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Consistent Crawley Leads Saddle Bronc at Cheyenne Frontier Days

By Johna Cravens and Susan Kanode Jacobs Crawley took the overall lead in saddle bronc riding at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo on Saturday with an 86.5-point ride on Stace Smith Pro Rodeo’s Hammer Cocked.  (photo by Dan Hubbell) CHEYENNE, Wyo. — There are few people who like their jobs more than saddle bronc rider Jacobs

Eight seconds adds up for bull rider Garrett Smith at Cheyenne Rodeo

By Susan Kanode CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An eight-second bull ride was critical for Garrett Smith at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo on Friday. Smith, from Rexburg, Idaho, scored 87 points on Rafter G Rodeo’s bull named J Lazy who was anything but lazy in Frontier Park. The bull earned 42 of those points while Smith’s riding

North Carolina well represented at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

https://youtu.be/HJMswzS6GBY By Susan Kanode Eli Vastbinder’ s 83.5-point ride on Smith, Harper and Morgan Rodeo’s bull named Kill Switch moved him to first place overall. He has a total of 166 points. (photo by Dan Hubbell) CHEYENNE, Wyo. — It was a smiling Eli Vastbinder who got off of his second bull at Frontier Park on

Cervi hoping for another CFD Championship

By Susan Kanode Sherry Cervi took the lead in the overall barrel racing standings here with this 17.42-second run. (photo by Dan Hubbell)   CHEYENNE, Wyo. — There have been some changes over the last 20 years at the “Daddy of ‘em All.” Just ask barrel racer Sherry Cervi from Marana, Ariz. Cervi, who is a

Tuesday sees lead changes at Cheyenne Frontier Days

By Susan Kanode Billy Bugenig from Ferndale, Calif., took the overall lead in steer wrestling at the “Daddy of ‘em All” on Tuesday. He has a total time of 17.2 on two runs. (photo by Dan Hubbell) CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Tuesday’s rodeo action at Frontier Park was full of lead changes. Steer wrestlers and team ropers

Rodeo Contestants to Watch Monday – 3rd performance

  By Susan Kanode A new crop of cowboys will be sowing their oats in the CFD Arena today! There are a lot of contestants that are making their way here from Salinas including leader for the Rookie of the Year in the bareback riding Clayton Biglow. Biglow and his traveling partner, Wyatt Denny, had

Burger continues to win at Cinch Shootout Rodeo in Cheyenne

By Susan Kanode Photo: Mary Burger emerged as the top barrel racer at the Cinch Shootout Rodeo at Cheyenne Frontier Days on Friday. She and her horse Moe stopped the clock in 17.114 seconds in the final round to earn $10,000   CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Mary Burger and her buckskin gelding are a duo that

Shiozawa looking for elusive championship

By Susan Kanode Eight time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo tie-down roping qualifier Matt Shiozawa took the lead in tie-down roping here with two runs totaling 22.8 seconds. (photo by Dan Hubbell) Cheyenne, Wyo., — Matt Shiozawa from Chubbock, Idaho, is one of the most successful tie-down ropers in the business with eight Wrangler National Finals Rodeo