Sunday, September 30, 2012

Don Meyer To Visit Sheridan

(Sheridan) – The Sheridan College Men’s basketball team is excited to announce that NCAA All-Time win leader & ESPY award winning Coach Don Meyer will be hosting several events in Sheridan, Wyoming.

Coach Don Meyer is a renowned speaker, hosting leadership seminars and speaking for national organizations such as New York Life. Coach Meyer’s life was changed in 2008 when a near fatal car accident discovered that he had carcinoid cancer. Despite having his leg amputated, Meyer returned to the sideline that winter for Northern State University where he set the All-Time NCAA Win’s record with 923 victories. ESPN awarded Meyer with the Jimmy Valvano Perseverance award that summer at the ESPY’s.  Later that year ESPN’s Buster Olney released the New York Times Bestseller How Lucky You Can Be, chronicling Coach Meyer’s tale.

Coach Don Meyer will be on Sheridan College campus, Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 6:30 pm in the CTEL where he will cover various topics from leadership, to goal setting.  On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 7:30 am at the Holiday Inn, Coach Don Meyer will speak for the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. Finally, on Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:30 pm, location TBA, Coach Meyer would like to invite out all area coaches to partake in a Coaches Roundtable to discuss various coaching topics and strategies.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Former Generals Sign Professional Contracts

(Sheridan) – Former Sheridan College standouts Antoine Proctor and JR Cadot have signed professional contracts to play in the top professional basketball league in Slovakia. Proctor has signed with the MBK Handlova basketball club, and Cadot has signed with BK Spu Nitra. 

Cadot signs his first professional contract after finishing his collegiate career at TCU where averaged 11.4 points on 50% shooting and 7 rebounds a game in his senior season. He was also named to the All-Mountain West Third Team.

Proctor completed his career at Montana State University-Billings where he averaged 18.7 points per game and 5.3 rebounds per game while being named the GNAC Newcomer of the Year, and earning a First Team All-Conference selection and First Team All-Region selection.

Proctor & Cadot competed for the Generals during the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 seasons.  Both earned All-Region selections for the Generals while compiling a 54-13 record.