The 11th Annual Wyoming Rehab Hoop Jam kicked off on a beautiful Saturday morning in Sheridan as 190 teams went into action on the courts of Whitney Plaza - behind Sheridan Commercial. Proceeds from the event support Sheridan School District #2 Athletic Training Program and Wyoming Rehab's continued advancement of Sports Medicine.
The hoops are up at Whitney Plaza - behind Sheridan Commercial where Katie Mischke, from Sheridan, was getting in a little practice on Friday evening. From the looks of that dunk others in the women's bracket should be shaking in their shoes if they have to go up against her.
On a beautiful make-up day the Hershey track meet went off without a hitch on Tuesday afternoon on Scott Field in Sheridan. In the age 9-10 girl's 200 Meter Dash Chloe Schilling took 1st Place with a time of 27.41 as she comes across the finish line in lane #5 wearing her "I Love My Puppy" shirt.
The 2011 All-State Honors are out and Sheridan County has four outstanding track athletes: Wyatt Mirich from Big Horn, Taylor Heaps and Hunter Vineyard from Tongue River and Taylor Kraft from Sheridan.
3-Broncs and 3-Lady Broncs earn All-State Soccer Awards. The Wyoming Coaches Association has posted the 2011 4A All-State Awards recognizing six from Sheridan: Zack Will, Hunter Reece, Gabe Dahmke, Rickie Ryan, Nicci Kassen and Steph Sessions.
Kids from 9 to 14 were ready for the 28th Annual Hershey's Track Meet at Scott Field in Sheridan at 4:00 pm Tuesday. Then at precisely 4:07 pm as the first boy made his standing jump into the sand and others lined up for the softball toss - guess what? Yes, the rain began to pour down and lightning strikes near the stadium forced a cancellation for the day.
Three days of wind and rain couldn't dampen the spirits of the 2011 4A Wyoming State Soccer Champions who are seen here with Senior Captain Zack Will pointing to "State Champion" on their well deserved award. It was Sheridan's first ever soccer championship as they defeated the Laramie Plainsmen who denied it from happening a year earlier on the same field. Scroll down for more.
This last weekend was State track for Sheridan High School. Starting Thursday the 19th going through Saturday the 21st the team competed in track and field events. Athletes did there best to get points for the team despite the snowy weather on Thursday then rain and wind on Friday and Saturday. All the athletes went out and competed like the weather wasn't an issue.