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Lady Rams finish second at Big Horn Invitational

Lady Rams finish second at Big Horn Invitational

BIG HORN — It was a mixed bag for two local teams during the final day of the Big Horn Invitational Saturday at Big Horn. The Big Horn Lady Rams took second in the invitational, while the Tongue River Lady Eagles were knocked out of the Gold Bracket in the first round Saturday. While a win… Continue Reading

Lady Generals outmatched in 1-0 loss to Otero

Lady Generals outmatched in 1-0 loss to Otero

SHERIDAN — The momentum from Friday’s overtime win didn’t translate to the pitch Saturday for the Sheridan College women’s soccer team, resulting in a 1-0 loss to Otero Junior College. Short two players in the starting lineup, the Lady Generals didn’t have the depth Saturday to keep up with the consistent substitutions from Otero’s 29-player… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs

Coe-Kirkham continues hot streak on golf course SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School golfer Kirby Coe-Kirkham continued his steady play at the Gillette Invite last week, winning his third straight tournament against some of the state’s top golfers. Coe-Kirkham shot a 71 Thursday and followed with a 76 Friday to finish with a 147. He beat… Continue Reading

SHS tennis controls home courts vs. East and Central

SHS tennis controls home courts vs. East and Central

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team bounced back from an exhausting loss to Gillette to win three out of four matches against Cheyenne East and Central Friday afternoon at SHS. Sheridan’s only loss came in a 3-2 battle between the Lady Broncs and Cheyenne Central. The rest of the matches were dominated by… Continue Reading

Rams dominate Burns

Rams dominate Burns

BIG HORN — Things got ugly in Big Horn Friday night. The Big Horn Rams put a 58-22 pounding on the Burns Broncs in a game that could have easily been worse. “I feel like we did some good things tonight,” head coach Mike McGuire said. “Anytime you come out and get a conference win,… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Sept. 10, 2016

SC men drop 4-0 game against Trinidad SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Generals soccer team dropped a game to Trinidad Junior College Friday. The Trojans dominated the game, earning a 4-0 victory. SC coach Tim Starr said his team struggled to find its rhythm. “We had quite a few mistakes that cost us goals every… Continue Reading

Broncs cruise to 3-0 with dismantling of Evanston

Broncs cruise to 3-0 with dismantling of Evanston

SHERIDAN — The last time the Sheridan Broncs squared off against the Evanston Red Devils, it was a 48 to zip shutout in favor of the Broncs in the 2015 playoffs. Friday night, Sheridan looked just as dominating in a 49-3 blowout of the Red Devils. “Not really,” Sheridan head coach Don Julian said when… Continue Reading

Tongue River dominates Wyoming Indian

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River Eagles survived a trap game against Wyoming Indian High School Friday night in Ethete. The Eagles rolled a struggling Chiefs team in a 68-0 blowout. While his starters only got eight plays in before they were replaced by the junior varsity squad, Tongue River head coach John Scott said it was… Continue Reading

Ostheimer wins horse jumping world title

Ostheimer wins horse jumping world title

SHERIDAN — Casper’s Hannah Ostheimer captured the world championship title in jumping at the 2016 Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show on Aug. 9 in Oklahoma City. Ostheimer has trained for years with Sheridan’s Charlie and Hillary Carrell of Colts Unlimited. Ostheimer showed her American Quarter Horse Dazzled By Fame. The… Continue Reading

Press taking nominations for Athlete of the Week

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Press has opened nominations for its Athlete of the Week. Each week, the Press recognizes a local athlete for his or her work on the field, court or pool from the previous week. This year, the Press asks coaches, teammates, teachers, parents and fans to nominate any athlete they think deserves… Continue Reading

Rams look to step up game against Burns

Rams look to step up game against Burns

BIG HORN — Big Horn football head coach Mike McGuire said he saw plenty of mistakes from his team during the first game against Lovell, but it’s nothing that can’t be fixed. “We have a lot of stuff we need to work on,” he said. “We had too many missed assignment stuff … but it’s always… Continue Reading

Eagles look to avoid Wyoming Indian trap

Eagles look to avoid Wyoming Indian trap

DAYTON — The Tongue River High School football team should have no problem winning its football game on Friday night, and that’s what has head coach John Scott worried. Saturday, the Eagles (1-0) will make the trip to Ethete to take on the Wyoming Indian Chiefs (0-1) in what could be considered a trap game… Continue Reading

Peyton gone, NFL moves forward

Were the weekend’s college football games exciting enough for you? My goodness it feels so good to have football back on the tube. And starting tomorrow, we’ll be in full swing with the NFL ruining our lives for the next six months. I don’t know who can’t wait more, me or Bart Scott. Before we… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs

SHS tennis splits dual with Natrona SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team traveled to Casper Tuesday and split a match with Natrona County High School. The SHS girls won 3-2, while the boys lost 3-2. After dropping both singles matches, the SHS doubles teams took care of business to preserve the win for… Continue Reading

ERA brings biggest stars in rodeo to Sheridan

ERA brings biggest stars in rodeo to Sheridan

SHERIDAN — From the old to the young, fans flocked to the Sheridan County Fairgrounds for a chance to meet their favorite gold-buckle athletes Saturday. The biggest stars in rodeo came to Sheridan for the Cowboy State Elite Rodeo Athletes League of Champions Rodeo. Prior to the rodeo itself, hundreds of rodeo fans lined up to… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs

Local Sports Briefs

Lady Generals split first home weekend of season SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team went 1-1 in two matches over the weekend at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The Lady Generals lost in three sets to Eastern Wyoming Friday (19-25, 22-25, 19-25). Kiahlei Yaste had 8 kills, while Dani Potter had 8 kills and… Continue Reading

Generals give up 3 unanswered goals in loss to Western

Generals give up 3 unanswered goals in loss to Western

SHERIDAN — There was a momentum shift Saturday evening at Maier Field, and it cost the Sheridan College men’s soccer team a win in its first official match of the season. The Generals fell 3-2 to Western Wyoming in a grueling overtime battle. Like the SC women’s match before them, the SC men came out… Continue Reading

Lady Generals can’t finish off Western

Lady Generals can’t finish off Western

SHERIDAN — The funny thing about soccer — well, funny depending on who you talk to — is that the best team on the field doesn’t always win. Sheridan College head women’s soccer coach Mallery Marshall has said that multiple times. And that was the case for Marshall and her Lady Generals in a 2-1… Continue Reading

Despite miscues, Eagles blow out Wind River

Despite miscues, Eagles blow out Wind River

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles lit up the scoreboard Friday night as they opened the season with a 45-12 rout of the Wind River Cougars at Tongue River High School. The 45-point outburst was more points than the Eagles scored in any contest during their state-championship push last year, and it’s the most a… Continue Reading

Big Horn topples Lovell

Big Horn topples Lovell

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams football team has a full arsenal, and it used all the weapons it had Friday night. The Rams opened the season with a solid home victory against the Lovell Bulldogs. Four different players scored a total of five touchdowns to give Big Horn a 30-8 win. Tanner Warder threw… Continue Reading

Broncs shut out Trojans on the road

SHERIDAN — The expectations are very high for the Sheridan High School football team. The coaches know that; the players know that; the community knows that. But SHS head coach Don Julian said his team needs to make sure they enjoy the wins, especially wins like Friday night’s at Kelly Walsh. The Broncs pitched a… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs

SHS cross-country earns top finishes at Billings Riverfront Invitational SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School cross-country teams earned some high-ranking finishes at the Billings Riverfront Invitational Friday. “It was hot, but it was a really good day,” coach Art Baures said. “It was a big meet with about 28 teams, six of them from Wyoming.” The girls… Continue Reading

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