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  • Into the Final 6 - with Audio

    AM 900 CHML's Talk Show Idol Contest rounds into the 2nd week, and today at 1pm I was supposed to find out whether I would be advancing into the Final 6.  I waited by the phone...and waited....and waited.... The in studio host was having difficulty dial...
  • Why You should consider subscribing to: Scully's Rodeo News E-Newsletter

    Along the rodeo trail, people ask me about how I've heard about certain events or rodeo info. I always ask, "Do you subscribe to my e-mail newsletter?"...Today's post is a listing of reasons why, along with the latest newsletter! What is Scully's Rode...
  • At the end of Talk Show Idol Round #1 - with Audio

      Friday was the major portion of Round #1: hosting a 10 minute talk show. I struggled to decide on one topic. Everyone recommended something “heated”, and there are a few which I am very versed on, but, I wanted to save those for if/when I advanc...
  • Day one of Talk Show Idol on AM 900 CHML

    As part of AM 900 CHML's Talk Show Idol Contest, I had to answer current event questions this morning and do "60 Seconds of Straight Talk" on a random topic this afternoon. I think I only answered 4 of 8 or 10 questions correctly... 1. What Comedian lau...
  • Rodeo AND Radio MC - Scully goes on Talk Show Idol

    As most know from persuing my full Curriculum Vitae, I had a brief stint as an on-air DJ.  I soon left the land of playing "Carts" and CD's to pursue many other dreams, but during my brief reign as Radio DJ, I was deemed too "extreme" for Oldies Radio (i...
  • Video Updates from Summer 2K9

    I can't wait until New Year's so that I can make the resolution to keep my website content more up-to-date. Ah yes, it's Fall and the procrastination is beginning to show like the leaves.In my extensive webcrawling of all things Rodeo, I stumbled across ...
  • Techno Cowboy

    I have been referred to as a techno cowboy on numerous occasions. If someone has a computer issue, I'm usually Tier-1 or Tier-2 Tech Support. As most of the calls are from the Rodeo Community, it makes me giggle as I try to cowboy-ize my prognosis, "ya'...
  • 2009 Summer Season is here!

    Reflecting back on the first two International Professional Rodeo Association and Ontario Rodeo Association events in Ontario, Canada is a bit of a rush. Through all of the excess excitement, we're five performances into the 2009 season, and what a jou...
  • The Biggest Finals on the Biggest Night(s) of the Year!

    London Western Fair’s Agriplex played host to the Thunder of Hooves, the Pounding of Spectators’ Hearts, the Boom of Pyrotechnics and all of the Glitz and Glamour that goes into the Award Winning Rawhide Rodeo’s Extreme Tour Finals on December...
  • The 2008 Ontario Finals Rodeo The Province's Premier Rodeo Finals: The OFR

    The culmination of the 51st season of rodeo brought the Ontario Finals Rodeo, mentioned herein as the OFR to a familiar venue, Stratford, Ontario. The Ontario Rodeo Association celebrated the biggest schedule in the Province with 12 events to quali...
  • A Summer of Adventure The Catch-up Tales

    The great summer of '08 has been a season of road trips, feature events, sensational performances and non-stop adventure. The downside of the road holds the inability to share the stories...until now. I present to you, "The Catch-up Tales"...with su...
  • Ontario Rodeo Numbers Review The answer to, "Why Would I" just may be below

    This past weekend I heard a comment that irked me a little bit. In the ongoing planning and preparations for the summer Rodeo Season here in Ontario, everyone is talking about who's going where, when, and why. In a newsletter blast a month or two ago,...
  • The OHSRA-RAO Marathon

    A precedent was set in 2007. The Canadian May “2-4” Long-Weekend, celebrating Queen Victoria’s Birthday becomes a Marathon as the Ontario High School Rodeo Association Finals and the Roping Association of Ontario Finals’ take place on the s...
  • Rodeo Season has Officially Arrived!

    Winter was long. With a miniscule amount of Rodeos in the North-East, I've filled my time with random events: monster trucks, ice motosports, etc., and have been awaiting the official big start of my Announcing Season. It started with a 15 hour road tr...
  • National Coalition For Best Practices for Show Animals Steering Committee

    As you may be aware, I've been invited to join the National Coalition For Best Practices for Show Animals Steering Committee. This organization is overseen by The Canadian Association of Fairs and Exhibitions (C.A.F.E). If you haven't heard, there is a...
  • Spree of Destruction Tour Finals... with assorted disasters...

    In January of 2006, I had the privilege of announcing a Pennsylvania High School Rodeo at the Farm Show (massive trade show) at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA. The arena building seats over 9,000, and it was filled for the entire 9 hours (2 x ...
  • Behind all the Glitz and Glamour of Rodeo Announcing

    750' of Power, XLR, Euro and Speakon cable... all shiny! "Bulls, Blood, Dust and Mud"... gets covered on PA equipment. On a Sunny Thursday, I cleaned all 750' of cable, stands and cabinets. yummy! ...
  • Apparently...there's a Rodeo here? Maine Blog Continued

    So, the first event was an IBR Bull Riding, and I rocked it as hard as I could go...except I didn't know any of the contestants... like, maybe 1. They were all Brazillian... Renalto, Flavio, etc. and the clown pointed out to me after the 5th Spanish jok...
  • On the Road for 2 weeks... rodeo'n... partway through Blog

    My old saying, "Every Day is an Adventure" did not really ring true as I embarked to go: Ontario-PA Thurs Rodeo Fri PA-ME Saturday Bull Riding Sunday ...rollerblading, lobster eating, train museum visiting, swimming, hair cut, oil change Mon-Thurs Rode...
  • Super Starch

    I spent my Thursday Night and some of Friday pressing and starching all 19 pairs of jeans... yeah, I'm a beast. ...