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Kent James, from Oklahoma is protected by a rodeo cowboy after falling from his bronc

Kent James, from Oklahoma is protected by a rodeo cowboy after falling from his bronc

The 23rd Annual Wylie Championship Rodeo held over the weekend proved that the sport comes down to fractions of a second, or single points, in determining who wins and who falls to the runner-up spot.

Wylie Chamber of Commerce hosted the two-day event held Friday and Saturday.

The competition was sanctioned by United Professional Rodeo Association and featured cowboys and cowgirls from Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana competing in bareback riding, ranch bronc, tie-down roping, breakaway roping, team roping, barrel racing and bull riding.

By Joe Reavis • [email protected]

For the complete story see the Sept. 16 edition of The Wylie News or click on the e-edition.

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