Texas Tech cowgirl wins title

Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

For Texas Tech cowgirl Kenzie McNeill, barrel racing is a never-ending challenge.

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Wright family dominate rodeo

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

The Wright family put on a saddle bronc riding clinic at Santa Maria Elks Rodeo in Santa Maria, Calif.

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Rodeo: Saddle up – Boyd junior defends all-around title

Rodeo: Saddle up – Boyd junior defends all-around title

Published Wednesday, June 6, 2018
By Reece Waddell

Hadley Miller wasted no time adding three more saddles to his already extensive collection.

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The American slated for Arlington

Published Wednesday, June 6, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

In its first five years of existence, RFD-TV's The American has been a high-paying, single performance rodeo. But next year, The American will become a lucrative two-day show.

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Whitehorse win PBR Challenge

Published Sunday, June 3, 2018
By Richard Greene

Keyshawn Whitehorse turned in a clutch ride in the championship round to win the J.W. Hart PBR Challenge Saturday at the Wise County Fairgrounds and earn a showdown with Sevendust.

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Helping to hold on; Rodeo provides outlet for vets

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Racey Burden

Getting the bulls and riders into the chute was a group effort.

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Bullfighters show off smooth moves

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Bullfighters Only is putting a new spin on an old sport, encouraging rodeo bullfighters to not only escape the bull, but engage the feisty beasts.

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Brazile wins titles at Windy Ryon

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

Trevor Brazile, a 23-time world champion from Decatur, lassoed the team roping and steer roping titles at the 45th Windy Ryon Memorial Roping last weekend in Fort Worth.

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Costa sidelined: Defending champ out after knee surgery

Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

Defending tie-down roping world champion Marcos Costa is expected to be sidelined for the remainder of the season after recently undergoing knee surgery.

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Smaller rodeos draw big talent

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

This time of the year, PRCA rodeos in smaller Texas towns attract world class competitors.

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Decatur rider wins PBR event

Published Wednesday, May 9, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

The Professional Bull Riders had a lot going on over the weekend in Las Vegas.

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Vieira wins PBR in Columbus

Published Wednesday, May 2, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

Fabiano Vieira, a Brazilian who lives in Decatur, won the Professional Bull Riders' tour stop in Columbus, Ohio, and earned $37,500.

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Montanha brings PBR event title home to Wise

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

Claudio Montanha Jr., a Brazilian who is from Decatur, clinched the title at last weekend's Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series tour stop in Billings, Mont., and earned $41,089.

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Pacheco wins title in Tacoma

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

Kaique Pacheco, a Brazilian cowboy who lives in the Decatur area, clinched the title at the Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series tour stop last weekend in Tacoma.

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Lee wins final round of Hedeman

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

Mike Lee of Alvord turned in the only qualified ride in the final round to win the Tuff Hedeman Championship Challenge last weekend in at the Cowtown Coliseum in Fort Worth.

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Gaylean captures cutting horse title

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

When Beau Galyean finished an intense two-and-a-half minute cutting horse run Sunday night at Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum, a big smile danced across his face.

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Indoor rodeo season closes in Austin

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

During the past weekend, many of the world's top competitors saddled up for Rodeo Austin.

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Woodard snags team roping title

Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

In early February, two-time world champion Walt Woodard grabbed attention when he clinched the team roping heeling title at the Fort Worth Stock Show Rodeo at age 62.

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Brazile, Cooper reach semis in Houston

Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

Trevor Brazile of Decatur, a 23-time Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association world champion, has qualified for the Houston Livestock Show Rodeo semifinal in two events.

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10-year-old shines at American

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018
By Brett Hoffman

RFD-TV's The American offers great story lines. The rodeo offers competitors $2 million, a world record payout for a single performance rodeo.

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