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For the week of September 3 - 9, 2003


2003 Labor Day PRCA rodeo pay window

The Sawtooth Rangers Riding Club staged its first annual Labor Day PRCA rodeo Monday, Sept. 1 at Hailey Rodeo Arena. An estimated 1,200 rodeo fans were in the 3,000-seat arena. The total purse was $8,973.60. The rodeo featured 29 rough stock riders and 71 timed event competitors.

Stock was provided by Slash T Rodeo Company of Gooding. Top results for Monday’s rodeo:

• Barrel racing ($825.60 purse):
1—Tonia Adams of Plain City, Utah 17.28 seconds for $330.24. 2—Lynette Sanders of West Haven, Utah 17.80 seconds for $247.68. 3—Jessica Miller of Paicines, Ca. 17.96 seconds for $165.12. 4—Shirley Ankrus of Pocatello 18.03 seconds for $82.56 (entry fee $60, with 9 riders).

• Team roping ($3,007.00 purse):
1—Jason Eiguren of Jordan Valley, Ore. and Coby Drake of Enterprise, Utah 4.9 seconds for $601.40 each. 2 (tie)—Brian Winn of Annabelia, Utah and Brian Roundy of Richfield, Utah 5.3 seconds for $375.88, and Colby Siddoway of Hopper, Utah and Jade Anderson of Annabelia, Utah 5.3 seconds for $375.88. 4—Tyler Boll of Pocatello and Ben Tibbitts of Blackfoot 6.1 seconds for $150.35 (entry fee $95 per man, with 14 teams).

• Saddle bronc ($892.40 purse):
1—Matt Marvel of Battle Mountain, Nev. 81 points on Hot Snuff for $356.96. 2—Galen Wilson of North Las Vegas, Nev. 80 points on Krystals Angel for $267.72. 3 (tie)—Joe P. Slagawski of Carlin, Nev. 75 points on Snipper for $133.86, and Tom Wilson of Dubois 75 points on Bay Run for $133.86 (entry fee $50, with 14 riders).

• Steer wrestling ($1,261 purse):
1—Ryan Trapp of Tremonton, Utah 5.6 seconds for $504.40. 2—Alex Hover of Ogden, Utah 6.0 seconds for $378.30. 3 (tie)—Slack cowboys Cody Thacker and Cody Cowdell 6.1 seconds for $189.15 apiece (entry fee $60, with 20 bulldoggers).

• Bareback bronc ($659.60 purse):
1 (three-way tie)—Doug Wolfley of Bedford, Wyo. 73 points on Ringtail for $197.88; Ty Jones of Boise 73 points on Gone Wild Dipn for $197.88; and Bud Munns of Hansel Valley, Utah 73 points on Guardian Angel for $197.88. 4—Dustin Luper of Jerome 69 points on 122 for $65.96 (entry fee $50, with 6 riders).

• Calf roping ($1,028.20 purse):
1—Chet Keetch of Montpelier 8.7 seconds for $411.28. 2—Paul Cope of Nampa 9.0 seconds for $308.46. 3—Jason Eiguren of Jordan Valley, Utah 9.3 seconds for $205.64. 4—Ryan Likely of Jerome 9.4 seconds for $102.82 (entry fee $60, with 14 ropers).

• Bullriding ($1,299.80 purse):
1— Wesley Silcox of Payson, Utah 88 points on Snake Eater for $519.92. 2—Shawn Silcox of Payson, Utah 82 points on Wipe Out for $389.94. 3—Joshua Smith of Pocatello 79 points on Dipn Oreo for $259.96. 4—Ricky Walch of Sandy Valley, Nev. 74 points on 777 for $129.98 (entry fee $60, with 21 riders).

• Rodeo officials:
Announcer—Gary Rogers. Judges—Mike Munsee and David Sherod. Timers—Dalonna Stinemates and Brenda Butler. Pickup men—Doug Butler and Bill Stinemates. Bullfighters—Jamie Cox and Dusty Lapp. Funny man—Val Byram. Chute boss—Kenny Kimball. Arena director—Mike Kimball.

• Royalty
Shayne Krasowski, Cassie Rushton and Whitney Summers. Idaho flag bearer—Shelly Shoemaker. American flag bearers—Amber McMurdo, Michelle Bobbitt, Lorraine Johnston, Kristy Skaar, Brandy Swainston and Buffie Taylor.

From the Sawtooth Rangers Riding Club—
President, Paul Ramm; vice president, Bruce Truxal; secretary, Amber McMurdo; and treasurer, Michelle Bobbitt. Directors, Steve Fairbrother, Laddy Dale, Bill Sherbine, Harold Drussel and Mike Kimball.



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