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SC adds 2 Wyo. hoops products

April 25, 2013

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

Levity in baseball after a cold, dark news week

After a pretty rough week news-wise, made worse by relentless gloomy weather, we all need the levity of a little baseball talk. While it’s a nice dream sequence right now, as much as I hate to say it, when the weather finally warms up, the Rockies have to start losing baseball games. Everyone knows neither Read More

SC men sign Cali guard

SHERIDAN — The Generals have signed their first guard of 2013. After nabbing two big men with their first two signings, Sheridan College men’s basketball head coach Steve Smiley announced the addition of Kyi Thomas Thursday. Thomas, a 6’4” 185 pound guard from Sacramento, Calif., averaged 14.2 points, 4.4 rebounds along with 2.1 assists and two Read More

Lady Generals nab Bruursema

SHERIDAN — The Lady Generals have locked up a standout scorer from Montana with their second official signing of 2013. Shae Bruursema, a Reed Point/Rapelje High School senior, signed with Sheridan College this week. The 5-foot 7-inch Bruursema’s statline speaks for itself: 19.5 points, 6.1 rebounds with 2.3 assists and 1.8 steals per game as a senior in 2012-13. Read More

Local sports again ravaged by weather

SHERIDAN — Twelve of this weekend’s 15 scheduled track meets that Wyoming schools were to compete in have been either cancelled or postponed due to weather. Luckily, Sheridan’s Dan Hansen, set to begin 10 a.m. Saturday at SHS, is one of the surviving few. The all-day meet forced the SHS boys soccer games (JV at 10 a.m., varsity at Read More

Huff all over the field in final full scrimmage for Cowboys

April 18, 2013

(AP) — Marqueston Huff was everywhere for the Wyoming defense during the final full scrimmage of spring practice. The Cowboys senior cornerback returned an interception 84 yards for a touchdown and blocked a field goal on Wednesday, as the defense downed the offense 72-62. “It is always good to make plays on the ball,” Huff Read More

Goldhammer ready for challenge with BHSU spikers

BIG HORN — Gracie Goldhammer wasn’t always sure she would be able to play college volleyball. Until her senior season at Big Horn High School changed that. “My plan was always kind of up in the air, I thought about JUCO, didn’t really want to do that,” Goldhammer said Wednesday afternoon. “But I was always interested in Black Hills, I had Read More

Wright signs as two-sport athlete at Newman University

SHERIDAN — Post high school decisions are tough for any 18-year-old kid. For example, which sport to play after high school, basketball or volleyball? Mali Wright went ahead and picked both. The senior Lady Bronc standout signed Wednesday afternoon to join Newman University in Wichita, Kansas in both volleyball and basketball. “I just couldn’t give up Read More

Sheridan Recreation District summer sports open sign-ups

April 17, 2013

SHERIDAN — Registration for summer baseball and softball leagues are all open, and the Sheridan Recreation District has some new offerings in 2013. A softball home run derby will be held June 22 at the college for the first time. New league organizer Robbie Spencer plans to include new statistics keeping service online for a Read More

Athlete of The Week: April 17

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Mali Wright and Big Horn’s Gracie Goldhammer are each scheduled to sign athletic scholarships Wednesday afternoon. Wright plans to sign her letter of intent to play both volleyball and basketball at Newman University (Wichita, Kansas), while Goldhammer plans to attend Black Hills State (Spearfish, S.D.) on a volleyball scholarship. See Thursday’s Sheridan Read More