The first contestant in the rodeo program in Senior Barrel Racing, Cashlee Cunningham, comes around barrel two and heads for number three as the 19th Annual Elks Youth Rodeo got underway at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds on Saturday morning at 8:00 am. Cashlee turned in a respectable time of 17.945 to get things started.
Friday evening just moments before game time a rainbow appeared over Sheridan High School as the Sheridan Broncs were about to take to the field for the first game of the season. The Bronc Cheerleaders held the paper Bronc Head for the the players to run through and into an evening of Bronc dominance as they beat the Cheyenne Central Indians 31 to 12. Scroll down for more of the action.
Perhaps cowboy Chris Sorenson is thinking about picking up a 6-pack of Bud before getting into his Hammer Chevrolet Pickup to listen to 93.7 "Coyote Country" on his way home where he will catch up on the news listening to KROE at 930 on the dial before turning on his computer to see his picture on Sheridan Media.
Just a few minutes into the final afternoon of the 2011 Sheridan County Rodeo Sierra Zowada threw a quick loop in Adult Breakaway Roping for a time of 4.51 on her 2nd go - unfortunately she had a "no time" on her first go so it was Ronda Holwell who had the best time on two go's with a 7.20.
Saturday evening the Sheridan County Rodeo started with the Junior Calf Riding and all eyes were on Anthony Graves as he came out of the chute. Anthony looked good coming out but he couldn't hold on for the full time. Scroll down for more of Anthony's ride. The 4th and final performance of the 2011 Sheridan County Rodeo starts at 1:00 pm Sunday.
In senior steer riding on Friday night Lacy Blea scored a 70 for the top score of the evening en route to showing the boys how to ride a steer. Lane Dockery scored a 63 as the only boy to stay on till the buzzer. If you want to see Lacy ride again it will be during the Saturday evening performance that starts at 7:00 pm.
In past years Devan Reilly was putting on a Sheridan Bronc football uniform in August but this year he's riding a bronc. And ride the bareback bronc he did for a score of 62 in the first event of the 2011 Sheridan County Rodeo that started Friday evening. Devin will be riding again Saturday evening at 7:00 pm but there is also rodeo action at 1:00 pm on both Saturday and Sunday.
After an evening of pig wrestling the Tarver Construction team of: Michelle Larson, Jen Tarver, Haley Clark and Jennifer Reed pose on their way to the showers. H&H Masonry bid $150 on the Tarver team but failed to take any money home as the gals had a good time en route to their NT (no time).