Category Archives: Local Sports

Sheridan Young Guns host USA wrestling

SHERIDAN — Saturday and Sunday Sheridan Young Guns will have a shootout at the Sheridan Junior High School beginning at 9 a.m. Wrestling divisions for the shootout are: PeeWee, Bantam, Intermediate, Novice, Schoolboy/girl and Cadet. Saturday will be a Folkstyle tournament and Greco-Roman tournament. Sunday will be a Freestyle tournament. Cost to spectators is $2… Continue Reading

Sheridan to host 65 volleyball teams

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Volleyball Club will host their first Weston Johnson Memorial Invite April 26 beginning at 8 a.m. Sheridan volleyball media relations coordinator Jennifer Destefano said an expected 65 teams will compete. Among those 65, eight are from Sheridan. A portion of the proceeds from the tournament will go directly to the Never… Continue Reading

High school golf teams hit the links

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County has a striking group of golfers with all three schools — Big Horn, Tongue River and Sheridan — returning several talented athletes to the courses this year. Some of the key athletes who will help their team’s succeed are Kylee Knobloch, Brock Donston, Casey Caywood and Dylan Patterson of Tongue River.… Continue Reading

Covill joins Sheridan College soccer team

SHERIDAN — Carly Covill of Pinedale will join the Sheridan College women’s soccer team next fall. Lady Generals head coach Stefan Skillman said she could fill several positions for the team. “I grew up to love soccer,” Covill said. “I want to show people that even though I am from a small town I can… Continue Reading

Golf courses open for play

SHERIDAN — The birds are chirping, the snow is melting and the grass is turning green — it must be golf season. Kendrick golf course opened up Saturday and Monday they opened up to golf carts. Course managers said the golf course wintered well. The Powder Horn and Hidden Bridge will open up today to… Continue Reading

Sheridan College rodeo team takes first over weekend

SHERIDAN — Sophomore Taygen Schuelke led the Sheridan College rodeo team to a team title at the rodeo hosted by Eastern Wyoming College this past weekend. The men’s team won with 670 points outscoring their opponents by 230 points. In the region they are sitting in third place. “We had numerous athletes that were just… Continue Reading

SC hosts spring tourney

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals ended their first spring tournament Sunday after playing three matches. “I had some people step up that are usually more timid,” head coach Jennifer Stadler said of her team’s performance. During the scrimmage the other teams adjusted to the Generals quick outside. “This was a good practice for… Continue Reading

Big Horn track has a good showing at Gillette

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn High School track team had a good showing at the Susan Windham Memorial Invitational track meet in Gillette Saturday. “Bailey improved her times from last week,” head track coach Kirk McLaughlin said f Bailey Bard. “Bailey works hard at every practice and will continue to improve every week.” Bard led… Continue Reading

Broncs tie for first; Mavrakis wins tournament

SHERIDAN — Sheridan and Big Horn High School boys and girls golf teams traveled over the Bighorns to the Worland Invite for their first golf tournament of the season Friday. SHS Golf Coach Larry Martoglio said the weather was mild and the golf was good for the athletes’ first meet. “The expectations were to have… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs shut out the Camels 4-0 in Gillette

GILLETTE — Coming off of a tough weekend, the Sheridan Lady Broncs soccer team came back from a loss and beat their rival team, the Gillette Lady Camels, in a hard-earned 4-0 shutout. It took Emily Julian a mere 25 minutes to notch her first goal in a Bronc uniform. Throughout the game, the Lady… Continue Reading

Broncs battle ends in scoreless tie against Gillette

GILLETTE — After the SHS boys soccer team suffered a tough loss against defending state champions Laramie Plainsmen last weekend, they were eager to show how good of team they are Friday in Gillette. While the matchup ended in a 0-0 tie between the Camels and the Broncs, there was solace knowing that the Camels… Continue Reading

SHS boys, girls track teams take second in Worland

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School track and field team had a good showing at the D&D invite on Thursday with several finishes in the top five and both boys and girls teams placed second overall. The boys finished second with 153 points and the girls had 125.5 points giving Sheridan an overall second place… Continue Reading

Two local athletes sign to rodeo at next level

SHERIDAN — Following their dreams, Jeffery Zdziarski and Brandt Ross of Sheridan High School have signed on to continue rodeo at the collegiate level. Zdziarski will be joining Gillette’s College rodeo team and Ross will join Montana State University’s rodeo team. “I really like the coach at MSU,” Ross said. “Overall the whole place was… Continue Reading

Butcher joins Sheridan College rodeo team

SHERIDAN — Kane Butcher from Laramie High School will join the Sheridan College rodeo team this fall. Butcher has been competing for the Laramie High School rodeo team in steer wrestling, team roping and tie down calf roping. He has qualified for the national high school rodeo finals the past two years. Butcher will be… Continue Reading

Troopers take to the cages

SHERIDAN — Troopers Coach Ben Phillips said that despite fielding what will likely be a young team this year, he believes Sheridan’s baseball team has the opportunity to succeed. “This year looks pretty positive,” head coach Ben Phillips said. “We have some kids coming back from last year, but also have a lot of new… Continue Reading

Webb Wright registrations now open

SHERIDAN — Webb Wright Baseball registrations are currently open for the current first-graders through sixth-graders. Registration will close on April 18. The cost for Peewees (current first- or second-graders) is $30. The cost for Intermediate teams (third- and fourth-graders) is $35 and the cost for the Minors (current fifth- or sixth-graders) is $40. Minors will… Continue Reading

Sheridan Generals rodeo team competes at CSU

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Rodeo team competed at Colorado State University over the weekend. The men’s team placed third with 375 points and the women’s team placed fifth with 70 points. In saddle bronc riding the Generals had back-to-back placers, with Zeke Thurston placing second with 131 points and Dillon Barkshire placing third with… Continue Reading

Sheridan Lady Broncs fall short to Laramie

LARAMIE — The Laramie Lady Plainsmen put a stop to the Lady Broncs winning streak Saturday afternoon. Sheridan Lady Broncs lost to Laramie 0-4. “I walked away feeling the girls played extremely well,” coach Mallery Marshall said. “They played strong defense. Laramie is just a real tough team.” The Lady Broncs played stong in the… Continue Reading

Sheridan track teams take fourth, sixth at Cody invite

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School track and field team had a good showing at the Yellowstone Sports Medicine Invite on Saturday with several finishes in the top eight. “The Yellowstone Medicine Invite in Cody was a good start to the outdoor season with good competition from the teams that attended,” head coach Art Baures… Continue Reading

Broncs soccer falls to Laramie

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs soccer team ran into the Laramie Plainsmen on Saturday afternoon, suffering a 0-5 loss. Coach Kevin Rizer said the loss allows the team to see what they need to work on. “If in the end we are playing in the state championship game, this game we would be able to… Continue Reading

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