Youngsters these days have never had more options when it comes to playing sports. Football, basketball, softball, baseball, soccer, lacrosse and more have all extended their reach to the youngest possible participants, even as young as 5 or 6 years old.
Jake Vold got red-hot in the middle of the 2016 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, winning the fourth, fifth and sixth go-rounds in bareback riding. He didn’t waste any time in 2017.
Here are the National Finals Rodeo first go-round results from Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.
A vending machine worker in St. Louis dressed as the Blues emergency goalie Thursday night.
Brian Washington had 14 points, 19 rebounds, five assists, five blocked shots and two steals to lead Cimarron-Memorial to a 66-52 road win over Palo Verde.
Las Vegas-born Mason Clements is competing in his first National Finals Rodeo after finishing 15th in the bareback riding standings.
Las Vegas High’s flag football team scored 20 unanswered points in the second half to rally for a 27-20 win at Foothill on Thursday.
Marvin Coleman scored 23 points to lead Foothill’s boys basketball team to an 84-65 home win over Spring Valley on Thursday night.
Taeha Pankey led all scorers with 16 points Thursday to lead Legacy’s girls basketball team past visiting Shadow Ridge, 46-42.
After a tribute to the victims of October’s mass shooting, the National Finals Rodeo began Thursday night at the Thomas & Mack Center to much fanfare.