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Smith, Schaeffer unable to repeat as Medora champs

June 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Hundreds of spectators flock to fairgrounds and arenas to watch rodeos.
They stare in awe, holding their breaths to see if their favorite cowboy or cowgirl can make the eight-second ride or round the barrels in a quick enough timeframe.
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Unable to steer clear of mud: Dickinson State bareback rider Blake Smith nabs overall high score in NDRA season opener

June 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA Despite the rain and mud, fans and rodeo competitors made the Medora Badlands Rodeo a successful event. Continue Reading

Schaeffer wins in tough weather

June 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

For the first time in nearly four decades, North Dakota’s rodeo capital was reborn with a North Dakota Rodeo Association sanctioned event Friday night. Continue Reading

Revisiting history

June 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Though Medora has the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame and a scenic backdrop, there hasn’t been a sanctioned rodeo there in nearly 40 years.
It has been since the late 70s since an official rodeo has taken place in Medora. Continue Reading

Smith eager for summer rodeo circuit

June 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Blake Smith is at home on the family ranch near Zap riding horseback with his cowboy hat tipped forward as he rustles up cattle. Continue Reading