Amber I. Neate

Sports Reporter
The Great Plains Division leaders move to 17-11 on the season, 2.5 games ahead of second place Canyon County Spuds, and second in the Independence League.
DICKINSON — Hooting and hollering rodeo fans enjoyed three days packed full of bucking broncs, speedy steers and thrashing bulls at the Roughrider Days Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Rodeo June 24 through June 26 at Stark County Fairgrounds.
The Big Sticks remained resilient against the Spuds with a 7-4 triumph in their third game of the series.
"We like to attack the zone early,” says Jordan Price, Big Sticks pitching coach.
The Idaho Spuds took a 9-7 win over the Badlands Big Sticks on Monday.
Five of the best DHS baseball and softball athletes were named to the All-State team, including Troy Berg, Isaac Daley, Taya Hopfauf, Reese Hauck and Jenna Decker.
Dickinson Youth Rodeo hosts its 16th annual event featuring children ages 0 to 13 in barrel racing, pole bending, sheep riding, breakaway roping and more.
“I was farm fed and I had farm-boy strength. I was boneheaded and would see things through, come hell or high water,” says Dan Severn.
Heavy rains have caused muddy track conditions for much of June, but Speedway management say they are ready for the races
Southwest Speedway was the second stop on the Tougher Than Dirt Tour that traveled to five of North Dakota's slick dirt tracks.