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Local Sports Briefs

SHS cross-country earns top finishes at Billings Riverfront Invitational SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School cross-country teams earned some high-ranking finishes at the Billings Riverfront Invitational Friday. “It was hot, but it was a really good day,” coach Art Baures said. “It was a big meet with about 28 teams, six of them from Wyoming.” The girls… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs set school record at Kendrick Golf Course

Lady Broncs set school record at Kendrick Golf Course

SHERIDAN — In the only golf tournament on their home course this season, the Broncs and Lady Broncs completely dominated the rest of the field. Both Sheridan High School boys and girls teams were in the lead heading into Friday’s final round of the Scoop Shovelin Invitational at Kendrick Golf Course, and they sealed the… Continue Reading

Sheridan tennis splits with Kelly Walsh

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team split a home match with the Kelly Walsh Trojans Thursday afternoon. The Sheridan boys won 4-1, and the Sheridan girls lost 3-2. The Broncs took care of business in both singles matches, winning three of the four sets in 6-0 sweeps. No. 1 singles player Quinton Suska… Continue Reading

SHS golfers light up the links

SHS golfers light up the links

SHERIDAN — The temperature was high, but the scores were low at the Scoop Shovelin Invitational Thursday at Kendrick Municipal Golf Course. Sheridan High School head golf coach Larry Martoglio was very pleased after the round-one leaderboard was filled with Broncs and Lady Broncs on a 90-degree afternoon. Sheridan had eight golfers in the top… Continue Reading

Rams look for good start to season against Lovell

Rams look for good start to season against Lovell

BIG HORN — After three weeks of practice, Big Horn Rams football players are eager to hit someone other than their teammates. The Rams will begin their 2016 campaign Friday against the defending 2A West champion Lovell Bulldogs. “We had a great three weeks of practice, but we are ready to start playing,” head coach Mike… Continue Reading

Tongue River heads into season with new mindset

Tongue River heads into season with new mindset

DAYTON — Tongue River High School’s football team is floating into uncharted waters. The Eagles were the underdogs for three seasons in which they recorded a combined record of 7-18. But after their breakout season in 2015, the Eagles are coming into week one with a completely different outlook. Last year’s state runner-up will open… Continue Reading

Broncs prep for Frisby, speedy Kelly Walsh Trojans

Broncs prep for Frisby, speedy Kelly Walsh Trojans

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Broncs head football coach Don Julian noted that the biggest changes of the season happen between the first and second game. Friday’s season opener gave the Broncs a chance to put some stuff on film, and despite a near shutout of the Laramie Plainsmen, Julian said the team has plenty of adjustments… Continue Reading

Undoubtedly wrong CFB predictions, pt. III

Roll Tide Roll. That’s all the Alabama Crimson Ride have done for the past several years. Roll. Nick Saban is 100-18 in nine seasons at Alabama and a four-time national champion, including last season when he and the Tide rolled Clemson. I’d expect more of the same in the 2016 season. The college football season… Continue Reading

Local Weekend Sports Briefs—August 29, 2016

Local Weekend Sports Briefs—August 29, 2016

Coe-Kirkham, Lady Broncs score low at Cody Invite SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School golf team made a trip over the mountains last weekend for a two-day tournament in Cody. Sheridan brought home a team win and an individual win, along with a handful of other solid scores. The Sheridan girls once again dominated the… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Aug 27, 2016

Tongue River, Big Horn golf shoot well in Moorcroft SHERIDAN — Tongue River and Big Horn golf teams continued their early season success in Moorcroft Friday. Big Horn’s Karsyn Ulibarri shot a 112, her personal best, and tied for fourth to lead the Lady Rams. Her teammate, Koen Gore, also hit her personal best on the… Continue Reading

Broncs thump Laramie in season opener

Broncs thump Laramie in season opener

SHERIDAN — In the nine months since the Sheridan High School football team last flipped a coin and traded blows with another team in the state, the Broncs haven’t missed a beat. A blocked punt, a touchdown, five more touchdowns and a 42-13 blowout opened the 2016 campaign on the right foot for the reigning… Continue Reading

Finally, Friday nights

Finally,  Friday nights

Pretty soon, Carrie Underwood is going to let us all know how long she’s been waiting for Sunday night. The NFL season is right around the corner, and college football kicks off even sooner with a game in Australia Friday. But I’m here to tell you I’ve been waiting all summer for Friday night. It’s… Continue Reading

Bell cards hole-in-one in Billings

Bell cards hole-in-one in Billings

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Mark Bell went up to Billings, Montana, for a round of golf and left with a hole-in-one. Bell carded the ace at Lake Hills Golf Club on Aug. 8. The shot came on the 146-yard par 3 with a 7-iron. Doug Moore and Pete Carlberg, also of Sheridan, witnessed the shot. Continue Reading

First week bodes well for Tongue River, Big Horn football

First week bodes well for Tongue River, Big Horn football

SHERIDAN — As summer comes to a close and high school football players trade in their flip flops for their football cleats, teams from around the state are looking to get off on the right foot heading into the 2016 season. Sheridan County teams are no exception. The Tongue River and Big Horn football teams had… Continue Reading

SHS, TR girls win first golf tournaments of season

SHS, TR girls win first golf tournaments of season

SHERIDAN — The local high school golf teams were the first ones in competition for the fall sports season, as the Sheridan High School, Big Horn High School and Tongue River High School teams all hit the course over the weekend for the first tournaments of the year. The SHS team was in Riverton for… Continue Reading

Hansen, Hanson win Kendrick Senior Championship

Hansen, Hanson win Kendrick Senior Championship

SHERIDAN — Eloise Hansen and Craig Hanson took home trophies at the Sheridan City Senior Championship golf tournament at Kendrick Golf Course Sunday. The two golfers scored the low gross scores of the weekend in the two championship flights — women and men. Hansen shot a 187 to win the women’s championship flight, and Hanson’s… Continue Reading

Tuesday Madness bowling league meeting Tuesday

SHERIDAN — There will be a meeting Tuesday evening for the Tuesday Night Madness bowling league in preparation for the start of the new season. The meeting will be held at Cloud Peak Lanes at 6:30 p.m. The league is open to any and all bowlers, including new bowlers. The league allows pre-bowling, which lets… Continue Reading

SHS Booster Club cookout Monday

SHERIDAN — Fall sports teams are officially a week into the season, and Sheridan football is two weeks in. The first football game of the year is Aug. 26 at Sheridan High School. But before teams get into their weekly routines and kids head back to school, the SHS Booster Club is kicking off the… Continue Reading

Softball championships Saturday at Thorne-Rider Stadium

Softball championships Saturday at Thorne-Rider Stadium

SHERIDAN — Summer is winding down. While prep athletes hit the field for fall sports season, the Sheridan Recreation District is wrapping up the last of its summer activities this weekend. The SRD’s adult softball leagues will complete their seasons Saturday at the annual championship celebration. The remaining teams from four leagues — men’s, women’s,… Continue Reading

Doubleday Sports Complex fills SRD’s needs

Doubleday Sports Complex fills SRD’s needs

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Recreation District president Don Julian was eager to repeat some news at Wednesday’s SRD board meeting that would bring some big and needed changes to the district. Although the news of the new Doubleday Sports Complex was officially announced at Monday’s City Council meeting, Julian passed along the information to the rest… Continue Reading

Broncs old and new take on Mullinax Tennis Tourney

Broncs old and new take on Mullinax Tennis Tourney

SHERIDAN — Before the Sheridan High School tennis team hits the courts for the fall season, the Sheridan Recreation District closed out a summer full of recreational tennis with the annual J.D. Mullinax Tennis Tournament at SHS. The two-day event provided an opportunity for local players to compete in men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed… Continue Reading

Witnessing Olympic history

Quick update: Bryan Clauson was an organ donor. His organs saved five lives. He extended the race for five people. That’s important, and that’s            Bryan Clauson. Speaking of races, though, the last week and a half has been chock full of them, and we’re not even going to get into… Continue Reading

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