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Following loss, Rams working on themselves

Following loss, Rams working on themselves

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams (4-1) will take to the field Friday to square off against the Thermopolis Bobcats (1-4). But before they hit the gridiron, the Rams have to get past what may be a tougher opponent — the one in the mirror. “This week, our focus is on Big Horn,” Big… Continue Reading

Generals on the defensive in first ever night games at SC

Generals on the defensive in first ever night games at SC

SHERIDAN — The lights were on, but nobody was home for Sheridan College’s soccer teams Tuesday, at least not on the scoreboard. The Generals and Lady Generals both lost to Snow College in the first night games in school history. Eight portable lights teetered in the brisk wind as they surrounded Maier Field Tuesday night.… Continue Reading

Eagles look to carry momentum into Wright

Eagles look to carry momentum into Wright

DAYTON — Tongue River football (4-1) had one of its best games to date last week when it whipped Lusk 40-0, and the Eagles will look to carry that momentum into Friday’s game against the Wright Panthers (3-2). Wright made the move to 1A 11-man football this season due to diminishing enrollment, and the team… Continue Reading

The Ryder Cup spectacle

Nearly a month ago, I wrote about some unwritten rules in sports that bothered me, one being uptight, traditionalist golfers. If you watched the Ryder Cup over the weekend — and I hope you did — you got a glimpse of how golf could and should be. It was a bit odd, and I’ll admit… Continue Reading

SC rodeo high in regional standings

SC rodeo high in regional standings

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College rodeo teams are sitting high in the regional standings after competing in their third rodeo of the season in Lamar, Colorado. The Sheridan men placed second in Lamar and are currently the top team in the region. The SC women struggled a bit for a sixth-place finish over the weekend,… Continue Reading

Williams wins team roping in Torrington

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County high school rodeo team wrapped up the fall season in Torrington Sept. 24-25 with a number of solid performances. Big Horn’s Wheaton Williams had the high point of the rodeo with the team’s lone first-place finish. Williams and Casper’s Jerren Johnson took the top spot in Sunday’s team-roping event with… Continue Reading

LGF tournament begins Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District’s Little Guy Football fifth- and sixth-grade tackle football tournament begins Tuesday. Games will be played Tuesday and Wednesday this week before wrapping up with the championship round on Oct. 11. Here is the full schedule of LGF tournament games: Tuesday (consolation tournament) Outlaws vs. Grizzlies, 5:30 p.m. Pirates vs.… Continue Reading

TR wins homecoming battle with Moorcroft

TR wins homecoming battle with Moorcroft

DAYTON — The Tongue River Lady Eagles claimed their first 2A Northeast Conference victory Friday evening after a back-and-forth homecoming match against the Moorcroft Lady Wolves (25-21, 14-25, 19-25, 25-18,15-9). Despite strong play by senior Neci Sundquist, Tongue River (4-13, 1-4 in 2A Northeast) found itself down 9-3 early in the first set. But the… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs

Local Sports Briefs

SHS boys take second at state tennis SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys tennis team scored 33 points to edge Cody and Green River for second place at the state tennis tournament. Gillette was first with 61 points. The Broncs were led by No. 1 singles player Quinton Suska, who took a three-set match… Continue Reading

Clemetson, turnovers beat Broncs in Energy Bowl

Clemetson, turnovers beat Broncs in Energy Bowl

SHERIDAN — The Gillette Camels (5-1) ran the ball 47 times for 289 yards, but it was a big pass that all but sealed the deal for the visitors in a 24-21 win over the Sheridan Broncs (5-1) Friday at Homer Scott Field. The Broncs set up a 10-yard touchdown pass to Coy Steel with… Continue Reading

Tongue River defense paves way in 40-0 blowout of Lusk

Tongue River defense paves way in 40-0 blowout of Lusk

DAYTON — If a MVP trophy was given out after Friday night’s game, the Tongue River Eagles would have had to figure out how to split it 11 ways. The Eagles defense was tenacious in Friday night’s matchup against the Lusk Tigers. Tongue River allowed only 120 yards of offense and gave up a minuscule… Continue Reading

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

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