Shepperson Hopes to Follow in His Father’s Gold Buckle-Winning Footsteps

Las Vegas – Les Shepperson need not look far to be reminded what a gold buckle looks like. The 34-year-old steer wrestler’s father, Frank, won the world championship in that event in 1975 and might just be wearing that gold buckle in Las Vegas as you read this. In front of a sixth-round record-setting crowd [...] Read More

Taos Muncy Shows World Championship Form in Round 7

New Mexico cowboy Taos Muncy turned in the best regular season of his career, but he had mustered only a split of third and two fourth-place checks in the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo’s first six rounds. The 2007 world champion changed that on Wednesday when he rode Korkow Rodeos’ Blew Apart for 86.5 points to [...] Read More

Chandler Bownds Wins Round 6 of the Wrangler NFR

Resistol Bull Riding Rookie of the Year Chandler Bownds celebrated twice in front of 17,277 fans on Tuesday night at the Thomas and Mack Center. The Lubbock, Texas, cowboy turned in an 89-point ride on Rookie Night at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo to win Round 6 and move to fifth in the world standings. [...] Read More