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SHS junior earns spot at showcase tournament

March 31, 2015

SHERIDAN — Molly Mann, a junior at Sheridan High School, was selected to compete with the U19 Northern Plains District hockey team at the America’s Showcase Tournament in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in April. Mann has played hockey in Sheridan since she was in kindergarten and credits much of her success to Dan Carlin, who has coached Read More

SC women’s rodeo team tops weekend competition

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s rodeo team bounced back from a rough first week of rodeo to take home first place at the Eastern Wyoming College rodeo over the weekend. After finishing eighth in Gillette a week ago, the women worked hard all week to take the title in week two of the spring Read More

Eighth-grade basketball champs

The Sheridan County Rams eighth-grade basketball team traveled to Billings, Montana, over the weekend to play in the Billings Elite “Hoop It Up” basketball tournament. The Rams went 6-0, including a 35-34 win over the Billings Flight in the championship. There were 13 teams in the eighth-grade bracket. The Rams are coached by Mark Fritz Read More

Lady Broncs off to hot start for soccer season

March 30, 2015

SHERIDAN — It may have been the first week of the season, but the 2014 state runner-up Sheridan Lady Broncs soccer team is already playing in mid-season form. The Lady Broncs opened their season with a dominating 5-0 win against the Riverton Lady Wolverines at Riverton, then followed with three solid wins at a jamboree Read More

Boys tie Green River, Rock Springs, top Kelly Walsh

SHERIDAN — Despite the team’s opening-game loss against Riverton Friday, Sheridan head boys soccer coach Matt Johnson said his team responded well at the Casper jamboree Saturday. In shortened games, the Broncs tied 1-1 against both Green River and Rock Springs, and beat Kelly Walsh 2-0. Junior forward Riley Session scored both of the team’s Read More

SHS track and field teams take first in overall points at Jerry Campbell invite

March 27, 2015

SHERIDAN — All of the track and field athletes of Sheridan County had a chance to shine Friday as Buffalo High School hosted the Jerry Campbell Invite for nine girls teams and 10 boys teams competing in 17 events. In the end, Sheridan High School took first in both girls and boys overall points, but Read More

Broncs drop 1-0 heartbreaker to Wolverines

SHERIDAN — With the unseasonably warm weather the stands filled with spectators, and with a new head coach for the Broncs it was shaping up to be a perfect evening for the Sheridan soccer squad to begin their season. The outcome, however, was not nearly as pleasant. The Broncs begin their season with a tally Read More

Hanson proves to coach, herself she can play

SHERIDAN — On Dec. 6, 2014, Tiana Hanson wasn’t expecting to spend her Saturday night dealing with a bully. The Sheridan College women’s basketball team was on their home floor at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome with a matchup against the tough North Dakota State College of Science. Not even halfway through the season, Hanson Read More

Powers’ leadership shows on, off the mat

March 26, 2015

SHERIDAN — When Kerry Powers took to the mat this season, he had one major advantage over his opponents. They had never wrestled him before. They had never seen him wrestle before, so they had no idea what the 220-pounder was capable of. If you don’t know much about Powers, don’t feel bad. Although he’s Read More

Column: Shining moment in NCAA tourney

March 25, 2015

One of my least favorite moments in March Madness history was watching Adam Morrison ball his eyes out at center court in 2006. Morrison was the Co-Player of the Year that year (J.J. Redick), and his Gonzaga Bulldogs were a three-seed in the tourney facing off against two-seed UCLA. The Bruins scored the final 11 Read More

SC volleyball to host tourney Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team will host a spring scrimmage this weekend at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The tournament will feature five teams — Sheridan, Rocky Mountain College, Casper College, Black Hills State and Central Wyoming College. Each team will compete in four matches, and each match will consist of two sets Read More

Wyoming AMOW State 8-Ball Tournament results

Wyoming AMOW State 8-Ball Tournament March 18-22 Casper SINGLES OPEN C – Field of 231; Final 32: David Meyer 17th-24th Tyler Young 13th-16th Matthew Fisher 13th-16th Chris Lewis ninth-12th (now ranked B) Matt Carlson ninth-12th (now ranked B) Steve Wetz seventh-eighth (now ranked B) SINGLES OPEN B – Field of 128; Final 32: Robert Meiwald Read More

College rodeo kicks off spring season: SC rodeo team hits the dirt

March 24, 2015

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s first spring rodeo held over the weekend didn’t quite go as coach Marc Gilkerson had hoped. The Generals traveled to Gillette for their first of five rodeos this spring but weren’t able to bring home many points. Only four athletes made it to Sunday’s championship round but ended up on the Read More

Sheridan track kicks off season in Casper

March 23, 2015

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School track and field team officially opened its season over the weekend at the Glen Legler Invite in Casper. With a number of team members gone on spring break, coach Art Baures said it gave the coaches a chance to watch some young runners compete and find their place within Read More

ROBBI RYAN PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Sheridan junior earns Gatorade’s national award

March 20, 2015

SHERIDAN — When 6-foot-1 center Dylan Wright flew over an obstacle, somebody had to catch her. It was a team building function for the Sheridan High School girls basketball team, and 5-foot-8 Robbi Ryan braced herself as Wright came flying her way. The attempted catch didn’t go as planned, but it didn’t matter. Ryan put Read More

Bending over backward

Eight-year-old Peyton Benedict does a bridge during the Sheridan Recreation District’s spring youth tumbling program Thursday at the Sagebrush Elementary School gym. Justin Sheely | The Sheridan Press

Wild West Wreckers earn first victory

March 19, 2015

SHERIDAN — Just shy of one year after forming, the women of the Wild West Wreckers, Sheridan County’s first and only roller derby team, opened their rookie 2015 competitive season by taking down the veteran Coal Miners’ Daughters of Gillette Saturday night. The Wreckers won their first bout 192-158. Roller derby is a full-contact sport Read More

Two SHS basketball players named Conference POY

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School basketball had two players named Conference Player of the Year for the 2014-15 season. The Wyoming Coaches Association named Dylan Daniels as the boys 4A East Player of the Year, and Robbi Ryan was East Co-Player of the Year for the girls. Both Daniels and Ryan were named All-Conference and Read More

Lacrosse game Saturday at Sheridan High School

SHERIDAN — Lacrosse is coming back to Sheridan this weekend. After giving Sheridan a taste of the sport a year ago, four regional lacrosse teams are coming back to play at Scott Field. Starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, teams from West Billings, Black Hill-Rapid City Lacrosse and Laramie’s club lacrosse will play the sport Read More

Column: Kentucky against the world

March 18, 2015

When the final horn of the college basketball season sounds in Indianapolis on April 6 and I fail to show up to work on the 7th, just know that I’ve enjoyed covering and writing about sports for you fine folks over the last 10 months. It’ll just be hard for me to come back to Read More

Legion baseball meeting set for tonight

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan American Legion will host its annual player-parent meeting tonight at Sheridan High School. The meeting will be in the small gym at the high school and is for any potential player and his parents. Coaches and some board members will be in attendance to give information and get the baseball season Read More

SC signs Hifo to volleyball roster

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team has added to its roster once again by inking Sulieti Hifo this week. Hifo, a 5-foot-8 outside hitter from Maui, Hawaii, is the second player from Hawaii to ink a letter of intent with Sheridan for 2015. Patricia Batoon committed to the Lady Generals in January. “Suli is Read More

Lady Broncs finish third at state

March 16, 2015

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs wrapped up their season with a third-place finish at the 4A state tournament after taking down the Cheyenne Central Lady Indians 50-41. The Lady Broncs had their share of offensive issues in the first quarter, only knocking down 2-of-10 from the field. The Lady Broncs’ saving grace was that Read More

The Sheridan Press Athletes of the Week

March 17, 2015

Dylan Wright Sheridan High School – Basketball Wright had 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting against Natrona. She had 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting against East. She had 14 points against Central. She had eight rebounds in all three games. Dylan Daniels Sheridan High School – Basketball Daniels scored 20 points, including 10-of-14 from the free-throw line Read More

Erickson, Trujillo win pool tourney

SHERIDAN — More than 210 sanctioned players and 30 four-person teams make up the Sheridan 8-ball Valley National Eight-Ball Association League that has been running since September. The league plays at various Sheridan locations on Thursday nights and held its annual 8-ball Singles Championship over the weekend. Players are placed in one of two divisions Read More

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