Daily Archives: June 11, 2024

Conway Springs Brayden Kunz wins Oklahoma State Rodeo Finals, set for national finals in July

Braydon Kunz after placing third in national finals in 2022.

Sumner Newscow report — Conway Springs graduate Brayden Kunz continues to excel in his “other” sport, rodeo.

Kunz recently won the high school tie-down competition, i.e. calf roping, at the Oklahoma High School State Rodeo Finals in Chickasha from May 28 to June 2.

He out-pointed 22 other ropers to secure the victory. Kunz had 44 points compared to 36.5 from second-place winner Bobby Vaughan.

Kunz has now qualified for the National Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyo. He will competing against the top tie-down ropers across the world. He has been to the national finals in 2022 and 2023. In 2022 he earned an 8.65 to finish third in the first round en route to finishing 17th overall and bringing home a scholarship, jackpot money and a belt buckle.

Kunz is going to play football this fall at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Mo. and will major in Applied Health Science. He played linebacker/running back for Conway Springs, helping lead it to a state championship for 2023-24 in November.

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Revolution Fellowship is Wellington’s newest business

Sumner Newscow report — The Revolution Fellowship ribbon cutting was held at 326 W. Botkin last Friday.

Under the direction of Kent Olds, who serves as the pastor, Revolution Fellowship will be holding weekly services at 5 p.m. on Saturday evenings, with their coffee bar opening at 4 p.m. This marks the second Christian-based business for the organization. There is also one in Anthony.

Revolution Fellowship ribbon cutting on Friday.

Wellington Police Notes: Monday, June 10, 2024

Wellington Police notes: Monday, June 10,  2024

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