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Traveling baseball successes filtering to Sheridan Legion teams

July 23, 2013

SHERIDAN — Imagine you’re a 10-year-old ball player, standing in the batter’s box. A ball spins out of the pitcher’s hand hard, and it’s flying right at you. You’re thoroughly confused. Baseballs are supposed to fly straight when you throw them. As you duck to avoid being hit in the face, the ball swoops, dropping Read More

Sheridan Swim Team Gillette long course meet results

2013 Wyoming Summer A & B LC Championships  July 19-21 in Gillette (Place, Name, Time) Girls 8 & Under 100 LC Meter Freestyle 20 Isabel Cleland 2:16.92 23 Mulholland, Zoe M 2:37.34 Boys 10 & Under 100 LC Meter Freestyle 6 Gallegos, Cisco E 1:31.56 Girls 13-14 100 LC Meter Freestyle 2    Robison, Pippi E Read More

Brastrup shines at Big Sky State Games

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan Junior High School athlete won both of his throwing events at the Big Sky Games over the weekend. Michael Brastrup won the discus with a 115-2.00 foot throw, and the shot put with a 36-8.5 foot throw in Billings. The Big Sky Games is an annual multi-sport event open to Idaho, Read More

SC women recognized again for academics

SHERIDAN — For the fourth consecutive year, the Sheridan College women’s basketball team was ranked in the top 12 in the nation among junior and community college teams for academics. Sheridan held a 3.094 cumulative grade point average for the 2012-13 season, tied with Volunteer State Community College for 12th best in the country. While Read More

Burnell wins national HS bull riding title

July 22, 2013

SHERIDAN — Arvada’s Bryce Burnell is a National High School Finals Rodeo bull riding champion. After winning the Wyoming state bull riding title this season and qualifying for the NHSFR in Rock Springs, Burnell’s 225 points on three rides last week earned him the national title. He was fourth after one round with his first Read More

Sheridan Jets, Troopers winding down season

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jets had a shortened weekend but wrapped up their regular season with two wins over Gillette Saturday. Sheridan hosts this weekend’s State B Tournament, beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday against Casper. Saturday, Sheridan beat Gillette 4-2 and 13-3 at Thorne-Rider Stadium. Sheridan used a two-run ninth inning to come back from Read More

Sheridan hosting Babe Ruth 14 State Championship

July 19, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Babe Ruth Baseball organization is the host for this weekend’s Babe Ruth 14 State Championship Games. Games began late yesterday afternoon and continue through Saturday morning. Casper, Douglas and Riverton will compete along with Sheridan, who brings a 14-year-old team that won state last year as 13 year olds. There Read More

Friday sports briefs: Black Powder shootout

Kadera named Laramie  High School wrestling coach SHERIDAN — Former University of Wyoming wrestler and Sheridan graduate Mikah Kadera has accepted the head wrestling coach job at Laramie High School. Kadera wrestled for UW from 2007-2010, then transferred to Chadron State where he wrestled for two more years.  An All-State wrestler for SHS, he graduated in Read More

NHSFR update: Burnell, Zdziarski both 4th after one round

July 18, 2013

SHERIDAN — Jeffery Zdziarski and Bryce Burnell enter their second rides tonight and Friday after finishing high on the leaderboard to start their National High School Finals Rodeo. Zdziarski’s 72-point bareback ride held up as tied for fourth-best after the first round completed yesterday. The SHS incoming senior will get his second ride during Friday Read More

Little Leaguers at District 2 tournament in Torrington

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Little League Baseball has two teams playing this week in Torrington at the Little League District 2 Tournament. The Sheridan Majors beat the Gillette All-Stars 10-5 yesterday, coming back from a 3-0 deficit after the fourth inning. Sheridan has the No. 1 seed in their pool and plays Torrington at 4 p.m. today. Read More

SC women’s soccer, volleyball camps next week

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College soccer program and volleyball program will hold camps for local youth players before opening play this fall. The women’s soccer program, led by coach Stefan Skillman, will hold two camps — July 27 and 28, and Aug. 1-3 — both for high school aged girls. Cost is $100 per session and Read More

Wyoming’s Herron named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

LARAMIE (AP) — The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc., released its 2013 Biletnikoff Award watch list on Tuesday, and Wyoming wide receiver Robert Herron made the cut. One previous Wyoming Cowboy has won the award — given to the country’s premier receiver — Marcus Harris in 1996. Herron, a senior, starred in 2012 despite missing Read More

ROOT SPORTS to televise 5 Wyoming football games

LARAMIE (AP) — ROOT SPORTS will televise five Wyoming football games this fall. The five Wyoming games will be featured as part of a 10-game Mountain West Conference football package on the network this year. This next season marks ROOT SPORTS’ inaugural season as the official regional television partner of the Mountain West. UW’s home Read More

Lindell returns to Wyoming, signs with Cowboys

July 17, 2013

SHERIDAN — Cameron Lindell is back to golfing in Wyoming. After two years at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas, University of Wyoming golf coach Joe Jensen announced Lindell’s signing late Tuesday. “Cameron was a good player coming out of high school, but he really took advantage of playing at the junior college level,” Jensen said in a Read More

Drillers too much for Jets

SHERIDAN — Despite some good pitching early by the Jets, the Casper Drillers were too much for Sheridan Tuesday. Sheridan was upended by scores of 14-4 and 13-4 on a late night at Thorne-Rider Stadium. In game two, pitcher Tyler Stauffer ran through the first few innings with relative ease before a five-run fifth ended Read More

Two Sheridan County cowboys register good rides to start HSNFR

July 16, 2013

SHERIDAN — Jeffrey Zdziarski  and Bryce Burnell are each sitting in third place in their respective events at the High School National Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs. Zdziarksi registered a 72-point bareback ride Monday night at the Sweetwater Events Complex, behind a top score of 76 last night. Of the 16 registered scores from the Read More

Sports briefs: Hershey’s Track, softball

July 17, 2013

Trentacosti selected for North American final in Hershey Track From Staff Reports SHERIDAN — A 12-year-old from Sheridan will compete in the 100-meter dash at the Hershey’s Track and Field North American Final. Tyler Trentacosti plans to run in the youth track national final event, set for Aug. 3 in Hershey, Penn. The Hersey’s Track program Read More

Troopers solid in Laramie sweep

July 16, 2013

SHERIDAN — For the 2013 Sheridan Troopers, there have been times this season when last year’s record-breaking year has seemed more than a distant memory. Monday night’s two-game sweep of the Laramie Rangers helped. A nomadic team in 2013, which before last night had played all but eight games on the road, Sheridan (19-20) brought the Read More

Payout up for thrilling edition of Sheridan’s summer classic

July 15, 2013

SHERIDAN — Riding Saturday night at the Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo is a rush for any cowboy or cowgirl who loves a packed grandstand of avid rodeo-goers who will whoop and holler until that last bull has stamped its way out of the arena. For a local kid, that Saturday night Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo ride is a dream come true. Read More

Troopers return home after good Billings tourney

SHERIDAN — After a slow start, the Sheridan Troopers finished 3-1 at a weekend tournament in Billings. Sheridan lost 7-0 to Jackson Thursday, and on Friday, the Troopers defeated the Billings Halos 7-4 behind a strong pitching performance by Skyler Holwell. He went five innings scattering eight hits and striking out eight while allowing just Read More

Third Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo performance ends with another 89-point bull ride

July 13, 2013

SHERIDAN — As it goes, the rodeos in Sheridan are thought to get better and better leading to Saturday night’s finale. Friday did just fine in living up to its many potential exhilarations, setting the stage for one heck of a climax to the 83rd Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo tonight. After Cole Echols of Elm Grove, La., excited Read More

83rd Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo: Plenty of spills, thrills and leaderboard changes on second night

July 12, 2013

SHERIDAN — What started as an overcast and muggy afternoon quickly transformed into cool summer evening as the second night of Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo performances saw plenty of action, a few spills and more than its fair share of impressive handling from cowboys and cowgirls alike. On Patriot Night at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, the evening began Read More

Troopers drop 7-0 game with Jackson to start Billings tournament

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers have dropped their last three games on the road after losing the opening contest of a Billings tournament, 7-0, to the Jackson Giants Thursday. Jackson scored five in the first and two in the second, but game was a defensive battle after that. Sheridan managed four hits to Jackson’s five, Read More

Star-studded rough stock competition highlights first performance

July 11, 2013

SHERIDAN — When announcer Will Rasmussen sells a night’s Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo performance as featuring nine Top-20 ranked bareback riders, it’s probably best to listen to him. The first performance of the “Wyo” featured plenty of one-upping in the rough stock competition and a thoroughly entertaining and competitive three-plus hour rodeo event as a whole. Through one Read More

Cowboy football 2013 home games start in early afternoon

LARAMIE (AP) — All six of Wyoming’s home football games next season are scheduled for early afternoon kickoffs. The Mountain West Conference on Wednesday announced game times for most of its 2013 games. The Cowboys’ home opener versus Idaho on Sept. 7 and its home game versus Northern Colorado on Sept. 14 are both set Read More

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