“Being a good teammate is where I’m at right now”

Rodeo athlete Caydee Johnson has hit a slump since last season, but she hasn’t let her setbacks shake her spirit. A year ago, Johnson took first place in the all-around at a rodeo hosted by Colorado State as a freshman athlete. Now, a year later, Johnson said she has hit a slump with her sophomore

Rodeo team succeeds after disappointing fall season

The Laramie County Community College rodeo team looked to bounce back after a disappointing fall season, and they did just that. At the Gillette College rodeo on March 16-17, the men’s team placed third overall with 445 points and the women placed seventh with 130 points. Bernard Girard won the tie-down roping event at the

Rodeo team to pay homage to Shawn Dubie in memorial rodeo

While it may seem like the Laramie County Community College’s rodeo team has just started its season, it is just two rodeos away from concluding the fall season. The last rodeo is the biggest: the Shawn Dubie Memorial Rodeo, hosted by LCCC.   The rodeo team is unique compared to other sports teams; while other

Best on campus livestock show coming up Sept. 21

Laramie County Community College’s Best on Campus Livestock Show is scheduled for 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 in the LCCC Arena. This event is coinciding with LCCC’s 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday, Sept. 22. A traveling belt buckle will be introduced for the champion of the livestock show. It will cost $10 to nominate a

Rodeo coach uses personal experiences in the arena and on the football field to help him in his coaching career

Growing up he didn’t really have a favorite sport, it all depended on which one he was currently active in. His father instilled in him a work ethic to try his absolute best effort no matter what he was doing. Beau Clark is now fully committed to rodeo and still carries with him the life

Raised to be a rider: Freshman phenom wins CSU rodeo

Some athletes don’t find their sports calling until later stages in their life and some are born for a sport. Rodeo athlete Caydee Johnson was riding horses at six months old — she was born to compete in the arena. “I started riding at six months old with my mom in the saddle, and my

Houston Brown takes first in saddle bronc riding at LCCC’s Shawn Dubie Memorial Rodeo

Houston Brown took top honors in saddle bronc riding to lead the hometown Laramie County Community College rodeo team at the  Shawn Dubie Memorial Rodeo, held at the LCCC Arena March 2-4. Competitors from all over the region competed for the buckle at one of the biggest college rodeos in the region. Champions were named

Wrestling champ to rising rodeo star

Laramie County Community College’s Seth Green does not have the normal rodeo athlete background. Green, who is from Cheyenne, went to East High School and didn’t discover rodeo until his senior year of high school. Green was a football player and successful wrestler for the East T-birds. Green was an all-state wrestler his junior and

Shawn Dubie Memorial Rodeo rescheduled for March, homecoming events to be announced

    The Shawn Dubie Memorial Rodeo will take place on the first weekend of March, but the rest of the homecoming events have not yet been scheduled. Normally, homecoming and the memorial take place in the fall semester at Laramie County Community College. Due to the horse quarantine last fall, events were pushed back

Tough showing at Central Wyoming College rodeo

The LCCC rodeo teams competed at the Central Wyoming College rodeo in Riverton, Wyoming Oct. 6-8. The women’s team placed fifth overall with a score of 185, and the men’s team finished seventh with a score of 210.   The women’s team was lead by Bailey Brown, who placed second in tie down roping. Caydee

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