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SC soccer drops fifth straight in 4-3 loss to LCCC

SC soccer drops fifth straight in 4-3 loss to LCCC

SHERIDAN — After opening the season with three straight wins, the Sheridan College men’s soccer team is on the wrong end of a five-game losing streak that continued with a 4-3 loss to Laramie County Community College Saturday. SC head coach Jeff Hallenbeck expressed his frustration with the fact that the Generals could have —… Continue Reading

Weekend recap — local sports action

SHS volleyball beats Central in four sets SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School volleyball team bounced back from Friday’s 3-0 loss to reigning champs Cheyenne East by defeating Cheyenne Central 3-1 (25-18, 17-25, 25-18, 25-19). The win puts Sheridan’s overall record at 5-10, but they jumped to 3-1 in the conference. Cheyenne East is in… Continue Reading

Historic victory: SC women’s soccer earns program’s first win, men’s team loses

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s soccer team made history Friday afternoon, notching the program’s first-ever victory against previously unbeaten Western Nebraska Community College. The Lady Generals used a late goal to secure a 3-2 win at Maier Field. “Beating these girls (Western Nebraska), who were No. 1 in our conference coming into today told… Continue Reading

Glenrock overpowers the Rams

Glenrock overpowers the Rams

BIG HORN — The Big Horn football team simply could not withstand a big, physical Glenrock squad at home Friday night, as the Rams dropped the 2A conference game 30-8. The Herders used their potent double-wing offense to rip off big runs all evening, and the Glenrock defense shut down the Rams running game and… Continue Reading

Eagles repeating history: Drop game to Upton-Sundance

Eagles repeating history: Drop game to Upton-Sundance

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles are repeating a little bit of history. The team started off strong with two wins to start the season, but lost to Upton-Sundance on Friday 35-6. “We had a few drives, didn’t convert some key things and turned the ball over when we needed the plays,” Eagles head coach… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Sept. 19, 2015

12 of 19 SHS swimmers qualified for state SHERIDAN — With another strong meet against Campbell County High School on Friday, 12 of 19 of the Sheridan High School swimmers have qualified for state. While the Lady Broncs’ team score of 66.5 wasn’t enough to top Campbell County’s 119.5, the Sheridan team set a new… Continue Reading

10 local athletes score at Fremont County Rodeo in Lander

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County high school rodeo team kicked off its season last weekend at the Fremont County Rodeo in Lander. Ten local athletes scored points at the rodeo, with Saije Pollard and Wheaton Williams leading the way. Pollard earned a second-place finish in pole bending with a time of 22.071, less than a… Continue Reading

Friday’s matchup with Upton-Sundance a do-over for Eagles

SHERIDAN — The Upton-Sundance Patriots are a good football team, and Tongue River High School head football coach John Scott knows it. He’s experienced it firsthand. Last season, the Tongue River Eagles started out the season — their first in 1A — with two big wins. Those two wins matched the entirety of the team’s… Continue Reading

Friday a measuring stick for Broncs within Big 4

SHERIDAN — It’s no secret that there are four top-tier teams in 4A football in Wyoming. Sheridan, Natrona, Gillette and Cheyenne East have been the state tournament semifinalists each of the last five seasons, earning them the appropriately titled Big 4 nickname. There’s no sign of that changing anytime soon and definitely not this year.… Continue Reading

Column: Share the road

Have you seen the trailer for the new Lance Armstrong movie “The Program?” It looks fascinating, with actor Ben Foster admittedly taking performance-enhancing drugs to fulfill the role of the tarnished cyclist. It’s not just the movie and story that are fascinating, though. It’s incredible to believe that we’re making a movie about a cyclist.… Continue Reading

SC struggles at 1st rodeo of season

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College rodeo team didn’t get the weekend they were hoping for to open the 2015-16 college rodeo season. The Generals traveled to Riverton for the first rodeo of the school year at Central Wyoming, but only five athletes made it to the short round on Sunday. Tioni Erickson was the bright… Continue Reading

Lady Rams go 2-1 without core seniors

BIG HORN — Early-season tournaments are a good opportunity for teams to get all of their kinks worked out, and both 2A Sheridan County teams got the chance to do just that over the weekend. Both Big Horn and Tongue River high schools gained quality experience during the second day of the Big Horn Volleyball… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs take down Laramie, go 2-0 to open conference play

SHERIDAN — What started as two very evenly-matched teams exchanging points turned into arguably the Sheridan High School volleyball team’s best match of the season in a four-set win over Laramie Saturday. After earning a win over Cheyenne South Friday to open conference play, the Lady Plainsmen came into Sheridan High School hoping to spoil… Continue Reading

SC soccer drops two rough matches at Otero

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s and women’s soccer teams ended a rough weekend with two losses to Otero Junior College. The Lady Generals were outshot 28-4 in a 6-0 loss. Twelve shots on goal resulted in three goals in each half for Otero, as Sheridan was unable to stop the Otero pressure. The Sheridan… Continue Reading

Lady Generals volleyball sweeps NJC Invite

SHERIDAN — It was back-to-back sweeps for the Sheridan College volleyball team as they followed up a 4-0 Sheridan Invite with four more wins at Northeast Junior College over the weekend. The Lady Generals took down North Platte (25-16, 25-16, 25-12), Otero (25-20, 25-21, 22-25, 25-20), Trinidad State (26-24, 25-22, 25-21) and NJC (25-22, 25-15,… Continue Reading

SHS swimmers third at Cheyenne Invite

SHERIDAN — Still finishing behind swimming powerhouses Gillette and Laramie, the Sheridan Lady Broncs swim team strung together great performances in the pool Saturday at the Cheyenne South Invitational. Mackenzie Dougherty took home Sheridan’s top individual performance of the weekend. Her time of 1:03.16 was just enough for her to grab first place in the… Continue Reading

Changing lineups bring three wins to SHS tennis

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School head tennis coach Bob Faurot continued mixing up the lineups Saturday in Laramie, and it earned the team three wins on the day against Laramie and Green River. Top singles players Julia Fenn and Katelynn Brooks earned the day off, moving new players into the singles spots. Sammy Hamilton defeated… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs finish second at home cross-country meet

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls cross-country team finished in second place for the second week in a row, this time at the Michelle Ludwig Invite in Sheridan. After a solid performance a week ago in Billings, Montana, the Lady Broncs followed up with another big day Saturday. Sheridan finished with 70 points, right… Continue Reading

Tongue River advances record with win over Moorcroft

DAYTON — The season seems to be mirroring last year for the Tongue River Eagles. The team from Dayton is now 2-0, advancing their record with a 26-16 win over Moorcroft Friday night on the road. “We’re in the same situation as we were a year ago,” Eagles head coach John Scott said. “We just… Continue Reading

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