Category Archives: Local Sports

Lady Generals end regular season with win at EWC

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team won its final regular season game Wednesday at Eastern Wyoming College, and they nabbed the 86-80 win in dramatic fashion. The Lady Generals led by as many as 16 in the first half before what head coach Frank McCarthy described as a “collapse” in the third quarter.… Continue Reading

Sheridan earns 15 medals at Wyoming Senior Olympics

SHERIDAN — It was a good weekend in Cody for a number of local competitors in the Wyoming Senior Olympics. Eight competitors combined for 10 gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals at the games. Ten of the 15 medals came in pickleball events. Renee Wolleman won gold in women’s doubles and mixed… Continue Reading

Mike P. Mailbag: Why does everyone hate Duke?

We’re back at it again like Daniel with the white Vans. It’s time for the monthly Mike P. Mailbag, where I do my best to answer your craziest questions. This will be the third edition of the mailbag, and at this point, about 98 percent of the questions are still coming in from my degenerate… Continue Reading

Hawks moving on after disappointing state tourney

SHERIDAN — It wasn’t the way anyone from the Sheridan Hawks high school hockey team expected the season to end. After running through the regular season without a loss, the Hawks lost their opening round game of the Wyoming High School B state tournament over the weekend. “It was a heartbreaker,” Sheridan head coach Zane… Continue Reading

Big Horn wins 83-59 to finish undefeated in conference

Big Horn wins 83-59 to finish undefeated in conference

BIG HORN — Going undefeated in conference is sweet. But doing so while beating your rivals for the second time this season makes it all the sweeter. The Big Horn Rams ended their conference schedule 8-0 Saturday evening on their home court with an 83-59 victory over the Tongue River Eagles. This weekend’s wins increased… Continue Reading

Local sports recaps — Feb. 22, 2016

Broncs set two school records at Simplot Games SHERIDAN — More than 2,000 high school track athletes made the trek to Pocatello, Idaho, for the Simplot Games over the weekend, including a number of local competitors. The Sheridan Broncs sent 22 athletes to the games, earning seven trips to Saturday’s finals, a handful of season bests… Continue Reading

Seniors carry Lady Broncs to win over Laramie

Seniors carry Lady Broncs to win over Laramie

SHERIDAN — For the final time on their home floor, the three seniors for the Sheridan Lady Broncs basketball team put the team on their collective back to grab one more win in front of their hometown fans. Robbi Ryan, Jamy Shassetz and Kaycen Townsend combined for 50 of Sheridan’s 54 points in a 54-43… Continue Reading

Dominant D: Broncs win 3rd straight, beat Laramie 45-31

Dominant D: Broncs win 3rd straight, beat Laramie 45-31

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs have had to change their strategy a bit this season. The team has shifted its modus operandi to defense, and it’s starting to all come together as the Broncs won their third straight game Saturday with a 45-31 beat down of the Laramie Plainsmen. “That’s another game where we didn’t… Continue Reading

Broncs hold Bison to 35 in Senior Night victory

Broncs hold Bison to 35 in Senior Night victory

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School head boys basketball coach Gale Smith said the Broncs’ win at Cheyenne East last Saturday was the signature win his team needed as they hit the final stretch of the conference season and needed to use it as a catapult into the postseason. The Broncs were able to build on… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs dominate Cheyenne South, 52-30

SHERIDAN — It didn’t take long for the Sheridan High School girls basketball team to take control of the game against Cheyenne South Friday night. In fact, it took seven seconds. Sheridan won the opening tip, Jamy Shassetz scored a layup, and the Lady Broncs were off and running to a 52-30 blowout of the… Continue Reading

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

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