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Press Photos by Royal McGregor Above, Bryce Miller of Nelson, Neb., completes his saddle bronc ride during the first day of the Roughriders Days Rodeo on Friday at the DSU Outdoor Arena. Miller finished with the top score in the event at 78 points. Below, Carmel Wright of Roy, Mont., rides in the barrel racing. Wright had the top time in the first day at 16.79 seconds.

Starting on a good note: Cowboys, cowgirls have solid showing on first day of Roughrider Days Rodeo

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Eli Lord is new to professional rodeo.

At just 20 years old, the Sturgis, South Dakota native made his Roughrider Days Rodeo debut on Friday in steer wrestling and team roping. He didn’t disappoint in the latter.


Alongside partner Jess Morgan from Ada, Okla., the duo set the standard with six seconds flat at the DSU Outdoor Arena.

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Meaghan MacDonald
Meaghan is the sports reporter for the Dickinson Press, focusing primarily on Dickinson State athletics and rodeo. After graduating from James Madison University (Va.) in May 2013, she moved from New Jersey to North Dakota to start pursuing her career in sports journalism. 
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