Blake Hughes and Cesar de la Cruz bested a field of more than 100 teams at the 6th Annual Broc Cresta Memorial Roping held April 17th at the Four Star Ranch in Cottonwood, Calif. The team roped their five steers in a time of 33.82 and won $30,000, saddles, buckles and more. – Blind Eye Photography/Jaime Gill
By Brody Gill
Special To Ropers Sports News
COTTONWOOD, CA – The 6th Annual Broc Cresta Memorial Roping was, to put it simply, the biggest and best roping yet. Last year, the roping added an Open pre-roping the day before. This year, the roping also added two Jr. NFR qualifier ropings to go with the Open pre-roping. These were the largest Jr. NFR qualifiers in the world to date. These new ropings brought ropers from all around the country to rope in Broc’s name.
Mike Sweeney and Bob Blair at an ACTRA roping in Hawaii.
By Mike Sweeney
ACTRA Business Manager
Recently Bob and Teena Blair, my wife Vikki Sweeney and I were able to take a long time item off of our “bucket lists” – a vacation in Hawaii. After a lot of procrastinating and a lot of encouraging from our friends from Hawaii, the flights were booked and we were up and away.