Archive - Jun 2010 - Sports


June 30th


After splitting two with Casper the Sheridan Troopers play the next six on the road

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers split last night's double header with the Casper Oilers. The Oilers took game one 12-5 head coach Ben Phillips says

They came back to win the late game 9-5 behind the starting pitching of game winner Ben Buckingham Phillips says the difference was the Troops playing a cleaner game.

The Troops play their next six on the road and have a busy month coming up as they prepare for the post season and state tournament.

June 28th

Austin Woodward speaks about being honored with the "Millward Simpson" Award

Austin Woodward beats Green River to the goal line

AUSTIN WOODWARD - We announced yesterday that Sheridan high school Senior Austin Woodward became the 5th student from Sheridan high school to win the annual “Millward Simpson”award. The Simpson award goes to the top high school male and female athlete of the year for the state of Wyoming.

We caught up with Austin yesterday he says he had quite a senior year starting with November's Bronc state football championship.

Woodward received the Simpson award Saturday night in Casper and says the list of other nominees was impressive as he was surprised to be named this year's winner.

Sheridan County Junior Golf Series

Sheridan County Summer Junior Golf Series

The Sheridan County Jr. Golf Tournaments are open to all girls and boys ages 8-17 years old and kick-off is Monday, July 19th. Golfers will play 5, 9 or 18 holes, depending on their age and course difficulty.


Monday, July 19th @ the Sheridan Country Club
Monday, July 26th @ Kendrick Municipal Golf Course (a Wyoming Parks & Recreation Association Junior Golf Day)
Monday, August 2nd @ the Powder Horn Golf Club

A Sheridan High School Senior wins the "Millward Simpson' Award

Austin Woodward 2010 "MillwardSimpson" Award Winner

SIMPSON AWARDS - Sheridan high school senior Austin Woodward became the 5th student from Sheridan high school to win the annual “Millward Simpson” award Saturday night in Casper.

The Simpson award goes to the top high school male and female athlete of the year for the state of Wyoming. Woodward added this honor to a long list he received for his efforts this past school year. he was named All-state in football and basketball, was named the Wyoming Gatorade football player of the year and to the state's Super 25 football team.

June 24th

Troopers drop a game in Rapid City, they play at home Tomorrow

Troops 1st Basemen Alex Cremer fields a ground ball in Rapid City

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers are 8-23 overall after dropping a 9-5 game at Rapid City Post #320 last night. The Troops took the lead scoring three runs in the first inning but couldn't hold the lead starting pitcher Ben Buckingham was saddled with the loss.

Next up for the Troopers is a conference double header Tuesday at home against the Casper Oilers. Wyoming American Legion baseball went to a District tournament format last summer for teams to qualify for the state tournament and that is a month away.

June 23rd

The Sheridan Troopers play on the road tonight in Rapid City

Trooper Baseball

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers are 8-22 and will play two in Rapid City tonight. The Troops have looked pretty good the last few weeks but have taken some tough losses in some close games and Head coach Ben Phillips says they would like to see more consistent play.

For the most part the the defense has been getting better but they are leaving too many runners on base.

June 22nd


SHERIDAN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL - Yesterday we began our series with former Wyoming All-Mountain West linebacker Ward Dobbs. Dobbs is running the Sheridan high school off season training program. He graduated from UW and did his student teaching this spring at Sheridan high school.

Dobbs brings a wealth of training knowledge to the program and from his in his high school days in Alaska learned that the hard work pays off for athletes wanting to advance to play their sports in college.

Trinity vs. Millsaps Football

October 29, 2007 — End Zone angle of the final play of Trinity vs. Millsaps Football.

The Sheridan Bronc Football Team Begins a new Off-Season Training Program

BRONC FOOTBALL - Ward Dobbs ended his college football career as an All-Mountain West conference Linebacker for the Cowboys in 2009, this past spring he did his student teaching at Sheridan high school. Sheridan high school Activities Director and Bronc football coach Don Julian wasn't going to let Dobbs get away once school got out and has Dobbs running the Bronc off-season weight and conditioning program.

June 21st


BIG HORN MOUNTAIN TRAIL RUN - The over all 100 mile winner of Big Horn Mountain Wild and Scenic Trail run set a new race record Mike Wolfe from Helena Montana was the overall winner with a time of 18:43:37 which is a new course record.