Rodeo News

  • South Plains Rodeo rides to pair of top 10 finishes in Alpine
    November 05, 2017
    ALPINE — The South Plains College men’s and women’s rodeo teams clinched a pair of top 10 finishes in their final rodeo of the fall semester this weekend at the Sul Ross State University Rodeo. The Lady Texans finished fifth overall with 130 points and currently rank first in the region with 971 points. Eastern New Mexico won the women’s team title with 225 points, followed by Weatherford College, Odessa and Tarleton State.
  • South Plains Rodeo headed to Alpine for Sul Ross State University Rodeo
    November 01, 2017
    LEVELLAND — The South Plains College men’s and women’s rodeo teams will return to action this weekend when they travel to Alpine for the Sul Ross State University Rodeo on November 2 – November 4. In their previous outing in Lubbock at the Texas Tech University Rodeo, the Lady Texans claimed their second overall team title and currently rank first in the Southwest Region with 841 points. The Texans rode their way to a third-place finish and currently sit in eighth in the region with 510 points.
  • Lady Texans capture women's team title, Texans place third at Texas Tech University Rodeo
    October 19, 2017
    LUBBOCK — The South Plains College men’s and women’s rodeo teams traveled 30 miles down highway 114 to the Texas Tech Equestrian Center over the weekend to compete in the Texas Tech University Rodeo. It would be safe to say things went well as the Lady Texans captured the women’s overall team title and 276 points. The Texans found their stride as well picking up 270 points and a third-place overall finish. The Lady Texans now sit atop the Southwest Regional standings with 841 points. Weatherford College placed second over the weekend with 235 points, while West Texas A&M, Eastern New Mexico, and Tarleton State rounded out the top five. Sophomore Jenna Dallyn won the women’s all-around title and led the Lady Texans with 230 points. Dallyn finished third in goat tying after running a 6.9 in the long round followed by a 7.3 in the short round to finish with a 14.2 average. Dallyn would then go on to place fourth in breakaway roping thanks to a 2.2 run in the long round and a 3.6 mark in the short round to end the stint with a 5.8 average.
  • South Plains College Rodeo headed to Lubbock for Texas Tech University Rodeo Oct. 19-21
    October 18, 2017
    LEVELLAND — The South Plains College Texan and Lady Texan rodeo teams will return to action on Thursday, Oct. 19 at the Texas Tech University Rodeo at the Texas Tech Equestrian Center. In their previous outing in Perryton at the Frank Phillips College Rodeo, South Plains earned a pair of top 10 finishes as the Lady Texans finished fourth overall with 180 team points, while the Texans placed 10th with 110 team points.
  • South Plains Rodeo earns a pair of top 10 finishes in Perryton
    October 12, 2017
    PERRYTON — The South Plains College men’s and women’s rodeo teams were back on the saddle this weekend at the Frank Phillips College rodeo which saw the orange and blue earn a pair of top 10 finishes. The Lady Texans finished fourth overall with 180 team points, while the Texans placed 10th with 110 team points.
  • South Plains College Rodeo returns to action on Thursday in Perryton
    October 11, 2017
     LEVELLAND—The South Plains College men’s and women’s rodeo teams will return to action on Thursday when they travel to Perryton, TX for the Frank Phillips College Rodeo beginning at 4:00 p.m.  The Lady Texans enter the weekend ranked first in the Southwest Region with 385 points, led by sophomore barrel racer Alex Odle who currently sits atop of the regional standings with 305 points after two weeks.
  • South Plains Rodeo earns top finishes in Vernon
    September 28, 2017
    VERNON—The South Plains College men's and women's rodeo teams returned to action this weekend at the Vernon College Rodeo where they qualified seven athletes for Saturday's final round. A week after claiming the women's all-around team title at the Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo in Portales, the Lady Texans earned a second place finish on Saturday with 130 team points.
  • South Plains Rodeo headed to Vernon for the Vernon College Rodeo Sept. 28-30
    September 27, 2017
    LEVELLAND—The South Plains College men’s and women’s rodeo teams will be back on the road this weekend as they travel to Vernon, TX for the Vernon College Rodeo beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28. The Lady Texans will look for a repeat performance after winning the women’s all-around team title last weekend in Portales at the Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo with 255 points, 60 points ahead of second-place finisher Tarleton State University.
  • Lady Texans place first overall at Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo
    September 21, 2017
    PORTALES, NM—South Plains College placed four athletes in the final round of the Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo on Saturday as the Lady Texans claimed their first overall team win on the year. The Lady Texans capped off the weekend with 255 total points, nearly 60 points ahead of second place finisher Tarleton State University. Eastern New Mexico, Western Texas and Weatherford College rounded out the top five.
  • 2017 South Plains College Rodeo Preview
    September 20, 2017
    LEVELLAND—Following a season in which the South Plains College men’s and women’s rodeo teams were each represented at the College National Finals Rodeo, the Texans and Lady Texans will kick off their 2017 campaign on Thursday, Sept. 21 in Portales at the Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo. The Lady Texans begin the year as the two-time defending Western Junior College Athletic Conference champions. South Plains will return a trio of sophomores in Jenna Dallyn, Alex Odle, and Avery Gonzales. Dallyn finished the year ranked eighth in the Southwest Region as a freshman in the goat tying event. Odle concluded her freshman year as one of the top barrel racers in the region, ending the season ranked 11th in the final regional standings. Gonzales, a sophomore from Peralta, New Mexico ended the year ranked 15th in the region in the breakaway roping event.