08/26/09 Sports for Wednesday

SHS GOLF - The Sheridan Bronc golfers picked up their 2nd team win of the season by winning the Gillette Invitational yesterday. The Broncs totaled 616, out-distancing 2nd place Riverton by 13 shots. Two Broncs finished in the Top 10: Kamerin Allen was 2nd and Cameron Lindell was 9th. Next up for the Broncs is the Laramie Invitational which will be played today and tomorrow.

SHS CROSS COUNTRY - The Sheridan High School cross-country teams open the 2009 season, running on Casper Mountain Friday. Head coach Art Baures says both teams came into the pre-season in good shape. Both teams are poised for very good seasons. Firstthe Broncs

And Baures says the Lady Broncs look strong. They open Friday, running on Casper Mountain, which is one of theirfavorite courses. The season will be highlighted by the Michelle Ludwig Sheridan Invitational September 19th. Sheridan High School will also host the 4-A East Regional and the State Championships.

BRONC FOOTBALL - Sheridan High School football coach Don Julian is calling Friday night's season opener with Kelly Walsh “Gold Rush” Night. All fans are asked to wear gold to Friday night's game, and Kilpatrick Creations is donating gold Bronc towels to the first 250 fans through the gates. The Trojans are a good opener, and Julian says they present the Broncs with agreat challenge. We will have the game live for you Friday night beginning with the First Federal Pregame Show starting at 6:30.

HS FOOTBALL - There will be more football at Sheridan High School Saturday as Big Horn, Tongue River and Glenrock will play zero-week scrimmages against one another starting at noon at Homer Scott Stadium.

VOLLEYBALL - The Sheridan and Big Horn volleyball teams open play at a tournament in Riverton. The Tongue River Lady Eagles will play at a tournament in Lovell.

SWIMMING - The Lady Bronc swimmers and divers compete in the Casper Relays Friday, and Saturday they will be in Campbell County for the Gillette Pentathlon.

TENNIS - The Bronc and Lady Bronc tennis teams open tomorrow in Gillette with matches against Jackson and Riverton.

MLB - The Colorado Rockies did it again last night, winning in extra innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Troy Tulowitski hit a bases-loaded, walk-off single in the bottom of the 10 Inning to give the Rocks a 5-4 win. They are now just two games behind the Dodgers; back on June 3rd, the Rockies were 15 1/2 games behind that team.

NFL - The Denver Broncos play at home Sunday night against the Chicago Bears; you can hear the game live on AM 1410 KWYO starting at 5 o'clock. In other Bronco notes, former Bronco running back great Floyd Little has been named a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. There are 17 finalists on the list that will have a chance to make the Hall in 2010; the vote will be held in Miami during Super Bowl Week in February.

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