Category Archives: Local Sports

Big Horn Rams, Lady Rams top Sundance

Lady Rams winners of five of last six games BIG HORN — If the Big Horn Lady Rams (13-5) were fatigued from playing three games in three days, they didn’t let it show on the scoreboard in their 41-19 win against the Sundance Lady Bulldogs (2-12) Saturday. Lady Rams head coach Justin Kidneigh said he… Continue Reading

Broncs beat Cheyenne Central on the road Friday

Broncs beat Cheyenne Central on the road Friday

SHERIDAN — Both Sheridan High School basketball teams found themselves on the good side of the scoreboard in two tight matches against Cheyenne Central High School Friday night. The Sheridan Lady Broncs (13-1) scratched out a close 49-43 victory over the Cheyenne Central Lady Indians (10-4), and the Sheridan Broncs (6-3) were able to pull… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs Jan. 31, 2015

From staff reports Sheridan Lady Generals beat Western Wyo. College 93-83 SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals (18-4) picked up another quality conference win on the road against the Western Wyoming College Mustangs. “I am really pleased with the way we played,” head coach Frank McCarthy said. “It was a good win for us.”… Continue Reading

Big Horn teams top Riverside

Big Horn teams top Riverside

BIG HORN — Both the Big Horn boys and girls basketball teams kicked off their three-game weekend with wins over Riverside last night, albeit in two varying styles. In the opening game, the Lady Rams (11-5) were off and running, leaving the Lady Rebels (1-12) to eat their dust as they stormed to a 66-21… Continue Reading

SHS swimmers can’t keep up with Camels

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs had another rough outing in the pool during their home dual against Campbell County High School. In the 12 events, Sheridan managed only 65 points against Campbell County’s 121 team points. However, the Broncs had some notable individual performances. This week’s Sheridan Press Athlete of the Week Presley Felker continued… Continue Reading

SC to host volleyball camp

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team will host a spring volleyball camp in February and March 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, the camp will… Continue Reading

Column: Katy Perry only highlight of Sunday’s big game

The Super Bowl is this Sunday. Thank God. As much as I enjoy listening to Bill Belichick pretend he’s the Albert Einstein of football air pressure, I’m done with Deflategate. First of all, why do we feel the need to peg any and every scandal “something-gate?” The Watergate scandal was named after the hotel where… Continue Reading

Beyond the game

SHERIDAN — Eleven young men make up the Sheridan College men’s basketball team. A group of youngsters at the end of their teenage years, some are playing the final games of their careers, some are playing for the opportunity to postpone those final games for a couple more seasons. They are called student-athletes. Technically, the… Continue Reading

SC signs middle hitter

SHERIDAN — Head coach Jennifer Stadler has inked her second player to the Sheridan College volleyball team for the 2015 season. Patricia “Patty” Batoon, a 5-foot-11 middle hitter from Maui, Hawaii, joins the Lady Generals after a season with NCAA Division II Notre Dame De Namur. She played in every match as a true freshman,… Continue Reading

Hawks earn 2 wins, 1 tie, 1 loss over the weekend

Hawks earn 2 wins, 1 tie, 1 loss over the weekend

SHERIDAN — As they head into the final stretch of the season, the Sheridan Hawks hockey team hosted four home games over the weekend, resulting in two wins, a loss and a tie. The Riverton River Rats took advantage of some Sheridan penalties Friday night, scoring three power-play goals on their way to a 4-0… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs take down Laramie, extend win streak to nine

SHERIDAN — The 12-1 Lady Broncs basketball team extended its nine-game winning streak Saturday with another dominating victory. This time, it was in the form of a 70-48 win over their 4A East opponent the Laramie Lady Plainsmen. The Lady Broncs began the first quarter by putting on an offensive clinic. They made their first eight… Continue Reading

Broncs beat Plainsmen in offensive struggle

SHERIDAN — Games are won at the free-throw line. Defense wins championships. Good teams find a way to win. It was as if the Sheridan Broncs (8-4) had pulled out a pocketbook full of sports clichés and transposed them onto the basketball court Saturday. Say what you want about overused cliches, but Sheridan proved them true… Continue Reading

SC men struggle, ladies roll on home court

SC men struggle, ladies roll on home court

SHERIDAN — It was a strange weekend of basketball at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome, beginning with the Lady Generals blowing out Little Big Horn College Saturday afternoon. If you were at the first matchup between the two schools back in November, a lopsided 92-44 victory in favor of Sheridan, you probably weren’t expecting much… Continue Reading

SHS track, swim teams set records

Bomar sets long-jump record for second-straight week SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School sophomore Peyton Bomar set a school record in long jump for the second week in a row, and the Broncs had another successful meet over the weekend in Gillette. Bomar’s 17 feet, 3.25 inches in the long jump was good enough for a first-place… Continue Reading

Winning streak: Lady Eagles beat Moorcroft 60-20

Winning streak: Lady Eagles beat Moorcroft 60-20

DAYTON —The Tongue River Lady Eagles (9-5) continue their hot streak with a commanding 60-20 win over the Moorcroft Lady Wolves (0-15). The Lady Eagles dominated the game from the opening tip off. In the first quarter, Tongue River went 8-of-16 from the field and terrorized the glass with eight offensive rebounds. Beginning with a… Continue Reading

Eagles pick up first conference win of the season

Eagles pick up first conference win of the season

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles may have picked up their third win of the season Friday night, but if you ask the players or the coaches, all that matters is that they got their first conference win out of the way. The Eagles began 2A conference play last night with an 81-71 victory against… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs pull out 37-31 victory

SHERIDAN — It wasn’t the prettiest game they’ve played this season or the most conventional, but the Sheridan High School Lady Broncs (11-1) were able to pull out a 37-31 victory over Cheyenne South (6-7) Friday night. If you were sitting in the stands at Sheridan High School, you were in for a yawner, at… Continue Reading

Hanson commits to Montana State University-Billings

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College sophomore forward Tiana Hanson has made the decision to continue her basketball career at NCAA Division II Montana State University-Billings next season. Hanson’s stock boosted way up this season with the Lady Generals as she established herself as a dominant post player at both ends of the floor. Hanson, who averaged… Continue Reading

Indoor tennis facility still in fundraising phase

Indoor tennis facility still in fundraising phase

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Community Tennis Association signed an agreement with the Sheridan Athletic Association and the city of Sheridan in September to cover two tennis courts at Thorne-Rider Park, but they still need funding before construction can actually begin on the new facility. The SCTA started its fundraising campaign on Dec. 1, 2014, and… Continue Reading

Weekend Sports Outlook Jan. 22, 2015

Friday Basketball Sheridan girls vs. Cheyenne South, 5:30 p.m. Sheridan boys vs. Cheyenne South, 7:00 p.m. Big Horn girls at Wright, 5:30 p.m. Big Horn boys at Wright, 7 p.m. Tongue River girls vs. Moorcroft, 5:30 p.m. Tongue River boys vs. Moorcroft, 7 p.m. Wrestling Sheridan at Chadron, Nebraska Hockey Sheridan Hawks vs. Riverton, 8:35… Continue Reading

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