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MOTOWYLO WINS CHUCKS CROWN

By LOGAN CLOW of the Daily Herald-Tribune Bluffton’s Obrey Motowylo earned his first-ever victory at the Grande Prairie Stompede on Sunday in the World Professional Chuckwagon Association’s Dash for Cash, marking the end of the 38th annual event at Evergreen…

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PYBUS CROWNED MISS STOMPEDE

By KIERAN MARKLE Daily Herald-Tribune An overjoyed Miranda Pybus of Spirit River was crowned the Grande Prairie Stompede Queen this weekend. Pybus was tearful as she accepted the crown, sash and chaps from Samantha Stokes, the current queen Saturday afternoon.…

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AND STOMPEDE XXXVIII RODEO CHAMPIONS ARE . . .

If rodeo fans were looking for a winner on Sunday they left the Gordon Badger Stadium disappointed. No one was able to set up and overtake the four-day leaders in any event at the 38th Grande Prairie Stompede Rodeo at…

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BENSMILLER LEADS THE WAY IN WPCA CHUCKS

When you check out the profiles in the World Professional Chuckwagon Association, the first driver listed is Kurt Bensmiller. And No. 1 is where the Dewberry, AB driver ended up after four days of the 38th Grande Prairie Stompede at…

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RECORD TYING EFFORT IN BAREBACK

A record tying ride has put Ty Taypotat of Regina, SK atop the standings in the Keddie’s Tack & Western Wear Bareback competition at the 38th Grande Prairie Stompede at Evergreen Park. Taypotat spurred Mucho Dinero to an 89 and…

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LOTS OF TIES FOR 2ND IN BAREBACK

  If someone doesn’t step up over the next two days of Stompede there could be a big spit for second place money in the Keddie’s Tack & Western Bareback standings. After three days there is a four-way tie for…

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HARDEN LEADS WAY GOING INTO DAY 3

As a scout for both the Fort McMurray Oil Barons and the Kootenay Ice, Chad Harden knows all about hat tricks. He has seen a lot on the ice and this year he’s hoping to complete one on the track.…

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FEW SURPRISES AFTER FIRST DAY

There were few surprises after the first day of chuckwagon racing and rodeo competition is Grande Prairie’s 38th Stompede kicked off on Wednesday at Evergreen Park. The fact that Evan Salmond, the former Western Chuckwagon Association driver from Saskatchewan, Is…

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THREE VYE FOR STOMPEDE QUEEN

By JOCELYN TURNER Daily Herald-Tribune With the Swan City and neighbouring communities saddling up for the Grande Prairie Stompede, so too are the three candidates hoping to be crowned this year’s Miss Grande Prairie Stompede. Sarah Michel, community director and…

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COWBOY WAY ON DISPLAY

By TOM BATEMAN Daily Herald-Tribune The best of the west took centre stage Tuesday at the Grande Prairie Stompede’s Bustout barbecue. Over free burgers and chili from sponsor Wapiti Gravel, organizers hyped the pending week of breakfasts, rodeo, chuckwagons and…

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