Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Monday, November 10, 2003
Clark appointed to all-star rodeo team
Leaders of the National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA), the
oldest youth rodeo organization in America, appointed John Clark of
Pecos, to the Wrangler High School All Star Rodeo Team, the first-ever
corporate-sponsored youth rodeo team.
The Wrangler High School All Star Rodeo Team is fashioned after
Wrangler's Champion Pro Rodeo Team, which includes superstars like Ty
Murray, Joe Beaver, Dan Mortenson, Charmayne James and Hall-of-Famer
Clark earned a position on the Wrangler High School All Star Rodeo
Team based on leadership qualities, academic eligibility and athletic
"We are excited to again this year expand Wrangler's rodeo
sponsorship program at the high school level," said Karl Stressman,
special events manager for Wrangler Rodeo. "As always, it gives us a
tremendous sense of pride to associate the Wrangler brand with
promising young men and women. We're confident each member of the team
will be an outstanding goodwill ambassador for the sport of rodeo."
Members of the Wrangler High School All Star Rodeo Team receive
official competition apparel consisting of Wrangler Twenty X shirts
embroidered with the team logo and two pairs of competition jeans. In
addition, team members receive an official team certificate signed by
rodeo greats Jim Shoulders and Ty Murray.
"Wrangler's NHSRA sponsorship is a natural extension of our
professional and collegiate rodeo programs," said Karl Stressman,
director of Special Events for Wrangler. "We are confident the NHSRA
partnership will reinforce Wrangler brand loyalty with the youth
"The NHSRA owes much of its success to the support of its national
sponsors," said Kent Sturman, general manager of the NHSRA, "and we are
excited to have a prominent company like Wrangler once again step
forward to help us meet the ever increasing challenges facing our young
people today. Cowboys can always depend on Wrangler to support the
infrastructure of rodeo, and our members are thrilled to have Wrangler
as a sponsor and are proud to wear their products in and out of the
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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