Stories tagged: rodeo
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Kathy Grimes, Tyson Durfey off to strong starts at National Finals Rodeo
Medical Lake resident fifth in world
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 2 a.m.
Cheney bareback rider Ryan Gray cashes in for final time
Ryan Gray was always sure he would know when it was time to stop riding horses that didn’t want to be rode.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 10:14 p.m.
Area roundup: Howell’s 27 points leads Whitman over Whitworth
Tim Howell scored 27 points on 10-of-18 shooting and Whitman (5-0, 2-0) beat Whitworth (4-1, 1-1) 79-65 in a Northwest Conference matchup in Walla Walla on Tuesday.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 1:45 p.m.
Pendleton Round-Up named best large outdoor rodeo
The Pendleton Round-Up has been named the best large outdoor rodeo by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association for the second year in a row.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
Pamela Capper wins first round of barrel racing at National Finals Rodeo in record-tying time
Pamela Capper won the first round of barrel racing with a time of 13.75 seconds – tying the record set by Mary Walker in 2012 – at the 2016 National …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 5:36 p.m.
53-year-old rodeo rookie took her time getting to Vegas
So, soon-to-be empty nesters, what’s your plan when the kids are out on their own? Remodel the house? Get a masters? Just enjoy the peace? Travel?
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 4 p.m.
North Idaho State Fair a romp around the world
If the mix of entertainment seems eclectic at the North Idaho State Fair next week, that’s no accident. Fair organizers went looking for attractions representing different corners of the globe …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 10 a.m.
Family fun: Newport Rodeo ropes in music, games and more
Newport’s biggest weekend is getting a little bigger this year.
Sat., June 4, 2016, 5:50 p.m.
Locally: Double state champions Elizabeth Bolich, Tommie Sue Swannack lead area rodeo competitors
Elizabeth Bolich of Mead and Tommie Sue Swannack of Sprague were double state champions to lead the showing by area competitors in the Washington junior high and high school rodeo …
Sat., Dec. 12, 2015, 11:09 p.m.
Durfey, Proctor have strong finale at NFR
LAS VEGAS - The National Finals Rodeo wasn’t great for a pair of cowboys with local ties. But it wasn’t bad. The 10-day rodeo wrapped up Saturday night with Tyson …
Wed., Dec. 9, 2015, 11:11 p.m.
Sarah Rose McDonald takes over first in world standings at NFR
Sarah Rose McDonald took over first place in the barrel racing world standings by finishing first during round seven of the National Finals Rodeo on Wednesday night.
Tue., Dec. 8, 2015, 11:40 p.m.
Trevor Brazile wins tie-down roping, secures 13th all-around title
Trevor Brazile’s tie-down roping victory allowed him to claim his record 13th all-around world championship and 23rd gold buckle in the sixth round of the National Finals Rodeo on Tuesday …
Sun., Dec. 6, 2015, 1:57 p.m.
Katherine Merck, Spokane native and GU law student, crowned Miss Rodeo America
Katherine Merck, a Spokane native and Gonzaga Law School student, is the new 2016 Miss Rodeo America.
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015
Colbert 55-year-old still competes in bareback riding
Jed McKinlay can’t shake his love for the cowboy culture. It’s in his blood, a passion that’s deeper than just a pair of cowboy boots. So no surprise when the …
Sun., Dec. 14, 2014
Spencer Wright wins gold buckle, saddle bronc crown at NFR
LAS VEGAS – Rookie saddle bronc rider Spencer Wright used a fifth-place in the 10th and final round of the National Finals Rodeo on Saturday night to move atop the …
Fri., Dec. 12, 2014
In Brief: Blackhawks beat Bruins, push win streak to eight games
NHL: Ben Smith assisted on the Blackhawks’ first goal and scored their second to lead Chicago to its eighth consecutive victory, 3-2 over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night in …
Fri., Oct. 24, 2014
Area roundup: Vandals volleyball notches fourth consecutive win
Becca Mau had 10 kills and Katelyn Peterson added nine kills and 14 digs Thursday as the Idaho volleyball team ran its winning streak to four matches with a 25-21, …
Fri., Oct. 17, 2014
Gray rich in other ways
If Ryan Gray were just a cowboy he could write off 2014 as a waste. For just the second in 10 seasons he will miss the National Finals Rodeo. In …
Tue., Aug. 12, 2014
Local horse Spring Fling inducted into PRCA Hall of Fame
Spring Fling, one of only three bucking horses in Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association history ever honored as the Bareback and Saddle Bronc of the Year, was inducted into the PRCA …
Sun., Feb. 16, 2014
Wall flies past All-Star competition
NBA: John Wall soared over his Wizards mascot, and the East stomped on the West in the slam dunk contest in New Orleans Saturday night. Wall’s sensational slam finished off …
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
Briefs: Klay Thompson picked to USA Basketball national roster pool
BASKETBALL: Former WSU standout Klay Thompson was selected by USA Basketball on Thursday as one of 28 potential players for the World Cup of Basketball in Spain this summer and …
Sat., Dec. 14, 2013
Cheney’s Gray wins ninth round in bareback riding
LAS VEGAS – It isn’t the best Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Ryan Gray has had in his eight trips to Las Vegas, but a little of the disappointment was washed …
Fri., Dec. 13, 2013
Colbert roper Durfey places fifth
LAS VEGAS – Washington cowboys didn’t make much of a mark in Round 8 of the National Finals Rodeo on Thursday night. Colbert tie-down roper Tyson Durfey was the only …
Wed., Dec. 11, 2013
Durfey ties for third in Round 6 at NFR
LAS VEGAS – Tyson Durfey hasn’t had much success at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, with one small check at the halfway point. Things changed a bit for the Colbert …
Mon., Dec. 9, 2013
Gray enjoys good payday
LAS VEGAS – Ryan Gray finally had a good payday and Tyson Durfey finally had a payday in the fourth round of the National Finals Rodeo on Sunday night. Gray, …
Sat., Dec. 7, 2013
Proctor wins again
LAS VEGAS – Grand Coulee native Shane Proctor was the bull-riding winner for the second consecutive night at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Proctor rode Squirrel Grove to …
Fri., Oct. 25, 2013
Local companies producing top-notch broncs
On the strength of one of the best bucking horses in the business, Big Bend and Fly 5 rodeo companies are becoming known for top-notch saddle broncs. Spring Planting, officially …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2013
Cheney’s Ryan Gray heads to rodeo finals
Ryan Gray and Tyson Durfey made returning to the upper echelon of pro rodeo sound easy. Both used the word focus after they officially qualified for the National Finals Rodeo …
Mon., Oct. 14, 2013, 10:27 p.m.
Area cowboys focused on NFR
Ryan Gray and Tyson Durfey made returning to the upper echelon of pro rodeo sound easy.
Fri., Sept. 13, 2013
Pee Wee Rodeo pits kids vs. cattle
When they say peewee, they’re not messing around. Children as young as 2 are invited to participate in this weekend’s Cheney Pee Wee Rodeo, an opportunity for youths through age …