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Articles with the Tag: Rodeo

Bison take riders for a spin during rodeo Bison take riders for a spin  during rodeo

Ronan's Pioneer Days featured the unpredictable wild buffalo rides on Sunday evening as six adventurous people risked life and limb for a little bragging rights and cash. After the first five riders were launched into the air and face planted into the dirt, it took the last rider, Elliott Thomas of St. Ig...

Ranch Rodeo wrangles in crowd Ranch Rodeo wrangles in crowd

RONAN – Hallie Sohr makes it a point to come to the annual Ronan Ranch Rodeo and participate. She is a Montana State University student and rodeo breakaway and team roper. “I enjoy roping, and I like being involved in this kind of stuff,” she said.  On Saturday, a couple hundred spe...

Locals show their stuff at Mission Mountain Rodeo Locals show their stuff at Mission Mountain Rodeo

By Rob Zolman              Valley Journal POLSON – The Mission Mountain Rodeo wrapped up 79 years of high-energy action Saturday evening, drawing in cowboy and cowgirl competitors from as far away as Canada, Idaho and Wyoming. The National Rodeo Association sanc...

Pioneer Days results announced Pioneer Days results announced

Broncs & Bulls 3-Aug-18 Jr. Steer Riding 1 Robert Whitegrass 54 $215 2 Carnell Smith 47 $129 3 Jesse White 40 $86   Saddle Bronc 1 Alan Kole Gobert 146.00 $960.00 2 Doug Fitzgerald 112.00 $640.00   Bull Riding 1 Preston Louis 72.00 $830.00 2 Alec...

Sunday’s Ronan Pioneer Days open rodeo drew spectators eager to witness the wild and always unpredictable wild buffalo ride. The fact riding rough stock is quite treacherous didn’t give six adventurous crowd members a moment of pause from volunteering to ride a buffalo as the grand finale to thre...

Pioneer Days celebrated in Ronan Pioneer Days celebrated in Ronan

RONAN – Last weekend, Ronan took center-stage, as Mission Valley residents turned out to have a good time at the annual Pioneer Days celebration. The city kicked off the three-day celebration Friday morning in Bockman Park with youngsters dipping their fishing lines in Spring Creek in hopes of catch...

Arlee Rodeo catapults riders into the air Arlee Rodeo catapults riders into the air

ARLEE – Nothing says Fourth of July like whoopin’ it up at the legendary Arlee Rodeo. Since 1982, the Arlee Rodeo has been entertaining fans year after year with fast paced, high-energy rodeo action and this year’s show was no exception. “The weather was good and the stock bucke...

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...

Local student qualifies to compete at world’s largest junior high rodeo

DENVER – Kyle Lund, an 8th grade student at Ronan Middle School, has earned a position on the Montana state/provincial National Junior High rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Huron, South Dakota, June 24-30 to compete at the 14th annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR) i...

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...


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