Month: April 29, 2011

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It’s just the cowboy way

I don’t watch much realty television. In fact, I’d never watched “The Amazing Race” before the Feb. 14, 2010, episode, the first for Season 16 of the CBS-TV reality series. That was the first time Jet and Cord McCoy appeared on the nationally televised program. They’ve been friends for the past decade; not only are[...]
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Faith and rodeo

On a day when we celebrate our risen Lord and teach our young children the reason why, I like to the faith by which I lead my life. I’m blessed by the grace of God. The old military theory is there are no atheists in foxholes, because when you face such uncertainty, you must lean[...]
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Region champs

I’m not sure all the champs from the Central Plains Region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, but I know the Oklahoma Panhandle State men’s team walked away with another circuit title. Of course, the Aggies had it clinched before hosting this weekend’s rodeo, but that’s just evidence of the strength Panhandle State carries into[...]
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An engaging fundraiser

I’ve had a number of wonderful memories through the sport of rodeo. From watching my friends compete for gold buckles to having unorthodox phone conversations at 2 a.m., I’ve been pretty blessed. The greatest rodeo moment came five years ago in Guymon, Okla., when I proposed to my wife, Lynette, during a fundraiser for Pioneer[...]
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