December 18, 2020

Top Texas Wine: Ron Yates

Ron Yates Tempranillo, Friesen Vineyard, Texas High Plains, 2017, was named Top Texas Wine at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ 2021 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition held Nov. 13-15 at NRG Center in Houston.

Sports |
January 20, 2013


Hot hurdling in Giddings, super six-man football in Gordon: Ten towns that got game.

Sports |
December 1, 2009

How to Barrel Race

History As with most rodeo events, pinpointing barrel racing’s exact origin is near impossible. “It probably started out as pretty women on fast horses, but now it’s a competitive sport for serious athletes,” says Martha Josey, a world-champion barrel racer, Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Famer, and co-owner of Josey…

Last Page |
February 1, 1997

Bill Pickett

What was Bill Pickett’s nickname, and how did he wrestle steers to the ground?…

Feature |
April 1, 1995

Clowning Around

They crack wise while bulls charge them, and fans eat it up. A look at rodeo’s real ring leaders.