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postheadericon Cooper finishes strong at the NFR

LAS VEGAS – Jim Ross Cooper folded the golden sheet of paper that revealed the final team roping results from the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.

“I’m keeping these for motivation,” said Cooper, 29, a four-time heeling qualifier from Monument, N.M.

Jim Ross Cooper

Jim Ross Cooper

Through 10 day of ProRodeo’s championship competition in the Nevada desert, Cooper and his partner, header Brandon Beers, earned $33,454. That’s a far cry from their goals they had set heading into the NFR, but those are the breaks that come with competing in the season finale.

“I would say this NFR is below average for what a guy expects,” Cooper said Saturday, moments after he and Beers posted a 4.5-second run for third place in the 10th round, worth $11,118. “You’d better expect good things, or you shouldn’t be here.”

Cooper should be in Las Vegas. While he’s disappointed, it is his best NFR in regards to earnings. He and Beers also earned a share of the third-round victory, and that helped toward the money. They also finished eighth in the average, finishing with a cumulative time of 51.1 seconds on seven qualified times; that was worth $4,507.

The fact that Cooper and Beers placed that night in the average is proof of just how tough team roping has been in Las Vegas.

“This building, and rodeo in general, has a way of showing you your weaknesses, so we’ll just keep trying to get better,” Cooper said of the Thomas & Mack Center. “There were two or three steers we didn’t catch that would’ve probably done us a lot of good to catch.

“Everybody’s trying their hardest. We just try to get better. This is almost doubled what Brandon and I won at our first NFR. If we just keep doing this, here in two or three years, we’ll be ready to roll.”

He was kidding, of course. Cooper and Beers have the talent to have exceptional careers in rodeo and to, eventually, win world titles like their gold buckle fathers, Jimmie Cooper and Mike Beers.

“It is mostly humbling to do what you enjoy and be top tier at it,” Jim Ross Cooper said.

postheadericon Cure leaves Vegas with rodeo gold

LAS VEGAS – Like every cowboy who has laid his head to sleep, Hunter Cure has dreamed of winning a world championship.

His dream came true Saturday night when he clinched steer wrestling’s gold buckle, punctuating it by placing in the seventh round of the 10-night Wrangler National Finals Rodeo – he scored a 3.9-second run to finish fourth, and that helped push him to the No. 1 spot in the world standings with $173,355.

Hunter Cure

Hunter Cure

“I believe this is the dream of any kid that has ever picked up a rope or bulldogs a plastic steer-head dummy, so I’m blessed to be here at the moment,” said Cure, 30, of Holliday, Texas. “I felt like I was better prepared having the experience of one NFR under my belt coming into this week, and my horse continued to work better as the week went on.”

It all contributed to an outstanding championship. In all, Cure earned $108,348 in Las Vegas. Most came in the go-rounds – he won both the fifth and eight rounds – but he added the $30,649 bonus for finishing third in the average race, finishing with a 10-run cumulative time of 53.1 seconds. Of course, he credits his horse, Charlie, and hazer Riley Duvall.

“Riley did a phenomenal job,” he said, noting that Duvall also hazed for Matt Reeves and Bray Armes, who finished second and third in the world standings, respectively. “We were first, second and third for him; that speaks volumes for how good he truly is.”

Riding Reeves’ hazing horse, Beemer, Duvall collects 6.25 percent of each cowboy’s earnings. That means he earned $6,772 from Cure. Since Reeves owns Beemer, he gets 6.25 percent, too.

“They have to share that hazing percentage, but I think Riley will have a bonus coming his way,” Cure said.

Like any elite athlete, cowboys competing at the NFR must handle the pressure that comes with a championship competition. In Cure’s case, he was one of four cowboys who had a shot at the gold buckle heading into Saturday’s final night of the 2013 season. He made the move that was needed, but he also received a little bit of help when two-time world champion Dean Gorsuch failed to score a time; Gorsuch’s steer got away from him, so the title slipped away.

“We just tried to put back on the hard hat and go back to work tonight,” he said. “I felt like any one of the four of us who won the most money in the round tonight was most likely going to be the world champion.”

He was right. Cure had the best finish of any of the four, and he grabbed the gold buckle.

“My hat’s off to Dean Gorsuch; what a tough way to end the week,” he said. “Nerves weren’t so much of the factor. I needed to have an excellent start tonight, and I got a good start, but not quite as aggressive as I was hoping to be right there.”

It worked anyway, and he will be the toast of the town when he returns to Holliday this week.

“My phone … it gets 45 text messages a day,” Cure said. “My hometown support has been phenomenal. It’s been a huge stepping stone as far as mentally knowing that everybody back in Texas is behind me.”

So is the rest of the world.

postheadericon Final night results

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas – Round 10
Bareback riding:
1. Casey Colletti, Pueblo, Colo., 86.5 points on Pete Carr’s Classic Pro Rodeo’s Scarlett’s Web, $18,630; 2. Wes Stevenson, Lubbock, Texas, 85, $14,724; 3. Will Lowe, Canyon, Texas, 84.5, $11,118; 4. Steven Peebles, Redmond, Ore., 83.5, $7,813; 5. Kaycee Feild, Payson, Utah, 83, $4,808; 6. (tie) J.R. Vezain, Cowley, Wyo., and Clint Cannon, Waller, Texas, 81.5, $1,502 each; 8. Bobby Mote, Culver, Ore., 80; 9. Ty Breuer, Mandan, N.D., 78.5; 10. Caleb Bennett, Morgan, Utah, 78; 11. Steven Dent, Mullen, Neb., 76; 12. Jessy Davis, Power, Mont., 75; 13. Ryan Gray, Cheney, Wash., 69.5; 14. (tie) Austin Foss, Terrebonne, Ore., and Jared Smith, Cross Plains, Texas, NS. Average: 1. Kaycee Feild, 823 points on 10 head, $47,776; 2. Steven Peebles, 818.5, $38,762; 3. J.R. Vezain, 801.5, $30,649; 4. Will Lowe, 799, $22,536; 5. Caleb Bennett, 797.5, $16,226; 6. Wes Stevenson, 796, $11,719; 7. Clint Cannon, 780, $8,113; 8. Jessy Davis, 768.5, $4,507; 9. Bobby Mote, 721 on nine head; 10. Ryan Gray, 711.5; 11. Steven Dent, 705; 12. Ty Breuer, 693.5; 13. Austin Foss, 563 on seven head; 14. Jared Smith, 518; 15. Casey Colletti, 503 on six head. World standings: 1. Kaycee Feild, $239,465; 2. Steven Peebles, $198,187; 3. Will Lowe, $183,255; 4. Bobby Mote, $162,796; 5. Ryan Gray, 155,763; 6. Wes Stevenson, $153,413; 7. J.R. Vezain, $143,924; 8. Caleb Bennett, $131,277; 9. Casey Colletti, $130,662; 10. Clint Cannon, $119,757; 11. Jessy Davis, $112,256; 12. Austin Foss, $107,684; 13. Steven Dent, $101,358; 14. Ty Breuer, $89,529; 15. Jared Smith, $69,027.

Steer wrestling: 1. Wade Sumpter, Fowler, Colo., 3.4 seconds, $18,630; 2. Luke Branquinho, Los Alamos, Calif., 3.6, $14,724; 3. Casey Martin, Sulphur, La., 3.8, $11,118; 4. Hunter Cure, Holliday, Texas, 3.9, $7,813; 5. Jule Hazen, Ashland, Kan., 4.1, $4,808; 6. Trevor Knowles, Mount Vernon, Ore., 4.2, $3,005; 7. Bray Armes, Ponder, Texas, 4.6; 8. Dakota Eldridge, Elko, Nev., 4.7; 9. K.C. Jones, Decatur, Texas, 4.8; 10. Matt Reeves, Cross Plains, Texas, 6.5; 11. Jason Miller, Lance Creek, Wyo., 6.8; 12. Stan Branco, Chowchilla, Calif., 7.4; 13. Tyler Pearson, Louisville, Miss., 10.3; 14. (tie) Dean Gorsuch, Gering, Neb., and Straws Milan, Cochrane, Alberta, NT. Average: 1. Bray Armes, 44.8 seconds on 10 head, $47,776; 2. Dakota Eldridge, 48.7, $38,762; 3. Hunter Cure, 53.1, $30,649; 4. Tyler Pearson, 66.0, $22,536; 5. Matt Reeves, 41.9 on nine head, $16,226; 6. Casey Martin, 42.1, $11,719; 7. Dean Gorsuch, 43.5, $8,113; 8. Jule Hazen, 43.9, $4,507; 9. Stan Branco, 46.9; 10. Wade Sumpter, 49.4; 11. Trevor Knowles, 49.5; 12. Luke Branquinho, 35.3 on eight head; 13. Jason Miller, 39.9; 14. K.C. Jones, 49.0; 15. Straws Milan, 60.9 on seven head. World standings: 1. Hunter Cure, $173,355; 2. Matt Reeves, $158,575; 3. Bray Armes, $157,254; 4. Casey Martin, $152,207; 5. Dakota Eldridge, $141,927; 6. Trevor Knowles, $137,435; 7. Dean Gorsuch, $135,189; 8. Luke Branquinho, $124,984; 9. Stan Branco, $113,066; 10. Jule Hazen, $105,925; 11. Wade Sumpter, $100,358; 12. Tyler Pearson, $100,266; 13. Jason Miller, $88,192; 14. K.C. Jones, $85,133; 15. Straws Milan, $58,151.

Team roping: 1. (tie) Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas/Patrick Smith, Lipan, Texas, and Derrick Begay, Seba Dalkai, Ariz./Cesar de la Cruz, Tucson, Ariz., 4.4 seconds, $16,677 each; 3. Brandon Beers, Powell Butte, Ore./Jim Ross Cooper, Monument, N.M., 4.5, $11,118; 4. Turtle Powell, Stephenville, Texas/Dugan Kelly, Paso Robles, Calif., 4.6, $7,813; 5. Colby Lovell, Madisonville, Texas/Martin Lucero, Stephenville, Texas, 4.9, $4,808; 6. (tie) Nick Sartain, Dover, Okla./Rich Skelton, Llano, Texas, and Justin Van Davis, Madisonville, Texas/Clay O’Brien Cooper, Gardnerville, Nev., 5.5, $1,502 each; 8. Clay Tryan, Billings, Mont./Jade Corkill, Fallon, Nev., 5.8; 9. Dustin Bird, Cut Bank, Mont./Paul Eaves, Lonedell, Mo., 9.1; 10. Charly Crawford, Prineville, Ore./Ryan Motes, Weatherford, Texas, 9.4; 11. (tie) Kaleb Driggers, Albany, Ga./Travis Graves, Jay, Okla.; Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz./Cory Petska, Marana, Ariz.; Luke Brown, Stephenville, Texas/Kollin VonAhn, Blanchard, Okla.; Riley Minor, Ellensburg, Wash./Brady Minor, Ellensburg, Wash.; and Drew Horner, Plano, Texas/Buddy Hawkins II, Columbus, Kan., NT. Average: 1. Luke Brown/Kollin VonAhn, 56.2 seconds on nine head, $47,776; 2. Turtle Powell/Dugan Kelly, 73.7, $38,762; 3. Nick Sartain/Rich Skelton, 44.7 on eight head, $30,649; 4. Riley Minor/Brady Minor, 49.7, $22,536; 5. Charly Crawford/Ryan Motes, 68.6, $16,226; 6. Clay Tryan/Jade Corkill, 40.9 on seven head, $11,719; 7. Trevor Brazile/Patrick Smith, 42.6, $8,113; 8. Brandon Beers/Jim Ross Cooper, 50.1, $4,507; 9. Colby Lovell/Martin Lucero, 52.9; 10. Kaleb Driggers/Travis Graves, 46.0 on six head; 11. Derrick Begay/Cesar de la Cruz, 46.6; 12. Drew Horner/Buddy Hawkins II, 49.0; 13. Dustin Bird/Paul Eaves, 52.9; 14. Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz./Cory Petska, Marana, Ariz., 62.8; 15. Justin Van Davis/Clay O’Brien Cooper, 35.2 on five. World standings (headers): 1. Clay Tryan, $179,688; 2. Luke Brown, $171,159; 3. Riley Minor, $160,503; 4. Kaleb Driggers, $157,729; 5. Trevor Brazile, $154,767; 6. Nick Sartain, $147,839; 7. Turtle Powell, $144,959; 8. Brandon Beers, $130,826; 9. Erich Rogers, $119,353; 10. Charly Crawford, $118,168; 11. Colby Lovell, $110,526; 12. Derrick Begay, $108,335; 13. Dustin Bird, $102,005; 14. Drew Horner, $93,336; 15. Justin Van Davis, $83,472. (heelers): 1. Jade Corkill, $178,057; 2. Kollin VonAhn, $166,291; 3. Travis Graves, $162,351; 4. Brady Minor, $160,503; 5. Patrick Smith, $154,767; 6. Rich Skelton, $147,891; 7. Dugan Kelly, $143,265; 8. Jim Ross Cooper, $138,648; 9. Ryan Motes, $120,735; 10. Cory Petska, $119,252; 11. Martin Lucero, $114,129; 12. Cesar de la Cruz, $107,598; 13. Paul Eaves, $101,181; 14. Buddy Hawkins II, $97,375; 15. Clay O’Brien Cooper, $88,179.

Saddle bronc riding: 1. Cody Wright, Milford, Utah, 85 points on Stace Smith Pro Rodeo’s Resistols Top Hat, $18,630; 2. Wade Sundell, Boxholm, Iowa, 84, $14,724; 3. Chad Ferley, Oelrichs, S.D., 83.5, $11,118; 4. Taos Muncy, Corona, N.M., 83, $7,813; 5. (tie) Jesse Wright, Milford, Utah; Jake Wright, Milford, Utah; and Chet Johnson, Sheridan, Wyo., 81.5, $2,604 each; 8. (tie) Jacobs Crawley, Stephenville, Texas, and Cort Scheer, Elsmere, Neb., 80.5 each; 10. Isaac Diaz, Desdemona, Texas, 74.5; 11. (tie) Tyler Corrington, Hastings, Minn.; Cole Elshere, Faith, S.D.; Sterling Crawley, Stephenville, Texas; Bradley Harter, Weatherford, Texas, and Heith DeMoss, Heflin, La., NS. Average: 1. Jacobs Crawley, 778.5 points on 10 head, $47,776; 2. Cort Scheer, 773.5, $38,762; 3. Chad Ferley, 725 on nine head, $30,649; 4. Taos Muncy, 710.5, $22,536; 5. Jake Wright, 658.5 on eight head, $16,226; 6. Wade Sundell, 634.5, $11,719; 7. Heith DeMoss, 621.5, $8,113; 8. Isaac Diaz, 597.5, $4,507; 9. Cody Wright, 558.5 on seven head; 10. Jesse Wright, 476.5 on six head; 11. Chet Johnson, 461.5; 12. Bradley Harter, 459; 13. Tyler Corrington, 407.5 on five head; 14. Cole Elshere, 386.5; 15. Sterling Crawley, 385. World standings: 1. Chad Ferley, $204,432; 2. Jake Wright, $194,365; 3. Cody Wright, $191,504; 4. Jacobs Crawley, $179,446; 5. Cort Scheer, $165,452; 6. Wade Sundell, $164,345; 7. Taos Muncy, $147,496; 8. Jesse Wright, $146,110; 9. Tyler Corrington, $130,679; 10. Isaac Diaz, $107,388; 11. Cole Elshere, $94,821; 12. Heith DeMoss, $91,498; 13. Sterling Crawley, $89,707; 14. Chet Johnson, $71,687; 15. Bradley Harter, $69,144.

Tie-down roping: 1. Cody Ohl, Hico, Texas, 6.6 seconds, $18,630; 2. Caleb Smidt, Bellville, Texas, 6.9, $14,724; 3. (tie) Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas; Tyson Durfey, Colbert, Wash., and Clif Cooper, Decatur, Texas, 7.3, $7,913 each; 6. Sterling Smith, Stephenville, Texas, 7.4, $3,005; 7. Timber Moore, Aubrey, Texas, 7.6; 8. Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, Okla., 7.7; 9. Shane Hanchey, Sulphur, La., 8.4; 10. Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas, 8.8; 11. Scott Kormos, Teague, Texas, 9.8; 12. Justin Maass, Giddings, Texas, 11.6; 13. Shane Slack, Idabel, Okla., 12.4; 14. Randall Carlisle, Baton Rouge, La., 15.5; 15. Stetson Vest, Childress, Texas, 23.1. Average: 1. Shane Hanchey, 80.1 seconds on 10 head (breaks the WNFR record of 84.0 set by Fred Whitfield in 1997), $47,776; 2. Trevor Brazile, 83.2, $38,762; 3. Scott Kormos, 84.4, $30,649; 4. Timber Moore, 85.7, $22,536; 5. Shane Slack, 89.4, $16,226; 6. Randall Carlisle, 99.7, $11,719; 7. Ryan Jarrett, 102.7, $8,113; 8. Cody Ohl, 106.4, $4,507; 9. Tuf Cooper, 112.1; 10. Stetson Vest, 113.6; 11. Clif Cooper, 79.5 on nine head; 12. Caleb Smidt, 82.7; 13. Sterling Smith, 91.5; 14. Justin Maass, 103.1; 15. Tyson Durfey, 69.1 on seven head. World standings: 1. Shane Hanchey, $207,672; 2. Cody Ohl, $203,567; 3. Trevor Brazile, $187,917; 4. Tuf Cooper, $167,716; 5. Scott Kormos, $147,457; 6. Ryan Jarrett, $138,169; 7. Tyson Durfey, $124,979; 8. Clif Cooper, $118,428; 9. Timber Moore, $116,549; 10. Caleb Smidt, $110,628; 11. Shane Slack, $106,323; 12. Sterling Smith, $104,729; 13. Justin Maass, $96,677; 14. Randall Carlisle, $90,921; 15. Stetson Vest, $86,410.

Barrel racing: 1. Lisa Lockhart, Oelrichs, S.D., 13.88 seconds, $18,630; 2. Jane Melby, Burneyville, Okla., 13.89, $14,724; 3. Mary Walker, Ennis, Texas, 14.00, $11,118; 4. Sabrina Ketcham, Yeso, N.M., 14.05, $7,813; 5. Sherry Cervi, Marana, Ariz., 14.15, $4,808; 6. Shada Brazile, Decatur, Texas, 14.16, $3,005; 7. Jean Winters, Texline, Texas, 14.24; 8. Christy Loflin, Franktown, Colo., 14.34; 9. Taylor Jacob, Carmine, Texas, 18.53; 10. Michele McLeod, Whitesboro, Texas, 18.81; 11. Sydni Blanchard, Albuquerque, N.M., 19.08; 12. Brittany Pozzi, Victoria, Texas, 19.18; 13. Kaley Bass, Kissimmee, Fla., 19.29; 14. Trula Churchill, Valentine, Neb., 23.56; 15. Fallon Taylor, Whitesboro, Texas, 24.09. Average: 1. Sherry Cervi, 138.15 seconds on 10 runs (breaks the WNFR record of 138.26 set by Jill Moody in 2010), $47,776; 2. Shada Brazile, 140.30, $38,762; 3. Lisa Lockhart, 143.71, $30,649; 4. Kaley Bass, 145.21, $22,536; 5. Christy Loflin, 150.74, $16,226; 6. Mary Walker, 153.21, $11,719; 7. Jane Melby, 154.41, $8,113; 8. Michele McLeod, 158.08, $4,507; 9. Taylor Jacob, 160.99; 10. Jean Winters, 166.12; 11. Sydni Blanchard, 166.52; 12. Brittany Pozzi, 168.89; 13. Sabrina Ketcham, 171.06; 14. Fallon Taylor, 174.75; 15. Trula Churchill, 178.44. World standings: 1. Sherry Cervi, $303,317; 2. Mary Walker, $229,363; 3. Lisa Lockhart, $184,201; 4. Taylor Jacob, $164,484; 5. Michelle McLeod, $151,357; 6. Kaley Bass, $148,512; 7. Christy Loflin, $148,412; 8. Shada Brazile, $130,278; 9. Jane Melby, $124,642; 10. Sabrina Ketcham, $119,147; 11. Fallon Taylor, $116,785; 12. Brittany Pozzi, $113,156; 13. Trula Churchill, $90,313; 14. Sydni Blanchard, $82,867; 15. Jean Winters, $69,847.

Bull riding:1. Cooper Davis, Jasper, Texas, 84 points on Do or Die Pro Rodeo’s Palace Station John Doe, $18,630; 2. Cole Echols, Elm Grove, La., 81, $14,724; 3. Cody Teel, Kountze, Texas, 76.5, $11,118; 4. Cody Campbell, Summerville, Ore., 72, $7,813; 5. (tie) J.W. Harris, Mullin, Texas; Shane Proctor, Grand Coulee, Wash.; Trevor Kastner, Ardmore, Okla.; Trey Benton III, Rock Island, Texas; Chandler Bownds, Lubbock, Texas; Elliot Jacoby, Fredricksburg, Texas; Josh Koschel, Nunn, Colo.; Parker Breding, Edgar, Mont.; Tyler Smith, Fruita, Colo.; Steve Woolsey, Payson, Utah; and Tyler Willis, Wheatland, Wyo., NS. Average: 1. Cody Teel, 651.5 points on eight head, $47,776; 2. J.W. Harris, 518.5 on six head, $38,762; 3. Shane Proctor, 411.5 on five head, $30,649; 4. Josh Koschel, 374.0, $22,536; 5. Tyler Smith, 348.5 on four head, $16,226; 6. Cooper Davis, 337, $11,719; 7. Cody Campbell, 326, $8,113; 8. Parker Breding, 312.5, $4,507; 9. Trevor Kastner, 263 on three head; 10. Chandler Bownds, 260; 11. Steve Woolsey, 254.5; 12. Trey Benton III, 249; 13. Cole Echols, 161 on two head; 14. Tyler Willis, 150.5; 15. Elliot Jacoby 82.5 on one. World standings: 1. J.W. Harris, $252,829; 2. Cody Teel, $224,073; 3. Tyler Smith, $156,277; 4. Shane Proctor, $148,575; 5. Josh Koschel, $142,307; 6. Cooper Davis, $139,589; 7. Cody Campbell, $134,523; 8. Trevor Kastner, $129,434; 9. Cole Echols, $118,811; 10. Parker Breding, $114,189; 11. Chandler Bownds, $108,505; 12. Steve Woolsey, $98,613; 13. Trey Benton II, $91,959; 14. Tyler Willis, $83,098; 15. Elliot Jacoby, $76,548.

postheadericon Bull riding results

Round 10: 1. Cooper Davis on Do or Die Pro Rodeo’s Palace Station John Doe, 84, $18,630; 2. Cole Echols, 81, $14,724; 3. Cody Teel, 76.5, $11,118; 4. Cody Campbell, 72, $7,813; no other qualified rides.

Average: 1. Cody Teel, 651.5 points on 10, $47,776; 2. J.W. Harris, 518.5 on six, $38,762; 3. Shane Proctor, 411.5 on five, $30,649; 4. Josh Koschel, 374, $22,536; 5. Tyler Smith, 348.5 on four, $16,226; 6. Cooper Davis, 337, $11,718.75; 7. Cody Campbell, 326, $8,113; 8. Parker Breding, 312.5, $4,507.

postheadericon Duvall makes money

Through 10 nights in Las Vegas, Riley Duvall has put together some powerful work inside the Thomas & Mack Center.

As a hazer, it’s his job to guide steers into the best position to help his bulldoggers. Riding Matt Reeves’ hazing horse, Duvall was the man to the right of the top three cowboys in the world standings: Champion Hunter Cure, reserve champ Reeves and the No. 3 man, Bray Armes. Combined, they won $276,718 in Las Vegas.

Duvall will split the haze money (based on 12.5 percent) with Reeves, so the Oklahoma cowboy will pocket at least $17,295. Of course, that’s

postheadericon Barrel racing through the 10th round

Round 10: 1. Lisa Lockhart, 13.88 seconds, $18,630; 2. Jane Melby, 13.89, $14,724; 3. Mary Walker, 14.00, $11,118; 4. Sabrina Ketchum, 14.05, $7,813; 5. Sherry Cervi, 14.15, $4,808; 6. Shada Brazile, 14.16, $3,005.

Average: 1. Sherry Cervi, 138.15 seconds on 10, $47,776; 2. Shada Brazile, 140.30, $38,762.02; 3. Lisa Lockhart, 143.71, $30,649; 4. Kaley Bass, 145.31, $22,536; 5. Christy Loflin, 150.74, $16,226; 6. Mary Walker, 153.21, $11,718.75; 7. Jane Melby, 154.41, $8,113; 8. Michele McLeod, 158.08, $4,507.

postheadericon Here’s bronc riding after the 10th round

10th round: 1. Cody Wright, 85 points on Stace Smith Pro Rodeo’s Resistol’s Top Hat, $18,630; 2. Wade Sundell, 84, $14,724; 3. Chad Ferley, 83.5, $11,118; 4. Taos Muncy, 83, $7,813; 5. (tie) Chet Johnson, Jake Wright and Jesse Wright, $2,604.

Average: 1. Jacobs Crawley, 778. 5 points on 10 rides, $47,776; 2. Cort Scheer, 773.5, $38,762; 3. Chad Ferley, 725 on nine, $30,649; 4. Taos Muncy, 710.5, $22,536; 5. Jake Wright, 658.5 on eight, $16,226; 6. Wade Sundell, 634.5, $11,719; 7. Heith DeMoss, 621.5, $8,113; 8. Isaac Diaz, 597.5, $4,507.

postheadericon Ferley claims world title

Chad Ferley wins the 2013 world championship, the second of his career. Jacobs Crawley won the average. Only Crawley and Cort Scheer rode all 10 broncs. Scheer finished fifth in the world.

postheadericon Brazile passed $5 million mark

Trevor Brazile has earned nearly $171,000 at the NFR this year, which propelled the Texan past the $5 million in career earnings.

postheadericon Here is the tie-down roping average payout

1. Shane Hanchey, 80.1 seconds on 10, $47,776; 2. Trevor Brazile, 83.2, $38,762.02; 3. Scott Kormos, 84.4, $30,649; 4. Timber Moore, 85.7, $22,536; 5. Shane Slack, 89.4, $16,226; 6. Randall Carlisle, 99.7, $11,718.75; 7. Ryan Jarrett, 102.7, $8,113; 8. Cody Ohl, 106.4, $4,507.

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