Big Horn Pep Band trombone player, Darien Gostas, blew his way into the New Year supporting the Lady Rams basketball team who blew away the competition last week and will meet their cross-district rivals, the Tongue River Lady Eagles in Dayton on Friday at 4:30 pm.
The first snow of 2012 has found its way to the Sheridan area. Motorists headed south near the Big Horn Junction CENEX station after work on Tuesday drove into heavy blowing snow at times. The Sheridan area is under a Winter Weather Advisory until 10 am MST on Wednesday for elevations above 3500 feet. Snow will continue tonight tapering off on Wednesday morning.
Some great hockey this past weekend, these pics are of the Sheridan Hawks Bantam team playing Riverton, Sheridan won both games keeping them on top of the standings with a record so far of 7-2-1. GO HAWKS!
Full Wolf Moon is the name of the first full moon of 2012. Full moon names date back to Native Americans of a few hundred years ago. Tribes kept track of the changing seasons by giving distinctive names to each recurring full moon. Amid the cold and deep snows of mid-winter, the wolf packs howled hungrily outside Indian villages - thus the name Full Wolf Moon.
As Big Horn Lady Ram Erica O'Dell guards Wright Lady Panther Brittany Belt on their way down court they pass in front of the Big Horn Pep Band. The sheet music on the stand is "I Gotta Feeling" by the Black Eyes Peas. The Pep Band may have played just the music but no doubt the lyrics set the tone for Friday night's game between the Big Horn and Wright girls varsity basketball game.
Green House Living for Sheridan will begin accepting elders at their facility in north Sheridan Wednesday, January 11th. Green House consists of four cottage type homes and one administration building. It will be 100 percent complete in late February or early March.
The Sheridan Broncs took to the pool against Campbell County on Thursday afternoon in their first home meet of the season. The Broncs were outnumbered about 30 to 6 but swam and dove with determination. Junior Luke Ostrowski, shown here, took first place in the 100 Meter Freestyle with a time of 1:02.08 while teammate Jack Syring took second place 4-seconds later with a time of 1:06.14.
Sheridan Junior High School 7th Grader (right) Kayli Turlington was awarded a scholarship to space camp Thursday at SJHS. 2011 Wyoming Teacher of the Year Laurie Graves (right) presented her with the award along with a $1,000 travel voucher.