Month: October 31, 2012

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Nos. 11-15 Steer Ropers

CHANCE KELTON, Mayer, Ariz. The last time Chance Kelton was in this arena, he suffered an injury behind the chutes and had to miss some of the action during the Timed Event Championship. Don’t expect that this weekend, Kelton’s fourth qualification to the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping. You see, the mishap in March[...]
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Nos. 6-10 steer ropers

CHET HERREN, Pawhuska, Okla. This marks the seventh time in 10 years that Chet Herren is playing on steer roping’s grandest stage. He’s done pretty well here before. He earned his first qualification to the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping was a decade ago. He won the 10-round average championship and made a statement[...]
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Top 5 steer ropers

CODY LEE, Gatesville, Texas Cody Lee is closing in on the best steer roping season of his career, and that’s saying something. This season marks the seventh time in Lee’s career that he’s qualified for the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping. He has won $62,745 already and should pad his annual income this weekend.[...]
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Judging contests teach ag lessons

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The American Royal’s purpose is to serve youth, education and agrarian values. Few events support that mission as much as the American Royal’s judging competitions, which puts all three core ideals into place. “You can really think about judging competitions as the incubators for the leaders of tomorrow in the livestock[...]
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