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Sunday, November 5, 2006
The Cape County Wild Horses Rodeo Club, a 4-H group, recently presented its awards for horsemanship skills in competitions throughout the state and sponsorship buckles for raising more than $200 for 4-H. Pictured, from left: Front — Tyler Maints, sixth place in junior poles; Mackenzie Gass, second place in junior poles, third in junior barrels and ninth in junior goat-tying as well as a sponsorship buckle; Quentin Sawyer, sponsorship buckle and team penning trophy; Faith Revelle, sixth in team penning and team penning trophy; Grace Van Pelt, sponsorship buckle; Cody Kneir, sponsorship buckle; Second row — Melinda Pfeiffer, sponsorship buckle; Clayton Maintz, third place in team penning; Logan Wessell, sponsorship buckle; Jamie King, eighth place in junior goat-tying, 10th place in junior barrels and SEMO 4-H Rodeo Outstanding Junior Project Record Book; Emilie Beard, sponsorship belt bucke; Amelia Palmer, ninth in senior poles and senior ambassador; Ashly Palmer, first in senior goat-tying and eighth in senior barrels, officer of the year and SEMO 4-H Rodeo outstanding senior project; Third row — Justin Tuschhoff, sponsorship bucke; Devon Beard, sponsorship buckle; Cody Tuschhoff, fourth place in calf touching, fifth in breakaway roping; and Casey Farrow, fifth in junior goats, sixth in junior barrels. Not pictured: Madison Farrow, seventh in team penning, Cassidy Sawyer, sponsorship buckle; Micayla Gray, junior ambassador, ninth in junior poles, fifth in junior barrels, third in junior goats.

Kimbeland second atSEMO Cup tournament

The Kimbeland Country Club contingent finished second at the SEMO Cup golf tournament on Oct. 14 at Hidden Trails in Dexter, Mo.

Westwood Hills Country Club of Poplar Bluff had the first-place score.

The event included 36 holes of competition in four formats -- nine holes each of scramble, four-ball, Chapman and alternate shot -- with teams scoring the best five two-man scores among its six entries.

Ken Hosea and Ben McKuin of Kimbeland, located in Jackson, won the Chapman format with a score of 31.

The Kimbeland team -- which also included Jim Davy, Todd Ladd, Mark Mungle, Gary King, Dennis Drerup, Bob Englehart, Jason Lukefahr, Marvin Adams, Glen Kroenung and Todd Smith -- posted a score of 733, just four strokes behind Westwood Hills.

Dalhousie Golf Club finished third with a score of 741, Cape Country Club was eighth with a 784 and Cape Jaycee Municipal rounded out the field with a 792.

Westwood's Jimmy Vernon and Jerrad Murphy had the low score of 9-under 135 over the four formats, and they had the best score in alternate shot at 33.

Among those earning closest-to-the-pin honors were McKuin on hole No. 4 and Cape Jaycee's Tim Sadler on No. 6.

Crosstown movesinto first-place tie

Crosstown swept Jackson 7-1, 7-2 and 4-2 to move into a first-place tie after two weeks of play in the Cape-Perry LLL Dartball competition.

Crosstown and Friedheim are tied for first place in the loop at 5-1.


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Youth rodeo clubselects its officers

The Cape County Wild Horse 4-H Rodeo Club named its officers for the 2006-07 club year that begin in October.

Amelia Palmer was elected president; Genny Bradshaw was elected vice president; Micayla Gray was elected secretary; Tyler Maintz was elected treasurer; Mackenzie Gass was elected reporter; Clayton Maintz and Jessica Gray are game/song leaders; and Casey Farrow was elected historian. The group leaders are Becky Maintz and Cindy Gass.

Children between the ages of 5 and 18 interested in horses are welcome to attend a club meeting. The meetings take place 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Fruitland Community Church.

For information, contact the University of Missouri Extension Office at 243-3581.

-- From staff reports

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