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Broncs chase records in win over Buffalo

Broncs chase records in win over Buffalo

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys swim team didn’t have any trouble beating Buffalo High School in a dual meet Tuesday evening. But head coach Brent Moore said that the focus isn’t necessarily on the opponent this early in the season. Coming off the first weekend of the season, one that paired Sheridan against… Continue Reading

Ditch the pre-game handshake

Way back in September — man, that was three months ago — I wrote about some standard procedures within the world of sports that irked me and a couple others that I thought were genius. Tossing back home-run balls — fantastic. Treating golf courses like the Vatican? Not so much. Now, I’ve been paying a… Continue Reading

Julian named All-Academic at University of Mary

SHERIDAN — Former Sheridan High School soccer player Emily Julian was recognized by the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference for her work in the classroom this fall. Julian plays forward for the University of Mary Marauders women’s soccer team, and she was one of 38 UMary fall athletes named to the NSIC All-Academic team. To be… Continue Reading

Steel shakes adversity to become leader in Sheridan

Steel shakes adversity to become leader in Sheridan

SHERIDAN — It has become commonplace in sports for superstar athletes to win prestigious awards and immediately shift the focus away from themselves and onto their teammates and coaches. The commitment to the team first typically lends itself to the individual success and makes all parties — singular and plural — that much more successful.… Continue Reading

Hawks pick up four wins on road trip

SHERIDAN — The Hawks pulled off some big wins this weekend on the road, including a trio of shutouts. The Sheridan hockey team advanced to 6-0-0 this season with a dominating sweep of Douglas and a pair of wins against Laramie.  “We had a good weekend with the team generating some chemistry throughout all four… Continue Reading

Fatigue causes Eagles’ loss to Lovell

Fatigue causes Eagles’ loss to Lovell

DAYTON — Despite staying in stride with the Bulldogs for most of the game, the Tongue River Eagles simply ran out of energy late in the third quarter and suffered a 72-52 loss to Lovell in the Eagles’ home opener Saturday. Running with a skeleton crew, head coach Ronnie Stewart said his squad did not have… Continue Reading

Sheridan’s Steel named Gatorade Player of the Year

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s Coy Steel has been named Wyoming’s Football Gatorade Player of the Year for the 2016 season. After a knee injury sidelined Steel for most of his junior season, the wide receiver returned to lead the Broncs to their second straight state championship. Steel finished with a state best 1,033 receiving… Continue Reading

Generals blow out Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

Generals blow out Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

WILLISTON, N.D. — After a shaky start, the Sheridan College men’s basketball team closed out the first semester with a massive 113-70 win on the road against Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College Saturday. Ladan Ricketts finished with 26 points and nine rebounds. Dmonta Harris had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Elhadji Dieng finished with 21… Continue Reading

Knobloch scores 20, TR still falls to Lovell

Knobloch scores 20, TR still falls to Lovell

DAYTON — The Tongue River Lady Eagles fell to the Lovell Lady Bulldogs 51-40 in the Lady Eagles’ first home game of the season Saturday.  The loss drops the Lady Eagles to 0-2 this season, but rookie head coach Tyler Hanson said he saw plenty of positives from his team during the first weekend.   “We… Continue Reading

Local Sport Briefs — Dec. 12, 2016

Lady Broncs go 2-1 to open season SHERIDAN — After winning a close game to open the season, the Sheridan High School girls basketball team saw mixed results in its final two games over the weekend at the Bill Strannigan Tournament in Riverton. The Lady Broncs jumped out early and utilized a 17-point fourth quarter… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Dec. 10, 2016

Tongue River boys fall to Rocky Mountain SHERIDAN — The Tongue River Eagles basketball team had a rough start to the season with a 64-51 loss to the Rocky Mountain Grizzlies Friday.  Jay Keo led the Eagles with 14 points, and Brennan Kutterer put up 12 points for his team.  “It was a physical game,” new… Continue Reading

Generals knock off Williston on the road

Generals knock off Williston on the road

WILLISTON, N.D. — Matt Hammer told his Sheridan College Generals they’d have to be 10 points better than the Williston State Tetons to win the game. The players responded and ended up with an 80-62 victory Friday night. The Generals (12-2) defeated Williston State (5-7) 79-72 on Nov. 25 at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome,… Continue Reading

Broncs struggle, still pick up win over Worland

Broncs struggle, still pick up win over Worland

SHERIDAN — The referee couldn’t stop blowing his whistle and slapping the mat in the Sheridan Broncs’ pin-heavy dual against Worland Thursday night at Sheridan High School. Sheridan came out on top 45-36.  “It was sloppy,” head coach Tyson Shatto said of his team’s first performance of the year. “Not even in just wrestling positions, but… Continue Reading

Locals find success at 2016 NFR in Vegas

Locals find success at 2016 NFR in Vegas

SHERIDAN — Three local athletes found the spotlight in the arena at the 2016 National Finals Rodeo and Jr. National Finals Rodeo Run from Dec. 1-10 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Sheridan College cowboy Zeke Thurston, a 22-year-old saddle bronc rider and a product of the Sheridan College rodeo… Continue Reading

Tongue River coach resigns after rebuilding football program

Tongue River coach resigns after rebuilding football program

DAYTON — John Scott has decided to resign from his position as head football coach at Tongue River High School. Wyoming-football.com first confirmed the resignation Wednesday in an email with Scott. Scott held numerous head coaching positions across the state before coming to Dayton in 2011, including stints in Kemmerer, Gillette and at Black Hills… Continue Reading

‘Meet the Broncs’ Monday at SHS

‘Meet the Broncs’ Monday at SHS

SHERIDAN — Fans will get their first glimpse of the Sheridan High School girls and boys basketball teams during the annual Meet the Broncs Night Monday at SHS. Both basketball teams will be introduced at the event, along with the SHS cheerleading squad. The event will feature team scrimmages, games for kids, a silent auction… Continue Reading

Alabama against the world

Some of the hotter takes in the sporting world right now come from the college football realm. The College Football Playoff selection committee announced the four teams that would be battling for NCAA supremacy, and, as always, there’s plenty of whining and bickering to go around. Put your torches and pitchforks away, Penn State fans.… Continue Reading

SC women win fifth straight

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s basketball team won its fifth straight game in a 106-60 final at Little Big Horn College Tuesday. Brooke Cargal led the Lady Generals with 21 points, and Ashleigh Frampton chipped in 18. Rebekah Brewer and Raelynn Keefer added 14 apiece. The win was SC’s 12th of the season and… Continue Reading

Generals top All-Stars in final home game of 2016

Generals top All-Stars in final home game of 2016

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s basketball team struggled early but eventually pulled away in a 122-85 win over the Wyoming All-Stars Monday evening at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The All-Stars featured some familiar faces — among them former Generals Antoine Proctor and Jarrel Crayton — who pushed the tempo and kept things close… Continue Reading

Sheridan College women bury Dawson with 3s

Sheridan College women bury Dawson with 3s

SHERIDAN — The 3s rained at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome Saturday evening, leading the Sheridan College Lady Generals to a 96-65 win over the Dawson Community College Lady Buccaneers. The Lady Generals knocked down 16 3-pointers, tying a season high and, according to head coach Frank McCarthy, matching an unofficial school record, at least… Continue Reading

Generals blow out Presentation 130-68

Generals blow out Presentation 130-68

SHERIDAN — Coming off an overtime win against Dawson Community College the night before, the Sheridan College men’s basketball team had no trouble Saturday in an easy win over Presentation College’s junior varsity team. Presentation hit some shots early to keep the game within a few points in the opening 10 minutes, but the Generals… Continue Reading

Lady Generals use long ball to beat CNCC

Lady Generals use long ball to beat CNCC

SHERIDAN — It could have gone the other way, but the Sheridan College Lady Generals used their outside shooting to end up on the right side of the scoreboard Friday night. The Sheridan College Lady Generals took down Colorado Northwestern Community College 77-68 at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome, and with the win, advance to… Continue Reading

Generals hold off Buccaneers in overtime

Generals hold off Buccaneers in overtime

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College head men’s basketball coach Matt Hammer would like to see mental toughness from his team on a more consistent basis. The Generals beat Dawson Community College 88-78 in overtime Friday night, but it wasn’t without some added intensity down the stretch. Hammer’s halftime speech emphasized hitting the glass after his team… Continue Reading

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