Bighorn News: Oasis students strong at Junior Rodeo

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Oasis Hayes Allegre

Janet Lee B photography Oasis Hayes Allegre

Oasis Academy had a strong showing at the Junior Rodeo over Labor Day weekend. Boys results included the following: Clayton Hiibel finished second in boys breakaway, second in steer stopping, fourth in goat tying for boys, and second and third in team roping for 10-13 year old boys; Caleb Edgmon finished third in steer riding for 10-13 year old boys; Hayes Allegre finished second in figure eight, second in goat tying, first in run-ride and lead, first in sack roping, fourth in steer daubing for boys 6-9 year old boys; Rostin Snow finished second in boys calf riding, second in run ride and lead, third in team roping for 6-9 year old boys; Stetson Starr finished third in boys calf riding for 6-9 year old boys; Deegan Edgmon finished third in figure eight, fourth in goat tying, fourth in run ride and lead, and second in sack roping; and Damon Edgmon finished third in goat tying, third in boys sack roping, first in steer daubing, and first in team roping.
Girls’ results included the following: Addison Allegre finished second in goat tying, first in run ride or lead, third in steer daubing, third in team roping; and Hailey Hiibel finished first in girls team roping.
Hayes Allegre won the all-around for 6–9-year-old boys, Damon Edgmon was the reserve all around for 6-9 year old boys and Addison Allegre was reserved all around for girls 6-9 years old.

Sierra Williams


Senior Spotlight: Sierra Williams
Senior Sierra Williams started at Oasis Academy in first grade and one of her favorite memories at Oasis revolves around those early years.
“One of my favorite memories from Oasis is playing four square as a kid,” Williams said.
She has also enjoyed playing basketball in middle school and being part of the Oasis Cheer Team. Williams was cheer captain last year.
Williams is grateful for the teachers and support she has had while attending the school.
“I would like to thank Mrs. Shayna Byrd and Mrs. Cheryl Venturacci for everything they have done for me,” she said. “Out of all of my teachers and mentors they have believed in me the most and have given me the most support. I couldn’t have made it without you.”
In May, Williams will graduate with her high school diploma as well as her Associate of Science from Western Nevada College. “My favorite class was always English but recently I have loved Chemistry and Biology as well.”
Williams plans to stay close to home after graduation.
“My plans after graduation are to go to the University of Nevada, Reno and earn my Bachelor of Science with a major in biology,” she said. “I plan to then hopefully be accepted into medical school to train to become an emergency room doctor.”
The senior has strong advice for future students as well.
“My advice for future students is to not do drugs and do not submit under peer pressure,” she said. “You don’t need others' approval to succeed, only yourself.”

Golf tournament Oct. 15
Just in time for cooler temperatures the third annual Oasis Golf Tournament is set for Oct. 15. The tournament is sponsored by Manpower of Northern Nevada, Tedford Tire, Western Nevada College, Berney Realty, The Woodliff Company and the Not New Shop.
Dixon Golf will have hole-in-one prizes and on course games. Oasis Academy is also grateful for our raffle donors. Raffle prizes from Chick-fil-A, Tahoe-Donner Ski Resort, Ski Mt. Rose, Scheels, BarkBox, Vessel, Diana Paul, Hiskett and Sons, Benshots, Lauren Kelly and more. Raffle tickets may be purchased at Oasis Academy starting Oct.1.
To register a team or learn how to help contact Angela Viera at or 775-742-0506.

Macady Bogdanoqicz

Macady Bogdanowicz crowned rodeo queen
"The Fallon Jr Rodeo is the best rodeo of the year,” said Rodeo Queen Macady Bogdanowicz. “There are lots of cowboys and cowgirls ages 0 to 18 from all over Nevada and California. Fallon Jr Rodeo has the best prizes, the kindest volunteers, tons of activities for everyone, and great sponsors from here in town.
“It is the best place to spend your Labor Day weekend. The positive atmosphere among everyone is what makes this rodeo so successful."


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