December 11, 2018 - 10:53 pm
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Former NCAA wrestling champ Pat Christenson helped the National Finals Rodeo grow and prosper as the head of Las Vegas Events.
Shawn Davis, who will be inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, cast the tie-breaking vote that brought the National Finals Rodeo to Las Vegas.
Stetson Wright, the three-time reigning all-around champion, joined his fellow gold buckle winners for the traditional NFR promotional event in Las Vegas.
The 2022 class of the Southern Nevada Sports of Hall originally was going to be inducted in June 2020 before COVID-19 ceremony wiped out the ceremony.
By Ed Graney / RJ
While the Raiders’ tumultuous year dominated the news in Las Vegas, they were far from the only major story on the local sports scene.
Here are the 10th go-round results from the National Finals Rodeo at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Kaycee Feild of Genola, Utah, defeats Jess Pope of Waverly, Kansas, by $16,921 to win the bareback riding world title Saturday at the NFR at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Las Vegas Events president Pat Christenson discussed myriad topics about Las Vegas and the NFR, including long-term viability at the Thomas & Mack Center.