Martha Angelone, of Stephenville, Texas, held off challengers with a strong second day to claim the women’s National Finals Breakway Roping title at the South Point.
The National Finals Rodeo begins its 10-day run Thursday at the Thomas & Mack Center with a record payout of $14.1 million — $10.9 million of which will go to competitors.
Here are a dozen from the National Finals Rodeo’s long run at the Thomas Mack Center that warrant another appreciative tip of a cowboy hat.
Here are 11 of the best — one representing each of the sport’s seven disciplines and three all-around cowboys in multiple events — who had few equals when it came to ridin’, ropin’ and the ability to git-R-done.
The lineup at National Finals Rodeo is getting more Western-themed spinoffs than cable network execs looking to fill prime time with new iterations of beloved series.
Attendance slips without marquee teams and matchups, but the NIAA has bigger vision for the future if Raiders are willing.
The Meadows became the first Southern Nevada team to win the Class 2A football title since 2009 when the Mustangs earned their second of back-to-back championships.
Bishop Gorman scored touchdowns on all eight of its first-half possessions en route to a dominating victory over Bishop Manogue in frigid Carson City.
Jim Bolla, whose life was celebrated this week, was the starting center for a beloved Pitt basketball team that came one step short of the Final Four.
It’s business as usual for the Bishop Gorman football team, which meets Bishop Manogue for the Class 5A state championship in Carson City.