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SC soccer announces first three recruits

April 26, 2013

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College added a striker, a midfielder and a goalkeeper with their first three men’s soccer recruits. The first-year program announced the addition of two South Dakota products along with an English player Friday morning. Sheridan College head coach Austin Albers said he plans to fill four international scholarships, using the remaining ones to recruit Read More

Reloading after a record year: 2013 Sheridan Troopers

SHERIDAN — That 2012 season is going to be hard to match. As the 2013 Sheridan Troopers get new guys up to speed, they’re going to focus on things they can control. For example, they can’t win a team-record 49 games in Saturday’s opening day doubleheader with Cody. Head coach Ben Phillips admits that this Read More

2013 NFL Draft Live Blog: The silly spectacle

The NFL draft has become a three-day televised event, with hours upon hours of played-up argumentative speculation by ESPN from behind a desk and a podium. More than 800 media credentials are issued to cover the NFL Combine. All this, while no actual football games are played. The following are things that actually happened last night on Read More

Broncos go with DT Williams in first round

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — An abundance of riches on offense. An abundance of bigness on defense. The Denver Broncos added another big defensive tackle in the draft Thursday and felt like they got a big bargain, as well, when they chose 313-pound Sylvester Williams of North Carolina in the first round. A team that’s all Read More

Huff getting a look at safety at Wyoming camp

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Marqueston Huff has been practicing at safety during spring camp. The Wyoming senior has been a cornerback for his first three years. He has 122 tackles and has forced eight turnovers. He scored two defensive touchdowns in 2011, both on fumble returns. Huff played the safety position in high school in Read More

Montana football player cited for DUI

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A University of Montana football player is charged with driving under the influence after a Missoula police officer stopped him for speeding. The Missoulian reports  William “Bo” Harris was stopped for driving 45 mph in a 25 mph zone early on April 14. Court records say Harris’ blood-alcohol level was 0.097 Read More

13 county athletes qualify for Track Classic in Casper

April 25, 2013

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County athletes will compete in the annual Track Classic in Casper this weekend at Natrona County High School. The following is a list of qualifiers from Sheridan County, with top state qualifiers listed first. 2013 Track Classic at Natrona County High School Place, Name, School, Time Boys 100 Meter-Dash Top time: Ben Mancuso Read More

Cowboys prep for spring game

Annual Brown vs. Gold clash set for 2 p.m. Saturday in Laramie Rufran takes leadership role with UW receivers LARAMIE (AP) — It’s safe to say the deepest aspect of the Wyoming football team is its receiving corps. It also could be argued that this is the most talented part of the team. Among UW’s Read More

Back home, Lady Broncs look for wins

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan girls soccer team has to be happy they’re done with drives to Cheyenne and Laramie. With the season already winding down, the Lady Broncs get one final homestand to try and improve their middle-of-the-pack 4A East standing after they took a step backward with a 5-0 loss last weekend in Laramie. A Read More

SC adds 2 Wyo. hoops products

Riverton’s Webb joins Generals SHERIDAN — Riverton High School standout Xavier Webb joins an impressive Sheridan College recruiting class. Webb (6’0”, 175) signed with the the Generals basketball team after he helped the Wolverines to a 4A runner-up finish at the state tournament in March. He averaged 16.7 points and 2.2 assists per game, making All-State twice Read More

SC guard Davis to sign with Wyoming Cowgirls

April 24, 2013

SHERIDAN — Raise the count to four Sheridan girls on the Wyoming Cowgirls roster. Sheridan College sophomore Jasmine Davis will sign to transfer to the University of Wyoming this afternoon, and the New Zealand native will become the second Lady General in as many years to join the Cowgirls. Davis represents perhaps the most interesting Read More

Generals sign 16th-ranked Canadian player

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College men’s basketball coach Steve Smiley says he wants more size in his perimeter players in 2013. Adding 6-foot 7-inch Canadian wing/small forward Abednego Lufile is a good start, to say the least. Lufile is the 16th-ranked player in Canada, out of REDA Academy. He averaged a double-double, scoring 27 points and bringing down 12 Read More

WHSAA approves new cutlines for Class 2A and 1A football; TR possibly to 1A in 2014

CASPER (AP) — The Wyoming High School Activities Association unanimously approved new cutlines for Class 2A and 1A football on Tuesday during its final board of directors meeting of the academic year. And now, the WHSAA and the football schools that traditionally occupy the divid- ing line must wait for the numbers to reveal how Read More

Bermudez commits to Texas State

April 23, 2013

SHERIDAN — Victor Bermudez is back on track. In fact, he’s been on track for a while — with some help from Sheridan College — and now he’s completing his goal of playing Division 1 basketball. After seeing time in all 63 games of his career at Sheridan College, the Las Vegas native has committed Read More

Moser, Boley to be honored as winter coaches of the year

SHERIDAN — Two Sheridan County basketball coaches will be honored as winter coaches of the year. The Wyoming Coaches Association Tuesday morning named Dianne Moser (Tongue River High School girls basketball coach) and Frank Boley (Big Horn High School assistant boys basketball coach). The two will be honored July 26 at the Parkway Plaza in Casper Read More

Plenty of standouts for SHS rodeo in Rock Springs

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School rodeo team had multiple standouts at the Sweetwater County high school rodeo in Rock Springs over the weekend. On Saturday, Weston Mann (Sheridan) and Cameron Irwin (Buffalo) roped their steer in 7.3 seconds, finishing first in the day’s team roping. The two are tied for fifth place in current Read More

SC rodeo: Women 4th, men 5th in Casper

April 22, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College rodeo team resumed competition in Casper over the weekend with a middle of the pack finish. The SC men’s team was fifth and the women were fourth, competing in their second-to-last event of the year. The Casper rodeo performance marks the best weekend of the spring for the girls team. Read More

Gallery: 2013 Dan Hansen track meet

Nearly 900 athletes competed in the annual Dan Hansen track meet Saturday April 20, 2013 at Sheridan High School. More pictures to follow.

880 athletes compete in Dan Hansen at SHS

SHERIDAN — Track and field athletes starved for competition by a Wyoming spring found a good one Saturday in Sheridan. After storms cancelled the majority of track meets in Wyoming last week, Sheridan High School’s host Dan Hansen meet was filled with 880 athletes from 20 different high schools out of Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota. “It Read More

Despite slow start, Broncs whip South 4-1

BIG HORN — Sheridan seemed to feel the effects of a Friday night thriller as Saturday’s game began in Big Horn. While they eventually pulled away from conference foe Cheyenne South by a final score of 4-1, the Broncs fought through a sluggish start while playing their final home game of 2013 in Big Horn due to the Read More

Sheridan County Dan Hansen 2013 results

Dan Hansen track meet at Sheridan High School April 20, 2013 Place, Name, School, Times and team points listed for Top 8. Event winner listed in parentheses. Girls 100 Meter Dash Varsity (Pzinski, Makayla/Gillette, 12.34) 2 Gabby Edeen SHS 12.51, 8 6 Crystal Richards SHS 13.08, 4 9 Mariah Grant SHS 18 Hanneah Puckett BHHS 18 Shayna Kretschman ACHS 22 Cricket Read More

Down 2-0, Broncs score five straight goals in 26 minutes to beat No. 2 Laramie

April 19, 2013

SHERIDAN — There are times when soccer can be an agonizing game. The first 50 minutes of the 80-minute match with Laramie Friday night were exactly that for Sheridan. The final minutes, however, were all that mattered. After falling behind 2-0, five Bronc goals in a span of 26 minutes gave them a 5-2 win Read More

Legerski reflects on Cowgirls season

(AP) — The end came quicker than most expected. One of the most prolific seasons in the history of the Wyoming Cowgirls basketball program — UW won a record-tying 12 Mountain West games and finished 24-8 overall — ended with a 71-63 loss to Northern Colorado in the first round of the WNIT. Three weeks Read More

Laramie blanks SHS girls, 5-0

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan girls soccer team had a setback in Laramie Friday night. After a 1-0 win over Gillette last week, the Lady Broncs fell behind 3-0 to the Lady Plainsmen by halftime, eventually falling 5-0. “We need to work on our first touch,” head coach Tom Racette said. “Our first touch was pretty non-existent tonight. We Read More

Off and running building a program, SC’s first men’s soccer coach carries passion for game

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part series with the new Sheridan College soccer coaches. Look for part two with women’s coach Stefan Skillman next week. The first season for Sheridan College soccer will be this fall. SHERIDAN — It’s a big task, starting a new program, but Austin Albers seems up to it. Growing up Read More