Stories tagged: rodeo
Tue., May 26, 2020
A Grip on Sports: Now that we are, unoffically, into summer, our thoughts turn to baseball and how much we miss it
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Did you know a gallon of gasoline is less expensive today than it was when I first started driving back in ancient times? Yep, take …
UPDATED: Mon., May 25, 2020
After winning the Miss Rodeo Washington Pageant in October 2019, Madi Casto filled her 2020 calendar with rodeos.
Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Jan. 24, so what is on the agenda for today? Baseball, of course. Specifically, the Seattle Mariners, the region’s major league team. And its …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
When Scottie Knapp was 3 years old, he started riding on the backs of sheep.
Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
A GRIP ON SPORTS • When James Naismith invented basketball, he was looking for a sport to keep young men busy and healthy during the cold winter months. It’s no …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 4, 2019
Three cowboys, a top official, six horses and a bull with Eastern Washington ties are in Las Vegas for the National Finals Rodeo.
Fri., Aug. 23, 2019
On Saturday, from about noon to 7 p.m., the Harvester Restaurant in the small town of Spangle, about 20 minutes south of Spokane along U.S. Highway 195, will be transformed …
Sun., Aug. 4, 2019
For many, rodeo can be a difficult sport to understand, especially when you’ve never actually been to one. But thanks to Cowgirl U, women get the chance to learn more …
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019
People lined First Street in downtown Cheney Saturday for the parade that is part of this weekend’s 52nd annual Cheney Rodeo.
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019
Catch Shane Proctor on any given day, and he probably won’t be there the next.
Sat., Feb. 9, 2019
Talk all you want about Deb Copenhaver’s legacy as a rodeo cowboy, but it would be a mistake to overlook his long, rich life as a man of many parts. …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018
Jackson Sundown is remembered fondly for his horsemanship, and his prestige is being posthumously honored with his induction into the Idaho Rodeo Hall of Fame.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018
A century and more in the making, rodeo continues to thrill crowds – and push the limits of human endurance
Despite the physicality and talent needed for rodeo, and despite fact that rodeos play on the sports cable network ESPN, and despite the steel will needed to climb aboard an …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Pre-Christmas checklist: finish shopping (not done); pay December’s bills (not done); hock television (not done); watch high school basketball games (done). Read on.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017
There shouldn’t have been any nerves. After all, Kathy Grimes had done this so many times before. The 52-year-old barrel racer from Medical Lake has been honing her horse-riding skills …
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017
Success at the National Finals Rodeo, which ended last weekend in Las Vegas, was pretty limited for contestants from Washington. Except for the Minor brothers, team ropers from Ellensburg.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017
Medical Lake resident fifth in world
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
Newport’s biggest weekend is getting a little bigger this year.
Sat., June 4, 2016
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
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
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
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
Katherine Merck, a Spokane native and Gonzaga Law School student, is the new 2016 Miss Rodeo America.
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015
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 …