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.
Champion bull rider Stetson Lawrence with his aunts — (BACK) Faye Kraft, Larita Hall, and Almeda Lawrence; FRONT Janet Keckler and her daughter Danielle Chasing Hawk.
By Scott Throlson, Tribune Sports Editor, Bismarck Tribune.
Stetson Lawrence has been on a roll lately on the PBR Tour. The Williston cowboy picked up a big victory on Saturday, June 14winning the PBR Bullriding Challenge at the Bismarck Civic Center. “It’s amazing,” Lawrence said. “I’ve always wanted to win this event. It’s the biggest PBR in North Dakota, and to be from North Dakota and have this win, it means a lot.”
Alyssa Droog has qualified for national motocross competition.
Alyssa Droog of Mobridge qualified last weekend in Illinois to go to the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship (the biggest amateur motocross race in the world) presented by AMSOIL at the Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, TN. This has been a dream of Alyssa’s for a long time. She finally decided to try her luck.