Category Archives: Local Sports

Morton takes gold at tennis tourney

SHERIDAN — Big Horn sixth-grader Robert Morton won gold in tennis at the Big Sky State Games in Billings over the weekend. The Big Sky State Games is an annual multi-sport event, modeled after the Olympic Games, and is open to competitors from Montana, Idaho, North and South Dakota, and Wyoming. Morton, who also won… Continue Reading

Jets earn two wins

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jets traveled to Cody for a triangular against Cody and Jackson and came home with two big victories. While Jets coach Ryan Murner called it an evening of struggle on the offensive front, he attributed the teams’ wins to some outstanding performances on the pitcher’s mound in both games. Noah Gustafson… Continue Reading

Zdziarski finishes in top 20 at NHSFR

SHERIDAN — The National High School Finals Rodeo wrapped up this weekend in Rock Springs. The NHSFR featured more than 1,500 competitors, five of which came from the Sheridan area. Jeffery Zdziarski was the only Sheridan rider to come home with a top-20 finish, placing fourth overall in bareback riding with a score of 208,… Continue Reading

Fenn tops field at Intermountain championship

SHERIDAN — Last weekend Julia Fenn won the Intermountain Tennis District Cup Junior Summer Championships in Cheyenne. The tournament drew competitors from all of the intermountain states, which include Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevado, Utah and Wyoming. Fenn defeated all four of her opponents on her way to becoming the 16 and under girls singles champion.… Continue Reading

Black Powder Shootout begins

SHERIDAN — The fourth annual Black Powder Shootout officially kicked off today at the Powder Horn. This year’s tournament features 168 players making up 84 teams. The two-man teams will compete in five nine-hole matches between today and tomorrow in a best ball format tournament. An optional practice round featuring a team best ball was… Continue Reading

Inconsistency hurts Troopers in final home game

Inconsistency hurts Troopers in final home game

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers team that showed up at Thorne-Rider Stadium against Laramie on Monday must have taken the night off for their doubleheader against the Casper Oilers last night. On their final night at Thorne-Rider, lackadaisical play doomed the Troopers in a two-game blowout at the hands of the Oilers. Neither game went… Continue Reading

Young Bronc football camp begins Wed.

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School football staff with be hosting their eighth annual Bronc and Young Bronc football mini-camp this week, starting tomorrow. The Young Bronc camp, which will feature fundamental drill work taught by the SHS staff, will be held from 5-6 p.m. at Homer Scott Field. Registration is $10 and will be… Continue Reading

Two teams win SHS Booster tourney

SHERIDAN — Two teams shared first place honors at the annual Sheridan High School Booster Club golf tournament held Sunday at the Powder Horn. The team of Bob Allen, Frank Barking, Deniece Barking and Chad Chase posted a 21 under par score of 51 to tie them atop the leaderboard with the foursome of Randy… Continue Reading

Strategy focuses on the exchange

Strategy focuses on the exchange

SHERIDAN — Much has been said about the tradition and history behind the Indian Relay Races seen at the annual Sheridan WYO Rodeo but when you get down to the heart of the event, it is a sport rich with skill, strategy and practice. There are four players on a relay team: the rider, the… Continue Reading

WYO Rodeo starts off in spectacular fashion Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan WYO Rodeo got off to a bang last night. Literally. When the cannon fired at 7 p.m. on Wednesday night, thousands of fans jumped out of their seats to cheer as the rodeo was officially underway. After 12 year-old Bailey Cunningham set the bar high for the rest of the week’s… Continue Reading

Sheridan fights ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ in Cody doubleheader

SHERIDAN—Another day, another split doubleheader for the Sheridan Jets as they traveled to Cody Tuesday. It’s been the story all season long. Win the first game, stumble and lose the second game. Struggle the first game, bounce back and win the second. Either way, the Jets can’t seem to find enough rhythm to win both… Continue Reading

Local athletes discuss competing in front of hometown crowd

SHERIDAN — Whether you wear ruby-red slippers or a pair of cowboy boots, there really is “no place like home.” That’s exactly the case for six local riders as they compete in the Sheridan WYO Rodeo this week. While rodeo clown “Crash” Cooper applies his makeup and announcer Will Rasmussen warms his vocal chords, as… Continue Reading

Scherry scores PH hole-in-one

SHERIDAN — Jon Scherry carded a hole-in-one on Wednesday, July 2, at the Powder Horn. Scherry hit a pitching wedge on the Eagle course’s number three hole, a 135-yard par three. Witnesses were Brian Morgen, Frank Hagen and George Dukich. Continue Reading

Troopers split with the Cubs on the road

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers traveled to Cody yesterday for a doubleheader against the Cubs. The Troopers split the series, losing game one 15-11 and winning the second game 6-5. In what Coach Ben Phillips described as just an off day for his team, the Troopers defense was the difference maker in game one of… Continue Reading

Lady Generals awarded academic achievement award

SHERIDAN — To put an official end to their 2013-14 season, the Sheridan College Lady Generals basketball team added two Superior Academic Achievement Award recipients to their 19-win team. For the last 31 years, the National Junior College Athletic Association has been recognizing the academic success of its student-athletes with the annual awards. In 2013-14,… Continue Reading

SHS Booster Club tourney set for July 13

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Booster Club is still accepting participants for the SHS Booster Club Golf Tournament taking place on July 13 at the Powder Horn. The tournament will consist of four-person teams playing 18 holes in a scramble format. After the tournament, players will get to enjoy a dinner hosted by Bronc… Continue Reading

Jets split with Gillette Tues.

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jets continued to make some progress on the baseball field on Tuesday but were only able to come away with one victory in their doubleheader against Gillette JV. It has been a trend for the Jets all season long to split their doubleheaders, and the up and down play was in… Continue Reading

Sheridan blows out Douglas in doubleheader action Wednesday night

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers traveled to Douglas last night and played their best baseball of the season, blowing out the Cats in both games of their doubleheader, 12-5 and 13-3. After questioning his team’s leadership after an extra-inning loss on Monday, coach Ben Phillips said his squad responded by stringing together two all-around solid… Continue Reading

Troopers fall to Jackson 8-7 in extra innings

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers continued to struggle at the plate as they fell to the Jackson Giants in extra innings yesterday, 8-7. Lack of confidence in the batter’s box has been the Achilles’ heel for the Troopers all season, and yesterday’s game at Thorne-Rider Stadium was no different. Jackson pitcher Tristan Shockly was on… Continue Reading

SC welcomes new assistant volleyball coach

SHERIDAN — Eric Frey is no stranger to Sheridan, Wyoming or Sheridan College. Frey graduated from Sheridan High School in 1988 and has spent the last 10 seasons as the assistant volleyball coach at SHS. While at Sheridan High School, Frey helped lead the Lady Broncs to a state championship in 2011. “I have coached… Continue Reading

Three-day camp to be held next week

SHERIDAN — Head coach Mallery Marshall and the Sheridan High School girl’s soccer team are hosting a three-day summer soccer camp next week at Sheridan High School. All girls from fourth through ninth grades are invited to attend for the camp, beginning on Monday. The camp will run Monday through Wednesday from 8-11 a.m., along… Continue Reading

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