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Champions Ride

August 4, 2015
Holten: It’s not always about the money
August 4, 2015 - 7:12pm
August 2, 2015
Coleman, Okla., cowboy Wade Sundell comes out of the chute atop Lunatic from Hell in the short-go of Saturday’s Champions Ride Saddle Bronc Match at Home on the Range near Sentinel Butte. Sundell scored a 90 on the ride and went on to win the match in a ride-off. (Press Photo by Parker Cotton)
Sundell goes through Hell for Champions Ride Saddle Bronc Match victory
August 2, 2015 - 12:23am
July 25, 2015
Our View: Push forward on panhandling
July 25, 2015 - 12:32am
July 24, 2015
Jake Wright of Milford, Utah, competes during the 58th annual Champions Ride at Home on The Range in Sentinel Butte. Wright, who is ranked ninth in the saddle bronc world standings, is entered to compete to the 59th annual Champions Ride which features 19 of the top 20 riders in the world standings. (Press Photo by Royal McGregor)
Home on The Range set to host 19 of top 20 saddle bronc riders in the nation
July 24, 2015 - 12:13am
August 2, 2014
No sweat: Elshere posts 86-point ride on Sweatin’ Bullets to win 85th Champions Ride
August 2, 2014 - 11:54pm
August 4, 2013
Press Photo by Royal McGregor 
Josh Reynolds competes on Saturday during the 57th annual Champions Ride at the Home on the Range in Sentinel Butte. The cowboy from Ekalaka, Mont., rode Bugs Bunny for 91 points.
Hopping to a victory: Reynolds scores 91 points on Bugs Bunny to win the 57th annual Champions Ride
August 4, 2013 - 1:16am
August 3, 2013
Press Photo by Dustin Monke
Cole Elshere of Faith, S.D., rides during the Roughrider Days Rodeo at the DSU Outdoor Arena on June 29, 2012. Elshere will compete at the Champions Ride in Sentinel Butte today.
Supplying the best: Champions Ride features top saddle bronc riders from around the country
August 3, 2013 - 12:40am
Press File Photo by Dustin Monke
Ian Fugere has come a long way since his saddle bronc ride at the North Dakota High School Rodeo Association State Finals on June 22, 2008. Since then, Fugere has become a high school state champion and a College National Finals Qualifier. His next step toward the big time is an invite to today's Champions Ride Saddle Bronc Match at Home on the Range.
Fugere gets his shot against the greats
August 3, 2012 - 11:21pm
August 6, 2011
Press Photo by Dustin Monke 
Cody Wright of Milford, Utah, hangs on to Lunatic Party during his 93-point ride in the championship round of the 55th annual Champions Ride Saddle Bronc Match on Saturday afternoon at Home on the Range near Sentinel Butte.
Wright's arena-record 93 wins Champions Ride
August 6, 2011 - 7:02pm
August 5, 2011
Photo by Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune 
Left to right, Cody, Jake, Jesse and Alex Wright stand together during the the Herriman Rodeo on June 4. The four brothers from Milford, Utah, including a two-time champion Cody Wright, are among the top 30 saddle bronc riders in the world and all plan to be at the Champions Ride Saddle Bronc Match today in Sentinel Butte.
Wright brothers still buckin' together
August 5, 2011 - 10:39pm
Champions Ride Saddle Bronc Match winners
August 5, 2011 - 10:37pm
August 9, 2010
Press Photo by Jason Adkins 
Wade Sundell of Boxholm, Iowa, scores an 82-point ride in the long round Sunday at the Champions Ride Saddle Bronc Match at the Home on the Range ranch near Sentinel Butte. Sundell, the No. 1-ranked bronc rider in the world, won the Champions Ride after scoring an 88-point ride in the short round.
Charmed Ride
August 9, 2010 - 3:04pm
August 3, 2010
Press Photo by Dustin Monke 
Cody Wright of Milford, Utah, rides K Gotcha on Aug. 2, 2009, during the long round of the Champions Ride saddle bronc match at Home on the Range near Sentinel Butte. Wright, a two-time Champions Ride winner, returns to the event Sunday with four of his younger brothers.
Cowboy families descend on Champions Ride
August 3, 2010 - 10:37pm
August 2, 2009
James Irish hangs on during his short-round ride at the Champions Ride saddle bronc match Sunday at the Home on the Range ranch near Sentinel Butte.
Hayworth, Irish take titles at Champions Ride
August 2, 2009 - 12:18am
August 1, 2009
Press Photo by Dustin Monke 
Clay Schaeffer, a Medora cowboy who grew up in the Badlands and graduated from New England High School, is steadily working his way into the professional rodeo ranks. He takes his next step today at the Champions Ride Match.
Riding with a plan
August 1, 2009 - 11:13pm