Local rodeo contestant vouches for event's caliber

Kyle Sanderson, Chambers, competes in steer wrestling at
the Nuckolls County rodeo July 31, 2012.

While preparing for his performance at the Oregon Trail Rodeo this weekend, Kyle Sanderson was willing to pick up the slack.

He was slated to compete in the steer wrestling competition at Sunday evening's rodeo showcase, but when he found out a younger friend of his wanted to qualify in that event, Sanderson let him have his slot.

He switched himself into Friday's slack contest — and gladly.

"It's all about the thrill of being there," Sanderson said.

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