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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

Burn the ships: Rams take 2A state title

Burn the ships: Rams take 2A state title

LARAMIE — “Burn the ships.” It’s the motto that the Big Horn Rams football team has lived by the entire season. It’s a reference to the Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes’ 1519 conquest of Mexico. On arrival to the New World, he burned his ships to send a message to his troops that they would either complete… Continue Reading

Broncs, Mustangs meet in battle of storied programs

Broncs, Mustangs meet in battle of storied programs

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming 4A State Championship is nothing new for the Sheridan Broncs. The Broncs have held the state title for 52 weeks, and they’re riding that experience into Saturday’s matchup with the Natrona Mustangs. The Mustangs have plenty of state championship experience themselves. In fact, the two teams have been powerhouses in Wyoming… Continue Reading

Eagles’ mindset fresh heading back to Laramie

Eagles’ mindset fresh heading back to Laramie

DAYTON — Last year, the Tongue River Eagles battled through the playoff bracket as an underdog, making trips across the state and beating their opponents by small margins. They shocked the state by putting up a good fight in the state championship against the most dominant team in 1A 11-man, Upton-Sundance, only to fall 33-14.  Instead… Continue Reading

Rams prep for postseason rematch against Greybull foe

Rams prep for postseason rematch against Greybull foe

BIG HORN — For the past four years, Big Horn has been the premier team in 2A football with three 10-1 seasons, two visits to the state championship game and one state title. The Rams looked ahead to another War Memorial Stadium appearance last year. Coming into the 2015 quarterfinal game as the third seed… Continue Reading

A part of something special

Are you tired of hearing about the historic high school football season in Sheridan County yet? I sure hope not, because it’s a pretty big deal. To catch you up, this is the first time in the county’s history that it’s sent more than two teams to play for state championships and only the second… Continue Reading

Lady Generals cruise past Little Big Horn

Lady Generals cruise past Little Big Horn

SHERIDAN — The Little Big Horn College women’s basketball wasn’t much of a challenge for the superior Sheridan College Lady Generals Tuesday at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. Six players scored in double figures as the SC women cruised to a 110-49 victory. In their fourth straight home game to open the season, the Lady… Continue Reading

Sheridan’s Becking leads All-Conference volleyball list

SHERIDAN — While the team results didn’t end up where the local high schools would have liked, plenty of Sheridan County volleyball players still received recognition for their work throughout the season. Eight Sheridan County athletes were selected to All-Conference volleyball teams by the Wyoming Coaches Association Monday, and one of those players was also… Continue Reading

Rodeo term becomes style of play for gritty Sheridan Broncs

Rodeo term becomes style of play for gritty Sheridan Broncs

SHERIDAN — Eight seconds. That’s all Sheridan bareback rider Devan Reilly has to put together a winning run and walk away with a big prize. The Sheridan High School football team will have 48 minutes to claim the state’s top prize Saturday. Reilly isn’t sure which one is tougher. “I have a different mindset now… Continue Reading

Sheridan County sends 3 teams to state championship

Sheridan County sends 3 teams to state championship

SHERIDAN — With three wins Friday, the Sheridan, Big Horn and Tongue River football programs did something that’s only been done one other time in Wyoming high school football history. Sheridan County is sending three teams to play in state championships next weekend. The individual successes of each team are enough to write about. At… Continue Reading

First-half offense earns Rams a trip to Laramie

First-half offense earns Rams a trip to Laramie

BIG HORN — When the Big Horn players headed to the sideline after the national anthem, assistant coach Kirk McLaughlin shouted out a message to his team. “Let’s break their hearts early,” he said. Big Horn did break Newcastle’s heart. In fact, they shattered it. Thanks to a fast start to the game, the Rams… Continue Reading

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