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Category Archives: Local Sports

Big Horn striving to improve defense at Lyman Friday

BIG HORN — Mike McGuire was concerned about his young team heading into this season. The head coach for the Big Horn Rams football team was concerned about the boys’ run game, their lack of depth and experience and their size up front. But the team that took the field Friday night was not the… Continue Reading

SC volleyball drops five-setter to Rocky Mountain

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team couldn’t carry the momentum from a 4-0 weekend into their matchup with Rocky Mountain College Tuesday, a five-set loss for the Lady Generals (21-25, 16-25, 25-22, 26-24, 8-15). Sheridan beat Rocky Mountain in three sets over the weekend at the Sheridan College Volleyball Tournament, but head coach Jennifer… Continue Reading

Broncs hope long trip doesn’t result in slow start

SHERIDAN — Four hundred seventy-five miles: That’s the distance from Sheridan High School to Evanston High School, the distance the Broncs football team will ride on a bus before Friday’s matchup with the Red Devils. It’s the longest 4A trip in the state and a full 179 miles longer than Sheridan’s zero week trip to… Continue Reading

Column: Are you ready for some football?

I’m not sure if you caught my NCAA football preview last week, or if you watched the Ohio State thumping of Virginia Tech Monday, but, yeah, so far so good. Since I’m sitting here on my high horse looking like an NCAAF genius, I figured I’d keep the mojo going and try my hand at… Continue Reading

Lady Eagles go 0-3 at Gillette Invite Saturday

DAYTON — The Tongue River Lady Eagles volleyball team had a rough go on the court at the Gillette Invite Saturday. The Lady Eagles finished last in the bronze bracket in the tournament after failing to pick up a win in their three games. The Lady Eagles started the weekend strong against 3A Glenrock. After… Continue Reading

SHS volleyball has up-and-down weekend in Gillette

SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs volleyball team continued their up-and-down start to the season and finished fifth in the silver bracket at the Gillette Invite over the weekend. Sheridan went 1-2 Friday, dropping matches to Kelly Walsh (scores unknown) and Big Horn (25-16, 21-25, 26-28). They defeated Douglas in three sets (scores unknown). Their 1-2… Continue Reading

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

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

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

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

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