Category Archives: Local Sports

TR cross-country competes at Rawlins Invite

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles cross-country team had several standout performances from individuals at the Rawlins Invite on Friday. The Tongue River girls ran against 22 teams in the JV division. Top performances included Heidi Henderson, who finished 11th, and Holly Hutchinson, who finished 15th. Dylan Good was the sole boys competitor for Tongue… Continue Reading

Bronc tennis struggles continue in Scottsbluff

SHERIDAN — In a last minute schedule change, the Sheridan High School boys tennis team traveled to Scottsbluff, Nebraska, for the Scottsbluff Invite. Sheridan finished third amongst the six teams competing. Quinton Suska finished fourth on the day at No. 1 singles, winning two matches and losing three. Suska defeated Alliance’s (Nebraska) Richie Toedti (8-4)… Continue Reading

SHS swimmers finish second at Riverton Invite

SHERIDAN — Three first-place finishes helped propel the Sheridan High School girls swim team to a second-place finish at the Riverton Invite Saturday. Whitney Migrants continued her dominating weekend — she won the Cody Invite Friday — by taking another first in the one-meter diving with a 180.60. Molly Green added two first-place finishes in… Continue Reading

A clean sweep: SC volleyball goes 4-0 at home tourney

SHERIDAN — Even though the Sheridan College volleyball team keeps adding chairs to their sideline, the reserves are stepping in and filling gaps seamlessly. As the injuries pile up, Jennifer Stadler’s team is still finding ways to get the job done. They hosted the Sheridan College Volleyball Tournament over the weekend, and the Lady Generals… Continue Reading

LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS: September 5, 2015

Knobloch leads the field for TR golf DAYTON — Tongue River Lady Eagle Kylee Knobloch led the field Friday at the Wright Fall Invite golf tournament. Knobloch’s 89 was seven strokes ahead of the rest of the girls field. Her success helped the Lady Eagles finish in fourth for the day behind Lusk, Wright and… Continue Reading

Relentless Broncs cruise past Kelly Walsh 40-12

Relentless Broncs cruise past Kelly Walsh 40-12

SHERIDAN — Looking up in the stands at Scott Field Friday night, it was pretty easy to spot fans sporting shirts that read “relentless” across the front. It’s the motto of the Sheridan High School football team, and it’s exactly how they played in Friday’s 40-12 victory over Kelly Walsh. The Broncs came into the… Continue Reading

Two changes to SHS sports schedule

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team will not travel to Cheyenne Saturday as the Cheyenne Invite has been canceled. The boys tennis team will play at Scottsbluff, Nebraska, and the girls are still looking for a replacement match. Both teams are at Kelly Walsh today, as scheduled. The Broncs football team will play… Continue Reading

Walsh, DeLapp and Taylor win PHLGA Last Blast

SHERIDAN — The three-person team of Wanda Walsh, Katy DeLapp and Margaret Taylor finished with a 71 to win the first gross at the Powder Horn Ladies Golf Association Last Blast tournament Thursday. Mimi Boyle, Renetta Mischke and Maurita Meehan were the low net with a 64.9. Chris Urbatchka, Joanne Feit and Catherine Engels were… Continue Reading

Rams vying for 3rd-straight trip to state title game

Rams vying for 3rd-straight trip to state title game

BIG HORN — There’s little question that Big Horn comes into this season with an impressive resume: a 30-3 record, 18 All-State selections and two recent trips to the state finals. The Rams are also the defending 2A state runner-up team. But they can’t rest on their laurels. In the past three years, head coach… Continue Reading

Rec District hosting Punt, Pass and Kick contest

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District has teamed up with the National Football League to offer the Punt, Pass and Kick program for the 2015 season. The event is free for all kids and is open for boys and girls ages 6-15. The contest will take place on Sept. 17 at Madia Field. Kids ages… Continue Reading

Generals soccer continues success; women lose heartbreaker

SHERIDAN — Carlos Rubio Garcia has become the go-to guy for a Sheridan College men’s soccer team that is quickly making a name for itself on the pitch. The Generals continued their early-season success with their third-straight win, a 3-1 comeback victory over Northwest College. After trailing 1-0, Sheridan rallied late and scored three second-half… Continue Reading

Eisenman to start at linebacker for Chadron State

SHERIDAN — Former Sheridan and current Chadron State football player Collin Eisenman has been named the starting linebacker for the Eagles’ season opener Thursday night against Missouri University of Science and Technology. Eisenman, a 6-foot-4, 246-pound sophomore, started eight games and tallied 51 tackles for the Eagles last season. “Because of his athleticism, we can… Continue Reading

Sheridan freshmen and JV open season with wins

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs varsity football team wasn’t the only winning team on the turf over the weekend. While the Broncs were down in Laramie Friday securing a 49-7 victory in their season opener, the SHS JV and freshmen teams earned wins of their own. The JV team defeated Billings Senior 21-14, and the… Continue Reading

Column: Perfectly incorrect college football predictions

The College Football Playoff proved to be everything we had hoped it would be last year. It earned Ohio State a national championship that they otherwise wouldn’t have even played for, and the Buckeyes dominated. The question heading into this season is: Can anybody dethrone the Bucks? I must admit, I’m not as up to… Continue Reading

Broncs host Kelly Walsh in home opener Friday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School head football coach Don Julian said that the Broncs are going to have to put an emphasis on Kelly Walsh’s quarterback Friday when the Trojans come to Scott Field. Despite Sheridan’s dominating win over Laramie last weekend and Kelly Walsh’s lopsided 49-19 loss to Gillette, Julian expects to see a… Continue Reading

Rubio Garcia leads Generals to 2-0 win over NJC

Rubio Garcia leads Generals to 2-0 win over NJC

SHERIDAN — Things are looking good for the Sheridan College men’s soccer team so far this season. After finishing 1-14 a season ago, head coach Jeff Hallenbeck has his team on an early path to success this year. The Generals took down Northeastern Junior College 2-0 Saturday to begin the season 2-0. Hallenbeck’s squad scored… Continue Reading

TR volleyball goes 2-1 to open season

SHERIDAN— The Tongue River volleyball team got lots of court time over the weekend as they opened the season at the North Big Horn County Tournament at Rocky Mountain High School (Cowley). Playing in abbreviated best-of-three set games, the Lady Eagles grabbed two wins on Saturday. The Lady Eagles lost their first of three games… Continue Reading

SC volleyball beats Phoenix, drops two to top-10 teams

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team got a taste of some of the nation’s best over the weekend, finishing 1-2 at the Western Wyoming Tournament. The Lady Generals opened the tournament against the No. 8 ranked Salt Lake City Community College but fell just short in three even sets (21-25, 21-25, 22-25). Suli Hifo… Continue Reading

Big Horn Middle School volleyball starts season against TR

SHERIDAN— Big Horn Middle School volleyball got underway Saturday with the season’s first games against Tongue River. With what Big Horn head coach Morgan Stalick attributed to great serving and persistence, the Big Horn varsity team beat the Tongue River varsity 25-17, 25-21. Also, Big Horn’s junior varsity fell to Tongue River’s JV in a well-fought contest, 25-19,… Continue Reading

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