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Catch Shane Proctor on any given day, and he probably won’t be there the next.
Shane Proctor keeps piling up the money at the National Finals Rodeo.
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 Finals Rodeo.
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 Durfee sharing first place in the final go-round of tie-down roping and Shane Proctor third in the season-ending bull riding standings.
As the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo reached the midway point in Las Vegas on Monday night at the
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 the 2016 Summer Olympics. Thompson joins LeBron James and 10 others from the 2012 U.S. Olympic basketball team as well as a group of newcomers hoping for their first chance at gold. Only Kobe Bryant, who has said he is finished with international competition, wasn’t selected. Carmelo Anthony and James have a chance to play in a fourth Olympics and win a third gold medal.
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 away Friday night when the Cheney bareback rider won the ninth round. Gray scored an 85.5 on Smack Daddy to win a go-round for the fourth time and pocket $18,629.81. He is ninth in the average, so his dream of winning a world championship has disappeared with the rodeo ending tonight.
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 one to cash a check, picking up $4,807.69 for a fifth-place finish. His time was 7.3 seconds. He is 15th in the average.
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 calf roper in Round 6 on Tuesday as his 7.4-second run was good for a tie for third place and $9,465.14. The rodeo goes 10 rounds, concluding Saturday.
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, a bareback rider from Cheney, rode Kattie Katie to an 84.5 to finish second, good for $14,723.56. It also moved him up to sixth in the average. Jessy Davis of Power, Mont., won the round with an 86 on Raggidy Ann.
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 a score of 89 for the victory on Friday night, and again pocketed $18,629.81.
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 in Las Vegas. It was a trip they both missed last year, ending long appearances at the lucrative season ending Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association championship.
Ryan Gray and Tyson Durfey made returning to the upper echelon of pro rodeo sound easy.
Following a successful weekend of Big Sky action, in which the Eastern Washington volleyball team won two matches on the road, senior Laney Brown was named Big Sky Conference Player of the Week. Itis the first career weekly honor for the 5-foot-7 setter from Waterville, Wash.
NFL: Brady Quinn is apologizing to Tim Tebow for unflattering comments Quinn made about the Denver Broncos’ starting quarterback in a GQ article. The article on Tebowmania was written by Michael Silver and titled “The year of Magical Stinking: An Oral History of Tebow Time.”
Befitting a world champion, Shane Proctor was being chauffeured across the country on Monday but he would have much rather had his hands on the wheel. Proctor wasn’t driving, he was reclining in the back seat admiring his new gold belt buckle, because of the pain killers he was taking for the broken arm he suffered just minutes after winning the bull riding championship at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Befitting a world champion, Shane Proctor was being chauffeured across the country on Monday but he would have much rather had his hands on the wheel. Proctor wasn’t driving because of the pain killers he was taking for the broken arm he suffered just minutes after winning the bull riding championship at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Saturday night in Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS – The best night for Shane Proctor wasn’t his greatest night, but it was still a championship night. The Grand Coulee, Wash., cowboy was bucked off and stepped on by Black Attack on Saturday night at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, suffering a broken left arm which was going to require surgery, according to a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association press release.
LAS VEGAS – Shane Proctor is one ride away from winning a world championship. If the Grand Coulee bull rider makes an 8-second ride tonight at the Thomas and Mack Center, or three-time defending champion J.W. Harris fails to ride, the world championship goes to Proctor, who is competing in his first Wrangler National Finals rodeo.
LAS VEGAS – Shane Proctor regained the momentum in the chase to win the bull-riding world championship. The Grand Coulee cowboy, who entered the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with a nice lead only to see J.W. Harris make a charge the last three days, tied for third in the sixth go-round Tuesday night in the Thomas and Mack Center.