February 3rd, 2013

Legislative Week in Review

Friday topped off a busy week for the Wyoming legislature during its general session. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.

Tough Weekend For Johnson County HS Athletes

High School athletes from Buffalo and Kaycee High Schools had a tough weekend of competition beginning with the basketball games canceled for Buffalo's teams on Thursday.

Weather and road conditions prompted the cancellation of games between Buffalo and Worland, which have been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 12th at BHS.

Sports Action From Saturday

Here is a look at the results from local sports teams in action this weekend.
In boy's basketball #4 Big Horn lost to #1 Lovell by a score of 56 to 51, while Tongue River was topped by Rocky Mountain 62 to 38.
Girl's basketball saw the Buffalo Lady Bison defeating Glenrock 47 to 46. The #1 Tongue River Lady Eagles continued their winning ways against Rocky Mountain in a 61 to 47 victory. The Big Horn Lady Rams lost to #2 Lovell 40 to 34.

February 3rd

Sheridan Media Week in Review

It's time once again for the Sheridan Media Week in Review, where we take a look back at some of the stories that made the news this past week. Two separate winter storms converged on the area, prompting the City of Sheridan to announces two different snow route alerts. City Engineer Lane Thompson.

Big Horn Rams Come Up Short in the 4th

At home on Saturday the Big Horn Rams led through three but came up short as the Lovell Bulldogs outscored the Rams 21 to 15 in the 4th period. Lucas Wollenman, shown here, had a good look but Bulldog Dylan Hultgren extended his right arm to knock the the ball away early in the 4th period. This was followed by several other key miss-fires by the Rams and the final period struggle was on.

Lady Rams Fall to the Lady Bulldogs

On Saturday afternoon elbow and knee pads should have been part of the uniform when the hometown Big Horn Lady Rams met the Lovell Lady Bulldogs. It was a hard fought battle through all 4-rounds with the Lady Bulldogs coming out on top at the final buzzer 40 to 34. Lovell's Chayli McArthur led all scorers with 10-points while Big Horn's Gracie Goldhammer pumped in 9.

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Prosecutors: Boy Planned 'Political' Shooting in Montana

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Prosecutors say a 14-year-old boy accused of bringing two handguns to a Montana high school told authorities he wanted to show people "you don't need an assault rifle to shoot up a school."

Bill Would Allow Schools to Try Year-Round Class

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state House of Representatives has given initial approval to a bill that would encourage school districts to try out year-round class schedules to see if shorter vacations improve learning.

The bill faces two more floor debates in the House.