What may look like a 2011 Dodge Ram Truck unveiling is actually a decoration near the entrance of the Big Horn High School Gymnasium where on Sunday at 3:00 pm 31 Big Horn Ram and Lady Ram Seniors received their diplomas.
As Staff Sergeant Ericksen, from Montana, prepares to lay a wreath honoring those veterans who are no longer with us his grandfather Melvin M. Heckman of Sheridan, the Wyoming State Chairman of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, looks on.
Almira Gafiatullina, Sadie Clarendon and Brekken Baker took the audience of the Shrine Auditorium back 70-years as they sang "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" made famous by the Andrews Sisters in the Abbott and Costello film Buck Privates in 1941. It was a roaring hit Wednesday evening during the Sheridan High School Jazz Band & Spectrum "Big Band Bash 2011" just as it was 70 years ago.
Isaac and Dillon are back from the intermission complete with cotton candy as they get ready for part II of the Shriners Circus that took place Monday afternoon at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Scroll down for part II.
This last Saturday May 7th was the start of the Snickers Soccer Tournaments. The tournaments were held at the big horn equestrian center. The games started in the morning at 8:00 and went to 6:30pm at night. with over 20 fields there were a lot of games going on at once. There were 3 categories of soccer teams for both boys and girls starting with U10 then U12 and U14.
This last Friday May 6th, the Sheridan High School track team traveled to Gillette to compete. This was the last regular season track meet and the last chance athletes had to pre-qualify for state or make the cut to go to regionals the next week. The weather was great with it being warm and not very windy. Many athletes got personal bests at the meet and some did pre-qualify for the state meet.
The Sheridan County Fairgrounds was the place to be Monday afternoon as the circus came to town - the Shrine Circus to be exact. For two hours is was one act after another that thrilled the crowd. The elephants are always a hit and during the intermission many youngster went for an elephant ride, had their faces painted or just ate cotton candy.
After 114 teams played 200 plus games on 22 fields over the course of two days - three Sheridan teams garnered Championship status. Shown here is the U14 Sheridan girls team that beat the Rushmore girls team 4 - 1.