Category Archives: Local Sports

Column: Cooler than the other side of the pillow

Sundays tend to develop a pretty consistent routine: wake up, sift through garbage on Twitter, lay in bed with my dog until he’s licked my face enough to force me out of bed to let him out, eat a bowl of cereal, maybe a bagel, and then invest in some quality real estate on the… Continue Reading

Turnovers cost Eagles against Rocky Mountain

By Mike Dunn The Sheridan Press DAYTON — Turnovers were costly and often in the Tongue River Eagles’ 50-63 loss to the Rocky Mountain (Cowley) Grizzlies Saturday. “We had 19 turnovers in the first half, and you can’t do that often and win a game,” Eagles head coach Robert Griffin said. But after a rough… Continue Reading

Snow forces changes at Border Wars, SHS wrestlers go 3-0

SHERIDAN — It was supposed to be a weekend full of matches for Tyson Shatto and the Sheridan High School wrestling team, but when the weather kept their opponents in Billings, a last minute change meant wrestling Cheyenne East instead. The change didn’t deter Shatto’s team. Before the snow fell Friday night, the Broncs took… Continue Reading

Shrine Bowl game time set

SHERIDAN — The Board of Directors of the Shrine Bowl of Wyoming has announced the game time for this summer’s 42nd annual Wyoming Shrine Bowl football game. With the game scheduled for a 2 p.m. kickoff on June 13, it will be the first time in several years that the game will be played in… Continue Reading

Gillette wins 7-4 in event’s final game outdoors

Gillette wins 7-4 in event’s final  game outdoors

SHERIDAN — It was a beautiful day for some outdoor hockey, as the Gillette Wild and the Yellowstone Quake made the trip to Sheridan Ice for the second annual Wyoming Winter Classic. While sunshine and warm temperatures threatened to delay the NHL Winter Classic in Washington, D.C., yesterday, negative and single-digit temperatures rose to 34… Continue Reading

Santos signs with SC men’s soccer

SHERIDAN — Weeks since the initial signing period opened, head coach Jeff Hallenbeck has added his seventh recruit to the Sheridan College men’s soccer team roster for 2015. Jose Santos has signed to play for the Generals next season as a scholarship player. Santos, a midfielder from Bruce Randolph High School in Denver, Colorado, led… Continue Reading

Column: 2014: an average year in sports

Twitter has been littered with “2015 is going to be my year!” tweets for a couple weeks now. Honestly, 2015 will probably be as average as 2014 for most of those people, but I guess it’s an excuse to reflect on the past year. When it comes to reflecting on the last 365 days, the… Continue Reading

Lady Generals to host bball clinic Saturday

SHERIDAN — Frank McCarthy and the Sheridan College Lady Generals will host a holiday basketball clinic for girls in grades K-8 this weekend. The clinic will run this Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The cost is $50 per participant, and each girl will receive a free basketball for participating. Registrations… Continue Reading

Wyoming Winter Classic set for New Year’s Day

SHERIDAN — Sheridan on Skates will host the second annual Wyoming Winter Classic hockey game Thursday at 4 p.m. For the second year in a row, the Yellowstone Quake will take on the Gillette Wild for an outdoors hockey game at Sheridan Ice. Both teams are members of the North American Tier Three Hockey League,… Continue Reading

Sheridan Hawks win two against Ice Cats in Cody

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team (4-1-1) found two decisive victories against the Park County Ice Cats in Cody last weekend. Currently first in their division, the Hawks won Saturday 10-1 and shut out the Ice Cats Sunday for a 7-0 finish. Saturday, Sheridan dominated play throughout the match, outshooting Park County… Continue Reading

Reedley College quarterback signs with UW Cowboys

University of Wyoming Athletics LARAMIE — Wyoming head football coach Craig Bohl announced Sunday the signing of Josh Allen, a junior-college quarterback from Reedley College in Reedley, California, to a national letter of intent with the University of Wyoming football program.         Allen will become the second mid-year signee for Cowboy Football,… Continue Reading

Broncs beat Powell 59-56 on Saturday

SHERIDAN — While the shooting wasn’t great and the half-court offense wasn’t as disciplined as it could be, the Sheridan High School boys basketball team squeaked ahead to beat the Powell Panthers 59-56 at Powell on Saturday. “We had a great team effort with everyone contributing,” head coach Gale Smith said. Smith said the Broncs’… Continue Reading

SHS swim team place sixth in Riverton invite

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys swim team took sixth in the Riverton Invite on Saturday. A total of 15 teams competed. Bronc swimmer Oscar Patten took fifth in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:55.93 in the finals. Jakob Eckard took fifth in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 54.11 in… Continue Reading

Battle in the foothills

Battle in the foothills

SHERIDAN — It was a busy weekend for the basketball teams of Sheridan County School District 1 as both Tongue River and Big Horn high schools hosted the 2014 Foothills Classic. The exciting game play from Friday continued Saturday. The boys and girls teams from each high school played double headers, rotating between Wyoming Indian,… Continue Reading

Bronc wrestler Kerry Powers finishes third in Reno

SHERIDAN — It’s called the “Toughest Tournament in the USA,” but it wasn’t too tough for one of Sheridan’s own high school athletes. Sheridan High School Bronc wrestler Kerry Powers competed in the Reno Tournament of Champions over the weekend in Reno, Nevada. The tournament brings together the top high school and collegiate wrestlers in the… Continue Reading

SHS wrestlers take fourth in Worland duals

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School wrestling team traveled to Worland over the weekend, coming together to take fourth at the Worland Duals. There were 24 teams competing at the second tournament of the season for the Broncs. “It was fun to watch the teams come together and work as a team and fight for… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs Dec. 20, 2014

SHS swim team drops two in Cody The Sheridan High School swim team competed against Lander, Powell and Cody in the Cody Quad Friday, losing to Powell (88-85) and Lander (112-67) but beating Cody (108-51). Oscar Patten won the 200 IM, finishing in 2:15.40, and Presley Felker came in first in the 100 Butterfly with a… Continue Reading

Broncs win back-and-forth battle

SHERIDAN — Battle tested. That’s what Sheridan head coach Gale Smith called the game with Billings Senior last night, a game that was a back-and-forth battle until the Broncs pulled away in the final minutes to win 63-56. In their first home game of the season, the Broncs faced a team very similar to themselves,… Continue Reading

Legendary coach wins 700th game of her career

Legendary coach wins 700th game of her career

DAYTON — The final score read 42-26 in favor of the Tongue River girls basketball team after their matchup with Big Piney yesterday. It was just the fourth game of the season for the Lady Eagles and just the third win, but it was a special one in the history of Tongue River and Wyoming… Continue Reading

TR takes a loss to Big Piney 68-42

DAYTON — The Tongue River boys basketball team dug themselves an early hole and weren’t able to climb back out of it on their way to a 68-42 loss to Big Piney. The Eagles couldn’t get anything going offensively, as errant passes, out-of-control drives and short possessions led to easy transitions buckets for the Punchers.… Continue Reading

Big Horn teams victorious against Greybull

BIG HORN — Both the Big Horn boys and girls basketball teams squared off against Greybull Friday morning, and both games came down to the wire. After beating the Lady Buffs by three last weekend, the Big Horn Lady Rams kicked off their busy weekend with a rematch against Greybull and came away with a… Continue Reading

New leagues available at YMCA

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA is taking registrations for two upcoming leagues. Adult indoor soccer, for ages 14 and up, will take place on Sundays starting Jan. 4 and will run until March 1. Matches will be played at Sheridan Junior High School. The cost of the soccer league is $30 for members and… Continue Reading

2014 Foothills Classic Basketball Tourney

Big Horn Rams Junior Varsity* Friday, Dec. 19 BH girls vs. Wind River, 2:30 p.m. BH boys vs. Wind River, 4 p.m. Wright girls vs. Wyoming Indian, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 BH girls vs. Wyoming Indian, 8:30 a.m. BH boys vs. Big Piney, 10 a.m. Wright boys vs. Wind River, 11:30 a.m. BH boys… Continue Reading

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