Sports

Local competitors choose Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo for many reasons

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“Because of our stock contractor and sub-contractors, we have the top 35 cowboys in the...

Rodeo

Standing tall and riding high: Meet the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo trick rider

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In the moments between the saddle bronc competition and the barrel racing, Jessica Blair Fowlkes has the grounds of the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo all to herself.


Rodeo

Losing never felt so good: World champ Utah bronc rider gets bested by sons

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Watching his son, Ryder Wright, outscore him Friday night at the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo gave two-time world champion saddle bronc rider Cody Wright a lot of joy. 


Rodeo

Miss Rodeo Utah contestants prepared and ready

2017 Miss Rodeo Utah candidates

Though young, contestants vying for the title of Miss Rodeo Utah have put in enough years to prepare for this week’s competition to just about satisfy any life expectancy. Collectively, they say they have actively practiced for 75 years.  


Rodeo

In its 10th year, 'Tough Enough to Wear Pink' brings hope and awareness

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Boots, hats and clothes in shades of pink dotted the Ogden Pioneer Stadium as 23 women walked into the arena. In its 10th year at the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo, “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” night honors both breast cancer survivors, and those still fighting the disease.


Rodeo

Local competitors choose Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo for many reasons

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“Because of our stock contractor and sub-contractors, we have the top 35 cowboys in the nation,” said Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo Sponsor Director Desiree Cooper-Larsen. She also pointed to the best announcer, clowns and specialty acts for ProRodeo Hall of Fame induction.  


Rodeo

Young queens from far and near express admiration for Miss Rodeo Utah

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The Miss Rodeo Utah fashion show attracts more visiting rodeo queens than contestants. and the young queens all say they want to be Miss Rodeo Utah someday.


Ogden Raptors

3-run homer helps Ogden Raptors come from behind to beat Missoula Osprey 4-3

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Shortstop Ronny Brito made up for a first-inning throwing error by knocking the ball over the fence in the fourth to give the Raptors a 3-2 lead.


Ogden Raptors

Raptors score 11 in fifth inning, take down Osprey in 11-7 win

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The old saying goes “when it rains, it pours.” This has been especially true for the Ogden Raptors’ bats in the past two games.


Weber State

Big Sky expected to announce fate of basketball championship site in August

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A decision regarding the host site for the Big Sky basketball championships may be announced as soon as August, conference communications director Jason Ashcraft confirmed Thursday.


Weber State

Big Sky football champs? Coach Hill: 'We've got a chance to be that team'

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In three seasons, the win total went from two to seven and the Wildcats made an FCS Playoff appearance after a third place finish in the Big Sky Conference.


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