Month: July 31, 2018

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Branch wins Dodge City title

Dodge City Roundup Rodeo Steer Roping July 31, 2018 Steer roping: First round: 1. Trevor Brazile, 10.5 seconds, $1,863; 2. Scott Snedecor, 10.7, $1,542; 3. Landon McClaugherty, 11.0, $1,220; 4. Brady Garten, 11.5, $899; 5. Rod Hartness, 11.8, $578; 6. Roger Branch, 12.2, $321. Second round: 1. Rocky Patterson, 9.4 seconds, $1,863; 2. (tie) Ralph[...]
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Fair and rodeo is a great value

LOVINGTON, N.M. – The children point to the bright lights and exciting rides on the carnival’s midway. The agriculture folks look at the wonderful lessons and great experiences with all the exhibits and shows. The rodeo fans direct attention to the award-winning and historic rodeo at Jake McClure Arena and the elite contestants that make[...]
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Hard work pays off in Salinas

Hill completes comeback during BFO Wrangler Bullfight Tour stop SALINAS, Calif. – Between them, Ross Hill and Nathan Harp have undergone two surgeries and two years of rehabilitation over the last 14 months. Their persistence paid off this past weekend at the Bullfighters Only Wrangler Bullfight Tour stop at California Rodeo Salinas. Hill won the[...]
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Cowboys love Roundup Rodeo

DODGE CITY, Kan. – Every August, folks all across southwest Kansas have the opportunity to see the greatest stars ProRodeo has to offer. This is a preview of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, only four months early during the Dodge City Roundup Rodeo, set for 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1-Sunday, Aug. 5, at Roundup Arena.[...]
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Oder wins home-state title

California’s Colt Oder stands tall among the Redwoods FORTUNA, Calif. – Colt Oder only thought he’d been to the northern reaches of his home-state before. “I’ve been to San Francisco, but another four or five hours further and I wasn’t sure that I’d still be in California,” he said. Raised in the southern California town[...]
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Guymon rodeo building on success

GUYMON, Okla. – The Guymon Pioneer Days Rodeo has always been the centerpiece to the annual community celebration. It’s a big deal in Texas County, Okla., with thousands enjoying the festivities around town around the first weekend of May. It’s also a huge undertaking, with dozens of volunteers working diligently year-round to make sure event[...]
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Kings are key for horse show

LOVINGTON, N.M. – For Judy and Bill King, being volunteers for the Lea County Fair and Rodeo has been an important part of their lives. She was the horse superintendent from 2007-17, a position that had her overseeing about 35 youngsters involved in the horse program and their families. That means she and her husband[...]
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Hill is healthy, happy again

Veteran bullfighter has regained his place in time for BFO bullfights in Salinas Ross Hill didn’t really want to take a break from freestyle bullfighting, but his body was demanding it. A knee injury originally suffered in 2009 reared its head twice in 2016, sidelining the Bullfighters Only pioneer and forcing Hill to re-evaluate his[...]
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