Morris County Youth Rodeo At Council Grove

Cowboys and cowgirls 19 years of age and under have been welcomed to participate in the 34th annual Morris County Youth Rodeo at Council Grove.

“It’s set for the club arena east of town on Saturday night, Aug. 2, beginning at 6 o’clock,” announced Heidi Lange, who’s in charge of entries for the competition sponsored by the Morris County Youth Rodeo Association. Continue reading →

Professional Cowboys And Cowgirls At Kaw Valley Rodeo In Manhattan

Time flies when there’s success, and that’s clearly the case with the Kaw Valley Rodeo at Manhattan.

“We’re planning the 39th annual Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association competition Thursday through Saturday evenings, July 24 through 26, at 8 o’clock in Cico Park,” according to Steve Frazier, a rodeo committeeman for a number of those years.

There’ll be seven traditional rodeo events with top rated cowboys and cowgirls, plus kids’ calf scrambles and mutton busting competitions performance.10358574_10152135646686707_2345719523945310947_n[1] (2)

Thursday has been designated Military Application Night as well as Kids’ Night with a picnic and free admittance to military family, as well as for all children 12 and under, who donate a can of food.

Friday will be Tough Enough to Wear Pink night benefitting cancer research, and a Special Rodeo (shown) for youngsters, starts, at 7 p.m.

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Bourbon County Team Collects Working Ranch Cowboys Association Rodeo Championship

Broncos were bursting in air making for an explosive Fourth of July Ranch Rodeo at Council Grove.

For one of the coolest Independence Day celebrations in recent history, action was proclaimed “hot” by true working cowboys, and the relaxing bleacher-filled spectators, for actually two days of Santa Fe Trail Ranch Rodeo excitement, determining a champion ranch rodeo team. Continue reading →