Celebrations for the qualifying high schoolers began today at a breakfast at the Texas High School Rodeo State Championship, which has been in Abilene for the past week. Four athletes from each event will be headed to rock springs to represent Texas, and it looks like the best of the best have been chosen.
"We've got a lot of good rodeo athletes in Texas. We get the best that come to Abilene, and we're taking the best to go over to rock springs," said Steve Dickey, State President of THSRA
Texas has won the national competition for the last three years.
Life in Texas towns affected by the Cline Shale oil boom is bound to change in a big way, but people from all over the area met Thursday at McMurry University to create a Cline Shale Consortium. The...