This is Olson’s third appearance in reined cow horse at the national finals, and he qualified for the final short round in both his previous finals.
The action continued Thursday in the National High School Finals Rodeo at Lancaster Event Center. Photos by the Journal Star's Francis Gardler
The camp stewards serve as "a catch-all," one said, working as greeters, ice salesmen and a concierge service. But when they turn in for the night, alert only to knocks on the door, horseplay sometimes ensues.
Lancaster Event Center was the sight of Day 3 of the National High School Finals Rodeo. Journal Star photos by Justin Wan
The National High School Finals Rodeo continued Monday evening at Lancaster Event Center.
A line of trucks, campers and horse trailers snaked through the Lancaster Event Center grounds Thursday morning and overflowed onto Holdrege Street as rodeo competitors arrived in Lincoln.
A Sutherland, Iowa, man is living a dream while playing a critical role behind the scenes of the nation’s richest, most prestigious rodeo.
The roughest ride Saturday for competitors Kirsten Dolecheck and Kaci Stackhouse didn’t occur in the saddle of a sprinting or cutting quarter horse at the Iowa High School Rodeo.
SIOUX CITY -- When it comes to roping, Rider Kiesner knows all the tricks of the trade.
Trick roper Rider Kiesner demonstrates his skills Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at the Tyson Events Center. He will be performing at the events center Friday and Saturday as part of the Rawhide Bull Riding Challenge event.
Iowa High School Rodeo Association rodeo held Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at the Woodbury County Fairgrounds in Moville.
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota State University will send 13 contestants to the National College Finals Rodeo next month.
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