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12 I The Lovell Chronicle I July 29, 2010 www.LovellChronicle.com DAVID PECK Trap shooters take aim during the Annie Oakley event at the Pioneer Trap Shoot Saturday afternoon at the Lovell Trap Shooting Range. Jack Wipplinger of Bel- fry and Art Camarena of Lovell combined to go 5-0 and capture first place at the Pioneer Day Horseshoe Tournament, Director E1 Ray Bridges reported. Placing second and los- ing only to Wipplinger and Camarena were the duo of George Preis and Rick Par- mer, who finished 4-1. Gene Shuler of Powell and Bob Huff of Deaver went 3-2 to place third. Also competing were the team of Butch Fink of Lovell and Tim Tolman of Deaver and the team of Bil- ly Jackson of Powell and Keith Berry of Cowley. Jack Wipplinger of Belfry, Mont., focuses on his target during the Pioneer Day Horseshoe Pitching Tournament Saturday afternoon at the Park in Cowley. DAVID PECK BY BRAD DEVEREAUX After getting a few cuts, bruises and stitches following a bull ride at Saturday's Pioneer Day Rodeo, Eddie Whiting of Cowley was all smiles after being the only cowboy in his section to receive a score to take first place. Curtis Kimble of Basin also had a good ride, topping the field in both sections with a score of 71 for first place. The bull riders were some of many to compete at the 2010 Pioneer Day Rodeo Saturday in Cowley. RESULTS ARE AS FOLLOWS: Bulls section one - Ed- die Whiting, 65; Kody Deal, no score; Andy Buller NS; Cameron Caines NS; Mitchell Melnar NS; Nick Brown NS. Bulls section two - Curtis Kimble 71; Josh Stewart 62; GW Hicks 49; Matt Melnar NS; Gary Thorne NS; Joe Parker NS. Wild horse race -- Nick Lof- tus team, 1st. Other competitors -- Frank Whiting team, Bruce Hubbell team. Team roping -- Chris Witch- er and Travis Grimesman, 5.06, lst; Tucker Johnson and Alex Thomas, 6.00, 2nd; Jason Lapp and Dick Dvarishki, 6.08, 3rd; Jason Lapp and CJ Bassett, 6.76, 4th. Codi Gines and Jason Sales, 6.83; Kenny Stanbaugh and Casey Good, 7.27; Preston Green and Matt Bitton, 7.32; Sky Grant and Bradon Grant, 9.53; Cole Francis and partner 11.68; Tucker Johnson and Can- non McKim, 15.77. No time - Cole Francis and Travis Grimesman; Preston Green and Todd Evans; Dan Vanek and Eric Fleming; Codi Gines and Jason Sales; Cal- lie Nelson and Jordan Herman; Chris Witcher and Casey Nel- son; Tucker Johnson and Eric Fleming; Matt Bitton and Todd Evans; Dan Vaneck and partner; Gary Grant and Sky Grant; Ken- ny Stanbaugh and Casey Nelson; Dick Dvarishki and CJ Bassett. Peewee barrels - Matthew Werbelow, 29.254, lst; Caden Gines, 29.920, 2nd; Abby Ham- ilton, 31.328, 3rd; Josie Steed, 35.176; Dusty Willis, 37.418; Tucker Hatch, 34.151; Aspen Leonhardt, 47.066; Maddis- un Steed, 54.563; Abby Eaton, 53.710; Jayce Sorenson, NS. Steer riding - no score - Grant Hubbell, Clay McCreery, Jacob McCreery, Clancy Gines, Tyler Steed, Cordon Whalen, Chad Whalen. Greased pig - Tyler Steed. Junior youth barrels - Tay- lor Werbelow, 18.940, lst; Bai- ley Mullholand, 19.724; Annie Butterfield, 19.758, 3rd; Kie So- renson, 19.772, 4th. Tori Steed, 24.769; Elisha Smith, 40.003; Scotlyn Flitner, 26.283; Jack Steed, 27.989; Sunshyne Tryon, 30.323;Dasha Kelso, 20.224; Jacque Leonhardt, 25.339; Payten Sorenson, 23.605; Jor- dan Flitner, 20.789; Elizabeth Barnes, 22.175; Chase Lapp 30.498; Logan Nunn, 21.807; Tyler Steed, 26.740; Maddison Gines, 21.770; Megan Wagner, 20.278; Riley Kannard, 31.413. No score -Jvrdan Shells. Saddle bronc riding - Kaleb Nichols, 63, 1st. NS - Mitch Ran- dell, Dustin Lara, Jake Griffis, Wes Mangus, Dillon Algrin. Ladies barrels - Danna Wil- lis, 18.314, lst; Daniele Mal- son, 18.351, 2nd; Natalie Hamil- ton, 18.585, 3rd; Angie Thomas, 19.279, 4th; Pam Vanek, 25.182; Becky Butterfield, 20.367; Codi Gines, 20.712; Soni Bro- st, 24.309; Calli Nelson, 19.491; JoDawn Leonhardt, 19.498; Ra- chel Bremer, 20.943; Kendra Ostrom, 19.636; Wenda Hamp- ton, 19.383; Cheyenne Pollan, 19.815. Tami Pollan, scratch. NS - Shelly Braten. Bareback bronc riding - Dustin Lara, 61, 1st. Jake Griff- is, NS. Calf roping - Casey Good, 11.78, 1st. NS - Brent LaPierre, Chris Witcher, Ken Sabath, Ja- son Lapp. Ladies breakaway- Cal- li Nelson, 3.61, 1st. NS - Sally BRAD DEVEREAU'X Eddie Whiting of Cowley hangs on while his bull twists and jumps beneath him at the Pioneer Day Rodeo Saturday. Whiting stayed on and received a 65 to win his section and place second overall. Phillips, Leslie Thronburg, CodiYouth breakaway - NS - Lo- Gines, Pam Vanek, Kendra Os- gan Nunn, Tyler Steed, Megan trom. Wagner. BY DAVID PECK Mary Schwope, 14, of Cowley rode and inter- viewed well to be crowned the 2010 Cowley Pioneer Day Rodeo Queen during the annual contest at the Cowley Rodeo Grounds last Wednesday evening, July 21. Elizabeth Barnes, 14, of Cowley was crowned the queen attendant. Jordan Flitner, 11, of Shell emerged from a field of five competitors to be crowned 2010 Cowley Pio- neer Days Princess. Tori Steed, 9, of Cowley was crowned princess atten- dant. Steed also won the award for Miss Congeni- ality, and Baylie Mulhol- land, 10, of Cowley won the horsemanship award. Schwope is the daugh- take top honors at Pioneer Day rodeo queen and princess contest ter of Chelle Schwope and Todd Hoffman. She said she has been riding horses all of her life. Schwope will be a fresh- man at Rocky Mountain Junior-Senior High School this fall. She has been on the middle school dance team for two years and was the prop master for the high school play this spring. She is a member of 4-H and is taking seven projects to the fair this year: photog- raphy, fabric and fashion, cake decorating, cat, dog and horse. She loves riding at 4-H meetings and out in the hills. She runs barrels at the Pioneer Day Rodeo. Mary rode her horse Su- zie in the contest. Barnes is the daughter of John and Carolyn Barnes and has lived in Cowley her whole life. She will attend Rocky Mountain Junior'Se- nior High School in the fall. She has been riding in rodeos for five years, com- peting in barrel racing. She also loves to ride around the community. "I love to be out rid- ing my horse Bisby every chance I get," she wrote. "We are friends and we en- joy doing things together." Flitner is the daughter of Greg and Pam Flitner and has two sisters and one brother. She is from Shell but says Cowley is one of her favorite places. Jordan loves to ride and gets plenty of time doing it as she works on the ranch, rides in local rodeos and is very involved in the 4-H horse program. She rode her horse Dancer in the competition. Steed is the daughter of Ben-a~lennifer Steed and has been riding horses since she was 2 or 3 years old with her dad. She said she rides three or four times a week, even in the winter. Rid- ing is her favorite activity, but she also enjoys sports, school, spending time with her family and camping. She wants to become a vet- erinarian when she grows up. Tori rode Sox in the competition. Other princess compet- itors were Dusty Miller, 9, daughter of Kie and Chris- ty Miller of Cowley; Baylie Mulholland, 10, daughter of Sunny Jones of Cowley; and Courtney Holzworth, 13, of Cowley, daughter of Jen- nifer Holzworth Massey of Cowley. DAY PECK Members of the 2010-11 Cowley Pioneer Day Rodeo royalty are (l-r) princess attendant Tori Steed, princess Jordan Flitner, queen attendant Elizabeth Barnes and queen Mary Schwope. DAVID P~.CK Contestants in the Cowley Pioneer Day Rodeo Queen and Princess Contest await the judges' decision near the end of the contest last Wednesday night as Tyler Steed, right, sits next to his sister Tori. Pictured are (l- r) Mary Schwope, Elizabeth Barnes, Jordan Flitner, Dusty Miller, Courtney Holzworth, Baylie Mulholland and Tori and Tyler Steed.