Ranger men open rodeo season with a victory
September 22, 2017
ALVA – It was a virtual clean sweep for the Northwestern Oklahoma State University men's rodeo team.
The Rangers had the winners in all three timed events this past weekend at the Colby (Kansas) Community College rodeo and earned the first team title of the new Central Plains Region season. Northwestern earned 503.3 points to outlast reigning national champion Oklahoma Panhandle State University by just 13.3 points to claim the crown.
"We have a lot of great guys where we can get those team points stacked up," said Riley Wakefield, a junior from O'Neill, Nebraska. "Since I first started,...