LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - Lady Bronc basketball coach Derek Bissitt begins his second year leading the program, with a young, talented team coming back, The attitude is optimistic at the school this week. With just two weeks of pre-season practice, they've hit the court running.
BRONC BASKETBALL - The Broncs return four starters this year, and for the first time since being in Sheridan, coach Mike Ibach will have good depth coming off the bench as they look for the Broncs best season since they won the State Title in 2003.
As of practice last night, they are up to full strength and he's been impressed with the attitude of the players. The Broncs and Lady Broncs open the season at home Friday, December 4th hosting a double-header with Green River.
BRONC WRESTLING - Terry Burgess takes over this fall as the head coach of the Bronc wrestling team. Burgess coached the Broncs to their last State Title in 1990. He takes over from Corey Hamrick, who resigned this past spring. Burgess says it's been fun getting back into the wrestling room. Burgess says the transition has been easy, “just like riding a bike”. The Broncs open December 4th and 5th at a tournament in Powell.
FOOTBALL AWARDS - Several Broncs have been named to the East All-Conference football team, with many earning the honor in more than one position.
Even though the 4-A class was one, 10-team league this year, the coaches voted to split the teams into East / West so they could select All-Conference teams.
This year's All-Conference 1st team Broncs are: Austin Woodward - quarterback, punter, linebacker and offensive player of the year; Kody Williams - return specialist and defensive back; Will Hendrickson - return specialist, running back and defensive back; TJ Stender - wide receiver; JC Hespe - offensive line; Micheal Leibrich - offensive line and defensive line; Kyle Hutchinson - offensive line and defensive line; Devan Reilly – linebacker; Andrew Slikker - kicker; and Don Julian - Conference Coach of the Year.
Seven Broncs were also named to the All-Conference 2nd team. The 4-A All-State awards are scheduled to be announced tomorrow.
SUPER 25 - The Casper Star Tribune will honor their annual “Super 25” football recipients this week.
The Tribune started the “Super 25” back in the early 90's; they select the Top 25 high school players in the state. They will host their annual banquet tomorrow night in Casper, and the Broncs will be well represented at that banquet.
UW BASKETBALL - The Wyoming basketball Cowboys picked up their first win of the season with an expected blow-out of Peru State. Five days after being embarrassed on their home court by South Dakota State, the Pokes took the win last night 120-73.
The next game is Saturday night in the “AA” against Boise State. We will have the broadcast for you starting at 6:30 on AM 1410 KWYO.
UW FOOTBALL - The Wyoming football Cowboys play their final home game Saturday against TCU. We will have the game for you on KWYO; pre-game is at 11:00, with kick-off at noon.
NFL - The Denver Broncos play San Diego at home Sunday for the lead in the AFC West. Both teams stand at 6-3 overall, and the Chargers have won four in a row. We will have the broadcast live on KWYO Sunday at 1:00.