Category: Rodeo

Novak wins 2 events, earns 2nd in all-around

Novak wins 2 events, earns 2nd in all-around

Junior roper Prestyn Novak, of Newell, South Dakota, won tie-down roping and steer wrestling at the Colorado State University rodeo in Fort Collins last weekend. Novak was also the runner-up in the all-around cowboy standings with 270 points, only 25 points behind Gillette College, Wyoming, Cowboy Riley James Wakefield sophomore of O’Neill.

Rodeo teams finish in top 3

Rodeo teams finish in top 3

This weekend the women’s rodeo team showed what it’s capable of, taking second with 280 points at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington, Wyoming, while the men’s team finished third with 320 points.

Men’s rodeo ties for 1st at CWC

Men’s rodeo ties for 1st at CWC

Over the weekend CSC wrangled two second-place and three third-place finishes in the first Central Rocky Mountain Region rodeo of the spring 2017 season at Gillette College, Wyoming. The men tied for first place with Central Wyoming College, Riverton, each scoring 385 points, while the women placed fifth with 150 points.

Man v. beast: CSC cowboy holds on tight

Man v. beast: CSC cowboy holds on tight

Sitting on the back of a 2,000 pound bull, he holds on to the flat braided rope with his riding hand, relying on nothing more than the strength of his legs and quick balance to keep him there. With a quick nod of his head, signaling he is ready, the gate to the chute flies open as the bull explodes into the arena. Holding on with all he has as he waits for the buzzer to sound, ending “the most dangerous eight seconds in sports.”