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July 11, 2017
Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo: Bertus blazing the rodeo trail
Opportunity awaits Jeff Bertus. The Avon bull rider is in the midst of a hectic schedule as he'll compete at rodeos across six states in a two-week...
July 11, 2017 - 9:16pm
October 23, 2016
Photos from the Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night
October 23, 2016 - 1:17pm
August 17, 2016
Newell bull rider nets $3,200
T.R. Stirling, of Newell, recorded the high-point ride during the Miller Lite Bull Bash on Wednesday at the Horseman's Sports Arena. Stirling...
August 17, 2016 - 11:42pm
July 13, 2016
Top riders coming to town for Stampede
The Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo returns today, with some of the region's top riders taking center stage at the Horseman's Sports Arena on the north edge of Mitchell. The event begins at 8 p.m. each day, through Sunday. The stampede will feature bareback riding, saddle bronc riding,...
July 13, 2016 - 11:38pm
June 24, 2016
Easton rides his way to nationals
WESSINGTON SPRINGS—Tucker Easton understands how long eight seconds is better than many high school students. The Wessington Springs junior has been competing as a bull rider since he was 10 years old. At this year's South Dakota State High School Rodeo in Belle Fourche, Easton...
June 24, 2016 - 12:11am
May 22, 2015
Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off concussions
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Serious injuries such as bone fractures and dislocations are occupational hazards for bull riders, but doctors, riders and researchers say concussions are at the top of the list. The Professional Bull Riders' circuit provides a stable of doctors, requires...
May 22, 2015 - 11:01am
January 23, 2015
Bull riders from 8 states, Canada to compete in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Bull riders from eight states and Canada are set to compete this weekend in Sioux Falls. KELO-TV reports that the NPRA...
January 23, 2015 - 1:59pm
October 17, 2014
Bertus wins Badlands Circuit Finals crown in bull riding
MINOT, N.D. -- For the third straight year, Jeff Bertus was a champion in Minot, N.D. Bertus was the only cowboy to ride all four of his bulls, winning the average and the year-end title for the Badlands Circuit. The Avon bull rider took second in his fourth go at the Ram Badlands...
October 17, 2014 - 4:04pm
October 6, 2014
PHOTOS: Riders take part in 3rd annual Corn Palace Challenge
Photos from the 3rd Annual Wilbur-Ellis Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.
October 6, 2014 - 8:09am
October 5, 2013
PHOTOS: Bull riding in the Corn Palace
Photos from Friday evening's performance of the Wilbur-Ellis Corn Palace Chalenge in Mitchell.
October 5, 2013 - 8:55am
September 26, 2012
Indoor bull riding comes to Mitchell
For the first time ever, bull riding is coming to the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The indoor Wilbur Ellis Corn Palace Challenge will be at 7:30...
September 26, 2012 - 5:48am
May 9, 2012
Championship Bull Riding event to be held at Corn Palace
The Corn Palace is steering toward a new event this fall. Mark Schilling, director for the Corn Palace, told The Daily Republic Tuesday that there is a promoter looking at bull riding in the Corn Palace. Schilling said dates have been saved. The event can be found on the Championship...
May 9, 2012 - 12:05am
February 5, 2012
Fans describe agony, Xstasy of Xtreme bull riding
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Ardie, Corey and Rorey Maier have a little bit of a bet going on. All three are professional bull riders, and the first of the brothers to go the distance -- a full eight seconds -- on 10 bulls in a row gets $100 from the other two. "I should be cashing in here...
February 5, 2012 - 12:49am
August 20, 2011
Standalone bull-riding events now one of fastest-growing sports
Jack Coleman has been around rodeo all his life. In 2007, the Springfield native decided to capitalize on the sport's most popular event....
August 20, 2011 - 8:22am