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Granby’s Flying Heels rodeo action in full swing; trick roper on tap Saturday

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If you werent at the Flying Heels Arena in Granby last Saturday, you missed out on one of the most exciting rodeos to be found anywhere.Cowboys and cowgirls of all ages competed during the Flying Heels open and junior rodeo events at the arena on U.S. Highway 40. Last Saturdays rodeo was the third competition of the 2008 Flying Heels Rodeo Series. The competitors were vying for cash prizes and series points. Another rodeo SaturdayThe 2008 Flying Heels Rodeo Series will conduct another rodeo on Saturday at the arena on U.S. Highway 40 in Granby. The junior rodeo starts at 3 p.m. with the open rodeo following at 7 p.m. Along with all of the usual events, this Saturdays special featured performer will be trick roper Larry Lewis. At 75 years old, Lewis is a perennial favorite at rodeos around the region.The Flying Heels Rodeo Series will conduct a rodeo every Saturday through this month. The series finale will take place Saturday, July 5, which is the same evening of Granbys Fourth of July fireworks spectacular.Along with all the traditional rodeo events, this years Flying Heels series will once again be featuring unique special events, musical performances by entertainers and more. Admission is $10 for adults and $4 for children ages 6-12 and seniors over age 65. For more information on the 2008 Flying Heels Rodeo Series, call 1-800-235-1661 or (970) 887-2311.The results for the second junior and open rodeos of the 2008 Flying Heels Rodeo Series on Saturday, May 31 are:Junior Rodeo resultsJunior Barrel Racing (sponsored by Liberty Savings Bank) 1. Bailey Martin, 20.46 seconds; 2. Bixby Daugherty, 24.10; 3. Taylor Strandberg, 32.89; 4. Emma Auger, 32.90; 5. Tel Linke, 33.27; 6. Juliette Linke, 44.27Intermediate Barrel Racing (sponsored by Circle G Auto) 1. Kayleigh Busse, 18.93 seconds; 2. Kelly Allen, 19.54; 3. Shay Rule, 21.11; 4. Kamri Strandberg, 22.59; 5. Ellis Linke, 24.66; 6. Lily Daugherty, 29.01Senior Barrel Racing (sponsored by American Family Insurance) 1. Marie Minear, 19.05 seconds; 2. Kecia Hedgecoke, 19.12; 3. Abby Grey, 19.73; 4. Toni Strandberg, 19.84; 5. Jessica Raecke, 20.24; 6. Amy Grey, 20.54; 7. Meghan Allen, 23.57; 8. Erin Beason, 24.34; 9. Kayla Franz, 25.50Junior Pole Bending (sponsored by High Country Stampede Rodeo) 1. Bailey Martin, 25.59 seconds; 2. Bixby Daugherty, 30.08; 3. Emma Auger, 42.46; 4. Taylor Strandberg, 44.30; 5. Tel Linke, 44.41; 6. Raelee Granger, 61.41Intermediate Pole Bending (sponsored by Penley Concrete) 1. Shea Rule, 26.11 seconds; 2. Kayleigh Busse, 29.83; 3. Kelly Allen, 29.84; 4. Lily Daugherty, 32.48; 5. Ellis Linke, 32.75; 6. Kamri Strandberg, 35.83; 7. Sierra Linke, 38.08Senior Pole Bending 1. Abby Grey, 23.33 seconds; 2. McCall Linke, 24.66; 3. Amy Grey, 26.85; 4. Erin Beason, 27.33; 5. Jessica Raecke, 29.16; 6. Kecia Hedgecoke, 32.93; 7. Meghan Allen, 33.18Goat Undecorating 1. Del Garner, 13.91 seconds; 2. Guy Gordon Granger, 15.00; 3. Monte Pickering, 16.90; 4. AJ Garner, 17.70; 5. Tucker Minear, 18.60; 6. Jesse Claney, 19.00; 7. Alicia Monahan, 19.10; 8. Julianne Claney, 21.60; 9. Tristin Minear, 26.90; 10. Mark Mazin, 44.20Goat Tail Tying (sponsored by Ozzie’s Underground) 1. Kristopher Lash, 8.3 seconds; 2. Bixby Daugherty, 10.9; 3. Juliette Linke, 11.0; 4. Jacey Murphy, 11.5; 5. Emma Auger, 11.8; 6. Taylor Strandberg, 13.3; 7. Bailey Martin, 14.1; 8. Raelee Granger, 14.8; 9. Shantelle Rule, 18.4; 10. Trevor Lash, 20.4; 11. Tel Linke, 22.0Intermediate Goat Tying 1. Jhett Hadley, 14.3 seconds; 2. Kayleigh Busse, 14.7; 3. Randi Strandberg, 17.4; 4. Garret McCullar, 21.0; 5. Cooper McCullar, 21.1; 6. Will Zupan, 26.7; 7. TC Hadley, 27.3Senior Goat Tying 1. Rachel Linke, 22.0 seconds; 2. Marie Minear, 35.7; 3. Meghan Allen, 42.0Intermediate Breakaway Roping (sponsored by Granby Vet Clinic) 1. Jhett Hadley, 5.3 secondsSenior Breakaway Roping No qualifiersSenior Tie Down Roping 1. Connor Hanley, 59.99 secondsIntermediate Team Roping (sponsored by East Grand Roping Club) 1. Jhett Hadley & Tom Hadley, 9.9 seconds; 2. TC Hadley & Monte Linke, 11.5Senior Team Roping (sponsored by East Grand Roping Club) 1. Matt Johnson & Rick Wahl, 9.4 secondsCalf Riding (sponsored by Minear’s Mail Service) no qualifiersSteer Riding no qualifiersOpen Rodeo resultsBareback 1. Austin Beckett, 68 points; 2. Tad Moen, 62Tie Down Roping (sponsored by Kelley Trucking) 1. Matt Wickum, 11.4 seconds; 2.Luke Kelley, 25.7Breakaway Roping (sponsored by Williams Peak Ranch) 1. Taylor Miniat 3.7 seconds; 2. Chris Murphy, 5.3; 3. Robin Wickum, 15.5Steer Wrestling 1. Talon Sterkel, 17.9 seconds; 2. Jake Sterkel, 18.2Saddle Bronc 1. Brad Goering, 65 points; 2. Tanner Nolan, 64; 3. Ben Campbell, 63Mixed Team Roping (sponsored by CarQuest) 1. Marina Hadley & Monte Linke, 8.4 seconds; 2. Marina Hadley & Tom Hadley, 8.8; 3. Amy Butler & Jake Mahon, 10.4; 4. Chris Murphy & Rick Wahl, 16.4; 5. Skylar Hill & Clay Hill, 21.1Century Team Roping (sponsored by Sombrero Stables) 1. Eddie Linke & Monte Linke, 24.2 secondsOpen Team Roping (sponsored by 9 Mile, LLC) 1. Jodi Hill & Clay Hill, 7.06 seconds; 2. Eric Pickering & Tom Hadley, 7.46; 3.Eric Pickering & Monte Linke, 8.05; 4. Bob Busse & Bryce Simmons, 13.57; 5. Bob Busse & Travis Busse, 18.2; 6. Luke Kelley & Clay Hill, 23.10Barrel Racing (sponsored by Willow Creek Logging) 1. Margie Ward, 17.72 seconds; 2. Robin Cole, 18.29; 3. Shea Kelley, 18.36; 4. Meghan Allen, 18.68; 5. Samantha Kujala, 18.72; 6. Charity Beckett, 18.79Bull Riding (sponsored by Black Dog Excavating/Minear’s Mail Service) 1. Dillon Kujala, 67 points.


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