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Sheridan HS Basketball Players To Play In WY vs. MY All-Star Game: Wyoming will once again try to turn its luck around on the basketball court vs. their northern neighbors and Sheridan will try to aid the cause.

Garrett Spielman, Alli Ligocki, Adeline Burgess and Addie Pendergast have accepted invitations to play for the Wyoming All-Stars, when they take on their counterparts from Montana.

Players will report to Gillette College on Tuesday, June 11th for practice.

The games will be played on Friday, June 14th at the Pronghorn Center in Gillette, and again the following day on Saturday, June 15th at Lockwood HS in Billings.

Montana has won the last 11 boys contests, and the last 13 girls games.

Spielman averaged 14.4 points per game, was 6th in Class 4A in rebounding (6.8 per game), 5th in steals (2.0 per game) and tied for 1st in blocked shots (1.4 per game).

Ligocki averaged 9.9 points per game.

Burgess averaged 11.9 points per game and led the state in all classes, in made 3-point percentage (42%) and was 7th in Class 4A in made free throw percentage (78%…10th in the state in all classes).

She owns the Sheridan High School girls record for most 3-pointers made in a game (8) and most 3-pointers made in 1 season (79).

Pendergast averaged 6.9 ppg, and was 5th in Class 4A in assists per game (3.2).


Sheridan HS Soccer: Sheridan is back in action today against Campbell County.

The boys will play their home finale at 6pm, while the girls will play on the road.


Sheridan County HS Track and Field: This week is the last week of competition before the regional and state meets.

Sheridan is scheduled to compete on Thursday at Cody.

Big Horn and Tongue River will compete on Friday at Gillette, and Arvada-Clearmont will compete on Friday at Kaycee.


Sheridan County HS Spring Golf: Sheridan competed last week at Gillette.

Garrett Spielman finished in a 3-way tie for first on the boys side, while Camryn Wagner won the competition for the girls.

The Lady Broncs as a team finished in 1st place.

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Big Horn and Tongue River competed last week at Powell and they will compete on Friday at Wright and on Saturday at Lusk.


Sheridan Troopers Legion Baseball: The first month of the season is over for the Sheridan Troopers, and currently they have a record of 4-6 after splitting a 4-game series this past weekend.

There’s still another month to go before the team starts getting into the nitty gritty portion of their season schedule and the conference games start.

First baseman Tyler Riesen says there’s some strengths and weaknesses with the team, but as long as they keep working on things, the Troopers are going to be just fine.

Sheridan plays at home this weekend for 2 games on Saturday and 1 on Sunday against the 406 Flyers out of Billings.

Saturday’s game times have been changed to 10am and 12-noon to accommodate the Jets’ game, and for Sheridan High School’s prom.


Colorado Rockies Baseball: The Colorado Rockies were off yesterday and start a 6-game road trip today with 3 games at Miami, followed by 3 games at Pittsburgh.

First pitch for today’s game is scheduled for 4:40pm.


Denver Nuggets Basketball: Jamal Murray did it again for the Denver Nuggets.

Last night, he would sink the winning basket with about 3 seconds to go, and the Nuggets would beat the LA Lakers at home 108-106, and win their best of 7 first round series 4-1.

Denver will host game 1 of the second round vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday.

Other NBA playoff scores from yesterday…Oklahoma City would complete a 4-game sweep of New Orleans winning 97-89.

The Thunder are waiting for the winner between Dallas and the LA Clippers.

That series is tied at 2 wins each.

Boston would win game 4 at Miami 102-88, to take a 3-1 lead in their series.


Colorado Avalanche Hockey: The Colorado Avalanche will try to finish off their series with Winnipeg on the road tonight starting at 7:30.

The Avs lead the best of 7 first round series 3-1.

Last night, Dallas would double up Las Vegas 4-2, to tie the series at 2 wins each.

In that matchup, the visiting team has won each game so far.

Elsewhere, Florida defeated Tampa Bay 6-1 to win the series 4-1.



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