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SRD offers summer tennis programs

June 5, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District will hold a tennis clinic Saturday at Thorne-Rider Park. Instructors Malik Grant and Chenel Roosa will teach new skills and refresh old ones during two sessions Saturday. The first session begins at noon and is intended for ages five-to-10-years-old, the second starts at 1 p.m., for ages 11-18. The free camp Read More

PHOTOS: Camping with the Cowboys

June 4, 2013

University of Wyoming Cowboys head football coach Dave Christensen was in Sheridan for yesterday’s one-day UW football camp on Homer Scott Field. The UW staff is traveling the state for its annual summer camps, moving on to Gillette today. Numbers were down for this year’s camp in Sheridan, with just 10 high school participants.

Lady Generals hoops caps recruiting class

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team has wrapped up its recruiting with the signing of a third international player. Jaylen Hawea, a 5-foot, 10-inch shooting guard from New Zealand, has signed her National Letter of Intent to join the Lady Generals this fall. Head coach Frank McCarthy was excited about at least one aspect Read More

Busy week for high school, college rodeo

SHERIDAN — Three Sheridan College rodeo team members will compete in the College National Finals Rodeo, beginning Sunday in Casper. Position draws for SC cowboys Zeke Thurston, C.J. Davidson and Taygen Schuelke can below. The rodeo will be held June 9-14. Meanwhile in Douglas, the Wyoming High School Rodeo Association will hold its 2013 State Finals, beginning tomorrow. Read More

150 teams pack Whitney Plaza for 13th annual Hoop Jam

June 3, 2013

SHERIDAN — Nearly 150 teams competed in the 13th annual Hoop Jam Saturday and Sunday in Sheridan. Sixteen Sheridan teams won first place in their respective divisions. Five teams from Gillette won first along with two teams from Buffalo. The top two adult divisions, men’s and women’s top flight, were won by teams with Division Read More

Ligocki named Milward Simpson award finalist

SHERIDAN — Hailey Ligocki has been named a 2013 Milward Simpson finalist. The annual award is given to the best male and best female senior high school athlete in the state of Wyoming in honor of the former U.S. Sen. Milward Simpson. Simpson was also a multi-sport athlete for the University of Wyoming. Ligocki, headed for Read More

Troopers swept in Wheatland

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers were swept by Wheatland Sunday. After dropping the first game 9-6 in Wheatland, they fell 11-1 in the second. Sheridan (1-0, 7-7) plays their second league game of the season Tuesday night in Gillette against the Roughriders (15-15). After almost a month on the road, they’ll return home in  a week, Read More

Jets sweep Casper

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jets took their first weekend sweep of the still-young season Saturday in Casper. Sheridan again hit the ball well as they beat the Casper Roughnecks by scores of 13-6 and 13-2. Tyler Stauffer and James Timberlake pitched wins for the Jets. “It was nice to go on the road and get Read More

Opening weekend for BHPC scrapped

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Polo Club had to delay their opening weekend scrimmage yesterday due to last week’s rainstorms. Perk Connell said Monday that they regretted weather interfering with their first event, and “we will be out in full force to entertain the public with our green horse antics” next weekend. A full schedule for Read More

SHS grad Gardner overcomes injury to make NCAA return for Cowgirls

June 1, 2013

SHERIDAN — For someone who didn’t even know if she’d run college track at all, Taylor Gardner is doing pretty well. Add a serious foot fracture into the mix and, ordinarily, success at the Division 1 level sounds like a long shot. Gardner graduated from Sheridan High School in 2008, where she ran track and Read More

Column: Even in May Sheridan is a football town, and I’m cool with that

I had to drive out to Big Horn twice this week to try and catch the Rams, out in the rain, warming up for their summer football camp. I expected to be irritated with and uninterested by a sport that was, by all accounts, out of season. But when I saw that lopsided leather ball, Read More

Wyo-S.D. all-star weekend finishes Saturday in Gillette

CASPER (AP) — The annual Wyoming-South Dakota all-star basketball series will provide Gillette College basketball coaches Will Rider and Shawn Neary an added bonus, outside of coaching some of the top basketball players in the state. Both Rider, the Pronghorns women’s coach, and Neary, the Pronghorns men’s coach, will get a chance to work with Read More

Weekend Sports Schedule

Wyoming vs. South Dakota All-Stars SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Hailey Ligocki and Mali Wright played last night in Spearfish, S.D., in first leg of the annual Wyoming-South Dakota All-Star series. They will play again today in Gillette. The girls won 90-86, with Ligocki scoring 10 points and Wright chipping in three. The two recent SHS graduates will be back on the Read More

Finding new strengths: Big Horn begins 2013 football campaign

May 31, 2013

SHERIDAN — Rams football lost a huge talent base with the class of 2012, but a large incoming freshman class, a returning All-State quarterback and some key skill players should help the rebuilding process. The Big Horn football team will participate in session three of the Chadron State University football camp June 9-12, and have taken Read More

Weather expected to clear for 13th annual Hoop Jam

SHERIDAN — Ball-hogging encouraged. Fundamentals optional. Sheridan’s premier street basketball tournament is on schedule for Saturday and Sunday with weather expected to clear up just in time after a week of rainstorms. Saturday’s highs are expected to be in the low sixties while Sunday’s temps could reach 80 for the 148 teams scheduled to battle Read More

Big Horn Polo Club 2013 Schedule

At the Big Horn Equestrian Center June 2 Blue Jeans Practice (With Prizes!)  2 p.m. June 9 White Pants Practice (More Prizes! 2 p.m. June 16 K-3 Memorial & Season Kick-Of  2 p.m. June 23 Big Horn Smokehouse  2 p.m. June 30 Polaris Cup   2 p.m. July 7 Photo Imaging Center Cup 1 p.m. Powder Read More

Broncs looking for new roles, team unity at Chadron camp

May 30, 2013

SHERIDAN — No rest for the weary. Dedication in the spring and summer months from the Sheridan High School football team under head coach Don Julian may be one of the many secrets behind what’s been a football powerhouse return to Northeast Wyoming. Julian operates with a next-level mindset, and that “if you’re not first, you’re Read More

Generals basketball signs Jamir Andrews

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men have signed another West Coast talent to their 2013-14 roster. Jamir Andrews, a 6-foot 3-inch guard from Dublin High School, was a highly sought-after Amateur Athletic Union product, playing for the Nevada Wolverines AAU program last summer, where he caught the eye of coach Steve Smiley and the Generals. “Jamir Read More

Lady Generals soccer adds five local athletes

SHERIDAN — Five Sheridan girls will usher in the Lady Generals soccer era. Head coach Stefan Skillman said Wednesday that Hartley Stewart, Jacey Repsis, Macey Ried, Stephany Sessions and Celena Kelly have signed with the women’s soccer program. Men’s and women’s soccer were added by the college board this year and teams will play their first seasons this fall. Read More

Lady Generals sign two more Australians

May 29, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Down Under recruiting pipeline continues to pay dividends for the Lady Generals. Head coach Frank McCarthy announced late last week that the Sheridan College women’s basketball team has signed Nicole Fyfe and Pheobe Hinds, both of Brisbane, Australia. “Nicole Fyfe is an outstanding, athletic point guard who can really see the floor well,” McCarthy said. Read More

Sheridan High School rodeo results

Buffalo High School Rodeo Johnson County Fairgrounds Saturday Barrel Racing 2 Whitney Simmons, Sheridan, 17.68 3 Kylee Cahoy, Sheridan 17.705 Breakaway roping 7 Faith Carson, Arvada, 3.95 Goat Tying 5 Tiare Ilgen 8.62 9 Tori Blea, Acme, 8.92 Pole Bending 1 Shelby Mann, Sheridan, 20.53 5 Linzee Adamson, Arvada 21.133 6 Cashlee Cunningham, Banner, 21.16 Steer Wrestling 4 Dalton Beasley, Banner, Read More

Jets split with Lovell

May 28, 2013

SHERIDAN — After a wild 17-11 first game loss, the Sheridan Jets managed a split Saturday with Lovell at Thorne-Rider Stadium, taking the second game 6-3. “Pitching was again the lesson we learned this weekend,” head coach Ryan Murner said. “In the first game we got down early because we weren’t in the strike zone. “We Read More

Troopers finish 3-2 at Memorial Day tourney

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers ended with a loss, but finished 3-2 at a weekend Memorial Day tournament in Gillette. After a 10-2 loss to the Gillette Rustlers Sunday, an 8-7 loss last night to the Gillette Roughriders concluded their weekend. Sheridan re-took the field after a 12-day break due to rainouts, improving their overall record to Read More

200 wrap up HS rodeo regular season in Sheridan

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fairgrounds played host to the Wyoming high school rodeo season finale Sunday and Monday. Despite efforts to obtain the results and money winners from the Wyoming High School Rodeo Association, no final results were sent by press time this morning. We will publish results as soon as they are made available. Read More

Six hometown players ready to help Sheridan College soccer team hit the ground running

May 24, 2013

SHERIDAN — Few, if any, get the chance for an on-field high school sports team reunion. Those prep athletes lucky enough to hoist state championship hardware part ways for good at graduation when it comes to live competition. So, it goes without saying, six 2012 Sheridan High School soccer players have been provided with a Read More

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