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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Eight heats, four consolation rounds, one winner.
With 10 laps to go in the Wissota Street Stocks feature, leader Allen Frederick’s car began smoking.
Home-field advantage is desirable, but not as easy as it sounds.
Eli Lord is new to professional rodeo.
Each year, the Roughrider Days Fair and Expo draws large crowds of people from around the Dickinson area to relax and celebrate.
Rodeo is a highly individualistic sport, but at the college level it helps to compete as a team.
MEDORA — Beautiful weather highlighted the final day of the Medora Badlands Rodeo.
With just one rider left in the ladies breakaway event, Joey Painter from Buffalo S.D., looked as if she was going to take the top spot for the night with a time of 2.7 seconds.
Hundreds of spectators flock to fairgrounds and arenas to watch rodeos. They stare in awe, holding their breaths to see if their favorite cowboy or cowgirl can make the eight-second ride or round the barrels in a quick enough timeframe.
Third time’s a charm.