Archive - Oct 21, 2011

Perfect Friday

The Big Horn Lady Rams ran the table on Friday going 3 for 3 at noon and then again in the evening as they rolled over their cross-district rivals, the Lady Eagles from Tongue River 25-16, 25-23, and 25-17.

Big Horn had a height advantage that paid big dividends like in this block by the six foot #23 Mali Wright who teamed up with #13 Kori Puckett against the hard hit ball by Lady Eagle #12 Katie Ferguson.

Buffalo/Rawlins Game Called Due to Lighting Failure, Bison Get 3-Seed

Friday night's game between Buffalo and Rawlins was called late in the first quarter due to a lighting problem at one end of the field that could not be fixed.
Buffalo was ahead 21-0 at the time.
It is unsure at this time whether the game will be officially in the books or whether it will be played Monday. Discussions were leaning toward the teams playing the game Monday in Casper.
Buffalo, due to Riverton losing to Lander 24-22, will get the #3 seed in the 3A East.

G&F: Hunters, Residents Be Bear Aware

Yellowstone Nat'l Park Grizzly Bear

Grizzly bears normally den in mid-November, but the Game and Fish Department reminds hunters and residents that the animals will remain active in search of food until that time.

Big Horn Advances to Meet Tongue River

It took just three, but the Big Horn Lady Rams had a battle with the Burns Lady Broncs in the first game coming out on top 28 to 26 and then followed with 25 to 20 and 25 to 17 wins in round one action at Sheridan High School in the 2A East Regional Volleyball Tournament.

Big Horn took advantage of plays like this set from Lady Ram #13 Kori Puckett to hitter #14 Jadyn Mirich, who powered the ball past Lady Broncs #11 Chelsea Engel and #10 Hailey Pile for a point in the third game, to take the match victory.

Lynda Rae Morgan

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Lynda Rae Morgan

Lynda Rae Morgan passed away at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital on Sunday, October 16th 2011.

On September 7, 1949 in Laramie, WY, John Clayton and Dorthy Belle (Cooper) Morgan welcomed into this world their first child, Lynda Rae.

She graduated from high school in Laramie, WY in 1968. She attended beauty school in Cheyenne and went on to compete for the title of Miss Wyoming.

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Roadless Rule

DENVER (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Rule protecting nearly 50 million acres of land in national forests across the United States.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Hospice Program Looking for Volunteers

Sheridan Memorial Hospital's Hospice program is seeking volunteers again, and there will be a training and informational session Thursday, November 3rd at the Hospital.

Wyo. Dept. of Health on Prostate Exams: Make an Informed Decision

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but some recent reports from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force have questioned the methods used in detecting prostate cancer.

Public Pulse - Thursday 10/20/11

Whole Program - Amy Albrecht, Center for a Vital Community and Karen St. Clair, Workforce Services