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2017 Rodeo Wrap-Up

GERRY - The Gerry Volunteer Fire Department closed the gates on its 73rd annual professional rodeo with a number of memorable highlights for the four performances. The more than 250 cowboys and cowgirls from 34 states and the $78,000 in prize money were both new records for this event. Among the competitors were several who…
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Saturday Rodeo Recap

GERRY – A standing room only crowd witnessed some of the most competitive action of the week as the Gerry Fire Department closed out the 73rd consecutive year of bringing professional rodeo to Western New York. Highlighting the action was the performance of 18-year-old rookie Daylon Swearingen, Pifford, New York, who scored the third best…
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Friday Rodeo Recap

GERRY – Rain failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the hardy rodeo fans who braved the weather as they were treated to outstanding rodeo action in the third performance of the Gerry Volunteer Fire Department’s 73rd annual professional rodeo which winds up action in tonight’s final attempt by the more than 250 cowboys and cowgirls…
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Thursday Rodeo Recap

GERRY – The sport of rodeo with its early Western origins has always promoted patriotism, and that heritage was never more apparent than it was for the second performance of the 73rd Gerry Rodeo when the event honored those serving our country in the military as well as firemen, medical personnel, and law enforcement members.…
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