Kailee Webb (MIDDLE) of Isabel won championship saddles for all-around and for pole bending at the State 4-H Rodeo Finals in Ft. Pierre last weekend. Pictured with her are (L-R) 4-H Rodeo Ambassador Roni Jankord and the buckle winners in the pole bending (L-R) Payton Donnelly, Keanna Ward, and Jana Hunt.
Cole Pateneaude of Timber Lake tried his luck in the saddle bronc riding.
The Isabel Celebration and Rodeo was held August 1-3 with rodeos on Saturday and Sunday. Kristen Lawrence of Promise won the Marcie Locken Memorial Women’s All-Around Buckle and the Ladies Breakaway with a time of 3.1 seconds. Kailee Webb of Isabel won the barrel racing with a time of 17.49. In the team roping Tucker Dale of Timber Lake and partner Sloan Hendley of Abilene, TX roped their steer in 5.6 seconds.
On Saturday, July 26 Donna Aberle coordinated a 5k run/walk for the Days of 1910. Walkers were: Barb Kuhn, Timber Lake; Rod Enright, Timber Lake; Juanita Pittman, Nisland; Patty Linderman, Timber Lake; Vicky McComsey, Aberdeen; Jackie Quaschnick
Several local contestants won prize money at the Days of 1910 Rodeo. C.J. Pesicka placed second in the bull riding, Sydney Maher finished third in barrel racing, and Jesse Dale and partner Jesse Clement placed 4th in the team roping.
Here is a list of local area kids who qualified for the National Little Britches rodeo underway in Pueblo, CO, July 21-26. There are three age divisions in Little Britches: Little Wranglers, ages 5-8; Juniors, ages 9-13; and Seniors, ages 14-18.
Doug Lawrence of White Horse placed third in the calf roping at the Dupree Pioneer Days Rodeo and will be entering the Days of 1910 rodeo at Timber Lake. At Dupree, Lawrence won $534 for his 9.8 second catch.
My trip to Girls State started with a seven hour car trip all by myself to the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. By the time I had arrived I was one of the later Girls Staters to arrive. Upon arrival, I was told my city assignment, which was Los Angeles. Each girl at Girls State was assigned into one mythical city. My city was made up of 25 girls.
As we’re heading into July the temps will be getting a bit warmer, but should be perfect for you anglers out there. Time to head to the Missouri River! Remember to always be safe when you’re on the water.
In the Pollock area fish are biting everywhere! All baits and presentations are working. Anglers are using jigs and minnows, crawlers or leeches in 50-30 foot depths.
Shaelynne Heitsch, 16-year-old daughter of Tracy and Tom Heitsch of Hermosa, has been named 2014 South Dakota High School Rodeo Queen. She will represent South Dakota at the National High School Rodeo Finals in Rock Springs, WY in July.