A learning experience for Ote Berry.

Last year was a learning experience for Ote Berry. The former world champion steer wrestler and ProRodeo Hall of Fame member has experienced about all there is to experience in the rodeo arena. Last year, however, Berry got to see things from a different perspective. As the event programmer for the steer wrestling competition at […]

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Jordan Morman

Like most barrel racers, Jordan Morman has a special relationship with her horse. Saturday, Morman and her black mare, Remi, took their relationship to another level when they won the Senior Division of the barrel racing at the Junior National Finals Rodeo presented by YETI. Morman was second in the average entering the short go […]

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Once in a lifetime opportunity

Samantha Kerns couldn’t have asked for a better start to the Junior National Finals Rodeo presented by YETI. The North Powder, Oregon, cowgirl won the first round of Senior Barrel Racing on Tuesday morning with a 13.903-second run at the Wrangler Rodeo Arena. She slipped a bit in Thursday’s second round, finishing with a time […]

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A trip to The American

The 15 & Under Junior Team Roping came to a close for most of the competitors Thursday at the Junior National Finals Rodeo presented by YETI. Arizona’s Brandon Ben and Texas’s Cowboy Porras won the average with a time of 36.23 seconds on five runs. Arizona’s Clay Cherry and Ketch Kelton were the reserve champions […]

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Target, hands and score

Jessi Everett saved the best for last Wednesday at the Junior National Finals Rodeo presented by YETI. Competing in the 14 & Under Breakaway Roping at the Wrangler Rodeo Arena, Everett entered the third and final go-round as one of 10 cowgirls with two timed runs. The 12-year-old from Tarzan, Texas, placed second in the […]

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Blessed to be here

Blake Henry wasn’t supposed to be competing in the Junior National Finals Rodeo presented by YETI in Las Vegas this week. Two years ago, the Rushville, Nebraska, cowboy severely injured his shoulder while competing in three sports. Doctors figured his days of competing in sports were over. But Tuesday, Henry was one of 52 steer […]

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Word of mouth gets around

Ote Berry didn’t know what to expect Tuesday. Turns out the former world champion steer wrestler didn’t need to worry. The inaugural Ote Berry’s Junior Steer Wrestling World Championship went off basically without a hitch at the Junior National Finals Rodeo presented by YETI. “It’s built up to this all year and to get this […]

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An early Christmas

The roughstock portion of the 2017 Junior National Finals Rodeo presented by YETI came to an exciting close Monday at the Wrangler Rodeo Arena. Avery Mullins from Phoenix got things started by winning the Maverick Division (ages 10-11) of the bull riding and Hadley Miller from Boyd, Texas, finished the day off with an 86-point […]

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