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Montana sweeps Wyoming in all-star series

SHERIDAN — The Montana All-Stars continued their dominance of the Wyoming-Montana all-star basketball series by completing the weekend sweep in Billings, Montana, Saturday. After taking two wins in Sheridan Friday night, the Montana boys and girls won both games on their home floor the following day. For the Wyoming girls, the offense just wasn’t clicking.… Continue Reading

Wyoming All-Star teams drop two games to Montana

Wyoming All-Star teams drop two games to Montana

SHERIDAN — It was a tale of two halves for both the Wyoming girls and boys all-star teams last night. The Wyoming All-Stars took on the Montana All-Stars at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome Friday evening in the first of a two-day series, and things went the way of the visitors. In the girls game,… Continue Reading

Local footballers prepping for Wyo. Shrine Bowl

Local footballers prepping for Wyo. Shrine Bowl

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River, Big Horn and Sheridan football programs all made runs to the postseason last year, and a group of seniors from the three schools will be rewarded Saturday in Casper. Pierce Jardine, Christian Mayer, Kerry Powers, Mason Lube, Joe Shassetz and Colbey Bruney will all participate in the Wyoming Shrine Bowl… Continue Reading

Rain postpones polo season

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Polo Club was set to kick off the 2015 summer season on Sunday, but rain has put a hold on any polo, at least for now. Big Horn Polo Club President Perk Connell estimated that there has been close to eight inches of rain out at the Big Horn… Continue Reading

Column: Celebrating one year in Sheridan

Happy Anniversary to me! It’s been 366 days since I first plopped my butt into my chair here at The Sheridan Press in good ol’ Sheridan, Wyoming. My keyboard is a little dirtier, my desk is full of rosters and game notes and, at least I hope, your minds are a little more enriched from… Continue Reading

Jets have up and down weekend

SHERIDAN — Both pitching duels and slugfests filled the Sheridan Jets busy weekend as they split their four games with teams from Billings, Montana, and Rapid City, South Dakota. The Jets started the weekend very sluggish with a 9-0 loss Saturday against the Billings Angels. Nolan Woodward of Billings kept the Jets bats quiet after… Continue Reading

Troopers fall to Rapid City in home game opener

Troopers fall to Rapid City in home game opener

SHERIDAN — Before the rain came pouring down at Thorne-Rider Stadium, there was a drought in the batter’s box for the Sheridan Troopers. The Troopers were sending the ball deep early in their home opener Friday evening, but a Rapid City pitching change in the second inning shook the home team and resulted in an… Continue Reading

Big Horn football hosting camps next week

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams football team will host two football camps next week. The Lil Ram football camp — grades kindergarten through fifth — and the Justin O’Dell Memorial football camp — grades sixth through eighth — will take place Wednesday and Thursday at Big Horn High School. All youth are invited… Continue Reading

Leno, Koltiska to compete at National Rodeo

  SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Teegan Leno and Big Horn’s Kade Koltiska have earned positions on the Wyoming’s National Junior High rodeo team and will be traveling to Des Moines, Iowa, on June 21 to compete at the 11th annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo. Leno, a seventh-grader at Sheridan Junior High School, will compete in… Continue Reading

Five Lady Generals earn All-Academic honors

SHERIDAN — It was a tremendous season for the Sheridan College women’s basketball team, both on and off the court. The Lady Generals finished with a 25-7 record in a season in which they were ranked as high as 18th in the nation. Off the court, their work was even more impressive. Five members of… Continue Reading

13 named to All-Conference soccer teams

SHERIDAN — Thirteen Sheridan High School student-athletes were named to the 2015 All-Conference soccer teams. Seven SHS boys and six SHS girls earned the honor, given by the Wyoming Coaches Association. Seniors Jess Edens and Joe Shassetz were joined by juniors Dontae Crow, Riley Sessions, AJ Kassen, Ben Bonnett and Evan Coon on the 4A… Continue Reading

Strong pitching earns Troopers two more wins

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers kept their early winning streak going, this time getting their work done in the field rather than at the plate. After scoring 31 runs in their doubleheader wins over Powell Tuesday, they only managed nine runs in two games against Rapid City Wednesday. Still, the Troopers emptied their bullpen in… Continue Reading

SRD to host tennis lessons for all levels

SHERIDAN — There will be a free tennis clinic this Saturday at the Thorne-Rider Park tennis courts from 9-10 a.m. The clinic is for all levels. The Sheridan Recreation District is also taking sign-ups for summer tennis lessons. Classes start June 8 and run until July 6 and are held Mondays through Wednesdays and Fridays.… Continue Reading

SC hosting basketball camps this month

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Athletic Department will host youth basketball camps this month inside the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The boys camp, for grades K-10, will run Monday through Thursday next week. The girls camp, for grades K-12, will run June 22-25. Camps will run 9 a.m. to noon each day. Each camp costs… Continue Reading

Soccer season isn’t over

We are officially done with soccer season. Well, at least at the high school level. Both the Sheridan Broncs and Lady Broncs ended their seasons over the weekend at the state tournament in Rock Springs. While neither team was able to bring home that elusive title, it wasn’t for lack of trying. Both teams had… Continue Reading

Troopers score in bunches, take two in Powell

SHERIDAN — A few games at the Gillette Invite are all the Sheridan Troopers have had a chance to play this season. Weather has been a burden for the American Legion baseball team, limiting their chances to get in the flow of the summer baseball season. It didn’t seem to matter Tuesday when the team… Continue Reading

Lady Generals sign Australian point guard

SHERIDAN — The recruits keep rolling in for Frank McCarthy and the Sheridan College Lady Generals. This time, McCarthy has signed another foreign star. Annastasia Falkenberg comes to Sheridan from South Australia, where she played for the Forestville Eagles. With the Eagles, Falkenberg averaged 12.8 points, 3.7 assists and 2.9 steals a game and led… Continue Reading

A little bit of bump and grind

A little bit of bump and grind

In grey, from left, Sheridan’s Misty Glassinger (Mistang), Tanya Rose (Pass A. Fist) and Christa June (Soul Snatcher) box out the jammer, Debbie Cobb (Mercury), for the Rousta Bout it Betties Saturday night in Gillette. Continue Reading

Spring Fling raises money for tennis team, Bennett

Spring Fling raises money for tennis team, Bennett

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team hosted the Spring Fling tennis tournament over the weekend to raise money for the SHS tennis program and tennis player Alex Bennett. They raised more than $600 for Bennett and more than $300 for the SHS tennis team. For each team, an adult tennis player was randomly… Continue Reading

Former TRHS, Wyoming hooper Fallon Lewis to coach at UW

Former TRHS, Wyoming hooper Fallon Lewis to coach at UW

DAYTON — Former Tongue River and Sheridan College basketball player Fallon Lewis has joined the University of Wyoming girls basketball program as a graduate assistant. Lewis, who spent the last year playing basketball overseas in Spain, played for two years at Sheridan College before transferring to UW her junior year. At Sheridan, she was named… Continue Reading

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