SHERIDAN WYO RODEO - The 80th Wyo rodeo is history and will go down as the best attended in history as the rodeo board added another performance.
We ran into board member Tom Ringley at the Big Horn Equestrian center yesterday and he agreed attendance was up as thousands enjoyed the 80th Sheridan Wyo rodeo.
This year the Wyo rodeo joined the“Wrangler” Million Dollar rodeo tour and that was a big step for the Wyo.
He says that the Wyo rodeo becoming part of the tour and adding more money to each event has made our rodeo a real player in the PRCA and now the top contestants will make Sheridan a priority rodeo on the schedule.
The board introduced a few new twists to the 2010 rodeo what about 2011.
Here are the overall average results from this year's Wyo rodeo.
In the rough stock events Bobby Mote from Culver, Oklahoma took the Bareback riding with a score of 84 and took down over 5000 dollars. Rusty Allen from Eagle Mountain, Utah won the Saddle Bronc riding with a score of 89 and took home over 4000 dollars and Cody Whitney from Asher, Oklahoma won the Bull Riding with a score of 86 and took home over 4300 dollars.
In the timed events the winning Team ropers were Spencer Mitchell and Brad Cresta. Big Morn's Miles Kobold and Teammate Charlie Lenning finished 5th in the Average.
Will McBride from Ogallala, Nebraska took the average in steer roping and Dane Hanna from Starkville, Mississippi took the average in the Steer wrestling.
In Tie Down Roping Blair Burk from Durant, Oklahoma took the average and the over all Barrel race champion was Kenna Squires from Fredonia, Texas.
NHSFR - The national high school finals rodeo got underway yesterday in Gillette. Megan Belus from Buffalo Finished 5th in the first go of break away roping yesterday. The rest of our Sheridan county competitors will be up over the next two days. The national finals has two performances each day.
TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers split a double header yesterday in Douglas.
Douglas took the first game 11-10 the Troops came back and too the 2nd game 9-6. The troops close out the regular season tonight at home against Riverton the first game of the double header will start at 4:00.
The Troopers open their district tournament in Cody Thursday afternoon they play Powell in that game at 1:00.
JETS BASEBALL - The Sheridan Jets open their state tournament in Casper Thursday.
JUNIOR GOLF - The Sheridan county junior golf series opens it's three tournament schedule today at the Sheridan country club. next week they'll play at Kendrick golf course and August 2nd at the Powder Horn. Registration forms can be found at all three Sheridan courses.
SUMMER HUMMER - The Powder Horn hosts the three day summer hummer golf tournament this week the first of three rounds opens Thursday. Nearly 200 players are expected to compete.
SHS BOOSTER GOLF - The Sheridan high school booster club will host a fund raising tournament Friday, August 30th at the Powder Horn. It's a four person team scramble and will shot gun start at 9:00 am. To register teams or as a single contact Don Julian at Sheridan high school by calling 672-2495 Ex.3106.