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Articles with the Tag: Mission Mountain NRA rodeo

Locals win barrels, saddle bronc events at Mission Mountain Rodeo Locals win barrels, saddle bronc events at Mission Mountain Rodeo

POLSON – This weekend, rodeo fans put on their boots and hats and made their way to the 78th annual Mission Mountain NRA Rodeo at the Polson Fairgrounds’ Less Baldwin Arena. Although attendance wasn’t quite a capacity crowd, fans who attended the two-day family-friendly event were treate...

Starting small Starting small

Your youngster has a hankering to ride a real bucking bull. No problem, Diamond M Mini Bulls can help. And we’re not talking about some rusty coin-operated rocking bull in front of the grocery store or a gimmicky mechanical bull at the local fair. We’re talking about a bona fide snotting, snor...

Dances with bulls Dances with bulls

Bull riders are always on the razor’s edge of danger and it’s the job of the rodeo bullfighter to keep cowboys safe when they are flung off that edge. Bullfighters Sylvan La Cross, 28, and Travis Langan, 33, spent the past weekend protecting bull riders during the Mission Mountain NRA Rodeo at...

Locals among finishers in Polson NRA rodeo Locals among finishers in Polson NRA rodeo

By Rob Zolman                    Valley Journal POLSON –  When the big rigs of the Big Circle Rodeo Company rolled through town it could have meant only one thing, it’s Mission Mountain Rodeo time. On Friday and Saturday, more than 3,00...

Rodeo kicks off in Polson Rodeo kicks off in Polson

Wind, rain and cold temperatures kept rodeo fans wrapped in warm blankets and down jackets. But that didn’t chill the competitive spirit of those riding in the Mission Mountain NRA Rodeo held at the Polson Fairgrounds this past weekend. St. Ignatius native Will Powell is looking forward to expanding...

Awarded Awarded

Mutton busters begin rodeo careers Mutton busters begin rodeo careers

POLSON — The 75th annual Mission Mountain NRA Rodeo on June 26 began with mutton bustin’ for the littlest cowgirls and cowboys.  Three girls and seven boys marched across the arena at the Polson fairgrounds to do battle with sheep by such names as Sheeping Beauty, Shear Terror, Woolly Bul...

Cowboys, cowgirls compete at Polson rodeo Cowboys, cowgirls compete at Polson rodeo

For 75 years the Mission Mountain NRA Rodeo has been a part of summer on Flathead Lake, and it didn’t disappoint as it returned to the Polson Fairgrounds Friday and Saturday, June 26-27. On Saturday night before the rodeo, the community, friends and family of Aunika Corrigan honored her by wearing b...

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