Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Hailey rodeo royalty reins in the prizes

Miss Days of the Old West winners


Dressed up and ready to play their part in Haileys 2008 Days of the Old West rodeo are members of this years rodeo royalty Wednesday, July 2, before the poise and personality competition at Hailey Grange Hall. From left, reigning Junior Queen Nichole Dally, reigning Senior Queen Rebecca Aaronson, Jessica Koyle, Kodi Giron (in front), Amber Doramus, Keely Lance, Kali Castle (in front), reigning Teen Queen Charlee Smith, Elizabeth Cameron, Kandace Boggs, Zoie Pierce (in front), Jessica Lancaster, Ashley Rendahl, Krystal Tracy and Shania Stinemates. Photo by Willy Cook

The 2008 Miss Days of the Old West royalty was announced July 4 prior to the third of three Days of the Old West rodeo performances at Hailey Rodeo Arena.

The young women played a big role in the Independence Day festivities and the 61st annual Hailey rodeo.

Keely Lance, 14, of Rigby, a Teen Queen contestant, was the overall high-point winner. She received a saddle with matching breast collar from the Sawtooth Rangers Riding Club.

Outgoing royalty Rebecca Aaronson, Charlee Smith and Nichole Dally received flowers from Hailey Nursery, Jim Freeman Landscaping and Pete.

Contest organizer Michelle Bobbitt thanked parents and the following people for their help in making the contest a success. They are:

Vivian Bobbitt, Mary Ann Knight, Madeline Amend, Denise Thomas with Atkinsons', Liz Bechman, Sharon Boyle, Jeanette McIlhenny, Bill Bozzuto, KECH/KSKI, Jerome Shoe & Tack, Cindy Gochnour with West-Twin Falls, Kristy Lance with Corral West-Idaho Falls,, Shelly with Sawtooth Tack & Feed, Angel Wynn, Jan Jorgensen, Melinda Markin, Ryan Thomas and Angie Jones.

Results:

Senior Queen

New Senior Queen is Charlee Smith, 17, of Hooper, Utah.

She received a dozen roses from the Idaho Mountain Express; a belt buckle from Valley Auto Body; silver bracelet from POWER Engineers; sashe from the Sawtooth Rangers; fleece blanket with embroidery and stone work from SK Creations; sand art from Arrow R Storage; $10 off a pedicure gift certificate from Nails by Trinh; $10 gift certificate from Cowboy Coffee; 15% off a massage from Julie Blincoo; gift certificates from Dr. Matthew Nightingale and Ali's Esthetics.

For winning horsemanship in her Senior Queen class, Charlee took home saddle blankets from Burks Excavation. She captured Senior Queen poise and personality, winning hair products from Growing Concern Hair Design, and photogenics, winning a $150 gift certificate from Flolo's Imaging Center of Hailey.

Charlee Smith also won freestyle horsemanship and a bling headstall from Shoe & Tack.

Taking the speech prize in Senior Queen was first runner-up Kandace Boggs, 19, of Fairfield.

For speech, she won stationery and pen from Farm Bureau/Norman Funk, and these prizes for the first runner-up—stadium blankets from Red Rock Mortgage, halter with lead from Integration and Control Services, hay nets from D-Swaner Welding and cowboy hat card holder from Christopher & Co.

Second runner-up was Krystal Tracy, 17, of Hailey. She won $25 gift certificate from Clearwater Nursery, wind chimes from Lazy H Spear Appaloosas and ariat bag from Corral West-Idaho Falls.

Third runner-up was Ashley Rendahl, 20, of Bellevue. She won earrings from Lazy H Spear Appaloosas and a camo ariat bag from Corral West-Idaho Falls.

Teen Queen

The new Teen Queen is Keely Lance, 14, of Rigby.

She earned a dozen roses from Advanced Towing & Recovery; a belt buckle from Wall to Wall Construction; silver bracelet from Boulder Mountain PT and Sports Rehab and Cornerstone Realty; sashe from Sun Valley Bronze; Rowell necklaces from SK Creations; sand art from Arrow R Storage; $10 off a pedicure gift certificate from Nails by Trinh; $20 off a color and cut from Shannon's Hair Salon; $50 gift certificate from Valley Country Stores; pen and ink drawing from CLS Enterprises; and gift certificate from Dr. Matthew Nightingale.

Keely was also the big winner for Teen Queen horsemanship (saddle blankets from Burks Excavation); speech (stationery and pen from Airport Cab Company; and poise and personality (hair products from Hailey Barber).

First runner-up was Jessica Lancaster, 14, of Jerome. She won a stadium blanket from Red Rock Mortgage, halter with lead from Integration and Control Services, hay nets from D-Swaner Welding and earrings from Christopher & Co.

Second runner-up was Elizabeth Cameron, 15, of Bellevue. She won earrings and necklace from Annie Jones-Cardona, a welcome sign from Corral West-Twin Falls, pen and ink drawing from CLS Enterprises, and a $25 gift certificate from Clearwater Nursery.

Third runner-up was Amber Doramus, 16, of Filer. She won earrings from Lazy H Spear Associates and a camo ariat bag from Corral West-Twin Falls. Amber won Miss Photogenics and accepted a leather photo album from Nancy Hogan.

Fourth runner-up was Jessica Koyle, 17, of Clinton, Utah. She won earrings from Lazy H Spear Associates and a camo ariat bag from Corral West-Twin Falls. For being Miss Congeniality, Jessica carried off a horseshoe necklace from Dally Farms.

Junior Queen

The new Junior Queen is Shania Stinemates, 11, of Wendell.

She received a dozen roses from Restorations; belt buckle from Logan Sallee Construction; silver bracelet from Wood River Welding and Clear Com; sashe from the Sawtooth Rangers; Rowell necklace from SK Creations; sand art from Arrow R Storage; pedicure set from Lazy H Spear Associates; ariat shirt from Corral West-Idaho Falls; silver heart charm from Mindy Hogan; pen and ink drawing from CLS Enterprises; and $50 gift certificate from Valley Country Stores.

Shania swept all the special categories in her class and these were her prizes: For horsemanship, saddle blankets from Guffy's and Merrick Construction; for speech, stationery and pen from Sprabeary Painting; for poise and personality, hand lotion and body wash from Barber's Edge; and photogenics, picture frame from Jeremy Poynter Masonry.

First runner-up was Zoie Pierce, 9, of Jerome. She won a beanie baby horse from Lazy H Spear Associates, stadium blanket from Red Rock Mortgage, halter with lead from Integration and Control Services, $50 gift certificate from Valley Country Stores, gift bag from Hailey Sport & Spine, and hay nets from D-Swaner Welding.

PeeWee Queen

The new PeeWee Queen is Kodi Giron, 7, of Kuna.

She received a dozen roses from Farm Bureau Restoration; belt buckle from Skassle Construction; silver bracelet from Dusty's Electric; sashe from C&R Electric; Rowell necklace from SK Creations; sand art from Arrow R Storage; ariat bag from Corral West-Twin Falls; pen and ink drawing from CLS Enterprises; $50 gift certificate from Valley Country Stores; Idaho Discovered book from Sawtooth Rangers; and breyer horse from Corral West-Idaho Falls.

Kodi also won speech (stationery and pen from Appliance Company), poise and personality (hand lotion and body wash from Bungalow) and tied for first place in photogenics (picture frame from Farm Bureau/Stephen Funk.

First runner-up was Kali Castle, 8, of Hailey. She won a stadium blanket from Red Rock Mortgage, halter with lead from Integration and Control Services, hay nets from D-Swaner Welding, pen and ink drawing from CLS Enterprises, and beanie baby horse from Lazy H Spear Associates.

Kali also won horsemanship (saddle blankets from Columbia Paints) and tied for first place in photogenics (picture frame from Flolo's Imaging Center of Hailey).




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