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The Artesia High School rodeo team is ready to ride in their spring season. They are, seated from left, Maddy Deerman, Leann Herring, Moriah Mauldin, Kenna Sullivan, Kaitlynn Harwell, standing from left, Payson Hendrix, Morgan Brown, Zach Boyce, Coach Kerrie Pitts, Cody Hendrix, Beau Kelly, Jon Solt, kneeling from left, Blaise Milligan and Bryce McCormick.  Courtesy Photo

The Artesia High School rodeo team is ready to ride in their spring season. They are, seated from left, Maddy Deerman, Leann Herring, Moriah Mauldin, Kenna Sullivan, Kaitlynn Harwell, standing from left, Payson Hendrix, Morgan Brown, Zach Boyce, Coach Kerrie Pitts, Cody Hendrix, Beau Kelly, Jon Solt, kneeling from left, Blaise Milligan and Bryce McCormick. Courtesy Photo

By KERRIE PITTS
For the Daily Press
It was a restful winter, and now the Artesia High School rodeo athletes are ready to hit the road again.
With four weeks until their first high school rodeo, they are busy getting back on track for a successful spring semester. They have been fighting the cold weather and short days trying to get as much practice in as possible. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.