UAM Women Capture First Place At 9th Annual Boll Weevil Stampede

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The women’s rodeo team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello topped teams from seven different colleges and universities to win the women’s division of the 9th annual Boll Weevil Stampede rodeo held last weekend at the Drew County Fairgrounds east of Monticello. UAM was led by Jessica Rowland … Continue reading

UAM To Host 8th Annual Boll Weevil Stampede March 6-8

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — More than 250 rodeo cowboys and cowgirls from 14 colleges and universities will compete at the eighth annual Boll Weevil Stampede hosted by the University of Arkansas at Monticello March 6-8.    Competition begins each evening at 7 p.m. at the Drew County Fairgrounds. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 … Continue reading

Student To Wrestle Steers At College National Finals Rodeo

Courtesy of Media Services   MONTICELLO — Eric Manos gets an adrenaline rush from wrestling 600 pounds of angry steer to the ground.    Most thrill-seekers might consider safer ways to get their kicks, but Manos insists he’s never been injured, at least not seriously. “I’ve been banged up and bruised a little, but I’ve never … Continue reading

UAM To Host 7th Annual Boll Weevil Stampede

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — More than 250 rodeo cowboys and cowgirls from 14 colleges and universities will compete at the seventh annual Boll Weevil Stampede hosted by the University of Arkansas at Monticello March 14-16.    Competition begins each evening at 7 p.m. at the Drew County Fairgrounds. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 … Continue reading

Severe Storm Destroys Rodeo Barn

By Clint Blasengame Senior Editor MONTICELLO – A barn on the University of Arkansas-Monticello campus was destroyed when high winds blew it off its foundation during a storm Jan 29.    According to Dean of the School of Agriculture, Kelly Bryant, the green barn that housed the rodeo team’s horses was blown over and also caused damage … Continue reading

Rodeo Team Places First in Steer Wrestling

By Clint Blasengame Junior Editor    The University of Arkansas Monticello’s rodeo team competed in its third rodeo of the season Oct. 11-13 at the University of West Alabama in Livingston, Ala.    Both the men’s and women’s team competed in the rodeo, with the men finishing seventh place with a total of 205 points and the … Continue reading

Rodeo Team Kicks Off Season

By Clint Blasengame Junior Editor MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas-Monticello’s Rodeo Team competed in its first rodeo of the season on Sept. 20-22. The team traveled to Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Mo. The UAM men’s team placed third in the completion, while the women’s team finished fourth. Some of the featured events included … Continue reading

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