Month: August 31, 2016

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Webster likes rooftop view

Bullfighters Only’s top-ranked man ready to battle beasts at Ellensburg Rodeo   ELLENSBURG, Wash. – Cody Webster understands his position as king of the hill may be for a limited time, but he’s enjoying the view so far. “It’s pretty neat, because we’re not talking about two or three or even four guys,” said Webster,[...]
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Carr stock brings the best to town

HEMPSTEAD, Texas – The dream is always the same, and it’s always draped in gold. For rodeo cowboys, every step of their lives and their livelihoods is guided by that dream, of winning the world championship. The vision involves riding great steads or handling untamable bulls. The brilliant visions of gold buckles include important stops[...]
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Doescher shooting for double dip

DUNCAN, Okla. – Early August is always a hot time for rodeo in the Prairie Circuit. Over the last four weeks, 11 rodeos have taken place inside the boundaries of the circuit, which encompasses Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska. It’s a great opportunity for cowboys and cowgirls to cash in and push their way toward qualifications[...]
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Call collects Kennewick win

KENNEWICK, Wash. – Zach Call didn’t start the year among the top 15 men on the Bullfighters Only tour. He’s almost there, though, with strong performances during the BFO’s inaugural season. He made a solid move Friday night by posting an 80-point fight to win the championship in Kennewick in association with the Benton County[...]
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Apple peels off Bremerton title

BREMERTON, Wash. – Not much separates the top men from the rest of the field in the Bullfighters Only. Schell Apple proved that Friday night during the Bullfighters Only competition held in conjunction with the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede, posting an 81-point fight to win the title. “It’s pretty cool to get that win,”[...]
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A birthday bash in Bremerton

Young bullfighter to celebrate his 21st during BFO stop at Kitsap County Fair, Stampede   BREMERTON, Wash. – For many young people, a 21st birthday is cause for celebration and for an outrageous party. Schell Apple isn’t like most people his age. He plans to celebrate a few days early by standing toe-to-toe with a[...]
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Inman returns to bullfighting

KENNEWICK, Wash. – It’s been five years since Toby Inman looked into the eyes of a bull. He returns to competition this Friday for the Bullfighters Only tour event that will take place in conjunction with the Benton County Fair and Rodeo in Kennewick. “I don’t know if it’s been retirement (from bullfighting) or if[...]
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Swisher out for 4-6 months

Oklahoma bullfighter suffers torn ACL, will miss remainder of 2016 season   Chuck Swisher has been fortunate much of his career to shy away from serious injuries. That stopped during the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Boothill Rodeo, when Swisher suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament while serving as a protection bullfighter. In that role, his primary[...]
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Hill has a barrel of fun

Veteran goes ‘old school’ en route to his Bullfighters Only tour victory in Gooding GOODING, Idaho – Ross Hill is a veteran bullfighter who has a few tricks up his sleeve. He earned his spot in Saturday night’s championship round of the Bullfighters Only tour event in association with the Gooding Pro Rodeo, then pulled[...]
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Webster wins on a wild night

Packed crowd at Caldwell Night Rodeo enjoys Bullfighters Only competition   CALDWELL, Idaho – Having served as a protection bullfighter for a few years, Cody Webster knows all about the raucous crowd at the Caldwell Night Rodeo. On Tuesday during the opening night of the five-night rodeo, Webster showed that crowd his tremendous athleticism during[...]
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