The north gym at the Laramie Plains Civic Center will be renamed in honor of Kenny Sailors in a ceremony tonight.

The Laramie Plains Civic Center Joint Powers Board decided to dedicate the gym where Sailors played in 1937, 1938 and 1939.

It's believed to be the place where he took his first competitive "jump shot."

Board president Pat Gabriel said the choice of the north gym versus the south gym was easy to determine since the south gym at the Civic Center was not built until after Sailors graduated.

The Laramie Plains Civic Center includes photos of Sailors in the gym, along with his team. You can find those along the wall in the northeast side of the building.

Tonight's ceremony will be held in the lobby near the north gym. Cowboys head coach Larry Shyatt and Cowgirls head coach Joe Legerski will speak at the event. The dedication will start at 6:30 p.m.

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