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Dick and JD Yates Inducted into Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame

As part of the kick-off festivities for the 2022 Ellensburg Rodeo, Dick and JD Yates were inducted into the Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame on Saturday night.

Rodeo Road

J.D. Yates Sends Five Horses to the High School Finals

J.D. Yates helps contestants by sending five horses to the High School Finals.

Editor's Notes

Celebrating Momma Jan Yates: Rodeo Matriarch Extraordinaire

Family and friends gather to celebrate one of the greatest rodeo moms of all time.

Team Ropers

Buckle Up: Dick Yates’ PRCA Presidential Rodeo Buckle

Dick Yates talks about his PRCA Presidential Rodeo buckle.

Team Ropers

At Home With: Dick Yates

Dick Yates is the patriarch of the Pueblo, Colorado-based rodeo family that also includes son J.D., daughter Kelly, grandson Trey, and matriarch Jan, who’s the glue that holds them all together. Dick, who’s 81 now, roped with J.D. at 13 Wrangler National Finals Rodeos starting in 1975, when J.D. became the youngest NFR cowboy of all time at 15 years, 4 months. In 1984, Dick, Kelly, and J.D. became the only father-daughter-son trio ever to compete at the Finals the same year.

"The Score" Podcast

The Score Season 1, Episode 9 with Trey and J.D. Yates

The legendary Yates family stops by The Score during the 2018 Fourth of July run.

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