Sports

Lady Bison Swimmers Headed to State

The Lady Bison swim team was at the Conference meet last week in Newcastle, and had a number of great finishes. The girls took fourth as a team.
Taking the top spot in the 200 medley relay was the team of Hannah Chapin, Misty Ballek, Caley Stafford and Sara Ott, and they also took second in the 200 free relay.
Chapin took first in the 100 freestyle, and Stafford finished first in the 100 breaststroke, and Gracie Meachum won the diving event.

STATE VOLLEYBALL OPENS FRIDAY ALSO BRONCS AND RAMS PLAYOFF FOOTBALL

LADY BRONCS - 4-A NORTH REGIONAL CHAMPS

STATE VOLLEYBALL - The Lady Bronc volleyball team won the 4-A north regional losing only two games during the tournament to earn a top seed at the state tournament.

They entered the regional as the third seed and came out with a title Lady Bronc senior Steph Sessions.

The Lady Broncs open the state tournament in Casper Thursday afternoon at 3:00 against Riverton.

The Big Horn Lady rams finished second in the 2-A East regional they will play Thermopolis Thursday evening at 6:00 in their opening match.

STATE VOLLEYBALL BEGINS THURSDAY / FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS OPEN FRIDAY

BRONCS FACE ROCK SPRINGS FRIDAY NIGHT

VOLLEYBALL - The Lady Bronc volleyball team won the 4-A east regional losing only two games during the tournament to earn a top seed at the state tournament.

The Big Horn Lady Rams finished second in the 2-A East regional losing to Wright in the title game they have a two seed in their bracket this week and the Arvada/Clearmont girls have a third seed heading into the 1-A bracket at state.

Thursday: Sheridan vs Riverton 3:00, Big Horn vs Thermopolis 6:00 and A/C vs Burlington 7:30.

Bison Gridders Face Star Valley On Friday

The Buffalo Bison football team was in Rawlins Friday night to take on the Outlaws. The game was over by the end of the first quarter. Literally.
Due to a lighting problem at the field, the game was called late in the first quarter with the Bison up 21-0.
After a number of attempts failed to get the lighting fixed, officials called the game.
Collin Rodriguez ran for two scores and threw for the third to Kaleb Rodriguez before the game ended.

Friday Sports Recap: Broncs Win Big, Rams Fall

Jordan Roberts scores against Kelly Walsh during the Broncs 55-14 over the Trojans on Oct. 14. (Stan Woinoski)

The Sheridan Broncs pitched a second half shutout in Cheyenne to finish the regular season 8-1 and will host Rock Springs next Friday as the No. 2 seed in the 4A playoffs.

Buffalo/Rawlins Game Called Due to Lighting Failure, Bison Get 3-Seed

Friday night's game between Buffalo and Rawlins was called late in the first quarter due to a lighting problem at one end of the field that could not be fixed.
Buffalo was ahead 21-0 at the time.
It is unsure at this time whether the game will be officially in the books or whether it will be played Monday. Discussions were leaning toward the teams playing the game Monday in Casper.
Buffalo, due to Riverton losing to Lander 24-22, will get the #3 seed in the 3A East.

ANOTHER GREAT WEEKEND IS HERE IN LOCAL SPORTS

Fallon Lewis commits to the Wyoming Cowgirls

LADY GENERALS HOOPS - Sheridan college basketball player Fallon Lewis committed verbally late Wednesday to play basketball for the Wyoming Cowgirls next season.

Lewis was a multi year All-state player at Tongue River high school and then joined the Lady Generals after graduation last fall leading the Lady Generals in scoring as a freshmen.

Lady Generals Head coach Frank McCarthy says Lewis' story from high school now to division one basketball is impressive.

Busy Weekend for Jo Co Athletes

Buffalo and Kaycee athletes will have another busy weekend starting on Friday as the volleyball, football and swim teams all competing.
In volleyball, the 1A East Tournament will get underway in Torrington with matches at the high school and middle school.
The winner of the 9am play-in match between Glendo and Midwest will then turn around and face number one seed in the east Kaycee at noon at the high school.
Number three seed Arvada-Clearmont will play Rock River beginning at noon at the middle school.