2013 Rodeo Stories
Abby Jones was named the 2013 Cushing Community PRCA Rodeo Queen Saturday night. It was her second attempt for the crown. The 11-year-old daughter of Brian and Dana Jones was thrilled to have the honor of becoming this year's queen.
Heather Taylor said a fond farewell as she relinquished her reign as Rodeo Queen. Read what she wrote regarding the past year.
Specialty acts are a long standing tradition in rodeo, an entertaining
act can help keep the crowd engaged while the rodeo hands change ends of
the arena, have intermission, or generally fill in while there is a
break in the action. The Cushing Community Rodeo has had
numerous outstanding entertainers for the specialty act, and the 2013
rodeo will be no different.
The 2013 Cushing Community PRCA Rodeo welcomes announcer Justin McKee
back for his 21st appearance. Known for his folksy charm, humor and
famous "McKee-isms," Justin is considered by many to be one of the most
popular announcers in the rodeo circuit.
Kelsi is a junior at Stillwater High School and loves riding horses,
team roping, breakaway, barrel racing, working on the ranch and
"anything that involves the outdoors."
Eleven year old Abby Jones thinks the second time may be the charm to win the title of Cushing Rodeo Queen.
It's that time of the year again - the time to dust off your cowboy boots and Wranglers and come out for the 25th annual Cushing Community PRCA Rodeo, Friday, July 12 & Saturday, July 13th.
It appeared to be a tight race for the crown, but when it was all said and done - Heather Taylor was named the 2012 Cushing Community PRCA Rodeo Queen.
Three of the five Cushing Rodeo Queen contestants spoke to Cushing Rotarians as part of the competition. This year the competition added more components to the quest for the crown that included speaking and later a demonstration of horsemanship.
Rockin' Robbie Hodges, clown and barrelman for the Cushing Rodeo, will be a guest on the Donna & Molly Show, Friday morning at approximately 8:30 on 1600 KUSH radio. Hodges, a Georgia native, is regarded as one of the most talented clowns in the PRCA circuit.
For a third straight year, the Cushing Community Rodeo Association
will host one of the Oklahoma High School Rodeo Association events.
This year's event is August 18th & 19th at the Cushing Rodeo Arena.
Cushing is the starting point for the fall season of the OHSRA, and the
rodeo will run most of both Saturday and Sunday due to the number of
It will be a bittersweet day for MaKayla Foster July 14th. Not only
will the Drumright 6th grader celebrate her 12th birthday, she will give
up her reign as the 2011 Cushing Community PRCA Rodeo Queen.