One of Many: Junior Nogueira's 2014 Hork Dog Buckle
Junior Nogueira on his 2014 Hork Dog Classic win.
Junior Nogueira on his 2014 Hork Dog Classic win.
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Individual stories of personal triumph, evolution and horses are hidden in the history books of the longest-running open roping of its kind—the Bob Feist Invitational. From baby-faced, young champs who’ve cashed big checks to legends who’ve won back-to-back titles at the Feist, lives have been changed over the long scores and strong cattle of the BFI.
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Brown and Corkill win the 2019 Broc Cresta Memorial Open roping from second call-back.
Stran Morris and Dustin Searcy win $11,000 in #15.5 at the Wildfire Roping in Hamilton, Texas.
WPRA legends Jackie Crawford and Annette Stahl win $7,380 for roping four steers in 32.13 seconds in Hamilton, Texas' Circle T Arena at the Wildfire Roping.
Clay Smith continues his dominance over the field with 2019 Wildfire Roping's Gunslinger Open title, this time with Junior Nogueira.
Clay Smith and Jake Long continue their hot streak—that includes a win at the National Western Stock Show in Denver and the Texas Circuit Finals in Waco—with a $30,000 win at the Wildfire Open to the World.
As the women gear up for October’s 2018 Cinch Ladies Championships, last year’s winners offer insight on preparing for the roping, getting it done, and what comes after.
Marcos Bustamante was the highest money earner between the Wiley Hicks Jr. Memorial roping and the ADVO Companies Roping.
Calvin Taylor, 14 , of El Paso, Texas is currently first in the Junior NFR Open Header standings and sixth in the Junior NFR #10 Heeler standings. His sister, Caroline, is coincidentally featured on page 50 as one of the top ladies in the Cinch Ladies Standings.
Sterlin English, 15, of Benen, New Mexico, won first and second in the average at the Junior NFR Open qualifier at the Downs’ Classic in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this February, giving him an early lead in the Junior NFR points standings for the event’s $100,000-added finals in Las Vegas this December.
Clay Smith has led the PRCA World Standings since the season began in October 2017. He and heeler Paul Eaves have a $10,000 lead on the rest of the pack with $56,537.02 won as of Friday, June 15. Smith and Eaves will start their assault on the regular season in Reno, Nevada, first at the Bob Feist Invitational, then at the Reno Rodeo and on to the Fourth of July run.
The Bob Feist Invitational’s six-head marathon on a long score with fresh cattle is just as much a mental test as it is a physical feat. Clay Tryan, who has won the Bob Feist Invitational three times and amassed $214,111 in earnings there alone, has built up the kind of mental endurance it takes to battle the best in the business in Reno’s Livestock Center the third Monday in June and come out on top, time and time again.
After Jason Smith’s hall of fame college football career at Baylor University, the St. Louis Rams used their second overall pick to select him in the 2009 NFL Draft. The native Texan played five seasons—2009-2013—as an offensive tackle in the NFL, with the Rams, the New York Jets and the New Orleans Saints. Smith, who turned 32 on April 30, first picked up a rope in 2003, and has been at it ever since. He now lives with his wife, Dacie; 3-year-old son, Jate; and baby girl, Drue, in Fairfield, Texas.
Denny Gentry joined RFD-TV's The American's Randy Bernard May 29 to announce a partnership between the World Series of Team Roping and The American.
Oklahoma’s Casey Hicks won the #12 and placed both in the #12 and #13 at the Wiley Hicks Jr. Memorial Roping in Amarillo, Texas, March 17, 2018.
Jeff Busby has known success, but his recent battle with cancer strengthened his relationships with God and his wife in ways he couldn’t imagine.
Whitney DeSalvo, 22, is wrapping up 2017 in the top spot times two, ranking first not only in the USTRC’s Cinch Ladies Standings after raking in a cool $73,300 for the year, but also finishing up as the WPRA World Champion Heeler. Amidst her recent successes, she’s also decided to continue pursuing her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas at Monticello and has some words of wisdom for making the most of life on the road and what it takes to be number one.
Wengert, a horseshoer and owner of Wengert Land and Cattle, heeled four steers in 31.80 seconds behind fellow Arizonan and truck driver Brady Alexander to win the #11 Boehringer Ingelheim Finale from third callback with a short-round run of 7.79 to take home $309,000.
Randy Brooks has never missed a World Series of Team Roping Finale, despite serious injuries.
Smith and Nokes roped four steers in 31.10 seconds to win $290,000 in the World Series of Team Roping's #12 Ariat Finale.
Lewis runs West Texas Equine Clinic in Abilene, Texas.
A 6.12-second short-round run won Daren Sims and Spunk Sasser $238,000 at the 2017 Yeti World Series of Team Roping #13 Finale.
Kaleb Driggers paid it forward to Oregon team roper Brian Rosebrook.
No matter the language, the love of team roping translates across borders and oceans as international team ropers travel stateside to get in on the action, and in return, American ropers travel abroad to discover a little piece of home.