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Rams beat Newcastle 40-10

BIG HORN — The Rams rolled over the Newcastle Dogies 40-10 in a rain-soaked contest at Big Horn Friday night. Big Horn had 507 yards of total offense on the day. Running back/wide receiver Colton Williams once again led the Rams with 356 yards on 22 carries with four touchdowns, three rushing and one passing. “He’s… Continue Reading

Lady Panthers gaining confidence on court

Lady Panthers gaining confidence on court

CLEARMONT — There are plenty of words to describe the Arvada-Clearmont volleyball team’s 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 27-25) win over Ten Sleep Friday evening — confident, cohesive, chemistry. The Lady Panthers won their ninth game of the season. That’s nine more than a season ago, and there’s still a handful of games left to play. As… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs set record, beat Laramie at Pre-Invite

SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs swim team wanted another crack at Laramie. The Lady Plainsmen beat Sheridan by just 2 points earlier in the year, but Sheridan head coach Brent Moore knew his team could get past one of the better teams in the state. The Lady Broncs did just that at the Sheridan Pre-Invite… Continue Reading

Big Horn scratches out win over Moorcroft

Big Horn scratches out win over Moorcroft

BIG HORN — What started out as a standard contest turned into one of the most intense games the Lady Rams have played in all year. Big Horn swept the Moorcroft Lady Wolves 3-0 (25-9, 25-23, 25-20) on Thursday, but the Lady Rams had to fight tooth and nail to pull it off. The Lady… Continue Reading

Big Horn to tackle unusual offense against Newcastle

Big Horn to tackle unusual offense against Newcastle

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams recorded a blowout last week, but that may mean more work for them this week. After they traveled to Kemmerer to issue the struggling Rangers their 31st loss in a row, the Rams will have to step it up, mentally and physically, against the Newcastle Dogies Friday night.… Continue Reading

NW Trappers hand SC soccer two losses

NW Trappers hand SC soccer two losses

SHERIDAN — It was a gloomy day for the Sheridan College soccer program Wednesday. As clouds rolled in and rain drizzled off and on, both the Sheridan College men and women lost matches with Region IX foe Northwest College. Northwest’s Kenisha Melanson capped off a hat trick with a goal in the 86th minute that… Continue Reading

Hostile environment in store for Broncs in Rock Springs

Hostile environment in store for Broncs in Rock Springs

SHERIDAN — One thing is certain regarding high school football in Wyoming: when Friday’s games are over, only one undefeated team will remain in 4A. The Sheridan Broncs (4-0) travel to Rock Springs (4-0) Friday in a battle of the unbeaten. After both Gillette and Cheyenne South fell last week, the Broncs and Tigers are… Continue Reading

Eagles look to rebound after loss

Eagles look to rebound after loss

DAYTON — When the Tongue River Eagles showed up to practice Monday morning, they showed up a different team. Their quarterback: out with an injury. Their perfect record: gone. Now, the Eagles will have to find a way to rebound after their heartbreaking 12-7 loss to Cokeville Saturday afternoon. It was the team’s first loss… Continue Reading

Catching a glimpse of greatness

Tamika Catchings found a note recently while cleaning out her garage. It was a hand-written letter from legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt, given to Catchings in the summer of 2002. “I’m proud of you and proud for you,” the note read. “You have a great pro career ahead of you.” Tamika Catchings is retiring after… Continue Reading

SC rodeo opens season with a bang

SC rodeo opens season with a bang

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s cowboys and cowgirls kicked off the 2016-17 rodeo season in tremendous fashion over the weekend at the Chadron State College Rodeo. Both the SC men and women took second at the event. Sheridan County’s own Cricket Cunningham led the charge for the Lady Generals in the first college rodeo of her… Continue Reading

Eagles offense struggles in 12-6 loss to Cokeville

Eagles offense struggles in 12-6 loss to Cokeville

DAYTON — It was a defensive battle in Saturday’s matchup between the state’s top-ranked Cokeville Panthers and No. 2 Tongue River Eagles, and two turnovers put the Eagles on the wrong end of a 12-7 final. Neither team created very many offensive attempts through the air, but it was two errant Tongue River passes in… Continue Reading

Local sports briefs

Local sports briefs

Tennis closes regular season with split at Powell, Cody SHERIDAN — There was good and bad for the Sheridan High School tennis team as it closed out the regular season on the road over the weekend. The Broncs and Lady Broncs dominated in wins at Powell before suffering tough losses at Cody. The Sheridan boys… Continue Reading

TR improves despite loss to Sundance

DAYTON — The Sundance Lady Bulldogs defeated the Tongue River Lady Eagles three sets to one (25-16, 25-16, 23-25, 25-13) in high school volleyball action in Dayton Saturday. Tongue River dropped to 4-12 and now stands 0-2 in 2A Northeast Conference play. Sundance (12-6, 3-0) was led by the strong hitting of Teila McInerney, who… Continue Reading

Big plays help unbeaten Broncs beat East 21-16

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Broncs quarterback Drew Boedecker got it done with his arm at Cheyenne East Friday night, but it was his two hands that made the big play in the Broncs’ 21-16 win over the Thunderbirds. Sheridan was clinging to a 5-point lead midway through the fourth quarter with East on offense looking to… Continue Reading

Local sports Briefs

Coe-Kirkham continues to roll at Casper Invite SHERIDAN — Kirby Coe-Kirkham isn’t letting heading into the Wyoming golf state tournament next weekend. The Sheridan golfer won his fourth-straight tournament Friday with a victory at the Casper Invite. Coe-Kirkham followed his opening round 73 with a 68 Friday to best Cheyenne Central’s Jared Edeen by 4… Continue Reading

Central rallies deflate Lady Broncs in 3-0 loss

Central rallies deflate Lady Broncs in 3-0 loss

SHERIDAN — There was plenty of excitement in the Sheridan High School gym Friday night as the Lady Broncs volleyball team played its first game in front of the home crowd, but the Cheyenne Central Lady Indians took the energy out of the gym in a 3-0 sweep (27-25, 25-14, 25-19). It was a monster… Continue Reading

AgriPark hosting regional finals rodeo

SHERIDAN — For the second year in a row, the Sheridan College AgriPark is hosting the Northern Plains Indian Rodeo Association Regional Finals Rodeo this weekend. The Rodeo will begin at 9 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday. Contestants in the event will compete to qualify for the Indian National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas in… Continue Reading

Broncs take Custer XC races

Broncs take Custer XC races

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School cross-country team is really hitting its stride as it enters the latter part of the season. The Broncs took a clean sweep at the Eldon Knudson Invite in Custer, South Dakota, Thursday, winning both team titles and both individual titles. Jered McCafferty won his second straight individual boys race.… Continue Reading

Broncs open grueling three-game stretch with trip to East

Broncs open grueling three-game stretch with trip to East

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Broncs head coach Don Julian often speaks on consistency and keeping the routine the same. Each day is a new day, and each week’s opponent mustn’t be taken lightly. But it’s tough not to look at the Broncs upcoming stretch of games and sense a bit more urgency. Friday marks a stretch… Continue Reading

SHS swimmers making strides against state’s best

SHS swimmers making strides against state’s best

SHERIDAN — Every team in the state seems to be chasing the Campbell County Camels in the pool, but Sheridan High School head coach Brent Moore is still happy with where his team sits at this point in the season. Despite a loss to Gillette Tuesday afternoon in their first home meet of the season,… Continue Reading

Big Horn embarks on first away game

Big Horn embarks on first away game

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams football team always has to travel a couple hours when it plays an away game. But Friday’s game will be the team’s longest road trip this year. The Rams have an eight-hour drive ahead of them when they make the trip to Kemmerer Friday to take on the… Continue Reading

Tossing back home-run balls

Good news, guys. If you make a hole-in-one, you get to buy drinks at the 19th hole! Not only did you accomplish something that none of your schmuck golfing buddies did — something with roughly 12,500 to 1 odds — but now you get to drop $30 of your own money to celebrate! If you’re… Continue Reading

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