Month: July 30, 2016

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Johnson wins Burlington crown

BURLINGTON, Colo. – Ross Johnson was excited just to be part of the Bullfighters Only tour stop Friday night in conjunction with the Kit Carson County ProRodeo. He did it one better with an 86-point freestyle bullfight to win the title. “Whenever Cory (Wall) called me and asked me to come up there, it was[...]
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Struxness seeking circuit title

DUNCAN, Okla. – This year has been a pretty good one for J.D. Struxness. The 22-year-old steer wrestler finished his final year of rodeo at Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva in the biggest way possible for a collegiate cowboy: He won the bulldogging championship at the College National Finals Rodeo. Now the Appleton, Minn.,[...]
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Feeling the Sidney experience

SIDNEY, Iowa – Fans in this southwest Iowa community got a taste of freestyle bullfighting a year ago. Everything steps up even more this year with Bullfighters Only, which will showcase nine of the elite men in the game during a five-night battle at Iowa’s Championship Rodeo, set for Tuesday, Aug. 2-Saturday, Aug. 6. “The[...]
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A bullfighting Roundup

Bullfighters Only tour will be featured during legendary Dodge City rodeo DODGE CITY, Kan. – The face of danger can change in an instant. Freestyle bullfighters live that reality on a daily basis. They stand toe to toe with agile and aggressive bulls, then use their own incredible athleticism to escape danger. The excitement and[...]
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There’s a new man on top

Rutkowski slides past Jestes to take lead in Bullfighters Only tour standings The competitive fire that burns inside Weston Rutkowski has only been stirred. This week he moved into the No. 1 spot in the Bullfighters Only tour standings, having earned $17,625 so far this season. But he’s not content. “For a guy as competitive[...]
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Showing animals key to kids’ growth

LOVINGTON, N.M. – The conveniences of modern technology are amazing. Many can take better photos with their cell phones than they can with expensive cameras. Phones are used for social media and video games. Oftentimes there’s a disconnect from the “real world” that only time away from electronics can repair, especially for youngsters. That’s why[...]
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Harp wins Salinas battle

SALINAS, Calif. – Since he first strapped on a pair of cleats and decided that bullfighting was his career of choice, Nathan Harp has wanted to win California Rodeo Salinas. He accomplished that goal over the past few nights of Bullfighters Only competition, winning the championship with a four-fight cumulative total of 325.5 points. He[...]
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