Viking Rodeo Begins Second Half of Season at Cossatot RodeoPosted February 24, 2014
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VIKING RODEO BEGINS SECOND HALF OF SEASON AT COSSATOT RODEO
Marshall, Mo. (February 24, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College rodeo teams competed at the Cossatot Community College rodeo in Texarkana, Ark., over the weekend. The rodeo marked the beginning of the second of half of the season for the MVC rodeo program. The men’s team placed third, while the women’s team placed fourth in the team standings at the event.
On the men’s side the Vikings were led by Sophomore Dalton Kingery (Monroe, Iowa) who placed No. 1 in the saddle bronc riding competition and No. 5 in bareback riding. Junior Caleb Buchanan (High Springs, Fla.) placed second in steer wrestling, while Senior Hunter Lewis (Elkins, Ark.) and Junior Ryan Worley (Corbin, Ky.) placed third in the team roping event.
For the women’s team, Senior Charity Howk (Bloomfield, Iowa) placed No. 2 in the goat tying competition, with Sophomore Cassie Harper (Sparks, Ga.) placing second and Junior Twyla Reid (Albion, Ill.) placing third both in breakaway roping.
The Viking men’s rodeo team falls into second place in the Ozark Region team standings behind the University of Tennessee-Martin. The women’s team stays in fourth place in the team standings.
The next competition for the MVC rodeo program will be at the University of Arkansas-Monticello March 6-8 in Monticello, Ark.
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