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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

Cowgirls show out at first HS rodeo season

SHERIDAN — The high school rodeo season got underway over the weekend as the state’s top cowboys and cowgirls met in Riverton for the Fremont County Rodeo. It was a huge couple of days for Sheridan County cowgirls as five riders sit in the girls all-around standings after the two-day event. Ellie Bard sits atop… Continue Reading

Local teams lead the pack at Michelle Ludwig Memorial Invite

Local teams lead the pack at Michelle Ludwig Memorial Invite

SHERIDAN — Local cross-country squads got an opportunity to run close to home Saturday, and they didn’t disappoint. Sheridan, Tongue River and Big Horn all participated in the Michelle Ludwig Invitational in Sheridan. The Lady Broncs were led by Xiomara Robinson, who crossed the finish line in 20 minutes, 12.66 seconds to take sixth overall. She… Continue Reading

Lady Rams finish second at Big Horn Invitational

Lady Rams finish second at Big Horn Invitational

BIG HORN — It was a mixed bag for two local teams during the final day of the Big Horn Invitational Saturday at Big Horn. The Big Horn Lady Rams took second in the invitational, while the Tongue River Lady Eagles were knocked out of the Gold Bracket in the first round Saturday. While a win… Continue Reading

Lady Generals outmatched in 1-0 loss to Otero

Lady Generals outmatched in 1-0 loss to Otero

SHERIDAN — The momentum from Friday’s overtime win didn’t translate to the pitch Saturday for the Sheridan College women’s soccer team, resulting in a 1-0 loss to Otero Junior College. Short two players in the starting lineup, the Lady Generals didn’t have the depth Saturday to keep up with the consistent substitutions from Otero’s 29-player… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs

Coe-Kirkham continues hot streak on golf course SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School golfer Kirby Coe-Kirkham continued his steady play at the Gillette Invite last week, winning his third straight tournament against some of the state’s top golfers. Coe-Kirkham shot a 71 Thursday and followed with a 76 Friday to finish with a 147. He beat… Continue Reading

SHS tennis controls home courts vs. East and Central

SHS tennis controls home courts vs. East and Central

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team bounced back from an exhausting loss to Gillette to win three out of four matches against Cheyenne East and Central Friday afternoon at SHS. Sheridan’s only loss came in a 3-2 battle between the Lady Broncs and Cheyenne Central. The rest of the matches were dominated by… Continue Reading

Rams dominate Burns

Rams dominate Burns

BIG HORN — Things got ugly in Big Horn Friday night. The Big Horn Rams put a 58-22 pounding on the Burns Broncs in a game that could have easily been worse. “I feel like we did some good things tonight,” head coach Mike McGuire said. “Anytime you come out and get a conference win,… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Sept. 10, 2016

SC men drop 4-0 game against Trinidad SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Generals soccer team dropped a game to Trinidad Junior College Friday. The Trojans dominated the game, earning a 4-0 victory. SC coach Tim Starr said his team struggled to find its rhythm. “We had quite a few mistakes that cost us goals every… Continue Reading

Broncs cruise to 3-0 with dismantling of Evanston

Broncs cruise to 3-0 with dismantling of Evanston

SHERIDAN — The last time the Sheridan Broncs squared off against the Evanston Red Devils, it was a 48 to zip shutout in favor of the Broncs in the 2015 playoffs. Friday night, Sheridan looked just as dominating in a 49-3 blowout of the Red Devils. “Not really,” Sheridan head coach Don Julian said when… Continue Reading

Tongue River dominates Wyoming Indian

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River Eagles survived a trap game against Wyoming Indian High School Friday night in Ethete. The Eagles rolled a struggling Chiefs team in a 68-0 blowout. While his starters only got eight plays in before they were replaced by the junior varsity squad, Tongue River head coach John Scott said it was… Continue Reading

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

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