Fall had set in, and the bulls were sure feeling their oats, but it all added to the excitement making a record topping Flint Hills Bull Blowout at Strong City.
“The cool weather made us concerned whether we’d get a crowd, but people brought their jackets and came in record numbers to our fifth annual jackpot bull riding competition,” said Kim Reyer, event coordinator.
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Buck Creek-Lonesome Pine Ranches of Chase County dominated ranch rodeo competitions sponsored by the Morris County Youth Rodeo Association Sunday at the arena east of Council Grove.
In the Youth Ranch Rodeo during the morning, the Buck Creek-Lonesome Pine team of Sammy Jo Peterson, Mackenzie Higgs and Michelle Patry placed first. The threesome won the ribbon roping and placed second in calf branding en route to the championship. Continue reading →
Ranching is the main profession in Chase County, which is the only Kansas county that lies entirely within the Flint Hills.
Thus, most appropriate that ten Chase County ranches were recognized at the recent 75th anniversary Flint Hills Rodeo in Strong City. Continue reading →