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July 14th, 2015

Former Sheridan College rodeo star wins $100K at Calgary Stampede

Former Sheridan College rodeo student-athlete Zeke Thurston’s wallet got a little bit thicker — OK, a lot thicker — on Sunday after winning the saddle bronc title at the Calgary Stampede, one of the largest rodeos in North America.

Thurston received a check for $100,000. He recorded rides of 88.50 and 90.50 before winning the championship with an 88.50 in a ride-off, final round with two other riders.

“I don’t know what I will do with it yet. That’s a lot of money to think about,” Thurston said on Monday.

July 13th

Troops back on the baseball field Wednesday / Broncs open youth football camp / "Westen Johnson" Summer Slam volleyball tournament coming up in August

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers play a double header at home with Casper tomorrow first game starts at 5:00.

BRONC FOOTBALL - The Sheridan Bronc football coaches started the "Young Bronc" youth football camp at Homer Scott stadium last night and over 100 youth players came out to participate, Head coach Don Julian.

The Sheridan high school booster club golf tournament was another big success and the remodel project for the new locker rooms and training rooms is well underway.

2015 WYO Rodeo totals / Troops drop two in Casper / Jets beat Billings / Rockies take four from Atlanta and head into the MLB All-star break

WYO RODEO FINALE - The 2015 Sheridan WYO rodeo final money payoff was just shy of 260 thousand dollars.

Here are the overall winners in the Bareback riding Tanner Aus and Taylor Price tied with scores of 85 and earned 4600 dollar each, former Sheridan Bronc Devan Reilly tied for 6th and made a little less than 800 dollars

In the Bronc riding Allen Boore took the overall with a score of 84 and took home 4500 dollars.

In the Tie Down roping Caleb Smidt took the average at won 3600 dollars and in the team roping Coleman Proctor and Jake Long took the average winning 3700 dollars each.

July 11th

WYO rodeo final day / Trooper alumni baseball at noon / Jets home tomorrow vs Billings

The final performance of the 2015 WYO rodeo begins at 7.
Tomorrow WYO week wraps up with the tailgate party and polo at the Big Horn Equestrian center staring at 1.

The Sheridan Troopers host alumni day at thorne-rider park at noon.

The Sheridan Jets host a dh Sunday at 1 vs the Billings Boltz

July 9th

WYO Rodeo continues / Rockies beat Atlanta / Troopers alumni play tomorrow / Jets have a DH at home Sunday

WYO RODEO - The second performance of the Sheridan WYO rodeo is in the books in the Bareback riding Clint Laye had the best ride of the night with a score of 84, Dalton Davis scored 83 in the Saddle Bronc riding and in the Bull riding Dallee Mason scored 88.

Baylor Roche took the Steer wrestling in a time of 5.0, 21 time world champion Trevor Brazile was fastest of the steer ropers at 13.6 and in the Tie Down roping Bart Brunson and Caleb Smidt tied for the fastest run at 9.6.

July 8th

WYO Rodeo opens / Rockies fall to the Angels / Troopers alumni game Saturday / Jets DH Sunday

2015 WYO RODEO - The first performance of the Sheridan WYO rodeo was a good one with scores over 80 from all the leaders in the rough stock events.

In the Bareback riding Tanner Aus has the lead with an 85, Allen Boore scored 84 in the Saddle bronc riding and Shane Proctor brought the house down in the Bull riding with a score of 89.

Beau Clark took the Steer wrestling in a time of 5.3, Vin Fischer Jr. was fastest of the steer ropers at 11.2, Hank Hollenback and Reese Reimer had 11.5 in the Tie down roping.

July 7th

1st Performance of the WYO rodeo 7:00 / Troopers host alumni baseball Saturday / Jets at home Sunday / Bronc youth football camp next week

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers have the rest of the week off, they will host their traditional alumni game Saturday at noon. Next regular season games will be next Wednesday at home with Casper.

JETS BASEBALL - The Sheridan Jets will play a home double header Sunday afternoon against the Billings Boltz, the first game will start at 1:00.

ROCKIES BASEBALL - The Colorado Rockies lost 10-2 to the LA Angels Tuesday night you can hear the second game of the series tonight live on 87.7 FM ESPN radio broadcast time is 6:05.

July 6th

Troopers split with Cody / Rockies v Angels / WYO Rodeo action begins today at the Fairgrounds

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers finally got to play in front of the home fans Monday night at Thorne-Rider stadium and they split the double header with Cody.

Blake Godwin picked up the win in the first game as the Troops built up a 6-0 lead and went onto win 6-4.

They fell back to .500 on the season after the second game falling 10-0 committing five errors in the loss to fall back to 13-13 overall.

Head coach Ben Phillips says it was so nice for the players to get to play on their home field.

July 5th

Troops take 3 out of 5 in Cheyenne, host Cody tonight / The 85th WYO Rodeo Kicks off / Rockies beat D-backs

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers went 3-2 at a tournament in Cheyenne play wrapped up yesterday with a Trooper victory.

They lost the opener to Cheyenne post 6 Thursday 8-2, they beat Lubbock, Texas Friday 14-4. They split two Saturday the beat Colorado Catalyst 4-1 and lost to the Colorado Bandits 11-1 and closed out the event yesterday beating the Cheyenne Hawks 12-6.

July 2nd

Troopers drop opener in Cheyenne / Rockies fall at D-Backs / 2015 WYO Rodeo week opens Monday

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers dropped their opening game at a tournament in Cheyenne Thursday dropping and 8-2 decision to Cheyenne Post 6.

Play continues this afternoon with a game against a team from Lubbock , Texas, Head coach Ben Phillips' mantra all season long has been getting quality starts on the mound.

Tomorrow they will play two games with teams from Denver and will close out the weekend with one game Sunday.

The Troops play at home Monday when they host a double header with Cody the first game will start at 5:00.