Category Archives: Local Sports

Generals end season

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Generals ended their season last night as they lost in the third round of the Region IX men’s basketball tournament. The men faced the host team, Northeastern Junior College of Colorado, in the final four matchup and lost 90-79 in a game that was much closer throughout than the final score… Continue Reading

Sheridan teams confident heading into postseason play

SHERIDAN — The 4A regional basketball tournaments will kick off Thursday at Cheyenne South High School. The No. 3 seed Sheridan High School Broncs (17-5) will get things started against No. 6 seed Cheyenne Central (4-16) in the first round at 8:30 p.m. Thursday. The Broncs have already defeated Central twice this season, 44-36 at… Continue Reading

Hawks hockey swept in state round robin

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team was swept in the state round robin tournament matches this weekend. Saturday the team suffered a 14-1 loss to the Casper Oiler A’s followed by a 6-2 loss to the Gillette Wild A’s. The Hawks goal in the Oilers game was scored by Logan Churchill and… Continue Reading

Lady Generals top Lamar in first round

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals topped Lamar Community College, 88-87, Sunday night in the first round of the Region IX tournament being played in Rock Springs this week. Sheridan College coach Frank McCarthy said Lamar played a “wild style,” substituting all five players every minute or so. This meant each of the 15… Continue Reading

SHS swimmers get slow start at state meet

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys swim team got off to a slow start in the preliminary round of the 4A state swim and dive meet Friday night as the Campbell County School District Aquatic Center. Sophomore Presley Felker got the highest place for the Broncs on the night, taking seventh in the 500… Continue Reading

TR boys win close game; BH to play for regional title

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles defeated Moorcroft in a close, loser-out game Friday morning at the 2A boys regional tournament. The Eagles earned the victory by just four points, 55-51, according to wyopreps.com. Eagles coach Robert Griffin said Matt Yellowtail played hard Friday night. “He really lifted up and got ahead of a tough… Continue Reading

SHS indoor track has strong showing Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School had a strong showing at the Camel Quad on Thursday in Gillette, finishing second as a team for the girls and fourth for the boys. “The meet in Gillette was a great way for the team to springboard into the State Indoor Championships next week,” coach Art Baures said.… Continue Reading

Lady Eagles beat the Lady Rams, 57-43

SHERIDAN — Kortni Sharp led the Lady Eagles to a win over cross-county rival Lady Rams at the 2A regional tournament Friday night, 57-43. Sharp put up a double-double, sinking a career-high 24 points and pulling down 10 rebounds. Erin Aksamit added 12 points to the Lady Eagles total and Amanda Buller contributed 11 to… Continue Reading

Lady Eagles, Lady Rams face off tonight

DAYTON — The Tongue River girls basketball team held on for a win over Lusk on Thursday. The Lady Eagles defeated Lusk 54-27 in what coach Dianne Moser described as a very physical game. Moser said the girls jumped out to a lead early on, putting up 14 points in the first quarter compared to… Continue Reading

Shatto makes strong team stronger

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School wrestling head coach Tyson Shatto has been named 4A East Coach of the Year. Shatto, in his second year as SHS head coach, is taking 20 boys to the state meet in Casper this weekend after the team came in second at the regional tournament in Gillette last weekend. He… Continue Reading

SHS swimmers send 7 to state meet

SHERIDAN — Members of the Sheridan High School boys swim team are heading to the 4A Swimming and Diving Championship Meet this weekend. Seven swimmers from Sheridan qualified to compete during the regular season. • Jacob Ahlstrom will swim in the 200 freestyle, 200 free relay and 400 freestyle relay. • Zach Ahlstrom will swim… Continue Reading

Sheridan College hires new men’s soccer coach

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College has hired Jeff Hallenbeck as its new men’s head soccer coach. Hallenbeck, originating from Quincy, Mass., has served as a soccer coach at soccer camps for more than 20 years. He comes to Sheridan College following a four-year stint as the head boys soccer coach at Medway High School in Medway,… Continue Reading

Undefeated Casper team to prove toughest challenge

SHERIDAN — With all regular season games completed, the Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team finished third in the division with a record of 12-4-0, just one win behind the second place Riverton River Rats (13-3-0). The Casper Oilers A won the division with an undefeated regular season and the Gillette Wild A took fourth… Continue Reading

Tongue River makes cut for regionals

SHERIDAN — The Eagles soared into the regional tournament Monday night as they defeated Wright, 76-63, at home in the challenge game for the 2A playoffs. No.4-ranked Tongue River has been on the losing end of several close games this season, nearly a third of their games were lost by eight points or less. The… Continue Reading

Sheridan College teams split with Central

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Generals basketball team finished their regular season with a 78-70 win at Central Wyoming Saturday. The win brings the team to 25-5 overall and 13-3 in North Region IX. The win secured the No. 2 seed for the Generals in the Region IX tournament that begins March 1. Several players… Continue Reading

Wrestlers take second in regional tournament

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Bronc wrestling team placed second in the 4A regional tournament this weekend. The team had three individual first-place finishes, four second-place and two third-place finishes. Braxton Cooper (42-7) at 106 pounds, 170-pound Timmy Cowan (28-11) and 182-pound Cody Delk (38-6) took home first-place finishes for the team. Each of… Continue Reading

Boys suffer foul-laden loss to Sundance

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles (6-16) played what was undoubtedly the most tense game of the season Saturday afternoon against Sundance (10-11) and lost it on the free throw line. A foul-laden match sent both teams to the line throughout the second half and cost the Eagles some key starting players who saw early… Continue Reading

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