Sports

Pokes End CBI Run with 75-67 Overtime Loss to Western Michigan

Five Cowboys scored in double figures and the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team took Western Michigan to overtime, before falling 75-67 in the CBI quarterfinals on Monday night in the Arena-Auditorium.

The Broncos (22-12) sent the game to overtime on a last-second three and outscored the Pokes (20-14) 16-8 in the extra period to break UW’s 23-game non-conference winning streak in the AA.

“The last game of the season is always tough,” UW head coach Larry Shyatt said. “Yes this one was tough, but I thought our guys played the game the right way.

Sheridan's Wyoming K/C Free Throw Champion

12 year old Jaxon Parker was in Casper on Saturday for the State Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championships.

Jaxon won the 12 year old division by making 21 out of 25 Free Throws he is a sixth grader at Holy Name Catholic School.His parents are Shane and Heidi Parker.

WEEKEND SPORTS WRAP / POKES PLAY ROUND TWO OF THE CBI TONIGHT

BRONC / LADY BRONC SOCCER - The Lady Bronc soccer team split their opening conference matches over the weekend. they beat Cheyenne South 1-0 Friday and dropped a 2-0 decision to Laramie Saturday.

The Broncs whipped South 7-1 and dropped a 3-0 match at Laramie Saturday.

Both teams play once this week as they play at Buffalo Thursday night girls at 4:00 and the boys at 6:00.

BRONC / LADY BRONC TRACK - The Bronc and Lady Bronc track teams had their meet at Cody canceled Saturday, this week they will travel to an invitational meet in Gillette Thursday events begin at 10:00 am.

Not Too Busy HS Sports Weekend In Jo Co Thanks To Snow

What was scheduled to be a pretty busy sports weekend in Johnson County fizzled fairly quickly with the weather moving in late Friday and into early Saturday, postponing soccer and track and field events at BHS.

The Bison and Lady Bison were able to get their Friday matches in before the snow hit hard.

WEEKEND SOCCER FINALS

Lady Broncs 1
Cheyenne South 0

Lady Broncs 0
Laramie 2

Broncs 7
South 1

Broncs 0
Laramie 2

This week Broncs / Lady Broncs at Buffalo Thursday night 4:00 and 6:00.

TROOPERS OPEN 2013 IN 5 WEEKS / SC SOCCER WILL NAME COACHES NEXT WEEK

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers open their season at home Saturday, April 27th with a double header against Cody we will broadcast the home opener live on 87.7 FM ESPN radio.

One of the highlights of this year's Trooper schedule will be a trip to play in a tournament in Omaha. Nebraska.

The tournament will take place at the same time the college world series is going on an Trooper Head coach Ben Phillips says it will be a great experience for the players.

Johnson County HS Weekend Sports Preview

Buffalo High School athletes begin another busy weekend today, as the soccer teams are in action and the BHS track and field team readies for their annual track and field event scheduled for Saturday.

**Update from Wyopreps.com late Thursday**

SHERIDAN TROOPERS PREPARE TO OPEN 2013 / COWGIRLS OPEN WNIT TONIGHT

TROOPER BASEBALL - Sheridan American Legion baseball held their annual player / parent meeting Wednesday night.

They were hoping to be on the field for the first workout Monday but Head coach Ben Phillips says the weather over the next several days has them pushing opening day back to the middle of next week.

The first question of a new season how many front line players are returning in 2013 Phillips says they have some key players coming back.