07/03/09 sports for Friday

The Sheridan Jets will play during the 4th of July weekend the Troopers are off until a road trip to Casper Tuesday. Tomorrow the Jets will play a team from Rapid City at 2 o'clock and Sunday they play at 11 am.

Sankey Pro Rodeo will start bringing in the stock over the next few days for next week's Sheridan WYO rodeo action gets underway Wednesday morning at 7 o'clock with steer roping slack they will also have slack Thursday morning admission to the slack is free as we mentioned this week a new twist to the roping events this year is parimutual betting you'll be able to place bets on all the roping events including the both slack performances the betting will be just like horse racing betting windows will be set up at various locations at the fair grounds.

We continue our conversation with WYO rodeo committee president Billy Craft. The WYO rodeo has grown into a major U.S. rodeo as nearly a quarter million dollars in prize money will be on the line next week and Craft says the rodeo in little Sheridan, Wyoming is as good as any in the country.and it's not just the rodeo there is now some event or activity for every person to get into.and Craft says the committee likes to get as many local groups involved as possible for them to be able make a little money during the week.

The 79th Sheridan WYO rodeo week kicks off Tuesday night with the “Boot Kickoff” in Kendrick park. Wednesday and Thursday morning slack and Thursday night's first performance at 7 if you can't be downtown for all the fun Friday we have many sponsors that have joined with us to provide live radio coverage from all the venues we will have the whole Sheridan media air staff at various locations downtown starting at 6 am and running through the parade plus we have teamed up with “ACT” to bring you live audio and video of the WYO rodeo parade on line at sheridanmedia.com.

The Colorado Rockies open up a three game home stand with the Arizona Diamondbacks tonight the Rockies begin the weekend seven and a half games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the national league west the rockies are in third place in the division one game in back of San Diego.

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