Category Archives: Local Sports

Generals go 1-1 to open conference schedule

SHERIDAN — It was a night and day difference in the way they played, Sheridan College coach Matt Hammer said as a 109-88 win over Northwest College Friday turned into a 94-86 loss to Central Wyoming Saturday. In their opening conference game of the season, Hammer said the Generals did a good job attacking the… Continue Reading

Kidneigh: Good learning experience for squad

Kidneigh: Good learning experience for squad

By Mike Dunn The Sheridan Press BIG HORN — The Big Horn Lady Rams (8-2) split the second and third games of the Winter Classic on Friday, losing their afternoon game 15-39 to the Southeast (Yoder) Lady Cyclones and edging out the Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets 49-48. Head coach Justin Kidneigh called Friday’s games a good… Continue Reading

TR boys struggle with offense, lose to Burns, Lusk

DAYTON — If there is such a thing as a “sports hangover,” the Tongue River Eagles must have had one Friday as they lost two games after their opening night win at the Winter Classic. After a tremendous come-from-behind victory against Southeast Thursday night, the Eagles squared off against a 1-7 Burns team but ended… Continue Reading

Sports Briefs Jan. 10, 2015

Lady Generals come back to beat Northwest College 68-53 SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals pulled out a big comeback Friday night over Northwest College to earn a 68-53 win. The Lady Generals trailed 28-39 at halftime, but coach Frank McCarthy said his team’s defense was key in the second half. The Lady Generals… Continue Reading

Rams up intensity to take down Burns 55-46

Rams up intensity to take down Burns 55-46

BIG HORN — The Big Horn boys basketball team ramped up its intensity in the second half and were able to take down the Burns Broncs 55-46 last night in the opening contest of the 2015 Winter Classic. The Rams spent the first 16 minutes of the game in a back-and-forth battle, trading baskets on… Continue Reading

Suzor captaining the ice at Metro State

SHERIDAN — Sam Suzor has logged numerous practice hours at Sheridan Ice, and now, as the captain of the Metropolitan State University Roadrunners hockey team, it seems to be paying off. The Roadrunners (18-6-3) are one of the top-ranked schools in the American Collegiate Hockey Association. In 25 games played this year, Suzor has scored… Continue Reading

Column: Cooler than the other side of the pillow

Sundays tend to develop a pretty consistent routine: wake up, sift through garbage on Twitter, lay in bed with my dog until he’s licked my face enough to force me out of bed to let him out, eat a bowl of cereal, maybe a bagel, and then invest in some quality real estate on the… Continue Reading

Turnovers cost Eagles against Rocky Mountain

By Mike Dunn The Sheridan Press DAYTON — Turnovers were costly and often in the Tongue River Eagles’ 50-63 loss to the Rocky Mountain (Cowley) Grizzlies Saturday. “We had 19 turnovers in the first half, and you can’t do that often and win a game,” Eagles head coach Robert Griffin said. But after a rough… Continue Reading

Snow forces changes at Border Wars, SHS wrestlers go 3-0

SHERIDAN — It was supposed to be a weekend full of matches for Tyson Shatto and the Sheridan High School wrestling team, but when the weather kept their opponents in Billings, a last minute change meant wrestling Cheyenne East instead. The change didn’t deter Shatto’s team. Before the snow fell Friday night, the Broncs took… Continue Reading

Shrine Bowl game time set

SHERIDAN — The Board of Directors of the Shrine Bowl of Wyoming has announced the game time for this summer’s 42nd annual Wyoming Shrine Bowl football game. With the game scheduled for a 2 p.m. kickoff on June 13, it will be the first time in several years that the game will be played in… Continue Reading

Gillette wins 7-4 in event’s final game outdoors

Gillette wins 7-4 in event’s final  game outdoors

SHERIDAN — It was a beautiful day for some outdoor hockey, as the Gillette Wild and the Yellowstone Quake made the trip to Sheridan Ice for the second annual Wyoming Winter Classic. While sunshine and warm temperatures threatened to delay the NHL Winter Classic in Washington, D.C., yesterday, negative and single-digit temperatures rose to 34… Continue Reading

Santos signs with SC men’s soccer

SHERIDAN — Weeks since the initial signing period opened, head coach Jeff Hallenbeck has added his seventh recruit to the Sheridan College men’s soccer team roster for 2015. Jose Santos has signed to play for the Generals next season as a scholarship player. Santos, a midfielder from Bruce Randolph High School in Denver, Colorado, led… Continue Reading

Column: 2014: an average year in sports

Twitter has been littered with “2015 is going to be my year!” tweets for a couple weeks now. Honestly, 2015 will probably be as average as 2014 for most of those people, but I guess it’s an excuse to reflect on the past year. When it comes to reflecting on the last 365 days, the… Continue Reading

Lady Generals to host bball clinic Saturday

SHERIDAN — Frank McCarthy and the Sheridan College Lady Generals will host a holiday basketball clinic for girls in grades K-8 this weekend. The clinic will run this Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The cost is $50 per participant, and each girl will receive a free basketball for participating. Registrations… Continue Reading

Wyoming Winter Classic set for New Year’s Day

SHERIDAN — Sheridan on Skates will host the second annual Wyoming Winter Classic hockey game Thursday at 4 p.m. For the second year in a row, the Yellowstone Quake will take on the Gillette Wild for an outdoors hockey game at Sheridan Ice. Both teams are members of the North American Tier Three Hockey League,… Continue Reading

Sheridan Hawks win two against Ice Cats in Cody

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team (4-1-1) found two decisive victories against the Park County Ice Cats in Cody last weekend. Currently first in their division, the Hawks won Saturday 10-1 and shut out the Ice Cats Sunday for a 7-0 finish. Saturday, Sheridan dominated play throughout the match, outshooting Park County… Continue Reading

Reedley College quarterback signs with UW Cowboys

University of Wyoming Athletics LARAMIE — Wyoming head football coach Craig Bohl announced Sunday the signing of Josh Allen, a junior-college quarterback from Reedley College in Reedley, California, to a national letter of intent with the University of Wyoming football program.         Allen will become the second mid-year signee for Cowboy Football,… Continue Reading

Broncs beat Powell 59-56 on Saturday

SHERIDAN — While the shooting wasn’t great and the half-court offense wasn’t as disciplined as it could be, the Sheridan High School boys basketball team squeaked ahead to beat the Powell Panthers 59-56 at Powell on Saturday. “We had a great team effort with everyone contributing,” head coach Gale Smith said. Smith said the Broncs’… Continue Reading

SHS swim team place sixth in Riverton invite

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys swim team took sixth in the Riverton Invite on Saturday. A total of 15 teams competed. Bronc swimmer Oscar Patten took fifth in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:55.93 in the finals. Jakob Eckard took fifth in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 54.11 in… Continue Reading

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