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Lady Eagles win; Rams stop TR in Dayton

January 17, 2014

DAYTON — Big Horn boys and girls basketball were at Tongue River for the first set of their annual conference rivalry matches on Friday night. Not a seat was open in the gym, which featured its newest addition: an half-wall mural of an Eagle clutching a baby Ram in its talons. The Tongue River Lady Read More

Column: Try to stay grounded all you Manning-Brady over-enthusiasts

Ah, the end of the NFL season. If your team isn’t in it, at this point you’re just trying to find the remaining team who you hate the least. That can be hard. No help as usual, the media does its thing, trying to make what’s left fun for those without stake in the games. Read More

SHS indoor track team has good showing at first meet in Gillette

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School indoor track team had a good showing at its first meet in Gillette Friday with several finishes in the top eight spots — some topping dozens to nearly 100 competitors in what has become a popular sporting event in a state with unpredictable weather in spring and fall sporting Read More

Rec. board approves $10,000 for hitting facility

January 16, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District board approved a funding request Wednesday for $10,000 to the American Legion baseball hitting and storage garage in Thorne-Rider Park. American Legion baseball raised funds of their own and brought the project, a Cleary Building, in front of the SRD a few months ago, communicating their intentions to build a place to Read More

Weekend primer: SHS basketball returns home

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs return home after a tough six-game road trip dating back to mid-December, feeling pretty good about their results. A 4-2 record through those long road games should be viewed as good progress. Losses came to Kelly Walsh (7-2) last Friday and Vernal, Utah, before Christmas in Green River. Sheridan’s win at Billings Skyview, Read More

Officials: Wyoming concussion policy working well

January 15, 2014

CHEYENNE (AP) — New protocols for dealing with concussions suffered by student-athletes in junior and senior high school sports appear to be working well, but more can be done, such as educating classroom teachers about brain injuries, officials say. Ted Schroeder, executive director of the Wyoming Coaches Association, said he hasn’t heard any concerns or Read More

SC hoops: Women get second straight; Generals win 9 of 10

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men used a 24-5 run to end the first half as they ran out to their fourth-straight Region IX win, 102-80, Tuesday night. Winners of their last four since the Christmas break, and nine of their last 10, Sheridan cruised past a Little Big Horn College team that’s having one of Read More

Pro rodeo cowboys threaten to form own association; Wyo organizers’ reactions mixed

January 14, 2014

(AP) — Some of the top contestants in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association are threatening to form their own association, the latest potential change in a sport already undergoing significant upheaval. Cowboys such as Trevor Brazile, Fred Whitfield and Bobby Mote — who have 23 world championships between them — asserted their intentions to take Read More

Hockey: Hawks split with Outlaws

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Hawks (6-4) split their games against the Laramie Outlaws (2-8) this weekend in Sheridan. Friday night’s win of 5-2 was a team effort. Logan Garstad and Grif Milner each scored a goal and had an assist, Jess Edens had two assists and Riley Simmons had an assist. Barak Broad, Will Ohlson Read More

Generals win easily; SC women escape, snapping Lady Trappers’ 10-game streak

January 13, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Lady Generals watched a 10-point lead evaporate in the final 33 seconds, but held on for a 73-71 victory over previously conference unbeaten Northwest College on Saturday. A last-gasp effort from the Lady Trappers (13-6, 4-1) was foiled as their put-back attempt on the third of three free throws sailed wide as time expired. Read More

Bronc grapplers finish second with three champs at Shatto Memorial

SHERIDAN — Seven Broncs reached finals matches Saturday at the Shane Shatto Memorial Tournament in Douglas, with the Broncs finishing in a comfortable second place. Cody Delk, Tory Music and Dane Chambers each won their respective weight classes, with Tucker Goss and Hayden Hastings finishing second. Braxton Cooper was third. Delk topped Merritt Crabtree of Newcastle-Upton in Read More

Cowgirls bounce back with win over Boise St.

From Wyoming Athletics LARAMIE —  The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team rebounded with a 55-48 win over the Boise State Broncos on Saturday afternoon in Laramie. Kaitlyn Mileto finished with 18 points. Marquelle Dent recorded 12 points while Fallon Lewis and Kayla Woodward each chipped in nine. Lewis led the way with 11 rebounds. The Cowgirls Read More

Sheridan County hoops rundown: Jan. 11

SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs (9-1) pushed their win-streak to six games, completing an undefeated road trip with a 62-44 win over Evanston Saturday in Riverton. Meanwhile, Sheridan bounced back from a double-digit loss to Kelly Walsh Friday with a 56-44 win over defending 4A state champs Evanston Saturday afternoon to close the East-West Classic with a 2-1 mark, Read More

Nance jumper earns Wyoming a 52-50 win at Boise St

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Larry Nance Jr. hit a baseline jump shot with 1.6 seconds left, and Wyoming rallied from a nine-point deficit to stun Boise State 52-50 Saturday night. Nance finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds to help Wyoming (10-6, 1-2 Mountain West) win its first game on the road. Nance also blocked Read More

Elks Hoop Shoot results

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Elks Lodge #520 Hoop Shoot was held Sunday at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome.  Sheridan and Johnson County students competed.  Winners in each category advance to the NorthWest District Hoop Shoot to be held in Jan. 26 in Sheridan.  They will compete against the winners from the Cody, Powell, Greybull, and Worland Read More

Lady Broncs continue roll; KW too much for Broncs

January 10, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs basketball team continued an impressive five-game run, beating Kelly Walsh (2-6) 60-44 Friday afternoon at the East-West Classic in Riverton. Winners of their last five, all on the road, the Sheridan Lady Broncs are 8-1 entering their final game in Riverton today against Evanston. Robbi Ryan led with 14 Read More

Good first day for SHS wrestlers at Shane Shatto Memorial in Douglas

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Bronc wrestling team had a good first day at the Shane Shatto Memorial wrestling tournament in Douglas on Friday. Head coach Tyson Shatto said that the team wrestled well, with seven wrestlers moving on to Saturday and the team sitting in second place — just 19.5 points behind Cheyenne East at the 26-team Read More

Prep basketball Friday: Big Horn teams win, Lady Eagles too

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams basketball team ran by Wright Friday night, coming home after spending their first nine games of the season on the road. “Our intensity wasn’t what we wanted it to be early but we were able to play a little better basketball and get things going,” Rams head coach Ryan Alley said after Read More

SHS vs. Gillette swim meet results (corrected)

NOTE: A hiccup in the results  from Thursday’s meet resulted in times being off for events 7-12, and this came across in the first version emailed to the media. Because of this, much of the story in Friday’s print edition was incorrect as well.  Story updated to include that the only 4A state qualifier from Thursday Read More

Sheridan basketball teams improve to 7-1

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs and Lady Broncs swept Riverton for the second time this season as they came out of their holiday break Thursday. At Riverton, the Lady Broncs opened with a 47-31 victory over the Lady Wolverines, overcoming a slow tempo that forced them to play outside their comfort zone of fast-paced transition Read More

Cowgirl basketball suffers first Mountain West loss, 75-65, in New Mexico

January 9, 2014

From Wyoming Athletics ALBUQUERQUE — The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team (10-3, 1-1 MWC) had their six-game winning streak snapped with a 75-65 loss against the New Mexico Lobos (6-7, 1-1) on Wednesday night in Albuquerque. Four Cowgirls finished the night in double-figures led by Fallon Lewis. She recorded a team high 16 points and eight Read More

Generals run by Dawson; Lady Generals clipped

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Generals got their third win in the new year, moving to 15-3 and 3-1 in North Sub-Region IX play with a 93-73 win at Dawson Community College Wednesday night in Glendive, Mont. Jamir Andrews scored 20 points, Fred Dure added 18 and Abednego Lufile chipped in 11 points and nine Read More

Prep basketball: Broncs, Lady Broncs start new year in Riverton

Lady Broncs look for three more road wins to start 2014 SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs were one of the top performing teams as they left the court for the holidays. With a new head coach, Sheridan perpetuated success of recent years, starting with six wins and one loss for the second season in a row, Read More

New Mexico outlasts Wyoming 72-69 in overtime

LARAMIE (AP) — New Mexico led nearly the entire second half but wound up in overtime on the road against Wyoming. The Lobos maintained their composure, though, and Cleveland Thomas hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in the extra period and sank four free throws in the closing moments, allowing New Mexico to escape with a 72-69 Read More

Generals squeak by rival Casper in overtime, 93-91

January 6, 2014

SHERIDAN — Despite trailing for most of the second half, Sheridan College took down Casper College in overtime Saturday night as they took a good step back into Region IX action. Bennie Lufile’s late heroics, combined with a big second half from Fred Dure pushed the Generals to a 93-91 overtime win in a game Read More

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