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Thursday, 17 July, 2014


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Boogie Boys win Jackpot relay

FORT HALL — Boogie Boys with rider Josh Thompson won the Fort Hall Indian Relay Association Jackpot relay race July 5 earning $375.
Taking second was the Teton team with rider Miaus Teton winning $225.
Only two places were paid because three teams were disqualified – Coby team with Jon Marc Skunkcap riding, Ba Kia Dah with Trevor Beasley riding and Bad Rock Warriors with Bryson Appenay riding. Wolverine Canyon team didn’t compete because their rider Kalen Hammond was injured in the Chief race.
Josh Thompson also won the Chief race earning $325. Taking second was Dallon Yokoyama earning $195. Third place went to Woodrow Teton winning $130. Other riders included Miaus Teton, Keinan Tissidimit, Trevor Beasley, Kalen Hammond who was injured and Jon Marc Skunkcap.
Crystal Dove Redhorse won the Ladies race earning $225. Second place and $135 went to Rylee Appenay while third place went to Tahliyah Appenay earning $90. Allison Houtz finished fourth.
The next Indian relay horse races are Saturday, July 19 at noon at the Fort Hall racetrack.


Dahozy & Jim win big in PRCA rodeos over weekend

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — Brooks Dahozy and Daxton Jim were at the top of the Cowboy Christmas team ropers list over the weekend according to the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA.)
The duo cashed in more than any other team ropers last week, each earning $15,720 - $1,403 better than second-place Luke Brown and Kollin VonAhn. Incredibly, Dahozy and Jim only cashed checks at three rodeos, but they made all three count.
Dahozy, 27, and Jim, a 23-year-old permit holder, placed in both rounds and were second in the average in St. Paul, Oregon, winning $8,003 each. They also made $3,976 at the Oakley City (Utah) Independence Day Rodeo and $3,741 in Cody, Wyoming.
Dahozy moved to 35th in the world standings as a result of the big week.
As of July 7, other American Indian cowboys in the PRCA World standings are Dustin Bird of Cut Bank, Montana, who is third in the team roping header standings with $50,142 in earnings while Erich Rogers of Round Rock, Arizona is fourth with $47,225.
In the Wrangler Million Dollar Tour standings, Erich Rogers is sitting first in the team roping header division with $29,339 and Dustin Bird is second with $27,012.


Coby Nappo on All Star team

By ALEXANDRIA ALVAREZ
Sho-Ban News
BLACKFOOT — Coby Burns Nappo is the son of Eldon and Bobleen Nappo, his Indian name is “Dosa Gobay.”
Coby is 12 years old, and has played baseball for the last seven years. This summer Coby was playing for the Little League Mustangs in Blackfoot, and the team made it to the championships games. During the championship games, the Little League Mustangs played three games, and made it to the final game in which Nappo pitched four of the innings during the game, helping his team to win the championship.
For his outstanding contribution, Nappo received the championship ball as a keepsake.
Nappo was also recently accepted into playing the Little League Bronco All Stars.
This fall, Nappo will be entering Mountain View Middle School; his extracurricular activities include basketball, playing the trombone as well as the guitar. Nappo will also be trying out for the football team.


Festival Jr./Sr. Rodeo set for August 8

FORT HALL — The Shoshone-Bannock Festival Jr./Sr. Rodeo is Friday, August 8. 
The Junior Rodeo is for 17 years old and under and the Senior Rodeo is for seniors 50 years old or older.  The Fort Hall rodeo grounds are located next to the Festival Arbor.
Prize money in junior and senior rodeo is:
Entry fees and added funds: 1 to 4 years: $10 per event, $25 added; 5 to 8: $10 per event, $30 added; 9 to13: $20 per event, $45 added; 14 to 17: $25 per event, $50 added. Senior $50 per event, $150 added and Jr./Sr. $35 per event, $150 added. Stock fee is $6. 
There will be no ties.  Committee will decide on the tiebreaker event. 
Seniors 50+ events are Century team roping enter 2x switch partners/positions $400 added; Jr./Sr. $75 added; Breakaway open 50+ $100 added; Ribbon roping with 45 + runner $100 added; Sr. Ladies barrels $150 added; Sr. Ladies pole bending $100 added (will run with JR poles).
Junior events for beginners 4 and under are stick horse race, goat ribbon pull, dummy roping, and sheep riding under 50 pounds.
Peewee 5 to 8 events are poles, barrels and goat ribbon pull, hairpin, dummy roping, sheep riding under 50 pounds and calf riding.
Juniors 9 to 13 events are poles, barrels, goats, breakaway, flag race, dummy roping, steer riding.
Juniors Pros 14 to 17 poles, barrels, goats, breakaway and team roping, junior bull riding.
Call in entries (208) 680-9211 on August 1 and August 2, 6 to 9 p.m. walk in fee is $5 added on late entries.  Gate fee is adult 18 or over $5, students $3, 6 years and under are free. Shoshone-Bannock elders 55 and older are free with tribal IDs.
The Fort Hall Rodeo Committee consists of coordinators Anna Bowers (208) 705-2886 and Chix Washakie (208) 680-0138, Vendor contact Theresa Bache (208) 240-4615, Treasurer Claudia Washakie and Committee members Reba Coby and Jim Cutler.


Festival INFR Tour Rodeo schedule August 8 to 10

FORT HALL — The Shoshone-Bannock Festival INFR Tour Rodeo is August 8 to 10. 
The schedule of events are Friday, August 8 first performance at 7 p.m., Saturday, August 9 morning slack 9 a.m. with second performance of Tour Rodeo at 7 p.m. and Sunday, August 10 short go top ten will be at 11 a.m.
The following events have $100 entry fees, along with office$10/stock $10/judge $10 and added money of $2,000 in order:  Bareback, Steer Wrestling, Saddle Bronc, Calf Roping, Barrel Racing, Ladies Breakaway, Ladies Breakaway, Bull Riding.
The Team Roping fee is $100/$200 and office$10/stock $10/judge $10 and added money of $4,000.
INFR Jr./Sr. will have one go during morning slack. Events with fees are $50, office $10/stock $10/judge $10, and added money $300 is: Jr. Breakaway, Jr. Barrels, Jr. Steer riding, and Sr. Breakaway. Team Roping fee is $100 per person, office $10/stock $10/judge $10, and $600 added money.
INFR Central entry is (605) 374-7754 and all contestants will need to create an account for themselves before they enter online at www.midwestrodeoentries.com. Entries open July 28 at 10 a.m. (MST) and close July 28 at 6 p.m.  Late entries are on July 29 at 1 to 5 p.m. (MST).  Call backs are July 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. (MST).
Classic Dummy Roping is August 9 and 10 with time to be announced, please check on web site or Facebook. Prizes to be awarded and there is no fee.  The age categories are 0 to 5 years, 7 to 9 years, and 10 to 12 years.  Facilitated by Casey Cummins.
New West Rodeo is the stock contractor.
Rodeo gate fees are children 6 years and under free, students 7-17 years $3, adults 18+ $5.  Sho-Ban tribal seniors are free with I.D.
The Fort Hall Rodeo Committee are coordinators Anna Bowers (208) 705-2886 and Chix Washakie (208) 680-0138, Vendor contact Theresa Bache (208) 240-4615, Treasurer Claudia Washakie and Committee members Reba Coby and Jim Cutler.


Fort Hall Indian Relay Association Jackpot races July 19

FORT HALL — Fort Hall Indian Relay Association Jackpot Indian relay horse races are Saturday, July 19 at noon at the Fort Hall racetrack. 
Chief race and ladies race open to all participants.  Added purse for each event is $250 and entry fee is $50.  Indian relay race added purse is $650 and entry fee is $50.  Teams are asked to be at the track by 11 a.m.
For more contact information: Aaron Buckskin 208-251-7785, Casper Appenay 208-244-4726 or Wanda Appenay 208-220-3012. 
Admission fee is $2.


Recreation News

Week of July 14 to 18: Thursday, July 17: Gun safety w/FHPD begins at 10 a.m.
Friday, July 18: Talent Show begins at 9:30 a.m. & Rez Dog contest at 12:30 p.m.
Week of July 21 to 25: Monday, July 21: Nutrition presentation with Sunny Stone.
Friday, July 25: Basketball and football camps. Bottoms clean up and swim.
Week of July 28 to August 1: Monday, July 28: Shoshone language with Rose Ann Abrahamson.
Thursday, July 31: Fit and Free Kids Day at the HRDC law area that means no roller-skating at Deleta.
Friday, August 1: Frybread making and teepee demonstration. Monday to Friday: Traditional and cultural arts and crafts with Suzan Bagley.
Softball tourneys
Registration is open for teams to enter in the Men’s/Women’s/Co-Ed All-Indian Softball Tournament on August 7 to 9. Entry fee is $300 and deadline is August 1 so please call 208-478-3770.
Softball tourney concession
Bids are open for the concession stand for the All-Indian Softball Tournament for the Fort Hall Field (Aug. 7-9). Minimum bid is $300 and closes Friday, August 1 at noon (Sharp-No late bids accepted)! For further information contact Recreation 208-478-3770.
Golf tourney
Registration is open for the Men’s/Women’s/Co-Ed Golf Tournament. Deadline is August 1 so please call 208-478-3770 to enter and information on the entry-fee.
All Indian Skate Jam
All-Indian Skate Jam 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, August 9 at the Fort Hall Skate Plaza. Entry fee is $5 per skater and participants will receive a free T-shirt. For more information, please contact Brad Beech 208-921-2590, Recreation 208-478-3770, or Millie Manuelito 208-240-1151.
Lagoon passes
Fort Hall Recreation has Lagoon passes for sale at $24 per person for the dates of August 17 to 22. Pick them up at the Recreation office.
Little League football
Fort Hall Little League football signups is in the Recreation office. It’s for kids going into the fourth to eighth grades. They need to know how many are participating.
Timbee Hall hours
Timbee Hall is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.