Month: July 31, 2015

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Bright shines in Dodge City

DODGE CITY, Kan. – Matt Bright might just be on the hot streak of his career. Bright, a three-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo qualifier from Fort Worth, Texas, continued his positive momentum Thursday night by riding Frontier Rodeo’s Showdown for 83 points to take the bareback riding lead at Dodge City Roundup Rodeo. “I’ve been[...]
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Logo change was too drastic

There is a pretty big stink north of the border. Apparently, a number of rodeo folks are a bit miffed at the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association’s newest logo design. It’s quite a change from the longstanding logo, and it has been met with sharp criticism. The previous logo was outdated and needed an overhaul. The[...]
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Rusty rides Wright to the lead

DODGE CITY, Kan. – No matter how good an athlete is, the foundation for every move is in the fundamentals. It’s working well for Rusty Wright, a 19-year-old saddle bronc rider and son of two-time world champion Cody Wright. On Wednesday night, the Utah cowboy rode Harry Vold Rodeo’s Jerry’s Delight for 81 points to[...]
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World champ Masters among early leaders

The timed events began Wednesday morning at Dodge City Roundup Rodeo, and there are several elite athletes atop the leaderboard, including world champion header Chad Masters. He and partner Travis Graves posted a 4.4-second run to lead the first go-round. Steer wrestling: First round leaders: 1. Rowdy Parrott, 3.9 seconds; 2. Kyle Irwin, 4.1; 3.[...]
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Return to the top

Two-time world champion Scott Snedecor of Fredricksburg, Texas, added another prestigious title to his resume Tuesday afternoon. Snedecor, a 13-time qualifier to the Clem McSpadden National Finals Rodeo, roped and tied three calves in 26.8 seconds to win $4,862. It marked the second time in his career that the Texan has claimed the Dodge City[...]
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Rodeo a hot spot for top stars

LOVINGTON, N.M. – There are many reasons why the Lea County Fair and Rodeo is recognized as one of the biggest and best events in ProRodeo. From hospitality to award-winning livestock to an amazing purse, the regional exposition is home to a highly touted event among the top professionals in the game. This year’s rodeo[...]
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