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Ostheimer wins horse jumping world title

Ostheimer wins horse jumping world title

SHERIDAN — Casper’s Hannah Ostheimer captured the world championship title in jumping at the 2016 Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show on Aug. 9 in Oklahoma City. Ostheimer has trained for years with Sheridan’s Charlie and Hillary Carrell of Colts Unlimited. Ostheimer showed her American Quarter Horse Dazzled By Fame. The… Continue Reading

Press taking nominations for Athlete of the Week

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Press has opened nominations for its Athlete of the Week. Each week, the Press recognizes a local athlete for his or her work on the field, court or pool from the previous week. This year, the Press asks coaches, teammates, teachers, parents and fans to nominate any athlete they think deserves… Continue Reading

Rams look to step up game against Burns

Rams look to step up game against Burns

BIG HORN — Big Horn football head coach Mike McGuire said he saw plenty of mistakes from his team during the first game against Lovell, but it’s nothing that can’t be fixed. “We have a lot of stuff we need to work on,” he said. “We had too many missed assignment stuff … but it’s always… Continue Reading

Eagles look to avoid Wyoming Indian trap

Eagles look to avoid Wyoming Indian trap

DAYTON — The Tongue River High School football team should have no problem winning its football game on Friday night, and that’s what has head coach John Scott worried. Saturday, the Eagles (1-0) will make the trip to Ethete to take on the Wyoming Indian Chiefs (0-1) in what could be considered a trap game… Continue Reading

Peyton gone, NFL moves forward

Were the weekend’s college football games exciting enough for you? My goodness it feels so good to have football back on the tube. And starting tomorrow, we’ll be in full swing with the NFL ruining our lives for the next six months. I don’t know who can’t wait more, me or Bart Scott. Before we… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs

SHS tennis splits dual with Natrona SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team traveled to Casper Tuesday and split a match with Natrona County High School. The SHS girls won 3-2, while the boys lost 3-2. After dropping both singles matches, the SHS doubles teams took care of business to preserve the win for… Continue Reading

ERA brings biggest stars in rodeo to Sheridan

ERA brings biggest stars in rodeo to Sheridan

SHERIDAN — From the old to the young, fans flocked to the Sheridan County Fairgrounds for a chance to meet their favorite gold-buckle athletes Saturday. The biggest stars in rodeo came to Sheridan for the Cowboy State Elite Rodeo Athletes League of Champions Rodeo. Prior to the rodeo itself, hundreds of rodeo fans lined up to… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs

Local Sports Briefs

Lady Generals split first home weekend of season SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team went 1-1 in two matches over the weekend at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The Lady Generals lost in three sets to Eastern Wyoming Friday (19-25, 22-25, 19-25). Kiahlei Yaste had 8 kills, while Dani Potter had 8 kills and… Continue Reading

Generals give up 3 unanswered goals in loss to Western

Generals give up 3 unanswered goals in loss to Western

SHERIDAN — There was a momentum shift Saturday evening at Maier Field, and it cost the Sheridan College men’s soccer team a win in its first official match of the season. The Generals fell 3-2 to Western Wyoming in a grueling overtime battle. Like the SC women’s match before them, the SC men came out… Continue Reading

Lady Generals can’t finish off Western

Lady Generals can’t finish off Western

SHERIDAN — The funny thing about soccer — well, funny depending on who you talk to — is that the best team on the field doesn’t always win. Sheridan College head women’s soccer coach Mallery Marshall has said that multiple times. And that was the case for Marshall and her Lady Generals in a 2-1… Continue Reading

Despite miscues, Eagles blow out Wind River

Despite miscues, Eagles blow out Wind River

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles lit up the scoreboard Friday night as they opened the season with a 45-12 rout of the Wind River Cougars at Tongue River High School. The 45-point outburst was more points than the Eagles scored in any contest during their state-championship push last year, and it’s the most a… Continue Reading

Big Horn topples Lovell

Big Horn topples Lovell

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams football team has a full arsenal, and it used all the weapons it had Friday night. The Rams opened the season with a solid home victory against the Lovell Bulldogs. Four different players scored a total of five touchdowns to give Big Horn a 30-8 win. Tanner Warder threw… Continue Reading

Broncs shut out Trojans on the road

SHERIDAN — The expectations are very high for the Sheridan High School football team. The coaches know that; the players know that; the community knows that. But SHS head coach Don Julian said his team needs to make sure they enjoy the wins, especially wins like Friday night’s at Kelly Walsh. The Broncs pitched a… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs

SHS cross-country earns top finishes at Billings Riverfront Invitational SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School cross-country teams earned some high-ranking finishes at the Billings Riverfront Invitational Friday. “It was hot, but it was a really good day,” coach Art Baures said. “It was a big meet with about 28 teams, six of them from Wyoming.” The girls… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs set school record at Kendrick Golf Course

Lady Broncs set school record at Kendrick Golf Course

SHERIDAN — In the only golf tournament on their home course this season, the Broncs and Lady Broncs completely dominated the rest of the field. Both Sheridan High School boys and girls teams were in the lead heading into Friday’s final round of the Scoop Shovelin Invitational at Kendrick Golf Course, and they sealed the… Continue Reading

Sheridan tennis splits with Kelly Walsh

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team split a home match with the Kelly Walsh Trojans Thursday afternoon. The Sheridan boys won 4-1, and the Sheridan girls lost 3-2. The Broncs took care of business in both singles matches, winning three of the four sets in 6-0 sweeps. No. 1 singles player Quinton Suska… Continue Reading

SHS golfers light up the links

SHS golfers light up the links

SHERIDAN — The temperature was high, but the scores were low at the Scoop Shovelin Invitational Thursday at Kendrick Municipal Golf Course. Sheridan High School head golf coach Larry Martoglio was very pleased after the round-one leaderboard was filled with Broncs and Lady Broncs on a 90-degree afternoon. Sheridan had eight golfers in the top… Continue Reading

Rams look for good start to season against Lovell

Rams look for good start to season against Lovell

BIG HORN — After three weeks of practice, Big Horn Rams football players are eager to hit someone other than their teammates. The Rams will begin their 2016 campaign Friday against the defending 2A West champion Lovell Bulldogs. “We had a great three weeks of practice, but we are ready to start playing,” head coach Mike… Continue Reading

Tongue River heads into season with new mindset

Tongue River heads into season with new mindset

DAYTON — Tongue River High School’s football team is floating into uncharted waters. The Eagles were the underdogs for three seasons in which they recorded a combined record of 7-18. But after their breakout season in 2015, the Eagles are coming into week one with a completely different outlook. Last year’s state runner-up will open… Continue Reading

Broncs prep for Frisby, speedy Kelly Walsh Trojans

Broncs prep for Frisby, speedy Kelly Walsh Trojans

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Broncs head football coach Don Julian noted that the biggest changes of the season happen between the first and second game. Friday’s season opener gave the Broncs a chance to put some stuff on film, and despite a near shutout of the Laramie Plainsmen, Julian said the team has plenty of adjustments… Continue Reading

Undoubtedly wrong CFB predictions, pt. III

Roll Tide Roll. That’s all the Alabama Crimson Ride have done for the past several years. Roll. Nick Saban is 100-18 in nine seasons at Alabama and a four-time national champion, including last season when he and the Tide rolled Clemson. I’d expect more of the same in the 2016 season. The college football season… Continue Reading

Local Weekend Sports Briefs—August 29, 2016

Local Weekend Sports Briefs—August 29, 2016

Coe-Kirkham, Lady Broncs score low at Cody Invite SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School golf team made a trip over the mountains last weekend for a two-day tournament in Cody. Sheridan brought home a team win and an individual win, along with a handful of other solid scores. The Sheridan girls once again dominated the… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Aug 27, 2016

Tongue River, Big Horn golf shoot well in Moorcroft SHERIDAN — Tongue River and Big Horn golf teams continued their early season success in Moorcroft Friday. Big Horn’s Karsyn Ulibarri shot a 112, her personal best, and tied for fourth to lead the Lady Rams. Her teammate, Koen Gore, also hit her personal best on the… Continue Reading

Broncs thump Laramie in season opener

Broncs thump Laramie in season opener

SHERIDAN — In the nine months since the Sheridan High School football team last flipped a coin and traded blows with another team in the state, the Broncs haven’t missed a beat. A blocked punt, a touchdown, five more touchdowns and a 42-13 blowout opened the 2016 campaign on the right foot for the reigning… Continue Reading

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