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BULL RIDING CHAMP LIKES GP

Winning a pro rodeo in the bull riding is no easy feat. Winning after having to strap onto the back of one, fighting him in the chutes and then coming back for a re-ride makes this that much tougher. And…

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SUTHERLAND SO CLOSE

By LOGAN CLOW Daily Herald-Tribune Grande Prairie’s Kelly Sutherland was less than a second away from breaking a 36-year Stompede drought. But reigning WPCA champion Kurt Bensmiller, of Dewberry, Alta, had other plans in Sunday’s World Professional Chuckwagon Association Dash…

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BENSMILLER WINS 39TH STOMPEDE

Kurt Bensmiller’s 2016 Stompede beginning at Evergreen Park wasn’t so great . . . but what a finish! During practice earlier in the week Bensmiller was tossed from his wagon. He was OK, but the wagon took a bit of…

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39TH STOMPEDE DEEMED SUCCESS DESPITE RAIN

By LOGAN CLOW Daily Herald-Tribune Another stompin’ success. That’s how the 2016 Grande Prairie Stompede organizing committee is dubbing the 39th annual Stompede, which ran May 25-29 at Evergreen Park. “I believe attendance was on par with last year. It…

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DORCHESTER TOP CHUCKS LIST HEADING INTO FINAL DAY

  Troy Dorchester, Kelly Sutherland, Kurt Bensmiller or John Walters are all happy they they made it to the Dash For Cash on the final night of the 39th annual Grande Prairie Stompede. At about 9:30 p.m. tonight one of…

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GLASS BACK ON TOP AT STOMPEDE

   Jason Glass is back in the lead at the 39th Grande Prairie Stompede.   Glass rolled to the night’s second fastest time (1:16.89) to grab the No. 1 spot from Troy Dorchester, who had the 20th fastest time during…

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DORCHESTER TAKES THE LEAD

Rick Fraser’s track record of 1:13.58 is safe, but early in the 39th Grande Prairie Stompede Westerose’s Troy Dorchester is acting like he wants to break the mark set in 2011. Dorchester, grandson of famed chuckwagon driver Tommy Dorchester, steamed…

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GLASS LEADS WAY IN CHUCKS

Jason Glass of High River has started the World Professional Chuckwagon Association season off in a good way. Glass, who finished seventh in the WPCA standings last year, had the fastest time on the opening night of the 39th Grande…

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SUTHERLAND WANTS TO KEEP GOING

By LOGAN CLOW Daily Herald-Tribune In Kelly Sutherland’s eyes, chuckwagon racing is a disease that just won’t seem to go away. On the heels of his 49th season on the World Professional Chuckwagon Association circuit, which kicks off Wednesday at…

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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE CHUCKS!

By LOGAN CLOW Daily Herald-Tribune This year’s Grande Prairie Stompede – May 25-29 at Evergreen Park – may have a star-studded country music line-up in the beer gardens. But the main act will be found on the Gordon Badger Stadium…

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