June 2nd, 2013

Hoop Jam 2013

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It was the best of three-on-three basketball over the weekend as Sheridan once again hosted the 13th annual Hoop Jam Street Basketball Tournament. Attendance was up from last year as 148 teams, 3rd grade through adult, played on 18 courts in the Whitney Plaza in downtown Sheridan.


The finalists for the 2012 Milward Simpson Award have been announced.

The award is considered to be the highest honor that an athlete can receive, because they excelled in multiple sports in all four years of their high school career.

Sheridan's Hailey Ligocki is one of the female finalists.

The other finalists for the girls award:

Madison Legerski – Laramie (Volleyball, basketball, track)

Lexi Erickson – Star Valley (Volleyball, basketball, track)

Kassidy Scott – Douglas (Volleyball, basketball)

Shanda Post – Lander (Volleyball, basketball, track)

Boys finalists


Game 1 Wheatland 9 Troopers 6

Game 2 Wheatland 11 Troopers 1

Troopers now 7-7 overall 1-0 in conference play. Next up is a conference game in Gillette Tuesday night.

Hoop Jammin'

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There was plenty of good basketball action over the weekend, as the annual Hoop Jam 3-on-3 street basketball tournament took place at Whitney Plaza in Sheridan.

(All photos by Ron Richter)

Sheridan Speedway: 'Community Made it Happen'

When was the last time you heard one of these, or saw one up close? For many, it was in 2006 - when the last race took place on the dirt track of the Sheridan Speedway. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

It was a Museum Appreciation Weekend

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The Sheridan County Museum held a Museum Appreciation Weekend this past Saturday and Sunday and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott stopped by and brings us this story.

Putting Faith into Action

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A beautiful Sunday morning saw four churches putting feet to their faith. Over 350 parishioners skipped Sunday morning church services to go out and serve our community.

Gov. Mead to Appoint New WDE Director Soon

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The Wyoming State Board of Education announced this weekend that they've selected three finalists for the position of director of the Wyoming Department of Education.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

A Sheridan High School student is leading a re-energized effort to get the Sheridan Speedway up and running. It's less than a mile from the center of town and was once a bustling racing hub, but for the most part the Sheridan Speedway has been forgotten.

Wyo Grows 4th Fastest

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Wyoming is still the least populated state in the nation, but it's number four in terms of growth.