Hastings to host rodeo this weekend|
The inaugural Bobby Gottsch Jr. Memorial Hastings College Rodeo, kicks off today at the Adams County Fairgrounds. Newly named Miss Rodeo Nebraska Sam Kitka was part of the inaugural Hastings College Rodeo team. Kitka says Bobby Gottsch was instrumental in starting the rodeo program. More than 200 scholar-athletes from across the Great Plains will compete in events such as barrel racing, bareback riding, bull riding, team roping, goat tying, tie-down roping, saddle bronc riding, break away roping and steer wrestling.