Hawkins wins historic calf scramble (PHOTOS)


Sydnee Hawkins, a student at Greeneview High School, was the champion at a historic calf scramble competition on Sunday evening at the Greene County Fair. Hawkins was the winner of the first ever occasion only girls took part in the event, with six in total trying to corral a calf into the center circle.

Sydnee Hawkins, a student at Greeneview High School, was the champion at a historic calf scramble competition on Sunday evening at the Greene County Fair. Hawkins was the winner of the first ever occasion only girls took part in the event, with six in total trying to corral a calf into the center circle.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Sydnee Hawkins makes her final pull to get the calf she harnessed into the circle.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Sydnee Hawkins is congratulated by her dad, Willie Hawkins, after coming in first in the event.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Makenzie Casey (right), a student at Xenia High School, finished in third place and celebrated afterward her sister, Victoria Casey (left), who also competed.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Sydnee Hawkins (left) and Chloe Trimbach (right) try and chase down calves early in the event.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Chloe Trimbach, a student at Cedarville High School, finished in second place.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Emma Jamison, a student at Fairborn High School, stalks the calves she is chasing down.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Karlie Harlow, a student at Greeneview High School, tries to finish getting the harness on a calf while Makenzie Casey looks on.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Chloe Trimbach tries to hang on as she is pulled down by a calf.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Sydnee Hawkins grabs hold of the calf she goes on to win with.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Competitors all were trying to get a harness on simultaneously at the end of the event.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Makenzie Casey begins her pull to get to the center circle.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Sydnee Hawkins was out of breath after completing the task, but was OK and received congratulations from many friends and family members after the event.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The winners of the 12-13 age group were (L-R) Jayla Smalls, Will Mossing, Reese Ehresman and Colton Midlan.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The winners of the 10-11 age group were (L-R) Peyton Hodges, Jake Magnione, Greyden Blair and Claira Crause.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The winners of the 10 year old age group were (L-R) Wyatt McKay, Tayton Brooks, Madison Thiel, and William Honnold.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The winners of the 9-10 age group were (L-R) Corbin Shelton, Cutis Evoniak, Blake Atley and Jonah Fulton.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The winners of the 9 year old age group were (L-R) Henry Boyette, Jase Baudendistel, Claira Wilson and Addison Chambliss.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The 10 year old age group had to work hard to keep up with each calf running around the ring.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Many of the 10 year olds competing thought they had the calves cornered, but they are trickier to catch than it would seem.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The 9-10 age group licks their chops as they get set to take off from the starting line.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Jonah Fulton celebrates after getting the last sticker.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The 9 year old group may have been outsized, but they were nimble in trying to track down the stickers.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The 12-13 age group contestants take off from the starting line to start the evening.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The 11-12 year olds fought the speediness of the calves and bright sunshine to grab the stickers.


Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

XENIA — Photos from the calf scramble event held Sunday evening at the grandstands during the Greene County Fair. Check out Tuesday’s edition for an article and photos from the competition.

Sydnee Hawkins, a student at Greeneview High School, was the champion at a historic calf scramble competition on Sunday evening at the Greene County Fair. Hawkins was the winner of the first ever occasion only girls took part in the event, with six in total trying to corral a calf into the center circle.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0321_edited-3.jpgSydnee Hawkins, a student at Greeneview High School, was the champion at a historic calf scramble competition on Sunday evening at the Greene County Fair. Hawkins was the winner of the first ever occasion only girls took part in the event, with six in total trying to corral a calf into the center circle. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Sydnee Hawkins makes her final pull to get the calf she harnessed into the circle.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0307_edited-3.jpgSydnee Hawkins makes her final pull to get the calf she harnessed into the circle. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Sydnee Hawkins is congratulated by her dad, Willie Hawkins, after coming in first in the event.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0318_edited-3.jpgSydnee Hawkins is congratulated by her dad, Willie Hawkins, after coming in first in the event. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Makenzie Casey (right), a student at Xenia High School, finished in third place and celebrated afterward her sister, Victoria Casey (left), who also competed.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0329_edited-3.jpgMakenzie Casey (right), a student at Xenia High School, finished in third place and celebrated afterward her sister, Victoria Casey (left), who also competed. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Sydnee Hawkins (left) and Chloe Trimbach (right) try and chase down calves early in the event.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0214_edited-3.jpgSydnee Hawkins (left) and Chloe Trimbach (right) try and chase down calves early in the event. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Chloe Trimbach, a student at Cedarville High School, finished in second place.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0246_edited-3.jpgChloe Trimbach, a student at Cedarville High School, finished in second place. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Emma Jamison, a student at Fairborn High School, stalks the calves she is chasing down.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0253_edited-3.jpgEmma Jamison, a student at Fairborn High School, stalks the calves she is chasing down. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Karlie Harlow, a student at Greeneview High School, tries to finish getting the harness on a calf while Makenzie Casey looks on.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0258_edited-3.jpgKarlie Harlow, a student at Greeneview High School, tries to finish getting the harness on a calf while Makenzie Casey looks on. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Chloe Trimbach tries to hang on as she is pulled down by a calf.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0267_edited-3.jpgChloe Trimbach tries to hang on as she is pulled down by a calf. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Sydnee Hawkins grabs hold of the calf she goes on to win with.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0284_edited-3.jpgSydnee Hawkins grabs hold of the calf she goes on to win with. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Competitors all were trying to get a harness on simultaneously at the end of the event.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0297_edited-3.jpgCompetitors all were trying to get a harness on simultaneously at the end of the event. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Makenzie Casey begins her pull to get to the center circle.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0298_edited-3.jpgMakenzie Casey begins her pull to get to the center circle. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Sydnee Hawkins was out of breath after completing the task, but was OK and received congratulations from many friends and family members after the event.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0305_edited-3.jpgSydnee Hawkins was out of breath after completing the task, but was OK and received congratulations from many friends and family members after the event. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The winners of the 12-13 age group were (L-R) Jayla Smalls, Will Mossing, Reese Ehresman and Colton Midlan.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0154_edited-3.jpgThe winners of the 12-13 age group were (L-R) Jayla Smalls, Will Mossing, Reese Ehresman and Colton Midlan. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The winners of the 10-11 age group were (L-R) Peyton Hodges, Jake Magnione, Greyden Blair and Claira Crause.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0166_edited-3.jpgThe winners of the 10-11 age group were (L-R) Peyton Hodges, Jake Magnione, Greyden Blair and Claira Crause. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The winners of the 10 year old age group were (L-R) Wyatt McKay, Tayton Brooks, Madison Thiel, and William Honnold.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0184_edited-3.jpgThe winners of the 10 year old age group were (L-R) Wyatt McKay, Tayton Brooks, Madison Thiel, and William Honnold. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The winners of the 9-10 age group were (L-R) Corbin Shelton, Cutis Evoniak, Blake Atley and Jonah Fulton.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0190_edited-3.jpgThe winners of the 9-10 age group were (L-R) Corbin Shelton, Cutis Evoniak, Blake Atley and Jonah Fulton. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The winners of the 9 year old age group were (L-R) Henry Boyette, Jase Baudendistel, Claira Wilson and Addison Chambliss.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0198_edited-3.jpgThe winners of the 9 year old age group were (L-R) Henry Boyette, Jase Baudendistel, Claira Wilson and Addison Chambliss. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The 10 year old age group had to work hard to keep up with each calf running around the ring.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0171_edited-3.jpgThe 10 year old age group had to work hard to keep up with each calf running around the ring. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Many of the 10 year olds competing thought they had the calves cornered, but they are trickier to catch than it would seem.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0174_edited-3.jpgMany of the 10 year olds competing thought they had the calves cornered, but they are trickier to catch than it would seem. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The 9-10 age group licks their chops as they get set to take off from the starting line.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0185_edited-3.jpgThe 9-10 age group licks their chops as they get set to take off from the starting line. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

Jonah Fulton celebrates after getting the last sticker.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0189_edited-3.jpgJonah Fulton celebrates after getting the last sticker. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The 9 year old group may have been outsized, but they were nimble in trying to track down the stickers.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0195_edited-3.jpgThe 9 year old group may have been outsized, but they were nimble in trying to track down the stickers. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The 12-13 age group contestants take off from the starting line to start the evening.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0144_edited-3.jpgThe 12-13 age group contestants take off from the starting line to start the evening. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News

The 11-12 year olds fought the speediness of the calves and bright sunshine to grab the stickers.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2022/07/web1_DSC_0160_edited-3.jpgThe 11-12 year olds fought the speediness of the calves and bright sunshine to grab the stickers. Photos by Steven Wright | Greene County News