BULL RIDING PROVED A TOUGH TASK AT STOMPEDE

Final Score: Bulls 35 Cowboys 3

It definitely wasn’t a sticky situation at the 40th Grande Prairie Stompede at Evergreen Park.

Lonnie West, the only bull rider to stay on for the full eight on Sunday, ended up with the most money from the four days of pro rodeo. The Cadogan, AB bull rider left Grande Prairie with $2,549.28 in his jeans after riding Heavens Basement to an 86.5.

Beau Hill of West Glacier, MT on Johnny Ringo was second at 83.5 and Luke Gee of Stanford, MT third on Dirty Grandpa at 83.0.

Randy Carlise of Athens, LA won tie down roping with a 7.9; Wyatt Bloom of Bend, OR took bareback with an 89.0; steer wrestling’s top time belongs to Dayton Roworth of Czar, AB at 4.1; the saddle bronc champion is Clay Elliott of Nanton, AB with an 86.0; Michelle McLeod of Whitesboro, TX was first in barrel racing at 15.761; Americans Cole Davision (Stephenville) and Cory Kidd (Statesville) combined to win team roping in 3.9 seconds; and in the novice events Danny Vandenameele of Lagenenberg, SK won bareback with a 76.5; Tom Kerr of Maple Creek, SK was best in saddle bronc with a 79.0; and Luke Ferber of Irricana, AB topped steer riding with an 81.5.