Kelly Carr guides her horse past a barrel during her women's barrel racing performance at the Hamel Rodeo Saturday, July 12. Carr and her horse completed the race in just over 14 seconds at Corcoran Lions Park.
Saturday was family day at the Hamel Rodeo and all the kids were welcome to participate in the Kids Calf Scramble race. Several dozen boys and girls chased the calfs around the ring trying to grab a flag from the calves' tails. Hot, dusty fun was had by all.
Sabeka, Minn. bull rider Jarem Gilbreath is about to be gored by the beast that threw him unless a rodeo clown, left, can distract the animal in time to save the rider. Action at the Hamel Rodeo on Saturday, July 12 was exciting for all and nerve-wracking for some.