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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.

Two minutes into the game, on the Broncs first possession, Jordan Roberts gets hit at the 8 from where he carried three Kelly Walsh Trojans, JP Ellbogen, Marco Sanchez and Kirk Durtsche, into the end zone while managing to get the ball across the goal line before his right knee touched down for the first TD of the game.

It took all five games for the 3rd ranked Big Horn Lady Rams to edge out the Tongue River Lady Eagles in Dayton on Thursday evening in cross-district volleyball action. After splitting the first two games (TR 25-17 & BH 25-15) TR came out on top in the third 26 to 24. But then Big Horn turned it up a notch and took the last two 25-20 and 15-11.

The First Interstate Broncos were crowned the Little Guy Tackle Football Champs Tuesday evening on the Dan Madia Field after defeating the Kilpatrick Creations Dolphins 20 to 6.

Tuesday marks the end of the Little Guy Football season with the championship and consolation 5th & 6th grade tackle games taking place on the Dan Madia Field @ 6:45 and 5:30 pm respectively. The 'Gold Squad,' 5th & 6th grade Cheerleaders, seen here in the back row will be cheering during the Championship game.

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