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Category Archives: Local Sports

Despite schedule change, Broncs top Central

SHERIDAN — The schedule changed, but the results didn’t. Just as the Sheridan High School boys soccer team was getting into the standard Friday-Saturday conference schedule, the potential for poor weather in Cheyenne forced the Broncs to move things up a day to beat the storm. Still, the undefeated Broncs were unfazed as they knocked… Continue Reading

HS rodeo kicks off ‘16 season

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County high school rodeo team kicked off the spring portion of its 2015-16 schedule last weekend in Laramie. Thirteen SC competitors earned top-10 finishes at the two-day rodeo, including a first, a second and two thirds. Sam Haskett was the top dog for Sheridan County, earning the group’s lone first-place finish.… Continue Reading

Three Sheridan hockey players make Wyoming history

Three Sheridan hockey players make Wyoming history

SHERIDAN — As gloves floated through the air and sticks and helmets glided across the ice, three Sheridan hockey players piled on top of their teammates in celebration. Bode Dunham was in Charlotte, North Carolina, celebrating something that had never been done in the state of Wyoming. He and his Team Wyoming U14 teammates were… Continue Reading

SCWBB holding open tryout

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College women’s basketball coach Frank McCarthy is amid the process of building a roster for the 2016-17 season. He’s hoping to fill a spot or two via an open tryout next week. McCarthy will hold open tryouts for interested female basketball players Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome.… Continue Reading

SHS boys soccer adjusts weekend schedule

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys soccer team has changed its weekend game schedule due to a potential storm in Cheyenne. SHS activities director Don Julian explained Wednesday that the Broncs will travel to Cheyenne a day early in order to play both games before the poor weather hits. Sheridan’s matchup with Cheyenne Central,… Continue Reading

Broncs fall short in track dual with rival Gillette

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School just didn’t have the numbers to compete with its rival Tuesday afternoon. In a dual meet against Campbell County High School, both Sheridan track teams fell to the Camels. The Broncs lost 83-58 and the Lady Broncs fell 85-56. Despite the scores, the Broncs had several athletes stand out at… Continue Reading

Pokes golfers take 2nd at Cougar Classic

SHERIDAN — Kamrin Allen scored a 4-under-par 68 in his final round at the PING Cougar Classic Tuesday to boost the University of Wyoming golf team to a second-place finish. Allen’s score was the low of the day for the Pokes and put the former Sheridan Bronc at 5-under for the tournament. He finished tied… Continue Reading

Starr named SC men’s soccer coach

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College officially announced the hiring of its new men’s soccer coach Tuesday. Tim Starr comes to SC from Northeastern Junior College in Colorado, where he served as an assistant coach and interim head coach last season. Before his time at NJC, Starr was a volunteer coach for the Colorado Christian University women’s… Continue Reading

Rogers gets Everest retry

SHERIDAN — The mountains are calling…again. After his first attempt to summit Mount Everest was cut short by a series of earthquakes and avalanches, Darren Rogers is heading back up the mountain on April 16. The Sheridan resident is climbing on a custom plan, similar to the one he began last year. There are only… Continue Reading

Luckie to have met you

It’s tough moving to a new city. A new state, even tougher. It becomes somewhat of a restart — new bearings to tighten, street names to remember and friends to meet. It was tough for me to leave Indiana 22 months ago, packing up a U-Haul trailer and peering at the only state I’ve ever… Continue Reading

McCullough moves UW golf to 3rd after day 1 in Utah

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming golf team is in third place after the first day of the PING Cougar Classic. The Cowboys shot a 5-under-par 571 at the Riverside Country Club in Provo, Utah, and were led by sophomore Drew McCullough’s 7-under 137. McCullough carded rounds of 70 (-2) and 67 (-5) to finish… Continue Reading

Clift’s OT goal lifts Broncs past Laramie

Clift’s OT goal lifts Broncs past Laramie

SHERIDAN — When Tommy Clift scored in the 89th minute, he released a collective sigh of relief from the Sheridan crowd at Homer Scott Field Saturday afternoon. The Sheridan High School boys soccer team watched a 2-0 lead slip through its fingertips, so Clift’s overtime goal did what the Broncs would have liked to have… Continue Reading

Laramie drops depleted Lady Broncs

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls soccer team is struggling to find its identity, and things became even more difficult once the Lady Broncs lost senior Robbi Ryan due to an illness. The illness seems to be sweeping through the Sheridan roster, and the depleted Lady Broncs lost 4-0 in Laramie Saturday. SHS head… Continue Reading

Broncs blow out Bison

Broncs blow out Bison

SHERIDAN — You can’t score goals if you don’t shoot, and the Sheridan High School boys soccer team made sure they did a lot of both in a 7-0 rout of Cheyenne South Friday at Homer Scott Field. The Broncs outshot the Bison 22-2 in the first half alone, with 14 of Sheridan’s 22 shots… Continue Reading

Tongue River hosts exciting Pre-Prom Invite

Tongue River hosts exciting Pre-Prom Invite

DAYTON — Warm weather and no wind — local track and field athletes couldn’t ask for better conditions Friday during the Pre-Prom Invitational, and their performance showed it. Tongue River High School hosted a slew of local teams, including Big Horn, Lodge Grass, Sheridan’s junior varsity squad, Kaycee, and Arvada-Clearmont. While no team points were… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — April 9, 2016

Broncs corral medals at Queen City Invite SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School track team travelled to Spearfish, South Dakota, on Friday and earned plenty of hardware to take on the bus ride back. In the girls’ 3200-meter run at the Queen City Invite, Xiomara Robinson placed second with a time of 11 minute and… Continue Reading

State titles just the beginning for Hastings

SHERIDAN — Hayden Hastings is a winner. He thrives on victory on the mat. He feasts on inferior foes. It’s a good thing, too. Hastings has done a whole lot of winning during his high school career. Just look at the accomplishments: two state titles, a Ron Thon Memorial Invite championship, a third-place finish at… Continue Reading

Johnson aces 3rd at Hidden Bridge

SHERIDAN — John Daley said it was “pretty wild” when he witnessed the man he calls “Old Dad” knock in a hole-in-one Saturday at Hidden Bridge Golf Club. Rick Johnson used his trusty Carbite Gyro seven-wood to score the ace from the blue tees on the 159-yard third hole at Hidden Bridge. Daley, Curt Niner… Continue Reading

SC golf tournament May 6 at Powder Horn

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Booster Club is currently accepting registrations for its annual spring golf tournament. This year’s tournament will be played on May 6 at the Powder Horn. The tournament starts at 11 a.m. with a free putting contest before teams are sent out onto the course for a shotgun scramble at noon.… Continue Reading

Allen 7th, Pokes 3rd at Cowboy Classic

SHERIDAN — Kamrin Allen shot a final round 71 (-1) to finish seventh at the Cowboy Classic golf tournament Tuesday in Chandler, Arizona. Allen was tied for fourth heading into the final round. His seventh-place finish, along with a fifth-place finish from teammate Ryan Wallen (-8) propelled the University of Wyoming golf team to a… Continue Reading

Column: NCAA Tournament takeaways pt. II

It was a thing of beauty, that Villanova buzzer-beater Monday night. From the execution of the play — not enough credit can be given to Ryan Arcidiacono on this — to the expression on Jay Wright’s face as he Jordan-shrugged his way to shake Roy Williams’ hand. There’s nothing quite like the NCAA Tournament. Kris… Continue Reading

UW’s Allen in 4th at Cowboy Classic

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Kamrin Allen sits tied for fourth after the first day of the University of Wyoming’s Cowboy Classic at the Whirlwind Golf Club in Chandler, Nebraska. Allen shot a 67 and a 71 in his two rounds to finish 6-under for the day, leading the Pokes to the second-place spot on the leaderboard.… Continue Reading

Hastings takes fourth at wrestling nationals

Hastings takes fourth at wrestling nationals

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s Hayden Hastings continued his impressive junior season on the wrestling mat with a fourth-place finish at the National High School Coaches Association national tournament over the weekend in Virginia. Hastings, a two-time state champion in Wyoming, won his first four matches in the 160-pound bracket to make it to the… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs take 2nd at Jerry Campbell Invite

Lady Broncs take 2nd at Jerry Campbell Invite

SHERIDAN — Nice weather, new records and gold medals filled the first full weekend of the outdoor track season as all five Sheridan County high schools were in action at the Jerry Campbell Invite in Buffalo. The Sheridan High School girls were the top local team of the weekend, taking second with 80 points —… Continue Reading

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