05/12/09 Sports for Tuesday

The Sheridan high school track post season starts this week and next with the regional and state championships the East regional opens friday in Riverton.Sheridan head coach Art Bauers says several athletes have met the state qualifying standards but a few will have a last chance to qualify this weekend.These next two weeks the state meet qualifiers will use the time to fine tune their events and for resting up tired legs. Bauers says this week is all about building confidence and finally they want the athletes as focused as they can get by friday as they balance individual goals with team goals.The rest of our Sheridan county teams Big Horn, Tongue River, NSI and Arvada/Clearmont will be in Gillette friday to open the 1-a and 2-a Regional.

In local high school soccer action the Broncs and Lady Broncs open post season play thursday.the girls 4-A East regional will be played at Sheridan high school there are two elimination games thursday the Lady Broncs play Cheyenne Central at 4 the winner plays Gillette in the semi finals friday the loser is out the other game thursday will have Cheyenne East taking on Riverton the winner gets Laramie in the semi finals the final four play for seeding for next week's state tournament.

The bronc soccer team will be in Cheyenne thursday for their regional opener against Gillette the other game has Riverton playing Laramie.the top seeds are Cheyenne east and Cheyenne Central. the bracket is the same as the girls the winners thursday move on losers are out..

The Sheridan recreation district is gearing up for another summer of adult slow pitch softball league play. tomorrow they will hold an umpires clinic at the softball complex at Sheridan college at 6:30.play for both the co-rec competitive and leisure leagues begins tuesday and wednesday may 26th and 27th with the first night of men's league thursday may 28th.

The Rec district will host the annual Hersey track meet tuesday may 26th .Hersey track is a national program open to all boys and girls ages 9-14.They have several different events the meet will start at 4 o'clock on tuesday may 26th at Homer Scott stadium at Sheridan high school.for more information and to register call of stop by the Rec district office in Thorne-Rider park 674-6421.all qualifiers from our local meet will be invited to compete in the state Hersey track meet in June.

Also coming later this month will be senior health and fitness days this year's event is set for may 27th and 28th.the Sheridan rec district the YMCA and the Senior Center are all teaming up to host the event.
information on senior health and fitness days can be found at the Senior Center, the YMCA or the Sheridan recreation district the event will kickoff at the senior center at 9 am wednesday may 27th.

The Sheridan Troopers get back into action this weekend two weeks ago the Troops opened the season with two losses against the Billings Scarlets.They've had two weeks to get ready for saturday's double header in Gillette.

The Sheridan Jets play their season opener this past saturday and dropped two, one-run games to Gillette the finals were 13-12 and 9-8.The Jets play their home opener sunday afternoon with Casper the first game of the double header will start at 1 o'clock.

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