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For Slayton family, sheep showing means top honors

July 1, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Herrigs earn rare ‘Triple Crown’
of sheep showsSLAYTON Twenty years after the Herrig family of rural Slayton started showing sheep, it has solidified its position as leaders in the industry.
The family last weekend completed the “Triple Crown” of sheep shows an achievement so rare that if it’s happened before, no one remembers it. The family won three different events over the course of two months in the three different states, with the final win coming at the Midwest Stud Ram Sale in Sedalia, Mo. Continue Reading

Myriad of factors lead to lengthy Triple Crown drought

June 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Thirty-five years. Thirty-six by the time the Belmont Stakes rolls around next June and there’s a chance maybe of horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed. Continue Reading

Tigers’ Cabrera wins Triple Crown

October 3, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Miguel Cabrera became the 15th player to win baseball’s Triple Crown on Wednesday night, the reluctant superstar thrust into the spotlight after joining an elite list that includes Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams and Lou Gehrig. Continue Reading

I’ll Have Another out of Belmont, retired

June 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK (AP) I’ll Have Another’s bid for the first Triple Crown in 34 years ended shockingly in the barn and not on the racetrack Friday when the colt was scratched the day before the Belmont Stakes and retired with a swollen tendon. Continue Reading

Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun wins NL MVP

November 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun has won the NL Most Valuable Player Award after helping lead the Brewers to their first division title in nearly 30 years.
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TRIPLE CROWN: Ruler on Ice pulls surprise to win Belmont Stakes

June 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Ruler On Ice posted a huge upset in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, taking the lead from Preakness winner Shackleford in the sloppy stretch and winning the final leg of the Triple Crown. Continue Reading