished second in the 200 freestyle while Presley Felker and Jakob Eckard finished second and third in… Continue Reading

Local track athletes put up solid performances

SHERIDAN— Sheridan County schools put up solid performances against many of the top indoor track teams in the state over the weekend. Sheridan’s Gabby Edeen took second in the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.44. Edeen just missed first place in the event by .03 seconds. Cricket Cunningham of Big Horn also took eighth… Continue Reading

Big Horn basketball teams top Moorcroft

Big Horn Boys rout Moorcroft 68-47 BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams (12-9) basketball team is one step closer to taking the conference championship after Saturday’s 68-47 rout of the Moorcroft Wolves (6-14). “It went well,” head coach Ryan Alley said about Saturday’s game. “We came out early and played tough … we jumped out… Continue Reading

Lovell hands Tongue River girls largest loss of season

DAYTON — The Tongue River Lady Eagles simply didn’t have enough horses in the stable to keep up with the Lovell Lady Bulldogs in their 60-39 loss on Saturday. Lovell, a school with twice as many students as Tongue River, simply wore out the Lady Eagles basketball team. The Lady Eagles played some of their… Continue Reading

Lovell topples Eagles 56-35

DAYTON — It was a mismatch even before the opening tip off. Lovell’s starters were literally staring down at Tongue River’s starting five — the tallest Eagle stood 6-feet tall while the shortest Bulldog stood the same height. The 2A Eagles basketball team lost 56-35 to the 3A Bulldogs. Using a 2-3 zone to deny… Continue Reading

Tongue River Eagles dominate Sundance

Tongue River Eagles dominate Sundance

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles and Lady Eagles made a statement last night with huge wins over Sundance. The Lady Eagles came out with guns blazing. Two buckets in a row from Eryn Aksamit, a three-pointer from Amanda Buller, and Tongue River found themselves with a 7-0 lead in the opening minute. But they… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs top Cheyenne East 46-44

Lady Broncs top  Cheyenne East 46-44

SHERIDAN —Megan Myers finished with just four points for the Sheridan High School Lady Broncs last night, but none were bigger than the two she scored with three seconds remaining to give Sheridan a 46-44 win over Cheyenne East. When Sheridan traveled to East two weeks ago, they came away with a 71-67 win over… Continue Reading

Woes continue as Generals fall to Miles in overtime

SHERIDAN — Miles Community College’s Cole Ashby shot just 2-of-11 from behind the arc last night, but it was his deep ball in the final five seconds that downed the Sheridan College men’s basketball team 84-83 in overtime. In a game filled with sloppy play and some controversial whistles, the woes continued for a Sheridan… Continue Reading

Lady Generals take down Miles 75-59

Lady Generals take down Miles 75-59

SHERIDAN — Without one of their best players, the Sheridan College Lady Generals (21-5, 8-3) basketball team used a total team effort to come away with a win over Miles Community College 75-59. Sheridan’s fourth-leading scorer, Tamara Brine, was 9,000 miles away, back in her home country of Australia for her sister’s wedding. That meant… Continue Reading

Sheridan wrestlers fall 39-24 to Gillette

Sheridan wrestlers fall 39-24 to Gillette

SHERIDAN — The performance of two of the top teams in the state did not disappoint the hundreds of wrestling fans who packed the gym at Sheridan High School to watch the Sheridan Broncs dual with the Gillette Camels on Thursday. “It was an exciting dual; it was electric,” Broncs head coach Tyson Shatto said.… Continue Reading

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