TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers beat Laramie 7-2 as they opened the state American Legion baseball tournament yesterday in Casper.
On the mound Trooper starter Kalvin Eisenach went the distance going nine innings giving up one earned run he struck out eight and scattered eight hits as the Troopers led wire to wire.
Head coach Ben Phillips says it took a couple of inning to get rolling, they took the lead and never gave it up.
Kalvin Eisenach was outstanding on the mound getting the complete game victory.
He says they had runners on early and had nothing to show for it then the bats heated up and they were off and running.
The Troopers play Wheatland today, the Lobos beat Cody yesterday and Phillips says he expects to get a good game with them this afternoon.
Phillips will send righthander Drew Adriaens to the mound today and says they fell confident that Drew can get the job done today.
If the Troopers win today they will have an off day and comeback for a big semi final game on Saturday.
The tournament will conclude with a single game Sunday afternoon with the "A" bracket winner taking on the "AA" bracket winner for the over all title.
Both champs will play at their respective Northwest regional tournaments, the "AA" teams play in Billings and the "A" regional will be played in Burley, Idaho.
BRONC FOOTBALL - The football season for the Sheridan Broncs starts Monday morning. the annual Bronc player / parent meeting will take place Saturday at 4:00 in the Sheridan high school auditorium.
The first practice for freshmen through seniors will start at 7:00 Monday morning.
CROSS COUNTRY - Sheridan high school cross country coach Art Bauers has announced the Bronc and Lady Bronc runners will open practice Monday morning August 13th at 7:00 at Sheridan high school.
TENNIS - Sheridan high school tennis coach Bob Farout has announced the first tennis practice for the Broncs and Lady Broncs will be Monday the 13th at 4:00 at the SHS tennis courts.
SWIMMING - Sheridan high school swimming coach Brent Moore has announced the Lady Broncs will open preseason practice Monday morning August 13th at 6:00.
SHS BOOSTER CLUB - On Saturday August 18th the SHS booster club will host their shootout golf scramble noon at the Powder Born, it's a four person team scramble.
On August 22nd the booster club will host the annual fall BBQ 5:30 pm at high school followed by fall sports parent meeting at 7 pm in auditorium.
ROCKIES BASEBALL - The Colorado Rockies series with ST. Louis on Wednesday night had the cardinals winning 9-6. You can hear game three live on Sports /Talk 87.7 FM broadcast time is at 6:05.