NEW SCHOOL RECORDS - Sarah Michael and Chandler Kelly each set new school records in a track meet in Bryant on March 20. Kelly actually rewrote the record book in two events, the triple jump (32'2.5") and the 100 hurdles (15.79). Michael set a new top mark in the pole vault, clearing 10'6".
BENTON — The Sheridan Yellowjackets AA American Legion team rallied for a run to tie in the fifth, added a go-ahead run in the sixth and right-hander Tyler McKinzie made it stand up for a 5-4 win over Benton McClendon’s on Wednesday, June 25.
Sixteen Junior American Legion teams will descend on Sheridan starting this Saturday, July 5, for the Zone tournament, which will decide which two teams head to the Junior State tourney in North Little Rock.
Between them, the Sheridan Yellowjackets Junior American Legion team and Junior Swarm squad went 3-4 in games between Saturday, June 21, and Wednesday, June 25.
A combination of the two teams played in a doubleheader with Hot Springs Lakeside on Saturday and in a twinbill on Sunday against Benton because the Jackets AA team was wrapping up play in the annual Peoples Bank Wood Bat Tournament. Lakeside forged a sweep, 5-4 and 12-8, but Sheridan dismissed Benton 8-3 before absorbing a 9-5 loss.