Thomas signs to head to next level

Sono­rav­ille grad takes schol­ar­ship to Weather­ford

Calhoun Times - - SPORTS WEDNESDAY -

he could make af­ter re­ceiv­ing mul­ti­ple op­por­tu­ni­ties based on his abil­ity and per­for­mances.

“I looked at about three dif­fer­ent schools, and there wasn’t any bad schools in my opin­ion,” said Thomas. “I felt most at home at Weather­ford, and that’s why I signed with them. It’s a re­lief to have signed and know where I’m go­ing to be. I’m just go­ing to keep work­ing and try­ing to im­prove now.”

Thomas will com­pete in the IFYR in Shawnee, Okla., and the NHSRAA Na­tional Fi­nals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wy., in July be­fore head­ing to col­lege in Au­gust.

Thomas is the son of Matt and Julie Thomas, of Cal­houn.

CON­TRIB­UTED PHOTOS

( Tate Thomas poses with his horses as well as his sad­dles and buck­les he has won over the past few years. ( Thomas will head to Weather­ford Col­lege to con­tinue his ca­reer. ( Thomas is seen com­pet­ing in tiedown rop­ing, one of his three events.

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