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Category Archives: Sports

Mileto, Woodward ink contracts to play overseas

SHERIDAN — Former Cowgirl basketball players Kaitlyn Mileto and Kayla Woodward have each signed contracts to play overseas this upcoming year. Mileto reached an agreement to play for the Southern Peninsula Lady Sharks in Australia. She will be a part of the Lady Sharks Big V State Championship season beginning in February 2016. “I’m excited for… Continue Reading

Column: Tom Brady’s pants are on fire

You can’t get enough of Tom Brady and deflated footballs right now, can you? Just as soon as it starts to let up, it picks up again, and I’m starting to believe it’s never going to end. I’d love to see a Photoshopped picture of Brady atop that big white beast from “The Neverending Story.”… Continue Reading

SHS football preseason dates

SHERIDAN — Football season is right around the corner. Sheridan High School’s first game is Aug. 28 at Laramie, but there are several important dates to remember before the season opener. On Saturday, there will be a meeting for high school football players and their parents in the SHS auditorium at 4 p.m. Practice for… Continue Reading

Steel, McCafferty named Legion AA All-State

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers had two players named to the American Legion AA All-State team. Coy Steel and Nolan McCafferty received the honors after the state tournament over the weekend at Thorne-Rider Stadium. Steel, who pitched and primarily played outfield, was named to the All-State first team. Steel pitched seven innings in a win… Continue Reading

Bowman wins PH women’s title

SHERIDAN — Sara Bowman fired rounds of 82-75—157 to win another Powder Horn Women’s Club Championship last weekend at the Powder Horn. Bowman successfully defended her title. She has won the championship six times. Connie Causer won the senior women’s title with gross scores of 91-92—183. Low net champion: Joanne Feit, 130 Low gross: Charlene… Continue Reading

Lara scores PH hole-in-one

SHERIDAN — Rich Lara aced the third hole on the Eagle course Wednesday at the Powder Horn. He used a 9-iron to cover the 147 yards and scored the one. Witnesses were Don Russell, Norm Christianson and Ken Watson. Continue Reading

Four win PH Stableford tourney

SHERIDAN — The team of Mark Herschthal, Rollie Halvorsen, Scotty Scott and Harley Reile won the Powder Horn Men’s Senior competition Wednesday at the Powder Horn. They scored 105 points using the Stableford scoring system. Six points behind in second place was the team of John Votaw, Ted Knapp, Cliff Root and Doug Hakert with… Continue Reading

Cheyenne tops Gillette, 8-0, to earn state title

Cheyenne tops Gillette, 8-0, to earn state title

SHERIDAN — Last year, the Gillette Roughriders spoiled Cheyenne’s five-year run as the Wyoming AA Legion baseball champions. But clutch performances from Post 6 brought the trophy back to Wyoming’s capital city Friday night. Cheyenne American Legion Post 6  baseball club took down the Gillette Roughriders 8-0 in the Wyoming AA Legion championship game in… Continue Reading

Mullinax Memorial Tennis Tourney to be held Aug. 8-9

SHERIDAN — This summer’s J.D. Mullinax Memorial Tennis Tournament will be played at the Sheridan High School tennis courts, a change of venue from the usual Thorne-Rider Park courts. Construction of the new indoor facility at the Thorne-Rider courts forced the changed. The Mullinax Memorial Tennis Tournament will be held Aug. 8-9, with divisions of… Continue Reading

Colby Wollenman named to Honors Court

BIG HORN — Michigan State University basketball player Colby Wollenman was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. The NABC Honors Court recognizes collegiate men’s basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past school year. This year the NABC recognized a record number 1,000 student-athletes from more than 350 schools. In… Continue Reading

Troopers’ season ends with 7-2 loss to Cody Cubs

SHERIDAN — No words were spoken. The members of the Sheridan Troopers hastily grabbed their bags and moved from the first base dugout to near the batting cages in right field. With tears of frustration in some of their eyes, the players slowly popped the buttons through the holes, reluctantly removing their red Sheridan Troopers… Continue Reading

Goose Creek Cup raises $15,000 for DSA

BIG HORN — The sixth annual Downtown Sheridan Association Goose Creek Cup proved to be a huge success with a high-goal polo game, professional long-ball competition and sponsor long-ball competition. The crowd of roughly 400 enjoyed highest-rated polo match played in the U.S. in the summer. The polo fundraiser netted $15,000 to be used for… Continue Reading

Troopers stay alive at state tournament

SHERIDAN — Ask, and you shall receive. After up-and-down pitching resulted in a Sheridan Troopers loss to open the American Legion AA state baseball tournament Tuesday, head coach Ben Phillips wasn’t sure he had enough arm strength in his bullpen to gut out another nine-inning game. But Quinton Brooks threw a complete game in Wednesday’s… Continue Reading

Sheridan baseball honors Rotellini for dedication to sport

SHERIDAN — E.A. “Ernie” Rotellini is a fixture at Thorne-Rider Stadium. During Jets and Troopers games, you can spot Rotellini — hardly without his worn-down Yankees cap — cracking jokes with fellow American Legion members or chatting with locals along the fence by the home dugout. Rotellini, who just celebrated his 90th birthday, has been… Continue Reading

Column: Adding moats to the outfield

I’m a known baseball hater. My baseball playing and loving friends will never stop trying to convince me the greatness of the game, but it’s just not working. Maybe I’m just trolling them. I mean, baseball is OK. It has its moments. But America’s pastime has become just that: a thing of the past. I… Continue Reading

Shrinking bullpen hurts Troopers in state tourney

SHERIDAN — Arms. The Sheridan Troopers just don’t have enough of them. And the ones they do have aren’t quite strong enough. When Sheridan’s starting pitcher Jeffrey Shanor hit the sixth inning last night against the Casper Oilers, he didn’t have enough gas left in the tank. Holding onto a 7-4 lead, Shanor walked the… Continue Reading

Myers, Suska win Sheridan doubles tournament

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School tennis coach Bob Faurot and Sheridan tennis hosted the third juniors tennis tournament over the weekend at Sheridan High School. The tournament was a doubles tournament only. Taylor Myers and Quinton Suska worked their way through the bracket to take first place in the tournament. They defeated Samantha Hamilton and… Continue Reading

North sweeps South at WCA All-Star event

SHERIDAN — It was a clean sweep for the North over the weekend at the Wyoming Coaches Association annual North vs. South All-Star Games. Big Horn’s McKinzie Taylor and Sheridan’s Dylan Wright both helped propel the North to an easy victory over the South in volleyball, taking four of the five sets in the match… Continue Reading

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