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Texas bull riders top first two nights of Clovis Rodeo

Cowboys show off skills, and take some spills in PBR event

The 104th Clovis Rodeo featured riders in the Pro Bull Riding circuit on Thursday, April 26, 2018, where Bryan Titman of Texas took the prize for top rider.
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The 104th Clovis Rodeo featured riders in the Pro Bull Riding circuit on Thursday, April 26, 2018, where Bryan Titman of Texas took the prize for top rider.

Bull rider Bryan Titman of East Bernard, Texas, won the Professional Bull Riders Velocity Tour event Thursday night at the 104th Clovis Rodeo.

Titman scored 88.5 points on Julio Moreno’s Hell Pony in the short-go for the winning ride. He earned $12,500.

The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association competition got going Friday night with another Texan, Jeff Askey of Athens, scoring an 84 on Burch Rodeo's Yela Wolf. Lane Nobles of China Spring, Texas, scored 83.5 on Burch's Mellow Yellow and Dylan Hice Vick of Escalon had a 72.5 on Bridwell Rodeo's I Hear Voices.

Other Friday results:

Saddle bronc riding: PRCA world No. 2 Brody Cress, Hillsdale, Wyoming, 88.5.

Bareback riding: Steven Dent, Mullen, Nebraska, 86; Jordan Pelton, Halliday, North Dakota, and Tanner Aus, Granite Falls, Minnesota, both 81.

Steer wrestling: Straws Milan, Cochrane, Alberta, 3.9 seconds; Levi Rudd, Chelsea, Oklahoma, 4.5; Errol Frain, Los Alamos, 4.7

Team roping: Clay Tryan, Billings, Montana-Traves Graves, Jay, Oklahoma, 5.1 seconds; Cody Snow, Los Olivos-Wesley Thorp, Throckmorton, Texas, 5.5; Cory Kidd, Statesville, North Carolina-Caleb Anderson, Mocksville, North Carolina, 7.0.

104th Clovis Rodeo



Daily schedule at Clovis Rodeo Grounds, 748 Rodeo Drive

Saturday: Clovis Rodeo Parade at 9:30 a.m. (streets of Old Town Clovis) free; opening ceremonies at 2 p.m. with rodeo events to follow, tickets $20; Rodeo After-Party (music, shopping, food and beverages to purchase) on the grounds part of admission; Clovis Rodeo Dance begins at 7:30 p.m. (no one under 21 allowed in dance), tickets $10

Sunday: Gold Card Team Roping at 9 a.m. (competition for cowboys ages 50-up including rodeo Grand Marshal Earl Hall); Special Kids Rodeo at noon; rodeo performance at 2 p.m., tickets $20

Details: www.clovisrodeo.com

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