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.
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.
The first place winners got eight tickets above the chute to the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo, as well as eight VIP cabin tickets.
Even the scoreboard in left field at Lindquist Field couldn’t fully capture how big the Ogden Raptors’ fourth inning was in Tuesday’s 17-8 victory over the Helena Brewers.
The Big Sky hopes to improve and expand the coverage of their sports as the conference announced Tuesday partnerships with the Eleven Sports Network and Pluto TV.