Month: July 31, 2013

Home - July 2013

Wednesday results from Dodge City

The first-round of competition for Wednesday’s section of Dodge City Roundup Rodeo timed events is complete, and the second round is partially complete. I have posted updated photos HERE. Dodge City Roundup Rodeo Dodge City, Kan. July 31-Aug. 4 Steer wrestling: First round leaders: 1. Casey Martin, 4.2 seconds; 2. Ty Willick, 4.5; 3. Bray[...]
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Lea County is ready to rodeo

LOVINGTON, N.M. – Jake McClure grew up roping about anything he could. Like a number of talented cowboys, McClure grew up in Lea County – eventually, he was followed by Troy Fort, Sonny Davis, Roy Cooper and Jimmie Cooper as world champions from the southeastern most corner of New Mexico who are now enshrined in[...]
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Dirty Jacket continues hot streak

EAGLE, Colo. – Great athletes and amazing competition are major factors in why professional rodeo continues to grow. The hottest athlete going down the rodeo trail is a 9-year-old bucking phenomenon named Dirty Jacket, the runner-up Reserve World Champion Bareback Horse in 2012 from Carr Pro Rodeo. The powerful, bay gelding has been magnificent each[...]
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Volunteers make fair a success

LOVINGTON, N.M. – Brad Weber is an empty-nester, having raised five children at his home on the outskirts of Hobbs, N.M. His children were involved in 4-H and were always involved in the Lea County Fair and Rodeo. For Weber, that meant handling the little details that came with raising livestock and getting things ready[...]
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