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Sanborn County had two champions perform at the 4-H Regional Rodeo in Clark over the weekend. Aubrey Moody earned first place in the flag race and goat tying events on Saturday, and then she won first place in the flag race and second in the barrels event in Sunday’s competition. She also earned All-Around Champion for her outstanding performances. 

Tanner Christian rode cattle in the 4-H Regional Rodeo in Clark, and he brought home the championship in his cattle riding event and earned his first belt buckle for earning first place. He also rode in Huron over the weekend of July 17-18 and earned second place in cattle riding. He is now eligible to compete in the State 4-H Jr. High Rodeo Finals in August.

In addition, Mason Moody competed in the National High School Rodeo Association Finals in Lincoln, Neb., last week. He ended in 19th place in the first go round and got bucked off in the second go round, which placed him in 25th in the average. There were 150 competing bull riders from the United States, Canada and Mexico. Moody also competed on the South Dakota volleyball team and volunteered for the Special Needs Rodeo. Congrats to all those who placed.

…See pictures in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

At the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo in Mitchell over the weekend, Avery Miller of Wooonsocket competed for the title of Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Jr. Queen. She went into the competition as the reigning Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Jr. Princess. In this year’s competition, she was awarded Miss Congeniality, Most Photogenic and First Runner-up in the Jr. Queen competition. 

…See a picture of Miller in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

The Special Olympic State Equestrian competition was held in Huron, July 12-13. Among the competing teams was the Mitchell Outlaws, which consisted of Julia Stach, Brent Hieb, Ian Ames and Matt Baysinger, all of Mitchell, Aaron Krouse of Montrose, and Kyle Clarmbeau of Letcher. The coaches were Rod Clarambeau and Shanna Jensen.

Krouse and Clarambeau were flagbearers during opening ceremonies.

…See the results in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

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