THE PBR HAS A LOCAL FLAVOR - Former Sheridan resident Tab Barker who now resides in Austin, Texas made a visit to Sheridan Media Monday.

Known more for his ongoing "Project School House" program in the last several months some may have seen him on the national television broadcasts of the Professional Bull Riders tour not as a contestant but as a translator for several Brazilian riders.

The problem the PBR had was interviews with the Non-English speaking riders and Barker fit the bill knowing their native language Portuguese.

Barker had been doing some other work for the PBR says he was in the right place at the right time and the toughest thing for him was getting used to the TV cameras.

And he says he's learned a lot since starting last
fall. The interviews and translating work well for the TV viewers but it's also worked out well for the performers.

Barker's next assignment will be the next PBR TV event in Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The 2012 Indoor track and field season begins today at Sheridan high school with the first practice of the new season for the Broncs and Lady Broncs. The first meet in two weeks away at Black Hills state University in Spearfish.

BRONC WRESTLING - The Bronc wrestlers will open up 2012 at the "Shane Shatto" invitational in Douglas Friday.

BRONC SWIMMING - The Bronc swimmers will open the new year at home hosting duals with Gillette and Laramie Thursday and Friday.

BRONC / LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The Sheridan high school basketball teams will be in Riverton this week for three games each all six games will be broadcast live on 14-10 KWYO and 95.9 FM.

The schedule Thursday has them facing Kelly Walsh the Lady Broncs play at 6:00 the Broncs at 7:30.

Friday they play Riverton once again the girls at 6:00 and the boys at 7:30. They conclude the event Saturday against Evanston with games at 3:00 and 4:30.

LOCAL HOOPS - The basketball teams teams at Tongue River, Big Horn, NSI, Arvada/Clearmont and Sheridan college will play this week as well.

COWBOY HOOPS - The Wyoming Cowboys play tonight at Utah Valley we will broadcast the game live for on 14-10 KWYO and 95.9 FM. Broadcast time is at 6:30 with the tip at 7:00.

NFL PLAYOFFS - The Denver Broncos will host their playoff opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday afternoon at 2:30 we will have the game live for on 14-10 KWYO.

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