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1,000-pound animal, 10-year-old girl

1,000-pound animal, 10-year-old girl

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  During most of March, the NRG Center seems more like an air-conditioned barn than a convention center. Rows of thousand-pound animals line up in stalls inside. The majority of the heifers are raised by high schoolers, but right next to the Calf Scramble check-in table in row J is a heifer tied...

Alpacas parade around the rodeo grounds

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Culture

Alpacas paraded through the NRG park and rodeo carnival on March 17. Several owners trekked their Alpacas through the arena to the NRG Center before leading the alpaca celebrities back to their pens. “To bring my animals here and bring happiness to other people is everything,” says Cynthia Mas...

Rodeo Cook-Off gives taste buds an 8-second ride

Rodeo Cook-Off gives taste buds an 8-second ride

John Cañamar, Sport's Editor

March 13, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Smoking may be frowned upon in most public settings and even banned, but at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, it's required. Before all the cowboys, horses and trail rides reach the NRG complex, the barbeque pit masters and connoisseurs arrive for the annual three-day celebration known as the...

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