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Broncs move up in standings with 3-1 win over South

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs soccer team beat Cheyenne South 3-1 Monday. The original matchup, set for April 30, was suspended due to poor weather and moved to Monday at Kelly Walsh High School in Casper. Sheridan beat South 7-0 at Scott Field on April 8, but the Bison gave Sheridan more of a fight… Continue Reading

Harold Johnson Pickleball Tournament set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The first annual Harold Johnson Pickleball Tournament is set for Saturday, and it’s not too late to register to play. All donations from the tournament go to the YMCA’s Give Your Heart to a Child campaign under Johnson’s name. Weather permitting, the tournament will be played on the courts at Thorne-Rider Park. Should… Continue Reading

3 second-half goals beat Lady Broncs in Cheyenne

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls soccer team lost another grueling conference match Saturday, falling 3-1 at Cheyenne East. The Lady Broncs let one slip through their fingertips after securing a lead before halftime but giving up three goals in the second half. Robbi Ryan got her head on a corner kick in the… Continue Reading

Troopers make progress in 4-game split

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Troopers head coach Ben Phillips said poor pitching and cold bats make it tough to win baseball games, and that’s what happened in two tough losses over the weekend. The good news for Sheridan, though, is strong pitching and hot bats helped the Troopers earn two wins and end the weekend with… Continue Reading

Jets, Halos split doubleheader

Jets, Halos split doubleheader

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s offense earned 10 walks in 14 innings of play on Saturday as the Jets split their doubleheader with the Billings Halos. The Sheridan team took a 7-6 win in the first game, but a 5-1 defeat in the second. Jaxon Parker led all offense Saturday. The Big Horn freshman grabbed three hits with… Continue Reading

Three teams win SC golf tourney

SHERIDAN — The team of Mark Isakson, Josh Gardner, Jared Guyer and Shirl Ames won the Sheridan College Boosters Club golf tournament Friday afternoon at the Powder Horn. Their combined, adjusted handicap score was 53.8. Other flight winners and scores included: Second flight – Larry Barclay, Frank McCarthy, Dave Engels and Dan Stalker, 54.1 Third… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs set school record on links

Lady Broncs set school record on links

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School golf coach Larry Martoglio couldn’t help but chuckle as he relayed the scores from Friday’s tournament at Kendrick Golf Course. He said the Sheridan girls played “very, very well,” which may have been an understatement. The reigning 4A state champions haven’t missed a beat this spring season, and they capped… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs fall 3-0 at Cheyenne Central

Lady Broncs fall 3-0 at Cheyenne Central

SHERIDAN — Mallery Marshall has pointed out on more than one occasion that soccer is a weird sport sometimes in that the best team on the field doesn’t always win. Friday night’s 3-0 loss at Cheyenne Central seemed to be one of those games as the Lady Broncs head coach couldn’t really find a way… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — May 7, 2016

Distance runners lead pack at Camel Qualifier SHERIDAN — Both the Sheridan High School boys and girls track teams finished third at Friday’s Camel Qualifier in Gillette, thanks in large part to the distance runners for each squad. The Sheridan girls had five top-five finishers in the 800-meter, 1600-meter and 3200-meter runs combined, while the… Continue Reading

Wyoming Innovation takes Early Birds crown

Wyoming Innovation takes Early Birds crown

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Innovation took the Early Birds Bowling League crown for the 2015-16 season, outbowling Creekside Dental to secure the title. Wyoming Innovation was made up of Phebe Macha, Flo Dahlin, Polly Hill, Kelly Macha and Mona Brown. The five ladies were presented the title at the league’s annual luncheon Thursday, along with Linda… Continue Reading

Cunningham, local cowgirls dominate Newcastle rodeo

SHERIDAN — Cricket Cunningham was the top local rider at the Newcastle high school rodeo over the weekend, taking second place in breakaway roping Sunday with a time of 3.020 seconds. She added another second-place finish in goat tying with a time of 7.560 seconds. Cunningham was one of seven Sheridan County cowgirls who brought… Continue Reading

A review of reviews

There was a play in Monday night’s NBA Playoff game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the San Antonio Spurs that caused quite a stir in the basketball world. It was controversial; it was potentially game changing; and it wasn’t reviewable. With 13.5 seconds left, the Thunder were inbounding the ball along the sideline with… Continue Reading

Three headed to CNFR from Sheridan College

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College 2015-16 rodeo season came to its culmination over the weekend, and the Generals ended the season with some very strong performances at the University of Wyoming. Both the SC men and women finished third at the rodeo, and three individuals secured spots at the College National Finals Rodeo in June.… Continue Reading

Big Horn sprinter shines at Wyoming Track Classic

BIG HORN — Bailey Bard stole the show at the Wyoming Track Classic in Casper Monday afternoon. The Big Horn sprinter continued her impressive season at Kelly Walsh High School winning two of her three events. With times of 12.57 seconds and 26.36 seconds, she ended up on top of the podium in both the… Continue Reading

Opening day excitement Troopers split Sunday doubleheader

Opening day excitement Troopers split Sunday doubleheader

SHERIDAN — Opening day always carries with it a lot of excitement, and the Troopers games Sunday were no exception. The Sheridan Troopers began the 2016 campaign 1-1 with a 4-0 victory over Spearfish Post 164 Sunday morning and an 8-1 loss to the Billings Scarlets. Despite the loss Sunday night, Sheridan head coach Ben… Continue Reading

Sheridan’s Meyer entering WCA Hall of Fame

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Joe Meyer has been recognized by the Wyoming Coaches Association for his distinguished service to athletics in the state of Wyoming and will be inducted into the WCA Hall of Fame in July. Meyer was a track and field weight coach at Sheridan High School for 23 years, earning 24 throwing state… Continue Reading

Bard, Kutterer highlight Buffalo Twilight

SHERIDAN — After a weather-filled week of schedule changes, the Sheridan, Big Horn, Tongue River and Arvada-Clearmont track teams competed in the Buffalo Twilight meet Friday at Buffalo High School. Big Horn’s Bailey Bard continued her impressive 2016 run with a first-place finish in the 300-meter hurdles. Her time of 46.25 seconds was just more… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs soccer ties Laramie in hard-fought game

Lady Broncs soccer ties Laramie in hard-fought game

SHERIDAN — A game that ends with a draw isn’t always what the fans want. But a draw in Friday night’s game between the Lady Broncs and Laramie was simply poetic justice. Both Sheridan and Laramie left everything they had on the pitch in a knock-down, drag-out game that led to a 1-1 draw. Both… Continue Reading

SHS basketball standouts to represent Wyoming

SHERIDAN — Two Sheridan High School basketball players were selected to represent the state of Wyoming in the annual Wyoming-Montana basketball All-Star game. Blake Godwin and Robbi Ryan will join nine other Wyoming high school basketball players from around the state in two games this summer against Montana’s all-star team. Godwin ended his final season… Continue Reading

Broncs fall to Laramie 4-1

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan Broncs fell by three points to the Laramie Plainsmen Friday in Laramie in what coach Matt Johnson called a “very disappointing” game. “Laramie’s a very dangerous team,” Johnson said. “Very quick. Very aggressive.” The Broncs had come out swinging, scoring the first goal in the first 10 minutes of the game. Riley… Continue Reading

Rodeo athletes perform well in Sublette County

SHERIDAN — Several local cowboys and cowgirls earned top finishes at the Sublette County high school rodeo last weekend. Sheridan’s Makenna Balkenbush took top honors in breakaway roping on day one of the event. With a time of 2.22 seconds, she had the fastest time on Saturday and the third fastest time overall. Balkenbush also… Continue Reading

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