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Bullfights kick off fair, rodeo

HEMPSTEAD, Texas – The ultimate man-vs.-beast contest will be the inaugural event inside the newly covered rodeo arena at the Waller County Fairgrounds. Freestyle bullfighting will invade Hempstead during the opening night of the Waller County Fair and Rodeo, bringing with it high action, intense competition and a risk-reward setting like no other event on[...]
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Rangers’ Haren wins all-around

ALVA, Okla. – Truth be told, Jacob Haren wasn’t satisfied with his performance this past weekend at the Colby (Kansas) Community College rodeo. Sure, he won the all-around title and led the way for the Northwestern Oklahoma State University rodeo team by earning points in two events, tie-down roping and steer wrestling. He advanced to[...]
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Concerts to ignite fair, rodeo

HEMPSTEAD, Texas – From the opening night of the Waller County Fair and Rodeo, the folks in southeast Texas will have a big chance to enjoy some top-rated live music. The Hempstead exposition will have four nights of concerts, starting with the opening showcase on Saturday, Sept. 30. The evening will feature a freestyle bullfight,[...]
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Rodeo elite coming to Duncan

DUNCAN, Okla. – In sports, there is always a battle to be victorious. In rodeo, the levels of success vary from one day to another. Winning doesn’t always define greatness; sometimes getting close is valuable in more than horseshoes and hand-grenades. A series of second-place finishes can be more instrumental to a player’s season than[...]
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New roof covers rodeo arena

Waller County Fair Board has created a state-of-the-art facility HEMPSTEAD, Texas – The concrete forms were poured months ago, and giant metal rafters were put into place to offer the rigidity needed for the newly covered arena at the Waller County Fairgrounds. They’re not the only support system for the new construction; the Waller County[...]
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Patterson carrying on a legacy

Cinch steer roper following in father’s world championship footsteps Cole Patterson is more than a student of the game. He’s the next generation, a world champion and son of a world champion. “Being around these guys my whole life, I feel like I’ve been learning my whole life,” said Patterson, a Cinch endorsee and the[...]
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