Photo by Nancy McDonald

McDonald Wins State Roping Event

And Earns Reserve Champion Roper Title

Published Aug. 9, 2011 @ 7:30 p.m.

Dakota McDonald of Garza County recently placed first in team roping at the 2011 Texas State 4-H Horse Show with Brody Alexander, from Dawson County.  Dakota also placed 6th in Breakaway Roping and 2nd in Tie Down which earned him this year's Reserve Champion Roper. 

More than 150 ropers from across the state participated with hundreds more participating in other events in the week-long extravaganza. 

A representative from Anderson Bean is shown in the picture presenting the young men a certificate for a pair of handmade Anderson Bean boots.  This summer, Anderson Bean unveiled boots with the 4-H clover in support of 4-H members across the state.