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Category Archives: Sports

BHMS volleyball earns weekend sweep

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Middle School volleyball team earned four wins over the weekend in Midwest and Kaycee. The Lady Rams utilized powerful serving to take two wins from Midwest to start the day. The junior varsity team battled back after a first set loss to take the match (24-26, 25-19, 25-20), and… Continue Reading

SJHS cruises past Dean Morgan in season opener

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Junior High School eighth-grade football team kicked off its season with a home game against Dean Morgan Junior High School (Casper) Saturday, getting two wins over the Comets. It was quarterback Jacob Boint who got things going for the Blue team in a 30-6 victory. Boint scrambled for the first score… Continue Reading

Owings, Coe-Kirkham atop Buffalo day-one leaderboard

SHERIDAN — A career best 78 from Victoria Owings and a 72 from Kirby Coe-Kirkham put the two Sheridan golfers atop the leaderboard after the first round at the Buffalo Invite. Owings’ 78 bested her teammate Katie Beardslee by five strokes. Beardslee is currently in second place with an 83. Sheridan’s Kayla Allen (86) is… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs drop first match of season at Gillette

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School tennis players Julia Fenn and Katelynn Brooks bested their opponents at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, but the doubles teams struggled in Thursday’s 3-2 loss at Gillette. Fenn continued her dominance over the state’s best, taking down Kelsie Sanders 6-0, 6-0. Brooks battled to win the first set in… Continue Reading

SRD hires two new program supervisors

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District has hired two new personnel to fill the vacant program supervisor positions. Seth Ulvestad and Colton Thompson have been hired by the SRD to fill the two positions previously occupied by Robbie Spencer and Brandon Garner. Spencer and Garner left the district in June. SRD Executive Director Richard Wright… Continue Reading

Big Horn striving to improve defense at Lyman Friday

BIG HORN — Mike McGuire was concerned about his young team heading into this season. The head coach for the Big Horn Rams football team was concerned about the boys’ run game, their lack of depth and experience and their size up front. But the team that took the field Friday night was not the… Continue Reading

SC volleyball drops five-setter to Rocky Mountain

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team couldn’t carry the momentum from a 4-0 weekend into their matchup with Rocky Mountain College Tuesday, a five-set loss for the Lady Generals (21-25, 16-25, 25-22, 26-24, 8-15). Sheridan beat Rocky Mountain in three sets over the weekend at the Sheridan College Volleyball Tournament, but head coach Jennifer… Continue Reading

Broncs hope long trip doesn’t result in slow start

SHERIDAN — Four hundred seventy-five miles: That’s the distance from Sheridan High School to Evanston High School, the distance the Broncs football team will ride on a bus before Friday’s matchup with the Red Devils. It’s the longest 4A trip in the state and a full 179 miles longer than Sheridan’s zero week trip to… Continue Reading

Column: Are you ready for some football?

I’m not sure if you caught my NCAA football preview last week, or if you watched the Ohio State thumping of Virginia Tech Monday, but, yeah, so far so good. Since I’m sitting here on my high horse looking like an NCAAF genius, I figured I’d keep the mojo going and try my hand at… Continue Reading

Lady Eagles go 0-3 at Gillette Invite Saturday

DAYTON — The Tongue River Lady Eagles volleyball team had a rough go on the court at the Gillette Invite Saturday. The Lady Eagles finished last in the bronze bracket in the tournament after failing to pick up a win in their three games. The Lady Eagles started the weekend strong against 3A Glenrock. After… Continue Reading

SHS volleyball has up-and-down weekend in Gillette

SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs volleyball team continued their up-and-down start to the season and finished fifth in the silver bracket at the Gillette Invite over the weekend. Sheridan went 1-2 Friday, dropping matches to Kelly Walsh (scores unknown) and Big Horn (25-16, 21-25, 26-28). They defeated Douglas in three sets (scores unknown). Their 1-2… Continue Reading

TR cross-country competes at Rawlins Invite

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles cross-country team had several standout performances from individuals at the Rawlins Invite on Friday. The Tongue River girls ran against 22 teams in the JV division. Top performances included Heidi Henderson, who finished 11th, and Holly Hutchinson, who finished 15th. Dylan Good was the sole boys competitor for Tongue… Continue Reading

Bronc tennis struggles continue in Scottsbluff

SHERIDAN — In a last minute schedule change, the Sheridan High School boys tennis team traveled to Scottsbluff, Nebraska, for the Scottsbluff Invite. Sheridan finished third amongst the six teams competing. Quinton Suska finished fourth on the day at No. 1 singles, winning two matches and losing three. Suska defeated Alliance’s (Nebraska) Richie Toedti (8-4)… Continue Reading

SHS swimmers finish second at Riverton Invite

SHERIDAN — Three first-place finishes helped propel the Sheridan High School girls swim team to a second-place finish at the Riverton Invite Saturday. Whitney Migrants continued her dominating weekend — she won the Cody Invite Friday — by taking another first in the one-meter diving with a 180.60. Molly Green added two first-place finishes in… Continue Reading

A clean sweep: SC volleyball goes 4-0 at home tourney

SHERIDAN — Even though the Sheridan College volleyball team keeps adding chairs to their sideline, the reserves are stepping in and filling gaps seamlessly. As the injuries pile up, Jennifer Stadler’s team is still finding ways to get the job done. They hosted the Sheridan College Volleyball Tournament over the weekend, and the Lady Generals… Continue Reading

LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS: September 5, 2015

Knobloch leads the field for TR golf DAYTON — Tongue River Lady Eagle Kylee Knobloch led the field Friday at the Wright Fall Invite golf tournament. Knobloch’s 89 was seven strokes ahead of the rest of the girls field. Her success helped the Lady Eagles finish in fourth for the day behind Lusk, Wright and… Continue Reading

Relentless Broncs cruise past Kelly Walsh 40-12

Relentless Broncs cruise past Kelly Walsh 40-12

SHERIDAN — Looking up in the stands at Scott Field Friday night, it was pretty easy to spot fans sporting shirts that read “relentless” across the front. It’s the motto of the Sheridan High School football team, and it’s exactly how they played in Friday’s 40-12 victory over Kelly Walsh. The Broncs came into the… Continue Reading

Two changes to SHS sports schedule

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team will not travel to Cheyenne Saturday as the Cheyenne Invite has been canceled. The boys tennis team will play at Scottsbluff, Nebraska, and the girls are still looking for a replacement match. Both teams are at Kelly Walsh today, as scheduled. The Broncs football team will play… Continue Reading

Walsh, DeLapp and Taylor win PHLGA Last Blast

SHERIDAN — The three-person team of Wanda Walsh, Katy DeLapp and Margaret Taylor finished with a 71 to win the first gross at the Powder Horn Ladies Golf Association Last Blast tournament Thursday. Mimi Boyle, Renetta Mischke and Maurita Meehan were the low net with a 64.9. Chris Urbatchka, Joanne Feit and Catherine Engels were… Continue Reading

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