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Generals struggling in opening rounds of CNFR

SHERIDAN — Tuesday was another tough day for Sheridan College rodeo athletes at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper. Both Callie Robinson and Dayton Johnston recorded no-scores on the day. Robinson wrapped up a very tough week in breakaway roping with her third no-score. Johnston recorded his second no-score in bull riding. He’ll have… Continue Reading

SCWBB hosting girls basketball camp next week

SHERIDAN — Frank McCarthy and the Sheridan College women’s basketball program is hosting its annual summer youth basketball camp from June 20-23 at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. High school players are invited to attend. The camp is available to girls in grades K-12. It will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The… Continue Reading

Indian Relay season kicks off in Buffalo

Indian Relay season kicks off in Buffalo

BUFFALO — The first sanctioned Indian Relay Races of the season were held in Buffalo over the weekend in front of a capacity crowd. Teams from throughout the northern plains Indian country entered the event for a purse of $50,000. Teams also earned points toward September’s championships in Billings. In addition to the relay races,… Continue Reading

McGill drains albatross at Kendrick

SHERIDAN — Malden McGill joined rare company on June 4 when he carded a double eagle at Kendrick Golf Course. Although actual statistical data is difficult to track down, Dean Knuth, inventor of the USGA’s slope rating system for golf courses and handicaps, was quoted in a 2004 article in Golf World magazine estimating the odds… Continue Reading

Clark in 3rd after two rounds at CNFR

Clark in 3rd after two rounds at CNFR

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s Tayte Clark got off to a good start at the College National Finals Rodeo. Clark currently sits in third place in saddle bronc riding after a couple of solid runs at the rodeo in Casper. He scored a 65.5 on his first go and followed with a 71.5-point ride in round… Continue Reading

Rec District forming youth Olympics

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District will kick off Sheridan’s first ever Sheridan Olympics June 21-22. The Sheridan Olympics is an Olympic-themed day camp for kids ages 4-12. It will provide participants a recreational team-building experience, as kids will be divided into countries to compete in a variety of simple and fun events. The event… Continue Reading

Powder Horn hosts 10th annual Spurs and Spikes tournament

SHERIDAN — It was a beautiful day at the Powder Horn Saturday for the 10th annual Chris Ledoux Spurs and Spikes golf tournament. Three foursomes won their respective flights on the day, and six individual golfers took home hole prizes. The team of Jim McKendree, Jake Miskimins, Mike Merback and Jim Campbell won the Spikes… Continue Reading

Pollard, Williams win state rodeo buckles

SHERIDAN — Two belt buckles made their way back to Sheridan County over the weekend. Saije Pollard and Wheaton Williams secured wins in the average of their respective events at the Wyoming high school state finals rodeo, crowning them state champions. Pollard followed her first-go, first-place performance in goat tying with a second-place time of… Continue Reading

Montana’s 3s bury Wyoming All-Stars

Montana’s 3s bury Wyoming All-Stars

BILLINGS — The 3s rained all over the Rocky Mountain College gymnasium Saturday as the Montana boys All-Stars cruised to a 102-81 win over the Wyoming All-Stars. Montana outscored Wyoming 27-16 in the final quarter to put the game away and complete the weekend sweep. The win was the 10th straight for the Montana boys.… Continue Reading

Local players shine at Shrine Bowl

Local players shine at Shrine Bowl

CASPER — In each of the big plays made by the North team at the Shrine Bowl, a Sheridan County player was behind it. It was the North team who came out on top, 41-26, over the South at the annual football game that features the top senior players in the state. Representing the North… Continue Reading

Big plays late earn Wyoming girls win over Montana

Big plays late earn Wyoming girls win over Montana

SHERIDAN — Natrona’s Emily Robertson and Gillette’s Jessie Geer came up huge for the Wyoming girls All-Stars, and Wright’s Kylee Tresch sealed the deal as Wyoming defeated the Montana All-Stars 71-64 Friday night. Robertson led all scorers with 20, and Geer added 18 as Wyoming snapped a two-game skid against its border rival. It was… Continue Reading

Comeback falls short for Wyoming All-Stars

Comeback falls short for Wyoming All-Stars

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming boys All-Stars couldn’t quite close the door on a late double-digit comeback Friday in a 93-79 loss to the Montana All-Stars at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The Wyoming boys turned a 16-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter into a 3-point game before a couple of turnovers and… Continue Reading

Pollard, Williams chasing state rodeo titles in Douglas

Pollard, Williams chasing state rodeo titles  in Douglas

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County high school rodeo team made a statement in the first go-round of goat tying at Thursday’s state finals in Douglas. Sheridan placed four cowgirls in the top 10 of the event, including the day’s top ride from Saije Pollard. Pollard’s time of 9.07 seconds beat out Lusk’s Jacey Thompson by… Continue Reading

21 Generals earn all-academic honors

SHERIDAN — Twenty-one Sheridan College student-athletes were named to the National Junior College Athletic Association Academic All-Region IX team following the 2015-16 school year. To qualify for All-Region teams, students must complete 30 semester hours while maintaining a grade point average of 3.25 or better. “At Sheridan College, we are proud to have some of… Continue Reading

Handcuffing lightning and throwing thunder in jail

People called him The Greatest. Heck, he called himself The Greatest. And he probably was. He floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee, and was an iconic figure both inside and, more importantly, outside the boxing ring. Muhammed Ali’s death Friday hit the sports world hard. Any death of an icon is difficult… Continue Reading

Six teams compete in second annual Elks Scramble

Six teams compete in second annual Elks Scramble

SHERIDAN — The foursome of Tyler Johnson, Bud Johnson, Ryan Little and Jared Guyer won the second annual Elks Scramble and Calcutta Saturday at Hidden Bridge Golf Club. Six four-man teams competed in the tournament. The winning group won with a net score of 52.8. Their 57 was the low gross of the day, as… Continue Reading

Bard replaces Ryan on Wyoming All-Stars

SHERIDAN — Robbi Ryan’s final basketball game in front of her hometown fans will end up being a Feb. 20 win over the Laramie Lady Plainsmen. The Sheridan senior and two-time Gatorade Player of the Year will sit out this weekend’s Wyoming-Montana All-Star Games due to a knee injury she suffered during the spring soccer… Continue Reading

Ping Pong Club dominates Casper tournament

Ping Pong Club dominates Casper tournament

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Ping Pong Club is still in its infant stages, but it took a big leap over the weekend by dominating the seventh annual Casper Table Tennis Tournament. Eight members of the club made the trip to Casper. The group collected seven awards and five were champions. They took first in all… Continue Reading

Jets sweep wild doubleheader with Roughnecks

Jets sweep wild doubleheader with Roughnecks

SHERIDAN — In 14 innings that involved a triple play, a walk-off single and a collision at the plate, the Sheridan Jets somehow scratched out two wins against Casper at home Sunday. The Jets offense came in the clutch in the first of the two-game set with an 8-7 victory over the Roughnecks. Sheridan followed… Continue Reading

Bard, Ryan named Milward-Simpson Award finalists

SHERIDAN — Big Horn’s Bailey Bard and Sheridan’s Robbi Ryan were named finalists for Wyoming’s Milward-Simpson Award. The award, in its 40th year, is given to the top high school senior athletes — male and female — who excelled in multiple sports throughout his and her four years of high school. Bard was recognized for… Continue Reading

Two Lady Rams to play in WCA All-Star games

BIG HORN — The Wyoming Coaches Association named two Big Horn High School athletes to its annual North-South All-Star games over the weekend. Bailey Bard and Morgan Nance will participate in all-star festivities on July 23 in Casper. The event features the state’s top volleyball and basketball players. Bard will play for the North in… Continue Reading

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