The faithful and reliable signage at Perkins Restaurant and those in the vehicle windows of cars in the Sheridan High School parking lot on Monday morning say it all, "State Champs!" Some of the vehicle signs show the ravages of driving 300+ miles back from Laramie, many via Cheyenne, in extremely high wind and blowing snow conditions.
Our hats go off to the outstanding crew of Sheridan County School District No. 2 drivers who braved the elements and safely transported the Championship Football team, band and pep supporters to and from Laramie. Six buses made the roundtrip that included a detour through Cheyenne - a departure from the normal route through Medicine Bow on the way home.
Sheridan fans filled the grandstand last Friday at Scott Field for the playoff game against Campbell County. Now let's fill the stadium at the University of Wyoming for the 4A State Championship Football game on Saturday at 4:00 pm. - the Sheridan Broncs will be taking on the Cheyenne East Thunderbirds.
Bronc Seniors Jordan Roberts and Aaron Gray lead the Broncs onto Scott Field for their last home game of the 2011 season to take on the Campbell County Camels Friday night. The winner advances to the 2011 State Championship game in Laramie next week.
Just 43-seconds into the first round playoff game against Rock Springs, Sheridan Bronc Jordan Roberts on this run not only broke the school record for touchdowns but went over 2000 yards on the season. Roberts 27th TD on the season eclipsed the record of 26 held for many years by Bronc #42 Homer (Scotty) Scott. The Broncs went on to rout the Tigers by a final of 42 to 12.
The Sheridan Lady Bronc Swimmers and Divers are headed to the Aquatic Center in Gillette for the 2011 Girls' State Swimming & Diving Meet. Warm-ups start at 1:00 pm Friday with the 4A Diving Prelims set for 3:00 pm followed by the Swimming Prelims - 30-minutes after the Diving concludes. Then at 10:00 am Saturday it will be time for the 4A Swimming & Diving Finals. Good Luck Lady Broncs!
The 4A East Regional Champion Sheridan Lady Broncs are again packing their bags for a trip south - this time not as far as Cheyenne as their destination is the Casper Events Center for the Class 4A - 2011 State Volleyball Tournament. Sheridan took on Riverton on Court 4A at 3:00 pm Thursday. Then Sheridan took on Campbell County on Friday at 4:30 pm.