Category Archives: Local Sports

Big Horn girls track takes first in Upton

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn High School girls’ track team took first place 2014 Bulldog Bobcat Invite in Upton Friday, while the boys celebrated two first place finishes. Jayden Mirich set a new school record for high jump with a leap of 5-feet 1.5-inches. Coach Kirk McLaughlin said the record setting performance began on the… Continue Reading

Several athletes secure spots at state meet

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s track team traveled to the Camel Qualifier in Gillette Friday. Some athletes nailed down performances that will secure their space to compete at the state meet. “I’m very happy with today,” coach Art Bauers told the Sheridan Press via a phone call on the bus back to town. “We had… Continue Reading

125 teams expected for annual Snickers Cup

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Soccer Association will host the 10th annual Snickers Big Horn Soccer Cup at the Big Horn Equestrian Center starting at 8 a.m. Saturday and continuing into Sunday. The SCSA expects this year’s to be the largest tournament they have had, with 125 teams from Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska.… Continue Reading

Pundits evaluate Wyo. draft prospects

LARAMIE (AP) — The speculation is almost over. The NFL Draft descends on New York City this week, and in the days leading up to it talking heads and anonymous bloggers will continue to deliberate — pumping out mock draft after mock draft, pondering potential trades and examining “deep sleepers” on grainy YouTube game reels.… Continue Reading

Lady Generals sign Rawlings

SHERIDAN — The athlete who has yet to lose any games in which she has played over the last two years will test her luck for the Sheridan College women’s basketball team. Tongue River’s star athlete Sarah Rawlings signed her National Letter of Intent on Wednesday to join the Lady Generals in the fall. “I… Continue Reading

Howard joins Lady Generals soccer

SHERIDAN — Sarah Grace Howard of Livingston, Montana, signed a National Letter of Intent on April 30 to join the Sheridan College Lady Generals women’s soccer team. Howard started playing soccer when she was 5 years old. “My dad was a great supporter of my playing and pushed me to be my very best,” Howard… Continue Reading

TR , BH golfers achieve personal bests

SHERIDAN — Some Big Horn and Tongue River golfers had their best tournaments to date in Hulett on Monday. Tongue River’s Riley Jones shot a personal best of 113. Big Horn’s Kaleigh Anderson shot a personal best of 90, finishing third, while her teammate Hanneah Puckett shot a 118, earning her own personal record. “The… Continue Reading

Troopers, Jets lose on the road Sunday

SHERIDAN — Nolan McCafferty, Andrew Ratty and Colten Williams were the only players to get a hit for the Jets in the team’s 12-0 loss to the Gillette Rustlers on Sunday. In the second game of their doubleheader the Jets came back stronger, but not enough to hold back the Rustlers. The Jets lost 5-2.… Continue Reading

Thurston number one in Central Region

SHERIDAN — Nothing can slow down Sheridan College General Zeke Thurston. Thurston moved into the number one spot in the region after a tremendous saddle bronc ride this past weekend in Laramie, scoring 78 points in the long round and a 74 in the short round to punch his ticket to the College National Finals… Continue Reading

Fenn tops competition in boys division

SHERIDAN — Julia Fenn won the boys “A” singles division Saturday in Sheridan. Six teams participated in the spring tournament. Fenn has been competing in tournaments at various levels, including boys leagues, to help her gain experience and see some more competitive matches. “I am excited to see what the girls bring this fall for… Continue Reading

Sheridan Lady Broncs tied for first in Conference

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs took down the No. 1-ranked team Saturday, toppling the Cheyenne East Thunderbirds with a win 1-0. SHS coach Mallery Marshall said the win should move the Lady Broncs into the No.1 seat, tying with Laramie for the conference. “The girls knew this would be a physical match and decided… Continue Reading

Sheridan Broncs win with a blowout against East 7-1

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs went into Saturday’s game against Cheyenne East wanting to make a statement and they did, defeating the Thunderbirds in a 7-1 blowout. In the first half of the game the Broncs allowed East to stay within striking distance. The teams went into halftime with the Broncs up 2-1. But the… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs win 3-0

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School girls soccer didn’t play great Friday, but they still got the win 3-0 against Cheyenne Central. “I would say it was not our strongest game, but a win is a win and good teams are still able to win even when they don’t play their best game,” Head Coach Mallery Marshall said.… Continue Reading

Sheridan loses in a hard fought battle

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs soccer team battled on their own turf against the Cheyenne Central Indians Friday night at Homer Scott Field, but ultimately lost the battle 1-3. The first half of the game was a physical battle. Bronc players were being knocked down. Words were exchanged out on the field between Sheridan’s Jackson… Continue Reading

TR track competes in back-to-back meets

SHERIDAN — Tongue River High School track competed in back-to-back meets Thursday and Friday and had good showings at both. Head Coach Chuck Walters said it is unusual to have the chance to do two meets in a row, but he was grateful because it was a chance to prepare his athletes for what they may… Continue Reading

Big Horn sends two top athletes to Casper

SHERIDAN — Top track and field placers from around the state converged on the Kelly Walsh stadium in Casper for the Wyoming Track Classic Friday. Athletes with the top eight times in track and the top 10 marks in field events compete head-to-head in a best of the best format that brings with it a… Continue Reading

Knobloch wins first tournament; teams place well

SHERIDAN — Tongue River High School’s Kylee Knobloch won Friday’s tournament at Kendrick Golf Course with a personal best, shooting a 94. “This is Kylee’s first time breaking 100,” Tongue River golf coach Pete Kilbride said. “She did an awesome job. It’s great to see her win and break a 100 at the same time.”… Continue Reading

SHS track star signs with SD School of Mines

SHERIDAN — Some athletes, when they tear their ACL, twice, they will give up on the dream of playing at the collegiate level. Others, like Sheridan Broncs track star Aaron Campbell, take the challenge and cross the finish line. Campbell signed a National Letter of Intent on Thursday afternoon at Sheridan High School to continue… Continue Reading

Catching air

Catching air

SHERIDAN — As the days are getting longer and the sun is shining brighter it is time to get off the main road and get into some dirt action. Motocross season starts off on Mother’s Day at Powder Basin MX race in Gillette for the Sheridan High Plains Motocross Association and local riders are gearing… Continue Reading

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