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College rodeo to return to EWU


EWU Rodeo Team

Eastern Washington University’s future rodeo team from left to right is Marshall Peone, Donaye Smith and Wyatt Wilkes.

After some 20 years on hiatus Eastern Washington University will once again field a rodeo team.

EWU had a rodeo team in the early1990s, according to team spokesman Donaye Smith. “Actually it’s crazy, Gonzaga (University) had a rodeo team back then,” he said. “It sort of just died out.”

Under the auspices of Eastern’s Club Sports program, the team just recently got full approval according to Club Sports Director, Rick Scott.

“We did just get the okay to go ahead with our rodeo club,” Scott wrote in a recent email. “So we are going to start the process of getting our paperwo...

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