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Heading to a championship

I’m leaving home for the Oklahoma City area today for the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping, which is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Lazy E Arena near Guthrie, Okla. It should be a fantastic championship, 10 rounds of the top steer ropers in the game. My hope is to update round-by-round through[...]
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Tougher trivia?

Over the years, there have been many world champions in the PRCA. The ones that matter most, it seems, are the reigning champs, like Bobby Mote or Jesse Kruse or J.W. Harris, the guys who won the bareback, saddle bronc and bull riding titles a year ago. But there’s a great history to the sport.[...]
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In his own words

D.V. Fennell has been a friend for much of the last decade. Over the past few years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with the man and getting to know him even better. And here’s something most folks don’t know about D.V.: He’s very well spoken and very entertaining, providing insights and details about his life[...]
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A little tougher trivia

This weekend at the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping, Trevor Brazile likely will move a step closer to his record-breaking eighth all-around world championship. He’s done pretty well there beofre, at the steer roping finals and at the Lazy E Arena northeast of Oklahoma City. He’s won two steer roping world championships and six[...]
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Roping for gold

The Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping takes place Friday and Saturday at the Lazy E Arena northeast of Oklahoma City. It will be a showcase of the 15 best steer ropers from the 2010 season. Reigning world champ Rocky Patterson heads into the finale with the lead, but ever-present Trevor Brazile is No. 2[...]
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A musical trivia

Chris LeDoux not only was a great entertainer, he was a real cowboy. If you listen to his music, you can hear it. His tales were spun about the rodeo trail, likely written on the rodeo trail. I met the man in the late 1990s at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson. I was covering[...]
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