Sports for the week of July 21, 2016

THE RIATA Ranch Cowboy Girls will be one of the special acts at the Modoc Heritage Junior Rodeo, August 21.

National acts grace Modoc Fair

The Modoc District Fair is one month away and some top-notch entertainment has been lined up for August 18 – 21. This year’s countywide celebration is hosted by the Modoc Heritage Foundation and offers a variety for all thanks to numerous sponsors and donors.
From an old fashioned Midway to Rancher’s Day, the fairgrounds will be graced by a wide assortment of attractions.
On Sunday, August 21 the Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls will perform during the Modoc Heritage Junior Rodeo. The Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls are a world-renowned Western performance group who has traveled over twenty countries throughout five continents. The group will be presenting their talents, which include trick riding and roping that have taken them from the rodeo arena to the professional arenas including performing in England at Windsor Castle for the Diamond Jubilee Pageant to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s sixty-year anniversary.
The Junior Rodeo kicks off at 12 p.m. in the main arena.

Soccer tryouts August 8

Modoc High soccer coach Jason Smith is having tryouts for the high school team starting August 8th, at 6:30 at the high school soccer field.
Players must have their physicals done and the sports information packets turned in on the 1st day of tryouts.  They are starting to have open field practices for anyone interested on Monday's and Thursday's from 6:30-8:00 at the soccer field.  Also on Tuesday's at the pool from 7:30-8:30.

MHS football starts Aug. 8

New Modoc High football will start practice August 8, 6 p.m.
Budmark takes over for coach Shaun Wood, who chose to retire. Budmark has been the junior varsity coach.
Players must have their physicals done and the sports information packets turned in by the first day of practice. Weightlifting is open from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday at the MHS weight room and packets may be picked up there.

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