Category Archives: Local Sports

Sept. 6, 2014 Local Sports Briefs

Lady Bronc swimmers take second at Cody Invite CODY — The Sheridan Lady Broncs had a strong showing at the Terry Bartlett Invite in Cody Friday, taking second as a team with a score of 458. Jackson Hole High School took first with 499 points. “Lady Broncs swimming & diving had a great outing today,” coach Brent… Continue Reading

Cwach earns rodeo scholarship from Sheridan Elks #520

SHERIDAN — A young cowgirl was awarded a scholarship from the Sheridan Elks Lodge #520 this week. The Sheridan Elks Youth Rodeo Scholarship was granted to Brandi Cwach, a recent graduate of Platte-Geddes High School in Geddes, South Dakota. Cwach was the Senior Reserve Champion at the 2013 Elks Youth Rodeo in Sheridan, earning her… Continue Reading

Big Horn earns victory over SHS sophomores

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Lady Rams JV volleyball team beat the Sheridan Broncs sophomore team 2-1 Thursday night. They lost the first set 14-25 and then came back with stronger communication and fewer mistakes in the second. “After the first set, we talked about how we just weren’t pushing points on them,” Big… Continue Reading

Sheridan tennis teams top Kelly Walsh

SHERIDAN — It came down to the final doubles team for the Sheridan High School boys tennis team in yesterday’s 3-2 win over Kelly Walsh. Adam Berry and Turner Martini took care of things for the Broncs at one- and two-singles. After the top-two doubles teams struggled in their first sets, they weren’t able to… Continue Reading

Rams to kick off 2014 season at Lovell

BIG HORN — Although high school football started last week, Big Horn didn’t get a chance to rejoice in that. They played a no-score scrimmage against Lander and have yet to test their new lights in Ram country. But Big Horn does get to play this weekend — and keep score. The top-ranked Rams in… Continue Reading

Broncs ready to tackle Kelly Walsh

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs (1-0) will get their first road test of the season when they travel to Kelly Walsh (0-1) tomorrow. After a dominating 49-6 victory in their opener against Laramie last week, the Broncs will face a tougher opponent down in Casper. Although the Trojans were basically a no-show in their 54-0… Continue Reading

Sept. 3, 2014 Local sports Briefs

SHS boys and girls tennis travel to Casper SHERIDAN — It was a windy evening of tennis as the Sheridan High School tennis team traveled to Casper to battle Natrona yesterday. The girls team struggled, losing the match 1-4. Julia Fenn was the lone winner for the Lady Broncs, defeating Julianna Solar, 6-0, 6-0. The boys… Continue Reading

Column: Florida State to take college football title

Last week was the first week of a new college football season, the first that won’t need stupid computers to pick a winner. This shouldn’t change the amount of uncertainty a college football season brings, though. My life will be officially complete when I get invited to sit next to Lee Corso in Muncie, Indiana,… Continue Reading

SC hires assistant coaches

SHERIDAN — Some familiar faces are returning to Sheridan College’s Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. Former Sheridan College men’s basketball player Tom Parks has been hired as the assistant men’s basketball coach, and former assistant coach Ryan Davis has been hired as the assistant women’s basketball coach. Parks joins Sheridan College after serving as an assistant… Continue Reading

Cowboys Hold Off Montana After Two First-Half Turnovers

Cowboys Hold Off Montana After Two First-Half Turnovers

LARAMIE — A nearly sold out season opener for the University of Wyoming football team ended with only a handful of diehard fans left in the stands when the final whistle was blown. Two lightning delays and on-again-off-again rain sent most fans to the exits at halftime. Unfortunately, they didn’t get to watch the Cowboy’s… Continue Reading

Broncs whomp Laramie in season opener

Broncs whomp Laramie in season opener

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs ran the football all over the field on Friday night. Literally. The Broncs 49-6 blowout of the Laramie Plainsmen was capped off by a 65-yard Coy Steel punt return for a touchdown. After a few botched punts by Laramie throughout the game, another line drive punt barely got off the… Continue Reading

Lady Generals fall in close game

SHERIDAN — “It’s frustrating.” That was how coach Stefan Skillman described his team’s 1-0 loss Friday. The Lady Generals opened their regular season with a home matchup against Utah State University — College of Eastern Utah on Friday afternoon. Although Skillman thought his team played pretty well, it made it that much tougher to swallow… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs – Aug. 29, 2014

Big Horn boys dominate in Sundance SUNDANCE — The Big Horn boys golf team took first place in Sundance Friday with an overall team score of 361. Andy Quinn was the tournament champion shooting a 79. The girls placed fourth with a team score of 403, which coach Mila Stender said was really good considering… Continue Reading

Local sports briefs Aug. 29, 2014

SHS tennis falls to Jackson JACKSON — The Sheridan High School girls tennis team fell to Jackson Thursday 1-4. Julia Fenn defeated Eliie Kucera scoring 6-1 and 6-0. Coach Bob Faurot said Fenn had a good outing and has improved her game since her championship run last year. The boys team also lost to Jackson… Continue Reading

SC men’s soccer ties with South Dakota school

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Generals finally got the chance to play on their home pitch yesterday, a 1-1 tie with the South Dakota School of Mines. In the final tune-up game before the regular season starts, head coach Jeff Hallenbeck was using the scrimmage as a final chance to work on different techniques and get… Continue Reading

Broncs ready to play; face Laramie in season opener

SHERIDAN — After two weeks of practice, the Sheridan Broncs are itching to play under the lights on a Friday night. The Broncs open their 2014 season with a home game against Laramie tomorrow, and head coach Don Julian says it’s about time. “We need to see somebody else,” Julian said. “Our guys are sick… Continue Reading

District’s new hire has passion for recreation

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District recently hired Brandon Garner to fill their open Recreation Program Supervisor position. After graduating from the University of Wyoming with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Health Promotion three years ago, Garner moved to Sheridan, where he’s been working at Memorial Hospital’s Wyoming Rehab Fitness & Physical Therapy Clinic.… Continue Reading

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