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Anybody got a Wooden Nickel?

LAS VEGAS – The bright lights of Las Vegas are about to get a taste of the Panhandle. The Wooden Nickel Band will entertain hundreds during the Wrangler Gold Buckle Gala on Monday, Nov. 29, at the South Point Hotel & Casino’s Grand Ballroom. The event, which kicks off the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association convention[...]
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Taming a different beast

Seth Glause is making his second trip to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, having earned his trip to the championship by finishing the regular season with a hair more than $65,000, good enough for 14th in the world standings. On Thursday night, he’ll wrap his hand to 1,800 pounds of humping, bucking, twisting muscle and[...]
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Panhandle pride

My beautiful wife is a proud alumna of Oklahoma Panhandle State University. When she was in school in the mid-1990s, she was the rodeo team’s secretary for then-coach Dr. R. Lynn Gardner, whom everyone called Doc. Though she didn’t compete, she is very proud to be part of a fantastic rodeo tradition at the school[...]
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Another NFR trivia question

Trevor Brazile is closing in on his record eighth all-around world championship. He’s simply phenomenal, and he’s fun to watch. He’s also one of two men to have qualified for the National Finals in all four roping disciplines, joining Dale Smith. This season, he competed at the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping, where he[...]
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