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Bulldogs Close Roadtrip With Setback To Tennessee

Bulldog Beat - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 19:33
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Mississippi State was unable to overcome a hot Sunday afternoon and having to play down a player for nearly 80 minutes as Tennessee claimed a 4-0 win at Regal Stadium in Knoxville.

Realtor vanishes on the job; profession takes notice

CNN - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 19:07
Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter went to show a home in the city of Scott on Thursday. Then, she vanished.
Categories: National News

MSU Volleyball Falls In Three Sets At Arkansas

Bulldog Beat - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 17:35
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Unable to overcome a solid hitting effort by the Arkansas Razorbacks (8-7, 2-0 SEC), the Mississippi State volleyball Bulldogs (5-12, 0-2 SEC) dropped a 3-0 decision Sunday afternoon at Arkansas' Barnhill Arena.

Football Climbs in Polls, Top-15 Matchup Set

Bulldog Beat - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 17:13
STARKVILLE, Miss. – The 4-0 Mississippi State football team moved up in the national polls Sunday following an open date as the Bulldogs climbed to No. 12 in the Associated Press Top 25 and No. 14 in the USA Today Coaches poll.

Harley-Davidson recalls all 2014 Touring motorcycles

Business News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 16:44
Harley-Davidson is recalling about 126,000 motorcycles over a problem with the clutch that could cause crashes.

Yemen bombing kills 7 near hospital

CNN World - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 15:38
A bomb-laden vehicle exploded near a hospital controlled by Houthis in the northeastern province of Mareb on Sunday, killing at least seven, several local sources told CNN.
Categories: International News

GM fixing problems with Corvette's 'nanny cam'

Business News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 14:49
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Elizabeth Warren wants to probe if Fed is too close to big banks

Business News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 14:11
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Rouhani: Airstrikes on ISIS 'theater'

CNN World - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 13:26
Airstrikes against ISIS militants are a "psychological operation," not a military one, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says.
Categories: International News

Hundreds more Chicago flights canceled

CNN - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:31
The effects of an employee's attempted suicide and alleged sabotage of the Illinois air traffic control center where he worked stretched into a another day with hundreds of flights to and from the Chicago area canceled.
Categories: National News

Former congressman dies from injuries

CNN - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:42
James Traficant Jr., who railed against government agencies while serving as a wild-haired, maverick congressman from Ohio, died Saturday after being critically injured in a tractor accident on his farm. Traficant was 73.
Categories: National News

Beheading suspect talks to police

CNN - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:36
Police in Oklahoma said Saturday they've interviewed the man who allegedly beheaded a 54-year-old woman at his former workplace.
Categories: National News

Does China think kid is a threat?

CNN World - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:18
Joshua Wong has been called an "extremist" by Chinese state media -- he could face jail time -- and he's not even old enough to drive.
Categories: International News

3 lessons investors can learn from Derek Jeter

Business News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 08:23
It's not just little leaguers who can learn a thing or two from Derek Jeter.

UK: No targets worth hitting over Iraq

CNN World - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:48
UK jets did not fire a shot on their first mission over Iraq, instead they collected intelligence. Karl Penhaul reports.
Categories: International News

Dozens presumed dead on volcano

CNN World - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:47
Rescue teams searched Sunday for dozens of climbers who were caught by the sudden eruption of a volcano in central Japan a day earlier.
Categories: International News

Northeast Pacific season's 12th hurricane spins off Mexico

CNN World - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:35
The Atlantic Ocean, hurricane-wise, has been relatively quiet this season.
Categories: International News

Official: Police officer shot in Ferguson

CNN - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 05:57
A Ferguson, Missouri, police officer was shot Saturday evening, according to St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman.
Categories: National News

Softball Opens Fall Exhibition Schedule With 8-1 Win

Bulldog Beat - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:04
MCCOMB, Miss. – A grand slam by true freshman Carmen Carter highlighted a decisive 8-1 victory by the Mississippi State softball team against Alabama Southern Community College Saturday afternoon.

Bull rider ends on a good note

Twisted Rodeo - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 23:37

MISSOURI MAN CASHES IN AT AMERICAN ROYAL ON FINAL DAY OF HIS ROOKIE SEASON

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – John Mincey and his family moved to southeastern Missouri just seven years ago because they wanted to live in cowboy country.

Now he’s a professional rodeo cowboy, and he loves it. On Saturday night, he rode Stace Smith Pro Rodeo’s Black Velvet for 81 points to place fourth in bull riding, pocketing $869 in the process. That was well worth the 275-mile drive from his home in West Plains, Mo.

AmericanRoyal“When I seen that I had that big ol’ thing drawn,” he said of Black Velvet, “I was scared to death. But if you breathe and let it all hang out, God will be with you, so you just stick it on them.”

It worked out quite well for the 20-year-old cowboy, who moved to West Plains seven years ago from southern Louisiana. Now a rookie in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Mincey is chasing his dreams on the rodeo trail.

“I finished the season strong, and I feel like I did everything I can this year, so I’m happy with it,” he said.

Mincey is one of five contestants in the final performance of the 2014 American Royal who earned money by finishing among the leaders. Saddle bronc rider Wade Sundell, a six-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo qualifier from Boxholm, Iowa, paved the way with an 85-point ride on Three Hills Rodeo’s Big Jet, finishing in a first-place tie with two-time world champion Taos Muncy.

Bronc rider Tyler Corrington, a three-time NFR qualifier from Hastings, Minn., placed fourth with an 83 on Stace Smith Pro Rodeos’ Hammer Cocked. Bareback rider Casey Breuer of Mandan, N.D., finished in a tie for fourth place with a 78-point ride on Three Hills Rodeo’s Heaven On Earth, and barrel racer Laura Kennedy rounded the cloverleaf pattern in 14.35 seconds to finish sixth.

For Kennedy, it was important to finish well at the final rodeo of the season, which also counts toward the Great Lakes Circuit, the ProRodeo region made up of events across the Midwest, including Missouri.

“This is very good for me, because I would love to win the circuit again this year,” said Kennedy, who won the regional title a year ago.

The Quitman, Ark., cowgirl had success on her horse, Lexus, before he was injured. On July 7, she purchased Tall Boy and has found quite a gem in the 7-year-old sorrel.

“Tall Boy is a very nice horse,” she said. “He’s been very good to me. I’ve had him almost three months, and I’ve won $22,000 on him. He’s very athletic, easy-going and wants to please.”

She certainly was pleased Saturday night.

 

American Royal Rodeo
Sept. 26-27
Kansas City, Mo.
Bareback riding:
1. (tie) Justin McDaniel, on Smith, Harper & Morgan’s Proud Mary, and Ryan Gray, on Stace Smith Pro Rodeo’s Rosana, and Jared Keylon, on Three Hills Rodeo’s Black Diamond, 80 points, $1,588 each; 4. (tie) Orin Larsen, Casey Breuer and Tyler Waltz, 78, $522 each; 7. Tilden Hooper, 77, $272; 8. Jessy Davis, 76, $204.

Steer wrestling leaders: 1. Stewart Gulager, 3.6 seconds, $2,530; 2. (tie) Cooper Shofner, Tom Lewis, Sean Santucci and Bray Armes, 3.9, $1,705 each; 6. (tie) Wade Steffen and Jon Ragatz, 4.0, $715 each; 8. (tie) Matt Koch and Tanner Brunner, 4.2, $110 each.

Team roping leaders: 1. Coleman Proctor/Jake Long, 4.2 seconds, $2,545; 2. Turtle Powell/Dakota Kirchenschlager, 4.6, $2,277; 3. (tie) Ryan Von Ahn/J.W. Beck, Clay Tryan/Jade Corkill and Trevor Brazile/Travis Graves, 4.7, $1,741 each; 6. Manny Egusquiza Jr./Martin Jucero, 4.8, $1,206; 7. Tom Richards/Cesar de la Cruz, 5.1, $938; 8. Andrew Ward/Reagan Ward, 5.3, $670; 9. (tie) Nathan McWhorter/Cole Davison and Chad Masters/Clay O’Brien Cooper, $268 each.

Saddle bronc riding: 1. Taos Muncy, on Three Hills Rodeo’s Melancoly Baby, and Wade Sundell, on Three Hills Rodeo’s Big Jet, 85 points, $1,983 each; 3. Dustin Flundra, 84, $1,272; 4. Tyler Corrington, 83, $823; 5. Sterling Crawley, 82, $524; 6. (tie) Bradley Harter, Sam Spreadborough and CoBurn Bradshaw, 81, $299.

Tie-down roping leaders: 1. (tie) Adam Gray and Cody Ohl, 7.9 seconds, $1,900 each; 3. Clint Cooper, 8.2, $1,502; 4. (tie) Timber Moore, Ryle Smith and Clint Robinson, 8.3, $972 each; 7. Blair Burk, 8.4, $442; 8. Marcos Costa, 8.5, $177.

Barrel racing leaders: 1. (tie) Polly Hagey and Michele McLeod, 14.24 seconds, $2,090 each; 3. (tie) Tana Poppino, Kimmie Wall and Shelley Morgan, 14.34, $1,356 each; 6. Laura Kennedy, 14.35, $791; 7. Fallon Taylor, 14.37, $565; 8. Sara Rose McDonald, 14.38, $452; 9. (tie) Taylor Langdon and Mary Walker, 14.39, $367 each; 11. Shelly Anzick, 14.40, $282; 12. (tie)Samantha Lynne and Ann Scott, 14.41, $113 each.

Bull riding: 1. Denton Fugate, 87 points on Smith, Harper & Morgan’s Midnigh, $2,369; 2. Ty Wallace, 85, $1,816; 3. Jordan Wacey Spears, 83, $1,342; 4. John Mincey, 81, $869; 5. Brett Stall, 78, $553; 7. (tie) Beau Hill and Jeff Askey, 76, $355 each; 7. Jesse Fischer, 75, $237.

Categories: Twisted Rodeo

 

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