Month: October 18, 2020

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Ditto: Edler wins two in a row

DUNCAN, Okla. – Jacob Edler arrived at Stephens County Arena with a purpose in mind. Mission accomplished. In his fourth appearance at the Chisholm Trail RAM Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo, Edler won both go-rounds and the aggregate and pocketed $5,898, earning his first qualification to the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo next spring in Kissimmee,[...]
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Shadboldt takes circuit lead

Garrett Shadboldt rides New Frontier Rodeo's Brown Eyed Girl for 83 points Friday night to win the first round of the Chisholm Trail RAM Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo. He moved into the lead in the circuit standings with the win. (PHOTO BY DALE HIRSCHMAN)
DUNCAN, Okla. – When he arrived at the Stephens County Arena, bareback rider Garrett Shadboldt knew he was in a race for a regional championship. He trailed standings leader Blaine Kaufman by $352 heading into this weekend’s Chisholm Trail RAM Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo. That changed in the opening night of the two-round regional championship,[...]
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Blackfoot rodeo earns nomination

Two-time and reigning world champion saddle bronc rider Zeke Thurston makes his ride this past September at the Gem State the PRCA's Small Rodeo of the Year, a title it won a year ago. (PHOTO BY AMANDA DILLWORTH)
BLACKFOOT, Idaho – While the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on so much of the world, organizers of the Gem State Classic Pro Rodeo pressed forward to make sure the event happened. “Cowboys don’t quit, and neither did we,” said Valorie Blanchard, chairwoman of the volunteer committee that produces the event. “It was a hard[...]
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Guymon earns rodeo nomination

Junior Nogueira was one of dozens of NFR qualifiers that competed this past August at the Guymon Pioneer Days Rodeo, which has received a nomination for the PRCA's Medium Rodeo of the Year.
GUYMON, Okla. – Even though it was delayed by nearly three months, the cowboys that competed were quite pleased with the 2020 version of the Guymon Pioneer Days Rodeo. The volunteer committee that produces the annual rodeo has been nominated by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association’s Medium Rodeo of the Year. It’s a big tip[...]
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Top hands heading to Duncan

Tanner Brunner will be one of 19 contestants who will compete this week at the Chisholm Trail RAM Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo, then battle for rodeo's gold at the National Finals later this year. In all, 33 of the circuit finalists have been to or will be competing at the NFR. (PHOTO BY JAMES PHIFER)
DUNCAN, Okla. – The greatest rodeo stars in the Oklahoma-Kansas-Nebraska region are converging on Duncan this week to battle for elusive championships. The Chisholm Trail Ram Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo – set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16-Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Stephens County Arena – will host those tremendous athletes and will issue the[...]
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