Sports

COLORADO ROCKIES-WEISS

Weiss era begins for Rockies with first workout

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - If Ramon Hernandez's big smile and immediate, positive remarks about the first day of work under Walt Weiss provided any insight, the Colorado Rockies believe they have the man to manage their club back into a winner.

Weiss led his pitchers and catchers through their first spring training workout Tuesday at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick and made one thing certain: His team will play defense, and that will start by turning double plays. Plenty of them.

NUGGETS-RAPTORS

Raptors edge Nuggets 109-108

TORONTO (AP) - Rudy Gay hit a pull-up jump shot with less than five seconds remaining and the Toronto Raptors beat the short-handed Denver Nuggets 109-108 on Tuesday.

DeMar DeRozan scored 22 points, Gay had 17 and John Lucas scored 12 of his 14 points in the final quarter as the Raptors won their third straight.

It was the second game-winner in three games for Gay, who beat Indiana with an overtime jumper last Friday.

Kyle Lowry had 11 points and 10 assists and Alan Anderson had 10 for Toronto, which made seven 3-pointers in the fourth quarter.

WYOMING HIGH SCHOOL HOOP SCORES (FRIDAY)

BOYS:

Buffalo 71, Worland 31

Pine Bluffs 81, Guernsey-Sunrise 75

Rock River 60, Wheatland JV 50

Ten Sleep 66, Kaycee 48

Upton 74, Normative Services 38

GIRLS:

Buffalo 40, Worland 32

Kaycee 41, Ten Sleep 35

Pine Bluffs 56, Guernsey-Sunrise 12

Tongue River Middle School hoops

JV
TR - 25 - Kaycee 24 -
TR - 21 - Midwest 7

Varsity
TR 38 - Kaycee - 18
TR 60 - Midwest - 25

HALL OF FAME WEEKEND AT SHERIDAN COLLEGE

SC Basketball coach and AD Steve Smiley

GENERALS / LADY GENERALS HOOPS - The Sheridan college Generals and Lady Generals play on the road Wednesday at Western Wyoming Saturday they host games with Dawson county community college and it's also hall of fame weekend at the college this week.

Saturday they will add four new members into the Sheridan college athletics hall of fame and in conjunction with the ceremony Saturday night.

Bison Boys Swimmers Take Conference Crown...Again

The Buffalo Bison boys' swim team hosted the conference meet last weekend and came away as the Absaraka Conference Champions for the 4th straight year.

WEEKEND LOCAL SPORTS WRAP UP

BRONC / LADY BRONC HOOPS - The Sheridan Lady Broncs swept their conference road trip to Laramie and Cheyenne South, they beat Laramie in overtime Friday 56-51 and won at South 61-48. they play at home this week against Cheyenne East and Central.

The broncs split dropping Friday night's game against Laramie 73-67 but they came back with a nice 53-38 victory over South Saturday.

They held South to 15 points in the 2nd half Head coach Gale Smith says the players had a very good defensive game against the Bison.

Weekend Sports Wrap From Johnson County

High School athletes in Johnson County had a very good weekend overall as the winter sports schedules begin moving toward the end of their seasons.