Troopers beat Rock Springs face Laramie at 10:00 in state tournament / Post 6 and Gillette to play in the winners semi final tonight at 7:00

STATE "AA" AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers beat Rock Springs 6-2 to advance into today's action at the state double "AA" American Legion tournament and will play at 10:00 against Laramie we will have the game live on 14-10 KWYO.

The Troops built a 6-0 lead behind the pitching of Quinton Brooks, the lefty kept the Rock Springs batters off balance and got some very good defensive plays behind him, Head coach Ben Phillips.

And Phillips says the defense was solid behind him all afternoon and gave Brooks confidence to throw all his pitches and challenge the hitters.

The Troopers face an elimination game with Laramie at 10:00 if they win they will play at 4:00.

In other action yesterday Gillette beat Laramie 11-1 and Cheyenne beat Casper 14-4.

Cody stayed alive eliminating Jackson they play Casper at 1:00 the winner of that game will turn right around and play the winner of the Trooper / Laramie game at 4:00.

The winners bracket semi final tonight goes at 7:00 with Cheyenne facing off with Gillette.

SUMMER SLAM VOLLEYBALL - The annual Weston Johnson memorial summer slam volleyball tournament will be played outdoors at the YMCA August 8th the they have divisions for all age groups, all funds raised go to the Weston Johnson foundation which helps local people and families battling cancer.

FALL SPORTS - The Sheridan bronc football open two a days opening August 10th, the Big Horn Rams and Tongue River Eagles open on August 17th.

The start for volleyball, cross country, tennis and girls swimming all begin on the the 17th, fall golf has it's first tournament in Cheyenne August 20th and 21st.

All high school and junior high school athletes along with little guy football 5th and 6th graders must have sports physical completed before they can begin practice.