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2011-2012 Nebraska High School Rodeo Association 5-26-12

June 1

• Grade Reports Due for State Qualifiers

June 11

• Last Day to Draw Out for State Finals

The Ernie Swedberg family will be offering a $425 scholarship to a senior girl that participates in the barrel racing event. Ernie was an avid supporter of his families rodeo activities and the Nebraska High School Rodeo Association is grateful that the family is offering this scholarship opportunity. An application for this scholarship and all other Nebraska High School Rodeo Scholarships can be found on our website.

Forms for the congratulatory ads for the state finals program book are available on the website.

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Saturday evening, May 26th at 7:30 p.m. Central Time in Valentine, NE the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Cherry County Committee would like to take a photo in the arena of the high school rodeo cowboys and cowgirls. For more information, check the website.

If you are interested in running for Queen and have any questions regarding the contest, please contact either Monique Nelson or Tricia Schaffer. We would like a picture of you to put in the program book and will need those no later than June 1.

We are looking for a cover for the State Finals Program Book. If you have a photo or original art that you would like to submit, get it to Jeanne Morgan or Tricia Schaffer.

“Kim Riley and friends” have volunteered to run the 50/50 this spring. So participate in this worthwhile cause and have no worries about having to “sell the tickets.”

Contestants interested in running for Event Director & Student Officer for next season should contact Tricia Schaffer or Brandy Brown.

Class pictures will be taken at the Stapleton H.S. Rodeo. We are taking this at Stapleton so more contestants will have a chance to be in their class picture. This will be used in our calendar.

And there’s more. You will also win a saddle of your choice, buckle, money for travel and the opportunity to meet other cowgirls and cowboys from 47 states, Canadian provinces and Australia! This chance only comes once a year and is available to cowgirls who are in grades 9, 10 and 11 and members of the Nebraska High School Rodeo Association.

What’s the catch? Compete in the 2012 Nebraska High School Rodeo Queen Contest! Rules for the contest can be found in your national rulebook. The contest will take place in Hastings prior to the start of the state finals rodeo.

What we need to know is who of you are interested in this opportunity of a lifetime? Please contact Monique Nelson or Tricia Schaffer and we can answer what questions you might have about the contest.

The National High School Finals Rodeo will again offer scholarships to the Top Five of the National High School Rifle and Trap Shooting Competition to be held in Gillette, Wyo. The scholarships range from $1,250 to $350.

Qualification for this competition will be held on Wednesday, June 23 at 7 p.m., during the state finals in Hastings. The Four Rivers Gun Club will again host this event.

Contestants will need to sign up for this event by June 12th. You can sign up by contacting Tricia Schaffer at 308-534-1244 or email to triciaschaffer@hotmail.com. Contestants can participate in both events.

Scholarship interviews for the NHSRA scholarships will be held on Wednesday, June 23, beginning at 12:00 noon in Hastings at the fairgrounds. Contestants can sign up for interview times by contacting K.C. Schaack.

The queen candidates are selling tickets for a free trip to the state finals. That includes 1 Full Service Camper Hookup, 1 stall, 2 rodeo passes to each performance, Fuel card and cash. Tickets are 1 for $5.00 or 5 for $20.00. This money will go to the New State Queen in helping with her expenses to Nationals Rodeo.

A directors meeting will be held on Friday, June 1 at 6:30 pm at Brahmers restaurant (formerly Stubbs) in Thedford after the Stapleton rodeo.

K.C. Schaak will be doing the jackpots at the rodeos. $10 an event cash payback. You need to find K.C. to get into the jackpot.

Atkinson High School Rodeo May 20

Entries Open: April 1

Entries Close: May 4

Positions Drawn: May 10

Location: Atkinson Rodeo Arena

Entries to: Makala Butterfield, 47147 887th Rd, Stuart, NE 68780

Checks payable to: Atkinson HS Rodeo

Secretary Phone: (402) 340-0552 (cell),

(402) 924-3570 (home)

No office charge

Rodeo Performance: 9:00 a.m. CT

Cutting Date/Location: Friday, May 18, 4:00 p.m. CT, Madison Co. Fairgrounds

Sheridan County High School Rodeo (Gordon) May 26

Entries Open: April 1

Entries Close: May 11

Positions Drawn: May 17

Location: McGinley Arena, Gordon, NE

Entries to: Peggy Hinman, 4285 430th Ln,

Hay Springs, NE 69347

Secretary Phone: (308) 430-4729 or 308-232-4512

Office Charge: $8/family

Rodeo Performance: 8:00 a.m. MT

Cutting Date/Location: May 26 following Gordon Rodeo. Cutting at Lawrence Turner Ranch, Valentine, NE

Valentine FFA Alumni Rodeo May 27

Entries Open: April 1

Entries Close: May 11

Positions Drawn: May 17

Location: Valentine, Cherry County Fairgrounds

Entries to: Jackie Lurz, 90774 387th Ave., Crookston, NE, 69212

Make checks payable to: Valentine FFA Alumni

Secretary Phone: (402) 389-0729

Office Charge: $8/family

Rodeo Performance: 9:00 a.m. CT

Cutting Date/Location: May 26, following Gordon Rodeo. Cutting located at Lawrence Turner Ranch in Valentine, NE

Logan McPherson High School Rodeo (Stapleton) June 1

Entries Open: April 1

Entries Close: May 18

Positions Drawn: May 24

Location: Stapleton Fairground Arena

Entries to Michele Needs, 25618 E. Garfield Table Rd, Stapleton, NE, 69163

Office Charge: $8/family

Secretary Phone: (308) 636-2216 (home-call first), (308) 636-8501 (cell)

Rodeo Performance: 9:00 a.m. CT

Cutting Date/Location: April 14, Whitman, NE at the Huffman Ranch 10 a.m. MT

Thedford High School Rodeo June 2

Entries Open: April 1

Entries Close: May 18

Positions Drawn: May 24

Location: Thedford, Thomas County Fairgrounds

Entries to: Kendra Johnston, Po Box 74, Thedford, NE, 69166

Make checks payable to: Thedford HS Rodeo

Secretary Phone: (308) 645-9525 (cell), (308) 645-2653 (work)

No office charge

Rodeo Performance: 9:00 a.m. CT

Cutting Date/Location: June 2 directly following rodeo approx 4:00 or 4:30 p.m., Thedford Arena, Thomas Co. Fairgrounds

Mullen High School Rodeo June 3

Entries Open: April 1

Entries Close: May 18

Positions Drawn: May 24

Location: Mullen Fairgrounds

Make checks payable to: Mullen HS Rodeo

Entries to: Tammy Spies, 85273 Quarter Circle Drive, Mullen, NE, 69152.

Secretary Phone: (308) 546-7042 (cell), (308) 546-2392 (home)

Office charge: $8/family

Mandatory Check In

Rodeo Performance: 8:30 a.m. MT

Cutting Date/Location: April 14, Whitman, NE, at the Huffman Ranch 10 a.m. MT

Bareback Riding: 1. Gewinner, Wyatt, Weeping Water, NE, 59.0; 2. Moon, Rowdy, Sargent, NE, 54.0; 3. Faust, Sage, Plattsmouth, NE, 47.0. Barrel Racing: 1. O’Daniel, Sydney, Bennington, NE, 17.037; 2. Hagedorn, Jordan, West Point, NE, 17.071; 3. Feagler, Dani, Torrington, WY, 17.125; 4. Butterfield, Blake, Atkinson, NE, 17.133; 5. Reichmuth, Brandy, Humphrey, NE, 17.237; 6. Johnson, Chantel, North Platte, NE, 17.261; 7. Painter, Laree, Long Pine, NE, 17.273; 8. Simonson, Shaina, Dunning, NE, 17.275; 9. Haun, Kaylie, Mitchell, NE, 17.344; 10. Thomas, Jamie, Unadilla, NE, 17.383. Boys Cutting: 1. Bader, Regan, Palmer, NE, 73.0; 2. Suchy, Shane, Tryon, NE, 72.0; 3. Atkins, Sterling, Broken Bow, NE, 72.0; 4. Bradley, Blayne, Milburn, NE, 71.0; 5. Reiken, Chase, Fullerton, NE, 71.0; 6. Meyer, William, Wolbach, NE, 70.0; 7. Miller, Aman, Ravenna, NE, 69.0; 8. Chittick, Clay, Maywood, NE, 69.0; 9. Cumpton, Seth, Lewellen, NE, 68.0; 10. Bader, Wyatt, Palmer, NE, 64.0. Breakaway Roping: 1. Knust, Kelsey, Verdigre, NE, 2.430; 2. Dexter, Bailey, Valentine, NE, 2.950; 3. Adamson, Lindsay, Cody, NE, 2.990; 4. Opela, Torie, Stapleton, NE, 3.360; 5. Van Horn, Erin, Page, NE, 3.360; 6. Stec, Sadie, Bassett, NE, 3.870; 7. Day, Bailey, Bartlett, NE, 3.950; 8. Dexter, Sydney, Valentine, NE, 3.970; 9. Strand, Delynn, Amelia, NE, 4.150; 10. Johnson, Chantel, North Platte, NE, 4.150. Bull Riding: 1. Hesseltine, Chauncy, Thedford, NE, 71.0; 2. Lesiak, Ethan, Clarks, NE, 55.0; 3. Kovarik, Coltan, Thedford, NE, 53.0. Girls Cutting: 1. Weander, Rachel, Valentine, NE, 72.0; 2. Hagedorn, Jordan, West Point, NE, 71.0; 3. Vonheeder, Samantha, Ainsworth, NE, 70.0; 4. Bushhousen, Sydney, St Libory, NE, 67.0; 5. Pinney, Jimi, Johnstown, NE, 66.0; 6. Meyer, Brianna, Wolbach, NE, 65.0; 7. Doetker, Jordyn, Wauneta, NE, 64.0; 8. Hall, Catelyn, Neligh, NE, 62.0; 9. Hall, Morgan, Neligh, NE, 61.0. Goat Tying: 1. Haun, Murphy, Mitchell, NE, 7.280; 2. Opela, Torie, Stapleton, NE, 8.080; 3. Simonson, Shaina, Dunning, NE, 8.320; 4. Van Horn, Erin, Page, NE, 8.670; 5. Adamson, Lindsay, Cody, NE, 9.880; 6. Haun, Kaylie, Mitchell, NE, 10.030; 7. Walker, Sabrina, Keensburg, CO, 10.420; 8. O’Daniel, Sydney, Bennington, NE, 10.720; 9. Reece, Kaitlin, Valentine, NE, 11.800; 10. Hall, Kayellyn, Minatare, NE, 12.200. Pole Bending: 1. Haun, Kaylie, Mitchell, NE, 20.787; 2. Stanko, Cati, Gordon, NE, 20.943; 3. Dassinger, Jordan, Heartwell, NE, 21.383; 4. Reichmuth, Brandy, Humphrey, NE, 21.636; 5. Thomas, Jamie, Unadilla, NE, 21.916; 6. Macomber, Charmane, Arthur, NE, 21.928; 7. Feagler, Dani, Torrington, WY, 22.000; 8. Christen, Alex, Lincoln, NE, 22.008; 9. Painter, Laree, Long Pine, NE, 22.253; 10. Mcfadden, Kadi, Dunning, NE, 22.726. Saddle Bronc: 1. Stull, Nicholas, Kimball, NE, 52.0; 2. Hesseltine, Chauncy, Thedford, NE, 52.0; 3. Kovarik, Coltan, Thedford, NE, 47.0. Steer Wrestling: 1. Kraeger, Reed, Avoca, NE, 5.810; 2. Walnofer, Peter, Chambers, NE, 6.110; 3. Wakefield, Brady, O’Neill, NE, 6.360; 4. Vossler, Colton, Ashland, NE, 7.170; 5. Suchy, Shane, Tryon, NE, 7.700; 6. Cleveland, Brody, Keystone, NE, 8.190; 7. Dailey, Dustin, Long Pine, NE, 8.630; 8. Freeman, Tanner, Dunning, NE, 10.130; 9. Finney, Blaine, Ainsworth, NE, 13.190; 10. Freeman, AJ, Dunning, NE, 15.350. Team Roping: (HD)=Header/Roper (HL)=Heeler/Runner 1. Weber, Reece (HD), Valentine, NE, 7.030; 2. Mathis, Tate (HL), Atkinson, NE, 7.030; 3. Wakefield, Brady (HD), O’Neill, NE, 11.750; 4. Wakefield, Riley (HL), O’Neill, NE, 11.750; 5. Opela, John (HD), Stapleton, NE, 13.000; 6. Sierks, Ty (HL), Brewster, NE, 13.000; 7. Stec, Sadie (HD), Bassett, NE, 13.400; 8. Hollenbeck, Jordan (HL, Long, Pine, NE, 13.400; 9. Finney, Blaine (HD), Ainsworth, NE, 13.450; 10. Finney, Doug (HL), Anselmo, NE, 13.450. Tie Down Roping: 1. Colman, Cody, O’Neill, NE, 14.200; 2. Spickelmier, Ty, Imperial, NE, 14.830; 3. Stec, Tanner, Bassett, NE, 15.140; 4. Freeman, AJ, Dunning, NE, 15.980; 5. Nelson, Rhett, Doniphan, NE, 16.590; 6. Manning, Danny, Hemingford, NE, 16.590; 7. Bradley, Blayne, Milburn, NE, 17.390; 8. Freeman, Tanner, Dunning, NE, 17.840; 9. Dibbern, Devin, Riverdale, NE, 19.190; 10. Reiker, Cody, Lexington, NE, 20.010. All Around: Boys All Around Champion, Chauncy Hesseltine, 305.38, Reserve Boys All Around, Brady Wakefield, 282.20. Madison Girls All Around Champion, Jordan Hagedorn 301.20, Reserve Girls All Around, Torie Opela, 241.73.

Bareback Riding: 1. Gewinner, Wyatt, Weeping Water, Ne, 66.0; 2. Faust, Sage, Plattsmouth, Ne, 48.0. Barrel Racing: 1. Painter, Laree, Long Pine, NE, 17.710; 2. O’Daniel, Sydney, Bennington, NE, 17.797; 3. Thomas, Jamie, Unadilla, NE, 17.811; 4. Butterfield, Blake, Atkinson, NE, 17.886; 5. Long, Sheyanne, Valentine, NE, 18.009; 6. Stanko, Cati, Gordon, NE, 18.059; 7. Hagedorn, Jordan, West Point, NE, 18.127; 8. Whitehill, Kylee, O’Neill, NE, 18.151; 9. Opela, Torie, Stapleton, NE, 18.181; 10. Vonheeder, Samantha, Ainsworth, NE, 18.182. Boys Cutting: 1. Atkins, Sterling, Broken Bow, NE, 73.0; 2. Meyer, William, Wolbach, NE, 72.0; 3. Suchy, Shane, Tryon, NE, 71.5; 4. Cumpton, Seth, Lewellen, NE, 71.0; 5. Chittick, Clay, Maywood, NE, 70.5; 6. Miller, Aman, Ravenna, NE, 70.0; 7. Reiken, Chase, Fullerton, NE, 70.0; 8. Bradley, Blayne, Milburn, NE, 64.0; 9. Bader, Wyatt, Palmer, NE, 61.0. Breakaway Roping: 1. Knust, Kelsey, Verdigre, NE, 3.250; 2. Macomber, Charmane, Arthur, NE, 3.340; 3. Opela, Torie, Stapleton, NE, 3.420; 4. Haun, Murphy, Mitchell, NE, 3.430; 5. Strand, Delynn, Amelia, NE, 3.690; 6. Judge, Dana, Emett, NE, 3.730; 7. Dexter, Sydney, Valentine, NE, 3.990; 8. Stec, Sadie, Bassett, NE, 4.330; 9. Brown, Brandy, North Platte, NE, 4.530; 10. Micek, Alex, Osceola, NE, 5.100. Bull Riding: 1. Hesseltine, Chauncy, Thedford, NE, 67.0; 2. Dickerson, Cade, Kimball, NE, 65.0; 3. Wriedt, Ty, Norfolk, NE, 54.0. Girls Cutting: 1. Weander, Rachel, Valentine, NE, 73.0; 2. Hagedorn, Jordan, West Point, NE, 72.0; 3. Hall, Catelyn, Neligh, NE, 70.0; 4. Vonheeder, Samantha, Ainsworth, NE, 69.0; 5. Meyer, Brianna, Wolbach, NE, 68.0; 6. Bushhousen, Sydney, St Libory, NE, 67.0; 7. Hall, Morgan, Neligh, NE, 67.0; 8. Pinney, Jimi, Johnstown, NE, 66.0; 9. Macomber, Charmane, Arthur, NE, 65.0; 10. Doetker, Jordyn, Wauneta, NE, 62.0. Goat Tying: 1. Van Horn, Erin, Page, NE, 7.950; 2. Opela, Torie, Stapleton, NE, 8.620; 3. Haun, Kaylie, Mitchell, NE, 9.340; 4. Simonson, Shaina, Dunning, NE, 9.570; 5. Adamson, Lindsay, Cody, NE, 9.610; 6. Hagedorn, Jordan, West Point, NE, 9.720; 7. Degroff, Kerri, Broken Bow, NE, 10.220; 8. Strand, Delynn, Amelia, NE, 10.340; 9. Christen, Alex, Lincoln, NE, 10.540; 10. Oatman, Jill, Broken Bow, NE, 10.580. Pole Bending: 1. Haun, Kaylie, Mitchell, NE, 21.095; 2. Stanko, Cati, Gordon, NE, 21.295; 3. Micek, Alex, Osceola, NE, 21.388; 4. Strong, Charmayne, Rushville, NE, 21.493; 5. Dassinger, Jordan, Heartwell, NE, 21.644; 6. Thomas, Jamie, Unadilla, NE, 21.675; 7. Hagedorn, Jordan, West Point, NE, 21.727; 8. Dexter, Bailey, Valentine, NE, 21.857; 9. Reichmuth, Brandy, Humphrey, NE, 21.999; 10. Milleson, Chantelle, Dunning, NE, 22.132. Saddle Bronc: 1. Hesseltine, Chauncy, Thedford, NE, 49.0; 2. Stull, Nicholas, Kimball, NE, 45.0. Steer Wrestling: 1. Riley, Elkanah, Brule, NE, 5.240; 2. Hinman, David, Hay Springs, NE, 6.460; 3. Dibbern, Devin, Riverdale, NE, 7.250; 4. Dibbern, Logan, Riverdale, NE, 9.090; 5. Simonson, Dillon, Purdum, NE, 9.250; 6. Hesseltine, Chauncy, Thedford, NE, 10.740; 7. Finney, Blaine, Ainsworth, NE, 14.620; 8. Littell, Tom, Elm Creek, NE, 14.650; 9. Hesseltine, Cord, Thedford, NE, 22.730; 10. Glendy, Colter, Oconto, NE, 100.00. Team Roping: (HD)=Header/Roper (HL)=Heeler/Runner 1. Riley, Elkanah (HD), Brule, NE, 11.030; 2. Cleveland, Brody (HL), Keystone, NE, 11.030; 3. Finney, Blaine (HD), Ainsworth, NE, 14.830; 4. Finney, Doug (HL), Anselmo, NE, 14.830; 5. Sybrant, Nolan (HD), Bassett, NE, 15.140; 6. Blomenkamp, Trevor (HL), Broadwater, NE, 15.140; 7. Nye, Cody (HD), Alliance, NE, 17.040; 8. Brott, Levi (HL), North Platte, NE, 17.040; 9. Day, Bailey (HD), Bartlett, NE, 18.390; 10. Kasperbauer, Emalee (HL), Bartlett, NE, 18.390. Tie Down Roping: 1. Stec, Tanner, Bassett, NE, 15.180; 2. Colman, Cody, O’Neill, NE, 16.120; 3. Hinman, David, Hay Springs, NE, 16.310; 4. Petska, Flagan, Ord, NE, 16.940; 5. Reiker, Cody, Lexington, NE, 17.080; 6. Chittick, Clay, Maywood, NE, 19.320; 7. Holliday, Peyton, Lincoln, NE, 20.220; 8. Nye, Cody, Alliance, NE, 23.180; 9. Wakefield, Riley, O’Neill, NE, 25.970; 10. Wakefield, Brady, O’Neill, NE, 26.260. All Around: Boys All Around Champion, Elkanah Riley, 387.88, Reserve Boys All Around, Chauncy Hesseltine, 350.25, Girls All Around Champion, Kaylie Haun, 327.95, Reserve Girls All Around, Torie Opela, 300.40.