Local Sports

PHOTO: Two-a-days with the Broncs

August 12, 2013

PHOTO: Sheridan High School football coach Don Julian runs players through warm-ups during the first day of practice for the 2013 season Monday morning at Homer Scott Field. A 4A semifinal finisher last year, the Broncs open their new campaign Friday, Aug. 30 at Laramie. Remaining Sheridan County team practices begin next week.

Wild, successful 33rd annual Sheridan County Rodeo (full results)

SHERIDAN — It’s a rare thing to get to ride a wild animal with all your friends in front of a hometown crowd. Most sports require far less set up than a rodeo. The equine, staffing and simple arena requirements of rodeo make up a significant to do. That’s just a small descriptor of the Read More

Armed with cable and ESPN again, my intelligence knows no limits

August 9, 2013

I’m about to drop something on you that might lessen my credibility as a sports person. In the two years since I moved back to Sheridan after college, I did not have cable television. I watched the games I wanted to watch online or went to my parents house under a ruse of reassurance that Read More

Sheridan weekend sports schedule

Saturday Never Flinch Volleyball Annual Summer Slam 3-on-3 Coed Grass Volleyball Tournament — fundraiser for SHS coach Weston Johnson, who is battling melanoma. At 8 a.m., captains meeting, play begins at 8:30. Pool play will determine seeding, bracket play will be double-elimination. Registration: $70. Played at the YMCA. Sheridan College Volleyball: inter-squad scrimmages 9 a.m., 3 p.m., Read More

Sibley Lake Triathalon Aug. 24

SHERIDAN — PURENERGY Fitness is hosting the second annual Sibley Lake Triathlon Aug. 24. Racers will compete in a 750-meter swim in Sibley Lake, a 13-mile road bike on Highway 14 and a 3.75-mile trail run on the Sibley Lake nordic ski trail system. There are three competition divisions: men, women and relay. Prizes will Read More

Eight former Generals finding success in professional leagues overseas

SHERIDAN — There are plenty of challenges at a JUCO basketball program. Players are at the school so briefly, the team is a constant rebuilding process. Keeping up on things like former players reaching the pros can really keep a coach going. Even in its two-year preparatory limitations, Sheridan College deserves credit in that utmost Read More

Sports Briefs: Little Ram Football Camp, SC Vball scrimmages

Little Ram Football Camp SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Rams will host a two-day football camp for grades K-6 Monday and Tuesday at BHHS. Registration for Little Ram Football Camp begins at 8 a.m. Camp will last from 8:30 to 10 a.m., both days. Cost is $20 and that will include a T-shirt. All area players Read More

Reed joins Flint, Marosok as Sheridan referees in Wyo. Officials Hall of Fame

August 8, 2013

SHERIDAN — As a referee, it’s always good to be invisible. If people aren’t focused on the guy wearing the zebra stripes, then that guy is probably doing his job. But there’s nothing wrong with a little recognition. Sheridan’s Brett Reed was inducted into the Wyoming Sports Officials Association Hall of Fame July 27 during the Read More

Four more local products for SC soccer teams

August 7, 2013

SHERIDAN — Sergio Rios and Joel Estevez will round out a Sheridan College men’s soccer program that brings six Sheridan products to the field this fall in its first year. Head coach Austin Albers also announced that Nebraska native Josh Ivey has joined SC as an assistant coach. Rios, a 5-foot, 8-inch midfielder, graduated from Read More

PHOTO: First day for Lady Generals soccer

August 6, 2013

Above: Sheridan College women’s soccer players watch a drill during the first ever practice for the college’s newest sport Monday afternoon on Maier Field at the college. The Sheridan College women open their season Saturday with a contest against Wyoming United, a club U18 team, at 4 p.m. on Maier Field. They’ll play another U18 team, the Read More

Briefs: Football starts Monday at SHS; fall sports info

SHERIDAN — Fall sports season is about a week away, here are some important dates and information from Sheridan High School activities director Don Julian. Football — There will be a ninth- through 12th-grade parent and players meeting Saturday at 4 p.m. in the SHS auditorium. Practice begins Monday at 7 a.m. for both freshman and Read More

Cowboys begin fall camp today

LARAMIE (AP) — Wyoming opens the new college football season with fall camp on Tuesday. Fifth-year head coach Dave Christensen returns with 15 starters, including seven on offense, seven on defense and his team’s starting place-kicker. Camp ends on Aug. 21, and the Cowboys play their first game Aug. 31 at Nebraska. They open at Read More

Generals basketball roster finalized with addition of Adeyeye

SHERIDAN — It’s a much different group of players than the ones that played in the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome last season, but that may not turn out to be much of a problem. The Generals added another recruit last week to their good-on-paper class of 2013-14, when Joshua Adeyeye, a 6-foot, 6-inch 220-pound forward Read More

Pony Grill & Bar team wins Big Horn Polo Club women’s tournament

BIG HORN — Sunday at the Big Horn Polo Club, the Kurt Luplow Memorial featured a women’s tournament, played with five different teams in two flights. The Pony Grill & Bar won Flight ‘A’: pictured right, from left, tournament sponsor Claire Ash with players Amanda Burns, Sophie Yourish, Kris Dalton, and DeeDee Connell with Stella Dalton in front. Scores: Read More

Holy Name Catholic School Golf Tournament results

August 5, 2013

Holy Name Catholic Grade School  Charity Golf Tournament Kendrick Golf Course Saturday August 3rd, 2013  1st Place Gross Score 56 Cameron Lindell, Randy Wieland, Cheryl Wieland, Bernie Spielman 2nd & 3rd Place Gross Score 59 (split tie) Larry Tellez, Jim Peil, Josh Schrivers, Jerry Weik Mike Hardesty, Jay Hardesty, Rich Behlow, Steve Kennedy 4th Place Read More

Adriaens selected ‘AA’ All-State

SHERIDAN — Drew Adriaens was the lone Sheridan Trooper selected to the ‘AA’ All-State list for 2013. Shortstop Connor McCafferty made second team for the second year in a row. Adriaens, who plans to play baseball at Iowa Western Community College next year, was the Troopers strongest pitcher this season. He posted a 4-1 record over nine Read More

Troopers season ends in state semis

SHERIDAN — The Troopers run at state ended with a loss to the team that would go on to win the tournament. Sheridan lost 16-6 to Cheyenne Post 6 Saturday, falling for the second time at the 2013 Wyoming State ‘AA’ Tournament to Post 6.  Sheridan used four pitchers, none of whom lasted more than two innings. Read More

Don’t worry Rockies fans, there’s always the sweet embrace of death

August 2, 2013

I’ve spoken ad nauseum about the pain that comes with being a Rockies fan, and how like the thick summer heat that agony only increases with exposure. Here are a few things you can do instead of watching the Rockies shrink further into obscurity. Take a lesson from Riley Cooper His first mistake was going Read More

UW players avoid trouble off the court

LARAMIE (AP) — It’s Laramie’s hottest night club — and you’ve probably never heard of it. It’s exclusive; no more than 10 or 12 people are ever allowed in. Its hours are unorthodox. The music cuts at midnight, and the guests shuffle out. If you haven’t been invited, then you’re not a Wyoming Cowboy. Simply Read More

Brett Smith named to Manning Award watch list

LARAMIE (AP) — Wyoming junior quarterback Brett Smith has been named to the 2013 Manning Award Watch List. Smith is one of only 30 quarterbacks in the nation named to the preseason watch List. He is one of six Mountain West quarterbacks named to this year’s list. The Mountain West leads all conferences with the Read More

Troopers fight back to beat Cheyenne Hawks, Eisele’s gem pushes them past Jackson into semifinal

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers were two innings and a five-run deficit away from the end of their 2013 season. But now they’re one long day away from a state championship game berth. Sheridan defeated the Cheyenne Hawks 12-10 then beat the Jackson Giants 11-4 Friday, working back through the consolation bracket of the Wyoming Read More

‘AA’ State Tourney: Post 6 16, Troopers 8

SHERIDAN — While one team faded, the other just kept scoring runs. Unfortunately for the Sheridan Troopers, they were the former in a 16-8 second-round loss to Cheyenne Post 6 last night at the Wyoming American Legion ‘AA’ State Tournament in Cheyenne. Sheridan plays at 12:30 today against the Cheyenne Hawks as both squads look Read More

Cowboy football tickets on sale

August 1, 2013

LARAMIE (AP) — Wyoming football mini-packs and single game tickets went sale online on Friday. The mini-packs are three-game packages, where fans can select one game from the months of September (Idaho or Northern Colorado), October (New Mexico or Colorado State) or November (Fresno State or Hawai’i). The package prices are $108 for adults and Read More

AA State Tourney: Troopers 17, Jackson 2

July 31, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers rolled through their first game at the Wyoming American Legion ‘AA’ State Tournament Wednesday afternoon in Cheyenne with a 17-2 win over the Jackson Giants. Sheridan got five innings from Skyler Holwell in the 10-run ruled game that featured two Troopers, Connor McCafferty and Tony Mort, recording four hits. McCafferty Read More

Isakson wins City Championship, Wyo Seniors

August 1, 2013

SHERIDAN — Mark Isakson of Sheridan shot a two-day 3-under par score to win the Wyoming Seniors golf tournament this week at the Powder Horn, right after he won the championship flight of the City Championship at Kendrick Golf Course over the weekend. At the Wyoming Seniors, Isakson’s 74-67—141 was three shots ahead of the field. Read More

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