It was purple versus purple, cat versus cat in the Sheridan gymnasium on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The Lady Panthers hosted the Lady Wildcats for mid-season league action and were able to walk away victorious. The “W” put the Panthers in fifth place in league standings, as of Sept. 27.
The Madison County Fair Board, in conjunction with the community, has a few big decisions to make in the next month, which they discussed at their Sept. 21 meeting in Twin Bridges. The county is working with Great West Engineering to develop a master plan for the fairgrounds, and the board’s input will guide that document.
Madison County football roundup.
Last week was homecoming week for Sheridan Schools, who hosted the Twin Bridges Lady Falcons for some conference volleyball action Sept. 12. As various superheroes packed into the gym in capes and costumes, the real superheroes were those on the court.
Falcons soar to first win, Panthers lose first game.
After breaking ground on the home of the new Ruby Valley Hospital last fall, the facility is coming to life.
The Sheridan Panthers scored 33 unanswered points at their home opener on Friday, Sept. 1, which propelled them to their second win in as many games.
In one swift match, the Mustangs defeated the Panther’s in three sets, 25-13, 25-1 and 25-5. The star of the night was Harrison transfer student, Josie Hokanson, who knocked down 20 aces, spending most of the match behind the serving line.
From the second the football was in motion at Scully Field in Ennis on Friday night, the Mustangs were in control.
The Madison-Jefferson County Fair market sale grossed $381,459.75, down $450,000 from last year’s market.
“Even though we were down from last year, we still had a phenomenal sale,” said Leif Funston, president of the volunteer livestock sales committee.