Category Archives: Local Sports

Despite poor weather PH golfers keep playing

SHERIDAN — Joe Wright and Bill Arno each scored a 37 (+1) to win the first flight low gross honors at the Thursday Night Powder Horn Men’s League competition last week. Bob Eberhart won low net with a 32. In the second flight, Stu Healy had the low gross score with a 41 (+5). John… Continue Reading

Athletes face wild rides at the Sheridan College rodeo

Athletes face wild rides at the Sheridan College rodeo

SHERIDAN — Tioni Erickson, Katy Miller and Trig Clark were the glimmers of sunshine in an otherwise gloomy weekend of rodeo for the Sheridan College rodeo team. The Generals hosted this weekend’s competition at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, and things got off to a fast start on a warm Friday evening opening round. Miller was… Continue Reading

Allen leads UW golf team to 10th-place finish

SHERIDAN — Kamrin Allen guided the University of Wyoming golf team to a 10th-place finish over the weekend at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate. After shooting a 70 (-2) and 75 (+3) in the first two rounds, Allen finished with a 4-over 76 to put him at 5-over for the tournament. His 221 (+5) total… Continue Reading

Local sports briefs

TR golf teams take eighth at state tournament DAYTON — The Tongue River golf team wrapped up the state tournament on Saturday in Thermopolis. Kylee Knobloch shot a two-day score of 223, giving her an eighth-place finish and an All-State title. The boys ended up shooting 847 on the two days, leaving them eighth place… Continue Reading

Broncs dominate Rock Springs 52-19

SHERIDAN — If the Sheridan Broncs ever need to go to their bench, they won’t have a problem finding players with game experience. The Sheridan High School football team made the long, 375-mile trip to Rock Springs last night, and the starters made sure to give the reserves some more time on the field. Head… Continue Reading

Tongue River homecoming woes

Tongue River homecoming woes

DAYTON— Penalties and fumbles and picks, oh my. At the start of the second half yesterday, Tongue River football didn’t have to worry about lions or bears. Tigers, on the other hand, were of great worry for the Eagles. Tongue River was down 7-21 against Lusk going into the locker rooms at halftime. Brennan Kutterer… Continue Reading

SHS swim team dominates Riverton in duel meet

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School swim team beat Riverton, 116-57, in a duel meet yesterday at Sheridan Junior High School. The Lady Broncs dominated the entire meet, finishing in first place in 11 of the 12 events. The highlight of the night came in the 200 SC meter freestyle relay. Trailing by over a… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs Sept. 27, 2014

BHMS wins two out of three matches against TR BIG HORN — The Big Horn Middle School volleyball team won two out of three matches against Tongue River on Thursday. After dropping the first set, 15-25, the sixth-grade team bounced back to win the next two sets, 25-21, 25-23, to take the match. The seventh-grade Rams… Continue Reading

SC soccer teams looking for a win

SHERIDAN — Eight games into the season, things still aren’t going the way of the Sheridan College soccer teams. Both teams made the short trip to Powell to try and avenge early season losses to Northwest College at Maier Field, a 2-0 loss for the men and a 4-1 loss for the women. It was… Continue Reading

Rams on the road to battle Panthers Friday

Rams on the road to battle Panthers Friday

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams travel to Wright this Friday to face one of the best quarterbacks in 2A football. “He has a couple of good weapons around him, so we will need to be aware of where they are at all times,” coach Mike McGuire said. But according to, Big Horn… Continue Reading

Broncs travel to Rock Springs for match-up against Tigers

Broncs travel to Rock Springs for match-up against Tigers

SHERIDAN — After pounding Cheyenne East last week, the Sheridan Broncs have opened their 2014 season with four straight wins. They shouldn’t have any trouble adding a fifth when they travel to Rock Springs tomorrow. The Tigers are the only team in 4A yet to win a game. With three of their four losses coming… Continue Reading

SHS JV adds game to schedule

SHERIDAN — There’s been a schedule change for the Sheridan High School JV football team. Due to a loss of a game against Buffalo because of Buffalo’s low numbers, the SHS JV has added a game against Riverton to the schedule. The JV team will travel to Casper Monday to play Riverton at Natrona County… Continue Reading

Broncs tennis teams head to north regional tourney

SHERIDAN — It’s a big weekend for the Sheridan Broncs tennis teams as they head to Cody for the north regional tournament before the state tournament next week. The regional tournament is played to determine the top four seeds in both the North and the South. Julia Fenn, the top seed in girls No. 1… Continue Reading

Column: Top 5 end zone celebrations

Mike Pruden is The Sheridan Press sports editor. While the National Football League has no clue how to establish or enforce a domestic/child/verbal/sexual abuse policy, there is no leeway in their zero-tolerance touchdown-celebrations policy. That’s a shame. Last Sunday, the Dolphins’ Brian Hartline scored a touchdown, lined up an invisible putter, stood over an invisible… Continue Reading

DeLapp wins PH player of the year honors

SHERIDAN — Bill DeLapp of Sheridan has won the Player of the Year honors at The Powder Horn, it was announced Monday. The award is the culmination of a season-long series of events: Tuesday night men’s stag competition, Thursday night league play and a series of Powder Horn golf tournaments — 21 events in all.… Continue Reading

Indoor tennis facility almost a reality

Indoor tennis facility almost a reality

SHERIDAN — Winter is coming. Shovels are coming out. People are heading indoors. Except for tennis players. Mother Nature already gave us a taste of colder weather, and if the Sept. 11 snowfall was a sign of things to come, it’s going to be another long winter in Sheridan. If you’re a tennis player, that… Continue Reading

Tough start to season for Sheridan College rodeo team

SHERIDAN — It was a tough weekend of rodeo as the Sheridan College rodeo team was in Chadron, Nebraska, over the weekend for their second competition of the season. Tioni Erickson was the only one to score for the women’s team, earning 110 points for the Generals. Erickson’s 7.2 in goat tying was good enough… Continue Reading

SC soccer teams drop games to LCCC, Scottsbluff

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Generals men’s soccer team lost to both of their opponents over the weekend. On Friday, they lost to Scottsbluff 3-1, and coach Jeff Hallenbeck said it was a team they should have beat. On Saturday, riddled with injuries, the team fell to Laramie Community College 6-0. “We fell apart,” Hallenbeck… Continue Reading

Local sports recaps Sept. 22, 2014

SC volleyball tops Butler, Barton SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Generals volleyball team beat Butler Saturday in four sets (25-15, 20-25, 28-26, and 25-18). The Jernigan sisters had 27 kills between them. The team then beat Barton in four (25-22, 19-25, 25-19, and 25-19). This moves Sheridan to 14-5 overall for the season. TR golf… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs Sept. 20, 2014

Big Horn ladies win in three The Big Horn Lady Rams volleyball team beat Moorcroft last night in three sets (25-7, 25-18, 25-6). Coming off a victory over Tongue River on Thursday, coach Leigh McLaughlin said the team really stepped up on Friday even more. “We just played more as a team and took control… Continue Reading

Broncs crush Cheyenne East 46-14

Broncs crush Cheyenne East 46-14

SHERIDAN — Coy Steel has been putting on a show for the fans so far this season. Between his Devin Hester-esque 65-yard punt return touchdown in Sheridan’s season opener and his one-handed touchdown catch last week, the sophomore is spending the beginning of his career as a Bronc simply one-upping himself. He didn’t disappoint in… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs swimmers take a dive versus Gillette

SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs swimming and diving team fell short against rival Gillette Friday night, 121-65. Sophomore Whitney Migrants won the 1-meter diving event with a 222.75, besting Gillette’s CeeJay Harris by six points. Mackenzie Dougherty was the only other Bronc to win an event, taking home first in 100 SC meter butterfly with… Continue Reading

SC soccer suffers defeat on the road

SHERIDAN — It was a rough night for Sheridan College soccer teams Friday as both men and women headed home from defeats on the road. The Lady Generals lost to Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 9-0 after a game that head coach Stefan Skillman says the ladies were not mentally present for. “Probably… Continue Reading

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