Category Archives: Local Sports

SCTA and SHS tennis hosting doubles tourney

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Community Tennis Association and Sheridan High School will host the Spring Fling doubles tennis tournament at the end of May to benefit the SHS tennis teams and help cover medical expenses for SHS tennis player Alex Bennett. The entry fee is $15 for students and $25 for adults, and the deadline… Continue Reading

Trooper Camp signups

Trooper Camp signups

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan American Legion is taking signups for its 21st Annual Trooper Baseball Camp. Along with the Legion baseball staff, the Sheridan Troopers and Jets players and coaches will instruct the camp for any player age 7-15. Every player will receive a Trooper camp shirt and snacks during breaks. The cost for the… Continue Reading

Weekend sports outlook May 15-17

Sheridan Broncs FRIDAY Girls soccer at Gillette, 4 p.m. Boys soccer at Gillette, 6 p.m. Track & Field regionals at SHS, 9 a.m. Golf at Gillette Invite SATURDAY Track & Field regionals at SHS, 9 a.m.   Big Horn Rams FRIDAY Track & Field regionals at SHS, 9 a.m. Golf at spring championships (Casper) SATURDAY… Continue Reading

Second in gold bracket at Never Flinch tourney

Second in gold bracket at Never Flinch tourney

The Sheridan Volleyball Club U14B team took home second in the gold bracket at the Never Flinch Tournament 2 over the weekend in Sheridan. Pictured are, from left, coach Megan Garnhart, Lizzie Arnold, Kairstyn Holden, Abby Sanders, Katie Ligocki, Hannah Schoup, Shelby Atkinson, Brooklyn Bowie and Lindsey Hall. Continue Reading

Column: Who is next? Nobody, hopefully

Jordan Spieth is the next Tiger Woods. I’m sure of it. The guy won the Masters, for goodness sake. We all know that once you win the Masters, you’re automatically considered the best golfer in the world. Oh, what’s that? Spieth didn’t even make the cut in his next tournament, the Players Championship? Well, at… Continue Reading

Lady Generals sign state’s top scorer

Lady Generals sign state’s top scorer

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team has announced the signing of Rawlins High School’s Quriss Romero. Romero was the state’s top scorer during her senior season, averaging 19.6 points a game. She was also top in the state in steals (5.5 per game), second in field-goal percentage (54 percent) and third in rebounds… Continue Reading

Suzor finishes hockey career with a bang

Suzor finishes hockey career with a bang

Sheridan’s Sam Suzor, left, helped lead the Metropolitan State University (Denver) hockey team to the men’s ACHA Division III National Tournament in Pelham, Alabama. It was the first time in the school’s history that they qualified for the National Tournament. The Roadrunners went 1-1-1 at the tournament. Suzor was also named a 2014-15 ACHA Pacific… Continue Reading

Never Flinch U14 champs

Never Flinch U14 champs

The Sheridan Volleyball Club U14 team won the silver bracket at the Never Flinch Tournament 2 over the weekend in Sheridan. Pictured are, from left, coach Bree Reed, Adrianna Buss, Jovenai Rosselott, Elizabeth Braley, Ashley Pancheri, Alex Buss, Alex Geeting, Bailee Wilson, Livvy Sweeny, Emy Kiser and Bailey Aksamit. Continue Reading

Never Flinch U16 champs

Never Flinch U16 champs

The Sheridan Volleyball Club U16 team won the gold bracket at the Never Flinch Tournament 2 over the weekend in Sheridan. Pictured are, from left: coach Kristi Von Krosigk, Emily Hooge, Mindy Songer, Grace Von Krosigk, Taylor Bowie, Alli Puuri, Jillian Destefano, Olivia Conrad and coach Jeff Bowie. Continue Reading

This week in sports May 11-17

Sheridan Broncs FRIDAY Girls soccer at Gillette, 4 p.m. Boys soccer at Gillette, 6 p.m. Track & Field regionals at SHS, 9 a.m. Golf at Gillette Invite SATURDAY Track & Field regionals at SHS, 9 a.m.   Big Horn Rams FRIDAY Track & Field regionals at SHS, 9 a.m. Golf at spring championships (Casper) SATURDAY… Continue Reading

2015 Snickers Big Horn Soccer Cup results

2015 Snickers Big Horn Soccer Cup results

Top 3 Final Results Boys U8 6v6 Silver SC Storm Degrange 06/07 SC Storm Haswell 06/07 Casper SC JR Blades B Black Boys U10 Gold SC Storm Reece 04/05 Casper SC Blades U9/10B-Red-Hu Gillette Edge SC Edge 04/05 BO Boys U10 Silver SC Storm Mancini 04/05 Edge U10 Edge Maroon Boys Worland Soccer U10 Boys… Continue Reading

U8 Sheridan Storm takes silver at Snickers tourney

U8 Sheridan Storm takes silver at Snickers tourney

The U8 Sheridan Storm Team Regan Haswell won the silver medal at the Snickers Big Horn Soccer Cup over the weekend at the Big Horn Equestrian Center. Pictured are, from left, Xander Depew, Christian Burgess, Gunnar Lamb, Breck Reed, Levi Peldo, Braxten Crow, Keegan Rager, Noah Kaeding, Tristan Sampson and Blaine Phillips. Continue Reading

UW to provide student-athletes $3,200 for expenses

UW to provide student-athletes $3,200 for expenses

LARAMIE (AP) — For student-athletes, it’s good news. For schools having to fund it, it’s a challenge. Yet it’s something most feel they have to do to remain competitive. Athletics departments at the NCAA Division I level will leap into uncharted territory Aug. 1 by providing the full cost of attendance to existing scholarships for… Continue Reading

Weather stalls offense, SHS splits with Central

Weather stalls offense, SHS splits with Central

SHERIDAN — When it comes to spring weather in Wyoming, pretty much the only certainty is its uncertainty. Sunshine and warm temperatures can turn to rain and cold to snow in the blink of an eye. But Wyoming soccer is like the U.S. Postal Service — rain, snow or shine, it’s happening, for the most… Continue Reading

Win streaks snapped for SHS soccer players

Win streaks snapped for SHS soccer players

SHERIDAN — For two of the state’s best soccer teams, the offensive was pretty much nonexistent Friday evening. Both the Sheridan High School boys and girls soccer teams made the trip to Cheyenne East Friday, and neither team was able to come away with a win. And just like that, the win streaks were snapped.… Continue Reading

Sheridan County track recap

SHERIDAN — LeeAnna Mitchell got her money’s worth at the Bulldog-Bobcat track meet in Upton Friday. The Tongue River High School junior took home three first-place and a third-place finish in her four events at the meet. She swept the sprinting events and was third in the long jump. This was all coming off of… Continue Reading

SHS track team struggles at Camel Qualifier

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School track team hasn’t had many meets this season filled with sunshine, and yesterday’s Camel Qualifier in Gillette wasn’t much different. With the wind blowing and the rain sprinkling down, it was a rough meet for the Broncs. While a number of Sheridan’s top tracksters had the day off, the… Continue Reading

Prepping the pitch for the Snickers Cup

Prepping the pitch for the Snickers Cup

Normative Services, Inc. student Hunter Housley, left, tightens the string as Joe Tenny stands by with the striper to mark a soccer field Thursday morning for the Snickers Cup at the Big Horn Equestrian Center. Volunteers from the Sheridan County Soccer Association and NSI marked out 23 soccer fields. An estimated 128 teams with more… Continue Reading

Lady Generals sign Douglas hooper Ashlie Blackburn

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team has added its second recruit to the 2015-16 class, this time bringing in a player a little closer to home. After signing New Zealand’s Emilina Motu last week, coach Frank McCarthy inked 5-11 post player Ashlie Blackburn from Douglas High School. During her senior season at Douglas,… Continue Reading

Weekend sports outlook May 8-10

Sheridan Broncs FRIDAY Boys soccer at East, 4 p.m. Girls soccer at East, 6 p.m. Track & Field at Camel Qualifier, noon Golf at Gillette Invite SATURDAY Girls soccer at Central, 10 a.m. Boys soccer at Central, noon Tennis at Powell   Big Horn Rams FRIDAY Track & Field at Bulldog-Bobcat Invite (Upton), 10 a.m.… Continue Reading

SVC hosting Never Flinch tourney Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Volleyball Club is hosting its second Never Flinch tournament of the year this weekend. This Saturday, the YMCA, Sheridan Junior High School and Sheridan High School will host the tournament. It will feature 50 teams. The Never Flinch tournaments provide proceeds to the Never Flinch/Weston Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, which is… Continue Reading

UW’s Larry Nance Jr. invited to NBA Draft Combine

LARAMIE (AP) — Larry Nance Jr. has received an invitation to participate in the NBA’s Draft Combine in Chicago next week. He is the first Wyoming Cowboy to participate in the event since Theo Ratliff in 1995. The invite-only NBA Draft Combine is a showcase where players show their basketball skills to league personnel, as… Continue Reading

STREAKING: Broncs, Lady Broncs combined go 15 straight

STREAKING: Broncs, Lady Broncs combined go 15 straight

SHERIDAN — It is not uncommon for a soccer fan to remove some layer of clothing, hop over the barricades that divide spectators from athletes and run around the pitch interrupting play. Eventually, this fan will be tackled by a gaggle of security guards as the crowd roars in pleasure, and the game will continue… Continue Reading

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