School Sports

Rodeo participants compete for ranking and prize money

Canyon Conley won the ranch bronc riding competition.Canyon Conley won the ranch bronc riding competition. He also won the event in 2019. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse annual Labor Day Rodeo on September 5 and 6 brought competitors from 10 different states

to compete for prize money and ranking to qualify for regional and national events.  More than 410 cowboys and cowgirls registered as contestants in the various adult competitions. This set a record for the most registrants ever for the local rodeo. For a listing of top winners, see the September 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.