Kickin’ and snortin,’ the Nyssa Nite Rodeo kicks off this weekend

The annual Nyssa Nite Rodeo begins Friday night at the Oregon Trail Arena in Nyssa. (The Enterprise/File).

NYSSA - When you see the flag team race into the arena this Friday just know one thing: the Nyssa Nite Rodeo is growing.

“We started out as a small hometown rodeo,” said Tracey Boyle, rodeo queen coordinator. The two-day event kicks off Friday. Now in its 74th year, the rodeo is attracting more sponsors.

Two years ago an outside drill team used to fly the sponsor flags, but with more . . .