Luke Simmons (shown above) gets a good grip on his sheep and tries to hang on while competing in the Mutton Busting competition at the fifth annual Jackson County Rodeo at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex arena on Friday night.Holton’s Jessica Shoemaker (shown above) chases down her calf as part of the breakaway roping competition at the Jackson County Rodeo held this past weekend.Whiting’s Cable Wareham (shown above) competes in the steer riding competition at the Jackson County Rodeo this past Friday, while he also took second in the breakaway roping competition on Saturday. Wareham also competed in the National Junior High Finals Rodeo competition in Iowa earlier this summer.Brody Niccol (shown above) hangs on until the very end while competing in the mutton-busting competition that kicked off the rodeo competition last Friday.

Fifth annual Jackson County Rodeo draws plenty of competition


The Jackson County Fair kicked off this past weekend with the fifth annual rodeo competition held on Friday and Saturday. The results for the rodeo are as follows:

Ranch Bronc

Friday, July 24

1. Rustin Dymond

Saturday, July 25

1. Quinter Brackenberry

Breakaway Roping

Friday, July 24

1. Shae Biedenbender

Saturday, July 25

1. Wyatt Bentz

2. Cable Wareham

Calf Roping

Friday, July 24

1. J.D. Hill

2. Richard Kirmer

Saturday, July 25

1. Daniel Durkes

Bareback Riding

Friday, July 24

1. Tyler Danebershire

Bull Riding

Saturday, July 25

1. Kenny Upton

Team Roping

Friday, July 24

1. Dean Abel and Layton McKinney

Saturday, July 25

1. Daniel Durkes and Jace Matzke

2. Matt Rezac and Chad Jacobsen

3. J.D. Matzke and Jace Matzke

Barrel Racing

Friday, July 24

1. Mikaela Hedberg

2. Jessica Abel

3. Tylene Windle

4. Chris Byler

Saturday, July 25

1. Deb Barrow

2. Chris Byler

3. Kelly McCaulley

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