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Irwin continues hot streak in Vegas


December 14, 2018

LAS VEGAS – Slowly but surely, steer wrestler Kyle Irwin is making an impact at the National Finals Rodeo.

Irwin entered this year’s championship No. 14 in the world standings. As of Tuesday night, he has moved to fifth with $64,083 in money made in Las Vegas, which has moved his 2018 earnings to $139,416.

He added more than $11,000 during the sixth go-round after knocking down his steer in 4.1 seconds to finish in a three-way tie for third place.

“That was a steer that Blake Mindemann had trouble catching in Round 3,” said Irwin of Robertsdale, Alabama. “You always try to set up...

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