ProRodeo Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs Announces 2017 Class
Corley, along with gold buckle winners including the late Buck Rutherford (all-around, 1954), Enoch Walker (saddle bronc riding, 1960), Tommy Puryear (steer wrestling, 1974), Mike Beers (team roping, 1984) and Cody Custer (bull riding, 1992), will be enshrined with Bob Ragsdale, a 22-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier in three events.
Also, voted in by the selection committee were four-time bareback horse of the year, Christensen Bros.' Smith & Velvet, and the committee for the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days.
For the first time in the history of the ProRodeo Hall of Fame, barrel racers from the Women's Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA) will be amongst the class of inductees. Their inaugural class will be Wanda Harper Bush, Charmayne James and a joint PRCA/WPRA equine inductee - Star Plaudit "Red."
The class will be inducted Aug. 5 at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, Colo.