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Registrations open for SCWBB holiday camps

Registrations open for SCWBB holiday camps

SHERIDAN — Frank McCarthy and the Sheridan College women’s basketball program will host their annual holiday basketball camps later this month and are currently taking registrations. The Lady Generals will host two one-day camps, the first on Dec. 17 and the second on Dec. 31. The two camps are open to girls in kindergarten through… Continue Reading

How ‘bout them Pokes?

Well, here we are. The Wyoming Cowboys were smacked by the New Mexico Lobos in their final regular season game. Yet, as the conference’s house of cards crumbled last weekend, Wyoming earned Mountain West Conference Championship hosting duties for the first time in the school’s history. So how do we interpret that? It was a… Continue Reading

Generals score 62 second-half points, thump Dakota College

Generals score 62 second-half points, thump Dakota College

SHERIDAN — What the Sheridan College Generals couldn’t do Friday, they did in a huge win over the Dakota College Lumberjacks Saturday. They stepped on their throats. After taking multiple double-digit leads against Williston State Friday night, Sheridan kept letting Williston come back. SC eventually held on for a 79-72 win, but not without some… Continue Reading

Lady Generals beat EWC behind strong second half

Lady Generals beat EWC behind strong second half

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team outscored Eastern Wyoming by 20 points in the second half to take a 65-46 win Saturday. It was Sheridan’s effort at the defensive end that kept Eastern out of it and allowed the Lady Generals to build a lead. Sheridan held Eastern to 27 percent shooting —… Continue Reading

Jackson notches double-double in SC’s win over Tetons

Jackson notches double-double in SC’s win over Tetons

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s basketball team held off a couple of Williston State comebacks Friday to secure a 79-72 win over the Tetons. Xavier Jackson led the way with a huge double-double — 31 points and 11 rebounds — to go with six assists. “I thought Xavier Jackson played a heck of a… Continue Reading

32-2 run leads to Lady Generals win over Yellowstone

32-2 run leads to Lady Generals win over Yellowstone

SHERIDAN — Head coach Frank McCarthy was not nervous with two minutes left to go in the third quarter.  Sure, the Lady Generals were trailing. But the shots were there — even if they weren’t falling at the moment —and the defense was playing solid. It was just a matter of time until they turned… Continue Reading

Individual trust breeds group success for SHS swimmers

Individual trust breeds group success for SHS swimmers

SHERIDAN — Swimming is mostly an individual sport. One competitor from a high school squares off against similar competitors from different high schools. Even if two or three swimmers from the same high school end up in the same event at a swim meet, they become opponents for that one race. But every swim meet… Continue Reading

What are you thankful for?

There’s a lot to be thankful for these days. It may not seem like it sometimes, but there is. I hope you all have some friends or family or both to spend some time with Thursday. If not, fix yourself a hearty turkey sandwich and flip on the three very good NFL games and soak… Continue Reading

Sheridan County high school rodeo team hosting NFR Party

Sheridan County high school rodeo team hosting NFR Party

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County high school rodeo team will host its 2016 NFR Party Saturday at the Holiday Inn. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a Happy Hour and hors d’eouvres to accompany a silent auction, which includes a custom, made-to-order pair of chaps from three-time WNFR qualifier Joe Frost. Front will… Continue Reading

Hawks earn sweep to open season under new coach

Hawks earn sweep to open season under new coach

SHERIDAN — You never know how a new hockey team is going to perform until you get them out on the ice. But if this weekend is any indication of how the season may turn out for the Sheridan Hawks, the future looks bright.  The Sheridan Hawks started off their season on a good note… Continue Reading

Fort Carson smothers Lady Generals in loss

Fort Carson smothers Lady Generals in loss

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals couldn’t overcome the speed and athleticism of the Fort Carson Lady Lions Saturday in a 77-62 loss. It was Sheridan’s second loss of the season. The Lady Generals struggled with Fort Carson’s aggressive style of play all afternoon. The length of Fort Carson’s guards made things tough around… Continue Reading

SC men bounce back against EWC

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s basketball team responded from a tough loss Friday to defeat Eastern Wyoming 99-92 Saturday in Casper. The Generals utilized strong inside play to control the game. They finished 35 of 57 (61 percent) from the field and held Eastern to just 39 percent. Xavier Jackson finished with a double-double… Continue Reading

SC men fall to Colorado Northwestern

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s basketball team lost its second game in a row Friday in the first of two games in Casper. The Generals lost 79-74 to Colorado Northwestern. Sheridan took a 41-35 lead into halftime and even held a 9-point lead midway through the second half. But head coach Matt Hammer said… Continue Reading

Championship teams leave blueprint for up-and-coming Broncs

Championship teams leave blueprint for up-and-coming Broncs

SHERIDAN — There was this burden pressing down on the 2016 Sheridan Broncs. What would the team bring to the field after winning the state championship the year prior? Could they make up for the loss of  strong senior class? Those weren’t questions the Broncs were asking themselves, but they were questions they had been… Continue Reading

Lady Generals set assist record against LBH

Lady Generals set assist record against LBH

SHERIDAN — The Little Big Horn Lady Rams scored first; the Sheridan College Lady Generals scored often. After giving up a couple of early baskets, the Lady Generals turned on the jets as they cruised to a 121-42 victory over Little Big Horn Friday at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. It was the second time… Continue Reading

Cowboy State Elite Rodeo to air on FS2 Monday

Cowboy State Elite Rodeo to air on FS2 Monday

SHERIDAN — The Elite Rodeo Athletes’ League of Rodeo Champions made its 11th stop on its national tour on Labor Day weekend in Sheridan for the Cowboy State Elite Rodeo at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. The entire performance will air on Fox Sports 2 (FS2) Monday at 7 p.m. Events included bull riding, bareback riding,… Continue Reading

SC women win on the road at Eastern

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team capped off a three-game road trip with a win over Eastern Wyoming College Wednesday in Torrington. The Lady Generals defeated Eastern 77-72 behind 17 points from Rebekah Brewer. They finished the road trip 2-1 and moved to 6-1 on the season. Judit Valls added 12 points, and… Continue Reading

A foul on the (pace of) play

Something needs to be done about college basketball. Don’t get me wrong, I love the sport and can’t tell you how excited I am to have it back on my television set. But that’s also making me more aware of the issues within the game right now. The Indiana vs. Kansas matchup Friday had just… Continue Reading

SVC taking registrations later this month

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Volleyball Club will host a player registration event later this month. The club will open registrations from 6-8 p.m. on Nov. 30 in the commons at Sheridan Junior High School. The registrations will provide players the opportunity to try on uniforms and ask any questions about the upcoming season. The season… Continue Reading

SHS runners compete in regional event

SHERIDAN — Nine members of the Sheridan High School cross-country team competed in the HXN Heartland Regional Cross-Country Championships over the weekend in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The event, much larger than a typical meet during the season, featured athletes from nine states, with more than 250 runners competing in each race. SHS head coach… Continue Reading

SC basketball teams suffer first losses of season

SC basketball teams suffer first losses of season

SHERIDAN — Both Sheridan College basketball teams hit the road over the weekend for their first away contests of the season; both also suffered their first losses of the season. The SC women had a tough matchup to open the Southern Idaho Tournament, facing off against Trinity Valley (Texas), the No. 2 team in the… Continue Reading

Broncs go back-to-back with drubbing of Natrona

Broncs go back-to-back with drubbing of Natrona

LARAMIE — A Gatorade shower, an incomplete pass and the 25th state championship in Sheridan High School football history. “I’m so thankful it’s nice weather,” Sheridan head coach Don Julian said with a laugh as Gatorade dripped from his brow. The 2016 Sheridan Broncs started the season with one thing on their minds: winning back-to-back… Continue Reading

Tongue River falls in state championship game

Tongue River falls in state championship game

LARAMIE — The Tongue River Eagles football team held up the second-place banner in the end zone of War Memorial Stadium while trying to hold back tears Saturday afternoon. The athletes forced tired smiles for the slew of parents and supporters who showed them support. Then, the voice of head coach John Scott boomed over… Continue Reading

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