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Learning new stories to tell

I love telling other people’s stories, but what I love more, is learning new stories to tell. Such is the case with the piece I did for the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association on the Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo. I’ve never met Jessi Eagleberger or Tana Renick. My only communication with them came on the phone[...]
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Let’s try another …

While you’re trying to do the math on the buckle question, I’ve got another easy trivia question for you. It’s pretty easy, especially for those who have been around the sport. But it was also an innovative marketing scheme when it was introduced. Who were the first in ProRodeo to wear the Express brand as[...]
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The Daddy’s new gig

Cheyenne Frontier Days has a fantastic history of excellence. It’s “The Daddy of ’em All,” the one every cowboy wants to win. On Monday, the Championship Bull Riders organization announced it will have a two-day event in conjunction with the 115th Cheyenne Frontier Days. It’s the first year of the association between the longstanding epitome[...]
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The wearable trophy

If you can see under my belly, I proudly wear a Montana Silversmiths buckle on my belt. It’s classy. It’s pretty. It’s rodeo. There are a lot of people who wear a Montana Silversmiths buckle, some of which are golden. In fact, any person crowned ProRodeo world champion since 2000 wears a gold buckle made[...]
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Kansans tackle championship

Congratulations to Rocky Patterson for winning his second straight steer roping world championship. Also congratulations to another Kansan, Cody Scheck, for winning the average at the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping. Round 10: 1. Scott Snedecor, Uvalde, Texas, 9.4 seconds, $5,000; 2. Vin Fisher Jr, Andrews, Texas, 10.0, $3,846; 3. J.P. Wickett, Sallisaw, Okla.,[...]
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