“Because of our stock contractor and sub-contractors, we have the top 35 cowboys in the...
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
The old saying goes “when it rains, it pours.” This has been especially true for the Ogden Raptors’ bats in the past two games.
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.
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.