Category Archives: Local Sports

SJHS football teams win two tough games over Twin Spruce

SHERIDAN — Despite the nasty weather, the Sheridan seventh-grade football team won two tough-nosed games last Thursday as Twin Spruce came to Sheridan Junior High School. Garrett Coon and Ryan Sessions led the charge for the Blue team on their way to a 26-12 victory over the Warriors. Coon scored two rushing touchdowns from 20-… Continue Reading

Broncs lose 37-42 to Camels

Broncs lose 37-42 to Camels

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs made it through 20 quarters of football without a turnover. They had two on Friday that proved to be costly in their 37-42 loss to Gillette. After Sheridan jumped on the Camels early, they had a chance to stretch the lead even further, but a fumble on a punt return… Continue Reading

Rams dominate under first Friday night lights

Rams dominate under first Friday night lights

BIG HORN— Homecoming King Christian Mayer had four of the six touchdowns in Big Horn’s win over Thermopolis last night, and when asked if there was anything he couldn’t do, he said, “call Peter on punts and get my guys out of the way.” Mayer was talking about a fumble on a punt return after… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs Oct. 4, 2014

Sheridan College soccer shuts out Salt Lake City Community College The Sheridan College men’s soccer team celebrated its second victory of the season Friday with a 3-0 win over Salt Lake City Community College in Salt Lake. “It was a good team effort played by the entire team,” head coach Jeff Hallenbeck said. The first… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs, fans battle through Gillette matchup

SHERIDAN — The energy in the gym at Sheridan High School last night was in favor of the home-team Broncs, but the score was not. The Sheridan volleyball team lost in four sets to the Gillette Camels in a match that saw neither team letting the other gain much momentum. As fans filed into their… Continue Reading

Fenn continues undefeated streak at state tournament

SHERIDAN — Three Sheridan tennis players advanced through the first two rounds of the state tournament and will be competing in the semifinals today. Julia Fenn continued her undefeated streak at No. 1 singles for the Broncs. After receiving a first round bye, Fenn defeated Jackson’s Ellie Kucera, 6-1, 6-0 to make it to the… Continue Reading

Lady Generals volleyball tops Casper College

SHERIDAN — If you were at the Golden Dome Thursday night, you might be hard of hearing today. A Justin Bieber concert couldn’t match the amount of screaming last night as the Sheridan College Lady Generals faced Casper College for an exciting five sets of volleyball. Sheridan won in five (25-20, 25-20, 17-25, 21-25 and… Continue Reading

Bronc swimmers dominate Buffalo Invite

SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs swimmers and divers left the Buffalo Invite yesterday with a landslide victory over Kelly Walsh, Buffalo, Newcastle and Natrona. Sheridan won eight out of the 12 events, and finished at least third in every event to score an insurmountable 498 points. Kelly Walsh finished second with 294 points, and Buffalo… Continue Reading

SHS to host tennis tourney

SHERIDAN — As the Sheridan Broncs tennis teams finish up their season at the state tournament this weekend, the season isn’t officially over until they host their Harvest Moon Tennis Tournament in two weeks. The tournament, hosted by the Sheridan Community Tennis Association and Sheridan High School, is a fun way for student and adult… Continue Reading

Eagles on the road to Kelly Walsh for Saturday game

DAYTON — Tongue River football will head to Kelly Walsh this Saturday to take on the JV/sophomore team, and coach John Scott said a non-conference game couldn’t have come at a better time. With quarterback Will Kerns out this week, it gives him time to heal up his ribs before conference play begins again next… Continue Reading

Wyoming Coaches Association names All-State golfers

SHERIDAN — Six Sheridan County golfers were officially announced as All-State award winners on Wednesday. The Wyoming Coaches Association named the winners based on their finishes at the state tournament over the weekend. Jack Mavrakis, who finished sixth at state, is joined by Sheridan High School teammate Kayla Allen, the eighth-place finisher at state. For… Continue Reading

Column: Sports to get your blood pumping

Mike Pruden is the Sheridan Press sports editor. It’s rivalry week! It’s the first game under the lights at Big Horn! I can hardly contain myself! How awesome is high school football? Despite the A’s and Royals doing their best last night to make us think that baseball is fun to watch, it’s impossible to… Continue Reading

Lady Generals fall in four to Northwest College

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals made the short trip to Powell yesterday, but fell in four tough sets to Northwest College, the top team in the conference. After dropping the first two sets, 19-25, 20-25, the Lady Generals came back to take the third set from Northwest, 25-20. But it didn’t take long… Continue Reading

Cowboy Hall of Fame to induct WCHF honorees Nov. 2

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame Board of Directors, 11 men and women from across the state, met in Casper Sept. 22 to review, vote on and select the prestigious “First Class” of honorees to be inducted into the WCHF. The group received around 40 nominations statewide. WCHF created 10 geographic regions within… Continue Reading

Despite poor weather PH golfers keep playing

SHERIDAN — Joe Wright and Bill Arno each scored a 37 (+1) to win the first flight low gross honors at the Thursday Night Powder Horn Men’s League competition last week. Bob Eberhart won low net with a 32. In the second flight, Stu Healy had the low gross score with a 41 (+5). John… Continue Reading

Athletes face wild rides at the Sheridan College rodeo

Athletes face wild rides at the Sheridan College rodeo

SHERIDAN — Tioni Erickson, Katy Miller and Trig Clark were the glimmers of sunshine in an otherwise gloomy weekend of rodeo for the Sheridan College rodeo team. The Generals hosted this weekend’s competition at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, and things got off to a fast start on a warm Friday evening opening round. Miller was… Continue Reading

Allen leads UW golf team to 10th-place finish

SHERIDAN — Kamrin Allen guided the University of Wyoming golf team to a 10th-place finish over the weekend at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate. After shooting a 70 (-2) and 75 (+3) in the first two rounds, Allen finished with a 4-over 76 to put him at 5-over for the tournament. His 221 (+5) total… Continue Reading

Local sports briefs

TR golf teams take eighth at state tournament DAYTON — The Tongue River golf team wrapped up the state tournament on Saturday in Thermopolis. Kylee Knobloch shot a two-day score of 223, giving her an eighth-place finish and an All-State title. The boys ended up shooting 847 on the two days, leaving them eighth place… Continue Reading

Broncs dominate Rock Springs 52-19

SHERIDAN — If the Sheridan Broncs ever need to go to their bench, they won’t have a problem finding players with game experience. The Sheridan High School football team made the long, 375-mile trip to Rock Springs last night, and the starters made sure to give the reserves some more time on the field. Head… Continue Reading

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