Snow College’s Rodeo Team Competes in 6 Rodeos

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Jena Murdock, Shayla Giles, Jessica Christine Hopper, Kache Labrum, Wyatt Leishman, Chandler Wilkins, and Cherish Moore enjoy being part of the Snow College Rodeo Club. Photo courtesy of Shayla Giles.

Jena Murdock, Shayla Giles, Jessica Christine Hopper, Kache Labrum, Wyatt Leishman, Chandler Wilkins, and Cherish Moore enjoy being part of the Snow College Rodeo Club. Photo courtesy of Shayla Giles.

Snow College’s Rodeo Team competed in 6 Rodeos during March and April, 5 that they traveled to, and one that was hosted here at Snow.

Individuals on Snow’s Rod

eo team pay to compete in many events, such as: bronc and bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, tie downs, calf roping, break away, goat tying, steer wrestling, and bareback.

Alyssa Rowlette, has been competing for about five years. “Rodeo is a lot harder than it looks. It’s hard having to communicate with a 1200 pound animal. Rodeo takes a lot of time, effort, and dedication.”

The first Rodeo that Snow’s Rodeo team competed in was hosted at UVU in Heber on March 3 and 4. Next, students competed in a rodeo hosted by the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls Idaho, on March 10 and 11. After that, Snow College hosted a Rodeo competition here at in Ephraim, on March 17 and 18. Then they traveled to Weber State University in Ogden to compete on March 24 and 25. Their next Rodeo Competition was hosted by Colorado Northwestern Community College in Craig Colorado, on  March 31 and April 1. Their last Rodeo Competition was hosted at Colorado Mountain College in Grand Junction, on April 7 and 8.

Braxton Hoemann. “I’ve been rodeoing for about 6 years. It has been pretty awesome, but nothing has compared to my experience on the Snow College rodeo team. We really work together as a team and make friendships that will last a lifetime. I encourage anyone who has rodeo experience to join our team.”

Anyone who would like to join is encouraged to contact Kendra Sagers, the rodeo team coach, or Chandler Wilkins,  the rodeo team president.

 

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