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Broncs host Kelly Walsh in home opener Friday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School head football coach Don Julian said that the Broncs are going to have to put an emphasis on Kelly Walsh’s quarterback Friday when the Trojans come to Scott Field. Despite Sheridan’s dominating win over Laramie last weekend and Kelly Walsh’s lopsided 49-19 loss to Gillette, Julian expects to see a… Continue Reading

Sheridan freshmen and JV open season with wins

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs varsity football team wasn’t the only winning team on the turf over the weekend. While the Broncs were down in Laramie Friday securing a 49-7 victory in their season opener, the SHS JV and freshmen teams earned wins of their own. The JV team defeated Billings Senior 21-14, and the… Continue Reading

Eisenman to start at linebacker for Chadron State

SHERIDAN — Former Sheridan and current Chadron State football player Collin Eisenman has been named the starting linebacker for the Eagles’ season opener Thursday night against Missouri University of Science and Technology. Eisenman, a 6-foot-4, 246-pound sophomore, started eight games and tallied 51 tackles for the Eagles last season. “Because of his athleticism, we can… Continue Reading

Rubio Garcia leads Generals to 2-0 win over NJC

Rubio Garcia leads Generals to 2-0 win over NJC

SHERIDAN — Things are looking good for the Sheridan College men’s soccer team so far this season. After finishing 1-14 a season ago, head coach Jeff Hallenbeck has his team on an early path to success this year. The Generals took down Northeastern Junior College 2-0 Saturday to begin the season 2-0. Hallenbeck’s squad scored… Continue Reading

SC volleyball beats Phoenix, drops two to top-10 teams

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team got a taste of some of the nation’s best over the weekend, finishing 1-2 at the Western Wyoming Tournament. The Lady Generals opened the tournament against the No. 8 ranked Salt Lake City Community College but fell just short in three even sets (21-25, 21-25, 22-25). Suli Hifo… Continue Reading

Inconsistency costs Lady Broncs in Cheyenne

SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs volleyball team didn’t have the start to the 2015 season that they were probably hoping for, going winless over the weekend at the Cheyenne Invite. After a 2-0 loss to Natrona and a 2-1 loss to Riverton Friday, Sheridan dropped three matches Saturday. Spending much of the weekend battling 4A… Continue Reading

TR volleyball goes 2-1 to open season

SHERIDAN— The Tongue River volleyball team got lots of court time over the weekend as they opened the season at the North Big Horn County Tournament at Rocky Mountain High School (Cowley). Playing in abbreviated best-of-three set games, the Lady Eagles grabbed two wins on Saturday. The Lady Eagles lost their first of three games… Continue Reading

Big Horn Middle School volleyball starts season against TR

SHERIDAN— Big Horn Middle School volleyball got underway Saturday with the season’s first games against Tongue River. With what Big Horn head coach Morgan Stalick attributed to great serving and persistence, the Big Horn varsity team beat the Tongue River varsity 25-17, 25-21. Also, Big Horn’s junior varsity fell to Tongue River’s JV in a well-fought contest, 25-19,… Continue Reading

Sheridan runners fill top-20 at Buffalo Invite

SHERIDAN — There were a lot of names from Sheridan High School atop the Buffalo Invite cross-country results sheet Friday. Behind Buffalo’s Maggie Chapin, who won the girls’ race with a time of 20:08.6, the next six finishers came from SHS. Xiomara Robinson was the Lady Broncs top runner with a time of 21:06.3. Newcomer… Continue Reading

SHS girls tennis wins two; boys go 1-1 in Riverton

SHERIDAN — As expected, Sheridan High School’s top girls singles player, Julia Fenn, cruised to two easy victories over Riverton and Jackson Friday in Riverton. It was the girls doubles teams that made the difference for coach Bob Faurot’s team. The Lady Broncs only lost one match on the day. They went 5-0 against Riverton… Continue Reading

Owings, Lady Broncs dominate to win Worland Invite

SHERIDAN — The bad news for the Sheridan girls golf team was Victoria Owings had to compete in a one-hole playoff Friday at the Worland Invite. The good news: it was against her teammate. Owings and Mollie Butler tied atop the girls individual leaderboard with two-round scores of 167, forcing the one-hole playoff for the… Continue Reading

Kitterman wins again, shoots 91 to win Sundance Invite

BIG HORN — Jamie Kitterman made it two-for-two Friday by winning the Sundance Invite golf tournament. The Big Horn Lady Ram won the Moorcroft Invite last week to open the season, and her 91 bested Lusk’s Caysea Hart by one stroke to take the Sundance Invite. Tongue River’s Kylee Knobloch shot a 96 to finish… Continue Reading

SHS girls golf in 1st, boys in 3rd at Worland Invite

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls golf team carried the momentum from last weekend’s second-place finish into the first round of the Worland Invite Thursday. The Lady Broncs shot a 252 as a team and took a 36-shot lead over second-place Jackson. Sheridan had solid play across the board, as all four players fill… Continue Reading

Generals win home opener

SHERIDAN — After the Sheridan College women’s soccer team suffered a tough 6-0 loss to Utah State University-Eastern Thursday, the SC men ended the day on a high note with a 3-2 win over the Golden Eagles. The Generals took control of the game early and, other than a couple of lapses defensively, dominated the… Continue Reading

Eagles will test skills in scrimmage with Riverside Friday

DAYTON — A new season brings excitement, but it also brings a lot of unknowns. The Tongue River High School football team, though, is lucky. Its members are going to get an opportunity to work out the kinks before their season gets into full swing with a scrimmage against the Riverside Rebels (Basin) Friday. Head… Continue Reading

Broncs ready to start season in Laramie Friday

SHERIDAN — Eliminating distractions: That’s the goal for the Sheridan Broncs football team in their season opener Friday. With two and a half weeks of practice filled with two-a-days, conditioning and skill workouts, the Broncs are itching to get on the field and up to game speed. Sheridan will kick off the season on the… Continue Reading

Wieland, Wright take Kendrick Senior titles

SHERIDAN — Cheryl Wieland and Glen Wright won the Kendrick Golf Course City Senior Championship over the weekend. Wieland shot an 81 to win the women’s championship flight. Eloise Hansen was the low net with a 75. Wright’s 79 was the low gross and won the men’s championship flight. Mike Groshart shot a 73 for… Continue Reading

Column: Kicking off fall sports season

We’re back. After a stressful and hectic week of compiling season previews and snapping team photos — check our Fall Sports Guide in Thursday’s paper — yesterday was the first of nine-plus Tuesdays where I meet with Don Julian to discuss the upcoming Sheridan High School football game. Fall sports season has officially begun. I… Continue Reading

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