The Big Horn Lady Rams kept the first game against the Lady Panthers from Wright close until Brittany Belt, belted this one over the net and past the block of Lady Rams Jadyn Mirich and Mali Wright to make the score 23 to 19. The Lady Rams then took a time out but could not bounce back as the Lady Panthers took the first game 25-21.
To the surprise of all - and I do mean ALL - was what came out of a large black plastic container that was carried on to the stage by Kevin and Dalton Taylor with help from others. A "poodle as a python" - an 18-foot Reticulated Python named Dora is what appeared when the lid was opened.
The Big Horn Lady Rams ran the table on Friday going 3 for 3 at noon and then again in the evening as they rolled over their cross-district rivals, the Lady Eagles from Tongue River 25-16, 25-23, and 25-17.
It took just three, but the Big Horn Lady Rams had a battle with the Burns Lady Broncs in the first game coming out on top 28 to 26 and then followed with 25 to 20 and 25 to 17 wins in round one action at Sheridan High School in the 2A East Regional Volleyball Tournament.
Thanks to help from Senator Bruce Burns the Sheridan Broncs 'smoked' the Kelly Walsh Trojans at homecoming on Friday evening. Actually Senator Burns provided fireworks during half time that illuminated the sky above Scott Field in a tremendous visual display and a few loud bangs for extra measure.
It was Homecoming in the gym at Sheridan High School on Saturday afternoon and seniors Kira Kirkham and Stephany Sessions rose to the occasion as they blocked the hit by Cheyenne Central's Paige Jernigan to start the second match. It was a great day for the Lady Broncs and especially the nine seniors who played volleyball on their home court for the final time.
The 4A WY North Conference Ladies Swimming & Diving 2011 Championships wrapped up on Saturday in Sheridan where the Lady Broncs started the day taking second place in the first event, the 200 meter medley relay. Emily Spiegelberg led off the first leg followed by Gretchen Dougherty, then Peyton Brilz while Rainy Schoonmaker anchored the relay finishing with a time of 2:18.72.