Category Archives: Local Sports

Troopers split four games in Rapid City over the weekend

SHERIDAN — Despite finishing fourth in a very tough pool of teams this weekend, the Sheridan Troopers (9-11) are still looking for a way to get over the .500 mark this season. The Sheridan Troopers finished the weekend 2-2, taking fourth place in the Black Hills Classic in Rapid City, South Dakota. The Troopers opened… Continue Reading

RR Williams and Associates take Sagebrush Open

BIG HORN — RR Williams and Associates defeated Big Horn Beverage to win the Big Horn Polo Club’s Sagebrush Open Tournament Sunday. The game ended in a 6-6 tie after regulation, so it came down to a coin flip to determine the winner. The MVP of the match was Annie Ahern of RR Williams and… Continue Reading

Fenn wins Spring Colorado Championship in Fort Collins

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s Julia Fenn continued her tennis dominance on the summer circuit by winning the Spring Colorado Championship Tournament in Fort Collins, Colorado. There were 25 competitors in the tournament, and Fenn took down all seven of her opponents on her way to the title. In the early rounds, she defeated Rebecca… Continue Reading

Youth compete in Sheridan juniors tennis tournament

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Tennis hosted its second juniors tournament of the summer over the weekend. For the boys, Quinton Suska defeated Hunter Anderson (6-1, 6-0) to win the championship. Scott Rogaczweski defeated Tristan Choong (6-2, 6-3) in the consolation bracket. It was Suska and Rogaczweski who got the best of Anderson and Choong in the… Continue Reading

Troopers split with Cody

SHERIDAN — Consistency continues to keep the Sheridan Troopers from pulling ahead of the pack this season, as they split their games against the Cody Cubs in Cody Wednesday. Sheridan got off to a hot start in the opening game. A platoon of pitchers, throwing two to three innings a piece, kept the Cubs in… Continue Reading

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

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