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Lady Broncs swim team rolls into state competition

November 1, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School swim team headed to state Friday morning after a record-breaking season. Lady Bronc seniors Emily Spiegelberg, Gretchen Dougherty, Payton Brilz, Laurel Fosnight and Rachel Stevens are confident the team can place in the top three at state. Led by coach Brent Moore, the ladies have had one of their Read More

4A quarterfinal preview: Laramie at Sheridan

October 31, 2013

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s second season starts Friday night at Homer Scott Field. The Broncs 2013 playoffs start the same way the 2013 season did when they square off against the Laramie Plainsmen. This time the Broncs are at home, a team 10 weeks more experienced, its goal more in sight. “I think fast start again Read More

2A quarterfinal preview: Lyman at Big Horn

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Rams fell to the eventual 2A runner-up in their last two playoff campaigns. Head coach Michael McGuire enters his second playoff campaign in as many years with the Rams, and expects a playoff seasoned squad in Lyman Friday at 2 p.m. Two years ago Lyman hosted and ran Big Horn’s Read More

Tip-off moved back one hour for Nov. 8 Cowgirls game in Sheridan

October 29, 2013

SHERIDAN — Due to the possibility of a home Sheridan Broncs playoff game next Friday, the Sheridan College-hosted Wyoming Cowgirls game time has been moved back one hour. The Wyoming Cowgirls are scheduled to play Montana State-Northern Fri. Nov. 8 at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome, and that game will now tip-off at 8 p.m. Read More

Sheridan frosh, JV football teams had combined 15-2 record

SHERIDAN — The future of Bronc football looks bright. Again. Sheridan’s junior varsity and freshman teams finished the season with a combined 15-2 record, each winning their last games over the weekend. The JV squad, with plenty of players seeing quality time on the playoff-bound varsity Broncs, capped a 7-1 season Saturday beating Cheyenne South. Their Read More

Cowboys Fire Defensive Coordinator Tormey

From Wyoming Athletics and Staff Reports SHERIDAN — After surrendering 50 points in two straight conference losses, the Wyoming Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Chris Tormey Tuesday morning. Tormey will be replaced by defensive line coach Jamar Cain, the school’s athletic office announced this morning. Cain joined Wyoming this past spring from the Cal Poly coaching staff. Read More

Volleyball roundup: SHS season ends, Lady Rams repeat as 2A East champs

October 28, 2013

SHERIDAN — Entering Cheyenne as a No. 6 seed, the Lady Broncs needed two wins to qualify for the state tournament. But they lost twice, and missed the state event for the second straight year after winning it all in 2011. Head coach Wendi Ruby: “The season did not end like we wanted, but I Read More

Sheridan hosts state cross country meet

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School didn’t have an All-State runner this fall. Junior Taylor Bruso was 15th and the top local finisher in a fast 4A boys race at Saturday’s Wyoming State Cross Country Meet at the VA Medical Center where the top three runners broke the course record. Laramie’s Jonah Henry ran a 15.22, shattering former Read More

Regionals: Lady Broncs volleyball done for the year

October 26, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Volleyball team was eliminated at the 4A East Regional Tournament in Cheyenne Friday. The team lost to Cheyenne East at 11 a.m. (25-14, 25-22, and 25-12). The team turned around to play Laramie and lost those matches as well. Their final scores for the games against Laramie were 25-18, Read More

Rams blank Eagles 46-0

BIG HORN — Eagles freshman Will Kearns looked destined to find the pylon in the waning seconds Friday in Big Horn. While the score wouldn’t have mattered toward the final result — the a game was decided before halftime with the playoff-bound Rams defeating the 2-6 Eagles 46- 0— both sidelines were as animated as Read More

Broncs lock up homefield after 62-16 South drubbing

SHERIDAN — A rare cheer in reaction to a Gillette Camels win erupted from the post game huddle of Sheridan Broncs Friday night. Since the Camels took care of Cheyenne East, 41-6, it secured Sheridan as the No. 2 seed for the 4A playoffs next week, giving them homefield advantage for the first two weeks. This Read More

SHS hosts Wyo. State Cross Country Meet Saturday

October 25, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming State Cross Country Meet will be held Saturday in Sheridan, bringing droves of harriers to the VA Medical Center course. The tree-laden course, described by SHS coach Art Baures as medium-fast, is unique in its appeal to spectators. It’s winding path has countless spots for race-watchers to move between, providing the opportunity Read More

Avoiding complacency? UW sports under review

LARAMIE (AP) — University of Wyoming President Bob Sternberg has hired an outside consultant to evaluate the football and men’s basketball programs, a process that has been underway for weeks but is becoming public knowledge after an embarrassing football loss last weekend. The football team lost to rival Colorado State 52-22 on Saturday. Not since Read More

SC cowboy Scheulke wins year-end Badlands Circuit

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College bull rider Taygen Schuelke competed at the Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo October 10-13 in Minot, N.D. The finals average champion and the year end champion in every event earn their spot to compete in the Ram National Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City, Okla. Competing in the Circuit Finals rodeo has been Read More

Broncs close regular season at home against confident South team

October 24, 2013

SHERIDAN — Sheridan is ready to put last Friday behind them. A 38-20 loss at home to Natrona was one suffered by way of crucial mistakes any postseason bound squad wants to avoid. The Broncs (6-2) host Cheyenne South (1-7) Friday at 7 p.m., with the 4A playoff picture still mostly up in the air. Read More

Sheridan teacher inducted into Portland Interscholastic HOF

SHERIDAN — Sheridan resident Christy Spielman was inducted in to the Portland Interscholastic League Athletic Hall of Fame on Sunday. Spielman, a third-grade teacher at Meadowlark Elementary, played volleyball, basketball and softball at Madison High in Portland, Ore. Before graduating in 1996, she earned 11 letters, was named to the All-City first team two years Read More

Big Horn-Tongue River Unique Small-School Rivalry

October 23, 2013

SHERIDAN — While it may not necessarily be the last time, Friday marks the final Thunder Bowl for at least a few years. The Big Horn Rams host the Tongue River Eagles Friday, with the two teams heading in different directions as football programs. The Rams are off to the playoffs next week, similar to Read More

Sheridan College soccer teams finish first season on high-note

October 21, 2013

SHERIDAN — It was a rough end, but a good one. “If you have 12 credits, be ready to play,” Sheridan College men’s head soccer coach Austin Albers joked on the sidelines Saturday. His roster dwindled to 13 players as the Generals worked to nip their final Region IX opponent at Maier Field. And unlike Read More

Engels, Spiegelberg win Powder Horn Octoberfest

SHERIDAN – The team of Dave Engels and Anthony Spiegelberg posted a score of 74 to win the annual Octoberfest Golf Championship at the Powder Horn Sunday. Their score – in a scramble and alternate shot format – was three shots better than Mike Neckvatal and Tom Neighbors. They carded a 77. The team of Read More

County spikers finish regular seasons

Lady Broncs finish 5th in 4A East SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs closed the season fifth in 4A East standings, dropping their final two home games Friday and Saturday. Sheridan plays Friday in Cheyenne, needing wins to reach the 4A state tournament. The Lady Broncs fell to Cheyenne East Saturday (19-25, 21-25, 11-25) after Friday night Read More

Lady Eagles fall to Sundance, close regular season today

October 18, 2013

SHERIDAN — Tongue River Lady Eagles volleyball was on the road to Sundance Friday. They lost to Sundance in four sets (17-25, 21-25, 25-11, 19-25), leaving them 3-5 on their conference record. Head Coach Michelle Nielsen said a lot of good things happened on the court, but they just couldn’t put it together for the Read More

SC women’s soccer fights hard in 1-0 loss

October 19, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s soccer team played hard but ultimately fell to Laramie County Community College 1-0 Friday. “It was a much better performance against LCCC than last time,” head coach Stefan Skillman said. “It was a good effort and a very entertaining game of soccer to watch.” Skillman said the team had Read More

Dogies too much for Tongue River

October 18, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River Eagles came out strong against the Newcastle Dogies Friday night but ultimately fell in a disappointing loss following two victories in the last few weeks. “It didn’t turn out like we hoped, and we ended up taking a 56-15 thumping,” head coach John Scott said. Early in the game, with Read More

Record broken for swimmers; 2nd place at 4A North conference

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girl’s swim team gave it their all at the 4A North Girls Conference Championship in Casper Friday and took second place as a team with a score of 286. “It was a great meet for SHS girls,” coach Brent Moore said. The first day of the championships produced three Read More

Mistakes cripple Broncs in 38-20 loss to Mustangs

SHERIDAN — Three first half turnovers left Sheridan behind, and one third quarter muffed punt put them away. Sheridan (6-2) battled with Natrona (5-3), falling 38-20. The Broncs appeared poised for a comeback more than once, but this time it was the Mustangs luck — a team with three overtime losses by one point apiece this year Read More

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