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Treasure Valley Community College rodeo contenders riding into spotlight in Ontario

Drew Pearson, head rodeo coach at Treasure Valley Community College, trains his team at practice Monday, Oct. 7. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

ONTARIO – Cowboys and cowgirls from 13 colleges in the Northwest are gearing up for three days of rodeo hosted by Treasure Valley Community College.

Roughly 145 student athletes will compete at the Malheur County Fairgrounds in the region’s kickoff college rodeo Friday, followed by the TVCC Chukar rodeo Saturday. 

“This rodeo’s different because you get to see young talent on display that . . .