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Articles with the Tag: Rodeo

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...

Historic rodeo champion once lived on reservation Historic rodeo champion once lived on reservation

CHARLO – The name of local legend Jackson Sundown was beginning to fade as his story moved into the distant past, but writer Rick Steber of Oregon came to town late last month to revive it. “It’s an honor to tell the story of one of this area’s greatest horsemen of all time,”...

Sports Shorts for March 28, 2018 Sports Shorts for March 28, 2018

Softball Ronan Maidens The Ronan Maidens won their season and homer opener on Friday blowing out the Browning Lady Indians 22-0.  Madison Clairmont recorded two doubles and two RBIs, while winning pitcher Gabby Wirz had more hits at the plate (2, 1 RBI) than she allowed in the circle. ...

Local bronc rider's photo appears in national magazine Local bronc rider's photo appears in national magazine

RONAN – Chris Mutchler recently found himself in an unexpected place, and his first thought was: “Holy cow! Look at that!” During the early morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 11, he ran into Ronan Harvest Foods with his father, Les, and quickly went past the cash registers toward the back of ...

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