05/15/09 sports for Friday

The soccer season for the Broncs and Lady Broncs came to a close yesterday in the 4-A east regional tournament play. The Broncs played in Cheyenne yesterday and got knocked out of post season play when they lost a 1-0 decision to Campbell County. Gillette scored the games only goal in the first half.

The Lady Broncs opened the girls regional in Sheridan yesterday against Cheyenne Central they fell behind early 3-0 and could not recover and were eliminated by the final of 3-1,Head coach Chris Cook This just wasn't the Lady Broncs year with a roster full of inexperienced varsity players the lady line-up featured nine freshmen most of them started on and off throughout the spring. The good news for the program is with all that young talent the Lady Broncs are a year or two away from being a top contender again and even though they fell off the pace early yesterday their coach was pleased to see the players not give up and play to the final whistle.

The post season for High School Track and Field starts today in Gillette and Riverton for our Sheridan County teams. The Tongue River, Big Horn, NSI and Arvada/Clearmont will open their regional meet in Gillette today while the Broncs and Lady Broncs compete in Riverton.The all-class State Championships open in Casper next Thursday.

In baseball action this weekend the Sheridan Troopers and Jets will both see action. The troops play a double header in Gillette tomorrow and the Jets will play their home opener Sunday against Casper the first game of that double header will start at 1 o'clock.

The Sheridan American legion baseball board has come up with a great deal for fans and families American legion baseball general manager Dan Bilyue announced yesterday that they will not be charging admission for all Troopers and Jets regular season games. They want to invite all fans to come out to the ball park this summer to support the Troops and the Jets.In late July Sheridan will host the American “B”state tournament they will charge admission for the tournament.(the next home games for the troopers will be Friday June 5th when they host two with Casper.)

The Colorado Rockies play a weekend series in Pittsburgh you can hear tomorrow's game live on am 14-10 KWYO broadcast time is 4:30 Sunday's game will on the air early at 11 am.

Join Ron Richter and me for the Coaches Show tomorrow morning on am 14-10 KWYO the program comes on live following the news at 8 o'clock.

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