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Lady Eagles defense excels in victory over Rebels

Lady Eagles defense excels in victory over Rebels

DAYTON — A big win can do wonders to improve a team’s confidence, and the Tongue River Lady Eagles received a boost after Saturday night’s contest.  The Lady Eagles broke their three-game losing streak Saturday with a 52-21 victory over the Riverside Lady Rebels.  Tongue River improved to a 4-6 record, and head coach Tyler… Continue Reading

Tongue River boys dominates Riverside 62-35

Tongue River boys dominates Riverside 62-35

DAYTON — When the Tongue River Eagles stepped onto the court with the Riverside Rebels Saturday, they had a clear advantage.  The Riverside team had underclassmen making up the majority of its roster, while the Eagles registered an all-senior starting lineup. All but one player on the Tongue River lineup is taller than 6 feet… Continue Reading

Lady Generals offense struggles in loss to Casper

SHERIDAN — The scoring woes carried over for the Sheridan College Lady Generals Saturday. After putting up just 55 points in a loss to Gillette College Wednesday, the Lady Generals lost 64-50 to Casper College three days later. Right out of the gate, things weren’t going Sheridan’s way. The team scored just 16 points in… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Jan. 16, 2017

Lady Broncs fall to Natrona SHERIDAN — The nonconference season closed on the wrong foot for the Sheridan High School girls basketball team Saturday. The Lady Broncs lost to Natrona 65-42. After a strong offensive night against Billings Skyview the night before, Sheridan couldn’t get much going early against Natrona Saturday. The Lady Broncs scored… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs fall to Skyview in home opener

Lady Broncs fall to Skyview in home opener

SHERIDAN — Alli Puuri’s 20-point night wasn’t enough for the Sheridan Lady Broncs in their home opener Friday. Puuri hit three 3-pointers, none bigger than her last one at the 1:40 mark in the fourth quarter that tied the game at 40. But those were the final points scored for the Lady Broncs, as Billings… Continue Reading

Rams fall to Grizzlies in final seconds

Rams fall to Grizzlies in final seconds

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams basketball team had its share of bad luck on Friday the 13th. The Rams took their second loss of the season in a heartbreaker against Rocky Mountain Friday night in a 65-59 contest.  The loss drops Big Horn to 7-2 on the season.  “We didn’t make a lot… Continue Reading

Lady Rams edge Rocky Mountain 50-48

Lady Rams edge Rocky Mountain 50-48

BIG HORN — The Lady Rams didn’t lose their grip on an intense battle against the Rocky Mountain Lady Grizzlies Friday night and escaped with a 50-48 win at home.  While the game had been much closer than he would have wanted, Lady Rams head basketball coach Mike McGuire said his team can grow from the… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Jan. 14, 2017

 Turnovers and free throws earn Greybull win over Lady Eagles DAYTON — The Tongue River Lady Eagles, despite playing great defense — man-to-manning Greybull the whole time and making them run a lot of offense — fell to Greybull 41-25 Friday. “Greybull got out on us early,” Tongue River head coach Tyler Hanson said. “We… Continue Reading

Reigning Montana champs knock off Broncs

SHERIDAN — Billings Skyview made a late push that took down the Sheridan Broncs Friday in Billings. Sheridan lost to the two-time defending Montana state champions 75-63. Coy Steel led Sheridan in scoring with 16 points. Steve Fisher and Ray Evans scored 18 apiece for Billings. The Broncs hung with Skyview for most of the… Continue Reading

Generals knock off No. 12 Pronghorns in Region IX opener

Generals knock off No. 12 Pronghorns in Region IX opener

GILLETTE — Excitement boomed throughout the Pronghorn Center Wednesday as Gillette College unveiled the new arena against Region IX rival Sheridan College. Fans filled the state-of-the-art facility to watch the No. 12-ranked Pronghorns in the Region IX North season opener. The Sheridan College Generals sucked the energy right out of the 1,800-seat arena. SC played… Continue Reading

SC women can’t keep up with rival Gillette in lopsided defeat

SC women can’t keep up with rival Gillette in lopsided defeat

GILLETTE — The typically animated spirit of Frank McCarthy shifted to despondency Wednesday night after his Sheridan College women’s basketball team dropped its conference opener at Gillette College. Gillette thumped the Lady Generals 86-55 in a game the home team controlled the entire way. “They got us pretty good today,” McCarthy said after the loss.… Continue Reading

We’re going streaking

We’re going streaking

Will Ferrell did it in “Old School” — up the quad and to the gymnasium. Michael O’Brien, a 25-year-old rugby and Foster’s beer enthusiast, was the first in the sports world — 1974, Twickenham Stadium, England vs. France. I’m talking about streaking. Although Ferrell and O’Brien required alcohol and peer pressure, streaks are something we… Continue Reading

SRD taking signups for women’s, co-ed basketball

SRD taking signups for women’s, co-ed basketball

SHERIDAN — Local basketball players can currently sign up for two adult basketball leagues at the Sheridan Recreation District, including the newly created co-ed basketball league. The co-ed league features games with six females and four males on the court at a time. The league is set up to include five to eight regular season… Continue Reading

Broncs chase state’s best at Sheridan Invite

Broncs chase state’s best at Sheridan Invite

SHERIDAN — Seven Wyoming high school swim teams took to the Sheridan Junior High School pool Saturday at the Sheridan Invite, giving the Sheridan Broncs an idea of where they fit within the state standings. The Broncs finished tied with Cheyenne East High School for fourth place with 260 points, although the Broncs defeated East… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Jan. 09, 2017

Last-second bucket nets Broncs win over Evanston SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs earned a much-needed win Saturday to close out the Cheyenne Invitational, knocking off Evanston 55-54 thanks to a last-second tip-in. The Broncs entered Saturday on a five-game losing streak during the most grueling stretch of games on their schedule. The stint included matchups… Continue Reading

Panthers fall in fourth quarter to Upton

Panthers fall in fourth quarter to Upton

CLEARMONT — At the end of the game, the scoreboard showed a tough loss, but Arvada-Clearmont head boys basketball coach Ross Walker wasn’t upset.  In fact, he was somewhat pleased.  “This is the best game we’ve played all season,” Walker said.  The Panthers took a 71-49 loss to 2A Upton Friday night in Clearmont, but… Continue Reading

Lady Panthers improve against Upton

Lady Panthers improve against Upton

CLEARMONT — The last time the Arvada-Clearmont Lady Panthers took on the Upton Lady Bobcats, it wasn’t a pretty picture. Upton took a quick 20-point lead in the first half and handily put away the Lady Panthers 37-17. Arvada-Clearmont didn’t get the win against Upton on Friday night either, as the Lady Panthers found themselves… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Jan. 7, 2016

Local Sports Briefs — Jan. 7, 2016

Broncs control pool at Pre-Invite SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys swim team took down Cheyenne South and Cheyenne East at the Sheridan Pre-Invite Friday in preparation for the big Sheridan Invite Saturday morning. The Broncs beat South 113-57 and knocked off East 100-83 as they won seven of the 12 individual events at… Continue Reading

Sheridan College helps Savoy achieve Division I dream

Sheridan College helps Savoy achieve Division I dream

SHERIDAN — “Once it left my hand, I knew it was good.” PJ Savoy doesn’t lack in confidence, and that trait definitely helped the former Sheridan College General splash back-to-back game-winning 3-pointers — and 83 others — throughout his freshman season at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. That same confidence brought Savoy, a Las Vegas… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Jan. 06, 2017

Broncs fall in tight matchup with Kelly Walsh SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys basketball team continued its tough nonconference schedule at the Cheyenne Invitational Thursday, and despite an opening-round loss, Broncs head coach Jeff Martini is starting to feel better about the way his team is playing. Sheridan lost 63-58 to Kelly Walsh,… Continue Reading

Early falls lead to rout of Billings West

Early falls lead to rout of Billings West

SHERIDAN — One strong effort after another, the Sheridan Broncs wrestling team took a commanding lead early and used that momentum to earn a 48-21 home victory in a dual against Billings West High School Tuesday night.  The Broncs are 3-0 this season in duals.  “That’s something we’ve struggled with this season,” head coach Tyson… Continue Reading

2016: the Michael Phelps of sports years

It feels pretty good to say that 2016 is behind us. Whenever a glimmer of light peeked through the dark clouds, it seemed that the year pulled the drapes shut, turned around and Draymond Green’d us right where it hurts the most. We closed an election more divided than when we opened it. The grim… Continue Reading

Late 3 knocks off Broncs in Gillette

SHERIDAN — Liberty (Las Vegas) High School drained a last second 3-pointer to take down the Sheridan Broncs at the Energy Classic in Gillette Friday. Liberty won 51-50. Despite the loss — the third at a tough nonconference tournament for Sheridan — head coach Jeff Martini said his team played a lot better in the… Continue Reading

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