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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

SHS to host barbecue, parent meeting

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Booster Club will host its fall barbecue Wednesday evening. The barbecue will be held at the high school and will run from 5:30-7 p.m. After the event, there will be a parent meeting for fall sports athletes at 7 p.m. in the SHS auditorium. Continue Reading

Lady Bronc golfers finish 2nd at Cheyenne Invite, boys 5th

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls golf team capitalized on four solid scores to finish second at the Cheyenne Invite over the weekend. The tournament featured 14 teams — four junior varsity — from all over the region. Scottsbluff (Nebraska) won the tournament, edging SHS by three strokes. The Lady Broncs’ score of 517… Continue Reading

SHS tennis hits court at Casper Jamboree

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team got some solid court time over the weekend at a preseason jamboree in Casper. SHS, Torrington, Kelly Walsh and Natrona all competed in the event. Julia Fenn kept her undefeated streak alive by going 6-0 over the weekend. She has yet to lose a match in her… Continue Reading

Stine aces, Arney shoots below age at PH

SHERIDAN — The Powder Horn added a couple names to the plaques in the pro shop last week. Judy Stine aced the Eagle course’s sixth hole, knocking in the 80-yard shot with her pitching wedge. Steve Stine and Dave Latini witnessed the shot. Rex Arney shot better than his age (75) by scoring a 74… Continue Reading

Freshmen highlight SC volleyball’s hot start

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team started the season on the right foot, making the trip to North Platte (Nebraska) Community College for two days worth of matches. The Lady Generals battled North Platte in their first match, taking them down in four sets (25-20, 25-18, 16-25, 25-18). Freshman Jace Kleffner began her career… Continue Reading

SC men’s soccer team opens season with draw, loss

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s soccer team opened the regular season with a draw and a loss against the University of Jamestown JV this week, but coach Jeff Hallenbeck was mostly pleased with his team’s performance. The Generals came out a tad flat in their opener Thursday, giving up a goal in the first… Continue Reading

Kitterman, Lady Rams win Moorcroft Invite

Kitterman, Lady Rams win Moorcroft Invite

BIG HORN — Jamie Kitterman and the Big Horn High School girls golf team started their season with a bang Friday, traveling to Moorcroft and earning the top team score. Kitterman was the top individual girl with a 95, paving the way for the Lady Rams to win the tournament with a team score of… Continue Reading

SRD board approves candidates, filling two vacant positions

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District is close to filling the two vacant program supervisor positions. The SRD board met Wednesday and approved the recommendations of SRD Executive Director Richard Wright and board member Ann Perkins of the two applicants. Although the names weren’t released because the two candidates weren’t contacted until the board’s approval,… Continue Reading

Column: The most important trophies we can earn

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is old school. He’s tough as nails, one of those guys you hate but would love to have on your team. It’s no surprise that a guy like that expects his kids to be equally as tough. He probably feeds them nuts and bolts for breakfast. But when it became… Continue Reading

Hamilton, Suska win final junior tennis tourney

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School hosted the fourth and final junior tennis tournament of the summer over the weekend. Boys and girls competed in singles tournaments, and two champions were crowned. Sammy Hamilton battled through a nine-player girls bracket to square off against Delainy Szymd in the championship match. Hamilton took down Szymd (6-3, 6-1)… Continue Reading

SHS athletics kick off

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School football kicked off the school year with its first practice of the season Monday, and the rest of SHS athletics are following behind them beginning Monday. Tennis, volleyball, cross country, girls swimming and golf will all begin the 2015 season with practice this Monday. All athletes must have a recent… Continue Reading

Wilson, Owings take Kendrick Club Championship

SHERIDAN — Nate Wilson and Victoria Owings were crowned Kendrick Golf Course’s Club Champions over the weekend. The titles were given to the man and woman with the lowest gross score after two rounds. Wilson, competing in the men’s championship flight, finished with a 144 for the weekend. Owings, who will be a junior at… Continue Reading

Adams State transfer rounds out Lady Generals roster

SHERIDAN — Frank McCarthy wrapped up recruiting with the signing of his final player for the 2015-16 season, and he got some help from a former player. Megan Kavalec signed her letter of intent to play for the Sheridan College women’s basketball team this coming season, rounding out the Lady Generals’ nine-player recruiting class. Unlike… Continue Reading

Column: Progression is important

The good old days, back when sports were good, right? That’s what your grandpa will say, at least. There’s a disconnect between young sports fans and fans of old. When I wrote about my distaste for baseball, it wasn’t to bash the sport. It was part of that disconnect — one that comes from lack… Continue Reading

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