Category Archives: Local Sports

Lady Eagles fall to Wright, 39-32

Lady Eagles fall to Wright, 39-32

DAYTON — Despite holding a 10-point lead early in the game, the Tongue River Lady Eagles fell to the Wright Lady Panthers 39-32 in Dayton Friday night. Kylee Knobloch led scoring for the Lady Eagles with 13 points followed by Libby Heimbaugh with 5. It looked like it was going to be a quick night… Continue Reading

Eagles top Panthers Friday

Eagles top Panthers Friday

DAYTON — It may have been senior night at Tongue River High School, but it was a collection of players in grades nine through 12 who gave the Eagles a 52–49 win over the Wright Panthers Friday night. Leading scorers include Jaren Fritz with 16 points and Cody Buller with 15. Following the pomp and… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Feb. 20, 2016

Big Horn Lady Rams outscore Sundance BIG HORN — The Big Horn Lady Rams basketball team earned a road win against Sundance on Friday, 57-40. The Lady Rams jumped out to an early lead in the first half, tossing up 16 and 14 points in the first and second quarters, respectively. In comparison, Sundance only managed 7… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Feb. 18, 2016

Romero’s career night propels SC women to 87-73 win over Western Wyoming SHERIDAN — It was a career night for Sheridan College’s Quriss Romero as her 28 points led the Lady Generals to an 87-73 win over Western Wyoming Community College Wednesday. The SC freshman shot 11 of 17 from the field and knocked down four… Continue Reading

Column: This is(n’t) a man’s world

Are you tired of me writing about Robbi Ryan, yet? You shouldn’t be. First of all, it’s going to be quite some time before she’s done playing basketball at a level that makes us talk about her. Second, I still can’t get over her 50-point game two weeks ago. It’s such a bizarre time to… Continue Reading

SRD hosting co-ed dodgeball tournament

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District has been putting an emphasis on creating new programs and events. One of those events will be a co-ed dodgeball tournament at the end of February and beginning of March. The co-ed dodgeball tournament will take place Feb. 29 and March 2 at Sheridan Junior High School. Each team… Continue Reading

SC rodeo adds former national champion to coaching staff

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College rodeo team is bringing in a former national champion to help coach the Generals and Lady Generals as an assistant next season. Shelby Winchell, a Scottsbluff, Nebraska, native, was twice the Reserve College National Champion in goat tying, and she won the Central Rocky Mountain Region all-around cowgirl and goat-tying… Continue Reading

Weekend sports recap — Feb. 15, 2016

Patten wins 500 freestyle, Sheridan swimmers take 4th at conference meet SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School swim team saw a handful of strong individual swims at the conference meet Saturday to help the Broncs earn a fourth-place team finish. Sheridan scored 174 to finish just 10 points out of the top three. Gillette won… Continue Reading

Defense earns Lady Rams victory

Defense earns Lady Rams victory

BIG HORN — Defense put the Lady Rams on top once again against a conference opponent during a Saturday afternoon game at Big Horn High School. The Lady Rams kept the Moorcroft Lady Wolves offense to a minimum over the weekend in a 58-23 win. Bailey Bard led the rout with a 17-point performance. Emily… Continue Reading

Bates’ hot shooting helps Rams beat Moorcroft 68-33

Bates’ hot shooting helps Rams beat Moorcroft 68-33

BIG HORN — It wasn’t the cleanest of four quarters, but the Big Horn Rams basketball team was still able to put up big numbers offensively to put away the Moorcroft Wolves 68-33. Colton Bates was unstoppable — the junior guard knocked down 8 of 12 from the field and 4 of 7 from 3-point… Continue Reading

Lady Generals win 4th straight, beat Central Wyoming 71-49

Lady Generals win 4th straight, beat Central Wyoming 71-49

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College head women’s basketball coach Frank McCarthy called it Tamara Brine’s best all-around game in her two years at Sheridan College as the sophomore forward scored 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in her final game at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. Brine scored 14 of her 23 points in the second… Continue Reading

Local teams compete across state at indoor track meets

Top-8 Finishers Gillette Indoor Meet Thursday Sheridan High School Girls 3. Gracie Edeen; 55-meter dash, 7.93 6. Anna Zowada; 55-meter dash, 8.01 3. Katie Campbell; 200-meter dash, 28.50 5. Kirsten Hendricks; 400-meter dash, 1:09.09 2. Cassidy Lausen; 1600-meter run, 5:48.88 8. Mackenna Swan; 1600-meter run, 6:27.55 2. Katie Campbell; 55-meter hurdles, 9.69 6. Marie Ihnat;… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Feb. 13, 2016

Patten, Felker lead Broncs at conference swim meet SHERIDAN — After a grueling season with just two home meets, the Sheridan Broncs swim team made a trip to Gillette Friday to begin the two-day conference championships. The Sheridan swimmers competed in preliminary races Friday against swimmers from Gillette, Laramie, Cheyenne South, Cheyenne Central and Cheyenne East.… Continue Reading

Broncs wrestlers dominate Mustangs, 54-18 victory

Broncs wrestlers dominate Mustangs, 54-18 victory

SHERIDAN — There was only one adjective that came to head coach Tyson Shatto’s mind after Friday night’s victory: impressive. And impressive the Broncs were. The Sheridan Broncs wrestling club finished the regular season with yet another dual win with a dominating 54-18 victory over the Natrona County Mustangs. “I thought up and down the… Continue Reading

Lady Rams hold off Rocky Mountain runs to secure win

Lady Rams hold off Rocky Mountain runs to secure win

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Lady Rams didn’t play poorly at all in Friday’s 51-43 win over Rocky Mountain High School. Head coach Michael McGuire was fairly pleased with his team’s performance. Now, he said, it’s time the girls figure out how to drive the nail into the coffin. “We’ve had that opportunity a… Continue Reading

Rams overcome sloppy play, beat Grizzlies 55-47

Rams overcome sloppy play, beat Grizzlies 55-47

BIG HORN — It was a sloppy game for both the Big Horn Rams and Rocky Mountain Grizzlies Friday afternoon as the two teams combined for 37 turnovers. But the Rams calmed down enough to string together a couple of big scoring runs on their way to a 55-47 win over the Grizzlies. Big Horn’s… Continue Reading

Broncs wrestlers win 4A East conference

Broncs wrestlers win 4A East conference

GILLETTE — Call it grace under pressure. Taking the mat against perennial wrestling powerhouse Campbell County in a tough enviornment, the Sheridan Broncs didn’t just beat the Camels in Gillette, they removed all doubt. The Broncs wrestling team earned 4A East conference champion honors Thursday evening with a dominant 49-27 win over the defending state… Continue Reading

Disciplined SC team still working toward goals

Disciplined SC team still working toward goals

SHERIDAN — Discipline. That’s what Sheridan College head men’s basketball coach Matt Hammer said his team needed to focus on through the final week and a half of the season, and they did just that Wednesday night in a 120-42 blowout of Little Big Horn College. The Generals’ first matchup with Little Big Horn on… Continue Reading

Lady Generals earn 119-52 blowout victory

Lady Generals earn 119-52 blowout victory

SHERIDAN — When the Sheridan College women’s basketball team was supposed to make the trip up to Little Big Horn College in January, the game was canceled because the LBH Lady Rams didn’t have enough active players to compete. In Wednesday night’s game — a 119-52 blowout win for Sheridan — Little Big Horn had… Continue Reading

Column: Showing Cam some class

I’m not a Denver Broncos hater, I promise. I wasn’t rooting against them in the Super Bowl Sunday. I just honestly thought the Panthers were better. I thought — and hoped — it was Cam Newton’s time at a point where we need it to be Newton’s time. A young, black quarterback taking the reigns… Continue Reading

SRD, Penrose Pacers hosting Valentine’s Day run

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District and Penrose Pacers running club are hosting the Be My Valentine 6K road race and 1-mile walk Sunday. The event is part of the SRD’s integration of affordable races in the Sheridan community. The race costs $10 per family, $8 per pair, $6 for a single adult and $4… Continue Reading

Comeback win completes Hawks undefeated regular season

Comeback win completes Hawks undefeated regular season

SHERIDAN — When the Sheridan Hawks skated to their bench Saturday morning trailing 4-3 after the horn sounded on the second period, head coach Zane Garstad said he didn’t have any sort of insightful or motivational speech prepared. He knew that his team was going to rise to the occasion. So after a brief chat,… Continue Reading

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