Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Bronc Rider Secures 4th Buckle.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal

Victory Is Special For S.D. Athlete

Although Marty Hebb already had three Indian National Finals Rodeo belt buckles for saddle bronc riding, he wouldn't turn down another one.

Especially in the 25th anniversary of the event, which finished four days of competition Saturday at Tingley Coliseum.

"It's always been a goal of mine to win it in the silver anniversary of the rodeo," Hebb said.

He accomplished his goal, polishing off the competition with a final round of 74, giving him 302 points as the closest riders couldn't hold on during their last rides.

About 200 Native Americans from 12 different regions representing the United States and Canada were on hand for the event. …

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