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Kendrick scramble this weekend

May 13, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Kendrick Golf Association has announced its annual opening scramble and membership drive, to be held  Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. at Kendrick Golf Course. The price is $65 plus cart and includes annual association fees of $15, along with lunch. The format is a blind draw, four person scramble and is open Read More

Ritterbusch to continue tennis career at Augustana College

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School hasn’t had a tennis player go on to play at the collegiate level for at least 10 years, if not more, but Reed Ritterbusch will change that when he continues his tennis career at Augustana College. Ritterbusch he signed his National Letter of Intent on Monday. “The campus in general Read More

Jets drop two in doubleheader against Rapid City

May 12, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jets held their own until the sixth inning Saturday at Thorne-Rider Park against the Rapid City 22 Expos, but lost 13-2 and 13-3 in their doubleheader. “In our first game, we had a competitive game going until the sixth,” Jets head coach Ryan Murner said. “We allowed a huge inning because Read More

Big Horn’s Anderson places 2nd

SHERIDAN — Just six shots behind the first-place finisher Saturday, Kaleigh Anderson of Big Horn placed second at the Lusk golf invitational with a 98. On a windy day with a field of seven, the Big Horn boys placed third with a 403 and the girls were one stroke away from second with a 343. Read More

Late goal heartbreak secures win for Camels

May 9, 2014

SHERIDAN — Last night’s matchup between the Sheridan Broncs and the Campbell County Camels saw both sides struggling to find the net until a late second-half goal gave the Camels a 1-0 victory over the Broncs. The Broncs relied heavily on their defense for most of the game, as goalkeeper Jess Edens saw his fair Read More

Sheridan golfers top personal bests at Kendrick

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Broncs Alex Williams and Jacob Belus both shot a personal best of 86 at the golf tournament hosted by the Sheridan on Friday at Kendrick Golf Course. “The girls broke 300 and had their lowest score, which is awesome,” coach Larry Martoglio said. “I think both teams did about as well as Read More

TR track places well in Upton

SHERIDAN — The track teams from Tongue River traveled to Upton Friday for the 2014 Bulldog Bobcat Invite. Multiple athletes had personal best performances and placed in the top of their events. “I saw big improvement, which is always nice going into regionals next weekend,” coach Chuck Walters said. Austen Scammon won the boys 400 Read More

Ryan leads the pack with all three goals

SHERIDAN — Robbi Ryan put in a solid performance for fans during senior night Friday, scoring all three goals for the Sheridan Lady Broncs. The Sheridan High School girls soccer team hosted their last home game against their rival Gillette, earning a 3-1 victory. The Lady Broncs dominated the first half keeping the ball mostly Read More

Big Horn girls track takes first in Upton

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn High School girls’ track team took first place 2014 Bulldog Bobcat Invite in Upton Friday, while the boys celebrated two first place finishes. Jayden Mirich set a new school record for high jump with a leap of 5-feet 1.5-inches. Coach Kirk McLaughlin said the record setting performance began on the Read More

Several athletes secure spots at state meet

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s track team traveled to the Camel Qualifier in Gillette Friday. Some athletes nailed down performances that will secure their space to compete at the state meet. “I’m very happy with today,” coach Art Bauers told the Sheridan Press via a phone call on the bus back to town. “We had Read More

Broncs, Lady Broncs look for wins at home against rival Gillette

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs and Lady Broncs will host their last home games of the season tonight in a doubleheader against their biggest rival — the Gillette Camels. The boys will play at 4 p.m. and the girls will play at 6 p.m.. The Lady Broncs seniors will be recognized during the boys halftime Read More

125 teams expected for annual Snickers Cup

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Soccer Association will host the 10th annual Snickers Big Horn Soccer Cup at the Big Horn Equestrian Center starting at 8 a.m. Saturday and continuing into Sunday. The SCSA expects this year’s to be the largest tournament they have had, with 125 teams from Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska. Read More

Pundits evaluate Wyo. draft prospects

LARAMIE (AP) — The speculation is almost over. The NFL Draft descends on New York City this week, and in the days leading up to it talking heads and anonymous bloggers will continue to deliberate — pumping out mock draft after mock draft, pondering potential trades and examining “deep sleepers” on grainy YouTube game reels. Read More

Lady Generals sign Rawlings

May 8, 2014

SHERIDAN — The athlete who has yet to lose any games in which she has played over the last two years will test her luck for the Sheridan College women’s basketball team. Tongue River’s star athlete Sarah Rawlings signed her National Letter of Intent on Wednesday to join the Lady Generals in the fall. “I Read More

Losing your marbles? Find them at the tourney this weekend

May 7, 2014

SHERIDAN — Start polishing your marbles; rain or shine the third annual Sheridan City Marble Championship is Saturday at the Thorne-Rider Park basketball court at 10 a.m. If the weather is bad, the event will move into the indoor hitting facility. It is free to play in the tournament. There will be a marble seminar Read More

Howard joins Lady Generals soccer

SHERIDAN — Sarah Grace Howard of Livingston, Montana, signed a National Letter of Intent on April 30 to join the Sheridan College Lady Generals women’s soccer team. Howard started playing soccer when she was 5 years old. “My dad was a great supporter of my playing and pushed me to be my very best,” Howard Read More

TR , BH golfers achieve personal bests

May 6, 2014

SHERIDAN — Some Big Horn and Tongue River golfers had their best tournaments to date in Hulett on Monday. Tongue River’s Riley Jones shot a personal best of 113. Big Horn’s Kaleigh Anderson shot a personal best of 90, finishing third, while her teammate Hanneah Puckett shot a 118, earning her own personal record. “The Read More

Troopers, Jets lose on the road Sunday

SHERIDAN — Nolan McCafferty, Andrew Ratty and Colten Williams were the only players to get a hit for the Jets in the team’s 12-0 loss to the Gillette Rustlers on Sunday. In the second game of their doubleheader the Jets came back stronger, but not enough to hold back the Rustlers. The Jets lost 5-2. Read More

Thurston number one in Central Region

SHERIDAN — Nothing can slow down Sheridan College General Zeke Thurston. Thurston moved into the number one spot in the region after a tremendous saddle bronc ride this past weekend in Laramie, scoring 78 points in the long round and a 74 in the short round to punch his ticket to the College National Finals Read More

Fenn tops competition in boys division

May 5, 2014

SHERIDAN — Julia Fenn won the boys “A” singles division Saturday in Sheridan. Six teams participated in the spring tournament. Fenn has been competing in tournaments at various levels, including boys leagues, to help her gain experience and see some more competitive matches. “I am excited to see what the girls bring this fall for Read More

BH and Tongue River have good showing at golf tournament

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn boys and girls golf teams fared well in Wright on Saturday, placing second and third respectively. The Tongue River boys also had a strong showing. They team had set a goal to shoot 400 and barely missed it, shooting three over for a 403. This put them third at the Read More

Sheridan Lady Broncs tied for first in Conference

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs took down the No. 1-ranked team Saturday, toppling the Cheyenne East Thunderbirds with a win 1-0. SHS coach Mallery Marshall said the win should move the Lady Broncs into the No.1 seat, tying with Laramie for the conference. “The girls knew this would be a physical match and decided Read More

Sheridan Broncs win with a blowout against East 7-1

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs went into Saturday’s game against Cheyenne East wanting to make a statement and they did, defeating the Thunderbirds in a 7-1 blowout. In the first half of the game the Broncs allowed East to stay within striking distance. The teams went into halftime with the Broncs up 2-1. But the Read More

SHS track sends six athletes to Wyoming Track Classic

May 2, 2014

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School took five girls and one boy to the Wyoming Track Classic, a best-of-the-best meet where individuals can shine. Only the top eight runners and top 10 field athletes in the state can compete. Assistant Coach Eric Frey said the athletes competed well with great efforts. “There’s no heats, just 100 Read More

Sheridan loses in a hard fought battle

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs soccer team battled on their own turf against the Cheyenne Central Indians Friday night at Homer Scott Field, but ultimately lost the battle 1-3. The first half of the game was a physical battle. Bronc players were being knocked down. Words were exchanged out on the field between Sheridan’s Jackson Read More