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Category Archives: Sports

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

‘AA’ state tourney begins at Thorne-Rider Stadium

SHERIDAN — Sheridan and Thorne-Rider Stadium are hosting the 2015 American Legion AA state baseball tournament this week. Eight of the state’s top baseball teams — Sheridan, Gillette, Cheyenne, Laramie, Rock Springs, Jackson, Cody and Casper — will compete for a chance to move on to the northwest regional tournament in Cheyenne beginning today at… Continue Reading

Wreckers dominate Rapid City in first ever home bout

Wreckers dominate Rapid City in first ever home bout

SHERIDAN — It was hot, it was crowded and it was action-packed. The Wild West Wreckers hosted their first ever home roller derby bout Saturday at Sheridan Junior High School, and most importantly, it was successful. Wreckers coach Alisa Brantz, or Captain Perk as she’s known in the rink, said that the goal for the… Continue Reading

Jets win Legion ‘B’ state tournament

Jets win Legion ‘B’ state tournament

SHERIDAN —The future looks bright for Sheridan baseball as the youngest members of Sheridan’s Legion baseball club proved there were none better in their division. The Sheridan Jets went undefeated over the weekend and were rewarded with the state B championship trophy in Casper. On Friday evening, pitcher Quinton Brooks and the Jets ran into… Continue Reading

Jets take down Cheyenne, head to state B championship game

SHERIDAN —The Sheridan Jets have made their way to the state B championship game after a dominating 8-2 victory over Cheyenne. Quinton Brooks went the distance for the Jets striking out 10 Cheyenne batters and giving up no earned runs. Race Johnson and Carl Geertz both drove in two RBIs for Sheridan. The Jets are… Continue Reading

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