Category Archives: Local Sports

SHS girls soccer finishes fourth

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs took fourth at regionals in Gillette on Saturday, earning the spot in a tough loss to the Laramie Plainsmen 0-2. “We had some players that were banged up and that did not help us in the game,” SHS coach Mallery Marshall said. “Laramie came out strong and we just… Continue Reading

Big Horn girls golf takes conference championship

SHERIDAN — After two hard days of competition, Big Horn’s girls golf team took the conference championship at Evanston on Saturday and took second in the region, finishing with a 626 behind Lusk. “The girls had an awesome finish,” Big Horn golf coach Mila Stender said. Kaleigh Anderson finished second in both conference and regionals… Continue Reading

BH girls take first at track regionals

SHERIDAN — Headed into the second day 51 points behind first place with five events left, the Big Horn girls track and field team pulled it together to take first at regionals in Torrington over the weekend. “I had a pretty good idea that we had a good chance to win,” Big Horn coach Kirk… Continue Reading

Sheridan athletes earn All-Conference honors

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Aaron Campbell, Maddy McClure, Gabby Edeen and Shayla Christensen earned All-Conference honors at the regional track meet in Cheyenne this past weekend. Campbell placed first in high jump with a distance of 6 feet, 1 inch. McClure placed first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:27.43. “Maddy McClure was a… Continue Reading

Jets earn first win over Billings Angels

SHERIDAN — The Jets earned their first win of the season Saturday, defeating the Billings Angels 5-4 at Thorne-Rider Park Stadium. Jeff Shanor and Andrew Ratty both had two RBIs for the Jets. Davis Alden and Shanor both had runs for the Jets. “We got a good win today against Billings,” Jets coach Ryan Murner… Continue Reading

Big Horn fares well at conference

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn girls golf team sat first in their conference and second in regionals as they started off conference Friday. The girls team placed second on the first day of conference, shooting a 313. Lusk won Friday with a 313 and Wright came in third with a 322. Kaleigh Anderson is sitting… Continue Reading

Lady Generals ink five players for fall season

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball program added five high school standouts to its 2014 roster — Alisha Roberts, Madison Schwehr, Tara Hall, Charity Sadang and Tristan Koch. Roberts comes from Hulett  and was a defensive standout after four seasons on the varsity roster. Roberts’ senior year she was named captain, received All-Conference honors, and… Continue Reading

Broncs end season at regionals

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs ended their soccer season at regionals in Gillette on Thursday night. The Broncs played Cheyenne East and lost 2-1. “We will continue to grow over the summer at camps,” head coach Kevin Rizer said. The Broncs’ Dontae Crow scored a goal in the first eight minutes of the game. Rizer… Continue Reading

SC Generals add three new players to 2014-15 basketball team

SHERIDAN — Pablo Rivas, Greg Vandeventer and Chase Iwata Bartelme will join the Sheridan College Generals basketball program this fall. Rivas is from Phoenix, Arizona, and at Cesar Chavez High School was averaging a double-double for three consecutive seasons and was named to the All-Arizona team as a junior and senior, All West Valley Player… Continue Reading

Bonnet takes top spot at Buffalo competition

SHERIDAN — Bailey Bonnet of Sheridan won the dual meet at Buffalo on Wednesday, shooting a 79. The Sheridan High School boys team and the Buffalo girls bested their competition during the day of golf. “It’s good to get one last small meet in before conference,” Sheridan golf coach Larry Martoglio said. Jacob Belles of… Continue Reading

Arvada-Clearmont’s Kretschman joins Lady Generals basketball team

SHERIDAN — Arvada-Clearmont basketball star and all-around academic achiever Shayna Kretschman signed her National Letter of Intent on Tuesday at Arvada-Clearmont High School to join the Sheridan College Lady Generals basketball team this fall. “We have been watching Shayna the last two seasons at Arvada-Clearmont, and really like her skills and athleticism,” Lady Generals head… Continue Reading

Kendrick scramble this weekend

SHERIDAN — The Kendrick Golf Association has announced its annual opening scramble and membership drive, to be held  Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. at Kendrick Golf Course. The price is $65 plus cart and includes annual association fees of $15, along with lunch. The format is a blind draw, four person scramble and is open… Continue Reading

Jets drop two in doubleheader against Rapid City

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jets held their own until the sixth inning Saturday at Thorne-Rider Park against the Rapid City 22 Expos, but lost 13-2 and 13-3 in their doubleheader. “In our first game, we had a competitive game going until the sixth,” Jets head coach Ryan Murner said. “We allowed a huge inning because… Continue Reading

Big Horn’s Anderson places 2nd

SHERIDAN — Just six shots behind the first-place finisher Saturday, Kaleigh Anderson of Big Horn placed second at the Lusk golf invitational with a 98. On a windy day with a field of seven, the Big Horn boys placed third with a 403 and the girls were one stroke away from second with a 343.… Continue Reading

Sheridan golfers top personal bests at Kendrick

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Broncs Alex Williams and Jacob Belus both shot a personal best of 86 at the golf tournament hosted by the Sheridan on Friday at Kendrick Golf Course. “The girls broke 300 and had their lowest score, which is awesome,” coach Larry Martoglio said. “I think both teams did about as well as… Continue Reading

Late goal heartbreak secures win for Camels

SHERIDAN — Last night’s matchup between the Sheridan Broncs and the Campbell County Camels saw both sides struggling to find the net until a late second-half goal gave the Camels a 1-0 victory over the Broncs. The Broncs relied heavily on their defense for most of the game, as goalkeeper Jess Edens saw his fair… Continue Reading

TR track places well in Upton

SHERIDAN — The track teams from Tongue River traveled to Upton Friday for the 2014 Bulldog Bobcat Invite. Multiple athletes had personal best performances and placed in the top of their events. “I saw big improvement, which is always nice going into regionals next weekend,” coach Chuck Walters said. Austen Scammon won the boys 400… Continue Reading

Ryan leads the pack with all three goals

SHERIDAN — Robbi Ryan put in a solid performance for fans during senior night Friday, scoring all three goals for the Sheridan Lady Broncs. The Sheridan High School girls soccer team hosted their last home game against their rival Gillette, earning a 3-1 victory. The Lady Broncs dominated the first half keeping the ball mostly… Continue Reading

Big Horn girls track takes first in Upton

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn High School girls’ track team took first place 2014 Bulldog Bobcat Invite in Upton Friday, while the boys celebrated two first place finishes. Jayden Mirich set a new school record for high jump with a leap of 5-feet 1.5-inches. Coach Kirk McLaughlin said the record setting performance began on the… Continue Reading

Several athletes secure spots at state meet

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s track team traveled to the Camel Qualifier in Gillette Friday. Some athletes nailed down performances that will secure their space to compete at the state meet. “I’m very happy with today,” coach Art Bauers told the Sheridan Press via a phone call on the bus back to town. “We had… Continue Reading

125 teams expected for annual Snickers Cup

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Soccer Association will host the 10th annual Snickers Big Horn Soccer Cup at the Big Horn Equestrian Center starting at 8 a.m. Saturday and continuing into Sunday. The SCSA expects this year’s to be the largest tournament they have had, with 125 teams from Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska.… Continue Reading

Pundits evaluate Wyo. draft prospects

LARAMIE (AP) — The speculation is almost over. The NFL Draft descends on New York City this week, and in the days leading up to it talking heads and anonymous bloggers will continue to deliberate — pumping out mock draft after mock draft, pondering potential trades and examining “deep sleepers” on grainy YouTube game reels.… Continue Reading

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