Category Archives: Local Sports

Pickleballs fly at state tournament

SHERIDAN — The pickleballs were flying all over the Sheridan YMCA last weekend at the Wyoming State Pickleball Tournament. Thirty-seven players coming from all over the country played in more than 700 games of pickleball in the round-robin tournament that guaranteed each player at least 15 games. Florida’s Byron Fresno won the gold medal in… Continue Reading

Column: 100-milers earned respect

By now, you all probably realize I’m a sports fanatic. I love to write about sports because I love to talk about sports. I love to talk about sports because I love to watch and play sports. Ever since I first watched Reggie Miller drain effortless 3-pointers, sports have been a part of my life.… Continue Reading

Sheridan hosts 14th annual Young Riders Rodeo

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fairgrounds played host to the 14th annual Young Riders Rodeo on Saturday. Close to 50 young cowboys and cowgirls ranging from ages 1 to 18 participated in the event, representing both Wyoming and Montana. Sheridan County Rodeo royalty, Sage Koltiska, Hannah Jost and Alanna Starkovich posted the flags to start… Continue Reading

Big Horn Polo Club opens season

BIG HORN — After rain delayed the start of the season for the Big Horn Polo Club, there was plenty of sunshine Sunday for the first match of the summer. Perk’s Horspital won the Powder Horn Cup Sunday at the Big Horn Equestrian Center by defeating JC Ranch 8-5. Perk’s Horspital’s Troy Lequerica was named… Continue Reading

SC to host girls basketball camp

SHERIDAN — It’s not too late to sign up for the Sheridan College girls summer basketball camp. Sheridan College women’s basketball coaches will host the camp for all players in grades kindergarten through 12. The camp will be held Monday through Thursday at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome from 9 a.m. to noon. Along with… Continue Reading

Big Horn’s Kirk McLaughlin named Coach of the Year

BIG HORN — The Wyoming Coaches Association announced its 2015 Spring Coaches of the Year Friday, and Big Horn High School’s Kirk McLaughlin for 2A girls track and field was honored. McLaughlin coached the Big Horn girls track team to the 2015 state title, their first since 2007. Big Horn had 12 athletes earn spots… Continue Reading

Jets continue winning ways with sweep of Cody

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jets continued their winning ways Thursday by taking two easy wins over Cody junior varsity. Much like Wednesday’s doubleheader with Lovell, the Jets won Thursday’s games in two very different ways. In the first game, Sheridan brought their hot hitting with them from Lovell. They had 16 hits as a couple… Continue Reading

Thomas, Boyle win Powder Horn Ladies day

SHERIDAN — Charlene Thomas and Mimi Boyle posted the low gross scores for the Powder Horn Ladies Golf Association matches Thursday morning at the Powder Horn. The low net score winner was Janice Johnson, and Jean Spiegelberg finished second. Teresa Dewald won the longest putt contest, and Lisa Bernard won closest to the pin. Some… Continue Reading

Run to the hills: Wild and Scenic Trail Run coming

DAYTON — Art Baures has devoted a lifetime to distance running. Between running himself and coaching the numerous teenagers coming in and out of the Sheridan High School cross-country program, he’s experienced the sport from pretty much all angles. But it’s the ultramarathoners that come passing through the 50-mile turning point of the Bighorn Mountain… Continue Reading

Spencer, Garner leaving Recreation District

SHERIDAN — There are some big changes coming to the Sheridan Recreation District in the coming weeks. Program supervisors Robbie Spencer and Brandon Garner have both filed resignations, opening two positions at the District. The Recreation District board met Wednesday, and the top item on the agenda was the resignations of Spencer and Garner and… Continue Reading

Walks, hits earn Jets two easy wins in Lovell

SHERIDAN — Hits or no hits, the Sheridan Jets found multiple ways to put runs on the board in their doubleheader with Lovell Wednesday. The Jets dominated the doubleheader, scoring 35 total runs in the two games. And they did it differently each time. The game-one box score looked odd at first glance. The Jets… Continue Reading

Troopers bounce back after losing first two in Omaha

SHERIDAN — The weekend got off to a slow start for the Sheridan Troopers, but they were able to end their three-game stretch in Omaha on a high note. Between visits to the College World Series, the Troopers faced off against some fresh opponents over the weekend. Sheridan went 1-2 against teams from Colorado and… Continue Reading

CNFR kicks off in Casper

SHERIDAN — Two Sheridan College rodeo athletes made the short trip to Casper to compete in the College National Finals Rodeo this week. Tioni Erickson and Tayte Clark qualified for the CNFR, which kicked off yesterday at the Casper Events Center. Clark got off to a rough start in saddle bronc riding, recording a no… Continue Reading

Bernards, Boyles win LeDoux Golf Tournament

SHERIDAN — The team of Lisa Bernard, Tommy Bernard, Tom Boyle and Mimi Boyle posted the low score of the Chris LeDoux Spurs and Spikes Memorial Golf Tournament at the Powder Horn Saturday. The annual tournament honors the memory of country music and rodeo star Chris LeDoux, a Kaycee native. LeDoux was a champion on… Continue Reading

Montana sweeps Wyoming in all-star series

SHERIDAN — The Montana All-Stars continued their dominance of the Wyoming-Montana all-star basketball series by completing the weekend sweep in Billings, Montana, Saturday. After taking two wins in Sheridan Friday night, the Montana boys and girls won both games on their home floor the following day. For the Wyoming girls, the offense just wasn’t clicking.… Continue Reading

Wyoming All-Star teams drop two games to Montana

Wyoming All-Star teams drop two games to Montana

SHERIDAN — It was a tale of two halves for both the Wyoming girls and boys all-star teams last night. The Wyoming All-Stars took on the Montana All-Stars at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome Friday evening in the first of a two-day series, and things went the way of the visitors. In the girls game,… Continue Reading

Local footballers prepping for Wyo. Shrine Bowl

Local footballers prepping for Wyo. Shrine Bowl

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River, Big Horn and Sheridan football programs all made runs to the postseason last year, and a group of seniors from the three schools will be rewarded Saturday in Casper. Pierce Jardine, Christian Mayer, Kerry Powers, Mason Lube, Joe Shassetz and Colbey Bruney will all participate in the Wyoming Shrine Bowl… Continue Reading

Rain postpones polo season

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Polo Club was set to kick off the 2015 summer season on Sunday, but rain has put a hold on any polo, at least for now. Big Horn Polo Club President Perk Connell estimated that there has been close to eight inches of rain out at the Big Horn… Continue Reading

Column: Celebrating one year in Sheridan

Happy Anniversary to me! It’s been 366 days since I first plopped my butt into my chair here at The Sheridan Press in good ol’ Sheridan, Wyoming. My keyboard is a little dirtier, my desk is full of rosters and game notes and, at least I hope, your minds are a little more enriched from… Continue Reading

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