A dizzying week that featured day-and-night performances, a welcome party in the Railyard and nearly 1,200 RVs and campers packing the Lancaster Event Center grounds signaled a comeback for the local economy, officials said.
Florida's Ava Grayce Sanders was going about her business back at her horse stall like she normally does.
Seven days of the country's best high schoolers competing on rodeo's biggest stage concluded Saturday night at Lancaster Event Center. Photos …
Though Pokorny chose rodeo over football, the two have gone hand-in-hand for the 6-foot-3 running back, who is about to enter his senior season.
The National High School Rodeo Finals continued Friday in Lincoln.
The action continued Thursday in the National High School Finals Rodeo at Lancaster Event Center. Photos by the Journal Star's Francis Gardler
Beating the heat and grabbing a bite to eat. Here's what caught Luke Mullin's eye during day five of the NHSFR.
Lancaster Event Center was the sight of Day 4 of the National High School Finals Rodeo. Journal Star photos by Francis Gardler
Aloha! Competitors from the Hawaiian islands are taking on Lincoln this week — and they are embracing every moment.
As one parent said, “We have never picked up a volleyball before, but they are definitely enjoying this a lot.”
The camp stewards serve as "a catch-all," one said, working as greeters, ice salesmen and a concierge service. But when they turn in for the night, alert only to knocks on the door, horseplay sometimes ensues.
Lancaster Event Center was the sight of Day 3 of the National High School Finals Rodeo. Journal Star photos by Justin Wan
She says Lincoln hosting the event is weird. In a good way. "I have family here and it’s awesome to see my friends come and watch too.”
Olivia Davison and Emily Bomann live about as far apart as you can get in the United States. Both are competing at the National High School Finals Rodeo.
A line of trucks, campers and horse trailers snaked through the Lancaster Event Center grounds Thursday morning and overflowed onto Holdrege Street as rodeo competitors arrived in Lincoln.
Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday, Sunday and Monday to help with both recovery efforts and clerical tasks that still have to be completed before check-in opens at noon Thursday.
The rodeo was supposed to arrive in Lincoln a year ago, but the coronavirus pandemic nixed that. So the wait for the rodeo extended 12 months.
Overnight storms caused significant damage at the Lancaster County Event Center, which is set to host thousands of visitors for the National H…
Many people traveling to the rodeo live too far away to bring their own RVs and renting RVs set up at the fairgrounds is a convenient option for contestant families, a news release said.
Rodeo and event center staff want to make certain the city is prepared to welcome more visitors than at any point since the start of the pandemic.
Vaccination efforts have shifted from large-scale operations to targeted clinics, including clinics for high school students across the county last week.
Dog lovers, rescue organizations and lots of good dogs gathered over the weekend at the Lancaster Event Center. Activities included a best-dre…
The retailer is coming to Gateway Mall, while the hotels will open on Innovation Campus and downtown.
Owner Dave Hall, who says the Trans Am is his favorite car to work on, has built events such as the annual Bandit Run not only to benefit his business and for the entertainment of participants but also to draw visitors to Lincoln.