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Pace 6 April 22, ms
Warm Springs, Oregon
mtr r SPORTS
Root Feast Rodeo results
The Root l east rodeo sort of
blew in and out on the weekend of
April 16-17. Despite the windy and
overcast weather rodeo fans saw
one of the early rodeos around
On Saturday the winners were
first in the bareback David Brown
of Seattle. Wa; 2nd Shane Olney.
Toppenish. Wa. In the saddle bronc,
1st Shane Olney. 2nd David Brown.
Bull riding 1st Hank McBcth of
Prinvcille. 2nd West Starr of Red
mond. Girls barrel race 1st Dee
Dee Schumakcr 2nd split by Mel
ody Ryan of Redmond and Susie
White of Madras. Cow milking 1st
Steve Brock. Wapato WA. Team
roping Clay and Larry Finley 1st
and Jerry Patterson-Bob Finley
2nd. of Madras. Wild horse race
1st Jason Smith Warm Springs,
2nd Hank McBcth of Princville.
On Sunday ApriL 17, bareback
Shane Olney 1st of Toppenish,
saddle bronc Terry Parrish of Pen
dleton 1st. Bull riding Troy Smith
I st. West Starr 2nd. Melody Ryan
and Lawanda Parrish Pendleton
split 1st and 2nd. Team roping
Steve Lindscy and Jason Smith of
Warm Springs 1st. The wild horse
race Buck Smith team 1st.
1988 Tygh Valley all Indian rodeo
The 39th Annual All-Indian
Rodeo w hich is said to be alive and
wild sponsored by the Tywama
Saddle Club, will be held Sat. and
Sun. May 21-22, in Tygh Valley.
Oregon, and will get underway at
1:00 p.m. each day.
The W.S.I. R.A. (Western States
Indian Rodeo Association), sanc
tioned rodeo will offer saddle bronc,
bareback, bullriding, bulldogging,
calf roping, wild cow milking, team
roping, girls barrel racing and the
wild horse race. There will be a
purse of $500.00 in each event, with
the entry fee of $45.00. There will
be a limit on the entries for the
bullriding and will be open to the
first 32 paid entries. Also in the
team roping the entry fee is $90.00,
two loops and must enter as a
The wild horse race will be split
$250.00 per day, the entry fee is
$45.00, and limited to the first 16
teams. No set up or trade outs. In
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order for a contestant to qualify for
the Top Hand Saddle he must be
entered in a timed event and judged
event. Silver buckles will be awarded
in all events.
Queen selection is open to all
tribes with entrants mounted in full
Indian regalia, must be single 1 5-1 8
years old, a buckle will be awarded.
Central entries will be taken by
Jeanette Herrera, phone (509) 874
2290. P.O. Box 1 14. White Swan,
WA 98952. Books open May 16-17
from I p.m. to 8 p.m. Call backs on
May 18, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m... or
entries will be taken by the Home
town Secretary, Ginger Smith, phone
(503) 553-1 077, P.O. Box 54 1 , Warm
Springs, Oregon 97761 , books open
May 16-17, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
books close May 17 at 8 p.m., call
hack Mav 18. from 5 to 8 n.m. The
rodeo office will be closed during
the show, entry lees must be paid
by May 17, permits must be pur-
chased by noon on Saturday. Must
have current WSIRA card for phone j
entries. . : ')
There will be buckaroo break
fast Sunday starting at 6:30 a.m. to
1 0:00 a.m. the cost $4.00 and $2.50.
A western dance Friday and Sat
urday nights from 9:00 p.m. to 1
a.m. Also an Indian Arts and Crafts
Fair, teepee village, camper park
ing $3.00 for weekend car parking
$1.00 per day. Senior Citizens day
Sunday Vt price. Admission: Adults
$5.00, kids $2.00, small children
free. For more information call
(503) 544-2581 or (503) 544-2681.
; In the bareback competition Shane Olney of Toppenish, Washington making the winning ride on a horse
1 called Dungen. There were not as many contestants for the Root Feast Rodeo as expected Some of the stock
really un-corked and gave the riders all they could handle especially in the bullriding, it was a pretty close battle
between the cowboys and the bulls but the bulls had the slight edge at the end of the day.
Buckskin tourney y g Co-ed tourney slated
nosts 65 bouts
Spilyay Tymoo photo courtesy of Vll Squltmphtn.
Monica Sampson attended a barrel racing school in Boardman, Oregon, during
spring vacation, sponsored by Jody T atone. Pictured here left instructor Sharon
CamrilloNFR qualifier, and Monica right. Other locals from Warm Springs that
attended the various schools held the same time were Ryan and Joel Florendo,
Gary Sampson, Thurman Squiemphen and Edison Yazzie.
V-Ball Tourney set for May 15
The first annual Open Jackpot
Volleyball tournament will be held
at the Warm Springs Community
Center May 15, 1988. The tourna
ment will be limited to the first twelve
teams signed up.
Entry fee for the tournament per
team is $100 with the deadline for
all entries being May 10, 1988.
Eighty percent of all money will be
paid back. Other awards will also
be given. There will also be 24 door
prizes to be given to all teams
Teams from Bend, Portland, Wash
ington and Central Oregon have
been invited to participate in the
For more information call Lois
Estimo at (503) 553-1361.
Confirmation on games and teams
will be done by May 1 1, 1988.
1st Reservation Relay
scheduled for May 7
The Warm Springs Recreation
Department and the Kah-Nee-Ta
Vacation Resort will host the 1st
Annual Reservation Relay race
which will be held Saturday, May
The course will be 60.2 miles in
length and will have some tough
legs. The race will start at the resort
and finish at the resort. Most of the
course is very simple with rolling
hills and a lot of flat surfaces. The
first third will be on the pavement,
second third on gravel and the last
third on pavement gravel combina
tion. Teams will consist of five runners,
except for Juniors who may use
seven on a team. All teams will
alternate legs of 4.0 miles each.
Exchange points will be clearly
marked. Each team must run their
runners alternately in the same
sequence. Teams will have maps
and course descriptions and are
responsible for directing their
runners. Any runners who run off
course will have to resume where
they left the course. All teams must
carry their own watch and score
card and keep their leg times. Only
one vehicle will be used by a team
and the team name must be
displayed on the vehicle.
Awards will be given to winners
of each division. The team will
receive a trophy and each team
member will receive a relay T-shirt.
The divisions will be adult male
and female. (20 years and over) and
Youth Co-ed (19 and under).
Registration fee per team is $50
which must be paid to the Warm
Springs Recreation Department.
Mail entries to Warm Springs Recrea
tion Department. P.O. Box C, Warm
Springs, Oregon 97761. For addi
tional information contact the depart
ment at (503) 553-1 161, ext. 243.
The first rodeo of the Central
Oregon Pee Wee Rodeo club was
held March 26 at the Jefferson
County Fairgrounds at the indoor
arena. According to sponsors it
drew cowboys and cowgirls from
three to 14 years of age to compete
in barrel racing, pole bending, goat
tying, breakaway roping, calf and
The schedule for the summer
rodeo show for the organization
are as follows: April 23, Prineville
indoor arena; Prineville, May 1,
Madras, June 5, Redmond; July
23-24, Crook River Ranch arena,
Terrebonne; August 21, Redmond
and September 10-1 1, the finals at
Crooked River Ranch arena.
The PeeWee Rodeo rules allow
boys and girls to compete against
each other in their classes for year
end awards. Points are compiled
and at the end of the season, a sad
dle is given to the all-around cow
boy or cowgirl in junior, interme
diate and senior divisions. The kids
also win trophies and individual
In the peewee rodeo, horses are
required to meet certain criteria. In
the underage, junior and interme
diate divisions the horses must be
54 inches and under. A younger
age contestant may be required to
enter the senior class if their horse
is taller then the 54 inch require
ment. Senior participants can ride
horses of any size.
Non-members are welcome to
compete and there is no admission
charge for spectators. Rodeos start
at 1 1 p.m. For more information
and to enter call Laurel Johnson at
Annual Satus Fun Run set for May 1
The eighth annual Satus Long
house Fun Run will be held at
Satus. Washington on Saturday,
May 7. Entry fee for the five mile
run is $7. All entries will receive a
The course is a loop on paved
and gravel roads.
Divisions for runners will be 12
and under, 13-18 years. 19-29 years.
30-39 years. 40-49 yeras and 50-59
years. Jackets will be awarded to
the first male and first female fin
ishers. Winners in each division
will receive a trophy.
For more information contact
the Satus Run Committee. Rt. 2
Box 24 1 4. Toppenish. Washington.
98948. Or mail in the entry blank
available at the Spilyay office.
Taking home top honors in the
1988 Buckskin tournament was the
Tacoma Boxing Club of Tacoma,
Washington. The two-day tourna
ment held April 16 and 17 hosted
Second place team honors went
to the Everett Fire Fighters of Eve
rett, Washington with third team
honors going to Cal's Olympic Box
ing Club of Bremerton, Washing
ton. M t. Scott Boxing Club of Port
land Oregon took fourth place
team honors and the Kuna Boxing
Club of Kuna, Idaho took forth.
Gerald Smith Warm Springs Box
ing Club coach stated the success
,of the tournament went to eve
ryone who assisted and especially
to the officials, boxers and coaches.
See results on page 7
On any given day of the week, a
visitor to the Warm Springs Com
munity center will see Tom Begay
exercising, either lifting weights,
running or participating in an aero
bics class. Tom's fitness schedule
continues on weekends, as he exer
cises seven days a week and has
been doing so for five years. He
spend 12 hours a week exercising.
Tom says that he gained inspira
tion from watching a movie about
Terry Fox, the Canadian man who
ran across his country to raise
money for cancer research. "If he
could run with an artificial leg,
anybody can run and exercise."
Tom also watched some exercisers
in Prineville. "It looked fun."
Tom says he feels a lot better
now that he is exercising and his
goal is to stay healthy. In addition
to running, weightlifting and aero
bics. Tom participates in jackpot
ropings and sometimes he Hoop
The benefits of exercise are not
only physical, but monetary as well
Tom has found money and other
things while running.
To encourage others. Tom says,
"Get yourself in gear and exercise.
It makes your life so much happier,
but it's up to you. I'm not telling
you to do it. it's just how I feel."
The Third Annual Fun in the
Sun Volleyball Tournament will be
held at the MadrasJefferson
County Fairgrounds May 14, 1988
beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Prizes will be awarded for first,
second and third division winners.
A minimum of three women must
be on the court and a $20.00 entry
fee per team will be charged. Teams
may enter in novice or competetive
The event is sponsored by the
City of Madras Wellness Aware
ness Program. For additional in
formation contact Judy Throop,
Community Center Calendar
Reservation Relay Run
Just say "No" march
Artquake, non-competetive art fair
ProfessorGoodwise, health education
Second Annual Kid's Jamboree
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Tom Begay, Sr.