Melvin takes 6th in pole bending

Published Wednesday, July 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

Katlyn Melvin finished sixth in pole bending at the International Finals Youth Rodeo in Shawnee, Okla.

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Little rest to be best; Melvin spends long hours in saddle to keep winning

Little rest to be best; Melvin spends long hours in saddle to keep winning

Published Saturday, June 28, 2014
By Richard Greene

Marilyn Melvin finally gets a break on Sundays. "We're tired after a rodeo. We go to church and after we clean house and still ride a couple of horses."

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Wilson wrestles state title

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

Chase Wilson is the best high school steer wrestler in Texas. The incoming Decatur junior captured the Texas High School Rodeo Association title Saturday in Abilene.

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Mauney, Harris face off in PBR Challenge

Mauney, Harris face off in PBR Challenge

Published Wednesday, May 28, 2014
By Richard Greene

The reigning champions of the PBR and PRCA will settle the debate of who is the top bull rider - at least for one night - Saturday in Decatur.

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Wilson brings home saddle; Decatur sophomore wins steer wrestling season title

Wilson brings home saddle; Decatur sophomore wins steer wrestling season title

Published Wednesday, May 21, 2014
By Richard Greene

Finishing behind his brother Colton last year as a freshman, Chase Wilson entered the high school rodeo season with something to prove.

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Man vs. Steer: WC Challenger Charities plans Celebrity Steer Riding for PBR event

Man vs. Steer: WC Challenger Charities plans Celebrity Steer Riding for PBR event

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

Six local men have stepped up to the chute and agreed to take a wild ride for charity.

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August rodeo will benefit Youth Fair

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Planning is underway for a new rodeo event in Wise County.

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Decatur rodeo team competes

Published Wednesday, May 7, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur High School rodeo team competed at a North Texas High School Rodeo Association events April 26-27 and May 2-4 in Saginaw.

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DHS rodeo team competes

Published Wednesday, April 30, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur High School rodeo team competed at a North Texas High School Rodeo Association event April 12-13 in Saginaw.

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Vieira crowned Iron Cowboy V

Published Wednesday, March 5, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Decatur's Joao Ricardo Vieira arose as the Dr Pepper Iron Cowboy V in the Professional Bull Riders bracket-style event Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

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Wise County teen rodeos for a reason

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Every fan knows it takes more to succeed at rodeo than just what meets the eye - more than the skill to toss a loop over the head of a running calf, wrestle a steer to the ground, mount an angry bull or guide a horse around three hairpin turns marked by barrels.

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Rodeo spotlight on Wise this weekend

Published Wednesday, February 26, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Wise County folks will shine under the bright lights during a pair of rodeo events at AT&T Stadium in Arlington this weekend.

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Saturday Sports Buffet: Roping another honor; Cooper to go into Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Published Saturday, February 1, 2014
By Richard Greene

Leaving Cisco Junior College in the mid-1970s, Roy Cooper was invited to Durant, Okla. and Southeastern State University, where they were putting together a rodeo team.

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Trevor Brazile ropes record-breaking 19th title

Trevor Brazile ropes record-breaking 19th title

Published Saturday, December 14, 2013
By Brandon Evans

The stars of Texas rodeo were bright this week, deep in the heart of Las Vegas - but none was brighter than Decatur roper Trevor Brazile.

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Decatur Rodeo Results for Saturday, November 23, 2013

Published Saturday, November 23, 2013
By Messenger Staff

Team Results from Nov. 15-17

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Decatur Rodeo Results for Saturday, November 16, 2013

Published Saturday, November 16, 2013
By Clay Corbett

Decatur Rodeo Results for Saturday, November 16, 2013

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Rodeo Results for Saturday, October 19, 2013

Published Saturday, October 19, 2013
By Clay Corbett

Rodeo Results for Saturday, October 19, 2013

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Decatur Rodeo results for Oct. 4 to Oct. 6

Published Saturday, October 12, 2013
By Clay Corbett

Decatur Rodeo results for Oct. 4 to Oct. 6

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Rodeo Results for Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Published Wednesday, September 11, 2013
By Clay Corbett

Rodeo Results for Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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Brazile tops rankings

Published Saturday, July 13, 2013
By Clay Corbett

After a busy July 4 week, 10-time world champion Trevor Brazile remains No. 1 in the 2013 world all-around cowboy standings with $109,890 in winnings.

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