The Chadron State men’s rodeo team fared well this weekend at the Colorado State University rodeo in Fort Collins, Colorado. Led by graduate student Nate McFadden, of Ellsworth, and senior Lane Day, of Bartlett, the cowboys rode away with the team title.
There are several characteristics that define an outdoorsmen or outdoorswomen. Among the common characteristics are dedication, patience, and a developed understanding of nature. Many would reason that none of those are as important as their ethics.
The Chadron State track and field team competed at the Bauer Open at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, winning eight events and posting 24 seasonal best marks.
Last weekend, the Eagles traveled to Spearfish, South Dakota, to play the struggling Black Hills State University Yellow Jackets. The Eagles won all four games against the Yellow Jackets. CSC had never swept a team on their home field before. The Eagles made quick work of the Yellow Jackets throughout the weekend only having one close game.
All-American long jumpers Damarcus Simpson, sophomore of Lafayette, Georgia, and Stachia Reuwsaat, junior of Black Hawk, South Dakota, earned RMAC honors this week after the Colorado State University-Pueblo Open. Both won the men’s and women’s long jump, respectively. Simpson jumped 24 feet, 1 inch, and Reuwsaat jumped 19-2 3/4.
The Eagles cruised to a 3-1 series win over Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado, last weekend, with two games being called early due to the mercy rule.
There was not an empty table in the room during the rodeo team’s annual Black Tie Calf Fry fundraiser Saturday night in the Student Center Ballroom, and the team was able to raise $14,000 gross profit.
The CSC women’s golf team took first place at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, invitational at Hart Ranch Golf Course, Tuesday.
The Chadron State track and field team sent about 30 athletes to the first outdoor meet of the season; competing at the Yellow Jacket Spring Open at Black Hills State University, Spearfish, South Dakota. The Eagles opened the outdoor season with nearly a dozen athletes hitting personal bests.
The Chadron State track and field team dominated this indoor season, breaking a number of school records, sending athletes to nationals, and finishing in the top 25. The women’s team finished with three All-Americans.