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Local Sports Briefs

Rams fall to Glenrock SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Rams were issued their first loss of the season Friday night in Glenrock, 34-13. The Rams are now 4-1 overall and 2-1 in the 2A East Conference. Head coach Mike McGuire said that the game was a lot closer than the score indicated. The Rams were… Continue Reading

Lady Camels overpower Lady Broncs, earn three-set sweep

Lady Camels overpower Lady Broncs, earn three-set sweep

SHERIDAN — The energy was high in the Sheridan High School gymnasium Thursday evening as the Lady Broncs volleyball team (12-9, 1-3 in 4A East) took on its rival Gillette Lady Camels (16-5, 3-1). Despite two strong opening sets, the Lady Broncs couldn’t turn that energy into victories as they fell in straight sets to… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs

Lady Broncs continue dominance in the pool SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School swim team carried momentum from its record-setting weekend into a dominating meet in Buffalo Thursday. Sheridan took first out of six teams with 394 points. Kelly Walsh was second with 244.5 points, and Douglas was third with 226. It was nearly a… Continue Reading

Broncs, Camels fighting for state supremacy

Broncs, Camels fighting for state supremacy

SHERIDAN — The highest scoring teams in the state, the top-two defenses, a rivalry and a state championship rematch — Friday’s 4A matchup between the Sheridan Broncs and the Campbell County Camels is stacking up to be a doozy. Sheridan High School will honor the 1986 championship football team in its 20th anniversary at halftime… Continue Reading

Eagles hitting stride entering homecoming week

Eagles hitting stride entering homecoming week

DAYTON — The Tongue River High School football team got back on the winning track Friday to win its first conference game of the season at Southeast. It was a big win for the Eagles as they continue to make adjustments from a nonconference season that included a tough loss to one of the state’s… Continue Reading

Top 2 offenses square off when Rams meet Glenrock

Top 2 offenses square off when Rams meet Glenrock

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams football team is facing its biggest test of the season Friday. The top two offenses in the state will duke it out when the Rams (4-0) travel to Glenrock to take on the Herders (4-0). Neither team has really been challenged through four games this season, and both… Continue Reading

Inconsistency haunts Lady Generals in loss to Casper

Inconsistency haunts Lady Generals in loss to Casper

SHERIDAN — A lack of effort and focus. That’s how Sheridan College head volleyball coach Jen Stadler described her team’s play in a 3-1 (22-25, 19-25, 25-21, 21-25) loss to Casper College Tuesday night at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. It was just the third time this season that the Lady Generals have played in… Continue Reading

‘We too will be destroyed’

“Fifty thousand men died right here on this field, fightin’ the same fight that we’re still fightin’ amongst ourselves today.” Thursday marks the 16th anniversary of the release of the film “Remember the Titans.” The above quote comes from the film’s most iconic scene, the climax of the movie, if you will. When T.C. Williams… Continue Reading

SHS honoring 1986 title teams this week

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School will recognize two of its former state championship teams this week during sporting events at SHS. The 1986 state championship volleyball team and the state championship football team from the same year will be recognized for the 20th anniversary of their respective state title runs. The two teams were the last… Continue Reading

Cowgirls have big first day at Jackson high school rodeo

Cowgirls have big first day at Jackson high school rodeo

SHERIDAN — Results are finally in from the Sept. 17-18 high school rodeo that took place in Jackson Hole. Once again, local cowgirls found themselves high on the weekend’s leaderboards. Saije Pollard, Makenna Balkenbush and Ellie Bard were all top riders on the first day. Pollard’s time of 16.897 was the fastest in barrel racing,… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs

Generals win first match of season SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s soccer team earned a much-needed win Saturday against LDS Business College to cap off the Generals’ trip to Utah. The 7-1 victory was the first of the season for Sheridan and the first under head coach Tim Starr. The Generals shared the wealth in… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs break 2 more records at Sheridan Invite

Lady Broncs break 2 more records at Sheridan Invite

SHERIDAN — Three relays. Three school records. The Sheridan High School girls swim team capped off a weekend in its home pool by completing a clean sweep in all three relay races and setting a new school record in each race. The group of Molly Green, Pippin Robison, Zoe Robison and Piper Carroll closed out… Continue Reading

Sheridan College claims top spots in home rodeo

Sheridan College claims top spots in home rodeo

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College cowboys grabbed their fair share of gold buckles this weekend. Sheridan College defended its home turf with some incredible team performances at the Sheridan College Rodeo at the Sheridan AgriPark. The Generals had six contestants who placed in the top three of their events. Sheridan College raked in a total payoff… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs

Local Sports Briefs

Lady Eagles, Knobloch win 2A golf state titles DAYTON — For the first time in its history, the Tongue River Lady Eagles golf team won the state championship. Tongue River handily put away the competition over the shortened weekend at the state tournament to grab the first-place trophy. The Lady Eagles shot a 334 as a… Continue Reading

Reigning state champs too much for Lady Eagles volleyball

DAYTON — The Wright Lady Panthers unabashedly demonstrated why they are the two-time defending 2A state volleyball champions with a straight set (25-10, 25-16, 25-8) victory over the Tongue River Lady Eagles in Dayton on Saturday. Tongue River fell to 5-18 overall and is 0-3 in the 2A Northeast Conference girls standings. Wright (21-3, 3-0)… Continue Reading

Broncs beat Rock Springs, remain undefeated

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs are still undefeated. In a battle of the last two unbeaten teams in Wyoming 4A football, Sheridan made the long road trip to Rock Springs and left with a 24-16 victory. The Broncs moved to 5-0 on the season, and the Tigers dropped to 4-1. Big plays were the story… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Sept. 24, 2016

SC soccer drops two at USU-Eastern SHERIDAN — Sheridan College head women’s soccer coach Mallery Marshall was a bit irritated after Friday’s 2-1 loss at Utah State University-Eastern. “We are so close,” Marshall said. “I know keep saying that, but jeez.” Marshall was referring to the 1-goal loss, Sheridan’s fourth in five losses this season.… Continue Reading

Rams beat Newcastle 40-10

BIG HORN — The Rams rolled over the Newcastle Dogies 40-10 in a rain-soaked contest at Big Horn Friday night. Big Horn had 507 yards of total offense on the day. Running back/wide receiver Colton Williams once again led the Rams with 356 yards on 22 carries with four touchdowns, three rushing and one passing. “He’s… Continue Reading

Lady Panthers gaining confidence on court

Lady Panthers gaining confidence on court

CLEARMONT — There are plenty of words to describe the Arvada-Clearmont volleyball team’s 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 27-25) win over Ten Sleep Friday evening — confident, cohesive, chemistry. The Lady Panthers won their ninth game of the season. That’s nine more than a season ago, and there’s still a handful of games left to play. As… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs set record, beat Laramie at Pre-Invite

SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs swim team wanted another crack at Laramie. The Lady Plainsmen beat Sheridan by just 2 points earlier in the year, but Sheridan head coach Brent Moore knew his team could get past one of the better teams in the state. The Lady Broncs did just that at the Sheridan Pre-Invite… Continue Reading

Big Horn scratches out win over Moorcroft

Big Horn scratches out win over Moorcroft

BIG HORN — What started out as a standard contest turned into one of the most intense games the Lady Rams have played in all year. Big Horn swept the Moorcroft Lady Wolves 3-0 (25-9, 25-23, 25-20) on Thursday, but the Lady Rams had to fight tooth and nail to pull it off. The Lady… Continue Reading

Big Horn to tackle unusual offense against Newcastle

Big Horn to tackle unusual offense against Newcastle

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams recorded a blowout last week, but that may mean more work for them this week. After they traveled to Kemmerer to issue the struggling Rangers their 31st loss in a row, the Rams will have to step it up, mentally and physically, against the Newcastle Dogies Friday night.… Continue Reading

NW Trappers hand SC soccer two losses

NW Trappers hand SC soccer two losses

SHERIDAN — It was a gloomy day for the Sheridan College soccer program Wednesday. As clouds rolled in and rain drizzled off and on, both the Sheridan College men and women lost matches with Region IX foe Northwest College. Northwest’s Kenisha Melanson capped off a hat trick with a goal in the 86th minute that… Continue Reading

Hostile environment in store for Broncs in Rock Springs

Hostile environment in store for Broncs in Rock Springs

SHERIDAN — One thing is certain regarding high school football in Wyoming: when Friday’s games are over, only one undefeated team will remain in 4A. The Sheridan Broncs (4-0) travel to Rock Springs (4-0) Friday in a battle of the unbeaten. After both Gillette and Cheyenne South fell last week, the Broncs and Tigers are… Continue Reading

Eagles look to rebound after loss

Eagles look to rebound after loss

DAYTON — When the Tongue River Eagles showed up to practice Monday morning, they showed up a different team. Their quarterback: out with an injury. Their perfect record: gone. Now, the Eagles will have to find a way to rebound after their heartbreaking 12-7 loss to Cokeville Saturday afternoon. It was the team’s first loss… Continue Reading

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