Category Archives: Local Sports

SHS, BH wrap up seasons at state

SHERIDAN — Both the Sheridan High School and Big Horn High School girls volleyball teams ended their seasons with a loss in the state tournament over the weekend. The SHS Lady Broncs began the tournament Thursday with a win over Green River, but on Friday fell to Cheyenne East, the team that ended up winning… Continue Reading

Lady Generals bring home 2 wins, 1 loss

SHERIDAN — Lady Generals’ assistant coach Ryan Davis was pleased with the way his team played over the weekend, despite coming home with the team’s first loss of the season. Sheridan College traveled to Colorado Springs, Colorado, for three games and left with two wins and a loss. The Lady Generals opened up their weekend… Continue Reading

SC athletes earn honors

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s Jill Espeland was named North Region IX Libero of the Year this weekend as the Lady Generals finished their season at the regional tournament. Despite losses to Central Wyoming College and Casper College at the regional tournament, the Lady Generals finished the season 20-13, their second straight 20-win season. Sheridan finished… Continue Reading

Broncs lose 27-0 in semifinal rematch with Natrona

SHERIDAN — It was déjà vu for the Sheridan Broncs Saturday as they traveled to Natrona for their second matchup of the year, this time in the semifinals of the 4A playoffs. In the regular season battle between the Broncs and the Mustangs, a Sheridan interception on the opening drive gave Natrona good field position… Continue Reading

State volleyball captures cheers, tears of competition

State volleyball captures cheers, tears of competition

SHERIDAN — Both Sheridan High School and Big Horn High School volleyball teams entered the state tournament in Casper at top seed. Both had big wins in their first games of the tourney — the Lady Broncs taking down the Green River Wolves in three sets, and the Lady Rams pounding the Wind River Cougars in… Continue Reading

BH, SHS teams make it through first round at state

SHERIDAN — Top-seeds Big Horn High School and Sheridan High School had no problem getting through their first round matches in their respective brackets at the volleyball state tournament Thursday. Big Horn, which was awarded the top seed in the East after winning its third straight regional title, easily took down Wind River in the… Continue Reading

Sheridan Swim Team to host ‘Salute to Veterans’ meet

SHERIDAN — This weekend the Sheridan Swim Team will host a “Salute to Veterans” swim meet at the Sheridan Junior High School Early Building pool. The meet will take place Saturday and Sunday and will feature 45 Sheridan swimmers. The swim team will also be fundraising for the daughter of a swim-team family who was… Continue Reading

SHS, BH volleyball teams kick off state tournament today

SHERIDAN — At this point in the season, just days before the state championship game, teams often work on fine tuning the skills that got them into the post-season tournament. In volleyball that means players are working on things like passing, digs and serves. But beyond the physical aspect of the game, coaches must also… Continue Reading

Column: Basketball talk

Mike Pruden is The Sheridan Press sports editor. Every so often I find myself strolling over to the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome and taking a seat in women’s basketball coach Frank McCarthy’s office. The conversation usually opens with McCarthy asking me what time the Broncs play Friday or any other happenings in the busy world… Continue Reading

Generals defeat Laramie under Golden Dome

Generals defeat Laramie under Golden Dome

SHERIDAN — Things got off to a slow start for the Sheridan College Generals last night, but a second-half dunk fest opened things up on their way to a 91-73 victory. Laramie County Community College came into the Golden Dome last night with a unique defense that took some adjusting by the Generals early on.… Continue Reading

Lady Rams earn third regional title

Lady Rams earn third regional title

BIG HORN — Revenge has never tasted so sweet for the Big Horn Lady Rams volleyball team as it did Saturday in Torrington. The Lady Rams faced Wright in the 2A regional championship, earning a victory in four sets (25-18, 26-24, 17-25, 25-19). Wright defeated Big Horn three times in regular season play, but the Lady… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs battle through bracket to take title

Lady Broncs battle through bracket to take title

SHERIDAN — It wasn’t an easy road to get there, but the Sheridan High School girls volleyball team will enter the state tournament this weekend as the No.1 seed out of the East region after defeating Cheyenne Central in the title match Saturday. The Lady Broncs topped Laramie before losing to Campbell County and beating… Continue Reading

SC men’s basketball tops N. Idaho

SHERIDAN — Matt Hammer questioned his teams’ work ethic after a preseason loss at Rocky Mountain College on Oct. 21, and since then, his team has responded in a positive way. The Sheridan College men’s basketball team opened the regular season with two wins at the Holiday Inn Tournament this weekend, including an 89-85 victory… Continue Reading

Toms leads team in scoring with 22

SHERIDAN — The size and depth of the Sheridan College women’s basketball team was too much for 18th-ranked North Idaho to handle on Saturday, allowing the Lady Generals to dominate the floor on their way to a clean sweep at the Holiday Inn Tournament. After coasting to a win against Great Falls Friday, Sheridan faced… Continue Reading

Lady Eagles end season at regionals

DAYTON — The Tongue River High School girls volleyball team wrappedup the 2014 season at the 2A regional tournament Saturday. In the team’s final game of the season, the Lady Eagles fell to Southeast, the team that went on to take third place in the tournament. The Lady Eagles battled through three sets (25-18, 26-24,… Continue Reading

Semifinal matchups set for Big Horn, Sheridan teams

SHERIDAN — The matchups are set for the Wyoming high school football semifinals. The Sheridan Broncs, who beat Cheyenne Central in the opening round, will have a rematch against No.1 Natrona this Saturday starting at 1 p.m. at Natrona County High School. Natrona beat the Broncs 24-0 in their regular season matchup. The Big Horn… Continue Reading

Friday’s Scores

From The Associated Press FOOTBALL State Playoffs Class 4A Quarterfinal Campbell County 48, Laramie 3 Casper Natrona 55, Evanston 12 Cheyenne East 57, Casper Kelly Walsh 27 Sheridan 28, Cheyenne Central 7 Class 3A Quarterfinal Cody 61, Rawlins 6 Douglas 38, Star Valley 13 Riverton 42, Powell 26 Torrington 41, Jackson Hole 14 Class 2A… Continue Reading

Big Horn Rams earn win against Lovell

Big Horn Rams earn win against Lovell

SHERIDAN — It was closer than most people expected, but the Big Horn Rams squeaked out a win against Lovell to advance in the 2A playoffs. In the Rams first-ever home playoff night game, it was a back-and-forth battle for the 24 minutes of play before Big Horn was able to pull ahead in the… Continue Reading

Broncs advance to quarterfinals

Broncs advance to quarterfinals

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs were about an inch away from opening last night’s playoff game against Cheyenne Central the same way they started against them in the regular season. On the opening kickoff in the Broncs victory on Oct. 10, Dontae Crow handed the ball off to Joe Shassetz, who took the ball to… Continue Reading

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