News & Notes Archive

Jun 24, 2017
Here's a look at the top-scored rides and times through June 22 in the 2017 season.
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Jun 23, 2017
For 64 years, no bulldogger competing at the Rodeo of the Ozarks in Springdale, Ark., has been able to beat Ben Theis’ 1953 arena record run of 3.1 seconds. Only one bulldogger has come close to matching Theis’ 3.1-second record run, and that was Roy Duvall’s 3.2-second run in 1989.
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Jun 22, 2017
Six arena records were set or matched in the last couple of years at the West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo. But, steer wrestler Robert House’s 1960 record time of 3.6 seconds has yet to be topped in the last 57 years, and six saddle bronc riders share the Pecos arena record for highest-scored ride. Steer roper Guy Allen (pictured above) holds two Pecos arena records, from two different decades.
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Jun 21, 2017
With $787,623 up for grabs between 21 PRCA rodeos across the country this past week, 22 cowboys saw their position improve within the WEATHER GUARD® PRCA World Standings’ Top 15. Bull rider Trey Benton III had the biggest move, jumping from 15th to eighth after winning the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo Xtreme Bulls and taking home $12,643 on June 15.
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Jun 20, 2017
Members of Team Saddle Up, left to right, Roper Kiesner, Bailey Humble, Nathan Palmer, Bethany Iles and Rider Kiesner, are competing on Season 2 of NBC’s “Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge.”
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Jun 19, 2017
Red Rock, a legendary bull, was enshrined into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in 1990. Pictured above, the late Lane Frost is shown riding him in 1988.
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Jun 17, 2017
Here's a look at the best times and scores of 2017 through June 18.
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Jun 16, 2017
Veteran bull rider Trey Benton III claimed the Reno (Nev.) Xtreme Bulls Division 1 title with his 88-point ride on Big Stone, Moreno & Growney Rodeo’s Spotted Demon in the short round. That ride catapulted him to win the two-head average with 174.5 points on June 15.
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Jun 14, 2017
Many records have been set and broken at the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo since it started in 1919, and none are older than steer wrestler Walt Linderman’s 1963 record time of 3.1 seconds that remains intact after 53 years. But, that could change as this year’s Reno Rodeo kicks off on June 16.
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Jun 13, 2017
With more than $1.25 million up for grabs between 25 PRCA rodeos across the country this past week, 23 cowboys saw their position improve within the WEATHER GUARD® PRCA World Standings’ Top 15. Bull rider Brennon Eldred had the biggest jump this week, going from 22nd to 14th.
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Jun 12, 2017
The historic Big Spring Rodeo Bowl is getting a facelift.
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Jun 11, 2017
Bareback rider Justin Miller's 83.5-point ride secured a crucial West Coast win at the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo. The Montana cowboy earned a check worth $4,301 for the victory.
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Jun 10, 2017
Here's a snapshot of the best times and scores in 2017 through June 8:
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