Category Archives: Local Sports

Troopers fall to Jackson 8-7 in extra innings

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers continued to struggle at the plate as they fell to the Jackson Giants in extra innings yesterday, 8-7. Lack of confidence in the batter’s box has been the Achilles’ heel for the Troopers all season, and yesterday’s game at Thorne-Rider Stadium was no different. Jackson pitcher Tristan Shockly was on… Continue Reading

SC welcomes new assistant volleyball coach

SHERIDAN — Eric Frey is no stranger to Sheridan, Wyoming or Sheridan College. Frey graduated from Sheridan High School in 1988 and has spent the last 10 seasons as the assistant volleyball coach at SHS. While at Sheridan High School, Frey helped lead the Lady Broncs to a state championship in 2011. “I have coached… Continue Reading

Three-day camp to be held next week

SHERIDAN — Head coach Mallery Marshall and the Sheridan High School girl’s soccer team are hosting a three-day summer soccer camp next week at Sheridan High School. All girls from fourth through ninth grades are invited to attend for the camp, beginning on Monday. The camp will run Monday through Wednesday from 8-11 a.m., along… Continue Reading

Local athlete commits to the UW track program

SHERIDAN—Maddy McClure’s first year running track competitively didn’t happen until her senior year of high school. Luckily for her, it wasn’t her last. The Sheridan High School graduate officially committed to continue her track career at the University of Wyoming next year. Although she only ran one year of track in high school, McClure was… Continue Reading

Jets defeated in long night of baseball

SHERIDAN — A long night on the field resulted in two tough losses for the Sheridan Jets as they battled against the Casper Drillers last night. In the first game of their doubleheader, the Jets outhit the Drillers, but were unable to bring the runners around to score, losing 7-5. Noah Gustafson was on the… Continue Reading

Cancer benefit trap shoot this weekend

SHERIDAN—The Sheridan County Sportsman Club is teaming up with H&R Block to host a trap shoot this weekend to benefit cancer awareness. The event will be held at the Sportsman Club on both Saturday and Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. The trap shoot is open to the public, and all proceeds from the event will… Continue Reading

Troopers: Stranded runners hurt team in two losses

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers played two solid games last night against the Casper Drillers but were unable to score when they had chances, losing both games of the doubleheader. The first game of the night was a nine-inning conference game that came down to runners left on base. The score was close for most… Continue Reading

Jets split doubleheader

SHERIDAN—The Sheridan Jets continued their up-and-down play from the weekend as they split their doubleheader with the Billings Cardinals on Tuesday. After rain ended their tournament early on Sunday, the Jets carried their solid performance into the first game of Tuesday night’s doubleheader, besting the Cardinals 10-9. The Jets found themselves in a 4-0 hole… Continue Reading

Trooper Baseball Camp to start tomorrow

SHERIDAN—There’s still time to sign up for the 20th Annual Trooper Baseball Camp, which starts tomorrow at Thorne-Rider Stadium. Anyone ages 7-15 can sign up to partake in the camp, hosted by the Sheridan American Legion baseball staff and players. The camp will stress the fundamentals of baseball and the importance of having fun while… Continue Reading

Jets finish .500 after up and down weekend

SHERIDAN — It was an up and down weekend for the Sheridan Jets as they finished 2-2 at the Rapid City Big Stick Tournament in Rapid City, South Dakota. The Jets jumped out to a good start in their first game of the tournament against Legend High School (Colorado) on Thursday, but couldn’t finish it… Continue Reading

Schuelke takes top spot in all-around

SHERIDAN — To say that the College National Finals Rodeo went well for Sheridan College would be an understatement. Head coach Marc Gilkerson described the week as, “awesome.” Two riders from Sheridan College made the trip to Casper last week to represent Sheridan College and compete in the rodeo. They finished fourth in the team… Continue Reading

Only 60 percent finish this year’s races

SHERIDAN — Despite being a beautiful weekend, it was a rough one for many of the participants in this year’s Bighorn Mountain Wild and Scenic Trail Run, as only 60 percent of the runners finished the race. This year marked the 22nd year for the event, and the 13th anniversary of the 100-mile run. Along… Continue Reading

Troopers suffer two losses after inconsistency

SHERIDAN — Another inconsistent day at the plate led to two more losses for the Sheridan Troopers on Sunday. Rapid City 320 made the trip to Sheridan yesterday and handed the Troopers two losses in their doubleheader. After Rapid City jumped to an early 2-0 lead through the first three innings, a bases clearing double… Continue Reading

High School Finals Rodeo held in Douglas last week

SHERIDAN — The rodeo season isn’t quite over for some Sheridan High School students, as a good week at the state finals qualified them for the National High School Finals Rodeo. A plethora of high school athletes traveled to Douglas last week to compete in the Wyoming State Finals Rodeo. Top performances in the state… Continue Reading

Junior High Finals Rodeo

SHERIDAN — Two Sheridan students will have the opportunity to compete in the National Junior High Finals Rodeo starting this weekend in Des Moines, Iowa. Kade Koltiska, a seventh-grader at Big Horn, qualified for the NJHFR to compete in barrel racing, pole bending and ribbon roping. Anna Zowada, a Sheridan eighth-grader, will compete in barrel… Continue Reading

20th annual Trooper camp to start next week

SHERIDAN—The 20th annual Trooper baseball camp begins next week at Thorne-Rider Stadium. Anyone ages 7-15 can sign up to partake in the camp, hosted by the Sheridan American Legion baseball staff and players. The camp will stress the fundamentals of baseball and the importance of having fun while playing the game. The camp costs $35… Continue Reading

Troopers top Summit Tigers 12-2

Troopers top Summit Tigers 12-2

SHERIDAN—The Sheridan Troopers returned home from a disappointing weekend of baseball in Omaha, Nebraska, and got a bounce-back win against the Summit (Colorado) Tigers last night at Thorne-Rider Stadium. After losing three of four in Omaha, the Troopers turned the tables on their opponent, pounding the Tigers at the plate on the way to a… Continue Reading

Sheridan standouts hold ground in Casper

SHERIDAN—Sheridan College’s Zeke Thurston and Taygen Schuelke got off to fast starts at the College National Finals Rodeo taking place this week in Casper. Thurston sat in first place after one go-around in saddle bronc riding, besting his competition with a score of 81. Schuelke added to the Generals team score with a 77.5 on… Continue Reading

Jets take down Gillette despite weather

SHERIDAN—Lightning struck, both figuratively and literally, for the Sheridan Jets as a late rally gave them an 11-8 lead over Gillette Prep before the game was called due to weather on Tuesday night at Thorne-Rider Stadium. As the clouds rolled in, the Jets dug themselves a hole, struggling to keep Gillette off the board. Jets… Continue Reading

Locals head east to compete in USA Games

SHERIDAN—The torch is ablaze, and more than 3,500 athletes are in Newark, New Jersey, to compete in the Special Olympics 2014 USA Games. Three of those 3,500 are Sheridan residents. Tahia Grosch, Khyra Maes and Ronald Roberts are joining the 19 other athletes, 12 coaches, eight Unified Sports partners, three Special Olympics Wyoming staff members,… Continue Reading

Gross score of 58 tops charity scramble

SHERIDAN—The team of Joe Mallo, Greg Legerski, Aaron Linden and Jay Callentine took home first place with a gross score of 58 at the MDA-ERA Carroll Realty Charity Scramble Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy over the weekend at Kendrick Golf Course. Cory Hamstreet, Brian Bloom, Curt Macha and Doug Estes were the overall net winners, coming… Continue Reading

Allen, Mavrakis win PH Member-Member

SHERIDAN — The team of Bob Allen and Paul Mavrakis posted a team gross score of 224 to win the annual Member-Member Golf Championship at The Powder Horn last weekend. Their two-day total bested the team of Joe Wright and Brian Laman by one shot (225). The tournament format was a best ball for the… Continue Reading

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