Category Archives: Local Sports

Troopers score in bunches, take two in Powell

SHERIDAN — A few games at the Gillette Invite are all the Sheridan Troopers have had a chance to play this season. Weather has been a burden for the American Legion baseball team, limiting their chances to get in the flow of the summer baseball season. It didn’t seem to matter Tuesday when the team… Continue Reading

Lady Generals sign Australian point guard

SHERIDAN — The recruits keep rolling in for Frank McCarthy and the Sheridan College Lady Generals. This time, McCarthy has signed another foreign star. Annastasia Falkenberg comes to Sheridan from South Australia, where she played for the Forestville Eagles. With the Eagles, Falkenberg averaged 12.8 points, 3.7 assists and 2.9 steals a game and led… Continue Reading

A little bit of bump and grind

A little bit of bump and grind

In grey, from left, Sheridan’s Misty Glassinger (Mistang), Tanya Rose (Pass A. Fist) and Christa June (Soul Snatcher) box out the jammer, Debbie Cobb (Mercury), for the Rousta Bout it Betties Saturday night in Gillette. Continue Reading

Spring Fling raises money for tennis team, Bennett

Spring Fling raises money for tennis team, Bennett

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team hosted the Spring Fling tennis tournament over the weekend to raise money for the SHS tennis program and tennis player Alex Bennett. They raised more than $600 for Bennett and more than $300 for the SHS tennis team. For each team, an adult tennis player was randomly… Continue Reading

Former TRHS, Wyoming hooper Fallon Lewis to coach at UW

Former TRHS, Wyoming hooper Fallon Lewis to coach at UW

DAYTON — Former Tongue River and Sheridan College basketball player Fallon Lewis has joined the University of Wyoming girls basketball program as a graduate assistant. Lewis, who spent the last year playing basketball overseas in Spain, played for two years at Sheridan College before transferring to UW her junior year. At Sheridan, she was named… Continue Reading

Hidden Bridge to host Ladies’ Days

  SHERIDAN — Hidden Bridge Golf Club is inviting any and all women to come play in Ladies’ Day, a casual, fun golf league for women of all ages. Ladies’ Day will begin tomorrow and run every Wednesday through the summer. It will begin at 9:30 a.m. every week. For more information or to sign… Continue Reading

SHS boys dominate Rock Springs, take third at state

SHS boys dominate Rock Springs, take third at state

ROCK SPRINGS — A controversial call and a lack of offensive firepower in Sheridan’s semifinal match against Cheyenne East landed the Broncs in Saturday’s third-place game rather than the state championship. Still, despite how they got there, the Broncs weren’t going to go out a bunch of sore losers. In fact, they weren’t going to… Continue Reading

Jets split series with Rapid City

SHERIDAN — Two outings that went down to the wire led to mixed results for the Sheridan Jets this weekend. On Sunday, Rapid City Post 320 Stars JV came from behind to beat the Jets in a 6-5 game while the Jets waited until the last second to win the second game 8-7. Both games… Continue Reading

Sheridan Storm U8 go undefeated, become state champions

Sheridan Storm U8 go undefeated, become state champions

The Sheridan Storm U8 boys, back row from left, coaches Regan Haswell and Joe DeGrange, middle row from left, David Brown, Connor Bateson, Jaeger Conrad, Truman DeGrage, Beck Haswell and Ethan Araas, front row from left, Ty Gilbertson, William Greer and Kelten Crow, capped off an undefeated season by winning the state cup over Memorial… Continue Reading

SHS boys dominate Rock Springs to take third at state

SHS boys dominate Rock Springs to take third at state

ROCK SPRINGS — A controversial call and a lack of offensive firepower in Sheridan’s semifinal match against Cheyenne East landed the Broncs in Saturday’s third-place game rather than the state championship. Still, despite how they got there, the Broncs weren’t going to go out a bunch of sore losers. In fact, they weren’t going to… Continue Reading

Municipal golf courses struggle to break even

Municipal golf courses struggle to break even

SHERIDAN — The Kendrick Municipal Golf Course features lush greens, rolling hills, several water features and, on clear days, prominent, unimpeded views of the Bighorns. And while it might not be as ballyhooed as several other courses in the region, Kendrick is beloved by locals and tourists alike who hit the links in droves, particularly… Continue Reading

Bringing home hardware

Bringing home  hardware

BIG HORN — Sam Cooke released his hit song “A Change is Gonna Come” back in 1964. Some 51 years later, the song that was voted No. 12 on Rolling Stone magazine’s top 500 songs of all time could be considered the anthem of the 2015 Big Horn girls track team. “It’s been a long,… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs advance with nail-biting win over Gillette

Lady Broncs advance with nail-biting win over Gillette

ROCK SPRINGS — The tears were flowing from the Sheridan sidelines at the end of the Lady Broncs semifinal match against Gillette Friday evening. When a Gillette kick clanged off the crossbar to give Sheridan the 2-1 win in a shootout, emotions immediately kicked in for both sides. For Sheridan, they were tears of overwhelming… Continue Reading

Northeast conference track Athletes of the Year

Austen Scammon Tongue River High School Regionals 1st 4×400-meter relay, 2nd 400-meter dash, 2nd 300-meter hurdles, 3rd 110-meter hurdles State 2nd 110-meter hurdles, 2nd 300-meter hurdles, 3rd 4×400-meter relay, 6th 400-meter dash 2015 All-State selection   Bailey Bard Big Horn High School Regionals 1st 100-meter dash, 1st 4×100-meter relay, 2nd 200-meter dash, 2nd 300-meter hurdles… Continue Reading

Broncs, Lady Broncs advance at state soccer

SHERIDAN — Last weekend was filled with disappointment for the Sheridan boys and girls soccer teams. Both were coming off of phenomenal regular season records, but the Sheridan Broncs had to settle for the fourth seed of the East while the Lady Broncs just missed out on the first seed after wrapping up regional competition.… Continue Reading

Buffalo cowboy signs with SC rodeo team

Buffalo cowboy signs with SC rodeo team

SHERIDAN — As Sheridan College head rodeo coach Marc Gilkerson sat at the nightly rodeo in Kaycee, he noticed a young cowboy atop a bucking bronco. The cowboy set his feet and turned his toes. That’s all Gilkerson needed to see to take an interest in the young buck. That kid with the turned toes… Continue Reading

Need for speed

Need for speed

A driver zooms past fans on the track Friday night at Sheridan Speedway. The race track reopened for the first time in 10 years after a change in ownership and major renovations. Continue Reading

Weekend sports outlook May 28-31

Sheridan Broncs THURSDAY Girls soccer vs. Natrona (state tourney-Rock Springs), 1:30 p.m. Boys soccer vs. Natrona (state tourney-Rock Springs), 3:30 p.m. FRIDAY Girls soccer at state, TBD Boys soccer at state, TBD SATURDAY Girls soccer at state, TBD Boys soccer at state, TBD   Legion Baseball SATURDAY Jets at Billings Halos JV, 1 p.m. Jets… Continue Reading

Co-ed volleyball champs

Co-ed volleyball champs

The Powder River Power, clockwise from top left, Ryan Switzenberg, Michelle Switzenberg, Marcia Harper, Sam Burton, Cory Pickett, Jessica Pickett, Angie Burton and Callie Crouse, are the 2015 Sheridan Recreation adult co-ed lower volleyball league champions. Continue Reading

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