Lee, Nunes, Hart prove to be up to ‘Challenge’

Lee, Nunes, Hart prove to be up to ‘Challenge’

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Brian Knox

This year's J.W. Hart PBR Challenge event in Decatur provided plenty of drama with strong showings by local bull riders.

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Rodeo: Fast Paced – Melvin handles rodeo’s demands

Rodeo: Fast Paced – Melvin handles rodeo’s demands

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Some enter into the rodeo life on their own, while others, like Paradise's Katlyn Melvin, are born into it.

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Rodeo: Spear brings home saddle – Decatur cowgirl shines at high school finals

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The North Texas Final was the biggest event of the year for the Decatur Rodeo Team, and they made the most of their opportunities.

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Rodeo: Riding high – Decatur, Wilson finish year on top

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Of the 400 members in the North Texas High School Rodeo Association, the Decatur High School Rodeo team had 11 members qualify for the finals at Will Rogers Coliseum, May 15-17.

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Rodeo: Alvord pair win rookie honors

Published Wednesday, February 18, 2015
By Richard Greene

Wise County was represented well at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association event hosted by Springtown over the weekend with nine top-three finishes in several different events.

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Retired PBR champs to ride in local event

Published Saturday, January 24, 2015
By Messenger Staff

J.W. Hart and PBR have announced that the 2015 J.W. Hart PBR Challenge on May 30 in Decatur will feature PBR world champions from the past three decades competing in a special pay-per-view event.

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Rodeo: Cox brings home all-around awards

Published Wednesday, December 17, 2014
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Mikayla Cox won the all-around cowgirl and rookie cowgirl honors over the weekend at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association event.

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Rodeo: Wilson wrestles title

Published Wednesday, December 10, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Chase Wilson won the steer wrestling at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association event over the weekend.

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Rodeo: Brazile closes in on 12th all-around title

Published Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By Richard Greene

After earning his record 20th world title last month in steer roping, Decatur's Trevor Brazile will try to earn two more starting this week at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas.

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Rodeo: Cox wins rookie honor

Published Saturday, November 29, 2014
By Richard Greene

Alvord's Mikayla Cox took the top rookie cowgirl award at last weekend's North Texas High School Rodeo Association event.

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Rodeo: Wilson earns top honors

Published Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Chase Wilson won the all-around cowboy award this week at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association event.

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Local riders win rookie awards

Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
By Richard Greene

Paradise's Ty Meals won the rookie cowboy honor, and Alvord's Mikayla Cox was the top rookie cowgirl at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association's event last week.

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Rodeo: Tucker wins chute dogging

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Camerron Tucker completed his run in chute dogging in 2.891 seconds to win the event last weekend at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association event.

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Rodeo: Decatur leads team rankings

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur continued its dominance at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association last week, bringing home another team title.

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Riders vie for world title

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Several Wise County riders are chasing a world title this week as the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals gets underway in Las Vegas.

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Rodeo: Wilson, team capture titles

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

With Chase Wilson winning the steer wrestling, the Decatur squad won a team title at North Texas High School Rodeo Association event.

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Rodeo: Decatur wrestles in top spots

Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014
By Richard Greene

Led by Chase Wilson, Decatur cowboys swept the top three spots in steer wrestling at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association event last weekend.

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Rodeo: Tucker wrestles up win in 6.8 seconds

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014
By Richard Greene

Decatur cowboy Camerron Tucker needed just 6.8 seconds to complete his winning run Saturday in steer wrestling at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association event.

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Rodeo: Wilson captures pair of wins

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Richard Greene

Before the home crowd at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association's stop in Decatur, Chase Wilson won the steer wrestling and chute dogging.

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Roping wins: Wise trio bring home crowns at Cheyenne

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Richard Greene

At one of the world's most prestigious rodeos, Wise County cowboys brought home three of the seven titles.

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