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Posted: Monday, February 05, 2007

 

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Ross redeploys to Iraq

Former Nikiski resident Christopher D. Ross redeployed to Iraq on Jan. 19 for his third tour of duty with the U.S. Army.

Ross joined the military Aug. 26, 1998. He is scheduled to remain in Iraq for at least one year.

His wife and five children remain in Fort Hood, Texas where he is stationed.

He is the son of Evelyn B. Ross of Nikiski.

Peninsula equestrians ride high

The results for the 2006 Soldotna Equestrian Association season are as follows:

2006 Playday Awards:

· 0 to 6-year-olds — Jesse Rogde, champion, 45 points; Luke Sarks, reserve champion, 22 points; Brock Sarks, third place, 20 points; and Savannah Wolfe, fourth place, 10 points.

· 7- to 11-year-olds — Shelby Rogde, champion, 46 points; Teresa Bitterich, reserve champion, 26 points; Cheyanne McGrane, third place, 17 points; Bill Ashwell and Madison Orth, fourth-place tie, 16 points; and Dillon Jensen, fifth place, 14 points.

· 12- to 17-year-olds — Jake Fowler, champion, 55 points; Ciarra McKenzie, reserve champion, 37 points; Sara Jensen, third place, 32 points; and Colten Jensen, fourth place, 29 points.

· 18 and over — Chelsey Hackett, champion, 52 points; Mellissa Fowler, reserve champion, 48 points; and Beth Fowler, third place, 41 points.

· 45 and over — Cheryl Hawkins, champion, 50 points; Jane Faulkner, reserve champion, 43 points; Mike Ashwell, third place, 29 points; Walt Williamson, fourth place, 25 points; and Carol-Ann Barum, fifth place, 22 points.

Team Penning Awards:

· Open — Beth Fowler, champion, 64 points; and Mellissa Fowler, reserve champion, 62 points.

· Youth — Jake Fowler, champion, 64 points; and reserve champion, Colten Jensen, 28 points.

· Open Rookie — Scooter Hackett, champion, 30 points; and Brandi Aldridge, reserve champion, 13 points.

· Youth Rookie — Shelby Rogde, champion, 17 points; and Dillon Jensen, reserve champion, 7 points.

Peninsula Cowboy Round-Up Family Rodeo Series

· 0 to 10 barrels — Teresa Bitterich, champion, 180 points; and Bill Ashwell, reserve champion, 90 points.

· 0-10 poles — Teresa Bitterich, champion, 180 points; and Bill Ashwell, reserve champion, 90 points.

· 11 to 16 barrels — Jake Fowler, champion, 170 points; and Lindsey Schnable, reserve champion, 80 points.

· 11 to 16 poles — Ciarra McKenzie, champion, 100 points; and Cheyenne McGrane, reserve champion, 90 points.

· 0 to 16 steer daubing — Jake Fowler, champion, 260 points; and Colten Jensen, reserve champion, 220 points.

· Junior bull riding — Jenna Jensen, champion, 230 points; and Devin Mulutin, reserve champion, 180 points.

· 17 years old and over barrels — Sandra Barker, champion, 170 points; and Katie Schollenberg, reserve champion, 90 points.

· 17 years old and over, poles — Chelsey Hackett , champion, 200 points; and Janette MacDonald, reserve champion, 60 points.

· Women’s Break-A-Way roping — Callie Willis, champion, 200 points; and Jan Feller, reserve champion, 90 points.

· Ribbon roping, roper — Dick Moriarty, champion, 120 points; and Callie Willis, reserve champion, 80 points.

· Ribbon roping, runner — Adina McNitt, champion, 150 points; and Jenna Jensen, reserve champion, 120 points.

· Team roping, header — Charlie Willis, champion, 130 points; and Justin Rainwater, reserve champion, 80 points.

· Team roping, heeler — Dick Moriarty, champion, 110 points; and Scooter Hackett , reserve champion, 90 points.

· Team penning — Chelsey Hackett, champion, 320 points; and Mellissa Fowler, reserve champion, 260 points.

· Bull riding — Colten Jensen , champion, 80 points; and John David Wilson, reserve champion, 70 points.

· All Around Cowboy and Cowgirl — Scooter and Chelsey Hackett; and Dick Moriarty and Callie Willis, reserve.

· Volunteers of the year — Beth Fowler, adult; and Colten Jensen, youth.



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