January 23rd, 2011

Strong 2nd Half Underway

Sheridan Lady Broncs; Brianna Smith, Noelle Golinvaux, Kayla Woodward, Stephany Sessions and Hailey Ligocki start the 2nd half strong on both offense and defense against Laramie Friday evening at home during their first conference game of the season. They led by 10 at the half and came on strong in the 2nd half to beat the Lady Plainsmen 67 - 39 as they continued their unbeaten season.

Special Cheerleaders

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Amber, Stormie and Stevie from the Sheridan KARES (Kids Accepted Respected Expected to Succeed) Program came to see the Lady Broncs and their Bronc Cheerleader friend Anna Roach at Friday night's basketball game. The three with help from the Bronc Cheerleaders and their care givers Becky Husske and Catherine Johnson even got into the action with some cheering.


Saturday, January 22nd:GIRLS

Kelly Walsh at #1 Sheridan (Postponed to Monday, Jan. 24th)

East 45 #2 Central 39

#3 Gillette 52 #4 Laramie 42

Evanston 45 #5 Natrona 42

Star Valley 46 Riverton 29

Class 3A:

#1 Douglas 47 Rawlins 33

#4 Buffalo 72 Lander 43

Glenrock 42 Newcastle 35

Worland 43 Thermopolis 42

Class 2A:

#4 Tongue River at #1 Lovell (CANCELLED)

#2 Big Horn 54 Sundance 40

#3 Rocky Mountain 45 Riverside 27

Pine Bluffs 39 #5 Burns 28

Lusk 46 Moorcroft 23

Southeast 34 Bayard, NE 18

Shoshoni 27 Greybull 25

January 23rd

Two Men Convicted in Connection With Death of Juvenile

U.S. Attorney Christopher Crofts announced that two men have been convicted in U.S. Federal District Court in the death of a juvenile girl whose body was found near Arapahoe, Wyoming on the Wind River Indian Reservation on April 7, 2010.

Price Hike Coming to Winter Shootout in Sheridan

The Sheridan Recreation District recently released the final report on the 2010 Holiday Inn Winter Shootout Basketball Tournament that's held every September in Sheridan.

Obesity Could Play a Large Role In Cancer In Wyoming

The American Cancer Society estimates that up to a third of Wyoming's annual cancer deaths are linked to obesity, and that about one thousand die in Wyoming each year from cancer. The A-C-S also estimates that about 25% of Wyomingites are obese.

Yellowstone Bison Prove Hard to Contain

Bison in Yellowstone are proving hard to contain. (Courtesy Photo)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A group of bison allowed to migrate north of Yellowstone National Park for the first time in decades has strayed from its new grazing grounds three times since its arrival this past week.

Today's Basketball

The Broncs win against Kelly Walsh 63-49.

The Lady Broncs game is rescheduled to Monday at 5:30pm.

House Panel Passes Bill Tweaking School Funding

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A legislative committee has approved a bill that would tweak Wyoming's school funding model after some members argued that the model isn't the reason the state has failing schools. The House Education Committee approved House Bill 127 Friday and sent it to the full House.

Cap On Interest on Hospital Bills Gets Initial OK

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Interest on unpaid hospital bills would be capped under a bill winning preliminary approval in the Wyoming Senate. The measure's sponsor, Democratic state Senator Chris Rothfuss of Laramie, says interest rates on unpaid hospital bills can reach 18 percent in Wyoming.