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Finally, Friday nights

Finally,  Friday nights

Pretty soon, Carrie Underwood is going to let us all know how long she’s been waiting for Sunday night. The NFL season is right around the corner, and college football kicks off even sooner with a game in Australia Friday. But I’m here to tell you I’ve been waiting all summer for Friday night. It’s… Continue Reading

Bell cards hole-in-one in Billings

Bell cards hole-in-one in Billings

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Mark Bell went up to Billings, Montana, for a round of golf and left with a hole-in-one. Bell carded the ace at Lake Hills Golf Club on Aug. 8. The shot came on the 146-yard par 3 with a 7-iron. Doug Moore and Pete Carlberg, also of Sheridan, witnessed the shot. Continue Reading

First week bodes well for Tongue River, Big Horn football

First week bodes well for Tongue River, Big Horn football

SHERIDAN — As summer comes to a close and high school football players trade in their flip flops for their football cleats, teams from around the state are looking to get off on the right foot heading into the 2016 season. Sheridan County teams are no exception. The Tongue River and Big Horn football teams had… Continue Reading

SHS, TR girls win first golf tournaments of season

SHS, TR girls win first golf tournaments of season

SHERIDAN — The local high school golf teams were the first ones in competition for the fall sports season, as the Sheridan High School, Big Horn High School and Tongue River High School teams all hit the course over the weekend for the first tournaments of the year. The SHS team was in Riverton for… Continue Reading

Hansen, Hanson win Kendrick Senior Championship

Hansen, Hanson win Kendrick Senior Championship

SHERIDAN — Eloise Hansen and Craig Hanson took home trophies at the Sheridan City Senior Championship golf tournament at Kendrick Golf Course Sunday. The two golfers scored the low gross scores of the weekend in the two championship flights — women and men. Hansen shot a 187 to win the women’s championship flight, and Hanson’s… Continue Reading

Tuesday Madness bowling league meeting Tuesday

SHERIDAN — There will be a meeting Tuesday evening for the Tuesday Night Madness bowling league in preparation for the start of the new season. The meeting will be held at Cloud Peak Lanes at 6:30 p.m. The league is open to any and all bowlers, including new bowlers. The league allows pre-bowling, which lets… Continue Reading

SHS Booster Club cookout Monday

SHERIDAN — Fall sports teams are officially a week into the season, and Sheridan football is two weeks in. The first football game of the year is Aug. 26 at Sheridan High School. But before teams get into their weekly routines and kids head back to school, the SHS Booster Club is kicking off the… Continue Reading

Softball championships Saturday at Thorne-Rider Stadium

Softball championships Saturday at Thorne-Rider Stadium

SHERIDAN — Summer is winding down. While prep athletes hit the field for fall sports season, the Sheridan Recreation District is wrapping up the last of its summer activities this weekend. The SRD’s adult softball leagues will complete their seasons Saturday at the annual championship celebration. The remaining teams from four leagues — men’s, women’s,… Continue Reading

Doubleday Sports Complex fills SRD’s needs

Doubleday Sports Complex fills SRD’s needs

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Recreation District president Don Julian was eager to repeat some news at Wednesday’s SRD board meeting that would bring some big and needed changes to the district. Although the news of the new Doubleday Sports Complex was officially announced at Monday’s City Council meeting, Julian passed along the information to the rest… Continue Reading

Broncs old and new take on Mullinax Tennis Tourney

Broncs old and new take on Mullinax Tennis Tourney

SHERIDAN — Before the Sheridan High School tennis team hits the courts for the fall season, the Sheridan Recreation District closed out a summer full of recreational tennis with the annual J.D. Mullinax Tennis Tournament at SHS. The two-day event provided an opportunity for local players to compete in men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed… Continue Reading

Witnessing Olympic history

Quick update: Bryan Clauson was an organ donor. His organs saved five lives. He extended the race for five people. That’s important, and that’s            Bryan Clauson. Speaking of races, though, the last week and a half has been chock full of them, and we’re not even going to get into… Continue Reading

Early Birds league looking for bowlers

Early Birds league looking for bowlers

SHERIDAN — The Early Birds bowling league is looking for women interested in bowling and having fun. All skills levels are encouraged to play in the league that bowls every Thursday at Cloud Peak Lanes. Games are played at 1 p.m. each week from September to April. There will be an informational meeting for interested… Continue Reading

Cook to play junior hockey with Billings Bulls

Cook to play junior hockey with Billings Bulls

SHERIDAN — Sandis Cook won’t be playing high school hockey this winter, and he’s OK with that. Cook is giving up his final two seasons with the Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team to pursue a dream of playing hockey at higher levels. He’s signed a contract to play with the Billings Bulls junior hockey… Continue Reading

A love for the track

There’s this picture of race car driver Bryan Clauson. He’s being hoisted in the air by a group of friends — “goofball buddies” one of them posted on Facebook Monday. Clauson was involved in a devastating crash Saturday at a midget race in Kansas, and he died Sunday from injuries sustained in the crash. He… Continue Reading

Savoy commits to Florida State

Savoy commits to Florida State

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College men’s basketball player PJ Savoy has committed to Florida State University for the 2016-17 basketball season. Savoy, who just finished his freshman year at SC, received added interest from high-major universities with his play in a couple of junior college showcases throughout the summer. Florida State, University of Nevada – Las… Continue Reading

Rams to open season with annual midnight practice

BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School football team is gearing up for the 2016 season. The Rams will kick off the season Sunday night with their annual midnight practice under the lights at Big Horn High School. They’ll practice from midnight to 1:30 a.m. and will have a second practice Monday from 4:30-7… Continue Reading

Suska, Morton win at Junior Tennis Classic

Suska, Morton win at Junior Tennis Classic

SHERIDAN — Quinton Suska and Robert Morton won the boys doubles tournament at the Northeast Wyoming Junior Tennis Classic on July 30 at Sheridan High School, and added a couple of singles titles along the way. The tournament featured players ages 10-18 from Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota. It was a one-day, round-robin tournament. Suska,… Continue Reading

Big Horn XC opens 2016 season next week

BIG HORN — Big Horn cross-country coach Dan Biebel would like to notify all runners of the start date and time for the upcoming season. The Big Horn Rams cross-country team will partake in its first practice of the year on Aug. 15 at 9 a.m. at Big Horn High School. The team will practice… Continue Reading

Troopers fall to Bellingham, close out best season in 19 years

Troopers fall to Bellingham, close out best season in 19 years

SHERIDAN — The season didn’t end the way the Sheridan Troopers expected, in more ways than one. The Troopers lost a tough Northwest Regional Tournament matchup with Bellingham, Washington, Thursday, 8-1, wrapping up the extended season for Sheridan. While two straight losses at the regional tournament weren’t ideal, simply making it to the tournament was… Continue Reading

POSTSEASON PRESSURE: Troopers fall to Scarlets; six named All-State

POSTSEASON PRESSURE: Troopers fall to Scarlets; six named All-State

SHERIDAN — There wasn’t much the Troopers could do. That’s what head coach Ben Phillips said after the Sheridan baseball team got thumped in the opening game of the Northwest Regional Tournament Wednesday in Cheyenne. The Billings Scarlets beat the Troopers 16-2 in seven innings. “We played good defense,” Phillips said before shifting credit to… Continue Reading

SCWBB in academic top 25 for 8th straight year

SCWBB in academic top 25 for 8th straight year

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team has been racking up the academic awards this summer after finishing the 2015-16 season with a 22-10 record. The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association released its lists of the top 25 teams academically in each division, from NCAA Division I to the NJCAA, Tuesday, and it was another… Continue Reading

Mullinax tennis tournament set for Aug. 13-14

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District is accepting registrations for the 2016 J.D. Mullinax Memorial Tennis Tournament, set to take place Aug. 13-14 at Sheridan High School. Entry for the tournament is $25 per player for the first event and $5 if the player would like to compete in a second event. Competitors have the… Continue Reading

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