Thedford and Stapleton High School Rodeo Results

Thedford and Stapleton High School Rodeo Results

Nebraska High School Rodeo Association student athletes spent their weekend in Thedford and Stapleton. Here are results from both days of rodeo, per the NEHSRA: Day 1: Thedford - Thomas County Fairgrounds NE - Sat May 18  Tie Down NeHSRA #PlaceNameScore/Time4221Schrunk, Kaddo - Pender NE11.8304402Mead, Luke - Norfolk NE12.0802123Drueke, Taylor…
Meet the CNFR Qualifier: Kaden Wooters

Meet the CNFR Qualifier: Kaden Wooters

Steer wrestler and Elwood, Nebraska native Kaden Wooters is making his second trip to the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming this June.   This time, however, he will be representing the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits. Wooters’ first qualification in the steer wrestling came last year during his…
Nebraska Jr. High Finals Rodeo Happening this Week in Albion

Nebraska Jr. High Finals Rodeo Happening this Week in Albion

The Nebraska Junior High Rodeo Association is gearing up for its state finals this Thursday and Friday, May 16-17. Student athletes from across the state will compete in Albion in 13 different events. At the junior high level, some events are modified to ensure athletes are given a chance to…
Meet the CNFR Qualifier: Whitney Jennings

Meet the CNFR Qualifier: Whitney Jennings

Mid Plains Community College rodeo athlete Whitney Jennings had a stellar freshman season, punching her ticket to the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming this June. The Seneca, Nebraska native placed third in the Great Plains Region in the breakaway roping to secure her spot. Though this will be…
“Flank Straps to Rhinestones” – Micah Barnes on Breaking the Barrier

“Flank Straps to Rhinestones” – Micah Barnes on Breaking the Barrier

Competitor, coach, and contractor are just a few hats third-generation cowgirl Micah Barnes wears. From qualifying for the American in the breakaway roping, to serving as an assistant coach for the storied Cal Poly rodeo team, to carrying on her family's legacy through Barnes PRCA Rodeo, Micah Barnes has truly…
Madison High School Rodeo Results

Madison High School Rodeo Results

Nebraska High School Rodeo Association student athletes spent their weekend in Madison. Here are results from both days of rodeo, per the NEHSRA: Day 1: Saturday, May 11th Tie Down NeHSRA #PlaceNameScore/Time2351Johnston, Cayson - Stapleton NE11.7204002Leach, Colton - Dunning NE13.5702083Sortum, Emmett - Taylor NE13.7503084Lantis, JT - Hershey NE15.7104225Schrunk, Kaddo -…
Great Plains Region College Rodeo Athletes Punch Their Tickets to CNFR

Great Plains Region College Rodeo Athletes Punch Their Tickets to CNFR

Athletes in the Great Plains Region wrapped up their regular season last weekend at the Cornhusker College Rodeo in Lincoln. The top three year-end finishers in each event will represent their schools at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming this June. Here is a complete list of CNFR…
MPCC Rodeo Coach Aukai Kaai wins Great Plains Region Coach of the Year

MPCC Rodeo Coach Aukai Kaai wins Great Plains Region Coach of the Year

The regular season of college rodeo wrapped up last weekend at the Cornhusker College Rodeo in Lincoln. Among the excitement of College National Finals Rodeo qualifications, the Great Plains Region bestowed honors on members and coaches within the region. Mid-Plains Community College's Aukai Kaai was named Coach of the Year,…